The median contractor rate for a Build Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 555 518
Rank change year-on-year +28 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Build Engineer 83 99 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 58
Median daily rate £350 £347 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.86% +15.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £265 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £11.30 £12.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +11.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £11.17
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Build Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Build Engineer in the UK

Build Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +25 77 £350 +0.86% 11
South East +21 34 £300 -9.09% 4
London -2 19 £381 -10.29% 3
Hampshire +12 17 £388 +21.09% 2
Berkshire +29 12 £300 -41.46% 1
Southampton - 6 £245 -
West Midlands +20 5 £350 -12.50% 3
Scotland +14 5 £288 -16.66%
Newbury +8 5 £300 -
South West +3 5 £325 -23.52%
Edinburgh +16 4 £425 -5.55%
Shropshire - 4 £275 -
Telford - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire +33 3 - - 1
North West +22 3 £360 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 - - 1
Farnborough +4 3 £425 -
East of England +1 3 - -
East Midlands -5 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £250 - 1
Wakefield - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 £120 -
Cheshire - 3 £360 -
Tyne and Wear +70 2 £363 +14.17%
Newcastle upon Tyne +70 2 £363 +14.17%
North East +69 2 £363 +14.17%
Surrey +9 2 £475 -
Hook +2 2 £475 +52.00%
Oxford -2 2 £350 -6.66% 1

Build Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Build Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (52.67%) Windows
2 37 (24.67%) Linux
3 33 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
5 29 (19.33%) Windows 10
6 27 (18.00%) DevOps
6 27 (18.00%) Jenkins
6 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
7 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
9 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
10 21 (14.00%) Migration
11 19 (12.67%) Java
12 18 (12.00%) .NET
12 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.33%) Unix
14 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (10.00%) SCCM
15 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (10.00%) VMware
16 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
16 14 (9.33%) Windows Server
17 13 (8.67%) Subversion
17 13 (8.67%) Python
18 12 (8.00%) SQL
18 12 (8.00%) Office 365
19 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (7.33%) ITIL
19 11 (7.33%) Google
19 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure

Build Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (4.67%) Apache
2 5 (3.33%) JBoss
3 4 (2.67%) Confluence
3 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.33%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.33%) WildFly
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.67%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.00%) Office 365
2 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.67%) G Suite
5 6 (4.00%) PaaS
6 5 (3.33%) GitHub
7 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.67%) IaaS
8 3 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) DNS
2 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.00%) Firewall
4 5 (3.33%) LAN
5 4 (2.67%) HTTP
5 4 (2.67%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (2.67%) Wireless
6 3 (2.00%) VPN
6 3 (2.00%) WAN
7 2 (1.33%) 2G
7 2 (1.33%) 3G
7 2 (1.33%) 4G
7 2 (1.33%) GSM
7 2 (1.33%) LTE
7 2 (1.33%) NAS
7 2 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.33%) Skype
7 2 (1.33%) UTRAN
8 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.00%) Redis
4 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.33%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.67%) Subversion
4 10 (6.67%) JIRA
5 8 (5.33%) Maven
6 7 (4.67%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.67%) Ant
8 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.00%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.00%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.33%) CA Gen
10 2 (1.33%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.33%) GitLab
10 2 (1.33%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.33%) Selenium
10 2 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.67%) Finance
1 10 (6.67%) Retail
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (3.33%) Web Services
3 3 (2.00%) mod_proxy
4 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.33%) CSS
4 2 (1.33%) HTML
4 2 (1.33%) HTML5
4 2 (1.33%) Java EE
4 2 (1.33%) jQuery
4 2 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (0.67%) LLVM
5 1 (0.67%) Memcached
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Clustering
3 3 (2.00%) EPoS
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.33%) iPad
4 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (52.67%) Windows
2 37 (24.67%) Linux
3 29 (19.33%) Windows 10
4 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (11.33%) Unix
6 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (9.33%) Windows Server
8 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.00%) Solaris
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.33%) AIX
12 2 (1.33%) HPUX
13 1 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.00%) DevOps
2 21 (14.00%) Migration
3 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (7.33%) ITIL
5 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (5.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (4.67%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.00%) Build Automation
9 6 (4.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.00%) SDLC
9 6 (4.00%) Server Building
10 5 (3.33%) Change Management
10 5 (3.33%) Open Source
11 4 (2.67%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.67%) Scrum
11 4 (2.67%) Time Management
11 4 (2.67%) Workflow
12 3 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) Java
2 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.67%) Python
4 12 (8.00%) SQL
5 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.00%) Perl
7 5 (3.33%) C#
8 4 (2.67%) C
8 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (1.33%) Go
10 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.33%) XAML
11 1 (0.67%) Groovy
11 1 (0.67%) PHP
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
11 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) Degree
4 5 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) CCNP
5 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CCDP
6 1 (0.67%) CCIE
6 1 (0.67%) CCIP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CCSE
6 1 (0.67%) HNC
6 1 (0.67%) HND
6 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.67%) MCSA
6 1 (0.67%) MCSD
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.00%) Docker
3 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.33%) vSphere
6 3 (2.00%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.67%) Corosync
7 1 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) SCCM
2 10 (6.67%) Ansible
3 8 (5.33%) Puppet
4 4 (2.67%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.33%) Netcool
5 2 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) collectd
6 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) OpenView
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Pacemaker
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) SELinux
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.00%) VMware
3 11 (7.33%) Google
4 9 (6.00%) Citrix
5 8 (5.33%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.33%) Cisco
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle
7 6 (4.00%) HP
8 4 (2.67%) Dell
8 4 (2.67%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.67%) Sonatype
9 3 (2.00%) Apple
9 3 (2.00%) CA
9 3 (2.00%) SOTI
9 3 (2.00%) Symantec
10 2 (1.33%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.33%) Informatica
10 2 (1.33%) Nokia
10 2 (1.33%) Toshiba
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