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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 92 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 20 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.81% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £383 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +46.66%
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
1578 1575 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.91% 70.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 819 629
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 82 96
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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
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 3 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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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
Birmingham -1 6 £325 +30.00% 6
Staffordshire -7 3 £319 +27.60% 4
Coventry +3 2 £320 -24.70% 3
Warwickshire -2 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - - 2
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) TDD
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 14 (30.43%) C#
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 10 (21.74%) Java
6 10 (21.74%) Subversion
6 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (17.39%) MVC
9 7 (15.22%) Maven
9 7 (15.22%) UNIX
9 7 (15.22%) Windows
9 7 (15.22%) Linux
9 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
10 6 (13.04%) Apache CXF
10 6 (13.04%) REST
10 6 (13.04%) CSS
10 6 (13.04%) SOAP
10 6 (13.04%) HTML
10 6 (13.04%) J2EE
10 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
10 6 (13.04%) HTTP
10 6 (13.04%) ClearQuest
10 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.17%) Mule
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) Simulink
2 2 (4.35%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) TargetLink
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Subversion
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) Maven
3 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
3 6 (13.04%) ClearQuest
4 5 (10.87%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
4 5 (10.87%) Hudson
5 4 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) JMeter
6 2 (4.35%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (6.52%) Platform Architect
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
6 6 (13.04%) REST
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
6 6 (13.04%) Apache CXF
6 6 (13.04%) CSS
6 6 (13.04%) SOAP
6 6 (13.04%) J2EE
6 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) UNIX
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.35%) AIX
2 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) Debian
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) OO
6 5 (10.87%) SOA
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.87%) ATDD
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.70%) User Stories
7 4 (8.70%) Functional Programming
7 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
2 10 (21.74%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) VCP4
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Squid
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Talend
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.35%) MathWorks
4 2 (4.35%) Perforce
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) BEA
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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