The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Build Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Build Automation
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.62% 0.44% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £465 £275 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.09% -32.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -14.70% +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Build Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 643 742 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.48% 81.99% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 533 477
Median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Build Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in Bristol

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Automation in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in Bristol

Build Automation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) CentOS
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Docker
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Java Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) MCollective
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) JSR 168
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (14.29%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle