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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 81 107 159
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +52
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1191 943 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.18% 1.84% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.53% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 647 456
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 £325 £286 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £700 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.46% -5.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +3.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +23 1100 £413 -2.94% 407
London +16 694 £450 - 198
City of London +36 170 £475 - 62
South East +5 138 £375 - 66
South West +30 85 £375 +19.04% 24
East of England -27 57 £400 -5.88% 24
Bristol +17 54 £388 +34.78% 9
Scotland -1 46 £403 +3.20% 24
Yorkshire +13 40 £325 +160.00% 38
Hampshire -22 39 £365 -2.66% 18
Cambridgeshire 0 37 £400 -5.88% 9
Edinburgh +2 34 £413 +37.50% 9
West Midlands -7 32 £350 +7.69% 10
North West -11 32 £424 +21.07% 30
Buckinghamshire +11 30 £438 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire +5 30 £325 +160.00% 20
Surrey +9 28 £413 +3.12% 19
Leeds -5 28 £325 +160.00% 17
Milton Keynes +5 27 £450 +28.57% 1
Southampton +3 23 £350 -1.40% 11
Berkshire -3 22 £325 -18.75% 10
Coventry +5 21 £350 -
Wales +4 18 £425 -5.55% 8
Cheshire +5 15 £480 +28.00% 18
Warrington -2 13 £490 +36.11% 7
South Wales -4 13 £408 -9.44% 6
Cambridge -7 13 £400 - 6
Gloucestershire -9 12 £405 - 3
Oxfordshire +8 11 £350 - 7
Cardiff - 11 £400 - 5

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 1107 (47.86%) TDD
2 1043 (45.09%) Java
3 964 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
4 824 (35.62%) Scrum
5 703 (30.39%) JavaScript
6 645 (27.89%) HTML
7 640 (27.67%) Linux
8 604 (26.11%) SQL
9 570 (24.64%) .NET
10 540 (23.35%) Jenkins
11 531 (22.96%) BDD
12 529 (22.87%) C#
13 518 (22.40%) Web Services
13 518 (22.40%) Git (software)
14 491 (21.23%) CSS
15 440 (19.02%) XML
16 400 (17.29%) Maven
17 390 (16.86%) MVC
18 389 (16.82%) Subversion
19 376 (16.26%) DevOps
20 366 (15.82%) OO
21 360 (15.56%) Ruby
22 351 (15.18%) Oracle
23 337 (14.57%) Puppet
24 324 (14.01%) Python
24 324 (14.01%) jQuery
25 319 (13.79%) Open Source
26 315 (13.62%) Unit Testing
27 312 (13.49%) Finance
28 311 (13.45%) SQL Server

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 182 (7.87%) Apache
2 125 (5.40%) Tomcat
3 103 (4.45%) CMS
3 103 (4.45%) Node.js
4 102 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 84 (3.63%) Confluence
6 66 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 54 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 53 (2.29%) nginx
9 52 (2.25%) IIS
10 42 (1.82%) Umbraco
11 32 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 31 (1.34%) Apache Solr
13 30 (1.30%) SharePoint
14 29 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
14 29 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 23 (0.99%) Drupal
16 20 (0.86%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.78%) Jetty
17 18 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 65 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.69%) MS Office
3 14 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.22%) MS Project
6 2 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.043%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 22 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 17 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.22%) Magento
7 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.17%) RMDS
8 2 (0.086%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.043%) Global One
9 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
9 1 (0.043%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.043%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
3 48 (2.08%) SaaS
4 47 (2.03%) PaaS
5 40 (1.73%) Amazon S3
5 40 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
8 29 (1.25%) Route 53
9 23 (0.99%) IaaS
10 20 (0.86%) GitHub
11 7 (0.30%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.22%) Force.com
13 4 (0.17%) Joyent
14 2 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.086%) Heroku
14 2 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.043%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.043%) Office 365
15 1 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 163 (7.05%) HTTP
2 72 (3.11%) Firewall
3 66 (2.85%) SSL
3 66 (2.85%) Internet
4 62 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.25%) DNS
6 48 (2.08%) LDAP
7 34 (1.47%) VPN
8 30 (1.30%) DHCP
9 26 (1.12%) WAN
9 26 (1.12%) LAN
10 22 (0.95%) Network Security
11 20 (0.86%) IPsec
12 16 (0.69%) IPv6
13 14 (0.61%) BGP
14 13 (0.56%) OSPF
14 13 (0.56%) EIGRP
15 10 (0.43%) SAN
16 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
17 8 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 231 (9.99%) MySQL
3 194 (8.39%) Relational Database
4 186 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 173 (7.48%) MongoDB
6 89 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 84 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 68 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 63 (2.72%) Big Data
10 56 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 54 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 49 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 44 (1.90%) SSDT
14 41 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (1.56%) CouchDB
16 36 (1.56%) RavenDB
17 32 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 31 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
19 29 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 540 (23.35%) Jenkins
2 518 (22.40%) Git (software)
3 400 (17.29%) Maven
4 389 (16.82%) Subversion
5 306 (13.23%) Selenium
6 305 (13.19%) TeamCity
7 256 (11.07%) JUnit
8 247 (10.68%) Cucumber
9 246 (10.64%) Hudson
10 210 (9.08%) JIRA
11 181 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 176 (7.61%) Visual Studio
13 127 (5.49%) Ant
14 123 (5.32%) WebDriver
15 81 (3.50%) Mercurial
16 80 (3.46%) NUnit
17 73 (3.16%) CruiseControl
18 71 (3.07%) Mockito
19 66 (2.85%) MSBuild
19 66 (2.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 312 (13.49%) Finance
2 157 (6.79%) Banking
3 91 (3.93%) Investment Banking
4 83 (3.59%) Retail
5 69 (2.98%) Back Office
6 63 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 53 (2.29%) Front Office
8 46 (1.99%) Marketing
9 36 (1.56%) Games
10 24 (1.04%) Advertising
11 23 (0.99%) Publishing
12 18 (0.78%) Electronics
12 18 (0.78%) Legal
13 12 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.39%) Automotive
15 6 (0.26%) International Banking
16 4 (0.17%) Law
16 4 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
17 3 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 1250 (54.04%) Developer
2 333 (14.40%) Java Developer
3 193 (8.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 189 (8.17%) Senior Developer
5 184 (7.96%) .NET Developer
6 130 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 112 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 99 (4.28%) Architect
9 93 (4.02%) Tester
10 76 (3.29%) Analyst
10 76 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 69 (2.98%) Web Developer
11 69 (2.98%) Front-End Developer
12 67 (2.90%) PHP Developer
13 64 (2.77%) Python Developer
14 61 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
15 57 (2.46%) ScrumMaster
16 52 (2.25%) Test Analyst
17 50 (2.16%) iOS Developer
18 47 (2.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (27.89%) HTML
2 570 (24.64%) .NET
3 518 (22.40%) Web Services
4 491 (21.23%) CSS
5 440 (19.02%) XML
6 324 (14.01%) jQuery
7 305 (13.19%) Spring
8 289 (12.49%) ASP.NET
9 271 (11.72%) HTML5
10 267 (11.54%) JSON
11 244 (10.55%) RESTful
12 206 (8.91%) SOAP
13 201 (8.69%) REST
14 183 (7.91%) .NET Framework
15 175 (7.57%) CSS3
16 170 (7.35%) J2EE
17 161 (6.96%) Hibernate
18 141 (6.10%) Ajax
19 131 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 119 (5.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 319 (13.79%) Open Source
2 108 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 85 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 76 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.72%) iPad
6 43 (1.86%) Derivative
7 40 (1.73%) Social Media
8 34 (1.47%) Wiki
9 32 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 31 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 28 (1.21%) Market Risk
12 27 (1.17%) iPhone
13 24 (1.04%) Visualisation
13 24 (1.04%) Credit Risk
14 23 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 23 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.69%) Management Information System
16 15 (0.65%) Smartphone
16 15 (0.65%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.65%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 640 (27.67%) Linux
2 257 (11.11%) UNIX
3 245 (10.59%) Windows
4 118 (5.10%) CentOS
5 96 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 80 (3.46%) Android
7 54 (2.33%) Debian
8 49 (2.12%) Ubuntu
9 48 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (1.51%) Mac OS X
12 33 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (0.95%) AIX
14 19 (0.82%) Solaris
15 12 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 7 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1107 (47.86%) TDD
2 964 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
3 824 (35.62%) Scrum
4 531 (22.96%) BDD
5 390 (16.86%) MVC
6 376 (16.26%) DevOps
7 366 (15.82%) OO
8 315 (13.62%) Unit Testing
9 282 (12.19%) Configuration Management
10 254 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 251 (10.85%) Automated Testing
12 237 (10.25%) Test Automation
13 216 (9.34%) SOA
14 208 (8.99%) E-Commerce
15 202 (8.73%) Pair Programming
15 202 (8.73%) Kanban
16 198 (8.56%) Web Development
17 125 (5.40%) Release Management
18 113 (4.89%) OOP
19 112 (4.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1043 (45.09%) Java
2 703 (30.39%) JavaScript
3 604 (26.11%) SQL
4 529 (22.87%) C#
5 360 (15.56%) Ruby
6 324 (14.01%) Python
7 252 (10.89%) PHP
8 179 (7.74%) Perl
9 135 (5.84%) Bash Shell
10 127 (5.49%) Groovy
11 116 (5.02%) Scala
12 105 (4.54%) C++
13 94 (4.06%) PL/SQL
14 85 (3.67%) T-SQL
14 85 (3.67%) Shell Script
15 57 (2.46%) Objective-C
16 52 (2.25%) C
17 36 (1.56%) PowerShell
18 23 (0.99%) PHP5
19 21 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 153 (6.61%) Degree
2 151 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 101 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.82%) ISEB
6 14 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.35%) MCSE
10 5 (0.22%) MCSD
10 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.22%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.17%) LPIC
12 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.13%) CCNA
13 2 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.086%) PhD
13 2 (0.086%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.043%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (10.20%) QA
2 8 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
3 7 (0.30%) Basel III
4 6 (0.26%) WAI
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) SLA
7 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.043%) EMIR
8 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.99%) XenServer
4 20 (0.86%) Varnish
4 20 (0.86%) Samba
5 18 (0.78%) vCloud
5 18 (0.78%) Postfix
6 13 (0.56%) Xen
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.26%) vSphere
8 5 (0.22%) KVM
8 5 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.17%) Docker
9 4 (0.17%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.086%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.086%) qmail
10 2 (0.086%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.086%) HDFS
11 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 337 (14.57%) Puppet
2 200 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (3.63%) Vagrant
4 58 (2.51%) Nagios
5 49 (2.12%) Salt
6 46 (1.99%) ZABBIX
7 27 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.86%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.78%) Cacti
10 16 (0.69%) SCCM
11 11 (0.48%) YUM
11 11 (0.48%) Ansible
12 8 (0.35%) StatsD
13 6 (0.26%) collectd
13 6 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.17%) logstash
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 3 (0.13%) Control-M
16 2 (0.086%) Ganglia
16 2 (0.086%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 351 (15.18%) Oracle
2 238 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 134 (5.79%) JBoss
4 121 (5.23%) Red Hat
5 88 (3.80%) VMware
6 60 (2.59%) Zend
7 51 (2.20%) Perforce
8 47 (2.03%) Adobe
9 45 (1.95%) Rackspace
10 42 (1.82%) Red Gate
11 39 (1.69%) Google
12 37 (1.60%) ATG
13 36 (1.56%) Endeca
14 32 (1.38%) IBM
15 31 (1.34%) hybris
16 30 (1.30%) HP
17 28 (1.21%) Atlassian
18 26 (1.12%) RightScale
19 24 (1.04%) SAP
20 20 (0.86%) Sybase
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350-400
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Attractive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £65,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday