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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 67 123 151
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +28
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1570 901 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 1.71% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.31% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 627 479
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £30.00 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.40 £48.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +15.10%

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
42929 39035 40382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.11% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27471 24251 23495
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1145 1515
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.60% -9.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +48 1411 £425 - 446
London +32 785 £450 - 200
South East +51 198 £375 - 88
City of London +26 152 £450 -5.26% 64
South West +43 140 £400 -5.60% 27
Bristol +29 83 £400 +18.51% 11
Wales +36 81 £350 -23.91% 8
Yorkshire +41 80 £350 +9.37% 40
Hampshire +21 78 £355 +1.42% 25
Southampton +26 58 £366 +33.18% 8
North West 0 57 £400 +11.11% 47
East of England -36 56 £400 +14.28% 16
Scotland +7 54 £375 -6.25% 21
West Yorkshire +13 50 £538 +65.38% 22
West Wales +13 45 £350 -23.91% 1
Swansea +13 45 £350 -23.91% 1
Leeds +11 40 £538 +64.12% 20
East Midlands +1 39 £450 +55.17% 10
Edinburgh +26 38 £375 +1.69% 5
Oxfordshire +6 33 £450 +7.46% 7
West Midlands +7 32 £320 +6.66% 8
Berkshire +20 27 £475 +20.63% 22
Cheshire +7 25 £400 +8.84% 27
North Yorkshire - 24 £350 - 10
Surrey +12 23 £400 +6.66% 19
Hertfordshire -6 23 £400 -30.43% 3
York - 23 £350 - 6
Somerset +5 21 £325 +4.92% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 21 £400 - 4
South Wales - 21 £375 - 4

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1936 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1299 (48.06%) TDD
3 1239 (45.84%) Java
4 1011 (37.40%) Scrum
5 783 (28.97%) Linux
6 754 (27.89%) JavaScript
7 744 (27.52%) Jenkins
8 663 (24.53%) HTML
9 620 (22.94%) SQL
10 611 (22.60%) Git (software)
11 610 (22.57%) .NET
12 593 (21.94%) BDD
13 581 (21.49%) Web Services
14 563 (20.83%) C#
15 544 (20.13%) DevOps
16 529 (19.57%) XML
17 502 (18.57%) Maven
18 479 (17.72%) MVC
19 474 (17.54%) CSS
20 458 (16.94%) Puppet
21 440 (16.28%) Subversion
22 435 (16.09%) Spring
23 428 (15.83%) OO
24 395 (14.61%) Ruby
25 391 (14.47%) Configuration Management
26 383 (14.17%) Oracle
27 380 (14.06%) PHP
28 377 (13.95%) Open Source
29 341 (12.62%) jQuery
30 340 (12.58%) Unit Testing

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 297 (10.99%) Apache
2 165 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 155 (5.73%) JBoss
4 118 (4.37%) Node.js
5 109 (4.03%) Confluence
5 109 (4.03%) WebLogic
6 90 (3.33%) CMS
7 79 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 68 (2.52%) nginx
9 56 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
10 54 (2.00%) IIS
11 48 (1.78%) Apache Solr
12 36 (1.33%) Drupal
13 33 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
14 29 (1.07%) SharePoint
15 27 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (0.81%) Jetty
18 21 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 67 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.41%) MS Office
4 2 (0.074%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.037%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.037%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.037%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.33%) RMDS
5 9 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
9 2 (0.074%) AquaLogic BPM
9 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.074%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.037%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.037%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
3 68 (2.52%) PaaS
4 48 (1.78%) SaaS
5 47 (1.74%) GitHub
6 43 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 42 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 41 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (1.26%) IaaS
10 25 (0.92%) Route 53
11 22 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
12 11 (0.41%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.33%) Joyent
14 6 (0.22%) Force.com
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.074%) Office 365
16 2 (0.074%) AWS Data Pipeline
17 1 (0.037%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.037%) OpenShift
17 1 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 190 (7.03%) HTTP
2 80 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 78 (2.89%) Firewall
4 74 (2.74%) SSL
5 68 (2.52%) Internet
6 52 (1.92%) LDAP
7 42 (1.55%) DNS
8 36 (1.33%) LAN
8 36 (1.33%) WAN
9 27 (1.00%) VPN
10 25 (0.92%) DHCP
11 23 (0.85%) AMQP
12 21 (0.78%) IPsec
13 15 (0.55%) Network Security
14 14 (0.52%) FTP
15 11 (0.41%) Intranet
15 11 (0.41%) BGP
15 11 (0.41%) MVNO
16 10 (0.37%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 293 (10.84%) MySQL
3 236 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 219 (8.10%) NoSQL
5 215 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 107 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 93 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
8 83 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 81 (3.00%) RDBMS
10 73 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 60 (2.22%) Big Data
12 50 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 47 (1.74%) CouchDB
14 41 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.41%) SSDT
16 36 (1.33%) Redis
16 36 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
17 33 (1.22%) Couchbase
18 30 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 744 (27.52%) Jenkins
2 611 (22.60%) Git (software)
3 502 (18.57%) Maven
4 440 (16.28%) Subversion
5 314 (11.62%) Selenium
6 288 (10.65%) Cucumber
7 285 (10.54%) Hudson
8 265 (9.80%) TeamCity
8 265 (9.80%) JIRA
9 252 (9.32%) JUnit
10 197 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 149 (5.51%) Ant
12 140 (5.18%) Visual Studio
13 105 (3.88%) WebDriver
14 94 (3.48%) NUnit
15 91 (3.37%) PHPUnit
16 90 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 85 (3.14%) Eclipse
18 79 (2.92%) Mockito
19 76 (2.81%) CruiseControl
General
1 328 (12.13%) Finance
2 166 (6.14%) Banking
3 91 (3.37%) Investment Banking
4 73 (2.70%) Retail
5 66 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.11%) Front Office
7 56 (2.07%) Back Office
8 49 (1.81%) Games
9 45 (1.66%) Marketing
10 31 (1.15%) Legal
11 25 (0.92%) Advertising
11 25 (0.92%) Publishing
12 21 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.67%) Electronics
14 13 (0.48%) Automotive
15 11 (0.41%) Law
16 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.15%) International Banking
18 3 (0.11%) Dutch Language
19 1 (0.037%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1532 (56.68%) Developer
2 445 (16.46%) Java Developer
3 268 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 201 (7.44%) Senior Developer
5 198 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 143 (5.29%) Software Engineer
7 133 (4.92%) Architect
8 126 (4.66%) C# Developer
9 105 (3.88%) PHP Developer
10 88 (3.26%) Analyst
11 82 (3.03%) Tester
11 82 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
12 78 (2.89%) Web Developer
13 75 (2.77%) ScrumMaster
13 75 (2.77%) Front-End Developer
14 72 (2.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 64 (2.37%) Test Analyst
16 60 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
17 59 (2.18%) iOS Developer
18 49 (1.81%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (24.53%) HTML
2 610 (22.57%) .NET
3 581 (21.49%) Web Services
4 529 (19.57%) XML
5 474 (17.54%) CSS
6 435 (16.09%) Spring
7 341 (12.62%) jQuery
8 310 (11.47%) HTML5
9 301 (11.14%) RESTful
10 292 (10.80%) JSON
11 286 (10.58%) ASP.NET
12 278 (10.28%) SOAP
13 254 (9.40%) J2EE
14 240 (8.88%) REST
15 211 (7.81%) Hibernate
16 189 (6.99%) CSS3
17 179 (6.62%) AngularJS
18 171 (6.33%) Ajax
19 164 (6.07%) .NET Framework
20 150 (5.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 377 (13.95%) Open Source
2 138 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 100 (3.70%) User Experience
5 82 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 82 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 69 (2.55%) iPad
8 46 (1.70%) iPhone
9 42 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 38 (1.41%) Social Media
11 35 (1.29%) Wiki
12 34 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (1.22%) Market Risk
14 32 (1.18%) Client/Server
15 29 (1.07%) Derivative
15 29 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 28 (1.04%) Fixed Income
17 26 (0.96%) Credit Risk
18 17 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 783 (28.97%) Linux
2 283 (10.47%) UNIX
3 236 (8.73%) Windows
4 190 (7.03%) CentOS
5 108 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 81 (3.00%) Android
