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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 249 236 229
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.044% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.060% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Build Automation
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
7134 6680 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.32% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4086 3703 3089
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 264 243
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Berkshire +9 1 £250 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (55.26%) DevOps
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
3 13 (34.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 10 (26.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 10 (26.32%) Tivoli
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
4 10 (26.32%) VB
4 10 (26.32%) ATM
4 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Release Management
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) MySQL
7 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (18.42%) Puppet
8 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
8 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) ATM
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) OSPF
3 1 (2.63%) BGP
3 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.63%) IPv6
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) Grunt
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Technical Specialist
2 10 (26.32%) Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (10.53%) jQuery
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.89%) WF
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Wiki
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
1 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Debian
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (55.26%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Release Management
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.63%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 10 (26.32%) VB
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Samba
3 1 (2.63%) iptables
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 10 (26.32%) Tivoli
2 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (18.42%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Salt
3 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat