Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 149 311 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.06% 5.99% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 6.91% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 174 123
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £396 £364 £363
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year +38.57% -29.29% +28.57%

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 3,045 4,498 4,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.06% 86.67% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,952 2,776 2,645
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £239
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 150 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% -36.58% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.99 £11.67
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% -12.00% +8.70%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +8 66 £475 +5.56% 37
Coventry +7 50 £460 -10.24% 7
Shropshire -28 15 £352 -25.19% 3
Worcestershire - 3 £525 - 6
Solihull -8 2 £375 -34.78% 1
Staffordshire +22 1 £425 - 2
Warwickshire -4 1 £425 -5.56% 5
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 128 (85.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (60.40%) Java
3 86 (57.72%) Git (software)
4 83 (55.70%) Scrum
5 82 (55.03%) BDD
6 78 (52.35%) Kanban
7 77 (51.68%) Jenkins
8 75 (50.34%) TDD
9 73 (48.99%) Azure
10 70 (46.98%) Web Services
11 62 (41.61%) SOAP
12 58 (38.93%) AWS
13 52 (34.90%) Open Source
14 49 (32.89%) C#
14 49 (32.89%) DevOps
15 47 (31.54%) Microservices
15 47 (31.54%) JUnit
16 46 (30.87%) Spring
16 46 (30.87%) RESTful
16 46 (30.87%) SonarQube
17 45 (30.20%) Test Automation
17 45 (30.20%) Maven
18 44 (29.53%) jMock
18 44 (29.53%) Amazon EC2
18 44 (29.53%) DbUnit
18 44 (29.53%) Mockito
18 44 (29.53%) PowerMock
19 42 (28.19%) REST
19 42 (28.19%) ActiveMQ
19 42 (28.19%) AngularJS

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 13 (8.72%) Confluence
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.03%) Apache
3 6 (4.03%) nginx
4 4 (2.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.34%) JBoss
5 2 (1.34%) Jetty
5 2 (1.34%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 6 (4.03%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 73 (48.99%) Azure
2 58 (38.93%) AWS
3 44 (29.53%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (26.85%) Amazon SQS
5 18 (12.08%) GitHub
6 17 (11.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (6.71%) PaaS
8 9 (6.04%) GCP
9 7 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (4.03%) BrowserStack
11 5 (3.36%) IaaS
11 5 (3.36%) SaaS
12 4 (2.68%) Google Analytics
13 3 (2.01%) Google App Engine
13 3 (2.01%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
14 1 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
14 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 1 (0.67%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.04%) HTTP
2 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.03%) DSL
3 6 (4.03%) SSL
4 3 (2.01%) DHCP
4 3 (2.01%) DNS
4 3 (2.01%) FTP
4 3 (2.01%) IPsec
5 2 (1.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.67%) DMZ
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (26.85%) Amazon RDS
3 39 (26.17%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.36%) MySQL
6 4 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.68%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.01%) Power BI
7 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.34%) Big Data
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 86 (57.72%) Git (software)
2 77 (51.68%) Jenkins
3 47 (31.54%) JUnit
4 46 (30.87%) SonarQube
5 45 (30.20%) Maven
6 44 (29.53%) DbUnit
6 44 (29.53%) jMock
6 44 (29.53%) Mockito
7 20 (13.42%) Selenium
8 18 (12.08%) Cucumber
9 14 (9.40%) JIRA
10 12 (8.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (6.71%) Gatling
11 10 (6.71%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.70%) WebDriver
13 6 (4.03%) Artifactory
14 5 (3.36%) Ant
14 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
14 5 (3.36%) Travis CI
15 4 (2.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 31 (20.81%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.03%) Retail
3 2 (1.34%) Automotive
3 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (65.77%) Developer
2 46 (30.87%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.44%) Azure Developer
4 20 (13.42%) .NET Developer
5 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Tester
7 13 (8.72%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Automation Tester
8 10 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.04%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.37%) Lead .NET Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Architect
11 7 (4.70%) Backend Developer
12 6 (4.03%) QA Automation Tester
13 4 (2.68%) Analyst
13 4 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.68%) Technical Leader
14 3 (2.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.98%) Web Services
2 62 (41.61%) SOAP
3 46 (30.87%) RESTful
3 46 (30.87%) Spring
4 44 (29.53%) PowerMock
5 42 (28.19%) ActiveMQ
5 42 (28.19%) AngularJS
5 42 (28.19%) REST
6 41 (27.52%) HTML
7 40 (26.85%) CSS
8 38 (25.50%) .NET
9 33 (22.15%) Hibernate
10 32 (21.48%) Spring Cloud
11 31 (20.81%) JPA
12 30 (20.13%) Node.js
13 27 (18.12%) ASP.NET
14 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (13.42%) JSON
16 20 (13.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) PKI
2 15 (10.07%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.03%) NHS
4 6 (4.03%) Robotics
5 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.68%) User Experience
7 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.45%) Windows
2 22 (14.77%) Unix
3 16 (10.74%) Linux
4 5 (3.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.34%) VMS
6 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (85.91%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (55.70%) Scrum
3 82 (55.03%) BDD
4 78 (52.35%) Kanban
5 75 (50.34%) TDD
6 52 (34.90%) Open Source
7 49 (32.89%) DevOps
8 47 (31.54%) Microservices
9 45 (30.20%) Test Automation
10 30 (20.13%) BPMN
11 28 (18.79%) Migration
11 28 (18.79%) MVC
12 17 (11.41%) Biometrics
12 17 (11.41%) Identity Access Management
12 17 (11.41%) SOLID
13 16 (10.74%) Architectural Design
13 16 (10.74%) Change Control
13 16 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (60.40%) Java
2 49 (32.89%) C#
3 39 (26.17%) SQL
4 38 (25.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.08%) PowerShell
6 15 (10.07%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.05%) Scala
8 10 (6.71%) Groovy
9 9 (6.04%) Python
10 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.03%) C
11 6 (4.03%) Ruby
12 4 (2.68%) Haskell
12 4 (2.68%) Perl
13 2 (1.34%) Java 8
14 1 (0.67%) Dart
14 1 (0.67%) PHP
14 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (25.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) MCSA
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.34%) RHCE
3 2 (1.34%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (26.17%) Postfix
2 26 (17.45%) Docker
3 18 (12.08%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.01%) Xen
6 2 (1.34%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.67%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.67%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.67%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) Ansible
1 12 (8.05%) Puppet
2 8 (5.37%) Terraform
3 6 (4.03%) Kibana
3 6 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.36%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.68%) Grafana
6 2 (1.34%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 27 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Google
3 6 (4.03%) Sparx
4 5 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.68%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.01%) Adobe
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) Databricks
7 2 (1.34%) Splunk
7 2 (1.34%) webMethods
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) Zend