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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continuous Integration
Rank 47 69 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +33
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 135 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.55% 2.29% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 2.99% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 39 16
Average daily rate £400 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £298 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £34.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.68% +3.78%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +4 61 £395 +12.85% 35
Cheshire +17 46 £425 +21.42% 9
Lancashire +6 18 £450 -10.00% 3
Merseyside - 5 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 £502 -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 203 (72.24%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (54.45%) Java
3 130 (46.26%) Git (software)
4 122 (43.42%) JavaScript
5 102 (36.30%) TDD
6 96 (34.16%) Linux
7 94 (33.45%) HTML
8 89 (31.67%) CSS
9 83 (29.54%) Scrum
10 73 (25.98%) jQuery
11 67 (23.84%) Jenkins
12 66 (23.49%) Web Services
13 60 (21.35%) DevOps
14 59 (21.00%) XML
15 56 (19.93%) SQL
15 56 (19.93%) HTML5
16 53 (18.86%) JSON
17 45 (16.01%) Unit Testing
17 45 (16.01%) BDD
17 45 (16.01%) OO
17 45 (16.01%) MVC
18 44 (15.66%) Unix
18 44 (15.66%) SOAP
19 43 (15.30%) Python
19 43 (15.30%) Subversion
19 43 (15.30%) RESTful
20 42 (14.95%) Spring
20 42 (14.95%) Finance
21 40 (14.23%) .NET
21 40 (14.23%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (7.83%) JBoss
2 19 (6.76%) Apache
3 16 (5.69%) Node.js
3 16 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.27%) Tuxedo
6 11 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.56%) IIS
8 8 (2.85%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.49%) CMS
9 7 (2.49%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.14%) CloudStack
10 6 (2.14%) nginx
10 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.07%) Confluence
11 3 (1.07%) Drupal
11 3 (1.07%) Jetty
11 3 (1.07%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.78%) Amazon Glacier
5 5 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (1.78%) Route 53
5 5 (1.78%) SaaS
6 4 (1.42%) GitHub
6 4 (1.42%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) HTTP
2 18 (6.41%) Internet
3 9 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.14%) DHCP
4 6 (2.14%) DNS
4 6 (2.14%) SMTP
4 6 (2.14%) SSL
5 4 (1.42%) FTP
5 4 (1.42%) IPsec
6 2 (0.71%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.71%) LAN
6 2 (0.71%) SNMP
6 2 (0.71%) VoIP
6 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (9.25%) MongoDB
3 24 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.41%) MySQL
5 17 (6.05%) Big Data
6 16 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.14%) Redis
9 5 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.78%) SQLite
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.42%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 130 (46.26%) Git (software)
2 67 (23.84%) Jenkins
3 43 (15.30%) Subversion
4 39 (13.88%) Maven
5 32 (11.39%) JIRA
6 21 (7.47%) Hudson
7 20 (7.12%) Eclipse
7 20 (7.12%) Selenium
7 20 (7.12%) Visual Studio
8 16 (5.69%) Mercurial
9 15 (5.34%) Gradle
9 15 (5.34%) JUnit
9 15 (5.34%) NUnit
9 15 (5.34%) TeamCity
10 14 (4.98%) Ant
11 11 (3.91%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.49%) gulp
12 7 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.49%) YouTrack
General
1 42 (14.95%) Finance
2 31 (11.03%) Banking
3 8 (2.85%) Electronics
4 3 (1.07%) Games
4 3 (1.07%) Legal
4 3 (1.07%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (54.45%) Developer
2 66 (23.49%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.01%) Architect
4 25 (8.90%) Senior Developer
5 20 (7.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (7.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 19 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.63%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.63%) Consultant
10 12 (4.27%) HTML Developer
11 11 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.56%) Agile Developer
