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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 452 441 411
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Contract jobs citing Hudson 175 176 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 2.51% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 130 129
Average daily rate £475 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -

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
7651 7001 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.86% 13.55% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5107 4702 3757
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 127 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -49 149 £475 +11.76% 51
London +21 109 £500 +17.64% 23
South East +2 17 £450 -14.28% 5
City of London +28 13 £438 +2.94% 5
Cardiff - 12 £328 -
South Wales - 12 £328 -
Wales - 12 £328 -
North West -12 10 £428 +14.00% 3
Scotland -2 8 £238 -34.48%
Glasgow +20 7 £219 -
Surrey -4 7 £450 -14.28%
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £550 - 1
East of England +1 6 £550 - 1
Cheshire -2 5 £405 -3.57% 1
Staines - 5 £450 -
West Yorkshire -22 4 £400 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire -26 4 £400 +17.64% 2
Middlesex - 4 £425 -
Merseyside - 4 £450 -
Liverpool - 4 £450 -
Peterborough +10 3 £550 -
Berkshire +5 3 £600 +60.00%
Reading -6 3 £600 +60.00%
Leeds -14 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Cambridge - 3 - - 1
Chester - 3 £405 - 1
Bradford +3 2 £395 +29.50%
Birmingham -2 2 - - 3
West Midlands -26 2 - - 13
East Sussex - 2 £425 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (90.15%) Jenkins
2 214 (63.88%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (62.09%) Java
4 205 (61.19%) Continuous Integration
5 166 (49.55%) Git (software)
6 153 (45.67%) Linux
7 145 (43.28%) DevOps
8 134 (40.00%) Subversion
9 129 (38.51%) Maven
10 124 (37.01%) JIRA
11 119 (35.52%) TDD
12 99 (29.55%) Python
12 99 (29.55%) Puppet
13 98 (29.25%) Web Services
14 88 (26.27%) JavaScript
15 82 (24.48%) HTML
16 80 (23.88%) MongoDB
17 76 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
18 75 (22.39%) Spring
19 72 (21.49%) SQL
19 72 (21.49%) Tomcat
20 69 (20.60%) Opscode Chef
21 65 (19.40%) Unix
22 64 (19.10%) Scrum
23 63 (18.81%) BDD
24 62 (18.51%) RESTful
24 62 (18.51%) Docker
25 61 (18.21%) OO
26 60 (17.91%) Apache
26 60 (17.91%) Ant

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 72 (21.49%) Tomcat
2 60 (17.91%) Apache
3 41 (12.24%) Node.js
4 38 (11.34%) JBoss
5 33 (9.85%) Confluence
6 30 (8.96%) nginx
7 26 (7.76%) OpenStack
8 22 (6.57%) Jetty
9 17 (5.07%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.99%) Apache Solr
10 10 (2.99%) CMS
10 10 (2.99%) Mule
10 10 (2.99%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.69%) IIS
12 7 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.79%) FileNet
13 6 (1.79%) LiveCycle
14 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) HipChat
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.69%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.27%) GitHub
4 18 (5.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.19%) Route 53
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.04%) HTTP
2 33 (9.85%) Internet
3 24 (7.16%) DNS
4 22 (6.57%) Firewall
5 13 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.88%) VPN
6 11 (3.28%) SSL
7 8 (2.39%) LAN
7 8 (2.39%) SSH
8 7 (2.09%) LDAP
9 6 (1.79%) BGP
9 6 (1.79%) SAN
9 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.79%) Wireless
10 4 (1.19%) DMZ
10 4 (1.19%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.19%) NAS
10 4 (1.19%) OSPF
11 3 (0.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (23.88%) MongoDB
2 36 (10.75%) NoSQL
3 35 (10.45%) SQL Server
4 29 (8.66%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.16%) MySQL
6 22 (6.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (6.27%) RDBMS
8 20 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (5.07%) Big Data
11 11 (3.28%) Hadoop
12 9 (2.69%) Redis
13 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.79%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.49%) Apache Hive
16 4 (1.19%) OLAP
16 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 302 (90.15%) Jenkins
2 166 (49.55%) Git (software)
3 134 (40.00%) Subversion
4 129 (38.51%) Maven
5 124 (37.01%) JIRA
6 60 (17.91%) Ant
7 51 (15.22%) Selenium
8 45 (13.43%) Eclipse
9 42 (12.54%) Cucumber
10 32 (9.55%) JUnit
11 27 (8.06%) Gradle
12 26 (7.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 23 (6.87%) TeamCity
14 20 (5.97%) Jasmine
14 20 (5.97%) WebDriver
15 15 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (4.18%) Artifactory
17 11 (3.28%) IntelliJ
17 11 (3.28%) QUnit
17 11 (3.28%) Sinon.JS
General
1 37 (11.04%) Finance
2 21 (6.27%) Banking
3 14 (4.18%) Retail
4 12 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.09%) Front Office
6 5 (1.49%) Billing
6 5 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.19%) Games
8 3 (0.90%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.60%) Avionics
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 150 (44.78%) Developer
2 92 (27.46%) Java Developer
3 90 (26.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (7.46%) Senior Developer
5 21 (6.27%) Scala Developer
6 17 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (4.48%) Architect
7 15 (4.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (4.48%) Java Scala Developer
8 13 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (3.58%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (3.28%) Consultant
10 11 (3.28%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 11 (3.28%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 10 (2.99%) Build Engineer
11 10 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
12 9 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (2.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (29.25%) Web Services
2 82 (24.48%) HTML
3 75 (22.39%) Spring
4 62 (18.51%) RESTful
5 51 (15.22%) CSS
6 48 (14.33%) XML
7 46 (13.73%) jQuery
8 44 (13.13%) REST
9 43 (12.84%) AngularJS
9 43 (12.84%) Hibernate
9 43 (12.84%) SOAP
10 40 (11.94%) HTML5
11 32 (9.55%) .NET
11 32 (9.55%) J2EE
12 26 (7.76%) JSON
13 22 (6.57%) Ajax
14 18 (5.37%) ELK Stack
15 16 (4.78%) Middleware
16 15 (4.48%) CSS3
16 15 (4.48%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.76%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.58%) Algorithms
4 12 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.28%) Clustering
6 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.39%) Ontologies
7 8 (2.39%) Replication
7 8 (2.39%) W3C
8 7 (2.09%) User Experience
9 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.79%) Derivative
9 6 (1.79%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.79%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.49%) Blog
11 4 (1.19%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 153 (45.67%) Linux
2 65 (19.40%) Unix
3 39 (11.64%) Windows
4 24 (7.16%) CentOS
5 18 (5.37%) VMS
6 17 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.18%) Ubuntu
8 12 (3.58%) Android
9 11 (3.28%) Windows Server
10 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.19%) Solaris
14 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.60%) Debian
15 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (63.88%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (61.19%) Continuous Integration
3 145 (43.28%) DevOps
4 119 (35.52%) TDD
5 64 (19.10%) Scrum
6 63 (18.81%) BDD
7 61 (18.21%) OO
8 59 (17.61%) Configuration Management
9 44 (13.13%) Open Source
10 40 (11.94%) SOA
11 34 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (9.25%) MVC
13 30 (8.96%) Software Engineering
14 27 (8.06%) Software Deployment
15 25 (7.46%) Pair Programming
16 22 (6.57%) Release Management
17 21 (6.27%) Automated Testing
17 21 (6.27%) Migration
17 21 (6.27%) SDLC
17 21 (6.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 208 (62.09%) Java
2 99 (29.55%) Python
3 88 (26.27%) JavaScript
4 72 (21.49%) SQL
5 58 (17.31%) Ruby
6 42 (12.54%) Perl
7 34 (10.15%) PowerShell
8 32 (9.55%) Bash Shell
9 29 (8.66%) C#
10 25 (7.46%) Groovy
11 24 (7.16%) PHP
12 22 (6.57%) Scala
13 18 (5.37%) PL/SQL
14 12 (3.58%) C
14 12 (3.58%) Shell Script
15 11 (3.28%) Apex Code
15 11 (3.28%) SOQL
16 10 (2.99%) T-SQL
17 8 (2.39%) C++
17 8 (2.39%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.06%) Degree
2 18 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.69%) MCSE
4 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.90%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
8 2 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) CCSP
9 1 (0.30%) CISSP
9 1 (0.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.36%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 62 (18.51%) Docker
2 29 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.67%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.28%) vCloud
6 5 (1.49%) oVirt
6 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.19%) HDFS
7 4 (1.19%) Varnish
8 2 (0.60%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.60%) iptables
8 2 (0.60%) LXC
8 2 (0.60%) pfSense
8 2 (0.60%) Postfix
8 2 (0.60%) Samba
8 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 99 (29.55%) Puppet
2 69 (20.60%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (10.75%) Ansible
4 18 (5.37%) SCCM
4 18 (5.37%) SCOM
5 14 (4.18%) Nagios
6 13 (3.88%) logstash
7 10 (2.99%) Kibana
7 10 (2.99%) Opsview
7 10 (2.99%) Salt
7 10 (2.99%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.39%) Capistrano
8 8 (2.39%) Icinga
9 6 (1.79%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.90%) Graphite
11 3 (0.90%) yum
12 2 (0.60%) Cacti
12 2 (0.60%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.34%) VMware
3 36 (10.75%) Splunk
4 34 (10.15%) Oracle
5 33 (9.85%) Red Hat
6 21 (6.27%) Dell
7 13 (3.88%) Sybase
8 12 (3.58%) Perforce
9 11 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (2.99%) Adobe
11 9 (2.69%) Cisco
12 8 (2.39%) Google
13 7 (2.09%) HP
13 7 (2.09%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.79%) ILOG
14 6 (1.79%) Kofax
14 6 (1.79%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.79%) Rally
14 6 (1.79%) Twitter
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