The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 98 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 34 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.60% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 11
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£425 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £311 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £388 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.15% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £32.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+83.07% +32.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2056 1817 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.69% 71.31% 65.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 883 1079
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 83 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.90 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £72.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Cheshire +10 17 £480 +28.00% 13
Manchester -5 8 £338 -3.57% 9
Lancashire -18 6 £423 +40.83% 4
Merseyside - - - - 2
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 45 (39.13%) C#
2 44 (38.26%) Java
3 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
3 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (36.52%) Open Source
4 40 (34.78%) Puppet
5 39 (33.91%) TDD
5 39 (33.91%) Configuration Management
6 38 (33.04%) DevOps
7 34 (29.57%) Linux
8 33 (28.70%) CSS
8 33 (28.70%) HTML
8 33 (28.70%) .NET
9 32 (27.83%) SQL
9 32 (27.83%) Jenkins
10 30 (26.09%) MVC
11 29 (25.22%) Scrum
11 29 (25.22%) JSON
11 29 (25.22%) Amazon ELB
11 29 (25.22%) Vagrant
11 29 (25.22%) Hudson
11 29 (25.22%) Route 53
11 29 (25.22%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (25.22%) Amazon S3
11 29 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (24.35%) CentOS
12 28 (24.35%) Maven
12 28 (24.35%) Red Hat
13 26 (22.61%) RightScale
13 26 (22.61%) Firewall

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (7.83%) Apache
2 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.09%) Jetty
2 7 (6.09%) nginx
2 7 (6.09%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 5 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon EC2
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon S3
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (25.22%) Route 53
1 29 (25.22%) Amazon ELB
2 19 (16.52%) PaaS
3 17 (14.78%) SaaS
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.61%) Firewall
2 23 (20.00%) DNS
2 23 (20.00%) DHCP
3 13 (11.30%) HTTP
4 6 (5.22%) Network Security
5 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.61%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.61%) SSL
7 2 (1.74%) Internet
7 2 (1.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.70%) RavenDB
3 8 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.09%) Big Data
5 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Jenkins
2 29 (25.22%) Hudson
3 28 (24.35%) Maven
4 21 (18.26%) Visual Studio
5 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.70%) ReSharper
7 9 (7.83%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.96%) JUnit
9 6 (5.22%) NUnit
10 5 (4.35%) Selenium
10 5 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 4 (3.48%) Subversion
12 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.87%) JIRA
13 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.87%) RSpec
13 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.87%) Gradle
General
1 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.48%) Architect
7 4 (3.48%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (2.61%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Applications Architect
9 2 (1.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (1.74%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (1.74%) Web Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Senior Web Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.70%) HTML
1 33 (28.70%) .NET
1 33 (28.70%) CSS
2 29 (25.22%) JSON
3 21 (18.26%) RESTful
3 21 (18.26%) Web Services
4 19 (16.52%) LINQ
5 17 (14.78%) Ajax
5 17 (14.78%) CSS3
6 15 (13.04%) HTML5
6 15 (13.04%) jQuery
7 11 (9.57%) Backbone.js
8 10 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (8.70%) Spring
9 9 (7.83%) XML
9 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.96%) NHibernate
11 7 (6.09%) Servlets
12 6 (5.22%) REST
13 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 42 (36.52%) Open Source
2 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.87%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Linux
2 28 (24.35%) CentOS
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.74%) UNIX
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) TDD
2 39 (33.91%) Configuration Management
3 38 (33.04%) DevOps
4 30 (26.09%) MVC
5 29 (25.22%) Scrum
6 25 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 17 (14.78%) BDD
8 13 (11.30%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.43%) Refactoring
10 10 (8.70%) User Stories
10 10 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (7.83%) CQRS
11 9 (7.83%) OOP
12 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.96%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.09%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.09%) JVM Tuning
13 7 (6.09%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (39.13%) C#
2 44 (38.26%) Java
3 42 (36.52%) JavaScript
4 32 (27.83%) SQL
5 22 (19.13%) Ruby
6 21 (18.26%) PHP
7 20 (17.39%) Python
8 18 (15.65%) Scala
9 17 (14.78%) C++
10 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
11 7 (6.09%) Perl
12 5 (4.35%) XPath
13 3 (2.61%) Groovy
13 3 (2.61%) C
14 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.87%) VB6
15 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) vCloud
3 1 (0.87%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 40 (34.78%) Puppet
2 29 (25.22%) Vagrant
3 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Red Hat
2 26 (22.61%) RightScale
3 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.61%) JBoss
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) Vertica
6 1 (0.87%) Sybase
6 1 (0.87%) Mercator
6 1 (0.87%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.87%) hybris
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