The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 131 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Hudson 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 3.24% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
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£450 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
453 340 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.36% 11.95% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 208 201
Average daily rate £410 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 17
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Hudson
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Hudson Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Bristol - 10 £450 - 4
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 33 (94.29%) Jenkins
2 28 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
5 21 (60.00%) DevOps
5 21 (60.00%) Puppet
6 20 (57.14%) XenServer
6 20 (57.14%) VMware
6 20 (57.14%) Citrix
6 20 (57.14%) Firewall
7 19 (54.29%) LAN
7 19 (54.29%) WAN
8 18 (51.43%) Perl
8 18 (51.43%) Ruby
9 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (48.57%) Salt
9 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
9 17 (48.57%) PHP
10 16 (45.71%) Apache
10 16 (45.71%) LDAP
10 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
10 16 (45.71%) CentOS
10 16 (45.71%) Ubuntu
10 16 (45.71%) Samba
11 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (40.00%) CCNA
12 13 (37.14%) Windows
12 13 (37.14%) Java
12 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (34.29%) LAMP

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 16 (45.71%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) nginx
2 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 9 (25.71%) MediaWiki
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) WAN
3 16 (45.71%) LDAP
4 9 (25.71%) VPN
5 8 (22.86%) IPv6
5 8 (22.86%) OSPF
5 8 (22.86%) BGP
5 8 (22.86%) EIGRP
5 8 (22.86%) IPsec
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
1 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (31.43%) Subversion
4 9 (25.71%) Maven
4 9 (25.71%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.43%) Ant
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium
6 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.43%) NetBeans
7 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
7 3 (8.57%) JUnit
7 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.86%) TestNG
8 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.86%) Valgrind
8 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) LAMP
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) Ajax
4 4 (11.43%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) jQuery
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (11.43%) Middleware
5 3 (8.57%) LINQ
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) XSLT
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE
6 2 (5.71%) JDBC
6 2 (5.71%) JSP
6 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Wiki
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Ubuntu
2 16 (45.71%) CentOS
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.71%) Debian
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (60.00%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (25.71%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (22.86%) Build Automation
6 6 (17.14%) Database Theory
6 6 (17.14%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.14%) SOA
7 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
2 18 (51.43%) Ruby
2 18 (51.43%) Perl
3 17 (48.57%) PHP
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (17.14%) C#
8 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) C++
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) CCNA
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) XenServer
2 16 (45.71%) Samba
3 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (25.71%) Postfix
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) Puppet
2 17 (48.57%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (48.57%) Salt
3 9 (25.71%) ZABBIX
4 4 (11.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Citrix
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle