Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 811 870
Rank change year-on-year +61 +59 +42
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 147 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 35 30
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.95% -21.90%
10th Percentile £425 £390 £367
90th Percentile £725 £813 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £700 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +72.31% -4.41% -
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 21,081 17,234 17,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.46% 18.00% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,445 11,840 11,596
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 304 280
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.83 £26.15
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £52.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £42.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +0.89% +11.98%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +57 143 £525 +5.00% 35
London +54 120 £525 +1.94% 31
UK excluding London 0 27 £700 +72.31% 8
North of England - 16 £700 -
Scotland - 11 £700 - 4
North West - 10 £700 -
Yorkshire - 6 £488 -
Midlands -2 4 £450 -5.26% 2
West Midlands -15 4 £450 -5.26% 2
East of England - 2 £475 - 1
South West -9 1 £675 +63.64%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 91 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 72 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (46.26%) DevOps
4 64 (43.54%) Docker
5 57 (38.78%) Java
6 50 (34.01%) Ansible
7 49 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 44 (29.93%) Open Source
9 43 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
10 41 (27.89%) Puppet
10 41 (27.89%) Travis CI
11 40 (27.21%) Python
12 39 (26.53%) Gradle
13 37 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (25.17%) Maven
14 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
14 36 (24.49%) Node.js
14 36 (24.49%) PaaS
14 36 (24.49%) Terraform
15 35 (23.81%) Kubernetes
16 34 (23.13%) nginx
16 34 (23.13%) npm
17 33 (22.45%) TDD
18 31 (21.09%) Groovy
18 31 (21.09%) Retail
18 31 (21.09%) gulp
18 31 (21.09%) Cloud Foundry
18 31 (21.09%) Virtual Machines
18 31 (21.09%) IBM UrbanCode
19 29 (19.73%) Microservices

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 34 (23.13%) nginx
2 31 (21.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.36%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 72 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (24.49%) PaaS
3 34 (23.13%) npm
4 25 (17.01%) GitHub
5 23 (15.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (12.93%) Serverless
7 18 (12.24%) Heroku
8 16 (10.88%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (10.88%) Fastly
9 13 (8.84%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (5.44%) DigitalOcean
11 8 (5.44%) SaaS
12 6 (4.08%) Datadog
12 6 (4.08%) IaaS
13 5 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (3.40%) Amazon S3
14 4 (2.72%) BrowserStack
15 3 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) DNS
1 8 (5.44%) HTTP
2 7 (4.76%) VPN
3 6 (4.08%) Firewall
3 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.40%) SMTP
5 3 (2.04%) SSH
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) HbbTV
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.37%) Redis
2 17 (11.56%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (10.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (7.48%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.80%) Neo4j
6 9 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.12%) MySQL
6 9 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (3.40%) HBase
8 4 (2.72%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 91 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 41 (27.89%) Travis CI
3 39 (26.53%) Gradle
4 37 (25.17%) Maven
5 36 (24.49%) Git (software)
6 31 (21.09%) gulp
6 31 (21.09%) IBM UrbanCode
7 15 (10.20%) JIRA
7 15 (10.20%) webpack
8 13 (8.84%) Appium
9 12 (8.16%) Cucumber
9 12 (8.16%) Selenium
10 8 (5.44%) WebDriver
11 7 (4.76%) Babel
11 7 (4.76%) Mocha
12 4 (2.72%) JUnit
12 4 (2.72%) Subversion
12 4 (2.72%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.04%) fastlane
13 3 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 31 (21.09%) Retail
2 14 (9.52%) Banking
2 14 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Publishing
4 3 (2.04%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (41.50%) Developer
2 56 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
3 14 (9.52%) React Developer
4 13 (8.84%) AWS DevOps
4 13 (8.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce Developer
4 13 (8.84%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (8.84%) Senior DevOps
4 13 (8.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.44%) Python Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Digital Architect
8 7 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.08%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.49%) Node.js
2 27 (18.37%) React
2 27 (18.37%) Sass
3 23 (15.65%) CSS
4 22 (14.97%) HTML
5 17 (11.56%) REST
6 16 (10.88%) RESTful
7 14 (9.52%) GraphQL
7 14 (9.52%) HTML5
7 14 (9.52%) Redux
8 12 (8.16%) CSS3
9 10 (6.80%) VCL
10 9 (6.12%) Handlebars
10 9 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (6.12%) Web Services
11 7 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (4.76%) Preactjs
11 7 (4.76%) XML
12 6 (4.08%) Jest
12 6 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) User Experience
2 10 (6.80%) Video on Demand
2 10 (6.80%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (6.12%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.08%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.72%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.72%) Fintech
9 2 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.68%) Apple TV
10 1 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) iPhone
10 1 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.05%) Linux
2 10 (6.80%) Android
3 9 (6.12%) Unix
4 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.08%) Windows
6 1 (0.68%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.26%) DevOps
2 44 (29.93%) Open Source
3 37 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.45%) TDD
5 29 (19.73%) Microservices
6 28 (19.05%) BDD
7 23 (15.65%) OO
8 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
9 18 (12.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 18 (12.24%) Test Automation
9 18 (12.24%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.56%) API Design
10 17 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
12 14 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 14 (9.52%) OOP
12 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.16%) Scrum
13 12 (8.16%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.78%) Java
2 49 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 40 (27.21%) Python
4 31 (21.09%) Groovy
5 28 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 22 (14.97%) ES6
7 16 (10.88%) Ruby
8 12 (8.16%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.44%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.76%) PHP
11 6 (4.08%) Kotlin
12 5 (3.40%) Java 8
12 5 (3.40%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.72%) Apple Swift
13 4 (2.72%) ES8
14 3 (2.04%) SQL
15 2 (1.36%) C
15 2 (1.36%) C#
15 2 (1.36%) C++
15 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
System Software
1 64 (43.54%) Docker
2 31 (21.09%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.08%) Varnish
4 5 (3.40%) etcd
Systems Management
1 50 (34.01%) Ansible
2 43 (29.25%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (27.89%) Puppet
4 36 (24.49%) Terraform
5 35 (23.81%) Kubernetes
6 10 (6.80%) Grafana
7 9 (6.12%) Graphite
8 6 (4.08%) Salt
9 3 (2.04%) Packer
10 2 (1.36%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.68%) Consul
11 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Google
2 8 (5.44%) New Relic
3 7 (4.76%) Splunk
4 6 (4.08%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.40%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle
7 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Apple