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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Build Engineer
Rank 558 570 537
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 69 67 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 65
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £305 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -36.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £91.00 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.81
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -38.63%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -5 58 £350 -6.66% 6
London -3 26 £400 -5.88% 1
South East +5 14 £350 +2.94% 1
Hampshire +10 10 £315 -7.35%
South West +11 9 £120 -70.00%
Scotland - 8 £308 -
Yorkshire +17 7 - -
West Yorkshire +16 7 - -
Hook +5 7 £315 -1.56%
Gloucestershire +9 6 £105 -30.00%
Cheltenham - 5 £120 -
Glasgow - 5 £251 -
City of London +1 3 £458 -14.88%
Oxford - 3 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Leeds - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £308 -
East Kilbride - 2 £308 -
North West +7 1 £500 - 1
Farnborough +7 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 £170 -58.78%
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Fareham - 1 £525 -
Gloucester - 1 £90 -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £120 -

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 68 (40.00%) Windows
2 47 (27.65%) Security Cleared
3 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.53%) DevOps
5 38 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (20.00%) Ansible
7 30 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 29 (17.06%) TeamCity
9 28 (16.47%) SC Cleared
10 27 (15.88%) SCCM
10 27 (15.88%) Windows Server
11 26 (15.29%) Jenkins
12 25 (14.71%) Docker
12 25 (14.71%) MSBuild
12 25 (14.71%) VMware
13 24 (14.12%) Puppet
13 24 (14.12%) Test Automation
14 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
14 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (12.94%) Windows 7
14 22 (12.94%) Opscode Chef
15 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
15 21 (12.35%) SQL
16 20 (11.76%) Linux
16 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
16 20 (11.76%) Perforce
16 20 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (11.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 19 (11.18%) Python
17 19 (11.18%) .NET

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 8 (4.71%) Apache
2 6 (3.53%) CICS
2 6 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.35%) Confluence
4 3 (1.76%) Documentum
4 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.76%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.18%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (11.18%) PaaS
2 8 (4.71%) Office 365
3 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.18%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.18%) G Suite
5 2 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) SNMP
2 11 (6.47%) SSL
2 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.88%) Firewall
4 9 (5.29%) LAN
4 9 (5.29%) WAN
5 5 (2.94%) DHCP
5 5 (2.94%) DNS
6 4 (2.35%) SAN
7 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 1 (0.59%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.59%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.59%) FTP
8 1 (0.59%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.53%) DB2
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.94%) SSDT
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.59%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.06%) TeamCity
2 26 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 25 (14.71%) MSBuild
4 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
5 18 (10.59%) Gradle
5 18 (10.59%) NUnit
5 18 (10.59%) SpecFlow
6 17 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (7.06%) CMake
7 12 (7.06%) WiX
8 9 (5.29%) TestComplete
9 8 (4.71%) Subversion
9 8 (4.71%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.94%) JIRA
11 4 (2.35%) Maven
12 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.76%) JUnit
12 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.18%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (5.29%) Finance
2 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Electronics
5 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.18%) .NET
2 10 (5.88%) XML
3 7 (4.12%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.12%) Node.js
4 5 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.18%) LAMP
5 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.06%) Device Driver
3 9 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.12%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.53%) iPad
6 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Equities
7 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (40.00%) Windows
2 27 (15.88%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.94%) Windows 7
3 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (11.76%) Linux
5 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.29%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.12%) zOS
9 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.35%) Solaris
10 4 (2.35%) Unix
10 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.59%) Android
13 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.53%) DevOps
2 38 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (14.12%) Test Automation
4 20 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (11.18%) ITIL
6 18 (10.59%) Microservices
6 18 (10.59%) Performance Testing
7 15 (8.82%) Build Automation
7 15 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 13 (7.65%) Configuration Management
8 13 (7.65%) Migration
8 13 (7.65%) Server Building
9 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.29%) Service Management
11 8 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.71%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (4.12%) ITSM
12 7 (4.12%) Release Management
12 7 (4.12%) TDD
12 7 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.35%) SQL
3 19 (11.18%) Python
4 17 (10.00%) Java
5 14 (8.24%) C#
6 7 (4.12%) VBScript
7 5 (2.94%) VB
8 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) C
10 1 (0.59%) F#
10 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (27.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.53%) CCNP
4 6 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.94%) CCNA
5 5 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.35%) MCITP
6 4 (2.35%) MCSA
6 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.35%) VCP4
6 4 (2.35%) VCP5
7 2 (1.18%) Degree
8 1 (0.59%) CCIE
8 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) VCAP
8 1 (0.59%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.71%) Docker
2 20 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.06%) Firmware
5 11 (6.47%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.76%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.59%) vCloud
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (20.00%) Ansible
2 27 (15.88%) SCCM
3 24 (14.12%) Puppet
4 22 (12.94%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (11.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (4.12%) CA Endevor
6 7 (4.12%) CA Service Virtualization
6 7 (4.12%) OMEGAMON
6 7 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.94%) Terraform
8 4 (2.35%) Packer
9 2 (1.18%) Control-M
9 2 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.59%) Netcool
10 1 (0.59%) vRealize
10 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.71%) VMware
3 20 (11.76%) Perforce
4 15 (8.82%) Oracle
5 9 (5.29%) Altiris
5 9 (5.29%) HP
5 9 (5.29%) IBM
6 7 (4.12%) CA
6 7 (4.12%) Intel Security
6 7 (4.12%) Splunk
6 7 (4.12%) Syncsort
7 5 (2.94%) Cisco
8 4 (2.35%) Supermicro
9 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) Citrix
10 2 (1.18%) Google
10 2 (1.18%) Juniper
10 2 (1.18%) NetApp
10 2 (1.18%) RedGate
10 2 (1.18%) Tableau
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