Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 203 314 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.84% 5.13% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 6.05% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 199 194
North West median daily rate £488 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.80% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £363 £311 £323
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £503 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +69.35%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.43% -14.21% +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 4,517 5,189 4,805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.40% 84.70% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,970 3,275 2,930
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £598 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 256 201
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -29.69% +34.74%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.21 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.96 £21.33 £23.14
% change year-on-year +17.03% -7.84% +0.61%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 -5 136 £500 +17.65% 81
Cheshire -15 35 £500 +11.11% 17
Lancashire -6 13 £420 -15.15% 6
Merseyside -11 13 £465 +9.09% 2
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 123 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (48.77%) DevOps
3 86 (42.36%) AWS
4 82 (40.39%) Jenkins
5 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
6 66 (32.51%) Java
7 64 (31.53%) Test Automation
8 55 (27.09%) Git (software)
9 50 (24.63%) Azure
10 49 (24.14%) TDD
11 45 (22.17%) SQL
12 44 (21.67%) .NET
13 42 (20.69%) JIRA
14 41 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
14 41 (20.20%) Puppet
15 40 (19.70%) Scrum
16 39 (19.21%) Docker
17 38 (18.72%) CSS
18 37 (18.23%) C#
19 36 (17.73%) HTML
19 36 (17.73%) Linux
19 36 (17.73%) Microservices
20 34 (16.75%) HTML5
20 34 (16.75%) Kubernetes
20 34 (16.75%) Web Services
21 32 (15.76%) Selenium
22 31 (15.27%) Open Source
23 30 (14.78%) Python
23 30 (14.78%) AngularJS
24 28 (13.79%) Finance

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 19 (9.36%) Confluence
2 11 (5.42%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.93%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.96%) JBoss
6 5 (2.46%) IIS
6 5 (2.46%) nginx
7 4 (1.97%) Apache
7 4 (1.97%) Jetty
7 4 (1.97%) Mongrel
8 3 (1.48%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.99%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 14 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 86 (42.36%) AWS
2 50 (24.63%) Azure
3 16 (7.88%) GitHub
4 15 (7.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (7.39%) GCP
4 15 (7.39%) Serverless
5 13 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (6.40%) Amazon S3
6 11 (5.42%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (3.45%) Office 365
10 6 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (2.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.46%) npm
11 5 (2.46%) SaaS
12 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.48%) Google App Engine
12 3 (1.48%) IaaS
12 3 (1.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.81%) HTTP
2 16 (7.88%) SSL
2 16 (7.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.42%) DHCP
3 11 (5.42%) DNS
3 11 (5.42%) FTP
3 11 (5.42%) IPsec
4 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.84%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.40%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (5.42%) MySQL
4 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.43%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.96%) DB2
8 5 (2.46%) Big Data
9 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.99%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.99%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 82 (40.39%) Jenkins
2 55 (27.09%) Git (software)
3 42 (20.69%) JIRA
4 32 (15.76%) Selenium
5 26 (12.81%) Cucumber
6 23 (11.33%) Bitbucket
7 15 (7.39%) TeamCity
7 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
8 13 (6.40%) Subversion
9 11 (5.42%) WebDriver
10 10 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (4.93%) SonarQube
10 10 (4.93%) Travis CI
11 9 (4.43%) JMeter
12 7 (3.45%) Gradle
12 7 (3.45%) gulp
12 7 (3.45%) Mockito
12 7 (3.45%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.96%) Maven
General
1 28 (13.79%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Banking
3 20 (9.85%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.94%) Games
5 5 (2.46%) Law
6 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (35.96%) Developer
2 55 (27.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (9.85%) Java Developer
4 11 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) Tester
6 9 (4.43%) .NET Developer
6 9 (4.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (3.94%) Automation Tester
7 8 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (3.94%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 7 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Architect
9 6 (2.96%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (2.96%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.67%) .NET
2 38 (18.72%) CSS
3 36 (17.73%) HTML
4 34 (16.75%) HTML5
4 34 (16.75%) Web Services
5 30 (14.78%) AngularJS
6 25 (12.32%) Node.js
7 21 (10.34%) CSS3
7 21 (10.34%) React
8 18 (8.87%) Spring
9 17 (8.37%) ASP.NET
10 16 (7.88%) REST
11 14 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (6.40%) jQuery
13 12 (5.91%) Servlets
14 11 (5.42%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.42%) Sass
15 10 (4.93%) JSON
15 10 (4.93%) RESTful
16 8 (3.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.39%) User Experience
2 13 (6.40%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.96%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.48%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) Animation
6 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Linux
2 21 (10.34%) Windows
3 11 (5.42%) Unix
4 5 (2.46%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.97%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (48.77%) DevOps
3 64 (31.53%) Test Automation
4 49 (24.14%) TDD
5 40 (19.70%) Scrum
6 36 (17.73%) Microservices
7 31 (15.27%) Open Source
8 27 (13.30%) BDD
8 27 (13.30%) Deployment Automation
8 27 (13.30%) Infrastructure as Code
9 22 (10.84%) Configuration Management
10 20 (9.85%) Kanban
11 19 (9.36%) MVC
11 19 (9.36%) Technical Debt
12 18 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (8.87%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (8.87%) SDLC
12 18 (8.87%) Software Engineering
13 17 (8.37%) OO
13 17 (8.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
2 66 (32.51%) Java
3 45 (22.17%) SQL
4 37 (18.23%) C#
5 30 (14.78%) Python
6 17 (8.37%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.88%) Bash Shell
8 15 (7.39%) Groovy
9 12 (5.91%) ES6
10 7 (3.45%) Ruby
10 7 (3.45%) Scala
10 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.46%) Perl
12 4 (1.97%) Java 8
12 4 (1.97%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.97%) XPath
13 3 (1.48%) Go
14 2 (0.99%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.99%) Clojure
14 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Degree
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) HL7
2 1 (0.49%) PSD2
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (19.21%) Docker
2 7 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.97%) Xen
4 3 (1.48%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (20.20%) Opscode Chef
1 41 (20.20%) Puppet
2 34 (16.75%) Kubernetes
3 26 (12.81%) Terraform
4 23 (11.33%) Ansible
5 5 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.48%) Salt
7 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.49%) Consul
8 1 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.49%) Grafana
8 1 (0.49%) Istio
8 1 (0.49%) Kibana
8 1 (0.49%) Nessus
8 1 (0.49%) Packer
8 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.49%) systemd
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.36%) Oracle
3 16 (7.88%) Google
4 11 (5.42%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.46%) HP
5 5 (2.46%) VMware
6 3 (1.48%) Informatica
7 2 (0.99%) Apple
7 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.49%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.49%) iManage
8 1 (0.49%) MapR
8 1 (0.49%) NetApp
8 1 (0.49%) Northgate
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.49%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.49%) Splunk