The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 62 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.16% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.26% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£325 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £359
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £53.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.24% +32.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 384 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.20% 63.26% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 221 196
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.57 £9.12 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Birmingham region.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Integration.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) ATDD
5 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Catalyst
6 1 (10.00%) Moose
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Integration. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (10.00%) Catalyst
5 1 (10.00%) Moose
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA