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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 191 205 197
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.084% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £410 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +18.03%
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
4529 5467 4844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.78% 76.90% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3520 4052 3657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 68
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.20 £16.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (33.33%) Puppet
4 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.83%) MCollective
6 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Ruby
6 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
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%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) CentOS
7 4 (16.67%) Billing
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) Jasmine
8 3 (12.50%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) Redis
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
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%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Ant
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.17%) Build Forge
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Billing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
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%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) MCollective
2 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
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%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
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%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Revenue 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%) SOA
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
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
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%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) Jython
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) BeanShell
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
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