The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Build Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Engineer
UK
Rank 552 572 499
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 48 46 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.090% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.095% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 56
Median daily rate £333 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £311 £342
% change year-on-year
+3.29% -9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £100.00 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Build Engineer in the job title.

Build Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Build Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Build Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Build Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Engineer
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 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 +15 35 £310 -4.61% 8
London +11 16 £350 -12.50% 3
South West +13 8 £145 -63.75%
Scotland - 6 £308 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £105 -
South East +12 5 £310 -0.32% 2
Cheltenham - 5 £120 -
West Yorkshire +19 4 - -
Yorkshire +13 4 - -
Hampshire +3 4 £310 -1.74%
Hook +10 3 £330 +3.12%
Wales - 3 £425 -
Glasgow - 3 £251 -
West Wales - 2 £425 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £308 -
East Kilbride - 2 £308 -
Swansea - 2 £425 -
North West +17 1 £500 - 1
Bristol +3 1 £170 -58.78%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £90 -
Corsham - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Build Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (37.21%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Security Cleared
3 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
4 27 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (20.93%) Jenkins
5 25 (19.38%) DevOps
6 24 (18.60%) Ansible
6 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
7 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
8 19 (14.73%) TeamCity
8 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
8 19 (14.73%) MSBuild
9 18 (13.95%) Docker
9 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
9 18 (13.95%) DV Cleared
9 18 (13.95%) SCCM
10 17 (13.18%) VMware
10 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
11 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
12 15 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (11.63%) Perforce
12 15 (11.63%) Linux
12 15 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (10.85%) Python
13 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.85%) Build Automation
13 14 (10.85%) Gradle
13 14 (10.85%) PaaS
13 14 (10.85%) Puppet
13 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 7 (5.43%) Apache
2 6 (4.65%) CICS
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.33%) Documentum
4 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) PaaS
2 13 (10.08%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.43%) Office 365
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.55%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.55%) GitHub
5 2 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Firewall
2 9 (6.98%) LAN
2 9 (6.98%) SSL
3 8 (6.20%) SNMP
3 8 (6.20%) WAN
4 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.10%) DHCP
5 4 (3.10%) DNS
5 4 (3.10%) SAN
6 2 (1.55%) Wireless
7 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.78%) FTP
7 1 (0.78%) Internet
7 1 (0.78%) PSTN
7 1 (0.78%) VoIP
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) DB2
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.55%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Jenkins
2 19 (14.73%) MSBuild
2 19 (14.73%) TeamCity
3 18 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.85%) Gradle
5 13 (10.08%) NUnit
5 13 (10.08%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.75%) Maven
6 10 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.98%) CMake
8 7 (5.43%) Subversion
9 6 (4.65%) TestComplete
9 6 (4.65%) WiX
10 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.33%) Hudson
11 3 (2.33%) JUnit
11 3 (2.33%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.55%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (3.10%) Banking
1 4 (3.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) AngularJS
2 7 (5.43%) Node.js
2 7 (5.43%) XML
3 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
1 7 (5.43%) Device Driver
1 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (5.43%) iPad
1 7 (5.43%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.55%) Equities
3 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.78%) Social Media
3 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.21%) Windows
2 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.63%) Linux
5 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.43%) zOS
8 6 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.10%) Solaris
10 4 (3.10%) Unix
10 4 (3.10%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.78%) Android
13 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (19.38%) DevOps
3 19 (14.73%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (10.85%) Build Automation
6 13 (10.08%) Microservices
6 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
7 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.30%) ITIL
8 11 (8.53%) Server Building
9 10 (7.75%) Migration
10 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.20%) Service Management
11 8 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (5.43%) ITSM
12 7 (5.43%) Software Delivery
12 7 (5.43%) Web Development
13 6 (4.65%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.65%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.85%) Python
3 13 (10.08%) SQL
4 10 (7.75%) C#
4 10 (7.75%) Java
5 6 (4.65%) VBScript
6 4 (3.10%) Perl
7 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) F#
8 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (31.01%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) CCNP
4 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CCNA
6 4 (3.10%) MCITP
6 4 (3.10%) MCSA
6 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.10%) VCP4
6 4 (3.10%) VCP5
6 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.55%) Degree
8 1 (0.78%) CCIE
8 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.95%) Docker
2 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.43%) Firmware
5 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.33%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (18.60%) Ansible
2 18 (13.95%) SCCM
3 15 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (10.85%) Puppet
5 13 (10.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (5.43%) CA Endevor
6 7 (5.43%) CA Service Virtualization
6 7 (5.43%) OMEGAMON
7 6 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (3.10%) Packer
9 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.55%) Control-M
9 2 (1.55%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.55%) Terraform
9 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.18%) VMware
3 15 (11.63%) Perforce
4 9 (6.98%) IBM
5 8 (6.20%) Altiris
6 7 (5.43%) CA
6 7 (5.43%) HP
6 7 (5.43%) Splunk
6 7 (5.43%) Syncsort
7 6 (4.65%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (3.10%) Cisco
9 4 (3.10%) Sonatype
9 4 (3.10%) Supermicro
10 3 (2.33%) Oracle
11 2 (1.55%) Apple
11 2 (1.55%) Citrix
11 2 (1.55%) Greenplum
11 2 (1.55%) NetApp
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
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