The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Build Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Build Automation over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Automation
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 101 89
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.096% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Build Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 899 1332 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.44% 86.89% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 957 781
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 17
Median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Build Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in Leeds

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (40.00%) NUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) GitHub
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSTL
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef