Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 409 497 447
Rank change year-on-year +88 -50 +47
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 229 152 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 106 104
London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £393 £400
90th Percentile £648 £631 £636
England median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 40,633 41,351 39,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.55% 88.03% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,322 30,008 28,361
London median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 405 418
London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.50 £21.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +2.79% +9.45%
10th Percentile £13.22 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.35 £50.00 £50.04
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
South London +27 53 £525 +13.82% 2
Central London +6 46 £525 +13.51% 9
East London - 42 £550 - 2
West London +8 13 £484 +10.57% 5
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 179 (78.17%) Jenkins
2 144 (62.88%) Ansible
3 132 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (52.84%) Continuous Integration
5 118 (51.53%) Amazon AWS
5 118 (51.53%) Python
6 102 (44.54%) Unix
7 98 (42.79%) Test Automation
8 96 (41.92%) Windows
9 95 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
10 94 (41.05%) DevOps
10 94 (41.05%) PowerShell
11 89 (38.86%) Puppet
11 89 (38.86%) Scrum
12 83 (36.24%) Bash Shell
13 82 (35.81%) Amazon EC2
13 82 (35.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 70 (30.57%) Shell Script
15 69 (30.13%) SQL
16 67 (29.26%) Korn
17 64 (27.95%) Oracle
18 56 (24.45%) IIS
19 55 (24.02%) .NET
20 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
20 48 (20.96%) Linux
21 46 (20.09%) Big Data
22 45 (19.65%) Apache Hive
22 45 (19.65%) Amazon S3
22 45 (19.65%) Hadoop
22 45 (19.65%) ETL

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 56 (24.45%) IIS
2 10 (4.37%) Apache Solr
3 7 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.18%) Mule
5 4 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.31%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.31%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.31%) nginx
7 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) CICS
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (18.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 42 (18.34%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (51.53%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (35.81%) Amazon EC2
2 82 (35.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 45 (19.65%) Amazon S3
4 41 (17.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (14.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (10.04%) GitHub
7 10 (4.37%) SaaS
8 7 (3.06%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.75%) npm
10 3 (1.31%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.87%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (0.87%) PaaS
12 1 (0.44%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.61%) Firewall
2 16 (6.99%) DNS
3 10 (4.37%) ICMP
3 10 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.37%) VPN
4 5 (2.18%) HTTP
5 4 (1.75%) LAN
5 4 (1.75%) WAN
6 3 (1.31%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.09%) Big Data
3 45 (19.65%) Apache Hive
3 45 (19.65%) Hadoop
4 42 (18.34%) Impala
4 42 (18.34%) Sqoop
5 14 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.68%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.62%) MySQL
8 6 (2.62%) Redis
9 4 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.31%) Flink
10 3 (1.31%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.44%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 179 (78.17%) Jenkins
2 41 (17.90%) TeamCity
3 28 (12.23%) Maven
4 17 (7.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (6.55%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.24%) Gradle
6 12 (5.24%) JMeter
6 12 (5.24%) Subversion
7 11 (4.80%) Selenium
8 10 (4.37%) Gatling
8 10 (4.37%) LoadRunner
9 9 (3.93%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.93%) JIRA
9 9 (3.93%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (3.49%) JUnit
11 7 (3.06%) Ant
11 7 (3.06%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.06%) CA Release Automation
12 5 (2.18%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (7.86%) Front Office
2 14 (6.11%) Finance
3 9 (3.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Games
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Law
4 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (31.00%) Platform Engineer
2 68 (29.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 48 (20.96%) AWS Engineer
4 46 (20.09%) AWS DevOps
4 46 (20.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 37 (16.16%) Operations Engineer
6 36 (15.72%) Developer
7 19 (8.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (6.99%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.99%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 16 (6.99%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Tester
12 6 (2.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (2.62%) LoadRunner Tester
12 6 (2.62%) Non-Functional Tester
13 5 (2.18%) Big Data Engineer
13 5 (2.18%) Java Engineer
13 5 (2.18%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.02%) .NET
2 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
3 23 (10.04%) Web Services
4 17 (7.42%) REST
4 17 (7.42%) RESTful
5 16 (6.99%) .NET Framework
5 16 (6.99%) Dapper ORM
5 16 (6.99%) Entity Framework
5 16 (6.99%) NHibernate
5 16 (6.99%) WebSockets
6 13 (5.68%) Node.js
7 8 (3.49%) Kafka
7 8 (3.49%) Spring
8 6 (2.62%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.75%) React
9 4 (1.75%) Spring MVC
10 3 (1.31%) CSS
10 3 (1.31%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.31%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.34%) Wiki
2 16 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.99%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.68%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.80%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.31%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.87%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) Blog
10 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (44.54%) Unix
2 96 (41.92%) Windows
3 48 (20.96%) Linux
4 20 (8.73%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.24%) Solaris
6 6 (2.62%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Android TV
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (52.84%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (42.79%) Test Automation
4 94 (41.05%) DevOps
5 89 (38.86%) Scrum
6 45 (19.65%) ETL
7 42 (18.34%) Data Analysis
7 42 (18.34%) Data Extraction
8 37 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
9 32 (13.97%) Open Source
9 32 (13.97%) TDD
10 25 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (10.48%) Front End Development
12 20 (8.73%) Configuration Management
13 19 (8.30%) Microservices
14 17 (7.42%) Migration
14 17 (7.42%) Performance Optimisation
15 16 (6.99%) Economics
15 16 (6.99%) Electronic Trading
16 15 (6.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 118 (51.53%) Python
2 94 (41.05%) PowerShell
3 83 (36.24%) Bash Shell
4 70 (30.57%) Shell Script
5 69 (30.13%) SQL
6 67 (29.26%) Korn
7 44 (19.21%) Java
8 42 (18.34%) JavaScript
9 23 (10.04%) Ruby
10 17 (7.42%) C#
11 16 (6.99%) Scala
11 16 (6.99%) TypeScript
12 10 (4.37%) Groovy
12 10 (4.37%) Perl
13 7 (3.06%) Java 8
14 4 (1.75%) Go
15 3 (1.31%) C++
16 1 (0.44%) COBOL
16 1 (0.44%) JCL
16 1 (0.44%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.18%) Degree
3 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.44%) FISMA
3 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 43 (18.78%) Docker
2 42 (18.34%) HDFS
3 9 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.75%) Xen
5 4 (1.75%) XenApp
6 2 (0.87%) Firmware
6 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.44%) etcd
7 1 (0.44%) LXC
7 1 (0.44%) Varnish
7 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 144 (62.88%) Ansible
2 95 (41.48%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (38.86%) Puppet
4 45 (19.65%) Hadoop YARN
5 35 (15.28%) Kubernetes
6 24 (10.48%) Terraform
7 15 (6.55%) Prometheus
8 11 (4.80%) Consul
9 7 (3.06%) Automic
10 5 (2.18%) Packer
11 3 (1.31%) Ambari
11 3 (1.31%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.31%) Sysdig
12 2 (0.87%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.87%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.87%) Nagios
12 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (27.95%) Oracle
2 44 (19.21%) Splunk
3 42 (18.34%) Cloudera
4 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.11%) AppDynamics
6 12 (5.24%) Google
6 12 (5.24%) Red Hat
7 10 (4.37%) SOASTA, Inc
8 6 (2.62%) VMware
9 5 (2.18%) Citrix
9 5 (2.18%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.31%) SAP
11 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco
12 1 (0.44%) Apple
12 1 (0.44%) Greenplum
12 1 (0.44%) Juniper
12 1 (0.44%) NetApp
12 1 (0.44%) New Relic
12 1 (0.44%) Tableau