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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
England / North West
Rank 45 42 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +44
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 95 144 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.65% 3.83% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.67% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 31
Median daily rate £430 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £418 £395
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £46.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.86%

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
2127 3084 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 81.98% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1872 1510
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 131 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -1 50 £400 - 39
Cheshire -1 21 £450 +5.88% 10
Merseyside +9 15 £500 +117.39% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 136 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (46.77%) Java
3 85 (42.29%) Jenkins
4 83 (41.29%) DevOps
5 79 (39.30%) Git (software)
6 73 (36.32%) TDD
7 72 (35.82%) Scrum
8 71 (35.32%) Linux
9 66 (32.84%) JavaScript
9 66 (32.84%) Configuration Management
10 55 (27.36%) BDD
11 53 (26.37%) Ruby
12 51 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
13 46 (22.89%) Puppet
14 45 (22.39%) CSS
15 44 (21.89%) RESTful
16 41 (20.40%) HTML
17 38 (18.91%) Python
18 33 (16.42%) AngularJS
18 33 (16.42%) Ansible
19 32 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
19 32 (15.92%) Node.js
19 32 (15.92%) .NET
19 32 (15.92%) JSON
20 31 (15.42%) Cucumber
21 29 (14.43%) SQL
22 28 (13.93%) Selenium
22 28 (13.93%) Spring
23 27 (13.43%) Unit Testing
23 27 (13.43%) Docker

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 15 (7.46%) CMS
2 12 (5.97%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.47%) Apache
3 11 (5.47%) IIS
4 8 (3.98%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.48%) Drupal
5 7 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.48%) JBoss
5 7 (3.48%) Jetty
5 7 (3.48%) nginx
6 6 (2.99%) Mongrel
6 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.00%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 51 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.46%) GitHub
4 6 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.99%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.99%) Google App Engine
4 6 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.49%) Heroku
5 5 (2.49%) PaaS
6 4 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.99%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.50%) IaaS
8 1 (0.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 14 (6.97%) SSL
3 9 (4.48%) HTTP
4 8 (3.98%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.48%) DHCP
5 7 (3.48%) DNS
6 6 (2.99%) FTP
6 6 (2.99%) IPsec
7 5 (2.49%) VPN
8 4 (1.99%) Firewall
8 4 (1.99%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.49%) LAN
9 3 (1.49%) VoIP
9 3 (1.49%) WAN
10 1 (0.50%) Broadband
10 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.44%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.46%) MySQL
4 12 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.99%) SQLite
10 3 (1.49%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.00%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 85 (42.29%) Jenkins
2 79 (39.30%) Git (software)
3 31 (15.42%) Cucumber
4 28 (13.93%) Selenium
5 18 (8.96%) JIRA
6 14 (6.97%) Travis CI
7 12 (5.97%) Hudson
7 12 (5.97%) Subversion
8 11 (5.47%) Bitbucket
8 11 (5.47%) Maven
9 10 (4.98%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.98%) GoCD
10 9 (4.48%) Jasmine
10 9 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.98%) JUnit
12 7 (3.48%) Mercurial
13 6 (2.99%) JMeter
13 6 (2.99%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.49%) Gradle
General
1 9 (4.48%) Finance
2 8 (3.98%) Banking
3 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (46.77%) Developer
2 46 (22.89%) Java Developer
3 42 (20.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.95%) Consultant
5 17 (8.46%) Senior Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Administrator
9 10 (4.98%) Agile Developer
10 8 (3.98%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (3.48%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.99%) Architect
12 6 (2.99%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.49%) Android Developer
13 5 (2.49%) DBA
13 5 (2.49%) iOS Developer
13 5 (2.49%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.49%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.39%) CSS
2 44 (21.89%) RESTful
3 41 (20.40%) HTML
4 33 (16.42%) AngularJS
5 32 (15.92%) .NET
5 32 (15.92%) JSON
5 32 (15.92%) Node.js
6 28 (13.93%) Spring
7 26 (12.94%) Web Services
8 20 (9.95%) HTML5
9 18 (8.96%) J2EE
10 17 (8.46%) CSS3
10 17 (8.46%) jQuery
11 12 (5.97%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (5.97%) REST
12 11 (5.47%) Ajax
13 10 (4.98%) Gherkin
13 10 (4.98%) XML
14 9 (4.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.99%) Clustering
3 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.99%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.99%) iPhone
4 4 (1.99%) Replication
5 3 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) DataPower
7 1 (0.50%) Derivative
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.32%) Linux
2 25 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (9.95%) Unix
4 19 (9.45%) CentOS
5 12 (5.97%) Windows
6 9 (4.48%) Fedora
7 8 (3.98%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.49%) Android
10 4 (1.99%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.29%) DevOps
3 73 (36.32%) TDD
4 72 (35.82%) Scrum
5 66 (32.84%) Configuration Management
6 55 (27.36%) BDD
7 27 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 26 (12.94%) Pair Programming
9 25 (12.44%) Kanban
10 24 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (11.94%) Microservices
10 24 (11.94%) Open Source
11 22 (10.95%) Web Development
12 21 (10.45%) SDLC
12 21 (10.45%) Software Engineering
13 19 (9.45%) OO
14 17 (8.46%) MVC
14 17 (8.46%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
16 13 (6.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 94 (46.77%) Java
2 66 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 53 (26.37%) Ruby
4 38 (18.91%) Python
5 29 (14.43%) SQL
6 26 (12.94%) C#
7 20 (9.95%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.97%) Groovy
8 12 (5.97%) Scala
9 10 (4.98%) Clojure
10 8 (3.98%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.98%) Perl
10 8 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.48%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.99%) PHP
13 5 (2.49%) F#
13 5 (2.49%) Go
13 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.99%) CISSP
5 3 (1.49%) SANS
5 3 (1.49%) SSCP
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SDET
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (13.43%) Docker
2 15 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.99%) Xen
4 5 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (22.89%) Puppet
2 33 (16.42%) Ansible
3 32 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.97%) Kibana
5 10 (4.98%) Nagios
6 8 (3.98%) Ganglia
6 8 (3.98%) Graphite
6 8 (3.98%) Riemann
7 7 (3.48%) Terraform
8 6 (2.99%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.99%) logstash
9 5 (2.49%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.49%) QRadar
11 2 (1.00%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.50%) Packer
12 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 24 (11.94%) Red Hat
2 23 (11.44%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) VMware
4 17 (8.46%) Google
5 12 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.48%) ATG
6 9 (4.48%) hybris
6 9 (4.48%) Splunk
7 6 (2.99%) IBM
8 4 (1.99%) Siebel
9 3 (1.49%) Apple
9 3 (1.49%) HP
9 3 (1.49%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.49%) New Relic
9 3 (1.49%) Perforce
9 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.49%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.00%) Sybase
11 1 (0.50%) Tableau
11 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
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