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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Build Manager
Rank 556 552 531
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Build Manager 51 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.050% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.054% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 20 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 21 November 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 +6 49 £500 +14.28% 2
London +14 23 £525 +10.52%
South East -6 13 £500 +14.28%
Surrey -1 7 £500 -
City of London +8 6 £450 -14.28%
West Yorkshire +4 6 £378 -
Yorkshire -4 6 £378 -
Bradford - 3 £405 -
East of England -18 2 £650 +44.44%
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £650 -
North West - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1

Build Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (25.29%) Release Management
4 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
6 17 (19.54%) Finance
7 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
7 16 (18.39%) Banking
8 15 (17.24%) TeamCity
8 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
8 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
9 14 (16.09%) Subversion
10 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.79%) ITIL
11 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
12 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (12.64%) Artifactory
13 10 (11.49%) Control-M
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle
14 9 (10.34%) .NET
14 9 (10.34%) Hudson
14 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (9.20%) MSBuild
15 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (9.20%) Linux
16 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
16 7 (8.05%) IBM
16 7 (8.05%) Python

Build Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.24%) TeamCity
3 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 15 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.09%) Subversion
5 11 (12.64%) Artifactory
6 9 (10.34%) Hudson
7 8 (9.20%) MSBuild
8 6 (6.90%) Maven
9 5 (5.75%) WiX
10 4 (4.60%) Ant
11 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (3.45%) MSI
11 3 (3.45%) NUnit
11 3 (3.45%) Selenium
12 2 (2.30%) TestNG
12 2 (2.30%) Build Forge
12 2 (2.30%) JIRA
12 2 (2.30%) JUnit
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
2 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) XML
2 3 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) Java EE
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Tandem
3 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) Linux
4 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.60%) UNIX
6 1 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Release Management
2 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (13.79%) Automation Testing
3 12 (13.79%) ITIL
4 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.05%) TDD
5 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.05%) Integration Testing
6 6 (6.90%) Build Automation
6 6 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.60%) Project Management
8 4 (4.60%) DevOps
9 3 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.45%) Matrix Management
10 2 (2.30%) Logistics
11 1 (1.15%) Web Development
11 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.15%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
1 7 (8.05%) Python
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.60%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) XAML
6 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.15%) CISA
3 1 (1.15%) GIAC
3 1 (1.15%) GCIA
3 1 (1.15%) CEH
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Control-M
2 6 (6.90%) Ansible
3 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.15%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) CA
6 1 (1.15%) Lotus