The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 82 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Hudson 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.57% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 4.12% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
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£450 £408 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +132.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £58.40 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.59%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
194 170 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.27% 13.93% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Calabash
4 1 (25.00%) Durandal
4 1 (25.00%) Appium

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Calabash
4 1 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (25.00%) Cobertura
4 1 (25.00%) QUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Durandal
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
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