The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 57 82 111
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1747 1205 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.07% 2.21% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 2.90% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 862 646
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +118.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.30 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £71.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +118.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44294 41615 38269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.78% 76.15% 74.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28706 25700 23210
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1169 1103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend

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

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 August 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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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
England +24 1635 £425 +3.03% 551
London +15 884 £475 +5.55% 269
South East +29 236 £400 +6.66% 85
City of London +10 204 £475 -3.06% 81
Yorkshire +34 144 £330 +1.53% 38
West Yorkshire +39 130 £330 +1.53% 30
East of England +28 108 £400 - 27
Leeds +29 107 £330 +1.53% 25
North West +32 96 £386 -9.11% 58
South West -3 87 £425 +13.33% 27
Hampshire +26 78 £375 +4.16% 20
Scotland +17 68 £378 -6.21% 14
Cheshire +26 50 £388 -19.27% 21
Oxfordshire +13 44 £400 +14.28% 11
Bristol -8 43 £425 +9.67% 9
Surrey +10 42 £425 +6.25% 18
Essex - 39 £400 - 2
Southampton +9 37 £373 +6.42% 9
Cambridgeshire -8 35 £405 +1.25% 13
Edinburgh 0 34 £394 -4.54% 6
East Midlands +18 33 £375 +3.44% 13
Berkshire +10 33 £430 +32.30% 19
West Midlands +6 33 £420 +20.00% 26
Oxford +9 29 £403 - 5
Cambridge +7 29 £405 -0.30% 12
Nottinghamshire +12 26 £375 +11.11% 5
Nottingham +11 26 £375 +11.11% 5
Manchester +5 25 £458 +40.76% 32
Wales 0 22 £375 -11.76% 3
Hertfordshire +4 19 £425 +4.61% 7

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2168 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1445 (44.96%) TDD
3 1404 (43.68%) Java
4 1039 (32.33%) Linux
5 1031 (32.08%) Scrum
6 999 (31.08%) Jenkins
7 885 (27.54%) JavaScript
8 824 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 735 (22.87%) HTML
10 721 (22.43%) DevOps
11 717 (22.31%) Web Services
12 653 (20.32%) SQL
13 622 (19.35%) .NET
13 622 (19.35%) BDD
14 607 (18.89%) Puppet
15 558 (17.36%) C#
16 547 (17.02%) CSS
17 527 (16.40%) Python
18 520 (16.18%) Subversion
19 504 (15.68%) Configuration Management
20 476 (14.81%) Oracle
20 476 (14.81%) SQL Server
21 471 (14.65%) XML
22 457 (14.22%) Open Source
23 448 (13.94%) HTML5
24 438 (13.63%) OO
25 437 (13.60%) Maven
26 433 (13.47%) Spring
27 431 (13.41%) Finance
28 429 (13.35%) Ruby

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 302 (9.40%) Apache
2 241 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 200 (6.22%) Node.js
4 188 (5.85%) JBoss
5 170 (5.29%) Confluence
6 132 (4.11%) WebLogic
7 119 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 110 (3.42%) nginx
9 107 (3.33%) IIS
10 61 (1.90%) CMS
11 58 (1.80%) Jetty
12 48 (1.49%) OpenStack
13 40 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
14 34 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 32 (1.00%) Mule ESB
16 29 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
16 29 (0.90%) SharePoint
17 27 (0.84%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
19 25 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 99 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.65%) MS Office
3 15 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.093%) Simulink
5 3 (0.093%) MS Project
6 2 (0.062%) HipChat
6 2 (0.062%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.062%) FastStats
6 2 (0.062%) TargetLink
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (0.90%) Magento
2 26 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.093%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.093%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.031%) Global One
8 1 (0.031%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.031%) Loanet
Cloud Services
1 389 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (1.62%) PaaS
6 49 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (1.21%) GitHub
8 36 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 32 (1.00%) SaaS
10 26 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.75%) Route 53
12 23 (0.72%) IaaS
12 23 (0.72%) Google App Engine
13 19 (0.59%) Heroku
14 16 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.40%) Google Analytics
17 9 (0.28%) OpenShift
18 6 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 228 (7.09%) HTTP
2 148 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 112 (3.48%) SSL
4 109 (3.39%) Firewall
5 98 (3.05%) Internet
6 63 (1.96%) DNS
7 43 (1.34%) LDAP
8 41 (1.28%) VPN
9 35 (1.09%) DHCP
10 30 (0.93%) FTP
10 30 (0.93%) IPsec
11 28 (0.87%) SAN
12 26 (0.81%) WAN
12 26 (0.81%) LAN
13 20 (0.62%) Network Security
14 18 (0.56%) Wireless
15 16 (0.50%) AMQP
16 14 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
16 14 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
16 14 (0.44%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 342 (10.64%) MySQL
2 342 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 283 (8.81%) NoSQL
4 247 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 230 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
6 157 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 116 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 91 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 91 (2.83%) Big Data
8 91 (2.83%) Redis
9 83 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 74 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 72 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 63 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 49 (1.52%) DB2
14 47 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
15 41 (1.28%) CouchDB
16 31 (0.96%) HBase
16 31 (0.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 999 (31.08%) Jenkins
2 824 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 520 (16.18%) Subversion
4 437 (13.60%) Maven
5 357 (11.11%) JIRA
6 348 (10.83%) Selenium
7 302 (9.40%) Cucumber
8 226 (7.03%) TeamCity
9 221 (6.88%) JUnit
10 202 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 198 (6.16%) Hudson
12 191 (5.94%) Ant
13 123 (3.83%) Eclipse
14 118 (3.67%) NUnit
15 107 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 103 (3.20%) Visual Studio
17 101 (3.14%) Gradle
18 98 (3.05%) WebDriver
19 93 (2.89%) Mercurial
20 76 (2.36%) MSBuild
General
1 431 (13.41%) Finance
2 255 (7.93%) Banking
3 104 (3.24%) Front Office
4 103 (3.20%) Retail
5 98 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 62 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.40%) Marketing
8 40 (1.24%) Publishing
9 34 (1.06%) Games
10 23 (0.72%) Legal
11 15 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.47%) Back Office
12 14 (0.44%) Electronics
12 14 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.31%) Automotive
14 10 (0.31%) Billing
15 7 (0.22%) Law
15 7 (0.22%) Advertising
16 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1615 (50.25%) Developer
2 496 (15.43%) Java Developer
3 320 (9.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 254 (7.90%) Senior Developer
5 200 (6.22%) Architect
6 168 (5.23%) .NET Developer
7 149 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 145 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 137 (4.26%) Analyst
10 110 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 91 (2.83%) Test Analyst
12 90 (2.80%) Tester
13 89 (2.77%) Front-End Developer
14 76 (2.36%) Administrator
15 74 (2.30%) Web Developer
16 71 (2.21%) ScrumMaster
17 66 (2.05%) Python Developer
18 63 (1.96%) Consultant
18 63 (1.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
19 61 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 735 (22.87%) HTML
2 717 (22.31%) Web Services
3 622 (19.35%) .NET
4 547 (17.02%) CSS
5 471 (14.65%) XML
6 448 (13.94%) HTML5
7 433 (13.47%) Spring
8 402 (12.51%) AngularJS
9 382 (11.89%) REST
10 349 (10.86%) jQuery
11 338 (10.52%) RESTful
12 334 (10.39%) JSON
13 314 (9.77%) SOAP
14 269 (8.37%) J2EE
15 226 (7.03%) CSS3
16 215 (6.69%) ASP.NET
17 175 (5.44%) Hibernate
18 146 (4.54%) Ajax
19 139 (4.32%) .NET Framework
19 139 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 162 (5.04%) User Experience
2 129 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 127 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 52 (1.62%) Data Centre
6 51 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 49 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 49 (1.52%) Derivative
8 45 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 38 (1.18%) Wiki
10 35 (1.09%) iPad
11 33 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 32 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
13 29 (0.90%) iPhone
13 29 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (0.90%) Fixed Income
14 28 (0.87%) Credit Risk
15 24 (0.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1039 (32.33%) Linux
2 409 (12.73%) UNIX
3 382 (11.89%) Windows
4 155 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 140 (4.36%) CentOS
