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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 509 514 569
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +55
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 87 68 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 16
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -1 76 £400 +0.31% 16
London -6 33 £420 +5.00% 10
South East +12 16 £375 +17.64% 2
Scotland -14 10 £335 -21.29%
South West - 9 £400 - 3
Bristol - 9 £400 - 2
City of London +14 8 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +9 8 £325 +13.04% 1
East Sussex - 8 £363 -
Brighton - 8 £363 -
East of England -14 7 - -
Leeds - 6 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £325 -
Berkshire - 4 £375 -
Glasgow -22 3 - -
Sheffield +10 2 £510 +77.39% 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £510 +77.39% 1
North West -3 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 £500 -
Woking - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Knutsford - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 92 (52.87%) Java
2 85 (48.85%) Linux
3 75 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (40.80%) DevOps
5 68 (39.08%) Puppet
6 66 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (28.74%) Configuration Management
8 43 (24.71%) JavaScript
9 42 (24.14%) Ruby
9 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 41 (23.56%) Git (software)
11 39 (22.41%) Scrum
11 39 (22.41%) Windows
12 38 (21.84%) Ubuntu
13 36 (20.69%) Perl
14 35 (20.11%) Bash Shell
15 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (19.54%) VMware
15 34 (19.54%) Maven
16 32 (18.39%) CentOS
17 29 (16.67%) UNIX
18 28 (16.09%) .NET
19 27 (15.52%) SQL
19 27 (15.52%) HTML
19 27 (15.52%) MySQL
19 27 (15.52%) Oracle
20 26 (14.94%) Apache
21 25 (14.37%) Red Hat
21 25 (14.37%) Security Cleared
22 24 (13.79%) CSS

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (14.94%) Apache
2 15 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.60%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.02%) Apache Solr
5 7 (4.02%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (4.02%) IIS
6 6 (3.45%) Confluence
6 6 (3.45%) nginx
7 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.72%) Node.js
8 3 (1.72%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.15%) Lync
10 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Applications
1 9 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) Joyent
3 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.34%) VPN
1 18 (10.34%) Firewall
2 10 (5.75%) LDAP
3 9 (5.17%) IPsec
4 7 (4.02%) DNS
5 6 (3.45%) VLAN
5 6 (3.45%) Internet
6 4 (2.30%) HTTP
7 3 (1.72%) NAS
7 3 (1.72%) IPv6
7 3 (1.72%) SAN
7 3 (1.72%) OSPF
7 3 (1.72%) BGP
7 3 (1.72%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.72%) LAN
7 3 (1.72%) WAN
7 3 (1.72%) Network Security
7 3 (1.72%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.15%) ATM
8 2 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) MySQL
2 13 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.75%) Redis
5 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 41 (23.56%) Git (software)
3 34 (19.54%) Maven
4 24 (13.79%) Subversion
5 15 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (7.47%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.90%) JIRA
8 10 (5.75%) Ant
9 9 (5.17%) Selenium
10 7 (4.02%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.45%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.87%) Hudson
13 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.30%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.72%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.72%) FishEye
14 3 (1.72%) Mocha
14 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Banking
3 7 (4.02%) Billing
4 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Front Office
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (29.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (21.84%) Developer
3 27 (15.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Consultant
7 11 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.32%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Middleware Consultant
8 7 (4.02%) UI Programmer
8 7 (4.02%) UI Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Release Manager
8 7 (4.02%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.45%) Software Project Leader
9 6 (3.45%) Architect
9 6 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Administrator
9 6 (3.45%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.09%) .NET
2 27 (15.52%) HTML
3 24 (13.79%) CSS
4 23 (13.22%) LAMP
5 22 (12.64%) Spring
5 22 (12.64%) Web Services
6 20 (11.49%) JSP
7 19 (10.92%) XML
8 16 (9.20%) jQuery
9 15 (8.62%) MCollective
10 11 (6.32%) Ajax
10 11 (6.32%) CSS3
11 10 (5.75%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.75%) JSON
11 10 (5.75%) WCF
11 10 (5.75%) J2EE
12 8 (4.60%) Spring MVC
12 8 (4.60%) Middleware
12 8 (4.60%) HTML5
12 8 (4.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.75%) Open Source
3 6 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.45%) Biology
3 6 (3.45%) Life Science
3 6 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.45%) Wiki
3 6 (3.45%) W3C
4 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.30%) Market Risk
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) New Media
6 3 (1.72%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (48.85%) Linux
2 39 (22.41%) Windows
3 38 (21.84%) Ubuntu
4 32 (18.39%) CentOS
5 29 (16.67%) UNIX
6 22 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.90%) Debian
9 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.45%) Solaris
11 5 (2.87%) AIX
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.72%) SmartOS
14 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (40.80%) DevOps
3 66 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (28.74%) Configuration Management
5 39 (22.41%) Scrum
6 19 (10.92%) MVC
7 15 (8.62%) Kanban
8 14 (8.05%) OO
8 14 (8.05%) OOP
8 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
8 14 (8.05%) Release Management
9 13 (7.47%) Load Balancing
9 13 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.90%) TDD
11 11 (6.32%) Change Management
11 11 (6.32%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (5.17%) ITIL
13 9 (5.17%) Integration Testing
14 8 (4.60%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.87%) Java
2 43 (24.71%) JavaScript
3 42 (24.14%) Ruby
4 36 (20.69%) Perl
5 35 (20.11%) Bash Shell
6 27 (15.52%) SQL
7 21 (12.07%) Shell Script
8 18 (10.34%) Python
9 15 (8.62%) PHP
10 12 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 11 (6.32%) C#
12 8 (4.60%) Scala
13 7 (4.02%) Groovy
14 6 (3.45%) Korn
14 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.30%) VB
16 3 (1.72%) VBScript
17 2 (1.15%) XAML
17 2 (1.15%) C++
18 1 (0.57%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 25 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.20%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.90%) XenServer
3 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.45%) vCloud
4 5 (2.87%) Docker
4 5 (2.87%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.72%) Postfix
5 3 (1.72%) NFS
5 3 (1.72%) Samba
6 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 68 (39.08%) Puppet
2 20 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.47%) ZABBIX
4 12 (6.90%) Salt
4 12 (6.90%) Nagios
5 6 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (3.45%) Kibana
5 6 (3.45%) Graylog2
5 6 (3.45%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.57%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) VMware
2 27 (15.52%) Oracle
3 25 (14.37%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.05%) Citrix
5 13 (7.47%) hybris
6 10 (5.75%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.60%) Rackspace
8 7 (4.02%) HP
8 7 (4.02%) Perforce
9 6 (3.45%) Splunk
10 4 (2.30%) Adobe
10 4 (2.30%) New Relic
11 2 (1.15%) Google
11 2 (1.15%) Siebel
11 2 (1.15%) IBM
11 2 (1.15%) WSO2
12 1 (0.57%) Twitter
12 1 (0.57%) CA
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.57%) JBoss
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Thame
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago