Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 8 36
Rank change year-on-year -18 +28 +26
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 82 139 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.61% 16.83% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.53% 18.99% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 34
Essex median daily rate £500 £447 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -5.89% -24.00%
10th Percentile £403 £268 £350
90th Percentile £653 £583 £600
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 0
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £37.02 £43.50
% change year-on-year +24.26% -14.90% +33.85%

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 606 732 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.84% 88.62% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 497 428
Essex median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £330 £252 £240
90th Percentile £638 £556 £577
East of England median daily rate £438 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +8.02% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 69 114
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +89.47% -45.98%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.95 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.10 £45.70
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year -44.12% +29.82% +4.76%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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 -2 39 £525 +4.64% 1
Basildon +8 4 £469 - 3
Brentwood -4 4 £475 +79.25% 2
Harlow - 4 £475 - 1
Chelmsford - 3 £500 -
Witham - 1 £525 -
Continuous Integration
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (75.61%) Jenkins
3 57 (69.51%) TDD
4 46 (56.10%) Java
5 42 (51.22%) Test Automation
6 39 (47.56%) DevOps
7 38 (46.34%) Configuration Management
8 35 (42.68%) Scrum
9 34 (41.46%) Linux
10 32 (39.02%) Web Services
11 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
12 28 (34.15%) Open Source
13 27 (32.93%) JUnit
13 27 (32.93%) Opscode Chef
14 26 (31.71%) HTTP
14 26 (31.71%) Middleware
14 26 (31.71%) Puppet
15 25 (30.49%) Selenium
16 24 (29.27%) Kanban
16 24 (29.27%) Mentoring
17 23 (28.05%) SoapUI
18 22 (26.83%) SOAP
18 22 (26.83%) Ansible
19 21 (25.61%) XML
20 20 (24.39%) C
20 20 (24.39%) JBoss
20 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
21 19 (23.17%) Continuous Deployment
21 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared

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 20 (24.39%) JBoss
2 15 (18.29%) Apache
3 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.66%) CMS
7 3 (3.66%) Confluence
8 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
9 1 (1.22%) IIS
9 1 (1.22%) Jetty
9 1 (1.22%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.22%) nginx
9 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) GitHub
2 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) G Suite
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) HTTP
2 18 (21.95%) SSL
2 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.76%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (9.76%) GIS
3 7 (8.54%) MySQL
4 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.88%) JasperReports
5 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
6 1 (1.22%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 62 (75.61%) Jenkins
2 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 27 (32.93%) JUnit
4 25 (30.49%) Selenium
5 23 (28.05%) SoapUI
6 19 (23.17%) Cucumber
7 17 (20.73%) JIRA
7 17 (20.73%) Zephyr
8 14 (17.07%) Subversion
9 11 (13.41%) Gradle
9 11 (13.41%) JMeter
9 11 (13.41%) Maven
10 9 (10.98%) Hudson
11 8 (9.76%) Ant
11 8 (9.76%) CruiseControl
11 8 (9.76%) FishEye
11 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
12 7 (8.54%) Calabash
13 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
14 5 (6.10%) GitLab
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
1 12 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 11 (13.41%) Marketing
3 8 (9.76%) Electronics
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Publishing
5 3 (3.66%) Automotive
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Android Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) QA Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Web Services
2 26 (31.71%) Middleware
3 22 (26.83%) SOAP
4 21 (25.61%) XML
5 18 (21.95%) HTML
6 16 (19.51%) J2EE
7 15 (18.29%) REST
8 14 (17.07%) Spring
9 13 (15.85%) CSS
9 13 (15.85%) RESTful
10 12 (14.63%) JSON
11 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
12 8 (9.76%) Ajax
12 8 (9.76%) GWT
12 8 (9.76%) JPA
13 7 (8.54%) Android SDK
13 7 (8.54%) Core Animation
13 7 (8.54%) Core Data
13 7 (8.54%) Spring MVC
14 5 (6.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.54%) Animation
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (13.41%) Unix
4 7 (8.54%) Android
5 5 (6.10%) Windows
6 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (69.51%) TDD
3 42 (51.22%) Test Automation
4 39 (47.56%) DevOps
5 38 (46.34%) Configuration Management
6 35 (42.68%) Scrum
7 28 (34.15%) Open Source
8 24 (29.27%) Kanban
8 24 (29.27%) Mentoring
9 19 (23.17%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (20.73%) BDD
10 17 (20.73%) SOA
11 16 (19.51%) Test Management
12 14 (17.07%) MVC
13 13 (15.85%) OO
14 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.63%) User Stories
15 11 (13.41%) Pair Programming
15 11 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) Java
2 20 (24.39%) C
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.95%) SQL
5 14 (17.07%) Perl
6 11 (13.41%) Python
7 10 (12.20%) Ruby
8 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.66%) Go
10 2 (2.44%) Scala
11 1 (1.22%) C++
11 1 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) ISEB
4 5 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
1 10 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (31.71%) Puppet
3 22 (26.83%) Ansible
4 11 (13.41%) HP ALM
5 4 (4.88%) Terraform
6 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.22%) Consul
7 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Oracle
2 13 (15.85%) Atlassian
3 12 (14.63%) HP
4 10 (12.20%) WSO2
5 8 (9.76%) Adobe
5 8 (9.76%) SAP
6 7 (8.54%) Google
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
7 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.22%) CA
9 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.22%) VMware