The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 45 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.57% - 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
295 335 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.53% 80.72% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 229 121
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.97 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.78% -53.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Build Automation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Build Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA