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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continuous Integration
England / West Midlands
Rank 54 77 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 +23  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 64 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.85% 2.08% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.52% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +12.66%  

Continuous Integration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Continuous Integration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +43 23 £500 +8.69% 1
Birmingham +10 20 £492 +15.76% 14
Coventry +3 9 £413 -8.33% 6
Staffordshire +2 5 £370 - 2
Continuous Integration
England

Continuous Integration
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 129 (75.88%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.41%) Jenkins
3 63 (37.06%) Scrum
3 63 (37.06%) Git (software)
4 57 (33.53%) C#
5 55 (32.35%) Linux
6 49 (28.82%) CSS
6 49 (28.82%) Subversion
7 48 (28.24%) TDD
7 48 (28.24%) Configuration Management
7 48 (28.24%) DevOps
8 46 (27.06%) HTML
8 46 (27.06%) .NET
8 46 (27.06%) HTTP
9 44 (25.88%) JavaScript
9 44 (25.88%) MVC
10 41 (24.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (23.53%) Open Source
12 39 (22.94%) Java
13 38 (22.35%) Web Services
14 36 (21.18%) Selenium
15 35 (20.59%) Python
15 35 (20.59%) Ansible
16 34 (20.00%) Puppet
16 34 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 34 (20.00%) Ruby
17 33 (19.41%) SQL
18 32 (18.82%) ASP.NET
18 32 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
19 31 (18.24%) MongoDB

Continuous Integration
Top Related 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 9 (5.29%) CMS
1 9 (5.29%) nginx
2 7 (4.12%) Confluence
2 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.12%) Sitefinity
3 6 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.53%) JBoss
3 6 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.35%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
5 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.47%) GitHub
4 10 (5.88%) IaaS
4 10 (5.88%) PaaS
5 8 (4.71%) Google Analytics
5 8 (4.71%) SaaS
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.76%) Office 365
6 3 (1.76%) Route 53
6 3 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.59%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.06%) HTTP
2 34 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 29 (17.06%) SSL
4 7 (4.12%) DNS
4 7 (4.12%) LDAP
5 2 (1.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.59%) Profibus
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.24%) MongoDB
2 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.59%) MySQL
3 18 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 17 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) OLAP
7 1 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (39.41%) Jenkins
2 63 (37.06%) Git (software)
3 49 (28.82%) Subversion
4 36 (21.18%) Selenium
5 25 (14.71%) Cucumber
6 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
7 18 (10.59%) JUnit
8 13 (7.65%) NUnit
9 12 (7.06%) JIRA
9 12 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (5.88%) Grunt
10 10 (5.88%) gulp
10 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (5.29%) CruiseControl
11 9 (5.29%) IntelliJ
11 9 (5.29%) Moq
11 9 (5.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (4.71%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (4.71%) ClearCase
12 8 (4.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (9.41%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Retail
3 4 (2.35%) Automotive
4 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (54.71%) Developer
2 31 (18.24%) .NET Developer
3 19 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 18 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 15 (8.82%) Analyst
6 15 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Test Analyst
8 11 (6.47%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Scala Developer
10 9 (5.29%) Agile Developer
10 9 (5.29%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.71%) PHP Developer
12 7 (4.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.82%) CSS
2 46 (27.06%) .NET
2 46 (27.06%) HTML
3 38 (22.35%) Web Services
4 32 (18.82%) ASP.NET
5 30 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (15.29%) HTML5
7 22 (12.94%) .NET Framework
7 22 (12.94%) Entity Framework
7 22 (12.94%) jQuery
8 21 (12.35%) AngularJS
9 20 (11.76%) WCF
10 19 (11.18%) REST
11 17 (10.00%) JSON
11 17 (10.00%) XML
12 16 (9.41%) Gherkin
12 16 (9.41%) Node.js
13 14 (8.24%) RESTful
13 14 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) User Experience
2 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (0.59%) DataPower
5 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.35%) Linux
2 21 (12.35%) Unix
3 13 (7.65%) Windows
4 10 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.71%) AIX
5 8 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.12%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Fedora
9 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (75.88%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.06%) Scrum
3 48 (28.24%) Configuration Management
3 48 (28.24%) DevOps
3 48 (28.24%) TDD
4 44 (25.88%) MVC
5 41 (24.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (23.53%) Open Source
7 31 (18.24%) BDD
8 28 (16.47%) SOLID
9 25 (14.71%) Kanban
10 22 (12.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (12.35%) OO
12 20 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
12 20 (11.76%) Web Design
13 19 (11.18%) Automated Testing
13 19 (11.18%) Web Development
13 19 (11.18%) Web Operations
14 18 (10.59%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (8.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.53%) C#
2 44 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 39 (22.94%) Java
4 35 (20.59%) Python
5 34 (20.00%) Ruby
6 33 (19.41%) SQL
7 26 (15.29%) PHP
8 13 (7.65%) Scala
9 10 (5.88%) Perl
10 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.53%) Groovy
12 6 (3.53%) Haskell
13 3 (1.76%) Korn
13 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.76%) XAML
14 2 (1.18%) ES6
14 2 (1.18%) Go
14 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.65%) ISTQB
2 10 (5.88%) ISEB
3 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.35%) Degree
5 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (20.59%) Ansible
2 34 (20.00%) Puppet
3 32 (18.82%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (10.59%) Salt
5 12 (7.06%) Kibana
6 9 (5.29%) Grafana
7 7 (4.12%) logstash
8 6 (3.53%) Terraform
9 3 (1.76%) collectd
9 3 (1.76%) rkt
9 3 (1.76%) StatsD
10 2 (1.18%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 13 (7.65%) Google
4 3 (1.76%) Adobe
4 3 (1.76%) AppDynamics
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle
4 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.76%) SaltStack
4 3 (1.76%) Splunk
4 3 (1.76%) webMethods
5 2 (1.18%) Apple
5 2 (1.18%) CODA
5 2 (1.18%) IBM
5 2 (1.18%) WSO2
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Coverity
6 1 (0.59%) Dell
6 1 (0.59%) Informatica
6 1 (0.59%) VMware
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