The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 61 94 102
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 123 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.84% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.83% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 24 22
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£400 £411 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +20.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £507 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £71.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% +89.33%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +18 46 £400 -8.04% 24
Manchester +9 43 £475 +46.15% 35
Merseyside - 13 £350 - 5
Lancashire -5 11 £350 -17.15% 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 161 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.93%) TDD
3 92 (40.53%) Java
4 84 (37.00%) Git (software)
5 81 (35.68%) JavaScript
6 76 (33.48%) Linux
7 75 (33.04%) Jenkins
8 67 (29.52%) Scrum
9 61 (26.87%) HTML
10 59 (25.99%) CSS
11 51 (22.47%) SQL
12 48 (21.15%) .NET
12 48 (21.15%) Open Source
13 47 (20.70%) Puppet
14 45 (19.82%) SDLC
14 45 (19.82%) OO
15 43 (18.94%) jQuery
16 41 (18.06%) Subversion
17 38 (16.74%) C#
18 37 (16.30%) Python
18 37 (16.30%) Configuration Management
18 37 (16.30%) Unit Testing
19 36 (15.86%) Automated Testing
20 35 (15.42%) Maven
20 35 (15.42%) UNIX
20 35 (15.42%) HTML5
21 34 (14.98%) DevOps
21 34 (14.98%) QA
22 32 (14.10%) Web Services
23 31 (13.66%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (8.37%) Apache
2 18 (7.93%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.93%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.05%) IIS
4 12 (5.29%) nginx
5 10 (4.41%) JBoss
5 10 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.41%) Node.js
6 8 (3.52%) Jetty
7 7 (3.08%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.64%) CMS
8 6 (2.64%) Confluence
9 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.88%) Zope
12 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.69%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (6.61%) Amazon S3
4 14 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (6.17%) Route 53
5 10 (4.41%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.52%) Google App Engine
7 6 (2.64%) PaaS
8 5 (2.20%) SaaS
8 5 (2.20%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (1.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.76%) GitHub
10 3 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.88%) IaaS
11 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.44%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.69%) HTTP
2 13 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.85%) DNS
3 11 (4.85%) DHCP
3 11 (4.85%) Internet
4 10 (4.41%) SSL
5 7 (3.08%) FTP
5 7 (3.08%) IPsec
6 5 (2.20%) Network Security
7 4 (1.76%) Firewall
7 4 (1.76%) SMTP
8 2 (0.88%) AMQP
9 1 (0.44%) ATM
9 1 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.33%) MongoDB
2 23 (10.13%) MySQL
3 21 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
5 16 (7.05%) Big Data
6 14 (6.17%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.29%) NoSQL
8 11 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.85%) Hadoop
9 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (4.41%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.76%) SQLite
11 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.76%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.32%) Redis
13 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 84 (37.00%) Git (software)
2 75 (33.04%) Jenkins
3 41 (18.06%) Subversion
4 35 (15.42%) Maven
5 23 (10.13%) Hudson
6 17 (7.49%) Visual Studio
7 16 (7.05%) JUnit
7 16 (7.05%) Mercurial
7 16 (7.05%) TeamCity
8 15 (6.61%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.61%) Eclipse
8 15 (6.61%) JIRA
9 12 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.85%) NUnit
11 10 (4.41%) Selenium
12 8 (3.52%) Gradle
13 6 (2.64%) MSBuild
13 6 (2.64%) Ant
14 5 (2.20%) IntelliJ
14 5 (2.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (11.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Banking
3 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.20%) Retail
5 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 132 (58.15%) Developer
2 37 (16.30%) Java Developer
3 20 (8.81%) .NET Developer
3 20 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (7.49%) Senior Developer
5 14 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (4.85%) Consultant
7 9 (3.96%) Analyst
7 9 (3.96%) Test Manager
7 9 (3.96%) Architect
7 9 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (3.52%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (3.08%) Python/Django Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Django Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.64%) PHP Developer
10 6 (2.64%) Web Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (2.64%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.87%) HTML
2 59 (25.99%) CSS
3 48 (21.15%) .NET
4 43 (18.94%) jQuery
5 35 (15.42%) HTML5
6 32 (14.10%) Web Services
7 30 (13.22%) RESTful
8 29 (12.78%) SOAP
8 29 (12.78%) JSON
9 26 (11.45%) XML
9 26 (11.45%) AngularJS
10 25 (11.01%) J2EE
11 20 (8.81%) Spring
12 19 (8.37%) Ajax
12 19 (8.37%) CSS3
13 17 (7.49%) ASP.NET
14 14 (6.17%) Servlets
14 14 (6.17%) XHTML
15 13 (5.73%) LINQ
15 13 (5.73%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.96%) Data Conversion
5 6 (2.64%) User Experience
6 5 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.76%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.32%) Wiki
8 3 (1.32%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.44%) iPhone
10 1 (0.44%) Telematics
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.48%) Linux
2 35 (15.42%) UNIX
3 25 (11.01%) Windows
4 14 (6.17%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.85%) Android
6 10 (4.41%) CentOS
7 9 (3.96%) VME
8 8 (3.52%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.32%) AIX
9 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (44.93%) TDD
3 67 (29.52%) Scrum
4 48 (21.15%) Open Source
5 45 (19.82%) OO
5 45 (19.82%) SDLC
6 37 (16.30%) Configuration Management
6 37 (16.30%) Unit Testing
7 36 (15.86%) Automated Testing
8 34 (14.98%) DevOps
9 31 (13.66%) OOP
10 29 (12.78%) Pair Programming
11 26 (11.45%) Mentoring
12 25 (11.01%) MVC
13 24 (10.57%) Software Engineering
13 24 (10.57%) Waterfall
14 22 (9.69%) Software Delivery
15 20 (8.81%) BDD
16 18 (7.93%) SOA
17 15 (6.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.53%) Java
2 81 (35.68%) JavaScript
3 51 (22.47%) SQL
4 38 (16.74%) C#
5 37 (16.30%) Python
6 28 (12.33%) C++
7 23 (10.13%) Groovy
8 19 (8.37%) Ruby
9 18 (7.93%) Perl
10 17 (7.49%) C
11 14 (6.17%) Scala
12 11 (4.85%) Objective-C
12 11 (4.85%) PHP
13 9 (3.96%) COBOL
13 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
14 8 (3.52%) FQL
14 8 (3.52%) Bash Shell
14 8 (3.52%) VB
15 6 (2.64%) VBA
16 4 (1.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (11.89%) Degree
2 14 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.44%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.98%) QA
System Software
1 18 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.08%) Xen
3 5 (2.20%) vCloud
3 5 (2.20%) QEMU
3 5 (2.20%) KVM
3 5 (2.20%) Docker
4 4 (1.76%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (20.70%) Puppet
2 23 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.17%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.20%) SCOM
4 5 (2.20%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.88%) Nagios
5 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.88%) Ansible
5 2 (0.88%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) Oozie
6 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.69%) Oracle
3 18 (7.93%) VMware
4 13 (5.73%) Google
5 12 (5.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.64%) Perforce
6 6 (2.64%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.20%) IBM
7 5 (2.20%) New Relic
8 4 (1.76%) Adobe
9 3 (1.32%) SAP
9 3 (1.32%) RightScale
9 3 (1.32%) Apigee
9 3 (1.32%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.88%) hybris
10 2 (0.88%) Apple
11 1 (0.44%) Sun
11 1 (0.44%) Compuware
11 1 (0.44%) HP
11 1 (0.44%) Facebook
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