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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 484 571 546
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -25
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 155 86 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 63 69
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.35% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +70 150 £500 +11.11% 37
London +52 105 £550 +15.78% 21
South East +26 21 £489 +23.73% 6
City of London +27 15 £550 +10.00% 8
Oxford - 9 £495 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £495 - 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £363 +14.17% 3
West Yorkshire +2 6 £325 +4.00% 2
Scotland +11 5 £473 +26.00% 2
East Midlands - 5 £388 -
North West - 5 £458 - 2
Berkshire - 5 £488 - 1
Hampshire - 5 - -
Edinburgh +6 4 £500 +33.33% 2
Leeds -2 4 - - 2
Croydon -11 4 £475 -
Durham - 4 £300 -
North East - 4 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - 3 £350 -
East of England +10 2 - - 1
Surrey +7 2 £450 +12.50% 4
Manchester - 2 - - 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £488 -
Havant - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £463 -
Staines - 2 £450 - 1

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 145 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (48.52%) Linux
3 108 (40.00%) DevOps
4 87 (32.22%) Jenkins
5 82 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (30.00%) Python
7 76 (28.15%) Java
8 75 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 69 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
10 64 (23.70%) Puppet
11 61 (22.59%) Configuration Management
12 59 (21.85%) Scrum
13 56 (20.74%) Ruby
14 48 (17.78%) Unix
15 45 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 44 (16.30%) VMware
17 43 (15.93%) C#
18 42 (15.56%) Web Services
18 42 (15.56%) Maven
18 42 (15.56%) Ansible
19 41 (15.19%) .NET
20 40 (14.81%) Software Engineering
20 40 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
21 39 (14.44%) JavaScript
22 38 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 37 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
24 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
24 36 (13.33%) Oracle
25 35 (12.96%) SQL
26 34 (12.59%) TDD

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 25 (9.26%) Elasticsearch
1 25 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.04%) Apache
3 14 (5.19%) Jetty
4 13 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.96%) Confluence
5 8 (2.96%) JBoss
6 7 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.59%) IIS
6 7 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.85%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.85%) Mule
8 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.11%) nginx
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.74%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (5.56%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.37%) BASE24
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.70%) IaaS
6 9 (3.33%) PaaS
7 5 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.11%) SaaS
9 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.26%) DNS
1 25 (9.26%) VPN
2 22 (8.15%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.41%) ICMP
4 5 (1.85%) Firewall
5 4 (1.48%) HTTP
5 4 (1.48%) LDAP
6 3 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.74%) VLAN
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.37%) DHCP
8 1 (0.37%) DMZ
8 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.41%) MySQL
3 17 (6.30%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.19%) Big Data
7 13 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (4.07%) Redis
9 11 (4.07%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.85%) RavenDB
13 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
16 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
16 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 87 (32.22%) Jenkins
2 75 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 42 (15.56%) Maven
4 29 (10.74%) Selenium
5 27 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (9.26%) Gradle
7 21 (7.78%) Subversion
8 20 (7.41%) JIRA
9 18 (6.67%) JUnit
10 17 (6.30%) Cucumber
10 17 (6.30%) GoCD
11 15 (5.56%) Artifactory
11 15 (5.56%) MSBuild
11 15 (5.56%) NuGet
12 14 (5.19%) TeamCity
13 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
14 12 (4.44%) Mockito
15 10 (3.70%) Ant
16 9 (3.33%) SpecFlow
17 8 (2.96%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (5.93%) Finance
1 16 (5.93%) Marketing
2 10 (3.70%) Retail
3 7 (2.59%) Banking
4 6 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.85%) Local Government
6 4 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.48%) Publishing
7 3 (1.11%) Front Office
7 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (22.96%) Developer
3 30 (11.11%) Architect
4 29 (10.74%) Build Engineer
5 25 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
6 24 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 19 (7.04%) Consultant
8 16 (5.93%) DevOps Consultant
9 15 (5.56%) Build Automation Engineer
10 14 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.81%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Agile Developer
12 10 (3.70%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) Tester
13 9 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
13 9 (3.33%) Analyst
13 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.56%) Web Services
2 41 (15.19%) .NET
3 25 (9.26%) HTML
4 24 (8.89%) RESTful
5 22 (8.15%) Middleware
6 20 (7.41%) REST
6 20 (7.41%) Spring
7 19 (7.04%) CSS
8 17 (6.30%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.93%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.44%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.44%) HTML5
11 11 (4.07%) Node.js
12 10 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (3.70%) XML
13 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.22%) JSON
13 6 (2.22%) SOAP
14 5 (1.85%) Entity Framework
14 5 (1.85%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) Algorithms
1 20 (7.41%) Data Structures
1 20 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.30%) Public Cloud
3 16 (5.93%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.33%) Clustering
6 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.48%) PMI
8 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 131 (48.52%) Linux
2 48 (17.78%) Unix
3 38 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (9.63%) Windows
5 20 (7.41%) CentOS
6 19 (7.04%) Solaris
7 13 (4.81%) AIX
8 8 (2.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.22%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.85%) Android
11 4 (1.48%) SUSE
12 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.37%) Debian
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (40.00%) DevOps
3 82 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (22.59%) Configuration Management
5 59 (21.85%) Scrum
6 40 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 40 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 34 (12.59%) TDD
8 29 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.37%) Unit Testing
10 26 (9.63%) Load Balancing
11 25 (9.26%) Waterfall
12 24 (8.89%) BDD
12 24 (8.89%) Software Delivery
13 23 (8.52%) Test Automation
14 20 (7.41%) Automated Testing
15 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (7.04%) UML
15 19 (7.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.00%) Python
2 76 (28.15%) Java
3 56 (20.74%) Ruby
4 43 (15.93%) C#
5 39 (14.44%) JavaScript
6 35 (12.96%) SQL
7 20 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 19 (7.04%) Go
8 19 (7.04%) PowerShell
9 16 (5.93%) Shell Script
10 13 (4.81%) Perl
11 12 (4.44%) PHP
12 10 (3.70%) VBScript
13 6 (2.22%) C
13 6 (2.22%) C++
14 5 (1.85%) Scala
15 4 (1.48%) VB
16 3 (1.11%) Groovy
17 2 (0.74%) R
18 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.48%) VCAP
4 4 (1.48%) VCP6
4 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.30%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.85%) SDET
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.15%) Docker
3 14 (5.19%) vCloud
4 13 (4.81%) HDFS
5 10 (3.70%) vSphere
6 7 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.48%) Xen
8 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.74%) KVM
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.74%) XenServer
9 1 (0.37%) LXC
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (23.70%) Puppet
2 42 (15.56%) Ansible
3 37 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (9.63%) Terraform
5 11 (4.07%) vRealize
6 10 (3.70%) Consul
7 9 (3.33%) Packer
8 6 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.85%) SCCM
10 2 (0.74%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.74%) Graphite
10 2 (0.74%) Salt
10 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.37%) AppDNA
11 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.37%) logstash
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.30%) VMware
3 36 (13.33%) Oracle
4 16 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (5.19%) Hortonworks
5 14 (5.19%) Hyperion
6 12 (4.44%) Cisco
7 11 (4.07%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 9 (3.33%) Splunk
10 8 (2.96%) EMC
11 6 (2.22%) Symantec
12 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.85%) F5
12 5 (1.85%) Perforce
12 5 (1.85%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.85%) SAP
13 4 (1.48%) Adobe
13 4 (1.48%) Veritas
14 3 (1.11%) Mercator
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago