The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Build Automation 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £420 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £321 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £394 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £406 £325
% change year-on-year +0.92% +25.00%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4315 6526 6465
Median daily rate £420 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 73 141
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Build Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Build Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Build Automation in Yorkshire

Build Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Build Automation in Yorkshire

Build Automation
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +19 3 £420 +15.86% 1
Build Automation
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Build Automation.

1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) WireMock
3 2 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories

Build Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Apache CXF
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) WireMock
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSTL
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Sun