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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 100 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 37 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.24% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.76% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 15
Average daily rate
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£423 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.35% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +247.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% +14.28%
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
2275 2045 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.23% 70.25% 64.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1040 1140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 105
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +2 18 £435 +33.84% 17
Manchester -11 10 £325 -5.10% 25
Lancashire -8 6 £423 +40.83% 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (45.65%) C#
2 40 (43.48%) Open Source
3 36 (39.13%) TDD
4 34 (36.96%) Java
4 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 33 (35.87%) Puppet
6 32 (34.78%) DevOps
7 30 (32.61%) Jenkins
8 28 (30.43%) Amazon ELB
8 28 (30.43%) Vagrant
8 28 (30.43%) Route 53
8 28 (30.43%) Hudson
8 28 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (30.43%) Amazon S3
8 28 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (29.35%) MVC
9 27 (29.35%) Red Hat
9 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (29.35%) CentOS
10 26 (28.26%) Configuration Management
10 26 (28.26%) HTML
10 26 (28.26%) SQL
10 26 (28.26%) .NET
10 26 (28.26%) CSS
10 26 (28.26%) RightScale
11 25 (27.17%) Linux
12 24 (26.09%) Firewall
13 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 23 (25.00%) Maven
13 23 (25.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
1 7 (7.61%) Jetty
1 7 (7.61%) Apache
1 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.61%) OpenStack
1 7 (7.61%) nginx
2 5 (5.43%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.43%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) IIS
2 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.43%) Amazon ELB
1 28 (30.43%) Route 53
1 28 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
1 28 (30.43%) Amazon S3
1 28 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (23.91%) PaaS
3 20 (21.74%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.09%) Firewall
2 22 (23.91%) DHCP
2 22 (23.91%) DNS
3 15 (16.30%) HTTP
4 5 (5.43%) Network Security
5 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.70%) RavenDB
3 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.61%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.26%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 28 (30.43%) Hudson
3 23 (25.00%) Maven
4 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.70%) JUnit
6 8 (8.70%) ReSharper
7 7 (7.61%) NUnit
7 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.17%) Selenium
10 1 (1.09%) JIRA
10 1 (1.09%) HtmlUnit
10 1 (1.09%) Subversion
10 1 (1.09%) Ant
10 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.09%) Gradle
10 1 (1.09%) RSpec
10 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (51.09%) Developer
2 22 (23.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Architect
8 2 (2.17%) Applications Architect
8 2 (2.17%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (1.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.09%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (1.09%) CMS Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.26%) HTML
1 26 (28.26%) .NET
1 26 (28.26%) CSS
2 21 (22.83%) JSON
3 17 (18.48%) RESTful
4 16 (17.39%) LINQ
5 15 (16.30%) Web Services
6 14 (15.22%) Ajax
7 11 (11.96%) CSS3
8 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.78%) Backbone.js
8 9 (9.78%) HTML5
9 8 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (8.70%) jQuery
9 8 (8.70%) NHibernate
10 7 (7.61%) Servlets
11 6 (6.52%) Spring
12 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Open Source
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) CentOS
2 25 (27.17%) Linux
3 4 (4.35%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) TDD
2 32 (34.78%) DevOps
3 27 (29.35%) MVC
3 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (28.26%) Configuration Management
5 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 23 (25.00%) Scrum
6 19 (20.65%) BDD
7 11 (11.96%) User Stories
7 11 (11.96%) Pair Programming
7 11 (11.96%) Refactoring
8 8 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (7.61%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.61%) OOP
9 7 (7.61%) CQRS
9 7 (7.61%) JVM Tuning
10 5 (5.43%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.26%) Kanban
11 3 (3.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) C#
2 34 (36.96%) Java
2 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.26%) SQL
4 22 (23.91%) Ruby
5 15 (16.30%) PHP
6 14 (15.22%) Python
6 14 (15.22%) C++
7 12 (13.04%) Scala
8 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) VB6
10 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) vCloud
2 1 (1.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 33 (35.87%) Puppet
2 28 (30.43%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Red Hat
2 26 (28.26%) RightScale
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Sybase
5 1 (1.09%) hybris
5 1 (1.09%) Canoo
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