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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
England / North West
Rank 46 46 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 95 144 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.71% 3.75% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 4.54% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 88 31
Median daily rate £463 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

Continuous Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2106 3169 2731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.33% 82.55% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1905 1506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 128 128
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.84 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 41 £400 - 35
Cheshire 0 28 £463 +8.82% 12
Merseyside +14 17 £525 +128.26% 4
Lancashire +14 1 £400 -11.11%
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 138 (72.25%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.60%) DevOps
3 87 (45.55%) Java
4 71 (37.17%) Linux
4 71 (37.17%) Scrum
4 71 (37.17%) Git (software)
5 67 (35.08%) JavaScript
6 65 (34.03%) Jenkins
7 59 (30.89%) TDD
8 54 (28.27%) Configuration Management
9 45 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
9 45 (23.56%) Puppet
10 42 (21.99%) Ruby
11 41 (21.47%) HTML
11 41 (21.47%) BDD
12 40 (20.94%) .NET
12 40 (20.94%) Web Services
13 39 (20.42%) C#
14 37 (19.37%) Python
14 37 (19.37%) RESTful
15 36 (18.85%) SQL
16 32 (16.75%) Oracle
16 32 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (16.75%) Ansible
17 31 (16.23%) CSS
18 30 (15.71%) Docker
18 30 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
19 28 (14.66%) Unit Testing
20 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
21 26 (13.61%) Node.js

Continuous Integration
Top Related 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 9 (4.71%) IIS
2 8 (4.19%) CMS
2 8 (4.19%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.66%) Drupal
3 7 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.14%) Apache
4 6 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.62%) Jetty
5 5 (2.62%) nginx
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.09%) Mongrel
7 3 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.57%) Confluence
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.57%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.05%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (23.56%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.24%) GitHub
4 7 (3.66%) PaaS
5 5 (2.62%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.62%) Heroku
6 4 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.09%) Google App Engine
6 4 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.09%) TestFlight
7 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.05%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Slack
8 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.28%) SSL
3 8 (4.19%) HTTP
3 8 (4.19%) HTTPS
4 6 (3.14%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.62%) DHCP
5 5 (2.62%) DNS
5 5 (2.62%) VPN
6 4 (2.09%) FTP
6 4 (2.09%) IPsec
7 3 (1.57%) Firewall
8 2 (1.05%) LAN
8 2 (1.05%) VoIP
8 2 (1.05%) WAN
9 1 (0.52%) Broadband
9 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.47%) MySQL
3 19 (9.95%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.81%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.28%) MongoDB
6 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.09%) SQLite
11 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.57%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.05%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (37.17%) Git (software)
2 65 (34.03%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.04%) JIRA
4 19 (9.95%) Selenium
5 17 (8.90%) Bitbucket
6 14 (7.33%) Hudson
7 13 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (6.28%) Subversion
8 12 (6.28%) Travis CI
9 11 (5.76%) Cucumber
9 11 (5.76%) NUnit
10 10 (5.24%) GoCD
10 10 (5.24%) JUnit
10 10 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.71%) Maven
12 8 (4.19%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.14%) Mockito
14 5 (2.62%) Mercurial
14 5 (2.62%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (5.76%) Finance
2 5 (2.62%) Banking
3 3 (1.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.52%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (49.21%) Developer
2 44 (23.04%) Java Developer
3 43 (22.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.42%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.85%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.85%) Agile Developer
6 14 (7.33%) Consultant
7 13 (6.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (6.28%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (5.24%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Administrator
12 7 (3.66%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL Developer
13 6 (3.14%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.62%) Architect
14 5 (2.62%) DBA
14 5 (2.62%) DevOps Consultant
14 5 (2.62%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.47%) HTML
2 40 (20.94%) .NET
2 40 (20.94%) Web Services
3 37 (19.37%) RESTful
4 31 (16.23%) CSS
5 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
5 26 (13.61%) Node.js
6 23 (12.04%) REST
7 21 (10.99%) ASP.NET
7 21 (10.99%) Spring
8 20 (10.47%) J2EE
9 19 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (8.90%) JSON
11 15 (7.85%) HTML5
11 15 (7.85%) jQuery
12 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (6.81%) SOAP
13 11 (5.76%) EJB
14 10 (5.24%) Middleware
14 10 (5.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.24%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.62%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.09%) iPhone
4 4 (2.09%) Replication
5 2 (1.05%) Clustering
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) DataPower
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.17%) Linux
2 32 (16.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (11.52%) CentOS
4 16 (8.38%) Unix
5 12 (6.28%) Windows
6 9 (4.71%) Fedora
7 8 (4.19%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.62%) Android
9 5 (2.62%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.09%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (72.25%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.60%) DevOps
3 71 (37.17%) Scrum
4 59 (30.89%) TDD
5 54 (28.27%) Configuration Management
6 41 (21.47%) BDD
7 28 (14.66%) Unit Testing
8 26 (13.61%) Microservices
9 25 (13.09%) MVC
10 24 (12.57%) OO
11 23 (12.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.99%) Kanban
12 21 (10.99%) Software Engineering
13 20 (10.47%) Open Source
14 18 (9.42%) SOA
15 17 (8.90%) Automated Testing
16 14 (7.33%) Pair Programming
16 14 (7.33%) SDLC
17 12 (6.28%) High Availability
18 11 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (45.55%) Java
2 67 (35.08%) JavaScript
3 42 (21.99%) Ruby
4 39 (20.42%) C#
5 37 (19.37%) Python
6 36 (18.85%) SQL
7 19 (9.95%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.24%) Perl
9 8 (4.19%) Groovy
9 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.66%) Go
10 7 (3.66%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.66%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.66%) Scala
11 6 (3.14%) Apple Swift
11 6 (3.14%) Clojure
11 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.57%) C++
13 3 (1.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.09%) Degree
5 3 (1.57%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) SANS
6 2 (1.05%) SSCP
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) MCP
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (15.71%) Docker
2 12 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.09%) Xen
5 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.52%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (23.56%) Puppet
2 32 (16.75%) Ansible
3 30 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.81%) Kibana
5 11 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 10 (5.24%) Nagios
7 8 (4.19%) Ganglia
7 8 (4.19%) Graphite
7 8 (4.19%) Riemann
7 8 (4.19%) Terraform
8 5 (2.62%) logstash
9 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.05%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.05%) QRadar
11 1 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.52%) Packer
11 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle
2 27 (14.14%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.85%) VMware
4 14 (7.33%) Google
5 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.66%) Splunk
7 5 (2.62%) IBM
8 4 (2.09%) Siebel
9 3 (1.57%) ATG
9 3 (1.57%) HP
9 3 (1.57%) hybris
9 3 (1.57%) New Relic
10 2 (1.05%) Apple
10 2 (1.05%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.05%) Sybase
11 1 (0.52%) Kofax
11 1 (0.52%) Kony
11 1 (0.52%) Perforce
11 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
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