The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 476 478 533
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +55
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 119 141 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 122 56
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -63.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Build Automation
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38173 41342 39811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.79% 81.45% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25638 27209 26333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1236 1136
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Automation across the England region.

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in England

Build Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram in England

Build Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the England region.

Build Automation Hourly Rate Trend in England

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 71 £500 +5.26% 13
South East +45 22 £500 +42.85% 4
North West +14 12 £425 - 2
East Midlands +1 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +8 2 £475 +26.66% 3
East of England +6 2 - - 2
North East - 2 £460 -
South West -1 1 £410 -8.88%
West Midlands -18 1 £300 -7.69%
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 England region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 137 (49.64%) Linux
2 113 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (39.13%) DevOps
4 89 (32.25%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (30.80%) Java
6 83 (30.07%) Puppet
7 78 (28.26%) Scrum
8 72 (26.09%) Python
9 71 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
10 68 (24.64%) Jenkins
11 62 (22.46%) Ansible
12 60 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 55 (19.93%) Ruby
14 54 (19.57%) Maven
15 52 (18.84%) VMware
16 46 (16.67%) Unix
16 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
17 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
18 43 (15.58%) Configuration Management
19 42 (15.22%) Selenium
20 41 (14.86%) SC Cleared
21 40 (14.49%) Windows
22 39 (14.13%) .NET
23 38 (13.77%) Hadoop
24 37 (13.41%) C#
24 37 (13.41%) Software Engineering
25 35 (12.68%) Big Data
26 34 (12.32%) Bash Shell

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.16%) Apache
4 12 (4.35%) Jetty
5 11 (3.99%) Apache Solr
6 10 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.62%) nginx
7 9 (3.26%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.54%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.17%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.81%) JBoss
11 4 (1.45%) Confluence
12 3 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.09%) IIS
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.72%) Documentum
14 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.54%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (5.07%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 71 (25.72%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.99%) IaaS
4 10 (3.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.62%) PaaS
5 9 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.17%) GitHub
7 5 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.78%) DNS
2 19 (6.88%) VPN
3 12 (4.35%) ICMP
3 12 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.72%) DHCP
5 2 (0.72%) Firewall
5 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.77%) Hadoop
2 35 (12.68%) Big Data
3 24 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.71%) Redis
8 11 (3.99%) MySQL
8 11 (3.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.81%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.09%) Impala
12 2 (0.72%) QlikView
12 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 68 (24.64%) Jenkins
2 60 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 54 (19.57%) Maven
4 42 (15.22%) Selenium
5 28 (10.14%) Gradle
6 21 (7.61%) Subversion
7 19 (6.88%) TeamCity
8 17 (6.16%) SpecFlow
9 14 (5.07%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.35%) JIRA
12 11 (3.99%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.99%) GoCD
12 11 (3.99%) JUnit
13 10 (3.62%) Ant
14 8 (2.90%) MSBuild
14 8 (2.90%) NUnit
15 7 (2.54%) WebDriver
16 6 (2.17%) Artifactory
16 6 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 17 (6.16%) Finance
1 17 (6.16%) Marketing
2 16 (5.80%) Retail
3 9 (3.26%) Local Government
4 7 (2.54%) Publishing
5 5 (1.81%) Banking
5 5 (1.81%) Front Office
6 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (17.39%) Developer
3 27 (9.78%) Consultant
4 25 (9.06%) Architect
5 24 (8.70%) Data Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) Big Data Engineer
7 20 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.16%) DevOps Consultant
10 15 (5.43%) Automation Tester
10 15 (5.43%) Tester
11 14 (5.07%) Automation Specialist
11 14 (5.07%) AWS DevOps
11 14 (5.07%) Build Automation Specialist
11 14 (5.07%) Build Engineer
12 13 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (3.99%) Analyst
14 10 (3.62%) Build Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.62%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.13%) .NET
2 32 (11.59%) Web Services
3 24 (8.70%) HTML
4 20 (7.25%) RESTful
5 18 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.16%) Middleware
6 17 (6.16%) Spring
7 16 (5.80%) .NET Framework
8 15 (5.43%) HTML5
9 13 (4.71%) MCollective
10 12 (4.35%) Node.js
11 11 (3.99%) CSS
11 11 (3.99%) Lucene
12 8 (2.90%) JSON
12 8 (2.90%) REST
12 8 (2.90%) XML
13 7 (2.54%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.54%) Kafka
13 7 (2.54%) SOAP
13 7 (2.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 23 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.61%) Data Structures
3 18 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.62%) Clustering
6 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.81%) PKI
7 5 (1.81%) Replication
8 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.45%) Physics
8 4 (1.45%) PMI
8 4 (1.45%) Statistics
9 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 137 (49.64%) Linux
2 46 (16.67%) Unix
3 40 (14.49%) Windows
4 32 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (9.06%) CentOS
6 13 (4.71%) Solaris
6 13 (4.71%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.26%) AIX
7 9 (3.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.26%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.17%) VMS
10 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.45%) Android
12 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (39.13%) DevOps
3 89 (32.25%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (28.26%) Scrum
5 46 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 43 (15.58%) Configuration Management
7 37 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 31 (11.23%) User Stories
9 30 (10.87%) TDD
10 29 (10.51%) Open Source
11 28 (10.14%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.78%) BDD
13 26 (9.42%) E-Commerce
14 25 (9.06%) Load Balancing
15 23 (8.33%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.97%) Automated Testing
16 22 (7.97%) Automation Testing
17 20 (7.25%) High Availability
17 20 (7.25%) UML
18 19 (6.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (30.80%) Java
2 72 (26.09%) Python
3 55 (19.93%) Ruby
4 37 (13.41%) C#
5 34 (12.32%) Bash Shell
6 32 (11.59%) JavaScript
7 29 (10.51%) SQL
8 26 (9.42%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.43%) Perl
10 14 (5.07%) Go
10 14 (5.07%) PHP
11 13 (4.71%) C++
12 11 (3.99%) Scala
13 9 (3.26%) VBScript
14 7 (2.54%) C
15 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.72%) Korn
16 2 (0.72%) R
16 2 (0.72%) VB
16 2 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.17%) Degree
6 5 (1.81%) MCP
6 5 (1.81%) MCTS
6 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.45%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) SDET
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (10.87%) vCloud
3 28 (10.14%) HDFS
4 25 (9.06%) Docker
5 11 (3.99%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (30.07%) Puppet
2 62 (22.46%) Ansible
3 46 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (7.97%) Terraform
5 12 (4.35%) ZABBIX
6 11 (3.99%) vRealize
7 10 (3.62%) Consul
8 7 (2.54%) Packer
9 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.81%) SCCM
11 3 (1.09%) Oozie
11 3 (1.09%) SCOM
12 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 52 (18.84%) VMware
2 33 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.59%) Oracle
4 28 (10.14%) Hortonworks
5 15 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.71%) Hyperion
6 13 (4.71%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.62%) Perforce
8 7 (2.54%) Cisco
8 7 (2.54%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.54%) Splunk
9 6 (2.17%) New Relic
10 5 (1.81%) Altiris
10 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.81%) F5
10 5 (1.81%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.45%) Adobe
12 3 (1.09%) Calypso
12 3 (1.09%) Murex