Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 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 > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 49 54
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +27
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 70 137 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.74% 5.09% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 6.03% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 100 75
North East median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £638 £530 £600
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North East median hourly rate £46.25 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% -2.56%

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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1026 2271 1688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.17% 84.30% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1570 1077
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 94 76
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +64.75% -10.08%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.02 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.05 £36.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in the North East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the North East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the North East

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear +5 49 £475 +5.56% 7
Durham - 20 £413 - 1
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 43 (61.43%) Jenkins
2 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) DevOps
4 27 (38.57%) JIRA
5 24 (34.29%) TDD
6 23 (32.86%) Linux
6 23 (32.86%) Confluence
7 22 (31.43%) BDD
7 22 (31.43%) Windows
7 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 20 (28.57%) Scrum
9 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
10 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
10 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 16 (22.86%) Java
10 16 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (21.43%) Microservices
11 15 (21.43%) Subversion
12 14 (20.00%) .NET
12 14 (20.00%) Puppet
12 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
13 13 (18.57%) Selenium
14 12 (17.14%) QA
14 12 (17.14%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) JUnit
14 12 (17.14%) WebDriver
14 12 (17.14%) Cucumber

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (32.86%) Confluence
2 7 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.43%) Drupal
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.71%) Slack
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.86%) Office 365
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.86%) GIS
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (61.43%) Jenkins
2 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (38.57%) JIRA
4 15 (21.43%) Subversion
5 13 (18.57%) Selenium
6 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
6 12 (17.14%) JUnit
6 12 (17.14%) WebDriver
7 10 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.00%) SonarQube
10 6 (8.57%) RSpec
11 5 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
12 4 (5.71%) Burp Suite
12 4 (5.71%) Firebug
12 4 (5.71%) Gradle
12 4 (5.71%) Hamcrest
12 4 (5.71%) HP UFT
12 4 (5.71%) JMeter
12 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Test Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (11.43%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (11.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) JIRA Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 10 (14.29%) JSON
3 9 (12.86%) Angular 2
3 9 (12.86%) HTML
4 8 (11.43%) CSS
5 6 (8.57%) jQuery
5 6 (8.57%) REST
5 6 (8.57%) Spring
5 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
6 4 (5.71%) JSP
6 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.71%) XML
6 4 (5.71%) XSD
7 2 (2.86%) Ajax
7 2 (2.86%) Django
7 2 (2.86%) Java EE
7 2 (2.86%) OpenLayers
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 22 (31.43%) Windows
3 9 (12.86%) Unix
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) VMS
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.86%) OpenVMS
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (48.57%) DevOps
3 24 (34.29%) TDD
4 22 (31.43%) BDD
4 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 20 (28.57%) Scrum
6 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 16 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (21.43%) Microservices
9 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
10 11 (15.71%) Coaching
11 10 (14.29%) Open Source
12 8 (11.43%) SDLC
12 8 (11.43%) SFIA
13 7 (10.00%) ITIL
13 7 (10.00%) Service Management
13 7 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
13 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) Java
1 16 (22.86%) Shell Script
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) Python
5 8 (11.43%) C++
5 8 (11.43%) Ruby
5 8 (11.43%) Scala
6 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.00%) C
6 7 (10.00%) SQL
7 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.43%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
2 10 (14.29%) WCAG
3 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Xen
3 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) Ansible
4 4 (5.71%) Nessus
5 2 (2.86%) WSUS
6 1 (1.43%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.43%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Kaspersky
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.43%) Vyatta