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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 347 383 354
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 48 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 18
Average daily rate
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£431 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Build Automation
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
City of London +7 8 £438 -2.77% 4
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 71 (67.62%) Continuous Integration
2 65 (61.90%) Jenkins
3 64 (60.95%) Java
4 59 (56.19%) Linux
4 59 (56.19%) Git (software)
5 58 (55.24%) Puppet
5 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (51.43%) Maven
6 54 (51.43%) DevOps
7 50 (47.62%) Bash Shell
8 48 (45.71%) Ruby
9 47 (44.76%) CentOS
10 45 (42.86%) Ubuntu
11 44 (41.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (39.05%) Scrum
13 39 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
14 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
15 34 (32.38%) Automated Testing
16 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
16 33 (31.43%) PaaS
17 31 (29.52%) Ansible
18 30 (28.57%) Change Management
19 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
20 21 (20.00%) Configuration Management
21 20 (19.05%) .NET
22 19 (18.10%) Windows
22 19 (18.10%) Subversion
23 18 (17.14%) Web Services
23 18 (17.14%) SQL Server

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (7.62%) Apache
1 8 (7.62%) Confluence
2 6 (5.71%) MediaWiki
3 5 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.81%) IIS
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) nginx
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.86%) Node.js
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.90%) WordPress
6 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.95%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Documaker
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (31.43%) PaaS
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Heroku
4 1 (0.95%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) Firewall
2 7 (6.67%) LAN
2 7 (6.67%) WAN
3 6 (5.71%) VPN
3 6 (5.71%) IPv6
3 6 (5.71%) IPsec
3 6 (5.71%) OSPF
3 6 (5.71%) BGP
3 6 (5.71%) EIGRP
3 6 (5.71%) LDAP
3 6 (5.71%) Network Security
4 3 (2.86%) HTTP
4 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) SSL
5 1 (0.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.90%) Big Data
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.95%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.95%) OLTP
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Redis
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 59 (56.19%) Git (software)
3 54 (51.43%) Maven
4 19 (18.10%) Subversion
5 13 (12.38%) TeamCity
5 13 (12.38%) JIRA
6 11 (10.48%) Hudson
7 10 (9.52%) Ant
8 6 (5.71%) JUnit
8 6 (5.71%) NUnit
9 5 (4.76%) Selenium
10 4 (3.81%) Checkstyle
10 4 (3.81%) MSBuild
10 4 (3.81%) FindBugs
10 4 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.90%) MSI
12 2 (1.90%) InstallShield
12 2 (1.90%) Gradle
General
1 7 (6.67%) Banking
2 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Billing
4 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (23.81%) Developer
3 24 (22.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) Architect
6 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.81%) Build Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Build Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.86%) Build and Release Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Build and Release Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Release Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Tester
7 3 (2.86%) Consultant
7 3 (2.86%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) Web Services
3 11 (10.48%) MCollective
4 10 (9.52%) HTML
5 8 (7.62%) CSS
5 8 (7.62%) Middleware
6 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.86%) CSS3
8 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.86%) HTML5
8 3 (2.86%) WCF
8 3 (2.86%) jQuery
8 3 (2.86%) Struts
8 3 (2.86%) J2EE
8 3 (2.86%) Spring
9 2 (1.90%) LAMP
9 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.90%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Wiki
2 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.86%) Clustering
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Open Source
4 2 (1.90%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 59 (56.19%) Linux
2 47 (44.76%) CentOS
3 45 (42.86%) Ubuntu
4 44 (41.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (18.10%) Windows
6 9 (8.57%) UNIX
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.81%) Debian
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (67.62%) Continuous Integration
2 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (51.43%) DevOps
4 41 (39.05%) Scrum
5 34 (32.38%) Automated Testing
6 30 (28.57%) Change Management
7 21 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.57%) OO
8 9 (8.57%) SOA
8 9 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.67%) TDD
11 6 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.76%) Release Management
12 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.81%) MVC
14 3 (2.86%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.95%) Java
2 50 (47.62%) Bash Shell
3 48 (45.71%) Ruby
4 14 (13.33%) SQL
5 11 (10.48%) C#
5 11 (10.48%) Perl
6 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.81%) Python
8 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.86%) PHP
8 3 (2.86%) Korn
8 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.90%) VBScript
9 2 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
9 2 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) Jython
9 2 (1.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 33 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) CCNA
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.71%) Samba
2 6 (5.71%) Postfix
2 6 (5.71%) XenServer
3 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 58 (55.24%) Puppet
2 39 (37.14%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (29.52%) Ansible
4 8 (7.62%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.81%) Salt
6 2 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.90%) SCCM
6 2 (1.90%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) VMware
3 15 (14.29%) Oracle
4 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.71%) Citrix
6 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 2 (1.90%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Perforce