The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 85 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate £430 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £375 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Build Automation
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (50.00%) Puppet
3 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
8 3 (18.75%) hybris
8 3 (18.75%) MooTools
8 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
8 3 (18.75%) CSS

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
2 2 (12.50%) FWSM
2 2 (12.50%) HSRP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) OSPF
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) VRRP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Informix
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Redis
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
5 2 (12.50%) Ant
5 2 (12.50%) Gradle
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (6.25%) Liquibase
6 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
6 1 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JSP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) MooTools
2 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
3 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Java EE
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) JPA
4 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
6 1 (6.25%) Data Enrichment
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCSP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) vCloud
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Cacti
3 2 (12.50%) Graphite
3 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (12.50%) Opsview
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Bareos
4 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (6.25%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) F5
1 3 (18.75%) hybris
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia