The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 23 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.06% 4.69% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 5.72% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 9
Median daily rate £400 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +12.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £353 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

Continuous Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 475 437 407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.92% 81.99% 83.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 302 296
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +58.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in South Wales

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in South Wales

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in South Wales

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 17 £400 +3.22% 1
Newport - 4 £488 -
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
Continuous Integration
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Jenkins
3 15 (36.59%) DevOps
4 14 (34.15%) Java
5 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
6 12 (29.27%) Linux
7 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (24.39%) Microservices
8 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (21.95%) RESTful
9 9 (21.95%) REST
9 9 (21.95%) .NET
9 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
9 9 (21.95%) TDD
9 9 (21.95%) Scrum
10 8 (19.51%) Puppet
10 8 (19.51%) API Design
10 8 (19.51%) Ansible
11 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.63%) HTML
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
12 6 (14.63%) CSS
12 6 (14.63%) Web Services
12 6 (14.63%) Python
12 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
12 6 (14.63%) DNS
12 6 (14.63%) Spring
12 6 (14.63%) NUnit

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
1 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Jetty
2 3 (7.32%) Mongrel
2 3 (7.32%) nginx
2 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon S3
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) GitHub
4 3 (7.32%) Google App Engine
4 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.32%) PaaS
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (4.88%) Route 53
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DSL
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) FTP
3 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 3 (7.32%) IPsec
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
4 2 (4.88%) LDAP
4 2 (4.88%) SSH
4 2 (4.88%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) NUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Maven
5 4 (9.76%) Ant
5 4 (9.76%) Hudson
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (9.76%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.32%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.88%) NuGet
7 2 (4.88%) Selenium
7 2 (4.88%) Subversion
8 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.44%) Gradle
8 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.44%) MSTest
8 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Architect
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.88%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
1 9 (21.95%) REST
1 9 (21.95%) RESTful
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (14.63%) Spring
2 6 (14.63%) Swagger
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (12.20%) CSS3
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) Java EE
4 4 (9.76%) Dropwizard
4 4 (9.76%) Kafka
4 4 (9.76%) NHibernate
5 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (7.32%) J2EE
5 3 (7.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Fintech
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (24.39%) Microservices
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) API Design
6 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Mobile First
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (12.20%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
9 4 (9.76%) OWASP
9 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Secure Coding
9 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.44%) JCL
6 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CEH
2 4 (9.76%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Xen
3 2 (4.88%) iptables
3 2 (4.88%) NFS
4 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Ansible
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Terraform
3 4 (9.76%) Marathon
3 4 (9.76%) Mesos
3 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.76%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.88%) Consul
4 2 (4.88%) Grafana
4 2 (4.88%) Kibana
4 2 (4.88%) Prometheus
4 2 (4.88%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) Control-M
5 1 (2.44%) Fluentd
5 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.44%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Adobe
3 3 (7.32%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Splunk
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.44%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.44%) Thunderhead