Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +39
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 196 253 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.42% 3.71% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 4.43% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 159 162
North West median daily rate £458 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £328 £325 £301
90th Percentile £584 £571 £530
England median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
North West median hourly rate £57.50 £29.53 £34.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.75% -15.52% +24.27%
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 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 4662 5717 6933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.28% 83.84% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2977 3683 4206
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 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
Manchester -9 89 £375 -16.67% 51
Cheshire -7 58 £483 +13.53% 21
Merseyside +13 21 £398 -6.47% 5
Lancashire +16 14 £535 +35.44% 4
Cumbria - 4 £420 -
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 124 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (45.41%) DevOps
3 88 (44.90%) Jenkins
4 76 (38.78%) TDD
5 73 (37.24%) Git (software)
6 70 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 57 (29.08%) Linux
7 57 (29.08%) Puppet
8 55 (28.06%) Python
8 55 (28.06%) Java
8 55 (28.06%) Scrum
9 53 (27.04%) Configuration Management
10 51 (26.02%) Ansible
10 51 (26.02%) JavaScript
11 47 (23.98%) Web Services
12 46 (23.47%) C#
13 44 (22.45%) Docker
13 44 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
14 42 (21.43%) .NET
15 41 (20.92%) Software Engineering
16 40 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (19.90%) Bash Shell
18 38 (19.39%) Unit Testing
18 38 (19.39%) CSS
19 36 (18.37%) Kanban
19 36 (18.37%) JIRA
20 35 (17.86%) Ruby
21 34 (17.35%) TeamCity
22 31 (15.82%) HTML
22 31 (15.82%) Mentoring

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 29 (14.80%) Confluence
2 23 (11.73%) nginx
3 12 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.06%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.53%) Apache
8 3 (1.53%) Drupal
8 3 (1.53%) JBoss
9 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.51%) ArchestrA
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.16%) Slack
4 15 (7.65%) GitHub
5 13 (6.63%) PaaS
6 11 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.06%) SaaS
8 4 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.53%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.53%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.02%) Route 53
10 2 (1.02%) Serverless
10 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) SMS
3 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.67%) MongoDB
3 16 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.08%) MySQL
6 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.06%) Redis
7 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.04%) Big Data
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) SSDT
11 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 88 (44.90%) Jenkins
2 73 (37.24%) Git (software)
3 36 (18.37%) JIRA
4 34 (17.35%) TeamCity
5 17 (8.67%) Gradle
5 17 (8.67%) SonarQube
6 14 (7.14%) Bitbucket
7 13 (6.63%) Selenium
8 10 (5.10%) JMeter
8 10 (5.10%) JUnit
8 10 (5.10%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.57%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.57%) gulp
10 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.06%) JProfiler
10 6 (3.06%) Maven
10 6 (3.06%) Mocha
10 6 (3.06%) Subversion
11 3 (1.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (5.61%) Games
2 8 (4.08%) Finance
3 6 (3.06%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.02%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (43.37%) Developer
2 53 (27.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (13.78%) .NET Developer
4 25 (12.76%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (8.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 15 (7.65%) Scrum Master
7 14 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
7 14 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.63%) Agile Scrum Master
8 13 (6.63%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.12%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.12%) Node.js Developer
9 12 (6.12%) WebOps Engineer
10 11 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.59%) .NET Web Developer
11 9 (4.59%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.08%) Architect
12 8 (4.08%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.98%) Web Services
2 42 (21.43%) .NET
3 38 (19.39%) CSS
4 31 (15.82%) HTML
5 27 (13.78%) Node.js
6 25 (12.76%) AngularJS
7 20 (10.20%) HTML5
8 19 (9.69%) jQuery
9 18 (9.18%) ASP.NET
10 17 (8.67%) Spring
11 16 (8.16%) CSS3
11 16 (8.16%) RESTful
12 14 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (6.63%) JSON
14 12 (6.12%) Velocity
15 11 (5.61%) REST
15 11 (5.61%) XML
16 10 (5.10%) .NET Core
16 10 (5.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Clustering
2 10 (5.10%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.06%) iPad
4 6 (3.06%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.04%) Replication
5 4 (2.04%) User Experience
6 3 (1.53%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.53%) NHS
6 3 (1.53%) RIA
7 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) STB
8 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.08%) Linux
2 28 (14.29%) Windows
3 20 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.08%) Android
5 7 (3.57%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) CentOS
7 1 (0.51%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (45.41%) DevOps
3 76 (38.78%) TDD
4 70 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 55 (28.06%) Scrum
6 53 (27.04%) Configuration Management
7 41 (20.92%) Software Engineering
8 40 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (19.39%) Unit Testing
10 36 (18.37%) Kanban
11 31 (15.82%) Mentoring
12 30 (15.31%) BDD
13 29 (14.80%) MVC
14 25 (12.76%) User Stories
15 22 (11.22%) OO
16 20 (10.20%) Microservices
17 18 (9.18%) Coaching
18 17 (8.67%) Load Balancing
19 16 (8.16%) Static Code Analysis
20 15 (7.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.06%) Java
1 55 (28.06%) Python
2 51 (26.02%) JavaScript
3 46 (23.47%) C#
4 39 (19.90%) Bash Shell
5 35 (17.86%) Ruby
6 24 (12.24%) SQL
7 23 (11.73%) PowerShell
8 22 (11.22%) Shell Script
9 18 (9.18%) C++
10 7 (3.57%) C
10 7 (3.57%) VB
11 6 (3.06%) Groovy
11 6 (3.06%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.55%) Scala
13 4 (2.04%) Go
13 4 (2.04%) Perl
14 3 (1.53%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.02%) R
16 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (6.63%) PMI Certification
1 13 (6.63%) PMP
1 13 (6.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.06%) Degree
3 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 44 (22.45%) Docker
2 10 (5.10%) Xen
3 6 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (29.08%) Puppet
2 51 (26.02%) Ansible
3 44 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (9.18%) Kubernetes
5 14 (7.14%) Rancher
6 12 (6.12%) Terraform
7 3 (1.53%) Kibana
7 3 (1.53%) logstash
7 3 (1.53%) Mesos
7 3 (1.53%) Salt
8 2 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.51%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 15 (7.65%) Oracle
2 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 8 (4.08%) VMware
4 5 (2.55%) Perforce
5 4 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.53%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.53%) Google
6 3 (1.53%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.53%) Splunk
7 2 (1.02%) Capita
7 2 (1.02%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.02%) WSO2
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) Genesys
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.51%) Wonderware