The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 390 356 376
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Hudson 238 243 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.24% 4.02% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 172 147
Average daily rate
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£405 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £58.40 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £58.40 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.59%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7350 6049 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5006 3900 3591
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 145 227
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hudson within the UK.

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hudson
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hudson within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Hudson Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Hudson
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hudson within the UK.

Hudson Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hudson
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hudson within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Hudson Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Hudson
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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
England -44 206 £405 -7.42% 51
London -33 114 £418 -7.22% 26
City of London +9 30 £450 - 11
South West -8 25 £438 - 2
Bristol - 19 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 15 £422 - 7
South East -36 14 £375 -9.09% 2
North West -1 13 £390 +7.58% 2
West Yorkshire -3 11 £388 +19.23% 9
Yorkshire -23 11 £388 +19.23% 11
East Midlands +10 8 £425 +34.92%
Leeds -7 8 £368 +13.07% 7
Hampshire -35 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Manchester -12 5 £375 +3.44% 2
Nottingham - 5 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Berkshire 0 3 £381 -8.95%
Surrey -7 3 £245 -38.78%
East of England -11 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Reading +11 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire -7 2 £400 -20.00%
Southampton -9 2 - - 1
Scotland -20 2 £500 +17.64% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
Slough - 2 £388 -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Edinburgh -12 1 £500 +14.28% 1
Gloucestershire -20 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 - 1

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 334 (73.09%) Jenkins
2 280 (61.27%) Continuous Integration
3 276 (60.39%) Java
4 257 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (42.67%) Linux
6 173 (37.86%) Maven
7 166 (36.32%) TDD
8 160 (35.01%) Subversion
9 148 (32.39%) Web Services
10 145 (31.73%) DevOps
11 124 (27.13%) Apache
12 122 (26.70%) XML
13 121 (26.48%) Git (software)
14 120 (26.26%) JavaScript
15 117 (25.60%) BDD
16 116 (25.38%) Scrum
17 105 (22.98%) Spring
17 105 (22.98%) Puppet
18 103 (22.54%) Ruby
19 102 (22.32%) Cucumber
20 100 (21.88%) OO
21 95 (20.79%) PHP
22 94 (20.57%) JIRA
23 88 (19.26%) HTML
23 88 (19.26%) Python
23 88 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
24 86 (18.82%) Oracle
25 85 (18.60%) JUnit
26 82 (17.94%) Selenium
27 80 (17.51%) SQL

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 124 (27.13%) Apache
2 58 (12.69%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.50%) JBoss
4 47 (10.28%) Confluence
5 21 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.38%) Adobe CQ
6 20 (4.38%) FileNet
7 18 (3.94%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 15 (3.28%) nginx
10 13 (2.84%) CMS
11 9 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (1.97%) Node.js
11 9 (1.97%) MediaWiki
12 8 (1.75%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (1.53%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.09%) uiautomator
15 4 (0.88%) Magnolia
Applications
1 19 (4.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.88%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.63%) Route 53
3 12 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (2.41%) SaaS
4 11 (2.41%) PaaS
5 8 (1.75%) GitHub
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Heroku
7 1 (0.22%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.88%) DNS
2 32 (7.00%) Firewall
3 28 (6.13%) HTTP
4 25 (5.47%) LDAP
5 23 (5.03%) LAN
5 23 (5.03%) WAN
6 15 (3.28%) Network Security
7 11 (2.41%) SSL
8 9 (1.97%) IPv6
8 9 (1.97%) OSPF
8 9 (1.97%) BGP
8 9 (1.97%) EIGRP
8 9 (1.97%) VPN
8 9 (1.97%) IPsec
9 8 (1.75%) DHCP
10 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.09%) Internet
11 5 (1.09%) Asterisk PBX
11 5 (1.09%) PBX
11 5 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (15.32%) NoSQL
2 68 (14.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 59 (12.91%) MongoDB
3 59 (12.91%) MySQL
4 41 (8.97%) Oracle Database
5 39 (8.53%) SQL Server
6 27 (5.91%) Hadoop
7 26 (5.69%) Big Data
8 21 (4.60%) Riak
8 21 (4.60%) CouchDB
9 19 (4.16%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.75%) QlikView
12 8 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
15 4 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 334 (73.09%) Jenkins
2 173 (37.86%) Maven
3 160 (35.01%) Subversion
4 121 (26.48%) Git (software)
5 102 (22.32%) Cucumber
6 94 (20.57%) JIRA
7 85 (18.60%) JUnit
8 82 (17.94%) Selenium
9 47 (10.28%) Eclipse
10 44 (9.63%) TeamCity
11 41 (8.97%) Ant
12 30 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (6.56%) WebDriver
13 23 (5.03%) Mercurial
14 22 (4.81%) Mockito
15 19 (4.16%) JBehave
15 19 (4.16%) CruiseControl
16 18 (3.94%) Jasmine
17 15 (3.28%) Visual Studio
18 14 (3.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 53 (11.60%) Finance
2 30 (6.56%) Banking
3 14 (3.06%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.75%) Front Office
5 6 (1.31%) Retail
6 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
7 4 (0.88%) Electronics
7 4 (0.88%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Advertising
7 4 (0.88%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 214 (46.83%) Developer
2 107 (23.41%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (8.32%) Architect
5 25 (5.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 22 (4.81%) DevOps Architect
6 22 (4.81%) Senior Developer
7 16 (3.50%) Tester
8 15 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (3.28%) Configuration Manager
9 13 (2.84%) Software Engineer
10 12 (2.63%) Web Developer
10 12 (2.63%) Analyst
10 12 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (2.63%) Test Engineer
11 11 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (2.41%) Administrator
11 11 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.19%) Software Manager
12 10 (2.19%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (32.39%) Web Services
2 122 (26.70%) XML
3 105 (22.98%) Spring
4 88 (19.26%) HTML
5 63 (13.79%) J2EE
5 63 (13.79%) CSS
6 58 (12.69%) Hibernate
7 55 (12.04%) SOAP
8 54 (11.82%) JSON
9 51 (11.16%) LAMP
10 48 (10.50%) jQuery
11 42 (9.19%) RESTful
11 42 (9.19%) REST
12 39 (8.53%) XSLT
13 37 (8.10%) .NET
13 37 (8.10%) Ajax
13 37 (8.10%) AngularJS
14 30 (6.56%) HTML5
14 30 (6.56%) Spring MVC
14 30 (6.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.32%) Open Source
2 21 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.19%) Wiki
6 9 (1.97%) Market Risk
6 9 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.75%) User Experience
7 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.75%) Derivative
8 7 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.53%) GIS
9 6 (1.31%) W3C
9 6 (1.31%) Streaming Video
9 6 (1.31%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.31%) New Media
10 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.09%) STB
11 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 195 (42.67%) Linux
2 58 (12.69%) Windows
3 57 (12.47%) UNIX
4 54 (11.82%) CentOS
5 37 (8.10%) Debian
6 29 (6.35%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.16%) Apple iOS
8 16 (3.50%) Android
9 14 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.19%) Solaris
11 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.75%) AIX
13 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.44%) VMS
15 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (61.27%) Continuous Integration
2 257 (56.24%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (36.32%) TDD
4 145 (31.73%) DevOps
5 117 (25.60%) BDD
6 116 (25.38%) Scrum
7 100 (21.88%) OO
8 72 (15.75%) Configuration Management
9 53 (11.60%) SOA
10 51 (11.16%) MVC
11 50 (10.94%) Release Management
12 47 (10.28%) Pair Programming
13 41 (8.97%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.88%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.35%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.60%) OOP
16 21 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
17 20 (4.38%) BPEL
17 20 (4.38%) Multithreading
18 19 (4.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 276 (60.39%) Java
2 120 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 103 (22.54%) Ruby
4 95 (20.79%) PHP
5 88 (19.26%) Python
6 80 (17.51%) SQL
7 79 (17.29%) Bash Shell
8 63 (13.79%) Perl
9 40 (8.75%) C#
10 18 (3.94%) Scala
11 14 (3.06%) C++
11 14 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.63%) C
14 11 (2.41%) Groovy
15 9 (1.97%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.75%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.03%) Degree
4 11 (2.41%) CCNA
4 11 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.19%) ISEB
6 7 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.50%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.88%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.03%) Samba
2 21 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.38%) XenServer
4 9 (1.97%) Postfix
5 8 (1.75%) Squid
6 7 (1.53%) Varnish
7 4 (0.88%) vSphere
8 3 (0.66%) Xen
9 2 (0.44%) Docker
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
10 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 105 (22.98%) Puppet
2 88 (19.26%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (9.41%) Nagios
4 42 (9.19%) ZABBIX
5 38 (8.32%) Salt
6 21 (4.60%) Cacti
7 19 (4.16%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.16%) Ansible
8 15 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (1.75%) YUM
10 4 (0.88%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.88%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.88%) Control-M
10 4 (0.88%) Zenoss
11 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.66%) OpenView
11 3 (0.66%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.66%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.66%) Opsview
11 3 (0.66%) Icinga
Vendors
1 86 (18.82%) Oracle
2 74 (16.19%) Red Hat
3 57 (12.47%) VMware
4 41 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 37 (8.10%) IBM
6 21 (4.60%) Citrix
6 21 (4.60%) Adobe
6 21 (4.60%) Rackspace
7 20 (4.38%) Twitter
8 19 (4.16%) Zend
9 16 (3.50%) Perforce
10 15 (3.28%) Cisco
10 15 (3.28%) NetApp
11 9 (1.97%) BEA
11 9 (1.97%) Sybase
12 8 (1.75%) EMC
12 8 (1.75%) RightScale
12 8 (1.75%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.31%) New Relic
14 5 (1.09%) CollabNet
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £375.00 - 425.00 per day all inclusive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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