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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Automation
Rank 495 542 548
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +6
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 153 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 52
Median daily rate £500 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.58% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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 trends)
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 +58 153 £500 +14.28% 39
London +19 97 £550 +15.78% 23
South East +41 32 £480 +20.00% 8
Oxfordshire - 19 £500 -
Oxford - 18 £500 -
City of London +10 11 £550 +7.31% 8
Yorkshire +5 11 £363 -9.37% 3
West Yorkshire +15 9 £325 +2.36% 2
Leeds +6 7 - - 1
Surrey +9 6 £413 +3.12% 8
Berkshire +9 4 £488 +21.87%
East of England -8 4 - - 2
North East - 4 £380 -
Staines - 4 £438 - 6
Norwich - 4 - -
Norfolk - 4 - -
Hampshire +17 3 £480 +37.14%
North West +14 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Croydon -16 2 £450 -5.26%
Durham - 2 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £460 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £460 -
Somerset +23 1 £450 - 1
Reading +20 1 £488 +21.87%
South West +4 1 £450 +28.57% 2
East Midlands -4 1 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands - 1 £700 -
Shropshire - 1 £700 -
Preston - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 150 (50.51%) Linux
2 137 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (36.03%) DevOps
4 86 (28.96%) Python
5 83 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (27.95%) Jenkins
6 81 (27.27%) Java
7 78 (26.26%) Amazon AWS
8 76 (25.59%) Puppet
9 74 (24.92%) Git (software)
10 65 (21.89%) Scrum
11 58 (19.53%) Ruby
11 58 (19.53%) Configuration Management
12 52 (17.51%) Unix
13 50 (16.84%) Ansible
14 48 (16.16%) Web Services
14 48 (16.16%) VMware
15 46 (15.49%) Maven
15 46 (15.49%) JavaScript
16 45 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
17 44 (14.81%) .NET
18 43 (14.48%) C#
18 43 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
19 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
19 40 (13.47%) Software Engineering
20 38 (12.79%) TDD
20 38 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (12.46%) Oracle
22 35 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 35 (11.78%) Gradle

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 32 (10.77%) Tomcat
2 31 (10.44%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (8.42%) Apache
4 19 (6.40%) Jetty
5 12 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.37%) nginx
7 10 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.69%) IIS
8 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.02%) JBoss
10 5 (1.68%) Mule
10 5 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.35%) Confluence
12 3 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.67%) Documentum
14 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (5.05%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.34%) BASE24
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (26.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.38%) IaaS
5 12 (4.04%) PaaS
6 9 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.02%) GitHub
8 3 (1.01%) SaaS
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.76%) DNS
2 28 (9.43%) VPN
3 21 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.73%) ICMP
5 5 (1.68%) LDAP
6 4 (1.35%) Firewall
7 3 (1.01%) HTTP
7 3 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.67%) VLAN
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.34%) DHCP
9 1 (0.34%) DMZ
9 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.42%) Hadoop
2 24 (8.08%) Big Data
2 24 (8.08%) MongoDB
2 24 (8.08%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.73%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.40%) MySQL
5 14 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (3.70%) Redis
7 11 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.02%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.68%) RavenDB
11 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
14 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 83 (27.95%) Jenkins
2 74 (24.92%) Git (software)
3 46 (15.49%) Maven
4 35 (11.78%) Gradle
5 31 (10.44%) Selenium
6 26 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (8.08%) Subversion
8 17 (5.72%) GoCD
8 17 (5.72%) JUnit
8 17 (5.72%) TeamCity
8 17 (5.72%) Visual Studio
9 16 (5.39%) Cucumber
10 14 (4.71%) MSBuild
11 13 (4.38%) JIRA
12 12 (4.04%) Artifactory
12 12 (4.04%) SpecFlow
13 11 (3.70%) Ant
13 11 (3.70%) Mockito
13 11 (3.70%) NuGet
14 8 (2.69%) NUnit
General
1 16 (5.39%) Finance
1 16 (5.39%) Marketing
2 10 (3.37%) Local Government
2 10 (3.37%) Retail
3 8 (2.69%) Publishing
4 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.35%) Banking
5 4 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.01%) Front Office
6 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (23.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (21.89%) Developer
3 30 (10.10%) Architect
4 29 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.42%) Build Engineer
6 23 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
6 23 (7.74%) Consultant
7 21 (7.07%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (6.40%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (6.40%) DevOps Consultant
9 15 (5.05%) Build Automation Engineer
9 15 (5.05%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.71%) Big Data Engineer
11 13 (4.38%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (3.70%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.37%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.16%) Web Services
2 44 (14.81%) .NET
3 30 (10.10%) HTML
4 29 (9.76%) RESTful
5 28 (9.43%) Middleware
6 24 (8.08%) Spring
7 23 (7.74%) REST
8 22 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 21 (7.07%) .NET Framework
9 21 (7.07%) CSS
10 17 (5.72%) HTML5
11 13 (4.38%) Node.js
11 13 (4.38%) XML
12 11 (3.70%) ASP.NET
12 11 (3.70%) Lucene
13 10 (3.37%) JSON
13 10 (3.37%) SOAP
14 9 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.69%) WSDL
15 8 (2.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.07%) N-Tier
2 20 (6.73%) Algorithms
2 20 (6.73%) Data Structures
2 20 (6.73%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 11 (3.70%) Clustering
4 10 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.35%) PMI
8 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.67%) iPhone
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Contactless
10 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 150 (50.51%) Linux
2 52 (17.51%) Unix
3 35 (11.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (11.11%) Windows
5 22 (7.41%) Solaris
6 18 (6.06%) CentOS
7 16 (5.39%) AIX
8 11 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.68%) Android
9 5 (1.68%) SUSE
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.35%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (36.03%) DevOps
3 83 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (21.89%) Scrum
5 58 (19.53%) Configuration Management
6 45 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 40 (13.47%) Software Engineering
8 38 (12.79%) TDD
9 34 (11.45%) Unit Testing
10 31 (10.44%) Load Balancing
11 30 (10.10%) E-Commerce
12 28 (9.43%) Open Source
13 26 (8.75%) Test Automation
13 26 (8.75%) Waterfall
14 24 (8.08%) Software Delivery
15 23 (7.74%) Migration
15 23 (7.74%) User Stories
16 22 (7.41%) BDD
17 20 (6.73%) Automated Testing
17 20 (6.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (28.96%) Python
2 81 (27.27%) Java
3 58 (19.53%) Ruby
4 46 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 43 (14.48%) C#
6 31 (10.44%) SQL
7 26 (8.75%) PowerShell
8 22 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.40%) Go
10 16 (5.39%) Perl
11 15 (5.05%) VBScript
12 13 (4.38%) PHP
13 12 (4.04%) C++
13 12 (4.04%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.70%) Scala
15 8 (2.69%) C
16 5 (1.68%) VB
17 2 (0.67%) R
18 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
18 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.35%) VCAP
4 4 (1.35%) VCP6
4 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.06%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.35%) SDET
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.41%) vCloud
3 21 (7.07%) Docker
4 20 (6.73%) HDFS
5 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.35%) vSphere
8 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.67%) KVM
9 2 (0.67%) Xen
10 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.34%) LXC
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (25.59%) Puppet
2 50 (16.84%) Ansible
3 43 (14.48%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (9.43%) Terraform
5 16 (5.39%) vRealize
6 12 (4.04%) Packer
7 10 (3.37%) Consul
8 7 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.35%) SCCM
10 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.34%) Graphite
12 1 (0.34%) logstash
12 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (16.16%) VMware
2 40 (13.47%) Microsoft
3 37 (12.46%) Oracle
4 21 (7.07%) Hortonworks
5 16 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.71%) Hyperion
7 12 (4.04%) Cisco
7 12 (4.04%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.04%) Splunk
8 9 (3.03%) EMC
9 8 (2.69%) Perforce
9 8 (2.69%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.69%) Symantec
10 6 (2.02%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.02%) New Relic
10 6 (2.02%) Veritas
11 5 (1.68%) Altiris
11 5 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.68%) F5
11 5 (1.68%) SAP
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