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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 58 94 129
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1753 1136 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.14% 2.15% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.82% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 786 550
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £59.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.81% +83.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.18 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.81% +83.07%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +37 1649 £422 -0.82% 574
London +16 878 £475 +5.55% 269
South East +38 222 £400 +3.22% 96
City of London +7 199 £494 +3.94% 86
Yorkshire +55 134 £326 +0.38% 36
East of England +38 123 £400 +3.22% 33
West Yorkshire +46 120 £325 - 32
North West +49 111 £351 -21.34% 54
Leeds +35 103 £325 - 25
South West +3 88 £420 +12.00% 30
Hampshire +39 76 £385 +5.47% 23
Scotland -3 59 £375 -9.09% 36
Cheshire +25 53 £365 -23.95% 23
Bristol -8 48 £419 +11.66% 14
West Midlands +19 46 £375 +7.14% 32
Cambridgeshire -6 46 £375 -6.25% 17
Oxfordshire +14 45 £400 +14.28% 12
Essex - 43 £400 - 4
Cambridge +19 39 £375 -6.25% 15
Southampton +15 39 £375 +7.14% 7
Surrey +3 39 £425 - 19
Berkshire +25 32 £375 - 20
Edinburgh -13 31 £388 -7.73% 15
Manchester +14 29 £385 +14.07% 23
North East +2 29 £350 -6.66% 11
Oxford - 29 £403 - 8
East Midlands +16 28 £500 +19.04% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 28 £350 -6.66% 9
Tyne and Wear +1 28 £350 -6.66% 9
Lancashire +23 22 £350 -17.15% 3

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2179 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1408 (44.06%) Java
3 1368 (42.80%) TDD
4 1069 (33.45%) Linux
5 1030 (32.23%) Scrum
6 1002 (31.35%) Jenkins
7 844 (26.41%) JavaScript
8 813 (25.44%) Git (software)
9 761 (23.81%) DevOps
10 719 (22.50%) Web Services
11 674 (21.09%) HTML
12 646 (20.21%) Puppet
13 627 (19.62%) SQL
14 595 (18.62%) .NET
15 587 (18.37%) BDD
16 549 (17.18%) C#
17 535 (16.74%) Python
18 532 (16.65%) Configuration Management
19 528 (16.52%) Subversion
20 512 (16.02%) CSS
21 480 (15.02%) OO
22 458 (14.33%) Ruby
23 453 (14.17%) SQL Server
24 450 (14.08%) Oracle
25 446 (13.95%) Finance
26 438 (13.70%) XML
27 435 (13.61%) Maven
27 435 (13.61%) Open Source
28 428 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
29 425 (13.30%) Spring

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 299 (9.36%) Apache
2 246 (7.70%) Tomcat
3 195 (6.10%) Node.js
4 160 (5.01%) JBoss
5 158 (4.94%) Confluence
6 131 (4.10%) WebLogic
7 108 (3.38%) nginx
8 107 (3.35%) WebSphere
9 103 (3.22%) IIS
10 59 (1.85%) CMS
11 52 (1.63%) Jetty
12 41 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
13 39 (1.22%) OpenStack
14 33 (1.03%) Mule ESB
15 32 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 32 (1.00%) SharePoint
16 27 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (0.78%) Drupal
17 25 (0.78%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 88 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.81%) MS Office
3 16 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.094%) Simulink
5 2 (0.063%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.063%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.063%) FastStats
5 2 (0.063%) TargetLink
5 2 (0.063%) MS Project
5 2 (0.063%) HipChat
6 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (0.84%) Magento
2 22 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.13%) AquaLogic BPM
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.031%) Global One
9 1 (0.031%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.031%) Loanet
Cloud Services
1 394 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
4 70 (2.19%) PaaS
5 50 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 34 (1.06%) SaaS
9 33 (1.03%) GitHub
10 27 (0.84%) IaaS
11 26 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (0.75%) Route 53
13 23 (0.72%) Heroku
14 21 (0.66%) Google App Engine
15 17 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 9 (0.28%) Google Analytics
19 7 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 236 (7.38%) HTTP
2 155 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 123 (3.85%) SSL
3 123 (3.85%) Firewall
4 108 (3.38%) Internet
