Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 50 50
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 +56
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 319 169 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.32% 3.65% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 4.34% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 101 155
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £327
90th Percentile £575 £575 £540
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -19.79%
England median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.63% +26.67% -0.79%

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 4,294 3,895 5,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.05% 84.13% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,575 2,480 3,111
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.63 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.52%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +21 146 £485 -7.62% 15
Birmingham +13 69 £450 -5.26% 44
Coventry +3 58 £475 +5.56% 6
Warwickshire -4 12 £450 +5.88% 7
Solihull - 11 £425 - 1
Staffordshire -8 3 £325 -38.10% 3
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £456 - 1
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 244 (76.49%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (52.98%) Jenkins
3 148 (46.39%) Git (software)
4 139 (43.57%) Scrum
5 136 (42.63%) DevOps
6 126 (39.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 119 (37.30%) Test Automation
8 116 (36.36%) TDD
9 113 (35.42%) JIRA
9 113 (35.42%) Java
10 101 (31.66%) Selenium
11 96 (30.09%) BDD
12 94 (29.47%) C#
13 93 (29.15%) JavaScript
14 90 (28.21%) Microservices
15 86 (26.96%) .NET
16 84 (26.33%) Confluence
16 84 (26.33%) Kanban
17 83 (26.02%) HTML
17 83 (26.02%) CSS
18 80 (25.08%) Windows
19 76 (23.82%) Web Services
19 76 (23.82%) Linux
20 74 (23.20%) Cucumber
21 73 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
22 71 (22.26%) Docker
23 70 (21.94%) MVC
24 67 (21.00%) Puppet
25 66 (20.69%) Maven
26 62 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment

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 84 (26.33%) Confluence
2 28 (8.78%) nginx
3 18 (5.64%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.33%) Apache
5 16 (5.02%) WebLogic
6 15 (4.70%) Documentum
7 10 (3.13%) JBoss
7 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.57%) CMS
8 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.94%) Drupal
10 3 (0.94%) Mule
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.63%) WordPress
12 1 (0.31%) Captiva
12 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (1.25%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (39.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (13.48%) GitHub
4 33 (10.34%) Google Analytics
5 24 (7.52%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (5.64%) SaaS
7 16 (5.02%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (4.08%) PaaS
9 11 (3.45%) IaaS
9 11 (3.45%) Slack
10 10 (3.13%) Office 365
11 8 (2.51%) Serverless
12 4 (1.25%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.63%) Linode
13 2 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.63%) Trello
14 1 (0.31%) Route 53
14 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.40%) TCP/IP
2 29 (9.09%) SSL
3 24 (7.52%) HTTP
4 9 (2.82%) Skype
5 8 (2.51%) DNS
5 8 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.25%) SSH
7 3 (0.94%) Firewall
7 3 (0.94%) Internet
7 3 (0.94%) SMS
8 2 (0.63%) DHCP
8 2 (0.63%) VPN
9 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 29 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.39%) MySQL
7 12 (3.76%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.51%) SQLite
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.31%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 169 (52.98%) Jenkins
2 148 (46.39%) Git (software)
3 113 (35.42%) JIRA
4 101 (31.66%) Selenium
5 74 (23.20%) Cucumber
6 66 (20.69%) Maven
7 40 (12.54%) JUnit
8 38 (11.91%) Subversion
8 38 (11.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 38 (11.91%) WebDriver
9 34 (10.66%) Bitbucket
9 34 (10.66%) IntelliJ
10 33 (10.34%) gulp
10 33 (10.34%) Sublime Text
11 31 (9.72%) Gatling
12 28 (8.78%) SonarQube
12 28 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (7.52%) Grunt
13 24 (7.52%) Mockito
14 23 (7.21%) DbUnit
General
1 12 (3.76%) Finance
2 11 (3.45%) Retail
3 4 (1.25%) Marketing
4 2 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.31%) Back Office
5 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 156 (48.90%) Developer
2 55 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 41 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (11.60%) .NET Developer
5 25 (7.84%) Architect
6 22 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 21 (6.58%) Azure Developer
8 18 (5.64%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (5.33%) Consultant
9 17 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.02%) AWS DevOps
10 16 (5.02%) Scala Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Tester
11 15 (4.70%) Analyst
11 15 (4.70%) J2EE Developer
11 15 (4.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (4.70%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.76%) Agile Java Developer
12 12 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (3.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (26.96%) .NET
2 83 (26.02%) CSS
2 83 (26.02%) HTML
3 76 (23.82%) Web Services
4 61 (19.12%) ASP.NET
4 61 (19.12%) RESTful
5 58 (18.18%) Spring
6 48 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (13.79%) REST
7 44 (13.79%) SOAP
8 41 (12.85%) Gherkin
9 40 (12.54%) J2EE
9 40 (12.54%) Spring Boot
10 39 (12.23%) jQuery
11 38 (11.91%) JSON
12 37 (11.60%) AngularJS
12 37 (11.60%) Node.js
13 36 (11.29%) Middleware
14 35 (10.97%) HTML5
15 32 (10.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (9.72%) User Experience
3 26 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.90%) Public Cloud
5 21 (6.58%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.82%) iPhone
6 9 (2.82%) NHS
7 6 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.08%) Windows
2 76 (23.82%) Linux
3 27 (8.46%) Unix
4 22 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 16 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 13 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 13 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.13%) Android
9 9 (2.82%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) HPUX
12 3 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (76.49%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (43.57%) Scrum
3 136 (42.63%) DevOps
4 119 (37.30%) Test Automation
5 116 (36.36%) TDD
6 96 (30.09%) BDD
7 90 (28.21%) Microservices
8 84 (26.33%) Kanban
9 70 (21.94%) MVC
10 62 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
11 47 (14.73%) Mentoring
12 45 (14.11%) Configuration Management
13 44 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (11.91%) Open Source
15 37 (11.60%) Analytics
16 36 (11.29%) SOLID
17 35 (10.97%) SOA
18 33 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
19 31 (9.72%) SDLC
20 29 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.42%) Java
2 94 (29.47%) C#
3 93 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.99%) SQL
5 47 (14.73%) Ruby
6 46 (14.42%) Python
7 34 (10.66%) Groovy
8 33 (10.34%) Perl
9 27 (8.46%) Scala
10 18 (5.64%) Haskell
11 17 (5.33%) Bash Shell
12 16 (5.02%) PHP
13 14 (4.39%) PL/SQL
14 12 (3.76%) PowerShell
15 11 (3.45%) Apple Swift
15 11 (3.45%) Java 8
16 10 (3.13%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.57%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
19 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.51%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.19%) ISEB
5 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.63%) Degree
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.46%) QA
2 8 (2.51%) PMO
3 2 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (22.26%) Docker
2 21 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.45%) vSphere
4 10 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.63%) etcd
6 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (21.00%) Puppet
2 45 (14.11%) Ansible
3 32 (10.03%) Grafana
3 32 (10.03%) Kibana
4 27 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (5.96%) Terraform
6 14 (4.39%) Graphite
6 14 (4.39%) Kubernetes
7 10 (3.13%) HockeyApp
8 9 (2.82%) HP ALM
8 9 (2.82%) Nagios
9 8 (2.51%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.63%) Consul
10 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.63%) Salt
10 2 (0.63%) WSUS
11 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.31%) Packer
11 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.85%) Atlassian
3 40 (12.54%) Google
4 21 (6.58%) Oracle
4 21 (6.58%) VMware
5 17 (5.33%) Pega
6 15 (4.70%) Xamarin
7 13 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.45%) Splunk
8 11 (3.45%) WSO2
9 10 (3.13%) HP
9 10 (3.13%) Twitter
10 9 (2.82%) Apple
10 9 (2.82%) IBM
11 8 (2.51%) MuleSoft
11 8 (2.51%) Zend
12 7 (2.19%) SAP
12 7 (2.19%) webMethods
13 4 (1.25%) Adobe
14 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com