The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 183 202 196
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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£444 £428 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £282 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.09% -33.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Automation across the City of London region.

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Build Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Build Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the City of London region.

Build Automation Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Build Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Build Automation.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) Puppet
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (11.76%) Python
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) IIS
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Build Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Build Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.88%) Spock
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) Geb
5 1 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) Calabash
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) React
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.88%) Express
3 1 (5.88%) Sass
3 1 (5.88%) MCollective
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft