The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 153 192
Rank change year-on-year -3 +39  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.46% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £535 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +21.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £420 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £580 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £406 £325
% change year-on-year -1.53% +25.00%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2887 2854 4724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.89% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2339 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in the City of London

Build Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Automation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 11 (55.00%) Ansible
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) Unix
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
6 6 (30.00%) Puppet
6 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Splunk
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) nginx
8 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) IIS

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Akamai
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) Impala
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) NuGet
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.00%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) XSL
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) LESS
6 1 (5.00%) Matplotlib
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Ansible
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
3 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (20.00%) Perforce
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Qualys
5 1 (5.00%) WorldPay
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