Period
to 19 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 550 452 579
Rank change year-on-year -98 +127 +125
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 284 140 175
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.96% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 98 151
10th Percentile £480 £427 £425
25th Percentile £513 £508 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £575 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £691 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £61.67
Median hourly rate - - £63.33
75th Percentile - - £65.00
90th Percentile - - -
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 15,691 7,150 12,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.90% 17.40% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,985 4,945 8,301
10th Percentile £381 £320 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% - -
75th Percentile £638 £563 £575
90th Percentile £715 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.61% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 158 157
10th Percentile £36.15 £30.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate £52.82 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.37% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £64.16 £53.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £75.00 £60.30 £68.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -3.41%

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 19 January 2022.

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 13 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -78 231 £600 +9.09% 70
London -80 188 £625 +16.28% 57
Work from Home -124 97 £663 +3.92% 28
UK excluding London -100 45 £525 +16.67% 16
North of England -41 15 £525 -19.23% 4
Scotland - 15 £656 - 2
Yorkshire - 10 £525 -
Midlands - 8 £525 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £525 - 1
North West -44 4 £525 -19.23% 3
South East -77 4 £513 +13.89% 4
East of England -41 3 £600 - 2
North East - 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 192 (67.61%) Terraform
2 163 (57.39%) AWS
3 159 (55.99%) Jenkins
4 145 (51.06%) CI/CD
5 139 (48.94%) DevOps
6 119 (41.90%) Docker
7 112 (39.44%) Kubernetes
8 109 (38.38%) GitHub
9 92 (32.39%) GCP
10 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (30.28%) Azure
12 82 (28.87%) Java
13 77 (27.11%) Python
14 74 (26.06%) Ansible
15 69 (24.30%) GitHub Actions
16 68 (23.94%) Infrastructure as Code
17 60 (21.13%) Git (software)
18 55 (19.37%) Finance
19 51 (17.96%) Open Source
19 51 (17.96%) Microservices
20 49 (17.25%) Opscode Chef
21 48 (16.90%) GitLab
22 47 (16.55%) Travis CI
22 47 (16.55%) Google
23 45 (15.85%) Social Skills
24 44 (15.49%) Technical Debt
25 43 (15.14%) Gradle
26 42 (14.79%) Go
26 42 (14.79%) AWS CloudFormation
26 42 (14.79%) Architectural Design

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 (5.28%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
3 5 (1.76%) Confluence
4 4 (1.41%) nginx
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Drupal
6 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 163 (57.39%) AWS
2 109 (38.38%) GitHub
3 92 (32.39%) GCP
4 86 (30.28%) Azure
5 69 (24.30%) GitHub Actions
6 42 (14.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (14.79%) Serverless
7 37 (13.03%) npm
8 22 (7.75%) Amazon ECS
9 17 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
11 15 (5.28%) Amazon S3
12 13 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
14 10 (3.52%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (2.82%) OpenShift
16 7 (2.46%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (2.46%) SaaS
17 6 (2.11%) Azure Monitor
17 6 (2.11%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.93%) HTTP
2 7 (2.46%) Firewall
3 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.23%) Redis
4 11 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
4 11 (3.87%) Big Data
4 11 (3.87%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2019
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.11%) Data Lake
8 5 (1.76%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.41%) Power BI
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Ignite
10 3 (1.06%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 159 (55.99%) Jenkins
2 60 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 48 (16.90%) GitLab
4 47 (16.55%) Travis CI
5 43 (15.14%) Gradle
6 39 (13.73%) gulp
7 35 (12.32%) Maven
8 29 (10.21%) JIRA
9 22 (7.75%) TeamCity
10 14 (4.93%) GoCD
10 14 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.17%) git-flow
11 9 (3.17%) Mocha
12 8 (2.82%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.82%) Jasmine
13 7 (2.46%) Cypress.io
14 6 (2.11%) webpack
15 5 (1.76%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 55 (19.37%) Finance
2 45 (15.85%) Social Skills
3 25 (8.80%) Banking
4 17 (5.99%) Public Sector
5 16 (5.63%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.87%) Games
7 8 (2.82%) Retail
8 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.46%) Marketing
9 5 (1.76%) Electronics
9 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.70%) Automotive
11 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.70%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 123 (43.31%) Developer
2 79 (27.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (12.68%) Java Developer
4 29 (10.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 29 (10.21%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.80%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (6.69%) AWS DevOps
6 19 (6.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 19 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (5.99%) Architect
8 13 (4.58%) Scala Developer
9 12 (4.23%) Data Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.17%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.82%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.46%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.46%) React Developer
15 6 (2.11%) Java Engineer
15 6 (2.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.03%) Spring
2 33 (11.62%) Web Services
3 32 (11.27%) React
4 29 (10.21%) Node.js
5 28 (9.86%) REST
6 24 (8.45%) Kafka
7 22 (7.75%) AngularJS
8 20 (7.04%) Spring Boot
9 17 (5.99%) Jest
9 17 (5.99%) Play Framework
10 15 (5.28%) CSS
11 14 (4.93%) JSON
11 14 (4.93%) XML
12 13 (4.58%) HTML
12 13 (4.58%) Lambda Expressions
13 11 (3.87%) .NET
14 10 (3.52%) GraphQL
15 9 (3.17%) .NET Core
15 9 (3.17%) Angular 2
15 9 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.10%) Cloud Native
2 19 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (6.69%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.87%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.76%) Life Science
5 5 (1.76%) User Experience
6 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.70%) iPad
7 2 (0.70%) Legacy Code
7 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) Blog
8 1 (0.35%) Equities
8 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.97%) Unix
2 21 (7.39%) Linux
3 9 (3.17%) Windows
4 4 (1.41%) Android
4 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) CentOS
6 2 (0.70%) Debian
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (51.06%) CI/CD
2 139 (48.94%) DevOps
3 91 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (23.94%) Infrastructure as Code
5 51 (17.96%) Microservices
5 51 (17.96%) Open Source
6 44 (15.49%) Technical Debt
7 42 (14.79%) Architectural Design
8 39 (13.73%) TDD
9 37 (13.03%) Mentoring
10 36 (12.68%) Full Stack Development
11 33 (11.62%) Software Engineering
12 29 (10.21%) API Development
13 27 (9.51%) SOA
14 25 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (8.80%) Scrum
14 25 (8.80%) SDLC
15 21 (7.39%) Data Modelling
15 21 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (6.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.87%) Java
2 77 (27.11%) Python
3 42 (14.79%) Go
4 41 (14.44%) JavaScript
5 39 (13.73%) Java 8
6 38 (13.38%) Groovy
7 36 (12.68%) SQL
8 32 (11.27%) TypeScript
9 31 (10.92%) Shell Script
10 29 (10.21%) Scala
11 27 (9.51%) Bash
12 17 (5.99%) C#
13 15 (5.28%) PowerShell
13 15 (5.28%) Ruby
14 9 (3.17%) Kotlin
15 6 (2.11%) ES6
16 3 (1.06%) ES7
16 3 (1.06%) Java 11
17 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (4.58%) SC Cleared
1 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.23%) AWS Certification
3 7 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.58%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 119 (41.90%) Docker
2 7 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.06%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.70%) Squid
5 1 (0.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 192 (67.61%) Terraform
2 112 (39.44%) Kubernetes
3 74 (26.06%) Ansible
4 49 (17.25%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (10.56%) Puppet
6 14 (4.93%) Istio
7 6 (2.11%) Pingdom
7 6 (2.11%) Salt
8 4 (1.41%) Kibana
9 3 (1.06%) Oozie
9 3 (1.06%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.70%) Rancher
11 1 (0.35%) Consul
11 1 (0.35%) Marathon
11 1 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 47 (16.55%) Google
2 9 (3.17%) Greenplum
3 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.76%) SAP
5 4 (1.41%) Cloudera
5 4 (1.41%) Databricks
6 2 (0.70%) Elastic Path
6 2 (0.70%) IBM
6 2 (0.70%) New Relic
6 2 (0.70%) Okta
6 2 (0.70%) Qualys
6 2 (0.70%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.70%) Zscaler
7 1 (0.35%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle
7 1 (0.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) VMware