The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 127 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.32% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£500 £264 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.75% -38.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £463
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2300 1812 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.74% 72.34% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 923 808
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 23
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
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Build Automation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
1 2 (28.57%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft