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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 62 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 72 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.29% 1.07% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.46% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 23
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£350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +51.11%
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
2316 1990 1778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.62% 73.13% 66.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1021 939
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 102 86
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +40.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +23 40 £345 -4.82% 19
Cheshire +5 18 £350 -18.60% 9
Lancashire - 11 £500 - 2
Merseyside - - - - 3
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.76%) TDD
3 50 (37.88%) Java
4 45 (34.09%) Jenkins
5 42 (31.82%) HTML
6 41 (31.06%) Linux
6 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
7 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 36 (27.27%) CSS
8 36 (27.27%) Scrum
8 36 (27.27%) Puppet
9 35 (26.52%) Configuration Management
10 32 (24.24%) DevOps
11 31 (23.48%) Unit Testing
12 30 (22.73%) C#
13 29 (21.97%) .NET
13 29 (21.97%) Open Source
14 28 (21.21%) MVC
15 26 (19.70%) Web Services
16 24 (18.18%) XML
17 23 (17.42%) HTTP
17 23 (17.42%) Red Hat
18 22 (16.67%) Python
18 22 (16.67%) Vagrant
19 21 (15.91%) Finance
19 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
20 20 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
20 20 (15.15%) jQuery
20 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
21 19 (14.39%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.39%) Apache
2 13 (9.85%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.85%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.09%) IIS
4 10 (7.58%) Jetty
4 10 (7.58%) nginx
5 7 (5.30%) Confluence
6 6 (4.55%) Node.js
7 5 (3.79%) Orchard CMS
7 5 (3.79%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.79%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.79%) CMS
8 4 (3.03%) JBoss
8 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.61%) Amazon S3
3 14 (10.61%) Route 53
3 14 (10.61%) Amazon ELB
4 12 (9.09%) PaaS
5 10 (7.58%) SaaS
6 6 (4.55%) Google App Engine
6 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) HTTP
2 14 (10.61%) DHCP
2 14 (10.61%) DNS
3 11 (8.33%) Firewall
3 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.82%) SSL
5 7 (5.30%) FTP
6 6 (4.55%) Internet
6 6 (4.55%) IPsec
7 5 (3.79%) AMQP
8 4 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (0.76%) MQTT
9 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.58%) Big Data
3 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.06%) MySQL
4 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) RavenDB
6 5 (3.79%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.79%) Cognos Report Studio
6 5 (3.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (3.03%) Cognos Transformer
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.03%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.27%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.27%) SQLite
8 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 41 (31.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.88%) Subversion
3 17 (12.88%) Hudson
4 14 (10.61%) Maven
4 14 (10.61%) JUnit
5 13 (9.85%) JIRA
6 11 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 10 (7.58%) Cucumber
8 8 (6.06%) Ant
8 8 (6.06%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.55%) NUnit
9 6 (4.55%) Gradle
10 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
11 4 (3.03%) Selenium
11 4 (3.03%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.27%) Trac
12 3 (2.27%) Moq
12 3 (2.27%) FxCop
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (65.15%) Developer
2 18 (13.64%) Java Developer
2 18 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Python/Django Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Django Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Cognos Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.82%) HTML
2 36 (27.27%) CSS
3 29 (21.97%) .NET
4 26 (19.70%) Web Services
5 24 (18.18%) XML
6 20 (15.15%) jQuery
7 16 (12.12%) Django
8 15 (11.36%) RESTful
8 15 (11.36%) Spring
8 15 (11.36%) Ajax
9 13 (9.85%) LINQ
9 13 (9.85%) JSON
10 12 (9.09%) J2EE
10 12 (9.09%) Servlets
11 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.33%) HTML5
12 10 (7.58%) PyQt
12 10 (7.58%) Qt
12 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
12 10 (7.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Open Source
2 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.79%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.79%) NHS
5 3 (2.27%) W3C
5 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.27%) iPad
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.52%) STB
6 2 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) DTV
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.06%) Linux
2 19 (14.39%) UNIX
3 16 (12.12%) Windows
3 16 (12.12%) CentOS
4 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.03%) Android
7 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.52%) AIX
7 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.76%) TDD
3 36 (27.27%) Scrum
4 35 (26.52%) Configuration Management
5 32 (24.24%) DevOps
6 31 (23.48%) Unit Testing
7 28 (21.21%) MVC
8 21 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.64%) BDD
10 15 (11.36%) OO
11 12 (9.09%) SOA
11 12 (9.09%) Kanban
12 11 (8.33%) OOP
13 10 (7.58%) Project Management
13 10 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (7.58%) Refactoring
14 9 (6.82%) User Stories
15 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
15 8 (6.06%) Automated Testing
16 7 (5.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.88%) Java
2 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.73%) C#
4 22 (16.67%) Python
5 16 (12.12%) SQL
6 14 (10.61%) Ruby
7 13 (9.85%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.06%) PHP
8 8 (6.06%) Scala
9 7 (5.30%) XQuery
10 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.03%) C++
11 3 (2.27%) Perl
11 3 (2.27%) C
11 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) XPath
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.55%) Xen
3 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (27.27%) Puppet
2 22 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.79%) Ansible
4 5 (3.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (17.42%) Red Hat
2 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.61%) RightScale
4 13 (9.85%) VMware
5 12 (9.09%) Oracle
6 6 (4.55%) Google
7 5 (3.79%) Cognos
8 4 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.27%) hybris
9 3 (2.27%) IBM
10 2 (1.52%) SAP
10 2 (1.52%) Compuware
10 2 (1.52%) HP
10 2 (1.52%) Perforce
11 1 (0.76%) Canoo
11 1 (0.76%) Zend
11 1 (0.76%) Apple
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