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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 569 494 461
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 59 115 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 70 58
Average daily rate £325 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £179 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £555 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.72 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -30.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.28 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.88 £16.90 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £14.72 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -30.74%

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 8 February 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
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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 -61 55 £325 -13.33% 9
London -20 17 £425 +11.84% 3
South East -25 15 £323 -15.68% 1
South West +7 8 £400 +166.66% 1
City of London +50 7 - - 1
Hampshire -8 7 £325 +0.77% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £273 +18.47% 1
East of England +4 4 £300 +66.66% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £280 - 1
Berkshire +1 3 - -
North West -18 3 £263 -38.23%
Somerset - 3 £400 -
Bath - 3 £400 -
Bristol +2 2 £419 - 1
Hook -4 2 £323 +0.38%
Scotland -13 2 £255 -26.61% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £308 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £263 -
Dorset - 2 £288 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
Northamptonshire +7 1 £215 -
Milton Keynes +6 1 - -
Cornwall +4 1 - -
Warwickshire +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire 0 1 £301 -22.94%
Norwich -8 1 £160 +60.00%
Renfrewshire -8 1 £255 -26.87% 1
Norfolk -9 1 £160 +60.00%

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 62 (45.26%) Windows
2 45 (32.85%) Jenkins
3 37 (27.01%) Linux
4 34 (24.82%) Java
4 34 (24.82%) DevOps
5 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
6 29 (21.17%) Ant
7 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
8 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
10 23 (16.79%) Finance
11 21 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
13 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
14 17 (12.41%) SCCM
14 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
14 17 (12.41%) ITIL
15 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
15 16 (11.68%) VMware
15 16 (11.68%) PowerShell
15 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
15 16 (11.68%) Windows Server
16 15 (10.95%) Puppet
16 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (10.95%) Maven
16 15 (10.95%) Unix
16 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
17 14 (10.22%) Python
17 14 (10.22%) JBoss
17 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 15 (10.95%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.22%) JBoss
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (4.38%) Confluence
5 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) IIS
6 3 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Documentum
7 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) DNS
1 10 (7.30%) SNMP
2 9 (6.57%) SSL
2 9 (6.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.84%) HTTP
4 6 (4.38%) DHCP
5 2 (1.46%) FTP
6 1 (0.73%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) LAN
6 1 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.73%) SAN
6 1 (0.73%) SMS
6 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (32.85%) Jenkins
2 29 (21.17%) Ant
3 21 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
5 15 (10.95%) Maven
6 10 (7.30%) Eclipse
6 10 (7.30%) Hudson
7 9 (6.57%) Eclipse RCP
8 8 (5.84%) JIRA
8 8 (5.84%) Vagrant
9 6 (4.38%) StarTeam
9 6 (4.38%) Subversion
10 5 (3.65%) MSBuild
10 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
10 5 (3.65%) WiX
11 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.92%) Gradle
12 3 (2.19%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) .NET
2 7 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.19%) Web Services
4 2 (1.46%) XML
5 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.73%) JRules
5 1 (0.73%) LAMP
5 1 (0.73%) Middleware
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.73%) Velocity
5 1 (0.73%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Clustering
2 8 (5.84%) Online Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.73%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) EPoS
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (45.26%) Windows
2 37 (27.01%) Linux
3 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
4 16 (11.68%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
5 15 (10.95%) Unix
6 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.11%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.46%) Android
13 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.73%) SUSE
13 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) DevOps
2 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (12.41%) ITIL
4 14 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.03%) Release Management
6 9 (6.57%) Migration
6 9 (6.57%) Software Deployment
7 7 (5.11%) EAI
7 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.38%) Defect Management
9 5 (3.65%) Server Building
10 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.92%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.19%) Scrum
11 3 (2.19%) Software Distribution
11 3 (2.19%) TDD
11 3 (2.19%) Time Management
12 2 (1.46%) Quality Management
12 2 (1.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.82%) Java
2 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
2 16 (11.68%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.22%) Python
4 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.84%) Ruby
6 7 (5.11%) C#
7 6 (4.38%) SQL
8 4 (2.92%) C
8 4 (2.92%) XAML
9 3 (2.19%) Perl
10 2 (1.46%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.73%) Groovy
11 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCNA
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.46%) Degree
5 2 (1.46%) MCITP
5 2 (1.46%) MCP
5 2 (1.46%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.73%) Docker
5 1 (0.73%) Varnish
5 1 (0.73%) vCloud
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) SCCM
2 15 (10.95%) Puppet
3 7 (5.11%) Ansible
4 6 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.19%) Nagios
5 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.46%) Netcool
6 2 (1.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.73%) Graphite
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.73%) vRealize
7 1 (0.73%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) VMware
3 12 (8.76%) Oracle
4 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.11%) Siebel
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco
6 4 (2.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.46%) AppSense
7 2 (1.46%) Borland
7 2 (1.46%) CA
7 2 (1.46%) Dell
7 2 (1.46%) IBM
7 2 (1.46%) Lumension
8 1 (0.73%) Dell KACE
8 1 (0.73%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.73%) hybris
8 1 (0.73%) Informatica
8 1 (0.73%) Serena
8 1 (0.73%) Sun
8 1 (0.73%) WorldPay
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