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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 389 381 415
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Contract jobs citing Hudson 230 214 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 3.41% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 164 137
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 September 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 19 September 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 -26 195 £400 - 55
London -17 128 £400 - 32
South East +15 19 £413 +16.19% 6
Wales -3 19 £325 +13.04% 3
City of London +8 14 £401 -4.35% 10
Yorkshire -6 12 £413 +25.95% 5
South West -36 11 £450 -5.26% 2
Bristol - 11 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire +10 10 £413 -8.33% 5
East of England -15 7 £400 -20.00% 4
Leeds +3 6 £413 -12.00% 4
North West -7 6 £388 +15.24% 6
Scotland -8 6 £388 -3.12% 2
Hertfordshire -19 6 £400 -20.00% 4
Surrey - 6 £425 - 3
Berkshire +11 5 £375 -
South Wales -7 5 £325 +13.04% 3
Hampshire -13 5 £475 +33.80% 2
Cardiff - 5 £325 - 3
East Midlands -1 4 - -
Southampton -8 4 - - 1
Cheshire - 4 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
North East - 4 £325 -
Chester - 3 £400 - 1
York -2 2 £300 -5.13%
North Yorkshire -9 2 £300 -7.69%
Manchester -16 2 £381 +5.17% 5
West Midlands -16 2 £338 -25.00%

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (71.17%) Jenkins
2 277 (62.39%) Continuous Integration
3 272 (61.26%) Java
4 243 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (44.59%) Linux
6 174 (39.19%) TDD
7 162 (36.49%) Maven
8 158 (35.59%) Subversion
9 137 (30.86%) DevOps
10 136 (30.63%) BDD
11 135 (30.41%) Git (software)
12 127 (28.60%) Web Services
13 126 (28.38%) Apache
14 117 (26.35%) Spring
15 113 (25.45%) XML
16 112 (25.23%) Scrum
17 110 (24.77%) JavaScript
18 105 (23.65%) JUnit
18 105 (23.65%) JIRA
19 103 (23.20%) Puppet
19 103 (23.20%) Cucumber
20 100 (22.52%) Selenium
20 100 (22.52%) Ruby
21 91 (20.50%) OO
22 87 (19.59%) HTML
23 85 (19.14%) Python
24 81 (18.24%) PHP
24 81 (18.24%) SQL
25 78 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
26 73 (16.44%) CSS

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 126 (28.38%) Apache
2 52 (11.71%) Tomcat
3 45 (10.14%) Confluence
4 28 (6.31%) Adobe CQ
5 22 (4.95%) nginx
6 16 (3.60%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (3.15%) FileNet
8 14 (3.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (2.93%) MediaWiki
9 13 (2.93%) CMS
10 10 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
10 10 (2.25%) Node.js
11 7 (1.58%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.58%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (1.35%) Jetty
13 5 (1.13%) Magnolia
13 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 12 (2.70%) MS Office
2 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.90%) Summit
3 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.36%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.31%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (5.18%) Route 53
4 21 (4.73%) Amazon S3
4 21 (4.73%) Amazon ELB
5 19 (4.28%) SaaS
6 18 (4.05%) PaaS
7 4 (0.90%) GitHub
8 2 (0.45%) ElastiCache
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.26%) DNS
2 40 (9.01%) Firewall
3 33 (7.43%) HTTP
4 28 (6.31%) LDAP
5 23 (5.18%) LAN
5 23 (5.18%) WAN
6 19 (4.28%) Network Security
7 16 (3.60%) DHCP
7 16 (3.60%) VPN
8 13 (2.93%) IPsec
8 13 (2.93%) EIGRP
8 13 (2.93%) OSPF
8 13 (2.93%) BGP
8 13 (2.93%) IPv6
9 12 (2.70%) SSL
10 9 (2.03%) Internet
11 8 (1.80%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.90%) PBX
12 4 (0.90%) VoIP
12 4 (0.90%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.29%) MySQL
2 50 (11.26%) NoSQL
3 49 (11.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 45 (10.14%) MongoDB
5 36 (8.11%) Oracle Database
6 33 (7.43%) SQL Server
7 24 (5.41%) Big Data
8 22 (4.95%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (4.50%) Hadoop
11 15 (3.38%) Riak
11 15 (3.38%) CouchDB
12 14 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.58%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.58%) QlikView
14 5 (1.13%) Jackrabbit
14 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 316 (71.17%) Jenkins
2 162 (36.49%) Maven
3 158 (35.59%) Subversion
4 135 (30.41%) Git (software)
5 105 (23.65%) JUnit
5 105 (23.65%) JIRA
6 103 (23.20%) Cucumber
7 100 (22.52%) Selenium
8 70 (15.77%) TeamCity
9 46 (10.36%) Eclipse
9 46 (10.36%) WebDriver
10 39 (8.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (8.11%) JBehave
11 36 (8.11%) Mockito
12 33 (7.43%) Ant
13 26 (5.86%) Mercurial
14 18 (4.05%) Jasmine
15 17 (3.83%) FitNesse
16 16 (3.60%) Capybara
17 15 (3.38%) QUnit
General
1 45 (10.14%) Finance
2 32 (7.21%) Banking
3 10 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.80%) Marketing
5 7 (1.58%) Front Office
5 7 (1.58%) Electronics
5 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.35%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 219 (49.32%) Developer
2 117 (26.35%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (6.53%) Senior Developer
5 25 (5.63%) Tester
6 24 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.50%) Architect
7 20 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (4.28%) Administrator
9 17 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (3.15%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.15%) DevOps Architect
11 12 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.48%) Analyst
12 11 (2.48%) Web Developer
12 11 (2.48%) Build Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.25%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (2.25%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.60%) Web Services
2 117 (26.35%) Spring
3 113 (25.45%) XML
4 87 (19.59%) HTML
5 73 (16.44%) CSS
6 59 (13.29%) J2EE
7 55 (12.39%) Hibernate
8 52 (11.71%) JSON
9 48 (10.81%) RESTful
10 47 (10.59%) SOAP
11 44 (9.91%) LAMP
12 43 (9.68%) Spring MVC
12 43 (9.68%) jQuery
13 42 (9.46%) REST
14 34 (7.66%) Ajax
15 27 (6.08%) HTML5
16 26 (5.86%) XSLT
17 25 (5.63%) JMS
18 23 (5.18%) AngularJS
18 23 (5.18%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.39%) Open Source
2 28 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.15%) Wiki
4 14 (3.15%) New Media
5 13 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.70%) User Experience
7 9 (2.03%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.80%) GIS
9 7 (1.58%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.58%) STB
10 6 (1.35%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.35%) iPhone
11 5 (1.13%) Derivative
11 5 (1.13%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.90%) W3C
12 4 (0.90%) DTV
12 4 (0.90%) Clustering
12 4 (0.90%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 198 (44.59%) Linux
2 53 (11.94%) CentOS
3 46 (10.36%) UNIX
4 42 (9.46%) Windows
5 36 (8.11%) Debian
6 25 (5.63%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.28%) Android
8 18 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.45%) Solaris
12 2 (0.45%) MVS
12 2 (0.45%) VMS
12 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (62.39%) Continuous Integration
2 243 (54.73%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (39.19%) TDD
4 137 (30.86%) DevOps
5 136 (30.63%) BDD
6 112 (25.23%) Scrum
7 91 (20.50%) OO
8 67 (15.09%) Configuration Management
9 60 (13.51%) MVC
10 51 (11.49%) SOA
11 41 (9.23%) Pair Programming
12 33 (7.43%) Software Engineering
13 30 (6.76%) Release Management
14 29 (6.53%) Test Automation
14 29 (6.53%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.41%) Kanban
16 19 (4.28%) Multithreading
16 19 (4.28%) E-Commerce
16 19 (4.28%) OOP
17 17 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 272 (61.26%) Java
2 110 (24.77%) JavaScript
3 100 (22.52%) Ruby
4 85 (19.14%) Python
5 81 (18.24%) PHP
5 81 (18.24%) SQL
6 72 (16.22%) Bash Shell
7 51 (11.49%) Perl
8 24 (5.41%) C#
9 13 (2.93%) C
10 12 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.70%) Groovy
11 10 (2.25%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.03%) Scala
12 9 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.80%) C++
14 7 (1.58%) XPath
14 7 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 30 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.05%) Degree
4 9 (2.03%) CCNA
4 9 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.45%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.59%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.18%) Samba
3 20 (4.50%) XenServer
4 14 (3.15%) Postfix
5 7 (1.58%) Varnish
6 5 (1.13%) Xen
7 4 (0.90%) vSphere
8 3 (0.68%) HDFS
9 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.45%) qmail
10 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 103 (23.20%) Puppet
2 78 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (9.01%) ZABBIX
4 35 (7.88%) Nagios
5 25 (5.63%) Vagrant
5 25 (5.63%) Salt
6 20 (4.50%) Ansible
6 20 (4.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (3.38%) Cacti
8 9 (2.03%) YUM
9 4 (0.90%) Icinga
9 4 (0.90%) Opsview
10 3 (0.68%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.68%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.68%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.68%) OpenView
11 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.45%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.45%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (15.99%) Oracle
1 71 (15.99%) Red Hat
2 64 (14.41%) VMware
3 50 (11.26%) JBoss
4 37 (8.33%) IBM
5 28 (6.31%) Adobe
6 27 (6.08%) Microsoft
7 21 (4.73%) Cisco
7 21 (4.73%) Citrix
8 20 (4.50%) NetApp
9 18 (4.05%) RightScale
10 15 (3.38%) Rackspace
10 15 (3.38%) Twitter
11 11 (2.48%) Zend
11 11 (2.48%) Perforce
12 8 (1.80%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.35%) EMC
13 6 (1.35%) Google
14 5 (1.13%) CollabNet
14 5 (1.13%) SAP
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