Typical and desired software build deployment frequencies worldwide 2018

The statistic shows the distribution of time taken to deploy new software builds, both as it typically is and how developers would like it to be, as of early 2018, based on a survey of development professionals. According to the survey, 16 percent of respondents indicated they would like to be able to release new software builds every hour.

Frequency of software build deployment worldwide, in 2018, current vs desired

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Release date

February 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,091 respondents

Special properties

technology professionals responsible for development and testing

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: "How often does your team TYPICALLY deploy a new build?" and "Ideally, how often would your team LIKE TO deploy a new build?"

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