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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continuous Integration
Rank 77 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 44 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.29% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.71% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 4
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £65.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-38.69% +110.48%
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
1774 1811 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.23% 75.33% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 962 671
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 134 62
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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 28 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 +20 20 £363 - 5
Coventry -10 6 £425 +21.42% 4
Staffordshire -1 5 £420 +13.51% 5
Shropshire - 5 £418 - 1
Warwickshire +2 1 £275 - 3
Solihull -3 1 - -
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (51.35%) TDD
3 32 (43.24%) .NET
4 31 (41.89%) Scrum
4 31 (41.89%) Git (software)
5 28 (37.84%) Subversion
6 27 (36.49%) MVC
7 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
8 23 (31.08%) Selenium
8 23 (31.08%) BDD
9 22 (29.73%) Mentoring
10 20 (27.03%) RESTful
10 20 (27.03%) HTML
10 20 (27.03%) Linux
11 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
12 18 (24.32%) Java
12 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
13 17 (22.97%) Python
14 16 (21.62%) SOA
14 16 (21.62%) UNIX
14 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (21.62%) Django
14 16 (21.62%) Microservices
14 16 (21.62%) Flask
15 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
15 15 (20.27%) C#
16 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
16 14 (18.92%) Ubuntu
16 14 (18.92%) Debian
16 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Mule
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
5 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Simulink
2 2 (2.70%) Stateflow
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) TargetLink
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.76%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.05%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.70%) OLAP
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (41.89%) Git (software)
2 28 (37.84%) Subversion
3 23 (31.08%) Selenium
4 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.46%) JUnit
5 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.11%) JIRA
6 6 (8.11%) ClearCase
7 4 (5.41%) Hudson
8 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.70%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.70%) NUnit
9 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.35%) Grunt
10 1 (1.35%) Bower
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Automotive
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Architect
3 16 (21.62%) Python Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Python Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Software Development Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) .NET
2 20 (27.03%) RESTful
2 20 (27.03%) HTML
3 16 (21.62%) Flask
3 16 (21.62%) Django
4 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
5 13 (17.57%) CSS
5 13 (17.57%) Spring
6 12 (16.22%) J2EE
7 9 (12.16%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.16%) REST
8 8 (10.81%) HTML5
8 8 (10.81%) SOAP
8 8 (10.81%) Web Services
9 7 (9.46%) XML
9 7 (9.46%) J2SE
9 7 (9.46%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) N-Tier
1 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Mechatronics
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) iPhone
3 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) UNIX
3 14 (18.92%) Debian
3 14 (18.92%) Ubuntu
4 6 (8.11%) Windows
5 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (51.35%) TDD
3 31 (41.89%) Scrum
4 27 (36.49%) MVC
5 23 (31.08%) BDD
6 22 (29.73%) Mentoring
7 18 (24.32%) Test Automation
8 16 (21.62%) Microservices
8 16 (21.62%) SOA
9 14 (18.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (17.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 13 (17.57%) TOGAF
11 10 (13.51%) Open Source
12 8 (10.81%) DevOps
12 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
14 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.11%) SDLC
14 6 (8.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.32%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 15 (20.27%) C#
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.35%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) C
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Vagrant
2 6 (8.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) webMethods
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Informatica
4 3 (4.05%) BEA
4 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) MathWorks
5 2 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards