Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 41 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +71 +16
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 239 222 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.08% 4.21% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 5.07% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 141 35
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £387 £313 £319
90th Percentile £588 £550 £536
England median daily rate £500 £476 £469
% change year-on-year +5.15% +1.44% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +23.33%

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 3,920 4,377 4,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.28% 82.99% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,470 2,693 2,344
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 144 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.15 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.43 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Birmingham +3 86 £479 +3.57% 20
Coventry +16 67 £500 +25.00% 17
Shropshire -4 32 £485 +7.78% 4
Staffordshire -2 9 £525 +55.56% 9
Warwickshire +2 8 £425 +21.43% 6
Solihull +4 6 £490 -6.67% 1
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 191 (79.92%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (52.30%) Git (software)
3 115 (48.12%) Scrum
4 102 (42.68%) TDD
5 96 (40.17%) BDD
6 90 (37.66%) Kanban
6 90 (37.66%) DevOps
7 85 (35.56%) Web Services
8 80 (33.47%) Jenkins
8 80 (33.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
9 70 (29.29%) .NET
10 68 (28.45%) HTML
11 67 (28.03%) Test Automation
12 64 (26.78%) C#
12 64 (26.78%) SQL Server
13 62 (25.94%) CSS
14 61 (25.52%) MVC
15 59 (24.69%) Java
16 53 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
17 52 (21.76%) Continuous Delivery
18 51 (21.34%) Linux
19 50 (20.92%) ASP.NET
20 46 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (18.41%) ASP.NET Web API
22 43 (17.99%) Puppet
23 41 (17.15%) Enterprise Software
23 41 (17.15%) SOLID
24 40 (16.74%) Python
25 38 (15.90%) SQL

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 26 (10.88%) Tomcat
2 23 (9.62%) Confluence
3 20 (8.37%) Apache
4 14 (5.86%) Apache Spark
5 12 (5.02%) nginx
6 11 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.60%) IIS
6 11 (4.60%) OpenStack
7 10 (4.18%) JBoss
8 7 (2.93%) Documentum
9 5 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.26%) Jetty
11 3 (1.26%) Mongrel
11 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.26%) WildFly
12 1 (0.42%) Captiva
12 1 (0.42%) CMS
12 1 (0.42%) Liferay
12 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (33.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (22.18%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.04%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (6.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.35%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (3.35%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (2.93%) PaaS
7 6 (2.51%) GitHub
8 5 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.67%) IaaS
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.26%) Route 53
10 3 (1.26%) SaaS
11 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) HTTP
2 16 (6.69%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.28%) SSL
4 8 (3.35%) Internet
5 7 (2.93%) DNS
6 5 (2.09%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (2.09%) OpenVPN
6 5 (2.09%) SSH
7 2 (0.84%) DHCP
7 2 (0.84%) Firewall
7 2 (0.84%) LAN
7 2 (0.84%) SMS
7 2 (0.84%) WAN
8 1 (0.42%) FTP
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) IPv6
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.23%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.72%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (6.69%) Big Data
5 15 (6.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.77%) MySQL
7 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.09%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.26%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.26%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.84%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 125 (52.30%) Git (software)
2 80 (33.47%) Jenkins
3 38 (15.90%) Subversion
4 36 (15.06%) Maven
5 30 (12.55%) JUnit
6 29 (12.13%) JIRA
7 26 (10.88%) SonarQube
8 24 (10.04%) Selenium
9 21 (8.79%) TeamCity
10 20 (8.37%) Mockito
11 19 (7.95%) DbUnit
11 19 (7.95%) jMock
12 18 (7.53%) GitLab
13 16 (6.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (5.86%) JMeter
15 11 (4.60%) SpecFlow
16 7 (2.93%) Ant
16 7 (2.93%) Bitbucket
16 7 (2.93%) Cucumber
16 7 (2.93%) Liquibase
General
1 10 (4.18%) Games
2 8 (3.35%) Finance
3 2 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Banking
4 1 (0.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (43.51%) Developer
2 34 (14.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (12.97%) .NET Developer
3 31 (12.97%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.37%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.11%) Architect
5 17 (7.11%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Azure Developer
6 14 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Lead Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Scrum Master
9 10 (4.18%) Data Scientist
10 9 (3.77%) Agile Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.35%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.93%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (35.56%) Web Services
2 70 (29.29%) .NET
3 68 (28.45%) HTML
4 62 (25.94%) CSS
5 50 (20.92%) ASP.NET
6 46 (19.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (18.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 38 (15.90%) Dapper ORM
9 34 (14.23%) .NET Framework
10 30 (12.55%) RESTful
11 25 (10.46%) J2EE
11 25 (10.46%) Spring
12 24 (10.04%) REST
13 23 (9.62%) JSON
14 22 (9.21%) SOAP
15 19 (7.95%) PowerMock
16 18 (7.53%) Apache Camel
17 14 (5.86%) HTML5
18 12 (5.02%) Spring Boot
19 11 (4.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.15%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.69%) User Experience
3 12 (5.02%) PKI
4 11 (4.60%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.51%) DataPower
7 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.42%) Animation
12 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.34%) Linux
2 27 (11.30%) Windows
3 20 (8.37%) Unix
4 8 (3.35%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.51%) CentOS
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) Fedora
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (79.92%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (48.12%) Scrum
3 102 (42.68%) TDD
4 96 (40.17%) BDD
5 90 (37.66%) DevOps
5 90 (37.66%) Kanban
6 67 (28.03%) Test Automation
7 61 (25.52%) MVC
8 52 (21.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 41 (17.15%) SOLID
10 35 (14.64%) Configuration Management
11 33 (13.81%) Open Source
12 32 (13.39%) Continuous Deployment
13 25 (10.46%) ITIL
14 22 (9.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 21 (8.79%) Mentoring
16 19 (7.95%) OO
17 18 (7.53%) Coaching
17 18 (7.53%) Load Balancing
18 17 (7.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
2 64 (26.78%) C#
3 59 (24.69%) Java
4 40 (16.74%) Python
5 38 (15.90%) SQL
6 30 (12.55%) Ruby
7 22 (9.21%) Scala
8 14 (5.86%) R
9 13 (5.44%) Shell Script
10 12 (5.02%) PHP
11 10 (4.18%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.18%) Groovy
12 8 (3.35%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.35%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.93%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.67%) Haskell
14 4 (1.67%) Perl
14 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.26%) C
15 3 (1.26%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 27 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) ISEB
3 7 (2.93%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.09%) Degree
6 3 (1.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.84%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) QA
2 5 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.84%) GCP
3 2 (0.84%) WCAG
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.42%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (9.62%) Docker
2 17 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.28%) vSphere
4 11 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.09%) Postfix
5 5 (2.09%) Squid
5 5 (2.09%) vCloud
6 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.84%) Xen
8 1 (0.42%) KVM
8 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 43 (17.99%) Puppet
2 32 (13.39%) Ansible
3 28 (11.72%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (7.95%) logstash
5 16 (6.69%) Salt
6 11 (4.60%) Graylog
6 11 (4.60%) Nagios
6 11 (4.60%) Tivoli
7 10 (4.18%) Rundeck
8 9 (3.77%) Kibana
9 8 (3.35%) Kubernetes
9 8 (3.35%) Terraform
10 6 (2.51%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (2.09%) Rancher
11 5 (2.09%) Rsyslog
11 5 (2.09%) Sysdig
11 5 (2.09%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.26%) collectd
12 3 (1.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (10.46%) VMware
2 22 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.53%) Oracle
4 14 (5.86%) CA
4 14 (5.86%) Micro Focus
4 14 (5.86%) Serena
5 13 (5.44%) Splunk
6 11 (4.60%) Google
7 9 (3.77%) Pega
8 7 (2.93%) IBM
9 6 (2.51%) Teradata
10 5 (2.09%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.09%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.09%) Sonatype
11 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.67%) Zend
12 3 (1.26%) Perforce
12 3 (1.26%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.26%) Unisys
12 3 (1.26%) WSO2