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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 63 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 97 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 1.03% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.40% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 25
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£388 £425 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £516 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.09% +118.46%
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
3070 2282 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.29% 73.45% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1228 1008
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 97
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £12.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.75 £44.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 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 5 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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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 +24 50 £388 -19.27% 20
Manchester +8 25 £458 +40.76% 32
Merseyside - 11 £350 - 3
Lancashire +5 9 £350 -17.15% 3
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 136 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (44.10%) TDD
3 77 (39.49%) Java
4 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 59 (30.26%) Scrum
5 58 (29.74%) Linux
6 56 (28.72%) Git (software)
6 56 (28.72%) Jenkins
7 51 (26.15%) SDLC
8 46 (23.59%) HTML
9 44 (22.56%) Open Source
10 42 (21.54%) Puppet
10 42 (21.54%) .NET
10 42 (21.54%) OO
11 37 (18.97%) Configuration Management
11 37 (18.97%) Unit Testing
12 36 (18.46%) CSS
13 35 (17.95%) JSON
13 35 (17.95%) Subversion
14 33 (16.92%) C#
14 33 (16.92%) DevOps
15 31 (15.90%) Software Engineering
16 30 (15.38%) QA
16 30 (15.38%) SQL
17 29 (14.87%) Python
17 29 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (14.36%) OOP
18 28 (14.36%) Finance
18 28 (14.36%) Automated Testing
19 27 (13.85%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 16 (8.21%) WebSphere
2 13 (6.67%) Apache
3 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.64%) IIS
5 10 (5.13%) Node.js
6 9 (4.62%) nginx
7 8 (4.10%) Confluence
8 7 (3.59%) JBoss
8 7 (3.59%) Jetty
9 6 (3.08%) OpenStack
9 6 (3.08%) CMS
10 4 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.54%) Zope
11 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.28%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (8.21%) Amazon S3
4 15 (7.69%) Route 53
5 12 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.64%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (3.59%) Google App Engine
8 6 (3.08%) PaaS
9 5 (2.56%) SaaS
9 5 (2.56%) Google Analytics
10 4 (2.05%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (2.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (1.03%) IaaS
12 2 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.21%) HTTP
2 12 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.64%) DNS
3 11 (5.64%) DHCP
4 10 (5.13%) SSL
5 6 (3.08%) FTP
5 6 (3.08%) IPsec
6 5 (2.56%) Network Security
6 5 (2.56%) Internet
6 5 (2.56%) Firewall
7 4 (2.05%) AMQP
8 1 (0.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.31%) MongoDB
2 21 (10.77%) MySQL
3 15 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.69%) Big Data
4 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 12 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.13%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.08%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.54%) Redis
11 3 (1.54%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 56 (28.72%) Git (software)
1 56 (28.72%) Jenkins
2 35 (17.95%) Subversion
3 24 (12.31%) Maven
4 20 (10.26%) Hudson
5 17 (8.72%) JIRA
5 17 (8.72%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 13 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.15%) Mercurial
7 12 (6.15%) JUnit
8 10 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 10 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.62%) Selenium
9 9 (4.62%) Gradle
10 7 (3.59%) Ant
11 6 (3.08%) ReSharper
12 5 (2.56%) NUnit
12 5 (2.56%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.05%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (14.36%) Finance
2 11 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.13%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Retail
4 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) Electronics
5 3 (1.54%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (52.82%) Developer
2 30 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 21 (10.77%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.13%) Consultant
6 10 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (4.62%) Test Manager
7 9 (4.62%) Front-End Developer
8 8 (4.10%) Architect
9 7 (3.59%) Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.08%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Web Engineer
11 5 (2.56%) Administrator
11 5 (2.56%) PHP Developer
12 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Administrator
12 4 (2.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.59%) HTML
2 42 (21.54%) .NET
3 36 (18.46%) CSS
4 35 (17.95%) JSON
5 27 (13.85%) Web Services
5 27 (13.85%) jQuery
6 25 (12.82%) RESTful
7 24 (12.31%) HTML5
8 23 (11.79%) XML
8 23 (11.79%) AngularJS
9 20 (10.26%) J2EE
10 17 (8.72%) SOAP
11 15 (7.69%) Spring
12 14 (7.18%) Ajax
13 13 (6.67%) Servlets
14 12 (6.15%) CSS3
14 12 (6.15%) Backbone.js
15 11 (5.64%) LINQ
15 11 (5.64%) WSDL
16 9 (4.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.62%) Data Conversion
2 9 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.08%) User Experience
4 5 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.54%) Wiki
6 3 (1.54%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.54%) DTV
7 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Animation
8 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.74%) Linux
2 27 (13.85%) Windows
3 14 (7.18%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.67%) UNIX
5 11 (5.64%) Android
5 11 (5.64%) CentOS
6 9 (4.62%) VME
7 5 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.56%) AIX
7 5 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (44.10%) TDD
3 59 (30.26%) Scrum
4 51 (26.15%) SDLC
5 44 (22.56%) Open Source
6 42 (21.54%) OO
7 37 (18.97%) Configuration Management
7 37 (18.97%) Unit Testing
8 33 (16.92%) DevOps
9 31 (15.90%) Software Engineering
10 28 (14.36%) Automated Testing
10 28 (14.36%) OOP
11 26 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 26 (13.33%) BDD
12 25 (12.82%) MVC
12 25 (12.82%) Pair Programming
13 19 (9.74%) Mentoring
14 16 (8.21%) Test Scripting
15 15 (7.69%) Software Delivery
16 14 (7.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) Java
2 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.92%) C#
4 30 (15.38%) SQL
5 29 (14.87%) Python
6 21 (10.77%) Perl
7 20 (10.26%) C++
8 17 (8.72%) Groovy
9 15 (7.69%) Ruby
9 15 (7.69%) C
10 13 (6.67%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.62%) COBOL
12 8 (4.10%) Scala
12 8 (4.10%) Bash Shell
13 7 (3.59%) PHP
14 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.05%) PHP5
15 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.54%) XPath
16 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.33%) Degree
2 15 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.51%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.08%) Xen
3 5 (2.56%) QEMU
3 5 (2.56%) KVM
3 5 (2.56%) Docker
4 4 (2.05%) vCloud
5 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (21.54%) Puppet
2 20 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (8.72%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.56%) Capistrano
5 3 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.51%) yum
6 1 (0.51%) Nagios
6 1 (0.51%) Oozie
6 1 (0.51%) Ansible
6 1 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) Oracle
2 24 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.72%) VMware
4 15 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.15%) Google
6 7 (3.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.56%) Perforce
7 5 (2.56%) New Relic
8 4 (2.05%) Xamarin
8 4 (2.05%) Adobe
8 4 (2.05%) IBM
9 3 (1.54%) HP
9 3 (1.54%) SAP
9 3 (1.54%) hybris
9 3 (1.54%) RightScale
9 3 (1.54%) Apigee
10 2 (1.03%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) Facebook
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter
11 1 (0.51%) Sun
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