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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 555 570 529
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 93 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 67
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.40 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £42.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +7.36%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 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
(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 +24 90 £400 -2.49% 8
South East +39 47 £400 -0.12% 1
London -22 21 £425 - 4
Hampshire +23 19 £355 -9.89%
Oxfordshire +4 16 £450 +20.00%
Oxford - 15 £419 -
Hook +6 10 £358 -14.70%
Surrey +11 9 £550 +49.65% 1
South West +12 8 £425 +39.34%
Leatherhead - 7 £550 -
City of London +23 6 £375 -24.62%
West Midlands -19 5 £275 +83.33% 1
Telford -22 5 £275 +83.33%
Shropshire -25 5 £275 +83.33%
Farnborough +5 4 £375 -
Wiltshire - 4 £425 -
West Yorkshire +15 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +7 3 £375 -
North West - 3 - -
Scotland +10 2 £425 +30.76%
Leeds +8 2 £363 -
Berkshire +3 2 £225 -55.00%
Bristol 0 2 £450 -21.73%
East Midlands -2 2 £244 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £450 - 1
Westminster - 2 £350 -
Wales +17 1 £300 -17.24%
Edinburgh +14 1 £425 +30.76%
South Wales +14 1 £300 -17.24%

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 83 (43.23%) Windows
2 65 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 48 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (24.48%) DevOps
5 44 (22.92%) VMware
6 41 (21.35%) Windows Server
7 39 (20.31%) Git (software)
8 37 (19.27%) Jenkins
9 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (18.23%) Linux
10 34 (17.71%) PowerShell
10 34 (17.71%) SCCM
10 34 (17.71%) Ansible
11 33 (17.19%) MSBuild
12 32 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 30 (15.63%) .NET
13 30 (15.63%) SC Cleared
14 28 (14.58%) Active Directory
14 28 (14.58%) Python
15 27 (14.06%) SQL
15 27 (14.06%) TeamCity
15 27 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (13.02%) Build Automation
16 25 (13.02%) Puppet
17 24 (12.50%) Windows 7
17 24 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
18 23 (11.98%) Docker
18 23 (11.98%) Server Building

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 16 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.73%) Apache
4 9 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.60%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.08%) Confluence
7 3 (1.56%) Documentum
7 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.56%) IIS
7 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.81%) MS Office
3 9 (4.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (9.90%) PaaS
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.60%) Office 365
6 2 (1.04%) GitHub
6 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.85%) DHCP
1 17 (8.85%) DNS
2 16 (8.33%) SNMP
3 14 (7.29%) SSL
3 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.60%) SAN
5 3 (1.56%) WAN
6 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.04%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.04%) Firewall
6 2 (1.04%) FTP
6 2 (1.04%) LAN
6 2 (1.04%) Wireless
7 1 (0.52%) BGP
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) OSPF
7 1 (0.52%) SMS
7 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.60%) SSDT
5 3 (1.56%) MySQL
5 3 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 39 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 37 (19.27%) Jenkins
3 33 (17.19%) MSBuild
4 27 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (14.06%) TeamCity
5 18 (9.38%) Gradle
5 18 (9.38%) NUnit
5 18 (9.38%) SpecFlow
6 14 (7.29%) WiX
7 12 (6.25%) JIRA
7 12 (6.25%) Subversion
8 11 (5.73%) CMake
9 9 (4.69%) TestComplete
10 8 (4.17%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.13%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.13%) Maven
11 6 (3.13%) NuGet
12 5 (2.60%) Ant
13 3 (1.56%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 14 (7.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.13%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.63%) .NET
2 10 (5.21%) XML
3 8 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.17%) Node.js
4 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.08%) LAMP
6 3 (1.56%) Java EE
6 3 (1.56%) REST
7 2 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.04%) Spring
8 1 (0.52%) Electron Framework
8 1 (0.52%) HTML
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) Middleware
8 1 (0.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Data Centre
1 20 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.29%) Device Driver
3 11 (5.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (5.73%) Replication
4 7 (3.65%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.04%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.52%) Fintech
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.23%) Windows
2 41 (21.35%) Windows Server
3 35 (18.23%) Linux
4 24 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 21 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.17%) Unix
10 6 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.60%) Solaris
12 3 (1.56%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
1 47 (24.48%) DevOps
2 27 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
3 25 (13.02%) Build Automation
4 23 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.98%) Server Building
5 18 (9.38%) Microservices
5 18 (9.38%) Performance Testing
5 18 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 17 (8.85%) Software Delivery
7 16 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 11 (5.73%) ITIL
8 11 (5.73%) Migration
9 10 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.21%) Release Management
10 9 (4.69%) TDD
11 7 (3.65%) SDLC
11 7 (3.65%) Validation
11 7 (3.65%) Web Development
12 5 (2.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.71%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.58%) Python
3 27 (14.06%) SQL
4 23 (11.98%) C#
5 21 (10.94%) Java
6 12 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.21%) VB
8 6 (3.13%) VBScript
9 3 (1.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.04%) C
10 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) F#
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.52%) Jython
11 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.65%) CCNP
4 7 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.13%) CCNA
5 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.60%) MCITP
6 5 (2.60%) MCSA
7 4 (2.08%) VCP4
7 4 (2.08%) VCP5
8 3 (1.56%) Degree
9 2 (1.04%) VCAP
9 2 (1.04%) VCP6
10 1 (0.52%) CCIE
10 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.52%) MCP
10 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 23 (11.98%) Docker
4 14 (7.29%) Firmware
5 10 (5.21%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.56%) vSphere
9 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (17.71%) Ansible
1 34 (17.71%) SCCM
2 32 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (13.02%) Puppet
4 24 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.08%) Terraform
7 3 (1.56%) HP Fortify
7 3 (1.56%) Packer
7 3 (1.56%) WSUS
8 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.04%) Netcool
8 2 (1.04%) vRealize
8 2 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.52%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 65 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.92%) VMware
3 21 (10.94%) HP
3 21 (10.94%) Oracle
4 20 (10.42%) Altiris
5 18 (9.38%) Perforce
6 9 (4.69%) Cisco
7 8 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.08%) Supermicro
9 3 (1.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.04%) EMC
10 2 (1.04%) Google
10 2 (1.04%) Juniper
10 2 (1.04%) NetApp
10 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.52%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.52%) RedGate
11 1 (0.52%) Veeam
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