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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 426 378 353
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -25
Contract jobs citing Hudson 158 177 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 3.09% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 132
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50

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
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
England -25 151 £425 -4.49% 65
London -43 77 £450 -6.49% 38
City of London +4 24 £425 -19.04% 18
West Yorkshire +10 18 £330 - 5
Yorkshire +4 18 £330 - 5
West Midlands - 18 £430 - 1
Leeds -2 12 £330 - 4
North West -5 12 £375 +3.44% 5
South East -21 10 £525 +43.83% 4
South West - 9 £425 - 11
Manchester -1 8 £375 +3.44% 4
Bristol - 8 £425 - 9
East of England +5 6 £550 +57.14% 1
Surrey -2 6 £525 +47.36%
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £550 +57.14%
Scotland -18 6 £363 -12.65% 1
Berkshire +3 3 £381 -12.85%
Reading +7 1 £375 -14.28%
Glasgow -5 1 - -
Hampshire -34 1 £375 +10.29% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Poole - - - -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 300 (72.46%) Jenkins
2 274 (66.18%) Continuous Integration
3 242 (58.45%) Java
4 235 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (42.75%) Linux
6 154 (37.20%) Subversion
7 152 (36.71%) Maven
8 145 (35.02%) DevOps
9 136 (32.85%) TDD
10 123 (29.71%) Web Services
11 118 (28.50%) Git (software)
12 112 (27.05%) Puppet
13 107 (25.85%) XML
14 103 (24.88%) Scrum
15 101 (24.40%) Apache
15 101 (24.40%) Ruby
16 97 (23.43%) JavaScript
17 96 (23.19%) JIRA
18 93 (22.46%) BDD
19 91 (21.98%) Cucumber
19 91 (21.98%) Oracle
20 87 (21.01%) OO
21 86 (20.77%) Python
22 81 (19.57%) PHP
23 80 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
24 76 (18.36%) HTML
25 75 (18.12%) Red Hat
25 75 (18.12%) Configuration Management
25 75 (18.12%) Spring
25 75 (18.12%) Bash Shell

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 101 (24.40%) Apache
2 51 (12.32%) Confluence
3 50 (12.08%) Tomcat
4 39 (9.42%) JBoss
5 22 (5.31%) WebLogic
6 21 (5.07%) nginx
7 18 (4.35%) FileNet
8 17 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (3.62%) Node.js
10 13 (3.14%) MediaWiki
11 12 (2.90%) Adobe CQ
12 11 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (2.42%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (1.69%) OpenStack
16 6 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (1.45%) Apache Solr
17 5 (1.21%) IIS
17 5 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
18 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.83%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.86%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.14%) Route 53
6 12 (2.90%) PaaS
7 11 (2.66%) SaaS
8 10 (2.42%) GitHub
9 8 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.48%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.24%) IaaS
12 1 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.24%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.18%) Firewall
2 28 (6.76%) LAN
2 28 (6.76%) WAN
3 25 (6.04%) LDAP
4 23 (5.56%) HTTP
5 19 (4.59%) DNS
6 15 (3.62%) Network Security
7 13 (3.14%) VPN
8 12 (2.90%) IPsec
8 12 (2.90%) OSPF
8 12 (2.90%) EIGRP
8 12 (2.90%) BGP
8 12 (2.90%) IPv6
9 8 (1.93%) DHCP
10 6 (1.45%) Internet
10 6 (1.45%) SSL
11 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.48%) PBX
11 2 (0.48%) VoIP
11 2 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.22%) NoSQL
2 60 (14.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 53 (12.80%) MongoDB
4 44 (10.63%) Oracle Database
5 40 (9.66%) MySQL
6 37 (8.94%) SQL Server
7 26 (6.28%) Relational Database
8 22 (5.31%) Hadoop
9 20 (4.83%) Big Data
10 17 (4.11%) Riak
10 17 (4.11%) CouchDB
10 17 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.66%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (2.17%) Redis
13 9 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 300 (72.46%) Jenkins
2 154 (37.20%) Subversion
3 152 (36.71%) Maven
4 118 (28.50%) Git (software)
5 96 (23.19%) JIRA
6 91 (21.98%) Cucumber
7 70 (16.91%) Selenium
8 61 (14.73%) JUnit
9 40 (9.66%) Eclipse
10 39 (9.42%) Ant
11 36 (8.70%) WebDriver
12 32 (7.73%) TeamCity
13 29 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (6.04%) Mercurial
15 21 (5.07%) JBehave
16 20 (4.83%) CruiseControl
17 18 (4.35%) TestNG
18 17 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 16 (3.86%) Visual Studio
20 15 (3.62%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (13.04%) Finance
2 32 (7.73%) Banking
3 18 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.93%) Front Office
5 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.21%) Advertising
5 5 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.97%) Publishing
6 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.97%) Games
7 3 (0.72%) Retail
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (41.79%) Developer
2 82 (19.81%) Java Developer
3 65 (15.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (8.94%) Architect
5 29 (7.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 27 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 15 (3.62%) DevOps Architect
8 14 (3.38%) Configuration Manager
8 14 (3.38%) Platform Architect
9 13 (3.14%) Test Engineer
10 12 (2.90%) Tester
10 12 (2.90%) Web Developer
11 11 (2.66%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (2.66%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (2.66%) Release Manager
12 10 (2.42%) Analyst
12 10 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.42%) Configuration and Release Manager
13 9 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.71%) Web Services
2 107 (25.85%) XML
3 76 (18.36%) HTML
4 75 (18.12%) Spring
5 56 (13.53%) J2EE
6 55 (13.29%) CSS
7 49 (11.84%) SOAP
8 47 (11.35%) Hibernate
9 45 (10.87%) JSON
10 42 (10.14%) .NET
11 40 (9.66%) XSLT
11 40 (9.66%) jQuery
11 40 (9.66%) RESTful
12 36 (8.70%) LAMP
13 34 (8.21%) Ajax
13 34 (8.21%) REST
14 30 (7.25%) AngularJS
15 28 (6.76%) HTML5
16 25 (6.04%) Middleware
17 23 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.94%) Open Source
2 27 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.38%) Wiki
3 14 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.66%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.42%) Replication
7 8 (1.93%) W3C
7 8 (1.93%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.45%) Clustering
8 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.45%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.45%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.21%) Derivative
9 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.97%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.97%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 177 (42.75%) Linux
2 64 (15.46%) UNIX
3 63 (15.22%) Windows
4 54 (13.04%) CentOS
5 29 (7.00%) Debian
6 28 (6.76%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.86%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.62%) Solaris
10 13 (3.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (3.14%) Android
10 13 (3.14%) AIX
11 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.48%) VMS
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.48%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (66.18%) Continuous Integration
2 235 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (35.02%) DevOps
4 136 (32.85%) TDD
5 103 (24.88%) Scrum
6 93 (22.46%) BDD
7 87 (21.01%) OO
8 75 (18.12%) Configuration Management
9 49 (11.84%) SOA
10 45 (10.87%) Release Management
11 37 (8.94%) MVC
12 32 (7.73%) Test Automation
13 31 (7.49%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.25%) Pair Programming
15 25 (6.04%) Unit Testing
16 22 (5.31%) Kanban
17 21 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
18 20 (4.83%) Web Development
19 18 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
19 18 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 242 (58.45%) Java
2 101 (24.40%) Ruby
3 97 (23.43%) JavaScript
4 86 (20.77%) Python
5 81 (19.57%) PHP
6 75 (18.12%) Bash Shell
7 70 (16.91%) SQL
8 68 (16.43%) Perl
9 44 (10.63%) C#
10 25 (6.04%) Scala
11 21 (5.07%) Groovy
12 13 (3.14%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.66%) C++
14 10 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.17%) C
16 7 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.21%) XQuery
18 4 (0.97%) Clojure
18 4 (0.97%) SPARQL
19 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.80%) Degree
4 19 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.59%) CCNA
5 14 (3.38%) ISEB
6 9 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (12.56%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (6.76%) XenServer
3 25 (6.04%) Samba
4 13 (3.14%) Varnish
4 13 (3.14%) Postfix
5 12 (2.90%) Squid
6 8 (1.93%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.21%) Docker
7 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.72%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) vCloud
10 1 (0.24%) KVM
10 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (27.05%) Puppet
2 80 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (9.90%) Salt
4 33 (7.97%) ZABBIX
5 31 (7.49%) Nagios
6 27 (6.52%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.59%) Ansible
8 17 (4.11%) Cacti
9 7 (1.69%) yum
9 7 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.97%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.97%) Control-M
10 4 (0.97%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.72%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.72%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.72%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.48%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.48%) Graylog2
12 2 (0.48%) Opsview
12 2 (0.48%) Icinga
Vendors
1 91 (21.98%) Oracle
2 75 (18.12%) Red Hat
3 57 (13.77%) VMware
4 42 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 28 (6.76%) IBM
5 28 (6.76%) Citrix
6 19 (4.59%) Rackspace
7 17 (4.11%) Twitter
8 15 (3.62%) Perforce
9 13 (3.14%) Zend
9 13 (3.14%) Adobe
10 11 (2.66%) BEA
11 9 (2.17%) Sybase
12 8 (1.93%) RightScale
13 7 (1.69%) Cisco
13 7 (1.69%) EMC
13 7 (1.69%) NetApp
14 6 (1.45%) New Relic
15 5 (1.21%) CollabNet
16 4 (0.97%) TIBCO
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