Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 34 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 +57
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 262 258 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.26% 5.42% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 6.45% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 172 104
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £364 £303
90th Percentile £604 £586 £575
England median daily rate £512 £500 £476
% change year-on-year +2.40% +5.15% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.29% +16.47% -11.46%

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 4,355 4,002 4,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 87.47% 84.15% 83.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,715 2,523 2,511
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 147
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +32.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.25 £10.71
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £37.40
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% - +11.11%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +5 86 £463 -2.63% 45
Shropshire -13 81 £475 -6.40% 11
Coventry -18 50 £525 +7.69% 2
Solihull +14 15 £650 +32.65% 13
Worcestershire - 8 £600 - 10
Warwickshire +9 7 £488 +14.71% 7
Staffordshire -9 3 - - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £450 - 1
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 190 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (49.62%) Jenkins
3 122 (46.56%) Scrum
4 105 (40.08%) Git (software)
5 102 (38.93%) Kanban
5 102 (38.93%) BDD
6 100 (38.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 98 (37.40%) Java
8 95 (36.26%) TDD
9 92 (35.11%) Test Automation
10 85 (32.44%) .NET
10 85 (32.44%) DevOps
11 83 (31.68%) C#
12 77 (29.39%) JavaScript
12 77 (29.39%) Web Services
13 71 (27.10%) Selenium
14 70 (26.72%) JIRA
15 68 (25.95%) Maven
16 67 (25.57%) CSS
17 64 (24.43%) HTML
17 64 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
17 64 (24.43%) Microservices
18 62 (23.66%) Confluence
19 60 (22.90%) Cucumber
19 60 (22.90%) Continuous Delivery
20 55 (20.99%) SQL Server
20 55 (20.99%) MVC
21 54 (20.61%) Puppet
22 51 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
23 49 (18.70%) ASP.NET

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 62 (23.66%) Confluence
2 24 (9.16%) Documentum
3 12 (4.58%) nginx
3 12 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.20%) Apache
4 11 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.44%) IIS
5 9 (3.44%) Jetty
5 9 (3.44%) Mongrel
5 9 (3.44%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.91%) CMS
6 5 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.15%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.15%) Mule
7 3 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.76%) JBoss
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.76%) Traefik
9 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.05%) SAP FI-CA
1 8 (3.05%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 100 (38.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (24.43%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (9.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (8.40%) IaaS
5 21 (8.02%) PaaS
6 19 (7.25%) Serverless
7 14 (5.34%) GitHub
7 14 (5.34%) SaaS
8 10 (3.82%) Slack
9 9 (3.44%) Google Analytics
9 9 (3.44%) Google App Engine
10 7 (2.67%) Azure Functions
11 6 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.76%) Office 365
13 2 (0.76%) Scribe Online
14 1 (0.38%) Boomi
14 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.25%) SSL
2 16 (6.11%) HTTP
3 13 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.44%) DHCP
4 9 (3.44%) DNS
4 9 (3.44%) FTP
4 9 (3.44%) IPsec
5 7 (2.67%) Firewall
6 5 (1.91%) Skype
7 4 (1.53%) VLAN
8 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 130 (49.62%) Jenkins
2 105 (40.08%) Git (software)
3 71 (27.10%) Selenium
4 70 (26.72%) JIRA
5 68 (25.95%) Maven
6 60 (22.90%) Cucumber
7 40 (15.27%) WebDriver
8 26 (9.92%) JUnit
9 22 (8.40%) Mockito
10 21 (8.02%) DbUnit
10 21 (8.02%) jMock
10 21 (8.02%) SonarQube
10 21 (8.02%) Visual Studio
11 18 (6.87%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (6.49%) SoapUI
13 13 (4.96%) SpecFlow
14 11 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (3.82%) Gatling
15 10 (3.82%) JMeter
16 9 (3.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (2.29%) Retail
2 4 (1.53%) Automotive
2 4 (1.53%) Legal
3 2 (0.76%) Finance
4 1 (0.38%) Advertising
4 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 119 (45.42%) Developer
2 40 (15.27%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.36%) Tester
4 28 (10.69%) .NET Developer
5 26 (9.92%) Automation Tester
6 23 (8.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (8.78%) Senior Developer
7 22 (8.40%) Lead Developer
8 21 (8.02%) Architect
8 21 (8.02%) Selenium Tester
9 20 (7.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 15 (5.73%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.73%) Java Automation Tester
11 12 (4.58%) Agile Developer
12 11 (4.20%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.82%) Analyst
13 10 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (3.82%) Test Analyst
14 9 (3.44%) Agile .NET Developer
14 9 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (32.44%) .NET
2 77 (29.39%) Web Services
3 67 (25.57%) CSS
4 64 (24.43%) HTML
5 51 (19.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (18.70%) ASP.NET
7 48 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (16.41%) Dapper ORM
9 42 (16.03%) REST
10 34 (12.98%) .NET Framework
10 34 (12.98%) SOAP
11 31 (11.83%) Spring
12 30 (11.45%) RESTful
13 29 (11.07%) J2EE
14 21 (8.02%) Gherkin
14 21 (8.02%) PowerMock
15 20 (7.63%) JSON
16 17 (6.49%) Spring Boot
17 16 (6.11%) HTML5
17 16 (6.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.31%) Public Cloud
3 17 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.11%) User Experience
5 8 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.91%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.15%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.15%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) iPhone
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.98%) Linux
2 27 (10.31%) Windows
3 21 (8.02%) Unix
4 5 (1.91%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (46.56%) Scrum
3 102 (38.93%) BDD
3 102 (38.93%) Kanban
4 95 (36.26%) TDD
5 92 (35.11%) Test Automation
6 85 (32.44%) DevOps
7 64 (24.43%) Microservices
8 60 (22.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 55 (20.99%) MVC
10 48 (18.32%) SOLID
11 45 (17.18%) SOA
12 29 (11.07%) Domain-Driven Design
12 29 (11.07%) Open Source
12 29 (11.07%) Technical Leadership
13 26 (9.92%) Deployment Automation
13 26 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (9.54%) Mentoring
15 24 (9.16%) Coaching
15 24 (9.16%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 98 (37.40%) Java
2 83 (31.68%) C#
3 77 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 43 (16.41%) SQL
5 24 (9.16%) Java 8
6 22 (8.40%) Python
7 19 (7.25%) Perl
8 16 (6.11%) Ruby
9 9 (3.44%) Groovy
10 8 (3.05%) Scala
11 7 (2.67%) PHP
12 6 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.15%) Haskell
13 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.76%) C
14 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.38%) Go
15 1 (0.38%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (3.44%) ISEB
5 8 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.76%) Degree
8 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.73%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) WCAG
3 3 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (14.89%) Docker
2 15 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.44%) Xen
4 6 (2.29%) vSphere
5 5 (1.91%) Postfix
6 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (20.61%) Puppet
2 22 (8.40%) Terraform
3 15 (5.73%) Ansible
4 14 (5.34%) Kubernetes
5 11 (4.20%) Kibana
5 11 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.44%) Grafana
7 6 (2.29%) Graphite
8 5 (1.91%) Nessus
9 4 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.53%) Nagios
9 4 (1.53%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.76%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.76%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.38%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.92%) Atlassian
3 24 (9.16%) Pega
4 23 (8.78%) Google
5 19 (7.25%) VMware
6 13 (4.96%) Oracle
7 8 (3.05%) SAP
8 7 (2.67%) MuleSoft
8 7 (2.67%) Splunk
8 7 (2.67%) webMethods
8 7 (2.67%) WSO2
9 6 (2.29%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.53%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.76%) Apple
12 2 (0.76%) HP
12 2 (0.76%) Informatica
12 2 (0.76%) Twitter
13 1 (0.38%) Dell
13 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace