Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 248 260
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 15 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
City of London median daily rate £250 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -28.57% -8.70%
10th Percentile £138 £329 £410
90th Percentile £358 £548 £605
Central London median daily rate £260 £363 £525
% change year-on-year -28.28% -30.95% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6642 6353 8750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.51% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 5051 6871
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £38.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Build Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the City of London

Build Engineer
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 Engineer in the City of London.

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

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in the City of London

Build Engineer
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 Engineer in the City of London.

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

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Build Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Banking
1 13 (86.67%) Investment Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) AOP
3 11 (73.33%) Billing
3 11 (73.33%) TeamCity
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) C++
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Apache
3 11 (73.33%) Financial Institution
3 11 (73.33%) Hedge funds
3 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
3 11 (73.33%) DevOps
3 11 (73.33%) Flink
3 11 (73.33%) Code Optimisation
3 11 (73.33%) Virtual Team
3 11 (73.33%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) CGI
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) Runbook
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 11 (73.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Flink
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) CMake
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (86.67%) Banking
1 13 (86.67%) Investment Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Billing
3 11 (73.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Hedge funds
1 11 (73.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) AOP
1 11 (73.33%) Code Optimisation
1 11 (73.33%) DevOps
1 11 (73.33%) SDLC
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
1 11 (73.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (13.33%) Coaching
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Runbook
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP