The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 28 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 13 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.82% 5.28% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 6.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 2
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £398
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 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 294 359 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.47% 86.09% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 257 154
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Cardiff

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Cardiff

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (44.44%) REST
5 7 (38.89%) API Design
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
6 6 (33.33%) Ansible
6 6 (33.33%) Microservices
7 5 (27.78%) Java EE
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) NUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (22.22%) CQRS
8 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (22.22%) Terraform
8 4 (22.22%) Dropwizard
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Jetty
2 3 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 3 (16.67%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 3 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DSL
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) IPsec
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) NUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) Hudson
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
4 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) MbUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.56%) MSTest
6 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) Java EE
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (22.22%) Dropwizard
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 3 (16.67%) Servlets
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) jQuery
8 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) API Design
3 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Microservices
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (22.22%) CQRS
6 4 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile First
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Server Hardening
8 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) JCL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (5.56%) iptables
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Terraform
3 3 (16.67%) Marathon
3 3 (16.67%) Mesos
3 3 (16.67%) Rundeck
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Consul
5 1 (5.56%) Control-M
5 1 (5.56%) Fluentd
5 1 (5.56%) Grafana
5 1 (5.56%) Kibana
5 1 (5.56%) Pingdom
5 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Google
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.56%) PagerDuty
3 1 (5.56%) Thunderhead