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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 73 111 150
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +39
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1420 961 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.46% 1.82% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.46% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 662 487
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £289 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 3
Average hourly rate £71.00 £41.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.17% +30.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.90 £50.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+75.30% +88.37%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
England +33 1283 £415 -2.35% 416
London +22 755 £450 - 188
South East +22 175 £375 -3.22% 60
City of London +19 153 £465 -2.10% 56
South West +32 101 £400 +13.47% 45
Yorkshire +48 70 £350 +33.33% 40
Wales - 70 £350 - 16
Hampshire +12 64 £375 +11.11% 16
Bristol +29 57 £400 +23.07% 24
East of England -39 54 £400 -5.88% 15
Southampton +22 52 £375 +10.29% 6
West Yorkshire +19 45 £325 +73.33% 20
North West -2 44 £418 +21.89% 36
Scotland +3 43 £375 -6.36% 7
West Wales - 39 £350 - 8
Swansea - 39 £350 - 8
East Midlands -17 35 £450 +44.00% 11
Leeds +16 34 £375 +100.00% 19
Edinburgh +21 31 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire +13 30 £375 -3.22% 6
West Midlands +1 30 £320 -28.88% 9
Surrey +9 25 £360 -10.00% 17
Buckinghamshire -13 23 £400 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +12 22 £400 - 9
Hertfordshire -6 21 £400 - 5
North Yorkshire - 20 £350 - 10
York - 20 £350 - 7
Milton Keynes -12 18 £400 +6.66% 2
Manchester -10 17 £325 -6.13% 15
South Wales - 17 £375 - 7

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1859 (71.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1245 (47.81%) TDD
3 1184 (45.47%) Java
4 965 (37.06%) Scrum
5 736 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 725 (27.84%) Linux
7 686 (26.34%) Jenkins
8 641 (24.62%) HTML
9 619 (23.77%) SQL
10 607 (23.31%) .NET
11 585 (22.47%) Web Services
12 582 (22.35%) Git (software)
13 580 (22.27%) BDD
14 530 (20.35%) C#
15 505 (19.39%) XML
16 477 (18.32%) DevOps
17 476 (18.28%) Maven
18 475 (18.24%) MVC
19 466 (17.90%) CSS
20 424 (16.28%) OO
21 421 (16.17%) Subversion
22 405 (15.55%) Spring
23 396 (15.21%) Puppet
24 375 (14.40%) Open Source
25 374 (14.36%) Oracle
26 372 (14.29%) Ruby
27 360 (13.82%) Configuration Management
28 355 (13.63%) Unit Testing
29 342 (13.13%) PHP
30 331 (12.71%) Selenium

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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
1 264 (10.14%) Apache
2 153 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 117 (4.49%) Node.js
4 114 (4.38%) Confluence
5 111 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 84 (3.23%) CMS
6 84 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 75 (2.88%) nginx
8 64 (2.46%) IIS
9 52 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 33 (1.27%) Apache Solr
11 32 (1.23%) Adobe CQ
12 31 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (1.11%) Jetty
14 26 (1.00%) SharePoint
15 25 (0.96%) Umbraco
16 24 (0.92%) Drupal
17 23 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
18 19 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.46%) MS Office
4 7 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.077%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.077%) MS Project
6 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.038%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.038%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.42%) Google Analytics
4 11 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.35%) RMDS
6 8 (0.31%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.15%) Magento
7 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.077%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.077%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.077%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.038%) Shopify
9 1 (0.038%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 118 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 58 (2.23%) PaaS
4 53 (2.04%) SaaS
5 52 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (1.61%) Amazon S3
7 39 (1.50%) GitHub
8 38 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 32 (1.23%) IaaS
10 24 (0.92%) Route 53
10 24 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (0.61%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.19%) Force.com
13 4 (0.15%) Joyent
13 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.077%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 1 (0.038%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.038%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.038%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.038%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 200 (7.68%) HTTP
2 80 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 78 (3.00%) Firewall
4 76 (2.92%) SSL
5 69 (2.65%) Internet
6 53 (2.04%) LDAP
7 51 (1.96%) DNS
8 34 (1.31%) DHCP
9 31 (1.19%) LAN
9 31 (1.19%) WAN
10 30 (1.15%) VPN
11 28 (1.08%) IPsec
12 18 (0.69%) AMQP
13 17 (0.65%) Network Security
13 17 (0.65%) FTP
14 13 (0.50%) BGP
15 12 (0.46%) Intranet
15 12 (0.46%) OSPF
15 12 (0.46%) EIGRP
15 12 (0.46%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 264 (10.14%) MySQL
3 214 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 205 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 200 (7.68%) NoSQL
6 102 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 82 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (2.53%) RDBMS
10 64 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 61 (2.34%) Big Data
12 46 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 45 (1.73%) SSDT
14 40 (1.54%) CouchDB
15 34 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (1.19%) Couchbase
17 31 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (1.15%) Redis
19 27 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 686 (26.34%) Jenkins
2 582 (22.35%) Git (software)
3 476 (18.28%) Maven
4 421 (16.17%) Subversion
5 331 (12.71%) Selenium
6 288 (11.06%) TeamCity
7 283 (10.87%) Hudson
8 282 (10.83%) Cucumber
9 264 (10.14%) JIRA
10 257 (9.87%) JUnit
11 202 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 148 (5.68%) Visual Studio
13 130 (4.99%) Ant
14 111 (4.26%) WebDriver
15 79 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 79 (3.03%) NUnit
16 78 (3.00%) Mockito
17 73 (2.80%) Mercurial
17 73 (2.80%) Eclipse
18 71 (2.73%) CruiseControl
General
1 314 (12.06%) Finance
2 149 (5.72%) Banking
3 88 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 80 (3.07%) Retail
5 66 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.42%) Back Office
7 59 (2.27%) Front Office
8 49 (1.88%) Marketing
9 43 (1.65%) Games
10 32 (1.23%) Legal
11 27 (1.04%) Advertising
12 25 (0.96%) Publishing
13 20 (0.77%) Electronics
14 18 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.46%) Automotive
15 12 (0.46%) Law
16 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.15%) International Banking
18 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
19 2 (0.077%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1444 (55.45%) Developer
2 414 (15.90%) Java Developer
3 238 (9.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 196 (7.53%) Senior Developer
5 192 (7.37%) .NET Developer
6 142 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 118 (4.53%) Architect
8 111 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 95 (3.65%) Tester
10 94 (3.61%) PHP Developer
11 91 (3.49%) Analyst
12 85 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
13 83 (3.19%) Web Developer
14 82 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
15 72 (2.76%) ScrumMaster
16 68 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 65 (2.50%) Test Analyst
18 64 (2.46%) iOS Developer
19 58 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
20 53 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 641 (24.62%) HTML
2 607 (23.31%) .NET
3 585 (22.47%) Web Services
4 505 (19.39%) XML
5 466 (17.90%) CSS
6 405 (15.55%) Spring
7 325 (12.48%) jQuery
8 296 (11.37%) ASP.NET
9 292 (11.21%) RESTful
10 284 (10.91%) JSON
11 279 (10.71%) HTML5
12 264 (10.14%) SOAP
13 249 (9.56%) J2EE
14 233 (8.95%) REST
15 192 (7.37%) Hibernate
16 180 (6.91%) .NET Framework
17 177 (6.80%) CSS3
18 169 (6.49%) AngularJS
19 164 (6.30%) Ajax
20 145 (5.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 375 (14.40%) Open Source
2 133 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.15%) User Experience
4 95 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 87 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
6 86 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 73 (2.80%) iPad
8 49 (1.88%) iPhone
9 44 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 40 (1.54%) Social Media
11 34 (1.31%) Wiki
12 32 (1.23%) Market Risk
13 30 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 27 (1.04%) Client/Server
