The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
England / South West
Rank 129 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.73% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
Median daily rate £330 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.15% +7.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2237 2460 2470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.79% 82.16% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1679 1619
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 123 90
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Bristol +5 3 - -
Devon -3 3 £330 +1.53%
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSF
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (12.50%) Struts
5 1 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Personalization
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle