The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 529 469 518
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 59 89 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 24
Average daily rate
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£379 £358 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £281 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.15% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Average hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £11.20 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £16.20 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +28.57%
Build Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Engineer across the England region.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer across the England region.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
South East -3 24 £379 -2.16% 4
London -44 12 £350 -4.10% 2
East of England -30 7 £290 +132.00%
West Midlands -11 5 £500 -
South West -32 3 £355 - 1
North West - 1 £450 -
Build Engineer
UK

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title.

1 98 (68.06%) Windows
2 68 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 49 (34.03%) Security Cleared
4 48 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 42 (29.17%) SQL
5 42 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 42 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 40 (27.78%) Maven
7 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (27.08%) .NET
8 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (25.69%) Visual Studio
9 36 (25.00%) Release Management
9 36 (25.00%) Artifactory
9 36 (25.00%) MSBuild
9 36 (25.00%) NuGet
9 36 (25.00%) TeamCity
10 34 (23.61%) Gradle
11 33 (22.92%) SSDT
11 33 (22.92%) Red Gate
11 33 (22.92%) .NET Framework
11 33 (22.92%) Automated Testing
11 33 (22.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 33 (22.92%) Automation Testing
12 28 (19.44%) VMware
12 28 (19.44%) DV Cleared
13 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
14 25 (17.36%) Linux
14 25 (17.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.56%) IIS
2 5 (3.47%) Apache
3 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.08%) Lync
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) FileNet
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Office
2 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.89%) DNS
2 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.94%) SNMP
4 8 (5.56%) SSL
4 8 (5.56%) SAN
4 8 (5.56%) Firewall
5 7 (4.86%) SMTP
6 5 (3.47%) DHCP
6 5 (3.47%) X.400
6 5 (3.47%) X.500
7 4 (2.78%) LDAP
8 3 (2.08%) 3G
9 2 (1.39%) Internet
9 2 (1.39%) FTP
9 2 (1.39%) HTTP
10 1 (0.69%) ATM
10 1 (0.69%) SMS
10 1 (0.69%) SS7
10 1 (0.69%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) SSDT
2 7 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.69%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (29.17%) Git (software)
1 42 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (27.78%) Maven
3 37 (25.69%) Visual Studio
4 36 (25.00%) MSBuild
4 36 (25.00%) NuGet
4 36 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 36 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 34 (23.61%) Gradle
6 33 (22.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (7.64%) StarTeam
8 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.78%) Subversion
10 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.08%) MSI
11 2 (1.39%) InstallShield
11 2 (1.39%) JIRA
12 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.69%) ERwin
12 1 (0.69%) VisualVM
General
1 8 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Military
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Retail
4 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.08%) .NET
2 33 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.78%) XML
3 4 (2.78%) Middleware
4 2 (1.39%) Web Services
4 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.69%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.69%) OSGi
5 1 (0.69%) XSL
5 1 (0.69%) OLE
5 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.69%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Firmware
2 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.86%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.78%) Replication
6 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) PKI
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (1.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) DTV
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) DataPower
8 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 98 (68.06%) Windows
2 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (18.06%) Windows 7
4 25 (17.36%) Linux
5 21 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.03%) UNIX
9 7 (4.86%) Solaris
10 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.47%) SUSE
12 4 (2.78%) CentOS
13 3 (2.08%) AIX
14 2 (1.39%) HPUX
15 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 37 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (25.00%) Release Management
4 33 (22.92%) Automated Testing
4 33 (22.92%) Automation Testing
5 11 (7.64%) Software Distribution
6 9 (6.25%) Validation
7 7 (4.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.17%) Migration
8 6 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.78%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.08%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (2.08%) DevOps
10 3 (2.08%) Scrum
10 3 (2.08%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.08%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.39%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.39%) Test Management
11 2 (1.39%) SOA
11 2 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.17%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.64%) Perl
5 9 (6.25%) VBScript
6 5 (3.47%) Java
7 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.78%) Ruby
7 4 (2.78%) VB
8 3 (2.08%) Python
8 3 (2.08%) C#
9 2 (1.39%) Tcl
9 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Korn
10 1 (0.69%) R
10 1 (0.69%) C
10 1 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (34.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.08%) MCSE
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.47%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.08%) Squid
5 3 (2.08%) Docker
5 3 (2.08%) qmail
5 3 (2.08%) XenServer
5 3 (2.08%) NFS
5 3 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 25 (17.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (9.03%) SCCM
3 11 (7.64%) Puppet
4 6 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.39%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) WMI
8 1 (0.69%) Salt
8 1 (0.69%) Opsview
8 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 68 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.92%) Red Gate
3 28 (19.44%) VMware
4 17 (11.81%) HP
5 16 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.64%) Borland
7 7 (4.86%) Citrix
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle
9 5 (3.47%) Cisco
9 5 (3.47%) IBM
9 5 (3.47%) EMC
9 5 (3.47%) Symantec
10 4 (2.78%) Altiris
11 3 (2.08%) Remedy
11 3 (2.08%) Veeam
11 3 (2.08%) JBoss
11 3 (2.08%) Informatica
11 3 (2.08%) NetApp
12 2 (1.39%) Perforce
13 1 (0.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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