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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
London / City of London
Rank 140 155 187
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 13 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £650 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £393
% change year-on-year -14.70% +8.28%  
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 2560 2885 4153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2312 3203
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.96% -2.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation in the City of London.

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

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (56.67%) DevOps
2 16 (53.33%) Ansible
2 16 (53.33%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Unix
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (26.67%) Banking
8 8 (26.67%) Atlassian
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (26.67%) Puppet
9 7 (23.33%) High Availability
9 7 (23.33%) Open Source
9 7 (23.33%) Ruby
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
9 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (20.00%) Docker
10 6 (20.00%) .NET
10 6 (20.00%) C#
10 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (16.67%) Selenium
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) Retail
12 4 (13.33%) QA
12 4 (13.33%) BDD

Build Automation
Top Related 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 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) OLAP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) NuGet
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) Java Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) Behat
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) Symfony
4 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (56.67%) DevOps
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) High Availability
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Korn
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) VBA
8 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SDET
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Ansible
2 8 (26.67%) Puppet
3 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Atlassian
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Workday
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) BMC
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.33%) New Relic
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
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