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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 131 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.074% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Build Automation
UK

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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) JBehave
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) JBehave
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) JSR 170
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter