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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 47 96 97
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 111 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.01% 1.13% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 16 14
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£351 £446 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.81% +83.07%
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 53 £365 -23.95% 23
Manchester +14 29 £385 +14.07% 22
Lancashire +23 22 £350 -17.15% 3
Merseyside - 6 £300 - 5
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 132 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.67%) TDD
3 69 (37.50%) Java
4 61 (33.15%) Linux
5 57 (30.98%) Jenkins
6 53 (28.80%) Git (software)
7 52 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 51 (27.72%) Scrum
9 50 (27.17%) SDLC
10 46 (25.00%) .NET
11 42 (22.83%) HTML
11 42 (22.83%) Puppet
12 40 (21.74%) Unit Testing
13 39 (21.20%) OO
14 36 (19.57%) Configuration Management
15 35 (19.02%) Software Engineering
15 35 (19.02%) DevOps
16 34 (18.48%) JSON
17 33 (17.93%) Python
17 33 (17.93%) C#
17 33 (17.93%) Web Services
18 32 (17.39%) Windows
18 32 (17.39%) Open Source
19 31 (16.85%) CSS
20 30 (16.30%) MVC
21 28 (15.22%) Finance
21 28 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
22 27 (14.67%) Degree
23 26 (14.13%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (8.15%) WebSphere
2 14 (7.61%) Apache
3 11 (5.98%) IIS
4 10 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.43%) Confluence
5 9 (4.89%) Node.js
6 8 (4.35%) nginx
7 7 (3.80%) Jetty
8 6 (3.26%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.26%) CMS
8 6 (3.26%) JBoss
8 6 (3.26%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.63%) Zope
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.63%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.96%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (8.70%) Amazon S3
4 15 (8.15%) Route 53
5 12 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.98%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.80%) PaaS
7 7 (3.80%) Google App Engine
8 5 (2.72%) SaaS
9 4 (2.17%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.63%) IaaS
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) HTTP
2 11 (5.98%) DHCP
2 11 (5.98%) DNS
3 9 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.80%) AMQP
4 7 (3.80%) SSL
4 7 (3.80%) Internet
4 7 (3.80%) FTP
5 6 (3.26%) IPsec
6 5 (2.72%) Network Security
6 5 (2.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) ATM
7 1 (0.54%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.13%) MongoDB
2 20 (10.87%) MySQL
3 17 (9.24%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database
5 14 (7.61%) Big Data
6 12 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.52%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.43%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.35%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.63%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.09%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 57 (30.98%) Jenkins
2 53 (28.80%) Git (software)
3 26 (14.13%) Subversion
4 25 (13.59%) Maven
5 22 (11.96%) Hudson
6 18 (9.78%) JIRA
7 15 (8.15%) Visual Studio
8 14 (7.61%) Cucumber
9 12 (6.52%) Eclipse
9 12 (6.52%) Gradle
10 11 (5.98%) JUnit
10 11 (5.98%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (5.43%) Ant
12 8 (4.35%) ReSharper
13 6 (3.26%) Selenium
13 6 (3.26%) NUnit
13 6 (3.26%) Mercurial
14 5 (2.72%) SpecFlow
15 4 (2.17%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (15.22%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.98%) Banking
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.63%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (51.63%) Developer
2 29 (15.76%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 21 (11.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Consultant
6 9 (4.89%) Test Manager
7 8 (4.35%) Architect
8 7 (3.80%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Mobile Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.72%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.72%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.17%) Administrator
11 4 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.63%) Umbraco Developer
12 3 (1.63%) C# Developer
12 3 (1.63%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.00%) .NET
2 42 (22.83%) HTML
3 34 (18.48%) JSON
4 33 (17.93%) Web Services
5 31 (16.85%) CSS
6 26 (14.13%) jQuery
7 21 (11.41%) XML
7 21 (11.41%) AngularJS
8 20 (10.87%) J2EE
9 19 (10.33%) HTML5
10 17 (9.24%) RESTful
11 15 (8.15%) Spring
12 14 (7.61%) LINQ
13 13 (7.07%) Java EE
13 13 (7.07%) Servlets
14 11 (5.98%) WSDL
14 11 (5.98%) Backbone.js
15 10 (5.43%) CSS3
16 9 (4.89%) Ajax
16 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.89%) Data Conversion
1 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.63%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.63%) Wiki
4 3 (1.63%) Web 2.0
4 3 (1.63%) DTV
5 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Tandem
6 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Animation
6 1 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.15%) Linux
2 32 (17.39%) Windows
3 17 (9.24%) UNIX
4 12 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.98%) CentOS
6 9 (4.89%) VME
7 8 (4.35%) Android
8 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.26%) Mac OS
9 6 (3.26%) Windows Vista
9 6 (3.26%) AIX
9 6 (3.26%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.67%) TDD
3 51 (27.72%) Scrum
4 50 (27.17%) SDLC
5 40 (21.74%) Unit Testing
6 39 (21.20%) OO
7 36 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 35 (19.02%) Software Engineering
8 35 (19.02%) DevOps
9 32 (17.39%) Open Source
10 30 (16.30%) MVC
11 26 (14.13%) OOP
12 25 (13.59%) Automated Testing
13 24 (13.04%) BDD
14 23 (12.50%) Waterfall
15 16 (8.70%) Test Scripting
16 14 (7.61%) Migration
16 14 (7.61%) Pair Programming
17 13 (7.07%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) Java
2 52 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 33 (17.93%) C#
3 33 (17.93%) Python
4 25 (13.59%) SQL
5 22 (11.96%) Perl
6 18 (9.78%) C++
7 17 (9.24%) C
8 14 (7.61%) Ruby
9 13 (7.07%) Objective-C
10 10 (5.43%) PHP
10 10 (5.43%) Groovy
11 9 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.89%) COBOL
12 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.17%) PHP5
12 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.17%) Scala
13 3 (1.63%) XPath
14 2 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (14.67%) Degree
2 14 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.54%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.26%) Xen
3 5 (2.72%) QEMU
3 5 (2.72%) KVM
3 5 (2.72%) Docker
4 3 (1.63%) vCloud
5 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (22.83%) Puppet
2 20 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.33%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.63%) SCOM
5 2 (1.09%) Ansible
6 1 (0.54%) Salt
6 1 (0.54%) yum
6 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.50%) Oracle
3 17 (9.24%) Red Hat
3 17 (9.24%) VMware
4 9 (4.89%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.35%) Google
6 5 (2.72%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.17%) Perforce
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) HP
7 4 (2.17%) Adobe
8 3 (1.63%) SAP
8 3 (1.63%) Apple
8 3 (1.63%) hybris
8 3 (1.63%) RightScale
9 1 (0.54%) Facebook
9 1 (0.54%) Twitter
9 1 (0.54%) Sun
9 1 (0.54%) Compuware
9 1 (0.54%) New Relic
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