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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 392 391 390
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Hudson 229 192 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.14% 3.10% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 137
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50

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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England 0 209 £400 - 67
London +14 138 £401 +0.12% 37
South East -3 20 £388 +9.92% 4
Yorkshire -2 13 £413 +11.48% 6
South West -27 12 £406 -14.47% 2
Bristol - 12 £406 - 1
City of London -1 11 £425 +0.05% 12
West Yorkshire +4 8 £413 -8.33% 1
Wales -9 8 £325 +13.04% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £500 +58.73%
Scotland -9 7 £375 -6.25% 3
Leeds -1 6 £413 -8.33%
Hampshire -13 6 £375 +6.38%
Surrey - 6 £425 - 2
North East - 6 £325 -
Berkshire +11 5 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 4 £400 -20.00% 6
North West -15 4 £388 +25.00% 12
East of England -23 4 £400 -20.00% 6
Tyne and Wear - 4 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £325 -
Cardiff -7 3 £325 +13.04%
Southampton -10 3 - -
South Wales -11 3 £325 +13.04% 1
Cheshire - 3 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
York +3 2 £300 -2.43% 2
North Yorkshire -1 2 £300 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -11 2 £338 -25.00%

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 316 (70.69%) Jenkins
2 281 (62.86%) Java
3 275 (61.52%) Continuous Integration
4 202 (45.19%) Linux
5 174 (38.93%) TDD
6 158 (35.35%) Maven
7 149 (33.33%) Subversion
8 147 (32.89%) Git (software)
8 147 (32.89%) BDD
9 128 (28.64%) Apache
10 127 (28.41%) Web Services
10 127 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
10 127 (28.41%) DevOps
11 119 (26.62%) XML
12 117 (26.17%) JavaScript
13 115 (25.73%) JUnit
14 113 (25.28%) Cucumber
14 113 (25.28%) Puppet
15 109 (24.38%) Spring
15 109 (24.38%) Scrum
16 108 (24.16%) Selenium
17 102 (22.82%) Ruby
18 95 (21.25%) JIRA
19 94 (21.03%) HTML
20 87 (19.46%) Python
21 86 (19.24%) SQL
22 83 (18.57%) CSS
23 81 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
24 80 (17.90%) PHP
24 80 (17.90%) OO

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 128 (28.64%) Apache
2 54 (12.08%) Tomcat
3 36 (8.05%) Confluence
4 28 (6.26%) Adobe CQ
5 25 (5.59%) nginx
6 18 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (4.03%) CMS
7 14 (3.13%) MediaWiki
8 13 (2.91%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.24%) Node.js
10 8 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.57%) Jetty
11 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.34%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.12%) Magnolia
14 4 (0.89%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.89%) FileNet
Applications
1 13 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.68%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.89%) Summit
3 3 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Magento
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.53%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.61%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (6.49%) Route 53
4 27 (6.04%) Amazon S3
4 27 (6.04%) Amazon ELB
5 21 (4.70%) SaaS
6 20 (4.47%) PaaS
7 5 (1.12%) GitHub
8 2 (0.45%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.08%) DNS
2 43 (9.62%) Firewall
3 41 (9.17%) HTTP
4 27 (6.04%) LDAP
5 22 (4.92%) DHCP
6 21 (4.70%) LAN
6 21 (4.70%) WAN
6 21 (4.70%) Network Security
7 17 (3.80%) VPN
8 14 (3.13%) IPv6
8 14 (3.13%) IPsec
8 14 (3.13%) OSPF
8 14 (3.13%) BGP
8 14 (3.13%) EIGRP
9 13 (2.91%) Internet
9 13 (2.91%) SSL
10 8 (1.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.89%) SAN
11 4 (0.89%) PBX
11 4 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.77%) MySQL
2 47 (10.51%) NoSQL
3 45 (10.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 43 (9.62%) MongoDB
5 36 (8.05%) Oracle Database
6 31 (6.94%) Big Data
7 25 (5.59%) Hadoop
8 23 (5.15%) SQL Server
9 22 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (4.92%) Relational Database
10 18 (4.03%) CouchDB
10 18 (4.03%) Riak
11 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.57%) QlikView
12 7 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.57%) Pentaho
13 6 (1.34%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 316 (70.69%) Jenkins
2 158 (35.35%) Maven
3 149 (33.33%) Subversion
4 147 (32.89%) Git (software)
5 115 (25.73%) JUnit
6 113 (25.28%) Cucumber
7 108 (24.16%) Selenium
8 95 (21.25%) JIRA
9 80 (17.90%) TeamCity
10 53 (11.86%) WebDriver
11 47 (10.51%) Eclipse
12 45 (10.07%) Mockito
12 45 (10.07%) JBehave
13 42 (9.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (8.28%) Ant
15 24 (5.37%) Mercurial
16 16 (3.58%) Capybara
16 16 (3.58%) FitNesse
17 13 (2.91%) CruiseControl
17 13 (2.91%) QUnit
General
1 43 (9.62%) Finance
2 28 (6.26%) Banking
3 9 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.79%) Marketing
5 7 (1.57%) Electronics
6 6 (1.34%) Front Office
6 6 (1.34%) Retail
7 5 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Publishing
8 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 216 (48.32%) Developer
2 113 (25.28%) Java Developer
3 58 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (6.04%) Senior Developer
5 26 (5.82%) Tester
6 22 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (4.47%) Administrator
9 19 (4.25%) Architect
10 18 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (3.80%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (2.91%) Software Developer
12 13 (2.91%) DevOps Architect
13 12 (2.68%) Test Engineer
14 11 (2.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
14 11 (2.46%) Automation Engineer
15 10 (2.24%) PHP Developer
16 9 (2.01%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.41%) Web Services
2 119 (26.62%) XML
3 109 (24.38%) Spring
4 94 (21.03%) HTML
5 83 (18.57%) CSS
6 55 (12.30%) JSON
7 52 (11.63%) J2EE
8 51 (11.41%) RESTful
9 47 (10.51%) Hibernate
9 47 (10.51%) REST
10 46 (10.29%) Spring MVC
11 45 (10.07%) SOAP
12 44 (9.84%) LAMP
13 43 (9.62%) jQuery
14 31 (6.94%) Ajax
15 27 (6.04%) HTML5
16 23 (5.15%) Backbone.js
17 22 (4.92%) JMS
18 21 (4.70%) Java EE
19 20 (4.47%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.63%) Open Source
2 36 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.36%) Wiki
5 14 (3.13%) New Media
6 11 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.01%) STB
8 7 (1.57%) GIS
8 7 (1.57%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.34%) Streaming Video
9 6 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.12%) Derivative
10 5 (1.12%) iPhone
11 4 (0.89%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.89%) DTV
11 4 (0.89%) RIA
11 4 (0.89%) Clustering
12 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 202 (45.19%) Linux
2 59 (13.20%) CentOS
3 47 (10.51%) UNIX
4 41 (9.17%) Debian
5 40 (8.95%) Windows
6 22 (4.92%) Android
6 22 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 21 (4.70%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) VMS
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.45%) MVS
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (61.52%) Continuous Integration
2 174 (38.93%) TDD
3 147 (32.89%) BDD
4 127 (28.41%) DevOps
4 127 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (24.38%) Scrum
6 80 (17.90%) OO
7 61 (13.65%) Configuration Management
8 59 (13.20%) MVC
9 57 (12.75%) SOA
10 40 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 37 (8.28%) Software Engineering
12 32 (7.16%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.94%) Pair Programming
14 26 (5.82%) Release Management
14 26 (5.82%) Kanban
15 24 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
17 20 (4.47%) E-Commerce
18 17 (3.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 281 (62.86%) Java
2 117 (26.17%) JavaScript
3 102 (22.82%) Ruby
4 87 (19.46%) Python
5 86 (19.24%) SQL
6 80 (17.90%) PHP
7 74 (16.55%) Bash Shell
8 56 (12.53%) Perl
9 26 (5.82%) C#
10 19 (4.25%) Groovy
11 15 (3.36%) C
12 14 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.01%) XPath
15 7 (1.57%) C++
16 6 (1.34%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.34%) Scala
17 3 (0.67%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 22 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.03%) Degree
3 12 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.34%) CCNA
4 6 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) ISEB
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.45%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.86%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.89%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.70%) Samba
3 18 (4.03%) XenServer
4 16 (3.58%) Postfix
5 8 (1.79%) Varnish
6 5 (1.12%) HDFS
6 5 (1.12%) Xen
7 4 (0.89%) vSphere
8 2 (0.45%) qmail
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
8 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Squid
9 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 113 (25.28%) Puppet
2 81 (18.12%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (9.84%) ZABBIX
4 35 (7.83%) Nagios
4 35 (7.83%) Vagrant
5 26 (5.82%) Salt
6 19 (4.25%) Ansible
7 18 (4.03%) Cacti
7 18 (4.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (2.01%) YUM
9 3 (0.67%) OpenView
9 3 (0.67%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.67%) Opsview
9 3 (0.67%) Icinga
10 2 (0.45%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 80 (17.90%) Red Hat
2 71 (15.88%) Oracle
3 61 (13.65%) VMware
4 46 (10.29%) JBoss
5 29 (6.49%) Adobe
6 25 (5.59%) IBM
7 23 (5.15%) RightScale
8 19 (4.25%) Citrix
8 19 (4.25%) NetApp
8 19 (4.25%) Cisco
9 18 (4.03%) Rackspace
10 14 (3.13%) Microsoft
11 11 (2.46%) Zend
12 10 (2.24%) Perforce
13 7 (1.57%) Google
14 5 (1.12%) DoubleClick
14 5 (1.12%) SAP
14 5 (1.12%) EMC
14 5 (1.12%) Twitter
15 4 (0.89%) Vertica
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per month + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago