Period
to 22 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 59 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 124 524 772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 3.68% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.23% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 287 487
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £341
90th Percentile £600 £618 £575
England median daily rate £500 £515 £500
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £41.50
10th Percentile £28.50 - £27.45
90th Percentile £29.50 - £55.55
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year -27.46% +16.27% -12.63%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,080 12,397 14,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.41% 87.12% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,828 7,374 8,530
Median daily rate £465 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £631 £610 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 473 524
Median hourly rate £31.61 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +26.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.70 £13.05 £11.17
90th Percentile £57.50 £65.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +40.00% +21.36% -10.98%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +22 52 £475 +11.76% 20
Thames Valley -8 41 £520 +4.00% 25
Berkshire +12 39 £523 -0.48% 15
West Sussex +40 18 £488 -1.27% 1
Surrey +18 10 £400 -19.19% 4
East Sussex +16 2 £675 +68.75% 1
Oxfordshire +16 1 £375 -21.05% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 3
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (58.87%) DevOps
3 69 (55.65%) Git (software)
4 51 (41.13%) Jenkins
5 48 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 48 (38.71%) Linux
6 44 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 42 (33.87%) Java
8 37 (29.84%) Docker
9 34 (27.42%) Windows
9 34 (27.42%) Azure
10 33 (26.61%) Configuration Management
10 33 (26.61%) Kubernetes
10 33 (26.61%) Terraform
10 33 (26.61%) GitHub
11 32 (25.81%) PowerShell
11 32 (25.81%) JIRA
12 31 (25.00%) Python
12 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 27 (21.77%) Scrum
13 27 (21.77%) Infrastructure as Code
14 25 (20.16%) SQL
14 25 (20.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (19.35%) Security Cleared
15 24 (19.35%) Microservices
16 23 (18.55%) Packer
17 22 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
17 22 (17.74%) SC Cleared
17 22 (17.74%) C#
18 21 (16.94%) Puppet

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (11.29%) Apache
2 11 (8.87%) Confluence
2 11 (8.87%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.26%) AquaLogic
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.65%) CMS
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.42%) IIS
6 3 (2.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) DNN
8 1 (0.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.42%) Azure
2 33 (26.61%) GitHub
3 18 (14.52%) AWS
4 12 (9.68%) IaaS
4 12 (9.68%) PaaS
5 11 (8.87%) Power Platform
6 8 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (6.45%) Serverless
7 6 (4.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (4.84%) Amazon S3
7 6 (4.84%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (4.84%) AWS CloudTrail
7 6 (4.84%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (4.03%) AWS CodeBuild
8 5 (4.03%) BrowserStack
9 4 (3.23%) Coveralls
10 3 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (2.42%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) Firewall
2 17 (13.71%) Reverse Proxy
2 17 (13.71%) VLAN
3 9 (7.26%) SNMP
4 6 (4.84%) DNS
4 6 (4.84%) HTTP
5 2 (1.61%) DSL
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) Data Lake
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.87%) Power BI
4 10 (8.06%) HDInsight
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.26%) Hadoop
5 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (4.03%) Big Data
10 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (55.65%) Git (software)
2 51 (41.13%) Jenkins
3 32 (25.81%) JIRA
4 25 (20.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (16.94%) GitLab
5 21 (16.94%) Maven
6 16 (12.90%) Selenium
7 15 (12.10%) Visual Studio
8 12 (9.68%) Subversion
9 10 (8.06%) Gradle
10 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.65%) JUnit
10 7 (5.65%) SonarQube
11 6 (4.84%) Ant
11 6 (4.84%) Spinnaker
11 6 (4.84%) Travis CI
12 5 (4.03%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.03%) SpecFlow
12 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
13 4 (3.23%) Android Studio
General
1 9 (7.26%) Public Sector
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (29.84%) Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (6.45%) Android Developer
5 8 (6.45%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Azure Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Build Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Development Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Software Development Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Test Development Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.13%) Web Services
2 17 (13.71%) RESTful
3 16 (12.90%) Spring
3 16 (12.90%) XML
4 15 (12.10%) REST
4 15 (12.10%) Swagger
5 13 (10.48%) .NET
6 12 (9.68%) HTML
6 12 (9.68%) Java EE
6 12 (9.68%) JMS
7 11 (8.87%) CSS
7 11 (8.87%) SOAP
7 11 (8.87%) XSLT
8 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
8 10 (8.06%) JPA
9 9 (7.26%) EclipseLink
9 9 (7.26%) EJB
9 9 (7.26%) iBATIS
9 9 (7.26%) JSON
9 9 (7.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.23%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.61%) Robotics
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (0.81%) Life Science
5 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (38.71%) Linux
2 34 (27.42%) Windows
3 20 (16.13%) CentOS
4 18 (14.52%) Windows 10
4 18 (14.52%) Windows Server
5 17 (13.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (9.68%) Unix
7 10 (8.06%) Android
8 5 (4.03%) OpenVMS
9 3 (2.42%) Debian
9 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (58.87%) DevOps
3 48 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 44 (35.48%) Test Automation
5 33 (26.61%) Configuration Management
6 27 (21.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (21.77%) Scrum
7 24 (19.35%) Microservices
8 20 (16.13%) Analytics
8 20 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
9 19 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (14.52%) Software Engineering
11 16 (12.90%) Task Automation
11 16 (12.90%) TDD
12 14 (11.29%) Deployment Automation
13 12 (9.68%) Data Management
13 12 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (8.87%) Project Delivery
14 11 (8.87%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) Java
2 32 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 31 (25.00%) Python
4 25 (20.16%) SQL
5 22 (17.74%) C#
6 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 17 (13.71%) Bash Shell
8 15 (12.10%) Go
9 10 (8.06%) Scala
9 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
10 9 (7.26%) Ruby
11 8 (6.45%) Java 8
12 7 (5.65%) C++
13 5 (4.03%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.42%) C
14 3 (2.42%) Kotlin
14 3 (2.42%) PHP
14 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.23%) Degree
6 3 (2.42%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.61%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) FINREP
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) HL7
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) Docker
2 18 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (13.71%) vSphere
4 10 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (26.61%) Kubernetes
1 33 (26.61%) Terraform
2 23 (18.55%) Packer
3 22 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (16.94%) Ansible
4 21 (16.94%) Puppet
5 12 (9.68%) Prometheus
6 9 (7.26%) Grafana
6 9 (7.26%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.03%) Kibana
8 2 (1.61%) Istio
9 1 (0.81%) vRealize
9 1 (0.81%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) VMware
3 17 (13.71%) Atlassian
4 15 (12.10%) Oracle
5 11 (8.87%) Splunk
6 10 (8.06%) Informatica
7 9 (7.26%) BEA
7 9 (7.26%) Dell
7 9 (7.26%) EMC
8 8 (6.45%) Hortonworks
9 6 (4.84%) Google
10 5 (4.03%) HP
11 3 (2.42%) Ingenico
11 3 (2.42%) SAP
12 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.61%) Talend
12 2 (1.61%) Workday
12 2 (1.61%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.81%) Adobe