The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 35 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 12 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.76% 0.65% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 0.93% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Average daily rate
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£513 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.15% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £320 £453
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 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
Continuous Integration
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 108 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.42% 69.68% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 57 129
Average daily rate £425 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £13.00 £21.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £20.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - - 1
Continuous Integration
North West

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) HTTP
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) Puppet
5 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Jetty
6 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
6 7 (41.18%) nginx
6 7 (41.18%) SSL
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Apache
6 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 7 (41.18%) J2EE
6 7 (41.18%) IIS
6 7 (41.18%) Servlets
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) FTP
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
7 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (35.29%) Google App Engine
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (41.18%) Jetty
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
1 7 (41.18%) nginx
1 7 (41.18%) Apache
1 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (35.29%) Google App Engine
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) HTTP
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) SSL
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) FTP
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) RSpec
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
1 7 (41.18%) Servlets
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Apache CXF
2 2 (11.76%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) MVVM
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Google
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat