Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14 +45
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 760 852 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.75% 5.12% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 6.05% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 493 325
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £320
90th Percentile £575 £597 £600
England median daily rate £510 £500 £476
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.04% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 9
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £50.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.42% +18.24% -13.71%
10th Percentile £23.90 £46.25 £37.20
90th Percentile £59.70 £67.25 £47.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -8.11%

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 13,959 14,088 12,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.24% 84.62% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,414 8,457 7,514
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £600 £588 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 435 539
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.55 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South East

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 February 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
Hampshire +38 252 £500 +5.26% 48
Thames Valley -30 227 £500 +8.11% 77
Surrey -8 147 £500 - 46
Berkshire -5 140 £525 +30.43% 41
West Sussex -8 65 £485 +7.78% 13
Buckinghamshire -22 62 £400 -13.51% 17
East Sussex -1 38 £500 +47.06% 11
Kent -2 25 £448 +27.86% 15
Oxfordshire -32 25 £500 - 19
Middlesex +6 6 £550 +13.64%
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 602 (79.21%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (41.45%) Java
3 312 (41.05%) TDD
4 311 (40.92%) Test Automation
5 305 (40.13%) Jenkins
6 270 (35.53%) DevOps
7 269 (35.39%) Git (software)
8 250 (32.89%) Scrum
9 207 (27.24%) JavaScript
10 196 (25.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 194 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
12 188 (24.74%) .NET
13 185 (24.34%) Linux
14 181 (23.82%) C#
15 177 (23.29%) BDD
16 172 (22.63%) Continuous Delivery
17 171 (22.50%) JIRA
18 162 (21.32%) Spring
19 159 (20.92%) OO
20 155 (20.39%) SQL
21 153 (20.13%) Docker
22 151 (19.87%) AngularJS
22 151 (19.87%) MVC
23 147 (19.34%) REST
24 145 (19.08%) CSS
25 139 (18.29%) Puppet
26 132 (17.37%) Kanban
27 129 (16.97%) Selenium
27 129 (16.97%) RESTful
28 128 (16.84%) Microservices

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
1 113 (14.87%) Confluence
2 62 (8.16%) Apache
2 62 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 56 (7.37%) WebLogic
4 43 (5.66%) OpenStack
4 43 (5.66%) WebSphere
5 31 (4.08%) Apache Spark
6 30 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (3.42%) JBoss
8 25 (3.29%) CMS
9 20 (2.63%) nginx
10 10 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (1.18%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.92%) IIS
12 7 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.79%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.66%) Drupal
15 3 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 196 (25.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 194 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (13.29%) GitHub
4 51 (6.71%) PaaS
5 39 (5.13%) IaaS
6 33 (4.34%) Serverless
7 32 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (3.82%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (2.63%) BrowserStack
10 20 (2.63%) OpenShift
11 19 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 19 (2.50%) Google Analytics
12 18 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (1.97%) SaaS
14 13 (1.71%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.32%) CloudFront
15 10 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.89%) HTTP
2 31 (4.08%) SSL
3 21 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.97%) Internet
5 9 (1.18%) Firewall
6 8 (1.05%) DNS
7 6 (0.79%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.79%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.66%) DAB
8 5 (0.66%) MQTT
8 5 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.39%) AMQP
9 3 (0.39%) ATM
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.26%) DSL
10 2 (0.26%) FTP
10 2 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.26%) TACACS
10 2 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 86 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 84 (11.05%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (9.61%) MySQL
5 62 (8.16%) Hadoop
6 58 (7.63%) MongoDB
7 55 (7.24%) Big Data
8 47 (6.18%) Relational Database
9 36 (4.74%) HBase
10 34 (4.47%) Parquet
11 32 (4.21%) Data Lake
12 27 (3.55%) Power BI
13 26 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 23 (3.03%) HDInsight
16 22 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
17 21 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
17 21 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 305 (40.13%) Jenkins
2 269 (35.39%) Git (software)
3 171 (22.50%) JIRA
4 129 (16.97%) Selenium
5 93 (12.24%) JUnit
6 79 (10.39%) Cucumber
7 73 (9.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 70 (9.21%) Maven
9 57 (7.50%) Visual Studio
10 55 (7.24%) Subversion
11 51 (6.71%) NUnit
12 48 (6.32%) Gradle
13 47 (6.18%) MSTest
14 42 (5.53%) IntelliJ
15 41 (5.39%) TeamCity
16 32 (4.21%) Eclipse
17 31 (4.08%) SonarQube
18 29 (3.82%) Mercurial
19 28 (3.68%) SoapUI
20 25 (3.29%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (10.26%) Finance
2 40 (5.26%) Retail
3 10 (1.32%) Banking
4 6 (0.79%) Games
5 4 (0.53%) Publishing
6 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.39%) Billing
6 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.13%) Avionics
8 1 (0.13%) Back Office
8 1 (0.13%) Law
8 1 (0.13%) Marketing
8 1 (0.13%) Military
8 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 390 (51.32%) Developer
2 138 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 97 (12.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 94 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 50 (6.58%) C# Developer
5 50 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 41 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (5.13%) Tester
8 35 (4.61%) Automation Tester
8 35 (4.61%) Scala Developer
8 35 (4.61%) Test Engineer
9 30 (3.95%) Architect
10 29 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (3.55%) Agile Developer
11 27 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 23 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
13 22 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (2.63%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (24.74%) .NET
2 162 (21.32%) Spring
3 151 (19.87%) AngularJS
4 147 (19.34%) REST
5 145 (19.08%) CSS
6 129 (16.97%) RESTful
7 117 (15.39%) JSON
8 113 (14.87%) HTML
9 101 (13.29%) Node.js
10 98 (12.89%) Web Services
11 86 (11.32%) ASP.NET
12 74 (9.74%) Kafka
13 72 (9.47%) HTML5
14 68 (8.95%) .NET Framework
15 60 (7.89%) React
16 54 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 53 (6.97%) Entity Framework
18 51 (6.71%) J2EE
19 50 (6.58%) RabbitMQ
20 48 (6.32%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.61%) Virtual Team
2 34 (4.47%) Linux Command Line
3 29 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (3.82%) User Experience
4 26 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.79%) Animation
7 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.53%) Cloud Native
8 4 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.53%) Social Media
9 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.39%) PKI
9 3 (0.39%) Smart Home
9 3 (0.39%) Social Network
10 2 (0.26%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.34%) Linux
2 103 (13.55%) Windows
3 60 (7.89%) Unix
4 28 (3.68%) Ubuntu
5 21 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.11%) Android
7 10 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.32%) VMS
8 6 (0.79%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.66%) CentOS
10 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.39%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (79.21%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (41.05%) TDD
3 311 (40.92%) Test Automation
4 270 (35.53%) DevOps
5 250 (32.89%) Scrum
6 177 (23.29%) BDD
7 172 (22.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 159 (20.92%) OO
9 151 (19.87%) MVC
10 132 (17.37%) Kanban
11 128 (16.84%) Microservices
12 119 (15.66%) Configuration Management
13 112 (14.74%) Open Source
14 106 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
15 83 (10.92%) User Stories
16 75 (9.87%) Test Scripting
17 71 (9.34%) Software Engineering
18 70 (9.21%) Unit Testing
19 67 (8.82%) Continuous Deployment
19 67 (8.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 315 (41.45%) Java
2 207 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 181 (23.82%) C#
4 155 (20.39%) SQL
5 106 (13.95%) Python
6 71 (9.34%) Ruby
7 63 (8.29%) Java 8
8 59 (7.76%) Scala
9 48 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 38 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 30 (3.95%) Groovy
12 28 (3.68%) Perl
13 27 (3.55%) PHP
14 24 (3.16%) PL/SQL
15 20 (2.63%) Bash Shell
16 19 (2.50%) Haskell
17 13 (1.71%) C++
18 9 (1.18%) Kotlin
19 8 (1.05%) Apple Swift
19 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (9.34%) Degree
2 64 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 24 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 23 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (2.76%) ISEB
8 13 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.79%) MCSE
9 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.66%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PMP
12 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.79%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.26%) GDPR
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (20.13%) Docker
2 39 (5.13%) HDFS
3 31 (4.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 27 (3.55%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.79%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.66%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.66%) OpenDJ
7 5 (0.66%) oVirt
7 5 (0.66%) RHEV
8 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 139 (18.29%) Puppet
2 118 (15.53%) Ansible
3 87 (11.45%) Kubernetes
4 78 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (4.08%) Hadoop YARN
6 29 (3.82%) Kibana
7 27 (3.55%) Terraform
8 21 (2.76%) Grafana
9 8 (1.05%) logstash
10 5 (0.66%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.53%) Packer
11 4 (0.53%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.26%) Mesos
13 2 (0.26%) Salt
14 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.13%) Nagios
14 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 117 (15.39%) Microsoft
2 91 (11.97%) Oracle
3 56 (7.37%) Google
4 49 (6.45%) Atlassian
5 20 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 19 (2.50%) Adobe
7 15 (1.97%) Splunk
8 14 (1.84%) VMware
9 12 (1.58%) webMethods
10 10 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.92%) Cloudera
12 6 (0.79%) HP
12 6 (0.79%) New Relic
12 6 (0.79%) Trend Micro
13 5 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.66%) Dynatrace
13 5 (0.66%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.66%) Informatica
14 4 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.53%) Teradata