The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Build Automation
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.54% - 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -14.70% +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 299 349 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.16% 80.60% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 233 131
Median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £723 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Build Automation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in Sheffield

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in Sheffield

Build Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Build Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Design
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA