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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 539 578 557
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 109 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 41
Median daily rate £440 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £281
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +33.45%
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
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 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 26 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 +41 98 £445 +18.66% 37
London +12 40 £481 +6.94% 26
South East -1 15 £475 +18.75%
Berkshire +6 11 £475 +90.00%
Nottingham - 10 £500 -
Scotland - 10 £440 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 10 £500 -
East Midlands - 10 £500 - 1
North West -14 9 £439 - 5
Yorkshire +7 8 £425 +30.76%
Reading +3 8 £450 +80.00%
West Yorkshire -3 8 £425 +30.76%
Edinburgh - 8 £440 - 2
City of London +39 7 £413 -10.81% 8
South West -7 7 £320 -14.66%
East of England +13 6 - - 3
Norwich - 6 - -
Norfolk - 6 - -
Devon - 6 £320 -
Leeds 0 4 £363 +11.53%
Cheshire -2 4 £388 - 2
Hampshire - 4 - -
Hook - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 2
Macclesfield - 3 £388 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire -7 1 £375 -37.50%
Warwickshire - 1 £350 - 2
Croydon - 1 £463 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £300 -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 174 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (58.23%) Jenkins
3 135 (56.96%) Git (software)
4 128 (54.01%) Continuous Integration
5 119 (50.21%) Java
6 106 (44.73%) Scrum
6 106 (44.73%) DevOps
7 105 (44.30%) Linux
8 102 (43.04%) Maven
9 97 (40.93%) Ruby
10 82 (34.60%) Configuration Management
11 79 (33.33%) Puppet
12 73 (30.80%) VMware
13 67 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (27.43%) Web Services
15 64 (27.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 60 (25.32%) Bash Shell
17 58 (24.47%) Unix
18 57 (24.05%) Unit Testing
19 56 (23.63%) TDD
20 54 (22.78%) CentOS
21 53 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (22.36%) Dependency Injection
22 50 (21.10%) Microsoft
22 50 (21.10%) BDD
23 49 (20.68%) Python
24 48 (20.25%) Ubuntu
25 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
25 47 (19.83%) Docker
26 45 (18.99%) REST

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 45 (18.99%) Tomcat
2 36 (15.19%) Jetty
3 34 (14.35%) Apache
4 20 (8.44%) Node.js
5 18 (7.59%) Confluence
5 18 (7.59%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.69%) IIS
7 4 (1.69%) Mule
7 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.27%) CMS
8 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.84%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.84%) JBoss
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) BASE24
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (22.36%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.39%) HTTP
1 27 (11.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.49%) Internet
3 5 (2.11%) Firewall
3 5 (2.11%) VPN
4 4 (1.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.27%) LDAP
6 2 (0.84%) ICMP
7 1 (0.42%) BGP
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.42%) DMZ
7 1 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.42%) FWSM
7 1 (0.42%) MPLS
7 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.42%) OSPF
7 1 (0.42%) SAN
7 1 (0.42%) VLAN
7 1 (0.42%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.57%) NoSQL
2 26 (10.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.17%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.33%) MySQL
6 12 (5.06%) RavenDB
6 12 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.27%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.84%) Big Data
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.84%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) Informix
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 138 (58.23%) Jenkins
2 135 (56.96%) Git (software)
3 102 (43.04%) Maven
4 45 (18.99%) Subversion
5 42 (17.72%) JUnit
6 39 (16.46%) Gradle
6 39 (16.46%) Mockito
7 35 (14.77%) JIRA
8 31 (13.08%) Cucumber
9 27 (11.39%) NuGet
9 27 (11.39%) Selenium
10 22 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (7.17%) Mocha
11 17 (7.17%) SonarQube
12 16 (6.75%) Appium
12 16 (6.75%) JMeter
13 15 (6.33%) Artifactory
13 15 (6.33%) MSBuild
14 6 (2.53%) TeamCity
15 5 (2.11%) Capybara
General
1 18 (7.59%) Finance
2 10 (4.22%) Banking
3 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Local Government
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (32.91%) Developer
2 75 (31.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 51 (21.52%) Java Developer
4 28 (11.81%) Operations Engineer
5 26 (10.97%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (8.02%) Build Engineer
7 18 (7.59%) Agile Developer
8 17 (7.17%) Agile Java Developer
9 15 (6.33%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (5.06%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Java Web Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.80%) Automation Tester
13 9 (3.80%) Build Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.80%) Tester
14 8 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 8 (3.38%) Consultant
14 8 (3.38%) Senior Agile Developer
14 8 (3.38%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.43%) Web Services
2 45 (18.99%) REST
3 43 (18.14%) Spring
4 40 (16.88%) .NET
5 34 (14.35%) Guice
5 34 (14.35%) MCollective
6 23 (9.70%) AngularJS
7 22 (9.28%) CSS
8 21 (8.86%) HTML
9 18 (7.59%) RESTful
10 16 (6.75%) Chai
11 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.91%) Dropwizard
13 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (5.06%) Middleware
15 7 (2.95%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.95%) XML
16 6 (2.53%) Hibernate
16 6 (2.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.49%) N-Tier
2 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.84%) Clustering
5 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.42%) Derivative
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
6 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.42%) PKI
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 105 (44.30%) Linux
2 64 (27.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 58 (24.47%) Unix
4 54 (22.78%) CentOS
5 48 (20.25%) Ubuntu
6 23 (9.70%) Windows
7 11 (4.64%) AIX
8 5 (2.11%) Solaris
9 2 (0.84%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) HPUX
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (54.01%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (44.73%) DevOps
3 106 (44.73%) Scrum
4 82 (34.60%) Configuration Management
5 57 (24.05%) Unit Testing
6 56 (23.63%) TDD
7 53 (22.36%) Dependency Injection
8 50 (21.10%) BDD
9 43 (18.14%) Software Engineering
10 40 (16.88%) Pair Programming
11 35 (14.77%) Concurrent Programming
11 35 (14.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (14.77%) Multithreading
12 34 (14.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 21 (8.86%) MVC
14 17 (7.17%) Non-Functional Testing
14 17 (7.17%) SDLC
15 15 (6.33%) Web Development
16 14 (5.91%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.21%) Java
2 97 (40.93%) Ruby
3 60 (25.32%) Bash Shell
4 49 (20.68%) Python
5 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
6 37 (15.61%) C#
7 20 (8.44%) Groovy
7 20 (8.44%) SQL
8 12 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.53%) C
11 5 (2.11%) Go
11 5 (2.11%) Perl
11 5 (2.11%) VBScript
12 4 (1.69%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) Scala
13 3 (1.27%) VB
14 1 (0.42%) ES6
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) Degree
4 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) CCIE
4 1 (0.42%) CCNP
4 1 (0.42%) CCSP
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.42%) CISSP
4 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.84%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (19.83%) Docker
3 18 (7.59%) vSphere
4 3 (1.27%) vCloud
4 3 (1.27%) Xen
5 2 (0.84%) HDFS
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.84%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Corosync
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) LXC
6 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (33.33%) Puppet
2 28 (11.81%) Ansible
3 27 (11.39%) ZABBIX
4 18 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (6.75%) Graphite
6 6 (2.53%) vRealize
7 4 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.69%) Terraform
8 2 (0.84%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.84%) Salt
8 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.42%) Opsview
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (30.80%) VMware
2 50 (21.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.44%) Atlassian
4 14 (5.91%) SOASTA, Inc
5 13 (5.49%) Oracle
6 5 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.69%) Symantec
8 3 (1.27%) Cisco
8 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.27%) Zend
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix
9 2 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (0.84%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.84%) Informatica
9 2 (0.84%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.42%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.42%) HP
10 1 (0.42%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Sun
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