The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 398 404 375
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing Hudson 202 171 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.85% 2.90% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 131 137
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 186 £407 +1.62% 55
London +18 124 £425 +3.03% 32
South East +3 19 £375 +2.73% 7
Yorkshire +7 15 £338 -25.00% 5
South West -16 10 £419 -11.84% 1
Bristol - 9 £425 - 1
City of London +3 7 £457 +7.47% 12
Scotland -16 7 £375 -6.25% 2
North East - 7 £325 -
West Yorkshire +2 6 £424 -5.83% 2
Hampshire -7 6 £363 -0.68% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £288 - 1
Surrey - 6 £425 -
Sheffield - 6 £288 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £300 -20.00% 2
Wales -12 5 £400 +39.13%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £325 -
East Midlands +1 4 £500 +42.34%
Leeds -9 4 £435 -3.33% 1
York +6 2 £300 -17.80% 2
Glasgow -2 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire -5 2 £300 -9.09% 2
Southampton -6 2 - - 1
Cardiff -9 2 £400 +39.13%
South Wales -18 2 £400 +39.13%
West Midlands -19 2 £338 -25.00% 4
East of England - 2 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
Hounslow +8 1 £500 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 298 (69.46%) Jenkins
2 274 (63.87%) Java
3 246 (57.34%) Continuous Integration
4 179 (41.72%) Linux
5 161 (37.53%) TDD
6 155 (36.13%) Subversion
7 150 (34.97%) Maven
8 149 (34.73%) Git (software)
9 136 (31.70%) BDD
10 118 (27.51%) XML
11 116 (27.04%) JUnit
12 113 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (26.34%) Cucumber
13 111 (25.87%) Selenium
13 111 (25.87%) JavaScript
14 110 (25.64%) Web Services
15 108 (25.17%) Apache
15 108 (25.17%) DevOps
16 107 (24.94%) Puppet
17 102 (23.78%) HTML
18 98 (22.84%) Spring
19 97 (22.61%) Scrum
20 95 (22.14%) Ruby
21 89 (20.75%) CSS
22 82 (19.11%) JIRA
23 80 (18.65%) SQL
24 78 (18.18%) TeamCity
25 75 (17.48%) Red Hat
26 74 (17.25%) Python
27 65 (15.15%) Opscode Chef

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 108 (25.17%) Apache
2 64 (14.92%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.99%) Adobe CQ
4 28 (6.53%) Confluence
5 27 (6.29%) CMS
6 25 (5.83%) nginx
7 18 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (3.96%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.03%) MediaWiki
10 11 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (2.33%) Jetty
11 10 (2.33%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.86%) Node.js
12 8 (1.86%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.63%) OpenStack
13 7 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (1.63%) ColdFusion
14 6 (1.40%) Magnolia
15 5 (1.17%) IIS
16 4 (0.93%) Railo
Applications
1 14 (3.26%) MS Office
1 14 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.93%) Summit
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (7.23%) Route 53
4 29 (6.76%) Amazon S3
4 29 (6.76%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (3.96%) SaaS
5 17 (3.96%) PaaS
6 3 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.47%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.59%) DNS
2 40 (9.32%) Firewall
3 37 (8.62%) HTTP
4 24 (5.59%) DHCP
5 23 (5.36%) LDAP
6 22 (5.13%) Internet
6 22 (5.13%) Network Security
7 16 (3.73%) LAN
7 16 (3.73%) WAN
7 16 (3.73%) VPN
8 13 (3.03%) IPv6
8 13 (3.03%) OSPF
8 13 (3.03%) BGP
8 13 (3.03%) EIGRP
8 13 (3.03%) IPsec
9 11 (2.56%) SSL
10 8 (1.86%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.93%) SAN
11 4 (0.93%) NAS
12 3 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.69%) MySQL
2 46 (10.72%) MongoDB
3 40 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 34 (7.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (7.46%) Big Data
6 29 (6.76%) Oracle Database
7 26 (6.06%) SQL Server
8 25 (5.83%) Hadoop
9 19 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (4.20%) CouchDB
10 18 (4.20%) Riak
10 18 (4.20%) Relational Database
11 14 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.63%) Pentaho
14 6 (1.40%) Jackrabbit
15 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.17%) QlikView
16 4 (0.93%) JasperReports
16 4 (0.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 298 (69.46%) Jenkins
2 155 (36.13%) Subversion
3 150 (34.97%) Maven
4 149 (34.73%) Git (software)
5 116 (27.04%) JUnit
6 113 (26.34%) Cucumber
7 111 (25.87%) Selenium
8 82 (19.11%) JIRA
9 78 (18.18%) TeamCity
10 60 (13.99%) WebDriver
11 50 (11.66%) JBehave
11 50 (11.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 48 (11.19%) Eclipse
13 44 (10.26%) Mockito
14 43 (10.02%) Ant
15 18 (4.20%) Mercurial
16 17 (3.96%) Capybara
17 14 (3.26%) QUnit
17 14 (3.26%) CruiseControl
18 12 (2.80%) FitNesse
General
1 44 (10.26%) Finance
2 27 (6.29%) Banking
3 13 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.63%) Marketing
5 6 (1.40%) Games
5 6 (1.40%) Electronics
6 5 (1.17%) Front Office
6 5 (1.17%) Publishing
6 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.93%) Retail
7 4 (0.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 207 (48.25%) Developer
2 103 (24.01%) Java Developer
3 49 (11.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (6.76%) Tester
4 29 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 21 (4.90%) Administrator
5 21 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (3.96%) Software Developer
8 15 (3.50%) Software Engineer
8 15 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (3.26%) Architect
9 14 (3.26%) Test Engineer
10 13 (3.03%) Analyst
11 12 (2.80%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (2.80%) Automation Engineer
12 11 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (2.56%) Build Manager
13 10 (2.33%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.33%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.51%) XML
2 110 (25.64%) Web Services
3 102 (23.78%) HTML
4 98 (22.84%) Spring
5 89 (20.75%) CSS
6 59 (13.75%) J2EE
7 53 (12.35%) RESTful
8 52 (12.12%) JSON
9 44 (10.26%) SOAP
9 44 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 42 (9.79%) Spring MVC
11 40 (9.32%) LAMP
12 39 (9.09%) jQuery
13 38 (8.86%) REST
14 36 (8.39%) HTML5
15 27 (6.29%) JMS
16 24 (5.59%) CSS3
17 23 (5.36%) Ajax
18 21 (4.90%) Java EE
19 20 (4.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.89%) Open Source
2 39 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.26%) Wiki
5 13 (3.03%) New Media
6 11 (2.56%) STB
7 10 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.10%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (1.86%) RIA
10 7 (1.63%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.63%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.63%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.63%) GIS
11 6 (1.40%) Derivative
12 5 (1.17%) IPTV
12 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.70%) iPad
14 3 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 179 (41.72%) Linux
2 57 (13.29%) CentOS
3 45 (10.49%) UNIX
4 42 (9.79%) Windows
5 40 (9.32%) Debian
6 25 (5.83%) Android
7 21 (4.90%) Apple iOS
8 15 (3.50%) Ubuntu
8 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.70%) Solaris
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.47%) MVS
11 1 (0.23%) AIX
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (57.34%) Continuous Integration
2 161 (37.53%) TDD
3 136 (31.70%) BDD
4 113 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (25.17%) DevOps
6 97 (22.61%) Scrum
7 61 (14.22%) OO
8 59 (13.75%) SOA
9 53 (12.35%) Configuration Management
10 51 (11.89%) MVC
11 46 (10.72%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.69%) Unit Testing
13 28 (6.53%) Release Management
14 26 (6.06%) Pair Programming
14 26 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (5.59%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 22 (5.13%) ITIL
17 22 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
17 22 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 274 (63.87%) Java
2 111 (25.87%) JavaScript
3 95 (22.14%) Ruby
4 80 (18.65%) SQL
5 74 (17.25%) Python
6 64 (14.92%) Bash Shell
7 58 (13.52%) PHP
8 51 (11.89%) Perl
9 26 (6.06%) C#
10 24 (5.59%) Groovy
11 12 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.56%) XPath
13 10 (2.33%) C
13 10 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.63%) C++
14 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.40%) XQuery
16 5 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.50%) Degree
3 9 (2.10%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) CCNA
5 2 (0.47%) ISEB
5 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.47%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.89%) QA
2 12 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.17%) SLA
5 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.73%) Samba
3 15 (3.50%) Postfix
4 13 (3.03%) XenServer
5 5 (1.17%) HDFS
6 4 (0.93%) vSphere
6 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.70%) Xen
8 2 (0.47%) NFS
8 2 (0.47%) qmail
8 2 (0.47%) Varnish
9 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 107 (24.94%) Puppet
2 65 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (10.02%) ZABBIX
4 38 (8.86%) Vagrant
5 32 (7.46%) Nagios
6 21 (4.90%) Salt
7 18 (4.20%) Cacti
8 16 (3.73%) Ansible
9 15 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.70%) OpenView
11 3 (0.70%) YUM
11 3 (0.70%) Opsview
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.47%) OpenSSO
13 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
13 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
13 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 75 (17.48%) Red Hat
2 61 (14.22%) Oracle
3 55 (12.82%) VMware
4 43 (10.02%) JBoss
5 29 (6.76%) Adobe
6 26 (6.06%) RightScale
7 19 (4.43%) IBM
8 18 (4.20%) Rackspace
9 17 (3.96%) Microsoft
10 16 (3.73%) Cisco
10 16 (3.73%) NetApp
11 14 (3.26%) Citrix
12 7 (1.63%) HP
12 7 (1.63%) Perforce
13 6 (1.40%) Google
13 6 (1.40%) Zend
14 5 (1.17%) Sybase
14 5 (1.17%) DoubleClick
15 4 (0.93%) Vertica
15 4 (0.93%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum 3 months rolling Possibly higher rate depe
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 27 days ago