The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Automation
Rank 485 510 564
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +54
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 95 59 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.16% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 33 16
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£400 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £320 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £475
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -29.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +14 83 £400 +6.66% 18
London +16 54 £425 -5.55% 7
South West - 12 £400 - 5
Scotland -8 11 £281 -33.88% 1
South East +2 10 £450 +41.17% 3
City of London +26 9 £468 -6.40%
Berkshire - 4 £375 -
Leeds +3 3 £325 -
Yorkshire +3 3 £325 -7.14%
Glasgow 0 3 £280 -34.11%
West Yorkshire -2 3 £325 -7.14%
East of England -18 3 £250 -33.33%
Brighton - 3 £450 - 1
Reading - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £450 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £200 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 1 £268 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 75 (51.72%) Java
2 67 (46.21%) Linux
3 60 (41.38%) DevOps
4 59 (40.69%) Puppet
5 46 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (26.90%) Windows
7 35 (24.14%) Scrum
7 35 (24.14%) Ruby
8 33 (22.76%) Ubuntu
8 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
9 32 (22.07%) Configuration Management
10 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
11 30 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (20.69%) VMware
11 30 (20.69%) Jenkins
12 29 (20.00%) Maven
12 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 28 (19.31%) CentOS
14 26 (17.93%) Apache
15 25 (17.24%) SC Cleared
16 24 (16.55%) Perl
16 24 (16.55%) CSS
16 24 (16.55%) Bash Shell
17 23 (15.86%) LAMP
18 21 (14.48%) MySQL
18 21 (14.48%) Oracle
18 21 (14.48%) Python
19 20 (13.79%) .NET
19 20 (13.79%) HTML

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (17.93%) Apache
2 15 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.21%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.83%) IIS
4 7 (4.83%) WebLogic Portal
4 7 (4.83%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.76%) nginx
5 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.07%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.07%) Confluence
6 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.38%) Lync
8 1 (0.69%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) MediaWiki
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.83%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.76%) Joyent
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (1.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) VPN
1 16 (11.03%) Firewall
2 7 (4.83%) LDAP
3 6 (4.14%) HTTP
3 6 (4.14%) DNS
3 6 (4.14%) VLAN
3 6 (4.14%) Internet
4 5 (3.45%) IPsec
4 5 (3.45%) SSL
5 4 (2.76%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.76%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.07%) NAS
6 3 (2.07%) SAN
7 1 (0.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.69%) WAN
7 1 (0.69%) IPv6
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) 2G
7 1 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) MySQL
2 12 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.21%) Redis
5 7 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 29 (20.00%) Maven
4 16 (11.03%) Subversion
5 11 (7.59%) JIRA
6 10 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 8 (5.52%) Ant
8 6 (4.14%) Eclipse
8 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.45%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.07%) Hudson
11 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.38%) FishEye
12 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.69%) Gradle
12 1 (0.69%) Grunt
12 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.69%) XMLUnit
12 1 (0.69%) Mocha
General
1 16 (11.03%) Banking
2 13 (8.97%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Billing
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Front Office
7 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (24.83%) Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Release Manager
8 8 (5.52%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Oracle Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Middleware Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.45%) Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.45%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.45%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.55%) CSS
2 23 (15.86%) LAMP
3 20 (13.79%) HTML
3 20 (13.79%) .NET
4 19 (13.10%) Web Services
5 18 (12.41%) Spring
6 17 (11.72%) XML
7 16 (11.03%) jQuery
8 13 (8.97%) JSON
9 12 (8.28%) JSP
9 12 (8.28%) MCollective
10 11 (7.59%) CSS3
11 10 (6.90%) REST
11 10 (6.90%) J2EE
11 10 (6.90%) Ajax
11 10 (6.90%) HTML5
12 8 (5.52%) Middleware
13 7 (4.83%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (4.83%) WebCenter
14 5 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.21%) Open Source
3 6 (4.14%) W3C
4 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.76%) Wiki
4 4 (2.76%) PKI
4 4 (2.76%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.07%) New Media
5 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.21%) Linux
2 39 (26.90%) Windows
3 33 (22.76%) Ubuntu
4 28 (19.31%) CentOS
5 18 (12.41%) UNIX
6 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.90%) Debian
9 6 (4.14%) Solaris
10 5 (3.45%) AIX
11 4 (2.76%) Android
12 3 (2.07%) SmartOS
13 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (41.38%) DevOps
2 46 (31.72%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (24.14%) Scrum
4 32 (22.07%) Configuration Management
5 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.72%) OO
7 15 (10.34%) Release Management
7 15 (10.34%) Kanban
8 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.97%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.97%) OOP
10 11 (7.59%) Change Management
11 10 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.21%) MVC
13 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.52%) TDD
13 8 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (4.83%) Revenue Management
14 7 (4.83%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.72%) Java
2 35 (24.14%) Ruby
3 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.55%) Perl
4 24 (16.55%) Bash Shell
5 21 (14.48%) Python
6 17 (11.72%) SQL
7 14 (9.66%) PHP
7 14 (9.66%) C#
8 12 (8.28%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.14%) Groovy
9 6 (4.14%) Scala
10 3 (2.07%) C++
10 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.07%) VBScript
11 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) Korn
12 1 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) QA
System Software
1 30 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.90%) XenServer
3 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.14%) vCloud
5 5 (3.45%) vSphere
6 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.07%) NFS
6 3 (2.07%) Docker
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.69%) Samba
8 1 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 59 (40.69%) Puppet
2 20 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.59%) Nagios
4 10 (6.90%) ZABBIX
4 10 (6.90%) Salt
5 9 (6.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (6.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (4.14%) Zenoss
6 6 (4.14%) Kibana
6 6 (4.14%) Graylog2
7 3 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.69%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.69%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) VMware
2 21 (14.48%) Oracle
3 16 (11.03%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.59%) Citrix
6 9 (6.21%) HP
6 9 (6.21%) Perforce
6 9 (6.21%) hybris
7 7 (4.83%) Rackspace
8 6 (4.14%) Splunk
9 5 (3.45%) Google
9 5 (3.45%) Adobe
10 4 (2.76%) CA
10 4 (2.76%) WSO2
10 4 (2.76%) New Relic
11 3 (2.07%) Zend
11 3 (2.07%) Akamai
12 2 (1.38%) Siebel
13 1 (0.69%) IBM
13 1 (0.69%) JBoss
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