Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 12 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 +56 -25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 108 155 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.20% 17.86% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.47% 19.60% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 104 6
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £425 £310 £425
90th Percentile £600 £600 £569
East of England median daily rate £500 £472 £475
% change year-on-year +5.93% -0.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 2
Essex median hourly rate £64.69 £46.75 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.37% +59.83% -
10th Percentile £43.42 £35.00 £26.68
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £31.23
East of England median hourly rate £59.38 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +34.18% +18.00% -

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 866 791 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.83% 91.13% 84.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 532 390
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £220
90th Percentile £600 £588 £518
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 160
Essex median hourly rate £31.77 £33.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +73.68% -42.42%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.38 £15.75
90th Percentile £60.09 £63.75 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +8.70%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 55 £550 +6.90% 8
Harlow - 6 £475 - 1
Basildon +2 4 £525 - 1
Chelmsford -4 2 £500 -7.54%
Brentwood -5 2 - - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Continuous Integration
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (59.26%) Jenkins
3 62 (57.41%) DevOps
4 59 (54.63%) Linux
5 55 (50.93%) Java
6 54 (50.00%) Ansible
7 53 (49.07%) Test Automation
8 52 (48.15%) Deployment Automation
9 49 (45.37%) Configuration Management
10 47 (43.52%) TDD
11 46 (42.59%) HTTP
12 42 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
13 41 (37.96%) Git (software)
14 40 (37.04%) TCP/IP
15 39 (36.11%) Scrum
16 38 (35.19%) SSL
17 36 (33.33%) Open Source
18 32 (29.63%) Puppet
19 30 (27.78%) Unix
20 26 (24.07%) User Stories
20 26 (24.07%) GitHub
20 26 (24.07%) Kanban
21 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
21 25 (23.15%) Subversion
22 24 (22.22%) JIRA
23 23 (21.30%) JUnit
24 22 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
25 21 (19.44%) Web Services
25 21 (19.44%) Middleware

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 14 (12.96%) WebSphere
3 11 (10.19%) IIS
3 11 (10.19%) Jetty
3 11 (10.19%) Mongrel
3 11 (10.19%) nginx
3 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.33%) Confluence
4 9 (8.33%) JBoss
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (24.07%) GitHub
3 13 (12.04%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (10.19%) Google App Engine
4 11 (10.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.85%) G Suite
6 2 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.59%) HTTP
2 40 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 38 (35.19%) SSL
4 12 (11.11%) FTP
5 11 (10.19%) DHCP
5 11 (10.19%) DNS
5 11 (10.19%) IPsec
6 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.63%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (4.63%) GIS
4 5 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) Impala
7 1 (0.93%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.93%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 64 (59.26%) Jenkins
2 41 (37.96%) Git (software)
3 25 (23.15%) Subversion
4 24 (22.22%) JIRA
5 23 (21.30%) JUnit
6 19 (17.59%) Selenium
7 15 (13.89%) SoapUI
8 14 (12.96%) GitLab
9 12 (11.11%) Gradle
10 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
11 10 (9.26%) JMeter
12 9 (8.33%) Calabash
12 9 (8.33%) Travis CI
13 8 (7.41%) Maven
14 5 (4.63%) LoadRunner
14 5 (4.63%) Zephyr
15 4 (3.70%) Ant
15 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
15 4 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Manufacturing
3 12 (11.11%) Marketing
4 10 (9.26%) Electronics
4 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Automotive
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (21.30%) Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Architect
4 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (12.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 12 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Android Developer
10 5 (4.63%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
12 3 (2.78%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) Middleware
1 21 (19.44%) Web Services
2 19 (17.59%) XML
3 16 (14.81%) J2EE
3 16 (14.81%) JSON
4 15 (13.89%) HTML
5 13 (12.04%) .NET
5 13 (12.04%) SOAP
5 13 (12.04%) Spring
6 12 (11.11%) REST
6 12 (11.11%) Servlets
7 11 (10.19%) RESTful
8 9 (8.33%) Android SDK
8 9 (8.33%) Core Animation
8 9 (8.33%) Core Data
9 8 (7.41%) SAML
10 6 (5.56%) CSS
10 6 (5.56%) Spring Boot
11 5 (4.63%) JMS
12 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.33%) Animation
3 8 (7.41%) Clustering
4 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.70%) User Experience
8 2 (1.85%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 59 (54.63%) Linux
2 30 (27.78%) Unix
3 22 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.33%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Solaris
5 3 (2.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (57.41%) DevOps
3 53 (49.07%) Test Automation
4 52 (48.15%) Deployment Automation
5 49 (45.37%) Configuration Management
6 47 (43.52%) TDD
7 39 (36.11%) Scrum
8 36 (33.33%) Open Source
9 26 (24.07%) Kanban
9 26 (24.07%) User Stories
10 20 (18.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
12 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 15 (13.89%) SOA
14 14 (12.96%) Strategic Thinking
15 12 (11.11%) MVC
16 11 (10.19%) ITIL
16 11 (10.19%) Pair Programming
16 11 (10.19%) Software Delivery
17 10 (9.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) Java
2 18 (16.67%) Perl
3 17 (15.74%) Python
3 17 (15.74%) Ruby
4 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.89%) SQL
6 14 (12.96%) C
7 9 (8.33%) Java 8
8 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.70%) Go
10 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) COBOL
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Docker
1 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (10.19%) Xen
2 6 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (50.00%) Ansible
2 32 (29.63%) Puppet
3 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (10.19%) Terraform
5 6 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (3.70%) HP ALM
7 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.85%) Salt
9 1 (0.93%) Consul
9 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Google
3 13 (12.04%) Atlassian
3 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.19%) VMware
5 10 (9.26%) SAP
6 5 (4.63%) Adobe
6 5 (4.63%) HP
7 4 (3.70%) WSO2
8 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft