Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 December 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 117 133
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.10% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +46.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £500 £434 £313
90th Percentile £600 £526 £338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £333 £325
% change year-on-year +20.30% +2.31% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2819 1928 3014
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.50% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1142 1544
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.36 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.29% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in Edinburgh

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in Edinburgh

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in Edinburgh

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Edinburgh region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
1 1 (100.00%) Black Duck
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX

Build Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Black Duck
1 1 (100.00%) VMware