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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 193 216 213
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.16% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +19.29%
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
4637 5495 5257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.98% 76.39% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 4065 3943
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 75 85
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.65 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 (45.83%) Java
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (33.33%) Puppet
4 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.83%) MCollective
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) Ruby
6 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) UNIX
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (16.67%) CentOS
7 4 (16.67%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) Billing
7 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (8.33%) WordPress
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Grunt
4 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (12.50%) Mocha
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) FishEye
5 2 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Ant
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.17%) Build Forge
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) MCollective
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Revenue Management
5 2 (8.33%) Product Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
2 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Jython
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) BeanShell
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
3 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) VMware