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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 86 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 35 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.59% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+89.33% +19.04%
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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 -1 15 £350 -
Solihull +8 6 - -
Birmingham - 5 - -
Staffordshire +2 4 £310 +3.33%
Wolverhampton - 2 £338 - 1
Warwickshire -18 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Shropshire - - - -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 23 (43.40%) TDD
3 20 (37.74%) C#
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
5 18 (33.96%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) Ajax
6 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
7 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.30%) MVC
7 15 (28.30%) CSS3
8 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.42%) jQuery
9 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.75%) HTTP
10 11 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.87%) Linux
11 10 (18.87%) Web Services
11 10 (18.87%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
12 9 (16.98%) Web Development
12 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (16.98%) Puppet
12 9 (16.98%) DevOps
13 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (15.09%) Functional Programming
13 8 (15.09%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.87%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) HTTP
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.32%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.43%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) MSBuild
4 4 (7.55%) JMeter
4 4 (7.55%) NUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.66%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) Hudson
7 1 (1.89%) Ant
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.89%) Gradle
7 1 (1.89%) Grunt
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.89%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.89%) RubyGems
General
1 6 (11.32%) Automotive
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (62.26%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.87%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Integration Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.66%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
3 18 (33.96%) Ajax
3 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) CSS
4 15 (28.30%) CSS3
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 10 (18.87%) Web Services
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (15.09%) HTML5
8 8 (15.09%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (15.09%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (15.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (11.32%) Spring
9 6 (11.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.77%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Debian
3 1 (1.89%) Fedora
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) TDD
2 15 (28.30%) MVC
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (16.98%) DevOps
5 9 (16.98%) Web Development
6 8 (15.09%) Functional Programming
6 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
7 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
8 6 (11.32%) ETL
8 6 (11.32%) PLM
8 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (11.32%) Time Management
8 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (11.32%) Data Mapping
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Low Latency
9 5 (9.43%) Memory Management
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) Java
5 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 7 (13.21%) Python
6 7 (13.21%) Perl
6 7 (13.21%) PHP
7 6 (11.32%) Scala
7 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) VB6
9 2 (3.77%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) PHP5
10 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Samba
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.89%) MOM
4 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 6 (11.32%) IBM
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
5 3 (5.66%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Perforce
6 1 (1.89%) VMware