The table below looks at the statistics for the Build Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Build Manager
Rank 551 544 497
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Build Manager 25 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.063% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.068% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 31
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £329 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1861 2009 2246
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Build Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Build Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Build Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Build Manager within the UK.

Build Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Build Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Build Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Build Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Build Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Manager within the UK.

Build Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Build Manager
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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 -31 25 £550 +4.76% 4
London -3 13 £550 +4.76% 3
South East -12 7 £418 -27.39%
City of London 0 4 £596 +3.56% 3
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Build Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Build Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (25.00%) Release Management
4 18 (23.68%) Banking
5 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
6 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
8 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (13.16%) Control-M
8 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
8 10 (13.16%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) Oracle
9 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
9 9 (11.84%) Subversion
10 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) Linux
11 7 (9.21%) Python
11 7 (9.21%) IBM
11 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
11 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.21%) TDD
11 7 (9.21%) Ansible
12 6 (7.89%) Hudson
12 6 (7.89%) MSBuild

Build Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Build Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) LAN
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
1 2 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SAP BI
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Subversion
3 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.89%) Hudson
4 6 (7.89%) MSBuild
5 4 (5.26%) NUnit
5 4 (5.26%) WiX
6 3 (3.95%) Maven
6 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.95%) MSI
7 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium
7 2 (2.63%) Build Forge
8 1 (1.32%) Cobertura
8 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) XML
2 3 (3.95%) SAP PI
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.32%) WCF
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.95%) UNIX
5 2 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Release Management
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.21%) TDD
6 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Matrix Management
8 4 (5.26%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.26%) DevOps
8 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.95%) SOA
9 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.95%) Logistics
9 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.63%) Software Deployment
11 1 (1.32%) BDD
11 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) Python
2 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.58%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) ABAP
6 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) VCP4
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Control-M
2 7 (9.21%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.32%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat