The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 110 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hudson 26 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% - 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.55% - 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
304 230 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.58% 9.55% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.25 £33.73 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £28.46 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £120.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Hudson
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 26 £400 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £440 -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (84.38%) Jenkins
3 26 (81.25%) Puppet
4 25 (78.13%) Amazon ELB
4 25 (78.13%) Route 53
4 25 (78.13%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (78.13%) Amazon S3
4 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (78.13%) Maven
4 25 (78.13%) Vagrant
5 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 24 (75.00%) CentOS
6 22 (68.75%) RightScale
7 21 (65.63%) Open Source
8 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
8 20 (62.50%) DHCP
8 20 (62.50%) Firewall
8 20 (62.50%) DNS
9 16 (50.00%) QA
10 14 (43.75%) Java
11 13 (40.63%) SaaS
11 13 (40.63%) PaaS
12 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
12 12 (37.50%) Ruby
13 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
14 8 (25.00%) Linux
15 7 (21.88%) Apache
15 7 (21.88%) HTTP
15 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (21.88%) JUnit

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) nginx
2 7 (21.88%) Jetty
2 7 (21.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon ELB
1 25 (78.13%) Route 53
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon S3
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) SaaS
2 13 (40.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) DHCP
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
1 20 (62.50%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Jenkins
2 25 (78.13%) Maven
3 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.88%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Administrator
4 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Servlets
2 6 (18.75%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) CentOS
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
3 7 (21.88%) JVM Tuning
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Ruby
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) Puppet
2 25 (78.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 22 (68.75%) RightScale
3 1 (3.13%) Mercator
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