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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Automation
Rank 470 533 488
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -45
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 106 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 29
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£425 £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £439
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 +56 100 £425 -9.33% 21
London +14 49 £431 -19.76% 16
South East +1 30 £400 -13.51% 3
Kent - 13 £400 -
South West -11 10 £444 - 1
City of London +13 8 £438 -2.77% 5
Yorkshire -6 8 £363 +45.00% 1
Surrey - 8 £475 - 2
Bristol - 6 £425 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £388 -16.21% 1
West Yorkshire -11 5 £375 +50.00%
Woking - 5 £475 -
Sheffield - 3 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Scotland -4 2 £500 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Telford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 118 (59.30%) Continuous Integration
2 90 (45.23%) Linux
2 90 (45.23%) DevOps
3 85 (42.71%) Java
4 84 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (39.70%) Jenkins
6 77 (38.69%) Puppet
7 76 (38.19%) Git (software)
8 59 (29.65%) Maven
9 58 (29.15%) Bash Shell
10 57 (28.64%) Windows
11 56 (28.14%) Ruby
11 56 (28.14%) CentOS
12 54 (27.14%) Ubuntu
13 51 (25.63%) Opscode Chef
14 50 (25.13%) Security Cleared
14 50 (25.13%) Configuration Management
15 47 (23.62%) Scrum
16 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
16 44 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (21.61%) VMware
17 43 (21.61%) Automated Testing
18 42 (21.11%) Firewall
19 41 (20.60%) SQL
20 38 (19.10%) SC Cleared
21 37 (18.59%) Change Management
22 35 (17.59%) PaaS
23 34 (17.09%) .NET
24 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
25 32 (16.08%) SQL Server

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (9.55%) Apache
2 17 (8.54%) Confluence
3 15 (7.54%) MediaWiki
4 13 (6.53%) nginx
5 9 (4.52%) IIS
6 7 (3.52%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.52%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.51%) CMS
8 4 (2.01%) JBoss
8 4 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.51%) Node.js
9 3 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.01%) WordPress
10 2 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.02%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.51%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Documaker
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.59%) PaaS
2 5 (2.51%) SaaS
3 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.50%) Heroku
5 1 (0.50%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.11%) Firewall
2 18 (9.05%) LAN
2 18 (9.05%) WAN
3 15 (7.54%) LDAP
3 15 (7.54%) VPN
3 15 (7.54%) IPsec
3 15 (7.54%) Network Security
3 15 (7.54%) IPv6
3 15 (7.54%) OSPF
3 15 (7.54%) BGP
3 15 (7.54%) EIGRP
4 8 (4.02%) ATM
5 5 (2.51%) SAN
6 3 (1.51%) HTTP
6 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.50%) VLAN
8 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.56%) MySQL
3 17 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.51%) OLTP
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.01%) Big Data
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 79 (39.70%) Jenkins
2 76 (38.19%) Git (software)
3 59 (29.65%) Maven
4 31 (15.58%) Subversion
5 22 (11.06%) TeamCity
5 22 (11.06%) JIRA
6 20 (10.05%) Hudson
6 20 (10.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (6.53%) Ant
8 7 (3.52%) Selenium
8 7 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.02%) JUnit
9 6 (3.02%) NUnit
10 4 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.01%) Checkstyle
10 4 (2.01%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.01%) FindBugs
11 3 (1.51%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.51%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 15 (7.54%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Banking
3 4 (2.01%) Billing
3 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Military
4 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (29.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (21.61%) Developer
3 29 (14.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 18 (9.05%) Consultant
5 11 (5.53%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.53%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 9 (4.52%) DevOps Consultant
8 8 (4.02%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (3.52%) UI Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.02%) Data Centre Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Architect
11 5 (2.51%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.09%) .NET
2 31 (15.58%) Web Services
3 28 (14.07%) HTML
4 16 (8.04%) CSS
5 14 (7.04%) .NET Framework
5 14 (7.04%) jQuery
5 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET
6 13 (6.53%) Middleware
7 12 (6.03%) Spring
8 11 (5.53%) MCollective
9 10 (5.03%) CSS3
10 9 (4.52%) Spring MVC
10 9 (4.52%) XML
10 9 (4.52%) JSP
11 8 (4.02%) LAMP
11 8 (4.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (4.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (3.52%) HTML5
12 7 (3.52%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.54%) Wiki
2 11 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.53%) Open Source
3 6 (3.02%) Clustering
4 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.51%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.51%) User Experience
5 3 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.01%) Biology
6 2 (1.01%) Life Science
6 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.50%) Physics
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 90 (45.23%) Linux
2 57 (28.64%) Windows
3 56 (28.14%) CentOS
4 54 (27.14%) Ubuntu
5 44 (22.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.04%) UNIX
7 13 (6.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (6.53%) Debian
8 8 (4.02%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.30%) Continuous Integration
2 90 (45.23%) DevOps
3 84 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (25.13%) Configuration Management
5 47 (23.62%) Scrum
6 43 (21.61%) Automated Testing
7 37 (18.59%) Change Management
8 27 (13.57%) Integration Testing
9 23 (11.56%) MVC
10 20 (10.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (9.05%) Release Management
12 16 (8.04%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (7.54%) TDD
14 14 (7.04%) SOA
15 13 (6.53%) OO
15 13 (6.53%) Data Modelling
16 12 (6.03%) ITIL
16 12 (6.03%) Project Management
17 11 (5.53%) Load Balancing
18 10 (5.03%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.71%) Java
2 58 (29.15%) Bash Shell
3 56 (28.14%) Ruby
4 41 (20.60%) SQL
5 30 (15.08%) PowerShell
6 26 (13.07%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.56%) C#
8 23 (11.56%) Perl
9 15 (7.54%) PHP
10 12 (6.03%) Python
11 11 (5.53%) VB
12 7 (3.52%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.01%) VBScript
14 4 (2.01%) C++
15 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.51%) Korn
15 3 (1.51%) C
16 2 (1.01%) F#
16 2 (1.01%) Jython
Qualifications
1 50 (25.13%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.02%) Degree
4 5 (2.51%) CCNA
4 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.54%) Samba
2 15 (7.54%) Postfix
2 15 (7.54%) XenServer
3 10 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.02%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 77 (38.69%) Puppet
2 51 (25.63%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (15.58%) Ansible
4 17 (8.54%) ZABBIX
5 10 (5.03%) Salt
6 8 (4.02%) Tivoli
6 8 (4.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.01%) SCCM
7 2 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.50%) SCOM
8 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 43 (21.61%) VMware
3 20 (10.05%) Oracle
3 20 (10.05%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.54%) Citrix
5 7 (3.52%) hybris
5 7 (3.52%) IBM
6 5 (2.51%) Adobe
7 4 (2.01%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.51%) HP
9 2 (1.01%) Cisco
9 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.01%) McAfee
9 2 (1.01%) Perforce
9 2 (1.01%) Nokia
9 2 (1.01%) F5
9 2 (1.01%) Lumension
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