Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 23 May 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 470 480
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 +40
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 139 109 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 63 96
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £378 £366 £403
90th Percentile £586 £675 £588
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Build Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39,807 34,076 37,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.52% 85.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,785 24,463 26,933
London median daily rate £500 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 375 398
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +8.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.20 £53.25 £51.93
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in London

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in London

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Automation in London

Build Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Automation in London

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Automation within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Central London -33 28 £500 -20.00% 7
East London -5 10 £500 -16.67% 2
South London -45 7 £481 -
West London - 2 £423 - 7
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (51.80%) Jenkins
3 61 (43.88%) DevOps
3 61 (43.88%) Linux
4 58 (41.73%) Java
5 49 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
7 41 (29.50%) Python
7 41 (29.50%) Docker
8 40 (28.78%) Ansible
9 35 (25.18%) Unix
9 35 (25.18%) Test Automation
9 35 (25.18%) Maven
10 34 (24.46%) Git (software)
11 31 (22.30%) Puppet
11 31 (22.30%) Scrum
12 30 (21.58%) Windows
13 28 (20.14%) Firewall
13 28 (20.14%) PowerShell
13 28 (20.14%) Terraform
13 28 (20.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 25 (17.99%) Consul
15 24 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
15 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
15 24 (17.27%) Bash Shell
15 24 (17.27%) Open Source
15 24 (17.27%) SQL
15 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
16 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
16 23 (16.55%) Amazon EC2

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.76%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (5.76%) Mule
2 7 (5.04%) Apache Pig
2 7 (5.04%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.60%) IIS
3 5 (3.60%) nginx
3 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.16%) JBoss
5 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.44%) Jetty
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 43 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (16.55%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (16.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (12.23%) GitHub
5 13 (9.35%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (8.63%) Route 53
7 7 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.16%) Bluemix
9 3 (2.16%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.44%) BrowserStack
10 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.44%) PaaS
10 2 (1.44%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (1.44%) Serverless
11 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.14%) Firewall
2 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.67%) DNS
4 8 (5.76%) VPN
5 6 (4.32%) ICMP
6 3 (2.16%) HTTP
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
8 1 (0.72%) AMQP
8 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.72%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) SNMP
8 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) Big Data
3 13 (9.35%) Apache Hive
3 13 (9.35%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.63%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.19%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.76%) Power BI
6 8 (5.76%) Redis
7 7 (5.04%) Flink
8 6 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.32%) Impala
8 6 (4.32%) MySQL
8 6 (4.32%) Neo4j
8 6 (4.32%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 72 (51.80%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.18%) Maven
3 34 (24.46%) Git (software)
4 28 (20.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (16.55%) TeamCity
6 19 (13.67%) Artifactory
7 18 (12.95%) Subversion
8 14 (10.07%) Gradle
8 14 (10.07%) Grunt
8 14 (10.07%) gulp
8 14 (10.07%) Jasmine
9 13 (9.35%) JIRA
9 13 (9.35%) PhantomJS
9 13 (9.35%) webpack
10 12 (8.63%) Cucumber
11 11 (7.91%) Selenium
12 9 (6.47%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.32%) Ant
13 6 (4.32%) SonarQube
13 6 (4.32%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (15.11%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Games
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Developer
1 37 (26.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (9.35%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (5.76%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) QA Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Automation Tester
8 5 (3.60%) Java Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) Web Services
2 16 (11.51%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) Redux
4 13 (9.35%) AngularJS
4 13 (9.35%) Jest
4 13 (9.35%) JSON
5 12 (8.63%) Sass
5 12 (8.63%) YAML
6 10 (7.19%) HTML
7 9 (6.47%) Hibernate
7 9 (6.47%) Kafka
7 9 (6.47%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 8 (5.76%) .NET
8 8 (5.76%) Java EE
8 8 (5.76%) JSP
9 7 (5.04%) REST
9 7 (5.04%) RESTful
9 7 (5.04%) Samza
10 6 (4.32%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (3.60%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.79%) Algorithms
2 15 (10.79%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.76%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.76%) User Experience
4 7 (5.04%) Blog
4 7 (5.04%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.32%) Wiki
6 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.16%) PKI
7 2 (1.44%) Animation
7 2 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.88%) Linux
2 35 (25.18%) Unix
3 30 (21.58%) Windows
4 15 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.07%) Solaris
6 12 (8.63%) Windows Server
7 9 (6.47%) CentOS
8 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) DevOps
3 49 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (25.18%) Test Automation
5 31 (22.30%) Scrum
6 24 (17.27%) Open Source
7 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
8 19 (13.67%) TDD
9 18 (12.95%) BDD
10 16 (11.51%) Front End Development
11 14 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (10.07%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.35%) ETL
12 13 (9.35%) Prototyping
12 13 (9.35%) Rapid Prototyping
12 13 (9.35%) Validation
13 12 (8.63%) SDET
14 11 (7.91%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.73%) Java
2 41 (29.50%) Python
3 28 (20.14%) PowerShell
4 24 (17.27%) Bash Shell
4 24 (17.27%) SQL
5 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.07%) Ruby
6 14 (10.07%) Scala
7 13 (9.35%) Groovy
8 11 (7.91%) C#
9 9 (6.47%) Korn
9 9 (6.47%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.76%) ES6
10 8 (5.76%) Perl
11 7 (5.04%) Go
12 4 (2.88%) C++
13 3 (2.16%) Java 8
14 2 (1.44%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.44%) SOQL
14 2 (1.44%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) QA
System Software
1 41 (29.50%) Docker
2 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.32%) HDFS
4 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.16%) vSphere
5 2 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.44%) etcd
5 2 (1.44%) Varnish
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (28.78%) Ansible
2 31 (22.30%) Puppet
3 28 (20.14%) Terraform
4 25 (17.99%) Consul
5 24 (17.27%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (14.39%) Kubernetes
7 13 (9.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (6.47%) Packer
8 9 (6.47%) Prometheus
8 9 (6.47%) WSUS
9 7 (5.04%) Ambari
10 6 (4.32%) HAProxy
10 6 (4.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (4.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (4.32%) Sysdig
11 3 (2.16%) Automic
11 3 (2.16%) vCenter Server
12 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (1.44%) Nagios
13 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) Microsoft
1 17 (12.23%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.35%) Splunk
3 6 (4.32%) Cloudera
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 5 (3.60%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
6 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.16%) IBM
6 3 (2.16%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.44%) Apple
7 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Sonatype