The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 58 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 9 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 2.36% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 3.10% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
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£343 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +26.98%
Continuous Integration
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 709 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.05% 75.91% 65.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 339 337
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Cheshire region.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -3 4 £300 -16.66% 3
Chester 0 2 £400 +6.66% 3
Crewe - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 3
Wilmslow - - - - 5
Continuous Integration
North West

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (65.85%) Open Source
2 21 (51.22%) Puppet
2 21 (51.22%) DevOps
3 20 (48.78%) Vagrant
3 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (48.78%) Route 53
3 20 (48.78%) Hudson
3 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
3 20 (48.78%) Amazon ELB
3 20 (48.78%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (48.78%) Amazon S3
4 19 (46.34%) CentOS
4 19 (46.34%) RightScale
4 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
4 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (43.90%) Java
6 17 (41.46%) C#
6 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
6 17 (41.46%) TDD
6 17 (41.46%) Maven
6 17 (41.46%) SaaS
6 17 (41.46%) PaaS
6 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (39.02%) Firewall
7 16 (39.02%) QA
7 16 (39.02%) DNS
7 16 (39.02%) DHCP
7 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
8 15 (36.59%) Linux
9 14 (34.15%) Ruby

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.76%) Jetty
1 4 (9.76%) nginx
1 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon S3
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (48.78%) Route 53
1 20 (48.78%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (41.46%) SaaS
2 17 (41.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) DHCP
1 16 (39.02%) DNS
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Hudson
1 20 (48.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (41.46%) Maven
3 5 (12.20%) JUnit
3 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) HtmlUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Canoo WebTest
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) JSON
2 10 (24.39%) Web Services
2 10 (24.39%) RESTful
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) Ajax
5 5 (12.20%) .NET
5 5 (12.20%) CSS3
6 4 (9.76%) LINQ
6 4 (9.76%) NHibernate
6 4 (9.76%) Servlets
7 3 (7.32%) Spring
7 3 (7.32%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) XHTML
7 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.44%) JSTL
9 1 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Open Source
2 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) CentOS
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) DevOps
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) TDD
3 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
4 14 (34.15%) BDD
5 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.51%) MVC
6 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
7 6 (14.63%) Refactoring
7 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.63%) User Stories
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) JVM Tuning
9 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
11 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.88%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Java
2 17 (41.46%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) Ruby
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) PHP
7 10 (24.39%) C++
8 9 (21.95%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) Scala
10 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Puppet
2 20 (48.78%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Red Hat
1 19 (46.34%) RightScale
2 1 (2.44%) Canoo
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