The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 51 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 53 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.93% 2.71% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 3.54% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 15
Average daily rate £400 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £48.65
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.91%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (50.86%) Java
3 54 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 48 (41.38%) Scrum
5 47 (40.52%) TDD
6 41 (35.34%) Linux
7 39 (33.62%) Spring
8 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
9 37 (31.90%) CSS
9 37 (31.90%) HTML
10 27 (23.28%) XML
11 26 (22.41%) Web Services
12 24 (20.69%) SQL
12 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
12 24 (20.69%) DevOps
13 23 (19.83%) BDD
13 23 (19.83%) jQuery
14 22 (18.97%) MVC
15 21 (18.10%) Finance
15 21 (18.10%) Banking
15 21 (18.10%) Unix
15 21 (18.10%) HTML5
16 20 (17.24%) Kanban
16 20 (17.24%) .NET
16 20 (17.24%) Jenkins
17 19 (16.38%) C#
17 19 (16.38%) Subversion
18 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
19 16 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
19 16 (13.79%) Ruby

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (10.34%) JBoss
2 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.17%) CloudStack
3 6 (5.17%) CMS
3 6 (5.17%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) Confluence
4 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) Node.js
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.17%) GitHub
4 5 (4.31%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) SSH
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.45%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 19 (16.38%) Subversion
4 13 (11.21%) Selenium
5 12 (10.34%) Gradle
6 11 (9.48%) Maven
7 10 (8.62%) Ant
8 7 (6.03%) JIRA
8 7 (6.03%) JUnit
8 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
9 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.17%) Mercurial
9 6 (5.17%) NUnit
10 5 (4.31%) Grunt
10 5 (4.31%) MSTest
11 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (18.10%) Banking
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Electronics
2 7 (6.03%) Retail
2 7 (6.03%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (56.03%) Developer
2 29 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.62%) .NET Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Agile Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (8.62%) Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (6.03%) Scala Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Scala Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) Spring
2 37 (31.90%) CSS
2 37 (31.90%) HTML
3 27 (23.28%) XML
4 26 (22.41%) Web Services
5 24 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 23 (19.83%) jQuery
7 21 (18.10%) HTML5
8 20 (17.24%) .NET
9 13 (11.21%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.21%) JSON
9 13 (11.21%) REST
10 12 (10.34%) XSLT
11 11 (9.48%) CSS3
12 9 (7.76%) J2EE
12 9 (7.76%) JDBC
13 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.03%) React
13 7 (6.03%) RESTful
14 6 (5.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (7.76%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.90%) Online Banking
2 8 (6.90%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.86%) BBC
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.34%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) Unix
3 9 (7.76%) Windows
4 5 (4.31%) AIX
4 5 (4.31%) Mac OS
4 5 (4.31%) Windows Vista
4 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.86%) pSOS
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.38%) Scrum
3 47 (40.52%) TDD
4 24 (20.69%) DevOps
5 23 (19.83%) BDD
6 22 (18.97%) MVC
7 20 (17.24%) Kanban
8 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 16 (13.79%) OOP
9 16 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 15 (12.93%) Web Development
11 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 13 (11.21%) Front End Development
13 12 (10.34%) OO
13 12 (10.34%) SOLID
14 11 (9.48%) Pair Programming
14 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
15 10 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (7.76%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.86%) Java
2 54 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 24 (20.69%) SQL
4 19 (16.38%) C#
5 16 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.79%) Python
5 16 (13.79%) Ruby
6 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.90%) Scala
8 6 (5.17%) C
8 6 (5.17%) C++
8 6 (5.17%) Clojure
8 6 (5.17%) Groovy
8 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.31%) XPath
10 4 (3.45%) PHP
11 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (4.31%) Degree
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) vSphere
1 6 (5.17%) Xen
1 6 (5.17%) XenServer
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (12.07%) Puppet
3 13 (11.21%) Cobbler
4 9 (7.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.86%) Ansible
5 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle
2 7 (6.03%) IBM
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Perforce
3 6 (5.17%) EnterpriseDB
4 5 (4.31%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.45%) hybris
6 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.86%) ESRI
7 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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