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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 195 205 215
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 10 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.23% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £443 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
4453 5577 5872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.30% 75.96% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 4161 4372
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 70 87
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.80 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 (63.16%) Puppet
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 5 (26.32%) Billing
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby
6 5 (26.32%) Release Management
6 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
6 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Revenue Management
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (26.32%) WebCenter
6 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (26.32%) MCollective
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) CentOS
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
1 5 (26.32%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) Mocha
3 2 (10.53%) FishEye
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
1 5 (26.32%) WebCenter
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (26.32%) MCollective
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) OpenID
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.26%) OAuth
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Ubuntu
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) CentOS
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Release Management
2 5 (26.32%) Revenue Management
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) BeanShell
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Akamai
2 1 (5.26%) WSO2
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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