Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 578 646
Rank change year-on-year -48 +68 +19
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 239 289 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 168 178
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £327 £371 £325
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.03% -40.38%
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -40.38%

Build Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 156 £505 -3.81% 17
South East -16 30 £475 -2.81% 2
South West +16 20 £365 -18.89%
Midlands +37 18 £360 -15.29% 1
West Midlands +29 13 £400 -20.00%
North of England +27 9 £350 -17.65% 3
Yorkshire +19 7 £350 -20.00% 1
East of England -1 5 £505 -
East Midlands -4 5 £360 -15.29% 1
North East +58 1 £475 +55.74%
North West +11 1 £400 -5.88% 2
Build Automation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 127 (53.14%) Java
2 117 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (42.26%) Git (software)
4 99 (41.42%) Test Automation
5 97 (40.59%) Linux
6 92 (38.49%) Amazon AWS
6 92 (38.49%) DevOps
7 90 (37.66%) Jenkins
8 84 (35.15%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (30.96%) Python
10 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
11 69 (28.87%) Docker
12 68 (28.45%) Web Services
13 66 (27.62%) Maven
14 63 (26.36%) Configuration Management
15 61 (25.52%) Puppet
16 59 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 57 (23.85%) TDD
18 53 (22.18%) Ansible
19 51 (21.34%) Scrum
20 42 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
21 37 (15.48%) Selenium
22 36 (15.06%) Terraform
23 35 (14.64%) Bash Shell
24 34 (14.23%) RESTful
24 34 (14.23%) .NET
25 33 (13.81%) Ruby
25 33 (13.81%) TeamCity
25 33 (13.81%) Gradle
26 32 (13.39%) AngularJS

Build Automation
Co-occurring 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 10 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.09%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.09%) CMS
4 5 (2.09%) Mule
4 5 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.67%) Apache
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.84%) Jetty
6 2 (0.84%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) CICS
7 1 (0.42%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 92 (38.49%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (12.55%) GitHub
4 19 (7.95%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.44%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (5.44%) Route 53
5 13 (5.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (5.02%) SaaS
7 10 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (4.18%) PaaS
8 7 (2.93%) Bluemix
8 7 (2.93%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (2.93%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.51%) IaaS
10 4 (1.67%) npm
11 3 (1.26%) Datadog
12 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.84%) Office 365
12 2 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.62%) DNS
2 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.37%) Firewall
4 7 (2.93%) ICMP
4 7 (2.93%) VPN
5 5 (2.09%) HTTP
6 3 (1.26%) Internet
7 1 (0.42%) DSL
7 1 (0.42%) IMAP
7 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) Skype
7 1 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.55%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.79%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (8.79%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.11%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.28%) Big Data
6 11 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.77%) MySQL
8 8 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.35%) Power BI
8 8 (3.35%) Redis
9 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.51%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.51%) Impala
11 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.67%) GIS
12 4 (1.67%) HBase
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (42.26%) Git (software)
2 90 (37.66%) Jenkins
3 66 (27.62%) Maven
4 37 (15.48%) Selenium
5 33 (13.81%) Gradle
5 33 (13.81%) TeamCity
6 29 (12.13%) JIRA
7 21 (8.79%) Grunt
7 21 (8.79%) gulp
7 21 (8.79%) webpack
8 20 (8.37%) Ant
9 18 (7.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (7.11%) Artifactory
10 17 (7.11%) Cucumber
11 16 (6.69%) Jasmine
11 16 (6.69%) Subversion
12 15 (6.28%) WebDriver
13 12 (5.02%) SpecFlow
14 11 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (4.60%) GitLab
General
1 28 (11.72%) Banking
2 26 (10.88%) Finance
3 21 (8.79%) Retail
4 9 (3.77%) Front Office
5 8 (3.35%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.93%) Marketing
7 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.09%) Electronics
8 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (38.49%) Developer
2 61 (25.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (12.55%) Java Developer
4 18 (7.53%) Automation Tester
4 18 (7.53%) Tester
5 16 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 15 (6.28%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (5.44%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.02%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) Analyst
10 10 (4.18%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (4.18%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.18%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) Consultant
12 8 (3.35%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (28.45%) Web Services
2 34 (14.23%) .NET
2 34 (14.23%) RESTful
3 32 (13.39%) AngularJS
3 32 (13.39%) CSS
3 32 (13.39%) React
4 31 (12.97%) JSON
4 31 (12.97%) REST
5 26 (10.88%) HTML
6 21 (8.79%) Node.js
7 17 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (6.69%) jQuery
8 16 (6.69%) Kafka
9 15 (6.28%) Sass
9 15 (6.28%) Spring
9 15 (6.28%) YAML
10 14 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (5.86%) MCollective
11 13 (5.44%) Redux
12 12 (5.02%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (7.53%) Algorithms
3 16 (6.69%) Data Structures
4 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.02%) User Experience
5 11 (4.60%) Cloud Native
6 9 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 7 (2.93%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.51%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.67%) Clustering
11 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.42%) Blog
12 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 97 (40.59%) Linux
2 28 (11.72%) Windows
3 22 (9.21%) Unix
4 21 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.95%) CentOS
6 15 (6.28%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.86%) Ubuntu
7 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) Debian
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (41.42%) Test Automation
3 92 (38.49%) DevOps
4 84 (35.15%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (26.36%) Configuration Management
6 57 (23.85%) TDD
7 51 (21.34%) Scrum
8 30 (12.55%) BDD
9 27 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 23 (9.62%) Open Source
12 21 (8.79%) Front End Development
12 21 (8.79%) Microservices
13 20 (8.37%) Software Delivery
14 18 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.69%) Continuous Deployment
15 16 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 14 (5.86%) ETL
16 14 (5.86%) Load Balancing
17 13 (5.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 127 (53.14%) Java
2 74 (30.96%) Python
3 70 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.64%) Bash Shell
5 33 (13.81%) Ruby
6 31 (12.97%) SQL
7 30 (12.55%) C#
8 23 (9.62%) Perl
9 15 (6.28%) ES6
9 15 (6.28%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.18%) C++
11 9 (3.77%) Groovy
11 9 (3.77%) Korn
12 8 (3.35%) Go
12 8 (3.35%) Kotlin
12 8 (3.35%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.93%) Scala
14 5 (2.09%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.09%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) Degree
4 3 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) MCSA
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.72%) QA
2 14 (5.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) GCP
System Software
1 69 (28.87%) Docker
2 25 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.93%) etcd
5 7 (2.93%) HDFS
6 6 (2.51%) Varnish
7 5 (2.09%) vCloud
8 2 (0.84%) KVM
9 1 (0.42%) iptables
9 1 (0.42%) LXC
9 1 (0.42%) NFS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (25.52%) Puppet
2 53 (22.18%) Ansible
3 42 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (15.06%) Terraform
5 22 (9.21%) Kubernetes
6 16 (6.69%) Consul
7 14 (5.86%) ZABBIX
8 13 (5.44%) WSUS
9 10 (4.18%) Rancher
10 9 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (3.35%) Packer
12 2 (0.84%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.84%) logstash
12 2 (0.84%) SCCM
13 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.42%) Kibana
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.42%) SELinux
Vendors
1 30 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.30%) VMware
3 20 (8.37%) Oracle
4 11 (4.60%) Red Hat
5 10 (4.18%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.77%) Google
7 7 (2.93%) Perforce
8 5 (2.09%) SAP
9 4 (1.67%) Black Duck
9 4 (1.67%) ESRI
9 4 (1.67%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.67%) Qualys
9 4 (1.67%) Veracode
10 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.84%) IBM
11 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.84%) Snow
11 2 (0.84%) Sun
12 1 (0.42%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.42%) SaltStack