The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 540 511 503
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 56 78 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 59 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £279 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £280 £323
% change year-on-year
+20.53% -13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 28 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 3 June 2015. 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 -23 55 £375 -11.76% 26
London -32 23 £450 +5.88% 16
West Yorkshire - 10 £319 - 2
Yorkshire - 10 £319 - 2
City of London +10 9 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England +4 8 £325 +30.00% 1
South East -3 8 £400 +100.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
South West +8 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Bristol +2 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Leeds - 4 £319 - 2
Brentwood - 3 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £338 -
Essex - 3 £325 -
Hertfordshire -8 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £338 -
Reading +4 1 £250 - 1
Berkshire +1 1 £250 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 -
Swansea - 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £500 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 £500 -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 94 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
2 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (44.67%) Windows
4 65 (43.33%) DevOps
5 63 (42.00%) Java
6 60 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 56 (37.33%) Linux
8 53 (35.33%) VMware
9 50 (33.33%) Puppet
10 47 (31.33%) Git (software)
11 36 (24.00%) Scrum
11 36 (24.00%) Firewall
11 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
12 35 (23.33%) SQL
12 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (22.67%) JIRA
14 32 (21.33%) CentOS
14 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
14 32 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 30 (20.00%) Maven
15 30 (20.00%) Ubuntu
16 29 (19.33%) Ruby
16 29 (19.33%) Subversion
17 28 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (18.67%) Apache
17 28 (18.67%) Configuration Management
18 26 (17.33%) MySQL
19 25 (16.67%) Web Services
20 24 (16.00%) Microsoft

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 28 (18.67%) Apache
2 23 (15.33%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.33%) IIS
3 17 (11.33%) Confluence
4 15 (10.00%) MediaWiki
5 13 (8.67%) nginx
6 11 (7.33%) Node.js
7 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 9 (6.00%) Apache Solr
9 7 (4.67%) WebLogic
10 6 (4.00%) Jetty
11 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (2.67%) CMS
12 4 (2.67%) JBoss
12 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
12 4 (2.67%) OpenStack
13 3 (2.00%) GlassFish
13 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
14 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.67%) PaaS
2 7 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
3 3 (2.00%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.00%) Firewall
2 17 (11.33%) LAN
3 16 (10.67%) WAN
4 15 (10.00%) LDAP
4 15 (10.00%) VPN
5 12 (8.00%) OSPF
5 12 (8.00%) BGP
5 12 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 12 (8.00%) IPv6
5 12 (8.00%) IPsec
5 12 (8.00%) Network Security
6 9 (6.00%) ATM
7 8 (5.33%) SAN
7 8 (5.33%) NAS
8 5 (3.33%) HTTP
8 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.67%) Internet
10 3 (2.00%) DNS
10 3 (2.00%) DHCP
10 3 (2.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.33%) MySQL
3 17 (11.33%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.67%) Informix
7 5 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.00%) OLTP
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 60 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 47 (31.33%) Git (software)
3 34 (22.67%) JIRA
4 30 (20.00%) Maven
5 29 (19.33%) Subversion
6 18 (12.00%) Hudson
7 17 (11.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (8.67%) TeamCity
9 11 (7.33%) Ant
9 11 (7.33%) JUnit
10 9 (6.00%) Selenium
11 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (4.00%) Mockito
12 6 (4.00%) Cucumber
12 6 (4.00%) NUnit
13 5 (3.33%) Gradle
14 4 (2.67%) JMeter
14 4 (2.67%) Checkstyle
14 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
14 4 (2.67%) FindBugs
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Music Industry
3 2 (1.33%) Military
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (31.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (24.00%) Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) Consultant
5 10 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) UI Programmer
6 9 (6.00%) UI Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (4.67%) Architect
8 7 (4.67%) Tester
8 7 (4.67%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (4.00%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.67%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.67%) Web Services
2 21 (14.00%) .NET
3 20 (13.33%) HTML
4 18 (12.00%) CSS
4 18 (12.00%) Spring
5 15 (10.00%) jQuery
6 11 (7.33%) Spring MVC
6 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.67%) JSP
7 10 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.00%) REST
8 9 (6.00%) CSS3
8 9 (6.00%) MooTools
8 9 (6.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.33%) HTML5
10 5 (3.33%) Entity Framework
10 5 (3.33%) Middleware
10 5 (3.33%) LAMP
10 5 (3.33%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.00%) Wiki
3 9 (6.00%) Clustering
4 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.67%) IBM XIV
5 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.00%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.67%) Windows
2 56 (37.33%) Linux
3 32 (21.33%) CentOS
4 30 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 28 (18.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (12.67%) UNIX
7 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (8.67%) Debian
9 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (5.33%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.00%) Android
13 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
2 70 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.33%) DevOps
4 36 (24.00%) Scrum
5 28 (18.67%) Configuration Management
6 22 (14.67%) Change Management
6 22 (14.67%) Automated Testing
7 20 (13.33%) MVC
8 19 (12.67%) TDD
9 16 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (10.67%) Load Balancing
9 16 (10.67%) Integration Testing
10 15 (10.00%) Release Management
11 14 (9.33%) ITIL
12 13 (8.67%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (8.00%) OO
13 12 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.00%) SDLC
14 10 (6.67%) Data Modelling
15 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.00%) Java
2 36 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 30 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 29 (19.33%) Ruby
6 23 (15.33%) JavaScript
7 19 (12.67%) C#
8 17 (11.33%) Perl
9 16 (10.67%) PHP
10 15 (10.00%) Python
11 10 (6.67%) VB
12 5 (3.33%) VBScript
13 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.00%) Korn
14 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.33%) C++
15 2 (1.33%) Groovy
15 2 (1.33%) VB6
15 2 (1.33%) VBA
15 2 (1.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) CCNA
3 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.00%) Postfix
3 15 (10.00%) Samba
3 15 (10.00%) iptables
4 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (8.00%) XenServer
5 11 (7.33%) vSphere
6 3 (2.00%) vCloud
7 2 (1.33%) Docker
7 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (33.33%) Puppet
2 32 (21.33%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (12.00%) Ansible
4 16 (10.67%) ZABBIX
5 15 (10.00%) Salt
6 9 (6.00%) Graphite
7 8 (5.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Tivoli
8 7 (4.67%) Nagios
8 7 (4.67%) NetBackup
8 7 (4.67%) Cacti
8 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (4.67%) Opsview
9 5 (3.33%) SCCM
10 4 (2.67%) SCOM
10 4 (2.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 4 (2.67%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (35.33%) VMware
2 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.33%) Red Hat
4 15 (10.00%) Oracle
4 15 (10.00%) Citrix
5 14 (9.33%) IBM
6 10 (6.67%) Cisco
6 10 (6.67%) hybris
7 9 (6.00%) Adobe
8 7 (4.67%) Veritas
8 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.00%) Perforce
9 6 (4.00%) HP
10 4 (2.67%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.00%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.00%) Nokia
11 3 (2.00%) F5
12 2 (1.33%) Lumension
12 2 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.33%) SOASTA, Inc
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