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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 544 538 494
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 99 108 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 56
Median daily rate £350 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £147 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -37.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.25 £11.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -37.94%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -31 87 £363 +3.57% 14
South East -7 31 £337 -11.89% 9
London +2 28 £425 +6.25% 3
Hampshire +1 18 £321 -10.90% 6
Scotland +14 12 £350 +7.69%
Hook +12 9 £313 -10.07% 2
South West +5 9 £425 +14.86%
Edinburgh 0 6 £500 +53.84%
West Midlands -21 6 £275 - 1
North East -48 6 £315 +30.70%
Tyne and Wear -51 6 £315 +30.70%
Newcastle upon Tyne -55 6 £315 +30.70%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £375 -
Oxford - 5 £375 -
Bristol -1 4 £450 +21.62%
Wiltshire - 4 £425 -
Shropshire - 4 £275 -
Surrey - 4 £550 -
Telford - 4 £275 -
Leatherhead - 4 £550 -
City of London +44 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Farnborough 0 3 - - 4
Glasgow - 3 £345 -
East Midlands +3 2 £350 -
Yorkshire +1 2 £348 +183.67% 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £348 +183.67%
Basingstoke -3 2 £325 -22.38%
Leeds -3 2 £348 +183.67%
Berkshire -5 2 £475 +2.70% 2
North West -9 2 £475 +35.71%

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 88 (43.56%) Windows
2 58 (28.71%) Microsoft
3 49 (24.26%) Linux
3 49 (24.26%) DevOps
4 45 (22.28%) Security Cleared
5 42 (20.79%) Jenkins
6 41 (20.30%) VMware
7 35 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.33%) Git (software)
8 34 (16.83%) Windows Server
9 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
10 32 (15.84%) SCCM
11 31 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (14.36%) Windows 7
12 29 (14.36%) Active Directory
12 29 (14.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 25 (12.38%) .NET
13 25 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
14 23 (11.39%) Oracle
14 23 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (11.39%) Server Building
15 22 (10.89%) Build Automation
15 22 (10.89%) Java
16 21 (10.40%) SNMP
16 21 (10.40%) Python
17 20 (9.90%) SQL
17 20 (9.90%) MSBuild
18 19 (9.41%) Ansible

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 12 (5.94%) Apache
1 12 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.97%) Confluence
4 5 (2.48%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.98%) IIS
6 2 (0.99%) JBoss
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) MS Office
2 15 (7.43%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Endur
1 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.48%) PaaS
4 3 (1.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.40%) SNMP
2 19 (9.41%) DNS
3 18 (8.91%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.93%) DHCP
4 14 (6.93%) SSL
5 7 (3.47%) FTP
6 5 (2.48%) SAN
7 4 (1.98%) BGP
7 4 (1.98%) OSPF
8 3 (1.49%) Multicast
8 3 (1.49%) VLAN
9 2 (0.99%) Firewall
9 2 (0.99%) HTTP
9 2 (0.99%) WAN
10 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.50%) LAN
10 1 (0.50%) LDAP
10 1 (0.50%) SMS
10 1 (0.50%) VoIP
10 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.48%) SSDT
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
4 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (20.79%) Jenkins
2 35 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (9.90%) MSBuild
5 18 (8.91%) JIRA
6 15 (7.43%) Maven
7 13 (6.44%) Ant
7 13 (6.44%) Artifactory
7 13 (6.44%) TeamCity
8 12 (5.94%) Gradle
9 10 (4.95%) NuGet
9 10 (4.95%) Subversion
10 9 (4.46%) StarTeam
10 9 (4.46%) WiX
11 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.47%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (2.97%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.97%) ClearQuest
13 6 (2.97%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.48%) NUnit
General
1 19 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.48%) Banking
4 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 2 (0.99%) Automotive
6 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.38%) .NET
2 6 (2.97%) XML
3 4 (1.98%) LAMP
4 3 (1.49%) Java EE
4 3 (1.49%) REST
5 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.99%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.50%) Electron Framework
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) Node.js
6 1 (0.50%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.93%) Device Driver
4 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (5.45%) Replication
5 9 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.97%) Clustering
7 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.49%) MPEG
10 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.50%) EPoS
11 1 (0.50%) Fintech
11 1 (0.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (43.56%) Windows
2 49 (24.26%) Linux
3 34 (16.83%) Windows Server
4 29 (14.36%) Windows 7
5 19 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.93%) Unix
8 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.94%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.49%) Android
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.50%) AIX
13 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.50%) CentOS
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.26%) DevOps
2 35 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.39%) Server Building
5 22 (10.89%) Build Automation
6 19 (9.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (9.41%) Software Delivery
7 16 (7.92%) Migration
8 15 (7.43%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.44%) Unit Testing
10 9 (4.46%) Release Management
11 8 (3.96%) ITIL
12 7 (3.47%) Microservices
13 6 (2.97%) Requirements Management
13 6 (2.97%) SDLC
13 6 (2.97%) TDD
13 6 (2.97%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.48%) Performance Testing
14 5 (2.48%) Validation
15 4 (1.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.89%) Java
3 21 (10.40%) Python
4 20 (9.90%) SQL
5 19 (9.41%) C#
6 18 (8.91%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.95%) VB
8 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.97%) C
9 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) Ruby
10 2 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.50%) Groovy
11 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) Jython
11 1 (0.50%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (22.28%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.95%) CCNA
3 10 (4.95%) CCNP
3 10 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.49%) Degree
7 2 (0.99%) MCITP
7 2 (0.99%) MCP
7 2 (0.99%) MCSE
7 2 (0.99%) VCAP
7 2 (0.99%) VCP6
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (14.36%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.93%) Firmware
4 12 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.45%) Docker
6 8 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.49%) vSphere
9 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.50%) vCloud
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (15.84%) SCCM
2 29 (14.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (9.41%) Ansible
4 12 (5.94%) Puppet
4 12 (5.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.47%) Netcool
7 4 (1.98%) WSUS
8 3 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.49%) HP Fortify
8 3 (1.49%) Terraform
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.99%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.99%) vRealize
10 1 (0.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.30%) VMware
3 23 (11.39%) Oracle
4 18 (8.91%) HP
5 16 (7.92%) Cisco
6 12 (5.94%) Altiris
7 5 (2.48%) Citrix
7 5 (2.48%) Perforce
8 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.49%) Borland
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 3 (1.49%) Sun
9 2 (0.99%) CA
9 2 (0.99%) EMC
9 2 (0.99%) Google
9 2 (0.99%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.99%) Siebel
9 2 (0.99%) Veeam
10 1 (0.50%) Informatica
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