Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 681 710 710
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 174 161 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 83
England median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% - -
10th Percentile £118 £209 £166
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -38.95%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £20.71 £22.25 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -38.95%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 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 +11 79 £394 -7.35% 4
South East -25 41 £330 -12.00%
East of England +18 25 £120 -20.00% 2
North of England +49 13 £313 -16.67%
Midlands +19 10 £295 -9.23% 1
West Midlands +23 8 £295 -9.23%
North West +24 6 £360 -26.15%
South West -17 6 £168 -60.59%
Yorkshire +18 5 £120 -68.00%
North East +65 2 £363 +26.09%
East Midlands -2 2 - - 1
Build Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 93 (53.45%) Windows
2 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.44%) DevOps
3 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
4 33 (18.97%) Linux
5 31 (17.82%) Finance
6 27 (15.52%) Jenkins
6 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
7 26 (14.94%) Banking
8 25 (14.37%) Active Directory
9 22 (12.64%) Windows 10
10 21 (12.07%) Windows 7
11 20 (11.49%) Ansible
11 20 (11.49%) Migration
12 19 (10.92%) Docker
12 19 (10.92%) TeamCity
13 18 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (9.77%) SCCM
14 17 (9.77%) VMware
15 16 (9.20%) Python
15 16 (9.20%) Windows Server
16 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
16 15 (8.62%) C++
16 15 (8.62%) Java
16 15 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (8.05%) Apache
17 14 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (8.05%) Investment Banking
18 13 (7.47%) Test Automation
18 13 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (8.05%) Apache
2 8 (4.60%) IIS
2 8 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.72%) JBoss
4 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.57%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.17%) Office 365
3 5 (2.87%) G Suite
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.30%) Akamai
4 4 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.15%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.57%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) DNS
2 6 (3.45%) LAN
3 4 (2.30%) SAN
3 4 (2.30%) Skype
3 4 (2.30%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (2.30%) WAN
4 3 (1.72%) Firewall
4 3 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.72%) VLAN
4 3 (1.72%) Wireless
5 2 (1.15%) BGP
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.15%) DHCP
5 2 (1.15%) HTTP
5 2 (1.15%) OSPF
6 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.57%) SMTP
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.32%) Flink
2 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.45%) Big Data
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.92%) TeamCity
3 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (5.75%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.87%) JIRA
7 5 (2.87%) Maven
8 4 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.30%) MSI
8 4 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.72%) Ant
9 3 (1.72%) CMake
9 3 (1.72%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.72%) Subversion
10 2 (1.15%) GoCD
10 2 (1.15%) Gradle
10 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.15%) NuGet
11 1 (0.57%) Chocolatey
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Banking
3 14 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.32%) Billing
4 11 (6.32%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.72%) Electronics
5 3 (1.72%) Law
5 3 (1.72%) Legal
6 2 (1.15%) Automotive
6 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.45%) Kafka
2 3 (1.72%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.15%) .NET
3 2 (1.15%) CGI
3 2 (1.15%) mod_proxy
3 2 (1.15%) Node.js
3 2 (1.15%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.57%) LAMP
4 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Data Centre
1 11 (6.32%) Hedge funds
1 11 (6.32%) Virtual Team
2 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.30%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.72%) iPad
4 3 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.15%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) PDA
6 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 93 (53.45%) Windows
2 33 (18.97%) Linux
3 22 (12.64%) Windows 10
4 21 (12.07%) Windows 7
5 16 (9.20%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.75%) Unix
7 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.72%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.15%) VMS
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) HPUX
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE
11 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) DevOps
2 20 (11.49%) Migration
3 15 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.47%) ITIL
4 13 (7.47%) Test Automation
5 11 (6.32%) AOP
5 11 (6.32%) Code Optimisation
5 11 (6.32%) SDLC
5 11 (6.32%) TDD
5 11 (6.32%) Waterfall
6 9 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.17%) Server Building
7 7 (4.02%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.45%) High Availability
9 5 (2.87%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.20%) Python
2 15 (8.62%) C++
2 15 (8.62%) Java
3 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.30%) C
5 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.30%) SQL
6 3 (1.72%) C#
7 2 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.47%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) CCNP
4 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.30%) MCSA
5 4 (2.30%) MCSE
6 3 (1.72%) CCNA
6 3 (1.72%) Degree
7 2 (1.15%) CCIE
7 2 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.15%) HNC
7 2 (1.15%) HND
8 1 (0.57%) CCDP
8 1 (0.57%) CCIP
8 1 (0.57%) CCSA
8 1 (0.57%) CCSE
8 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.92%) Docker
3 13 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.72%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.15%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (11.49%) Ansible
2 17 (9.77%) SCCM
3 6 (3.45%) Rancher
4 5 (2.87%) Puppet
5 4 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.57%) Terraform
7 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.77%) VMware
3 8 (4.60%) Cisco
4 6 (3.45%) McAfee
4 6 (3.45%) Splunk
5 5 (2.87%) Google
5 5 (2.87%) HP
6 4 (2.30%) Acronis
6 4 (2.30%) Borland
6 4 (2.30%) Lumension
7 3 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.15%) Apple
8 2 (1.15%) F5
8 2 (1.15%) Juniper
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle
8 2 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.15%) SAP
8 2 (1.15%) Symantec
9 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds