The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 28 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.56% 1.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -33.09%
Continuous Integration
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 149 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.60% 81.42% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 49
Median daily rate £500 £500 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £106.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Ansible
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Wind River
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Wind River