Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5 +24
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 534 754 710
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 4.52% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 5.23% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 465 434
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.50% +4.94%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £606 £575 £580
England median daily rate £503 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 13
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.43% +17.58%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.43% -14.21% +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 12,657 14,410 13,649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.38% 86.30% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,513 8,595 7,926
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £260
90th Percentile £610 £588 £570
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 514 490
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £61.42 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.96 £21.33 £23.14
% change year-on-year +17.03% -7.84% +0.61%

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 25 August 2019.

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
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 25 August 2019. 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 -4 233 £450 - 53
Hampshire +6 145 £425 - 31
Berkshire -3 144 £500 +11.11% 20
Surrey -18 85 £500 - 35
Buckinghamshire -6 51 £400 -5.88% 11
Oxfordshire +11 39 £450 - 22
East Sussex +1 26 £450 - 4
West Sussex -27 22 £494 -1.25% 14
Kent +15 21 £500 +23.08% 32
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 373 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (42.70%) Jenkins
3 214 (40.07%) Java
4 198 (37.08%) DevOps
5 188 (35.21%) TDD
6 174 (32.58%) Test Automation
7 173 (32.40%) Git (software)
8 148 (27.72%) Linux
9 142 (26.59%) Scrum
9 142 (26.59%) Docker
10 128 (23.97%) Python
11 127 (23.78%) JavaScript
12 126 (23.60%) .NET
13 122 (22.85%) AWS
14 119 (22.28%) C#
15 113 (21.16%) SQL
16 111 (20.79%) Azure
17 108 (20.22%) Kubernetes
18 105 (19.66%) Ansible
19 100 (18.73%) RESTful
20 98 (18.35%) Web Services
21 96 (17.98%) JIRA
22 94 (17.60%) Spring
23 93 (17.42%) Configuration Management
24 83 (15.54%) Microservices
25 81 (15.17%) Continuous Delivery
25 81 (15.17%) Software Engineering
26 79 (14.79%) Puppet
26 79 (14.79%) REST
27 77 (14.42%) Microsoft

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 59 (11.05%) Confluence
2 42 (7.87%) Apache Spark
3 36 (6.74%) Apache
4 30 (5.62%) Tomcat
5 25 (4.68%) OpenStack
6 20 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.81%) JBoss
7 15 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.62%) nginx
9 10 (1.87%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (1.69%) Luigi
11 8 (1.50%) IIS
12 7 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.12%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.94%) Jetty
15 4 (0.75%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.37%) CMS
16 2 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
1 9 (1.69%) Sonata
2 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 122 (22.85%) AWS
2 111 (20.79%) Azure
3 67 (12.55%) GitHub
4 49 (9.18%) PaaS
5 38 (7.12%) GCP
6 36 (6.74%) OpenShift
7 26 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (3.56%) SaaS
9 17 (3.18%) Amazon EMR
9 17 (3.18%) Serverless
10 15 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (2.62%) Amazon S3
11 14 (2.62%) IaaS
12 12 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
15 9 (1.69%) BrowserStack
16 8 (1.50%) npm
16 8 (1.50%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.18%) HTTP
2 18 (3.37%) SSL
3 13 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.25%) DNS
5 9 (1.69%) MQTT
6 8 (1.50%) Internet
6 8 (1.50%) Wireless
7 7 (1.31%) H.323
7 7 (1.31%) Skype
8 6 (1.12%) 3GPP
8 6 (1.12%) Bluetooth
8 6 (1.12%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.75%) DSL
9 4 (0.75%) FTP
9 4 (0.75%) Intranet
10 3 (0.56%) Network Security
10 3 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.37%) IPsec
11 2 (0.37%) VPN
12 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.42%) NoSQL
3 56 (10.49%) Hadoop
4 42 (7.87%) Big Data
4 42 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.87%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.87%) MySQL
7 21 (3.93%) HBase
8 20 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.81%) Amazon Athena
9 15 (2.81%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon Aurora
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (2.25%) Parquet
11 11 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 228 (42.70%) Jenkins
2 173 (32.40%) Git (software)
3 96 (17.98%) JIRA
4 53 (9.93%) Selenium
5 51 (9.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 50 (9.36%) Maven
7 42 (7.87%) Bitbucket
8 38 (7.12%) Cucumber
9 37 (6.93%) TeamCity
10 35 (6.55%) Gradle
11 31 (5.81%) SonarQube
12 28 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 26 (4.87%) JUnit
13 26 (4.87%) Subversion
14 25 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (4.49%) IntelliJ
16 20 (3.75%) WebDriver
17 19 (3.56%) Protractor
18 17 (3.18%) Mocha
18 17 (3.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (11.80%) Finance
2 34 (6.37%) Banking
3 28 (5.24%) Retail
4 16 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.06%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.69%) Games
7 8 (1.50%) Marketing
8 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.75%) Legal
9 4 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.75%) Publishing
10 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Billing
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 228 (42.70%) Developer
2 66 (12.36%) Java Developer
3 60 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (7.68%) Software Engineer
5 32 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
6 31 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 28 (5.24%) .NET Developer
8 26 (4.87%) C# Developer
9 24 (4.49%) Test Engineer
10 21 (3.93%) Analyst
11 20 (3.75%) Platform Engineer
11 20 (3.75%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.56%) SQL Developer
12 19 (3.56%) Test Automation Engineer
13 18 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
13 18 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (3.00%) Data Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Tester
15 15 (2.81%) Consultant
15 15 (2.81%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (23.60%) .NET
2 100 (18.73%) RESTful
3 98 (18.35%) Web Services
4 94 (17.60%) Spring
5 79 (14.79%) REST
6 72 (13.48%) CSS
6 72 (13.48%) HTML
7 68 (12.73%) AngularJS
8 63 (11.80%) ASP.NET
9 59 (11.05%) JSON
10 50 (9.36%) SOAP
11 47 (8.80%) Kafka
12 44 (8.24%) jQuery
13 37 (6.93%) .NET Core
13 37 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (6.74%) .NET Framework
15 34 (6.37%) XML
16 33 (6.18%) Spring Boot
17 32 (5.99%) J2EE
17 32 (5.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
1 21 (3.93%) Private Cloud
2 19 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.37%) User Experience
4 17 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 15 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.06%) Smart Meter
8 11 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.69%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.12%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 148 (27.72%) Linux
2 54 (10.11%) Unix
3 53 (9.93%) Windows
4 19 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.00%) Android
6 15 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.43%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.06%) CentOS
9 7 (1.31%) AIX
9 7 (1.31%) Debian
10 4 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (37.08%) DevOps
3 188 (35.21%) TDD
4 174 (32.58%) Test Automation
5 142 (26.59%) Scrum
6 93 (17.42%) Configuration Management
7 83 (15.54%) Microservices
8 81 (15.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 81 (15.17%) Software Engineering
9 67 (12.55%) Continuous Deployment
10 59 (11.05%) BDD
11 54 (10.11%) Kanban
12 48 (8.99%) Open Source
13 44 (8.24%) Unit Testing
14 43 (8.05%) MVC
15 41 (7.68%) Computer Science
15 41 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (7.49%) High Availability
17 38 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
18 34 (6.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 214 (40.07%) Java
2 128 (23.97%) Python
3 127 (23.78%) JavaScript
4 119 (22.28%) C#
5 113 (21.16%) SQL
6 44 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 40 (7.49%) Java 8
8 39 (7.30%) Shell Script
9 30 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 30 (5.62%) Ruby
10 29 (5.43%) Scala
11 22 (4.12%) PL/SQL
12 19 (3.56%) C
13 18 (3.37%) C++
14 17 (3.18%) Groovy
14 17 (3.18%) Perl
15 10 (1.87%) PHP
15 10 (1.87%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.50%) Go
17 7 (1.31%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 43 (8.05%) Degree
2 26 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.56%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.25%) ISEB
5 12 (2.25%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.56%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.56%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.37%) MCSA
9 2 (0.37%) MCSE
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.19%) ACCA
10 1 (0.19%) CCNA
10 1 (0.19%) CIMA
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.87%) QA
2 9 (1.69%) SLA
3 6 (1.12%) MISRA
4 5 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 142 (26.59%) Docker
2 21 (3.93%) HDFS
3 16 (3.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (2.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.50%) Apache Flume
5 8 (1.50%) Firmware
5 8 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.75%) vSphere
9 2 (0.37%) LXC
10 1 (0.19%) oVirt
10 1 (0.19%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 108 (20.22%) Kubernetes
2 105 (19.66%) Ansible
3 79 (14.79%) Puppet
4 61 (11.42%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (6.55%) Terraform
6 14 (2.62%) Kibana
7 10 (1.87%) Grafana
7 10 (1.87%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (1.12%) HP ALM
8 6 (1.12%) Oozie
9 5 (0.94%) Graphite
9 5 (0.94%) logstash
9 5 (0.94%) Nagios
10 4 (0.75%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.75%) StatsD
11 3 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.56%) Marathon
11 3 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.61%) Oracle
3 41 (7.68%) Google
4 40 (7.49%) Red Hat
5 31 (5.81%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.43%) New Relic
7 11 (2.06%) Adobe
8 10 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.87%) VMware
9 9 (1.69%) webMethods
10 8 (1.50%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 8 (1.50%) HP
11 7 (1.31%) Databricks
12 4 (0.75%) Apple
12 4 (0.75%) IBM
13 3 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.56%) Remedy
14 2 (0.37%) FNZ
14 2 (0.37%) Sonatype