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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 510 498 530
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 120 147 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 124 59
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £525 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -63.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +2 119 £500 +11.11% 27
London -25 71 £500 +5.26% 15
South East +45 22 £500 +42.85% 5
City of London +11 16 £550 +18.91% 2
North West +14 12 £425 - 2
Oxfordshire - 9 £504 - 3
Surrey - 9 £500 -
Croydon -7 8 - -
Staines - 8 £500 -
Oxford - 7 £504 -
East Midlands +1 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Manchester - 4 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +21 2 £475 +18.75% 1
Leeds +17 2 £475 +11.76%
Cheshire +16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £475 +26.66% 1
East of England +6 2 - - 2
Kent - 2 £525 -
North East - 2 £460 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £460 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £460 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 - -
South West -1 1 £410 -8.88%
West Midlands -18 1 £300 -7.69%
Shropshire - 1 £300 -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 138 (49.29%) Linux
2 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (38.57%) DevOps
4 89 (31.79%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (31.07%) Java
6 83 (29.64%) Puppet
7 79 (28.21%) Scrum
8 72 (25.71%) Python
9 71 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
10 69 (24.64%) Jenkins
11 63 (22.50%) Ansible
12 60 (21.43%) Git (software)
13 55 (19.64%) Maven
13 55 (19.64%) Ruby
14 54 (19.29%) VMware
15 48 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (16.43%) Security Cleared
16 46 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
16 46 (16.43%) Unix
16 46 (16.43%) Continuous Delivery
17 43 (15.36%) Configuration Management
18 42 (15.00%) Selenium
19 41 (14.64%) SC Cleared
19 41 (14.64%) Windows
20 39 (13.93%) .NET
21 38 (13.57%) Software Engineering
21 38 (13.57%) Hadoop
22 37 (13.21%) C#
23 35 (12.50%) Big Data
24 34 (12.14%) Bash Shell

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 24 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.07%) Apache
4 12 (4.29%) Jetty
5 11 (3.93%) Apache Solr
6 10 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.57%) nginx
7 9 (3.21%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.14%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.79%) JBoss
11 4 (1.43%) Confluence
12 3 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.07%) IIS
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.71%) Documentum
14 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.50%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (5.00%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 71 (25.36%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.93%) IaaS
4 10 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.57%) PaaS
5 9 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.14%) GitHub
7 5 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.64%) DNS
2 19 (6.79%) VPN
3 12 (4.29%) ICMP
3 12 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.71%) DHCP
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.57%) Hadoop
2 35 (12.50%) Big Data
3 24 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.79%) SQL Server
5 18 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.64%) Redis
8 11 (3.93%) MySQL
8 11 (3.93%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.79%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.07%) Impala
11 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.71%) QlikView
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 69 (24.64%) Jenkins
2 60 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 55 (19.64%) Maven
4 42 (15.00%) Selenium
5 28 (10.00%) Gradle
6 21 (7.50%) Subversion
7 19 (6.79%) TeamCity
8 17 (6.07%) SpecFlow
9 14 (5.00%) Visual Studio
10 13 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.29%) JIRA
12 11 (3.93%) Ant
12 11 (3.93%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.93%) GoCD
12 11 (3.93%) JUnit
13 8 (2.86%) MSBuild
13 8 (2.86%) NUnit
14 7 (2.50%) WebDriver
15 6 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (2.14%) Mockito
General
1 17 (6.07%) Finance
1 17 (6.07%) Marketing
2 16 (5.71%) Retail
3 9 (3.21%) Local Government
4 7 (2.50%) Publishing
5 5 (1.79%) Banking
5 5 (1.79%) Front Office
6 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (27.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (17.50%) Developer
3 27 (9.64%) Consultant
4 25 (8.93%) Architect
5 24 (8.57%) Data Engineer
6 22 (7.86%) Big Data Engineer
7 20 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 20 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.07%) DevOps Consultant
9 15 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 15 (5.36%) Build Engineer
9 15 (5.36%) Tester
10 14 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
10 14 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (5.00%) Build Automation Specialist
11 13 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.93%) Analyst
13 10 (3.57%) Build Automation Engineer
13 10 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.93%) .NET
2 32 (11.43%) Web Services
3 24 (8.57%) HTML
4 20 (7.14%) RESTful
5 18 (6.43%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.07%) Middleware
6 17 (6.07%) Spring
7 16 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 15 (5.36%) HTML5
9 13 (4.64%) MCollective
10 12 (4.29%) Node.js
11 11 (3.93%) CSS
11 11 (3.93%) Lucene
12 10 (3.57%) REST
13 8 (2.86%) JSON
13 8 (2.86%) XML
14 7 (2.50%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.50%) SOAP
14 7 (2.50%) WSDL
14 7 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.21%) Algorithms
1 23 (8.21%) Public Cloud
2 21 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 18 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.29%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.57%) Clustering
6 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.79%) PKI
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
8 4 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.43%) Physics
8 4 (1.43%) PMI
8 4 (1.43%) Statistics
9 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.71%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 138 (49.29%) Linux
2 46 (16.43%) Unix
3 41 (14.64%) Windows
4 33 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (8.93%) CentOS
6 13 (4.64%) Solaris
6 13 (4.64%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.21%) AIX
7 9 (3.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.21%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.14%) VMS
10 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.43%) Android
12 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.71%) SUSE
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (38.57%) DevOps
3 89 (31.79%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (28.21%) Scrum
5 46 (16.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 43 (15.36%) Configuration Management
7 38 (13.57%) Software Engineering
8 31 (11.07%) User Stories
9 30 (10.71%) TDD
10 29 (10.36%) Open Source
11 28 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.64%) BDD
13 26 (9.29%) E-Commerce
14 25 (8.93%) Load Balancing
15 23 (8.21%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.86%) Automated Testing
16 22 (7.86%) Automation Testing
17 20 (7.14%) High Availability
17 20 (7.14%) UML
17 20 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (31.07%) Java
2 72 (25.71%) Python
3 55 (19.64%) Ruby
4 37 (13.21%) C#
5 34 (12.14%) Bash Shell
6 32 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.71%) SQL
8 27 (9.64%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.36%) Perl
10 14 (5.00%) Go
10 14 (5.00%) PHP
11 13 (4.64%) C++
12 11 (3.93%) Scala
13 10 (3.57%) VBScript
14 7 (2.50%) C
15 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.71%) Korn
16 2 (0.71%) R
16 2 (0.71%) VB
16 2 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (16.43%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.14%) Degree
6 5 (1.79%) MCP
6 5 (1.79%) MCTS
6 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.71%) VCAP
9 2 (0.71%) VCP6
10 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.64%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) SDET
3 3 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (11.07%) vCloud
3 28 (10.00%) HDFS
4 26 (9.29%) Docker
5 11 (3.93%) Active Directory
6 9 (3.21%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.71%) vSphere
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.36%) KVM
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 83 (29.64%) Puppet
2 63 (22.50%) Ansible
3 46 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (7.86%) Terraform
5 13 (4.64%) vRealize
6 12 (4.29%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.57%) Consul
8 7 (2.50%) Packer
9 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.79%) SCCM
11 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.07%) Oozie
11 3 (1.07%) SCOM
12 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 54 (19.29%) VMware
2 33 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.43%) Oracle
4 28 (10.00%) Hortonworks
5 15 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.64%) Hyperion
6 13 (4.64%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.57%) Perforce
8 9 (3.21%) Cisco
9 7 (2.50%) Rackspace
9 7 (2.50%) Splunk
10 6 (2.14%) New Relic
11 5 (1.79%) Altiris
11 5 (1.79%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.79%) F5
11 5 (1.79%) TOWER Software
12 4 (1.43%) Adobe
12 4 (1.43%) EMC
12 4 (1.43%) Symantec
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