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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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 617 506 404
Rank change year-on-year -111 -102 +272
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 225 293 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 2.19% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 242 110
10th Percentile £500 £450 £462
25th Percentile £583 £495 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £700 £580 £600
Median % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.33% +7.87%
75th Percentile £800 £700 £713
90th Percentile - £750 £888
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £725
% change year-on-year +9.09% -24.14% +13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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 15,405 13,400 6,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.37% 18.13% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,756 9,144 4,354
10th Percentile £400 £356 £331
25th Percentile £463 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £657 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £688 £666
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 206 93
10th Percentile £37.71 £25.50 £21.30
25th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £60.38 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £68.88 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 -76 182 £700 +21.74% 49
Work from Home -84 150 £700 +16.67% 33
London -74 141 £725 +26.09% 30
UK excluding London -42 40 £600 +9.09% 25
East of England +5 18 £725 +11.54% 1
Scotland -9 8 £625 -1.19% 5
South East -34 5 £650 +18.18% 2
Midlands -29 4 £500 -4.76% 5
North of England -31 4 £600 +14.29% 9
East Midlands - 4 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -26 3 £600 -14.29% 2
South West -7 1 £425 -15.00% 2
North West -29 1 £600 +25.00% 4

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 169 (75.11%) Jenkins
2 159 (70.67%) Terraform
3 151 (67.11%) DevOps
4 147 (65.33%) Kubernetes
5 128 (56.89%) Python
6 118 (52.44%) AWS
7 102 (45.33%) GCP
8 101 (44.89%) Ansible
9 99 (44.00%) CI/CD
10 94 (41.78%) Docker
11 89 (39.56%) Open Source
12 86 (38.22%) Agile
13 81 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 79 (35.11%) Azure
15 76 (33.78%) Google
16 73 (32.44%) Opscode Chef
16 73 (32.44%) Travis CI
17 68 (30.22%) GitHub
18 62 (27.56%) Groovy
19 60 (26.67%) Gradle
20 58 (25.78%) Maven
20 58 (25.78%) npm
20 58 (25.78%) gulp
21 56 (24.89%) Google Kubernetes Engine
22 55 (24.44%) Mentoring
23 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
24 47 (20.89%) Go
25 44 (19.56%) Microservices
26 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
27 38 (16.89%) Test Automation

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 18 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.78%) Confluence
3 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.89%) Apache
5 2 (0.89%) nginx
5 2 (0.89%) Traefik
6 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 118 (52.44%) AWS
2 102 (45.33%) GCP
3 79 (35.11%) Azure
4 68 (30.22%) GitHub
5 58 (25.78%) npm
6 56 (24.89%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 36 (16.00%) GitHub Actions
8 32 (14.22%) Azure DevOps
9 24 (10.67%) Amazon ECS
10 22 (9.78%) Serverless
11 20 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (6.22%) Amazon S3
12 14 (6.22%) AWS CodePipeline
13 12 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (4.89%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (4.00%) Datadog
16 8 (3.56%) CloudFront
16 8 (3.56%) Slack
17 6 (2.67%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.78%) Firewall
2 8 (3.56%) HTTP
3 6 (2.67%) DNS
3 6 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.22%) Network Security
5 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.89%) VoIP
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.89%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (5.78%) DynamoDB
5 9 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 8 (3.56%) Parquet
7 5 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (2.22%) MySQL
7 5 (2.22%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.44%) Big Data
8 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 169 (75.11%) Jenkins
2 73 (32.44%) Travis CI
3 60 (26.67%) Gradle
4 58 (25.78%) gulp
4 58 (25.78%) Maven
5 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 37 (16.44%) JIRA
7 33 (14.67%) GitLab
8 19 (8.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.00%) Subversion
10 8 (3.56%) Cypress.io
11 7 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (3.11%) Selenium
12 6 (2.67%) JUnit
12 6 (2.67%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.22%) Mocha
14 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.78%) git-flow
14 4 (1.78%) Robot Framework
14 4 (1.78%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (15.11%) Finance
2 27 (12.00%) Social Skills
3 26 (11.56%) Banking
4 22 (9.78%) Public Sector
5 18 (8.00%) Publishing
6 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
9 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.22%) Aviation
10 5 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (2.22%) Electronics
10 5 (2.22%) Marketing
10 5 (2.22%) Retail
11 3 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 121 (53.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (23.56%) Developer
3 52 (23.11%) GCP DevOps
3 52 (23.11%) GCP DevOps Engineer
3 52 (23.11%) GCP Engineer
4 46 (20.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 28 (12.44%) Senior Developer
6 27 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (9.78%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (9.33%) AWS DevOps
8 21 (9.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.22%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Data Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Senior DevOps
12 11 (4.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (4.00%) DataOps Engineer
15 7 (3.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.56%) React
2 30 (13.33%) Node.js
3 24 (10.67%) Kafka
4 20 (8.89%) HTML
4 20 (8.89%) REST
5 19 (8.44%) CSS
5 19 (8.44%) Vue.js
5 19 (8.44%) Web Services
6 18 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 18 (8.00%) GraphQL
7 16 (7.11%) Spring
8 15 (6.67%) JSON
9 14 (6.22%) HTML5
10 12 (5.33%) OpenAPI
10 12 (5.33%) Spring Boot
10 12 (5.33%) Swagger
11 11 (4.89%) OAuth
12 10 (4.44%) XML
13 8 (3.56%) OAuth2
13 8 (3.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Cloud Native
2 19 (8.44%) User Experience
3 15 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 9 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.33%) IoT
9 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.89%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.00%) Linux
2 18 (8.00%) Unix
3 17 (7.56%) Windows
4 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.78%) Android
5 4 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.33%) CentOS
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (67.11%) DevOps
2 99 (44.00%) CI/CD
3 89 (39.56%) Open Source
4 86 (38.22%) Agile
5 81 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 55 (24.44%) Mentoring
7 44 (19.56%) Microservices
8 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
9 38 (16.89%) Test Automation
10 37 (16.44%) Continuous Delivery
10 37 (16.44%) TDD
11 34 (15.11%) Containerisation
12 31 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (11.56%) Computer Science
14 23 (10.22%) Configuration Management
14 23 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (9.78%) Data Science
16 21 (9.33%) Full Stack Development
17 19 (8.44%) Front End Development
18 18 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 128 (56.89%) Python
2 62 (27.56%) Groovy
3 47 (20.89%) Go
4 34 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 30 (13.33%) Java
5 30 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 29 (12.89%) SQL
7 23 (10.22%) Bash
8 18 (8.00%) Scala
8 18 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 17 (7.56%) C++
10 14 (6.22%) ES7
11 11 (4.89%) Kotlin
12 9 (4.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.56%) Ruby
14 7 (3.11%) C#
15 6 (2.67%) Apple Swift
15 6 (2.67%) Rust
16 2 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.11%) PhD
4 11 (4.89%) Degree
5 7 (3.11%) AWS Certification
6 5 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.33%) CCA
8 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.22%) NIST
1 5 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) DICOM
2 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (41.78%) Docker
2 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 159 (70.67%) Terraform
2 147 (65.33%) Kubernetes
3 101 (44.89%) Ansible
4 73 (32.44%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (14.67%) Puppet
6 9 (4.00%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.22%) Grafana
7 5 (2.22%) Salt
8 4 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.78%) Istio
8 4 (1.78%) Mesos
9 3 (1.33%) Consul
9 3 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.33%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.89%) Argo
10 2 (0.89%) Cilium
10 2 (0.89%) Graphite
10 2 (0.89%) Graylog
10 2 (0.89%) Marathon
10 2 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (33.78%) Google
2 17 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.00%) Splunk
4 5 (2.22%) Greenplum
4 5 (2.22%) LogRhythm
4 5 (2.22%) Mapbox
4 5 (2.22%) Okta
4 5 (2.22%) SAP
5 4 (1.78%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.33%) New Relic
7 2 (0.89%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (0.89%) Cisco
7 2 (0.89%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
7 2 (0.89%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.44%) UiPath