The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 10 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.83% 3.21% 8.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 4.31% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 30
Median daily rate £850 £418 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.59% +10.59%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 209 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 75.48% 74.64% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 129 261
Median daily rate £438 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Southampton

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Southampton

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Scrum
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
3 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (69.57%) TDD
5 14 (60.87%) SaaS
5 14 (60.87%) Product Management
6 5 (21.74%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) Retail
8 1 (4.35%) Subversion
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Scrum Master
1 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
2 2 (8.70%) Head of Engineering
2 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Senior UAT Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
2 2 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) UAT Lead
2 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
1 1 (4.35%) NancyFx
1 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) DevOps
2 18 (78.26%) Scrum
3 17 (73.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (69.57%) TDD
5 14 (60.87%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) VMware