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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Engineer
Rank 527 473 533
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 79 101 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £366 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £125 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £344 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.54% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Average hourly rate £27.63 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.62% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.69 £11.20 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £16.20 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.63 £13.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+104.62% +28.57%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 2014.

Build Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Engineer
Top 28 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 22 September 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 -67 60 £377 +1.90% 6
South East -8 23 £379 -5.22% 3
Scotland -1 15 £324 -12.03%
London -34 12 £350 -5.40% 1
East of England -35 6 £290 +132.00%
West Midlands -7 5 £500 -
South West -30 5 £310 - 1
City of London +20 2 £350 -15.15%
Birmingham -8 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
North West - 1 £450 -
Bath - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Salford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Drayton - - - -

Build Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 123 (67.58%) Windows
2 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 70 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 56 (30.77%) SQL
5 51 (28.02%) VMware
6 50 (27.47%) Configuration Management
7 43 (23.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 42 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (22.53%) Git (software)
10 39 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 39 (21.43%) Maven
10 39 (21.43%) .NET
10 39 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (20.33%) Visual Studio
12 37 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (19.78%) TeamCity
13 36 (19.78%) Release Management
13 36 (19.78%) NuGet
13 36 (19.78%) MSBuild
13 36 (19.78%) Artifactory
14 34 (18.68%) Gradle
14 34 (18.68%) DNS
15 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
15 33 (18.13%) Automated Testing
15 33 (18.13%) Red Gate
15 33 (18.13%) SSDT
15 33 (18.13%) Automation Testing

Build Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 14 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (6.59%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.04%) IIS
4 6 (3.30%) Apache
4 6 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.65%) Lync
6 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 27 (14.84%) MS Office
2 13 (7.14%) MS Project
3 8 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.10%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.68%) DNS
2 20 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 19 (10.44%) DHCP
4 14 (7.69%) SNMP
5 12 (6.59%) SSL
6 10 (5.49%) SAN
7 8 (4.40%) Firewall
8 7 (3.85%) SMTP
9 5 (2.75%) X.400
9 5 (2.75%) X.500
10 4 (2.20%) LDAP
11 3 (1.65%) 3G
12 2 (1.10%) FTP
12 2 (1.10%) HTTP
12 2 (1.10%) Internet
13 1 (0.55%) ATM
13 1 (0.55%) SMS
13 1 (0.55%) SS7
13 1 (0.55%) IPsec
13 1 (0.55%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.13%) SSDT
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.55%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (22.53%) Git (software)
3 39 (21.43%) Maven
4 37 (20.33%) Visual Studio
5 36 (19.78%) TeamCity
5 36 (19.78%) MSBuild
5 36 (19.78%) NuGet
5 36 (19.78%) Artifactory
6 34 (18.68%) Gradle
7 33 (18.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (6.04%) StarTeam
9 7 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.20%) Subversion
11 3 (1.65%) MSI
12 2 (1.10%) InstallShield
12 2 (1.10%) Ant
12 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.55%) VisualVM
13 1 (0.55%) JIRA
General
1 12 (6.59%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Banking
3 4 (2.20%) Military
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) German Language
5 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.43%) .NET
2 33 (18.13%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.30%) XML
3 6 (3.30%) Middleware
4 3 (1.65%) SOAP
4 3 (1.65%) JSON
4 3 (1.65%) Spring
4 3 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.65%) REST
4 3 (1.65%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (0.55%) XSL
6 1 (0.55%) OLE
6 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.55%) JRules
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 17 (9.34%) Replication
3 13 (7.14%) Firmware
4 12 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.04%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.30%) Clustering
7 3 (1.65%) Open Source
7 3 (1.65%) PKI
7 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) DTV
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.55%) DataPower
9 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 123 (67.58%) Windows
2 39 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (20.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (20.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (15.93%) Linux
4 29 (15.93%) Windows 7
5 20 (10.99%) Windows XP
6 14 (7.69%) UNIX
7 9 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.40%) Solaris
9 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.75%) SUSE
11 4 (2.20%) CentOS
12 3 (1.65%) AIX
13 2 (1.10%) HPUX
14 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.47%) Configuration Management
2 37 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (19.78%) Release Management
4 33 (18.13%) Automated Testing
4 33 (18.13%) Automation Testing
5 16 (8.79%) Unit Testing
6 12 (6.59%) Software Distribution
7 10 (5.49%) Validation
8 8 (4.40%) Migration
9 6 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.75%) DevOps
11 4 (2.20%) Software Deployment
12 3 (1.65%) Waterfall
12 3 (1.65%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (1.65%) Scrum
12 3 (1.65%) Integration Testing
13 2 (1.10%) Test Management
13 2 (1.10%) Performance Management
13 2 (1.10%) SOA
13 2 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (8.24%) Shell Script
2 15 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.59%) Perl
4 10 (5.49%) Java
5 9 (4.95%) VBScript
6 4 (2.20%) VB
6 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.20%) Ruby
7 3 (1.65%) Korn
7 3 (1.65%) Scala
7 3 (1.65%) Python
7 3 (1.65%) C#
8 2 (1.10%) Tcl
8 2 (1.10%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) R
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 29 (15.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.85%) Degree
5 3 (1.65%) MCSE
5 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.75%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.65%) Squid
5 3 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.65%) NFS
5 3 (1.65%) XenServer
5 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.65%) qmail
5 3 (1.65%) vSphere
5 3 (1.65%) Docker
6 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.10%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.55%) vCloud
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (23.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 18 (9.89%) SCCM
3 17 (9.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (6.59%) Puppet
5 6 (3.30%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.65%) Hyperic
7 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.10%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.55%) WMI
8 1 (0.55%) Netcool
8 1 (0.55%) Ansible
8 1 (0.55%) Salt
8 1 (0.55%) Opsview
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (28.02%) VMware
3 33 (18.13%) Red Gate
4 29 (15.93%) HP
5 23 (12.64%) Red Hat
6 17 (9.34%) Altiris
7 11 (6.04%) Borland
8 10 (5.49%) Citrix
9 7 (3.85%) JBoss
10 6 (3.30%) Oracle
10 6 (3.30%) Symantec
11 5 (2.75%) EMC
11 5 (2.75%) Cisco
11 5 (2.75%) IBM
11 5 (2.75%) BMC
12 3 (1.65%) Informatica
12 3 (1.65%) NetApp
12 3 (1.65%) Remedy
12 3 (1.65%) Veeam
13 2 (1.10%) Perforce
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