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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 173 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 25 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £416 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £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
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 17 (50.00%) Python
4 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
6 13 (38.24%) DevOps
7 11 (32.35%) Gradle
7 11 (32.35%) Web Services
7 11 (32.35%) Ant
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) Maven
8 10 (29.41%) Scrum
8 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
9 9 (26.47%) Perl
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) UNIX
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 8 (23.53%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) Subversion
11 7 (20.59%) Ruby
11 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 6 (17.65%) JUnit
12 6 (17.65%) Spring
12 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) Jetty
3 5 (14.71%) Node.js
4 4 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 4 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Liferay
6 1 (2.94%) Confluence
6 1 (2.94%) nginx
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.94%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) IPv6
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) IPsec
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 11 (32.35%) Maven
3 11 (32.35%) Ant
3 11 (32.35%) Gradle
4 7 (20.59%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) JUnit
5 6 (17.65%) JMeter
5 6 (17.65%) Mockito
5 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) JIRA
7 4 (11.76%) Selenium
7 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.88%) Appium
9 1 (2.94%) Calabash
9 1 (2.94%) JBehave
9 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.94%) Hudson
9 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Release Manager
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Build Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Build and Release Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Portal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) Guice
3 5 (14.71%) REST
3 5 (14.71%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.76%) XSD
5 3 (8.82%) WSDL
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) XSL
7 1 (2.94%) XSLT
7 1 (2.94%) JMS
7 1 (2.94%) Vaadin
7 1 (2.94%) SAML
7 1 (2.94%) LAMP
7 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Wiki
3 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) DataPower
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) CentOS
3 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (38.24%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) BDD
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Pair Programming
6 5 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby
6 5 (14.71%) Groovy
6 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.76%) Scala
7 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) Korn
9 1 (2.94%) C#
9 1 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) VBScript
9 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Docker
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Postfix
4 1 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (2.94%) HDFS
4 1 (2.94%) iptables
4 1 (2.94%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) Salt
4 1 (2.94%) Graphite
4 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Perforce
2 5 (14.71%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Software AG
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Akamai
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) HP