The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.21% 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+110.48% +26.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 119 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.62% 75.32% 71.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 37
Average daily rate £320 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.70 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.90% +13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Integration
Cheshire

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 23 July 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 25 (73.53%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon S3
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (73.53%) Puppet
1 25 (73.53%) Hudson
1 25 (73.53%) Route 53
1 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon ELB
1 25 (73.53%) Vagrant
2 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 24 (70.59%) CentOS
2 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 24 (70.59%) Configuration Management
3 23 (67.65%) DHCP
3 23 (67.65%) DNS
3 23 (67.65%) Firewall
3 23 (67.65%) Open Source
3 23 (67.65%) Maven
4 22 (64.71%) RightScale
5 16 (47.06%) QA
6 13 (38.24%) SaaS
6 13 (38.24%) PaaS
7 11 (32.35%) Java
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
9 8 (23.53%) HTTP
9 8 (23.53%) Apache
9 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
10 7 (20.59%) Big Data

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.59%) Jetty
2 7 (20.59%) nginx
2 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon S3
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (73.53%) Route 53
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (38.24%) SaaS
2 13 (38.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) DHCP
1 23 (67.65%) DNS
1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Hudson
1 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
2 23 (67.65%) Maven
3 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 7 (20.59%) JUnit
5 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Servlets
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 6 (17.65%) HTML5
2 6 (17.65%) CSS3
3 5 (14.71%) LINQ
3 5 (14.71%) Ajax
3 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
5 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) JDBC
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) CentOS
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Configuration Management
1 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
3 7 (20.59%) JVM Tuning
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
4 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 3 (8.82%) ETL
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.71%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (73.53%) Puppet
1 25 (73.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 22 (64.71%) RightScale
3 1 (2.94%) Vertica