The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 97 87 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 33 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.46% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.06% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 13
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£425 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £307 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+110.48% +26.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2087 1893 2116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.40% 71.06% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 949 1118
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 84 112
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Integration
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +11 16 £490 +30.66% 14
Manchester -11 8 £331 -3.28% 8
Lancashire -13 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 23 July 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 45 (40.54%) C#
2 43 (38.74%) Java
3 41 (36.94%) Open Source
4 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (35.14%) TDD
5 39 (35.14%) Puppet
6 37 (33.33%) DevOps
7 36 (32.43%) Configuration Management
8 33 (29.73%) Linux
9 32 (28.83%) CSS
9 32 (28.83%) HTML
9 32 (28.83%) .NET
9 32 (28.83%) Jenkins
10 31 (27.93%) SQL
11 30 (27.03%) MVC
12 29 (26.13%) Amazon ELB
12 29 (26.13%) Route 53
12 29 (26.13%) Vagrant
12 29 (26.13%) Hudson
12 29 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (26.13%) Amazon S3
12 29 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (25.23%) CentOS
13 28 (25.23%) Maven
13 28 (25.23%) JSON
13 28 (25.23%) Red Hat
14 27 (24.32%) Scrum
15 26 (23.42%) RightScale
16 25 (22.52%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (8.11%) Apache
2 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.31%) Jetty
2 7 (6.31%) nginx
2 7 (6.31%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.50%) IIS
3 5 (4.50%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.13%) Amazon EC2
1 29 (26.13%) Amazon S3
1 29 (26.13%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (26.13%) Route 53
1 29 (26.13%) Amazon ELB
2 19 (17.12%) PaaS
3 17 (15.32%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.52%) Firewall
2 23 (20.72%) DNS
2 23 (20.72%) DHCP
3 13 (11.71%) HTTP
4 6 (5.41%) Network Security
5 3 (2.70%) SSL
5 3 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.80%) SMTP
7 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.11%) RavenDB
3 8 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.31%) Big Data
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Jenkins
2 29 (26.13%) Hudson
3 28 (25.23%) Maven
4 20 (18.02%) Visual Studio
5 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.11%) ReSharper
6 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.21%) JUnit
8 7 (6.31%) NUnit
9 5 (4.50%) Selenium
9 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.60%) Subversion
11 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.90%) JIRA
12 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.90%) RSpec
12 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (54.95%) Developer
2 26 (23.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Architect
7 4 (3.60%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (1.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (1.80%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (1.80%) Software Engineer
8 2 (1.80%) Applications Architect
8 2 (1.80%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (0.90%) Web Engineer
9 1 (0.90%) Senior Web Engineer
9 1 (0.90%) CMS Developer
9 1 (0.90%) Designer
9 1 (0.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) HTML
1 32 (28.83%) .NET
1 32 (28.83%) CSS
2 28 (25.23%) JSON
3 21 (18.92%) Web Services
4 20 (18.02%) RESTful
5 18 (16.22%) Ajax
5 18 (16.22%) LINQ
6 17 (15.32%) CSS3
7 15 (13.51%) HTML5
8 13 (11.71%) jQuery
9 10 (9.01%) Backbone.js
10 9 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (8.11%) XML
10 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.11%) Spring
11 8 (7.21%) NHibernate
12 7 (6.31%) Servlets
13 6 (5.41%) REST
14 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.94%) Open Source
2 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.90%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 28 (25.23%) CentOS
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.80%) UNIX
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.14%) TDD
3 37 (33.33%) DevOps
4 36 (32.43%) Configuration Management
5 30 (27.03%) MVC
6 27 (24.32%) Scrum
7 24 (21.62%) Unit Testing
8 17 (15.32%) BDD
9 12 (10.81%) Refactoring
9 12 (10.81%) Pair Programming
10 10 (9.01%) User Stories
11 9 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (7.21%) CQRS
12 8 (7.21%) OOP
13 7 (6.31%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.31%) Performance Testing
13 7 (6.31%) JVM Tuning
13 7 (6.31%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) C#
2 43 (38.74%) Java
3 40 (36.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.93%) SQL
5 22 (19.82%) Ruby
6 20 (18.02%) PHP
7 19 (17.12%) Python
8 17 (15.32%) Scala
9 16 (14.41%) C++
10 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.41%) Perl
12 5 (4.50%) XPath
13 3 (2.70%) Groovy
14 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.80%) C
15 1 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.80%) vCloud
3 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (35.14%) Puppet
2 29 (26.13%) Vagrant
3 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) Red Hat
2 26 (23.42%) RightScale
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.80%) Vertica
6 1 (0.90%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.90%) hybris
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Burnley
Kainos
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 19 days ago