Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 179 636 780
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.93% 4.21% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.80% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 392 480
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £66.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% -21.35% -2.99%

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 5,144 13,239 14,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.07% 87.59% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,000 7,901 8,735
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £619 £606 £588
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 506 511
Median hourly rate £29.40 £31.42 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.44% +26.96% +23.75%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +13.64% -12.00%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -6 86 £500 +4.17% 23
Berkshire +6 65 £520 - 12
Hampshire -11 49 £486 +13.74% 20
Surrey -6 19 £513 +2.50% 7
West Sussex +23 18 £488 +2.63% 1
Oxfordshire +11 11 £375 -16.67% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 10 £305 -23.75% 6
Kent +9 4 £685 +37.00% 2
East Sussex +10 3 £450 -5.26% 2
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 120 (67.04%) DevOps
2 115 (64.25%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (46.93%) Test Automation
4 83 (46.37%) Git (software)
5 67 (37.43%) Jenkins
5 67 (37.43%) Linux
6 66 (36.87%) Continuous Delivery
7 64 (35.75%) Azure
8 57 (31.84%) Windows
9 56 (31.28%) Java
10 54 (30.17%) SQL
11 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
12 51 (28.49%) Python
13 49 (27.37%) Docker
14 48 (26.82%) PowerShell
14 48 (26.82%) Infrastructure as Code
15 47 (26.26%) Scrum
16 43 (24.02%) Analytics
17 42 (23.46%) Data Lake
18 40 (22.35%) Kubernetes
19 38 (21.23%) Ansible
20 37 (20.67%) JIRA
20 37 (20.67%) Terraform
21 36 (20.11%) JavaScript
22 32 (17.88%) TDD
22 32 (17.88%) Microservices
23 31 (17.32%) AWS
23 31 (17.32%) Web Services
24 30 (16.76%) Visual Studio
25 29 (16.20%) Data Management

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 20 (11.17%) Confluence
2 10 (5.59%) Apache
2 10 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.47%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.79%) CMS
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.23%) AquaLogic
7 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Drupal
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Fuse
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 64 (35.75%) Azure
2 31 (17.32%) AWS
3 29 (16.20%) GitHub
3 29 (16.20%) PaaS
4 27 (15.08%) Power Platform
5 26 (14.53%) IaaS
6 14 (7.82%) Serverless
7 12 (6.70%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (6.15%) Amazon S3
9 9 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (4.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (4.47%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (3.91%) AWS CloudTrail
12 6 (3.35%) AWS CodePipeline
12 6 (3.35%) GCP
12 6 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (2.79%) AWS CodeBuild
13 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (2.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) HTTP
2 14 (7.82%) Firewall
3 10 (5.59%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (5.59%) VLAN
4 7 (3.91%) SNMP
4 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.35%) DNS
6 5 (2.79%) SSL
7 3 (1.68%) DSL
8 2 (1.12%) BGP
8 2 (1.12%) DHCP
8 2 (1.12%) FTP
8 2 (1.12%) LAN
8 2 (1.12%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.56%) H.323
9 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.56%) Internet
9 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.46%) Data Lake
2 27 (15.08%) Power BI
3 26 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (12.85%) HDInsight
5 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.70%) Big Data
8 11 (6.15%) NoSQL
9 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.47%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
15 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (46.37%) Git (software)
2 67 (37.43%) Jenkins
3 37 (20.67%) JIRA
4 30 (16.76%) Visual Studio
5 23 (12.85%) Maven
6 17 (9.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (9.50%) Selenium
7 15 (8.38%) GitLab
8 14 (7.82%) Cucumber
9 11 (6.15%) Gradle
9 11 (6.15%) JUnit
9 11 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (5.59%) SonarQube
10 10 (5.59%) Subversion
11 9 (5.03%) Travis CI
12 8 (4.47%) Vagrant
13 6 (3.35%) Ant
13 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.35%) JMeter
13 6 (3.35%) Spinnaker
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (26.82%) Developer
3 20 (11.17%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Azure DevOps
5 15 (8.38%) Software Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Azure Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Lead DevOps
7 11 (6.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.47%) DevOps Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Technical Leader
11 7 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Tester
12 5 (2.79%) Android Developer
12 5 (2.79%) Architect
12 5 (2.79%) AWS Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.32%) Web Services
2 26 (14.53%) RESTful
3 20 (11.17%) .NET
4 18 (10.06%) HTML
4 18 (10.06%) REST
5 17 (9.50%) Spring
5 17 (9.50%) XML
6 16 (8.94%) CSS
6 16 (8.94%) Middleware
6 16 (8.94%) Swagger
7 15 (8.38%) Node.js
8 12 (6.70%) .NET Framework
8 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.70%) JSON
8 12 (6.70%) SOAP
8 12 (6.70%) XSLT
9 10 (5.59%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.03%) Private Cloud
2 6 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) Industry 4.0
7 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.43%) Linux
2 57 (31.84%) Windows
3 23 (12.85%) Unix
4 18 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (7.82%) CentOS
6 13 (7.26%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.15%) Android
7 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (5.59%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.79%) Debian
9 5 (2.79%) Solaris
10 3 (1.68%) AIX
11 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.12%) CoreOS
11 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (67.04%) DevOps
2 115 (64.25%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (46.93%) Test Automation
4 66 (36.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 48 (26.82%) Infrastructure as Code
6 47 (26.26%) Scrum
7 43 (24.02%) Analytics
8 32 (17.88%) Microservices
8 32 (17.88%) TDD
9 29 (16.20%) Data Management
10 28 (15.64%) Software Engineering
11 27 (15.08%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (15.08%) Configuration Management
12 26 (14.53%) Deployment Automation
12 26 (14.53%) Security Testing
13 22 (12.29%) Data-Driven Testing
14 21 (11.73%) Project Delivery
15 20 (11.17%) Unit Testing
16 18 (10.06%) Kanban
16 18 (10.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.28%) Java
2 54 (30.17%) SQL
3 51 (28.49%) Python
4 48 (26.82%) PowerShell
5 36 (20.11%) JavaScript
6 27 (15.08%) C#
7 17 (9.50%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.94%) Go
9 12 (6.70%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.15%) Java 8
11 10 (5.59%) Scala
12 9 (5.03%) Ruby
13 8 (4.47%) T-SQL
14 7 (3.91%) Groovy
15 6 (3.35%) C++
15 6 (3.35%) XAML
16 4 (2.23%) C
16 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
16 4 (2.23%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.23%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.23%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.68%) ISEB
7 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CAPM
8 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) FINREP
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (27.37%) Docker
2 28 (15.64%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.59%) vSphere
5 3 (1.68%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) HDFS
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (22.35%) Kubernetes
2 38 (21.23%) Ansible
3 37 (20.67%) Terraform
4 21 (11.73%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (8.38%) Packer
5 15 (8.38%) Puppet
6 12 (6.70%) Prometheus
7 9 (5.03%) Grafana
8 8 (4.47%) vRealize
8 8 (4.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 7 (3.91%) Kibana
9 7 (3.91%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.12%) Istio
11 1 (0.56%) Netcool
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.56%) SCOM
11 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.17%) Informatica
2 20 (11.17%) VMware
3 16 (8.94%) Oracle
4 14 (7.82%) Atlassian
5 11 (6.15%) Splunk
6 10 (5.59%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.03%) Google
8 8 (4.47%) Hortonworks
8 8 (4.47%) Xamarin
9 7 (3.91%) Dell
9 7 (3.91%) EMC
10 5 (2.79%) SAP
11 4 (2.23%) BEA
11 4 (2.23%) IBM
12 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
13 2 (1.12%) F5
13 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.12%) Talend