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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 19 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.06% 1.79% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.21% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +30.76%  
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 £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

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 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
3 28 (51.85%) Configuration Management
4 25 (46.30%) Linux
5 24 (44.44%) HTTP
5 24 (44.44%) Subversion
5 24 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
6 23 (42.59%) PHP
6 23 (42.59%) Web Services
7 20 (37.04%) DevOps
8 18 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (33.33%) Ansible
8 18 (33.33%) Puppet
8 18 (33.33%) MVC
8 18 (33.33%) Ruby
9 17 (31.48%) Scrum
9 17 (31.48%) C#
9 17 (31.48%) .NET
9 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
9 17 (31.48%) SSL
9 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
9 17 (31.48%) Open Source
9 17 (31.48%) Salt
10 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (29.63%) Rackspace
10 16 (29.63%) Python
10 16 (29.63%) CSS
10 16 (29.63%) HTML
10 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL

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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.56%) Route 53
3 3 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) HTTP
2 17 (31.48%) SSL
2 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) MongoDB
2 16 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (27.78%) MySQL
4 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
2 24 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 24 (44.44%) Subversion
3 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.81%) CruiseControl
4 8 (14.81%) Moq
4 8 (14.81%) NUnit
5 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) Hudson
7 4 (7.41%) PhantomJS
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium
8 3 (5.56%) JIRA
8 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) Grunt
9 2 (3.70%) gulp
9 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.85%) JSUnit
10 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Senior Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) Web Services
2 17 (31.48%) .NET
3 16 (29.63%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 11 (20.37%) jQuery
6 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.52%) WCF
7 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 9 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (9.26%) HTML5
8 5 (9.26%) Node.js
9 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
9 4 (7.41%) REST
9 4 (7.41%) XML
10 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.56%) CSS3
10 3 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (5.56%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.70%) iPad
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Mac OS X
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 20 (37.04%) DevOps
4 18 (33.33%) MVC
5 17 (31.48%) Open Source
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 15 (27.78%) Web Operations
7 13 (24.07%) OO
8 9 (16.67%) SOLID
8 9 (16.67%) Web Development
9 8 (14.81%) Line Management
10 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.96%) OO PHP
10 7 (12.96%) OOD
10 7 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
10 7 (12.96%) Web Design
11 6 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
1 23 (42.59%) PHP
2 18 (33.33%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 16 (29.63%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Ansible
1 18 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (33.33%) Puppet
2 17 (31.48%) Salt
3 3 (5.56%) collectd
3 3 (5.56%) Kibana
3 3 (5.56%) logstash
3 3 (5.56%) StatsD
3 3 (5.56%) Terraform
4 2 (3.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Rackspace
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) IBM