The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 397 407 379
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Contract jobs citing Hudson 202 166 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 2.83% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 128 130
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6995 5870 6070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 11.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4485 3689 3562
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 -2 184 £418 +4.37% 52
London +8 124 £425 - 27
South East +2 18 £375 +2.73% 8
Yorkshire +11 14 £338 -25.00% 4
Scotland -14 10 £375 -6.25% 3
South West -18 10 £419 - 1
Bristol - 9 £425 - 1
City of London -1 8 £514 +14.11% 8
North East - 7 £325 -
Surrey - 6 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 5 £424 -5.83% 2
Berkshire +4 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -14 5 £363 -0.68% 4
Wales -15 5 £400 +39.13% 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £325 -
East Midlands -4 4 £500 +42.34% 4
Leeds 0 3 £435 -3.33% 1
York +7 2 £300 -17.80% 1
Glasgow +1 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire -1 2 £300 -9.09% 1
North West -8 2 - - 3
Cardiff -11 2 £400 +39.13% 1
West Midlands -12 2 £338 -25.00% 2
South Wales -18 2 £400 +39.13% 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £288 -11.53%
Southampton -8 1 - - 3
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 302 (69.59%) Jenkins
2 280 (64.52%) Java
3 249 (57.37%) Continuous Integration
4 182 (41.94%) Linux
5 164 (37.79%) TDD
6 158 (36.41%) Subversion
7 156 (35.94%) Maven
8 146 (33.64%) Git (software)
9 134 (30.88%) BDD
10 119 (27.42%) XML
10 119 (27.42%) JUnit
11 117 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (26.27%) JavaScript
13 111 (25.58%) Selenium
13 111 (25.58%) Cucumber
14 109 (25.12%) Puppet
14 109 (25.12%) Web Services
15 108 (24.88%) Apache
16 107 (24.65%) DevOps
17 105 (24.19%) HTML
18 100 (23.04%) Spring
19 99 (22.81%) Scrum
20 96 (22.12%) Ruby
21 90 (20.74%) CSS
22 85 (19.59%) SQL
23 80 (18.43%) JIRA
24 79 (18.20%) TeamCity
25 75 (17.28%) Red Hat
26 74 (17.05%) Python
27 68 (15.67%) Tomcat

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (24.88%) Apache
2 68 (15.67%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.91%) Adobe CQ
4 28 (6.45%) Confluence
5 27 (6.22%) CMS
6 25 (5.76%) nginx
7 18 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (3.92%) WebLogic
9 13 (3.00%) MediaWiki
10 10 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.30%) GlassFish
10 10 (2.30%) Jetty
11 9 (2.07%) Node.js
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.61%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.61%) ColdFusion
13 6 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (1.38%) Magnolia
14 5 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.69%) Summit
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (7.14%) Route 53
4 29 (6.68%) Amazon S3
4 29 (6.68%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (3.92%) SaaS
5 17 (3.92%) PaaS
6 2 (0.46%) GitHub
6 2 (0.46%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.21%) DNS
2 40 (9.22%) Firewall
3 37 (8.53%) HTTP
4 24 (5.53%) DHCP
5 23 (5.30%) LDAP
6 22 (5.07%) Internet
6 22 (5.07%) Network Security
7 16 (3.69%) LAN
7 16 (3.69%) WAN
7 16 (3.69%) VPN
8 13 (3.00%) IPv6
8 13 (3.00%) OSPF
8 13 (3.00%) BGP
8 13 (3.00%) EIGRP
8 13 (3.00%) IPsec
9 11 (2.53%) SSL
10 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.92%) SAN
11 4 (0.92%) NAS
12 3 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (14.52%) MySQL
2 46 (10.60%) MongoDB
3 40 (9.22%) NoSQL
4 35 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (7.37%) Big Data
5 32 (7.37%) Oracle Database
6 26 (5.99%) SQL Server
7 25 (5.76%) Hadoop
8 19 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (4.15%) CouchDB
9 18 (4.15%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.15%) Riak
10 17 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.61%) Pentaho
13 6 (1.38%) Jackrabbit
13 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
14 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 302 (69.59%) Jenkins
2 158 (36.41%) Subversion
3 156 (35.94%) Maven
4 146 (33.64%) Git (software)
5 119 (27.42%) JUnit
6 111 (25.58%) Selenium
6 111 (25.58%) Cucumber
7 80 (18.43%) JIRA
8 79 (18.20%) TeamCity
9 59 (13.59%) WebDriver
10 51 (11.75%) JBehave
11 50 (11.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 49 (11.29%) Eclipse
13 48 (11.06%) Ant
14 44 (10.14%) Mockito
15 17 (3.92%) Mercurial
16 16 (3.69%) Capybara
17 14 (3.23%) QUnit
17 14 (3.23%) CruiseControl
18 12 (2.76%) FitNesse
General
1 48 (11.06%) Finance
2 31 (7.14%) Banking
3 14 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.61%) Marketing
5 6 (1.38%) Games
5 6 (1.38%) Electronics
6 5 (1.15%) Front Office
6 5 (1.15%) Publishing
6 5 (1.15%) Retail
6 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.92%) Military
7 4 (0.92%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 213 (49.08%) Developer
2 105 (24.19%) Java Developer
3 50 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 30 (6.91%) Tester
6 23 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (4.84%) Administrator
8 20 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
9 18 (4.15%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (3.23%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.00%) Analyst
11 13 (3.00%) Architect
11 13 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
13 11 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 11 (2.53%) Build Manager
13 11 (2.53%) Release Manager
14 10 (2.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (27.42%) XML
2 109 (25.12%) Web Services
3 105 (24.19%) HTML
4 100 (23.04%) Spring
5 90 (20.74%) CSS
6 61 (14.06%) J2EE
7 53 (12.21%) RESTful
8 52 (11.98%) JSON
9 49 (11.29%) SOAP
10 48 (11.06%) Hibernate
11 43 (9.91%) Spring MVC
12 42 (9.68%) jQuery
13 41 (9.45%) REST
14 40 (9.22%) LAMP
15 35 (8.06%) HTML5
16 29 (6.68%) JMS
17 26 (5.99%) Ajax
18 23 (5.30%) CSS3
19 22 (5.07%) Java EE
20 19 (4.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.98%) Open Source
2 38 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.23%) Wiki
5 13 (3.00%) New Media
6 11 (2.53%) STB
7 10 (2.30%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.84%) RIA
10 7 (1.61%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.61%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.61%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.61%) GIS
11 6 (1.38%) Derivative
12 5 (1.15%) IPTV
12 5 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.69%) iPad
14 3 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 182 (41.94%) Linux
2 57 (13.13%) CentOS
3 46 (10.60%) UNIX
3 46 (10.60%) Windows
4 40 (9.22%) Debian
5 25 (5.76%) Android
6 21 (4.84%) Apple iOS
7 18 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.46%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.69%) Solaris
11 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.46%) MVS
12 1 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (57.37%) Continuous Integration
2 164 (37.79%) TDD
3 134 (30.88%) BDD
4 117 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (24.65%) DevOps
6 99 (22.81%) Scrum
7 62 (14.29%) SOA
8 60 (13.82%) OO
9 55 (12.67%) Configuration Management
10 51 (11.75%) MVC
11 46 (10.60%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.83%) Unit Testing
13 29 (6.68%) Release Management
14 27 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (5.99%) E-Commerce
16 25 (5.76%) Pair Programming
17 24 (5.53%) ITIL
18 23 (5.30%) Software Engineering
18 23 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
19 22 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 280 (64.52%) Java
2 114 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 96 (22.12%) Ruby
4 85 (19.59%) SQL
5 74 (17.05%) Python
6 64 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 57 (13.13%) PHP
8 54 (12.44%) Perl
9 27 (6.22%) C#
10 25 (5.76%) Groovy
11 16 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.00%) C
13 11 (2.53%) XPath
14 10 (2.30%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.84%) C++
16 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.38%) XQuery
18 5 (1.15%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.23%) Degree
3 9 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) CCNA
5 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.46%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.75%) QA
2 11 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) SLA
5 3 (0.69%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.69%) Samba
3 15 (3.46%) Postfix
4 13 (3.00%) XenServer
5 8 (1.84%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.15%) HDFS
7 4 (0.92%) vSphere
8 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.69%) Xen
9 2 (0.46%) NFS
9 2 (0.46%) qmail
9 2 (0.46%) Varnish
10 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 109 (25.12%) Puppet
2 65 (14.98%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (9.91%) ZABBIX
4 39 (8.99%) Vagrant
5 33 (7.60%) Nagios
6 21 (4.84%) Salt
7 18 (4.15%) Cacti
8 15 (3.46%) Ansible
9 14 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.92%) Opsview
12 3 (0.69%) YUM
12 3 (0.69%) OpenView
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (0.46%) OpenSSO
14 1 (0.23%) CFEngine
14 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
14 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 75 (17.28%) Red Hat
2 63 (14.52%) Oracle
3 58 (13.36%) VMware
4 45 (10.37%) JBoss
5 29 (6.68%) Adobe
6 26 (5.99%) RightScale
7 22 (5.07%) Microsoft
8 18 (4.15%) IBM
8 18 (4.15%) Rackspace
9 15 (3.46%) Cisco
9 15 (3.46%) NetApp
10 14 (3.23%) Citrix
11 8 (1.84%) HP
12 6 (1.38%) Zend
12 6 (1.38%) Google
12 6 (1.38%) Perforce
13 5 (1.15%) Serena
13 5 (1.15%) DoubleClick
13 5 (1.15%) Sybase
14 4 (0.92%) Netezza
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 to £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago