Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 20 October 2018 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +30
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 69 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.85% 3.37% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 4.08% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 61
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% +23.33%
10th Percentile £343 £356 £363
90th Percentile £541 £575 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -19.79%

Continuous Integration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,174 1,249 1,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.50% 82.61% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 906 855
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (76.81%) Jenkins
3 44 (63.77%) TDD
4 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
5 33 (47.83%) Java
6 32 (46.38%) RESTful
6 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
7 31 (44.93%) BDD
8 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
9 28 (40.58%) Web Services
9 28 (40.58%) Scrum
10 27 (39.13%) Spring
11 24 (34.78%) Kanban
12 22 (31.88%) JUnit
12 22 (31.88%) SOAP
12 22 (31.88%) Maven
12 22 (31.88%) JIRA
12 22 (31.88%) Spring Boot
13 21 (30.43%) Mockito
13 21 (30.43%) Selenium
13 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
13 21 (30.43%) J2EE
14 20 (28.99%) jMock
14 20 (28.99%) DbUnit
14 20 (28.99%) PowerMock
14 20 (28.99%) Docker
14 20 (28.99%) SonarQube
15 19 (27.54%) Continuous Deployment
15 19 (27.54%) Apache Camel
15 19 (27.54%) .NET

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.59%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.59%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.14%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (5.80%) Azure Functions
5 4 (5.80%) Serverless
6 2 (2.90%) GitHub
6 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.90%) SaaS
7 1 (1.45%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL
7 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 53 (76.81%) Jenkins
2 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
3 22 (31.88%) JIRA
3 22 (31.88%) JUnit
3 22 (31.88%) Maven
4 21 (30.43%) Mockito
4 21 (30.43%) Selenium
5 20 (28.99%) DbUnit
5 20 (28.99%) jMock
5 20 (28.99%) SonarQube
6 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
7 10 (14.49%) NUnit
7 10 (14.49%) SoapUI
8 9 (13.04%) JMeter
8 9 (13.04%) Moq
9 8 (11.59%) PHPUnit
10 7 (10.14%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.90%) WATIR
General
1 10 (14.49%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (65.22%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (21.74%) J2EE Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Tester
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Backend Developer
7 5 (7.25%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Backend Developer
10 2 (2.90%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) RESTful
2 28 (40.58%) Web Services
3 27 (39.13%) Spring
4 22 (31.88%) SOAP
4 22 (31.88%) Spring Boot
5 21 (30.43%) J2EE
6 20 (28.99%) PowerMock
7 19 (27.54%) .NET
7 19 (27.54%) Apache Camel
8 16 (23.19%) ASP.NET
9 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
10 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (11.59%) Doctrine
11 7 (10.14%) CSS
11 7 (10.14%) React
12 6 (8.70%) Behat
12 6 (8.70%) REST
13 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
13 5 (7.25%) HTML
13 5 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
3 7 (10.14%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (63.77%) TDD
3 31 (44.93%) BDD
4 28 (40.58%) Scrum
5 24 (34.78%) Kanban
6 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 19 (27.54%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (18.84%) DevOps
9 12 (17.39%) Microservices
9 12 (17.39%) OO
10 11 (15.94%) API Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.94%) Open Source
11 10 (14.49%) UML
12 9 (13.04%) MVC
12 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
12 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (11.59%) Creative Thinking
13 8 (11.59%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Java
2 17 (24.64%) C#
3 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 10 (14.49%) PHP
6 8 (11.59%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Python
7 4 (5.80%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.90%) Groovy
9 2 (2.90%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.45%) Go
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) PMO
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Docker
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.59%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.90%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 4 (5.80%) Terraform
4 2 (2.90%) Consul
4 2 (2.90%) Salt
5 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.45%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) VMware
2 8 (11.59%) Zend
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.45%) Rackspace