The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 552 449 541
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +92
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 38 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.13% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 25
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Build Automation
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 33 £425 -5.55% 11
Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
South East -16 2 £463 +54.16% 2
South West - - - - 3
East of England - - - -
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (44.74%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (35.53%) Puppet
4 24 (31.58%) Linux
5 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 20 (26.32%) .NET
7 18 (23.68%) Python
8 17 (22.37%) CSS
9 15 (19.74%) Oracle
9 15 (19.74%) Scrum
9 15 (19.74%) jQuery
10 14 (18.42%) Web Services
11 13 (17.11%) XML
11 13 (17.11%) Perl
11 13 (17.11%) HTML
11 13 (17.11%) Banking
12 12 (15.79%) C#
12 12 (15.79%) UNIX
12 12 (15.79%) MySQL
12 12 (15.79%) Apache
12 12 (15.79%) Release Management
12 12 (15.79%) Ruby
13 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (14.47%) SQL
13 11 (14.47%) TDD
13 11 (14.47%) LAMP
14 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
14 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
14 10 (13.16%) CSS3

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (15.79%) Apache
2 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.21%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (6.58%) nginx
4 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.95%) NServiceBus
6 2 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
7 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.32%) Liferay
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.32%) Drupal
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
7 1 (1.32%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Photoshop
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Joyent
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Firewall
2 6 (7.89%) LDAP
3 5 (6.58%) VLAN
3 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
3 5 (6.58%) DNS
4 4 (5.26%) SSL
5 3 (3.95%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.95%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.95%) NAS
5 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
6 1 (1.32%) 2G
6 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.32%) LAN
6 1 (1.32%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.95%) RavenDB
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.63%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.32%) OLAP
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.16%) Subversion
1 10 (13.16%) Maven
1 10 (13.16%) JIRA
2 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.89%) Selenium
5 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 4 (5.26%) NUnit
6 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.95%) WATIR
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) Ant
6 3 (3.95%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.63%) Calabash
7 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.63%) RSpec
7 2 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 13 (17.11%) Banking
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 7 (9.21%) Billing
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) UI Programmer
4 7 (9.21%) UI Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) Middleware Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Programmer
9 2 (2.63%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) CSS
3 15 (19.74%) jQuery
4 14 (18.42%) Web Services
5 13 (17.11%) XML
5 13 (17.11%) HTML
6 11 (14.47%) LAMP
7 10 (13.16%) CSS3
8 9 (11.84%) Ajax
8 9 (11.84%) JSON
9 8 (10.53%) JSP
9 8 (10.53%) Middleware
10 6 (7.89%) MooTools
10 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (7.89%) REST
10 6 (7.89%) WebCenter
11 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.58%) WCF
11 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 4 (5.26%) Wiki
2 4 (5.26%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) STB
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) UNIX
3 9 (11.84%) Windows
4 6 (7.89%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.89%) Android
5 5 (6.58%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 12 (15.79%) Release Management
5 11 (14.47%) TDD
6 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.53%) SOA
7 8 (10.53%) MVC
7 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Kanban
8 7 (9.21%) Web Design
8 7 (9.21%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) UML
9 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.89%) Revenue Management
9 6 (7.89%) BDD
9 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Java
2 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.68%) Python
4 13 (17.11%) Perl
5 12 (15.79%) C#
5 12 (15.79%) Ruby
6 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.58%) C++
9 5 (6.58%) PHP
10 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.63%) VBScript
12 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) NFS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Varnish
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (35.53%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.26%) Nagios
4 3 (3.95%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 9 (11.84%) Adobe
3 8 (10.53%) Rackspace
4 5 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.26%) New Relic
5 4 (5.26%) Google
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 3 (3.95%) Sun
6 3 (3.95%) WSO2
6 3 (3.95%) Akamai
7 2 (2.63%) Siebel
7 2 (2.63%) JBoss
7 2 (2.63%) Perforce
7 2 (2.63%) Zend
8 1 (1.32%) hybris
8 1 (1.32%) Serena
8 1 (1.32%) MKS
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 24 days ago