The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 77 53 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.27% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £356
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
635 370 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.05% 70.08% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 175 342
Average daily rate £400 £370 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +108.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) SCM Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Configuration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA