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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 513 505 562
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +57
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 93 74 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 17
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.25 -
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 82 £400 +0.62% 10
London +6 41 £410 +2.82% 5
South East -2 16 £425 +33.33% 2
South West - 12 £400 -
City of London +11 10 £475 - 1
Scotland -12 10 £335 -21.29% 1
East Sussex - 8 £425 -
Brighton - 8 £425 -
Yorkshire +1 6 £325 +8.33% 2
West Yorkshire +3 5 £325 -7.14%
Leeds 0 5 £325 -
East of England -21 5 £245 -45.55% 1
Berkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Glasgow -17 3 - -
Sheffield +8 1 £510 +77.39% 2
South Yorkshire +3 1 £510 +77.39% 2
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 £500 -
Leicester - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £500 -
Farnborough - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 88 (51.76%) Java
2 79 (46.47%) Linux
3 70 (41.18%) DevOps
4 66 (38.82%) Puppet
5 61 (35.88%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (26.47%) Windows
7 44 (25.88%) Configuration Management
8 42 (24.71%) Ruby
9 40 (23.53%) Scrum
10 39 (22.94%) VMware
10 39 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (22.35%) Ubuntu
11 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
11 38 (22.35%) Jenkins
12 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
13 33 (19.41%) Maven
14 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
14 32 (18.82%) CentOS
14 32 (18.82%) Bash Shell
15 30 (17.65%) Perl
16 27 (15.88%) Apache
16 27 (15.88%) SC Cleared
17 26 (15.29%) MySQL
18 25 (14.71%) Oracle
18 25 (14.71%) .NET
19 24 (14.12%) CSS
19 24 (14.12%) LAMP
20 23 (13.53%) UNIX
20 23 (13.53%) HTML

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (15.88%) Apache
2 15 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.71%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.12%) IIS
5 7 (4.12%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (3.53%) nginx
6 6 (3.53%) Confluence
7 5 (2.94%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.76%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.18%) Lync
10 2 (1.18%) Node.js
11 1 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.59%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.35%) Joyent
3 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.59%) VPN
1 18 (10.59%) Firewall
2 10 (5.88%) IPsec
2 10 (5.88%) LDAP
3 7 (4.12%) DNS
4 6 (3.53%) Internet
4 6 (3.53%) VLAN
5 5 (2.94%) HTTP
6 3 (1.76%) Network Security
6 3 (1.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.76%) NAS
6 3 (1.76%) OSPF
6 3 (1.76%) BGP
6 3 (1.76%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.76%) SSL
6 3 (1.76%) IPv6
6 3 (1.76%) SAN
6 3 (1.76%) LAN
6 3 (1.76%) WAN
7 2 (1.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) MySQL
2 12 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.29%) Redis
5 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.76%) Git (software)
3 33 (19.41%) Maven
4 21 (12.35%) Subversion
5 12 (7.06%) TeamCity
5 12 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (7.06%) JIRA
6 9 (5.29%) Ant
7 7 (4.12%) Selenium
8 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.53%) MSBuild
9 5 (2.94%) Hudson
10 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.76%) FishEye
10 3 (1.76%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.18%) Mocha
11 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.18%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.59%) Gradle
12 1 (0.59%) Grunt
General
1 15 (8.82%) Finance
2 14 (8.24%) Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Billing
4 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.35%) Retail
5 3 (1.76%) Front Office
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (22.35%) Developer
3 27 (15.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.35%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (9.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Citrix Engineer
7 11 (6.47%) Consultant
7 11 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Release Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.12%) Middleware Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.53%) Configuration Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Administrator
10 6 (3.53%) Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.53%) UI Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Tester
11 5 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.71%) .NET
2 24 (14.12%) CSS
2 24 (14.12%) LAMP
3 23 (13.53%) HTML
4 20 (11.76%) Spring
5 19 (11.18%) Web Services
6 17 (10.00%) XML
6 17 (10.00%) JSP
7 16 (9.41%) jQuery
8 15 (8.82%) MCollective
9 12 (7.06%) JSON
10 11 (6.47%) Ajax
10 11 (6.47%) CSS3
11 10 (5.88%) J2EE
12 9 (5.29%) HTML5
13 8 (4.71%) Middleware
13 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.71%) WCF
14 7 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (4.12%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.88%) Open Source
3 6 (3.53%) Wiki
3 6 (3.53%) W3C
4 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.35%) Life Science
4 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.35%) Biology
4 4 (2.35%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.76%) New Media
5 3 (1.76%) PKI
5 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 79 (46.47%) Linux
2 45 (26.47%) Windows
3 38 (22.35%) Ubuntu
4 32 (18.82%) CentOS
5 23 (13.53%) UNIX
6 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (7.06%) Debian
10 6 (3.53%) Solaris
11 5 (2.94%) AIX
12 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.76%) SmartOS
14 2 (1.18%) Android
14 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.18%) DevOps
2 61 (35.88%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (25.88%) Configuration Management
4 40 (23.53%) Scrum
5 38 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.82%) MVC
6 15 (8.82%) OO
6 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
6 15 (8.82%) Release Management
6 15 (8.82%) Kanban
7 13 (7.65%) OOP
7 13 (7.65%) Change Management
7 13 (7.65%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.88%) TDD
10 9 (5.29%) ITIL
10 9 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.71%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 88 (51.76%) Java
2 42 (24.71%) Ruby
3 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.82%) Bash Shell
5 30 (17.65%) Perl
6 22 (12.94%) SQL
7 20 (11.76%) Python
8 17 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 15 (8.82%) PHP
10 11 (6.47%) C#
11 9 (5.29%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.12%) Scala
13 6 (3.53%) Groovy
14 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.76%) Korn
15 3 (1.76%) VBScript
15 3 (1.76%) VB
16 1 (0.59%) VBA
16 1 (0.59%) XAML
16 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.24%) Degree
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 39 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.06%) XenServer
3 9 (5.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.53%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.53%) vCloud
5 4 (2.35%) Docker
5 4 (2.35%) vSphere
6 3 (1.76%) Postfix
6 3 (1.76%) Samba
6 3 (1.76%) NFS
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 66 (38.82%) Puppet
2 21 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (7.65%) ZABBIX
4 12 (7.06%) Salt
4 12 (7.06%) Nagios
5 8 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.53%) Kibana
6 6 (3.53%) Graylog2
6 6 (3.53%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.59%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.59%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) VMware
2 25 (14.71%) Oracle
3 22 (12.94%) Red Hat
4 17 (10.00%) Citrix
5 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.47%) hybris
6 8 (4.71%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.71%) HP
7 7 (4.12%) Perforce
8 6 (3.53%) Splunk
9 5 (2.94%) Adobe
10 4 (2.35%) New Relic
11 3 (1.76%) WSO2
11 3 (1.76%) CA
11 3 (1.76%) Google
12 2 (1.18%) Zend
12 2 (1.18%) Siebel
13 1 (0.59%) IBM
13 1 (0.59%) JBoss
13 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
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