The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Continuous Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Integration over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continuous Integration
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

Continuous Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 27 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 86.11% 77.14% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 18
Median daily rate £310 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Bedford

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
1 5 (100.00%) Appium
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SDET

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Appium
1 5 (100.00%) Calabash
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Xamarin