Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 +41
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 297 129 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.86% 2.99% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 3.59% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 77 102
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £484 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +7.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £334
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
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% -16.67%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% -0.40%

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 4,233 3,596 5,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.47% 83.36% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,276 2,975
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £239
90th Percentile £575 £550 £542
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 122 122
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -28.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.40 £39.45
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +18 102 £513 +2.50% 3
Birmingham +6 76 £425 -15.00% 37
Coventry +17 63 £475 +11.76% 8
Warwickshire +1 13 £450 -5.26% 3
Staffordshire +3 7 £325 -3.70% 9
Solihull -2 7 £400 - 3
Worcestershire - 3 - - 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £456 - 2
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 245 (82.49%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (47.14%) Jenkins
3 136 (45.79%) Git (software)
4 127 (42.76%) Scrum
5 124 (41.75%) DevOps
6 118 (39.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 104 (35.02%) TDD
8 100 (33.67%) BDD
9 95 (31.99%) Java
10 94 (31.65%) Test Automation
11 87 (29.29%) Kanban
12 78 (26.26%) .NET
12 78 (26.26%) Linux
13 77 (25.93%) C#
14 76 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
15 75 (25.25%) Windows
16 74 (24.92%) JIRA
17 71 (23.91%) Maven
17 71 (23.91%) Web Services
17 71 (23.91%) JavaScript
18 69 (23.23%) Puppet
19 63 (21.21%) HTML
20 62 (20.88%) CSS
21 61 (20.54%) Selenium
22 59 (19.87%) Confluence
23 58 (19.53%) Enterprise Software
23 58 (19.53%) MVC
24 57 (19.19%) SQL Server
24 57 (19.19%) RESTful
25 52 (17.51%) Ansible

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 59 (19.87%) Confluence
2 20 (6.73%) nginx
3 14 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.38%) Apache
5 12 (4.04%) Documentum
6 8 (2.69%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.36%) JBoss
8 6 (2.02%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.68%) CMS
9 5 (1.68%) IIS
9 5 (1.68%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.67%) Mule
12 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Captiva
13 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (39.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (25.59%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (7.07%) GitHub
5 15 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (5.05%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (4.71%) Google Analytics
7 11 (3.70%) IaaS
8 10 (3.37%) PaaS
9 9 (3.03%) SaaS
10 6 (2.02%) Office 365
10 6 (2.02%) Serverless
11 2 (0.67%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.67%) npm
11 2 (0.67%) Route 53
11 2 (0.67%) Slack
11 2 (0.67%) Trello
12 1 (0.34%) Force.com
12 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.08%) SSL
2 22 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.06%) HTTP
4 8 (2.69%) DNS
5 7 (2.36%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (2.02%) Internet
7 3 (1.01%) Firewall
7 3 (1.01%) SMS
7 3 (1.01%) SSH
8 2 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.34%) DHCP
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.69%) MySQL
8 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.67%) Big Data
11 2 (0.67%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.67%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.67%) Semantic Layer
12 1 (0.34%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 140 (47.14%) Jenkins
2 136 (45.79%) Git (software)
3 74 (24.92%) JIRA
4 71 (23.91%) Maven
5 61 (20.54%) Selenium
6 48 (16.16%) Cucumber
7 45 (15.15%) Subversion
8 41 (13.80%) JUnit
9 29 (9.76%) SonarQube
10 26 (8.75%) Bitbucket
11 25 (8.42%) Mockito
12 24 (8.08%) DbUnit
12 24 (8.08%) jMock
12 24 (8.08%) Sonatype Nexus
12 24 (8.08%) Visual Studio Team System
13 23 (7.74%) WebDriver
14 18 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (6.06%) Grunt
15 17 (5.72%) IntelliJ
15 17 (5.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (5.72%) Retail
2 14 (4.71%) Finance
3 3 (1.01%) Banking
4 2 (0.67%) Automotive
