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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 54 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 17 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.77% 2.09% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.50% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 17
Median daily rate £550 £478 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +36.42%  
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 £47.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 679 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.92% 83.42% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 476 400
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Open Source
3 20 (52.63%) Linux
3 20 (52.63%) DevOps
4 18 (47.37%) Java
5 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
6 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 16 (42.11%) SOAP
7 15 (39.47%) Spring
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (34.21%) REST
10 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
10 12 (31.58%) Web Services
10 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (31.58%) Scrum
11 11 (28.95%) MVC
11 11 (28.95%) TDD
11 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
12 10 (26.32%) Puppet
12 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (26.32%) Ansible
12 10 (26.32%) Docker
12 10 (26.32%) Subversion
12 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
12 10 (26.32%) PHP
13 9 (23.68%) .NET
13 9 (23.68%) MySQL
13 9 (23.68%) Python

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 9 (23.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (23.68%) GitHub
3 9 (23.68%) Heroku
3 9 (23.68%) IaaS
3 9 (23.68%) OpenShift
3 9 (23.68%) PaaS
3 9 (23.68%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
1 9 (23.68%) SSL
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
3 9 (23.68%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) Subversion
4 9 (23.68%) Bitbucket
4 9 (23.68%) GitLab
5 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (15.79%) Maven
6 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 5 (13.16%) DbUnit
7 5 (13.16%) jMock
7 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 5 (13.16%) Mockito
7 5 (13.16%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.63%) JSUnit
9 1 (2.63%) Moq
9 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 9 (23.68%) Billing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) SOAP
2 15 (39.47%) Spring
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) PowerMock
6 5 (13.16%) RESTful
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.89%) J2EE
8 3 (7.89%) WCF
8 3 (7.89%) XML
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Open Source
3 20 (52.63%) DevOps
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
6 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.68%) API Design
7 9 (23.68%) API Development
7 9 (23.68%) API Integration
7 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (23.68%) Microservices
7 9 (23.68%) Web Operations
8 7 (18.42%) Kanban
9 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) SOLID
11 3 (7.89%) OO
11 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) PHP
3 9 (23.68%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Ansible
1 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 9 (23.68%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.68%) Salt
3 1 (2.63%) collectd
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) StatsD
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Apigee
1 9 (23.68%) MuleSoft
1 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
1 9 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (21.05%) Rackspace
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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