Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 114
Rank change year-on-year -2 +61 -36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 191 219 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.59% 3.99% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.80% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 159 86
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £325
90th Percentile £560 £520 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +34.92% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42.25 £37.10 £30.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £48.75 £32.25
England median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +17.50% +6.67%

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 4,433 4,566 4,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 83.41% 83.21% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,680 2,941 3,225
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £252
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 205 248
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £12.93
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £51.50
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +27 70 £425 +4.62% 39
Devon -4 43 £438 +2.94% 6
Dorset +11 20 £420 -17.65% 9
Wiltshire -12 17 £425 +6.25% 9
Gloucestershire -2 16 £350 -4.11% 18
Somerset -8 12 £445 +18.67% 11
Cornwall -2 2 £550 - 3
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 148 (77.49%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.46%) Jenkins
3 77 (40.31%) Java
4 69 (36.13%) DevOps
5 66 (34.55%) TDD
6 65 (34.03%) Amazon AWS
7 61 (31.94%) Test Automation
7 61 (31.94%) Scrum
8 57 (29.84%) JavaScript
9 56 (29.32%) Ansible
10 52 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (27.23%) Puppet
11 50 (26.18%) Git (software)
11 50 (26.18%) Linux
12 40 (20.94%) Python
13 39 (20.42%) Security Cleared
14 36 (18.85%) C#
14 36 (18.85%) Selenium
15 35 (18.32%) .NET
16 33 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (17.28%) Unit Testing
17 32 (16.75%) SQL
17 32 (16.75%) Web Services
17 32 (16.75%) Configuration Management
17 32 (16.75%) NUnit
18 30 (15.71%) HTML
19 29 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
20 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
21 27 (14.14%) BDD
22 26 (13.61%) Docker

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 26 (13.61%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.38%) OpenStack
3 15 (7.85%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.85%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.33%) JBoss
5 8 (4.19%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.14%) SAS
7 5 (2.62%) Confluence
7 5 (2.62%) IIS
8 4 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.57%) Apache
10 2 (1.05%) CMS
10 2 (1.05%) Mule
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) Jetty
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.09%) Fireworks
3 4 (2.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.03%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (27.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (12.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (4.71%) IaaS
6 9 (4.71%) OpenShift
6 9 (4.71%) Serverless
7 7 (3.66%) GitHub
7 7 (3.66%) SaaS
8 6 (3.14%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.14%) PaaS
9 5 (2.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.09%) NuGet
10 4 (2.09%) Route 53
11 3 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) Firewall
2 6 (3.14%) Internet
2 6 (3.14%) Kerberos
2 6 (3.14%) Network Security
3 4 (2.09%) HTTP
3 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.57%) DNS
4 3 (1.57%) SMS
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.52%) DHCP
6 1 (0.52%) FTP
6 1 (0.52%) Intranet
6 1 (0.52%) IPsec
6 1 (0.52%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.95%) NoSQL
3 15 (7.85%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.33%) MySQL
5 12 (6.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.24%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.14%) Big Data
8 6 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.62%) QlikView
10 4 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.09%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.09%) DTS
10 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.57%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (1.57%) HBase
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 83 (43.46%) Jenkins
2 50 (26.18%) Git (software)
3 36 (18.85%) Selenium
4 32 (16.75%) NUnit
5 22 (11.52%) Ant
5 22 (11.52%) JIRA
6 20 (10.47%) Cucumber
7 19 (9.95%) TeamCity
8 18 (9.42%) Maven
9 17 (8.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (8.38%) MSTest
11 12 (6.28%) Travis CI
12 11 (5.76%) Artifactory
12 11 (5.76%) Hudson
12 11 (5.76%) JUnit
12 11 (5.76%) Vagrant
13 8 (4.19%) Visual Studio
14 7 (3.66%) JMeter
14 7 (3.66%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (11.52%) Finance
2 15 (7.85%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Legal
4 6 (3.14%) Back Office
5 5 (2.62%) Advertising
6 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (48.17%) Developer
2 36 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (12.57%) .NET Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.24%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (4.71%) Analyst
6 9 (4.71%) C# Developer
6 9 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.19%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.19%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Automation Tester
8 7 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (3.66%) Java Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Tester
9 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.32%) .NET
2 32 (16.75%) Web Services
3 30 (15.71%) HTML
4 23 (12.04%) AngularJS
5 21 (10.99%) CSS
6 19 (9.95%) REST
7 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET
8 15 (7.85%) HTML5
8 15 (7.85%) React
8 15 (7.85%) RESTful
8 15 (7.85%) Spring
9 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (5.76%) CSS3
9 11 (5.76%) JSP
9 11 (5.76%) Struts
10 9 (4.71%) LDAP
10 9 (4.71%) XML
11 8 (4.19%) Gherkin
11 8 (4.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.24%) User Experience
4 9 (4.71%) Fat Client
4 9 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.09%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.05%) Fintech
9 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.18%) Linux
2 19 (9.95%) Windows
3 17 (8.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.33%) Unix
5 12 (6.28%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.57%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (77.49%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.13%) DevOps
3 66 (34.55%) TDD
4 61 (31.94%) Scrum
4 61 (31.94%) Test Automation
5 33 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 33 (17.28%) Unit Testing
6 32 (16.75%) Configuration Management
7 27 (14.14%) BDD
8 21 (10.99%) OO
9 20 (10.47%) MVC
9 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (9.42%) Microservices
11 18 (9.42%) Migration
11 18 (9.42%) SDLC
12 17 (8.90%) Coaching
12 17 (8.90%) Open Source
13 13 (6.81%) Front End Development
13 13 (6.81%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.31%) Java
2 57 (29.84%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.94%) Python
4 36 (18.85%) C#
5 32 (16.75%) SQL
6 19 (9.95%) Ruby
7 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.71%) Groovy
9 8 (4.19%) C
9 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.66%) ES6
10 7 (3.66%) Java 8
11 6 (3.14%) Perl
11 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.62%) R
12 5 (2.62%) VB
12 5 (2.62%) VBA
12 5 (2.62%) XPath
12 5 (2.62%) XQuery
13 4 (2.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (20.42%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.71%) Degree
4 7 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.14%) AWS Certification
6 5 (2.62%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.57%) PMP
8 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.52%) HND
9 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
2 8 (4.19%) GCP
3 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.57%) COBIT
5 2 (1.05%) SLA
6 1 (0.52%) GDPR
6 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (13.61%) Docker
2 12 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.57%) HDFS
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (29.32%) Ansible
2 52 (27.23%) Puppet
3 29 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (9.95%) Terraform
5 14 (7.33%) Kubernetes
6 12 (6.28%) Packer
7 5 (2.62%) Nagios
8 3 (1.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (1.05%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.52%) Oozie
10 1 (0.52%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (12.57%) Oracle
2 22 (11.52%) Google
3 12 (6.28%) VMware
4 10 (5.24%) Adobe
5 9 (4.71%) Citrix
5 9 (4.71%) MKS
6 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.62%) Tableau
7 5 (2.62%) Talend
8 4 (2.09%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.09%) Cadence
8 4 (2.09%) Coverity
9 3 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.57%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.05%) CA
10 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.05%) F5
10 2 (1.05%) hybris
10 2 (1.05%) New Relic