The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 133 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Hudson 4 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 2.62% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
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£388 £318 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £333 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
Hudson
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
319 344 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 11.82% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 182 199
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -12.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Hudson
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Hudson Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £375 +15.38% 6
Merseyside - - - -
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 29 (96.67%) DevOps
2 29 (96.67%) Puppet
3 28 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (93.33%) Amazon S3
3 28 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (93.33%) Amazon ELB
3 28 (93.33%) Vagrant
3 28 (93.33%) Route 53
4 27 (90.00%) CentOS
4 27 (90.00%) Red Hat
5 26 (86.67%) RightScale
6 23 (76.67%) Open Source
7 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
7 22 (73.33%) DHCP
7 22 (73.33%) Firewall
7 22 (73.33%) Maven
7 22 (73.33%) DNS
8 20 (66.67%) QA
8 20 (66.67%) SaaS
8 20 (66.67%) PaaS
9 9 (30.00%) Java
10 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
11 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (23.33%) HTTP
11 7 (23.33%) Apache
11 7 (23.33%) JUnit
11 7 (23.33%) Servlets
11 7 (23.33%) Ruby

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
2 7 (23.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 28 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
1 28 (93.33%) Amazon S3
1 28 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (93.33%) Amazon ELB
1 28 (93.33%) Route 53
2 20 (66.67%) SaaS
2 20 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) DHCP
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
1 22 (73.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) HTTP
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 22 (73.33%) Maven
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (6.67%) Developer
2 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Architect
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Servlets
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) CentOS
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) DevOps
2 28 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (73.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) JVM Tuning
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (96.67%) Puppet
2 28 (93.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 26 (86.67%) RightScale
3 1 (3.33%) Mercator
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