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 29 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.

Build Automation
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 258 255
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 9 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £373 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -12.23% +13.33%  
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 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 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 29 March 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
Hampshire - 4 £469 - 1
Berkshire +22 2 £350 -17.64% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £373 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) Middleware
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) JUnit
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) REST
6 5 (22.73%) Ansible
6 5 (22.73%) vRealize
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 3 (13.64%) Toad

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 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (18.18%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) jMock
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Mockito
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (13.64%) Toad
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Build Automation Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Applications Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) OAuth2
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSF
6 1 (4.55%) JSR 168
6 1 (4.55%) Struts
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) iptables
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) LXC
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
1 5 (22.73%) vRealize
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.55%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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