The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 56 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 1.00% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.46% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.65 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 342 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.84% 68.26% 62.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 185 209
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £28.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.76 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Continuous Integration
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) PHP5
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (20.00%) Grunt
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) RubyGems
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (60.00%) PHP Programmer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) SVG
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (20.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Fedora
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PHP5
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant