The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
England / South East
Rank 229 250 235
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 9 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.024% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.030% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 15
Median daily rate £438 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5834 6635 7239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.97% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3426 3972 3993
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 282 243
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Build Automation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Build Automation
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the South East region.

Build Automation Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent - 3 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
Surrey - 2 £438 - 1
Berkshire +13 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £280 -
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 27 (56.25%) Linux
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 23 (47.92%) Ansible
5 19 (39.58%) Gradle
6 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) Python
6 18 (37.50%) Java
7 16 (33.33%) TDD
7 16 (33.33%) Scrum
7 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 15 (31.25%) Maven
8 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 15 (31.25%) Web Services
9 14 (29.17%) HTML
9 14 (29.17%) Subversion
10 13 (27.08%) Spring
10 13 (27.08%) Selenium
10 13 (27.08%) Windows
11 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (22.92%) RESTful
12 11 (22.92%) Open Source
12 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
12 11 (22.92%) Puppet
12 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
12 11 (22.92%) Ruby
13 10 (20.83%) Lucene
13 10 (20.83%) C++
13 10 (20.83%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) Docker

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) Apache Solr
1 10 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (20.83%) nginx
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) Jetty
2 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (16.67%) PaaS
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.33%) GitHub
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) VLAN
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
4 3 (6.25%) Redis
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (39.58%) Gradle
3 15 (31.25%) Maven
4 14 (29.17%) Subversion
5 13 (27.08%) Selenium
6 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
7 9 (18.75%) NUnit
8 8 (16.67%) MSBuild
8 8 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 8 (16.67%) TeamCity
9 5 (10.42%) JUnit
10 3 (6.25%) CMake
10 3 (6.25%) JIRA
10 3 (6.25%) jMock
10 3 (6.25%) Mockito
11 2 (4.17%) MSI
11 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (2.08%) JMeter
12 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Build Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Automation Specialist
4 9 (18.75%) Build Automation Specialist
5 8 (16.67%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (10.42%) AWS Developer
8 5 (10.42%) AWS Software Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) HTML Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) Spring
4 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
4 11 (22.92%) RESTful
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
5 10 (20.83%) HTML5
5 10 (20.83%) Lucene
6 6 (12.50%) Node.js
7 5 (10.42%) CSS
7 5 (10.42%) Middleware
8 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.17%) Kafka
9 2 (4.17%) REST
10 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.08%) CSS3
10 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (33.33%) Scrum
3 16 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Microservices
7 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Server Hardening
8 7 (14.58%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Application Packaging
9 5 (10.42%) Code Coverage
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (10.42%) DevOps
9 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
1 18 (37.50%) Python
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.92%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (18.75%) Scala
6 3 (6.25%) VBScript
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) KVM
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Ansible
2 11 (22.92%) Puppet
3 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (16.67%) vRealize
5 4 (8.33%) Packer
6 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Perforce
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) TOWER Software
4 3 (6.25%) Altiris
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas