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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 23 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.37% 4.88% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 5.59% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£350 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +46.66%
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
135 179 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.88% 87.32% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 62 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (61.11%) Vagrant
2 11 (61.11%) Route 53
2 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) CentOS
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon S3
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) QA
3 10 (55.56%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) RightScale
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) Hudson
5 7 (38.89%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) Maven
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) SQL

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon ELB
1 11 (61.11%) Route 53
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon S3
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 5 (27.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) Informix
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Hudson
3 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) Mockito
5 2 (11.11%) Introscope
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
1 5 (27.78%) JSON
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Servlets
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) PowerMock
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
4 2 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) WF
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) CentOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Vagrant
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) RightScale
3 2 (11.11%) Perforce
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Compuware
3 2 (11.11%) HP