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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 497 502 548
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +46
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 81 61 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.25 -
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38226 36235 38251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.81% 74.18% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24168 22715 22586
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 1011 1398
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 40 £420 +5.00% 6
South East +12 17 £425 +33.33% 2
South West - 12 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £325 +8.33% 3
East of England -19 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - -
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 86 (58.90%) Java
2 81 (55.48%) Linux
3 71 (48.63%) DevOps
4 67 (45.89%) Puppet
5 62 (42.47%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (28.77%) Ruby
7 39 (26.71%) Scrum
7 39 (26.71%) Jenkins
8 38 (26.03%) Ubuntu
8 38 (26.03%) Git (software)
8 38 (26.03%) Configuration Management
9 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
9 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
11 32 (21.92%) Maven
11 32 (21.92%) CentOS
12 31 (21.23%) Perl
13 26 (17.81%) MySQL
13 26 (17.81%) Apache
14 25 (17.12%) Oracle
14 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (17.12%) VMware
15 24 (16.44%) LAMP
15 24 (16.44%) .NET
15 24 (16.44%) UNIX
16 23 (15.75%) Red Hat
17 22 (15.07%) Windows
17 22 (15.07%) SQL
17 22 (15.07%) CSS
18 21 (14.38%) HTML

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (17.81%) Apache
2 15 (10.27%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.16%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.48%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.79%) IIS
5 7 (4.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (4.11%) nginx
6 6 (4.11%) Confluence
7 5 (3.42%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.05%) Node.js
9 3 (2.05%) MediaWiki
9 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.37%) Lync
11 1 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.74%) Joyent
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
3 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) VPN
1 18 (12.33%) Firewall
2 10 (6.85%) LDAP
3 7 (4.79%) DNS
4 6 (4.11%) Internet
4 6 (4.11%) VLAN
5 4 (2.74%) HTTP
6 3 (2.05%) LAN
6 3 (2.05%) WAN
6 3 (2.05%) OSPF
6 3 (2.05%) BGP
6 3 (2.05%) EIGRP
6 3 (2.05%) IPsec
6 3 (2.05%) IPv6
6 3 (2.05%) SAN
6 3 (2.05%) Network Security
6 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.05%) NAS
7 2 (1.37%) ATM
7 2 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.81%) MySQL
2 12 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.16%) Redis
5 8 (5.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (26.71%) Jenkins
2 38 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 32 (21.92%) Maven
4 21 (14.38%) Subversion
5 13 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (8.22%) TeamCity
6 12 (8.22%) JIRA
7 9 (6.16%) Ant
8 7 (4.79%) Selenium
9 6 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.11%) MSBuild
10 5 (3.42%) Hudson
11 3 (2.05%) FishEye
11 3 (2.05%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.05%) Mocha
11 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.68%) Gradle
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 14 (9.59%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Billing
4 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Front Office
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (34.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (24.66%) Developer
3 27 (18.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.38%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Consultant
6 11 (7.53%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Oracle Consultant
7 7 (4.79%) Middleware Consultant
8 6 (4.11%) Administrator
8 6 (4.11%) Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.42%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.42%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) UI Programmer
10 4 (2.74%) Tester
10 4 (2.74%) Project Leader
10 4 (2.74%) Software Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.44%) .NET
1 24 (16.44%) LAMP
2 22 (15.07%) CSS
3 21 (14.38%) HTML
4 20 (13.70%) Spring
4 20 (13.70%) Web Services
5 16 (10.96%) XML
6 15 (10.27%) JSP
6 15 (10.27%) MCollective
7 14 (9.59%) jQuery
8 10 (6.85%) J2EE
9 9 (6.16%) Ajax
9 9 (6.16%) JSON
9 9 (6.16%) CSS3
10 8 (5.48%) HTML5
10 8 (5.48%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.48%) Middleware
10 8 (5.48%) WCF
11 7 (4.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (4.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.85%) Open Source
3 6 (4.11%) Wiki
3 6 (4.11%) W3C
4 4 (2.74%) Life Science
4 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.74%) Biology
4 4 (2.74%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.05%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.05%) New Media
5 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) STB
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (55.48%) Linux
2 38 (26.03%) Ubuntu
3 32 (21.92%) CentOS
4 24 (16.44%) UNIX
5 22 (15.07%) Windows
6 20 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.22%) Debian
8 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.11%) Solaris
10 5 (3.42%) AIX
11 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.05%) SmartOS
13 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.37%) Android
13 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (48.63%) DevOps
2 62 (42.47%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (26.71%) Scrum
4 38 (26.03%) Configuration Management
5 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.27%) Release Management
6 15 (10.27%) MVC
6 15 (10.27%) OO
6 15 (10.27%) Kanban
7 13 (8.90%) OOP
7 13 (8.90%) Load Balancing
8 11 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (6.16%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.16%) TDD
10 9 (6.16%) ITIL
11 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.79%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (4.79%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.90%) Java
2 42 (28.77%) Ruby
3 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 33 (22.60%) Bash Shell
5 31 (21.23%) Perl
6 22 (15.07%) SQL
7 20 (13.70%) Python
8 17 (11.64%) Shell Script
9 15 (10.27%) PHP
10 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
11 9 (6.16%) C#
12 6 (4.11%) Scala
12 6 (4.11%) Groovy
13 4 (2.74%) Korn
13 4 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.05%) VBScript
14 3 (2.05%) VB
15 1 (0.68%) VBA
15 1 (0.68%) XAML
15 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.22%) XenServer
3 6 (4.11%) vCloud
4 5 (3.42%) Docker
5 3 (2.05%) Postfix
5 3 (2.05%) NFS
5 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.05%) Samba
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 67 (45.89%) Puppet
2 21 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.90%) ZABBIX
4 12 (8.22%) Nagios
4 12 (8.22%) Salt
5 6 (4.11%) Kibana
5 6 (4.11%) Graylog2
5 6 (4.11%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.68%) Ansible
7 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 25 (17.12%) Oracle
1 25 (17.12%) VMware
2 23 (15.75%) Red Hat
3 11 (7.53%) hybris
4 8 (5.48%) Rackspace
5 7 (4.79%) Perforce
6 6 (4.11%) Splunk
7 5 (3.42%) Citrix
8 4 (2.74%) Adobe
8 4 (2.74%) New Relic
9 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.37%) Google
10 2 (1.37%) Zend
10 2 (1.37%) Siebel
10 2 (1.37%) WSO2
11 1 (0.68%) Akamai
11 1 (0.68%) IBM
11 1 (0.68%) JBoss
11 1 (0.68%) HP
11 1 (0.68%) CA
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