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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 126 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Hudson 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.28% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.89% 2.73% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
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£383 £369 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +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%
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
386 293 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.89% 10.32% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 158 176
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £36.07 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Hudson Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 December 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
Manchester -10 8 £375 +1.69% 1
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (66.67%) Maven
4 10 (47.62%) CentOS
4 10 (47.62%) Java
4 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (47.62%) Route 53
4 10 (47.62%) Vagrant
4 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon S3
4 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (47.62%) Puppet
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
6 8 (38.10%) QA
6 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 8 (38.10%) SaaS
6 8 (38.10%) PaaS
6 8 (38.10%) RightScale
6 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (23.81%) XML

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon ELB
1 10 (47.62%) Route 53
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon S3
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) SaaS
2 8 (38.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (14.29%) Trac
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) QUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.52%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) XSLT
2 5 (23.81%) XML Schema
3 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) Saxon XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) Servlets
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) W3C
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) CentOS
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) OO
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) XQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Vagrant
1 10 (47.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) RightScale
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle