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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 45 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 19 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.57% 1.12% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.45% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
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£350 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £321 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £373 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +46.66%
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
565 692 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.56% 77.32% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 345 272
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Chester +11 4 £350 -5.08%
Warrington -4 4 £350 - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Continuous Integration
North West

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
2 18 (40.91%) Puppet
2 18 (40.91%) Vagrant
2 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 17 (38.64%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
3 17 (38.64%) DevOps
4 16 (36.36%) CentOS
4 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) C#
5 15 (34.09%) HTML
5 15 (34.09%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
6 14 (31.82%) QA
6 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 14 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (31.82%) Amazon S3
6 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (31.82%) Route 53
6 14 (31.82%) RightScale
6 14 (31.82%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (27.27%) Maven
7 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) MVC
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
9 10 (22.73%) Spring
9 10 (22.73%) HTTP
9 10 (22.73%) Hudson
9 10 (22.73%) Open Source

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (6.82%) Confluence
4 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon S3
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (31.82%) Route 53
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (20.45%) SaaS
3 8 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) DHCP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 8 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQLite
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) Informix
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Jenkins
2 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (27.27%) Maven
4 10 (22.73%) Hudson
5 8 (18.18%) JUnit
6 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 5 (11.36%) JIRA
7 5 (11.36%) Subversion
7 5 (11.36%) NUnit
8 4 (9.09%) Ant
8 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.82%) FxCop
9 3 (6.82%) StyleCop
9 3 (6.82%) Moq
10 2 (4.55%) Introscope
10 2 (4.55%) Selenium
10 2 (4.55%) Mockito
10 2 (4.55%) Gradle
10 2 (4.55%) MSTest
10 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.27%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
3 10 (22.73%) Spring
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) XML
4 9 (20.45%) .NET
5 7 (15.91%) jQuery
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.91%) JSON
6 6 (13.64%) Ajax
6 6 (13.64%) Spring MVC
6 6 (13.64%) LINQ
7 5 (11.36%) REST
7 5 (11.36%) XSD
8 4 (9.09%) JSP
8 4 (9.09%) Servlets
8 4 (9.09%) WSDL
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
9 3 (6.82%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Open Source
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) CentOS
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) TDD
1 17 (38.64%) DevOps
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) MVVM
8 4 (9.09%) Kanban
8 4 (9.09%) OO
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
9 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
1 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.09%) C
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet
1 18 (40.91%) Vagrant
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) RightScale
3 3 (6.82%) hybris
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Compuware
4 2 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Canoo