4 2 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (44.78%) Developer
2 47 (15.82%) Java Developer
3 44 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (14.14%) .NET Developer
5 26 (8.75%) AWS DevOps
6 22 (7.41%) Azure Developer
7 20 (6.73%) Agile Developer
7 20 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 19 (6.40%) Architect
8 19 (6.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.40%) AWS Engineer
9 17 (5.72%) J2EE Developer
9 17 (5.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 15 (5.05%) Analyst
10 15 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.05%) Consultant
10 15 (5.05%) Scrum Master
10 15 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.05%) Test Analyst
11 14 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (26.26%) .NET
2 71 (23.91%) Web Services
3 63 (21.21%) HTML
4 62 (20.88%) CSS
5 57 (19.19%) RESTful
6 52 (17.51%) ASP.NET
7 50 (16.84%) Spring
8 44 (14.81%) SOAP
9 43 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (12.46%) Spring Boot
11 35 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (11.78%) Middleware
12 31 (10.44%) .NET Framework
13 29 (9.76%) J2EE
14 28 (9.43%) AngularJS
14 28 (9.43%) JSON
15 27 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
15 27 (9.09%) REST
16 25 (8.42%) Apache Camel
17 24 (8.08%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.53%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (8.08%) User Experience
3 20 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.37%) NHS
6 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.67%) Clustering
10 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.26%) Linux
2 75 (25.25%) Windows
3 22 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.06%) Unix
5 16 (5.39%) Ubuntu
6 15 (5.05%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.67%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) CentOS
9 2 (0.67%) Debian
9 2 (0.67%) HPUX
9 2 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (82.49%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (42.76%) Scrum
3 124 (41.75%) DevOps
4 104 (35.02%) TDD
5 100 (33.67%) BDD
6 94 (31.65%) Test Automation
7 87 (29.29%) Kanban
8 58 (19.53%) MVC
9 49 (16.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 42 (14.14%) Microservices
11 39 (13.13%) Configuration Management
11 39 (13.13%) Deployment Automation
12 38 (12.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (10.77%) Open Source
14 31 (10.44%) Mentoring
15 26 (8.75%) SOA
15 26 (8.75%) Task Automation
16 24 (8.08%) SOLID
17 22 (7.41%) SDLC
18 20 (6.73%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (31.99%) Java
2 77 (25.93%) C#
3 71 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 50 (16.84%) SQL
5 49 (16.50%) Python
6 39 (13.13%) Perl
7 25 (8.42%) Ruby
8 18 (6.06%) PHP
9 17 (5.72%) PL/SQL
10 16 (5.39%) Groovy
11 15 (5.05%) PowerShell
12 13 (4.38%) Haskell
13 11 (3.70%) Scala
14 9 (3.03%) Java 8
15 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
16 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 6 (2.02%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.01%) PHP 7
17 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.68%) ISEB
5 2 (0.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.06%) QA
2 8 (2.69%) PMO
3 2 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (14.14%) Docker
2 24 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.38%) vSphere
4 6 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.67%) NFS
7 2 (0.67%) Samba
7 2 (0.67%) Squid
7 2 (0.67%) Varnish
7 2 (0.67%) Xen
8 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.34%) etcd
8 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 69 (23.23%) Puppet
2 52 (17.51%) Ansible
3 28 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.72%) Terraform
5 14 (4.71%) Grafana
5 14 (4.71%) Kibana
6 10 (3.37%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.03%) Nagios
8 8 (2.69%) HP ALM
9 7 (2.36%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.67%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.67%) Graphite
10 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.67%) WMI
10 2 (0.67%) WSUS
11 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.34%) Consul
11 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.08%) Red Hat
2 24 (8.08%) VMware
3 22 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 21 (7.07%) Google
4 21 (7.07%) Oracle
5 16 (5.39%) Pega
6 9 (3.03%) HP
6 9 (3.03%) IBM
6 9 (3.03%) WSO2
6 9 (3.03%) Zend
7 6 (2.02%) MuleSoft
7 6 (2.02%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.35%) Perforce
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (1.01%) Progress
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.01%) webMethods
10 2 (0.67%) Splunk