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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 514 492 516
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 69 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 26
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £290 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £57.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.92% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+325.92% -10.00%
Build Engineer
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +8 29 £365 -11.51% 3
East of England -17 17 £400 -
London -12 8 £225 -39.18% 4
West Midlands -17 5 £400 -
North West +3 3 £387 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £278 -
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Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 103 (69.59%) Windows
2 67 (45.27%) Microsoft
3 49 (33.11%) Configuration Management
4 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
5 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
6 43 (29.05%) SQL
7 40 (27.03%) .NET
7 40 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (27.03%) Maven
8 39 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (24.32%) TeamCity
10 36 (24.32%) Artifactory
10 36 (24.32%) NuGet
11 35 (23.65%) Release Management
11 35 (23.65%) MSBuild
11 35 (23.65%) Visual Studio
12 34 (22.97%) Gradle
13 33 (22.30%) SSDT
13 33 (22.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 33 (22.30%) Automation Testing
13 33 (22.30%) Red Gate
13 33 (22.30%) Automated Testing
13 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
14 32 (21.62%) Windows 7
15 27 (18.24%) DV Cleared
16 24 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 23 (15.54%) Linux
17 23 (15.54%) VMware
18 21 (14.19%) DNS

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.41%) IIS
2 5 (3.38%) Apache
3 4 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.03%) Lync
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) FileNet
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) MS Office
2 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.68%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.19%) DNS
2 14 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.76%) SNMP
4 8 (5.41%) Firewall
4 8 (5.41%) SSL
5 7 (4.73%) SMTP
6 5 (3.38%) DHCP
6 5 (3.38%) X.400
6 5 (3.38%) X.500
7 4 (2.70%) SAN
7 4 (2.70%) LDAP
8 3 (2.03%) 3G
9 2 (1.35%) Internet
9 2 (1.35%) FTP
9 2 (1.35%) HTTP
10 1 (0.68%) ATM
10 1 (0.68%) SMS
10 1 (0.68%) SS7
10 1 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.68%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.30%) SSDT
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (31.08%) Git (software)
2 40 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (27.03%) Maven
3 36 (24.32%) TeamCity
3 36 (24.32%) Artifactory
3 36 (24.32%) NuGet
4 35 (23.65%) MSBuild
4 35 (23.65%) Visual Studio
5 34 (22.97%) Gradle
6 33 (22.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (7.43%) StarTeam
8 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.05%) Subversion
10 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.68%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.68%) ERwin
12 1 (0.68%) MSI
12 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 8 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Banking
2 4 (2.70%) Military
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.03%) .NET
2 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (1.35%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.35%) JRules
4 2 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) XSL
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.68%) OSGi
5 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Firmware
2 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.73%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.03%) PKI
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.03%) Replication
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 103 (69.59%) Windows
2 39 (26.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 23 (15.54%) Linux
5 19 (12.84%) Windows XP
5 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.41%) UNIX
8 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.70%) CentOS
11 3 (2.03%) AIX
12 2 (1.35%) HPUX
12 2 (1.35%) Solaris
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.11%) Configuration Management
2 38 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (23.65%) Release Management
4 33 (22.30%) Automation Testing
4 33 (22.30%) Automated Testing
5 11 (7.43%) Software Distribution
6 8 (5.41%) Migration
7 7 (4.73%) Validation
8 6 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.70%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.03%) DevOps
10 3 (2.03%) ITIL
10 3 (2.03%) Project Management
10 3 (2.03%) Scrum
10 3 (2.03%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.03%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.35%) Change Control
11 2 (1.35%) Load Testing
11 2 (1.35%) Test Management
11 2 (1.35%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.05%) SQL
2 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.08%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.41%) VBScript
5 6 (4.05%) Java
5 6 (4.05%) Perl
6 5 (3.38%) C#
6 5 (3.38%) VB
6 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.03%) Python
7 3 (2.03%) Ruby
8 2 (1.35%) VB6
8 2 (1.35%) Tcl
8 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.24%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.73%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.38%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.03%) qmail
4 3 (2.03%) Docker
4 3 (2.03%) NFS
4 3 (2.03%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.03%) Squid
4 3 (2.03%) XenServer
4 3 (2.03%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (16.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (8.11%) SCCM
3 6 (4.05%) Puppet
4 3 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.35%) Salt
5 2 (1.35%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.68%) Opsview
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) WMI
6 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.30%) Red Gate
3 23 (15.54%) VMware
4 17 (11.49%) HP
5 13 (8.78%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.43%) Borland
7 6 (4.05%) IBM
8 5 (3.38%) Cisco
9 4 (2.70%) Informatica
9 4 (2.70%) Citrix
10 3 (2.03%) JBoss
10 3 (2.03%) Oracle
10 3 (2.03%) NetApp
10 3 (2.03%) Altiris
10 3 (2.03%) Veeam
11 2 (1.35%) Lotus
12 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.68%) SAP
12 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.68%) Siebel