Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 November 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 200 207
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 20 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.053% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.066% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 15
South West median daily rate £365 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £319
90th Percentile £425 £475 £475
England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +28.21% -40.00%

Build Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4592 4562 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.95% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2899 3072 3531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £240 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 257
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in the South West

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in the South West

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Devon +7 7 £340 +6.25%
Somerset -1 7 £368 -18.33%
Bristol -5 2 £413 +0.61% 1
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) RESTful
3 13 (65.00%) Maven
3 13 (65.00%) Gradle
4 12 (60.00%) Microservices
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (60.00%) Spring
5 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (55.00%) JSON
5 11 (55.00%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (55.00%) D3.js
5 11 (55.00%) React
5 11 (55.00%) Spring Boot
5 11 (55.00%) Cloud Native
5 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (50.00%) Rancher
6 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 10 (50.00%) Docker
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
7 8 (40.00%) HTML
7 8 (40.00%) Node.js
8 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
9 6 (30.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Python

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Gradle
1 13 (65.00%) Maven
2 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Appium
5 1 (5.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Java Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Expert
7 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 17 (85.00%) RESTful
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 11 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (55.00%) D3.js
4 11 (55.00%) JSON
4 11 (55.00%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (55.00%) React
4 11 (55.00%) Spring Boot
5 10 (50.00%) J2EE
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) Node.js
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
9 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Cloud Native
2 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Microservices
2 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 5 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (30.00%) Groovy
2 6 (30.00%) Kotlin
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 10 (50.00%) Rancher
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) BT
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle