The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 198 189 221
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.13% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.17% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate £425 £525 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £438 £553
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Build Automation
London

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 April 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 April 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 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Puppet
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) Release Management
4 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Billing
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Maven
5 4 (20.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) Revenue Management
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 Portal
1 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SSL
1 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP
4 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) XMLUnit
4 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) WATIR
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) FishEye
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Build Manager
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) Ajax
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) OpenID
4 3 (15.00%) OAuth
4 3 (15.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) HATEOAS
5 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (10.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) SOA
1 5 (25.00%) Release Management
1 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Revenue Management
2 4 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Akamai
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) WSO2
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Zend
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago