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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 257 246 231
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.029% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £438
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

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
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +11 5 £388 -16.21%
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (58.33%) DevOps
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
4 13 (36.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
5 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.00%) VB
5 9 (25.00%) ATM
5 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (22.22%) Open Source
6 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Release Management
6 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Firewall
7 7 (19.44%) MySQL
7 7 (19.44%) Puppet
7 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
8 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) Python
8 6 (16.67%) Finance

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) MediaWiki
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) ATM
2 7 (19.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IPsec
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) IPv6
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) WF
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (58.33%) DevOps
3 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Release Management
5 8 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) VB
3 6 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Postfix
3 1 (2.78%) XenServer
3 1 (2.78%) iptables
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 9 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Salt
3 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat