The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Build Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 202 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 49 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 21
Median daily rate £400 £401 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-45.09% +7.36%
Build Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7808 9352 8736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.78% 94.72% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4740 5623 4842
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 436 465
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Build Engineer in the job title.

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Build Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +20 19 £355 -9.89%
Oxfordshire +10 18 £413 +10.00%
Surrey +20 9 £550 +49.65% 1
Berkshire +4 2 £225 -55.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Build Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
2 29 (38.67%) Ansible
3 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 24 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (28.00%) Windows
7 19 (25.33%) Python
7 19 (25.33%) PaaS
8 18 (24.00%) SpecFlow
8 18 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (24.00%) TeamCity
8 18 (24.00%) Performance Testing
8 18 (24.00%) NUnit
8 18 (24.00%) Perforce
8 18 (24.00%) Docker
8 18 (24.00%) Microservices
8 18 (24.00%) Gradle
8 18 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (21.33%) Build Automation
9 16 (21.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 16 (21.33%) Puppet
10 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 15 (20.00%) Linux
11 14 (18.67%) VMware
11 14 (18.67%) DevOps

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 6 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.00%) Documentum
4 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) PaaS
2 18 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) SNMP
1 9 (12.00%) SSL
1 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.00%) DHCP
2 6 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 25 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 18 (24.00%) Gradle
3 18 (24.00%) NUnit
3 18 (24.00%) SpecFlow
3 18 (24.00%) TeamCity
4 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (14.67%) CMake
6 9 (12.00%) TestComplete
7 7 (9.33%) JIRA
8 6 (8.00%) Artifactory
8 6 (8.00%) NuGet
9 5 (6.67%) Subversion
10 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.00%) JUnit
10 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.67%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
1 11 (14.67%) XML
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Device Driver
1 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.67%) Solaris
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (24.00%) Microservices
3 18 (24.00%) Performance Testing
3 18 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (21.33%) Build Automation
5 14 (18.67%) DevOps
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.33%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) Web Development
8 6 (8.00%) Server Building
9 5 (6.67%) Validation
10 4 (5.33%) ITIL
10 4 (5.33%) Migration
11 3 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.67%) Data Migration
12 2 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) Python
2 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.67%) C#
3 11 (14.67%) Java
3 11 (14.67%) SQL
4 6 (8.00%) VBScript
5 3 (4.00%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (41.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) CCNA
3 4 (5.33%) CCNP
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.33%) MCITP
3 4 (5.33%) MCSA
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) VCP4
3 4 (5.33%) VCP5
3 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Docker
2 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.00%) Firmware
4 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (38.67%) Ansible
2 18 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (21.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (21.33%) Puppet
4 13 (17.33%) SCCM
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.67%) Packer
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Perforce
3 14 (18.67%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Altiris
5 7 (9.33%) HP
5 7 (9.33%) Intel Security
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (5.33%) Supermicro
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.33%) Borland
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) Juniper
9 1 (1.33%) Red Hat