Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 475 507 477
Rank change year-on-year +32 -30 +37
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 120 139 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 111 85
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £400 £388 £369
90th Percentile £646 £588 £645
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%
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 36,529 41,034 36,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.83% 88.25% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,146 29,760 26,258
London median daily rate £520 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 563 398
London median hourly rate £24.71 £25.00 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +4.71% +12.99%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £54.95 £53.75 £52.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.49
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.14% +4.22%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +7 23 £495 -5.71% 15
South London +31 18 £688 +48.65%
East London -8 2 £550 +4.76% 6
West London +16 1 £350 +9.38% 10
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 65 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) Test Automation
3 61 (50.83%) DevOps
4 57 (47.50%) Jenkins
5 56 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 56 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (44.17%) Java
7 52 (43.33%) Linux
8 44 (36.67%) Git (software)
9 42 (35.00%) Scrum
10 41 (34.17%) Puppet
11 38 (31.67%) Python
12 37 (30.83%) Terraform
13 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
14 33 (27.50%) Security Cleared
15 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 30 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (22.50%) Windows
18 26 (21.67%) Kubernetes
19 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
20 23 (19.17%) Configuration Management
21 22 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
22 21 (17.50%) SDLC
22 21 (17.50%) Unix
22 21 (17.50%) SQL
23 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
23 20 (16.67%) Ansible
23 20 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment

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 12 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.33%) Apache
2 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.17%) Jetty
5 3 (2.50%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.83%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 56 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (15.00%) IaaS
4 16 (13.33%) Amazon ECS
5 12 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (6.67%) PaaS
7 7 (5.83%) GitHub
7 7 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (5.00%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (5.00%) Serverless
8 6 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (3.33%) AWS OpsWorks
9 4 (3.33%) SaaS
10 3 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.50%) Azure Functions
10 3 (2.50%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (2.50%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.67%) Big Data
4 13 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.83%) Hadoop
5 10 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.83%) MySQL
7 5 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.33%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (2.50%) DB2
9 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.50%) Power BI
9 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.67%) Impala
10 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.67%) Sqoop
10 2 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 57 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 44 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.83%) JIRA
4 12 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (8.33%) Maven
6 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.83%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (5.00%) Appium
9 5 (4.17%) Gradle
9 5 (4.17%) JUnit
9 5 (4.17%) Mockito
9 5 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.17%) Subversion
10 4 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.33%) Selenium
10 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.50%) JBehave
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (31.67%) Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (10.00%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Angular Developer
8 8 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Hadoop Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) .NET
2 17 (14.17%) REST
3 14 (11.67%) JSON
3 14 (11.67%) SAML
4 13 (10.83%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.33%) D3.js
7 9 (7.50%) Middleware
8 8 (6.67%) Node.js
8 8 (6.67%) Web Services
9 7 (5.83%) Spring
10 6 (5.00%) WebdriverIO
11 5 (4.17%) Guice
11 5 (4.17%) Kafka
12 4 (3.33%) Flask
12 4 (3.33%) React
12 4 (3.33%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
13 3 (2.50%) RESTful
14 2 (1.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Blog
4 2 (1.67%) iSeries
4 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.33%) Linux
2 27 (22.50%) Windows
3 21 (17.50%) Unix
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.17%) CentOS
6 4 (3.33%) Android
6 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.67%) Test Automation
3 61 (50.83%) DevOps
4 56 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (35.00%) Scrum
6 23 (19.17%) Configuration Management
7 22 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
8 21 (17.50%) SDLC
9 20 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 16 (13.33%) A/B Testing
10 16 (13.33%) Blue-Green Deployment
10 16 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (13.33%) TDD
10 16 (13.33%) Use Case
11 15 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (10.00%) Identity Management
12 12 (10.00%) Project Management
13 11 (9.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.17%) Java
2 38 (31.67%) Python
3 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
5 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 19 (15.83%) C#
7 16 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 12 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 11 (9.17%) Groovy
10 9 (7.50%) C++
11 6 (5.00%) VB
12 2 (1.67%) ES6
12 2 (1.67%) Go
12 2 (1.67%) Korn
12 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.67%) Ruby
12 2 (1.67%) Scala
12 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) HDFS
3 12 (10.00%) Docker
3 12 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (9.17%) vCloud
4 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.67%) etcd
Systems Management
1 41 (34.17%) Puppet
2 37 (30.83%) Terraform
3 30 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (21.67%) Kubernetes
5 20 (16.67%) Ansible
6 15 (12.50%) Consul
7 8 (6.67%) Packer
8 4 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.67%) Kibana
9 2 (1.67%) WSUS
10 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) VMware
3 10 (8.33%) Oracle
4 9 (7.50%) Google
5 8 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 7 (5.83%) Automation Anywhere
6 7 (5.83%) Blue Prism
6 7 (5.83%) UiPath
7 6 (5.00%) arago
7 6 (5.00%) Splunk
8 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.67%) EMC
9 2 (1.67%) Mashery
9 2 (1.67%) NetApp
9 2 (1.67%) New Relic
9 2 (1.67%) Perforce
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
9 2 (1.67%) Sybase
9 2 (1.67%) TOWER Software