Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 65 94
Rank change year-on-year +33 +29 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 278 116 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.66% 2.69% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 3.30% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 70 57
West Midlands median daily rate £479 £475 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.59% +21.79%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £370
90th Percentile £572 £575 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +20.81%

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 4,114 3,512 4,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.70% 81.37% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 2,192 2,543
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £233
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 138 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.35 £50.45 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +30 100 £475 -7.32% 31
Coventry +28 68 £488 +18.18% 12
Shropshire 0 57 £530 +6.00% 9
Staffordshire +3 11 £325 -8.13% 11
Solihull +1 10 £483 +20.63% 4
Warwickshire +9 8 £444 - 3
Worcestershire - 3 - - 5
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 229 (82.37%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (51.08%) Git (software)
3 140 (50.36%) Scrum
4 128 (46.04%) TDD
5 112 (40.29%) Kanban
6 107 (38.49%) BDD
7 105 (37.77%) DevOps
8 96 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 92 (33.09%) Web Services
10 91 (32.73%) Jenkins
11 84 (30.22%) .NET
12 81 (29.14%) C#
13 80 (28.78%) JavaScript
14 78 (28.06%) Test Automation
15 71 (25.54%) SQL Server
16 70 (25.18%) HTML
16 70 (25.18%) Java
17 66 (23.74%) MVC
18 65 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
19 64 (23.02%) CSS
20 63 (22.66%) Maven
21 62 (22.30%) Puppet
22 59 (21.22%) Enterprise Software
22 59 (21.22%) Linux
23 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET
24 51 (18.35%) Continuous Delivery
25 49 (17.63%) Python
26 48 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
27 47 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
28 46 (16.55%) 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 29 (10.43%) Confluence
2 18 (6.47%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.04%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.32%) Documentum
5 10 (3.60%) Apache
6 9 (3.24%) nginx
7 8 (2.88%) IIS
7 8 (2.88%) JBoss
8 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.08%) CMS
9 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.08%) WildFly
10 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.72%) Jetty
10 2 (0.72%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.36%) Captiva
11 1 (0.36%) Liferay
11 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (8.63%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.88%) GitHub
7 6 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.16%) IaaS
7 6 (2.16%) SaaS
8 5 (1.80%) PaaS
9 4 (1.44%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) npm
10 2 (0.72%) Route 53
10 2 (0.72%) Serverless
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.19%) HTTP
2 19 (6.83%) SSL
3 18 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.60%) Internet
5 4 (1.44%) DNS
5 4 (1.44%) Firewall
5 4 (1.44%) SMS
6 2 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.72%) LAN
6 2 (0.72%) WAN
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) IPsec
7 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.36%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.68%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.32%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.88%) MySQL
8 6 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.80%) Big Data
9 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.08%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.72%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 142 (51.08%) Git (software)
2 91 (32.73%) Jenkins
3 63 (22.66%) Maven
4 44 (15.83%) Subversion
5 39 (14.03%) JIRA
5 39 (14.03%) JUnit
6 36 (12.95%) SonarQube
7 30 (10.79%) Selenium
8 29 (10.43%) DbUnit
8 29 (10.43%) jMock
8 29 (10.43%) Mockito
9 22 (7.91%) Cucumber
10 18 (6.47%) SpecFlow
11 15 (5.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (4.68%) GitLab
12 13 (4.68%) WebDriver
13 11 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (3.96%) TeamCity
13 11 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (3.96%) Retail
2 7 (2.52%) Games
3 5 (1.80%) Finance
4 4 (1.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (47.84%) Developer
2 47 (16.91%) .NET Developer
3 44 (15.83%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.27%) C# Developer
5 23 (8.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (8.27%) Scrum Master
6 21 (7.55%) Azure Developer
6 21 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (7.19%) Architect
8 18 (6.47%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
10 15 (5.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 14 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Analyst
12 13 (4.68%) Backend Developer
12 13 (4.68%) J2EE Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (4.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.68%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (33.09%) Web Services
2 84 (30.22%) .NET
3 70 (25.18%) HTML
4 64 (23.02%) CSS
5 55 (19.78%) ASP.NET
6 48 (17.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 47 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (15.83%) RESTful
9 38 (13.67%) Dapper ORM
9 38 (13.67%) SOAP
10 37 (13.31%) J2EE
11 36 (12.95%) .NET Framework
12 30 (10.79%) Spring
13 29 (10.43%) Apache Camel
13 29 (10.43%) PowerMock
14 28 (10.07%) JSON
15 22 (7.91%) Spring Boot
16 21 (7.55%) REST
17 19 (6.83%) Middleware
18 15 (5.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.22%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (6.83%) User Experience
4 15 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.96%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.52%) PKI
8 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.44%) NHS
11 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.72%) Clustering
12 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.72%) Wiki
13 1 (0.36%) DataPower
13 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.22%) Linux
2 39 (14.03%) Windows
3 16 (5.76%) Unix
4 15 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.16%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.08%) CentOS
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (82.37%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (50.36%) Scrum
3 128 (46.04%) TDD
4 112 (40.29%) Kanban
5 107 (38.49%) BDD
6 105 (37.77%) DevOps
7 78 (28.06%) Test Automation
8 66 (23.74%) MVC
9 51 (18.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 46 (16.55%) Deployment Automation
11 41 (14.75%) Continuous Deployment
12 35 (12.59%) SOLID
13 33 (11.87%) Open Source
14 30 (10.79%) Configuration Management
15 29 (10.43%) Mentoring
16 25 (8.99%) Coaching
17 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
18 20 (7.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 20 (7.19%) OO
18 20 (7.19%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.14%) C#
2 80 (28.78%) JavaScript
3 70 (25.18%) Java
4 49 (17.63%) Python
5 46 (16.55%) SQL
6 28 (10.07%) Ruby
7 25 (8.99%) Perl
8 12 (4.32%) PHP
8 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.96%) Scala
9 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.60%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.24%) Groovy
12 8 (2.88%) Haskell
13 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.44%) C
15 3 (1.08%) Clojure
15 3 (1.08%) Erlang
15 3 (1.08%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.72%) Degree
4 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.32%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) PMO
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (8.63%) Docker
2 23 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.19%) vSphere
4 6 (2.16%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.08%) Squid
6 3 (1.08%) Xen
7 2 (0.72%) NFS
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.72%) Samba
7 2 (0.72%) Varnish
8 1 (0.36%) Postfix
8 1 (0.36%) vCloud
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (22.30%) Puppet
2 37 (13.31%) Ansible
3 27 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.68%) Salt
5 9 (3.24%) Automic
6 8 (2.88%) logstash
6 8 (2.88%) Nagios
7 6 (2.16%) Graylog
7 6 (2.16%) Kibana
7 6 (2.16%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.80%) Rundeck
8 5 (1.80%) Terraform
9 4 (1.44%) Grafana
9 4 (1.44%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.08%) WSUS
11 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.35%) VMware
3 21 (7.55%) Oracle
4 17 (6.12%) Pega
4 17 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.68%) Google
6 9 (3.24%) CA
6 9 (3.24%) Micro Focus
6 9 (3.24%) Serena
7 8 (2.88%) Splunk
8 6 (2.16%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.80%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.80%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (1.80%) Perforce
9 5 (1.80%) WSO2
9 5 (1.80%) Zend
10 3 (1.08%) IBM
10 3 (1.08%) Unisys
11 2 (0.72%) Progress
11 2 (0.72%) Rackspace