The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 121 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£281 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2081 1750 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.48% 70.99% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 878 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.20 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Build Automation
UK

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 28 July 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
Glasgow -7 3 £280 -34.11%
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
3 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Change Management
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (47.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
11 1 (5.26%) Web Design
11 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (5.26%) MVC
11 1 (5.26%) Subversion
11 1 (5.26%) Maven
11 1 (5.26%) Ajax
11 1 (5.26%) PKI
11 1 (5.26%) Degree

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Release Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) DOM
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Change Management
2 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter