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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 440 412 412
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Hudson 182 203 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 2.89% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 173 129
Average daily rate
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£444 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £381 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.98% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7557 7024 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.29% 12.85% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 4513 3677
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 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 31 July 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 -74 130 £475 +16.85% 50
London -41 84 £500 +17.64% 23
Wales +19 27 £365 -8.75% 3
South Wales +21 22 £365 -8.75% 3
Scotland +4 22 £388 +3.33% 3
South East -10 19 £450 +20.00% 4
North West -11 17 £315 - 6
Cheshire +5 16 £295 - 2
Newport - 15 £365 -
Edinburgh +3 13 £375 -3.22%
City of London -5 11 £525 +14.94% 5
Berkshire +8 8 £450 +50.00%
Surrey 0 8 £418 -1.76%
Chester -2 8 £370 - 2
Knutsford - 8 £275 -
Staines +9 6 - -
Cardiff +3 6 £383 -4.37% 3
South West -14 4 £438 +4.47% 10
Reading - 4 £450 -
Glasgow +6 3 £413 - 3
East Midlands -1 3 £575 +15.00%
Hampshire -10 3 £370 +2.06% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £575 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £438 -
Nottingham - 3 £575 -
Southampton -4 2 £370 -
Livingston -5 2 £385 +6.20%
West Lothian -8 2 £385 +6.20%
Dundee - 2 £450 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 302 (88.82%) Jenkins
2 209 (61.47%) Continuous Integration
3 206 (60.59%) Java
4 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (46.76%) Linux
6 144 (42.35%) Maven
7 139 (40.88%) TDD
8 127 (37.35%) DevOps
9 112 (32.94%) Python
10 111 (32.65%) Git (software)
11 101 (29.71%) Puppet
12 98 (28.82%) Scrum
13 92 (27.06%) Apache
14 87 (25.59%) Subversion
15 82 (24.12%) JIRA
16 80 (23.53%) Web Services
17 79 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
18 77 (22.65%) JavaScript
19 68 (20.00%) SQL
20 67 (19.71%) Red Hat
20 67 (19.71%) Spring
21 64 (18.82%) Ruby
22 61 (17.94%) PHP
23 60 (17.65%) HTML
24 59 (17.35%) UNIX
25 56 (16.47%) Configuration Management
26 55 (16.18%) Windows
27 54 (15.88%) Artifactory
28 53 (15.59%) Perl
29 52 (15.29%) Oracle

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (27.06%) Apache
2 43 (12.65%) Tomcat
3 40 (11.76%) Confluence
4 26 (7.65%) nginx
5 18 (5.29%) Node.js
6 17 (5.00%) JBoss
7 14 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 14 (4.12%) Oracle Coherence
8 13 (3.82%) WebLogic
9 12 (3.53%) Mule
10 10 (2.94%) OpenStack
11 9 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (2.35%) MediaWiki
12 8 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (2.06%) Apache Qpid
13 7 (2.06%) Jetty
13 7 (2.06%) IIS
14 6 (1.76%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) Summit
3 1 (0.29%) AWD
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 79 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (6.47%) Amazon S3
4 19 (5.59%) Route 53
4 19 (5.59%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (3.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (2.06%) GitHub
8 6 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.18%) SaaS
9 4 (1.18%) PaaS
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.88%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.88%) HTTP
2 31 (9.12%) SSL
3 28 (8.24%) Firewall
4 20 (5.88%) DNS
5 13 (3.82%) LDAP
6 12 (3.53%) LAN
6 12 (3.53%) WAN
7 11 (3.24%) DHCP
7 11 (3.24%) VPN
8 10 (2.94%) Internet
9 8 (2.35%) Network Security
10 7 (2.06%) IPsec
11 6 (1.76%) SSH
11 6 (1.76%) BGP
11 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.47%) EIGRP
12 5 (1.47%) OSPF
12 5 (1.47%) IPv6
13 3 (0.88%) DMZ
14 2 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.24%) MongoDB
2 31 (9.12%) MySQL
3 28 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.47%) Oracle Database
6 19 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.65%) Big Data
10 8 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.06%) Redis
12 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.18%) CouchDB
13 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.88%) Riak
14 3 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 302 (88.82%) Jenkins
2 144 (42.35%) Maven
3 111 (32.65%) Git (software)
4 87 (25.59%) Subversion
5 82 (24.12%) JIRA
6 54 (15.88%) Artifactory
7 49 (14.41%) Cucumber
8 48 (14.12%) Selenium
9 40 (11.76%) Ant
10 30 (8.82%) MSBuild
11 26 (7.65%) JUnit
12 25 (7.35%) TeamCity
13 23 (6.76%) Eclipse
14 21 (6.18%) CruiseControl
14 21 (6.18%) WebDriver
14 21 (6.18%) Gradle
15 12 (3.53%) SoapUI
16 9 (2.65%) Build Forge
17 7 (2.06%) jMock
17 7 (2.06%) JMeter
General
1 36 (10.59%) Finance
2 22 (6.47%) Banking
3 14 (4.12%) Retail
4 11 (3.24%) Front Office
5 9 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 111 (32.65%) Developer
2 77 (22.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 54 (15.88%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.53%) Architect
5 25 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 20 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
7 18 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 16 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.82%) Python Developer
9 13 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.65%) PHP Developer
10 9 (2.65%) Consultant
10 9 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.35%) Test Engineer
11 8 (2.35%) Deployment Specialist
11 8 (2.35%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (2.06%) Tester
12 7 (2.06%) DevOps Consultant
13 6 (1.76%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (23.53%) Web Services
2 67 (19.71%) Spring
3 60 (17.65%) HTML
4 46 (13.53%) XML
5 43 (12.65%) .NET
6 42 (12.35%) J2EE
7 41 (12.06%) CSS
8 39 (11.47%) JSON
9 32 (9.41%) Hibernate
10 31 (9.12%) RESTful
10 31 (9.12%) REST
11 29 (8.53%) jQuery
12 24 (7.06%) JMS
13 22 (6.47%) SOAP
14 20 (5.88%) AngularJS
15 18 (5.29%) LAMP
16 17 (5.00%) EJB
16 17 (5.00%) HTML5
17 14 (4.12%) XSLT
18 13 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.24%) User Experience
4 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.35%) Wiki
6 6 (1.76%) Clustering
6 6 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.76%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.47%) Replication
7 5 (1.47%) Blog
7 5 (1.47%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.88%) Tandem
10 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.59%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 159 (46.76%) Linux
2 59 (17.35%) UNIX
3 55 (16.18%) Windows
4 39 (11.47%) CentOS
5 28 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.59%) Ubuntu
7 15 (4.41%) Debian
8 11 (3.24%) Solaris
8 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.47%) Android
11 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (61.47%) Continuous Integration
2 184 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (40.88%) TDD
4 127 (37.35%) DevOps
5 98 (28.82%) Scrum
6 56 (16.47%) Configuration Management
7 50 (14.71%) BDD
8 48 (14.12%) Open Source
9 40 (11.76%) OO
10 38 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (10.29%) Unit Testing
12 34 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 33 (9.71%) Test Automation
14 30 (8.82%) SOA
15 28 (8.24%) Pair Programming
16 27 (7.94%) Kanban
17 25 (7.35%) MVC
18 24 (7.06%) SDLC
19 22 (6.47%) Multithreading
19 22 (6.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 206 (60.59%) Java
2 112 (32.94%) Python
3 77 (22.65%) JavaScript
4 68 (20.00%) SQL
5 64 (18.82%) Ruby
6 61 (17.94%) PHP
7 53 (15.59%) Perl
8 36 (10.59%) Bash Shell
9 31 (9.12%) PowerShell
10 27 (7.94%) PL/SQL
11 25 (7.35%) Jython
12 21 (6.18%) C
12 21 (6.18%) C#
13 18 (5.29%) Groovy
14 16 (4.71%) C++
15 15 (4.41%) Shell Script
16 7 (2.06%) Scala
17 5 (1.47%) VBA
18 4 (1.18%) Clojure
18 4 (1.18%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 32 (9.41%) Degree
2 25 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.35%) CCNA
4 8 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.88%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (6.18%) Varnish
2 16 (4.71%) Docker
3 12 (3.53%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.24%) Samba
4 11 (3.24%) Postfix
5 9 (2.65%) XenServer
6 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.35%) iptables
7 4 (1.18%) Xen
8 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.88%) vCloud
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.29%) LXC
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 101 (29.71%) Puppet
2 47 (13.82%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.65%) Ansible
4 25 (7.35%) yum
5 19 (5.59%) Vagrant
6 15 (4.41%) Salt
6 15 (4.41%) Nagios
7 12 (3.53%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.76%) Capistrano
8 6 (1.76%) Opsview
8 6 (1.76%) Icinga
8 6 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.88%) Cacti
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 67 (19.71%) Red Hat
2 52 (15.29%) Oracle
3 36 (10.59%) VMware
4 18 (5.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.00%) Splunk
6 11 (3.24%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.94%) Sybase
8 9 (2.65%) Citrix
9 8 (2.35%) SaltStack
10 7 (2.06%) IBM
11 6 (1.76%) HP
11 6 (1.76%) Adobe
11 6 (1.76%) Google
11 6 (1.76%) Twitter
11 6 (1.76%) Zend
12 5 (1.47%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.18%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.18%) Remedy
13 4 (1.18%) Apple
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £385.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago