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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 523 495 513
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 82 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £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
40672 38968 36756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.04% 76.46% 75.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26961 24548 23036
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1092 1027
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £45.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +23 50 £475 +15.85% 19
Yorkshire -20 12 £318 -2.30%
East of England +5 10 £575 +132.32% 1
South West -12 6 £350 -12.50% 1
South East -31 2 £395 -7.05% 5
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 87 (66.41%) Java
2 70 (53.44%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (46.56%) Jenkins
5 45 (34.35%) Linux
6 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
7 37 (28.24%) Windows
8 36 (27.48%) Maven
9 35 (26.72%) Web Services
10 34 (25.95%) Spring
11 33 (25.19%) DevOps
12 31 (23.66%) Scrum
13 30 (22.90%) VMware
13 30 (22.90%) SQL
13 30 (22.90%) Tomcat
13 30 (22.90%) REST
14 29 (22.14%) Python
15 28 (21.37%) Subversion
16 27 (20.61%) UNIX
17 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management
17 25 (19.08%) Ruby
17 25 (19.08%) Puppet
18 23 (17.56%) Apache
19 22 (16.79%) JUnit
19 22 (16.79%) BDD
20 21 (16.03%) Gradle
20 21 (16.03%) Docker
21 20 (15.27%) Cucumber
21 20 (15.27%) TDD
21 20 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (22.90%) Tomcat
2 23 (17.56%) Apache
3 19 (14.50%) Node.js
4 15 (11.45%) Jetty
5 12 (9.16%) Apache Solr
6 9 (6.87%) IIS
7 8 (6.11%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.82%) Confluence
9 4 (3.05%) nginx
9 4 (3.05%) JBoss
9 4 (3.05%) MediaWiki
10 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.53%) Liferay
12 1 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.76%) CMS
12 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Firewall
2 9 (6.87%) HTTP
2 9 (6.87%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.11%) SAN
3 8 (6.11%) NAS
4 7 (5.34%) LDAP
4 7 (5.34%) ATM
5 6 (4.58%) DHCP
5 6 (4.58%) Internet
5 6 (4.58%) DNS
6 4 (3.05%) SSL
6 4 (3.05%) VPN
7 3 (2.29%) LAN
7 3 (2.29%) VLAN
8 2 (1.53%) WAN
8 2 (1.53%) Wireless
9 1 (0.76%) IPsec
9 1 (0.76%) IPv6
9 1 (0.76%) Extranet
9 1 (0.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) NoSQL
2 16 (12.21%) MySQL
3 14 (10.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.34%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.34%) Informix
7 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) Big Data
9 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (46.56%) Jenkins
2 38 (29.01%) Git (software)
3 36 (27.48%) Maven
4 28 (21.37%) Subversion
5 22 (16.79%) JUnit
6 21 (16.03%) Gradle
7 20 (15.27%) Cucumber
8 19 (14.50%) Mockito
9 17 (12.98%) Ant
9 17 (12.98%) JIRA
10 15 (11.45%) Selenium
11 14 (10.69%) JMeter
12 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (6.11%) WebDriver
13 7 (5.34%) Eclipse
14 5 (3.82%) Hudson
15 3 (2.29%) Appium
15 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
15 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
16 2 (1.53%) EasyMock
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (35.88%) Developer
2 20 (15.27%) Java Developer
2 20 (15.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) UI Developer
4 13 (9.92%) UI Programmer
5 10 (7.63%) Tester
6 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Architect
6 9 (6.87%) Automation Tester
7 6 (4.58%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) UNIX Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (3.82%) Security Specialist
8 5 (3.82%) Release Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Information Security Specialist
8 5 (3.82%) Information Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.72%) Web Services
2 34 (25.95%) Spring
3 30 (22.90%) REST
4 18 (13.74%) CSS
5 16 (12.21%) JSP
5 16 (12.21%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.45%) jQuery
7 14 (10.69%) Guice
8 12 (9.16%) MooTools
8 12 (9.16%) CSS3
8 12 (9.16%) Spring MVC
9 11 (8.40%) HTML
10 9 (6.87%) .NET
11 8 (6.11%) MCollective
12 5 (3.82%) J2EE
12 5 (3.82%) XML
12 5 (3.82%) XSD
12 5 (3.82%) SOAP
12 5 (3.82%) HTML5
12 5 (3.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.34%) IBM XIV
4 6 (4.58%) Wiki
5 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.29%) SecurID
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 3 (2.29%) Clustering
7 2 (1.53%) W3C
7 2 (1.53%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) DataPower
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Tandem
8 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.35%) Linux
2 37 (28.24%) Windows
3 27 (20.61%) UNIX
4 19 (14.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (11.45%) CentOS
5 15 (11.45%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.58%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.82%) Android
9 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.05%) Debian
11 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.44%) Continuous Integration
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.19%) DevOps
4 31 (23.66%) Scrum
5 25 (19.08%) Configuration Management
6 22 (16.79%) BDD
7 20 (15.27%) TDD
8 18 (13.74%) Unit Testing
9 17 (12.98%) Software Engineering
10 16 (12.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (10.69%) Concurrent Programming
11 14 (10.69%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (10.69%) Multithreading
11 14 (10.69%) Pair Programming
11 14 (10.69%) MVC
12 13 (9.92%) Integration Testing
12 13 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (9.16%) Web Design
13 12 (9.16%) Business Analysis
14 11 (8.40%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 87 (66.41%) Java
2 30 (22.90%) SQL
3 29 (22.14%) Python
4 25 (19.08%) Ruby
5 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.98%) PowerShell
7 16 (12.21%) Perl
8 15 (11.45%) Bash Shell
9 12 (9.16%) Groovy
10 11 (8.40%) PHP
11 10 (7.63%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.58%) VB
12 6 (4.58%) C#
12 6 (4.58%) Scala
13 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.53%) C
13 2 (1.53%) VBScript
13 2 (1.53%) Korn
14 1 (0.76%) C++
14 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Degree
4 3 (2.29%) CISSP
4 3 (2.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.03%) Docker
2 20 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.34%) vSphere
6 5 (3.82%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.05%) Samba
7 4 (3.05%) Postfix
7 4 (3.05%) iptables
8 1 (0.76%) XenServer
8 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) Puppet
2 16 (12.21%) Ansible
3 13 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.92%) Graphite
4 9 (6.87%) Salt
5 7 (5.34%) Opsview
5 7 (5.34%) Cacti
5 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (5.34%) Nagios
5 7 (5.34%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.58%) SCCM
6 6 (4.58%) SCOM
6 6 (4.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.82%) SCOrch
8 4 (3.05%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 30 (22.90%) VMware
2 17 (12.98%) hybris
3 15 (11.45%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.92%) IBM
4 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.16%) Adobe
5 12 (9.16%) SOASTA, Inc
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco
7 7 (5.34%) Citrix
7 7 (5.34%) Veritas
7 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds
8 6 (4.58%) Perforce
9 5 (3.82%) Symantec
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle
9 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.05%) HP
10 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.29%) McAfee
11 3 (2.29%) Websense
11 3 (2.29%) Dell
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