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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 88 80 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 61 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.77% 1.81% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.51% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 18
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£378 £363 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% +11.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +46.66%
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
2540 1995 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.88% 72.28% 69.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1017 860
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 117 95
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 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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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
Manchester 0 33 £450 +28.57% 17
Cheshire -11 17 £356 -10.93% 10
Lancashire - 10 £500 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 4
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 100 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (48.97%) TDD
3 60 (41.38%) Java
4 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
5 49 (33.79%) HTML
5 49 (33.79%) Linux
5 49 (33.79%) Git (software)
6 45 (31.03%) Scrum
7 43 (29.66%) Jenkins
8 41 (28.28%) CSS
8 41 (28.28%) Unit Testing
9 39 (26.90%) Puppet
10 38 (26.21%) C#
11 35 (24.14%) .NET
11 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
12 33 (22.76%) Web Services
13 32 (22.07%) MVC
14 30 (20.69%) Open Source
14 30 (20.69%) Software Engineering
14 30 (20.69%) DevOps
15 28 (19.31%) XML
16 26 (17.93%) Finance
16 26 (17.93%) jQuery
17 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
18 24 (16.55%) Windows
19 23 (15.86%) OO
19 23 (15.86%) Python
19 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
19 23 (15.86%) Subversion
19 23 (15.86%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (13.10%) Apache
2 12 (8.28%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.28%) IIS
2 12 (8.28%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.21%) Jetty
3 9 (6.21%) nginx
3 9 (6.21%) Confluence
4 7 (4.83%) Node.js
5 6 (4.14%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.45%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (3.45%) Apache Solr
6 5 (3.45%) CMS
7 4 (2.76%) JBoss
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.69%) Zope
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.41%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.28%) Amazon S3
3 12 (8.28%) Route 53
3 12 (8.28%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (6.21%) PaaS
5 7 (4.83%) SaaS
6 6 (4.14%) Google App Engine
6 6 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.48%) HTTP
2 12 (8.28%) DHCP
2 12 (8.28%) DNS
3 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.21%) SSL
4 9 (6.21%) Firewall
5 8 (5.52%) Internet
6 7 (4.83%) FTP
6 7 (4.83%) AMQP
7 6 (4.14%) IPsec
8 4 (2.76%) Network Security
9 1 (0.69%) MQTT
9 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.97%) MySQL
4 11 (7.59%) Big Data
5 9 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.21%) RavenDB
5 9 (6.21%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.76%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.76%) Cognos Transformer
8 4 (2.76%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.07%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.07%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (33.79%) Git (software)
2 43 (29.66%) Jenkins
3 23 (15.86%) Subversion
4 18 (12.41%) JIRA
5 15 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 15 (10.34%) Hudson
6 14 (9.66%) JUnit
7 12 (8.28%) Maven
8 11 (7.59%) Cucumber
9 10 (6.90%) Ant
10 9 (6.21%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.52%) Gradle
12 7 (4.83%) Mercurial
12 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (3.45%) Selenium
14 5 (3.45%) NUnit
15 4 (2.76%) ReSharper
16 3 (2.07%) Moq
16 3 (2.07%) FxCop
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.14%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (66.90%) Developer
2 25 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.66%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Python/Django Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Django Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (4.14%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Senior Cognos Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.79%) HTML
2 41 (28.28%) CSS
3 35 (24.14%) .NET
4 33 (22.76%) Web Services
5 28 (19.31%) XML
6 26 (17.93%) jQuery
7 19 (13.10%) JSON
8 17 (11.72%) LINQ
9 16 (11.03%) RESTful
9 16 (11.03%) Spring
10 14 (9.66%) Ajax
10 14 (9.66%) J2EE
11 13 (8.97%) Django
12 12 (8.28%) HTML5
12 12 (8.28%) REST
13 11 (7.59%) .NET Framework
13 11 (7.59%) Java EE
13 11 (7.59%) Servlets
14 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET
14 10 (6.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Open Source
2 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.45%) NHS
4 5 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.07%) iPad
5 3 (2.07%) W3C
6 2 (1.38%) DTV
6 2 (1.38%) Replication
6 2 (1.38%) STB
6 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (33.79%) Linux
2 24 (16.55%) Windows
3 19 (13.10%) UNIX
4 14 (9.66%) CentOS
5 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.14%) Android
8 4 (2.76%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.76%) AIX
8 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (48.97%) TDD
3 45 (31.03%) Scrum
4 41 (28.28%) Unit Testing
5 35 (24.14%) Configuration Management
6 32 (22.07%) MVC
7 30 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 30 (20.69%) DevOps
8 23 (15.86%) BDD
8 23 (15.86%) OO
9 17 (11.72%) OOP
10 14 (9.66%) Kanban
11 12 (8.28%) SOA
12 11 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
13 10 (6.90%) Workflow
13 10 (6.90%) Refactoring
13 10 (6.90%) User Stories
14 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
15 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) Java
2 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 38 (26.21%) C#
4 23 (15.86%) Python
5 17 (11.72%) SQL
6 14 (9.66%) Ruby
7 13 (8.97%) T-SQL
8 11 (7.59%) PHP
9 8 (5.52%) Scala
10 7 (4.83%) XQuery
10 7 (4.83%) C++
10 7 (4.83%) Perl
11 6 (4.14%) C
12 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.69%) XPath
15 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.97%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) VCP4
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.14%) Xen
3 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 2 (1.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (26.90%) Puppet
2 22 (15.17%) Vagrant
3 12 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.45%) Ansible
4 5 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
3 17 (11.72%) Oracle
4 13 (8.97%) VMware
5 11 (7.59%) RightScale
6 6 (4.14%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.14%) Google
7 5 (3.45%) HP
7 5 (3.45%) Xamarin
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos
8 4 (2.76%) hybris
9 3 (2.07%) IBM
9 3 (2.07%) SAP
10 2 (1.38%) Compuware
10 2 (1.38%) Perforce
11 1 (0.69%) Zend
11 1 (0.69%) Kony
11 1 (0.69%) Apple
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