The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 402 379
Rank change year-on-year -2 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 18 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.087% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 25
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £643 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £310
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.15 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year -10.82% +11.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Build Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £250 - 1
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £250 -
Build Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 8 (19.51%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
4 8 (19.51%) Google
4 8 (19.51%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (14.63%) SCCM
6 6 (14.63%) G Suite
6 6 (14.63%) Office 365
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.20%) Python
7 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Banking
8 4 (9.76%) Subversion
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle
8 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC

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 1 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) G Suite
2 6 (14.63%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) PSTN
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.88%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Clang
6 1 (2.44%) CMake
6 1 (2.44%) Darcs
6 1 (2.44%) GCC
6 1 (2.44%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Front Office
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) LLVM
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) EPoS
1 2 (4.88%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) DevOps
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Automated Trading
6 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.88%) ETL
6 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) BitLocker
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Google
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) Altiris
6 1 (2.44%) AppSense
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) Toshiba