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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 489 511 556
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +45
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 91 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 30 21
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£400 £406 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -29.47%
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
39028 36522 40170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.08% 72.85% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24228 22021 22957
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1067 1398
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%

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 11 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 11 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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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 +15 82 £400 -1.53% 20
London +18 58 £425 -5.55% 12
South West - 11 £400 - 4
City of London +22 10 £436 -12.80% 1
Scotland +1 8 £281 - 1
South East -8 8 £450 +41.17% 2
East of England -14 3 £250 -33.33%
Brighton - 3 £450 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
Glasgow +6 2 £280 -
West Yorkshire +1 2 £325 -7.14%
Yorkshire -1 2 £325 -7.14%
Leeds -1 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Hampshire - 2 £200 -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £268 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Plymouth - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 71 (52.21%) Java
2 62 (45.59%) Linux
3 57 (41.91%) DevOps
4 56 (41.18%) Puppet
5 39 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (24.26%) Scrum
7 32 (23.53%) Windows
8 31 (22.79%) Ruby
8 31 (22.79%) Ubuntu
9 30 (22.06%) Configuration Management
10 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
11 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
13 26 (19.12%) CentOS
13 26 (19.12%) Maven
14 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
14 25 (18.38%) Apache
15 24 (17.65%) VMware
15 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
16 22 (16.18%) Perl
16 22 (16.18%) CSS
17 21 (15.44%) Python
17 21 (15.44%) LAMP
17 21 (15.44%) Bash Shell
18 20 (14.71%) .NET
18 20 (14.71%) MySQL
19 19 (13.97%) Oracle
19 19 (13.97%) Web Services

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 25 (18.38%) Apache
2 15 (11.03%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.62%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.15%) IIS
4 7 (5.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (5.15%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.94%) nginx
5 4 (2.94%) Confluence
5 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
8 1 (0.74%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.74%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.94%) Joyent
4 2 (1.47%) SaaS
4 2 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) VPN
1 15 (11.03%) Firewall
2 7 (5.15%) LDAP
3 6 (4.41%) HTTP
3 6 (4.41%) DNS
3 6 (4.41%) VLAN
3 6 (4.41%) Internet
4 5 (3.68%) SSL
5 4 (2.94%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.94%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.21%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.21%) NAS
6 3 (2.21%) IPsec
6 3 (2.21%) SAN
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
7 1 (0.74%) IPv6
7 1 (0.74%) 2G
7 1 (0.74%) Network Security
7 1 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.71%) MySQL
2 12 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.62%) Redis
5 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 27 (19.85%) Git (software)
3 26 (19.12%) Maven
4 13 (9.56%) Subversion
5 10 (7.35%) JIRA
6 8 (5.88%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.15%) Ant
8 6 (4.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.68%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.21%) FishEye
10 3 (2.21%) Selenium
11 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.47%) Hudson
11 2 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.74%) WATIR
12 1 (0.74%) JUnit
12 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (10.29%) Banking
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (5.15%) Billing
4 5 (3.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (30.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (24.26%) Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Release Manager
6 9 (6.62%) Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Configuration Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Oracle Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Middleware Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Administrator
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.68%) Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 4 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.94%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.18%) CSS
2 21 (15.44%) LAMP
3 20 (14.71%) .NET
4 19 (13.97%) Web Services
5 17 (12.50%) HTML
5 17 (12.50%) Spring
6 16 (11.76%) XML
7 14 (10.29%) jQuery
8 13 (9.56%) JSON
9 11 (8.09%) JSP
9 11 (8.09%) MCollective
10 10 (7.35%) REST
11 9 (6.62%) CSS3
11 9 (6.62%) J2EE
11 9 (6.62%) Ajax
12 8 (5.88%) Middleware
13 7 (5.15%) WebCenter
13 7 (5.15%) HTML5
13 7 (5.15%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (3.68%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.62%) Open Source
3 6 (4.41%) W3C
4 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.21%) PKI
5 3 (2.21%) New Media
5 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) STB
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.59%) Linux
2 32 (23.53%) Windows
3 31 (22.79%) Ubuntu
4 26 (19.12%) CentOS
5 15 (11.03%) UNIX
6 13 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.62%) Debian
9 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.41%) Solaris
11 4 (2.94%) AIX
11 4 (2.94%) Android
12 3 (2.21%) SmartOS
13 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) DevOps
2 39 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (24.26%) Scrum
4 30 (22.06%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.76%) OO
7 15 (11.03%) Kanban
8 13 (9.56%) OOP
8 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
8 13 (9.56%) Release Management
9 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.62%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.88%) Change Management
11 8 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (5.15%) Revenue Management
12 7 (5.15%) MVC
12 7 (5.15%) SOA
13 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.21%) Java
2 31 (22.79%) Ruby
3 28 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.18%) Perl
5 21 (15.44%) Python
5 21 (15.44%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.03%) SQL
7 12 (8.82%) PHP
7 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.82%) C#
8 6 (4.41%) Scala
9 5 (3.68%) Groovy
10 3 (2.21%) C++
10 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.21%) VBScript
11 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) CCNA
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.62%) XenServer
3 6 (4.41%) vCloud
4 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.21%) NFS
5 3 (2.21%) vSphere
5 3 (2.21%) Docker
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) Samba
7 1 (0.74%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 56 (41.18%) Puppet
2 18 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.09%) Nagios
4 10 (7.35%) ZABBIX
5 9 (6.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (6.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (6.62%) Salt
6 6 (4.41%) Kibana
6 6 (4.41%) Graylog2
6 6 (4.41%) Zenoss
7 3 (2.21%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) VMware
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle
3 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.62%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Citrix
6 8 (5.88%) hybris
6 8 (5.88%) Perforce
7 7 (5.15%) Rackspace
8 6 (4.41%) Splunk
9 5 (3.68%) Google
10 4 (2.94%) Adobe
10 4 (2.94%) WSO2
10 4 (2.94%) New Relic
11 3 (2.21%) CA
11 3 (2.21%) Akamai
12 2 (1.47%) Zend
12 2 (1.47%) Siebel
13 1 (0.74%) IBM
13 1 (0.74%) JBoss
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