The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 11 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.84% 2.91% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 3.33% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£400 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +19.00%
Continuous Integration
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 180 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.33% 87.38% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 17
Average hourly rate £18.03 £34.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.62 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (72.22%) Route 53
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Vagrant
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 12 (66.67%) DevOps
4 11 (61.11%) QA
4 11 (61.11%) RightScale
4 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
5 9 (50.00%) Hudson
6 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (44.44%) Open Source
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 7 (38.89%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) SaaS
7 7 (38.89%) PaaS
8 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Java

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Jetty
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (72.22%) Route 53
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (38.89%) SaaS
2 7 (38.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Hudson
3 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Introscope
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 4 (22.22%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 3 (16.67%) Servlets
2 3 (16.67%) LINQ
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) PowerMock
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSL
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Open Source
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
1 13 (72.22%) Vagrant
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) RightScale
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Compuware
3 1 (5.56%) HP