Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 59 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 226 190 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.59% 3.35% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.02% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 128 114
South West median daily rate £425 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.12% -
10th Percentile £341 £325 £313
90th Percentile £546 £525 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £41.25 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +26.67% -1.32%

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 5,410 4,732 4,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.85% 83.52% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,409 2,984 3,188
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £237
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 197 276
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +20.48% -23.55%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.10 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +29 130 £425 - 65
Devon -13 24 £453 +6.72% 9
Wiltshire -35 22 £425 +7.94% 12
Gloucestershire -9 21 £475 +35.71% 19
Somerset -9 18 £465 +9.41% 17
Dorset -3 3 £360 -29.63% 11
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 184 (81.42%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (48.67%) Java
3 106 (46.90%) TDD
4 97 (42.92%) Amazon AWS
5 89 (39.38%) Test Automation
6 83 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 79 (34.96%) Microsoft Azure
8 73 (32.30%) Scrum
9 65 (28.76%) Git (software)
9 65 (28.76%) Ansible
10 63 (27.88%) Puppet
10 63 (27.88%) NUnit
11 58 (25.66%) DevOps
12 56 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
13 54 (23.89%) Tomcat
14 53 (23.45%) OO
14 53 (23.45%) JavaScript
14 53 (23.45%) Oracle
15 52 (23.01%) Migration
16 49 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (20.35%) SQL
17 46 (20.35%) MySQL
18 44 (19.47%) NoSQL
19 43 (19.03%) Selenium
20 42 (18.58%) WebSphere
20 42 (18.58%) WebLogic
20 42 (18.58%) BDD
20 42 (18.58%) MSTest
20 42 (18.58%) OpenStack
21 40 (17.70%) Problem-Solving

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 54 (23.89%) Tomcat
2 42 (18.58%) OpenStack
2 42 (18.58%) WebLogic
2 42 (18.58%) WebSphere
3 15 (6.64%) Confluence
4 9 (3.98%) Apache
5 7 (3.10%) JBoss
5 7 (3.10%) Mule
6 6 (2.65%) CMS
6 6 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.21%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.77%) Jetty
9 3 (1.33%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.33%) IIS
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.77%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 97 (42.92%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (34.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (5.31%) GitHub
5 10 (4.42%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (3.10%) IaaS
7 5 (2.21%) PaaS
7 5 (2.21%) Route 53
8 4 (1.77%) NuGet
9 3 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.33%) Serverless
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.88%) Apigee
10 2 (0.88%) npm
10 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.87%) HTTP
2 7 (3.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.88%) IPv6
4 2 (0.88%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) Extranet
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) SMS
5 1 (0.44%) SSH
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (20.35%) MySQL
3 44 (19.47%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.62%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.64%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.33%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.33%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.33%) GIS
9 3 (1.33%) SSDT
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.88%) JasperReports
10 2 (0.88%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.44%) Big Data
11 1 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 83 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 65 (28.76%) Git (software)
3 63 (27.88%) NUnit
4 43 (19.03%) Selenium
5 42 (18.58%) MSTest
6 31 (13.72%) Cucumber
6 31 (13.72%) JIRA
6 31 (13.72%) JUnit
7 25 (11.06%) Maven
7 25 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (8.41%) Hudson
9 17 (7.52%) TeamCity
10 16 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (7.08%) JMeter
10 16 (7.08%) SpecFlow
11 11 (4.87%) Ant
11 11 (4.87%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 8 (3.54%) Bitbucket
12 8 (3.54%) CruiseControl
13 7 (3.10%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (9.29%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Back Office
3 8 (3.54%) Advertising
4 4 (1.77%) Banking
4 4 (1.77%) Legal
5 3 (1.33%) Marketing
5 3 (1.33%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Games
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (56.64%) Developer
2 58 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 22 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (7.96%) .NET Developer
5 17 (7.52%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.64%) AWS Developer
7 14 (6.19%) Tester
8 13 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (4.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.42%) Analyst
10 10 (4.42%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.98%) Architect
11 9 (3.98%) Scrum Master
12 8 (3.54%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (3.54%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.10%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.10%) Scala Developer
13 7 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.70%) .NET
2 29 (12.83%) CSS
3 28 (12.39%) REST
4 24 (10.62%) HTML
4 24 (10.62%) Spring
5 21 (9.29%) Web Services
6 19 (8.41%) RESTful
7 17 (7.52%) Gherkin
8 15 (6.64%) AngularJS
8 15 (6.64%) SOAP
9 14 (6.19%) Node.js
10 13 (5.75%) ASP.NET
10 13 (5.75%) HTML5
10 13 (5.75%) JSON
11 11 (4.87%) React
11 11 (4.87%) Spring Boot
12 9 (3.98%) Sass
13 8 (3.54%) CSS3
13 8 (3.54%) Play Framework
14 7 (3.10%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.54%) Wiki
5 5 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.21%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.21%) User Experience
6 3 (1.33%) Blog
6 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.33%) Fintech
7 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) CESG
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.72%) Linux
2 23 (10.18%) Windows
3 14 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.10%) Unix
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (81.42%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (46.90%) TDD
3 89 (39.38%) Test Automation
4 73 (32.30%) Scrum
5 58 (25.66%) DevOps
6 53 (23.45%) OO
7 52 (23.01%) Migration
8 42 (18.58%) BDD
9 40 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (13.27%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (11.06%) Configuration Management
12 24 (10.62%) Kanban
12 24 (10.62%) Open Source
13 23 (10.18%) MVC
14 19 (8.41%) Integration Testing
14 19 (8.41%) Microservices
14 19 (8.41%) Software Engineering
14 19 (8.41%) User Stories
15 17 (7.52%) Continuous Deployment
16 15 (6.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 110 (48.67%) Java
2 53 (23.45%) JavaScript
3 46 (20.35%) SQL
4 39 (17.26%) C#
5 33 (14.60%) Python
6 17 (7.52%) Ruby
7 15 (6.64%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.98%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.98%) Scala
9 8 (3.54%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.10%) Java 8
11 6 (2.65%) ES6
11 6 (2.65%) Perl
12 5 (2.21%) Korn
12 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.77%) C
14 1 (0.44%) C++
14 1 (0.44%) Go
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.19%) Degree
4 11 (4.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.33%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.88%) CCNA
8 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCSA
8 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) OCA
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (10.62%) Docker
2 9 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 65 (28.76%) Ansible
2 63 (27.88%) Puppet
3 56 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.08%) Kubernetes
5 13 (5.75%) Terraform
6 5 (2.21%) Packer
7 2 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.88%) Kibana
7 2 (0.88%) logstash
7 2 (0.88%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.44%) Nagios
8 1 (0.44%) Suricata
Vendors
1 53 (23.45%) Oracle
2 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.41%) Google
4 10 (4.42%) Atlassian
4 10 (4.42%) VMware
5 9 (3.98%) Adobe
6 8 (3.54%) hybris
7 7 (3.10%) Cadence
8 5 (2.21%) Citrix
8 5 (2.21%) MKS
9 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.88%) CA
11 2 (0.88%) Cisco
11 2 (0.88%) Coverity
11 2 (0.88%) NetIQ
11 2 (0.88%) SAP
11 2 (0.88%) Splunk
12 1 (0.44%) New Relic
12 1 (0.44%) Qualys