The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continuous Integration
Rank 87 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 31 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.95% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.43% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +3.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1330 1528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.61% 66.80% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 673 735
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 58 70
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.75 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Continuous Integration
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 20 £350 -
Solihull +4 5 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £338 - 4
Birmingham - 2 - - 5
Staffordshire +4 1 £370 +13.84%
Warwickshire -12 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) Ajax
3 15 (36.59%) C#
4 13 (31.71%) HTML
4 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
5 12 (29.27%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (26.83%) jQuery
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) CSS3
7 9 (21.95%) Puppet
7 9 (21.95%) DevOps
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 9 (21.95%) Linux
7 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
8 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) Java
8 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (17.07%) Perl
9 7 (17.07%) PHP
9 7 (17.07%) Python
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
10 6 (14.63%) Automotive
10 6 (14.63%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
2 5 (12.20%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (14.63%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) NUnit
3 4 (9.76%) MSBuild
4 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 2 (4.88%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) Grunt
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) RubyGems
6 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 6 (14.63%) Automotive
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Integration Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) Ajax
3 13 (31.71%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET
4 12 (29.27%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) jQuery
5 11 (26.83%) CSS3
6 9 (21.95%) Web Services
7 6 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
7 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (14.63%) Razor View Engine
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (14.63%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) J2EE
8 4 (9.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Debian
3 1 (2.44%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) TDD
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) MVC
4 9 (21.95%) DevOps
5 8 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 6 (14.63%) Migration
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
7 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
7 6 (14.63%) Data Mapping
7 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) TOGAF
7 6 (14.63%) PLM
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) Web Development
8 5 (12.20%) Time Management
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Memory Management
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) Perl
4 7 (17.07%) PHP
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.44%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) IBM
2 6 (14.63%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.44%) VMware
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