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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 124 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Hudson 17 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 4.81% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
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£450 £394 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £354
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
454 457 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.25% 13.78% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 282 189
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 16
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.35 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hudson across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Hudson Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 +8 15 £438 +2.94% 6
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (96.43%) Jenkins
2 23 (82.14%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (75.00%) Puppet
3 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 21 (75.00%) DevOps
4 20 (71.43%) Firewall
5 19 (67.86%) Windows
6 17 (60.71%) CentOS
6 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
7 16 (57.14%) Ubuntu
7 16 (57.14%) Samba
7 16 (57.14%) Apache
7 16 (57.14%) LAN
7 16 (57.14%) WAN
8 15 (53.57%) Perl
8 15 (53.57%) Debian
8 15 (53.57%) Ruby
8 15 (53.57%) Postfix
8 15 (53.57%) nginx
9 14 (50.00%) XenServer
9 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
9 14 (50.00%) VMware
9 14 (50.00%) Citrix
9 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 14 (50.00%) PHP
9 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (46.43%) Salt
10 13 (46.43%) LDAP
10 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (42.86%) Wiki

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (57.14%) Apache
2 15 (53.57%) nginx
3 12 (42.86%) Confluence
3 12 (42.86%) MediaWiki
4 6 (21.43%) IIS
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Route 53
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) WAN
3 13 (46.43%) LDAP
4 12 (42.86%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) IPv6
5 8 (28.57%) OSPF
5 8 (28.57%) BGP
5 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 8 (28.57%) IPsec
5 8 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (96.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (60.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (42.86%) Subversion
3 12 (42.86%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.57%) TestNG
7 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) LAMP
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.14%) LINQ
4 2 (7.14%) XSLT
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) JDBC
5 1 (3.57%) JSP
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Wiki
2 7 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) CentOS
4 16 (57.14%) Ubuntu
5 15 (53.57%) Debian
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (25.00%) UNIX
8 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (75.00%) DevOps
3 11 (39.29%) Build Automation
4 9 (32.14%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Database Theory
6 6 (21.43%) Relational Database Theory
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) System Testing
9 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Perl
1 15 (53.57%) Ruby
2 14 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (50.00%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNA
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Samba
2 15 (53.57%) Postfix
3 14 (50.00%) XenServer
4 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (42.86%) iptables
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) Puppet
2 14 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (46.43%) Salt
4 12 (42.86%) ZABBIX
5 7 (25.00%) Ansible
6 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Citrix
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle