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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 68 85 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +50
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 1393 1131 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 2.16% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.88% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 748 556
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £71.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +15 1280 £425 +1.19% 478
London -1 726 £475 +5.55% 225
City of London +5 175 £475 +5.55% 68
South East -11 174 £380 -5.00% 93
Yorkshire +66 109 £330 +3.12% 32
West Yorkshire +56 99 £330 +3.12% 19
Leeds +46 93 £330 +3.12% 13
Hampshire +29 80 £375 -6.83% 17
South West +41 78 £450 +20.00% 27
North West -20 69 £404 +3.52% 41
Scotland -6 62 £400 +21.21% 28
East of England +19 42 £375 - 28
Bristol +25 39 £450 +20.00% 12
East Midlands +23 38 £350 -9.09% 11
Southampton +20 37 £375 +25.00% 8
Edinburgh +6 35 £400 +36.17% 11
Manchester -5 35 £475 +35.71% 18
West Midlands +12 28 £325 -6.47% 11
Gloucestershire - 23 £454 - 2
Wales +1 21 £365 -2.66% 4
Cheshire -25 21 £383 -4.37% 19
Oxfordshire -2 20 £300 -15.78% 10
Northamptonshire +7 19 £350 -12.50% 3
Berkshire -10 19 £400 +8.10% 29
Northampton - 19 £350 - 3
Surrey -38 16 £413 -2.94% 15
Cheltenham - 16 £458 - 1
Glasgow -11 15 £400 +6.66% 12
North East - 15 £373 - 9
Tyne and Wear - 15 £373 - 6

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2036 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1405 (47.07%) Java
3 1147 (38.43%) TDD
4 1018 (34.10%) Linux
5 949 (31.79%) Jenkins
6 948 (31.76%) Scrum
7 805 (26.97%) DevOps
8 770 (25.80%) Git (software)
9 701 (23.48%) JavaScript
10 668 (22.38%) Puppet
11 612 (20.50%) Web Services
12 587 (19.66%) HTML
13 559 (18.73%) Subversion
14 558 (18.69%) C#
15 544 (18.22%) SQL
16 543 (18.19%) BDD
17 523 (17.52%) Python
18 518 (17.35%) .NET
19 517 (17.32%) Configuration Management
20 514 (17.22%) Ruby
21 510 (17.09%) Maven
22 506 (16.95%) OO
23 460 (15.41%) XML
24 440 (14.74%) CSS
25 436 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
26 408 (13.67%) Finance
27 402 (13.47%) Spring
28 381 (12.76%) Oracle
29 362 (12.13%) Open Source
30 359 (12.03%) UNIX

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 313 (10.49%) Apache
2 199 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 162 (5.43%) Node.js
4 154 (5.16%) JBoss
5 121 (4.05%) Confluence
6 119 (3.99%) WebLogic
7 82 (2.75%) nginx
8 73 (2.45%) CMS
9 67 (2.24%) IIS
10 58 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
11 47 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 40 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
13 39 (1.31%) OpenStack
14 37 (1.24%) Apache Solr
15 35 (1.17%) Drupal
16 33 (1.11%) SharePoint
17 29 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (0.64%) MediaWiki
18 19 (0.64%) Alfresco
19 18 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.60%) MS Office
3 7 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.10%) Simulink
5 2 (0.067%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.067%) MS Project
5 2 (0.067%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.067%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.034%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.034%) FastStats
6 1 (0.034%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 19 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.50%) Magento
2 15 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
6 4 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.034%) RMDS
8 1 (0.034%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.034%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (3.89%) PaaS
3 100 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
5 39 (1.31%) IaaS
6 34 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 32 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (1.04%) SaaS
9 25 (0.84%) GitHub
10 24 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
10 24 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.67%) Heroku
12 19 (0.64%) Route 53
13 15 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.23%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.23%) ElastiCache
16 7 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 164 (5.49%) HTTP
2 107 (3.58%) Firewall
