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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 37 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.32% - 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% - 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +51.11%
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
292 195 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.26% 62.70% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 93
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 8
Average hourly rate £41.72 £30.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.05% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.10 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.33 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Continuous Integration
North West

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Apache CXF
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (25.00%) IaaS
7 4 (25.00%) PaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
8 3 (18.75%) Apache
8 3 (18.75%) Python
9 2 (12.50%) FTP
9 2 (12.50%) Perl
9 2 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 2 (12.50%) WebDriver

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) PaaS
1 4 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
2 1 (6.25%) MQTT
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
1 6 (37.50%) Apache CXF
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) JMX
4 1 (6.25%) JAAS
4 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Mustache
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Apple
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
1 1 (6.25%) Google