The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Integration skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 89 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 26 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.098% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.14% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £233 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £293 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Continuous Integration
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1643 1404 1470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.49% 68.69% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 778 717
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 65 132
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

Continuous Integration
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Integration Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Integration across the West Midlands region.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Continuous Integration Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration across the West Midlands region.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Integration across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Continuous Integration Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Coventry - 11 £370 - 3
Birmingham - 6 £375 - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £425 - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 33 (54.10%) TDD
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) .NET
4 24 (39.34%) C#
4 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
5 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
6 20 (32.79%) Ajax
7 19 (31.15%) CSS
7 19 (31.15%) HTML
8 18 (29.51%) MVC
9 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
9 16 (26.23%) jQuery
9 16 (26.23%) CSS3
10 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
10 14 (22.95%) HTTP
10 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 13 (21.31%) Java
11 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (18.03%) J2EE
12 11 (18.03%) Scrum
12 11 (18.03%) Maven
13 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
13 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (16.39%) Semantic HTML
13 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) HTTP
2 6 (9.84%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) Network Security
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.03%) Maven
2 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.84%) JMeter
4 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.84%) Hudson
5 5 (8.20%) Subversion
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) NUnit
6 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
6 4 (6.56%) ClearQuest
6 4 (6.56%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.92%) Ant
8 2 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Automotive
2 3 (4.92%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) C# Developer
3 10 (16.39%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.92%) Platform Architect
7 3 (4.92%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (4.92%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
2 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
3 20 (32.79%) Ajax
4 19 (31.15%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) CSS
5 16 (26.23%) jQuery
5 16 (26.23%) CSS3
6 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (18.03%) J2EE
7 10 (16.39%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 10 (16.39%) Semantic HTML
7 10 (16.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (13.11%) Spring
9 6 (9.84%) HTML5
9 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.84%) Java EE
10 4 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (6.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Mechatronics
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) AIX
4 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 2 (3.28%) Debian
4 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) TDD
2 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (18.03%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) Functional Programming
7 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.75%) Web Development
8 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.11%) Low Latency
9 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Memory Management
10 6 (9.84%) BDD
10 6 (9.84%) Time Management
10 6 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (9.84%) OO
10 6 (9.84%) DevOps
11 5 (8.20%) User Stories
11 5 (8.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) C#
1 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 13 (21.31%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) SQL
3 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 3 (4.92%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Samba
1 2 (3.28%) Squid
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.28%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.64%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.84%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) AccuRev
5 2 (3.28%) Talend
5 2 (3.28%) BEA
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Perforce
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
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