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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 117 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 10 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Change Management
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) Citrix
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (37.50%) IPsec
7 6 (37.50%) Validation
7 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 1 (6.25%) HTML5
11 1 (6.25%) CSS3
11 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
11 1 (6.25%) Twitter
11 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (6.25%) Apache

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Release Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) DOM
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Validation
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (37.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
1 9 (56.25%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter