Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 46 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 +36 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 225 189 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.68% 4.06% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 4.84% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 121 78
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.64% +0.67%
10th Percentile £299 £260 £313
90th Percentile £510 £503 £458
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Scotland median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -3.85% -22.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4031 3908 5085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 83.86% 83.86% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 2308 2630
Scotland median daily rate £390 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £230 £250
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 93 108
Scotland median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £24.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.41% +15.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.06 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.57% +7.64% +15.79%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Scotland

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Scotland

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Scotland

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in Scotland

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Edinburgh -10 125 £400 +14.29% 7
Glasgow +17 77 £380 -5.00% 5
West Lothian - 23 £415 -
Continuous Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 150 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (62.22%) Java
3 86 (38.22%) Spring
4 80 (35.56%) Linux
4 80 (35.56%) Jenkins
5 78 (34.67%) Git (software)
6 76 (33.78%) Test Automation
7 73 (32.44%) JavaScript
8 70 (31.11%) TDD
9 64 (28.44%) Scrum
10 54 (24.00%) Maven
10 54 (24.00%) DevOps
11 52 (23.11%) SOA
12 51 (22.67%) Puppet
13 50 (22.22%) RESTful
13 50 (22.22%) Finance
14 49 (21.78%) Web Services
15 47 (20.89%) Software Engineering
16 45 (20.00%) SQL
17 41 (18.22%) Python
17 41 (18.22%) Ansible
18 40 (17.78%) HTML
18 40 (17.78%) Hibernate
19 39 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 38 (16.89%) Configuration Management
20 38 (16.89%) BDD
21 37 (16.44%) Cucumber
22 36 (16.00%) REST
23 35 (15.56%) NoSQL
23 35 (15.56%) OO

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (7.11%) JBoss
2 15 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (3.11%) Apache
4 7 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.22%) CMS
5 5 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.89%) GitHub
2 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.56%) OpenShift
4 8 (3.56%) PaaS
5 6 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.33%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (1.33%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.33%) IaaS
7 3 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.89%) Serverless
8 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.78%) Firewall
2 3 (1.33%) SMS
3 2 (0.89%) CTI
3 2 (0.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) AMQP
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.56%) NoSQL
2 27 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.00%) SQLite
7 7 (3.11%) DB2
8 6 (2.67%) MySQL
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.89%) GIS
10 2 (0.89%) MSDE
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.89%) Redis
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 80 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 78 (34.67%) Git (software)
3 54 (24.00%) Maven
4 37 (16.44%) Cucumber
5 31 (13.78%) Subversion
6 29 (12.89%) GitLab
7 28 (12.44%) Mockito
8 21 (9.33%) Selenium
9 20 (8.89%) Mercurial
10 16 (7.11%) JIRA
10 16 (7.11%) LoadRunner
11 12 (5.33%) Gradle
12 11 (4.89%) Eclipse
12 11 (4.89%) TeamCity
13 10 (4.44%) JUnit
14 9 (4.00%) Bower
15 7 (3.11%) Artifactory
15 7 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (2.67%) Jasmine
16 6 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (22.22%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Banking
3 4 (1.78%) Law
3 4 (1.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (55.56%) Developer
2 73 (32.44%) Java Developer
3 23 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (9.33%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.00%) Tester
6 16 (7.11%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.67%) Performance Tester
7 15 (6.67%) Senior Performance Tester
7 15 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 12 (5.33%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.44%) Java Engineer
9 10 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) Consultant
11 8 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.56%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.11%) Architect
12 7 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 7 (3.11%) Perl Developer
12 7 (3.11%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (38.22%) Spring
2 50 (22.22%) RESTful
3 49 (21.78%) Web Services
4 40 (17.78%) Hibernate
4 40 (17.78%) HTML
5 36 (16.00%) REST
6 33 (14.67%) CSS
6 33 (14.67%) JSON
7 28 (12.44%) AngularJS
7 28 (12.44%) JMX
8 24 (10.67%) J2EE
9 22 (9.78%) XML
10 20 (8.89%) .NET
10 20 (8.89%) React
11 17 (7.56%) jQuery
12 16 (7.11%) XSLT
13 13 (5.78%) HTML5
13 13 (5.78%) Sass
13 13 (5.78%) SOAP
14 12 (5.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 23 (10.22%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.89%) User Experience
5 9 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.00%) PKI
6 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.33%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
10 1 (0.44%) iPad
10 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.44%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.56%) Linux
2 39 (17.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (8.44%) Windows
4 9 (4.00%) Unix
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.33%) Android
7 3 (1.33%) CentOS
7 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.78%) Test Automation
3 70 (31.11%) TDD
4 64 (28.44%) Scrum
5 54 (24.00%) DevOps
6 52 (23.11%) SOA
7 47 (20.89%) Software Engineering
8 38 (16.89%) BDD
8 38 (16.89%) Configuration Management
9 35 (15.56%) OO
10 32 (14.22%) Microservices
11 27 (12.00%) SDLC
12 23 (10.22%) CRM
12 23 (10.22%) Kanban
12 23 (10.22%) Risk Management
13 22 (9.78%) MVC
14 21 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (8.00%) Performance Testing
16 17 (7.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 140 (62.22%) Java
2 73 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 45 (20.00%) SQL
4 41 (18.22%) Python
5 23 (10.22%) C#
6 16 (7.11%) Perl
7 14 (6.22%) Ruby
8 10 (4.44%) ES6
9 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.78%) PHP
12 3 (1.33%) C++
13 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.89%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.89%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (14.67%) Degree
2 21 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.67%) MCSD
4 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.33%) MCAD
5 3 (1.33%) MCTS
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) GDPR
2 13 (5.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.78%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (10.22%) Docker
2 7 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (22.67%) Puppet
2 41 (18.22%) Ansible
3 17 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.11%) HP SiteScope
4 16 (7.11%) OpenView
5 11 (4.89%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.22%) Packer
6 5 (2.22%) Salt
7 3 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (1.33%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (1.33%) Graphite
7 3 (1.33%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.33%) Icinga
7 3 (1.33%) Marathon
7 3 (1.33%) Mesos
8 2 (0.89%) Consul
8 2 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (10.67%) Oracle
2 20 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.11%) HP
4 15 (6.67%) VMware
5 9 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.11%) Sybase
7 6 (2.67%) Google
7 6 (2.67%) Pega
8 3 (1.33%) CA
9 2 (0.89%) Avaya
9 2 (0.89%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.44%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.44%) Twitter