Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 45 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +37
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 767 719 568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.72% 4.42% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.24% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 434 356
South East median daily rate £475 £440 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +4.14% +5.63%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £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 5 15 5
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.63% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £27.45 £43.25 £35.30
90th Percentile £55.55 £58.00 £45.60
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.63% +26.67% -

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 13,960 13,714 14,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.89% 84.27% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,398 8,170 8,920
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 469 567
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.13 £50.03 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -12 285 £450 - 91
Surrey +9 210 £513 +20.59% 61
Hampshire +54 155 £425 +9.68% 31
Berkshire +8 128 £475 +18.75% 45
Buckinghamshire -12 96 £403 +3.21% 25
West Sussex -9 73 £485 +6.89% 9
Oxfordshire -22 61 £450 -14.29% 21
East Sussex -11 24 £475 +37.68% 18
Kent -3 12 £431 +23.21% 13
Middlesex -7 7 £419 -16.30% 1
Sussex - 1 £438 -
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 532 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (44.98%) Git (software)
3 339 (44.20%) Jenkins
4 323 (42.11%) Java
5 289 (37.68%) JavaScript
6 284 (37.03%) Test Automation
7 256 (33.38%) TDD
8 254 (33.12%) DevOps
9 236 (30.77%) Linux
10 233 (30.38%) Scrum
11 184 (23.99%) Python
12 181 (23.60%) C#
12 181 (23.60%) AngularJS
13 179 (23.34%) REST
14 178 (23.21%) HTML
15 173 (22.56%) CSS
16 163 (21.25%) Web Services
17 152 (19.82%) RESTful
18 150 (19.56%) BDD
19 145 (18.90%) .NET
20 142 (18.51%) Spring
21 141 (18.38%) JIRA
22 140 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
23 134 (17.47%) Open Source
24 131 (17.08%) SQL
25 128 (16.69%) MVC
25 128 (16.69%) Docker
26 127 (16.56%) Continuous Delivery
27 120 (15.65%) Finance
28 110 (14.34%) Kanban

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 66 (8.60%) Confluence
2 35 (4.56%) Apache Spark
3 31 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (3.91%) Apache
4 30 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 24 (3.13%) nginx
6 19 (2.48%) WebLogic
7 18 (2.35%) CMS
7 18 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.96%) JBoss
9 12 (1.56%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.43%) IIS
11 9 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.65%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.65%) Jetty
15 4 (0.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 140 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (8.21%) GitHub
4 39 (5.08%) Serverless
5 37 (4.82%) PaaS
6 35 (4.56%) OpenShift
7 29 (3.78%) SaaS
8 23 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (2.35%) Google Analytics
11 16 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 15 (1.96%) IaaS
13 14 (1.83%) Azure Functions
14 11 (1.43%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
15 10 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (1.04%) BrowserStack
18 7 (0.91%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.21%) HTTP
2 30 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.78%) SSL
4 18 (2.35%) Firewall
5 17 (2.22%) Internet
6 12 (1.56%) DNS
7 10 (1.30%) VPN
8 9 (1.17%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.78%) LAN
9 6 (0.78%) WAN
10 3 (0.39%) FTP
10 3 (0.39%) MQTT
10 3 (0.39%) Network Security
10 3 (0.39%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.26%) DAB
11 2 (0.26%) NAS
11 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
11 2 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.43%) Relational Database
2 91 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 91 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 80 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 53 (6.91%) Hadoop
5 50 (6.52%) Redis
6 46 (6.00%) MySQL
7 42 (5.48%) Big Data
8 40 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.48%) HBase
11 18 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.69%) DB2
15 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database
16 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (1.17%) Apache Hive
17 9 (1.17%) Impala
18 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 345 (44.98%) Git (software)
2 339 (44.20%) Jenkins
3 141 (18.38%) JIRA
4 99 (12.91%) Selenium
5 79 (10.30%) JUnit
6 74 (9.65%) Maven
7 70 (9.13%) Cucumber
8 55 (7.17%) TeamCity
9 53 (6.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 52 (6.78%) Subversion
11 42 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (5.35%) Visual Studio
13 37 (4.82%) Bitbucket
14 31 (4.04%) IntelliJ
15 30 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 26 (3.39%) Ant
16 26 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
17 24 (3.13%) Eclipse
17 24 (3.13%) Mockito
17 24 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 120 (15.65%) Finance
2 32 (4.17%) Banking
3 11 (1.43%) Retail
4 7 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (0.91%) Marketing
5 6 (0.78%) Games
5 6 (0.78%) Publishing
6 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.52%) Billing
8 3 (0.39%) Advertising
8 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
9 2 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Avionics
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (55.02%) Developer
2 142 (18.51%) Java Developer
3 82 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 71 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 52 (6.78%) Python Developer
5 52 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 50 (6.52%) Tester
7 48 (6.26%) Django Developer
7 48 (6.26%) Python/Django Developer
8 46 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 43 (5.61%) C# Developer
10 42 (5.48%) Automation Tester
11 36 (4.69%) Scala Developer
12 35 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
13 34 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 32 (4.17%) Architect
15 29 (3.78%) Agile Developer
16 27 (3.52%) Angular Developer
17 25 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (3.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (23.60%) AngularJS
2 179 (23.34%) REST
3 178 (23.21%) HTML
4 173 (22.56%) CSS
5 163 (21.25%) Web Services
6 152 (19.82%) RESTful
7 145 (18.90%) .NET
8 142 (18.51%) Spring
9 110 (14.34%) Node.js
10 86 (11.21%) JSON
11 71 (9.26%) Django
12 70 (9.13%) .NET Framework
12 70 (9.13%) HTML5
13 69 (9.00%) jQuery
14 68 (8.87%) ASP.NET
15 62 (8.08%) Kafka
16 59 (7.69%) SOAP
17 55 (7.17%) Entity Framework
18 54 (7.04%) Spring Boot
19 50 (6.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.82%) User Experience
4 30 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 15 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.69%) Blog
10 10 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.17%) PKI
12 8 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.65%) Fintech
14 5 (0.65%) Life Science
14 5 (0.65%) Wiki
15 4 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 236 (30.77%) Linux
2 97 (12.65%) Windows
3 40 (5.22%) Unix
4 23 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.00%) Ubuntu
5 18 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.09%) Android
7 10 (1.30%) CentOS
8 9 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.26%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (69.36%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (37.03%) Test Automation
3 256 (33.38%) TDD
4 254 (33.12%) DevOps
5 233 (30.38%) Scrum
6 150 (19.56%) BDD
7 134 (17.47%) Open Source
8 128 (16.69%) MVC
9 127 (16.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 110 (14.34%) Kanban
11 107 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
12 106 (13.82%) Microservices
13 97 (12.65%) Configuration Management
13 97 (12.65%) Web Development
14 92 (11.99%) Software Engineering
15 91 (11.86%) OO
16 88 (11.47%) SDLC
17 77 (10.04%) Workflow
18 71 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
19 64 (8.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 323 (42.11%) Java
2 289 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 184 (23.99%) Python
4 181 (23.60%) C#
5 131 (17.08%) SQL
6 82 (10.69%) Ruby
7 63 (8.21%) Scala
8 50 (6.52%) Java 8
9 48 (6.26%) PowerShell
10 42 (5.48%) Groovy
11 37 (4.82%) Bash Shell
12 29 (3.78%) PHP
13 23 (3.00%) Perl
14 22 (2.87%) C++
15 21 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 19 (2.48%) C
16 19 (2.48%) Haskell
17 15 (1.96%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.83%) Apple Swift
19 12 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 56 (7.30%) Degree
3 39 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.30%) ISTQB
5 22 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.83%) ISEB
9 10 (1.30%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.26%) SAFe Agilist
13 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.47%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) GDPR
3 7 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.78%) HIPAA
4 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) MISRA
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (16.69%) Docker
2 15 (1.96%) HDFS
3 14 (1.83%) oVirt
3 14 (1.83%) RHEV
4 12 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.78%) Firmware
8 5 (0.65%) vSphere
9 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 91 (11.86%) Puppet
2 61 (7.95%) Kubernetes
3 57 (7.43%) Ansible
4 42 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (4.95%) Terraform
6 28 (3.65%) Kibana
7 18 (2.35%) Grafana
8 10 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
9 9 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.91%) HP ALM
10 7 (0.91%) logstash
11 6 (0.78%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.52%) SCCM
12 4 (0.52%) SCOM
13 3 (0.39%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.39%) Rancher
13 3 (0.39%) Salt
14 2 (0.26%) Packer
15 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 107 (13.95%) Oracle
2 53 (6.91%) Google
2 53 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.39%) VMware
4 21 (2.74%) Adobe
5 19 (2.48%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 13 (1.69%) HP
7 12 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.30%) Hortonworks
8 10 (1.30%) webMethods
9 8 (1.04%) IBM
9 8 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.04%) Splunk
10 5 (0.65%) New Relic
11 4 (0.52%) Apple
11 4 (0.52%) Informatica
11 4 (0.52%) SAP
11 4 (0.52%) Tableau
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco