The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
UK / England
Rank 479 517 524
Rank change year-on-year +38 +7  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 87 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 75 59
Median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -14.70% +11.84%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in England

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Automation in England

Build Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Automation in England

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 58 £488 -2.50% 10
South West +7 11 £330 +2.32%
South East +14 10 £362 -14.94% 6
Yorkshire +5 3 £363 -15.69%
East Midlands - 2 £525 - 1
North West - 2 £331 -
East of England - 1 - -
Build Automation
UK

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 106 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (42.42%) Java
3 81 (40.91%) DevOps
4 76 (38.38%) Linux
5 69 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (30.30%) Scrum
7 53 (26.77%) Puppet
8 50 (25.25%) Jenkins
9 48 (24.24%) Selenium
10 47 (23.74%) Git (software)
11 40 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
11 40 (20.20%) BDD
12 39 (19.70%) Web Services
13 38 (19.19%) VMware
14 37 (18.69%) Security Cleared
14 37 (18.69%) Python
14 37 (18.69%) Hadoop
15 36 (18.18%) Ansible
15 36 (18.18%) Windows
16 35 (17.68%) Big Data
17 34 (17.17%) Unix
17 34 (17.17%) SC Cleared
18 33 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 32 (16.16%) Configuration Management
20 31 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
22 29 (14.65%) Ruby
23 28 (14.14%) Maven
23 28 (14.14%) SQL
24 27 (13.64%) Docker

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.02%) GeoServer
6 3 (1.52%) Drupal
6 3 (1.52%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.51%) CMS
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.05%) GitHub
4 4 (2.02%) IaaS
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Akamai
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) DNS
2 6 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.52%) 5G
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
3 3 (1.52%) Telepresence
3 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) LDAP
4 2 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.51%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) NAS
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.69%) Hadoop
2 35 (17.68%) Big Data
3 12 (6.06%) Apache Hive
4 9 (4.55%) HBase
5 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.53%) Impala
7 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.02%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.02%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (25.25%) Jenkins
2 48 (24.24%) Selenium
3 47 (23.74%) Git (software)
4 28 (14.14%) Maven
5 20 (10.10%) Cucumber
6 16 (8.08%) WebDriver
7 13 (6.57%) SpecFlow
8 12 (6.06%) JIRA
8 12 (6.06%) JUnit
9 11 (5.56%) NUnit
9 11 (5.56%) Subversion
10 7 (3.54%) FitNesse
10 7 (3.54%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.02%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.02%) Hudson
12 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (2.02%) Toad
General
1 23 (11.62%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Retail
3 13 (6.57%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Front Office
6 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (28.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (15.66%) Developer
3 27 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 27 (13.64%) Tester
4 20 (10.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 20 (10.10%) Selenium Tester
5 15 (7.58%) Big Data Engineer
5 15 (7.58%) Data Engineer
6 13 (6.57%) Java Engineer
7 12 (6.06%) Consultant
8 11 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
8 11 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (4.55%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Agile Tester
10 8 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.04%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.70%) Web Services
2 26 (13.13%) REST
3 24 (12.12%) .NET
4 22 (11.11%) HTML
5 18 (9.09%) SOAP
6 17 (8.59%) CSS
7 13 (6.57%) Kafka
7 13 (6.57%) MCollective
7 13 (6.57%) Node.js
7 13 (6.57%) RESTful
8 12 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.56%) Middleware
10 8 (4.04%) HTML5
11 7 (3.54%) Apache CXF
11 7 (3.54%) React
12 6 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (2.53%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.53%) Ajax
13 5 (2.53%) Lucene
13 5 (2.53%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.54%) Public Cloud
2 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.53%) PKI
3 5 (2.53%) Replication
4 4 (2.02%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.01%) iPad
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.51%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.38%) Linux
2 36 (18.18%) Windows
3 34 (17.17%) Unix
4 19 (9.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.58%) CentOS
6 13 (6.57%) Ubuntu
7 10 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.03%) VMS
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.02%) Android
11 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.52%) CoreOS
13 2 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (40.91%) DevOps
3 69 (34.85%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (30.30%) Scrum
5 40 (20.20%) BDD
6 32 (16.16%) Configuration Management
7 24 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (11.62%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 20 (10.10%) Open Source
11 19 (9.60%) User Stories
12 17 (8.59%) TDD
13 13 (6.57%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.06%) Unit Testing
15 11 (5.56%) Functional Testing
15 11 (5.56%) High Availability
16 10 (5.05%) ITIL
16 10 (5.05%) Software Engineering
17 9 (4.55%) Migration
17 9 (4.55%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 84 (42.42%) Java
2 37 (18.69%) Python
3 33 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.65%) Ruby
5 28 (14.14%) SQL
6 27 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 23 (11.62%) C#
8 14 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 13 (6.57%) Perl
10 12 (6.06%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.04%) PHP
12 6 (3.03%) C
12 6 (3.03%) Korn
13 5 (2.53%) Go
13 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.51%) C++
14 1 (0.51%) VBA
14 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 37 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) Degree
5 5 (2.53%) MCP
5 5 (2.53%) MCTS
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.10%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) SDET
3 5 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (13.64%) Docker
3 25 (12.63%) HDFS
4 17 (8.59%) vCloud
5 8 (4.04%) Active Directory
6 5 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 53 (26.77%) Puppet
2 36 (18.18%) Ansible
3 30 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.57%) ZABBIX
5 11 (5.56%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (4.55%) vRealize
7 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.53%) Nagios
8 5 (2.53%) Oozie
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (2.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.52%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.52%) Mesos
10 3 (1.52%) Terraform
11 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.01%) SCOM
12 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (19.19%) VMware
2 20 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.59%) Hortonworks
4 16 (8.08%) Oracle
5 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.04%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.53%) Google
8 4 (2.02%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.02%) Perforce
8 4 (2.02%) Splunk
9 3 (1.52%) Gigya
9 3 (1.52%) Workday
10 2 (1.01%) Sun
10 2 (1.01%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.51%) BMC
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco
11 1 (0.51%) IBM
11 1 (0.51%) Informatica
11 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.51%) NetApp
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