The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 387 356 389
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +33
Contract jobs citing Hudson 193 207 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 3.56% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 158 136
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
Hudson
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6606 5812 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.85% 12.06% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4430 3836 3355
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 121 203
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in England

Hudson
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hudson across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Hudson Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hudson
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hudson Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
London -23 125 £400 - 25
South East +9 20 £400 +12.67% 7
Yorkshire -4 12 £413 +25.95% 5
South West -14 11 £450 -5.26% 2
East of England -15 7 £400 -20.00% 3
North West -3 6 £388 +27.04% 9
East Midlands +3 4 - -
North East - 4 £325 -
West Midlands -16 2 £338 -25.00%
Hudson
UK

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 263 (67.78%) Jenkins
2 239 (61.60%) Java
3 234 (60.31%) Continuous Integration
4 207 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (47.68%) Linux
6 143 (36.86%) TDD
7 126 (32.47%) Subversion
8 125 (32.22%) Maven
9 123 (31.70%) Apache
10 122 (31.44%) BDD
11 118 (30.41%) DevOps
12 117 (30.15%) Git (software)
13 100 (25.77%) Puppet
14 96 (24.74%) Web Services
15 95 (24.48%) Cucumber
16 93 (23.97%) Spring
17 91 (23.45%) Selenium
17 91 (23.45%) Scrum
18 90 (23.20%) JavaScript
18 90 (23.20%) JUnit
19 89 (22.94%) Ruby
20 84 (21.65%) XML
21 75 (19.33%) JIRA
22 74 (19.07%) PHP
23 72 (18.56%) Python
23 72 (18.56%) Bash Shell
23 72 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
24 71 (18.30%) SQL
24 71 (18.30%) Red Hat
25 70 (18.04%) HTML

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 123 (31.70%) Apache
2 47 (12.11%) Tomcat
3 25 (6.44%) Confluence
4 22 (5.67%) nginx
4 22 (5.67%) Adobe CQ
5 15 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.35%) MediaWiki
6 13 (3.35%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (3.09%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (2.58%) Node.js
8 10 (2.58%) CMS
9 6 (1.55%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.03%) Magnolia
11 4 (1.03%) Jetty
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.77%) SAS
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (2.84%) MS Office
1 11 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.26%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.70%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (5.41%) Route 53
3 21 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
3 21 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 19 (4.90%) SaaS
5 18 (4.64%) PaaS
6 3 (0.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.52%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.11%) DNS
2 40 (10.31%) Firewall
3 28 (7.22%) LDAP
3 28 (7.22%) HTTP
4 23 (5.93%) LAN
4 23 (5.93%) WAN
5 18 (4.64%) Network Security
6 16 (4.12%) DHCP
6 16 (4.12%) VPN
7 13 (3.35%) IPsec
7 13 (3.35%) BGP
7 13 (3.35%) EIGRP
7 13 (3.35%) OSPF
7 13 (3.35%) IPv6
8 10 (2.58%) SSL
9 8 (2.06%) Internet
10 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.03%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.03%) PBX
11 4 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.43%) MySQL
2 36 (9.28%) NoSQL
3 35 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (8.76%) Oracle Database
5 29 (7.47%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.19%) Big Data
7 22 (5.67%) Relational Database
8 20 (5.15%) Hadoop
9 18 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (4.38%) SQL Server
11 15 (3.87%) CouchDB
11 15 (3.87%) Riak
12 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.80%) Pentaho
14 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.29%) Jackrabbit
15 4 (1.03%) QlikView
15 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 263 (67.78%) Jenkins
2 126 (32.47%) Subversion
3 125 (32.22%) Maven
4 117 (30.15%) Git (software)
5 95 (24.48%) Cucumber
6 91 (23.45%) Selenium
7 90 (23.20%) JUnit
8 75 (19.33%) JIRA
9 65 (16.75%) TeamCity
10 44 (11.34%) Eclipse
11 43 (11.08%) WebDriver
12 36 (9.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (8.76%) Mockito
14 32 (8.25%) JBehave
15 29 (7.47%) Ant
16 22 (5.67%) Mercurial
17 17 (4.38%) FitNesse
18 16 (4.12%) Capybara
19 14 (3.61%) CruiseControl
20 11 (2.84%) Gradle
General
1 40 (10.31%) Finance
2 26 (6.70%) Banking
3 8 (2.06%) Marketing
3 8 (2.06%) Investment Banking
3 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.80%) Front Office
4 7 (1.80%) Electronics
5 6 (1.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.29%) Advertising
7 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (46.13%) Developer
2 97 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 52 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (6.44%) Tester
4 25 (6.44%) Senior Developer
5 20 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (5.15%) Architect
5 20 (5.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 19 (4.90%) Administrator
7 17 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (3.61%) Software Engineer
8 14 (3.61%) DevOps Architect
9 11 (2.84%) Software Developer
9 11 (2.84%) Analyst
10 10 (2.58%) Automation Tester
10 10 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (2.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (2.06%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (2.06%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (24.74%) Web Services
2 93 (23.97%) Spring
3 84 (21.65%) XML
4 70 (18.04%) HTML
5 55 (14.18%) CSS
6 42 (10.82%) Hibernate
7 41 (10.57%) LAMP
7 41 (10.57%) J2EE
8 40 (10.31%) JSON
9 39 (10.05%) RESTful
10 34 (8.76%) jQuery
10 34 (8.76%) Spring MVC
11 31 (7.99%) REST
12 27 (6.96%) SOAP
13 25 (6.44%) JMS
14 21 (5.41%) .NET
15 20 (5.15%) JDBC
15 20 (5.15%) Ajax
16 19 (4.90%) Java EE
17 17 (4.38%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.57%) Open Source
2 28 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.61%) Wiki
4 14 (3.61%) New Media
5 11 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.06%) GIS
7 7 (1.80%) STB
7 7 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.80%) User Experience
8 6 (1.55%) iPhone
9 5 (1.29%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.29%) Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.03%) Clustering
10 4 (1.03%) DTV
11 3 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 185 (47.68%) Linux
2 52 (13.40%) CentOS
3 42 (10.82%) UNIX
4 36 (9.28%) Debian
5 35 (9.02%) Windows
6 25 (6.44%) Ubuntu
7 17 (4.38%) Android
8 16 (4.12%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.52%) Solaris
12 2 (0.52%) MVS
12 2 (0.52%) VMS
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (60.31%) Continuous Integration
2 207 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (36.86%) TDD
4 122 (31.44%) BDD
5 118 (30.41%) DevOps
6 91 (23.45%) Scrum
7 67 (17.27%) OO
8 49 (12.63%) Configuration Management
9 46 (11.86%) SOA
9 46 (11.86%) MVC
10 33 (8.51%) Software Engineering
11 27 (6.96%) Test Automation
12 26 (6.70%) Pair Programming
13 22 (5.67%) Kanban
13 22 (5.67%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.64%) E-Commerce
14 18 (4.64%) Multithreading
15 16 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (3.87%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (61.60%) Java
2 90 (23.20%) JavaScript
3 89 (22.94%) Ruby
4 74 (19.07%) PHP
5 72 (18.56%) Python
5 72 (18.56%) Bash Shell
6 71 (18.30%) SQL
7 51 (13.14%) Perl
8 24 (6.19%) C#
9 13 (3.35%) C
9 13 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.58%) Groovy
11 9 (2.32%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.06%) C++
13 7 (1.80%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.29%) XPath
16 4 (1.03%) Scala
17 3 (0.77%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.61%) Degree
3 11 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.32%) CCNA
4 9 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.52%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.86%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.93%) Samba
3 20 (5.15%) XenServer
4 14 (3.61%) Postfix
5 7 (1.80%) Varnish
6 5 (1.29%) Xen
7 4 (1.03%) vSphere
8 3 (0.77%) HDFS
9 2 (0.52%) qmail
9 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 100 (25.77%) Puppet
2 72 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (10.31%) ZABBIX
4 35 (9.02%) Nagios
5 25 (6.44%) Salt
6 24 (6.19%) Vagrant
7 20 (5.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 20 (5.15%) Ansible
8 15 (3.87%) Cacti
9 9 (2.32%) YUM
10 4 (1.03%) Icinga
10 4 (1.03%) Opsview
11 3 (0.77%) OpenView
11 3 (0.77%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.77%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.77%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.52%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.52%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.52%) OpenSSO
12 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (18.30%) Red Hat
2 66 (17.01%) Oracle
3 61 (15.72%) VMware
4 43 (11.08%) JBoss
5 23 (5.93%) IBM
5 23 (5.93%) Adobe
6 21 (5.41%) Cisco
6 21 (5.41%) Citrix
7 20 (5.15%) NetApp
8 18 (4.64%) RightScale
9 15 (3.87%) Rackspace
10 11 (2.84%) Zend
11 10 (2.58%) Perforce
12 8 (2.06%) Microsoft
13 6 (1.55%) EMC
14 5 (1.29%) Sybase
15 4 (1.03%) Green Hills
15 4 (1.03%) Google
15 4 (1.03%) SAP
15 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago