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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 394 367 349
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing Hudson 209 229 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 3.82% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 167 146
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £351 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +22.96%
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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -46 191 £425 -5.55% 43
London -53 92 £425 -8.10% 27
City of London -11 26 £438 -7.89% 12
South West - 22 £425 - 3
West Midlands - 20 £425 - 2
Bristol - 16 £425 - 3
North West +1 15 £383 +2.00%
West Yorkshire -5 15 £410 +26.15% 5
Yorkshire -13 15 £410 +26.15% 6
South East -24 14 £444 +2.89% 3
Leeds -4 11 £368 +13.07% 5
Manchester -6 8 £375 -
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £550 +57.14% 2
East of England -12 6 £550 +57.14% 2
Hampshire -20 6 £375 -11.76% 1
Surrey -4 5 £525 +44.82% 2
Scotland -17 5 £450 +7.14% 1
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Peterborough - 4 £550 - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £381 -12.85%
Edinburgh -13 3 £450 +10.42% 1
Reading +18 2 £375 -1.63%
Glasgow -1 2 - -
Slough - 2 £388 -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Southampton -5 1 - - 1
Taunton - 1 £350 -
Guildford - 1 - -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 324 (73.80%) Jenkins
2 271 (61.73%) Continuous Integration
3 257 (58.54%) Java
4 251 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (41.23%) Linux
6 162 (36.90%) Maven
7 160 (36.45%) TDD
8 156 (35.54%) Subversion
9 148 (33.71%) Web Services
10 143 (32.57%) DevOps
11 117 (26.65%) Scrum
12 115 (26.20%) BDD
13 113 (25.74%) Git (software)
14 111 (25.28%) JavaScript
15 108 (24.60%) XML
15 108 (24.60%) Apache
16 103 (23.46%) Puppet
17 100 (22.78%) Cucumber
17 100 (22.78%) Ruby
18 98 (22.32%) JIRA
19 97 (22.10%) OO
20 91 (20.73%) PHP
20 91 (20.73%) Spring
21 89 (20.27%) Oracle
22 85 (19.36%) Python
23 81 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
24 80 (18.22%) HTML
25 75 (17.08%) SQL
25 75 (17.08%) Open Source
26 72 (16.40%) Selenium

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (24.60%) Apache
2 49 (11.16%) Tomcat
3 48 (10.93%) Confluence
4 45 (10.25%) JBoss
5 22 (5.01%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (4.56%) FileNet
7 14 (3.19%) Adobe CQ
7 14 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (2.51%) nginx
9 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.05%) Node.js
10 7 (1.59%) MediaWiki
11 6 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.37%) uiautomator
11 6 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (1.37%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.14%) CMS
12 5 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (4.56%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.91%) Summit
3 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.23%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.19%) Amazon S3
4 13 (2.96%) Route 53
5 12 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
5 12 (2.73%) PaaS
6 11 (2.51%) SaaS
7 8 (1.82%) GitHub
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Engine Yard
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.61%) Firewall
1 29 (6.61%) DNS
2 25 (5.69%) HTTP
3 21 (4.78%) LDAP
4 20 (4.56%) LAN
4 20 (4.56%) WAN
5 12 (2.73%) Network Security
6 8 (1.82%) DHCP
7 7 (1.59%) OSPF
7 7 (1.59%) BGP
7 7 (1.59%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.59%) IPsec
7 7 (1.59%) IPv6
7 7 (1.59%) VPN
8 6 (1.37%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.37%) SSL
9 5 (1.14%) PBX
9 5 (1.14%) VoIP
9 5 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 65 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.90%) MongoDB
4 49 (11.16%) MySQL
5 43 (9.79%) Oracle Database
6 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
7 27 (6.15%) Hadoop
8 25 (5.69%) Big Data
9 21 (4.78%) Relational Database
10 20 (4.56%) Riak
10 20 (4.56%) CouchDB
11 14 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.82%) QlikView
14 8 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 324 (73.80%) Jenkins
2 162 (36.90%) Maven
3 156 (35.54%) Subversion
4 113 (25.74%) Git (software)
5 100 (22.78%) Cucumber
6 98 (22.32%) JIRA
7 72 (16.40%) Selenium
8 70 (15.95%) JUnit
9 38 (8.66%) Eclipse
9 38 (8.66%) TeamCity
10 37 (8.43%) Ant
11 27 (6.15%) WebDriver
12 25 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (5.01%) Mercurial
14 20 (4.56%) Oracle Forms
15 17 (3.87%) Jasmine
16 16 (3.64%) JBehave
17 15 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (3.42%) Mockito
17 15 (3.42%) TestNG
General
1 55 (12.53%) Finance
2 32 (7.29%) Banking
3 15 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.59%) Front Office
5 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.14%) Retail
6 4 (0.91%) Marketing
6 4 (0.91%) Legal
6 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.91%) Publishing
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Electronics
7 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 196 (44.65%) Developer
2 98 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (9.11%) Architect
5 23 (5.24%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.56%) Configuration Manager
8 19 (4.33%) DevOps Architect
9 16 (3.64%) Tester
10 14 (3.19%) Web Developer
11 13 (2.96%) Test Engineer
11 13 (2.96%) Platform Architect
12 12 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (2.51%) Release Manager
13 11 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (2.51%) Software Configuration Manager
13 11 (2.51%) Software Manager
14 10 (2.28%) Configuration and Release Manager
14 10 (2.28%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (33.71%) Web Services
2 108 (24.60%) XML
3 91 (20.73%) Spring
4 80 (18.22%) HTML
5 59 (13.44%) J2EE
5 59 (13.44%) CSS
6 54 (12.30%) SOAP
7 53 (12.07%) Hibernate
8 50 (11.39%) JSON
9 46 (10.48%) jQuery
10 45 (10.25%) RESTful
11 42 (9.57%) LAMP
12 41 (9.34%) .NET
13 40 (9.11%) REST
14 39 (8.88%) XSLT
15 36 (8.20%) AngularJS
16 34 (7.74%) Ajax
17 32 (7.29%) HTML5
18 30 (6.83%) Middleware
19 25 (5.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.08%) Open Source
2 24 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.51%) Algorithms
4 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.82%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.82%) Wiki
6 8 (1.82%) W3C
7 7 (1.59%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.37%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.14%) Derivative
9 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.91%) User Experience
10 4 (0.91%) STB
10 4 (0.91%) iPhone
10 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 181 (41.23%) Linux
2 65 (14.81%) UNIX
3 62 (14.12%) Windows
4 52 (11.85%) CentOS
5 30 (6.83%) Debian
6 26 (5.92%) Ubuntu
7 18 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (4.10%) Android
8 17 (3.87%) Apple iOS
9 14 (3.19%) Solaris
10 12 (2.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.73%) AIX
11 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (61.73%) Continuous Integration
2 251 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (36.45%) TDD
4 143 (32.57%) DevOps
5 117 (26.65%) Scrum
6 115 (26.20%) BDD
7 97 (22.10%) OO
8 72 (16.40%) Configuration Management
9 55 (12.53%) Release Management
10 45 (10.25%) Pair Programming
11 43 (9.79%) SOA
12 42 (9.57%) MVC
13 37 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 36 (8.20%) Test Automation
15 24 (5.47%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.78%) OOA/OOD
17 19 (4.33%) RUP
17 19 (4.33%) DSDM
17 19 (4.33%) ITIL
17 19 (4.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 257 (58.54%) Java
2 111 (25.28%) JavaScript
3 100 (22.78%) Ruby
4 91 (20.73%) PHP
5 85 (19.36%) Python
6 75 (17.08%) SQL
7 71 (16.17%) Bash Shell
8 66 (15.03%) Perl
9 43 (9.79%) C#
10 20 (4.56%) Scala
11 14 (3.19%) Groovy
11 14 (3.19%) C++
12 12 (2.73%) C
12 12 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.05%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.91%) XQuery
17 3 (0.68%) Jython
17 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.92%) Degree
4 11 (2.51%) ISEB
4 11 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.51%) CCNA
5 9 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.16%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.91%) SLA
3 4 (0.91%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.56%) Samba
2 18 (4.10%) XenServer
2 18 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.73%) Squid
4 7 (1.59%) Postfix
5 6 (1.37%) Varnish
6 5 (1.14%) Docker
7 3 (0.68%) vSphere
7 3 (0.68%) Xen
8 2 (0.46%) vCloud
9 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 103 (23.46%) Puppet
2 81 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (8.88%) Salt
4 37 (8.43%) Nagios
5 33 (7.52%) ZABBIX
6 20 (4.56%) Vagrant
6 20 (4.56%) Cacti
7 18 (4.10%) Ansible
8 12 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (1.59%) yum
10 4 (0.91%) Zenoss
10 4 (0.91%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.91%) Control-M
11 3 (0.68%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.68%) Icinga
11 3 (0.68%) Opsview
11 3 (0.68%) CFEngine
11 3 (0.68%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.46%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 89 (20.27%) Oracle
2 72 (16.40%) Red Hat
3 53 (12.07%) VMware
4 45 (10.25%) Microsoft
5 34 (7.74%) IBM
6 22 (5.01%) Perforce
7 21 (4.78%) Rackspace
8 20 (4.56%) Twitter
9 19 (4.33%) Zend
10 18 (4.10%) Citrix
11 15 (3.42%) Adobe
12 12 (2.73%) Cisco
12 12 (2.73%) NetApp
13 11 (2.51%) BEA
14 9 (2.05%) Sybase
15 8 (1.82%) RightScale
15 8 (1.82%) EMC
16 6 (1.37%) New Relic
17 5 (1.14%) CollabNet
18 4 (0.91%) Sun
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