Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 156 170
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Deployment 55 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 35
West Midlands median daily rate £473 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% -2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £421 £364 £331
90th Percentile £608 £633 £582
England median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 4,472 4,035 4,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.77% 83.85% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,764 2,604 2,972
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £241 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 146
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £41.28
England median hourly rate £22.10 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +8.70% +4.55%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -30 33 £470 +14.77%
Birmingham -2 11 £500 +17.65% 3
Warwickshire +15 7 £450 -5.26% 2
Coventry -1 2 £463 +8.82% 1
Continuous Deployment
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 51 (92.73%) Continuous Integration
2 42 (76.36%) Jenkins
3 41 (74.55%) DevOps
4 37 (67.27%) JIRA
5 27 (49.09%) Docker
5 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (47.27%) Confluence
7 25 (45.45%) Microservices
8 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.82%) TDD
9 22 (40.00%) Scrum
9 22 (40.00%) Selenium
10 20 (36.36%) HTML
11 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
12 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
13 16 (29.09%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (29.09%) GitHub
13 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
13 16 (29.09%) Google
14 15 (27.27%) Atlassian
14 15 (27.27%) Bitbucket
14 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (25.45%) REST
15 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
15 14 (25.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (25.45%) Groovy
16 13 (23.64%) Java
16 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
16 13 (23.64%) HTML5
16 13 (23.64%) Node.js

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 26 (47.27%) Confluence
2 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 8 (14.55%) nginx
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Mule
3 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.64%) Traefik
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (29.09%) GitHub
3 15 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (20.00%) Google Analytics
4 11 (20.00%) Slack
5 9 (16.36%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (7.27%) IaaS
6 4 (7.27%) PaaS
6 4 (7.27%) SaaS
7 2 (3.64%) Azure Functions
7 2 (3.64%) Serverless
8 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Skype
2 9 (16.36%) SSL
3 8 (14.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (10.91%) DNS
5 3 (5.45%) HTTP
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (76.36%) Jenkins
2 37 (67.27%) JIRA
3 22 (40.00%) Selenium
4 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
5 15 (27.27%) Bitbucket
6 14 (25.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (25.45%) Cucumber
7 11 (20.00%) Artifactory
7 11 (20.00%) Gatling
7 11 (20.00%) gulp
7 11 (20.00%) IntelliJ
7 11 (20.00%) Moq
7 11 (20.00%) NUnit
7 11 (20.00%) Sublime Text
7 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio Code
7 11 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
8 8 (14.55%) Subversion
8 8 (14.55%) Vagrant
8 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Automotive
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.91%) JIRA Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) REST
3 13 (23.64%) HTML5
3 13 (23.64%) Node.js
4 12 (21.82%) .NET
5 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.00%) CSS
5 11 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 11 (20.00%) LESS
5 11 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 11 (20.00%) Sass
5 11 (20.00%) YAML
6 10 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (7.27%) Java EE
7 4 (7.27%) Spring
8 3 (5.45%) Java SE
8 3 (5.45%) JSON
8 3 (5.45%) OAuth
8 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) HPUX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (74.55%) DevOps
3 25 (45.45%) Microservices
4 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.82%) TDD
5 22 (40.00%) Scrum
6 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
7 16 (29.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
8 12 (21.82%) UML
9 11 (20.00%) Analytics
9 11 (20.00%) ITIL
9 11 (20.00%) Pair Programming
9 11 (20.00%) Prototyping
9 11 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.73%) Analytical Thinking
11 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.73%) Presales
11 7 (12.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Groovy
2 13 (23.64%) Java
2 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) C#
4 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (20.00%) Ruby
4 11 (20.00%) Scala
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) XPath
8 1 (1.82%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) QA
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Kibana
1 13 (23.64%) Terraform
2 12 (21.82%) Ansible
3 11 (20.00%) Grafana
3 11 (20.00%) Graphite
3 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
4 8 (14.55%) Nagios
4 8 (14.55%) Rundeck
5 7 (12.73%) HP ALM
6 4 (7.27%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Google
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 11 (20.00%) Splunk
4 8 (14.55%) HP
4 8 (14.55%) IBM
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.45%) WSO2