3 102 (3.42%) TCP/IP
4 100 (3.35%) Internet
5 85 (2.85%) SSL
6 48 (1.61%) LDAP
7 44 (1.47%) DNS
8 39 (1.31%) IPsec
9 36 (1.21%) LAN
10 35 (1.17%) WAN
11 33 (1.11%) FTP
12 32 (1.07%) DHCP
13 31 (1.04%) VPN
14 30 (1.01%) Network Security
15 21 (0.70%) AMQP
16 18 (0.60%) IPv6
17 16 (0.54%) OSPF
17 16 (0.54%) BGP
17 16 (0.54%) EIGRP
18 13 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (10.72%) MySQL
2 294 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 273 (9.15%) MongoDB
4 238 (7.97%) NoSQL
5 228 (7.64%) Relational Database
6 179 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 129 (4.32%) Oracle Database
8 101 (3.38%) RDBMS
9 97 (3.25%) Hadoop
10 74 (2.48%) Big Data
11 72 (2.41%) Redis
12 71 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 43 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 40 (1.34%) Couchbase
17 33 (1.11%) CouchDB
18 29 (0.97%) MariaDB
19 24 (0.80%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 949 (31.79%) Jenkins
2 770 (25.80%) Git (software)
3 559 (18.73%) Subversion
4 510 (17.09%) Maven
5 312 (10.45%) JIRA
6 310 (10.39%) TeamCity
7 309 (10.35%) Selenium
8 270 (9.05%) JUnit
9 264 (8.84%) Cucumber
10 241 (8.07%) Ant
11 213 (7.14%) Hudson
12 163 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 134 (4.49%) NUnit
14 133 (4.46%) Eclipse
15 132 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 101 (3.38%) ClearCase
17 95 (3.18%) Mockito
18 91 (3.05%) Visual Studio
19 84 (2.81%) WebDriver
20 76 (2.55%) Jasmine
General
1 408 (13.67%) Finance
2 201 (6.73%) Banking
3 95 (3.18%) Investment Banking
4 67 (2.24%) Retail
5 66 (2.21%) Front Office
6 61 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 59 (1.98%) Games
8 41 (1.37%) Publishing
9 36 (1.21%) Marketing
10 23 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.67%) Electronics
12 17 (0.57%) Back Office
12 17 (0.57%) Legal
13 13 (0.44%) Advertising
14 9 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.13%) Military
16 4 (0.13%) Billing
17 3 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1496 (50.12%) Developer
2 487 (16.31%) Java Developer
3 405 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 247 (8.27%) Senior Developer
5 169 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 139 (4.66%) C# Developer
7 125 (4.19%) Architect
8 94 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 90 (3.02%) Software Engineer
10 87 (2.91%) Analyst
10 87 (2.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 75 (2.51%) Consultant
12 74 (2.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 63 (2.11%) PHP Developer
14 60 (2.01%) Tester
14 60 (2.01%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (1.98%) Android Developer
15 59 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 56 (1.88%) Software Developer
17 55 (1.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 612 (20.50%) Web Services
2 587 (19.66%) HTML
3 518 (17.35%) .NET
4 460 (15.41%) XML
5 440 (14.74%) CSS
6 402 (13.47%) Spring
7 339 (11.36%) jQuery
8 334 (11.19%) HTML5
9 317 (10.62%) RESTful
10 286 (9.58%) JSON
11 267 (8.94%) REST
12 218 (7.30%) SOAP
12 218 (7.30%) J2EE
13 217 (7.27%) AngularJS
14 204 (6.83%) Hibernate
15 174 (5.83%) CSS3
16 163 (5.46%) ASP.NET
17 136 (4.56%) Ajax
18 103 (3.45%) Spring MVC
19 94 (3.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 362 (12.13%) Open Source
2 143 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 111 (3.72%) User Experience
5 85 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 63 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 55 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 51 (1.71%) Derivative
9 45 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 42 (1.41%) iPad
11 41 (1.37%) Clustering
12 37 (1.24%) Wiki
13 36 (1.21%) Social Media
14 32 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 32 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 31 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (1.01%) Fixed Income
17 26 (0.87%) Management Information System
18 25 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
19 24 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1018 (34.10%) Linux
2 359 (12.03%) UNIX
3 343 (11.49%) Windows
4 223 (7.47%) CentOS
5 166 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 123 (4.12%) Ubuntu
7 122 (4.09%) Android
8 98 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 40 (1.34%) Debian
10 30 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 25 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (0.57%) AIX
15 15 (0.50%) Solaris
16 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.27%) Fedora
18 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.23%) SUSE
19 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2036 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1147 (38.43%) TDD
3 948 (31.76%) Scrum
4 805 (26.97%) DevOps
5 543 (18.19%) BDD
6 517 (17.32%) Configuration Management
7 506 (16.95%) OO
8 352 (11.79%) Automated Testing
9 348 (11.66%) Software Engineering
10 341 (11.42%) MVC
11 340 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 283 (9.48%) Kanban
13 275 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 247 (8.27%) Test Automation
15 233 (7.81%) SOA
16 215 (7.20%) E-Commerce
17 182 (6.10%) Pair Programming
18 164 (5.49%) OOP
19 162 (5.43%) Web Development
20 157 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1405 (47.07%) Java
2 701 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 558 (18.69%) C#
4 544 (18.22%) SQL
5 523 (17.52%) Python
6 514 (17.22%) Ruby
7 316 (10.59%) PHP
8 288 (9.65%) Bash Shell
9 220 (7.37%) Perl
10 160 (5.36%) C++
11 126 (4.22%) Scala
12 115 (3.85%) PowerShell
13 95 (3.18%) Groovy
14 94 (3.15%) C
15 81 (2.71%) Shell Script
16 73 (2.45%) T-SQL
17 65 (2.18%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.41%) Objective-C
19 35 (1.17%) Golang
20 21 (0.70%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 304 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 196 (6.57%) Degree
3 176 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 70 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 23 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (0.70%) ISEB
6 21 (0.70%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.67%) CCNA
8 18 (0.60%) OCPJP
9 16 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.067%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.067%) PMP
15 2 (0.067%) ISEB Practitioner
16 1 (0.034%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (7.67%) QA
2 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.13%) COREP
3 4 (0.13%) FINREP
4 3 (0.10%) SLA
4 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.067%) WAI
5 2 (0.067%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.034%) JTAG
6 1 (0.034%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.034%) HL7
System Software
1 106 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (2.45%) Docker
3 46 (1.54%) Varnish
4 30 (1.01%) XenServer
4 30 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.90%) Samba
6 22 (0.74%) Postfix
7 21 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 20 (0.67%) KVM
8 20 (0.67%) iptables
9 16 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (0.54%) vCloud
9 16 (0.54%) vSphere
10 15 (0.50%) QEMU
11 14 (0.47%) Hyper-V
12 11 (0.37%) Shibboleth
13 10 (0.34%) Xen
14 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.13%) LXC
16 3 (0.10%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 668 (22.38%) Puppet
2 436 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
3 181 (6.06%) Ansible
4 131 (4.39%) Vagrant
5 104 (3.48%) Salt
6 62 (2.08%) ZABBIX
7 49 (1.64%) Nagios
8 21 (0.70%) yum
8 21 (0.70%) logstash
9 18 (0.60%) Kibana
10 17 (0.57%) BladeLogic
11 15 (0.50%) Cacti
12 14 (0.47%) HAProxy
12 14 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
13 13 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 10 (0.34%) Cobbler
15 9 (0.30%) Mesos
16 8 (0.27%) Control-M
16 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
17 7 (0.23%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 381 (12.76%) Oracle
2 264 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 179 (6.00%) VMware
4 169 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 65 (2.18%) Zend
6 53 (1.78%) Google
7 41 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 41 (1.37%) hybris
7 41 (1.37%) Rackspace
8 39 (1.31%) Adobe
9 37 (1.24%) Perforce
10 34 (1.14%) IBM
11 30 (1.01%) Sybase
12 29 (0.97%) Citrix
13 23 (0.77%) TIBCO
14 22 (0.74%) ATG
14 22 (0.74%) SAP
15 20 (0.67%) HP
16 19 (0.64%) Apple
16 19 (0.64%) Endeca
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits - potential extension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day - Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago