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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 460 495 464
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -31
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 96 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.079% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 25 23
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£444 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £294 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £630 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
34844 33254 29955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.43% 74.76% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22736 20646 18101
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1059 1253
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -12.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 56 £450 +5.88% 22
South East +2 26 £400 -6.15% 4
South West -17 8 £444 - 5
Yorkshire 0 2 £375 +7.14%
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Build Automation
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 114 (62.30%) Continuous Integration
2 90 (49.18%) Java
3 84 (45.90%) Linux
3 84 (45.90%) DevOps
4 79 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (39.89%) Jenkins
6 68 (37.16%) Puppet
7 67 (36.61%) Git (software)
8 57 (31.15%) Maven
9 55 (30.05%) Bash Shell
10 54 (29.51%) Configuration Management
11 53 (28.96%) Ruby
12 49 (26.78%) CentOS
13 48 (26.23%) Ubuntu
14 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
15 44 (24.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 42 (22.95%) Scrum
17 39 (21.31%) Windows
18 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
18 37 (20.22%) VMware
18 37 (20.22%) Automated Testing
19 36 (19.67%) SQL
19 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
20 31 (16.94%) .NET
21 30 (16.39%) SC Cleared
21 30 (16.39%) PaaS
22 29 (15.85%) MS Excel
23 28 (15.30%) Change Management
23 28 (15.30%) Firewall
23 28 (15.30%) Ansible

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (7.10%) Apache
1 13 (7.10%) Confluence
2 10 (5.46%) MediaWiki
3 8 (4.37%) nginx
4 6 (3.28%) Apache Solr
4 6 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.28%) IIS
5 4 (2.19%) JBoss
5 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.19%) Node.js
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.09%) WordPress
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.09%) CMS
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Documaker
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.39%) PaaS
2 5 (2.73%) SaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Heroku
5 1 (0.55%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.30%) Firewall
2 12 (6.56%) LAN
2 12 (6.56%) WAN
3 11 (6.01%) LDAP
4 10 (5.46%) VPN
4 10 (5.46%) IPsec
4 10 (5.46%) IPv6
4 10 (5.46%) OSPF
4 10 (5.46%) BGP
4 10 (5.46%) EIGRP
4 10 (5.46%) Network Security
5 9 (4.92%) ATM
6 3 (1.64%) SAN
6 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.09%) DNS
7 2 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.09%) HTTP
8 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.48%) MySQL
1 21 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) Big Data
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.09%) OLTP
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (39.89%) Jenkins
2 67 (36.61%) Git (software)
3 57 (31.15%) Maven
4 27 (14.75%) Subversion
5 20 (10.93%) TeamCity
6 18 (9.84%) JIRA
7 16 (8.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (7.65%) Hudson
9 13 (7.10%) Ant
10 12 (6.56%) Selenium
10 12 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.28%) NUnit
12 5 (2.73%) JUnit
12 5 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.73%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.73%) MSBuild
13 4 (2.19%) FindBugs
13 4 (2.19%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.19%) Checkstyle
14 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.83%) Banking
3 4 (2.19%) Billing
4 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.09%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (19.67%) Developer
3 26 (14.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 20 (10.93%) Consultant
5 11 (6.01%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.01%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.46%) DevOps Consultant
6 10 (5.46%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (5.46%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (3.28%) Project Leader
8 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) Tester
8 6 (3.28%) UI Developer
8 6 (3.28%) Build Manager
8 6 (3.28%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.28%) Software Project Leader
8 6 (3.28%) UI Programmer
9 5 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.94%) .NET
2 27 (14.75%) HTML
3 23 (12.57%) Web Services
4 15 (8.20%) CSS
5 14 (7.65%) MCollective
6 13 (7.10%) XML
7 12 (6.56%) JSP
8 11 (6.01%) Middleware
8 11 (6.01%) .NET Framework
9 10 (5.46%) Spring
9 10 (5.46%) WCF
9 10 (5.46%) jQuery
10 9 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (4.92%) CSS3
11 8 (4.37%) Spring MVC
11 8 (4.37%) DHTML
11 8 (4.37%) XSLT
12 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.83%) Ajax
13 6 (3.28%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Open Source
2 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.46%) Wiki
3 8 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.83%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.28%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.28%) Life Science
5 6 (3.28%) Biology
6 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 84 (45.90%) Linux
2 49 (26.78%) CentOS
3 48 (26.23%) Ubuntu
4 44 (24.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (21.31%) Windows
6 17 (9.29%) UNIX
7 9 (4.92%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (4.37%) Debian
9 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (62.30%) Continuous Integration
2 84 (45.90%) DevOps
3 79 (43.17%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (29.51%) Configuration Management
5 42 (22.95%) Scrum
6 37 (20.22%) Automated Testing
7 28 (15.30%) Change Management
8 26 (14.21%) Integration Testing
9 19 (10.38%) MVC
10 15 (8.20%) Release Management
11 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (7.10%) ITIL
12 12 (6.56%) SOA
12 12 (6.56%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (5.46%) Project Management
15 9 (4.92%) TDD
15 9 (4.92%) Software Testing
16 8 (4.37%) Web Design
16 8 (4.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (49.18%) Java
2 55 (30.05%) Bash Shell
3 53 (28.96%) Ruby
4 36 (19.67%) SQL
5 27 (14.75%) PowerShell
6 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.11%) Perl
8 18 (9.84%) C#
9 13 (7.10%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.56%) VB
10 12 (6.56%) Python
11 11 (6.01%) PHP
12 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.73%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.19%) C++
14 4 (2.19%) Korn
15 3 (1.64%) C
16 2 (1.09%) VBA
16 2 (1.09%) XAML
16 2 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 30 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.46%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) CCNA
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.46%) Samba
2 10 (5.46%) Postfix
2 10 (5.46%) XenServer
3 6 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 68 (37.16%) Puppet
2 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (15.30%) Ansible
4 13 (7.10%) ZABBIX
5 9 (4.92%) Tivoli
5 9 (4.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 8 (4.37%) Salt
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
1 37 (20.22%) VMware
2 20 (10.93%) Oracle
3 18 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.46%) Citrix
5 7 (3.83%) IBM
6 6 (3.28%) hybris
7 5 (2.73%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.64%) Adobe
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco
9 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.09%) F5
9 2 (1.09%) Perforce
9 2 (1.09%) Nokia
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) MKS
10 1 (0.55%) HP
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