Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 43 118
Rank change year-on-year -6 +75 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 308 394 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.75% 4.03% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 4.87% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 245 87
Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £305
90th Percentile £550 £563 £540
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +7.69%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -2.60% -1.28%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6826 8090 6583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.65% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 4943 3892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 208 259
Midlands median hourly rate £21.37 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.79
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +2 198 £475 +7.95% 37
East Midlands -21 109 £360 -20.00% 25
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 235 (76.30%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.71%) Java
3 105 (34.09%) Test Automation
3 105 (34.09%) Jenkins
4 104 (33.77%) Git (software)
4 104 (33.77%) DevOps
5 97 (31.49%) Scrum
6 94 (30.52%) TDD
7 87 (28.25%) Linux
8 75 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
9 72 (23.38%) HTML
10 71 (23.05%) C#
10 71 (23.05%) Web Services
11 70 (22.73%) CSS
11 70 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 67 (21.75%) JavaScript
13 63 (20.45%) Configuration Management
14 62 (20.13%) .NET
15 61 (19.81%) BDD
16 59 (19.16%) JSON
16 59 (19.16%) Ansible
17 58 (18.83%) Docker
18 57 (18.51%) RESTful
18 57 (18.51%) Kanban
19 56 (18.18%) SQL Server
19 56 (18.18%) MVC
20 55 (17.86%) Puppet
20 55 (17.86%) Open Source
21 51 (16.56%) Subversion
22 50 (16.23%) Continuous Delivery

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring 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 23 (7.47%) JBoss
2 22 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 22 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 21 (6.82%) Confluence
4 18 (5.84%) Apache
4 18 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (4.55%) CMS
6 13 (4.22%) nginx
7 10 (3.25%) GlassFish
7 10 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (3.25%) WildFly
8 8 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (2.60%) IIS
8 8 (2.60%) Mule
9 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.30%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.65%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.44%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (5.52%) PaaS
5 14 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 14 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 14 (4.55%) IaaS
6 13 (4.22%) GitHub
6 13 (4.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 12 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (3.90%) SaaS
8 8 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (2.27%) Route 53
10 6 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.95%) Heroku
10 6 (1.95%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.66%) HTTP
2 23 (7.47%) SSL
3 18 (5.84%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.60%) DNS
5 7 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (2.27%) OpenVPN
5 7 (2.27%) SSH
6 4 (1.30%) AMQP
6 4 (1.30%) Internet
7 2 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) IPv6
8 1 (0.32%) MQTT
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 49 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 46 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (10.06%) MySQL
5 25 (8.12%) Big Data
6 23 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (6.49%) Relational Database
8 19 (6.17%) NoSQL
9 18 (5.84%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (5.19%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.90%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.30%) Redis
14 3 (0.97%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
16 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
16 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 105 (34.09%) Jenkins
2 104 (33.77%) Git (software)
3 51 (16.56%) Subversion
4 44 (14.29%) JUnit
5 39 (12.66%) Selenium
6 35 (11.36%) JIRA
7 32 (10.39%) Maven
8 27 (8.77%) TeamCity
9 19 (6.17%) SonarQube
10 16 (5.19%) Cucumber
10 16 (5.19%) GitLab
11 15 (4.87%) Bitbucket
11 15 (4.87%) JMeter
12 13 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (3.90%) Ant
13 12 (3.90%) Mockito
14 11 (3.57%) DbUnit
14 11 (3.57%) Hudson
14 11 (3.57%) jMock
14 11 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (6.82%) Finance
2 15 (4.87%) Retail
3 7 (2.27%) Games
4 6 (1.95%) Banking
4 6 (1.95%) Billing
5 4 (1.30%) Advertising
5 4 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (47.73%) Developer
2 53 (17.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (10.39%) C# Developer
4 29 (9.42%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.47%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 22 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (4.55%) Test Leader
11 12 (3.90%) Architect
11 12 (3.90%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (3.90%) Digital Developer
11 12 (3.90%) WebOps Engineer
12 11 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 11 (3.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (23.38%) HTML
2 71 (23.05%) Web Services
3 70 (22.73%) CSS
4 62 (20.13%) .NET
5 59 (19.16%) JSON
6 57 (18.51%) RESTful
7 49 (15.91%) Spring
8 46 (14.94%) ASP.NET
9 43 (13.96%) HTML5
10 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (12.01%) REST
12 32 (10.39%) CSS3
13 30 (9.74%) Spring Boot
14 29 (9.42%) SOAP
15 28 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (8.77%) jQuery
17 22 (7.14%) .NET Framework
17 22 (7.14%) AngularJS
17 22 (7.14%) Middleware
18 21 (6.82%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.22%) User Experience
4 11 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.95%) DataPower
8 5 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.62%) PKI
9 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.97%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.32%) Animation
12 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) RIA
12 1 (0.32%) Wiki
12 1 (0.32%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.25%) Linux
2 46 (14.94%) Windows
3 34 (11.04%) Android
4 24 (7.79%) Unix
5 16 (5.19%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.55%) CentOS
7 11 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.65%) AIX
11 2 (0.65%) HPUX
11 2 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.32%) Debian
12 1 (0.32%) Fedora
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (76.30%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.09%) Test Automation
3 104 (33.77%) DevOps
4 97 (31.49%) Scrum
5 94 (30.52%) TDD
6 63 (20.45%) Configuration Management
7 61 (19.81%) BDD
8 57 (18.51%) Kanban
9 56 (18.18%) MVC
10 55 (17.86%) Open Source
11 50 (16.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 48 (15.58%) Unit Testing
13 28 (9.09%) OO
14 27 (8.77%) Software Engineering
15 26 (8.44%) Continuous Deployment
16 22 (7.14%) Android Development
16 22 (7.14%) Front End Development
17 21 (6.82%) SOA
17 21 (6.82%) SOLID
18 20 (6.49%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 110 (35.71%) Java
2 71 (23.05%) C#
3 67 (21.75%) JavaScript
4 47 (15.26%) SQL
5 44 (14.29%) Python
6 39 (12.66%) Scala
7 37 (12.01%) Ruby
8 21 (6.82%) PHP
9 19 (6.17%) Bash Shell
10 18 (5.84%) PowerShell
11 13 (4.22%) Groovy
12 12 (3.90%) R
13 10 (3.25%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.92%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.92%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.92%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.95%) Perl
16 5 (1.62%) C++
17 4 (1.30%) ES6
17 4 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.79%) Degree
3 18 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.92%) ISEB
6 7 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.97%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.49%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.65%) GCP
3 2 (0.65%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 58 (18.83%) Docker
2 14 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.27%) Postfix
4 7 (2.27%) Squid
4 7 (2.27%) vCloud
4 7 (2.27%) vSphere
5 5 (1.62%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (19.16%) Ansible
2 55 (17.86%) Puppet
3 35 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (8.44%) Terraform
5 23 (7.47%) Kubernetes
6 18 (5.84%) logstash
7 16 (5.19%) Kibana
8 14 (4.55%) Salt
9 8 (2.60%) ZABBIX
10 7 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.27%) Rancher
10 7 (2.27%) Rsyslog
10 7 (2.27%) Sysdig
11 6 (1.95%) collectd
11 6 (1.95%) StatsD
12 5 (1.62%) Graylog
12 5 (1.62%) Nagios
12 5 (1.62%) Packer
12 5 (1.62%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (8.77%) Oracle
2 24 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.49%) VMware
4 19 (6.17%) Google
5 13 (4.22%) WSO2
6 11 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 11 (3.57%) MuleSoft
6 11 (3.57%) Rackspace
7 10 (3.25%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.27%) Sonatype
8 7 (2.27%) Splunk
9 6 (1.95%) Apigee
9 6 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.95%) webMethods
10 5 (1.62%) CA
10 5 (1.62%) IBM
10 5 (1.62%) Micro Focus
10 5 (1.62%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.62%) Serena
10 5 (1.62%) Teradata