Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 190 197
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -30
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 15 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.31% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.36% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 1
Scotland median daily rate £425 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +18.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £356 £369 £363
90th Percentile £529 £500 £388
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Build Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3508 4690 5090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.87% 84.99% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2046 2675 2651
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 119
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £43.15 £45.34
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in Scotland

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in Scotland

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Automation in Scotland

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Edinburgh +28 13 £425 -4.49%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £300 -
Build Automation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (86.67%) OpenShift
1 13 (86.67%) Ansible
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Docker
3 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 10 (66.67%) Python
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (53.33%) Scrum
6 8 (53.33%) Kanban
6 8 (53.33%) GitLab
7 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
8 6 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (40.00%) PaaS
8 6 (40.00%) Artifactory
9 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (33.33%) Go
9 5 (33.33%) Selenium
9 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (26.67%) Java
10 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
10 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (26.67%) Black Duck
10 4 (26.67%) SELinux

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) OpenShift
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) GitLab
3 6 (40.00%) Artifactory
4 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Ant
5 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Build Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Kanban
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Go
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) Ansible
2 10 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (26.67%) SELinux
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Prometheus
6 2 (13.33%) Xymon
7 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Black Duck
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft