Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 716 698
Rank change year-on-year +84 -18 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 196 101 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 58 86
England median daily rate £330 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
10th Percentile £116 £124 £227
90th Percentile £575 £529 £525
UK median daily rate £335 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.67% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +8.16% -9.03%
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £14.10
% change year-on-year +14.75% +8.16% -9.03%

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 87,570 82,997 94,323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.73% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,756 54,500 61,256
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,594 2,910 3,485
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +17 103 £498 +24.38% 2
South East +5 40 £206 -43.10% 7
East of England -1 20 £120 - 1
North of England +42 13 £120 -76.00% 2
Midlands +7 13 £280 -13.85% 1
North West +22 10 £143 -71.50% 1
West Midlands +11 8 £295 +12.38%
South West +7 6 £150 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £275 -15.38% 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £120 - 1
Build Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 114 (58.16%) Windows
2 58 (29.59%) Security Cleared
3 48 (24.49%) DevOps
4 47 (23.98%) Linux
5 43 (21.94%) Active Directory
6 42 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
8 36 (18.37%) Python
9 31 (15.82%) Finance
9 31 (15.82%) Ansible
10 30 (15.31%) Windows 7
10 30 (15.31%) SC Cleared
11 28 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 27 (13.78%) DV Cleared
12 27 (13.78%) PowerShell
12 27 (13.78%) Migration
12 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (13.27%) Jenkins
13 26 (13.27%) Docker
14 23 (11.73%) Banking
15 22 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (10.71%) VMware
17 20 (10.20%) SCCM
18 19 (9.69%) Git (software)
18 19 (9.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 18 (9.18%) Unix
19 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (8.67%) Kafka
20 17 (8.67%) Windows 10
21 16 (8.16%) Rancher

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 11 (5.61%) IIS
2 9 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.61%) Office 365
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.55%) Akamai
4 5 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.04%) G Suite
6 2 (1.02%) npm
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.51%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.51%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.63%) DNS
2 7 (3.57%) SAN
3 6 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.04%) DAB
5 3 (1.53%) LAN
5 3 (1.53%) Skype
6 2 (1.02%) DHCP
6 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.02%) WAN
6 2 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.51%) Firewall
7 1 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) Network Security
7 1 (0.51%) TACACS
7 1 (0.51%) VLAN
7 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.16%) Big Data
2 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.02%) Flink
5 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.69%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.63%) TeamCity
5 12 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (4.59%) JIRA
7 7 (3.57%) CMake
8 6 (3.06%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.06%) Subversion
9 5 (2.55%) NuGet
9 5 (2.55%) StarTeam
10 4 (2.04%) Maven
10 4 (2.04%) MSI
10 4 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (1.53%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.02%) Ant
12 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.02%) GoCD
12 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (15.82%) Finance
2 23 (11.73%) Banking
3 10 (5.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.55%) Law
4 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Electronics
5 4 (2.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
7 2 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.67%) Kafka
2 6 (3.06%) CGI
3 4 (2.04%) Web Services
3 4 (2.04%) XML
4 3 (1.53%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.02%) .NET
5 2 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) CMDB
2 9 (4.59%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.55%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.53%) iPad
8 2 (1.02%) Clustering
8 2 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) Social Network
8 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.51%) EPoS
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Fintech
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) PDA
9 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (58.16%) Windows
2 47 (23.98%) Linux
3 30 (15.31%) Windows 7
4 28 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 18 (9.18%) Unix
6 17 (8.67%) Windows 10
7 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.55%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.51%) Solaris
11 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.49%) DevOps
2 27 (13.78%) Migration
3 16 (8.16%) Capacity Management
3 16 (8.16%) Configuration Management
4 13 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.63%) ITIL
5 11 (5.61%) Server Building
6 7 (3.57%) Release Management
7 6 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.06%) Regression Testing
7 6 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.06%) Runbook
8 5 (2.55%) Change Control
8 5 (2.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (2.55%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.55%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.55%) Software Distribution
8 5 (2.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.37%) Python
2 27 (13.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.10%) SQL
4 8 (4.08%) C++
4 8 (4.08%) Ruby
5 6 (3.06%) Java
5 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.55%) C#
7 4 (2.04%) C
8 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (29.59%) Security Cleared
2 30 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 27 (13.78%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.59%) AWS Certification
5 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.55%) MCSA
7 3 (1.53%) CCNP
7 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.53%) MCSE
8 2 (1.02%) CCNA
8 2 (1.02%) Degree
9 1 (0.51%) CCIE
9 1 (0.51%) CCSA
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) MCP
9 1 (0.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.27%) Docker
3 18 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.55%) vSphere
6 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.02%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (15.82%) Ansible
2 20 (10.20%) SCCM
3 19 (9.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (8.16%) Rancher
5 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.57%) Suricata
7 4 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.02%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) Puppet
9 2 (1.02%) SCOM
9 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.51%) Terraform
10 1 (0.51%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) VMware
3 16 (8.16%) Splunk
4 10 (5.10%) Borland
4 10 (5.10%) Lumension
5 7 (3.57%) Kaspersky
5 7 (3.57%) Qualys
5 7 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.06%) Cisco
6 6 (3.06%) McAfee
7 5 (2.55%) Acronis
7 5 (2.55%) HP
8 4 (2.04%) Google
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle
9 3 (1.53%) Serena
10 2 (1.02%) EMC
10 2 (1.02%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.51%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.51%) Twitter