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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 98 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 30 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.11% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+75.30% +88.37%
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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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 19 September 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 +2 11 £320 - 1
Birmingham - 5 - - 1
Solihull +11 4 - -
Staffordshire +2 4 £310 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £338 - 1
Warwickshire -14 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Shropshire - - - -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 25 (44.64%) TDD
3 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (39.29%) C#
5 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.71%) Ajax
6 20 (35.71%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 19 (33.93%) CSS
8 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
9 16 (28.57%) MVC
9 16 (28.57%) jQuery
9 16 (28.57%) CSS3
10 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
11 13 (23.21%) HTTP
11 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 12 (21.43%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
13 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (17.86%) Semantic HTML
14 10 (17.86%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (17.86%) Functional Programming
14 10 (17.86%) Web Services
14 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
14 10 (17.86%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.14%) JMeter
4 4 (7.14%) NUnit
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (12.50%) Automotive
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Integration Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.36%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) Ajax
2 20 (35.71%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) CSS
4 16 (28.57%) jQuery
4 16 (28.57%) CSS3
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (17.86%) Semantic HTML
6 10 (17.86%) Razor View Engine
6 10 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) HTML5
8 6 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (10.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (10.71%) Spring
9 5 (8.93%) Java EE
9 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Debian
2 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) TDD
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (17.86%) Functional Programming
6 9 (16.07%) Web Development
6 9 (16.07%) DevOps
7 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.71%) Low Latency
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Time Management
9 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Data Mapping
9 6 (10.71%) ETL
9 6 (10.71%) PLM
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (39.29%) C#
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
6 6 (10.71%) Scala
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) VB6
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Samba
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.71%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.79%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) IBM
2 6 (10.71%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat