The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 92 129 187
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +58
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1067 670 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.08% 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.13% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 518 382
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+48.75% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Integration
UK

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in England

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in England

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in England

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the England region.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in England

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +32 732 £450 +5.88% 188
South East +16 155 £400 +6.66% 58
North West +33 78 £389 +17.80% 17
East of England -6 38 £375 - 30
South West -12 31 £350 +11.11% 16
Yorkshire -27 15 £320 -1.53% 19
West Midlands -14 7 £345 -21.14% 9
East Midlands -8 6 £385 +50.98% 5
North East - 3 - - 2
Continuous Integration
UK

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 875 (45.76%) TDD
2 861 (45.03%) Java
3 848 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
4 669 (34.99%) Scrum
5 576 (30.13%) HTML
6 541 (28.29%) JavaScript
6 541 (28.29%) C#
7 503 (26.31%) SQL
8 471 (24.63%) .NET
9 461 (24.11%) Linux
10 434 (22.70%) CSS
11 424 (22.18%) Jenkins
12 413 (21.60%) Git (software)
13 377 (19.72%) Web Services
14 373 (19.51%) BDD
15 356 (18.62%) Python
16 344 (17.99%) Ruby
17 341 (17.83%) Oracle
18 338 (17.68%) OO
19 336 (17.57%) jQuery
20 329 (17.21%) XML
21 323 (16.89%) Subversion
22 321 (16.79%) MVC
23 314 (16.42%) SQL Server
24 296 (15.48%) Maven
25 277 (14.49%) Finance
26 275 (14.38%) UNIX
27 273 (14.28%) Unit Testing
28 263 (13.76%) Selenium
29 261 (13.65%) Spring

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 103 (5.39%) CMS
2 102 (5.33%) Apache
3 100 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 70 (3.66%) Node.js
5 68 (3.56%) WebLogic
6 61 (3.19%) Umbraco
7 59 (3.09%) Confluence
8 45 (2.35%) IIS
9 35 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (1.62%) Apache Solr
12 29 (1.52%) nginx
12 29 (1.52%) Drupal
13 25 (1.31%) SharePoint
13 25 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
15 18 (0.94%) Alfresco
15 18 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
17 15 (0.78%) Jetty
Applications
1 47 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.36%) MS Office
3 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.42%) MS Project
5 6 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) Mingle
7 1 (0.052%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.052%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) Magento
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.10%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.10%) RMDS
7 1 (0.052%) Global One
7 1 (0.052%) Summit
7 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (1.67%) SaaS
4 27 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
5 26 (1.36%) PaaS
5 26 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 25 (1.31%) Route 53
6 25 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.58%) Joyent
8 10 (0.52%) IaaS
9 6 (0.31%) GitHub
10 5 (0.26%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.21%) Heroku
12 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.052%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.052%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.052%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 121 (6.33%) HTTP
2 65 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 56 (2.93%) Firewall
4 49 (2.56%) Internet
5 44 (2.30%) SSL
6 39 (2.04%) DNS
7 35 (1.83%) DHCP
8 28 (1.46%) LDAP
9 21 (1.10%) LAN
9 21 (1.10%) WAN
9 21 (1.10%) VPN
10 10 (0.52%) Network Security
11 9 (0.47%) IPsec
12 8 (0.42%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.37%) IPv6
13 7 (0.37%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.31%) Intranet
14 6 (0.31%) SAN
14 6 (0.31%) FTP
15 5 (0.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 191 (9.99%) Relational Database
3 158 (8.26%) MySQL
4 132 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 109 (5.70%) NoSQL
6 76 (3.97%) RDBMS
7 67 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 55 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (2.67%) Big Data
11 48 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 47 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (2.30%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.36%) RavenDB
16 21 (1.10%) CouchDB
17 16 (0.84%) Riak
18 13 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
19 11 (0.58%) DB2
20 10 (0.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 424 (22.18%) Jenkins
2 413 (21.60%) Git (software)
3 323 (16.89%) Subversion
4 296 (15.48%) Maven
5 263 (13.76%) Selenium
6 215 (11.24%) TeamCity
7 202 (10.56%) Hudson
8 201 (10.51%) JUnit
9 187 (9.78%) Cucumber
10 162 (8.47%) JIRA
11 138 (7.22%) Visual Studio
12 136 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 133 (6.96%) Ant
14 114 (5.96%) NUnit
15 111 (5.81%) WebDriver
16 94 (4.92%) Mercurial
17 86 (4.50%) CruiseControl
18 70 (3.66%) SoapUI
19 59 (3.09%) MSBuild
20 57 (2.98%) JBehave
General
1 277 (14.49%) Finance
2 161 (8.42%) Banking
3 88 (4.60%) Retail
4 67 (3.50%) Investment Banking
5 48 (2.51%) Back Office
6 39 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 37 (1.94%) Marketing
8 36 (1.88%) Games
9 30 (1.57%) Front Office
10 18 (0.94%) Publishing
11 16 (0.84%) Advertising
12 10 (0.52%) Legal
13 9 (0.47%) Electronics
14 8 (0.42%) Billing
15 6 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.26%) Law
16 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.26%) Military
17 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1051 (54.97%) Developer
2 253 (13.23%) Java Developer
3 180 (9.41%) Senior Developer
4 150 (7.85%) .NET Developer
5 120 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 118 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 93 (4.86%) Software Engineer
8 81 (4.24%) Tester
9 77 (4.03%) Scala Developer
9 77 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 73 (3.82%) Software Developer
10 73 (3.82%) Analyst
11 70 (3.66%) Architect
12 64 (3.35%) Web Developer
13 62 (3.24%) Front-End Developer
14 53 (2.77%) Python Developer
15 50 (2.62%) Test Analyst
16 49 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
17 44 (2.30%) Test Engineer
18 38 (1.99%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (30.13%) HTML
2 471 (24.63%) .NET
3 434 (22.70%) CSS
4 377 (19.72%) Web Services
5 336 (17.57%) jQuery
6 329 (17.21%) XML
7 261 (13.65%) Spring
8 239 (12.50%) HTML5
9 220 (11.51%) ASP.NET
10 198 (10.36%) JSON
11 156 (8.16%) SOAP
12 155 (8.11%) Hibernate
13 154 (8.05%) RESTful
14 151 (7.90%) CSS3
15 150 (7.85%) REST
16 122 (6.38%) .NET Framework
17 116 (6.07%) Ajax
17 116 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 105 (5.49%) J2EE
19 86 (4.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 225 (11.77%) Open Source
2 100 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
3 89 (4.65%) Derivative
4 83 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 56 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.62%) iPad
7 39 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 37 (1.94%) Social Media
9 30 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 28 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
11 26 (1.36%) N-Tier
12 24 (1.26%) Hedge funds
13 19 (0.99%) W3C
13 19 (0.99%) iPhone
14 18 (0.94%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.78%) Wiki
17 13 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (0.63%) Equities
19 11 (0.58%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 461 (24.11%) Linux
2 275 (14.38%) UNIX
3 247 (12.92%) Windows
4 76 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 74 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (2.93%) Android
6 56 (2.93%) CentOS
7 48 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (1.67%) Debian
9 20 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.78%) Windows Phone
12 14 (0.73%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (0.52%) AIX
16 9 (0.47%) Solaris
17 4 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (45.76%) TDD
2 848 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 669 (34.99%) Scrum
4 373 (19.51%) BDD
5 338 (17.68%) OO
6 321 (16.79%) MVC
7 273 (14.28%) Unit Testing
8 230 (12.03%) Test Automation
9 218 (11.40%) E-Commerce
10 216 (11.30%) Kanban
11 205 (10.72%) Configuration Management
12 199 (10.41%) Automated Testing
12 199 (10.41%) Software Engineering
13 156 (8.16%) Pair Programming
14 154 (8.05%) SOA
15 148 (7.74%) Web Development
16 123 (6.43%) Refactoring
17 112 (5.86%) Multithreading
18 98 (5.13%) Regression Testing
19 94 (4.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 861 (45.03%) Java
2 541 (28.29%) JavaScript
2 541 (28.29%) C#
3 503 (26.31%) SQL
4 356 (18.62%) Python
5 344 (17.99%) Ruby
6 249 (13.02%) Perl
7 179 (9.36%) PHP
8 156 (8.16%) Scala
9 146 (7.64%) C++
10 82 (4.29%) Bash Shell
11 79 (4.13%) Groovy
12 77 (4.03%) Shell Script
13 75 (3.92%) C
13 75 (3.92%) PL/SQL
14 61 (3.19%) T-SQL
15 44 (2.30%) Objective-C
16 30 (1.57%) XPath
16 30 (1.57%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (6.22%) Degree
2 107 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 83 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.15%) ISEB
5 16 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.31%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.10%) RHCE
9 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.052%) MCP
10 1 (0.052%) MCAD
10 1 (0.052%) MCSD
10 1 (0.052%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (11.45%) QA
2 9 (0.47%) WAI
3 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.10%) FATCA
5 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.10%) SLA
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.94%) Varnish
2 18 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.52%) vCloud
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.42%) Postfix
5 8 (0.42%) Samba
6 7 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.31%) Xen
7 6 (0.31%) XenServer
8 5 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.16%) vSphere
11 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.052%) Docker
12 1 (0.052%) KVM
Systems Management
1 243 (12.71%) Puppet
2 165 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (2.67%) Nagios
4 45 (2.35%) Vagrant
5 30 (1.57%) ZABBIX
6 20 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (0.99%) SCCM
8 15 (0.78%) Cacti
9 10 (0.52%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.42%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.21%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.21%) MOM
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.16%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.16%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.16%) StatsD
13 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.052%) TIBCO Hawk
14 1 (0.052%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 341 (17.83%) Oracle
2 198 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 111 (5.81%) JBoss
4 77 (4.03%) Red Hat
5 49 (2.56%) Perforce
6 46 (2.41%) VMware
7 45 (2.35%) Google
8 41 (2.14%) Rackspace
8 41 (2.14%) GigaSpaces
9 33 (1.73%) Sybase
9 33 (1.73%) Adobe
10 29 (1.52%) Venda
11 26 (1.36%) Zend
12 25 (1.31%) ATG
12 25 (1.31%) hybris
12 25 (1.31%) Atlassian
13 24 (1.26%) Endeca
14 23 (1.20%) HP
15 22 (1.15%) RightScale
16 16 (0.84%) Apple
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day TO £525 DAY
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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London
Client Server
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
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London
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