6 137 (4.26%) Android
7 125 (3.89%) Apple iOS
8 115 (3.58%) Ubuntu
9 42 (1.31%) Mac OS X
10 38 (1.18%) Debian
11 35 (1.09%) Solaris
12 22 (0.68%) AIX
13 17 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
14 14 (0.44%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
18 10 (0.31%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2168 (67.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1445 (44.96%) TDD
3 1031 (32.08%) Scrum
4 721 (22.43%) DevOps
5 622 (19.35%) BDD
6 504 (15.68%) Configuration Management
7 457 (14.22%) Open Source
8 438 (13.63%) OO
9 409 (12.73%) MVC
10 390 (12.13%) Unit Testing
11 386 (12.01%) Software Engineering
12 356 (11.08%) Automated Testing
13 327 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
14 312 (9.71%) E-Commerce
15 311 (9.68%) SDLC
16 282 (8.77%) Kanban
17 270 (8.40%) Pair Programming
18 265 (8.25%) SOA
19 263 (8.18%) Test Automation
20 216 (6.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1404 (43.68%) Java
2 885 (27.54%) JavaScript
3 653 (20.32%) SQL
4 558 (17.36%) C#
5 527 (16.40%) Python
6 429 (13.35%) Ruby
7 279 (8.68%) PHP
8 230 (7.16%) Perl
9 201 (6.25%) Bash Shell
10 175 (5.44%) C++
11 137 (4.26%) Scala
12 112 (3.48%) Groovy
13 110 (3.42%) PowerShell
14 94 (2.92%) PL/SQL
14 94 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 76 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 75 (2.33%) T-SQL
16 75 (2.33%) C
17 36 (1.12%) Go
18 32 (1.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 252 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 152 (4.73%) Degree
3 129 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 63 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 37 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 27 (0.84%) ISEB
7 19 (0.59%) Sun Certification
8 18 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.16%) CCNA
12 5 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.12%) PMP
13 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.12%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.062%) VCAP
14 2 (0.062%) MCSE
15 1 (0.031%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (10.11%) QA
2 18 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.34%) SLA
3 11 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.19%) WAI
5 5 (0.16%) COREP
5 5 (0.16%) FINREP
6 2 (0.062%) HL7
6 2 (0.062%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.062%) WCAG
7 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
System Software
1 146 (4.54%) Docker
2 125 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.46%) vCloud
4 30 (0.93%) KVM
5 28 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 26 (0.81%) Varnish
7 25 (0.78%) QEMU
8 22 (0.68%) Xen
9 14 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 13 (0.40%) ProxySG
11 12 (0.37%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.37%) Postfix
12 11 (0.34%) Samba
13 10 (0.31%) iptables
14 9 (0.28%) vSphere
15 8 (0.25%) XenServer
15 8 (0.25%) Squid
16 5 (0.16%) XenApp
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 607 (18.89%) Puppet
2 413 (12.85%) Opscode Chef
3 200 (6.22%) Ansible
4 115 (3.58%) Vagrant
5 110 (3.42%) Salt
6 63 (1.96%) Nagios
7 46 (1.43%) ZABBIX
8 43 (1.34%) BladeLogic
9 39 (1.21%) HAProxy
10 34 (1.06%) logstash
11 33 (1.03%) Rundeck
12 26 (0.81%) Kibana
12 26 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
13 24 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 23 (0.72%) Control-M
14 23 (0.72%) yum
15 22 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
16 16 (0.50%) Graphite
17 15 (0.47%) Mesos
18 14 (0.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 476 (14.81%) Oracle
2 289 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 205 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 190 (5.91%) VMware
5 91 (2.83%) IBM
6 86 (2.68%) Google
7 80 (2.49%) Atlassian
8 56 (1.74%) Perforce
9 53 (1.65%) Adobe
10 50 (1.56%) hybris
11 46 (1.43%) Splunk
12 40 (1.24%) TIBCO
13 39 (1.21%) HP
14 38 (1.18%) Sitecore
15 36 (1.12%) Zend
16 34 (1.06%) SaltStack
17 32 (1.00%) WSO2
18 31 (0.96%) Cisco
19 28 (0.87%) New Relic
20 27 (0.84%) Sybase
Cheshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Good Market Rates
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £250 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day + Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Reed Technology
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £45000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £450 - 520 per day + N/A
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Posted: Yesterday
North
Capgemini Financial Services UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday