The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 253 242
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 19 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 16
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £189 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.03% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.10 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £13.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year +113.50% -16.96%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7373 8823 9388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 95.12% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 5395 5019
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 382 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
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 Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in the South East

Build Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +27 6 £325 -27.77%
Surrey +15 3 £425 - 1
Hampshire +10 3 £130 -65.33%
West Sussex +9 3 £160 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £463 -
Build Engineer
England

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) SCCM
3 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.93%) SSL
4 7 (25.93%) Firmware
4 7 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) SNMP
4 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
4 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (18.52%) Subversion
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.81%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) Python

Build Engineer Skill Set
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 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) SNMP
2 7 (25.93%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Gradle
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Memcached
2 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Device Driver
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Mechatronics
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Groovy
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Firmware
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Docker
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Corosync
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (25.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (3.70%) BEA
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter