The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 80 109 167
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +58
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1166 935 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.17% 1.83% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.52% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 642 434
Average daily rate
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£421 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Average hourly rate £65.25 £31.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.48% +26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £30.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £43.60 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.25 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+110.48% +26.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 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 July 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 July 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 +23 1073 £425 - 381
London +21 688 £450 - 179
City of London +37 171 £500 +5.26% 50
South East -6 138 £375 -3.22% 69
South West +26 80 £375 +20.96% 31
East of England -20 55 £400 - 23
Bristol +14 53 £375 +38.88% 8
Scotland +8 50 £400 - 16
Cambridgeshire +15 42 £394 -7.35% 11
Hampshire -36 39 £365 -4.26% 22
Edinburgh +3 36 £413 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +7 34 £325 +160.00% 31
North West -10 33 £425 +21.42% 26
West Midlands -2 32 £350 +7.69% 7
West Yorkshire +1 31 £325 +52.94% 20
Buckinghamshire +8 30 £438 +25.00% 3
Leeds +4 29 £325 +52.94% 17
Surrey +13 28 £425 +6.25% 17
Milton Keynes +10 27 £450 +28.57% 2
Southampton 0 22 £350 -1.40% 12
Berkshire -6 22 £350 -15.76% 10
Coventry +6 21 £350 - 1
Wales -1 18 £420 -6.66% 8
Cheshire +11 16 £490 +30.66% 14
Cambridge +5 13 £400 - 9
Warrington -6 13 £490 +36.11% 4
South Wales -9 13 £400 -11.11% 7
Oxfordshire 0 10 £350 - 5
Gloucestershire -6 10 £405 - 3
Cardiff - 10 £400 - 6

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1110 (47.58%) TDD
2 1038 (44.49%) Java
3 990 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
4 826 (35.41%) Scrum
5 725 (31.08%) JavaScript
6 678 (29.06%) HTML
7 628 (26.92%) Linux
8 620 (26.58%) SQL
9 570 (24.43%) .NET
10 543 (23.27%) C#
11 528 (22.63%) Jenkins
12 526 (22.55%) BDD
13 523 (22.42%) Web Services
14 519 (22.25%) Git (software)
15 517 (22.16%) CSS
16 448 (19.20%) XML
17 407 (17.45%) Maven
18 391 (16.76%) Subversion
19 385 (16.50%) MVC
20 376 (16.12%) DevOps
21 370 (15.86%) Oracle
22 366 (15.69%) OO
23 356 (15.26%) Ruby
24 344 (14.74%) jQuery
25 331 (14.19%) Puppet
26 327 (14.02%) Python
27 326 (13.97%) Finance
28 321 (13.76%) Open Source
29 320 (13.72%) TeamCity
30 319 (13.67%) SQL Server

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 174 (7.46%) Apache
2 120 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 112 (4.80%) CMS
4 103 (4.41%) Node.js
5 99 (4.24%) WebLogic
6 82 (3.51%) Confluence
7 62 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 54 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (2.27%) nginx
10 52 (2.23%) Umbraco
11 48 (2.06%) IIS
12 34 (1.46%) Apache Solr
13 32 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
14 30 (1.29%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
16 25 (1.07%) Drupal
17 22 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.73%) Jetty
18 17 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.81%) MS Office
3 14 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.17%) MS Project
6 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.043%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.21%) Magento
7 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.17%) RMDS
8 2 (0.086%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.043%) Global One
9 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 50 (2.14%) SaaS
4 46 (1.97%) PaaS
5 40 (1.71%) Amazon S3
5 40 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
8 29 (1.24%) Route 53
9 22 (0.94%) IaaS
10 18 (0.77%) GitHub
11 7 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.30%) Joyent
12 5 (0.21%) Force.com
13 2 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.086%) Heroku
13 2 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.043%) Office 365
14 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 163 (6.99%) HTTP
2 68 (2.91%) SSL
3 67 (2.87%) Firewall
4 66 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.61%) Internet
6 52 (2.23%) DNS
7 47 (2.01%) LDAP
8 33 (1.41%) VPN
9 30 (1.29%) DHCP
10 23 (0.99%) WAN
10 23 (0.99%) LAN
11 21 (0.90%) Network Security
12 19 (0.81%) IPsec
13 15 (0.64%) IPv6
14 13 (0.56%) BGP
15 12 (0.51%) OSPF
15 12 (0.51%) EIGRP
16 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
17 8 (0.34%) SAN
17 8 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 221 (9.47%) MySQL
3 207 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 180 (7.72%) NoSQL
5 168 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 94 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 91 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 65 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 61 (2.61%) Big Data
10 54 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (2.31%) Hadoop
11 53 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 52 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
14 44 (1.89%) SSDT
15 36 (1.54%) RavenDB
16 31 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
16 31 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (1.29%) CouchDB
18 28 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 528 (22.63%) Jenkins
2 519 (22.25%) Git (software)
3 407 (17.45%) Maven
4 391 (16.76%) Subversion
5 320 (13.72%) TeamCity
6 311 (13.33%) Selenium
7 249 (10.67%) Hudson
8 246 (10.54%) Cucumber
9 244 (10.46%) JUnit
10 207 (8.87%) JIRA
11 178 (7.63%) Visual Studio
12 177 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 129 (5.53%) Ant
14 123 (5.27%) WebDriver
15 97 (4.16%) Mercurial
16 87 (3.73%) NUnit
17 75 (3.21%) CruiseControl
18 72 (3.09%) Mockito
18 72 (3.09%) MSBuild
19 64 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 326 (13.97%) Finance
2 161 (6.90%) Banking
3 89 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.51%) Retail
5 70 (3.00%) Back Office
6 68 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.19%) Front Office
8 44 (1.89%) Marketing
9 33 (1.41%) Games
10 24 (1.03%) Advertising
10 24 (1.03%) Publishing
11 18 (0.77%) Electronics
12 17 (0.73%) Legal
13 11 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.39%) Automotive
15 6 (0.26%) Billing
15 6 (0.26%) International Banking
16 5 (0.21%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.17%) Law
17 4 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 1267 (54.31%) Developer
2 332 (14.23%) Java Developer
3 193 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 185 (7.93%) Senior Developer
5 181 (7.76%) .NET Developer
6 128 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 111 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 101 (4.33%) Architect
9 98 (4.20%) Tester
10 81 (3.47%) Front-End Developer
11 78 (3.34%) Analyst
12 75 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
13 68 (2.91%) Web Developer
14 67 (2.87%) Python Developer
15 64 (2.74%) PHP Developer
16 61 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
17 56 (2.40%) ScrumMaster
18 54 (2.31%) Test Analyst
19 51 (2.19%) iOS Developer
20 45 (1.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (29.06%) HTML
2 570 (24.43%) .NET
3 523 (22.42%) Web Services
4 517 (22.16%) CSS
5 448 (19.20%) XML
6 344 (14.74%) jQuery
7 303 (12.99%) Spring
8 286 (12.26%) ASP.NET
8 286 (12.26%) HTML5
9 273 (11.70%) JSON
10 235 (10.07%) RESTful
11 210 (9.00%) SOAP
12 197 (8.44%) REST
13 182 (7.80%) .NET Framework
14 178 (7.63%) CSS3
15 165 (7.07%) Hibernate
16 163 (6.99%) J2EE
17 145 (6.22%) Ajax
18 128 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
19 124 (5.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 321 (13.76%) Open Source
2 113 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 84 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 79 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 62 (2.66%) iPad
6 47 (2.01%) Derivative
7 40 (1.71%) Social Media
8 32 (1.37%) Wiki
9 31 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 31 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 28 (1.20%) iPhone
11 27 (1.16%) Market Risk
12 26 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 24 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 22 (0.94%) Credit Risk
15 16 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
16 15 (0.64%) New Media
16 15 (0.64%) Smartphone
17 14 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 628 (26.92%) Linux
2 255 (10.93%) UNIX
3 252 (10.80%) Windows
4 116 (4.97%) CentOS
5 96 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 78 (3.34%) Android
7 56 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (2.27%) Debian
9 48 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (2.01%) Ubuntu
11 42 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (1.54%) Mac OS X
14 22 (0.94%) AIX
15 16 (0.69%) Solaris
16 13 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
17 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
19 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
20 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (47.58%) TDD
2 990 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
3 826 (35.41%) Scrum
4 526 (22.55%) BDD
5 385 (16.50%) MVC
6 376 (16.12%) DevOps
7 366 (15.69%) OO
8 317 (13.59%) Unit Testing
9 285 (12.22%) Configuration Management
10 249 (10.67%) Automated Testing
11 248 (10.63%) Software Engineering
11 248 (10.63%) Test Automation
12 220 (9.43%) Web Development
13 219 (9.39%) SOA
14 208 (8.92%) Kanban
15 207 (8.87%) E-Commerce
16 200 (8.57%) Pair Programming
17 127 (5.44%) Release Management
18 111 (4.76%) OOP
19 110 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1038 (44.49%) Java
2 725 (31.08%) JavaScript
3 620 (26.58%) SQL
4 543 (23.27%) C#
5 356 (15.26%) Ruby
6 327 (14.02%) Python
7 245 (10.50%) PHP
8 181 (7.76%) Perl
9 133 (5.70%) Bash Shell
10 122 (5.23%) Groovy
11 114 (4.89%) Scala
12 106 (4.54%) C++
13 105 (4.50%) PL/SQL
14 85 (3.64%) Shell Script
15 77 (3.30%) T-SQL
16 57 (2.44%) C
16 57 (2.44%) Objective-C
17 38 (1.63%) PowerShell
18 27 (1.16%) XPath
19 18 (0.77%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 157 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 151 (6.47%) Degree
3 108 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.81%) ISEB
4 19 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.34%) MCSE
9 5 (0.21%) MCSD
9 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.21%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.17%) LPIC
11 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.13%) CCNA
12 2 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.086%) PhD
12 2 (0.086%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.043%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (10.20%) QA
2 8 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
3 6 (0.26%) WAI
3 6 (0.26%) Basel III
4 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) SLA
6 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.086%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
7 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.99%) Varnish
4 22 (0.94%) XenServer
5 19 (0.81%) vCloud
5 19 (0.81%) Samba
6 17 (0.73%) Postfix
7 12 (0.51%) Xen
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.26%) vSphere
9 5 (0.21%) KVM
9 5 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.17%) Docker
11 3 (0.13%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.086%) HDFS
12 2 (0.086%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.086%) qmail
13 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 331 (14.19%) Puppet
2 194 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (3.56%) Vagrant
4 54 (2.31%) Nagios
5 47 (2.01%) Salt
6 45 (1.93%) ZABBIX
7 32 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.86%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.77%) Cacti
10 15 (0.64%) SCCM
11 10 (0.43%) YUM
12 8 (0.34%) StatsD
12 8 (0.34%) Ansible
13 6 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.17%) logstash
14 4 (0.17%) collectd
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 2 (0.086%) OpenSSO
16 1 (0.043%) CFEngine
16 1 (0.043%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 370 (15.86%) Oracle
2 239 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 138 (5.92%) JBoss
4 118 (5.06%) Red Hat
5 90 (3.86%) VMware
6 55 (2.36%) Zend
7 51 (2.19%) Perforce
8 47 (2.01%) Adobe
9 46 (1.97%) Google
9 46 (1.97%) Rackspace
10 42 (1.80%) Red Gate
11 35 (1.50%) ATG
12 34 (1.46%) Endeca
13 30 (1.29%) hybris
13 30 (1.29%) IBM
13 30 (1.29%) HP
14 28 (1.20%) Atlassian
15 26 (1.11%) RightScale
16 24 (1.03%) SAP
17 21 (0.90%) Sybase
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Camden, London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good consultancy rates
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago