The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 512 507 560
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +53
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 92 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 16
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£400 £381 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £320 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £475
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +19 80 £400 +6.66% 16
London +23 50 £425 -2.85% 8
South West - 13 £400 - 4
Scotland -13 11 £281 -33.88%
South East -18 10 £450 +41.17% 3
City of London +6 8 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £375 -
Glasgow -7 3 £280 -34.11%
East of England -27 3 £250 -
Brighton - 3 £450 - 1
Reading - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £200 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 1 £268 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 75 (52.08%) Java
2 69 (47.92%) Linux
3 61 (42.36%) Puppet
3 61 (42.36%) DevOps
4 48 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (27.78%) Windows
6 36 (25.00%) Ruby
7 35 (24.31%) Scrum
8 34 (23.61%) Ubuntu
9 33 (22.92%) JavaScript
10 32 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 32 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 31 (21.53%) VMware
11 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (21.53%) Git (software)
12 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
13 29 (20.14%) CentOS
14 28 (19.44%) Maven
15 27 (18.75%) Apache
16 26 (18.06%) Perl
16 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell
17 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
18 24 (16.67%) CSS
18 24 (16.67%) LAMP
19 22 (15.28%) MySQL
20 21 (14.58%) Oracle
20 21 (14.58%) Python
20 21 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
21 20 (13.89%) Web Services

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (18.75%) Apache
2 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.86%) IIS
4 7 (4.86%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.47%) nginx
6 4 (2.78%) Confluence
7 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.08%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.39%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.39%) Lync
9 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.78%) Joyent
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) VPN
1 17 (11.81%) Firewall
2 8 (5.56%) LDAP
3 6 (4.17%) HTTP
3 6 (4.17%) DNS
3 6 (4.17%) IPsec
3 6 (4.17%) VLAN
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
4 5 (3.47%) SSL
5 4 (2.78%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.78%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.08%) NAS
6 3 (2.08%) SAN
7 2 (1.39%) LAN
7 2 (1.39%) WAN
7 2 (1.39%) IPv6
7 2 (1.39%) Network Security
7 2 (1.39%) OSPF
7 2 (1.39%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) MySQL
2 12 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.25%) Redis
5 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 31 (21.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (19.44%) Maven
4 18 (12.50%) Subversion
5 10 (6.94%) TeamCity
5 10 (6.94%) JIRA
6 8 (5.56%) Ant
7 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.47%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.78%) Hudson
10 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.39%) FishEye
11 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.69%) Gradle
11 1 (0.69%) Grunt
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.69%) Mocha
11 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (11.11%) Banking
2 13 (9.03%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Billing
4 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Front Office
6 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 34 (23.61%) Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Release Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.86%) Middleware Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
10 6 (4.17%) Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.47%) Architect
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.47%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.47%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.67%) CSS
1 24 (16.67%) LAMP
2 20 (13.89%) Web Services
2 20 (13.89%) HTML
3 18 (12.50%) .NET
3 18 (12.50%) Spring
4 16 (11.11%) jQuery
5 15 (10.42%) XML
6 13 (9.03%) JSON
7 12 (8.33%) JSP
7 12 (8.33%) MCollective
8 11 (7.64%) CSS3
9 10 (6.94%) HTML5
9 10 (6.94%) J2EE
10 8 (5.56%) Ajax
10 8 (5.56%) Middleware
10 8 (5.56%) REST
11 7 (4.86%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (4.86%) WebCenter
12 5 (3.47%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.25%) Open Source
3 6 (4.17%) W3C
4 5 (3.47%) Wiki
5 4 (2.78%) PKI
5 4 (2.78%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.08%) New Media
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 69 (47.92%) Linux
2 40 (27.78%) Windows
3 34 (23.61%) Ubuntu
4 29 (20.14%) CentOS
5 18 (12.50%) UNIX
6 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.64%) Debian
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.17%) Solaris
11 5 (3.47%) AIX
12 4 (2.78%) Android
13 3 (2.08%) SmartOS
14 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.36%) DevOps
2 48 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (24.31%) Scrum
4 32 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.81%) OO
7 15 (10.42%) Release Management
7 15 (10.42%) Kanban
8 13 (9.03%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.03%) OOP
9 12 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.64%) Change Management
11 10 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.25%) MVC
13 8 (5.56%) TDD
13 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.86%) Revenue Management
14 7 (4.86%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.08%) Java
2 36 (25.00%) Ruby
3 33 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.06%) Perl
4 26 (18.06%) Bash Shell
5 21 (14.58%) Python
6 16 (11.11%) SQL
7 15 (10.42%) PHP
8 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
9 12 (8.33%) C#
10 6 (4.17%) Groovy
10 6 (4.17%) Scala
11 3 (2.08%) VBScript
11 3 (2.08%) C++
12 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.39%) Korn
13 1 (0.69%) VB
13 1 (0.69%) VBA
13 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 31 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.64%) XenServer
3 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.17%) vCloud
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
6 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.08%) Docker
6 3 (2.08%) NFS
7 2 (1.39%) Samba
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 61 (42.36%) Puppet
2 21 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.64%) Salt
3 11 (7.64%) Nagios
3 11 (7.64%) ZABBIX
4 9 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.17%) Zenoss
5 6 (4.17%) Kibana
5 6 (4.17%) Graylog2
6 3 (2.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 31 (21.53%) VMware
2 21 (14.58%) Oracle
3 18 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.33%) Citrix
5 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.25%) HP
6 9 (6.25%) Perforce
6 9 (6.25%) hybris
7 7 (4.86%) Rackspace
8 6 (4.17%) Splunk
9 5 (3.47%) Google
9 5 (3.47%) Adobe
10 4 (2.78%) CA
10 4 (2.78%) WSO2
10 4 (2.78%) New Relic
11 3 (2.08%) Zend
11 3 (2.08%) Akamai
12 2 (1.39%) Siebel
13 1 (0.69%) JBoss
13 1 (0.69%) Twitter
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