Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 46 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 79 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.36% 3.26% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 3.94% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 37
Birmingham median daily rate £429 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +9.89% +30.00%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £400
90th Percentile £536 £575 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £484 £450
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -16.67%

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 1,206 1,092 1,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.76% 82.85% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 759 854
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £237
90th Percentile £571 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -6.79% -35.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £34.20 £36.80 £38.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -28.89%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 69 (87.34%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (65.82%) Jenkins
3 45 (56.96%) Git (software)
4 42 (53.16%) TDD
5 41 (51.90%) Java
6 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
7 39 (49.37%) RESTful
8 38 (48.10%) Scrum
9 36 (45.57%) SC Cleared
9 36 (45.57%) BDD
10 34 (43.04%) Web Services
11 29 (36.71%) SOAP
11 29 (36.71%) JUnit
11 29 (36.71%) Kanban
12 28 (35.44%) Test Automation
12 28 (35.44%) Spring
13 27 (34.18%) Maven
14 25 (31.65%) J2EE
14 25 (31.65%) Mockito
15 24 (30.38%) PowerMock
15 24 (30.38%) Apache Camel
15 24 (30.38%) DbUnit
15 24 (30.38%) jMock
15 24 (30.38%) SonarQube
15 24 (30.38%) Spring Boot
16 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
17 22 (27.85%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (20.25%) JIRA
18 16 (20.25%) Selenium
18 16 (20.25%) Cucumber

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 10 (12.66%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) CMS
2 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Azure Functions
4 2 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.53%) GitHub
4 2 (2.53%) Serverless
5 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SMS
2 3 (3.80%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
3 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.86%) MySQL
4 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.53%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.27%) Semantic Layer
6 1 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 52 (65.82%) Jenkins
2 45 (56.96%) Git (software)
3 29 (36.71%) JUnit
4 27 (34.18%) Maven
5 25 (31.65%) Mockito
6 24 (30.38%) DbUnit
6 24 (30.38%) jMock
6 24 (30.38%) SonarQube
7 16 (20.25%) Cucumber
7 16 (20.25%) JIRA
7 16 (20.25%) Selenium
8 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
9 10 (12.66%) PHPUnit
9 10 (12.66%) SoapUI
10 9 (11.39%) JMeter
11 3 (3.80%) Subversion
11 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.53%) WATIR
General
1 11 (13.92%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Full Stack Developer
4 18 (22.78%) J2EE Developer
4 18 (22.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.86%) PHP Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Tester
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Backend Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Digital Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Functional Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Backend Developer
10 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (49.37%) RESTful
2 34 (43.04%) Web Services
3 29 (36.71%) SOAP
4 28 (35.44%) Spring
5 25 (31.65%) J2EE
6 24 (30.38%) Apache Camel
6 24 (30.38%) PowerMock
6 24 (30.38%) Spring Boot
7 13 (16.46%) .NET
8 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 10 (12.66%) Doctrine
10 9 (11.39%) CSS
10 9 (11.39%) REST
11 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.13%) Behat
12 7 (8.86%) React
13 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.59%) HTML
13 6 (7.59%) XML
14 5 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) NHS
3 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Wiki
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Mac OS X
3 9 (11.39%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 2 (2.53%) CentOS
5 2 (2.53%) Debian
5 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (87.34%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) TDD
3 38 (48.10%) Scrum
4 36 (45.57%) BDD
5 29 (36.71%) Kanban
6 28 (35.44%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
8 14 (17.72%) Continuous Deployment
8 14 (17.72%) OO
9 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (16.46%) Migration
10 12 (15.19%) API Testing
10 12 (15.19%) Open Source
10 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (15.19%) Regression Testing
10 12 (15.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 11 (13.92%) DevOps
11 11 (13.92%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (13.92%) OO PHP
11 11 (13.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) Java
2 16 (20.25%) PHP
3 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) SQL
5 12 (15.19%) C#
6 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.06%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) PHP 7
8 3 (3.80%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 36 (45.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) PMO
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.19%) vSphere
3 11 (13.92%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) NFS
4 2 (2.53%) Samba
4 2 (2.53%) Squid
4 2 (2.53%) Varnish
4 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.27%) etcd
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (2.53%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.53%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.53%) Nagios
3 2 (2.53%) Terraform
3 2 (2.53%) WMI
4 1 (1.27%) Consul
4 1 (1.27%) Salt
4 1 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) VMware
2 10 (12.66%) Zend
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.53%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.53%) Splunk
5 2 (2.53%) WSO2
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.27%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.27%) RedGate