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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 109 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.70% 3.37% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 4.10% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 72
Median daily rate £425 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57%  

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 2383 3147 2945
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.97% 82.27% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 1979 1696
Median daily rate £410 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 77 130
Median hourly rate £39.50 £29.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -11.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 +22 56 £390 -13.33% 46
Cheshire -5 37 £445 +4.70% 8
Merseyside +11 12 £425 +6.25% 6
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (45.59%) Java
3 83 (40.69%) JavaScript
4 81 (39.71%) Git (software)
5 80 (39.22%) DevOps
6 79 (38.73%) TDD
7 75 (36.76%) Jenkins
8 63 (30.88%) Scrum
9 62 (30.39%) .NET
10 59 (28.92%) C#
11 54 (26.47%) Test Automation
12 51 (25.00%) CSS
13 50 (24.51%) Linux
13 50 (24.51%) MVC
14 48 (23.53%) HTML
15 46 (22.55%) SQL
15 46 (22.55%) Unit Testing
16 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
17 38 (18.63%) Web Services
18 37 (18.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 35 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
19 35 (17.16%) AngularJS
19 35 (17.16%) JIRA
20 34 (16.67%) Configuration Management
21 33 (16.18%) SQL Server
22 32 (15.69%) QA
22 32 (15.69%) jQuery
23 31 (15.20%) Spring
23 31 (15.20%) Oracle
23 31 (15.20%) Puppet

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 15 (7.35%) Confluence
2 12 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.41%) JBoss
5 8 (3.92%) nginx
5 8 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.94%) Apache
8 5 (2.45%) CMS
8 5 (2.45%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.96%) IIS
9 4 (1.96%) Jetty
9 4 (1.96%) Mongrel
9 4 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.47%) Drupal
10 3 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.47%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.92%) GitHub
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.45%) PaaS
5 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.96%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.96%) Slack
6 3 (1.47%) SaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.49%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) HTTP
1 9 (4.41%) SSL
1 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.43%) VPN
3 5 (2.45%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.96%) DHCP
4 4 (1.96%) DNS
4 4 (1.96%) FTP
4 4 (1.96%) IPsec
5 2 (0.98%) Firewall
5 2 (0.98%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.98%) LAN
5 2 (0.98%) VoIP
5 2 (0.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.25%) MongoDB
3 24 (11.76%) MySQL
4 13 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.37%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.94%) Big Data
9 6 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.47%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.98%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 75 (36.76%) Jenkins
3 35 (17.16%) JIRA
4 18 (8.82%) gulp
4 18 (8.82%) Hudson
5 17 (8.33%) Bitbucket
6 14 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (6.86%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.86%) Selenium
7 13 (6.37%) Gradle
7 13 (6.37%) NUnit
7 13 (6.37%) Subversion
8 11 (5.39%) JUnit
9 9 (4.41%) Travis CI
10 8 (3.92%) IntelliJ
11 7 (3.43%) Cucumber
11 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.94%) GoCD
12 6 (2.94%) Maven
12 6 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 16 (7.84%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Banking
3 4 (1.96%) Retail
4 3 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 131 (64.22%) Developer
2 46 (22.55%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.71%) .NET Developer
4 28 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (11.76%) Agile Developer
6 21 (10.29%) Senior Developer
7 20 (9.80%) Agile Java Developer
8 15 (7.35%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Agile Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 9 (4.41%) Administrator
11 9 (4.41%) Consultant
12 8 (3.92%) Android Developer
12 8 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 8 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (30.39%) .NET
2 51 (25.00%) CSS
3 48 (23.53%) HTML
4 42 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 38 (18.63%) Web Services
6 37 (18.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (17.16%) AngularJS
8 32 (15.69%) jQuery
9 31 (15.20%) Spring
10 30 (14.71%) REST
11 27 (13.24%) RESTful
12 23 (11.27%) J2EE
13 21 (10.29%) HTML5
14 20 (9.80%) Node.js
15 18 (8.82%) .NET Framework
15 18 (8.82%) Sass
15 18 (8.82%) SOAP
16 16 (7.84%) .NET Core
16 16 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (6.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.90%) Client/Server
2 10 (4.90%) Clustering
3 8 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.94%) Replication
5 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.45%) User Experience
6 3 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.51%) Linux
2 22 (10.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (5.39%) CentOS
4 10 (4.90%) Windows
5 9 (4.41%) Android
6 8 (3.92%) Unix
7 5 (2.45%) Fedora
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.22%) DevOps
3 79 (38.73%) TDD
4 63 (30.88%) Scrum
5 54 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 50 (24.51%) MVC
7 46 (22.55%) Unit Testing
8 34 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 29 (14.22%) BDD
10 27 (13.24%) Microservices
11 23 (11.27%) OO
12 22 (10.78%) Kanban
13 18 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (8.82%) OOD
13 18 (8.82%) Refactoring
14 16 (7.84%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (7.84%) Progressive Enhancement
14 16 (7.84%) SMACSS
14 16 (7.84%) Software Engineering
15 15 (7.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 93 (45.59%) Java
2 83 (40.69%) JavaScript
3 59 (28.92%) C#
4 46 (22.55%) SQL
5 26 (12.75%) Python
6 17 (8.33%) Ruby
7 13 (6.37%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.88%) C++
9 9 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.41%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.92%) C
11 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.43%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.94%) Go
13 5 (2.45%) Perl
13 5 (2.45%) Scala
14 4 (1.96%) Groovy
15 3 (1.47%) ES6
15 3 (1.47%) PHP
16 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.41%) Degree
3 6 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.98%) CISSP
5 2 (0.98%) SANS
5 2 (0.98%) SSCP
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (10.29%) Docker
2 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.92%) Xen
4 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (15.20%) Puppet
2 20 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (8.82%) Ansible
4 11 (5.39%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.43%) Kibana
5 7 (3.43%) Terraform
6 6 (2.94%) Nagios
7 5 (2.45%) Ganglia
7 5 (2.45%) Graphite
7 5 (2.45%) Riemann
8 4 (1.96%) Rancher
9 3 (1.47%) Mesos
9 3 (1.47%) Salt
10 2 (0.98%) logstash
10 2 (0.98%) QRadar
11 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.49%) Packer
Vendors
1 31 (15.20%) Oracle
2 21 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.86%) VMware
4 9 (4.41%) Google
5 7 (3.43%) IBM
6 4 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.96%) Splunk
7 3 (1.47%) Perforce
7 3 (1.47%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.47%) Vertica
8 2 (0.98%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.98%) Apple
8 2 (0.98%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.98%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.98%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.98%) Sybase
8 2 (0.98%) Talend
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