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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 157 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 16 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 8
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £623 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Build Automation
London

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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Build Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Ruby
3 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
3 12 (52.17%) DevOps
4 11 (47.83%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
6 8 (34.78%) Terraform
6 8 (34.78%) Ansible
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 8 (34.78%) Unix
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (34.78%) Puppet
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
8 6 (26.09%) Splunk
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (21.74%) QA
9 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
9 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) CloudStack
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) ICMP
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) GoCD
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
4 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) Gradle
4 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) TestNG
5 2 (8.70%) Capybara
5 2 (8.70%) RSpec
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) WATIR
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Database Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) MCollective
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
2 12 (52.17%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) QA Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) High-Frequency Trading
7 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Ruby
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
1 5 (21.74%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Ansible
1 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
1 8 (34.78%) Terraform
2 4 (17.39%) Packer
3 2 (8.70%) Cobbler
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Splunk
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Calypso
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (8.70%) Murex
4 2 (8.70%) New Relic
4 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
5 1 (4.35%) Hitachi
5 1 (4.35%) WorldPay