The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.96% 4.04% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 4.82% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £343 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 209 311 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 88.94% 83.83% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 238 152
Median daily rate £475 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (82.26%) Git (software)
3 46 (74.19%) Java
3 46 (74.19%) DevOps
4 45 (72.58%) Linux
5 43 (69.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 41 (66.13%) TDD
7 39 (62.90%) Configuration Management
8 38 (61.29%) CSS
9 37 (59.68%) Web Development
10 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
10 35 (56.45%) Unix
11 32 (51.61%) Python
11 32 (51.61%) Mac OS X
11 32 (51.61%) Ruby
12 30 (48.39%) Relational Database
13 27 (43.55%) Mentoring
13 27 (43.55%) HTML
14 24 (38.71%) Line Management
15 23 (37.10%) HTTP
16 20 (32.26%) Web Services
17 19 (30.65%) Web Design
17 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
17 19 (30.65%) BDD
17 19 (30.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (29.03%) User Experience
18 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
19 17 (27.42%) Rapid Prototyping
20 16 (25.81%) REST
21 15 (24.19%) Data Visualisation

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (82.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.52%) Subversion
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 4 (6.45%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.84%) GoCD
5 3 (4.84%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 3 (4.84%) Selenium
5 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.23%) jMock
6 2 (3.23%) Mockito
6 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
7 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Electronics
2 11 (17.74%) Manufacturing
2 11 (17.74%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 36 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.90%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.23%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (61.29%) CSS
2 27 (43.55%) HTML
3 20 (32.26%) Web Services
4 16 (25.81%) REST
5 5 (8.06%) React
6 4 (6.45%) SOAP
6 4 (6.45%) Spring
6 4 (6.45%) XML
7 3 (4.84%) J2EE
7 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.23%) JSON
8 2 (3.23%) Middleware
8 2 (3.23%) PowerMock
9 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Avro
9 1 (1.61%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.61%) CSS3
9 1 (1.61%) HTML5
9 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) User Experience
2 5 (8.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (72.58%) Linux
2 35 (56.45%) Unix
3 32 (51.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (74.19%) DevOps
3 43 (69.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 41 (66.13%) TDD
5 39 (62.90%) Configuration Management
6 37 (59.68%) Web Development
7 27 (43.55%) Mentoring
8 24 (38.71%) Line Management
9 19 (30.65%) BDD
9 19 (30.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (30.65%) Web Design
10 18 (29.03%) Test Automation
11 17 (27.42%) Rapid Prototyping
12 15 (24.19%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (24.19%) Visualisation
13 14 (22.58%) Front End Development
14 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (17.74%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (17.74%) Programme Management
14 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) Java
2 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
3 32 (51.61%) Python
3 32 (51.61%) Ruby
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Scala
4 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) C
6 2 (3.23%) C#
6 2 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
3 4 (6.45%) Salt
4 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) SAP
2 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.61%) VMware