The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 65 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Hudson 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.19% 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £398 £328
% change year-on-year
-4.40% +21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Hudson
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
139 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.72% 7.31% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 29 38
Average daily rate £385 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hudson across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hudson across the Cheshire region.

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hudson
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hudson across the Cheshire region.

Hudson Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 8 £275 -
Chester -3 5 - - 1
Hudson
North West

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Hudson also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hudson.

1 24 (96.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (72.00%) Puppet
4 17 (68.00%) Maven
5 15 (60.00%) CentOS
5 15 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (60.00%) Amazon S3
5 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 15 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
5 15 (60.00%) Route 53
5 15 (60.00%) Vagrant
6 14 (56.00%) DevOps
7 11 (44.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 9 (36.00%) QA
8 9 (36.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (32.00%) Groovy
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
9 8 (32.00%) Python
9 8 (32.00%) Perl
10 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.00%) Firewall
12 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (16.00%) DHCP
12 4 (16.00%) DNS
13 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Hudson also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hudson. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Jetty
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon S3
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (60.00%) Route 53
1 15 (60.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (96.00%) Jenkins
2 17 (68.00%) Maven
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) WSDL
2 1 (4.00%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (56.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 9 (36.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.00%) JVM Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Puppet
2 15 (60.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) RightScale
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle