Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +37
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 78 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.07% 6.30% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 7.48% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 47
Birmingham median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £378 £364 £306
90th Percentile £580 £600 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,097 1,323 1,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 85.30% 84.16% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 910 713
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 25
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £16.11 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.41% -2.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.53 £8.55 £11.13
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.40 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +29.87% +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 18 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 41 (52.56%) Java
4 34 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 31 (39.74%) Maven
6 30 (38.46%) TDD
7 29 (37.18%) Scrum
7 29 (37.18%) Web Services
8 28 (35.90%) DevOps
9 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
10 26 (33.33%) BDD
11 25 (32.05%) Kanban
12 24 (30.77%) C#
13 23 (29.49%) J2EE
14 21 (26.92%) .NET
14 21 (26.92%) Spring
15 20 (25.64%) JUnit
15 20 (25.64%) RESTful
16 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
16 19 (24.36%) SOAP
17 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
17 18 (23.08%) CSS
17 18 (23.08%) Puppet
17 18 (23.08%) Mockito
18 17 (21.79%) PowerMock
18 17 (21.79%) Amazon EC2
18 17 (21.79%) Open Source
18 17 (21.79%) DbUnit

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 (11.54%) Apache
1 9 (11.54%) IIS
1 9 (11.54%) Jetty
1 9 (11.54%) Mongrel
1 9 (11.54%) nginx
1 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.85%) Anypoint
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) Mule
2 3 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.56%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (43.59%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (21.79%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (17.95%) Serverless
5 10 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (11.54%) Google App Engine
7 3 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (3.85%) IaaS
8 2 (2.56%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.56%) GitHub
8 2 (2.56%) Office 365
8 2 (2.56%) PaaS
8 2 (2.56%) Scribe Online
9 1 (1.28%) Boomi
9 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) SSL
2 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.54%) DHCP
3 9 (11.54%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) FTP
3 9 (11.54%) HTTP
3 9 (11.54%) IPsec
4 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (61.54%) Jenkins
2 31 (39.74%) Maven
3 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 20 (25.64%) JUnit
5 18 (23.08%) Mockito
6 17 (21.79%) DbUnit
6 17 (21.79%) jMock
6 17 (21.79%) SonarQube
7 10 (12.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (11.54%) Travis CI
9 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
10 7 (8.97%) Selenium
11 5 (6.41%) JIRA
12 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
13 3 (3.85%) Subversion
14 2 (2.56%) JMeter
14 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
15 1 (1.28%) EasyMock
15 1 (1.28%) MSTest
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
1 2 (2.56%) Legal
1 2 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.97%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.97%) React Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) DevOps Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Tester
9 4 (5.13%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) Web Services
2 23 (29.49%) J2EE
3 21 (26.92%) .NET
3 21 (26.92%) Spring
4 20 (25.64%) RESTful
5 19 (24.36%) SOAP
6 18 (23.08%) CSS
7 17 (21.79%) HTML
7 17 (21.79%) PowerMock
8 13 (16.67%) Spring Boot
9 9 (11.54%) Apache Camel
9 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.54%) React
9 9 (11.54%) Servlets
10 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (10.26%) Dapper ORM
11 6 (7.69%) HTML5
11 6 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
3 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (75.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) TDD
3 29 (37.18%) Scrum
4 28 (35.90%) DevOps
5 26 (33.33%) BDD
6 25 (32.05%) Kanban
7 17 (21.79%) Open Source
8 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 11 (14.10%) MVC
10 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
10 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.82%) Technical Leadership
11 9 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 9 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (11.54%) Web Design
12 8 (10.26%) SOLID
13 6 (7.69%) API Design
13 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.77%) C#
4 14 (17.95%) Python
5 12 (15.38%) Perl
6 9 (11.54%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) Java 8
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.13%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.54%) Xen
3 5 (6.41%) Docker
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (23.08%) Puppet
2 9 (11.54%) Terraform
3 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.28%) Ansible
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) VMware
3 9 (11.54%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Dell
5 1 (1.28%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Splunk