Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 484 471 687
Rank change year-on-year -13 +216 +96
Contract jobs citing CircleCI 199 185 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 2.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 150 160
10th Percentile £450 £440 £450
25th Percentile £495 £507 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £563 £550
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £675 £700 £675
90th Percentile £704 £850 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £600 £663
% change year-on-year -8.33% -9.43% +32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.71 - -
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 9,711 9,221 18,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.26% 17.65% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,535 6,323 12,924
10th Percentile £338 £331 £331
25th Percentile £405 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £491 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year -0.81% +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £575 £578 £575
90th Percentile £656 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 144 268
10th Percentile £26.90 £18.25 £22.95
25th Percentile £40.00 £37.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% +3.95%
75th Percentile £55.63 £55.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £63.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 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 -41 125 £543 -3.56% 79
London -23 104 £525 -4.55% 53
Work from Home -162 100 £650 +23.81% 29
UK excluding London +4 17 £550 -8.33% 31
South East +53 5 £500 -11.11% 7
Scotland - 5 £563 - 3
East of England +31 4 £550 +47.16% 3
Midlands +17 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North West +8 1 £650 +23.81% 3
North of England -15 1 £650 -3.70% 5

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 117 (58.79%) Jenkins
2 107 (53.77%) Terraform
3 105 (52.76%) DevOps
4 103 (51.76%) Python
5 101 (50.75%) Kubernetes
6 83 (41.71%) Ansible
7 79 (39.70%) Travis CI
8 78 (39.20%) Java
8 78 (39.20%) Git (software)
9 76 (38.19%) Node.js
10 75 (37.69%) GCP
11 67 (33.67%) AWS
12 62 (31.16%) Docker
12 62 (31.16%) Gradle
13 61 (30.65%) Opscode Chef
13 61 (30.65%) Maven
14 60 (30.15%) Groovy
15 59 (29.65%) npm
16 57 (28.64%) Open Source
17 56 (28.14%) gulp
18 53 (26.63%) Mentoring
18 53 (26.63%) JavaScript
19 46 (23.12%) Azure
20 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (22.11%) Google
21 39 (19.60%) nginx
22 35 (17.59%) GitHub
23 34 (17.09%) Test Automation
23 34 (17.09%) Virtual Machines
24 33 (16.58%) 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 39 (19.60%) nginx
2 7 (3.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.02%) CMS
3 6 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.01%) Ethereum
6 3 (1.51%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Chatbot
1 4 (2.01%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 75 (37.69%) GCP
2 67 (33.67%) AWS
3 59 (29.65%) npm
4 46 (23.12%) Azure
5 35 (17.59%) GitHub
6 25 (12.56%) Serverless
7 23 (11.56%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (7.54%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (7.54%) Amazon EKS
8 15 (7.54%) Datadog
9 14 (7.04%) PaaS
10 13 (6.53%) Amazon S3
11 8 (4.02%) IaaS
12 7 (3.52%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (3.52%) SaaS
13 6 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (2.51%) Apigee
14 5 (2.51%) OpenShift
14 5 (2.51%) Route 53
15 4 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) DNS
1 3 (1.51%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.57%) BigQuery
2 14 (7.04%) MySQL
3 12 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (5.53%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.52%) Redis
8 4 (2.01%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.01%) Cloud Spanner
10 2 (1.01%) HDInsight
10 2 (1.01%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.01%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.50%) Bigtable
11 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 117 (58.79%) Jenkins
2 79 (39.70%) Travis CI
3 78 (39.20%) Git (software)
4 62 (31.16%) Gradle
5 61 (30.65%) Maven
6 56 (28.14%) gulp
7 13 (6.53%) Cucumber
8 12 (6.03%) Mocha
9 10 (5.03%) Bundler
9 10 (5.03%) Capybara
9 10 (5.03%) RSpec
9 10 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (4.52%) Cypress.io
10 9 (4.52%) fastlane
10 9 (4.52%) JIRA
10 9 (4.52%) TeamCity
10 9 (4.52%) webpack
11 7 (3.52%) Artifactory
11 7 (3.52%) GitLab
11 7 (3.52%) Selenium
General
1 13 (6.53%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.02%) Social Skills
4 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.02%) Banking
5 6 (3.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (42.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (40.20%) Developer
3 24 (12.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 20 (10.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (6.53%) React Developer
6 11 (5.53%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (5.53%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (5.03%) Django Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Python Developer
7 10 (5.03%) Python/Django Developer
8 9 (4.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Azure Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Ruby Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (38.19%) Node.js
2 33 (16.58%) React
3 23 (11.56%) GraphQL
4 19 (9.55%) Jest
4 19 (9.55%) REST
5 17 (8.54%) Web Services
6 16 (8.04%) Redux
7 14 (7.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (6.03%) AngularJS
8 12 (6.03%) CSS
8 12 (6.03%) JSON
9 11 (5.53%) .NET
9 11 (5.53%) Kafka
9 11 (5.53%) React Native
10 10 (5.03%) Django
10 10 (5.03%) Express
10 10 (5.03%) Sidekiq
11 8 (4.02%) Enzyme
11 8 (4.02%) HTML
11 8 (4.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 19 (9.55%) Cloud Native
3 13 (6.53%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.51%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.01%) iPad
7 2 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (1.01%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Apple TV
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.58%) Linux
2 15 (7.54%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.52%) Unix
4 8 (4.02%) Android
4 8 (4.02%) CoreOS
5 7 (3.52%) CentOS
6 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.01%) Windows
8 3 (1.51%) Debian
8 3 (1.51%) VMS
9 2 (1.01%) Alpine Linux
9 2 (1.01%) SUSE
9 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (52.76%) DevOps
2 57 (28.64%) Open Source
3 53 (26.63%) Mentoring
4 44 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (17.09%) Test Automation
6 33 (16.58%) Microservices
7 29 (14.57%) TDD
8 28 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (13.57%) Software Engineering
10 22 (11.06%) Front End Development
11 19 (9.55%) API Development
12 18 (9.05%) Infrastructure as Code
12 18 (9.05%) Scrum
13 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.54%) OWASP
15 14 (7.04%) Product Strategy
15 14 (7.04%) Secure Coding
16 13 (6.53%) Service Design
17 10 (5.03%) BDD
17 10 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (51.76%) Python
2 78 (39.20%) Java
3 60 (30.15%) Groovy
4 53 (26.63%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.57%) Ruby
6 18 (9.05%) Go
7 15 (7.54%) C
7 15 (7.54%) TypeScript
8 14 (7.04%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.04%) ES6
9 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.52%) C#
10 9 (4.52%) SQL
11 8 (4.02%) Apple Swift
12 7 (3.52%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.02%) C++
14 5 (2.51%) Rust
15 4 (2.01%) ES7
16 2 (1.01%) PHP
16 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (31.16%) Docker
2 34 (17.09%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 107 (53.77%) Terraform
2 101 (50.75%) Kubernetes
3 83 (41.71%) Ansible
4 61 (30.65%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (14.57%) Argo
6 16 (8.04%) Puppet
7 15 (7.54%) Istio
8 7 (3.52%) Grafana
9 2 (1.01%) Graphite
9 2 (1.01%) Packer
9 2 (1.01%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.50%) Kibana
10 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (22.11%) Google
2 14 (7.04%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.02%) IBM
4 5 (2.51%) Confluent
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle
4 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.51%) Splunk
4 5 (2.51%) Veracode
5 2 (1.01%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.50%) Apple
6 1 (0.50%) CA
6 1 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.50%) Databricks
6 1 (0.50%) Incapsula
6 1 (0.50%) MEDITECH
6 1 (0.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.50%) Xerox