Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 473 440 468
Rank change year-on-year -33 +28 +51
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 156 182 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 104 126
London median daily rate £505 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.81% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £396 £400 £375
90th Percentile £638 £636 £594
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £24.00
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -40.38%

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 40944 38874 39353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.93% 86.19% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29776 27868 28102
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 407 470
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.30 £50.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -13 25 £463 -15.91% 3
South London -32 5 £461 -2.89%
West London -28 2 £481 -19.79%
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 78 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (49.36%) Java
3 74 (47.44%) DevOps
4 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (44.87%) Linux
6 68 (43.59%) Jenkins
7 67 (42.95%) Git (software)
8 63 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (37.82%) Python
10 55 (35.26%) Docker
11 53 (33.97%) Puppet
12 52 (33.33%) Test Automation
13 48 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 46 (29.49%) TDD
14 46 (29.49%) Maven
15 43 (27.56%) Configuration Management
16 38 (24.36%) Web Services
17 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
18 34 (21.79%) Scrum
19 33 (21.15%) Ansible
19 33 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (21.15%) Terraform
20 29 (18.59%) Security Cleared
21 28 (17.95%) BDD
22 27 (17.31%) Bash Shell
22 27 (17.31%) SC Cleared
22 27 (17.31%) TeamCity
22 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
23 26 (16.67%) Ruby
23 26 (16.67%) QA

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 9 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.77%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.21%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.21%) Mule
3 4 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.28%) IIS
5 2 (1.28%) Jetty
5 2 (1.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.64%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 78 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.10%) GitHub
4 14 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (8.33%) Route 53
5 13 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (6.41%) SaaS
7 9 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (4.49%) Bluemix
8 7 (4.49%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (2.56%) PaaS
10 3 (1.92%) Datadog
11 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.28%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.64%) Akamai
12 1 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.64%) IaaS
12 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.82%) DNS
2 19 (12.18%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.54%) Firewall
4 5 (3.21%) ICMP
4 5 (3.21%) VPN
5 3 (1.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.64%) IMAP
6 1 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) LDAP
6 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.74%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.18%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 15 (9.62%) Big Data
6 9 (5.77%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.13%) MongoDB
7 8 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.13%) Power BI
7 8 (5.13%) Redis
8 7 (4.49%) MySQL
9 6 (3.85%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.85%) Impala
10 2 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.28%) HBase
11 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.64%) DB2
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (43.59%) Jenkins
2 67 (42.95%) Git (software)
3 46 (29.49%) Maven
4 27 (17.31%) TeamCity
5 21 (13.46%) Grunt
5 21 (13.46%) gulp
6 20 (12.82%) Gradle
7 18 (11.54%) Selenium
8 17 (10.90%) JIRA
8 17 (10.90%) webpack
9 16 (10.26%) Artifactory
9 16 (10.26%) Jasmine
9 16 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (8.97%) Ant
11 11 (7.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (7.05%) Cucumber
12 10 (6.41%) PhantomJS
13 9 (5.77%) NUnit
13 9 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (5.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (15.38%) Banking
2 20 (12.82%) Finance
2 20 (12.82%) Retail
3 9 (5.77%) Front Office
4 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.49%) Marketing
6 5 (3.21%) Electronics
6 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (35.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 53 (33.97%) Developer
3 15 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Analyst
5 10 (6.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Automation Tester
6 9 (5.77%) Tester
7 8 (5.13%) Java Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Developer in Test
8 6 (3.85%) FX Test Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.21%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (3.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.21%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.36%) Web Services
2 24 (15.38%) CSS
3 22 (14.10%) .NET
3 22 (14.10%) REST
4 17 (10.90%) JSON
5 16 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 16 (10.26%) React
6 15 (9.62%) Sass
7 14 (8.97%) Kafka
7 14 (8.97%) MCollective
7 14 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (8.97%) YAML
8 12 (7.69%) HTML
8 12 (7.69%) Jest
8 12 (7.69%) LESS
9 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (6.41%) RESTful
10 9 (5.77%) Redux
11 8 (5.13%) .NET Framework
11 8 (5.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Algorithms
2 16 (10.26%) Data Structures
2 16 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.69%) User Experience
4 11 (7.05%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.49%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.87%) Linux
2 22 (14.10%) Windows
3 19 (12.18%) Unix
4 18 (11.54%) CentOS
5 16 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
7 14 (8.97%) Ubuntu
7 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.44%) DevOps
2 72 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (40.38%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 46 (29.49%) TDD
6 43 (27.56%) Configuration Management
7 34 (21.79%) Scrum
8 28 (17.95%) BDD
9 21 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (12.82%) Open Source
11 17 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
12 15 (9.62%) E-Commerce
12 15 (9.62%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 12 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 10 (6.41%) Integration Testing
14 10 (6.41%) Prototyping
14 10 (6.41%) SDET
15 9 (5.77%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.36%) Java
2 59 (37.82%) Python
3 35 (22.44%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.31%) Bash Shell
5 26 (16.67%) Ruby
6 18 (11.54%) Perl
7 17 (10.90%) SQL
8 14 (8.97%) C#
9 11 (7.05%) ES6
10 10 (6.41%) C++
11 9 (5.77%) Korn
12 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
13 7 (4.49%) Scala
14 6 (3.85%) Go
15 3 (1.92%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.92%) PHP
15 3 (1.92%) SOQL
15 3 (1.92%) SOSL
16 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.67%) QA
2 14 (8.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.64%) GCP
System Software
1 55 (35.26%) Docker
2 20 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (4.49%) etcd
5 6 (3.85%) Varnish
6 5 (3.21%) HDFS
6 5 (3.21%) vCloud
7 1 (0.64%) KVM
7 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (33.97%) Puppet
2 33 (21.15%) Ansible
2 33 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (21.15%) Terraform
3 15 (9.62%) Consul
4 14 (8.97%) ZABBIX
5 13 (8.33%) WSUS
6 12 (7.69%) Kubernetes
7 9 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (5.13%) Packer
9 1 (0.64%) Kibana
9 1 (0.64%) logstash
9 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) VMware
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle
4 7 (4.49%) Google
4 7 (4.49%) Perforce
5 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.21%) SAP
6 4 (2.56%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) Facebook
8 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Snow
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk