Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -30 -4 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 313 769 822
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 4.86% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 5.56% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 450 473
South East median daily rate £495 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £355 £363 £345
90th Percentile £608 £575 £590
England median daily rate £525 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 21
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £42.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.90% -16.00% +17.65%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -14.14% +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 9,577 13,826 14,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.73% 87.35% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,767 8,286 8,443
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 487 432
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £26.65 £24.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.94% +7.55% +10.13%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.02 £50.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.79 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% -0.86% -

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 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 -18 126 £500 - 62
Hampshire -24 97 £475 -5.00% 21
Berkshire -28 85 £500 -3.85% 28
Surrey -24 43 £500 - 32
West Sussex -12 34 £500 +3.09% 13
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £375 -6.25% 17
East Sussex 0 19 £750 +57.89% 5
Oxfordshire +5 17 £450 -10.00% 17
Kent -8 3 £308 -31.28% 15
Sussex - 1 - -
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 226 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (54.63%) DevOps
3 164 (52.40%) Test Automation
4 121 (38.66%) Azure
5 116 (37.06%) Scrum
6 104 (33.23%) Jenkins
7 100 (31.95%) SQL
8 99 (31.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 98 (31.31%) Git (software)
10 93 (29.71%) Microsoft
11 88 (28.12%) TDD
12 77 (24.60%) C#
12 77 (24.60%) Python
13 74 (23.64%) Windows
14 73 (23.32%) Java
14 73 (23.32%) .NET
15 71 (22.68%) PowerShell
16 63 (20.13%) Linux
17 57 (18.21%) CSS
17 57 (18.21%) Infrastructure as Code
18 56 (17.89%) Docker
19 55 (17.57%) Analytics
20 52 (16.61%) JIRA
20 52 (16.61%) HTML
21 50 (15.97%) JavaScript
22 48 (15.34%) Selenium
23 47 (15.02%) Spring
24 46 (14.70%) Ansible
25 45 (14.38%) Software Engineering
25 45 (14.38%) AWS

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 25 (7.99%) Confluence
2 19 (6.07%) Apache
3 18 (5.75%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.19%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.88%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.56%) nginx
7 7 (2.24%) JBoss
8 6 (1.92%) IIS
9 5 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.96%) CMS
10 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.64%) Drupal
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.64%) WordPress
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.32%) SAP WM
2 1 (0.32%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 121 (38.66%) Azure
2 45 (14.38%) AWS
2 45 (14.38%) PaaS
3 38 (12.14%) IaaS
3 38 (12.14%) Power Platform
4 36 (11.50%) GitHub
5 15 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (4.47%) GCP
7 12 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (3.83%) Google Analytics
7 12 (3.83%) OpenShift
8 11 (3.51%) SaaS
9 9 (2.88%) Serverless
10 8 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.92%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.92%) Data Lake Analytics
13 5 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.86%) HTTP
2 15 (4.79%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.15%) SSL
4 6 (1.92%) DNS
5 4 (1.28%) Wireless
6 3 (0.96%) Firewall
6 3 (0.96%) SAN
6 3 (0.96%) WAN
7 2 (0.64%) DSL
7 2 (0.64%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) AMQP
8 1 (0.32%) DHCP
8 1 (0.32%) DMZ
8 1 (0.32%) H.323
8 1 (0.32%) Internet
8 1 (0.32%) MQTT
8 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 39 (12.46%) Data Lake
3 38 (12.14%) Power BI
4 35 (11.18%) SQL Server
5 32 (10.22%) Relational Database
6 30 (9.58%) HDInsight
7 26 (8.31%) NoSQL
8 16 (5.11%) Big Data
8 16 (5.11%) MongoDB
9 11 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.19%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.19%) MariaDB
10 10 (3.19%) MySQL
11 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.92%) Redis
14 5 (1.60%) Cloudera CDH
15 4 (1.28%) HBase
15 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 104 (33.23%) Jenkins
2 98 (31.31%) Git (software)
3 52 (16.61%) JIRA
4 48 (15.34%) Selenium
5 42 (13.42%) Visual Studio
6 30 (9.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 29 (9.27%) Cucumber
8 21 (6.71%) JUnit
9 19 (6.07%) Maven
9 19 (6.07%) Subversion
10 17 (5.43%) IntelliJ
10 17 (5.43%) TeamCity
11 15 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (3.83%) Ant
12 12 (3.83%) Eclipse
12 12 (3.83%) Gatling
12 12 (3.83%) SonarQube
13 11 (3.51%) MSBuild
13 11 (3.51%) SoapUI
14 10 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (12.78%) Finance
