The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 145
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.07%  
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1965 2035 2421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.97% 80.12% 80.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1169 1441
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 160 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £50.00
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#