Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 459 677 764
Rank change year-on-year +218 +87 +56
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 225 202 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 1.00% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 194 101
Median daily rate £550 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £431 £450 £425
90th Percentile £749 £713 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £700 £490
% change year-on-year -14.29% +42.86% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 10,698 20,281 19,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.54% 20.92% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,951 13,731 13,591
Median daily rate £488 £482 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +1.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 294 221
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -3.37% +8.54%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.12 £28.00
90th Percentile £62.55 £55.00 £67.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% - +6.10%

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 8 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CircleCI over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Hourly 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 8 April 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 +201 219 £550 -2.27% 40
London +115 139 £550 - 21
UK excluding London +175 81 £600 -14.29% 21
North of England +114 59 £675 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire +80 33 £600 +20.00% 1
North East - 14 £925 -
North West +40 12 £525 -25.00%
South East +104 7 £538 +10.26% 17
Midlands - 6 £500 -
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
Work from Home +6 5 £550 -4.35% 3
East of England - 4 £423 - 1
Scotland +24 3 £700 - 1
South West +26 2 £395 -40.38%

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 138 (61.33%) Jenkins
1 138 (61.33%) Terraform
2 133 (59.11%) Kubernetes
3 128 (56.89%) AWS
4 121 (53.78%) DevOps
5 102 (45.33%) Python
6 99 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (40.89%) JavaScript
8 89 (39.56%) Ansible
9 73 (32.44%) Docker
10 68 (30.22%) Git (software)
11 66 (29.33%) Node.js
12 62 (27.56%) GCP
13 57 (25.33%) Open Source
14 55 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
15 52 (23.11%) Azure
16 51 (22.67%) Puppet
16 51 (22.67%) Travis CI
17 48 (21.33%) Linux
18 47 (20.89%) Configuration Management
19 46 (20.44%) Infrastructure as Code
20 42 (18.67%) Microservices
21 41 (18.22%) Salt
22 40 (17.78%) Amazon S3
23 39 (17.33%) Amazon EC2
24 38 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
24 38 (16.89%) React
24 38 (16.89%) Amazon ECS
25 36 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
25 36 (16.00%) Groovy

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 15 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.56%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.22%) nginx
5 4 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.89%) CMS
7 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) Drupal
7 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Chatbot
1 3 (1.33%) InDesign
1 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 128 (56.89%) AWS
2 62 (27.56%) GCP
3 52 (23.11%) Azure
4 40 (17.78%) Amazon S3
5 39 (17.33%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (16.89%) Amazon ECS
7 34 (15.11%) Serverless
8 33 (14.67%) GitHub
9 32 (14.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (10.67%) Amazon EKS
12 22 (9.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 20 (8.89%) CloudFront
13 20 (8.89%) OpenShift
13 20 (8.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (8.44%) Route 53
15 14 (6.22%) Datadog
16 12 (5.33%) npm
17 11 (4.89%) PaaS
18 10 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.22%) HTTP
2 21 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.11%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 24 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (8.44%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (4.89%) Big Data
5 10 (4.44%) MySQL
6 8 (3.56%) Data Lake
6 8 (3.56%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.78%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.78%) Redis
8 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.89%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 138 (61.33%) Jenkins
2 68 (30.22%) Git (software)
3 51 (22.67%) Travis CI
4 33 (14.67%) JIRA
5 26 (11.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (9.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (6.67%) Artifactory
7 15 (6.67%) GoCD
8 13 (5.78%) GitLab
9 11 (4.89%) Gradle
9 11 (4.89%) gulp
9 11 (4.89%) Maven
10 9 (4.00%) fastlane
10 9 (4.00%) Xcode
11 8 (3.56%) Mocha
12 7 (3.11%) CocoaPods
12 7 (3.11%) JIRA Agile
12 7 (3.11%) Snyk
12 7 (3.11%) Spinnaker
13 6 (2.67%) JMeter
General
1 31 (13.78%) Finance
2 22 (9.78%) Banking
3 12 (5.33%) Marketing
4 11 (4.89%) Publishing
5 6 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (39.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (27.56%) Developer
3 34 (15.11%) Senior DevOps
4 32 (14.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 25 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (9.78%) AWS Engineer
7 21 (9.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (7.56%) React Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Node.js Developer
10 12 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.56%) Azure Engineer
13 8 (3.56%) Data Scientist
13 8 (3.56%) iOS Developer
13 8 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (29.33%) Node.js
2 38 (16.89%) React
3 23 (10.22%) Kafka
4 20 (8.89%) Redux
5 19 (8.44%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (8.00%) .NET
7 16 (7.11%) Web Services
8 15 (6.67%) React Native
9 14 (6.22%) CSS
9 14 (6.22%) Django
9 14 (6.22%) Jest
10 12 (5.33%) GraphQL
10 12 (5.33%) REST
11 11 (4.89%) RESTful
12 9 (4.00%) HTML
12 9 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
13 8 (3.56%) scikit-learn
13 8 (3.56%) TensorFlow
14 7 (3.11%) Core Data
15 6 (2.67%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 13 (5.78%) iPad
3 12 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.56%) Social Media
7 5 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) User Experience
9 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.33%) Linux
2 20 (8.89%) CoreOS
3 15 (6.67%) CentOS
4 13 (5.78%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (0.89%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (53.78%) DevOps
2 99 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (25.33%) Open Source
4 47 (20.89%) Configuration Management
5 46 (20.44%) Infrastructure as Code
6 42 (18.67%) Microservices
7 38 (16.89%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 33 (14.67%) Infrastructure Automation
10 32 (14.22%) Task Automation
11 28 (12.44%) Scrum
12 24 (10.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (10.22%) Collaborative Working
13 23 (10.22%) TDD
14 22 (9.78%) Mentoring
15 20 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
16 16 (7.11%) Fintech
17 15 (6.67%) Analytics
17 15 (6.67%) Kanban
17 15 (6.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 102 (45.33%) Python
2 92 (40.89%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.00%) Groovy
4 28 (12.44%) Go
5 26 (11.56%) Java
6 23 (10.22%) Ruby
6 23 (10.22%) TypeScript
7 21 (9.33%) Bash Shell
7 21 (9.33%) SQL
8 16 (7.11%) Perl
8 16 (7.11%) Rust
9 10 (4.44%) Apple Swift
9 10 (4.44%) C
10 9 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 8 (3.56%) Kotlin
12 7 (3.11%) R
13 6 (2.67%) C#
13 6 (2.67%) PHP
14 4 (1.78%) ES6
15 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.22%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 73 (32.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 138 (61.33%) Terraform
2 133 (59.11%) Kubernetes
3 89 (39.56%) Ansible
4 55 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (22.67%) Puppet
6 41 (18.22%) Salt
7 18 (8.00%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (4.89%) Prometheus
9 10 (4.44%) Kibana
10 5 (2.22%) Grafana
11 4 (1.78%) Rancher
11 4 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.33%) Nagios
13 2 (0.89%) Packer
14 1 (0.44%) Consul
14 1 (0.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Google
2 15 (6.67%) Confluent
2 15 (6.67%) Veracode
3 7 (3.11%) Apple
3 7 (3.11%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.78%) Adobe
4 4 (1.78%) New Relic
4 4 (1.78%) Okta
4 4 (1.78%) Splunk
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.89%) hybris
6 2 (0.89%) IBM
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.89%) Tableau
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.44%) CA
7 1 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.44%) LogicMonitor