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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1563 2184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 70.90% 70.63% 69.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1510 1025 1300
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 70 150
Average hourly rate £34.68 £18.40 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.45% -40.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £8.30 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £44.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Wiltshire - - - -
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) DevOps
3 12 (80.00%) Salt
3 12 (80.00%) Puppet
3 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (80.00%) Perl
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) VPN
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) LAMP
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Debian
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (80.00%) CentOS
3 12 (80.00%) XenServer
3 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
4 11 (73.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) LDAP
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) VPN
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) IPsec
2 3 (20.00%) IPv6
2 3 (20.00%) OSPF
2 3 (20.00%) BGP
2 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Debian
1 12 (80.00%) CentOS
2 11 (73.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) PHP
3 12 (80.00%) Perl
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 12 (80.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (80.00%) XenServer
2 3 (20.00%) Samba
2 3 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Salt
1 12 (80.00%) Puppet
1 12 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix