Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 43 41
Rank change year-on-year -37 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 241 720 859
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.47% 4.60% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 5.25% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 441 523
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £350 £375 £350
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £525 £512 £500
% change year-on-year +2.54% +2.40% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 21
Median hourly rate £33.00 - £60.00
10th Percentile £19.15 - £48.75
90th Percentile £48.85 - £67.25
England median hourly rate £63.60 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +81.70% -29.29% +16.47%

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 8,162 13,720 14,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.65% 87.60% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,764 8,296 8,398
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £284
90th Percentile £600 £606 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 478 441
Median hourly rate £23.88 £24.47 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.42% +8.77% -0.04%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.26% -6.00%

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 1 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South East over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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
Thames Valley -23 104 £475 -5.00% 58
Berkshire -21 69 £500 -4.76% 32
Hampshire -35 62 £475 -2.56% 23
Surrey -12 35 £525 +5.00% 12
West Sussex +3 30 £530 +8.16% 2
Oxfordshire +13 18 £375 -22.28% 13
Buckinghamshire -13 17 £375 -6.25% 13
East Sussex +3 10 £463 -2.63% 6
Kent -11 4 £685 +37.00% 9
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 158 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (62.66%) DevOps
3 128 (53.11%) Test Automation
4 102 (42.32%) Azure
5 91 (37.76%) Git (software)
6 82 (34.02%) Scrum
7 79 (32.78%) SQL
8 72 (29.88%) Microsoft
8 72 (29.88%) Jenkins
8 72 (29.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 64 (26.56%) PowerShell
10 63 (26.14%) Windows
10 63 (26.14%) Python
11 60 (24.90%) Linux
12 59 (24.48%) Infrastructure as Code
13 53 (21.99%) Docker
13 53 (21.99%) TDD
14 49 (20.33%) Ansible
15 48 (19.92%) .NET
16 46 (19.09%) Kubernetes
17 45 (18.67%) C#
17 45 (18.67%) Analytics
18 44 (18.26%) Java
19 42 (17.43%) Data Lake
20 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
20 41 (17.01%) AWS
21 40 (16.60%) JIRA
21 40 (16.60%) Virtual Machines
22 39 (16.18%) Visual Studio
23 37 (15.35%) PaaS

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 24 (9.96%) Confluence
2 13 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.32%) CMS
4 6 (2.49%) Apache
5 4 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.66%) IIS
5 4 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.24%) Drupal
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.24%) WordPress
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.41%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.41%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 102 (42.32%) Azure
2 41 (17.01%) AWS
3 37 (15.35%) PaaS
4 35 (14.52%) Power Platform
5 32 (13.28%) IaaS
6 24 (9.96%) GitHub
7 12 (4.98%) GCP
8 11 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (4.56%) Serverless
9 9 (3.73%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.90%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.90%) SaaS
11 6 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (2.07%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (2.07%) Google Analytics
13 4 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.24%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.96%) HTTP
2 15 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.56%) SSL
4 8 (3.32%) Firewall
5 5 (2.07%) WAN
6 4 (1.66%) LAN
6 4 (1.66%) Wireless
7 3 (1.24%) DSL
8 2 (0.83%) BGP
8 2 (0.83%) DHCP
8 2 (0.83%) Internet
8 2 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.83%) SNMP
8 2 (0.83%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) DNS
9 1 (0.41%) FTP
9 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.41%) MQTT
9 1 (0.41%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.43%) Data Lake
2 35 (14.52%) Power BI
2 35 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (11.62%) HDInsight
4 20 (8.30%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.81%) Big Data
7 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.73%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.32%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.49%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (2.07%) Cloudera CDH
12 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 91 (37.76%) Git (software)
2 72 (29.88%) Jenkins
3 40 (16.60%) JIRA
4 39 (16.18%) Visual Studio
5 28 (11.62%) Selenium
6 20 (8.30%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.81%) Maven
8 13 (5.39%) GitLab
9 12 (4.98%) Subversion
10 11 (4.56%) Mercurial
10 11 (4.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (4.56%) Vagrant
11 10 (4.15%) JUnit
11 10 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.32%) JMeter
13 8 (3.32%) SoapUI
13 8 (3.32%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.90%) SonarQube
14 7 (2.90%) VersionOne
General
1 23 (9.54%) Finance
2 6 (2.49%) Retail
3 5 (2.07%) Banking
4 3 (1.24%) Automotive
4 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.24%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.83%) Back Office
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (27.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (26.97%) Developer
3 18 (7.47%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (7.05%) Azure Engineer
5 16 (6.64%) .NET Developer
5 16 (6.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 16 (6.64%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.39%) Software Engineer
7 12 (4.98%) Scrum Master
8 11 (4.56%) Azure DevOps
9 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.73%) Tester
11 8 (3.32%) Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) Technical Manager
12 7 (2.90%) DevOps Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Python Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Scala Developer
12 7 (2.90%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (2.90%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.92%) .NET
2 36 (14.94%) RESTful
3 35 (14.52%) CSS
3 35 (14.52%) HTML
4 33 (13.69%) Web Services
5 28 (11.62%) REST
6 27 (11.20%) JSON
7 26 (10.79%) Spring
8 24 (9.96%) .NET Framework
9 22 (9.13%) Middleware
10 21 (8.71%) ASP.NET
10 21 (8.71%) Node.js
11 18 (7.47%) AngularJS
11 18 (7.47%) HTML5
12 16 (6.64%) CSS3
12 16 (6.64%) XML
13 12 (4.98%) Play Framework
14 11 (4.56%) jQuery
14 11 (4.56%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (2.90%) Private Cloud
1 7 (2.90%) User Experience
2 6 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.66%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.83%) AS400
6 2 (0.83%) Blog
6 2 (0.83%) Clustering
6 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.14%) Windows
2 60 (24.90%) Linux
3 21 (8.71%) Unix
4 18 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.56%) CentOS
6 6 (2.49%) Solaris
6 6 (2.49%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.49%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.07%) Debian
8 4 (1.66%) Android
8 4 (1.66%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.24%) AIX
9 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.83%) HPUX
10 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.83%) zOS
11 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (65.56%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (62.66%) DevOps
3 128 (53.11%) Test Automation
4 82 (34.02%) Scrum
5 72 (29.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 59 (24.48%) Infrastructure as Code
7 53 (21.99%) TDD
8 45 (18.67%) Analytics
9 36 (14.94%) Configuration Management
9 36 (14.94%) Data Management
10 35 (14.52%) Software Engineering
11 33 (13.69%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (12.86%) Security Testing
13 30 (12.45%) Kanban
13 30 (12.45%) Microservices
14 27 (11.20%) Data-Driven Testing
15 26 (10.79%) BDD
16 24 (9.96%) MVC
17 23 (9.54%) Project Delivery
18 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (32.78%) SQL
2 64 (26.56%) PowerShell
3 63 (26.14%) Python
4 45 (18.67%) C#
5 44 (18.26%) Java
6 41 (17.01%) JavaScript
7 20 (8.30%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.81%) Scala
9 13 (5.39%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.98%) Ruby
11 11 (4.56%) C++
12 9 (3.73%) Groovy
13 7 (2.90%) C
13 7 (2.90%) Java 8
13 7 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.49%) XAML
15 5 (2.07%) Go
15 5 (2.07%) Perl
15 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (10.37%) Degree
1 25 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.15%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.07%) ISEB
5 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) CAPM
7 1 (0.41%) CISM
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.03%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) WCAG
3 2 (0.83%) GDPR
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.83%) NIST
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (21.99%) Docker
2 40 (16.60%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.49%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.66%) Firmware
6 3 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) HDFS
7 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 49 (20.33%) Ansible
2 46 (19.09%) Kubernetes
3 34 (14.11%) Terraform
4 25 (10.37%) Puppet
5 13 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.73%) Grafana
6 9 (3.73%) Kibana
7 8 (3.32%) vRealize
7 8 (3.32%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (1.66%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.83%) Packer
10 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) Netcool
11 1 (0.41%) SCOM
11 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.30%) Google
3 16 (6.64%) Informatica
4 14 (5.81%) Atlassian
5 13 (5.39%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.39%) VMware
6 10 (4.15%) Oracle
7 9 (3.73%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.32%) Xamarin
9 7 (2.90%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (2.49%) IBM
10 6 (2.49%) Splunk
11 5 (2.07%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.66%) Databricks
12 4 (1.66%) SAP
13 3 (1.24%) hybris
13 3 (1.24%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.83%) F5
14 2 (0.83%) Sun
14 2 (0.83%) TIBCO