Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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.

Continuous Integration
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +68
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 315 214 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.06% 4.36% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 5.20% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 123 147
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £49.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -29.29% +32.00% -5.66%

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 4,503 4,119 5,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.66% 83.87% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 2,649 3,021
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 141 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.67 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.88 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Shropshire +13 153 £470 -10.48% 13
Birmingham -1 65 £450 -5.26% 31
Coventry -5 53 £513 +13.89% 2
Solihull +14 13 £575 +21.05% 2
Warwickshire -3 11 £450 +2.86% 8
Staffordshire -16 3 - - 10
Wolverhampton - 2 £456 -
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 236 (74.92%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 144 (45.71%) Git (software)
4 141 (44.76%) Scrum
5 127 (40.32%) JIRA
6 122 (38.73%) Java
7 120 (38.10%) DevOps
8 119 (37.78%) Test Automation
9 115 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 112 (35.56%) Selenium
11 109 (34.60%) TDD
12 104 (33.02%) BDD
13 103 (32.70%) Microservices
14 99 (31.43%) Confluence
15 93 (29.52%) JavaScript
16 89 (28.25%) C#
16 89 (28.25%) Kanban
17 88 (27.94%) CSS
18 87 (27.62%) HTML
19 85 (26.98%) Cucumber
20 82 (26.03%) .NET
21 80 (25.40%) Web Services
22 71 (22.54%) Docker
23 68 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
24 66 (20.95%) Windows
24 66 (20.95%) MVC
24 66 (20.95%) Maven
25 64 (20.32%) Linux
26 63 (20.00%) Puppet
27 62 (19.68%) REST

