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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 57 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 101 128 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.18% 3.08% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.87% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 52
Median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £34.95 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +21.79%
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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 59 £406 +1.56% 39
Cheshire -16 16 £395 -1.25% 14
Merseyside +6 11 £484 +7.50% 4
Lancashire -7 2 £395 +12.85% 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 150 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (42.86%) Java
2 105 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 94 (38.37%) TDD
4 81 (33.06%) Scrum
5 80 (32.65%) JavaScript
6 75 (30.61%) DevOps
6 75 (30.61%) Git (software)
7 67 (27.35%) BDD
8 62 (25.31%) Linux
9 60 (24.49%) CSS
10 59 (24.08%) HTML
10 59 (24.08%) Ruby
11 54 (22.04%) Configuration Management
12 49 (20.00%) JSON
12 49 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 48 (19.59%) Cucumber
14 46 (18.78%) Puppet
15 44 (17.96%) RESTful
16 41 (16.73%) Python
17 40 (16.33%) Spring
18 39 (15.92%) Pair Programming
19 36 (14.69%) Web Development
20 32 (13.06%) Software Engineering
20 32 (13.06%) SQL
20 32 (13.06%) Node.js
21 31 (12.65%) GitHub
21 31 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
22 30 (12.24%) Open Source
23 29 (11.84%) HTML5

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.71%) CMS
2 10 (4.08%) Apache
2 10 (4.08%) JBoss
2 10 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.67%) Drupal
4 8 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.27%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.86%) IIS
5 7 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.45%) nginx
6 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.04%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.22%) Jetty
9 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.82%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.65%) GitHub
3 16 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.27%) PaaS
5 7 (2.86%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.63%) Heroku
6 4 (1.63%) IaaS
6 4 (1.63%) SaaS
7 3 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.82%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.82%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) Force.com
9 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) HTTP
2 9 (3.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.04%) DHCP
3 5 (2.04%) DNS
4 4 (1.63%) Internet
4 4 (1.63%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.22%) Firewall
5 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.22%) LAN
5 3 (1.22%) SSL
5 3 (1.22%) VoIP
5 3 (1.22%) WAN
6 2 (0.82%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) IPsec
6 2 (0.82%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) SNMP
6 2 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.98%) NoSQL
2 18 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.53%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.49%) MySQL
7 9 (3.67%) OLAP
7 9 (3.67%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.04%) Big Data
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.22%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.82%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 105 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 75 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 48 (19.59%) Cucumber
4 28 (11.43%) Selenium
5 19 (7.76%) JIRA
6 18 (7.35%) JUnit
7 16 (6.53%) Maven
8 15 (6.12%) Mercurial
9 12 (4.90%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.49%) JMeter
10 11 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.08%) Hudson
11 10 (4.08%) Subversion
12 9 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
13 8 (3.27%) Gradle
13 8 (3.27%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.86%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.45%) SonarQube
15 6 (2.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (4.90%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.82%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.41%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (48.57%) Developer
2 58 (23.67%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 25 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (8.16%) Consultant
7 18 (7.35%) Architect
8 15 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.71%) Java Scala Developer
9 14 (5.71%) Scala Developer
10 13 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior Java Scala Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Senior Scala Developer
12 11 (4.49%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.49%) Agile Developer
13 10 (4.08%) Administrator
13 10 (4.08%) DBA
14 8 (3.27%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.27%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (3.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.49%) CSS
2 59 (24.08%) HTML
3 49 (20.00%) JSON
4 44 (17.96%) RESTful
5 40 (16.33%) Spring
6 32 (13.06%) Node.js
7 29 (11.84%) HTML5
7 29 (11.84%) Web Services
8 28 (11.43%) AngularJS
9 26 (10.61%) .NET
9 26 (10.61%) CSS3
10 19 (7.76%) Ajax
10 19 (7.76%) jQuery
11 18 (7.35%) Hibernate
12 17 (6.94%) Sass
12 17 (6.94%) XML
13 15 (6.12%) J2EE
14 11 (4.49%) Dropwizard
14 11 (4.49%) ELK Stack
14 11 (4.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.45%) Clustering
4 5 (2.04%) User Experience
5 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.22%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.82%) Fintech
7 2 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.82%) iPhone
7 2 (0.82%) IVR
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.31%) Linux
2 20 (8.16%) Unix
3 14 (5.71%) Windows
4 11 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.67%) Android
6 9 (3.67%) CentOS
7 7 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (38.37%) TDD
3 81 (33.06%) Scrum
4 75 (30.61%) DevOps
5 67 (27.35%) BDD
6 54 (22.04%) Configuration Management
7 39 (15.92%) Pair Programming
8 36 (14.69%) Web Development
9 32 (13.06%) Software Engineering
10 31 (12.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 30 (12.24%) Open Source
12 29 (11.84%) Kanban
12 29 (11.84%) Unit Testing
13 26 (10.61%) OO
14 25 (10.20%) SOA
15 24 (9.80%) SDLC
15 24 (9.80%) Test Automation
16 22 (8.98%) Microservices
17 20 (8.16%) E-Commerce
18 17 (6.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (42.86%) Java
2 80 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.08%) Ruby
4 41 (16.73%) Python
5 32 (13.06%) SQL
6 21 (8.57%) Scala
7 20 (8.16%) Groovy
8 18 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 18 (7.35%) Clojure
9 15 (6.12%) C#
10 13 (5.31%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.08%) PHP
12 9 (3.67%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.67%) Perl
13 7 (2.86%) C++
14 5 (2.04%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.04%) F#
15 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.63%) CISSP
5 2 (0.82%) Degree
5 2 (0.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.41%) CCEA
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SANS
6 1 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SDET
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.57%) Docker
2 13 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.22%) vCloud
5 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.82%) Xen
5 2 (0.82%) XenApp
5 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) HDFS
6 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (18.78%) Puppet
2 28 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (10.20%) Ansible
4 9 (3.67%) Kibana
5 8 (3.27%) logstash
5 8 (3.27%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.63%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.82%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.82%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.82%) Nagios
7 2 (0.82%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.41%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.41%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.41%) QRadar
8 1 (0.41%) Riemann
8 1 (0.41%) Salt
8 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (7.76%) Oracle
2 16 (6.53%) Red Hat
3 13 (5.31%) VMware
4 12 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.49%) ATG
5 11 (4.49%) Google
5 11 (4.49%) hybris
6 9 (3.67%) Splunk
6 9 (3.67%) Talend
6 9 (3.67%) Vertica
7 5 (2.04%) Perforce
8 4 (1.63%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) Siebel
8 4 (1.63%) Tableau
9 3 (1.22%) Citrix
9 3 (1.22%) New Relic
9 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.82%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.82%) Sun
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