The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 June 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 22 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.71% 1.69% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.11% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £338 £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -15.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 85 142 147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 72.65% 80.23% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 96 93
Median daily rate £335 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -29.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Staffordshire

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 -
Continuous Integration
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (28.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) JPA
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Laravel
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Google