The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 66 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +24
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 246 114 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 1.36% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.88% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 55 55
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +51.11%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6951 6060 5428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 72.15% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3847 3182 2680
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 257 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Integration across the South East region.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the South East region.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Hampshire +51 124 £365 -9.31% 22
Oxfordshire +9 29 £325 -31.57% 12
Berkshire +2 23 £488 +30.00% 15
Surrey -12 21 £513 +20.58% 16
Kent +7 19 £400 +14.28% 9
East Sussex -7 10 £290 -10.76% 8
Buckinghamshire -25 9 £363 -9.37% 7
West Sussex -7 4 £400 - 7
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 306 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (47.91%) Jenkins
3 175 (38.46%) Scrum
4 166 (36.48%) Linux
5 147 (32.31%) Java
6 142 (31.21%) TDD
7 140 (30.77%) Subversion
8 135 (29.67%) Git (software)
9 127 (27.91%) Puppet
9 127 (27.91%) Configuration Management
10 124 (27.25%) Web Services
11 115 (25.27%) DevOps
12 110 (24.18%) XML
13 108 (23.74%) SQL
14 99 (21.76%) Python
15 94 (20.66%) JavaScript
16 89 (19.56%) OO
17 82 (18.02%) RESTful
18 81 (17.80%) BDD
19 80 (17.58%) Spring
19 80 (17.58%) Software Engineering
20 78 (17.14%) C#
21 77 (16.92%) UNIX
22 76 (16.70%) Oracle
22 76 (16.70%) Maven
23 73 (16.04%) Apache
24 72 (15.82%) CSS
25 70 (15.38%) .NET
25 70 (15.38%) MVC
25 70 (15.38%) JSON

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 73 (16.04%) Apache
2 36 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 17 (3.74%) CMS
5 14 (3.08%) Drupal
5 14 (3.08%) Alfresco
6 12 (2.64%) uWSGI
7 8 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.54%) Node.js
8 7 (1.54%) JBoss
9 4 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) Liferay
11 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.76%) Magento
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.08%) Heroku
5 12 (2.64%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.54%) SaaS
6 7 (1.54%) PaaS
6 7 (1.54%) IaaS
7 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.11%) Internet
2 19 (4.18%) HTTP
3 9 (1.98%) Firewall
4 5 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.66%) DAB
7 2 (0.44%) VPN
8 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.22%) RTP
8 1 (0.22%) OSPF
8 1 (0.22%) BGP
8 1 (0.22%) IPv6
8 1 (0.22%) LAN
8 1 (0.22%) WAN
8 1 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (7.25%) MySQL
3 29 (6.37%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 23 (5.05%) Ingres
6 18 (3.96%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.32%) Hazelcast
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 218 (47.91%) Jenkins
2 140 (30.77%) Subversion
3 135 (29.67%) Git (software)
4 76 (16.70%) Maven
5 69 (15.16%) Cucumber
6 67 (14.73%) Selenium
6 67 (14.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 52 (11.43%) Ant
8 46 (10.11%) NUnit
9 42 (9.23%) TeamCity
10 41 (9.01%) JUnit
11 40 (8.79%) CruiseControl
12 39 (8.57%) ClearCase
13 35 (7.69%) Mockito
14 33 (7.25%) GoogleTest
14 33 (7.25%) CppUnit
15 30 (6.59%) JIRA
16 29 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (4.84%) ClearQuest
General
1 30 (6.59%) Finance
2 23 (5.05%) Publishing
3 9 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.76%) Banking
5 6 (1.32%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Electronics
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 260 (57.14%) Developer
2 72 (15.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 33 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 30 (6.59%) Software Engineer
6 20 (4.40%) Software Developer
6 20 (4.40%) Consultant
7 19 (4.18%) Architect
8 18 (3.96%) Analyst
8 18 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 16 (3.52%) iOS Developer
9 16 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.08%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.08%) Technical Leader
11 13 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (2.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 13 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (2.86%) Android Developer
12 11 (2.42%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (27.25%) Web Services
2 110 (24.18%) XML
3 82 (18.02%) RESTful
4 80 (17.58%) Spring
5 72 (15.82%) CSS
6 70 (15.38%) .NET
6 70 (15.38%) JSON
7 69 (15.16%) HTML
8 60 (13.19%) SOAP
9 54 (11.87%) Ajax
10 49 (10.77%) jQuery
10 49 (10.77%) J2EE
11 46 (10.11%) REST
12 41 (9.01%) WCF
13 40 (8.79%) Hibernate
14 36 (7.91%) HTML5
15 33 (7.25%) ASP.NET
15 33 (7.25%) XSLT
16 30 (6.59%) Spring MVC
17 28 (6.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.53%) Open Source
2 44 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.74%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.74%) iPad
4 17 (3.74%) iPhone
5 16 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.64%) Wiki
9 10 (2.20%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.98%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.76%) GIS
11 8 (1.76%) Derivative
12 5 (1.10%) NHS
13 4 (0.88%) EFT
13 4 (0.88%) DTV
13 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.44%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 166 (36.48%) Linux
2 77 (16.92%) UNIX
3 64 (14.07%) Windows
4 26 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.52%) Android
6 14 (3.08%) Mac OS X
7 13 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.98%) CentOS
9 8 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.66%) Solaris
13 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (67.25%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (38.46%) Scrum
3 142 (31.21%) TDD
4 127 (27.91%) Configuration Management
5 115 (25.27%) DevOps
6 89 (19.56%) OO
7 81 (17.80%) BDD
8 80 (17.58%) Software Engineering
9 70 (15.38%) MVC
10 63 (13.85%) Unit Testing
11 51 (11.21%) SOA
12 50 (10.99%) Test Automation
13 48 (10.55%) Automated Testing
14 42 (9.23%) Kanban
15 36 (7.91%) UML
15 36 (7.91%) Project Management
16 33 (7.25%) Web Development
17 31 (6.81%) User Stories
18 29 (6.37%) OOD
19 25 (5.49%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (32.31%) Java
2 108 (23.74%) SQL
3 99 (21.76%) Python
4 94 (20.66%) JavaScript
5 78 (17.14%) C#
6 49 (10.77%) PowerShell
7 48 (10.55%) PHP
8 47 (10.33%) C
9 34 (7.47%) C++
10 31 (6.81%) Ruby
11 25 (5.49%) Shell Script
12 20 (4.40%) Bash Shell
12 20 (4.40%) Objective-C
13 12 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.20%) XQuery
14 10 (2.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 10 (2.20%) XPath
15 9 (1.98%) Scala
16 8 (1.76%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 52 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.18%) Degree
4 11 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (3.74%) VirtualBox
2 16 (3.52%) Docker
3 13 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (2.64%) Shibboleth
5 10 (2.20%) KVM
6 9 (1.98%) vSphere
7 8 (1.76%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.44%) LXC
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 127 (27.91%) Puppet
2 66 (14.51%) Vagrant
3 37 (8.13%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (2.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (1.10%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.88%) logstash
6 4 (0.88%) Ansible
7 3 (0.66%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.66%) SCCM
8 1 (0.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) yum
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (16.70%) Oracle
2 48 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.27%) VMware
4 19 (4.18%) Apple
5 10 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.76%) Google
7 6 (1.32%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.66%) GigaSpaces
9 3 (0.66%) WSO2
10 2 (0.44%) Zend
11 1 (0.22%) Green Hills
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) IBM
11 1 (0.22%) Telerik
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