15 25 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 24 (0.92%) Credit Risk
17 23 (0.88%) Derivative
18 18 (0.69%) W3C
19 17 (0.65%) Visualisation
20 16 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 725 (27.84%) Linux
2 263 (10.10%) UNIX
3 234 (8.99%) Windows
4 151 (5.80%) CentOS
5 117 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 85 (3.26%) Android
7 62 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 50 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (1.88%) Debian
9 49 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (1.34%) Mac OS X
11 31 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.92%) AIX
13 19 (0.73%) Solaris
14 18 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.19%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1859 (71.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1245 (47.81%) TDD
3 965 (37.06%) Scrum
4 580 (22.27%) BDD
5 477 (18.32%) DevOps
6 475 (18.24%) MVC
7 424 (16.28%) OO
8 360 (13.82%) Configuration Management
9 355 (13.63%) Unit Testing
10 302 (11.60%) Software Engineering
11 275 (10.56%) Automated Testing
12 250 (9.60%) SOA
13 241 (9.25%) E-Commerce
14 228 (8.76%) Pair Programming
15 223 (8.56%) Kanban
15 223 (8.56%) Test Automation
16 193 (7.41%) Web Development
17 152 (5.84%) Release Management
18 141 (5.41%) User Stories
19 127 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1184 (45.47%) Java
2 736 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 619 (23.77%) SQL
4 530 (20.35%) C#
5 372 (14.29%) Ruby
6 342 (13.13%) PHP
7 311 (11.94%) Python
8 160 (6.14%) Bash Shell
9 158 (6.07%) Perl
10 116 (4.45%) Scala
11 105 (4.03%) Groovy
12 89 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 83 (3.19%) C++
14 82 (3.15%) PL/SQL
15 72 (2.76%) Objective-C
16 70 (2.69%) Shell Script
17 63 (2.42%) C
18 52 (2.00%) PowerShell
19 37 (1.42%) PHP5
20 19 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 188 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 156 (5.99%) Degree
3 129 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.92%) ISEB
5 23 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 21 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.42%) CCNA
9 10 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.31%) MCSE
11 7 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.19%) OCPJP
12 5 (0.19%) MCSD
13 4 (0.15%) LPIC
13 4 (0.15%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.077%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.077%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (10.37%) QA
2 7 (0.27%) Basel III
3 5 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
4 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.077%) WAI
6 2 (0.077%) SLA
7 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.038%) EMIR
7 1 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 79 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.15%) XenServer
3 26 (1.00%) Xen
4 24 (0.92%) Samba
5 22 (0.84%) Varnish
6 21 (0.81%) Active Directory
7 17 (0.65%) Docker
8 16 (0.61%) vCloud
9 14 (0.54%) Postfix
10 13 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.27%) KVM
12 6 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.23%) vSphere
13 4 (0.15%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.12%) HDFS
15 2 (0.077%) qmail
16 1 (0.038%) RHEV
16 1 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 396 (15.21%) Puppet
2 222 (8.53%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (3.84%) Vagrant
4 64 (2.46%) Nagios
5 62 (2.38%) Salt
6 47 (1.80%) ZABBIX
7 28 (1.08%) Ansible
8 20 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.73%) Capistrano
10 18 (0.69%) YUM
11 16 (0.61%) Cacti
12 14 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.46%) SCCM
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
15 7 (0.27%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.27%) logstash
16 6 (0.23%) StatsD
17 5 (0.19%) Ganglia
17 5 (0.19%) Control-M
17 5 (0.19%) Kibana
Vendors
1 374 (14.36%) Oracle
2 266 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 147 (5.65%) JBoss
4 120 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 115 (4.42%) VMware
6 98 (3.76%) Zend
7 46 (1.77%) IBM
8 45 (1.73%) Google
8 45 (1.73%) Rackspace
9 44 (1.69%) Adobe
10 43 (1.65%) Atlassian
11 42 (1.61%) Red Gate
12 41 (1.57%) hybris
12 41 (1.57%) Perforce
13 39 (1.50%) ATG
14 36 (1.38%) Endeca
15 33 (1.27%) HP
16 27 (1.04%) Apple
17 25 (0.96%) TIBCO
17 25 (0.96%) SAP
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified based on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 3 days ago