Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 407 659 760
Rank change year-on-year +252 +101 +59
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 141 185 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 1.07% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 158 131
Median daily rate £600 £563 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £456 £450 £425
90th Percentile £743 £713 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £650 £700
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +72.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 6,332 17,332 20,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.98% 19.01% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,088 11,309 14,338
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +6.33%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 290 222
Median hourly rate £42.75 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +3.53% +0.59%
10th Percentile £22.17 £24.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -1.18%

CircleCI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CircleCI.

Daily rate trend for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CircleCI over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CircleCI.

Hourly rate trend for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Top 9 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 7 August 2020. 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 +240 129 £600 +6.62% 50
London +147 80 £550 - 36
UK excluding London +254 46 £675 +3.85% 18
North of England +159 44 £700 +40.00% 4
Yorkshire +101 29 £675 +50.00% 1
Work from Home +2 26 £600 +4.35% 14
North East - 12 £950 - 1
North West +81 3 - - 2
South East +185 2 £450 - 5

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 105 (74.47%) Jenkins
2 97 (68.79%) Kubernetes
3 94 (66.67%) Terraform
4 85 (60.28%) DevOps
5 80 (56.74%) AWS
6 76 (53.90%) Python
7 70 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (49.65%) Ansible
8 68 (48.23%) Git (software)
9 61 (43.26%) JavaScript
9 61 (43.26%) GCP
10 56 (39.72%) Open Source
11 51 (36.17%) Node.js
12 48 (34.04%) Azure
13 43 (30.50%) Opscode Chef
14 39 (27.66%) Google
15 38 (26.95%) Configuration Management
16 37 (26.24%) Travis CI
17 36 (25.53%) Java
18 35 (24.82%) Puppet
19 33 (23.40%) Linux
19 33 (23.40%) Docker
19 33 (23.40%) Salt
20 31 (21.99%) Mentoring
20 31 (21.99%) Task Automation
20 31 (21.99%) Infrastructure Automation
21 30 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
21 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (20.57%) Groovy
23 25 (17.73%) HTTP

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 18 (12.77%) nginx
2 17 (12.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 80 (56.74%) AWS
2 61 (43.26%) GCP
3 48 (34.04%) Azure
4 18 (12.77%) Amazon S3
5 17 (12.06%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (12.06%) OpenShift
6 16 (11.35%) Serverless
7 15 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (10.64%) PaaS
8 14 (9.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (9.93%) npm
9 13 (9.22%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (9.22%) GitHub
10 12 (8.51%) Amazon EKS
11 11 (7.80%) CloudFront
11 11 (7.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
13 9 (6.38%) Route 53
14 6 (4.26%) Datadog
15 4 (2.84%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.73%) HTTP
1 25 (17.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.80%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (7.80%) BigQuery
3 6 (4.26%) Data Lake
3 6 (4.26%) MySQL
3 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.55%) Amazon Athena
4 5 (3.55%) Big Data
4 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 105 (74.47%) Jenkins
2 68 (48.23%) Git (software)
3 37 (26.24%) Travis CI
4 19 (13.48%) Gradle
5 14 (9.93%) gulp
5 14 (9.93%) Maven
6 11 (7.80%) GoCD
6 11 (7.80%) JIRA
7 9 (6.38%) GitLab
8 8 (5.67%) Artifactory
8 8 (5.67%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.55%) Vagrant
9 5 (3.55%) Xcode
10 4 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.84%) Mocha
11 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.13%) Snyk
12 2 (1.42%) Hudson
12 2 (1.42%) JUnit
12 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Banking
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 4 (2.84%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 56 (39.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Developer
3 17 (12.06%) AWS Engineer
4 15 (10.64%) AWS DevOps
4 15 (10.64%) Senior DevOps
5 14 (9.93%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (4.26%) React Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Web Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Data Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.17%) Node.js
2 25 (17.73%) React
3 15 (10.64%) Kafka
4 10 (7.09%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (5.67%) .NET
6 7 (4.96%) Redux
7 6 (4.26%) Jest
7 6 (4.26%) Web Services
8 5 (3.55%) RESTful
9 4 (2.84%) CSS
9 4 (2.84%) Django
9 4 (2.84%) Enzyme
9 4 (2.84%) Sass
9 4 (2.84%) Spring
10 3 (2.13%) Express
10 3 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (2.13%) Next.js
10 3 (2.13%) PySpark
10 3 (2.13%) React Native
10 3 (2.13%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) iPad
2 9 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.67%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.40%) Linux
2 10 (7.09%) Android
3 8 (5.67%) CentOS
3 8 (5.67%) CoreOS
4 7 (4.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (60.28%) DevOps
2 70 (49.65%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (39.72%) Open Source
4 38 (26.95%) Configuration Management
5 31 (21.99%) Infrastructure Automation
5 31 (21.99%) Mentoring
5 31 (21.99%) Task Automation
6 30 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 20 (14.18%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.48%) Infrastructure as Code
10 17 (12.06%) Microservices
11 16 (11.35%) TDD
12 15 (10.64%) Web Operations
13 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (8.51%) Scrum
14 12 (8.51%) Technical Debt
15 11 (7.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 76 (53.90%) Python
2 61 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 36 (25.53%) Java
4 29 (20.57%) Groovy
5 21 (14.89%) Go
6 14 (9.93%) SQL
7 11 (7.80%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.80%) Kotlin
8 9 (6.38%) Ruby
9 8 (5.67%) Rust
10 5 (3.55%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
11 3 (2.13%) C
11 3 (2.13%) R
11 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.71%) ES6
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.13%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (23.40%) Docker
2 13 (9.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 97 (68.79%) Kubernetes
2 94 (66.67%) Terraform
3 70 (49.65%) Ansible
4 43 (30.50%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (24.82%) Puppet
6 33 (23.40%) Salt
7 10 (7.09%) Argo
8 7 (4.96%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (4.26%) Kibana
10 2 (1.42%) Rancher
11 1 (0.71%) Grafana
11 1 (0.71%) Packer
Vendors
1 39 (27.66%) Google
2 8 (5.67%) Confluent
2 8 (5.67%) Veracode
3 7 (4.96%) Splunk
4 5 (3.55%) AppDynamics
5 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) hybris
7 1 (0.71%) New Relic
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore