The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 June 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 254 262
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.19% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £368 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.29% +28.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £483 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £543 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in the South East

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Automation in the South East

Build Automation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Automation in the South East

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Buckinghamshire - 11 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £600 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire +5 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (60.00%) Web Services
4 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 13 (43.33%) REST
7 13 (43.33%) TDD
7 13 (43.33%) Workflow
8 12 (40.00%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Scrum
8 12 (40.00%) RESTful
9 11 (36.67%) JIRA
9 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
9 11 (36.67%) Node.js
9 11 (36.67%) Mocha
9 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
9 11 (36.67%) Dependency Management
9 11 (36.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (36.67%) OpenShift
9 11 (36.67%) Protractor
9 11 (36.67%) Chai
10 10 (33.33%) Banking
10 10 (33.33%) Retail
10 10 (33.33%) Linux
11 9 (30.00%) IBM
11 9 (30.00%) SOAP
11 9 (30.00%) QA
12 8 (26.67%) Corporate Banking

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) OpenShift
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (36.67%) JIRA
3 11 (36.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (36.67%) Mocha
3 11 (36.67%) Protractor
4 8 (26.67%) GitLab
5 6 (20.00%) Selenium
6 5 (16.67%) Subversion
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (13.33%) Toad
8 2 (6.67%) Gradle
8 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
8 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
8 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.33%) JUnit
9 1 (3.33%) Mockito
9 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Banking
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 8 (26.67%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 6 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 6 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Release Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 13 (43.33%) REST
3 12 (40.00%) RESTful
4 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
4 11 (36.67%) Chai
4 11 (36.67%) Node.js
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 5 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (13.33%) OAuth2
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
9 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (6.67%) HTML
9 2 (6.67%) Kafka
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.33%) CSS
10 1 (3.33%) CSS3
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) J2EE
10 1 (3.33%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.67%) Linked Data
2 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Debian
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Automation
3 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) TDD
4 13 (43.33%) Workflow
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
6 11 (36.67%) Dependency Management
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (6.67%) iptables
2 2 (6.67%) KVM
2 2 (6.67%) LXC
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.00%) vRealize
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) SELinux
4 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Snow
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
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