Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 501 439 680
Rank change year-on-year -62 +241 +86
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 323 82 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 1.56% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 58 139
10th Percentile £450 £411 £445
25th Percentile £495 £489 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £555 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £675
90th Percentile £750 £650 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £363 £563
% change year-on-year +51.72% -35.56% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 14,654 5,270 16,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 17.73% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,058 3,683 10,649
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
25th Percentile £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.21% +4.74% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £695 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 73 224
10th Percentile £25.40 £22.20 £24.00
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62.15 £52.00 £51.00
90th Percentile £70.16 £57.20 £56.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 24 September 2021.

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 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 24 September 2021. 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 -71 227 £580 +5.45% 87
London -92 165 £600 +9.09% 55
Work from Home -163 132 £650 +8.33% 20
UK excluding London -107 61 £550 +51.72% 34
Scotland - 16 £633 -
South East -77 14 £538 +19.44% 7
East of England - 11 £600 - 4
North of England -73 10 £525 - 11
West Midlands - 9 £525 - 5
Midlands - 9 £525 - 5
Yorkshire -47 6 £700 - 2
North West - 3 £480 - 6
South West -43 1 £500 +81.82% 5
North East - 1 £450 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 200 (61.92%) Jenkins
2 170 (52.63%) Terraform
3 164 (50.77%) DevOps
4 133 (41.18%) Kubernetes
5 123 (38.08%) AWS
6 109 (33.75%) Python
7 106 (32.82%) Travis CI
8 105 (32.51%) GCP
9 101 (31.27%) Docker
10 99 (30.65%) Ansible
11 97 (30.03%) JavaScript
12 89 (27.55%) Java
13 87 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
14 83 (25.70%) Azure
15 81 (25.08%) Git (software)
15 81 (25.08%) React
16 74 (22.91%) Google
17 71 (21.98%) GitHub
18 67 (20.74%) Opscode Chef
19 66 (20.43%) Gradle
20 64 (19.81%) Maven
21 63 (19.50%) Open Source
22 62 (19.20%) gulp
23 61 (18.89%) Microservices
23 61 (18.89%) Groovy
24 60 (18.58%) npm
25 58 (17.96%) Node.js
26 56 (17.34%) GitHub Actions
27 55 (17.03%) TDD
28 51 (15.79%) Finance

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 14 (4.33%) Confluence
1 14 (4.33%) nginx
2 5 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.93%) CMS
3 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.62%) Drupal
4 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.31%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Figma
2 4 (1.24%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 123 (38.08%) AWS
2 105 (32.51%) GCP
3 83 (25.70%) Azure
4 71 (21.98%) GitHub
5 60 (18.58%) npm
6 56 (17.34%) GitHub Actions
7 39 (12.07%) Serverless
8 35 (10.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (8.05%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (7.43%) Datadog
11 21 (6.50%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
13 17 (5.26%) Amazon S3
14 16 (4.95%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (4.64%) Amazon ECS
16 13 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (3.10%) AWS CodePipeline
17 10 (3.10%) dbt
18 9 (2.79%) OpenShift
18 9 (2.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) HTTP
2 7 (2.17%) Firewall
3 6 (1.86%) DNS
4 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (3.72%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.41%) Big Data
4 11 (3.41%) BigQuery
5 10 (3.10%) Redis
6 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2019
8 6 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.24%) MySQL
9 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.62%) HDInsight
11 2 (0.62%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 200 (61.92%) Jenkins
2 106 (32.82%) Travis CI
3 81 (25.08%) Git (software)
4 66 (20.43%) Gradle
5 64 (19.81%) Maven
6 62 (19.20%) gulp
7 33 (10.22%) GitLab
7 33 (10.22%) JIRA
8 21 (6.50%) Cucumber
9 20 (6.19%) TeamCity
10 18 (5.57%) Mocha
11 14 (4.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (4.02%) Bundler
12 13 (4.02%) Capybara
12 13 (4.02%) Cypress.io
12 13 (4.02%) RSpec
13 10 (3.10%) fastlane
13 10 (3.10%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.79%) Jasmine
General
1 51 (15.79%) Finance
2 42 (13.00%) Social Skills
3 22 (6.81%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.72%) Retail
6 9 (2.79%) Banking
7 5 (1.55%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Electronics
8 3 (0.93%) Games
8 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 153 (47.37%) Developer
2 86 (26.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (10.22%) Senior Developer
4 32 (9.91%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.91%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 30 (9.29%) React Developer
6 21 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 20 (6.19%) Architect
8 15 (4.64%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (4.33%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.72%) Senior React Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
12 10 (3.10%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.79%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.79%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (2.79%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.48%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.08%) React
2 58 (17.96%) Node.js
3 46 (14.24%) Web Services
4 45 (13.93%) REST
5 38 (11.76%) Jest
6 26 (8.05%) AngularJS
7 23 (7.12%) GraphQL
8 22 (6.81%) .NET
8 22 (6.81%) Spring
9 18 (5.57%) .NET Core
9 18 (5.57%) JSON
10 17 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
11 15 (4.64%) CSS
11 15 (4.64%) Redux
11 15 (4.64%) XML
12 14 (4.33%) Express
13 13 (4.02%) Lambda Expressions
13 13 (4.02%) Sidekiq
14 12 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (3.72%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (8.36%) Cloud Native
3 20 (6.19%) Virtual Team
4 18 (5.57%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.95%) Legacy Systems
6 12 (3.72%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.17%) Legacy Applications
9 6 (1.86%) iPad
10 4 (1.24%) Life Science
10 4 (1.24%) User Experience
11 3 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.62%) Blog
13 1 (0.31%) Equities
13 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.74%) Linux
2 19 (5.88%) Unix
3 11 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.10%) CentOS
5 7 (2.17%) Alpine Linux
6 5 (1.55%) Android
6 5 (1.55%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.55%) Windows
7 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.93%) SUSE
8 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.62%) Debian
9 2 (0.62%) VMS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (50.77%) DevOps
2 87 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (19.50%) Open Source
4 61 (18.89%) Microservices
5 55 (17.03%) TDD
6 51 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
7 48 (14.86%) Test Automation
8 45 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (13.93%) Mentoring
9 42 (13.00%) Full Stack Development
10 38 (11.76%) Scrum
11 34 (10.53%) API Development
11 34 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 33 (10.22%) Software Engineering
13 32 (9.91%) Front End Development
14 29 (8.98%) Architectural Design
15 27 (8.36%) E-Commerce
16 25 (7.74%) OWASP
17 22 (6.81%) Migration
17 22 (6.81%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 109 (33.75%) Python
2 97 (30.03%) JavaScript
3 89 (27.55%) Java
4 61 (18.89%) Groovy
5 46 (14.24%) TypeScript
6 36 (11.15%) Go
7 31 (9.60%) SQL
8 26 (8.05%) Ruby
9 22 (6.81%) Bash Shell
10 21 (6.50%) C#
11 19 (5.88%) ES6
11 19 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 14 (4.33%) Java 8
13 13 (4.02%) Scala
14 10 (3.10%) C
14 10 (3.10%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.79%) Apple Swift
16 8 (2.48%) Objective-C
17 7 (2.17%) Kotlin
18 4 (1.24%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 26 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) Degree
4 3 (0.93%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.22%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) GDPR
3 3 (0.93%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (31.27%) Docker
2 11 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 170 (52.63%) Terraform
2 133 (41.18%) Kubernetes
3 99 (30.65%) Ansible
4 67 (20.74%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (7.12%) Puppet
6 11 (3.41%) Istio
7 10 (3.10%) Argo
8 8 (2.48%) Rancher
9 7 (2.17%) Prometheus
10 5 (1.55%) Grafana
10 5 (1.55%) Packer
11 2 (0.62%) Kibana
11 2 (0.62%) Kustomize
12 1 (0.31%) Fluentd
12 1 (0.31%) Icinga
Vendors
1 74 (22.91%) Google
2 20 (6.19%) Atlassian
3 10 (3.10%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.86%) Greenplum
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle
5 5 (1.55%) Veracode
6 4 (1.24%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.24%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.93%) Confluent
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.93%) SAP
7 3 (0.93%) Splunk
7 3 (0.93%) VMware
8 2 (0.62%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.62%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.62%) CA
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco
8 2 (0.62%) F5
8 2 (0.62%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.62%) Sitecore