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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 546 508 500
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 96 125 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 60
Median daily rate £344 £310 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £310 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.17 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% -49.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.17 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.50 £25.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.17 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -57.84%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -52 71 £344 +10.96% 11
South East +3 26 £328 -10.88% 3
Scotland +10 25 £345 -
London -7 24 £425 +36.00% 4
Hampshire 0 15 £320 -11.11% 1
Edinburgh - 10 £450 -
Hook +10 9 £313 -10.07%
Berkshire -4 7 £513 +20.58%
South West +8 6 £425 +157.57% 1
Renfrewshire -33 6 £316 -
Erskine -35 6 £316 -
Glasgow - 6 £345 -
West Midlands -17 5 £400 +14.28% 1
North East -63 5 £318 +16.08%
Tyne and Wear -67 5 £318 +16.08%
Newcastle upon Tyne -73 5 £318 +16.08%
Reading -1 4 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £425 -
Bristol +9 2 - - 1
East Midlands +5 2 £288 -39.47% 1
Farnborough -1 2 - - 1
Warwick -3 2 - -
Warwickshire -7 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £288 -
Docklands, London - 2 £650 -
Kent - 2 £488 -
Swindon - 2 - -
East of England +6 1 £150 -50.00%
Lancashire -3 1 - -
Yorkshire -4 1 £120 -43.52%

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 79 (43.89%) Windows
2 48 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 47 (26.11%) Linux
4 41 (22.78%) Jenkins
5 39 (21.67%) Security Cleared
6 38 (21.11%) DevOps
7 37 (20.56%) VMware
8 32 (17.78%) SCCM
9 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
10 29 (16.11%) SC Cleared
10 29 (16.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 29 (16.11%) Windows Server
11 28 (15.56%) Windows 7
11 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (13.89%) Active Directory
15 23 (12.78%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (12.78%) Server Building
16 22 (12.22%) Build Automation
17 21 (11.67%) SNMP
18 20 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (10.56%) DNS
19 19 (10.56%) Shell Script
20 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
20 18 (10.00%) Python
20 18 (10.00%) PowerShell
20 18 (10.00%) Data Centre
20 18 (10.00%) Software Delivery
21 17 (9.44%) Java

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 12 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.89%) Apache
4 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.11%) Confluence
6 2 (1.11%) IIS
6 2 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (8.89%) MS Office
2 12 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.11%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.67%) SNMP
2 19 (10.56%) DNS
3 18 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.78%) DHCP
4 14 (7.78%) SSL
5 7 (3.89%) FTP
6 5 (2.78%) SAN
7 4 (2.22%) BGP
7 4 (2.22%) HTTP
7 4 (2.22%) OSPF
8 3 (1.67%) Multicast
8 3 (1.67%) VLAN
9 2 (1.11%) Firewall
9 2 (1.11%) Wireless
10 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.56%) Internet
10 1 (0.56%) LDAP
10 1 (0.56%) SMS
10 1 (0.56%) VoIP
10 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 41 (22.78%) Jenkins
2 31 (17.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.89%) Maven
5 15 (8.33%) Ant
5 15 (8.33%) JIRA
6 14 (7.78%) MSBuild
7 13 (7.22%) Artifactory
8 10 (5.56%) NuGet
9 9 (5.00%) StarTeam
10 8 (4.44%) Subversion
11 7 (3.89%) Gradle
11 7 (3.89%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (3.33%) ClearCase
12 6 (3.33%) ClearQuest
13 5 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.22%) WiX
15 3 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
15 3 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.11%) Automotive
5 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Law
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.44%) .NET
2 3 (1.67%) Java EE
2 3 (1.67%) REST
3 2 (1.11%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.11%) LAMP
3 2 (1.11%) Spring
3 2 (1.11%) XML
4 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.56%) Electron Framework
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) J2EE
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.78%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.78%) Device Driver
4 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (6.11%) Hedge funds
4 11 (6.11%) Replication
5 8 (4.44%) Clustering
6 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.67%) MPEG
9 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.11%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) iPhone
10 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (43.89%) Windows
2 47 (26.11%) Linux
3 29 (16.11%) Windows Server
4 28 (15.56%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.22%) Unix
7 12 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.67%) Android
10 3 (1.67%) Solaris
10 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.11%) DevOps
2 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (12.78%) Server Building
5 22 (12.22%) Build Automation
6 18 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 15 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 15 (8.33%) Migration
8 14 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (7.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (3.89%) Release Management
11 6 (3.33%) Requirements Management
11 6 (3.33%) SDLC
11 6 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.78%) TDD
12 5 (2.78%) Validation
13 4 (2.22%) Change Management
13 4 (2.22%) EAI
13 4 (2.22%) Scrum
13 4 (2.22%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.56%) Shell Script
2 18 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.00%) Python
3 17 (9.44%) Java
4 16 (8.89%) C#
5 14 (7.78%) SQL
6 9 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.44%) VB
8 7 (3.89%) C
9 3 (1.67%) Ruby
10 2 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.11%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.56%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.56%) Jython
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) CCNA
3 10 (5.56%) CCNP
3 10 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.67%) Degree
6 2 (1.11%) MCITP
6 2 (1.11%) MCP
6 2 (1.11%) MCSE
6 2 (1.11%) VCAP
6 2 (1.11%) VCP6
6 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.89%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.22%) Firmware
4 8 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.78%) Docker
6 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.67%) vSphere
8 2 (1.11%) vCloud
8 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (17.78%) SCCM
2 29 (16.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (5.56%) Ansible
5 7 (3.89%) Netcool
6 4 (2.22%) WSUS
7 3 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.67%) HP Fortify
7 3 (1.67%) vRealize
8 2 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (1.11%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.11%) Puppet
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.56%) VMware
3 17 (9.44%) HP
4 16 (8.89%) Cisco
4 16 (8.89%) Oracle
5 12 (6.67%) Altiris
6 4 (2.22%) Citrix
6 4 (2.22%) Siebel
7 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.67%) Borland
7 3 (1.67%) IBM
7 3 (1.67%) Sun
8 2 (1.11%) CA
8 2 (1.11%) Dell
8 2 (1.11%) EMC
8 2 (1.11%) Google
8 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.11%) Veeam
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.56%) Juniper
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