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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 41 35 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 42 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.26% 5.10% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.70% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 5
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -5.50%
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
804 597 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.62% 76.05% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 297 229
Average daily rate £401 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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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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
Chester -15 10 £400 +4.91%
Knutsford - 8 £375 -
Warrington -6 7 £300 -36.84% 4
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Continuous Integration
North West

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) TDD
3 29 (48.33%) Linux
4 28 (46.67%) Java
5 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (40.00%) HTML
7 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 20 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 20 (33.33%) Web Services
8 20 (33.33%) OO
9 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
10 18 (30.00%) Finance
10 18 (30.00%) JSON
11 16 (26.67%) Windows
12 15 (25.00%) C++
12 15 (25.00%) Python
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
12 15 (25.00%) Subversion
12 15 (25.00%) jQuery
13 14 (23.33%) Spring
13 14 (23.33%) C
13 14 (23.33%) CSS
14 13 (21.67%) XML
14 13 (21.67%) SQL
14 13 (21.67%) OOP
14 13 (21.67%) BDD
15 12 (20.00%) JIRA
15 12 (20.00%) Degree
15 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.00%) Confluence
2 6 (10.00%) Node.js
3 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.33%) JBoss
3 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Route 53
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon S3
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (3.33%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
3 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
6 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.00%) Informix
6 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.00%) SQLite
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.33%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (25.00%) Subversion
4 12 (20.00%) JIRA
5 10 (16.67%) Maven
6 9 (15.00%) JUnit
7 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.00%) Gradle
8 6 (10.00%) Hudson
9 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (6.67%) NUnit
11 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
11 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
11 3 (5.00%) Ant
11 3 (5.00%) Introscope
11 3 (5.00%) FxCop
11 3 (5.00%) StyleCop
11 3 (5.00%) Moq
11 3 (5.00%) Mockito
11 3 (5.00%) FishEye
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Tools Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.67%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) Web Services
3 18 (30.00%) JSON
4 15 (25.00%) jQuery
5 14 (23.33%) Spring
5 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) XML
7 12 (20.00%) WSDL
8 11 (18.33%) HTML5
9 10 (16.67%) RESTful
9 10 (16.67%) .NET
10 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.33%) Servlets
11 8 (13.33%) J2EE
12 7 (11.67%) Ajax
13 6 (10.00%) Java EE
13 6 (10.00%) SOAP
14 5 (8.33%) JSP
14 5 (8.33%) Spring MVC
15 4 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Wiki
4 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Tandem
5 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) UNIX
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.00%) AIX
5 5 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) TDD
3 20 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 20 (33.33%) OO
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
5 15 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (21.67%) OOP
6 13 (21.67%) BDD
7 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.00%) MVC
8 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.67%) DevOps
10 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (10.00%) Kanban
11 5 (8.33%) OOD
11 5 (8.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) C++
3 15 (25.00%) Python
4 14 (23.33%) C
5 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Objective-C
7 8 (13.33%) C#
8 6 (10.00%) Ruby
8 6 (10.00%) Perl
9 5 (8.33%) PHP
10 4 (6.67%) PHP5
10 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.33%) XPath
12 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) QEMU
2 4 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
1 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) VMware
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 5 (8.33%) Perforce
4 5 (8.33%) hybris
5 3 (5.00%) Compuware
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) RightScale
5 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) Apigee
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago