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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 61 100 135
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1521 934 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.99% 1.92% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 2.58% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 633 562
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +51.11%

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
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 +38 1434 £450 +8.43% 514
London +19 834 £488 +10.79% 249
South East +56 246 £388 -3.12% 99
City of London +24 179 £495 +9.94% 89
Hampshire +51 124 £365 -9.31% 23
South West +48 103 £438 +16.66% 30
East of England +30 78 £475 +31.03% 30
North West +32 73 £350 -5.08% 35
Southampton +30 61 £380 +32.17% 14
Scotland -11 54 £400 +6.66% 22
Yorkshire +15 52 £325 +15.04% 35
Bristol +18 48 £438 +29.62% 8
West Yorkshire +17 48 £325 +8.78% 25
Leeds +12 44 £330 +4.76% 22
Manchester +25 40 £350 -3.44% 19
Cambridgeshire +8 38 £475 +43.39% 15
Edinburgh +2 35 £400 +7.30% 9
Gloucestershire - 33 £450 - 8
East Midlands +33 31 £350 - 13
Oxfordshire +9 29 £325 -31.57% 10
Cheltenham - 24 £478 - 2
Berkshire +2 23 £488 +30.00% 16
Surrey -12 21 £513 +20.58% 15
Northamptonshire - 21 £350 - 3
Northampton - 21 £350 - 2
Kent +7 19 £400 +14.28% 11
Oxford 0 19 £325 -31.57% 7
Cheshire +8 18 £350 -18.60% 9
Wales -7 15 £400 +6.66% 12
West Midlands -9 15 £375 +50.00% 14

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2258 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1468 (46.81%) Java
3 1303 (41.55%) TDD
4 1128 (35.97%) Scrum
5 1050 (33.48%) Jenkins
6 1025 (32.68%) Linux
7 830 (26.47%) DevOps
8 779 (24.84%) Git (software)
9 738 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 677 (21.59%) Puppet
11 652 (20.79%) Web Services
12 645 (20.57%) HTML
13 628 (20.03%) BDD
14 610 (19.45%) SQL
15 580 (18.49%) C#
16 572 (18.24%) Subversion
17 569 (18.14%) Maven
18 539 (17.19%) .NET
19 524 (16.71%) XML
20 522 (16.65%) Ruby
21 516 (16.45%) Configuration Management
22 511 (16.29%) OO
23 486 (15.50%) Python
24 474 (15.11%) CSS
25 469 (14.96%) Spring
26 434 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
27 409 (13.04%) Open Source
28 401 (12.79%) MVC
29 382 (12.18%) Software Engineering
30 381 (12.15%) PHP

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 355 (11.32%) Apache
2 202 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 176 (5.61%) JBoss
4 145 (4.62%) Node.js
5 119 (3.79%) Confluence
6 102 (3.25%) WebLogic
7 82 (2.61%) nginx
8 71 (2.26%) CMS
9 66 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
10 64 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 49 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 47 (1.50%) Drupal
13 46 (1.47%) IIS
14 43 (1.37%) Adobe CQ
15 33 (1.05%) OpenStack
16 31 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 27 (0.86%) Jetty
18 26 (0.83%) SharePoint
19 20 (0.64%) FileNet
20 19 (0.61%) Alfresco
Applications
1 92 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.41%) MS Office
3 7 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.096%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.064%) MS Project
6 1 (0.032%) Simulink
6 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.032%) FastStats
6 1 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.032%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 18 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.29%) Magento
4 8 (0.26%) RMDS
5 7 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.096%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.032%) Tridion
9 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 169 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (3.57%) PaaS
3 83 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (1.56%) IaaS
6 47 (1.50%) GitHub
7 43 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 43 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 41 (1.31%) SaaS
9 27 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
10 23 (0.73%) Route 53
11 16 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (0.48%) Heroku
13 12 (0.38%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.32%) Joyent
15 8 (0.26%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.064%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 2 (0.064%) ElastiCache
