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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 195 210 217
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.24% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.31% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 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 18 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 11 (55.00%) Java
1 11 (55.00%) Puppet
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 5 (25.00%) Billing
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (25.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby
7 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Revenue Management
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 5 (25.00%) WebCenter
7 5 (25.00%) MCollective
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) CentOS
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Mocha
3 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) FishEye
4 2 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Grunt
5 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) WebCenter
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (25.00%) MCollective
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XHTML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) CentOS
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Revenue Management
4 5 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) BeanShell
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware