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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 139 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.042% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.061% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2399 1651 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.85% 69.90% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1082 1071
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 110 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 4 £425 - 1
Somerset - - - -
Build Automation
England

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (80.00%) PHP
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) LAMP
3 10 (66.67%) Debian
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Ruby
3 10 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Perl
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) CentOS
3 10 (66.67%) XenServer
3 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (66.67%) Puppet
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) Salt
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) LDAP
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) MediaWiki
1 5 (33.33%) Confluence
1 5 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) LDAP
4 5 (33.33%) IPv6
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 5 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) Hudson
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Behat
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Debian
1 10 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) CentOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Database Theory
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) People Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) PHP
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Ruby
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (66.67%) XenServer
2 5 (33.33%) Samba
2 5 (33.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (66.67%) Puppet
1 10 (66.67%) Salt
2 5 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM