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 23 June 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.

Continuous Integration
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 81
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 57 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.81% 2.23% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 2.69% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 38 31
Median daily rate £494 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57%  

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 1699 2488 1862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.65% 82.63% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1486 1172
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +23 17 £494 +4.02% 3
Birmingham +15 17 £550 +15.18% 10
Coventry +8 8 £425 +6.25% 8
Warwickshire +4 2 - - 1
Staffordshire -1 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Solihull +9 1 £400 -13.97%
Continuous Integration
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (45.60%) Java
3 53 (42.40%) Linux
3 53 (42.40%) Test Automation
4 52 (41.60%) Scrum
5 51 (40.80%) TDD
6 50 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 49 (39.20%) Open Source
7 49 (39.20%) Jenkins
8 45 (36.00%) DevOps
9 36 (28.80%) Spring
9 36 (28.80%) HTTP
10 34 (27.20%) REST
11 32 (25.60%) MongoDB
11 32 (25.60%) Docker
11 32 (25.60%) SOAP
12 31 (24.80%) C#
12 31 (24.80%) Kanban
13 30 (24.00%) JSON
14 29 (23.20%) SSL
14 29 (23.20%) Configuration Management
14 29 (23.20%) BDD
15 28 (22.40%) Python
15 28 (22.40%) HTML
15 28 (22.40%) Subversion
16 27 (21.60%) Ruby
16 27 (21.60%) CSS
16 27 (21.60%) Microservices
17 26 (20.80%) SQL
17 26 (20.80%) RESTful

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 14 (11.20%) JBoss
2 10 (8.00%) Confluence
3 9 (7.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (6.40%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.60%) Apache
5 7 (5.60%) nginx
5 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.20%) NServiceBus
7 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.40%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.40%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.40%) WildFly
9 2 (1.60%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.80%) Mule
10 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (12.00%) GitHub
4 13 (10.40%) IaaS
4 13 (10.40%) PaaS
5 11 (8.80%) SaaS
6 9 (7.20%) Heroku
6 9 (7.20%) OpenShift
7 8 (6.40%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.60%) Route 53
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.80%) Boomi
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.80%) HTTP
2 29 (23.20%) SSL
3 23 (18.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.80%) Firewall
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) MongoDB
2 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 14 (11.20%) MySQL
6 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.40%) Big Data
8 3 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 49 (39.20%) Jenkins
3 28 (22.40%) Subversion
4 24 (19.20%) JUnit
5 23 (18.40%) Selenium
6 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
6 16 (12.80%) Maven
7 12 (9.60%) IntelliJ
7 12 (9.60%) JIRA
8 9 (7.20%) Bitbucket
8 9 (7.20%) GitLab
8 9 (7.20%) Grunt
8 9 (7.20%) gulp
9 8 (6.40%) Mockito
9 8 (6.40%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (5.60%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.80%) Ant
11 6 (4.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Billing
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Advertising
4 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (57.60%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 19 (15.20%) Scala Developer
4 14 (11.20%) .NET Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Agile Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.60%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.60%) SOA Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.80%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (4.80%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Linux Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.80%) Spring
2 34 (27.20%) REST
3 32 (25.60%) SOAP
4 30 (24.00%) JSON
5 28 (22.40%) HTML
6 27 (21.60%) CSS
7 26 (20.80%) RESTful
8 22 (17.60%) HTML5
8 22 (17.60%) Web Services
8 22 (17.60%) XML
9 19 (15.20%) .NET
10 17 (13.60%) Spring Boot
11 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (12.00%) Play Framework
12 14 (11.20%) Hibernate
13 11 (8.80%) CSS3
13 11 (8.80%) Middleware
14 10 (8.00%) Gherkin
14 10 (8.00%) J2EE
14 10 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) User Experience
2 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.80%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.80%) SCADA
4 1 (0.80%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.40%) Linux
2 17 (13.60%) Unix
3 13 (10.40%) Windows
4 9 (7.20%) Mac OS X
5 6 (4.80%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.20%) Android
7 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.80%) HPUX
9 1 (0.80%) Solaris
9 1 (0.80%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.40%) Test Automation
3 52 (41.60%) Scrum
4 51 (40.80%) TDD
5 49 (39.20%) Open Source
6 45 (36.00%) DevOps
7 31 (24.80%) Kanban
8 29 (23.20%) BDD
8 29 (23.20%) Configuration Management
9 27 (21.60%) Microservices
10 23 (18.40%) MVC
11 15 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (12.00%) SOA
12 13 (10.40%) API Development
13 11 (8.80%) Analytics
13 11 (8.80%) API Design
13 11 (8.80%) SOLID
14 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.00%) Web Development
15 9 (7.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) Java
2 31 (24.80%) C#
3 28 (22.40%) Python
4 27 (21.60%) Ruby
5 26 (20.80%) SQL
6 24 (19.20%) Scala
7 18 (14.40%) JavaScript
8 13 (10.40%) PHP
9 9 (7.20%) Perl
10 7 (5.60%) Groovy
10 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.80%) Haskell
12 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.60%) ES6
14 1 (0.80%) Go
14 1 (0.80%) Korn
14 1 (0.80%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.00%) ISEB
3 9 (7.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) MCSA
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.60%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.80%) CCDA
7 1 (0.80%) CCDP
7 1 (0.80%) CCNA
7 1 (0.80%) CCNP
7 1 (0.80%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MCSE
7 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (25.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) Puppet
2 22 (17.60%) Ansible
3 16 (12.80%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.00%) Kibana
4 10 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.20%) Grafana
5 9 (7.20%) Salt
6 5 (4.00%) logstash
7 3 (2.40%) rkt
7 3 (2.40%) Terraform
8 1 (0.80%) collectd
8 1 (0.80%) SCOM
8 1 (0.80%) StatsD
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Google
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) MuleSoft
3 10 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.20%) Apigee
4 9 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.40%) Rackspace
5 8 (6.40%) webMethods
5 8 (6.40%) WSO2
6 7 (5.60%) Adobe
6 7 (5.60%) Oracle
7 3 (2.40%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.40%) Splunk
8 2 (1.60%) Apple
8 2 (1.60%) CODA
8 2 (1.60%) IBM
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) SaltStack
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