Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 36 51
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 69 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.10% 5.02% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.13% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 29
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +7.82%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £403
90th Percentile £584 £541 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham 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 1,130 1,190 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.58% 81.79% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 805 847
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +0.65%
10th Percentile £238 £226 £247
90th Percentile £588 £562 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 19
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.75 £14.88 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.33% +1.71% -5.65%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £73.88 £22.85 £45.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +28.33% -33.33% +23.12%

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 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 58 (84.06%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (62.32%) Jenkins
3 39 (56.52%) Java
4 38 (55.07%) AWS
5 37 (53.62%) Scrum
6 35 (50.72%) RESTful
6 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
7 34 (49.28%) Web Services
8 33 (47.83%) TDD
8 33 (47.83%) Spring
9 32 (46.38%) BDD
10 30 (43.48%) SOAP
11 29 (42.03%) PostgreSQL
11 29 (42.03%) Kanban
12 28 (40.58%) jMock
12 28 (40.58%) Maven
12 28 (40.58%) JUnit
12 28 (40.58%) Mockito
12 28 (40.58%) PowerMock
12 28 (40.58%) DbUnit
12 28 (40.58%) SonarQube
13 27 (39.13%) Azure
14 26 (37.68%) Open Source
14 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
15 25 (36.23%) ActiveMQ
15 25 (36.23%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (33.33%) SC Cleared
16 23 (33.33%) Postfix
16 23 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
16 23 (33.33%) Amazon RDS

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 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Jetty
3 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 5 (7.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.07%) AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Azure
3 25 (36.23%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (13.04%) GCP
6 5 (7.25%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (4.35%) PaaS
7 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
8 2 (2.90%) GitHub
9 1 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.45%) IaaS
9 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) IPsec
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) Power BI
5 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 43 (62.32%) Jenkins
2 35 (50.72%) Git (software)
3 28 (40.58%) DbUnit
3 28 (40.58%) jMock
3 28 (40.58%) JUnit
3 28 (40.58%) Maven
3 28 (40.58%) Mockito
3 28 (40.58%) SonarQube
4 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.59%) JIRA
4 8 (11.59%) SoapUI
5 7 (10.14%) Selenium
6 5 (7.25%) JMeter
6 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (23.19%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 11 (15.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Azure Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Developer in Test
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Assurance Architect
9 2 (2.90%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Service Assurance Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) RESTful
2 34 (49.28%) Web Services
3 33 (47.83%) Spring
4 30 (43.48%) SOAP
5 28 (40.58%) PowerMock
6 25 (36.23%) ActiveMQ
7 21 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 20 (28.99%) Spring Cloud
9 13 (18.84%) CSS
10 12 (17.39%) Hibernate
10 12 (17.39%) JPA
11 10 (14.49%) .NET
12 9 (13.04%) REST
13 8 (11.59%) HTML
13 8 (11.59%) J2EE
14 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.14%) Spring Boot
15 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (5.80%) Dapper ORM
15 4 (5.80%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) NHS
3 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Debian
2 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (84.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Scrum
3 33 (47.83%) TDD
4 32 (46.38%) BDD
5 29 (42.03%) Kanban
6 26 (37.68%) Open Source
7 22 (31.88%) DevOps
8 19 (27.54%) Microservices
9 13 (18.84%) Migration
10 12 (17.39%) BPMN
11 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.14%) MVC
13 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (7.25%) Analytical Thinking
14 5 (7.25%) API Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Creative Thinking
14 5 (7.25%) ITIL
14 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
14 5 (7.25%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) Java
2 16 (23.19%) SQL
3 12 (17.39%) C#
4 10 (14.49%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) Java 8
7 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Postfix
2 6 (8.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Terraform
3 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) Kibana
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Google
2 5 (7.25%) Sparx
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Databricks
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Talend
5 1 (1.45%) WSO2
5 1 (1.45%) Zend