The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 50 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 24 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.01% 1.31% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 1.72% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £525 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

Continuous Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 468 522 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.26% 76.20% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 277 275
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Hertfordshire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Hertfordshire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Hertfordshire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in Hertfordshire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +5 11 £550 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 3 £925 -
St Albans +2 1 £500 -
Continuous Integration
East of England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
2 23 (48.94%) DevOps
3 22 (46.81%) BDD
4 20 (42.55%) Scrum
4 20 (42.55%) Java
5 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
6 15 (31.91%) Linux
7 12 (25.53%) JIRA
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (23.40%) Selenium
9 10 (21.28%) Pair Programming
9 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
9 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
10 9 (19.15%) Open Source
10 9 (19.15%) Confluence
10 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
10 9 (19.15%) IBM
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
11 8 (17.02%) Unix
11 8 (17.02%) XML
11 8 (17.02%) Spring
11 8 (17.02%) Kanban
11 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.02%) Docker
12 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
12 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 7 (14.89%) Atlassian

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (19.15%) Confluence
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) Apache Spark
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) IIS
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.51%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Boomi
2 4 (8.51%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.26%) G Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
3 2 (4.26%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) JIRA
3 11 (23.40%) Selenium
4 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
5 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
6 5 (10.64%) JUnit
6 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.38%) JBehave
7 3 (6.38%) Maven
7 3 (6.38%) Mockito
7 3 (6.38%) Moq
7 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.26%) Appium
8 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
8 2 (4.26%) Hudson
9 1 (2.13%) CMake
9 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Integration Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Portfolio Test Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Tester
7 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Spring
1 8 (17.02%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) RESTful
3 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
3 6 (12.77%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (12.77%) Middleware
3 6 (12.77%) Node.js
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.64%) J2EE
4 5 (10.64%) JSON
4 5 (10.64%) REST
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (8.51%) XSLT
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) DataPower
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Mac OS
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) DevOps
2 23 (48.94%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) BDD
4 20 (42.55%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
6 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
6 10 (21.28%) Pair Programming
7 9 (19.15%) Open Source
8 8 (17.02%) Kanban
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Release Management
10 6 (12.77%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) Test Management
11 5 (10.64%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (10.64%) SDLC
11 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) Haskell
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.26%) Pingdom
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
2 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
4 4 (8.51%) hybris
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) PagerDuty
5 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.26%) WSO2
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft