Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 September 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 West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 297 205 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.10% 3.54% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 4.32% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 189 195
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £321
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +69.35% -15.52%
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.63% +26.67% -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,874 4,749 6,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.01% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,918 3,926
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 198 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.45 £52.65 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in the North West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the North West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the North West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the North West

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Manchester +5 146 £425 +13.33% 104
Cheshire +12 84 £450 - 16
Lancashire +19 39 £450 -15.89% 12
Merseyside +5 11 £450 +12.50% 9
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 161 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (44.44%) DevOps
3 112 (37.71%) Git (software)
4 106 (35.69%) Jenkins
5 89 (29.97%) Java
6 87 (29.29%) Test Automation
7 83 (27.95%) Scrum
8 77 (25.93%) TDD
9 71 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
10 70 (23.57%) Python
11 67 (22.56%) SQL
12 64 (21.55%) .NET
13 62 (20.88%) JavaScript
13 62 (20.88%) Linux
14 61 (20.54%) Puppet
15 58 (19.53%) Web Services
16 55 (18.52%) Oracle
16 55 (18.52%) JIRA
17 53 (17.85%) C#
18 52 (17.51%) PostgreSQL
19 51 (17.17%) Docker
19 51 (17.17%) Continuous Deployment
20 49 (16.50%) RESTful
20 49 (16.50%) CSS
21 44 (14.81%) BDD
22 42 (14.14%) HTML
22 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
22 42 (14.14%) Selenium
22 42 (14.14%) Continuous Delivery
23 41 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 30 (10.10%) Confluence
2 20 (6.73%) Tuxedo
3 15 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.36%) CMS
6 6 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.02%) nginx
7 5 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.68%) WildFly
8 4 (1.35%) Apache
8 4 (1.35%) Apache Pig
8 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.67%) IIS
9 2 (0.67%) JBoss
9 2 (0.67%) Mule
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 16 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 71 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (13.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.75%) GitHub
4 12 (4.04%) OpenShift
5 11 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.37%) Slack
7 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.68%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.35%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.35%) IaaS
8 4 (1.35%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) AWS OpsWorks
9 3 (1.01%) SaaS
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.67%) PaaS
11 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.37%) Firewall
2 6 (2.02%) HTTP
2 6 (2.02%) Internet
3 5 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (1.68%) SAN
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
4 3 (1.01%) SMS
4 3 (1.01%) SSL
4 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.67%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.51%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.43%) MySQL
4 21 (7.07%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 16 (5.39%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.04%) Big Data
8 10 (3.37%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.36%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.68%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.68%) CouchDB
10 5 (1.68%) HBase
10 5 (1.68%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 112 (37.71%) Git (software)
2 106 (35.69%) Jenkins
3 55 (18.52%) JIRA
4 42 (14.14%) Selenium
5 26 (8.75%) JMeter
6 21 (7.07%) Visual Studio
7 20 (6.73%) Gradle
7 20 (6.73%) JUnit
8 19 (6.40%) Maven
9 18 (6.06%) Cucumber
10 17 (5.72%) Artifactory
11 14 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (4.71%) Bitbucket
11 14 (4.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (4.04%) TeamCity
14 11 (3.70%) PyCharm
14 11 (3.70%) SonarQube
15 10 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (3.03%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (3.70%) Finance
2 9 (3.03%) Banking
3 8 (2.69%) Retail
4 4 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Back Office
5 3 (1.01%) Games
5 3 (1.01%) Law
5 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (39.73%) Developer
2 64 (21.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (8.75%) Architect
3 26 (8.75%) Java Developer
4 17 (5.72%) .NET Developer
4 17 (5.72%) Django Developer
5 16 (5.39%) Tester
6 14 (4.71%) Automation Tester
7 11 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 11 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 10 (3.37%) Consultant
8 10 (3.37%) Python Developer
9 9 (3.03%) CRM Developer
9 9 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
9 9 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 9 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 8 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.36%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.55%) .NET
2 58 (19.53%) Web Services
3 49 (16.50%) CSS
3 49 (16.50%) RESTful
4 42 (14.14%) HTML
5 38 (12.79%) SOAP
6 36 (12.12%) Spring
7 35 (11.78%) AngularJS
8 30 (10.10%) REST
9 24 (8.08%) Middleware
10 23 (7.74%) XML
11 22 (7.41%) Django
11 22 (7.41%) JSON
12 21 (7.07%) HTML5
13 20 (6.73%) jQuery
13 20 (6.73%) Node.js
14 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET
14 17 (5.72%) CSS3
15 16 (5.39%) Spring Boot
16 15 (5.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.68%) Replication
7 4 (1.35%) User Experience
8 3 (1.01%) Clustering
8 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.01%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.67%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.67%) iPhone
9 2 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.88%) Linux
2 30 (10.10%) Windows
3 22 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.40%) Android
5 12 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.37%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.69%) CentOS
8 4 (1.35%) Unix
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.67%) Debian
10 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.21%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (44.44%) DevOps
3 87 (29.29%) Test Automation
4 83 (27.95%) Scrum
5 77 (25.93%) TDD
6 51 (17.17%) Continuous Deployment
7 44 (14.81%) BDD
8 42 (14.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 40 (13.47%) Microservices
10 33 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 30 (10.10%) MVC
12 26 (8.75%) Software Engineering
13 25 (8.42%) Deployment Automation
14 24 (8.08%) SDLC
14 24 (8.08%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.74%) Mentoring
16 22 (7.41%) CRM
17 20 (6.73%) SOA
18 19 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (6.40%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 89 (29.97%) Java
2 70 (23.57%) Python
3 67 (22.56%) SQL
4 62 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 53 (17.85%) C#
6 37 (12.46%) Shell Script
7 31 (10.44%) Ruby
8 27 (9.09%) Perl
9 15 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.70%) C
11 10 (3.37%) Groovy
12 9 (3.03%) C++
13 8 (2.69%) Java 8
14 7 (2.36%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.01%) R
17 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.67%) PHP
17 2 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.38%) Degree
4 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.35%) ISEB
6 2 (0.67%) CISSP
6 2 (0.67%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.67%) MCTS
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.06%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (17.17%) Docker
2 4 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (1.35%) etcd
3 3 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 61 (20.54%) Puppet
2 37 (12.46%) Ansible
3 35 (11.78%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (8.75%) Terraform
5 18 (6.06%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.69%) Salt
7 5 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.35%) Consul
8 4 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.35%) Kibana
8 4 (1.35%) logstash
8 4 (1.35%) Nessus
9 2 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.34%) SCCM
10 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (18.52%) Oracle
2 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.41%) VMware
4 13 (4.38%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.02%) hybris
5 6 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.68%) Adobe
6 5 (1.68%) Google
6 5 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.68%) webMethods
7 4 (1.35%) Splunk
8 3 (1.01%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.01%) Cisco
8 3 (1.01%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.67%) Apigee
9 2 (0.67%) Citrix
9 2 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.67%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.67%) Tealium