Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +46
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 65 69 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.60% 4.18% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 5.03% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 51
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £300
90th Percentile £553 £590 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 1,179 1,372 1,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.50% 83.10% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 1,009 758
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £228 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.77 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 53 (81.54%) Jenkins
2 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (61.54%) TDD
4 35 (53.85%) Java
5 34 (52.31%) RESTful
6 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
6 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
6 31 (47.69%) Spring
6 31 (47.69%) BDD
7 29 (44.62%) Web Services
8 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
9 26 (40.00%) Scrum
10 25 (38.46%) JUnit
11 24 (36.92%) Kanban
12 23 (35.38%) Selenium
12 23 (35.38%) Spring Boot
13 22 (33.85%) Mockito
13 22 (33.85%) Maven
13 22 (33.85%) J2EE
13 22 (33.85%) SOAP
14 21 (32.31%) jMock
14 21 (32.31%) JIRA
14 21 (32.31%) PowerMock
14 21 (32.31%) DbUnit
14 21 (32.31%) SonarQube
15 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
16 18 (27.69%) Apache Camel
17 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (26.15%) .NET
18 16 (24.62%) C#

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 (12.31%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.85%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (10.77%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (6.15%) Azure Functions
5 4 (6.15%) Serverless
6 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.54%) Boomi
7 1 (1.54%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.54%) GitHub
7 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (81.54%) Jenkins
2 31 (47.69%) Git (software)
3 25 (38.46%) JUnit
4 23 (35.38%) Selenium
5 22 (33.85%) Maven
5 22 (33.85%) Mockito
6 21 (32.31%) DbUnit
6 21 (32.31%) JIRA
6 21 (32.31%) jMock
6 21 (32.31%) SonarQube
7 14 (21.54%) Cucumber
8 11 (16.92%) JMeter
9 10 (15.38%) SoapUI
10 9 (13.85%) Moq
10 9 (13.85%) NUnit
11 6 (9.23%) PHPUnit
11 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
12 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (4.62%) Subversion
13 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Tester
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Backend Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.62%) AWS Developer
10 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Backend Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) RESTful
2 31 (47.69%) Spring
3 29 (44.62%) Web Services
4 23 (35.38%) Spring Boot
5 22 (33.85%) J2EE
5 22 (33.85%) SOAP
6 21 (32.31%) PowerMock
7 18 (27.69%) Apache Camel
8 17 (26.15%) .NET
9 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (15.38%) HTML
11 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
12 8 (12.31%) REST
13 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
13 7 (10.77%) JPA
14 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (9.23%) Behat
14 6 (9.23%) Doctrine
14 6 (9.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) NHS
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) TDD
3 31 (47.69%) BDD
4 26 (40.00%) Scrum
5 24 (36.92%) Kanban
6 19 (29.23%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (18.46%) Microservices
9 11 (16.92%) DevOps
9 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.38%) OO
10 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 10 (15.38%) UML
11 9 (13.85%) API Testing
11 9 (13.85%) MVC
11 9 (13.85%) Open Source
11 9 (13.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) C#
3 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) Java 8
8 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.08%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (1.54%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PMO
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Docker
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.54%) etcd
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Terraform
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.54%) Consul
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Zend
4 5 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle