Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 487 487
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 +46
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 148 112 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 76 84
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £399 £369 £355
90th Percentile £588 £616 £629
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
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 39,948 37,761 39,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.75% 87.66% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,871 27,013 28,470
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +8.00% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 379 339
London median hourly rate £23.25 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -9 34 £525 +40.00% 10
East London +9 27 £525 -
South London -14 23 £525 +27.27%
West London -22 6 £320 -26.86% 2
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 99 (66.89%) Jenkins
2 92 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (50.68%) Ansible
5 73 (49.32%) PowerShell
6 72 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (45.95%) Python
8 62 (41.89%) Amazon EC2
8 62 (41.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 59 (39.86%) Test Automation
10 58 (39.19%) Windows
11 57 (38.51%) DevOps
12 55 (37.16%) Scrum
13 51 (34.46%) SQL
13 51 (34.46%) Opscode Chef
14 49 (33.11%) Bash Shell
14 49 (33.11%) Unix
15 45 (30.41%) Puppet
16 41 (27.70%) Linux
17 40 (27.03%) Oracle
17 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
17 40 (27.03%) Big Data
18 39 (26.35%) Apache Hive
18 39 (26.35%) Hadoop
18 39 (26.35%) ETL
18 39 (26.35%) Hadoop YARN
19 36 (24.32%) Docker
20 34 (22.97%) Korn
21 33 (22.30%) Data Analysis
21 33 (22.30%) MS Visio

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 31 (20.95%) IIS
2 6 (4.05%) Apache Pig
2 6 (4.05%) Apache Solr
2 6 (4.05%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.70%) nginx
5 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 33 (22.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 84 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (41.89%) Amazon EC2
2 62 (41.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 33 (22.30%) Amazon S3
4 25 (16.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (5.41%) GitHub
7 7 (4.73%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (4.05%) Route 53
9 2 (1.35%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.35%) BrowserStack
9 2 (1.35%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (1.35%) Serverless
10 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) DNS
1 16 (10.81%) Firewall
2 12 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.41%) VPN
4 6 (4.05%) ICMP
5 2 (1.35%) HTTP
5 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.68%) NGN
6 1 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) Big Data
1 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 39 (26.35%) Apache Hive
2 39 (26.35%) Hadoop
3 33 (22.30%) Impala
3 33 (22.30%) Sqoop
4 16 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (8.11%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.41%) MySQL
7 7 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.73%) Redis
7 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (4.05%) Flink
9 5 (3.38%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.70%) Power BI
11 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 99 (66.89%) Jenkins
2 22 (14.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.49%) TeamCity
4 16 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (9.46%) Grunt
5 14 (9.46%) gulp
6 13 (8.78%) Artifactory
7 12 (8.11%) Jasmine
7 12 (8.11%) Maven
7 12 (8.11%) PhantomJS
7 12 (8.11%) webpack
8 8 (5.41%) JIRA
8 8 (5.41%) Selenium
8 8 (5.41%) Subversion
9 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.05%) Gatling
10 6 (4.05%) JMeter
10 6 (4.05%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.38%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (7.43%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Games
3 8 (5.41%) Front Office
4 3 (2.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (32.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (27.03%) Platform Engineer
3 28 (18.92%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (18.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 27 (18.24%) AWS Engineer
5 26 (17.57%) Developer
6 22 (14.86%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (7.43%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Tester
10 8 (5.41%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.73%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
11 7 (4.73%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 7 (4.73%) QA Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.05%) Big Data Engineer
13 5 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.38%) React Developer
14 4 (2.70%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.95%) .NET
2 23 (15.54%) Web Services
3 15 (10.14%) AngularJS
4 13 (8.78%) Redux
5 12 (8.11%) CSS
5 12 (8.11%) Jest
6 11 (7.43%) Sass
7 10 (6.76%) REST
8 8 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.41%) JSON
8 8 (5.41%) Kafka
8 8 (5.41%) RESTful
8 8 (5.41%) Vue.js
9 7 (4.73%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (4.73%) Entity Framework
9 7 (4.73%) NHibernate
9 7 (4.73%) WebSockets
9 7 (4.73%) YAML
10 6 (4.05%) HTML
10 6 (4.05%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.30%) Wiki
2 15 (10.14%) Algorithms
2 15 (10.14%) Data Structures
3 14 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.73%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.73%) User Experience
6 6 (4.05%) Blog
6 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (39.19%) Windows
2 49 (33.11%) Unix
3 41 (27.70%) Linux
4 13 (8.78%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.76%) CentOS
6 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.05%) Solaris
6 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (39.86%) Test Automation
4 57 (38.51%) DevOps
5 55 (37.16%) Scrum
6 39 (26.35%) ETL
7 33 (22.30%) Data Analysis
7 33 (22.30%) Data Extraction
8 21 (14.19%) Open Source
9 20 (13.51%) Front End Development
10 15 (10.14%) Configuration Management
10 15 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (9.46%) TDD
12 13 (8.78%) Continuous Deployment
13 12 (8.11%) Prototyping
13 12 (8.11%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (8.11%) Validation
14 11 (7.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 73 (49.32%) PowerShell
2 68 (45.95%) Python
3 51 (34.46%) SQL
4 49 (33.11%) Bash Shell
5 34 (22.97%) Korn
6 33 (22.30%) Shell Script
7 32 (21.62%) Java
8 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
9 15 (10.14%) Ruby
10 14 (9.46%) Groovy
11 13 (8.78%) C#
12 12 (8.11%) Scala
13 7 (4.73%) ES6
13 7 (4.73%) TypeScript
14 6 (4.05%) Go
15 5 (3.38%) C++
16 2 (1.35%) Perl
17 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.68%) PHP
17 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) GCP
System Software
1 36 (24.32%) Docker
2 33 (22.30%) HDFS
3 15 (10.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.35%) etcd
4 2 (1.35%) Varnish
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (50.68%) Ansible
2 51 (34.46%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (30.41%) Puppet
4 39 (26.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (16.89%) Terraform
6 17 (11.49%) Consul
6 17 (11.49%) Kubernetes
7 11 (7.43%) Prometheus
8 9 (6.08%) Packer
9 6 (4.05%) Ambari
10 5 (3.38%) HAProxy
10 5 (3.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (3.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (3.38%) Sysdig
11 2 (1.35%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.68%) Automic
12 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Oracle
2 33 (22.30%) Cloudera
3 32 (21.62%) Splunk
4 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.73%) AppDynamics
6 6 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.05%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.35%) SAP
7 2 (1.35%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Juniper