Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 46 75
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +35
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 783 694 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.56% 4.32% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 5.17% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 448 311
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
90th Percentile £575 £580 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
South East median hourly rate £66.50 £47.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £38.20 £41.25 £35.38
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £48.88
England median hourly rate £43.50 £46.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.95% +15.63% +6.67%

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 14,609 13,414 15,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.51% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,683 7,807 9,484
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 517 563
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.84
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.35 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.16% +4.26% +11.90%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -10 279 £450 - 93
Surrey +20 232 £500 +17.65% 35
Hampshire +23 168 £425 -4.23% 32
Berkshire +8 127 £450 +3.75% 40
Buckinghamshire -9 88 £430 +10.61% 22
West Sussex -11 71 £500 +2.41% 11
Oxfordshire -23 64 £525 - 31
East Sussex -4 20 £450 - 11
Middlesex -9 6 £412 -17.60%
Kent -13 5 £675 +80.00% 16
Sussex - 1 £438 -
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 504 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (47.38%) Jenkins
3 351 (44.83%) Git (software)
4 335 (42.78%) Java
5 278 (35.50%) JavaScript
6 272 (34.74%) DevOps
7 270 (34.48%) Linux
8 257 (32.82%) TDD
9 235 (30.01%) Scrum
9 235 (30.01%) Test Automation
10 214 (27.33%) REST
11 192 (24.52%) HTML
12 184 (23.50%) Web Services
13 178 (22.73%) CSS
14 167 (21.33%) Python
15 154 (19.67%) AngularJS
16 153 (19.54%) Spring
17 148 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
18 138 (17.62%) C#
19 137 (17.50%) Microservices
20 136 (17.37%) JIRA
21 135 (17.24%) RESTful
22 130 (16.60%) SQL
22 130 (16.60%) Oracle
23 126 (16.09%) Relational Database
24 122 (15.58%) Finance
25 116 (14.81%) Windows
26 115 (14.69%) Continuous Delivery
27 114 (14.56%) Docker
28 113 (14.43%) BDD

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 58 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 52 (6.64%) Confluence
3 39 (4.98%) Apache
4 32 (4.09%) JBoss
5 30 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.04%) Apache Solr
8 16 (2.04%) nginx
9 15 (1.92%) CMS
9 15 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.66%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (1.15%) IIS
13 8 (1.02%) Mule
14 6 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.77%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.64%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.38%) Simulink
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 148 (18.90%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (9.07%) GitHub
4 45 (5.75%) PaaS
5 37 (4.73%) OpenShift
6 35 (4.47%) Serverless
7 33 (4.21%) SaaS
8 22 (2.81%) IaaS
9 16 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (1.53%) Google Analytics
12 11 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (1.28%) Slack
14 9 (1.15%) npm
15 8 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (1.02%) Force.com
15 8 (1.02%) TestFlight
16 7 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.24%) HTTP
2 24 (3.07%) Firewall
2 24 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.43%) SSL
4 15 (1.92%) Internet
5 14 (1.79%) Kerberos
6 8 (1.02%) VPN
7 7 (0.89%) DNS
7 7 (0.89%) LAN
7 7 (0.89%) WAN
8 3 (0.38%) FTP
8 3 (0.38%) Network Security
8 3 (0.38%) Wireless
9 2 (0.26%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.26%) MQTT
9 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.26%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (16.09%) Relational Database
2 84 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 80 (10.22%) MongoDB
4 76 (9.71%) NoSQL
5 74 (9.45%) Big Data
6 68 (8.68%) Hadoop
7 53 (6.77%) Redis
8 44 (5.62%) HBase
8 44 (5.62%) MySQL
9 31 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.55%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.04%) Parquet
13 15 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.92%) DB2
14 10 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (1.28%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.28%) Impala
15 8 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 371 (47.38%) Jenkins
2 351 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 136 (17.37%) JIRA
4 94 (12.01%) Selenium
5 70 (8.94%) Maven
6 69 (8.81%) JUnit
7 57 (7.28%) TeamCity
8 56 (7.15%) Cucumber
9 53 (6.77%) Bitbucket
10 50 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 49 (6.26%) Subversion
12 39 (4.98%) Gradle
12 39 (4.98%) Visual Studio
13 37 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 31 (3.96%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
16 27 (3.45%) SonarQube
17 26 (3.32%) Ant
18 25 (3.19%) SoapUI
19 24 (3.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 122 (15.58%) Finance
2 48 (6.13%) Banking
3 10 (1.28%) Games
4 9 (1.15%) Retail
5 8 (1.02%) Marketing
5 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.64%) Publishing
7 3 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.38%) Billing
7 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.26%) Advertising
8 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Law
9 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 444 (56.70%) Developer
2 147 (18.77%) Java Developer
3 93 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (8.68%) Python Developer
5 63 (8.05%) Django Developer
5 63 (8.05%) Python/Django Developer
6 46 (5.87%) Senior Developer
7 44 (5.62%) Architect
8 37 (4.73%) .NET Developer
8 37 (4.73%) Tester
9 31 (3.96%) Software Engineer
10 30 (3.83%) Scala Developer
11 28 (3.58%) Web Developer
12 27 (3.45%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (3.32%) React Developer
14 25 (3.19%) Analyst
15 23 (2.94%) Automation Tester
16 21 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (27.33%) REST
2 192 (24.52%) HTML
3 184 (23.50%) Web Services
4 178 (22.73%) CSS
5 154 (19.67%) AngularJS
6 153 (19.54%) Spring
7 135 (17.24%) RESTful
8 101 (12.90%) .NET
8 101 (12.90%) JSON
9 99 (12.64%) Node.js
10 79 (10.09%) Kafka
11 78 (9.96%) Django
12 77 (9.83%) jQuery
13 75 (9.58%) SOAP
14 72 (9.20%) HTML5
15 60 (7.66%) Spring Boot
16 59 (7.54%) React
17 56 (7.15%) RabbitMQ
18 50 (6.39%) CSS3
19 46 (5.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.49%) User Experience
3 42 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.79%) Clustering
11 12 (1.53%) Blog
12 10 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.02%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.89%) PKI
15 6 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.77%) CMDB
15 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.77%) iPad
15 6 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 270 (34.48%) Linux
2 116 (14.81%) Windows
3 61 (7.79%) Unix
4 33 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.94%) Android
6 17 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.40%) CentOS
9 7 (0.89%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.77%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.38%) DC/OS
11 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (34.74%) DevOps
3 257 (32.82%) TDD
4 235 (30.01%) Scrum
4 235 (30.01%) Test Automation
5 137 (17.50%) Microservices
6 115 (14.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 113 (14.43%) BDD
8 106 (13.54%) Web Development
9 96 (12.26%) Open Source
10 94 (12.01%) Kanban
11 93 (11.88%) Configuration Management
11 93 (11.88%) Workflow
12 91 (11.62%) SDLC
13 90 (11.49%) Software Engineering
14 85 (10.86%) MVC
15 74 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (8.17%) Pair Programming
17 61 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
17 61 (7.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 335 (42.78%) Java
2 278 (35.50%) JavaScript
3 167 (21.33%) Python
4 138 (17.62%) C#
5 130 (16.60%) SQL
6 69 (8.81%) Ruby
7 55 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 54 (6.90%) Java 8
9 47 (6.00%) Scala
10 30 (3.83%) Groovy
11 29 (3.70%) Shell Script
12 28 (3.58%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.81%) PHP
14 19 (2.43%) C
15 17 (2.17%) Apple Swift
15 17 (2.17%) C++
15 17 (2.17%) Perl
16 16 (2.04%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.79%) Apex Code
17 14 (1.79%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 76 (9.71%) Degree
2 53 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 19 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (1.28%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.77%) ISEB
11 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.26%) SAFe Agilist
14 1 (0.13%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.92%) QA
2 12 (1.53%) GDPR
3 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.77%) HIPAA
3 6 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.51%) MISRA
System Software
1 114 (14.56%) Docker
2 32 (4.09%) HDFS
3 29 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
6 8 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.02%) oVirt
6 8 (1.02%) RHEV
7 6 (0.77%) Firmware
8 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.38%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.38%) vSphere
10 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (10.98%) Puppet
2 57 (7.28%) Ansible
3 44 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (5.36%) Kubernetes
5 35 (4.47%) Terraform
6 30 (3.83%) Hadoop YARN
7 22 (2.81%) Kibana
8 14 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.40%) Grafana
10 8 (1.02%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.77%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.77%) SCCM
12 5 (0.64%) logstash
12 5 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.51%) SCOM
14 3 (0.38%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.38%) Salt
15 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
15 2 (0.26%) vRealize
16 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 130 (16.60%) Oracle
2 64 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.49%) Google
4 29 (3.70%) VMware
5 21 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.43%) Hortonworks
7 18 (2.30%) New Relic
8 15 (1.92%) HP
8 15 (1.92%) IBM
9 14 (1.79%) SAP
10 12 (1.53%) Adobe
10 12 (1.53%) Atlassian
11 11 (1.40%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.28%) PagerDuty
12 10 (1.28%) Splunk
13 8 (1.02%) webMethods
14 5 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.64%) Tableau
15 4 (0.51%) Apple
15 4 (0.51%) Red Hat