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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 49 54 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 146 104 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.73% 2.86% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 3.69% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 63 21
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.79%
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
3202 2819 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.83% 77.42% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1623 1198
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 133 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cheshire +21 95 £425 +13.33% 22
Manchester -6 42 £400 -14.25% 37
Merseyside -8 1 £400 +28.00% 2
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 234 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (59.45%) Java
3 113 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 106 (36.43%) TDD
5 84 (28.87%) DevOps
6 81 (27.84%) Linux
7 80 (27.49%) Git (software)
8 79 (27.15%) CSS
9 78 (26.80%) Scrum
10 72 (24.74%) HTML
11 67 (23.02%) Jenkins
12 66 (22.68%) Finance
13 65 (22.34%) SQL
14 64 (21.99%) Spring
15 57 (19.59%) Software Engineering
16 54 (18.56%) Test Automation
16 54 (18.56%) jQuery
17 51 (17.53%) Oracle
18 49 (16.84%) XML
19 48 (16.49%) .NET
20 46 (15.81%) HTML5
21 45 (15.46%) Unit Testing
21 45 (15.46%) Web Services
21 45 (15.46%) MVC
22 44 (15.12%) Configuration Management
23 39 (13.40%) RESTful
24 38 (13.06%) JIRA
24 38 (13.06%) Windows
25 36 (12.37%) SOA
26 35 (12.03%) E-Commerce

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 21 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.50%) Node.js
4 14 (4.81%) JBoss
5 12 (4.12%) Tuxedo
6 9 (3.09%) CMS
6 9 (3.09%) OpenStack
7 7 (2.41%) Apache
7 7 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.06%) CloudStack
8 6 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.72%) CICS
9 5 (1.72%) Confluence
9 5 (1.72%) Drupal
9 5 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.37%) IIS
11 3 (1.03%) WordPress
12 2 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (11.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.41%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (5.50%) Amazon S3
4 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.47%) GitHub
6 11 (3.78%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (3.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (2.41%) Veeva
8 4 (1.37%) SaaS
9 3 (1.03%) IaaS
10 2 (0.69%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.69%) Heroku
10 2 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.12%) HTTP
1 12 (4.12%) Internet
2 6 (2.06%) Network Security
3 5 (1.72%) Firewall
4 3 (1.03%) DNS
4 3 (1.03%) SSH
5 2 (0.69%) SMTP
5 2 (0.69%) SSL
5 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.22%) MySQL
4 16 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.81%) Big Data
5 14 (4.81%) OLAP
5 14 (4.81%) OLAP Cube
6 11 (3.78%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (3.78%) Star Schema
7 8 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.72%) DB2
9 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.37%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 80 (27.49%) Git (software)
2 67 (23.02%) Jenkins
3 38 (13.06%) JIRA
4 32 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (9.97%) Talend Open Studio
6 25 (8.59%) SpecFlow
6 25 (8.59%) Subversion
7 24 (8.25%) TestComplete
8 22 (7.56%) Gradle
9 21 (7.22%) Selenium
10 19 (6.53%) JUnit
11 18 (6.19%) Maven
12 16 (5.50%) Mercurial
13 14 (4.81%) Visual Studio
14 13 (4.47%) Cucumber
15 12 (4.12%) TeamCity
16 11 (3.78%) Ant
16 11 (3.78%) ERwin
17 8 (2.75%) Mockito
18 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (22.68%) Finance
2 31 (10.65%) Banking
3 16 (5.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.41%) Retail
4 7 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (55.33%) Developer
2 60 (20.62%) Java Developer
3 36 (12.37%) Senior Developer
4 34 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 30 (10.31%) Consultant
6 27 (9.28%) Architect
7 23 (7.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 20 (6.87%) DevOps Consultant
9 18 (6.19%) ETL Developer
10 15 (5.15%) Integration Consultant
10 15 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (4.12%) .NET Developer
12 12 (4.12%) Talend Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Java Scala Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Scala Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Senior ETL Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Senior Scala Developer
13 11 (3.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (27.15%) CSS
2 72 (24.74%) HTML
3 64 (21.99%) Spring
4 54 (18.56%) jQuery
5 49 (16.84%) XML
6 48 (16.49%) .NET
7 46 (15.81%) HTML5
8 45 (15.46%) Web Services
9 39 (13.40%) RESTful
10 34 (11.68%) AngularJS
11 28 (9.62%) SOAP
12 25 (8.59%) REST
13 24 (8.25%) Ajax
14 23 (7.90%) CSS3
14 23 (7.90%) Hibernate
14 23 (7.90%) J2EE
15 22 (7.56%) JSON
16 20 (6.87%) JDBC
17 19 (6.53%) Middleware
18 18 (6.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.87%) Data Integration
2 17 (5.84%) Private Cloud
3 15 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.12%) Online Banking
5 11 (3.78%) User Experience
6 10 (3.44%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.41%) iPad
9 6 (2.06%) Digital Media
9 6 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.72%) PMI
11 3 (1.03%) Clustering
12 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 81 (27.84%) Linux
2 38 (13.06%) Windows
3 27 (9.28%) Unix
4 8 (2.75%) Android
4 8 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.06%) VME
6 3 (1.03%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.69%) AIX
7 2 (0.69%) CentOS
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.34%) pSOS
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (80.41%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.43%) TDD
3 84 (28.87%) DevOps
4 78 (26.80%) Scrum
5 57 (19.59%) Software Engineering
6 54 (18.56%) Test Automation
7 45 (15.46%) MVC
7 45 (15.46%) Unit Testing
8 44 (15.12%) Configuration Management
9 36 (12.37%) SOA
10 35 (12.03%) E-Commerce
11 32 (11.00%) ETL
11 32 (11.00%) Web Development
12 31 (10.65%) BDD
13 29 (9.97%) Code Coverage
13 29 (9.97%) Front End Development
14 24 (8.25%) Analytics
14 24 (8.25%) Automated Testing
14 24 (8.25%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 173 (59.45%) Java
2 113 (38.83%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.34%) SQL
4 34 (11.68%) Python
5 28 (9.62%) Ruby
6 19 (6.53%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.84%) C#
7 17 (5.84%) COBOL
8 14 (4.81%) PHP
8 14 (4.81%) Scala
9 11 (3.78%) Clojure
9 11 (3.78%) Groovy
10 10 (3.44%) C++
10 10 (3.44%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.41%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.72%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.72%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.65%) Degree
2 19 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.12%) BC Cleared
4 9 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.41%) CCEA
5 7 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (2.06%) CISM
6 6 (2.06%) CISSP
7 5 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (1.72%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.03%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.69%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (4.81%) Docker
2 7 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.06%) vSphere
3 6 (2.06%) Xen
3 6 (2.06%) XenServer
4 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.69%) vCloud
4 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (11.00%) Puppet
2 30 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.15%) Cobbler
4 9 (3.09%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.41%) Ansible
6 6 (2.06%) Nagios
7 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.69%) logstash
7 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.34%) Graylog
8 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.34%) Terraform
8 1 (0.34%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (17.53%) Oracle
2 35 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.97%) Talend
4 21 (7.22%) IBM
5 17 (5.84%) VMware
6 13 (4.47%) Vertica
7 12 (4.12%) SAP
8 9 (3.09%) Perforce
9 7 (2.41%) Citrix
9 7 (2.41%) Concur
9 7 (2.41%) Infor
9 7 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.06%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (1.72%) Chordiant
11 5 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.37%) hybris
13 3 (1.03%) Sun
13 3 (1.03%) Tableau
14 2 (0.69%) BMC
14 2 (0.69%) HP
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