The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 39 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 2.99% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 4.44% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+48.75% +8.10%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 180 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.68% 67.16% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 122 92
Average daily rate £325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 17
Average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Integration
Hampshire

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) EJB
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) PostGIS
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) RSpec
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) RSpec
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) EJB
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) PostGIS
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BPEL
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat