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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
UK
Rank 521 499 521
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 81 128 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 102 75
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
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
37058 43034 41664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.78% 82.76% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24637 28159 26322
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1182 1118
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -12 79 £450 -5.26% 30
London -5 56 £500 - 19
City of London +22 15 £650 +8.33% 4
South East +25 9 £350 -12.50% 5
South West -6 7 £330 -17.50% 1
Croydon +7 6 - -
Berkshire +10 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Bristol 0 3 - -
Devon -3 3 £330 +1.53%
Hampshire - 3 £384 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £600 -
Yorkshire -1 2 £363 -19.44% 2
Leeds -3 2 £363 -17.61% 1
West Yorkshire -7 2 £363 -19.44% 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Sheffield - 2 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Newbury - 2 £350 -
Reading +13 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £413 -
Dunfermline - 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 £280 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Mansfield - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 98 (45.16%) Linux
2 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (36.87%) Java
3 80 (36.87%) DevOps
4 74 (34.10%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (33.18%) Scrum
6 61 (28.11%) Puppet
7 51 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
8 50 (23.04%) Jenkins
9 48 (22.12%) Ansible
9 48 (22.12%) Selenium
10 46 (21.20%) Git (software)
11 45 (20.74%) Python
12 44 (20.28%) VMware
13 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
14 39 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (17.97%) Web Services
15 38 (17.51%) Windows
15 38 (17.51%) Ruby
15 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
16 37 (17.05%) Unix
17 36 (16.59%) Configuration Management
17 36 (16.59%) Maven
17 36 (16.59%) BDD
18 35 (16.13%) Big Data
19 34 (15.67%) Hadoop
20 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
21 30 (13.82%) Continuous Delivery
22 28 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
23 27 (12.44%) User Stories

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 10 (4.61%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.69%) Apache
4 7 (3.23%) nginx
5 6 (2.76%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.76%) Jetty
6 5 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.38%) Drupal
8 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.92%) Documentum
9 2 (0.92%) IIS
9 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.46%) CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.50%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.99%) GitHub
4 7 (3.23%) IaaS
5 6 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.84%) PaaS
7 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.38%) SaaS
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.91%) DNS
2 7 (3.23%) VPN
3 3 (1.38%) 5G
3 3 (1.38%) ICMP
3 3 (1.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.38%) LDAP
3 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.38%) Telepresence
3 3 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) HTTP
5 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) OSPF
5 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.13%) Big Data
2 34 (15.67%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.76%) Redis
6 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.38%) Impala
8 3 (1.38%) MySQL
8 3 (1.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 50 (23.04%) Jenkins
2 48 (22.12%) Selenium
3 46 (21.20%) Git (software)
4 36 (16.59%) Maven
5 16 (7.37%) Subversion
6 15 (6.91%) Cucumber
7 14 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 13 (5.99%) WebDriver
9 12 (5.53%) NUnit
10 11 (5.07%) Gradle
10 11 (5.07%) JIRA
10 11 (5.07%) JUnit
11 10 (4.61%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.76%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.84%) Ant
14 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.84%) Hudson
14 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (9.22%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Retail
3 12 (5.53%) Banking
4 5 (2.30%) Local Government
5 4 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.84%) Marketing
5 4 (1.84%) Publishing
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (27.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (17.05%) Developer
3 24 (11.06%) Automation Tester
3 24 (11.06%) Tester
4 21 (9.68%) Data Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Big Data Engineer
6 17 (7.83%) Consultant
6 17 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.37%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 16 (7.37%) Selenium Tester
8 15 (6.91%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (6.91%) Java Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Automation Specialist
9 14 (6.45%) Build Automation Specialist
9 14 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.07%) Build Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 10 (4.61%) Unix Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.97%) Web Services
2 26 (11.98%) .NET
3 22 (10.14%) HTML
4 19 (8.76%) AngularJS
5 18 (8.29%) REST
6 16 (7.37%) SOAP
7 14 (6.45%) CSS
7 14 (6.45%) Node.js
8 13 (5.99%) HTML5
8 13 (5.99%) MCollective
8 13 (5.99%) RESTful
9 12 (5.53%) Middleware
10 9 (4.15%) Spring
11 7 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.23%) React
12 6 (2.76%) Apache CXF
12 6 (2.76%) Kafka
12 6 (2.76%) Lucene
13 5 (2.30%) JSON
14 4 (1.84%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.99%) Public Cloud
2 7 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.76%) PKI
4 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.30%) Replication
5 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.84%) Clustering
5 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.38%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.92%) iPad
7 2 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) CESG
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 98 (45.16%) Linux
2 38 (17.51%) Windows
3 37 (17.05%) Unix
4 21 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (7.37%) CentOS
6 14 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.07%) Windows Server
9 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.76%) VMS
11 4 (1.84%) Android
11 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.84%) Solaris
12 3 (1.38%) AIX
12 3 (1.38%) CoreOS
12 3 (1.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.87%) DevOps
3 74 (34.10%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (33.18%) Scrum
5 36 (16.59%) BDD
5 36 (16.59%) Configuration Management
6 30 (13.82%) Continuous Delivery
7 27 (12.44%) Open Source
7 27 (12.44%) User Stories
8 23 (10.60%) Automation Testing
8 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
9 22 (10.14%) TDD
10 15 (6.91%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.45%) High Availability
11 14 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.53%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.53%) Migration
13 11 (5.07%) Functional Testing
13 11 (5.07%) Load Balancing
14 9 (4.15%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.87%) Java
2 45 (20.74%) Python
3 38 (17.51%) Ruby
4 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.52%) Bash Shell
6 23 (10.60%) C#
7 16 (7.37%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.37%) SQL
8 13 (5.99%) Perl
9 10 (4.61%) PHP
10 7 (3.23%) C++
10 7 (3.23%) Go
10 7 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.76%) Scala
12 5 (2.30%) C
12 5 (2.30%) VBScript
13 4 (1.84%) Korn
14 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) VB
14 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (18.43%) Security Cleared
2 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.15%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (3.69%) Degree
5 5 (2.30%) MCP
5 5 (2.30%) MCTS
5 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.46%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) QA
2 4 (1.84%) SDET
3 3 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.52%) vCloud
3 24 (11.06%) Docker
4 23 (10.60%) HDFS
5 11 (5.07%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 61 (28.11%) Puppet
2 48 (22.12%) Ansible
3 28 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.99%) ZABBIX
5 11 (5.07%) vRealize
6 9 (4.15%) Terraform
7 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.84%) Packer
9 3 (1.38%) Consul
9 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.38%) Mesos
9 3 (1.38%) Oozie
9 3 (1.38%) SCOM
10 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.92%) SCCM
11 1 (0.46%) Cacti
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (20.28%) VMware
2 23 (10.60%) Hortonworks
3 21 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.99%) Oracle
5 8 (3.69%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.30%) Google
6 5 (2.30%) Perforce
6 5 (2.30%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.30%) TOWER Software
7 4 (1.84%) New Relic
7 4 (1.84%) Splunk
8 3 (1.38%) Altiris
8 3 (1.38%) Gigya
8 3 (1.38%) Mercator
8 3 (1.38%) Workday
9 2 (0.92%) Cisco
9 2 (0.92%) EMC
9 2 (0.92%) Symantec
9 2 (0.92%) Veritas
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