Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 47 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 316 209 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.56% 3.84% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 4.59% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 157
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £325
90th Percentile £600 £608 £571
England median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 £40.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +61.44% +15.20%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +16.47% -5.56%

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 4,767 4,551 5,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.91% 83.70% 85.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,018 2,950 3,360
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 213 153
North West median hourly rate £24.33 £21.70 £21.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +3.11% -31.05%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.04 £52.85 £49.95
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 January 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 23 January 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 +11 125 £425 +13.33% 98
Cheshire +8 88 £425 -12.37% 29
Lancashire +22 64 £463 -13.55% 11
Merseyside +2 25 £450 +13.21% 8
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 204 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (41.14%) DevOps
3 126 (39.87%) Jenkins
4 106 (33.54%) Git (software)
5 105 (33.23%) Test Automation
5 105 (33.23%) .NET
6 99 (31.33%) Java
7 88 (27.85%) C#
8 87 (27.53%) Microsoft
9 83 (26.27%) TDD
10 80 (25.32%) Scrum
10 80 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
11 79 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 76 (24.05%) SQL
13 73 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
14 70 (22.15%) JavaScript
15 62 (19.62%) Web Services
16 60 (18.99%) CSS
16 60 (18.99%) Selenium
17 59 (18.67%) JIRA
17 59 (18.67%) Linux
18 55 (17.41%) CRM
19 49 (15.51%) Microservices
20 48 (15.19%) HTML
20 48 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
21 47 (14.87%) Continuous Delivery
21 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
22 45 (14.24%) RESTful
22 45 (14.24%) Unit Testing
23 44 (13.92%) Confluence

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 44 (13.92%) Confluence
2 31 (9.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.70%) nginx
4 17 (5.38%) Apache
5 14 (4.43%) IIS
6 13 (4.11%) CMS
7 11 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (3.48%) Jetty
7 11 (3.48%) Mongrel
7 11 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.48%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.16%) Tuxedo
8 10 (3.16%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.90%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.90%) Mule
10 5 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.95%) SAS
12 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 48 (15.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.32%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (23.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.33%) GitHub
4 16 (5.06%) IaaS
4 16 (5.06%) Slack
5 15 (4.75%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (4.43%) PaaS
7 12 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (3.16%) Google App Engine
9 9 (2.85%) SaaS
10 7 (2.22%) Office 365
11 6 (1.90%) Apigee
11 6 (1.90%) Boomi
12 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.27%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.65%) HTTP
2 19 (6.01%) DNS
2 19 (6.01%) Firewall
3 18 (5.70%) SSL
4 17 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.48%) DHCP
5 11 (3.48%) FTP
5 11 (3.48%) IPsec
6 10 (3.16%) Internet
7 5 (1.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (1.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.71%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.59%) MySQL
4 15 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.16%) Pentaho
6 10 (3.16%) RavenDB
7 8 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.27%) Big Data
10 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.63%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.63%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 126 (39.87%) Jenkins
2 106 (33.54%) Git (software)
3 60 (18.99%) Selenium
4 59 (18.67%) JIRA
5 37 (11.71%) JMeter
6 31 (9.81%) Visual Studio
7 24 (7.59%) JUnit
7 24 (7.59%) TeamCity
8 22 (6.96%) Maven
9 21 (6.65%) Cucumber
10 20 (6.33%) Artifactory
10 20 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 18 (5.70%) HP UFT
11 18 (5.70%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (5.38%) Gradle
13 15 (4.75%) SonarQube
14 13 (4.11%) Bitbucket
14 13 (4.11%) gulp
14 13 (4.11%) LoadRunner
14 13 (4.11%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (4.75%) Finance
2 14 (4.43%) Back Office
3 10 (3.16%) Banking
4 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.58%) Law
6 3 (0.95%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Front Office
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (47.78%) Developer
2 49 (15.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (9.81%) .NET Developer
4 26 (8.23%) Architect
5 24 (7.59%) Microsoft Developer
6 22 (6.96%) CRM Developer
6 22 (6.96%) Java Developer
7 21 (6.65%) Tester
8 20 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 18 (5.70%) Android Developer
10 17 (5.38%) Automation Tester
11 13 (4.11%) Django Developer
12 12 (3.80%) C# Developer
13 11 (3.48%) Test Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Consultant
14 10 (3.16%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (3.16%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.16%) Technical Architect
14 10 (3.16%) Test Leader
15 9 (2.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (33.23%) .NET
2 62 (19.62%) Web Services
3 60 (18.99%) CSS
4 48 (15.19%) HTML
5 47 (14.87%) AngularJS
6 45 (14.24%) RESTful
7 36 (11.39%) XML
8 34 (10.76%) JSON
8 34 (10.76%) SOAP
9 27 (8.54%) HTML5
10 25 (7.91%) ASP.NET
10 25 (7.91%) CSS3
11 22 (6.96%) Node.js
12 19 (6.01%) REST
12 19 (6.01%) Spring
13 18 (5.70%) Android SDK
13 18 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (5.38%) Servlets
15 15 (4.75%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (4.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.80%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.53%) Semantic Web
4 8 (2.53%) User Experience
5 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.22%) NHS
6 5 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.58%) Replication
7 4 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.63%) Blog
9 2 (0.63%) Equities
9 2 (0.63%) Fintech
9 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.32%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.32%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.32%) PKI
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.67%) Linux
2 25 (7.91%) Android
3 20 (6.33%) Windows
4 14 (4.43%) Unix
5 9 (2.85%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (41.14%) DevOps
3 105 (33.23%) Test Automation
4 83 (26.27%) TDD
5 80 (25.32%) Scrum
6 79 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 55 (17.41%) CRM
8 49 (15.51%) Microservices
9 47 (14.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 45 (14.24%) Unit Testing
11 43 (13.61%) BDD
12 38 (12.03%) Configuration Management
13 32 (10.13%) MVC
14 30 (9.49%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (8.86%) SDLC
16 26 (8.23%) Software Engineering
17 24 (7.59%) Android Development
17 24 (7.59%) Open Source
17 24 (7.59%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.33%) Java
2 88 (27.85%) C#
3 76 (24.05%) SQL
4 70 (22.15%) JavaScript
5 40 (12.66%) Python
6 27 (8.54%) Shell Script
7 18 (5.70%) Ruby
8 17 (5.38%) C
8 17 (5.38%) C++
9 13 (4.11%) Perl
10 12 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.53%) Java 8
12 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.90%) R
13 5 (1.58%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.27%) PHP
15 3 (0.95%) Groovy
15 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.95%) ISEB
4 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.70%) QA
2 8 (2.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (7.59%) Docker
2 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.80%) Xen
3 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
4 2 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (13.92%) Puppet
2 32 (10.13%) Ansible
3 23 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.70%) Terraform
5 9 (2.85%) Nessus
6 6 (1.90%) Kibana
6 6 (1.90%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.90%) logstash
6 6 (1.90%) Salt
7 1 (0.32%) Rancher
7 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.81%) Oracle
3 20 (6.33%) VMware
4 19 (6.01%) Google
5 9 (2.85%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.53%) Cisco
7 6 (1.90%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.90%) Dell
8 5 (1.58%) Adobe
8 5 (1.58%) SAP
9 4 (1.27%) Apple
10 3 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.95%) Tealium
11 2 (0.63%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.63%) MapR
11 2 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.63%) Talend
12 1 (0.32%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.32%) Pega