Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 567 563
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 79 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 43
London median daily rate £394 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £152 £194 £274
90th Percentile £575 £561 £538
England median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +9.38% -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% - -38.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Build Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in London

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Build Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in London

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in London

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Build Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in London

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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 +3 18 £260 -28.28% 1
East London -3 5 £170 -71.37%
South London -31 3 £455 +4.00%
North London - 2 £145 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Build Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) DevOps
3 29 (36.71%) Finance
4 26 (32.91%) Banking
5 21 (26.58%) Linux
6 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
7 19 (24.05%) Ansible
8 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
8 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (18.99%) C++
9 15 (18.99%) Docker
10 14 (17.72%) Java
10 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (17.72%) Investment Banking
11 13 (16.46%) Python
12 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
13 11 (13.92%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (13.92%) Code Optimisation
13 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
13 11 (13.92%) SDLC
13 11 (13.92%) Flink
13 11 (13.92%) Virtual Team
13 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
13 11 (13.92%) Hedge funds
13 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
13 11 (13.92%) TDD
13 11 (13.92%) Billing
13 11 (13.92%) AOP
13 11 (13.92%) Apache

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 11 (13.92%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.33%) G Suite
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Akamai
3 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.06%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.27%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.27%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.27%) SMTP
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) VLAN
3 1 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Flink
2 6 (7.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
3 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (8.86%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.80%) CMake
7 3 (3.80%) JIRA
7 3 (3.80%) MSI
7 3 (3.80%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.53%) Ant
8 2 (2.53%) Gradle
8 2 (2.53%) Maven
8 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.53%) Subversion
9 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.27%) Chocolatey
9 1 (1.27%) Hudson
9 1 (1.27%) NuGet
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) Banking
3 14 (17.72%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.92%) Billing
4 11 (13.92%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.80%) Law
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Kafka
2 2 (2.53%) CGI
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Hedge funds
1 11 (13.92%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.06%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.86%) Unix
5 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) VMS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) DevOps
2 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.92%) AOP
3 11 (13.92%) Code Optimisation
3 11 (13.92%) Migration
3 11 (13.92%) SDLC
3 11 (13.92%) TDD
3 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
3 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
4 6 (7.59%) Capacity Management
5 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) High Availability
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL
5 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (2.53%) Runbook
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) C++
2 14 (17.72%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.53%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) CCIE
3 1 (1.27%) CCNP
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Docker
2 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) Ansible
2 10 (12.66%) SCCM
3 6 (7.59%) Rancher
4 4 (5.06%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Splunk
3 5 (6.33%) Google
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) Apple
4 2 (2.53%) Symantec
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Juniper
5 1 (1.27%) Meraki
5 1 (1.27%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.27%) SAP