The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
England / Midlands
Rank 20 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.72% 1.91% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.44% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.89%  
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 164 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 85.34% 78.47% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
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 the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (25.00%) New Relic
4 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) GoCD
4 2 (25.00%) rkt
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Riak
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) GoCD
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) gulp
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Blog
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Go
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) ES6
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Mesos
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) rkt
2 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
2 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware