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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 502 510 549
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 76 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 14
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 33 £420 +5.00% 12
South East +19 16 £375 +17.64% 1
South West - 9 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +7 8 £325 +13.04% 1
East of England -14 7 - -
North West -5 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 92 (58.60%) Java
2 86 (54.78%) Linux
3 74 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (45.86%) DevOps
5 69 (43.95%) Puppet
6 67 (42.68%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
8 43 (27.39%) Ruby
8 43 (27.39%) Jenkins
9 42 (26.75%) JavaScript
10 41 (26.11%) Git (software)
11 38 (24.20%) Ubuntu
11 38 (24.20%) Scrum
12 36 (22.93%) Perl
12 36 (22.93%) Bash Shell
13 33 (21.02%) Maven
14 32 (20.38%) CentOS
15 29 (18.47%) UNIX
16 27 (17.20%) SQL
16 27 (17.20%) .NET
16 27 (17.20%) MySQL
16 27 (17.20%) Oracle
17 26 (16.56%) HTML
18 25 (15.92%) Apache
18 25 (15.92%) Red Hat
18 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (15.92%) VMware
19 23 (14.65%) Subversion
19 23 (14.65%) LAMP
19 23 (14.65%) Windows

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (15.92%) Apache
2 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.73%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.10%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.46%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.46%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (4.46%) IIS
6 6 (3.82%) Confluence
6 6 (3.82%) nginx
7 5 (3.18%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.91%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.91%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.91%) Node.js
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.27%) Lync
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.64%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.55%) Joyent
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.46%) VPN
1 18 (11.46%) Firewall
2 10 (6.37%) LDAP
3 7 (4.46%) DNS
4 6 (3.82%) VLAN
4 6 (3.82%) Internet
5 3 (1.91%) EIGRP
5 3 (1.91%) OSPF
5 3 (1.91%) BGP
5 3 (1.91%) IPv6
5 3 (1.91%) SAN
5 3 (1.91%) IPsec
5 3 (1.91%) LAN
5 3 (1.91%) WAN
5 3 (1.91%) HTTP
5 3 (1.91%) Network Security
5 3 (1.91%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.91%) NAS
6 2 (1.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.64%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.20%) MySQL
2 13 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (7.64%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.37%) Redis
5 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (27.39%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.11%) Git (software)
3 33 (21.02%) Maven
4 23 (14.65%) Subversion
5 15 (9.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (8.28%) TeamCity
7 12 (7.64%) JIRA
8 10 (6.37%) Ant
9 8 (5.10%) Selenium
10 7 (4.46%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.82%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.18%) Hudson
13 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.91%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.91%) FishEye
14 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.91%) Mocha
14 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
15 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (9.55%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Billing
4 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Front Office
5 3 (1.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (23.57%) Developer
3 27 (17.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (13.38%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Consultant
7 11 (7.01%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.46%) UI Programmer
8 7 (4.46%) Middleware Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) UI Developer
8 7 (4.46%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Software Project Leader
9 6 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Project Leader
9 6 (3.82%) Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.20%) .NET
2 26 (16.56%) HTML
3 23 (14.65%) LAMP
3 23 (14.65%) CSS
4 22 (14.01%) Web Services
4 22 (14.01%) Spring
5 19 (12.10%) JSP
6 18 (11.46%) XML
7 16 (10.19%) MCollective
8 15 (9.55%) jQuery
9 10 (6.37%) Ajax
9 10 (6.37%) J2EE
9 10 (6.37%) CSS3
10 9 (5.73%) .NET Framework
10 9 (5.73%) WCF
11 8 (5.10%) JSON
11 8 (5.10%) Spring MVC
11 8 (5.10%) Middleware
11 8 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (4.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.37%) Open Source
3 6 (3.82%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.82%) Wiki
3 6 (3.82%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.82%) Biology
3 6 (3.82%) Life Science
3 6 (3.82%) W3C
4 4 (2.55%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.91%) New Media
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (54.78%) Linux
2 38 (24.20%) Ubuntu
3 32 (20.38%) CentOS
4 29 (18.47%) UNIX
5 23 (14.65%) Windows
6 22 (14.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (7.64%) Debian
8 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.82%) Solaris
10 5 (3.18%) AIX
11 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.91%) SmartOS
12 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (45.86%) DevOps
3 67 (42.68%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (28.66%) Configuration Management
5 38 (24.20%) Scrum
6 18 (11.46%) MVC
7 15 (9.55%) Kanban
8 14 (8.92%) Release Management
8 14 (8.92%) OO
8 14 (8.92%) OOP
9 13 (8.28%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.01%) TDD
10 11 (7.01%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.37%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (5.73%) ITIL
12 9 (5.73%) Integration Testing
13 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (5.10%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.60%) Java
2 43 (27.39%) Ruby
3 42 (26.75%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.93%) Perl
4 36 (22.93%) Bash Shell
5 27 (17.20%) SQL
6 20 (12.74%) Shell Script
7 18 (11.46%) Python
8 15 (9.55%) PHP
9 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
10 11 (7.01%) C#
11 7 (4.46%) Scala
11 7 (4.46%) Groovy
12 6 (3.82%) Korn
12 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.55%) VB
14 3 (1.91%) VBScript
15 2 (1.27%) C++
15 2 (1.27%) XAML
16 1 (0.64%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 15 (9.55%) Degree
2 13 (8.28%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) CCNA
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.64%) XenServer
3 6 (3.82%) vCloud
4 5 (3.18%) Docker
5 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.91%) Samba
5 3 (1.91%) NFS
5 3 (1.91%) Postfix
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (43.95%) Puppet
2 20 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.28%) ZABBIX
4 12 (7.64%) Salt
4 12 (7.64%) Nagios
5 6 (3.82%) Zenoss
5 6 (3.82%) Kibana
5 6 (3.82%) Graylog2
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.64%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.64%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (17.20%) Oracle
2 25 (15.92%) Red Hat
2 25 (15.92%) VMware
3 13 (8.28%) hybris
4 8 (5.10%) Rackspace
5 7 (4.46%) Perforce
6 6 (3.82%) Splunk
7 5 (3.18%) Citrix
8 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.55%) Adobe
8 4 (2.55%) New Relic
9 2 (1.27%) Siebel
9 2 (1.27%) HP
9 2 (1.27%) IBM
10 1 (0.64%) WSO2
10 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.64%) CA
10 1 (0.64%) MKS
10 1 (0.64%) JBoss
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
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