Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 12 56
Rank change year-on-year -12 +44 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 79 148 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.93% 17.37% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.58% 19.15% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 97 9
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +42.71% -12.50%
East of England median daily rate £500 £464 £413
% change year-on-year +7.82% +12.42% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 2
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +26.50% -
10th Percentile £42.80 £35.00 £26.68
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £31.23
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +29.23%

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 628 773 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 86.86% 90.73% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 521 403
Essex median daily rate £500 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £224
90th Percentile £626 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 141
Essex median hourly rate £31.77 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.24% +84.21% -47.22%
10th Percentile £15.53 £13.63 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £47.00 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -45.02% +16.67% +17.39%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -6 31 £490 -2.00% 2
Basildon +1 4 £488 - 1
Harlow - 4 £475 - 3
Brentwood -2 3 £475 +79.25%
Chelmsford - 2 £500 - 1
Colchester - 1 - -
Continuous Integration
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 60 (75.95%) Jenkins
2 59 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (59.49%) TDD
4 46 (58.23%) Java
5 44 (55.70%) DevOps
6 41 (51.90%) Test Automation
7 36 (45.57%) Configuration Management
8 32 (40.51%) Deployment Automation
9 30 (37.97%) Linux
10 29 (36.71%) JUnit
11 27 (34.18%) Scrum
12 26 (32.91%) Open Source
12 26 (32.91%) Ansible
13 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
13 25 (31.65%) Web Services
14 24 (30.38%) HTTP
14 24 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (29.11%) Middleware
16 22 (27.85%) GitHub
16 22 (27.85%) Puppet
16 22 (27.85%) JIRA
16 22 (27.85%) Selenium
17 21 (26.58%) XML
18 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
18 20 (25.32%) Continuous Deployment
19 19 (24.05%) C
19 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
20 18 (22.78%) SoapUI
20 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (22.78%) HTML

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 14 (17.72%) JBoss
2 10 (12.66%) Apache
3 6 (7.59%) Confluence
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) GitHub
2 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.53%) G Suite
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) HTTP
2 16 (20.25%) SSL
2 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) DNS
5 1 (1.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.13%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (10.13%) GIS
3 7 (8.86%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) JasperReports
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Impala
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.27%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (1.27%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 60 (75.95%) Jenkins
2 29 (36.71%) JUnit
3 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
4 22 (27.85%) JIRA
4 22 (27.85%) Selenium
5 18 (22.78%) SoapUI
6 14 (17.72%) Cucumber
7 13 (16.46%) Subversion
8 12 (15.19%) Gradle
9 11 (13.92%) Zephyr
10 10 (12.66%) Calabash
10 10 (12.66%) Hudson
10 10 (12.66%) JMeter
10 10 (12.66%) Maven
11 8 (10.13%) CruiseControl
11 8 (10.13%) FishEye
11 8 (10.13%) GitLab
11 8 (10.13%) TeamCity
12 6 (7.59%) Ant
12 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 13 (16.46%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 10 (12.66%) Marketing
4 9 (11.39%) Electronics
4 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (29.11%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Android Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (6.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) Web Services
2 23 (29.11%) Middleware
3 21 (26.58%) XML
4 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 17 (21.52%) JSON
6 15 (18.99%) RESTful
7 14 (17.72%) SOAP
8 13 (16.46%) REST
8 13 (16.46%) Spring
9 11 (13.92%) J2EE
10 10 (12.66%) Android SDK
10 10 (12.66%) Core Animation
10 10 (12.66%) Core Data
10 10 (12.66%) CSS
11 8 (10.13%) GWT
11 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
12 7 (8.86%) JMS
13 5 (6.33%) Ajax
14 4 (5.06%) Apache Flex
14 4 (5.06%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Animation
2 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Android
5 4 (5.06%) Windows
6 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (74.68%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) TDD
3 44 (55.70%) DevOps
4 41 (51.90%) Test Automation
5 36 (45.57%) Configuration Management
6 32 (40.51%) Deployment Automation
7 27 (34.18%) Scrum
8 26 (32.91%) Open Source
9 20 (25.32%) Continuous Deployment
10 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
11 16 (20.25%) Kanban
12 14 (17.72%) MVC
12 14 (17.72%) Pair Programming
12 14 (17.72%) SOA
13 13 (16.46%) OO
14 12 (15.19%) BDD
15 10 (12.66%) OOA/OOD
15 10 (12.66%) OOD
15 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
15 10 (12.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.05%) C
4 15 (18.99%) Perl
5 13 (16.46%) SQL
6 12 (15.19%) Ruby
7 11 (13.92%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.06%) Go
9 4 (5.06%) Java 8
10 2 (2.53%) Scala
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) COBOL
11 1 (1.27%) PHP
11 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
1 9 (11.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) Ansible
2 24 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (27.85%) Puppet
4 7 (8.86%) HP ALM
4 7 (8.86%) Terraform
5 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.53%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) Consul
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Atlassian
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) SAP
3 8 (10.13%) HP
4 7 (8.86%) Google
5 6 (7.59%) WSO2
6 5 (6.33%) Adobe
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.53%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (2.53%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.27%) VMware