Period
to 18 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 677 710 680
Rank change year-on-year +33 -30 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 158 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 95
England median daily rate £330 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £125 £213 £155
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £335 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 15
England median hourly rate £14.75 £12.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -23.44% -42.08%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £18.34 £24.55 £29.50
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.00% -21.88% -42.08%

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 86544 93543 98141
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.85% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57365 61625 63480
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2553 2973 3809
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.31%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £43.83
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.64% +7.66%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +22 69 £350 -17.65% 2
South East -11 46 £300 -20.00% 5
East of England +3 18 £120 -20.00% 4
North of England +72 10 £360 +13.39%
Midlands +25 9 £295 -9.23%
West Midlands +30 7 £295 +7.27%
South West -4 6 £243 -42.94%
North West +36 5 £370 -22.11%
Yorkshire +25 3 £300 +14.29%
North East +70 2 £363 +15.08%
East Midlands +4 2 - -
Build Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 82 (51.90%) Windows
2 38 (24.05%) DevOps
3 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
4 33 (20.89%) SC Cleared
5 29 (18.35%) Finance
6 27 (17.09%) Linux
7 24 (15.19%) Active Directory
7 24 (15.19%) Banking
7 24 (15.19%) Windows 7
7 24 (15.19%) Jenkins
8 22 (13.92%) Windows 10
9 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
10 20 (12.66%) Java
11 18 (11.39%) SCCM
11 18 (11.39%) Migration
12 17 (10.76%) TeamCity
13 15 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (9.49%) C++
14 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (8.86%) Apache
14 14 (8.86%) Test Automation
15 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
16 12 (7.59%) Python
16 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
16 12 (7.59%) SDLC
17 11 (6.96%) Code Optimisation
17 11 (6.96%) Flink
17 11 (6.96%) Ansible
17 11 (6.96%) Docker
17 11 (6.96%) Virtual Team

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 (8.86%) Apache
2 5 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) JBoss
3 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.70%) Office 365
3 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.80%) G Suite
5 2 (1.27%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) DNS
2 4 (2.53%) LAN
2 4 (2.53%) Skype
2 4 (2.53%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.27%) BGP
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) OSPF
3 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) VLAN
3 2 (1.27%) WAN
3 2 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.63%) SMTP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) Flink
2 7 (4.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.76%) TeamCity
3 11 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.70%) Bitbucket
5 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.43%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.16%) JIRA
7 5 (3.16%) Maven
7 5 (3.16%) Subversion
8 3 (1.90%) MSI
8 3 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.90%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.27%) Ant
9 2 (1.27%) CMake
9 2 (1.27%) GoCD
9 2 (1.27%) Gradle
9 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.63%) Hudson
10 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (18.35%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Banking
3 13 (8.23%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.96%) Billing
4 11 (6.96%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) Kafka
2 2 (1.27%) mod_proxy
2 2 (1.27%) Node.js
2 2 (1.27%) XML
2 2 (1.27%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.63%) CGI
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Hedge funds
1 11 (6.96%) Virtual Team
2 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.90%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) EPoS
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) PDA
6 1 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.90%) Windows
2 27 (17.09%) Linux
3 24 (15.19%) Windows 7
4 22 (13.92%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.59%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.06%) Unix
7 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.27%) VMS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Debian
10 1 (0.63%) HPUX
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) SUSE
10 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) DevOps
2 18 (11.39%) Migration
3 15 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.86%) Test Automation
5 12 (7.59%) SDLC
6 11 (6.96%) AOP
6 11 (6.96%) Code Optimisation
6 11 (6.96%) ITIL
6 11 (6.96%) TDD
6 11 (6.96%) Waterfall
7 9 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.06%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.06%) Server Building
9 7 (4.43%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.16%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (2.53%) Data Centre Operations
12 3 (1.90%) Change Management
12 3 (1.90%) Service Management
12 3 (1.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.66%) Java
2 15 (9.49%) C++
3 12 (7.59%) Python
4 11 (6.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.16%) SQL
7 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.53%) C
8 3 (1.90%) C#
8 3 (1.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
2 33 (20.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.53%) CCNP
5 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.53%) MCSA
6 3 (1.90%) CCNA
6 3 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.90%) MCSE
7 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.27%) Degree
7 2 (1.27%) HNC
7 2 (1.27%) HND
8 1 (0.63%) CCDP
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.63%) CCIP
8 1 (0.63%) CCSA
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.96%) Docker
3 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.90%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) SCCM
2 11 (6.96%) Ansible
3 7 (4.43%) Puppet
4 5 (3.16%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.27%) Rancher
7 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.06%) VMware
3 7 (4.43%) Google
4 6 (3.80%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.53%) McAfee
5 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.90%) Apple
6 3 (1.90%) HP
6 3 (1.90%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.90%) SOTI
7 2 (1.27%) Acronis
7 2 (1.27%) AppSense
7 2 (1.27%) Dell
7 2 (1.27%) F5
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.63%) TippingPoint