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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 488 526 519
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 104 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.086% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 25 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +31 95 £450 +5.88% 9
London +49 60 £450 +7.14% 6
South East -10 21 £400 +2.56% 2
City of London +12 10 £335 -4.28% 2
Scotland -4 7 £240 -46.66% 1
Surrey - 7 £475 - 1
South West -22 6 £425 -
Kent - 6 £400 -
Woking - 5 £475 - 1
Bristol - 4 £425 -
Glasgow -5 1 - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wales - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 106 (55.21%) Continuous Integration
2 96 (50.00%) Linux
3 95 (49.48%) Java
4 80 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (41.15%) DevOps
6 70 (36.46%) Jenkins
7 69 (35.94%) Puppet
8 64 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 60 (31.25%) Maven
10 58 (30.21%) Configuration Management
10 58 (30.21%) Bash Shell
11 56 (29.17%) Ruby
12 52 (27.08%) Ubuntu
13 51 (26.56%) CentOS
14 50 (26.04%) Security Cleared
14 50 (26.04%) Windows
15 46 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
16 45 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (22.40%) Scrum
18 41 (21.35%) VMware
19 38 (19.79%) SC Cleared
20 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
21 35 (18.23%) Change Management
21 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (17.19%) Automated Testing
23 30 (15.63%) MS Excel
24 29 (15.10%) Firewall
25 28 (14.58%) JavaScript
25 28 (14.58%) SQL
25 28 (14.58%) .NET

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (6.77%) Apache
2 7 (3.65%) Confluence
3 6 (3.13%) MediaWiki
3 6 (3.13%) nginx
3 6 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.60%) JBoss
5 4 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.04%) Node.js
7 2 (1.04%) WordPress
7 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.04%) IIS
7 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.04%) Documaker
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.54%) PaaS
2 4 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.52%) Heroku
4 1 (0.52%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.10%) Firewall
2 11 (5.73%) IPsec
3 10 (5.21%) VPN
4 9 (4.69%) ATM
5 7 (3.65%) LAN
5 7 (3.65%) WAN
5 7 (3.65%) LDAP
6 6 (3.13%) IPv6
6 6 (3.13%) OSPF
6 6 (3.13%) BGP
6 6 (3.13%) EIGRP
6 6 (3.13%) Network Security
7 5 (2.60%) SAN
8 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.04%) Internet
9 2 (1.04%) HTTP
9 2 (1.04%) DNS
10 1 (0.52%) SSL
10 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.52%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.90%) MySQL
2 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 70 (36.46%) Jenkins
2 64 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 60 (31.25%) Maven
4 26 (13.54%) Subversion
5 19 (9.90%) TeamCity
6 13 (6.77%) JIRA
7 11 (5.73%) Hudson
8 10 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.69%) Selenium
9 9 (4.69%) Ant
10 5 (2.60%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.08%) JUnit
11 4 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.56%) Checkstyle
12 3 (1.56%) NUnit
12 3 (1.56%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.56%) FindBugs
13 2 (1.04%) Behat
General
1 18 (9.38%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.08%) Billing
5 3 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (18.75%) Developer
3 25 (13.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.33%) Consultant
5 11 (5.73%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.73%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (5.21%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.65%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (3.65%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) UI Programmer
9 6 (3.13%) Release Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Project Leader
9 6 (3.13%) Data Centre Engineer
9 6 (3.13%) Build Manager
9 6 (3.13%) Software Project Leader
9 6 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.58%) .NET
2 24 (12.50%) HTML
3 17 (8.85%) MCollective
4 16 (8.33%) Web Services
5 13 (6.77%) JSP
6 12 (6.25%) XML
6 12 (6.25%) CSS
7 11 (5.73%) Middleware
7 11 (5.73%) LAMP
7 11 (5.73%) jQuery
7 11 (5.73%) CSS3
8 10 (5.21%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.69%) Ajax
9 9 (4.69%) WCF
9 9 (4.69%) HTML5
10 8 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (4.17%) Spring
10 8 (4.17%) XSLT
11 7 (3.65%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.25%) Open Source
3 10 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.69%) Wiki
5 7 (3.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.13%) Life Science
6 6 (3.13%) Biology
6 6 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 5 (2.60%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.56%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) Physics
10 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (50.00%) Linux
2 52 (27.08%) Ubuntu
3 51 (26.56%) CentOS
4 50 (26.04%) Windows
5 45 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (11.46%) UNIX
7 16 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.21%) Debian
9 9 (4.69%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.69%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.04%) AIX
11 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.04%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (55.21%) Continuous Integration
2 80 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (41.15%) DevOps
4 58 (30.21%) Configuration Management
5 43 (22.40%) Scrum
6 35 (18.23%) Change Management
7 33 (17.19%) Automated Testing
8 23 (11.98%) Integration Testing
9 18 (9.38%) MVC
10 14 (7.29%) ITIL
11 13 (6.77%) Release Management
12 11 (5.73%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.69%) Software Testing
13 9 (4.69%) Web Design
13 9 (4.69%) SOA
14 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.17%) Project Management
14 8 (4.17%) Workflow
14 8 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (49.48%) Java
2 58 (30.21%) Bash Shell
3 56 (29.17%) Ruby
4 28 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.58%) SQL
5 26 (13.54%) Perl
6 20 (10.42%) PowerShell
7 15 (7.81%) PHP
8 14 (7.29%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.77%) C#
10 12 (6.25%) Python
11 10 (5.21%) VB
12 6 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.60%) Korn
14 3 (1.56%) C++
14 3 (1.56%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.04%) Groovy
15 2 (1.04%) C
15 2 (1.04%) XAML
15 2 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 50 (26.04%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.21%) XenServer
3 6 (3.13%) Samba
3 6 (3.13%) Postfix
4 5 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.04%) vSphere
5 2 (1.04%) vCloud
5 2 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 69 (35.94%) Puppet
2 46 (23.96%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (13.02%) Ansible
4 11 (5.73%) ZABBIX
5 10 (5.21%) Salt
6 9 (4.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (4.69%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.08%) Nagios
8 2 (1.04%) Kibana
8 2 (1.04%) Graylog2
8 2 (1.04%) Graphite
8 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.04%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.52%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 41 (21.35%) VMware
2 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.94%) Oracle
4 19 (9.90%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.29%) Citrix
6 6 (3.13%) IBM
6 6 (3.13%) hybris
7 4 (2.08%) Perforce
7 4 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.56%) Adobe
8 3 (1.56%) HP
9 2 (1.04%) Splunk
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
10 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.52%) MKS
10 1 (0.52%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) Nokia
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