18 1 (0.032%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 200 (6.38%) HTTP
2 112 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.09%) Internet
4 92 (2.93%) SSL
5 85 (2.71%) Firewall
6 46 (1.47%) DNS
7 43 (1.37%) LDAP
8 36 (1.15%) DHCP
9 33 (1.05%) IPsec
10 31 (0.99%) FTP
11 30 (0.96%) WAN
11 30 (0.96%) LAN
12 29 (0.92%) AMQP
13 20 (0.64%) VPN
14 15 (0.48%) Network Security
15 12 (0.38%) IPv6
16 10 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
16 10 (0.32%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.32%) OSPF
16 10 (0.32%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (10.46%) MySQL
2 289 (9.22%) MongoDB
3 269 (8.58%) SQL Server
4 247 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 242 (7.72%) NoSQL
6 162 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 116 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 115 (3.67%) RDBMS
9 96 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (2.55%) Hadoop
11 75 (2.39%) Big Data
12 68 (2.17%) Redis
13 48 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 45 (1.43%) CouchDB
15 43 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 43 (1.37%) Couchbase
16 33 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (0.77%) Riak
18 24 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1050 (33.48%) Jenkins
2 779 (24.84%) Git (software)
3 572 (18.24%) Subversion
4 569 (18.14%) Maven
5 366 (11.67%) Selenium
6 331 (10.55%) JIRA
7 322 (10.27%) Cucumber
8 304 (9.69%) JUnit
9 289 (9.22%) TeamCity
10 274 (8.74%) Hudson
11 215 (6.86%) Ant
12 185 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 144 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 130 (4.15%) NUnit
15 129 (4.11%) Eclipse
16 107 (3.41%) Mockito
17 103 (3.28%) ClearCase
18 97 (3.09%) PHPUnit
19 93 (2.97%) WebDriver
20 86 (2.74%) CruiseControl
General
1 374 (11.93%) Finance
2 184 (5.87%) Banking
3 88 (2.81%) Investment Banking
4 73 (2.33%) Games
5 63 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 61 (1.95%) Retail
7 45 (1.43%) Front Office
7 45 (1.43%) Marketing
8 37 (1.18%) Publishing
9 30 (0.96%) Legal
10 26 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 24 (0.77%) Back Office
12 22 (0.70%) Advertising
13 18 (0.57%) Electronics
14 9 (0.29%) Law
15 6 (0.19%) Automotive
16 4 (0.13%) German Language
16 4 (0.13%) Billing
16 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.064%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 1638 (52.23%) Developer
2 545 (17.38%) Java Developer
3 409 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 242 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 184 (5.87%) .NET Developer
6 137 (4.37%) C# Developer
7 132 (4.21%) Architect
8 108 (3.44%) Software Engineer
9 99 (3.16%) Analyst
10 97 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 95 (3.03%) PHP Developer
12 81 (2.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 74 (2.36%) Web Developer
14 72 (2.30%) ScrumMaster
15 70 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
16 69 (2.20%) Test Analyst
16 69 (2.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 67 (2.14%) Tester
18 64 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
19 60 (1.91%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 652 (20.79%) Web Services
2 645 (20.57%) HTML
3 539 (17.19%) .NET
4 524 (16.71%) XML
5 474 (15.11%) CSS
6 469 (14.96%) Spring
7 369 (11.77%) jQuery
8 337 (10.75%) HTML5
9 325 (10.36%) RESTful
10 314 (10.01%) JSON
11 298 (9.50%) REST
12 281 (8.96%) SOAP
13 280 (8.93%) J2EE
14 241 (7.68%) Hibernate
15 193 (6.15%) ASP.NET
15 193 (6.15%) AngularJS
16 181 (5.77%) CSS3
17 178 (5.68%) Ajax
18 139 (4.43%) Spring MVC
19 136 (4.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 409 (13.04%) Open Source
2 151 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 90 (2.87%) User Experience
5 80 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 68 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 62 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (1.63%) iPad
9 43 (1.37%) Clustering
10 40 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 39 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 38 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 35 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 34 (1.08%) Derivative
15 32 (1.02%) iPhone
16 29 (0.92%) Wiki
17 27 (0.86%) Social Media
18 26 (0.83%) Blog
19 24 (0.77%) Management Information System
19 24 (0.77%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1025 (32.68%) Linux
2 365 (11.64%) UNIX
3 296 (9.44%) Windows
4 242 (7.72%) CentOS
5 133 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 117 (3.73%) Ubuntu
7 106 (3.38%) Apple iOS
7 106 (3.38%) Android
8 33 (1.05%) Debian
9 28 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.61%) AIX
11 19 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.51%) Solaris
13 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.26%) Fedora
15 7 (0.22%) SUSE
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.22%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2258 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1303 (41.55%) TDD
3 1128 (35.97%) Scrum
4 830 (26.47%) DevOps
5 628 (20.03%) BDD
6 516 (16.45%) Configuration Management
7 511 (16.29%) OO
8 401 (12.79%) MVC
9 382 (12.18%) Software Engineering
10 363 (11.58%) Unit Testing
11 355 (11.32%) Automated Testing
12 301 (9.60%) Kanban
13 275 (8.77%) SOA
14 268 (8.55%) Test Automation
15 230 (7.33%) E-Commerce
16 204 (6.51%) Pair Programming
17 181 (5.77%) Refactoring
18 179 (5.71%) Web Development
19 177 (5.64%) User Stories
20 170 (5.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1468 (46.81%) Java
2 738 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 610 (19.45%) SQL
4 580 (18.49%) C#
5 522 (16.65%) Ruby
6 486 (15.50%) Python
7 381 (12.15%) PHP
8 260 (8.29%) Bash Shell
9 211 (6.73%) Perl
10 137 (4.37%) Scala
11 117 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 117 (3.73%) C++
12 94 (3.00%) Groovy
13 91 (2.90%) T-SQL
14 85 (2.71%) C
15 82 (2.61%) Shell Script
16 67 (2.14%) PL/SQL
17 54 (1.72%) Objective-C
18 39 (1.24%) PHP5
19 23 (0.73%) F#
Qualifications
1 298 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 202 (6.44%) Degree
3 190 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.02%) ISEB
6 26 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (0.67%) Sun Certification
9 19 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.51%) CCNA
11 15 (0.48%) OCPJP
12 10 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
16 3 (0.096%) ISEB Practitioner
16 3 (0.096%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 2 (0.064%) AWS Certification
18 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (8.83%) QA
2 5 (0.16%) ISO 9000
2 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.096%) SLA
3 3 (0.096%) WAI
4 1 (0.032%) HL7
4 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.032%) JTAG
4 1 (0.032%) Basel III
System Software
1 96 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (1.85%) Docker
3 46 (1.47%) Varnish
4 28 (0.89%) VirtualBox
5 26 (0.83%) XenServer
6 24 (0.77%) Xen
6 24 (0.77%) Samba
7 20 (0.64%) Active Directory
8 17 (0.54%) vSphere
9 14 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (0.41%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.38%) vCloud
11 12 (0.38%) Shibboleth
12 11 (0.35%) Postfix
12 11 (0.35%) KVM
13 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.16%) LXC
15 2 (0.064%) Squid
16 1 (0.032%) Oracle RMAN
16 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 677 (21.59%) Puppet
2 434 (13.84%) Opscode Chef
3 155 (4.94%) Vagrant
4 146 (4.66%) Ansible
5 85 (2.71%) Salt
6 72 (2.30%) Nagios
7 60 (1.91%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.67%) logstash
9 18 (0.57%) Kibana
9 18 (0.57%) Cacti
10 17 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (0.51%) yum
12 14 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.35%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
14 10 (0.32%) Control-M
15 9 (0.29%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.22%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.22%) Graphite
16 7 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 374 (11.93%) Oracle
2 272 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 167 (5.33%) VMware
4 144 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 101 (3.22%) Zend
6 62 (1.98%) Google
7 57 (1.82%) Rackspace
8 50 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 39 (1.24%) Perforce
10 37 (1.18%) hybris
11 35 (1.12%) Adobe
12 34 (1.08%) IBM
12 34 (1.08%) HP
13 27 (0.86%) Sybase
14 26 (0.83%) Twitter
14 26 (0.83%) ATG
15 24 (0.77%) Citrix
15 24 (0.77%) Apple
16 22 (0.70%) Endeca
16 22 (0.70%) SAP
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: competitive day rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday