Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 31 93 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.59% 7.13% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 8.42% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 63 61
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £425 £368 £338
90th Percentile £583 £588 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £480
% change year-on-year - -1.04% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £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 560 1,104 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.96% 84.66% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 761 861
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £256
90th Percentile £639 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.06 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.16% +13.73% +5.52%
Median hourly rate £20.28 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.09% +32.26% -27.91%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Integration in Birmingham over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) TDD
3 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 19 (61.29%) Java
4 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
4 18 (58.06%) AWS
5 17 (54.84%) RESTful
5 17 (54.84%) Microservices
6 16 (51.61%) SonarQube
6 16 (51.61%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (51.61%) Spring
6 16 (51.61%) Maven
6 16 (51.61%) JUnit
6 16 (51.61%) Web Services
6 16 (51.61%) BDD
6 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
7 15 (48.39%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (48.39%) PowerMock
7 15 (48.39%) Mockito
7 15 (48.39%) Amazon SQS
7 15 (48.39%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (48.39%) Open Source
7 15 (48.39%) DbUnit
7 15 (48.39%) Postfix
7 15 (48.39%) jMock
7 15 (48.39%) SOAP
7 15 (48.39%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (45.16%) DevOps
9 13 (41.94%) Spring Cloud
9 13 (41.94%) Azure

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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) AWS
2 15 (48.39%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (48.39%) Amazon SQS
3 13 (41.94%) Azure
4 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.23%) GCP
5 1 (3.23%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (48.39%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) JUnit
2 16 (51.61%) Maven
2 16 (51.61%) SonarQube
3 15 (48.39%) DbUnit
3 15 (48.39%) jMock
3 15 (48.39%) Mockito
4 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (12.90%) webpack
5 2 (6.45%) JMeter
5 2 (6.45%) Mocha
5 2 (6.45%) MSTest
5 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.81%) Public Sector
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Release Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) RESTful
2 16 (51.61%) Spring
2 16 (51.61%) Web Services
3 15 (48.39%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (48.39%) PowerMock
3 15 (48.39%) SOAP
4 13 (41.94%) Spring Cloud
5 11 (35.48%) JPA
6 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
7 9 (29.03%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) React
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 4 (12.90%) CSS
11 4 (12.90%) HTML5
11 4 (12.90%) jQuery
11 4 (12.90%) Sass
11 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) TDD
3 19 (61.29%) Scrum
4 17 (54.84%) Microservices
5 16 (51.61%) BDD
6 15 (48.39%) Open Source
7 14 (45.16%) DevOps
8 12 (38.71%) Kanban
9 8 (25.81%) BPMN
9 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
10 7 (22.58%) Migration
11 6 (19.35%) SOLID
12 5 (16.13%) Biometrics
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (12.90%) MVC
13 4 (12.90%) Personalization
14 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
14 2 (6.45%) DevSecOps
14 2 (6.45%) Sprint Planning
14 2 (6.45%) Systems Thinking
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.23%) OpenDJ
2 1 (3.23%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kibana
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle