Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 85 145 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.12% 6.16% 4.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 7.16% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 98 68
North East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £333 £279 £313
90th Percentile £638 £527 £611
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
North East median hourly rate £46.25 - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £41.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +20.73% -11.35% +30.28%

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 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 1,020 2,024 1,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 85.43% 86.02% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 1,405 1,037
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +11.07%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £263
90th Percentile £566 £534 £600
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 65
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.54 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.05% +56.10% -22.09%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.79 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.63 £34.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +10 67 £475 +8.57% 6
Durham +19 18 £413 - 1
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 54 (63.53%) Jenkins
2 48 (56.47%) DevOps
3 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.76%) Git (software)
5 42 (49.41%) JIRA
6 38 (44.71%) Confluence
7 37 (43.53%) Test Automation
8 35 (41.18%) BDD
9 30 (35.29%) TDD
10 28 (32.94%) Microservices
11 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
11 25 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (29.41%) Linux
12 24 (28.24%) Scrum
12 24 (28.24%) Coaching
13 22 (25.88%) Slack
13 22 (25.88%) Configuration Management
13 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
14 21 (24.71%) Windows
15 20 (23.53%) Java
16 19 (22.35%) .NET
17 17 (20.00%) Selenium
17 17 (20.00%) Shell Script
17 17 (20.00%) SFIA
18 16 (18.82%) Puppet
18 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
18 16 (18.82%) QA
19 15 (17.65%) WCAG
19 15 (17.65%) Subversion
19 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

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 38 (44.71%) Confluence
2 10 (11.76%) nginx
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) Slack
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (63.53%) Jenkins
2 44 (51.76%) Git (software)
3 42 (49.41%) JIRA
4 17 (20.00%) Selenium
5 15 (17.65%) Subversion
6 14 (16.47%) Cucumber
7 13 (15.29%) JUnit
8 12 (14.12%) HP UFT
8 12 (14.12%) JMeter
8 12 (14.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
10 10 (11.76%) Burp Suite
10 10 (11.76%) LoadRunner
10 10 (11.76%) SonarQube
10 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 6 (7.06%) Firebug
11 6 (7.06%) Gradle
11 6 (7.06%) Hamcrest
12 5 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
12 5 (5.88%) RSpec
General
1 6 (7.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Test Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Developer
4 12 (14.12%) Senior DevOps
4 12 (14.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (9.41%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (9.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) JIRA Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Tester
9 6 (7.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) REST
3 10 (11.76%) JSON
4 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.59%) CSS
4 9 (10.59%) HTML
5 8 (9.41%) Angular 2
5 8 (9.41%) Spring
5 8 (9.41%) Spring MVC
5 8 (9.41%) XML
6 6 (7.06%) jQuery
6 6 (7.06%) JSP
6 6 (7.06%) Spring Boot
6 6 (7.06%) XSD
7 2 (2.35%) CSS3
7 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.35%) HTML5
7 2 (2.35%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.35%) RESTful
7 2 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 21 (24.71%) Windows
3 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (11.76%) Unix
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) OpenVMS
7 2 (2.35%) VMS
8 1 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) DevOps
2 45 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.53%) Test Automation
4 35 (41.18%) BDD
5 30 (35.29%) TDD
6 28 (32.94%) Microservices
7 25 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
8 24 (28.24%) Coaching
8 24 (28.24%) Scrum
9 22 (25.88%) Configuration Management
9 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
10 17 (20.00%) SFIA
11 15 (17.65%) Web Operations
12 13 (15.29%) ITIL
12 13 (15.29%) Service Management
12 13 (15.29%) Test Management
13 12 (14.12%) OWASP
13 12 (14.12%) SDLC
14 11 (12.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
3 14 (16.47%) Python
4 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) SQL
6 9 (10.59%) Ruby
7 7 (8.24%) C++
7 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.24%) Scala
8 6 (7.06%) C
9 4 (4.71%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) ISEB
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) QA
2 15 (17.65%) WCAG
3 3 (3.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Docker
2 6 (7.06%) Xen
3 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Puppet
2 10 (11.76%) Nessus
3 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.24%) Ansible
5 2 (2.35%) Terraform
5 2 (2.35%) WSUS
6 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) Kaspersky
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Vyatta