7 80 (2.96%) Ubuntu
8 68 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (1.78%) Debian
10 40 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.85%) AIX
12 22 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 20 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.67%) Solaris
15 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.18%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.18%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1936 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1299 (48.06%) TDD
3 1011 (37.40%) Scrum
4 593 (21.94%) BDD
5 544 (20.13%) DevOps
6 479 (17.72%) MVC
7 428 (15.83%) OO
8 391 (14.47%) Configuration Management
9 340 (12.58%) Unit Testing
10 316 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 294 (10.88%) Automated Testing
12 262 (9.69%) SOA
13 236 (8.73%) Kanban
14 233 (8.62%) Pair Programming
15 230 (8.51%) E-Commerce
16 224 (8.29%) Test Automation
17 174 (6.44%) Web Development
18 153 (5.66%) User Stories
19 148 (5.48%) Mentoring
20 145 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1239 (45.84%) Java
2 754 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 620 (22.94%) SQL
4 563 (20.83%) C#
5 395 (14.61%) Ruby
6 380 (14.06%) PHP
7 321 (11.88%) Python
8 192 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 171 (6.33%) Perl
10 118 (4.37%) Scala
11 100 (3.70%) Groovy
12 93 (3.44%) C++
13 88 (3.26%) T-SQL
14 82 (3.03%) PL/SQL
15 74 (2.74%) Objective-C
16 70 (2.59%) Shell Script
17 67 (2.48%) C
18 53 (1.96%) PowerShell
19 38 (1.41%) PHP5
20 18 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 214 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 169 (6.25%) Degree
3 143 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 24 (0.89%) ISEB
5 23 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 17 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (0.52%) CCNA
8 12 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.33%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.30%) MCSE
12 5 (0.18%) MCSD
12 5 (0.18%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.15%) LPIC
13 4 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.15%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (10.21%) QA
2 7 (0.26%) Basel III
3 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
4 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.11%) WAI
6 2 (0.074%) SLA
7 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.037%) EMIR
7 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 78 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (1.15%) XenServer
3 25 (0.92%) Varnish
4 24 (0.89%) Samba
5 22 (0.81%) Docker
6 20 (0.74%) Xen
7 19 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 14 (0.52%) vCloud
9 13 (0.48%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.41%) Postfix
10 11 (0.41%) KVM
11 10 (0.37%) vSphere
12 7 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.15%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.11%) HDFS
14 3 (0.11%) LXC
15 2 (0.074%) qmail
15 2 (0.074%) Firmware
16 1 (0.037%) RHEV
16 1 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 458 (16.94%) Puppet
2 282 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (4.37%) Vagrant
4 66 (2.44%) Salt
5 62 (2.29%) Nagios
6 47 (1.74%) ZABBIX
7 46 (1.70%) Ansible
8 21 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (0.67%) YUM
10 17 (0.63%) Cacti
10 17 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (0.55%) Capistrano
12 9 (0.33%) Control-M
13 8 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (0.26%) logstash
14 7 (0.26%) BladeLogic
14 7 (0.26%) SCCM
14 7 (0.26%) Kibana
15 6 (0.22%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 383 (14.17%) Oracle
2 264 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 126 (4.66%) Red Hat
4 115 (4.25%) VMware
5 113 (4.18%) Zend
6 49 (1.81%) Rackspace
7 47 (1.74%) IBM
8 45 (1.66%) Atlassian
9 40 (1.48%) Adobe
9 40 (1.48%) Perforce
10 39 (1.44%) Google
10 39 (1.44%) ATG
10 39 (1.44%) hybris
11 37 (1.37%) Red Gate
12 36 (1.33%) HP
13 35 (1.29%) Endeca
14 26 (0.96%) SAP
14 26 (0.96%) Apple
15 25 (0.92%) TIBCO
15 25 (0.92%) Twitter
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £460 - £490 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400 - 600
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Kainos Software
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Candidate Source
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RedCat Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £304.69 per day
Posted: 3 days ago