Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 672 727
Rank change year-on-year -30 +55 -115
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 140 134 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 78
England median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £145 £123 £218
90th Percentile £575 £503 £489
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 13
England median hourly rate £14.50 £11.89 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -4.86% -15.07%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.38 £15.00 £37.10
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £11.89 £13.10
% change year-on-year +21.93% -9.22% -10.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,755 80,123 93,513
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,310 52,161 61,537
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,792 2,616 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in England

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in England

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in England

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in England

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 -45 55 £425 +9.68% 4
East of England +18 23 £183 -43.85% 1
South East -55 21 £238 -26.92% 3
South West +8 16 £455 +250.00%
Midlands -15 14 £201 -33.17% 1
East Midlands +8 10 £225 -
North of England -24 10 £225 -37.50% 2
North West -13 9 £225 -37.50% 1
West Midlands -25 4 £201 -33.17% 1
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
Build Engineer
UK

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Build Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 64 (45.71%) Windows
2 34 (24.29%) DevOps
3 32 (22.86%) Linux
4 30 (21.43%) Python
5 27 (19.29%) Security Cleared
5 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
6 26 (18.57%) Active Directory
7 23 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (16.43%) SCCM
8 22 (15.71%) PowerShell
9 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (15.00%) Java
9 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 20 (14.29%) Finance
10 20 (14.29%) Release Management
11 19 (13.57%) Docker
11 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
12 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
12 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (11.43%) Git (software)
14 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (10.00%) Ansible
15 14 (10.00%) Migration
16 13 (9.29%) Unix
16 13 (9.29%) DV Cleared
16 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
17 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 5 (3.57%) IIS
1 5 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.86%) Confluence
3 3 (2.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.14%) Office 365
4 8 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.14%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.43%) G Suite
7 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (3.57%) SSL
3 3 (2.14%) DHCP
3 3 (2.14%) LAN
3 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) DAB
4 2 (1.43%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) TACACS
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) Big Data
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) DTS
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.57%) Maven
3 12 (8.57%) TeamCity
4 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.00%) Ant
6 6 (4.29%) JIRA
7 5 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.86%) Gradle
8 4 (2.86%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.86%) StarTeam
8 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.43%) CMake
9 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.71%) Selenium
10 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Back Office
3 4 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Law
4 3 (2.14%) Legal
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Local Government
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) .NET
2 9 (6.43%) Kafka
3 4 (2.86%) XML
3 4 (2.86%) YAML
4 3 (2.14%) Web Services
5 2 (1.43%) CGI
5 2 (1.43%) Memcached
5 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.71%) BAPI
6 1 (0.71%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.71%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Social Network
2 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.86%) CMDB
4 3 (2.14%) EPoS
5 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.43%) Clustering
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.71%) FMCG
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.71%) Windows
2 32 (22.86%) Linux
3 27 (19.29%) Windows 10
4 21 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.29%) Unix
7 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.43%) Solaris
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.71%) Android
12 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.29%) DevOps
2 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.29%) Release Management
4 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.00%) Migration
6 13 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (8.57%) Change Management
7 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.86%) Open Source
9 10 (7.14%) ITIL
10 9 (6.43%) Change Control
11 8 (5.71%) Capacity Management
11 8 (5.71%) Time Management
12 7 (5.00%) Break/Fix
12 7 (5.00%) Kanban
12 7 (5.00%) Software Deployment
13 6 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.29%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
14 5 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.43%) Python
2 22 (15.71%) PowerShell
3 21 (15.00%) Java
4 8 (5.71%) SQL
5 7 (5.00%) C++
5 7 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.57%) VBScript
7 3 (2.14%) Groovy
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) C#
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Go
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.71%) Lua
9 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.29%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.86%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.14%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNP
6 1 (0.71%) CCSA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) LPIC
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) OCA
6 1 (0.71%) OCP
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.71%) RHCA
6 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (18.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.57%) Docker
3 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.43%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.43%) Corosync
6 2 (1.43%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (16.43%) SCCM
2 14 (10.00%) Ansible
3 8 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.71%) Rancher
4 7 (5.00%) Puppet
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.43%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.43%) Pacemaker
5 2 (1.43%) SCOM
5 2 (1.43%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.43%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.71%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.71%) Suricata
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) MuleSoft
3 8 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.71%) Splunk
4 7 (5.00%) VMware
5 6 (4.29%) Borland
5 6 (4.29%) Lumension
6 5 (3.57%) CA
6 5 (3.57%) Guidewire
6 5 (3.57%) HP
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco
7 3 (2.14%) Dell
8 2 (1.43%) Citrix
8 2 (1.43%) EMC
8 2 (1.43%) Google
8 2 (1.43%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.43%) NetApp
8 2 (1.43%) Symantec