The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 492 468 494
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 92 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 38
Average daily rate
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£324 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £429 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £348 £269
% change year-on-year
-6.65% +29.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 10 July 2014.

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 24 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 10 July 2014. 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 -26 78 £344 -1.78% 7
South East +4 30 £355 +32.46% 2
Hampshire +4 19 £360 +32.84% 1
Scotland +1 11 £324 -10.38% 2
Berkshire +6 10 £255 -25.00% 1
Reading +5 7 £300 -
London -31 6 £301 -14.12% 5
City of London +11 3 £475 +17.28% 3
Yorkshire 0 2 £278 -23.44%
South Yorkshire - 2 £278 -
Sheffield - 2 £278 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 129 (65.82%) Windows
2 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 68 (34.69%) Security Cleared
4 53 (27.04%) SQL
4 53 (27.04%) Configuration Management
5 49 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 47 (23.98%) .NET
7 45 (22.96%) Maven
8 44 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 42 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (19.39%) Release Management
12 37 (18.88%) Windows 7
12 37 (18.88%) MSBuild
12 37 (18.88%) Gradle
13 36 (18.37%) Artifactory
13 36 (18.37%) NuGet
13 36 (18.37%) TeamCity
13 36 (18.37%) VMware
14 34 (17.35%) .NET Framework
14 34 (17.35%) Automated Testing
14 34 (17.35%) Visual Studio
15 33 (16.84%) Red Gate
15 33 (16.84%) SSDT
15 33 (16.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (16.84%) Automation Testing
16 31 (15.82%) DNS
16 31 (15.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 (4.59%) IIS
2 7 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.57%) Apache
2 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.04%) Confluence
5 3 (1.53%) Lync
5 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 22 (11.22%) MS Office
2 15 (7.65%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.06%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.51%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.51%) PaaS
1 1 (0.51%) IaaS
1 1 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.82%) DNS
2 13 (6.63%) DHCP
3 11 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.10%) SAN
5 8 (4.08%) SNMP
6 6 (3.06%) SSL
6 6 (3.06%) SMTP
7 4 (2.04%) LDAP
7 4 (2.04%) Firewall
8 3 (1.53%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.53%) Intranet
9 2 (1.02%) 3G
9 2 (1.02%) X.400
9 2 (1.02%) X.500
10 1 (0.51%) Internet
10 1 (0.51%) IPsec
10 1 (0.51%) NAS
10 1 (0.51%) FTP
10 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) SSDT
2 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 45 (22.96%) Maven
3 42 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (18.88%) Gradle
4 37 (18.88%) MSBuild
5 36 (18.37%) NuGet
5 36 (18.37%) Artifactory
5 36 (18.37%) TeamCity
6 34 (17.35%) Visual Studio
7 33 (16.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (6.12%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.12%) Subversion
9 11 (5.61%) StarTeam
10 7 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.06%) Hudson
12 5 (2.55%) JIRA
12 5 (2.55%) Ant
13 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
13 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (5.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (1.53%) Retail
3 3 (1.53%) Games
3 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
5 1 (0.51%) Front Office
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Military
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.98%) .NET
2 34 (17.35%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.04%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.53%) Flash
5 3 (1.53%) Middleware
5 3 (1.53%) OSGi
6 2 (1.02%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.02%) XML
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) JRules
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.51%) RESTful
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.51%) SOAP
7 1 (0.51%) Web Services
7 1 (0.51%) XSL
7 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (5.10%) Firmware
3 9 (4.59%) Replication
4 5 (2.55%) Device Driver
4 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.53%) EPoS
5 3 (1.53%) NHS
5 3 (1.53%) PKI
5 3 (1.53%) Online Games
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Tandem
7 1 (0.51%) DataPower
7 1 (0.51%) Open Source
7 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 129 (65.82%) Windows
2 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (18.88%) Windows 7
4 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (14.29%) Linux
6 27 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (9.18%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.63%) UNIX
9 11 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.04%) AIX
12 3 (1.53%) CentOS
13 2 (1.02%) SUSE
14 1 (0.51%) Solaris
14 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.04%) Configuration Management
2 44 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (19.39%) Release Management
4 34 (17.35%) Automated Testing
5 33 (16.84%) Automation Testing
6 12 (6.12%) Software Distribution
7 10 (5.10%) DevOps
8 8 (4.08%) Migration
9 6 (3.06%) ITIL
9 6 (3.06%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.06%) Change Control
10 5 (2.55%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.55%) Validation
10 5 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.04%) Workflow
11 4 (2.04%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.04%) Unit Testing
12 3 (1.53%) Project Management
12 3 (1.53%) Service Management
12 3 (1.53%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.04%) SQL
2 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.12%) Java
4 8 (4.08%) Perl
4 8 (4.08%) C#
5 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.06%) Ruby
6 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.04%) Python
7 4 (2.04%) VBScript
8 3 (1.53%) VB
8 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.02%) VB6
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 42 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.55%) Degree
5 4 (2.04%) MCSE
5 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.51%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) MCP
6 1 (0.51%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.59%) XenServer
4 3 (1.53%) vSphere
4 3 (1.53%) qmail
4 3 (1.53%) Docker
4 3 (1.53%) NFS
4 3 (1.53%) Squid
4 3 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.51%) vCloud
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (15.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (7.14%) SCCM
3 12 (6.12%) Puppet
4 9 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.55%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.02%) Ansible
7 2 (1.02%) Salt
8 1 (0.51%) Opsview
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
8 1 (0.51%) Netcool
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 36 (18.37%) VMware
3 33 (16.84%) Red Gate
4 23 (11.73%) HP
5 21 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.61%) Borland
7 9 (4.59%) Altiris
7 9 (4.59%) Citrix
7 9 (4.59%) IBM
8 6 (3.06%) Informatica
8 6 (3.06%) Veeam
9 5 (2.55%) Cisco
9 5 (2.55%) JBoss
10 4 (2.04%) Siebel
10 4 (2.04%) Oracle
11 3 (1.53%) NetApp
12 2 (1.02%) Novell
12 2 (1.02%) BMC
12 2 (1.02%) Axway
12 2 (1.02%) Lotus
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