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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 387 351 372
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing Hudson 235 244 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.19% 4.03% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 174 143
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
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
7358 6049 5922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.64% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 3916 3495
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 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 221
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -40 203 £408 -6.85% 51
London -50 112 £418 -7.22% 28
City of London -3 30 £450 - 10
South West -9 25 £438 - 2
Bristol - 19 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 15 £422 - 7
North West -1 13 £390 +7.58% 2
South East -21 13 £375 -9.09% 2
West Yorkshire -2 11 £388 +19.23% 8
Yorkshire -27 11 £388 +19.23% 9
East Midlands +8 8 £425 +34.92%
Leeds -12 8 £368 +13.07% 6
Hampshire -24 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Manchester -14 5 £375 +3.44% 2
Nottingham - 5 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Surrey -8 3 £245 -38.78%
East of England -14 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Reading +17 2 £375 -
Berkshire +3 2 £375 -10.44%
Southampton -6 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -7 2 £400 -20.00%
Scotland -24 2 £500 +17.64%
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Edinburgh -13 1 £500 +14.28%
Gloucestershire -15 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £325 - 1
Guildford - 1 - -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 335 (72.83%) Jenkins
2 281 (61.09%) Java
2 281 (61.09%) Continuous Integration
3 259 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (41.74%) Linux
5 177 (38.48%) Maven
6 168 (36.52%) TDD
7 159 (34.57%) Subversion
8 149 (32.39%) Web Services
9 144 (31.30%) DevOps
10 122 (26.52%) XML
10 122 (26.52%) Apache
11 121 (26.30%) Git (software)
12 120 (26.09%) JavaScript
13 118 (25.65%) Scrum
14 117 (25.43%) BDD
15 107 (23.26%) Spring
16 105 (22.83%) Ruby
17 104 (22.61%) Puppet
18 102 (22.17%) Cucumber
19 99 (21.52%) OO
20 94 (20.43%) JIRA
21 93 (20.22%) PHP
22 89 (19.35%) HTML
23 88 (19.13%) Oracle
24 87 (18.91%) JUnit
24 87 (18.91%) Python
24 87 (18.91%) Opscode Chef
25 81 (17.61%) SQL
25 81 (17.61%) Selenium

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 122 (26.52%) Apache
2 58 (12.61%) Tomcat
3 49 (10.65%) JBoss
4 47 (10.22%) Confluence
5 20 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (4.35%) FileNet
6 19 (4.13%) Adobe CQ
7 18 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 17 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 15 (3.26%) nginx
10 12 (2.61%) CMS
11 11 (2.39%) Node.js
12 10 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (1.96%) MediaWiki
14 8 (1.74%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (1.52%) Apache Solr
16 5 (1.09%) uiautomator
17 4 (0.87%) Magnolia
Applications
1 19 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.87%) Summit
3 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.61%) Amazon S3
3 12 (2.61%) Route 53
3 12 (2.61%) Amazon ELB
4 11 (2.39%) SaaS
4 11 (2.39%) PaaS
5 8 (1.74%) GitHub
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.43%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) Engine Yard
8 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.83%) DNS
2 32 (6.96%) Firewall
3 29 (6.30%) HTTP
4 25 (5.43%) LDAP
5 23 (5.00%) LAN
5 23 (5.00%) WAN
6 15 (3.26%) Network Security
7 12 (2.61%) SSL
8 9 (1.96%) IPv6
8 9 (1.96%) OSPF
8 9 (1.96%) BGP
8 9 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 9 (1.96%) VPN
8 9 (1.96%) IPsec
9 8 (1.74%) DHCP
10 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
10 6 (1.30%) Internet
11 4 (0.87%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (0.87%) PBX
11 4 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 67 (14.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 58 (12.61%) MongoDB
4 57 (12.39%) MySQL
5 42 (9.13%) Oracle Database
6 39 (8.48%) SQL Server
7 26 (5.65%) Hadoop
8 25 (5.43%) Big Data
9 20 (4.35%) Riak
9 20 (4.35%) CouchDB
10 19 (4.13%) Relational Database
11 15 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (1.74%) QlikView
13 8 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
15 5 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
16 4 (0.87%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 335 (72.83%) Jenkins
2 177 (38.48%) Maven
3 159 (34.57%) Subversion
4 121 (26.30%) Git (software)
5 102 (22.17%) Cucumber
6 94 (20.43%) JIRA
7 87 (18.91%) JUnit
8 81 (17.61%) Selenium
9 49 (10.65%) Eclipse
10 43 (9.35%) TeamCity
11 42 (9.13%) Ant
12 30 (6.52%) WebDriver
13 29 (6.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (5.00%) Mercurial
15 21 (4.57%) Mockito
16 20 (4.35%) CruiseControl
17 19 (4.13%) JBehave
18 18 (3.91%) Jasmine
19 15 (3.26%) Visual Studio
20 14 (3.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (11.74%) Finance
2 32 (6.96%) Banking
3 14 (3.04%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.96%) Front Office
5 6 (1.30%) Retail
6 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.87%) Marketing
7 4 (0.87%) Electronics
7 4 (0.87%) Legal
7 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 4 (0.87%) Publishing
8 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 216 (46.96%) Developer
2 109 (23.70%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (8.04%) Architect
5 25 (5.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 23 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 21 (4.57%) DevOps Architect
8 16 (3.48%) Tester
9 15 (3.26%) Software Engineer
9 15 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (3.26%) Configuration Manager
10 12 (2.61%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (2.61%) Web Developer
10 12 (2.61%) Analyst
10 12 (2.61%) Test Engineer
10 12 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 11 (2.39%) Administrator
11 11 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.17%) Software Manager
12 10 (2.17%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (32.39%) Web Services
2 122 (26.52%) XML
3 107 (23.26%) Spring
4 89 (19.35%) HTML
5 66 (14.35%) J2EE
6 63 (13.70%) CSS
7 58 (12.61%) Hibernate
8 55 (11.96%) JSON
8 55 (11.96%) SOAP
9 49 (10.65%) LAMP
10 48 (10.43%) jQuery
11 44 (9.57%) RESTful
12 41 (8.91%) REST
13 39 (8.48%) XSLT
14 37 (8.04%) .NET
14 37 (8.04%) Ajax
14 37 (8.04%) AngularJS
15 32 (6.96%) JMS
16 31 (6.74%) Spring MVC
17 30 (6.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.00%) Open Source
2 21 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.17%) Wiki
5 9 (1.96%) Market Risk
5 9 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.74%) User Experience
6 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.74%) Derivative
6 8 (1.74%) GIS
7 7 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.30%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.30%) W3C
8 6 (1.30%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.30%) New Media
9 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.09%) STB
10 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 192 (41.74%) Linux
2 59 (12.83%) Windows
3 58 (12.61%) UNIX
4 53 (11.52%) CentOS
5 36 (7.83%) Debian
6 29 (6.30%) Ubuntu
7 19 (4.13%) Apple iOS
8 16 (3.48%) Android
9 14 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.17%) Solaris
11 9 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.74%) AIX
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.43%) VMS
15 1 (0.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (61.09%) Continuous Integration
2 259 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (36.52%) TDD
4 144 (31.30%) DevOps
5 118 (25.65%) Scrum
6 117 (25.43%) BDD
7 99 (21.52%) OO
8 72 (15.65%) Configuration Management
9 53 (11.52%) SOA
10 52 (11.30%) MVC
11 50 (10.87%) Release Management
12 47 (10.22%) Pair Programming
13 44 (9.57%) Software Engineering
14 37 (8.04%) Test Automation
15 29 (6.30%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.57%) Multithreading
16 21 (4.57%) OOP
16 21 (4.57%) OOA/OOD
17 20 (4.35%) BPEL
17 20 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (61.09%) Java
2 120 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 105 (22.83%) Ruby
4 93 (20.22%) PHP
5 87 (18.91%) Python
6 81 (17.61%) SQL
7 79 (17.17%) Bash Shell
8 62 (13.48%) Perl
9 41 (8.91%) C#
10 18 (3.91%) Scala
11 14 (3.04%) C++
11 14 (3.04%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 12 (2.61%) C
13 12 (2.61%) Groovy
14 9 (1.96%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.74%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.09%) XQuery
16 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.00%) Degree
4 11 (2.39%) CCNA
4 11 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.17%) ISEB
6 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.43%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.87%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (5.00%) Samba
2 21 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.35%) XenServer
4 9 (1.96%) Postfix
5 8 (1.74%) Squid
6 7 (1.52%) Varnish
7 4 (0.87%) vSphere
8 3 (0.65%) Xen
9 2 (0.43%) Docker
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
10 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 104 (22.61%) Puppet
2 87 (18.91%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (9.13%) Nagios
4 41 (8.91%) ZABBIX
5 37 (8.04%) Salt
6 20 (4.35%) Cacti
7 19 (4.13%) Vagrant
8 18 (3.91%) Ansible
9 15 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.74%) YUM
11 4 (0.87%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.87%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.87%) Control-M
11 4 (0.87%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.65%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.65%) OpenView
12 3 (0.65%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.65%) Hyperic
12 3 (0.65%) Opsview
12 3 (0.65%) Icinga
Vendors
1 88 (19.13%) Oracle
2 73 (15.87%) Red Hat
3 57 (12.39%) VMware
4 41 (8.91%) Microsoft
5 37 (8.04%) IBM
6 21 (4.57%) Citrix
7 20 (4.35%) Adobe
7 20 (4.35%) Twitter
7 20 (4.35%) Rackspace
8 18 (3.91%) Zend
9 16 (3.48%) Perforce
10 15 (3.26%) Cisco
10 15 (3.26%) NetApp
11 9 (1.96%) BEA
11 9 (1.96%) Sybase
12 8 (1.74%) EMC
12 8 (1.74%) RightScale
12 8 (1.74%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.30%) New Relic
14 5 (1.09%) CollabNet
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £375.00 - 425.00 per day all inclusive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago