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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Engineer
UK
Rank 560 560 483
Rank change year-on-year
0 -77
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 48 68 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 73
Median daily rate £388 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £14.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -6.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.74 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.25 £39.00 £16.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.10 £14.72
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -4.19%

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 24 February 2017.

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 February 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 +6 37 £381 -1.92% 11
London +18 17 £388 -11.42% 4
South East +15 8 £369 +17.90% 1
South West +11 5 £375 -0.66%
Wales - 5 £425 - 2
West Midlands +13 4 £263 -
West Wales - 4 £425 - 1
Swansea - 4 £425 - 1
Scotland +23 3 £335 +26.41%
Berkshire +19 3 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £120 -
Shropshire - 3 £400 -
Cheltenham - 3 £120 -
Telford - 3 £400 -
Erskine +20 2 £318 +15.45%
Renfrewshire +20 2 £318 +19.81%
East of England -2 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 £500 -
Newbury - 2 £350 -
Cheshire +26 1 - -
North West +21 1 - -
Slough +10 1 - -
Cambridge +10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - -
Hampshire +5 1 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire +2 1 £388 +28.95% 1
Somerset +2 1 £450 +12.50%
Milton Keynes 0 1 £463 -
Bath -3 1 £450 +12.50%
Suffolk -5 1 - -

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 46 (38.66%) Windows
2 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
3 28 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 25 (21.01%) DevOps
5 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
7 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (16.81%) Linux
8 18 (15.13%) SCCM
9 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 17 (14.29%) .NET
10 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 13 (10.92%) Maven
11 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
11 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (10.92%) Ansible
11 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
12 12 (10.08%) Firewall
12 12 (10.08%) TeamCity
12 12 (10.08%) Puppet
13 11 (9.24%) Build Automation
13 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.24%) C#
13 11 (9.24%) Java
13 11 (9.24%) Docker
14 10 (8.40%) ITIL
14 10 (8.40%) SSL
14 10 (8.40%) VMware

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 6 (5.04%) Apache
1 6 (5.04%) CICS
2 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.52%) IIS
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.68%) Confluence
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (5.04%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) PaaS
3 4 (3.36%) GitHub
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) SSL
3 9 (7.56%) LAN
3 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.72%) WAN
5 7 (5.88%) SNMP
6 3 (2.52%) DNS
6 3 (2.52%) Wireless
7 2 (1.68%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.84%) PSTN
8 1 (0.84%) Skype
8 1 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.84%) VoIP
8 1 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) DB2
3 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.52%) Redis
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (25.21%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.92%) Maven
4 12 (10.08%) TeamCity
5 9 (7.56%) MSBuild
5 9 (7.56%) Subversion
6 8 (6.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (5.88%) Bitbucket
7 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.04%) Gradle
8 6 (5.04%) NUnit
9 5 (4.20%) Ant
9 5 (4.20%) CMake
9 5 (4.20%) JIRA
9 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.36%) ClearCase
10 4 (3.36%) ClearQuest
10 4 (3.36%) WiX
11 3 (2.52%) Hudson
12 2 (1.68%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (2.52%) Middleware
2 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) LLVM
4 1 (0.84%) Memcached
4 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Mainframe
2 7 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.88%) iPad
3 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.84%) Social Media
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (38.66%) Windows
2 20 (16.81%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.92%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.88%) Unix
5 7 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.88%) zOS
6 6 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.84%) HPUX
9 1 (0.84%) Solaris
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) DevOps
2 20 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.24%) Build Automation
4 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
5 10 (8.40%) ITIL
6 9 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (7.56%) Service Management
7 8 (6.72%) Open Source
8 7 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (5.88%) ITSM
8 7 (5.88%) Migration
8 7 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 7 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.04%) Functional Testing
9 6 (5.04%) Performance Testing
10 5 (4.20%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.24%) C#
2 11 (9.24%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) Perl
3 8 (6.72%) Python
3 8 (6.72%) SQL
4 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.68%) VBScript
5 2 (1.68%) XAML
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) F#
6 1 (0.84%) Groovy
6 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.84%) CCIE
5 1 (0.84%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Docker
2 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.88%) Firmware
3 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.84%) Corosync
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (15.13%) SCCM
2 13 (10.92%) Ansible
3 12 (10.08%) Puppet
4 7 (5.88%) CA Endevor
4 7 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
4 7 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
4 7 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.52%) Terraform
7 2 (1.68%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.68%) Control-M
7 2 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.68%) Packer
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.84%) collectd
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.84%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.40%) IBM
2 10 (8.40%) VMware
3 9 (7.56%) CA
4 7 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.88%) Perforce
4 7 (5.88%) Splunk
4 7 (5.88%) Syncsort
5 6 (5.04%) Sonatype
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco
6 4 (3.36%) HP
6 4 (3.36%) Oracle
6 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
8 2 (1.68%) Apple
8 2 (1.68%) Google
8 2 (1.68%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.68%) RedGate
8 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.68%) Tableau
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