The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 29 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.

Continuous Integration
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.91% 2.34% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.61% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £281 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.78%  
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 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 92 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.32% 89.47% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 99 122
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Luton region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) ATDD
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) SDET
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) TestNG
3 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (50.00%) API Testing
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) JBehave
5 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JRules

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (66.67%) TestNG
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) JBehave
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JRules
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ATDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Pega