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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 188 183 206
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 13 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £388 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) DevOps
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 5 (23.81%) Perforce
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 4 (19.05%) IIS
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (19.05%) Release Management
8 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (19.05%) Ansible
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 3 (14.29%) Jetty
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Gradle
3 3 (14.29%) Mockito
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) JMeter
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Spock
5 1 (4.76%) Appium
5 1 (4.76%) Geb
5 1 (4.76%) Calabash
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) JBehave
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Guice
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 2 (9.52%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Groovy
6 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOrch
4 1 (4.76%) Graphite
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Perforce
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (4.76%) Akamai
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago