The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 44 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.79% 1.90% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.48% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.79%
Continuous Integration
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 403 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.07% 76.62% 78.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 220 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 29 (63.04%) Middleware
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) Scrum
3 25 (54.35%) Java
3 25 (54.35%) SOA
4 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 22 (47.83%) Puppet
6 21 (45.65%) Open Source
7 20 (43.48%) TDD
7 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (41.30%) REST
8 19 (41.30%) Kanban
9 18 (39.13%) Linux
10 17 (36.96%) XML
10 17 (36.96%) HTTP
10 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
10 17 (36.96%) SSL
11 16 (34.78%) JSON
11 16 (34.78%) WSO2
12 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
13 14 (30.43%) DevOps
13 14 (30.43%) Google
13 14 (30.43%) Unix
14 13 (28.26%) HTML
14 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
15 12 (26.09%) Subversion
16 11 (23.91%) Oracle
16 11 (23.91%) Web Services
16 11 (23.91%) SOAP

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (21.74%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Jetty
3 2 (4.35%) nginx
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.70%) Google App Engine
1 4 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) HTTP
1 17 (36.96%) SSL
1 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) DHCP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) FTP
2 3 (6.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) DB2
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Subversion
3 10 (21.74%) EasyMock
3 10 (21.74%) Mockito
4 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.17%) Ant
7 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SOA Developer
4 7 (15.22%) XML Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Coach
7 3 (6.52%) Java Programmer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) Middleware
2 19 (41.30%) REST
3 17 (36.96%) XML
4 16 (34.78%) JSON
5 13 (28.26%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) SOAP
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) Apache Camel
7 10 (21.74%) XSD
7 10 (21.74%) XSLT
8 7 (15.22%) Ajax
8 7 (15.22%) CSS
8 7 (15.22%) CSS3
8 7 (15.22%) HTML5
9 6 (13.04%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Django
10 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
10 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (6.52%) .NET
11 3 (6.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Unix
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Scrum
2 25 (54.35%) SOA
3 21 (45.65%) Open Source
4 20 (43.48%) TDD
5 19 (41.30%) Kanban
6 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
7 14 (30.43%) DevOps
8 11 (23.91%) Coaching
8 11 (23.91%) User Stories
9 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.39%) API Design
12 7 (15.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.04%) ETL
13 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
13 6 (13.04%) Wealth Management
14 5 (10.87%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) Perl
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (47.83%) Puppet
2 20 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) WSO2
2 14 (30.43%) Google
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) Rally