Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CircleCI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CircleCI over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 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.

CircleCI
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 597 699 832
Rank change year-on-year +102 +133 +21
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 191 211 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 0.94% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 206 49
UK median daily rate £538 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +20.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £420 £463 £400
90th Percentile £700 £713 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £700 £475
% change year-on-year -28.57% +47.37% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £63.33 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CircleCI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,494 22,361 19,215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.05% 21.46% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,863 15,381 13,420
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 234 268
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.25 £30.73 £29.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £53.75 £62.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% -1.72% +6.10%

CircleCI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CircleCI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CircleCI over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CircleCI within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
England +93 181 £544 -9.38% 45
London +88 145 £550 - 27
UK excluding London +68 44 £500 -28.57% 20
North of England +27 12 £500 -28.57% 3
Yorkshire +48 11 £500 - 1
Midlands +64 9 £500 +17.65% 2
West Midlands +50 9 £500 +17.65% 1
South East +55 7 £538 +13.16% 7
Scotland +9 6 £638 -8.93% 1
East of England +38 4 £423 -11.05% 5
South West - 4 £395 - 1
North West -4 1 - - 2
Wales - 1 £500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CircleCI 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 with a requirement for CircleCI.

1 111 (58.12%) AWS
2 101 (52.88%) Terraform
3 97 (50.79%) DevOps
4 96 (50.26%) Jenkins
5 85 (44.50%) Kubernetes
6 80 (41.88%) Python
7 74 (38.74%) Node.js
8 73 (38.22%) Microservices
8 73 (38.22%) Docker
9 72 (37.70%) JavaScript
10 62 (32.46%) Ansible
11 56 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (29.32%) Git (software)
12 45 (23.56%) GCP
13 44 (23.04%) JIRA
14 43 (22.51%) Azure
15 42 (21.99%) Linux
16 40 (20.94%) Go
17 37 (19.37%) Travis CI
18 34 (17.80%) Serverless
19 32 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
19 32 (16.75%) GitHub
19 32 (16.75%) Puppet
20 31 (16.23%) Finance
20 31 (16.23%) Scrum
21 30 (15.71%) Banking
21 30 (15.71%) GraphQL
21 30 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
21 30 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
22 29 (15.18%) Amazon S3

CircleCI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (12.57%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.62%) Apache
3 5 (2.62%) Confluence
4 4 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.57%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.05%) CMS
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) InDesign
1 3 (1.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 111 (58.12%) AWS
2 45 (23.56%) GCP
3 43 (22.51%) Azure
4 34 (17.80%) Serverless
5 32 (16.75%) GitHub
6 30 (15.71%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (15.18%) Amazon S3
8 25 (13.09%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (13.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (12.57%) Amazon ECS
10 22 (11.52%) Amazon EKS
11 13 (6.81%) Datadog
12 12 (6.28%) npm
13 11 (5.76%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (5.76%) PaaS
13 11 (5.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (5.24%) Heroku
14 10 (5.24%) Route 53
15 9 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (4.71%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) VPN
2 7 (3.66%) HTTP
2 7 (3.66%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.57%) DSL
4 2 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (9.95%) Redis
3 13 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (4.71%) MySQL
4 9 (4.71%) Neo4j
5 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.62%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (2.62%) Big Data
9 4 (2.09%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.09%) InfluxDB
10 2 (1.05%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 96 (50.26%) Jenkins
2 56 (29.32%) Git (software)
3 44 (23.04%) JIRA
4 37 (19.37%) Travis CI
5 27 (14.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 20 (10.47%) Artifactory
7 19 (9.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (6.28%) GitLab
8 12 (6.28%) gulp
8 12 (6.28%) Spinnaker
9 11 (5.76%) Gradle
9 11 (5.76%) Maven
10 10 (5.24%) webpack
11 9 (4.71%) Mocha
11 9 (4.71%) Xcode
12 8 (4.19%) fastlane
13 7 (3.66%) CocoaPods
13 7 (3.66%) Jasmine
13 7 (3.66%) JIRA Agile
14 6 (3.14%) JMeter
General
1 31 (16.23%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 8 (4.19%) Marketing
4 5 (2.62%) Multimedia
4 5 (2.62%) Publishing
5 3 (1.57%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (38.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 71 (37.17%) Developer
3 22 (11.52%) React Developer
4 20 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.95%) AWS DevOps
5 19 (9.95%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (7.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Platform Engineer
7 14 (7.33%) Senior React Developer
8 13 (6.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 12 (6.28%) Node.js Developer
10 9 (4.71%) AWS Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (4.71%) iOS Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.66%) Consultant
11 7 (3.66%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (38.74%) Node.js
2 30 (15.71%) GraphQL
3 27 (14.14%) React
4 26 (13.61%) REST
5 24 (12.57%) Kafka
6 23 (12.04%) React Native
7 21 (10.99%) .NET
8 15 (7.85%) Redux
9 14 (7.33%) CSS
9 14 (7.33%) HTML
9 14 (7.33%) Web Services
10 12 (6.28%) Jest
10 12 (6.28%) Sass
11 11 (5.76%) RESTful
12 10 (5.24%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (5.24%) JSON
13 9 (4.71%) Django
14 8 (4.19%) HTML5
15 7 (3.66%) Core Data
15 7 (3.66%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.95%) User Experience
2 18 (9.42%) Cloud Native
2 18 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.66%) iPad
5 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.62%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.09%) Wiki
8 3 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.05%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.52%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.99%) Linux
2 21 (10.99%) CoreOS
3 17 (8.90%) Apple iOS
4 16 (8.38%) CentOS
5 9 (4.71%) Android
6 4 (2.09%) Unix
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (50.79%) DevOps
2 73 (38.22%) Microservices
3 56 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
5 31 (16.23%) Scrum
6 25 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (10.99%) TDD
8 17 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (8.38%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.38%) Infrastructure Automation
9 16 (8.38%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 15 (7.85%) Kanban
10 15 (7.85%) Proactive Monitoring
11 14 (7.33%) iOS Development
12 13 (6.81%) Front End Development
12 13 (6.81%) Open Source
13 12 (6.28%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (6.28%) MVC
14 11 (5.76%) BDD
14 11 (5.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.88%) Python
2 72 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.94%) Go
4 26 (13.61%) Ruby
5 25 (13.09%) TypeScript
6 24 (12.57%) Java
7 18 (9.42%) C#
8 17 (8.90%) Groovy
8 17 (8.90%) Rust
9 16 (8.38%) Bash Shell
10 15 (7.85%) SQL
11 11 (5.76%) Apple Swift
11 11 (5.76%) PHP
12 8 (4.19%) C
12 8 (4.19%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.14%) Perl
14 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.09%) Scala
16 3 (1.57%) ES6
16 3 (1.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 10 (5.24%) AWS Certification
2 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.62%) Degree
3 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) NIST
2 2 (1.05%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (38.22%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 101 (52.88%) Terraform
2 85 (44.50%) Kubernetes
3 62 (32.46%) Ansible
4 32 (16.75%) Puppet
5 30 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (9.95%) Grafana
7 13 (6.81%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (6.81%) Prometheus
8 10 (5.24%) Graphite
9 8 (4.19%) Kibana
9 8 (4.19%) Salt
10 7 (3.66%) Rancher
11 5 (2.62%) Consul
11 5 (2.62%) Nagios
11 5 (2.62%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.09%) logstash
12 4 (2.09%) Packer
12 4 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (1.57%) Fluentd
14 1 (0.52%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 20 (10.47%) Google
1 20 (10.47%) Veracode
2 16 (8.38%) Confluent
3 10 (5.24%) SaltStack
4 7 (3.66%) Apple
4 7 (3.66%) Splunk
4 7 (3.66%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.09%) Adobe
6 4 (2.09%) Okta
6 4 (2.09%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.57%) New Relic
8 2 (1.05%) IBM
8 2 (1.05%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.52%) CA
9 1 (0.52%) ESRI
9 1 (0.52%) hybris
9 1 (0.52%) MKS
9 1 (0.52%) SAP