Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 49 52
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 325 196 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.44% 3.44% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.57% 4.18% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 174 159
North West median daily rate £450 £458 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £328 £325
90th Percentile £573 £584 £571
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +94.75% -15.52%
England median hourly rate £36.25 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.68% +26.67% -1.32%

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 4,950 4,686 5,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.87% 82.27% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,988 3,709
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £586 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 209 175
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.05 £52.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +5 125 £425 +13.33% 98
Cheshire +13 91 £418 -13.47% 17
Lancashire +25 72 £463 -13.55% 12
Merseyside -1 20 £400 +0.63% 8
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 192 (59.08%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (43.08%) DevOps
3 129 (39.69%) Git (software)
4 125 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 107 (32.92%) Java
6 105 (32.31%) Test Automation
7 92 (28.31%) .NET
8 90 (27.69%) TDD
9 83 (25.54%) Scrum
10 76 (23.38%) C#
10 76 (23.38%) Continuous Deployment
11 73 (22.46%) SQL
12 72 (22.15%) Microsoft
13 71 (21.85%) JavaScript
14 68 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
15 65 (20.00%) JIRA
16 63 (19.38%) Linux
17 61 (18.77%) CSS
18 59 (18.15%) Puppet
19 56 (17.23%) HTML
20 55 (16.92%) Web Services
20 55 (16.92%) AngularJS
21 54 (16.62%) Selenium
22 53 (16.31%) RESTful
23 51 (15.69%) BDD
24 50 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
24 50 (15.38%) Python
25 47 (14.46%) Unit Testing
26 46 (14.15%) CRM
26 46 (14.15%) PostgreSQL

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 46 (14.15%) Confluence
2 26 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.15%) Tuxedo
4 14 (4.31%) Umbraco
5 13 (4.00%) Apache
5 13 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.00%) CMS
5 13 (4.00%) nginx
6 10 (3.08%) IIS
6 10 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.77%) Jetty
7 9 (2.77%) Mongrel
7 9 (2.77%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.85%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.85%) Mule
10 5 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 40 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.92%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.69%) GitHub
4 16 (4.92%) Slack
5 10 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.77%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.46%) Google App Engine
7 8 (2.46%) IaaS
8 7 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.85%) Apigee
9 6 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.85%) PaaS
10 4 (1.23%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (1.23%) npm
11 3 (0.92%) SaaS
12 2 (0.62%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.62%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.46%) Firewall
2 15 (4.62%) HTTP
3 12 (3.69%) DNS
3 12 (3.69%) SSL
4 11 (3.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.46%) DHCP
5 8 (2.46%) FTP
5 8 (2.46%) IPsec
6 6 (1.85%) Internet
7 5 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (1.54%) SAN
8 2 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.31%) Network Security
9 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.15%) PostgreSQL
2 32 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.85%) MySQL
3 19 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.08%) RavenDB
7 9 (2.77%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.46%) Big Data
8 8 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.46%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.23%) HBase
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.62%) DB2
11 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.62%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 129 (39.69%) Git (software)
2 125 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 65 (20.00%) JIRA
4 54 (16.62%) Selenium
5 36 (11.08%) JMeter
6 32 (9.85%) Visual Studio
7 27 (8.31%) Gradle
8 26 (8.00%) Artifactory
9 24 (7.38%) JUnit
9 24 (7.38%) Maven
10 22 (6.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (5.85%) Cucumber
11 19 (5.85%) TeamCity
12 18 (5.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (5.23%) HP UFT
14 16 (4.92%) Bitbucket
15 15 (4.62%) gulp
16 12 (3.69%) LoadRunner
17 11 (3.38%) PyCharm
17 11 (3.38%) Subversion
General
1 14 (4.31%) Back Office
1 14 (4.31%) Banking
2 12 (3.69%) Finance
3 5 (1.54%) Law
4 4 (1.23%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Automotive
5 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Front Office
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
6 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 149 (45.85%) Developer
2 60 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (8.31%) Java Developer
4 26 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 24 (7.38%) Android Developer
6 21 (6.46%) CRM Developer
6 21 (6.46%) Tester
7 19 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 18 (5.54%) Automation Tester
9 17 (5.23%) Architect
10 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Developer
11 13 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (3.38%) Django Developer
12 11 (3.38%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.08%) Software Engineer
13 10 (3.08%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.77%) Agile Developer
14 9 (2.77%) Senior Developer
15 8 (2.46%) Consultant
15 8 (2.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (28.31%) .NET
2 61 (18.77%) CSS
3 56 (17.23%) HTML
4 55 (16.92%) AngularJS
4 55 (16.92%) Web Services
5 53 (16.31%) RESTful
6 35 (10.77%) SOAP
7 33 (10.15%) HTML5
8 29 (8.92%) CSS3
8 29 (8.92%) Spring
8 29 (8.92%) XML
9 25 (7.69%) Middleware
10 24 (7.38%) Android SDK
11 23 (7.08%) REST
12 21 (6.46%) JSON
13 19 (5.85%) ASP.NET
13 19 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (5.85%) Node.js
13 19 (5.85%) Spring Boot
14 16 (4.92%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.46%) Semantic Web
4 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.15%) User Experience
5 6 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.54%) Replication
7 4 (1.23%) NHS
8 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.62%) Blog
9 2 (0.62%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.62%) Equities
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.62%) iPhone
9 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (19.38%) Linux
2 32 (9.85%) Windows
3 25 (7.69%) Android
4 18 (5.54%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.00%) Unix
6 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.23%) CentOS
8 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (59.08%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (43.08%) DevOps
3 105 (32.31%) Test Automation
4 90 (27.69%) TDD
5 83 (25.54%) Scrum
6 76 (23.38%) Continuous Deployment
7 51 (15.69%) BDD
8 47 (14.46%) Unit Testing
9 46 (14.15%) CRM
10 44 (13.54%) Microservices
11 42 (12.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 36 (11.08%) Configuration Management
13 34 (10.46%) Deployment Automation
14 29 (8.92%) Software Engineering
15 27 (8.31%) MVC
15 27 (8.31%) SDLC
16 26 (8.00%) OWASP
16 26 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (7.38%) Android Development
17 24 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.92%) Java
2 76 (23.38%) C#
3 73 (22.46%) SQL
4 71 (21.85%) JavaScript
5 50 (15.38%) Python
6 40 (12.31%) Shell Script
7 31 (9.54%) Ruby
8 24 (7.38%) Perl
9 21 (6.46%) C
10 20 (6.15%) C++
11 10 (3.08%) Java 8
12 9 (2.77%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.46%) Groovy
14 6 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.85%) R
14 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.54%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.62%) ES6
17 2 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.77%) Degree
4 6 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.92%) ISEB
5 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.62%) CISSP
6 2 (0.62%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.15%) QA
2 8 (2.46%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (9.54%) Docker
2 11 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.08%) Xen
4 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.62%) etcd
5 2 (0.62%) vSphere
5 2 (0.62%) XenServer
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 59 (18.15%) Puppet
2 37 (11.38%) Ansible
3 27 (8.31%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (8.00%) Terraform
5 11 (3.38%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.77%) Nessus
7 6 (1.85%) Kibana
7 6 (1.85%) logstash
8 5 (1.54%) Salt
9 2 (0.62%) Consul
9 2 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.92%) Oracle
3 29 (8.92%) VMware
4 18 (5.54%) Google
5 11 (3.38%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.08%) Cisco
7 7 (2.15%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.54%) Adobe
8 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.23%) Apple
10 2 (0.62%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.62%) hybris
10 2 (0.62%) MapR
10 2 (0.62%) Teradata
11 1 (0.31%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.31%) Splunk
11 1 (0.31%) Tealium
11 1 (0.31%) Xamarin