Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 834 874
Rank change year-on-year +107 +40 +23
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 159 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.046% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 31 32
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +21.95% +9.33%
10th Percentile £425 £388 £368
90th Percentile £713 £675 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +69.70% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 21,572 18,269 17,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 18.38% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,759 12,653 11,764
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 289 252
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26.28 £30.65 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.10 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CircleCI in the UK

CircleCI
Top 11 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 19 October 2018. 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 +86 157 £550 +10.00% 67
London +84 128 £525 +3.45% 50
UK excluding London +5 30 £700 +69.70% 18
North of England -3 20 £700 -
Scotland - 17 £700 - 1
North West - 16 £700 -
Midlands -4 5 £425 -12.82% 3
West Midlands -18 5 £425 -12.82% 3
Yorkshire -8 4 £495 -
East of England +2 2 £475 -
South East -8 1 - - 8

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 90 (56.60%) Jenkins
2 85 (53.46%) DevOps
3 71 (44.65%) Docker
4 65 (40.88%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (38.99%) Ansible
6 59 (37.11%) Java
7 58 (36.48%) Puppet
7 58 (36.48%) Travis CI
8 56 (35.22%) Opscode Chef
9 53 (33.33%) Python
10 51 (32.08%) Open Source
11 49 (30.82%) PaaS
12 48 (30.19%) Git (software)
13 47 (29.56%) Gradle
14 46 (28.93%) Maven
15 44 (27.67%) nginx
15 44 (27.67%) Groovy
15 44 (27.67%) JavaScript
15 44 (27.67%) Cloud Foundry
16 43 (27.04%) Node.js
16 43 (27.04%) Terraform
17 42 (26.42%) npm
17 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (25.79%) Shell Script
18 41 (25.79%) Kubernetes
19 40 (25.16%) gulp
19 40 (25.16%) TDD
19 40 (25.16%) IBM UrbanCode
19 40 (25.16%) Virtual Machines
20 34 (21.38%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (27.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 44 (27.67%) nginx
2 11 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.26%) Apache
4 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.26%) Drupal
4 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 65 (40.88%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (30.82%) PaaS
3 42 (26.42%) npm
4 26 (16.35%) GitHub
5 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (10.69%) Heroku
7 14 (8.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (7.55%) SaaS
9 10 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (6.29%) IaaS
9 10 (6.29%) Serverless
10 9 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (5.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (4.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (4.40%) Fastly
13 6 (3.77%) Datadog
13 6 (3.77%) DigitalOcean
14 5 (3.14%) BrowserStack
15 3 (1.89%) Amazon S3
16 2 (1.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) DNS
1 9 (5.66%) HTTP
2 7 (4.40%) Firewall
2 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.40%) VPN
3 5 (3.14%) SMTP
4 4 (2.52%) SSH
4 4 (2.52%) SSL
5 2 (1.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) Redis
2 18 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.03%) MySQL
4 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.40%) Big Data
5 7 (4.40%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.14%) HBase
7 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.26%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.26%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (56.60%) Jenkins
2 58 (36.48%) Travis CI
3 48 (30.19%) Git (software)
4 47 (29.56%) Gradle
5 46 (28.93%) Maven
6 40 (25.16%) gulp
6 40 (25.16%) IBM UrbanCode
7 13 (8.18%) Appium
7 13 (8.18%) JIRA
7 13 (8.18%) Mocha
8 11 (6.92%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.92%) Selenium
8 11 (6.92%) webpack
9 10 (6.29%) fastlane
10 6 (3.77%) Babel
10 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.14%) CocoaPods
11 5 (3.14%) JUnit
11 5 (3.14%) Subversion
11 5 (3.14%) Xcode
General
1 18 (11.32%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Retail
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Publishing
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (46.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 56 (35.22%) Developer
3 13 (8.18%) React Developer
4 11 (6.92%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (6.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (6.29%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (6.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (4.40%) iOS Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Python Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.14%) Agile Developer
8 5 (3.14%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.04%) Node.js
2 29 (18.24%) React
3 23 (14.47%) CSS
4 18 (11.32%) RESTful
5 14 (8.81%) Sass
6 13 (8.18%) Jest
7 12 (7.55%) GraphQL
7 12 (7.55%) HTML
7 12 (7.55%) REST
8 11 (6.92%) JSON
8 11 (6.92%) XML
9 10 (6.29%) RxSwift
10 9 (5.66%) HTML5
10 9 (5.66%) Web Services
11 8 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (4.40%) CSS3
12 7 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (4.40%) Redux
12 7 (4.40%) VCL
13 6 (3.77%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Video\Live Streaming
2 19 (11.95%) User Experience
3 17 (10.69%) Video on Demand
4 16 (10.06%) Over-the-Top Content
5 14 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (5.03%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (3.77%) Public Cloud
9 5 (3.14%) Apple TV
9 5 (3.14%) Cloud Native
9 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.14%) iPad
9 5 (3.14%) iPhone
10 4 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.52%) PKI
11 2 (1.26%) Replication
12 1 (0.63%) Fintech
12 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.24%) Linux
2 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
3 13 (8.18%) Unix
4 9 (5.66%) Android
5 5 (3.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.46%) DevOps
2 51 (32.08%) Open Source
3 42 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (25.16%) TDD
5 34 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (16.98%) BDD
7 21 (13.21%) Microservices
8 20 (12.58%) Software Engineering
9 18 (11.32%) OO
10 17 (10.69%) Configuration Management
10 17 (10.69%) Test Automation
11 16 (10.06%) Acceptance Criteria
11 16 (10.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 15 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (9.43%) OOP
13 14 (8.81%) Pair Programming
14 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
14 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 12 (7.55%) API Design
15 12 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.11%) Java
2 53 (33.33%) Python
3 44 (27.67%) Groovy
3 44 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.79%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.92%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.92%) ES6
5 11 (6.92%) Ruby
6 10 (6.29%) Apple Swift
7 7 (4.40%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.14%) C
9 5 (3.14%) Java 8
9 5 (3.14%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.52%) PHP
10 4 (2.52%) SQL
11 3 (1.89%) Go
12 2 (1.26%) ES7
12 2 (1.26%) ES8
Qualifications
1 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 71 (44.65%) Docker
2 40 (25.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 62 (38.99%) Ansible
2 58 (36.48%) Puppet
3 56 (35.22%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (27.04%) Terraform
5 41 (25.79%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.03%) Grafana
6 8 (5.03%) Salt
7 7 (4.40%) Graphite
8 6 (3.77%) Packer
9 4 (2.52%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.26%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (6.92%) Splunk
2 10 (6.29%) Google
3 8 (5.03%) New Relic
4 5 (3.14%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.14%) Apple
5 4 (2.52%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) SmartCo