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 99 (31.43%) Confluence
2 29 (9.21%) nginx
3 22 (6.98%) Documentum
4 19 (6.03%) Tomcat
5 18 (5.71%) Apache
6 17 (5.40%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.49%) JBoss
8 9 (2.86%) CMS
9 7 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.95%) Drupal
11 3 (0.95%) Mule
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.63%) Traefik
12 2 (0.63%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Captiva
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (1.27%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 115 (36.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (21.59%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (14.29%) GitHub
4 35 (11.11%) Google Analytics
5 21 (6.67%) SaaS
6 16 (5.08%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (5.08%) PaaS
7 15 (4.76%) Slack
8 14 (4.44%) IaaS
9 12 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (2.22%) Office 365
13 5 (1.59%) Serverless
14 4 (1.27%) Azure Functions
15 2 (0.63%) Linode
16 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
16 1 (0.32%) Route 53
16 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 1 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.16%) SSL
2 28 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 24 (7.62%) HTTP
4 10 (3.17%) Skype
5 8 (2.54%) DNS
5 8 (2.54%) Firewall
5 8 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.27%) SSH
6 4 (1.27%) VLAN
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.65%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.40%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.49%) MySQL
8 8 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.54%) SQLite
9 6 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 180 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 144 (45.71%) Git (software)
3 127 (40.32%) JIRA
4 112 (35.56%) Selenium
5 85 (26.98%) Cucumber
6 66 (20.95%) Maven
7 48 (15.24%) WebDriver
8 42 (13.33%) JUnit
9 36 (11.43%) IntelliJ
10 35 (11.11%) Bitbucket
10 35 (11.11%) gulp
10 35 (11.11%) Sublime Text
11 34 (10.79%) Visual Studio Team System
12 32 (10.16%) Gatling
13 26 (8.25%) SonarQube
14 25 (7.94%) Subversion
15 24 (7.62%) Ant
15 24 (7.62%) Grunt
15 24 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (7.30%) Mockito
General
1 13 (4.13%) Retail
2 8 (2.54%) Finance
3 4 (1.27%) Automotive
3 4 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (0.32%) Back Office
4 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 150 (47.62%) Developer
2 59 (18.73%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 28 (8.89%) Tester
6 26 (8.25%) Architect
7 24 (7.62%) Automation Tester
8 23 (7.30%) Agile Developer
9 21 (6.67%) Consultant
10 17 (5.40%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 17 (5.40%) Selenium Tester
11 16 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 16 (5.08%) Java Automation Tester
11 16 (5.08%) Scala Developer
12 15 (4.76%) Azure Developer
13 14 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
13 14 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.13%) J2EE Developer
14 13 (4.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 12 (3.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.94%) CSS
2 87 (27.62%) HTML
3 82 (26.03%) .NET
4 80 (25.40%) Web Services
5 62 (19.68%) REST
6 61 (19.37%) Spring
7 56 (17.78%) ASP.NET
7 56 (17.78%) RESTful
8 45 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (13.97%) Gherkin
10 43 (13.65%) SOAP
11 41 (13.02%) Node.js
12 40 (12.70%) J2EE
13 39 (12.38%) HTML5
13 39 (12.38%) jQuery
13 39 (12.38%) Spring Boot
14 35 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 35 (11.11%) JSON
15 33 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 29 (9.21%) User Experience
4 17 (5.40%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.86%) iPhone
5 9 (2.86%) NHS
6 5 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.95%) Windows
2 64 (20.32%) Linux
3 25 (7.94%) Unix
4 23 (7.30%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.13%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.49%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.17%) Android
7 10 (3.17%) Mac OS
7 10 (3.17%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.95%) AIX
10 3 (0.95%) HPUX
10 3 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (74.92%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (44.76%) Scrum
3 120 (38.10%) DevOps
4 119 (37.78%) Test Automation
5 109 (34.60%) TDD
6 104 (33.02%) BDD
7 103 (32.70%) Microservices
8 89 (28.25%) Kanban
9 66 (20.95%) MVC
10 56 (17.78%) Continuous Deployment
11 54 (17.14%) Mentoring
12 53 (16.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 46 (14.60%) SOA
14 42 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 40 (12.70%) SOLID
16 39 (12.38%) Analytics
17 37 (11.75%) Domain-Driven Design
18 36 (11.43%) Open Source
19 35 (11.11%) SDLC
20 34 (10.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.73%) Java
2 93 (29.52%) JavaScript
3 89 (28.25%) C#
4 50 (15.87%) Ruby
5 49 (15.56%) SQL
6 37 (11.75%) Python
7 35 (11.11%) Groovy
8 29 (9.21%) Perl
9 28 (8.89%) Scala
10 24 (7.62%) Java 8
11 19 (6.03%) Haskell
12 15 (4.76%) Bash Shell
13 14 (4.44%) PHP
14 13 (4.13%) PL/SQL
15 11 (3.49%) Apple Swift
16 10 (3.17%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
18 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
20 3 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.59%) ISEB
4 5 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.63%) Degree
6 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.67%) QA
2 8 (2.54%) PMO
3 5 (1.59%) WCAG
4 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (22.54%) Docker
2 18 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.17%) vSphere
4 7 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.32%) etcd
Systems Management
1 63 (20.00%) Puppet
2 36 (11.43%) Kibana
3 34 (10.79%) Grafana
4 33 (10.48%) Ansible
5 22 (6.98%) Terraform
6 19 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (5.08%) Kubernetes
8 15 (4.76%) Graphite
9 12 (3.81%) Nagios
10 10 (3.17%) HockeyApp
10 10 (3.17%) HP ALM
11 8 (2.54%) Rundeck
12 5 (1.59%) Nessus
13 4 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.27%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (0.32%) Consul
14 1 (0.32%) Salt
14 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.24%) Atlassian
3 44 (13.97%) Google
4 22 (6.98%) Pega
5 19 (6.03%) Oracle
6 18 (5.71%) VMware
7 12 (3.81%) Splunk
8 11 (3.49%) HP
8 11 (3.49%) WSO2
9 10 (3.17%) Twitter
9 10 (3.17%) Xamarin
10 9 (2.86%) Apple
11 8 (2.54%) IBM
11 8 (2.54%) MuleSoft
12 7 (2.22%) SAP
12 7 (2.22%) webMethods
13 6 (1.90%) Zend
14 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.59%) Sitecore
15 4 (1.27%) Adobe