The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 404 383 403
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 8 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £369 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.79% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+325.92% -10.00%
Build Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22424 22988 24376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.80% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15264 15754 16002
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 444 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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 +20 1 £350 -22.22% 3
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Subversion
5 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (12.50%) Puppet
7 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) VBScript
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Informatica
7 2 (8.33%) NHS
7 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) JRules

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.17%) MSI
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (8.33%) JRules
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Online Games
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Project Management
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL
1 2 (8.33%) SOA
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (8.33%) BPMN
1 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
1 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (4.17%) DevOps
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.17%) Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Information Security
2 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) VB6
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow