Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 40 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 33 63 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.34% 4.66% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 5.37% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 63
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £325 £356
90th Percentile £660 £575 £543
North West median daily rate £490 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +11.36% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year - -15.84% +56.59%

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 822 1,173 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.28% 86.70% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 742 738
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 58 48
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.26% -41.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £13.93 £11.06 £12.13
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.38 £51.50
North West median hourly rate £25.34 £24.13 £36.74
% change year-on-year +5.02% -34.33% +34.82%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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
Knutsford -8 19 £425 +12.58% 5
Crewe -6 2 £575 +9.52% 3
Warrington -6 2 £503 +4.69% 10
Chester +13 1 £650 +85.71% 1
Macclesfield +2 1 £600 +9.09%
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
4 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) Java
7 13 (39.39%) TDD
8 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (30.30%) DevOps
8 10 (30.30%) Node.js
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) React
10 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
10 8 (24.24%) CSS
10 8 (24.24%) Microservices
10 8 (24.24%) Sass
10 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (18.18%) IT Strategy

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 6 (18.18%) JBoss
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.06%) npm
6 1 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.03%) GitHub
6 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.03%) Serverless
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
1 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 6 (18.18%) Gradle
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Mockito
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
5 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (6.06%) Babel
7 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
7 2 (6.06%) webpack
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.03%) Hudson
8 1 (3.03%) JUnit
8 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
8 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
1 10 (30.30%) Node.js
2 9 (27.27%) React
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) Sass
3 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (18.18%) CSS3
4 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) HTML5
4 6 (18.18%) JDBC
4 6 (18.18%) JSON
4 6 (18.18%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) Servlets
4 6 (18.18%) Spring
4 6 (18.18%) WireMock
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (24.24%) Public Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 16 (48.48%) Deployment Automation
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Microservices
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (21.21%) Open Source
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) Information Security
8 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (18.18%) Investment Management
8 6 (18.18%) IT Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
9 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Threat Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Decision-Making
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.18%) Groovy
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) ES6
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) Terraform
3 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Google