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 22 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 510 573
Rank change year-on-year -2 +63  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 78 127 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.26% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 28
Median daily rate £506 £465 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +18.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
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 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +3 48 £513 +2.50% 9
South East +24 20 £368 -28.29% 5
East Midlands -20 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire +23 2 £420 +15.86% 1
North West +13 2 £700 +57.30%
South West +8 2 £426 +33.12%
North East +67 1 £165 -46.77% 1
Build Automation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 106 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (53.94%) Java
3 79 (47.88%) Continuous Integration
4 76 (46.06%) Test Automation
5 68 (41.21%) Git (software)
6 67 (40.61%) DevOps
7 64 (38.79%) Jenkins
8 61 (36.97%) Linux
9 51 (30.91%) Scrum
9 51 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
10 48 (29.09%) Web Services
11 47 (28.48%) Python
12 41 (24.85%) Puppet
13 40 (24.24%) REST
14 35 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
15 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 32 (19.39%) SQL
17 31 (18.79%) Selenium
17 31 (18.79%) TDD
18 30 (18.18%) VMware
18 30 (18.18%) Ansible
18 30 (18.18%) Big Data
18 30 (18.18%) Bash Shell
19 29 (17.58%) SOAP
19 29 (17.58%) Ruby
20 28 (16.97%) Unix
21 27 (16.36%) Windows
21 27 (16.36%) Maven
21 27 (16.36%) JIRA
21 27 (16.36%) Hadoop

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 14 (8.48%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.88%) Apache Spark
2 13 (7.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.85%) nginx
4 7 (4.24%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.64%) IIS
6 5 (3.03%) Apache
6 5 (3.03%) GeoServer
7 4 (2.42%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.21%) CMS
8 2 (1.21%) Confluence
8 2 (1.21%) Drupal
8 2 (1.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.61%) Jetty
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (30.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 10 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.06%) GitHub
5 5 (3.03%) Akamai
6 4 (2.42%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.82%) IaaS
7 3 (1.82%) SaaS
8 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) Internet
1 8 (4.85%) Kerberos
2 7 (4.24%) DNS
3 5 (3.03%) HTTP
4 4 (2.42%) Firewall
4 4 (2.42%) LDAP
4 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.21%) DHCP
5 2 (1.21%) IMAP
5 2 (1.21%) SAN
5 2 (1.21%) SMTP
5 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.61%) 5G
6 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.18%) Big Data
2 27 (16.36%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.91%) MongoDB
4 17 (10.30%) Apache Hive
5 12 (7.27%) HBase
5 12 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.85%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
9 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.64%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.03%) Impala
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.42%) Sqoop
12 3 (1.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 68 (41.21%) Git (software)
2 64 (38.79%) Jenkins
3 31 (18.79%) Selenium
4 27 (16.36%) JIRA
4 27 (16.36%) Maven
5 20 (12.12%) Subversion
6 15 (9.09%) Mocha
7 14 (8.48%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.48%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (7.88%) Protractor
9 12 (7.27%) Gradle
10 11 (6.67%) TeamCity
10 11 (6.67%) WebDriver
11 10 (6.06%) GitLab
12 7 (4.24%) NUnit
13 6 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.03%) Jasmine
14 5 (3.03%) SpecFlow
14 5 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 25 (15.15%) Banking
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 14 (8.48%) Retail
4 8 (4.85%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (3.64%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.42%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Electronics
7 3 (1.82%) Front Office
7 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (24.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (20.00%) Developer
3 24 (14.55%) Automation Tester
3 24 (14.55%) Tester
4 13 (7.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 13 (7.88%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (6.06%) Java Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Agile Tester
6 8 (4.85%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (4.85%) Java Automation Tester
6 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (4.85%) QA Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Hadoop Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (4.24%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (4.24%) QA Automation Tester
7 7 (4.24%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) Web Services
2 40 (24.24%) REST
3 29 (17.58%) SOAP
4 27 (16.36%) AngularJS
5 25 (15.15%) RESTful
6 23 (13.94%) CSS
7 22 (13.33%) .NET
7 22 (13.33%) HTML
7 22 (13.33%) Node.js
8 13 (7.88%) Kafka
9 11 (6.67%) Chai
10 10 (6.06%) MCollective
10 10 (6.06%) Middleware
10 10 (6.06%) React
11 9 (5.45%) HTML5
12 7 (4.24%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (4.24%) XML
13 6 (3.64%) JSON
13 6 (3.64%) OAuth2
13 6 (3.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.42%) User Experience
6 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.21%) Fintech
7 2 (1.21%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.97%) Linux
2 28 (16.97%) Unix
3 27 (16.36%) Windows
4 18 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.09%) CentOS
6 10 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.42%) Android
9 4 (2.42%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.82%) Solaris
11 2 (1.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (64.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (47.88%) Continuous Integration
3 76 (46.06%) Test Automation
4 67 (40.61%) DevOps
5 51 (30.91%) Scrum
6 31 (18.79%) TDD
7 26 (15.76%) BDD
8 25 (15.15%) Configuration Management
9 20 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (10.91%) Open Source
11 14 (8.48%) Workflow
12 13 (7.88%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.67%) Dependency Management
13 11 (6.67%) Front End Development
14 10 (6.06%) MapReduce
14 10 (6.06%) Release Management
14 10 (6.06%) Web Development
15 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (5.45%) ITIL
15 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 89 (53.94%) Java
2 47 (28.48%) Python
3 33 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.39%) SQL
5 30 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 29 (17.58%) Ruby
7 22 (13.33%) Perl
8 17 (10.30%) Shell Script
9 16 (9.70%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.48%) C#
11 10 (6.06%) Korn
11 10 (6.06%) Scala
12 8 (4.85%) PHP
13 7 (4.24%) C
14 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (3.03%) Go
16 3 (1.82%) ES6
17 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
17 2 (1.21%) Groovy
17 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.42%) Degree
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) QA
2 10 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (16.36%) Docker
2 21 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (11.52%) HDFS
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.03%) vCloud
6 3 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (1.21%) iptables
7 2 (1.21%) KVM
7 2 (1.21%) LXC
7 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (24.85%) Puppet
2 35 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (18.18%) Ansible
4 16 (9.70%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (6.06%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (3.03%) Nagios
7 5 (3.03%) Oozie
7 5 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (2.42%) vRealize
9 3 (1.82%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.82%) logstash
10 2 (1.21%) Kibana
10 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.21%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.21%) SELinux
11 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (18.18%) VMware
2 17 (10.30%) Oracle
3 12 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.67%) IBM
5 9 (5.45%) Cloudera
5 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.85%) Atlassian
7 7 (4.24%) Hortonworks
7 7 (4.24%) Splunk
8 6 (3.64%) Perforce
9 4 (2.42%) Google
9 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.82%) HP
10 3 (1.82%) Qualys
10 3 (1.82%) SAP
10 3 (1.82%) Sun
11 2 (1.21%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.21%) Black Duck
11 2 (1.21%) CollabNet
11 2 (1.21%) Veracode
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