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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 73 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 46 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 1.11% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.47% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 3
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.40 £37.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £59.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.81% +83.07%
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
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 - 21 £350 - 4
Coventry -3 7 £425 +21.42% 5
Shropshire - 5 £418 - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £400 - 10
Staffordshire -2 3 £390 +5.40% 5
Solihull -1 1 - - 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) TDD
3 33 (45.83%) Scrum
4 30 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 29 (40.28%) .NET
6 27 (37.50%) Subversion
6 27 (37.50%) MVC
7 23 (31.94%) Selenium
7 23 (31.94%) BDD
8 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 20 (27.78%) Linux
9 20 (27.78%) RESTful
10 19 (26.39%) Java
11 18 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 17 (23.61%) Python
12 17 (23.61%) SOA
13 16 (22.22%) C#
13 16 (22.22%) HTML
13 16 (22.22%) UNIX
13 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (22.22%) Django
13 16 (22.22%) Flask
13 16 (22.22%) Microservices
14 15 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.44%) Spring
15 14 (19.44%) Debian
15 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.89%) Apache
3 6 (8.33%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Mule
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.39%) Node.js
5 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Simulink
2 2 (2.78%) Stateflow
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) TargetLink
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.94%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.78%) OLAP
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (37.50%) Subversion
3 23 (31.94%) Selenium
4 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.72%) JIRA
5 7 (9.72%) JUnit
5 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.33%) ClearCase
7 4 (5.56%) Hudson
8 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.78%) NUnit
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.39%) Grunt
10 1 (1.39%) Bower
10 1 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Architect
3 16 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Senior Python Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Platform Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.78%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) RESTful
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) Flask
3 16 (22.22%) Django
4 14 (19.44%) Spring
5 12 (16.67%) J2EE
5 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.89%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) REST
7 9 (12.50%) CSS
7 9 (12.50%) SOAP
7 9 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 8 (11.11%) HTML5
9 7 (9.72%) jQuery
9 7 (9.72%) XML
9 7 (9.72%) J2SE
9 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) iPhone
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Mechatronics
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) UNIX
3 14 (19.44%) Debian
3 14 (19.44%) Ubuntu
4 6 (8.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) TDD
3 33 (45.83%) Scrum
4 27 (37.50%) MVC
5 23 (31.94%) BDD
6 18 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (23.61%) SOA
8 16 (22.22%) Microservices
9 15 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (18.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 13 (18.06%) TOGAF
11 9 (12.50%) Open Source
12 8 (11.11%) DevOps
12 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.33%) SDLC
14 6 (8.33%) Software Architecture
15 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) Python
3 16 (22.22%) C#
4 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.17%) Scala
9 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) webMethods
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) BEA
4 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) MathWorks
5 2 (2.78%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
6 1 (1.39%) Talend
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
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