The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 29 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 2 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.85% 1.28% 10.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 2.00% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Median daily rate £365 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -12.66%  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34 50 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 65.38% 64.10% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 75
Median daily rate £365 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.35% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Anypoint
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (16.67%) Mule
2 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) RAML
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) API Design
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SAP