Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 682 721
Rank change year-on-year -75 +39 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 103 156 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 100
England median daily rate £394 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -16.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £154 £123 £213
90th Percentile £574 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 11
England median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -21.88%
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -21.88%

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 89,014 85,687 93,164
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.88% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,186 56,557 61,513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,851 2,541 2,879
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.94 £18.94
% change year-on-year -7.60% +0.03% +6.02%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -32 42 £455 +62.50% 6
East of England +3 25 £233 +93.75% 2
South West -7 16 £455 +184.38% 3
South East -63 12 £250 -25.37% 4
Midlands -23 7 £170 -38.18% 2
East Midlands +4 5 £170 - 1
West Midlands -28 2 £164 -40.36% 1
North of England -23 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -25 1 - - 1
Build Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 33 (32.04%) DevOps
3 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
4 31 (30.10%) Java
5 28 (27.18%) Maven
6 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
7 24 (23.30%) Configuration Management
8 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (21.36%) Linux
10 21 (20.39%) Release Management
11 20 (19.42%) Windows 10
12 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (17.48%) Ant
13 18 (17.48%) Finance
14 17 (16.50%) TeamCity
15 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (15.53%) Docker
15 16 (15.53%) Gradle
15 16 (15.53%) Python
16 15 (14.56%) Artifactory
17 14 (13.59%) SCCM
17 14 (13.59%) .NET
18 13 (12.62%) Puppet
19 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
19 12 (11.65%) Unix
19 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
20 11 (10.68%) Migration
20 11 (10.68%) Sitecore
20 11 (10.68%) Cloud Computing
21 10 (9.71%) MuleSoft

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 8 (7.77%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.68%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.91%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.97%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.94%) VLAN
2 2 (1.94%) VPN
2 2 (1.94%) VSAN
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.97%) DSL
3 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.97%) WAN
3 1 (0.97%) Wireless
3 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Big Data
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.97%) DTS
3 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 32 (31.07%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.18%) Maven
3 26 (25.24%) Git (software)
4 18 (17.48%) Ant
5 17 (16.50%) TeamCity
6 16 (15.53%) Gradle
7 15 (14.56%) Artifactory
8 9 (8.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (8.74%) SonarQube
9 7 (6.80%) JIRA
10 5 (4.85%) Vagrant
11 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.94%) dbdeploy
13 2 (1.94%) git-flow
13 2 (1.94%) Subversion
13 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.97%) LSMW
14 1 (0.97%) Selenium
14 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Banking
2 4 (3.88%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) YAML
3 4 (3.88%) HTML
3 4 (3.88%) HTML5
4 2 (1.94%) Kafka
5 1 (0.97%) BAPI
5 1 (0.97%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.97%) Memcached
5 1 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.97%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
1 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (1.94%) Social Network
2 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.97%) NHS
2 1 (0.97%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 22 (21.36%) Linux
3 20 (19.42%) Windows 10
4 12 (11.65%) Unix
5 9 (8.74%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.77%) Android
6 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) DevOps
2 24 (23.30%) Configuration Management
3 23 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.39%) Release Management
5 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (10.68%) Migration
7 9 (8.74%) ITIL
8 8 (7.77%) Change Control
8 8 (7.77%) Change Management
8 8 (7.77%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (7.77%) Open Source
8 8 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.80%) Task Automation
10 6 (5.83%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 6 (5.83%) Server Management
10 6 (5.83%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (4.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) Java
2 16 (15.53%) Python
3 10 (9.71%) C++
4 8 (7.77%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.85%) SQL
6 4 (3.88%) Groovy
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.94%) C#
9 1 (0.97%) Go
9 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.97%) Lua
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) CCIE
4 1 (0.97%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) LPIC
4 1 (0.97%) MCSA
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) OCA
4 1 (0.97%) OCP
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.97%) RHCA
4 1 (0.97%) RHCE
4 1 (0.97%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.97%) VCAP
4 1 (0.97%) VCDX
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Docker
2 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.94%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.97%) Corosync
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) SCCM
2 13 (12.62%) Puppet
3 9 (8.74%) Ansible
4 3 (2.91%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.94%) Rancher
6 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.97%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.97%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.97%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Sitecore
2 10 (9.71%) MuleSoft
3 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) Guidewire
5 7 (6.80%) CA
6 4 (3.88%) Citrix
6 4 (3.88%) Dell
7 2 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) Perforce
7 2 (1.94%) Splunk
7 2 (1.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.97%) BMC
8 1 (0.97%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.97%) Juniper
8 1 (0.97%) NetApp
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.97%) Sony
8 1 (0.97%) Veritas