The table below looks at the statistics for Build Automation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 558 525 522
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -3
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 62 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 68 30
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £291 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £458 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £320
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Build Automation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
England -40 58 £450 +12.50% 25
London -13 33 £475 +18.75% 20
City of London +3 21 £475 - 4
East of England +8 11 £525 +110.00%
Yorkshire -18 8 £313 -3.84%
West Yorkshire -19 8 £313 -3.84%
Leeds -21 6 £313 -3.84%
Suffolk - 5 £575 -
Ipswich - 4 £575 -
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
Scotland -19 3 £375 +33.92% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £338 -
Watford - 3 - -
South East -17 2 £390 -13.33% 2
South West -19 2 £330 -17.50%
Cambridge - 2 £338 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
East Sussex -8 1 £390 -13.33%
Brighton -8 1 £390 -13.33%
Edinburgh -8 1 £375 +2.73%
Croydon -21 1 £350 +16.66%
Wales - 1 £200 -
Bath - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £200 -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £200 -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 71 (57.26%) Java
2 63 (50.81%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.13%) Jenkins
5 45 (36.29%) Windows
6 42 (33.87%) Linux
7 33 (26.61%) Web Services
7 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
8 31 (25.00%) SQL
8 31 (25.00%) DevOps
9 30 (24.19%) Spring
10 29 (23.39%) Maven
11 28 (22.58%) Subversion
11 28 (22.58%) Tomcat
12 27 (21.77%) Apache
13 26 (20.97%) UNIX
13 26 (20.97%) Scrum
13 26 (20.97%) VMware
14 24 (19.35%) REST
15 22 (17.74%) Puppet
15 22 (17.74%) TDD
16 21 (16.94%) JIRA
16 21 (16.94%) Python
17 20 (16.13%) MySQL
18 18 (14.52%) Gradle
18 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
18 18 (14.52%) JUnit
18 18 (14.52%) Firewall
18 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
19 17 (13.71%) Ruby

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 27 (21.77%) Apache
3 16 (12.90%) Node.js
4 13 (10.48%) Jetty
5 10 (8.06%) Apache Solr
6 9 (7.26%) IIS
7 8 (6.45%) Confluence
7 8 (6.45%) nginx
7 8 (6.45%) MediaWiki
8 5 (4.03%) OpenStack
9 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.42%) CMS
10 3 (2.42%) JBoss
10 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
11 2 (1.61%) Liferay
11 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) Firewall
2 9 (7.26%) HTTP
2 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.26%) Internet
3 8 (6.45%) SAN
3 8 (6.45%) VPN
3 8 (6.45%) LDAP
3 8 (6.45%) ATM
3 8 (6.45%) LAN
3 8 (6.45%) NAS
4 7 (5.65%) WAN
5 6 (4.84%) DHCP
5 6 (4.84%) DNS
6 5 (4.03%) IPv6
6 5 (4.03%) OSPF
6 5 (4.03%) BGP
6 5 (4.03%) EIGRP
6 5 (4.03%) IPsec
6 5 (4.03%) Network Security
7 3 (2.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) MySQL
2 14 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.65%) Informix
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.61%) MSDE
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) OLTP
8 1 (0.81%) Big Data
8 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 51 (41.13%) Jenkins
2 33 (26.61%) Git (software)
3 29 (23.39%) Maven
4 28 (22.58%) Subversion
5 21 (16.94%) JIRA
6 18 (14.52%) JUnit
6 18 (14.52%) Gradle
7 16 (12.90%) Mockito
8 15 (12.10%) Ant
9 14 (11.29%) Cucumber
10 11 (8.87%) JMeter
11 9 (7.26%) Selenium
11 9 (7.26%) Hudson
12 8 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.84%) Eclipse
14 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
14 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
15 2 (1.61%) EasyMock
15 2 (1.61%) JBehave
15 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Retail
3 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Developer
2 19 (15.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.68%) UI Developer
5 11 (8.87%) UI Programmer
6 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Architect
7 8 (6.45%) Tester
8 7 (5.65%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.84%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Security Specialist
10 5 (4.03%) Information Security Specialist
10 5 (4.03%) Information Specialist
10 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.61%) Web Services
2 30 (24.19%) Spring
3 24 (19.35%) REST
4 16 (12.90%) CSS
5 15 (12.10%) jQuery
5 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
6 14 (11.29%) JSP
7 13 (10.48%) HTML
8 12 (9.68%) .NET
8 12 (9.68%) Guice
9 10 (8.06%) MooTools
9 10 (8.06%) Spring MVC
9 10 (8.06%) CSS3
10 8 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.03%) Middleware
12 5 (4.03%) J2EE
12 5 (4.03%) SOAP
12 5 (4.03%) XML
12 5 (4.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.26%) Wiki
3 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.65%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.23%) Clustering
6 3 (2.42%) SecurID
6 3 (2.42%) PKI
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) User Experience
7 2 (1.61%) W3C
7 2 (1.61%) Physics
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Tandem
8 1 (0.81%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.81%) DataPower
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Windows
2 42 (33.87%) Linux
3 26 (20.97%) UNIX
4 14 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.87%) Ubuntu
5 11 (8.87%) CentOS
6 8 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.45%) Debian
7 7 (5.65%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.42%) Android
10 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.81%) Continuous Integration
2 54 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.00%) DevOps
4 26 (20.97%) Scrum
5 22 (17.74%) TDD
6 17 (13.71%) MVC
7 16 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 15 (12.10%) BDD
9 14 (11.29%) Change Management
9 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 13 (10.48%) Configuration Management
10 13 (10.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (9.68%) Load Balancing
11 12 (9.68%) Multithreading
11 12 (9.68%) Pair Programming
11 12 (9.68%) Concurrent Programming
12 11 (8.87%) SDLC
12 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.87%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.26%) Java
2 31 (25.00%) SQL
3 21 (16.94%) Python
4 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
5 17 (13.71%) Ruby
6 14 (11.29%) PHP
7 13 (10.48%) Perl
8 11 (8.87%) C#
9 9 (7.26%) Groovy
9 9 (7.26%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.65%) VB
11 5 (4.03%) Scala
12 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.61%) C
14 2 (1.61%) C++
15 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) CISSP
3 3 (2.42%) GIAC
3 3 (2.42%) Degree
3 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.87%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 9 (7.26%) Docker
5 8 (6.45%) iptables
5 8 (6.45%) Samba
5 8 (6.45%) Postfix
6 7 (5.65%) vSphere
7 5 (4.03%) Terminal Services
7 5 (4.03%) XenServer
8 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (17.74%) Puppet
2 15 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (9.68%) Salt
3 12 (9.68%) Graphite
4 8 (6.45%) Ansible
4 8 (6.45%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.65%) Cacti
5 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (5.65%) Tivoli
5 7 (5.65%) Nagios
5 7 (5.65%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.65%) SCCM
5 7 (5.65%) SCOM
5 7 (5.65%) Opsview
5 7 (5.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 7 (5.65%) SCOrch
6 5 (4.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (3.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.81%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (20.97%) VMware
2 16 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 15 (12.10%) hybris
4 14 (11.29%) IBM
5 11 (8.87%) Citrix
6 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.06%) Adobe
7 9 (7.26%) SOASTA, Inc
8 8 (6.45%) Cisco
9 7 (5.65%) Oracle
9 7 (5.65%) Veritas
9 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.84%) Perforce
10 6 (4.84%) HP
11 5 (4.03%) Symantec
11 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.23%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.42%) McAfee
13 3 (2.42%) Websense
13 3 (2.42%) Dell
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