Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Continuous Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Integration over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 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.

Continuous Integration
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 45 109
Rank change year-on-year +5 +64 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 200 236 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.11% 3.83% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 4.60% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 153 42
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% +20.71%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £318
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
England median daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +7.69%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -2.60% -1.28%

Continuous Integration is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham -7 58 £475 +4.97% 11
Coventry -2 45 £450 +12.50% 6
Shropshire +28 27 £518 +29.38% 4
Warwickshire +21 24 £438 +25.00% 2
Staffordshire +2 5 £525 +86.67% 4
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 154 (77.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (45.00%) Git (software)
3 89 (44.50%) Jenkins
4 83 (41.50%) Scrum
5 75 (37.50%) DevOps
6 70 (35.00%) TDD
7 69 (34.50%) Java
7 69 (34.50%) Test Automation
8 61 (30.50%) Linux
9 56 (28.00%) Kanban
9 56 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 55 (27.50%) BDD
11 50 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 48 (24.00%) Configuration Management
13 47 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
14 46 (23.00%) Web Services
15 45 (22.50%) HTML
16 44 (22.00%) Puppet
17 43 (21.50%) CSS
17 43 (21.50%) Spring
18 42 (21.00%) Subversion
19 41 (20.50%) Docker
20 40 (20.00%) JUnit
20 40 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
21 39 (19.50%) C#
21 39 (19.50%) Ansible
21 39 (19.50%) Open Source
22 38 (19.00%) SQL
23 37 (18.50%) HTTP
23 37 (18.50%) Scala

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (11.50%) JBoss
2 22 (11.00%) Apache Spark
3 21 (10.50%) Tomcat
4 20 (10.00%) Confluence
5 19 (9.50%) Apache
6 18 (9.00%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (6.00%) nginx
8 10 (5.00%) GlassFish
8 10 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (5.00%) WildFly
9 8 (4.00%) IIS
9 8 (4.00%) Mule
10 6 (3.00%) WebLogic
11 5 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (2.00%) Mule ESB
12 4 (2.00%) WebSphere
13 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.50%) Jetty
14 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (10.50%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (7.00%) PaaS
5 12 (6.00%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (6.00%) Amazon S3
5 12 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (5.50%) IaaS
7 9 (4.50%) GitHub
8 8 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (4.00%) SaaS
9 7 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (3.50%) Route 53
10 6 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.50%) Google Analytics
12 3 (1.50%) Heroku
12 3 (1.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.50%) HTTP
2 21 (10.50%) SSL
3 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.00%) DNS
5 7 (3.50%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (3.50%) OpenVPN
5 7 (3.50%) SSH
6 4 (2.00%) Internet
7 3 (1.50%) AMQP
8 1 (0.50%) DHCP
8 1 (0.50%) IPv6
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 40 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (12.50%) Big Data
5 24 (12.00%) MySQL
6 23 (11.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (9.00%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (8.00%) Hadoop
8 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
9 13 (6.50%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 90 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 89 (44.50%) Jenkins
3 42 (21.00%) Subversion
4 40 (20.00%) JUnit
5 31 (15.50%) Maven
6 25 (12.50%) JIRA
6 25 (12.50%) Selenium
7 20 (10.00%) SonarQube
8 15 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (7.00%) GitLab
9 14 (7.00%) Mockito
9 14 (7.00%) TeamCity
10 13 (6.50%) DbUnit
10 13 (6.50%) JMeter
10 13 (6.50%) jMock
11 12 (6.00%) Bitbucket
12 11 (5.50%) Ant
12 11 (5.50%) Hudson
12 11 (5.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (5.00%) JBehave
General
1 9 (4.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Games
3 3 (1.50%) Billing
4 1 (0.50%) Automotive
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.50%) Publishing
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (43.50%) Developer
2 38 (19.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (11.00%) Java Developer
4 20 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.00%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 12 (6.00%) Digital Developer
6 11 (5.50%) Scala Developer
7 10 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 9 (4.50%) Automation Test Lead
8 9 (4.50%) Azure Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Consultant
8 9 (4.50%) WebOps Engineer
9 8 (4.00%) Architect
9 8 (4.00%) Data Scientist
9 8 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.50%) Azure DevOps
10 7 (3.50%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.00%) Web Services
2 45 (22.50%) HTML
3 43 (21.50%) CSS
3 43 (21.50%) Spring
4 36 (18.00%) .NET
5 33 (16.50%) REST
6 32 (16.00%) RESTful
7 31 (15.50%) JSON
8 27 (13.50%) Spring Boot
9 25 (12.50%) SOAP
10 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 23 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (10.00%) HTML5
13 19 (9.50%) Middleware
14 18 (9.00%) .NET Framework
15 17 (8.50%) Dapper ORM
16 16 (8.00%) XML
17 15 (7.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.50%) User Experience
3 10 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.00%) DataPower
6 5 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.50%) PKI
7 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.50%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Animation
9 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) RIA
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (30.50%) Linux
2 26 (13.00%) Windows
3 18 (9.00%) Unix
4 14 (7.00%) CentOS
5 12 (6.00%) Android
6 11 (5.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.00%) AIX
11 2 (1.00%) HPUX
11 2 (1.00%) Solaris
12 1 (0.50%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) Fedora
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (77.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (41.50%) Scrum
3 75 (37.50%) DevOps
4 70 (35.00%) TDD
5 69 (34.50%) Test Automation
6 56 (28.00%) Kanban
7 55 (27.50%) BDD
8 48 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 39 (19.50%) Open Source
10 36 (18.00%) MVC
11 30 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (10.50%) SOLID
13 20 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
13 20 (10.00%) SOA
14 18 (9.00%) ITIL
14 18 (9.00%) Software Engineering
15 16 (8.00%) Analytics
16 14 (7.00%) Dependency Injection
16 14 (7.00%) OO
16 14 (7.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.50%) Java
2 39 (19.50%) C#
3 38 (19.00%) SQL
4 37 (18.50%) Scala
5 36 (18.00%) Python
6 34 (17.00%) JavaScript
7 29 (14.50%) Ruby
8 16 (8.00%) PHP
9 15 (7.50%) Bash Shell
10 13 (6.50%) Groovy
10 13 (6.50%) PowerShell
11 12 (6.00%) R
12 10 (5.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.50%) Perl
14 6 (3.00%) TypeScript
15 4 (2.00%) C++
15 4 (2.00%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.50%) C
16 3 (1.50%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.00%) Degree
4 9 (4.50%) ISEB
4 9 (4.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.50%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.00%) GCP
3 2 (1.00%) WCAG
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 41 (20.50%) Docker
2 10 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.50%) Postfix
4 7 (3.50%) Squid
4 7 (3.50%) vCloud
4 7 (3.50%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (22.00%) Puppet
2 39 (19.50%) Ansible
3 25 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (10.50%) Terraform
5 18 (9.00%) logstash
6 17 (8.50%) Kubernetes
7 16 (8.00%) Kibana
8 13 (6.50%) Salt
9 8 (4.00%) ZABBIX
10 7 (3.50%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (3.50%) Rancher
10 7 (3.50%) Rsyslog
10 7 (3.50%) Sysdig
11 6 (3.00%) collectd
11 6 (3.00%) StatsD
12 5 (2.50%) Graylog
12 5 (2.50%) Nagios
12 5 (2.50%) Rundeck
12 5 (2.50%) Tivoli
13 4 (2.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (10.50%) Oracle
2 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.00%) Google
4 16 (8.00%) VMware
5 13 (6.50%) WSO2
6 10 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 8 (4.00%) MuleSoft
8 7 (3.50%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.50%) CA
8 7 (3.50%) Micro Focus
8 7 (3.50%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.50%) Serena
8 7 (3.50%) Sonatype
8 7 (3.50%) Splunk
9 6 (3.00%) webMethods
10 5 (2.50%) IBM
10 5 (2.50%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.50%) Teradata
11 3 (1.50%) Apigee
11 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com