The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 508 579 558
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -21
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 139 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 31 64
Median daily rate £465 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Build Automation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Automation within the UK.

Build Automation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Build Automation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Build Automation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Automation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation within the UK.

Build Automation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
England +83 125 £470 +19.74% 31
London +50 61 £500 +11.11% 19
South East +17 17 £513 +28.12% 4
East Midlands - 15 £400 -
City of London +56 13 £500 +16.27% 5
Scotland +1 13 £448 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 13 £375 -
Berkshire +8 10 £513 +105.00% 1
Edinburgh - 10 £450 -
North West - 10 £465 - 3
East of England +22 7 - - 1
South West +11 7 £320 -14.66% 1
Reading 0 7 - -
Norwich - 7 - -
Hampshire - 7 - -
Norfolk - 7 - -
Devon - 6 £320 -
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
Manchester - 4 £419 - 1
Hook - 4 - -
Yorkshire +2 3 £363 +16.00% 1
Leeds -1 3 £363 +16.00% 1
West Yorkshire -13 3 £363 +16.00% 1
Coventry - 3 £450 - 1
North East - 2 £305 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £463 -
Durham - 2 £305 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 2
Croydon - 2 £500 -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 165 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (47.28%) Jenkins
3 106 (44.35%) Git (software)
4 100 (41.84%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (41.84%) Linux
5 98 (41.00%) Java
6 95 (39.75%) DevOps
7 78 (32.64%) Scrum
8 74 (30.96%) Maven
9 69 (28.87%) Configuration Management
10 68 (28.45%) Ruby
11 62 (25.94%) Web Services
12 60 (25.10%) Python
13 57 (23.85%) Puppet
14 56 (23.43%) Unix
15 51 (21.34%) TDD
15 51 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
16 50 (20.92%) Unit Testing
16 50 (20.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 49 (20.50%) VMware
18 48 (20.08%) Software Engineering
19 45 (18.83%) Microsoft
20 43 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (17.15%) Dependency Injection
21 41 (17.15%) .NET
22 40 (16.74%) Tomcat
22 40 (16.74%) BDD
22 40 (16.74%) REST
23 39 (16.32%) JUnit
23 39 (16.32%) Spring

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills 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 40 (16.74%) Tomcat
2 31 (12.97%) Jetty
3 29 (12.13%) Apache
4 15 (6.28%) Confluence
5 11 (4.60%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.93%) JBoss
8 6 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.09%) IIS
9 5 (2.09%) Mule
9 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.84%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.35%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) BASE24
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.34%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.51%) IaaS
6 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.26%) SaaS
8 2 (0.84%) PaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.79%) HTTP
3 12 (5.02%) Internet
3 12 (5.02%) VPN
4 11 (4.60%) DNS
5 9 (3.77%) ICMP
6 5 (2.09%) Firewall
7 3 (1.26%) LDAP
8 2 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.42%) BGP
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.42%) DMZ
9 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.42%) FWSM
9 1 (0.42%) HSRP
9 1 (0.42%) MPLS
9 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.42%) OSPF
9 1 (0.42%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.97%) NoSQL
2 19 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.44%) MySQL
4 13 (5.44%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.18%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.18%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.51%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.26%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.84%) Big Data
10 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) Informix
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (47.28%) Jenkins
2 106 (44.35%) Git (software)
3 74 (30.96%) Maven
4 39 (16.32%) JUnit
4 39 (16.32%) Subversion
5 35 (14.64%) Gradle
5 35 (14.64%) Mockito
6 32 (13.39%) JIRA
7 28 (11.72%) Cucumber
8 27 (11.30%) Selenium
9 25 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (8.79%) NuGet
11 18 (7.53%) Artifactory
12 15 (6.28%) MSBuild
13 11 (4.60%) JMeter
14 10 (4.18%) Mocha
14 10 (4.18%) SonarQube
15 9 (3.77%) Ant
15 9 (3.77%) Appium
15 9 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (7.95%) Finance
2 10 (4.18%) Banking
3 8 (3.35%) Marketing
4 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.09%) Retail
6 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.26%) Front Office
7 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (28.87%) Developer
2 67 (28.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (18.83%) Java Developer
4 29 (12.13%) Automation Engineer
5 22 (9.21%) Build Engineer
6 19 (7.95%) Agile Developer
7 18 (7.53%) Agile Java Developer
8 17 (7.11%) Architect
8 17 (7.11%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.69%) Operations Engineer
9 16 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.18%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.18%) Build Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Senior Agile Developer
10 10 (4.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 9 (3.77%) AWS DevOps
11 9 (3.77%) Consultant
11 9 (3.77%) Java Web Developer
11 9 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.94%) Web Services
2 41 (17.15%) .NET
3 40 (16.74%) REST
4 39 (16.32%) Spring
5 24 (10.04%) Guice
6 22 (9.21%) HTML
7 20 (8.37%) CSS
8 18 (7.53%) Middleware
8 18 (7.53%) RESTful
9 17 (7.11%) AngularJS
10 14 (5.86%) MCollective
10 14 (5.86%) Node.js
11 12 (5.02%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.02%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.77%) Chai
13 9 (3.77%) Dropwizard
14 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.93%) Entity Framework
14 7 (2.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.28%) N-Tier
2 12 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.18%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.67%) Clustering
6 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.67%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 100 (41.84%) Linux
2 56 (23.43%) Unix
3 50 (20.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (14.23%) CentOS
5 25 (10.46%) Ubuntu
6 19 (7.95%) Windows
7 13 (5.44%) Solaris
8 10 (4.18%) AIX
9 4 (1.67%) SUSE
9 4 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.84%) Debian
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (41.84%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (39.75%) DevOps
4 78 (32.64%) Scrum
5 69 (28.87%) Configuration Management
6 51 (21.34%) TDD
7 50 (20.92%) Unit Testing
8 48 (20.08%) Software Engineering
9 41 (17.15%) Dependency Injection
10 40 (16.74%) BDD
11 31 (12.97%) Pair Programming
12 29 (12.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (12.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (10.46%) Concurrent Programming
13 25 (10.46%) Multithreading
14 21 (8.79%) SDLC
15 18 (7.53%) MVC
16 17 (7.11%) Web Development
17 14 (5.86%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 98 (41.00%) Java
2 68 (28.45%) Ruby
3 60 (25.10%) Python
4 38 (15.90%) JavaScript
5 37 (15.48%) C#
6 34 (14.23%) SQL
7 32 (13.39%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.86%) Groovy
8 14 (5.86%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.18%) Perl
9 10 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.35%) VBScript
11 6 (2.51%) Go
11 6 (2.51%) PHP
12 4 (1.67%) C
12 4 (1.67%) VB
13 3 (1.26%) Scala
14 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.46%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.93%) Degree
4 5 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.67%) VCAP
5 4 (1.67%) VCP6
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) CCIE
6 1 (0.42%) CCNP
6 1 (0.42%) CCSP
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.86%) QA
2 7 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.26%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (12.55%) Docker
3 15 (6.28%) vSphere
4 4 (1.67%) vCloud
5 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.26%) Xen
6 2 (0.84%) HDFS
6 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.84%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.42%) LXC
7 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (23.85%) Puppet
2 28 (11.72%) Ansible
3 17 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.44%) Terraform
4 13 (5.44%) ZABBIX
5 11 (4.60%) Graphite
5 11 (4.60%) vRealize
6 7 (2.93%) Packer
7 6 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.84%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.84%) Salt
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.42%) Opsview
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (20.50%) VMware
2 45 (18.83%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.88%) Oracle
4 17 (7.11%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.35%) SOASTA, Inc
7 7 (2.93%) Cisco
7 7 (2.93%) EMC
7 7 (2.93%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.93%) Splunk
8 6 (2.51%) Symantec
9 5 (2.09%) SAP
10 4 (1.67%) Veritas
11 3 (1.26%) Calypso
11 3 (1.26%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.26%) Informatica
11 3 (1.26%) Murex
11 3 (1.26%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.26%) Zend
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