The table below looks at the statistics for CruiseControl skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CruiseControl over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CruiseControl
Rank 563 522 395
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -127
Contract jobs citing CruiseControl 34 71 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.03% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 97
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£338 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £576 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7118 6909 5321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.75% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4654 4466 3340
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 155 147
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

CruiseControl
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CruiseControl within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

CruiseControl Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CruiseControl
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CruiseControl within the UK.

CruiseControl Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CruiseControl
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CruiseControl within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

CruiseControl Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CruiseControl
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CruiseControl within the UK.

CruiseControl Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CruiseControl
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CruiseControl within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -48 22 £325 -27.77% 7
Scotland -2 11 £350 -22.22%
London -18 11 £363 -23.68% 3
City of London +4 7 £250 -47.36% 1
Glasgow -4 6 £350 -
Edinburgh +5 5 - -
Hampshire +5 4 £350 -
South East -15 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Market Harborough +2 3 £300 -18.91%
Leicestershire +2 3 £300 -18.91%
East Midlands -4 3 £300 -18.91%
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £323 -
North East - 2 £323 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £323 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £615 +2.50%
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
Chester - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Hook - 1 £310 -

CruiseControl
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CruiseControl 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 CruiseControl.

1 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (52.48%) Java
3 48 (47.52%) SQL
3 48 (47.52%) UNIX
4 45 (44.55%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (39.60%) Linux
5 40 (39.60%) MVC
6 39 (38.61%) Oracle
7 34 (33.66%) OO
8 33 (32.67%) Windows
8 33 (32.67%) TeamCity
9 32 (31.68%) Unit Testing
9 32 (31.68%) XML
10 31 (30.69%) JDBC
10 31 (30.69%) Banking
11 30 (29.70%) Subversion
11 30 (29.70%) .NET
11 30 (29.70%) C#
12 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
12 29 (28.71%) Ant
13 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
13 26 (25.74%) Spring
14 25 (24.75%) Relational Database
15 24 (23.76%) NUnit
15 24 (23.76%) Ajax
15 24 (23.76%) Shell Script
16 23 (22.77%) J2EE
16 23 (22.77%) CSS
16 23 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (21.78%) Jenkins

CruiseControl
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CruiseControl 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 CruiseControl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.81%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) DNN
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Maya
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) CTI
2 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.75%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
4 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (7.92%) Ingres
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.98%) DB2
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) TeamCity
2 30 (29.70%) Subversion
3 29 (28.71%) Ant
4 24 (23.76%) NUnit
5 22 (21.78%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.78%) JUnit
6 19 (18.81%) ClearCase
6 19 (18.81%) Selenium
7 18 (17.82%) MSBuild
8 15 (14.85%) Visual Studio
8 15 (14.85%) Hudson
9 14 (13.86%) GoogleTest
9 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
9 14 (13.86%) CppUnit
10 13 (12.87%) Maven
11 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (9.90%) ClearQuest
12 7 (6.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (4.95%) Moq
13 5 (4.95%) JIRA
General
1 31 (30.69%) Banking
2 20 (19.80%) Front Office
3 16 (15.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Finance
5 5 (4.95%) Publishing
5 5 (4.95%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Military
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (71.29%) Developer
2 37 (36.63%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.84%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.90%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Build Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Lead Developer
6 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Configuration Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.98%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (1.98%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.68%) XML
2 31 (30.69%) JDBC
3 30 (29.70%) .NET
4 26 (25.74%) Spring
5 24 (23.76%) Ajax
6 23 (22.77%) J2EE
6 23 (22.77%) CSS
7 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
8 21 (20.79%) Spring MVC
9 20 (19.80%) XSLT
10 16 (15.84%) Struts
10 16 (15.84%) JSP
11 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
11 15 (14.85%) Spring Web Flow
11 15 (14.85%) GWT
11 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (14.85%) JMS
12 14 (13.86%) Swing
13 11 (10.89%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.84%) Derivative
3 15 (14.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.95%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Equities
6 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.99%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.52%) UNIX
2 40 (39.60%) Linux
3 33 (32.67%) Windows
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.97%) Android
7 2 (1.98%) AIX
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.99%) HPUX
8 1 (0.99%) zOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (39.60%) MVC
4 34 (33.66%) OO
5 32 (31.68%) Unit Testing
6 22 (21.78%) Configuration Management
7 16 (15.84%) TDD
8 15 (14.85%) Web Application Development
9 14 (13.86%) UML
9 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.90%) Scrum
11 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.91%) SDLC
12 8 (7.92%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.92%) OOD
13 7 (6.93%) SOA
14 6 (5.94%) Performance Testing
14 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (4.95%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) Java
2 48 (47.52%) SQL
3 30 (29.70%) C#
4 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.76%) Shell Script
6 21 (20.79%) PL/SQL
7 20 (19.80%) Perl
8 18 (17.82%) Python
9 16 (15.84%) C++
10 15 (14.85%) C
11 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.96%) Lua
13 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.98%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.99%) VB
15 1 (0.99%) XPath
15 1 (0.99%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) EMIR
2 2 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (38.61%) Oracle
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.92%) Sybase
4 7 (6.93%) Perforce
5 5 (4.95%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) Borland
6 2 (1.98%) Twitter
7 1 (0.99%) Macrovision
7 1 (0.99%) Serena
7 1 (0.99%) FatWire
7 1 (0.99%) Telerik
7 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.99%) DevExpress