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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 445 490 553
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +63
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 151 103 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.28% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 75 16
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £621 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +56 104 £500 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire -1 26 £430 +14.66% 4
South West +15 21 £450 - 2
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (81.21%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (71.63%) Continuous Integration
3 201 (71.28%) Java
4 197 (69.86%) Jenkins
5 191 (67.73%) Maven
6 188 (66.67%) Git (software)
7 182 (64.54%) Scrum
8 163 (57.80%) Ruby
9 137 (48.58%) Linux
10 133 (47.16%) Puppet
11 130 (46.10%) DevOps
12 125 (44.33%) VMware
13 123 (43.62%) Bash Shell
14 121 (42.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 120 (42.55%) Configuration Management
16 103 (36.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 101 (35.82%) CentOS
18 100 (35.46%) MCollective
19 99 (35.11%) Ubuntu
20 79 (28.01%) TDD
21 77 (27.30%) Web Services
22 72 (25.53%) ZABBIX
23 68 (24.11%) Docker
24 67 (23.76%) Spring
25 66 (23.40%) Unit Testing
25 66 (23.40%) NoSQL
26 65 (23.05%) BDD
26 65 (23.05%) Gradle
27 64 (22.70%) Subversion
27 64 (22.70%) Unix

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 59 (20.92%) Tomcat
2 52 (18.44%) Jetty
3 42 (14.89%) Apache
4 37 (13.12%) Node.js
5 14 (4.96%) Confluence
6 13 (4.61%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.13%) JBoss
8 5 (1.77%) CMS
8 5 (1.77%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.71%) Mule
10 2 (0.71%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
2 3 (1.06%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.38%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.54%) TCP/IP
2 39 (13.83%) HTTP
3 19 (6.74%) Internet
4 5 (1.77%) Firewall
5 3 (1.06%) DNS
5 3 (1.06%) LAN
5 3 (1.06%) WAN
5 3 (1.06%) Wireless
6 2 (0.71%) BGP
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.71%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.71%) FWSM
6 2 (0.71%) HSRP
6 2 (0.71%) MPLS
6 2 (0.71%) OSPF
6 2 (0.71%) SAN
6 2 (0.71%) VLAN
6 2 (0.71%) VPN
6 2 (0.71%) VRRP
7 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.40%) NoSQL
2 44 (15.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 26 (9.22%) MongoDB
4 23 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.96%) RavenDB
7 13 (4.61%) MySQL
8 7 (2.48%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.71%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.71%) Informix
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.71%) Redis
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.35%) OLTP
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 197 (69.86%) Jenkins
2 191 (67.73%) Maven
3 188 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 65 (23.05%) Gradle
5 64 (22.70%) Subversion
6 62 (21.99%) JUnit
7 57 (20.21%) Mockito
8 46 (16.31%) Cucumber
9 32 (11.35%) JMeter
10 27 (9.57%) Selenium
11 18 (6.38%) JIRA
12 16 (5.67%) Appium
13 14 (4.96%) NuGet
14 13 (4.61%) Mocha
14 13 (4.61%) SonarQube
15 12 (4.26%) Ant
16 9 (3.19%) WebDriver
17 6 (2.13%) Hudson
18 5 (1.77%) Grunt
18 5 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (12.06%) Finance
2 21 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.71%) Front Office
5 2 (0.71%) Games
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
5 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 108 (38.30%) Developer
2 104 (36.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (25.89%) Java Developer
4 50 (17.73%) Operations Engineer
5 30 (10.64%) Agile Developer
5 30 (10.64%) Automation Engineer
6 27 (9.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 25 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 25 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (5.32%) Automation Tester
8 15 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.32%) Tester
9 14 (4.96%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.61%) Senior Agile Developer
10 13 (4.61%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 11 (3.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 9 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.19%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (35.46%) MCollective
2 77 (27.30%) Web Services
3 67 (23.76%) Spring
4 60 (21.28%) REST
5 49 (17.38%) Guice
6 47 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 28 (9.93%) .NET
8 24 (8.51%) CSS
9 23 (8.16%) HTML
10 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET
10 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.67%) Hibernate
11 15 (5.32%) jQuery
12 14 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (3.55%) RESTful
14 9 (3.19%) CSS3
14 9 (3.19%) HTML5
15 8 (2.84%) Apache Camel
16 7 (2.48%) .NET Framework
17 6 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.13%) User Experience
2 5 (1.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (1.77%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.06%) Clustering
5 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.71%) Derivative
5 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.35%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (48.58%) Linux
2 103 (36.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 101 (35.82%) CentOS
4 99 (35.11%) Ubuntu
5 64 (22.70%) Unix
6 29 (10.28%) Windows
7 10 (3.55%) AIX
8 2 (0.71%) Android
8 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (81.21%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (71.63%) Continuous Integration
3 182 (64.54%) Scrum
4 130 (46.10%) DevOps
5 120 (42.55%) Configuration Management
6 79 (28.01%) TDD
7 66 (23.40%) Unit Testing
8 65 (23.05%) BDD
9 62 (21.99%) Dependency Injection
10 57 (20.21%) Software Engineering
11 56 (19.86%) Pair Programming
12 51 (18.09%) Concurrent Programming
12 51 (18.09%) Multithreading
13 45 (15.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (11.35%) Non-Functional Testing
15 29 (10.28%) SDLC
16 28 (9.93%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (9.22%) MVC
18 16 (5.67%) Front End Development
19 13 (4.61%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (71.28%) Java
2 163 (57.80%) Ruby
3 123 (43.62%) Bash Shell
4 61 (21.63%) JavaScript
5 50 (17.73%) Python
6 42 (14.89%) Groovy
7 26 (9.22%) C#
8 22 (7.80%) Perl
9 18 (6.38%) SQL
10 11 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.55%) Scala
12 8 (2.84%) C
13 7 (2.48%) C++
14 6 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.42%) PHP
16 2 (0.71%) Korn
17 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (19.50%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.79%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.19%) Degree
4 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) CCIE
4 1 (0.35%) CCNP
4 1 (0.35%) CCSP
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.35%) CISSP
4 1 (0.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 121 (42.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (24.11%) Docker
3 12 (4.26%) vSphere
4 2 (0.71%) vCloud
4 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 133 (47.16%) Puppet
2 72 (25.53%) ZABBIX
3 32 (11.35%) Graphite
4 28 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (9.57%) Ansible
6 2 (0.71%) Cacti
6 2 (0.71%) Nagios
6 2 (0.71%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.71%) Opsview
6 2 (0.71%) SCCM
6 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.35%) Bareos
7 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.35%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.35%) yum
Vendors
1 125 (44.33%) VMware
2 38 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.64%) SOASTA, Inc
4 16 (5.67%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.84%) Oracle
6 4 (1.42%) Cisco
6 4 (1.42%) HP
6 4 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe
7 3 (1.06%) F5
7 3 (1.06%) hybris
7 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.71%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.71%) Remedy
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.71%) Veritas
9 1 (0.35%) Zend
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