The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 June 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.

Continuous Integration
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 3 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 0.45% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.61% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 22
Median daily rate £535 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.44% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £379 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £411 £410
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 £47.50 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.25% +5.00%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 328 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.94% 73.87% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 205 207
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £57.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Lancashire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Preston -16 2 £538 +43.33%
Blackpool - 1 £535 -
Continuous Integration
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Terraform
4 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Rancher
4 1 (25.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Slack
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Guerrilla Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Rancher
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware