Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 +44
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 78 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.68% 9.91% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.76% 11.37% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 46
Essex median daily rate £520 £463 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% -11.90% -16.00%
10th Percentile £316 £297 £363
90th Percentile £607 £568 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £463
% change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 1
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 £37.02 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.83% -8.59% -
10th Percentile £39.30 £36.00 £40.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £40.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.75 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +22.00% -5.66% +22.31%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 567 695 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.88% 87.20% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 450 487
Essex median daily rate £495 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £300 £230 £240
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 109 147
Essex median hourly rate £33.17 £34.62 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +8.19% +52.38%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.00 £45.41
East of England median hourly rate £34.75 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.51% +10.83% +20.00%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Essex

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Essex

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Essex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Essex

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in Essex

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Essex over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Essex

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea +1 36 £537 +7.50% 3
Brentwood +2 13 £320 +20.75% 4
Basildon +20 9 £450 - 3
Chelmsford - 7 £544 -
Witham - 1 £525 -
Continuous Integration
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (79.49%) TDD
3 59 (75.64%) Jenkins
4 43 (55.13%) Java
5 35 (44.87%) Scrum
6 32 (41.03%) Linux
7 31 (39.74%) XML
7 31 (39.74%) Test Automation
8 30 (38.46%) SQL
8 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
9 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
10 28 (35.90%) Relational Database
10 28 (35.90%) HTML
10 28 (35.90%) JUnit
11 27 (34.62%) Middleware
12 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 25 (32.05%) Oracle
13 25 (32.05%) Web Services
13 25 (32.05%) DevOps
14 23 (29.49%) Kanban
15 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
15 22 (28.21%) HTTP
15 22 (28.21%) MVC
15 22 (28.21%) Ansible
16 21 (26.92%) SOAP
17 20 (25.64%) SOA
18 19 (24.36%) Unix
18 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
19 18 (23.08%) Puppet
19 18 (23.08%) C

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (23.08%) JBoss
2 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (12.82%) Apache
4 9 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (3.85%) CMS
8 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.28%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.28%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) GitHub
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) PaaS
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) HTTP
2 14 (17.95%) SSL
2 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) Relational Database
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.85%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.56%) GIS
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.28%) HBase
7 1 (1.28%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.28%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 59 (75.64%) Jenkins
2 28 (35.90%) JUnit
3 22 (28.21%) Git (software)
4 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
5 14 (17.95%) Selenium
6 13 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (15.38%) Gradle
7 12 (15.38%) Zephyr
8 11 (14.10%) JIRA
8 11 (14.10%) Maven
8 11 (14.10%) Subversion
9 10 (12.82%) JMeter
10 8 (10.26%) Ant
10 8 (10.26%) Calabash
11 7 (8.97%) Android Studio
11 7 (8.97%) Mockito
12 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
13 4 (5.13%) AccuRev
13 4 (5.13%) Xcode
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
1 17 (21.79%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.38%) Marketing
3 9 (11.54%) Electronics
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.69%) Back Office
5 5 (6.41%) Automotive
6 4 (5.13%) Local Government
7 3 (3.85%) Publishing
8 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Android Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.41%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) XML
2 28 (35.90%) HTML
3 27 (34.62%) Middleware
4 25 (32.05%) Web Services
5 21 (26.92%) SOAP
6 17 (21.79%) CSS
7 15 (19.23%) JPA
7 15 (19.23%) JSON
7 15 (19.23%) RESTful
8 14 (17.95%) REST
9 13 (16.67%) Spring
10 12 (15.38%) Core Animation
10 12 (15.38%) Core Data
10 12 (15.38%) J2EE
10 12 (15.38%) JAXB
11 11 (14.10%) Struts
12 10 (12.82%) Spring MVC
13 9 (11.54%) Ajax
14 8 (10.26%) .NET
14 8 (10.26%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Animation
2 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.97%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.13%) iPhone
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.03%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) Unix
3 16 (20.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 8 (10.26%) Android
6 7 (8.97%) Windows
7 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) AIX
10 1 (1.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (79.49%) TDD
3 35 (44.87%) Scrum
4 31 (39.74%) Test Automation
5 30 (38.46%) Configuration Management
6 29 (37.18%) Mentoring
7 25 (32.05%) DevOps
8 23 (29.49%) Kanban
9 22 (28.21%) MVC
10 20 (25.64%) SOA
11 17 (21.79%) OOA/OOD
12 16 (20.51%) User Stories
13 15 (19.23%) Coaching
13 15 (19.23%) Open Source
14 14 (17.95%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (16.67%) Pair Programming
16 12 (15.38%) BDD
16 12 (15.38%) OOD
16 12 (15.38%) Push Notifications
16 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) Java
2 30 (38.46%) SQL
3 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.08%) C
5 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Python
7 7 (8.97%) C++
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
8 6 (7.69%) Ruby
9 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.41%) X++
10 4 (5.13%) Apple Swift
10 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.85%) Groovy
12 1 (1.28%) ES6
12 1 (1.28%) Scala
12 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (28.21%) Ansible
2 18 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) HP
3 9 (11.54%) SAP
3 9 (11.54%) WSO2
4 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.41%) Adobe
5 5 (6.41%) CA
5 5 (6.41%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.28%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) webMethods