12 10 (3.56%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.56%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.20%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (3.20%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.85%) Analyst
14 8 (2.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (33.45%) HTML
2 89 (31.67%) CSS
3 73 (25.98%) jQuery
4 66 (23.49%) Web Services
5 59 (21.00%) XML
6 56 (19.93%) HTML5
7 53 (18.86%) JSON
8 44 (15.66%) SOAP
9 43 (15.30%) RESTful
10 42 (14.95%) Spring
11 40 (14.23%) .NET
12 34 (12.10%) AngularJS
13 28 (9.96%) Ajax
14 27 (9.61%) REST
15 25 (8.90%) Middleware
16 23 (8.19%) ASP.NET
17 21 (7.47%) CSS3
17 21 (7.47%) D3.js
18 19 (6.76%) J2EE
18 19 (6.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.25%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.34%) Private Cloud
4 11 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.56%) iPad
6 8 (2.85%) User Experience
7 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.78%) Clustering
8 5 (1.78%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.42%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.42%) Replication
9 4 (1.42%) Telematics
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.71%) DTV
11 2 (0.71%) IVR
11 2 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 96 (34.16%) Linux
2 44 (15.66%) Unix
3 29 (10.32%) Windows
4 20 (7.12%) Apple iOS
5 19 (6.76%) Android
6 14 (4.98%) AIX
6 14 (4.98%) Mac OS
7 13 (4.63%) Windows Vista
7 13 (4.63%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.56%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.14%) VME
9 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.71%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.36%) pSOS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (72.24%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (36.30%) TDD
3 83 (29.54%) Scrum
4 60 (21.35%) DevOps
5 45 (16.01%) BDD
5 45 (16.01%) MVC
5 45 (16.01%) OO
5 45 (16.01%) Unit Testing
6 40 (14.23%) Configuration Management
7 33 (11.74%) Software Engineering
8 32 (11.39%) SOA
9 31 (11.03%) OOP
10 27 (9.61%) Automated Testing
11 26 (9.25%) Kanban
12 25 (8.90%) Front End Development
13 24 (8.54%) SDLC
14 22 (7.83%) Open Source
15 20 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (7.12%) Web Design
16 19 (6.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 153 (54.45%) Java
2 122 (43.42%) JavaScript
3 56 (19.93%) SQL
4 43 (15.30%) Python
5 37 (13.17%) C#
6 29 (10.32%) C++
7 25 (8.90%) Groovy
8 22 (7.83%) Ruby
9 21 (7.47%) C
10 16 (5.69%) Objective-C
11 15 (5.34%) Perl
11 15 (5.34%) Scala
12 14 (4.98%) PHP
13 13 (4.63%) Bash Shell
14 12 (4.27%) COBOL
15 10 (3.56%) PowerShell
15 10 (3.56%) Shell Script
16 9 (3.20%) FQL
16 9 (3.20%) VB
17 8 (2.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (9.25%) Degree
2 23 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.63%) BC Cleared
4 11 (3.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.14%) ISEB
5 6 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.78%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.42%) CISM
7 4 (1.42%) CISSP
8 3 (1.07%) CCEA
8 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.76%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.56%) Xen
2 8 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.14%) BitLocker
3 6 (2.14%) vSphere
3 6 (2.14%) XenServer
4 2 (0.71%) Docker
4 2 (0.71%) vCloud
4 2 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.71%) XenApp
4 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (10.32%) Puppet
2 19 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.63%) Cobbler
4 9 (3.20%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.78%) Ansible
6 3 (1.07%) SCOM
7 2 (0.71%) logstash
7 2 (0.71%) Nagios
7 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (8.19%) Oracle
2 22 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.76%) VMware
4 12 (4.27%) IBM
5 11 (3.91%) Perforce
6 7 (2.49%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.14%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (1.78%) Citrix
8 5 (1.78%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.42%) Google
10 3 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.07%) hybris
11 2 (0.71%) Sun
11 2 (0.71%) Tableau
11 2 (0.71%) Zend
12 1 (0.36%) Apigee
12 1 (0.36%) Assembla
12 1 (0.36%) HP
12 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.36%) SAP
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