2 13 (4.15%) Retail
3 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.92%) Banking
4 6 (1.92%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.28%) Publishing
6 3 (0.96%) Automotive
6 3 (0.96%) Back Office
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Military
7 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.64%) Billing
7 2 (0.64%) Games
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (30.35%) Developer
2 68 (21.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (7.35%) Java Developer
4 21 (6.71%) .NET Developer
5 20 (6.39%) Azure Engineer
6 19 (6.07%) Scala Developer
7 18 (5.75%) Analyst
7 18 (5.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
8 17 (5.43%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.11%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.11%) Scrum Master
10 14 (4.47%) Lead DevOps
11 13 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (3.83%) Tester
13 11 (3.51%) Test Analyst
14 10 (3.19%) Azure DevOps
15 9 (2.88%) Data Engineer
15 9 (2.88%) WinForms Developer
16 8 (2.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.32%) .NET
2 57 (18.21%) CSS
3 52 (16.61%) HTML
4 47 (15.02%) Spring
5 44 (14.06%) JSON
5 44 (14.06%) RESTful
5 44 (14.06%) Web Services
6 40 (12.78%) REST
7 38 (12.14%) HTML5
8 33 (10.54%) ASP.NET
9 31 (9.90%) .NET Framework
10 27 (8.63%) .NET Core
10 27 (8.63%) AngularJS
10 27 (8.63%) Node.js
11 26 (8.31%) Play Framework
12 25 (7.99%) CSS3
13 24 (7.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (6.71%) jQuery
15 18 (5.75%) J2EE
15 18 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (2.56%) User Experience
3 7 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.60%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.96%) Blog
8 2 (0.64%) CMDB
8 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.64%) Life Science
8 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Robotics
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.64%) Windows
2 63 (20.13%) Linux
3 27 (8.63%) Unix
4 13 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.15%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.24%) CentOS
5 7 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.60%) Debian
7 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.64%) Solaris
8 2 (0.64%) VMS
9 1 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) HPUX
9 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (54.63%) DevOps
3 164 (52.40%) Test Automation
4 116 (37.06%) Scrum
5 99 (31.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 88 (28.12%) TDD
7 57 (18.21%) Infrastructure as Code
8 55 (17.57%) Analytics
9 45 (14.38%) Software Engineering
10 44 (14.06%) Microservices
11 42 (13.42%) Configuration Management
12 41 (13.10%) Open Source
13 39 (12.46%) Problem-Solving
14 38 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (11.82%) Data Management
16 36 (11.50%) MVC
17 35 (11.18%) BDD
18 32 (10.22%) Data-Driven Testing
19 31 (9.90%) Security Testing
20 28 (8.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.95%) SQL
2 77 (24.60%) C#
2 77 (24.60%) Python
3 73 (23.32%) Java
4 71 (22.68%) PowerShell
5 50 (15.97%) JavaScript
6 31 (9.90%) Scala
7 27 (8.63%) Bash Shell
7 27 (8.63%) Ruby
8 15 (4.79%) Java 8
9 12 (3.83%) Groovy
9 12 (3.83%) Perl
10 11 (3.51%) C++
11 9 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.56%) C
12 8 (2.56%) Haskell
13 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.28%) PHP
14 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (12.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.07%) ISTQB
4 16 (5.11%) Degree
5 10 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.24%) ISEB
7 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.64%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.64%) RHCE
9 1 (0.32%) ACCA
9 1 (0.32%) CIMA
9 1 (0.32%) CISM
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.22%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) WCAG
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.64%) NIST
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (17.89%) Docker
2 42 (13.42%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.28%) Firmware
5 2 (0.64%) vCloud
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) LXC
6 1 (0.32%) NFS
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (14.70%) Ansible
2 44 (14.06%) Kubernetes
3 31 (9.90%) Puppet
4 22 (7.03%) Terraform
5 14 (4.47%) Kibana
6 13 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (3.83%) Grafana
8 6 (1.92%) vRealize
9 4 (1.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.96%) Netcool
10 3 (0.96%) SCOM
11 2 (0.64%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.32%) CloudHub
12 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.14%) Google
3 14 (4.47%) Atlassian
4 13 (4.15%) Oracle
5 10 (3.19%) Informatica
5 10 (3.19%) VMware
6 9 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.24%) Adobe
8 7 (2.24%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (2.24%) webMethods
9 6 (1.92%) IBM
10 5 (1.60%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.60%) DevExpress
11 4 (1.28%) Databricks
11 4 (1.28%) HP
12 3 (0.96%) Automation Anywhere
12 3 (0.96%) Blue Prism
12 3 (0.96%) Citrix
13 2 (0.64%) Actuate