Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Continuous Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Deployment over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continuous Deployment
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 170 164
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 70 16 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.35% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.41% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 39
West Midlands median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £408 £365 £312
90th Percentile £604 £494 £565
England median daily rate £500 £498 £500
% change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -17.65% -

Continuous Deployment is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,294 3,895 5,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.13% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,575 2,480 3,111
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

Continuous Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Deployment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Deployment in the West Midlands

Continuous Deployment
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Deployment within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -6 38 £470 - 1
Birmingham +14 20 £500 +25.00% 5
Warwickshire +9 3 £400 -17.31% 2
Coventry -13 2 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £375 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Deployment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Deployment.

1 62 (88.57%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 43 (61.43%) DevOps
4 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (55.71%) JIRA
6 31 (44.29%) Docker
7 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
9 28 (40.00%) Confluence
10 27 (38.57%) Microservices
11 26 (37.14%) TDD
11 26 (37.14%) Scrum
12 25 (35.71%) HTML
12 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
13 21 (30.00%) Linux
14 20 (28.57%) Selenium
15 19 (27.14%) REST
16 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (24.29%) Atlassian
17 17 (24.29%) Bitbucket
17 17 (24.29%) Windows
17 17 (24.29%) Java
17 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
18 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
18 16 (22.86%) .NET
18 16 (22.86%) Ansible
19 15 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
19 15 (21.43%) C#
20 14 (20.00%) Relational Database

Continuous Deployment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (40.00%) Confluence
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
2 8 (11.43%) nginx
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) Mule
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (17.14%) GitHub
4 11 (15.71%) Slack
5 9 (12.86%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (12.86%) Google Analytics
6 7 (10.00%) IaaS
7 5 (7.14%) PaaS
7 5 (7.14%) SaaS
8 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.86%) Azure Functions
9 2 (2.86%) Serverless
9 2 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Skype
1 9 (12.86%) SSL
2 8 (11.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
4 5 (7.14%) HTTP
4 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Semantic Layer
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (65.71%) Jenkins
2 39 (55.71%) JIRA
3 25 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 20 (28.57%) Selenium
5 18 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (24.29%) Bitbucket
7 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
8 11 (15.71%) Artifactory
8 11 (15.71%) Moq
8 11 (15.71%) NUnit
8 11 (15.71%) Subversion
9 9 (12.86%) Gatling
9 9 (12.86%) gulp
9 9 (12.86%) IntelliJ
9 9 (12.86%) Sublime Text
9 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio Code
9 9 (12.86%) WebDriver
10 8 (11.43%) ClearCase
10 8 (11.43%) Vagrant
11 6 (8.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Consultant
3 12 (17.14%) Architect
4 9 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (11.43%) Scala Developer
6 6 (8.57%) JIRA Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (4.29%) Business Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Programmer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) HTML
2 19 (27.14%) REST
3 16 (22.86%) .NET
4 13 (18.57%) Node.js
5 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.14%) XML
6 11 (15.71%) HTML5
7 10 (14.29%) CSS
7 10 (14.29%) Sass
8 9 (12.86%) Gherkin
8 9 (12.86%) LESS
8 9 (12.86%) Play Framework
8 9 (12.86%) YAML
9 6 (8.57%) Spring
10 4 (5.71%) Doctrine
10 4 (5.71%) Java EE
10 4 (5.71%) Middleware
11 3 (4.29%) Behat
11 3 (4.29%) JSON Schema
11 3 (4.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 17 (24.29%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.86%) Mac OS
4 9 (12.86%) Unix
5 6 (8.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.29%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) HPUX
6 3 (4.29%) Solaris
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Continuous Integration
2 43 (61.43%) DevOps
3 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (41.43%) Test Automation
5 27 (38.57%) Microservices
6 26 (37.14%) Scrum
6 26 (37.14%) TDD
7 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
8 14 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 13 (18.57%) ITIL
9 13 (18.57%) SDLC
10 12 (17.14%) UML
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (14.29%) Service Management
12 9 (12.86%) Analytics
12 9 (12.86%) Presales
12 9 (12.86%) Prototyping
12 9 (12.86%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 12 (17.14%) Groovy
5 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 9 (12.86%) Scala
5 9 (12.86%) SQL
6 8 (11.43%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Python
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.29%) XPath
9 2 (2.86%) Java 8
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.43%) Go
10 1 (1.43%) Perl
10 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 31 (44.29%) Docker
2 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) Ansible
2 15 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.71%) Terraform
4 9 (12.86%) Grafana
4 9 (12.86%) Graphite
4 9 (12.86%) HP ALM
4 9 (12.86%) Kibana
4 9 (12.86%) Puppet
5 8 (11.43%) Nagios
5 8 (11.43%) Rundeck
6 6 (8.57%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.86%) WSUS
8 1 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.43%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Atlassian
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.14%) Google
4 11 (15.71%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) HP
5 10 (14.29%) VMware
6 9 (12.86%) Splunk
7 8 (11.43%) IBM
8 4 (5.71%) Zend
9 3 (4.29%) WSO2
10 2 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.43%) Red Hat