Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 June 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 - 199
Rank change year-on-year - +199 -31
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
West Midlands median daily rate £500 - £450
10th Percentile £378 - £345
90th Percentile £560 - £470
England median daily rate £500 £464 £465
% change year-on-year +7.82% -0.27% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,069 3,556 4,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.02% 82.49% 83.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,468 2,195 2,722
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £231
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 139 107
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +20.00% -23.91%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.00 £38.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in the West Midlands

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in the West Midlands

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Build Automation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Build Automation in the West Midlands

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
Shropshire - 6 £460 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Build Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) GitLab
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) GitLab
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Gatling
5 1 (12.50%) git-flow
5 1 (12.50%) Gradle
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) NDepend
5 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Developer
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Groovy
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) etcd
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Consul
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Pega
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) VMware