The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
England / South West
Rank 55 102 72
Rank change year-on-year +47 -30  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 91 39 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.54% 1.34% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 1.68% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 62
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the South West

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the South West

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Devon +16 25 £463 +17.46% 8
Bristol +8 17 £445 +11.25% 25
Wiltshire +9 15 £354 -5.66%
Somerset +9 14 £365 -23.15% 7
Gloucestershire +8 7 £475 +18.75% 7
Dorset - 4 £510 - 6
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 121 (75.16%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (42.86%) Java
3 65 (40.37%) DevOps
4 61 (37.89%) .NET
5 55 (34.16%) Linux
5 55 (34.16%) TDD
5 55 (34.16%) Jenkins
6 46 (28.57%) Scrum
7 45 (27.95%) C#
8 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
8 41 (25.47%) Selenium
9 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
10 39 (24.22%) Python
11 37 (22.98%) Oracle
12 36 (22.36%) SQL
12 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
12 36 (22.36%) Security Cleared
12 36 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
14 31 (19.25%) Windows
14 31 (19.25%) BDD
15 30 (18.63%) Web Services
16 29 (18.01%) Cucumber
17 28 (17.39%) Docker
18 24 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (14.91%) SpecFlow
18 24 (14.91%) MVC
18 24 (14.91%) Integration Testing
18 24 (14.91%) QA
19 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Continuous Integration
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (9.94%) Confluence
2 14 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.21%) Apache Spark
3 10 (6.21%) IIS
4 9 (5.59%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.97%) Apache
5 8 (4.97%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.35%) JBoss
7 6 (3.73%) Jetty
7 6 (3.73%) Mongrel
7 6 (3.73%) nginx
8 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.86%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.24%) Anypoint
10 2 (1.24%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.24%) Mule
10 2 (1.24%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.45%) GitHub
4 9 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.73%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (3.11%) Google App Engine
6 5 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.48%) IaaS
7 4 (2.48%) Route 53
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.21%) HTTP
2 10 (6.21%) SSL
3 7 (4.35%) PuTTY
3 7 (4.35%) WinSCP
4 5 (3.11%) DHCP
4 5 (3.11%) DNS
4 5 (3.11%) FTP
4 5 (3.11%) IPsec
4 5 (3.11%) VPN
5 3 (1.86%) LDAP
6 2 (1.24%) Firewall
6 2 (1.24%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.62%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.18%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.32%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.21%) Big Data
7 9 (5.59%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.97%) MySQL
8 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.48%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 55 (34.16%) Jenkins
2 41 (25.47%) Selenium
3 40 (24.84%) Git (software)
4 29 (18.01%) Cucumber
5 24 (14.91%) SpecFlow
6 22 (13.66%) JIRA
6 22 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (9.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (9.32%) TeamCity
9 14 (8.70%) Ant
10 13 (8.07%) Maven
11 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
11 12 (7.45%) HP UFT
12 9 (5.59%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.59%) Vagrant
12 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio
13 8 (4.97%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (4.35%) Subversion
15 6 (3.73%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (5.59%) Banking
1 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.11%) Electronics
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.24%) Advertising
4 2 (1.24%) Games
4 2 (1.24%) Publishing
4 2 (1.24%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Billing
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Developer
2 22 (13.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 17 (10.56%) .NET Developer
5 15 (9.32%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.83%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) Developer in Test
8 9 (5.59%) Integration Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Tester
10 7 (4.35%) Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (37.89%) .NET
2 30 (18.63%) Web Services
3 23 (14.29%) HTML
4 22 (13.66%) CSS
4 22 (13.66%) REST
5 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 20 (12.42%) AngularJS
6 20 (12.42%) XML
7 19 (11.80%) SOAP
8 18 (11.18%) J2EE
9 16 (9.94%) Gherkin
10 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (9.32%) Spring
11 14 (8.70%) .NET Framework
11 14 (8.70%) RESTful
12 12 (7.45%) HTML5
12 12 (7.45%) WCF
13 11 (6.83%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (4.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.73%) User Experience
2 3 (1.86%) Reference Data
2 3 (1.86%) Taxonomies
3 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.24%) Animation
3 2 (1.24%) CESG
3 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.24%) Digital TV
3 2 (1.24%) STB
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.62%) iPad
4 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (34.16%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) Windows
3 24 (14.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (4.35%) CentOS
5 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.48%) CoreOS
6 4 (2.48%) Unix
7 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (75.16%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (40.37%) DevOps
3 55 (34.16%) TDD
4 46 (28.57%) Scrum
5 36 (22.36%) Test Automation
6 31 (19.25%) BDD
7 24 (14.91%) Integration Testing
7 24 (14.91%) MVC
8 23 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 22 (13.66%) Open Source
10 21 (13.04%) Performance Testing
11 20 (12.42%) Continuous Deployment
12 19 (11.80%) Software Testing
12 19 (11.80%) Unit Testing
13 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing
14 17 (10.56%) Configuration Management
14 17 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (9.94%) Microservices
16 15 (9.32%) Defect Tracking
16 15 (9.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.86%) Java
2 45 (27.95%) C#
3 39 (24.22%) Python
4 36 (22.36%) SQL
5 34 (21.12%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.66%) Ruby
7 12 (7.45%) Scala
8 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.83%) C
8 11 (6.83%) Perl
9 7 (4.35%) F#
10 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.86%) XPath
13 2 (1.24%) Lua
13 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.24%) PHP
13 2 (1.24%) VB
13 2 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.45%) ISEB
4 12 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.73%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.11%) Degree
6 5 (3.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.48%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.24%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.91%) QA
2 8 (4.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.48%) WCAG
4 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (17.39%) Docker
2 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.97%) LXC
3 8 (4.97%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.35%) vSphere
5 5 (3.11%) Xen
6 4 (2.48%) HDFS
6 4 (2.48%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (13.66%) Ansible
2 10 (6.21%) Puppet
3 7 (4.35%) Icinga
3 7 (4.35%) Kibana
3 7 (4.35%) logstash
3 7 (4.35%) vRealize
4 4 (2.48%) Nagios
4 4 (2.48%) OSSEC
4 4 (2.48%) Terraform
5 2 (1.24%) CloudHub
5 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) Oracle
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.80%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.70%) VMware
5 11 (6.83%) IBM
6 8 (4.97%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.35%) HP
8 6 (3.73%) hybris
8 6 (3.73%) SAP
9 5 (3.11%) Google
10 4 (2.48%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.48%) Informatica
10 4 (2.48%) New Relic
11 2 (1.24%) Apple
11 2 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (1.24%) Mapbox
11 2 (1.24%) Sencha
12 1 (0.62%) ATG
12 1 (0.62%) Telerik
12 1 (0.62%) Teradata
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