5 64 (2.00%) DNS
6 51 (1.60%) LDAP
6 51 (1.60%) IPsec
7 47 (1.47%) DHCP
7 47 (1.47%) FTP
8 44 (1.38%) VPN
9 37 (1.16%) LAN
10 36 (1.13%) WAN
11 26 (0.81%) SAN
11 26 (0.81%) Network Security
12 24 (0.75%) AMQP
13 17 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
14 15 (0.47%) VoIP
15 13 (0.41%) Wireless
15 13 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 349 (10.92%) MySQL
3 331 (10.36%) MongoDB
4 292 (9.14%) NoSQL
5 250 (7.82%) Relational Database
6 207 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
7 153 (4.79%) Oracle Database
8 99 (3.10%) RDBMS
9 97 (3.04%) Hadoop
10 85 (2.66%) Redis
11 81 (2.53%) Big Data
12 78 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 72 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 50 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 42 (1.31%) CouchDB
18 41 (1.28%) Couchbase
19 40 (1.25%) DB2
20 29 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1002 (31.35%) Jenkins
2 813 (25.44%) Git (software)
3 528 (16.52%) Subversion
4 435 (13.61%) Maven
5 356 (11.14%) JIRA
6 348 (10.89%) Selenium
7 274 (8.57%) Cucumber
8 254 (7.95%) TeamCity
9 237 (7.42%) JUnit
10 206 (6.45%) Ant
11 201 (6.29%) Hudson
12 186 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 123 (3.85%) Eclipse
14 120 (3.75%) NUnit
14 120 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 103 (3.22%) Gradle
16 100 (3.13%) WebDriver
17 89 (2.78%) Mercurial
18 85 (2.66%) Visual Studio
19 77 (2.41%) Artifactory
General
1 446 (13.95%) Finance
2 254 (7.95%) Banking
3 103 (3.22%) Investment Banking
4 100 (3.13%) Front Office
5 99 (3.10%) Retail
6 73 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 43 (1.35%) Marketing
8 38 (1.19%) Publishing
9 37 (1.16%) Games
10 25 (0.78%) Legal
11 18 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.53%) Back Office
13 16 (0.50%) Electronics
14 14 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.28%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Law
18 6 (0.19%) Billing
19 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1550 (48.50%) Developer
2 468 (14.64%) Java Developer
3 360 (11.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 241 (7.54%) Senior Developer
5 190 (5.94%) Architect
6 170 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 135 (4.22%) C# Developer
8 132 (4.13%) Software Engineer
9 119 (3.72%) Analyst
10 107 (3.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 75 (2.35%) Tester
12 74 (2.32%) Web Developer
12 74 (2.32%) Administrator
12 74 (2.32%) Front-End Developer
12 74 (2.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 73 (2.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 73 (2.28%) Test Analyst
14 71 (2.22%) Python Developer
14 71 (2.22%) Android Developer
15 67 (2.10%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (22.50%) Web Services
2 674 (21.09%) HTML
3 595 (18.62%) .NET
4 512 (16.02%) CSS
5 438 (13.70%) XML
6 425 (13.30%) Spring
7 410 (12.83%) HTML5
8 368 (11.51%) jQuery
9 367 (11.48%) REST
10 348 (10.89%) RESTful
11 346 (10.83%) AngularJS
12 334 (10.45%) JSON
13 268 (8.39%) SOAP
14 264 (8.26%) J2EE
15 210 (6.57%) CSS3
16 206 (6.45%) ASP.NET
17 183 (5.73%) Hibernate
18 133 (4.16%) .NET Framework
19 132 (4.13%) Ajax
20 121 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.01%) User Experience
2 128 (4.01%) Mobile App
3 119 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 67 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (1.53%) Algorithms
6 49 (1.53%) Derivative
7 48 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 46 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 45 (1.41%) Wiki
10 40 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 39 (1.22%) iPad
12 33 (1.03%) Social Media
13 32 (1.00%) Visualisation
13 32 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 31 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 31 (0.97%) iPhone
15 28 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 25 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1069 (33.45%) Linux
2 413 (12.92%) UNIX
3 412 (12.89%) Windows
4 174 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 147 (4.60%) Android
6 146 (4.57%) CentOS
7 127 (3.97%) Apple iOS
8 106 (3.32%) Ubuntu
9 45 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 41 (1.28%) Debian
11 31 (0.97%) Solaris
12 25 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.63%) AIX
14 19 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (0.38%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.31%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.31%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2179 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1368 (42.80%) TDD
3 1030 (32.23%) Scrum
4 761 (23.81%) DevOps
5 587 (18.37%) BDD
6 532 (16.65%) Configuration Management
7 480 (15.02%) OO
8 435 (13.61%) Open Source
9 407 (12.73%) MVC
10 385 (12.05%) Unit Testing
11 380 (11.89%) Software Engineering
12 378 (11.83%) Automated Testing
13 322 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 297 (9.29%) SDLC
15 283 (8.85%) E-Commerce
16 282 (8.82%) Kanban
17 247 (7.73%) Test Automation
18 233 (7.29%) SOA
19 222 (6.95%) Pair Programming
20 202 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1408 (44.06%) Java
2 844 (26.41%) JavaScript
3 627 (19.62%) SQL
4 549 (17.18%) C#
5 535 (16.74%) Python
6 458 (14.33%) Ruby
7 292 (9.14%) PHP
8 237 (7.42%) Perl
9 230 (7.20%) Bash Shell
10 169 (5.29%) C++
11 129 (4.04%) PowerShell
12 126 (3.94%) Scala
13 95 (2.97%) Shell Script
14 89 (2.78%) Groovy
15 76 (2.38%) Objective-C
16 74 (2.32%) PL/SQL
16 74 (2.32%) C
17 72 (2.25%) T-SQL
18 32 (1.00%) Go
19 27 (0.84%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 242 (7.57%) Security Cleared
2 160 (5.01%) Degree
3 117 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 65 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 29 (0.91%) ISEB
6 29 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 16 (0.50%) CCNA
9 15 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.31%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.094%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.063%) PMP
14 2 (0.063%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.031%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.031%) RHCE
15 1 (0.031%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (9.36%) QA
2 15 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.16%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) COREP
4 5 (0.16%) FINREP
4 5 (0.16%) WAI
5 2 (0.063%) HL7
5 2 (0.063%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.063%) WCAG
6 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.031%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
System Software
1 136 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (3.85%) Docker
3 35 (1.10%) vCloud
4 32 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 30 (0.94%) Varnish
6 27 (0.84%) KVM
7 24 (0.75%) Xen
8 23 (0.72%) XenServer
8 23 (0.72%) QEMU
9 19 (0.59%) Postfix
9 19 (0.59%) Samba
10 16 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 16 (0.50%) iptables
11 13 (0.41%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.41%) ProxySG
12 9 (0.28%) vSphere
13 6 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.16%) Squid
14 5 (0.16%) XenApp
15 3 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 646 (20.21%) Puppet
2 428 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
3 199 (6.23%) Ansible
4 117 (3.66%) Salt
5 115 (3.60%) Vagrant
6 53 (1.66%) ZABBIX
7 49 (1.53%) Nagios
8 41 (1.28%) BladeLogic
9 36 (1.13%) HAProxy
9 36 (1.13%) Rundeck
10 31 (0.97%) yum
11 28 (0.88%) logstash
11 28 (0.88%) Kibana
12 25 (0.78%) Control-M
13 24 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 24 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
14 22 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.47%) Cacti
15 15 (0.47%) Graphite
16 11 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 450 (14.08%) Oracle
2 281 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 209 (6.54%) Red Hat
4 207 (6.48%) VMware
5 85 (2.66%) IBM
6 81 (2.53%) Google
7 75 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 56 (1.75%) Perforce
9 52 (1.63%) hybris
10 47 (1.47%) Adobe
11 38 (1.19%) HP
12 37 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 37 (1.16%) Splunk
13 35 (1.10%) Zend
14 34 (1.06%) WSO2
15 31 (0.97%) Sitecore
15 31 (0.97%) Sybase
16 27 (0.84%) SaltStack
17 26 (0.81%) Cisco
17 26 (0.81%) Citrix
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day + Good depandant on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Yodel
Rate: Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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