Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 51 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 220 226 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.75% 4.11% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.94% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 160 113
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £324 £325 £319
90th Percentile £530 £488 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% - -
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,993 4,576 4,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.07% 83.20% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,091 2,890 3,195
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 183 272
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +9.22% -4.73%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.79 £12.69
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
Bristol +35 116 £425 +6.25% 51
Devon -12 28 £398 -6.47% 10
Wiltshire -17 23 £450 +12.50% 18
Somerset -17 17 £470 +10.59% 26
Gloucestershire -15 14 £396 +13.21% 13
Dorset +10 12 £420 - 9
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 178 (80.91%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (47.73%) Java
3 98 (44.55%) TDD
4 88 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 86 (39.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 83 (37.73%) Jenkins
7 79 (35.91%) Test Automation
8 72 (32.73%) Scrum
9 69 (31.36%) Ansible
10 68 (30.91%) Puppet
11 66 (30.00%) NUnit
12 60 (27.27%) Tomcat
12 60 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
13 58 (26.36%) DevOps
14 54 (24.55%) JavaScript
14 54 (24.55%) Oracle
15 53 (24.09%) Git (software)
16 51 (23.18%) OO
16 51 (23.18%) Migration
17 49 (22.27%) PostgreSQL
18 46 (20.91%) Selenium
18 46 (20.91%) MySQL
19 43 (19.55%) .NET
19 43 (19.55%) NoSQL
20 42 (19.09%) OpenStack
20 42 (19.09%) MSTest
20 42 (19.09%) SQL
20 42 (19.09%) WebLogic
20 42 (19.09%) WebSphere
21 40 (18.18%) C#

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring 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 60 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 42 (19.09%) OpenStack
2 42 (19.09%) WebLogic
2 42 (19.09%) WebSphere
3 13 (5.91%) JBoss
4 9 (4.09%) Confluence
5 8 (3.64%) Apache
6 7 (3.18%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.18%) Mule
7 6 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.82%) CMS
8 4 (1.82%) Jetty
9 3 (1.36%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.91%) IIS
10 2 (0.91%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.82%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (39.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.00%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (3.18%) GitHub
8 7 (3.18%) IaaS
9 6 (2.73%) SaaS
10 5 (2.27%) PaaS
10 5 (2.27%) Route 53
11 4 (1.82%) NuGet
12 3 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.91%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.91%) Serverless
14 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.82%) Internet
2 3 (1.36%) SMS
3 2 (0.91%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.91%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) Extranet
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (22.27%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (20.91%) MySQL
3 43 (19.55%) NoSQL
4 27 (12.27%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.18%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
8 4 (1.82%) Big Data
8 4 (1.82%) DTS
9 3 (1.36%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.91%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 83 (37.73%) Jenkins
2 66 (30.00%) NUnit
3 53 (24.09%) Git (software)
4 46 (20.91%) Selenium
5 42 (19.09%) MSTest
6 26 (11.82%) Cucumber
7 25 (11.36%) Maven
8 24 (10.91%) TeamCity
9 23 (10.45%) Ant
9 23 (10.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (10.00%) JIRA
11 21 (9.55%) JUnit
12 16 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (6.82%) JMeter
14 14 (6.36%) SpecFlow
15 12 (5.45%) Hudson
16 11 (5.00%) Travis CI
16 11 (5.00%) Vagrant
17 8 (3.64%) Bitbucket
17 8 (3.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 11 (5.00%) Back Office
3 10 (4.55%) Banking
4 7 (3.18%) Advertising
4 7 (3.18%) Legal
5 4 (1.82%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Electronics
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (54.55%) Developer
2 57 (25.91%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.18%) Senior Developer
6 16 (7.27%) AWS Developer
7 12 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.00%) Analyst
8 11 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Java Engineer
9 9 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.09%) Tester
10 8 (3.64%) Architect
10 8 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.55%) .NET
2 27 (12.27%) CSS
2 27 (12.27%) HTML
2 27 (12.27%) Web Services
3 21 (9.55%) REST
4 20 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 16 (7.27%) HTML5
5 16 (7.27%) Spring
6 15 (6.82%) RESTful
7 14 (6.36%) SOAP
8 13 (5.91%) CSS3
8 13 (5.91%) Gherkin
9 12 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.45%) XML
10 11 (5.00%) JSP
10 11 (5.00%) React
10 11 (5.00%) Struts
11 9 (4.09%) Sass
11 9 (4.09%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.18%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.55%) User Experience
5 9 (4.09%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.09%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.73%) Wiki
7 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.91%) Fintech
8 2 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) Blog
9 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.09%) Windows
2 29 (13.18%) Linux
3 19 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.73%) Unix
7 2 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (80.91%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (44.55%) TDD
3 79 (35.91%) Test Automation
4 72 (32.73%) Scrum
5 58 (26.36%) DevOps
6 51 (23.18%) Migration
6 51 (23.18%) OO
7 35 (15.91%) BDD
8 33 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (10.91%) Unit Testing
11 20 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 18 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 17 (7.73%) SDLC
14 16 (7.27%) Integration Testing
15 15 (6.82%) Coaching
15 15 (6.82%) MVC
16 14 (6.36%) Open Source
17 13 (5.91%) Kanban
17 13 (5.91%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 105 (47.73%) Java
2 54 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 42 (19.09%) SQL
4 40 (18.18%) C#
5 28 (12.73%) Python
6 16 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.09%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.64%) C
9 8 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.18%) Ruby
11 6 (2.73%) ES6
12 5 (2.27%) Korn
12 5 (2.27%) Perl
12 5 (2.27%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.36%) C++
13 3 (1.36%) Java 8
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.91%) Groovy
14 2 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.45%) Degree
4 7 (3.18%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.36%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) MCSE
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.91%) OCA
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.91%) PMP
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) GCP
3 2 (0.91%) COBIT
3 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (9.09%) Docker
2 14 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.91%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (31.36%) Ansible
2 68 (30.91%) Puppet
3 60 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (8.18%) Terraform
5 11 (5.00%) Packer
6 10 (4.55%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.91%) Kibana
8 2 (0.91%) logstash
8 2 (0.91%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.91%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.45%) Nagios
9 1 (0.45%) Oozie
9 1 (0.45%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 54 (24.55%) Oracle
2 24 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.18%) Google
4 15 (6.82%) VMware
5 9 (4.09%) Adobe
5 9 (4.09%) Citrix
5 9 (4.09%) MKS
6 8 (3.64%) Atlassian
7 7 (3.18%) hybris
8 6 (2.73%) Cadence
9 4 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (0.91%) Apigee
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco
11 2 (0.91%) Coverity
11 2 (0.91%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.45%) New Relic
12 1 (0.45%) Splunk
12 1 (0.45%) Tableau