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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 396 365 384
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 28 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 -5 13 £463 +8.82% 3
Croydon -14 1 £350 +16.66%
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (63.24%) Java
2 40 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (55.88%) Jenkins
4 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
6 28 (41.18%) Linux
6 28 (41.18%) DevOps
7 24 (35.29%) Maven
8 22 (32.35%) Subversion
9 21 (30.88%) Puppet
10 20 (29.41%) Scrum
11 19 (27.94%) Ruby
12 18 (26.47%) Windows
12 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
12 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (25.00%) Web Services
13 17 (25.00%) VMware
14 15 (22.06%) TDD
14 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
14 15 (22.06%) CentOS
15 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (20.59%) JIRA
15 14 (20.59%) Spring
15 14 (20.59%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Python
15 14 (20.59%) Apache
16 13 (19.12%) Ubuntu
16 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
16 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
16 13 (19.12%) Ansible

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.59%) Apache
3 9 (13.24%) IIS
3 9 (13.24%) Jetty
4 7 (10.29%) Confluence
5 6 (8.82%) Node.js
6 5 (7.35%) MediaWiki
6 5 (7.35%) OpenStack
7 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.41%) nginx
9 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.47%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (1.47%) CMS
9 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.47%) JBoss
9 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
4 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
1 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 7 (10.29%) LAN
3 6 (8.82%) WAN
3 6 (8.82%) Internet
4 5 (7.35%) LDAP
4 5 (7.35%) IPv6
4 5 (7.35%) IPsec
4 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 5 (7.35%) OSPF
4 5 (7.35%) BGP
4 5 (7.35%) EIGRP
4 5 (7.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) WLAN
5 1 (1.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.82%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 38 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
3 24 (35.29%) Maven
4 22 (32.35%) Subversion
5 14 (20.59%) JIRA
6 12 (17.65%) JUnit
7 10 (14.71%) Mockito
7 10 (14.71%) Gradle
8 8 (11.76%) Cucumber
8 8 (11.76%) Ant
8 8 (11.76%) Selenium
9 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (10.29%) JMeter
9 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
10 6 (8.82%) Hudson
11 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.41%) NUnit
12 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
12 3 (4.41%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Release Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Web Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) Web Services
2 14 (20.59%) Spring
3 12 (17.65%) REST
4 9 (13.24%) HTML
4 9 (13.24%) .NET
5 8 (11.76%) Guice
6 7 (10.29%) CSS
7 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) JSP
9 3 (4.41%) XML
9 3 (4.41%) MCollective
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
10 2 (2.94%) DHTML
10 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.94%) RESTful
10 2 (2.94%) ActiveX
10 2 (2.94%) Middleware
10 2 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Wiki
4 2 (2.94%) W3C
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) Windows
3 15 (22.06%) CentOS
4 13 (19.12%) Ubuntu
5 12 (17.65%) UNIX
6 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) Debian
8 2 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.18%) DevOps
4 20 (29.41%) Scrum
5 15 (22.06%) TDD
6 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 11 (16.18%) BDD
8 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
9 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) SDLC
10 8 (11.76%) Concurrent Programming
10 8 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (11.76%) Release Management
10 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
10 8 (11.76%) Pair Programming
10 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.29%) Change Management
11 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (63.24%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) Ruby
3 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
4 14 (20.59%) Python
4 14 (20.59%) SQL
5 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
6 10 (14.71%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.82%) C#
9 5 (7.35%) Groovy
10 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.41%) VBScript
11 3 (4.41%) PHP
12 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.94%) VB
12 2 (2.94%) VBA
12 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.94%) VB6
13 1 (1.47%) C++
13 1 (1.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) CCNA
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.35%) Postfix
3 5 (7.35%) XenServer
3 5 (7.35%) Docker
3 5 (7.35%) iptables
3 5 (7.35%) Samba
4 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (30.88%) Puppet
2 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (19.12%) Ansible
4 5 (7.35%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.88%) Salt
5 4 (5.88%) Graphite
6 2 (2.94%) SCCM
7 1 (1.47%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) VMware
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.29%) Perforce
4 6 (8.82%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (5.88%) hybris
7 1 (1.47%) Akamai
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.47%) Apigee
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) CollabNet
7 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Adobe
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