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 1 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 505 496 461
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 81 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 58
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £136 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+20.28% -10.38%

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 2015.

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
Top 29 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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 -18 77 £350 -6.66% 13
London +14 34 £388 -6.06% 10
South East -13 23 £375 -14.28%
East of England +9 5 £103 -52.32%
South West +5 5 £150 -
East Midlands -3 5 - - 1
Northampton -7 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire -8 4 - - 1
Scotland -20 4 £347 +20.86%
City of London +18 3 - - 5
West Midlands -5 3 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £310 -4.61%
Sheffield -6 1 £320 -
South Yorkshire -13 1 £320 -
Yorkshire -23 1 £320 +166.66%
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Telford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 102 (67.11%) Windows
2 56 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 46 (30.26%) VMware
4 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 33 (21.71%) Active Directory
5 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
5 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (20.39%) SC Cleared
8 29 (19.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 28 (18.42%) Windows 7
10 27 (17.76%) DV Cleared
10 27 (17.76%) Jenkins
11 26 (17.11%) Linux
12 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (15.79%) HP
14 23 (15.13%) SCCM
15 22 (14.47%) SQL
16 21 (13.82%) Firewall
17 20 (13.16%) Oracle
18 19 (12.50%) MS Office
18 19 (12.50%) .NET
19 16 (10.53%) MSI
20 14 (9.21%) DNS
20 14 (9.21%) C#
20 14 (9.21%) UNIX
20 14 (9.21%) Windows Vista
20 14 (9.21%) Subversion
21 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 9 (5.92%) IIS
2 6 (3.95%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.32%) Confluence
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (12.50%) MS Office
2 4 (2.63%) MS Project
3 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.82%) Firewall
2 14 (9.21%) DNS
3 8 (5.26%) DHCP
4 6 (3.95%) SAN
5 5 (3.29%) VoIP
6 4 (2.63%) NAS
6 4 (2.63%) Wireless
6 4 (2.63%) WAN
6 4 (2.63%) VPN
6 4 (2.63%) ADSL
6 4 (2.63%) LAN
6 4 (2.63%) MPLS
6 4 (2.63%) X.400
6 4 (2.63%) X.500
7 3 (1.97%) SSL
8 2 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.32%) SNMP
8 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.63%) WhereScape RED
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) SSDT
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (17.76%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.53%) MSI
3 14 (9.21%) Subversion
4 11 (7.24%) Maven
4 11 (7.24%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.58%) TeamCity
6 8 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.61%) JIRA
7 7 (4.61%) MSBuild
8 6 (3.95%) Ant
9 5 (3.29%) ClearQuest
10 4 (2.63%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.63%) ClearCase
10 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.63%) InstallShield
11 3 (1.97%) Hudson
11 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.32%) NuGet
12 2 (1.32%) WiX
12 2 (1.32%) FindBugs
General
1 10 (6.58%) Military
2 8 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (2.63%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (4.61%) XML
3 6 (3.95%) Middleware
4 5 (3.29%) Web Services
5 3 (1.97%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.97%) XSL
5 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.32%) WCF
6 2 (1.32%) Spring
6 2 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.32%) LAMP
6 2 (1.32%) ActiveX
6 2 (1.32%) ADO
6 2 (1.32%) DHTML
6 2 (1.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.66%) OLE
7 1 (0.66%) JDBC
7 1 (0.66%) WSH
7 1 (0.66%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (5.92%) Replication
3 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 2 (1.32%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
7 1 (0.66%) IPTV
7 1 (0.66%) PDA
7 1 (0.66%) Online Games
7 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (67.11%) Windows
2 33 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 26 (17.11%) Linux
5 14 (9.21%) UNIX
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Vista
6 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (4.61%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.97%) Solaris
11 2 (1.32%) CentOS
12 1 (0.66%) AIX
12 1 (0.66%) Android
12 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (7.89%) DevOps
4 11 (7.24%) Migration
5 10 (6.58%) Release Management
5 10 (6.58%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.92%) Workflow
7 8 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.61%) Scrum
8 7 (4.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (3.95%) Change Control
10 5 (3.29%) SOA
11 4 (2.63%) Software Delivery
11 4 (2.63%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.63%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.63%) Workflow Management
12 3 (1.97%) Project Management
12 3 (1.97%) Change Management
12 3 (1.97%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.47%) SQL
3 14 (9.21%) C#
4 8 (5.26%) Java
5 7 (4.61%) Python
6 6 (3.95%) Perl
7 5 (3.29%) VB
8 4 (2.63%) VBScript
8 4 (2.63%) C++
8 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
10 2 (1.32%) PHP
10 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.32%) VBA
11 1 (0.66%) Jython
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.39%) SC Cleared
3 27 (17.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) MCSE
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCP
5 1 (0.66%) MCITP
5 1 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (21.71%) Active Directory
2 32 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.24%) vSphere
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.63%) KVM
5 4 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.66%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.66%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.66%) GFS2
7 1 (0.66%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 29 (19.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (15.13%) SCCM
3 7 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.61%) Puppet
4 5 (3.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 46 (30.26%) VMware
2 40 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.79%) HP
4 20 (13.16%) Oracle
5 12 (7.89%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.89%) McAfee
5 12 (7.89%) Lumension
6 6 (3.95%) Lotus
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco
7 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.29%) F5
8 4 (2.63%) Tableau
8 4 (2.63%) Red Gate
8 4 (2.63%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.63%) Altiris
9 2 (1.32%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.32%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.32%) Remedy
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