Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 February 2020 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4 +17
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 11 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.50% 5.73% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 6.69% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 42 65
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £418 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -16.50% +16.28%
10th Percentile £448 £347 £259
90th Percentile £538 £611 £583
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £465
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - £57.50

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 617 1,016 1,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.95% 85.59% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 639 791
Cheshire median daily rate £418 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £247 £263 £248
90th Percentile £600 £575 £625
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 42
Cheshire median hourly rate £50.00 £17.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +184.09% -7.37% -7.60%
10th Percentile £17.43 £17.43 £10.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.50 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £26.83 £24.98 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -0.08% -3.37%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Cheshire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -2 4 £500 -4.76% 4
Warrington +2 2 £525 +5.00% 4
Crewe -9 2 £425 -18.27% 1
Knutsford +7 1 - - 3
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Azure
4 4 (36.36%) AWS
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Microservices
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
6 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (18.18%) Dropwizard
6 2 (18.18%) Personalization
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Trading
6 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Azure
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
5 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (9.09%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Dropwizard
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Trading
4 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Personalization
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Push Notifications
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Grafana
2 1 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Prometheus
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EnterpriseDB
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk