The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 541 513 483
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 99 122 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 73
Average daily rate £410 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £324 £274
% change year-on-year
+16.51% +18.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £26.75 £20.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.97 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-37.39% +23.25%

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Build Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -72 70 £425 +21.42% 12
Scotland - 29 £330 - 1
London -46 27 £438 +15.13% 4
South East -27 15 £475 +26.66% 3
Edinburgh - 13 £410 -
South West +8 11 £325 +116.66% 1
Berkshire +7 9 £475 +19.94%
Renfrewshire - 8 £310 -
Reading -5 7 £450 +7.91%
Erskine - 7 £310 -
East of England +10 6 £475 +53.22%
Bristol - 5 £425 - 1
Dorset - 4 £300 -
West Midlands -14 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 £245 -
Hertfordshire +7 2 £475 +53.22%
Lancashire 0 2 - -
Wiltshire -1 2 - -
Yorkshire -2 2 £120 -60.00%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £120 -43.52%
North West -8 2 - - 3
Hampshire -9 2 £400 -
Surrey -13 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £245 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title.

1 66 (43.42%) Windows
2 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.68%) Linux
4 35 (23.03%) DevOps
5 34 (22.37%) Jenkins
6 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
7 32 (21.05%) VMware
8 28 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (17.76%) Windows Server
10 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
10 26 (17.11%) Active Directory
11 25 (16.45%) SC Cleared
12 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
14 20 (13.16%) .NET
14 20 (13.16%) Finance
15 19 (12.50%) C#
16 18 (11.84%) Build Automation
16 18 (11.84%) Server Building
17 17 (11.18%) MSBuild
18 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (9.21%) Oracle
18 14 (9.21%) SNMP
18 14 (9.21%) DNS
18 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 13 (8.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 13 (8.55%) Shell Script

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Build Engineer in their job title 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 with Build Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.61%) MS Exchange
1 7 (4.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.29%) Apache
4 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MS Office
2 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.95%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) DNS
1 14 (9.21%) SNMP
2 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.26%) DHCP
4 7 (4.61%) FTP
4 7 (4.61%) HTTP
4 7 (4.61%) SSL
5 5 (3.29%) SAN
6 3 (1.97%) BGP
6 3 (1.97%) Multicast
6 3 (1.97%) OSPF
6 3 (1.97%) VLAN
7 1 (0.66%) Firewall
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (22.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.18%) MSBuild
5 13 (8.55%) Ant
5 13 (8.55%) Artifactory
5 13 (8.55%) JIRA
6 12 (7.89%) Maven
7 10 (6.58%) NuGet
8 9 (5.92%) StarTeam
9 7 (4.61%) Gradle
9 7 (4.61%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.29%) ClearCase
10 5 (3.29%) ClearQuest
10 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.29%) WiX
11 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (1.97%) Subversion
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (1.97%) XML
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Clustering
1 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.61%) Replication
4 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.97%) MPEG
6 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (43.42%) Windows
2 36 (23.68%) Linux
3 27 (17.76%) Windows Server
4 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.89%) Unix
8 11 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.26%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.63%) Android
11 2 (1.32%) Solaris
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) AIX
12 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) DevOps
2 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (11.84%) Build Automation
3 18 (11.84%) Server Building
4 13 (8.55%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (7.24%) ITIL
6 11 (7.24%) Migration
7 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.61%) EAI
8 7 (4.61%) Release Management
8 7 (4.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (3.95%) Requirements Management
9 6 (3.95%) TDD
10 5 (3.29%) Scrum
10 5 (3.29%) Software Deployment
11 4 (2.63%) Defect Management
11 4 (2.63%) Security Hardening
11 4 (2.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) C#
2 13 (8.55%) Java
2 13 (8.55%) Python
2 13 (8.55%) Shell Script
3 10 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.58%) SQL
4 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.26%) C
5 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.66%) Jython
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) CCNA
3 10 (6.58%) CCNP
3 10 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) MCITP
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) Firmware
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.66%) Docker
5 1 (0.66%) vCloud
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (7.89%) SCCM
3 7 (4.61%) Netcool
3 7 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (3.29%) Ansible
5 3 (1.97%) WSUS
6 2 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) Packer
7 1 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (21.05%) VMware
3 14 (9.21%) Oracle
4 10 (6.58%) Cisco
5 7 (4.61%) Altiris
5 7 (4.61%) Siebel
6 6 (3.95%) HP
7 3 (1.97%) Borland
7 3 (1.97%) Citrix
7 3 (1.97%) Dell
7 3 (1.97%) Sun
8 2 (1.32%) CA
8 2 (1.32%) IBM
8 2 (1.32%) Veeam
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.66%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.66%) Informatica
9 1 (0.66%) Lumension
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.66%) Trayport
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