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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 17 20 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.70% 3.16% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.97% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £370 - £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

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 100 126 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.07% 79.75% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 84 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 - 3 £425 -
Stafford - 2 £370 - 1
Continuous Integration
West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
4 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) SOLID
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium

Continuous Integration
Top Related 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 (16.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripter
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) JPA
5 2 (16.67%) Laravel
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) SOLID
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (8.33%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Coverity