The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 309 352 389
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +37
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 101 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.26% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.32% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 40 11
Average daily rate £500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Build Automation
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in London

Build Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram in London

Build Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Build Automation Hourly Rate Trend in London

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +46 5 £546 +21.38% 6
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 168 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (81.91%) Java
3 149 (79.26%) Continuous Integration
4 147 (78.19%) Jenkins
5 146 (77.66%) Maven
6 142 (75.53%) Scrum
7 137 (72.87%) Git (software)
8 125 (66.49%) Ruby
9 94 (50.00%) Linux
10 92 (48.94%) DevOps
11 89 (47.34%) Puppet
12 88 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (46.81%) VMware
13 85 (45.21%) Bash Shell
14 81 (43.09%) MCollective
14 81 (43.09%) CentOS
14 81 (43.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 80 (42.55%) Configuration Management
16 79 (42.02%) Ubuntu
17 74 (39.36%) TDD
18 72 (38.30%) ZABBIX
19 62 (32.98%) BDD
19 62 (32.98%) Web Services
19 62 (32.98%) Unix
20 60 (31.91%) Gradle
21 59 (31.38%) NoSQL
22 58 (30.85%) JUnit
23 57 (30.32%) Tomcat
23 57 (30.32%) Software Engineering
23 57 (30.32%) Unit Testing

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 57 (30.32%) Tomcat
2 52 (27.66%) Jetty
3 39 (20.74%) Apache
4 33 (17.55%) Node.js
5 2 (1.06%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.06%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.74%) HTTP
1 39 (20.74%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) VoIP
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.38%) NoSQL
2 43 (22.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (10.11%) MongoDB
4 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.45%) RavenDB
6 11 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.79%) MySQL
8 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 147 (78.19%) Jenkins
2 146 (77.66%) Maven
3 137 (72.87%) Git (software)
4 60 (31.91%) Gradle
5 58 (30.85%) JUnit
6 55 (29.26%) Mockito
6 55 (29.26%) Subversion
7 45 (23.94%) Cucumber
8 32 (17.02%) JMeter
9 14 (7.45%) NuGet
10 10 (5.32%) Selenium
11 8 (4.26%) Ant
12 6 (3.19%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.66%) Grunt
14 4 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (2.13%) Appium
14 4 (2.13%) MSBuild
15 3 (1.60%) JIRA
16 2 (1.06%) Capybara
16 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (13.83%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Banking
3 6 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.06%) Front Office
5 2 (1.06%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 85 (45.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (39.36%) Developer
3 57 (30.32%) Java Developer
4 37 (19.68%) Operations Engineer
5 29 (15.43%) Automation Engineer
6 25 (13.30%) Agile Developer
6 25 (13.30%) Agile Java Developer
7 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (6.91%) Senior Agile Developer
8 13 (6.91%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 11 (5.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 9 (4.79%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.79%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.09%) MCollective
2 62 (32.98%) Web Services
3 56 (29.79%) REST
4 55 (29.26%) Spring
5 49 (26.06%) Guice
6 32 (17.02%) AngularJS
7 21 (11.17%) .NET
8 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.79%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.66%) RESTful
11 4 (2.13%) CSS
12 3 (1.60%) HTML
12 3 (1.60%) OAuth
12 3 (1.60%) XML
13 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.06%) CSS3
13 2 (1.06%) HTML5
13 2 (1.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.06%) Derivative
3 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.53%) Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.53%) Replication
3 1 (0.53%) User Experience
3 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (50.00%) Linux
2 81 (43.09%) CentOS
2 81 (43.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 79 (42.02%) Ubuntu
4 62 (32.98%) Unix
5 10 (5.32%) AIX
6 5 (2.66%) Windows
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) SUSE
7 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (79.26%) Continuous Integration
3 142 (75.53%) Scrum
4 92 (48.94%) DevOps
5 80 (42.55%) Configuration Management
6 74 (39.36%) TDD
7 62 (32.98%) BDD
8 57 (30.32%) Software Engineering
8 57 (30.32%) Unit Testing
9 56 (29.79%) Pair Programming
10 54 (28.72%) Dependency Injection
11 51 (27.13%) Concurrent Programming
11 51 (27.13%) Multithreading
12 45 (23.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (17.02%) Non-Functional Testing
14 24 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (12.77%) SDLC
15 16 (8.51%) MVC
16 12 (6.38%) Functional Testing
17 10 (5.32%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 154 (81.91%) Java
2 125 (66.49%) Ruby
3 85 (45.21%) Bash Shell
4 47 (25.00%) Python
5 42 (22.34%) Groovy
6 23 (12.23%) C#
7 22 (11.70%) JavaScript
8 17 (9.04%) Perl
9 10 (5.32%) Scala
10 6 (3.19%) C++
11 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.13%) SQL
13 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.06%) Korn
14 2 (1.06%) PHP
15 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) SDET
System Software
1 88 (46.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (26.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 89 (47.34%) Puppet
2 72 (38.30%) ZABBIX
3 30 (15.96%) Graphite
4 11 (5.85%) Ansible
5 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.53%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (46.81%) VMware
2 30 (15.96%) SOASTA, Inc
3 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.53%) Charles River
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle
5 1 (0.53%) SAP
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec
5 1 (0.53%) Zend
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