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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 555 583 566
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 98 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 33
Median daily rate £445 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £310 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £273
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +37.48%
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
45304 44011 42247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.57% 78.89% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 29953 27402 26436
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 1284 1210
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +6 87 £450 +7.46% 38
London +19 39 £478 +3.24% 19
South East -8 18 £463 +2.77% 5
Berkshire +11 14 £463 +32.14% 1
Reading +7 10 £425 +70.00% 1
Scotland - 10 £440 -
West Yorkshire +1 8 £425 +21.42% 2
Yorkshire -1 8 £425 +30.76% 2
Edinburgh - 8 £440 -
City of London +36 7 £493 +19.39% 7
North West -2 6 £388 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 £438 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £438 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £438 - 1
South West -5 5 £320 -20.00% 3
Leeds -5 4 £400 +14.28% 2
Cheshire -8 4 £388 - 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Hook - 4 - -
East of England +7 3 - - 3
Devon - 3 £320 -
Norfolk - 3 - -
Norwich - 3 - -
Macclesfield - 3 £388 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 - 3
Wiltshire +3 1 £375 -37.50% 2
Bristol -2 1 £150 -60.00%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 197 (76.95%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (64.06%) Jenkins
3 160 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 154 (60.16%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (54.69%) Java
6 136 (53.13%) Scrum
7 129 (50.39%) Maven
8 122 (47.66%) Ruby
9 119 (46.48%) DevOps
10 117 (45.70%) Linux
11 98 (38.28%) Puppet
12 95 (37.11%) Configuration Management
12 95 (37.11%) VMware
13 89 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (32.03%) Bash Shell
15 81 (31.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 71 (27.73%) Web Services
16 71 (27.73%) Unix
17 69 (26.95%) CentOS
18 66 (25.78%) TDD
19 64 (25.00%) Ubuntu
19 64 (25.00%) BDD
20 61 (23.83%) Unit Testing
21 59 (23.05%) Microsoft
22 57 (22.27%) Dependency Injection
23 56 (21.88%) Docker
24 55 (21.48%) MCollective
24 55 (21.48%) NoSQL
24 55 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
24 55 (21.48%) Subversion

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 52 (20.31%) Tomcat
2 43 (16.80%) Jetty
3 42 (16.41%) Apache
4 32 (12.50%) Node.js
5 19 (7.42%) Confluence
6 18 (7.03%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.56%) IIS
8 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.17%) CMS
9 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.78%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.78%) JBoss
10 2 (0.78%) Mule
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.78%) SAS
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) BASE24
1 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.06%) HTTP
2 34 (13.28%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.47%) Internet
4 5 (1.95%) Firewall
5 3 (1.17%) DNS
5 3 (1.17%) LDAP
5 3 (1.17%) VPN
6 2 (0.78%) BGP
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.78%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.78%) FWSM
6 2 (0.78%) HSRP
6 2 (0.78%) LAN
6 2 (0.78%) MPLS
6 2 (0.78%) OSPF
6 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 2 (0.78%) VRRP
6 2 (0.78%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.48%) NoSQL
2 36 (14.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 20 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.42%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.86%) RavenDB
7 12 (4.69%) MySQL
8 10 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.17%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.17%) Redis
10 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.78%) Big Data
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) Informix
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 164 (64.06%) Jenkins
2 160 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 129 (50.39%) Maven
4 55 (21.48%) Subversion
5 50 (19.53%) JUnit
6 46 (17.97%) Gradle
6 46 (17.97%) Mockito
7 41 (16.02%) Cucumber
8 38 (14.84%) JIRA
9 30 (11.72%) NuGet
10 29 (11.33%) Selenium
11 24 (9.38%) JMeter
12 20 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (6.64%) Mocha
13 17 (6.64%) SonarQube
14 16 (6.25%) Appium
15 15 (5.86%) Artifactory
15 15 (5.86%) MSBuild
16 7 (2.73%) WebDriver
17 6 (2.34%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (9.77%) Finance
2 16 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (32.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (31.25%) Developer
3 55 (21.48%) Java Developer
4 34 (13.28%) Automation Engineer
4 34 (13.28%) Operations Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) Agile Developer
6 20 (7.81%) Agile Java Developer
7 19 (7.42%) Build Engineer
8 17 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (5.08%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Senior Agile Developer
11 11 (4.30%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.91%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Tester
13 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (3.52%) Build Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (27.73%) Web Services
2 55 (21.48%) MCollective
3 52 (20.31%) REST
4 50 (19.53%) Spring
5 43 (16.80%) Guice
6 42 (16.41%) .NET
7 32 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 18 (7.03%) CSS
9 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.64%) HTML
10 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (5.08%) RESTful
12 11 (4.30%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.52%) Middleware
14 7 (2.73%) XML
15 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
15 6 (2.34%) jQuery
16 4 (1.56%) HTML5
16 4 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.91%) N-Tier
2 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.17%) Clustering
5 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.78%) Derivative
5 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.39%) APACS
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.39%) Contactless
6 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.39%) EMV
6 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.39%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 117 (45.70%) Linux
2 81 (31.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 71 (27.73%) Unix
4 69 (26.95%) CentOS
5 64 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 32 (12.50%) Windows
7 14 (5.47%) AIX
8 4 (1.56%) Solaris
9 3 (1.17%) Debian
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.39%) Android
11 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) HPUX
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (76.95%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (60.16%) Continuous Integration
3 136 (53.13%) Scrum
4 119 (46.48%) DevOps
5 95 (37.11%) Configuration Management
6 66 (25.78%) TDD
7 64 (25.00%) BDD
8 61 (23.83%) Unit Testing
9 57 (22.27%) Dependency Injection
10 50 (19.53%) Software Engineering
11 47 (18.36%) Pair Programming
12 44 (17.19%) Concurrent Programming
12 44 (17.19%) Multithreading
13 38 (14.84%) Root Cause Analysis
14 36 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (9.77%) Non-Functional Testing
16 22 (8.59%) MVC
17 20 (7.81%) SDLC
18 14 (5.47%) Automation Testing
19 12 (4.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (54.69%) Java
2 122 (47.66%) Ruby
3 82 (32.03%) Bash Shell
4 51 (19.92%) JavaScript
5 50 (19.53%) Python
6 39 (15.23%) C#
7 30 (11.72%) Groovy
8 22 (8.59%) SQL
9 13 (5.08%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.73%) Perl
10 7 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.34%) C
11 6 (2.34%) VBScript
12 4 (1.56%) Scala
13 3 (1.17%) PHP
14 2 (0.78%) VB
15 1 (0.39%) ES6
15 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (18.36%) Security Cleared
2 43 (16.80%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.73%) Degree
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) CCIE
4 1 (0.39%) CCNP
4 1 (0.39%) CCSP
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.39%) CISSP
4 1 (0.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.56%) SDET
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (34.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (21.88%) Docker
3 18 (7.03%) vSphere
4 4 (1.56%) vCloud
5 3 (1.17%) Xen
6 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) HDFS
6 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) XenServer
7 1 (0.39%) Corosync
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
7 1 (0.39%) LXC
7 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (38.28%) Puppet
2 41 (16.02%) ZABBIX
3 27 (10.55%) Graphite
4 26 (10.16%) Ansible
5 24 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.34%) vRealize
7 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.78%) Cacti
8 2 (0.78%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.78%) Nagios
8 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.78%) Opsview
8 2 (0.78%) Salt
8 2 (0.78%) SCCM
8 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.78%) Terraform
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.39%) Bareos
9 1 (0.39%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 95 (37.11%) VMware
2 59 (23.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.38%) SOASTA, Inc
4 20 (7.81%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.30%) Oracle
6 7 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.95%) Symantec
8 4 (1.56%) Cisco
9 3 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.78%) Citrix
10 2 (0.78%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (0.78%) F5
10 2 (0.78%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.78%) HP
10 2 (0.78%) Informatica
10 2 (0.78%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.78%) SAP
10 2 (0.78%) Veritas
10 2 (0.78%) Zend
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