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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Engineer
Rank 503 496 468
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 90 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 50 69
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £335 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £108 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.35 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.88 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £26.35 £14.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +9.00%

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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
(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 -8 89 £350 -2.09% 15
London +18 43 £375 -6.25% 9
South East -12 22 £381 -12.85% 2
Hampshire -2 10 £363 -15.94% 2
Berkshire +11 9 £396 -9.48%
City of London +25 8 £250 -41.17% 4
East Midlands +6 5 - - 2
East of England +9 4 £206 -23.61% 1
South West +7 4 £150 -
Northampton -3 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire -6 4 - - 2
West Midlands -14 4 £350 +225.58%
Yorkshire -30 3 £223 +56.14% 1
Hertfordshire +10 2 £310 -4.61%
Sheffield -6 2 £320 -1.53%
South Yorkshire -13 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Scotland -5 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Hitchin - - - -

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 107 (66.05%) Windows
2 62 (38.27%) Security Cleared
3 46 (28.40%) VMware
4 38 (23.46%) SC Cleared
4 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
5 34 (20.99%) Linux
5 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
6 33 (20.37%) Jenkins
7 31 (19.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
8 30 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
10 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (16.05%) SQL
11 25 (15.43%) DV Cleared
12 23 (14.20%) HP
13 22 (13.58%) SCCM
14 20 (12.35%) Oracle
15 19 (11.73%) .NET
15 19 (11.73%) Red Hat
16 18 (11.11%) Firewall
16 18 (11.11%) C#
16 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (10.49%) SQL Server
17 17 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (9.88%) DNS
19 15 (9.26%) Middleware
19 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (8.64%) Subversion

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (5.56%) IIS
2 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 4 (2.47%) Apache
3 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.85%) Confluence
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.62%) FileNet
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (8.64%) MS Office
2 4 (2.47%) MS Project
2 4 (2.47%) Maya
3 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.62%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) SaaS
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.11%) Firewall
2 16 (9.88%) DNS
3 10 (6.17%) DHCP
4 6 (3.70%) SSL
4 6 (3.70%) SAN
5 5 (3.09%) VoIP
6 4 (2.47%) WAN
6 4 (2.47%) ADSL
6 4 (2.47%) LAN
6 4 (2.47%) VPN
6 4 (2.47%) Wireless
6 4 (2.47%) MPLS
6 4 (2.47%) X.400
6 4 (2.47%) X.500
7 3 (1.85%) NAS
7 3 (1.85%) HTTP
8 2 (1.23%) SNMP
8 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.23%) SMTP
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.79%) WhereScape RED
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.09%) MySQL
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.62%) SSDT
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 33 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.64%) MSI
2 14 (8.64%) Subversion
2 14 (8.64%) Maven
3 10 (6.17%) TeamCity
3 10 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.56%) JIRA
5 8 (4.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.32%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.70%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.70%) Ant
8 5 (3.09%) ClearQuest
8 5 (3.09%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.09%) Hudson
9 4 (2.47%) InstallShield
9 4 (2.47%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.85%) JUnit
10 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.23%) WiX
General
1 9 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Games
3 4 (2.47%) Military
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.73%) .NET
2 15 (9.26%) Middleware
3 7 (4.32%) Web Services
3 7 (4.32%) XML
4 3 (1.85%) XSL
4 3 (1.85%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.23%) WCF
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.23%) LAMP
5 2 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.23%) Spring
5 2 (1.23%) ActiveX
5 2 (1.23%) DHTML
5 2 (1.23%) HTML
5 2 (1.23%) ADO
6 1 (0.62%) EJB
6 1 (0.62%) JDBC
6 1 (0.62%) XSD
6 1 (0.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.56%) Replication
4 4 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
6 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.62%) EPoS
7 1 (0.62%) Online Games
7 1 (0.62%) DataPower
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) IPTV
7 1 (0.62%) PDA
7 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (66.05%) Windows
2 34 (20.99%) Linux
2 34 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (19.14%) Windows 7
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (10.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (8.64%) UNIX
7 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.79%) Windows Vista
8 9 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.32%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.85%) Solaris
11 2 (1.23%) AIX
11 2 (1.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.64%) Migration
4 13 (8.02%) Workflow
5 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
5 11 (6.79%) DevOps
6 10 (6.17%) Release Management
7 9 (5.56%) Change Control
8 8 (4.94%) Integration Testing
8 8 (4.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (4.94%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.32%) Scrum
10 5 (3.09%) SOA
11 4 (2.47%) Workflow Management
11 4 (2.47%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.47%) Software Delivery
11 4 (2.47%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.47%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.47%) Game Development
12 3 (1.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.90%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.05%) SQL
3 18 (11.11%) C#
4 11 (6.79%) Java
4 11 (6.79%) Python
5 8 (4.94%) C++
6 6 (3.70%) Perl
7 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.47%) PHP
8 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.47%) C
9 3 (1.85%) Lua
9 3 (1.85%) VBScript
9 3 (1.85%) VB
9 3 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (1.23%) VBA
10 2 (1.23%) VB6
10 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (38.27%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.47%) MCSE
4 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.17%) vSphere
4 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (2.47%) KVM
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.23%) Firmware
7 2 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.62%) Varnish
8 1 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.62%) OCFS2
8 1 (0.62%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.62%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 31 (19.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (13.58%) SCCM
3 8 (4.94%) Puppet
3 8 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.23%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.62%) yum
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 46 (28.40%) VMware
2 38 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.20%) HP
4 20 (12.35%) Oracle
5 19 (11.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.79%) McAfee
6 11 (6.79%) Greenplum
6 11 (6.79%) Tableau
6 11 (6.79%) Lumension
7 8 (4.94%) Cisco
8 6 (3.70%) Lotus
9 5 (3.09%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.09%) Red Gate
9 5 (3.09%) F5
9 5 (3.09%) Perforce
9 5 (3.09%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.47%) Altiris
10 4 (2.47%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.23%) Clearswift
11 2 (1.23%) Becrypt
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago