Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 43 33
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 42 201 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.31% 4.36% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 5.05% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 149 206
Median daily rate £475 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.04% +1.05%
10th Percentile £388 £388 £363
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +18.57% -21.35% -3.78%

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 1,548 3,981 4,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.96% 86.45% 84.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 2,504 2,651
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £263 £263
90th Percentile £597 £600 £575
England median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 113 195
Median hourly rate £20.57 £25.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +64.03% -26.19%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.24 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.40 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.15 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.58% +13.64% -12.00%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in the West Midlands

Continuous Integration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Continuous Integration in the West Midlands.

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 14 July 2020. 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
Coventry +7 17 £500 +12.68% 1
Birmingham -20 14 £488 +2.63% 11
Shropshire +11 7 £425 -17.48%
Worcestershire +22 4 - - 3
Solihull +6 2 £475 -24.00%
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 31 (73.81%) Azure
2 26 (61.90%) DevOps
3 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 15 (35.71%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 14 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 13 (30.95%) Unix
8 13 (30.95%) Microservices
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
10 11 (26.19%) XML
10 11 (26.19%) C#
10 11 (26.19%) Confluence
10 11 (26.19%) JSON
10 11 (26.19%) JIRA
11 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 10 (23.81%) SOAP
11 10 (23.81%) MVC
12 9 (21.43%) SOLID
12 9 (21.43%) Analytics
12 9 (21.43%) Scrum
12 9 (21.43%) Web Services
12 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.43%) PowerShell

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 11 (26.19%) Confluence
2 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Mule
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (7.14%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (73.81%) Azure
2 9 (21.43%) AWS
3 6 (14.29%) IaaS
4 5 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (9.52%) PaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.76%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.76%) Serverless
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DMZ
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Power BI
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Git (software)
2 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.19%) JIRA
4 9 (21.43%) Selenium
5 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (16.67%) Postman
5 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 7 (16.67%) Toad
6 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 3 (7.14%) Maven
7 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
7 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.14%) webpack
8 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
8 2 (4.76%) jMock
8 2 (4.76%) Mocha
8 2 (4.76%) Mockito
8 2 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Azure Developer
3 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) JSON
2 11 (26.19%) XML
3 10 (23.81%) SOAP
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) Node.js
5 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (14.29%) RESTful
7 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.90%) LDAP
7 5 (11.90%) OpenID
7 5 (11.90%) React
7 5 (11.90%) REST
7 5 (11.90%) SAML
8 4 (9.52%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) DevOps
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.95%) Microservices
5 12 (28.57%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) MVC
7 9 (21.43%) Analytics
7 9 (21.43%) Kanban
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) SOLID
7 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 6 (14.29%) Architectural Design
9 6 (14.29%) BDD
9 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (14.29%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
11 4 (9.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) C#
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 7 (16.67%) HDFS
3 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 6 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (2.38%) Consul
2 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.38%) Kibana
2 1 (2.38%) logstash
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Packer
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) VMware