Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +28
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 61 71 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.57% 4.88% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 5.67% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 63
Cheshire median daily rate £483 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £603 £530
North West median daily rate £458 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £57.50 £29.53 £34.95
% change year-on-year +94.75% -15.52% +24.27%

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 1116 1252 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.53% 85.99% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 898 1153
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 57
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.00 £12.74
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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
Crewe - 20 £493 - 2
Warrington +18 15 £535 +1.90% 3
Knutsford -14 7 £385 -9.41% 6
Macclesfield - 3 £445 -
Chester -8 2 £456 +10.27% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £315 - 2
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (65.57%) Jenkins
3 34 (55.74%) DevOps
4 33 (54.10%) Linux
5 32 (52.46%) Configuration Management
6 29 (47.54%) Python
7 27 (44.26%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (44.26%) Bash Shell
7 27 (44.26%) Puppet
8 25 (40.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 25 (40.98%) Web Services
9 23 (37.70%) TeamCity
10 21 (34.43%) Ruby
10 21 (34.43%) Ansible
11 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
11 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
12 19 (31.15%) Scrum
13 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
14 17 (27.87%) Java
14 17 (27.87%) Docker
15 16 (26.23%) Windows
16 15 (24.59%) Web Operations
16 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (22.95%) Confluence
17 14 (22.95%) JIRA
18 12 (19.67%) SQL
18 12 (19.67%) HTTP
19 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (18.03%) TDD
19 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering

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 14 (22.95%) Confluence
2 8 (13.11%) nginx
3 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.11%) Slack
3 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.56%) PaaS
5 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) HTTP
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (65.57%) Jenkins
2 23 (37.70%) TeamCity
3 20 (32.79%) Git (software)
4 14 (22.95%) JIRA
5 10 (16.39%) Gradle
6 9 (14.75%) SonarQube
7 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
7 7 (11.48%) JUnit
8 5 (8.20%) JProfiler
9 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.56%) Maven
10 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.28%) CMake
11 2 (3.28%) InstallShield
11 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.28%) Subversion
11 2 (3.28%) TestComplete
11 2 (3.28%) WiX
General
1 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Developer
3 14 (22.95%) WebOps Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (13.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Build Manager
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Java Programmer
10 2 (3.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) Web Services
2 10 (16.39%) Spring
3 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.48%) jQuery
4 7 (11.48%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (11.48%) REST
5 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.84%) JSON
6 5 (8.20%) .NET
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.20%) CSS
6 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
6 5 (8.20%) HTML
6 5 (8.20%) J2EE
6 5 (8.20%) JPA
6 5 (8.20%) RESTful
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Replication
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.28%) STB
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) Windows
3 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
5 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) DevOps
3 32 (52.46%) Configuration Management
4 25 (40.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (31.15%) Scrum
6 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
7 15 (24.59%) Web Operations
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.03%) TDD
9 10 (16.39%) Coaching
9 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.39%) Microservices
10 9 (14.75%) OO
10 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Kanban
11 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
11 8 (13.11%) MVC
11 8 (13.11%) Static Code Analysis
12 6 (9.84%) SDLC
13 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Python
2 27 (44.26%) Bash Shell
3 21 (34.43%) Ruby
4 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
5 17 (27.87%) Java
6 12 (19.67%) SQL
7 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
9 7 (11.48%) C#
10 5 (8.20%) C++
10 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.92%) C
12 2 (3.28%) Groovy
12 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
12 2 (3.28%) VB
13 1 (1.64%) Go
13 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) Docker
2 7 (11.48%) Xen
3 2 (3.28%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (44.26%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (44.26%) Puppet
2 21 (34.43%) Ansible
3 10 (16.39%) Kubernetes
4 7 (11.48%) Rancher
5 6 (9.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.92%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Perforce
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) Capita
4 2 (3.28%) VMware