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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 529 488 502
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 57 67 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 27
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -31 28 £475 +11.76% 13
Yorkshire -12 9 £313 -3.84% 2
East of England +7 8 £475 +90.00% 5
South East -13 7 £400 -11.11% 5
South West -14 3 £465 +16.25% 2
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (57.97%) Continuous Integration
2 66 (47.83%) Java
3 65 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (41.30%) Jenkins
5 55 (39.86%) Windows
6 50 (36.23%) Linux
7 48 (34.78%) DevOps
8 45 (32.61%) Git (software)
9 38 (27.54%) SQL
9 38 (27.54%) VMware
9 38 (27.54%) Puppet
10 33 (23.91%) Subversion
11 31 (22.46%) Web Services
12 30 (21.74%) Apache
12 30 (21.74%) JIRA
13 29 (21.01%) Scrum
13 29 (21.01%) Firewall
14 27 (19.57%) Spring
14 27 (19.57%) Maven
15 25 (18.12%) Tomcat
15 25 (18.12%) JavaScript
15 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (17.39%) CentOS
16 24 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (17.39%) MySQL
16 24 (17.39%) Ruby
17 23 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 22 (15.94%) Ubuntu
18 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
18 22 (15.94%) Red Hat

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (21.74%) Apache
2 25 (18.12%) Tomcat
3 16 (11.59%) Confluence
4 15 (10.87%) IIS
5 14 (10.14%) MediaWiki
6 13 (9.42%) Node.js
7 12 (8.70%) nginx
8 11 (7.97%) Apache Solr
9 10 (7.25%) SharePoint
10 9 (6.52%) Jetty
11 5 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (3.62%) CMS
11 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
12 3 (2.17%) Umbraco
12 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.45%) JBoss
14 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.52%) PaaS
3 2 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.01%) Firewall
2 15 (10.87%) LAN
3 14 (10.14%) LDAP
3 14 (10.14%) WAN
3 14 (10.14%) VPN
4 11 (7.97%) OSPF
4 11 (7.97%) BGP
4 11 (7.97%) EIGRP
4 11 (7.97%) IPv6
4 11 (7.97%) IPsec
4 11 (7.97%) Network Security
5 8 (5.80%) NAS
5 8 (5.80%) SAN
5 8 (5.80%) HTTP
5 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.80%) ATM
6 7 (5.07%) Internet
7 5 (3.62%) DNS
7 5 (3.62%) DHCP
8 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.39%) MySQL
2 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 17 (12.32%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.07%) Informix
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.45%) OLTP
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 57 (41.30%) Jenkins
2 45 (32.61%) Git (software)
3 33 (23.91%) Subversion
4 30 (21.74%) JIRA
5 27 (19.57%) Maven
6 15 (10.87%) Hudson
7 14 (10.14%) JUnit
8 11 (7.97%) Mockito
9 10 (7.25%) Ant
9 10 (7.25%) TeamCity
9 10 (7.25%) Gradle
10 9 (6.52%) Selenium
10 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (5.07%) JMeter
13 5 (3.62%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.17%) NUnit
14 3 (2.17%) MSBuild
14 3 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.45%) Military
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Back Office
4 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (28.99%) Developer
2 33 (23.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.97%) UI Programmer
5 11 (7.97%) UI Developer
6 10 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Tester
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) C# Developer
13 3 (2.17%) Network Administrator
13 3 (2.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.46%) Web Services
2 27 (19.57%) Spring
3 21 (15.22%) HTML
4 20 (14.49%) CSS
5 18 (13.04%) .NET
5 18 (13.04%) jQuery
5 18 (13.04%) REST
6 15 (10.87%) JSP
7 13 (9.42%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 11 (7.97%) MooTools
9 11 (7.97%) CSS3
10 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.80%) Guice
12 6 (4.35%) J2EE
12 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.35%) HTML5
13 5 (3.62%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.14%) Wiki
3 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.80%) Clustering
5 7 (5.07%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) SecurID
7 2 (1.45%) PKI
7 2 (1.45%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Tandem
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.86%) Windows
2 50 (36.23%) Linux
3 24 (17.39%) CentOS
4 22 (15.94%) Ubuntu
5 21 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (13.77%) UNIX
7 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.70%) Debian
9 8 (5.80%) Windows 7
10 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
11 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.17%) Android
14 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (57.97%) Continuous Integration
2 65 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.78%) DevOps
4 29 (21.01%) Scrum
5 21 (15.22%) TDD
5 21 (15.22%) MVC
6 20 (14.49%) Configuration Management
7 16 (11.59%) Change Management
7 16 (11.59%) Load Balancing
8 15 (10.87%) Integration Testing
8 15 (10.87%) Automated Testing
9 13 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (9.42%) SDLC
10 12 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (8.70%) BDD
11 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.97%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 66 (47.83%) Java
2 38 (27.54%) SQL
3 25 (18.12%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.39%) Ruby
5 23 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 20 (14.49%) Bash Shell
7 18 (13.04%) C#
8 17 (12.32%) Python
9 16 (11.59%) PHP
10 15 (10.87%) Perl
11 9 (6.52%) VB
12 5 (3.62%) Groovy
13 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 3 (2.17%) VBScript
15 2 (1.45%) VBA
15 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.45%) VB6
16 1 (0.72%) F#
16 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) CCNA
3 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.45%) GIAC
4 2 (1.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.14%) Postfix
2 14 (10.14%) Samba
2 14 (10.14%) iptables
3 13 (9.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.97%) XenServer
5 7 (5.07%) vSphere
6 5 (3.62%) Docker
7 4 (2.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (27.54%) Puppet
2 24 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (10.14%) Salt
3 14 (10.14%) ZABBIX
4 13 (9.42%) Ansible
5 11 (7.97%) Graphite
6 7 (5.07%) Opsview
6 7 (5.07%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Cacti
6 7 (5.07%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (5.07%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.07%) Nagios
6 7 (5.07%) NetBackup
7 6 (4.35%) SCCM
7 6 (4.35%) SCOrch
8 5 (3.62%) SCOM
9 4 (2.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.72%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (27.54%) VMware
2 22 (15.94%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.59%) Citrix
4 16 (11.59%) hybris
5 13 (9.42%) IBM
6 11 (7.97%) Adobe
7 9 (6.52%) Cisco
8 8 (5.80%) Oracle
9 7 (5.07%) Veritas
9 7 (5.07%) Perforce
9 7 (5.07%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.35%) HP
11 5 (3.62%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.90%) Symantec
12 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.45%) Dell
13 2 (1.45%) EMC
13 2 (1.45%) Nokia
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