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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 509 544 471
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -73
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 74 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 37
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £282 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.09% -33.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +2 31 £450 +5.88% 16
South East +4 12 £388 - 6
South West - 12 £438 -
Yorkshire -9 11 £338 +12.50%
East of England - 5 £325 - 1
North West - 2 £375 -
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 101 (61.21%) Continuous Integration
2 78 (47.27%) DevOps
3 74 (44.85%) Java
4 70 (42.42%) Linux
5 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (41.82%) Jenkins
6 64 (38.79%) Windows
7 63 (38.18%) Git (software)
8 62 (37.58%) Puppet
9 50 (30.30%) VMware
10 49 (29.70%) CentOS
11 47 (28.48%) Ubuntu
11 47 (28.48%) Bash Shell
12 46 (27.88%) Opscode Chef
13 45 (27.27%) Maven
14 44 (26.67%) Ruby
15 43 (26.06%) Scrum
16 39 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (23.03%) Firewall
18 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
19 34 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (20.00%) SQL
21 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
21 32 (19.39%) JIRA
22 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
22 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
23 30 (18.18%) Change Management
24 29 (17.58%) Configuration Management
24 29 (17.58%) Subversion
25 28 (16.97%) Web Services

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 25 (15.15%) Apache
2 20 (12.12%) Confluence
3 18 (10.91%) MediaWiki
4 16 (9.70%) IIS
4 16 (9.70%) nginx
5 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.24%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.64%) Node.js
8 6 (3.64%) Apache Solr
9 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.42%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.42%) JBoss
10 4 (2.42%) CMS
11 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.82%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.82%) Jetty
11 3 (1.82%) Umbraco
12 2 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.21%) MS Office
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.76%) PaaS
2 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
3 3 (1.82%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.61%) Heroku
4 1 (0.61%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.03%) Firewall
2 20 (12.12%) LAN
3 19 (11.52%) WAN
4 18 (10.91%) VPN
4 18 (10.91%) LDAP
5 15 (9.09%) IPsec
5 15 (9.09%) Network Security
5 15 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 15 (9.09%) OSPF
5 15 (9.09%) BGP
5 15 (9.09%) IPv6
6 9 (5.45%) ATM
7 6 (3.64%) SAN
8 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.03%) NAS
9 4 (2.42%) HTTP
9 4 (2.42%) DNS
10 3 (1.82%) Internet
10 3 (1.82%) DHCP
10 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
1 27 (16.36%) MySQL
2 20 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (10.30%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.42%) Informix
6 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.82%) OLTP
7 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.21%) Big Data
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 69 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 63 (38.18%) Git (software)
3 45 (27.27%) Maven
4 32 (19.39%) JIRA
5 29 (17.58%) Subversion
6 22 (13.33%) Hudson
7 16 (9.70%) TeamCity
8 15 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (6.06%) Ant
10 8 (4.85%) JUnit
11 7 (4.24%) Selenium
11 7 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (3.64%) SonarQube
12 6 (3.64%) NUnit
13 4 (2.42%) FindBugs
13 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.42%) Checkstyle
14 3 (1.82%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.82%) Mockito
14 3 (1.82%) Gradle
General
1 10 (6.06%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.21%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.21%) Military
3 2 (1.21%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.21%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (33.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (21.21%) Developer
3 28 (16.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (9.70%) Consultant
5 12 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.64%) UI Programmer
9 6 (3.64%) Architect
9 6 (3.64%) Tester
9 6 (3.64%) Administrator
9 6 (3.64%) UI Developer
9 6 (3.64%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.42%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.42%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (2.42%) Build Engineer
10 4 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) Web Services
2 27 (16.36%) .NET
3 20 (12.12%) HTML
4 16 (9.70%) CSS
5 13 (7.88%) jQuery
6 12 (7.27%) Spring
7 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.45%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.45%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.85%) Middleware
9 8 (4.85%) Spring MVC
9 8 (4.85%) LAMP
10 7 (4.24%) JSP
10 7 (4.24%) MCollective
10 7 (4.24%) REST
10 7 (4.24%) CSS3
11 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.64%) MooTools
12 5 (3.03%) WF
12 5 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Wiki
2 11 (6.67%) Open Source
3 9 (5.45%) Clustering
4 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.42%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Tandem
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.42%) Linux
2 64 (38.79%) Windows
3 49 (29.70%) CentOS
4 47 (28.48%) Ubuntu
5 39 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.70%) Debian
8 12 (7.27%) UNIX
9 9 (5.45%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.82%) Android
13 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.21%) Continuous Integration
2 78 (47.27%) DevOps
3 69 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (26.06%) Scrum
5 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 30 (18.18%) Change Management
7 29 (17.58%) Configuration Management
8 22 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 19 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (10.30%) MVC
11 16 (9.70%) TDD
11 16 (9.70%) Capacity Planning
12 15 (9.09%) Release Management
13 14 (8.48%) Load Balancing
14 13 (7.88%) ITIL
14 13 (7.88%) Data Modelling
15 12 (7.27%) OO
16 11 (6.67%) Project Management
16 11 (6.67%) SOA
17 10 (6.06%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.85%) Java
2 47 (28.48%) Bash Shell
3 44 (26.67%) Ruby
4 33 (20.00%) SQL
5 32 (19.39%) PowerShell
6 21 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.52%) C#
8 18 (10.91%) Perl
9 16 (9.70%) PHP
10 15 (9.09%) Python
11 10 (6.06%) VB
12 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.82%) Korn
13 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.21%) VBScript
14 2 (1.21%) VBA
14 2 (1.21%) C++
14 2 (1.21%) F#
14 2 (1.21%) VB6
15 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.03%) CCNA
4 3 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (20.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.91%) Samba
2 18 (10.91%) Postfix
2 18 (10.91%) iptables
3 15 (9.09%) XenServer
3 15 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.85%) vSphere
6 3 (1.82%) vCloud
7 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 62 (37.58%) Puppet
2 46 (27.88%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (16.97%) Ansible
4 20 (12.12%) ZABBIX
5 15 (9.09%) Salt
6 8 (4.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 8 (4.85%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.03%) SCCM
8 4 (2.42%) Opsview
8 4 (2.42%) Graphite
8 4 (2.42%) SCOrch
8 4 (2.42%) Cacti
8 4 (2.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (2.42%) Nagios
8 4 (2.42%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.82%) SCOM
10 2 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (30.30%) VMware
2 31 (18.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.94%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.91%) Citrix
5 17 (10.30%) Oracle
6 11 (6.67%) IBM
7 7 (4.24%) Cisco
7 7 (4.24%) hybris
8 6 (3.64%) Adobe
9 5 (3.03%) Perforce
9 5 (3.03%) HP
10 4 (2.42%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.42%) Veritas
10 4 (2.42%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.82%) Nokia
11 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.82%) F5
12 2 (1.21%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.21%) Symantec
13 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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