Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 388 482 436
Rank change year-on-year +94 -46 -20
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 238 150 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 99 93
London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +10.53%
10th Percentile £425 £407 £382
90th Percentile £656 £613 £636
England median daily rate £525 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% +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 39,158 40,796 36,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.88% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,038 29,720 26,176
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 424 438
London median hourly rate £24.43 £22.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.05% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.91 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
South London +49 53 £525 +13.82%
Central London -11 44 £500 +5.26% 8
East London - 37 £550 - 3
West London +20 10 £484 -7.86% 7
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 182 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 144 (60.50%) Ansible
3 131 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (47.48%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
6 111 (46.64%) Python
7 105 (44.12%) Test Automation
8 95 (39.92%) DevOps
9 91 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
10 90 (37.82%) Unix
11 82 (34.45%) PowerShell
11 82 (34.45%) Puppet
12 81 (34.03%) Windows
13 79 (33.19%) Scrum
14 67 (28.15%) Amazon EC2
14 67 (28.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 65 (27.31%) Bash Shell
16 61 (25.63%) SQL
17 57 (23.95%) Java
17 57 (23.95%) Shell Script
18 54 (22.69%) Korn
19 51 (21.43%) .NET
19 51 (21.43%) IIS
20 49 (20.59%) Oracle
20 49 (20.59%) Linux
21 48 (20.17%) JavaScript
22 44 (18.49%) Docker
23 43 (18.07%) TeamCity
24 42 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (17.65%) Maven

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 51 (21.43%) IIS
2 8 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.10%) Apache
4 5 (2.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.10%) Jetty
4 5 (2.10%) Mule
4 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.26%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.26%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) Appian
7 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.42%) CICS
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 29 (12.18%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 112 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (28.15%) Amazon EC2
2 67 (28.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 42 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (16.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (13.45%) Amazon S3
5 32 (13.45%) GitHub
6 10 (4.20%) SaaS
7 7 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.68%) npm
9 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.84%) PaaS
11 1 (0.42%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) Firewall
2 15 (6.30%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.46%) DNS
4 10 (4.20%) ICMP
4 10 (4.20%) VPN
5 9 (3.78%) HTTP
6 6 (2.52%) Internet
7 4 (1.68%) LAN
7 4 (1.68%) WAN
8 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.84%) SSL
9 1 (0.42%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.55%) Big Data
3 34 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 32 (13.45%) Apache Hive
5 29 (12.18%) Impala
5 29 (12.18%) Sqoop
6 13 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.20%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.78%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.52%) Redis
11 4 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.68%) MySQL
12 3 (1.26%) Flink
12 3 (1.26%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.84%) HBase
14 1 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.42%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 182 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 43 (18.07%) TeamCity
3 42 (17.65%) Maven
4 24 (10.08%) Git (software)
5 19 (7.98%) Gradle
5 19 (7.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (7.56%) Subversion
7 17 (7.14%) Selenium
8 13 (5.46%) JUnit
9 12 (5.04%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.62%) JIRA
10 11 (4.62%) SonarQube
11 10 (4.20%) Ant
12 9 (3.78%) JMeter
12 9 (3.78%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (2.94%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.94%) Gatling
14 7 (2.94%) git-flow
14 7 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (7.56%) Finance
1 18 (7.56%) Front Office
2 15 (6.30%) Banking
3 3 (1.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (26.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 59 (24.79%) Platform Engineer
3 44 (18.49%) AWS DevOps
3 44 (18.49%) AWS Engineer
3 44 (18.49%) Developer
4 42 (17.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 35 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 14 (5.88%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
7 14 (5.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 12 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (4.62%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.78%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.36%) Architect
11 8 (3.36%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.36%) Tester
12 7 (2.94%) Big Data Engineer
13 6 (2.52%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.52%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.43%) .NET
2 27 (11.34%) Web Services
3 24 (10.08%) AngularJS
4 21 (8.82%) REST
5 14 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 14 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
5 14 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 14 (5.88%) NHibernate
5 14 (5.88%) RESTful
5 14 (5.88%) Spring
5 14 (5.88%) WebSockets
6 13 (5.46%) Node.js
7 9 (3.78%) Kafka
8 6 (2.52%) Spring Boot
9 5 (2.10%) Guice
9 5 (2.10%) React
10 4 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.68%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (1.26%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.18%) Wiki
2 15 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 13 (5.46%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.10%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.10%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.10%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.68%) Fintech
8 4 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.26%) iSeries
9 3 (1.26%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.84%) User Experience
11 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 90 (37.82%) Unix
2 81 (34.03%) Windows
3 49 (20.59%) Linux
4 18 (7.56%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.46%) Solaris
6 3 (1.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Android TV
7 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (55.04%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (47.48%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (44.12%) Test Automation
4 95 (39.92%) DevOps
5 79 (33.19%) Scrum
6 38 (15.97%) TDD
7 34 (14.29%) ETL
7 34 (14.29%) Open Source
8 33 (13.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (12.61%) Data Extraction
10 29 (12.18%) Data Analysis
11 27 (11.34%) Configuration Management
12 22 (9.24%) Front End Development
13 20 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (7.98%) BDD
15 17 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
16 16 (6.72%) Microservices
16 16 (6.72%) Software Engineering
17 15 (6.30%) Performance Optimisation
18 14 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.64%) Python
2 82 (34.45%) PowerShell
3 65 (27.31%) Bash Shell
4 61 (25.63%) SQL
5 57 (23.95%) Java
5 57 (23.95%) Shell Script
6 54 (22.69%) Korn
7 48 (20.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (9.66%) Ruby
9 19 (7.98%) C#
10 15 (6.30%) Scala
11 14 (5.88%) TypeScript
12 10 (4.20%) Perl
13 8 (3.36%) Java 8
14 7 (2.94%) Go
15 6 (2.52%) Groovy
16 3 (1.26%) C++
17 1 (0.42%) COBOL
17 1 (0.42%) PHP
17 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.10%) Degree
4 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) GDPR
3 1 (0.42%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.42%) FISMA
3 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
System Software
1 44 (18.49%) Docker
2 29 (12.18%) HDFS
3 6 (2.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.68%) Xen
5 4 (1.68%) XenApp
6 2 (0.84%) Firmware
6 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.42%) etcd
7 1 (0.42%) LXC
7 1 (0.42%) Varnish
7 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 144 (60.50%) Ansible
2 91 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (34.45%) Puppet
4 36 (15.13%) Kubernetes
5 32 (13.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 30 (12.61%) Terraform
7 12 (5.04%) Consul
7 12 (5.04%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.94%) Automic
9 3 (1.26%) Ambari
9 3 (1.26%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.26%) Sysdig
10 2 (0.84%) Nagios
10 2 (0.84%) Packer
10 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (20.59%) Oracle
2 38 (15.97%) Splunk
3 29 (12.18%) Cloudera
4 16 (6.72%) Google
4 16 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.46%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.20%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
8 6 (2.52%) VMware
9 5 (2.10%) Citrix
9 5 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.68%) NetApp
11 3 (1.26%) EMC
11 3 (1.26%) Perforce
11 3 (1.26%) SAP
11 3 (1.26%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.84%) Cisco
12 2 (0.84%) Tableau
13 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.42%) New Relic