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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 456 380 392
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +12
Contract jobs citing Hudson 141 221 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 3.28% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 171 124
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £352
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £45.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -111 104 £425 - 41
London -68 59 £463 +2.77% 23
Wales +12 19 £333 -11.33%
Scotland +2 16 £400 -13.51% 1
South Wales +11 15 £333 -16.87%
City of London +8 14 £450 -5.26% 8
North West -28 13 £400 +3.22% 4
Newport - 13 £333 -
Cheshire -21 12 £413 +6.45% 2
Chester -5 11 £425 +13.33% 2
Edinburgh -2 10 £400 -15.78% 1
South East -8 8 £450 +50.00% 4
Bristol +6 7 £375 -11.76% 8
South West +4 7 £375 -11.76% 9
East Midlands - 7 £575 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £575 -
Nottingham - 7 £575 -
Glasgow +3 6 £450 -
Berkshire +2 3 £450 +50.00%
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
East of England - 3 £288 -
Cardiff +11 2 - -
Surrey +11 2 £550 +57.14%
Reading +2 2 £450 -
Hampshire -1 2 £363 +3.57% 1
North East -5 2 £325 +22.18%
Yorkshire -32 2 £413 +37.50% 1
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 - -
Telford - 2 £400 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 236 (78.67%) Jenkins
2 186 (62.00%) Continuous Integration
3 170 (56.67%) Java
4 152 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (46.67%) Linux
6 113 (37.67%) DevOps
7 111 (37.00%) Maven
8 105 (35.00%) TDD
8 105 (35.00%) Git (software)
9 95 (31.67%) Puppet
10 91 (30.33%) Apache
11 89 (29.67%) Subversion
12 77 (25.67%) Scrum
13 74 (24.67%) Python
13 74 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
13 74 (24.67%) JIRA
14 73 (24.33%) Ruby
15 72 (24.00%) Red Hat
16 71 (23.67%) Web Services
17 66 (22.00%) PHP
18 62 (20.67%) SQL
19 61 (20.33%) JavaScript
20 59 (19.67%) Configuration Management
20 59 (19.67%) Selenium
21 56 (18.67%) Oracle
21 56 (18.67%) XML
22 55 (18.33%) Windows
23 54 (18.00%) Cucumber
23 54 (18.00%) BDD
24 52 (17.33%) UNIX

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 91 (30.33%) Apache
2 41 (13.67%) Confluence
3 37 (12.33%) Tomcat
4 29 (9.67%) nginx
5 18 (6.00%) JBoss
5 18 (6.00%) MediaWiki
6 14 (4.67%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.67%) Node.js
7 13 (4.33%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.33%) IIS
9 8 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.33%) Apache Qpid
10 7 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.00%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.00%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 74 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (7.33%) Amazon ELB
4 21 (7.00%) Amazon S3
5 15 (5.00%) Route 53
6 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.67%) PaaS
9 4 (1.33%) SaaS
9 4 (1.33%) GitHub
10 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.67%) Firewall
2 32 (10.67%) HTTP
3 25 (8.33%) LAN
3 25 (8.33%) WAN
3 25 (8.33%) SSL
4 18 (6.00%) LDAP
4 18 (6.00%) VPN
5 17 (5.67%) Network Security
6 16 (5.33%) IPsec
7 14 (4.67%) EIGRP
7 14 (4.67%) BGP
7 14 (4.67%) IPv6
7 14 (4.67%) Internet
7 14 (4.67%) OSPF
8 11 (3.67%) DNS
9 8 (2.67%) DHCP
10 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.33%) MySQL
2 31 (10.33%) Relational Database
3 28 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 27 (9.00%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (7.00%) Oracle Database
7 19 (6.33%) SQL Server
8 15 (5.00%) Redis
9 11 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (3.00%) Big Data
10 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.00%) CouchDB
12 6 (2.00%) Riak
13 4 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 236 (78.67%) Jenkins
2 111 (37.00%) Maven
3 105 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 89 (29.67%) Subversion
5 74 (24.67%) JIRA
6 59 (19.67%) Selenium
7 54 (18.00%) Cucumber
8 39 (13.00%) Artifactory
9 37 (12.33%) WebDriver
9 37 (12.33%) JUnit
10 30 (10.00%) Ant
11 25 (8.33%) Eclipse
12 24 (8.00%) TeamCity
13 23 (7.67%) MSBuild
14 19 (6.33%) Gradle
15 15 (5.00%) CruiseControl
16 13 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (4.33%) JBehave
17 11 (3.67%) SoapUI
18 8 (2.67%) Xcode
General
1 34 (11.33%) Finance
2 16 (5.33%) Banking
3 10 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.33%) Front Office
4 4 (1.33%) Advertising
4 4 (1.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.00%) Games
5 3 (1.00%) Publishing
5 3 (1.00%) Legal
5 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 89 (29.67%) Developer
2 76 (25.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (12.67%) Java Developer
4 29 (9.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 23 (7.67%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.67%) Architect
7 16 (5.33%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (3.67%) PHP Developer
10 11 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.00%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.00%) Tester
13 8 (2.67%) Release Manager
13 8 (2.67%) Deployment Specialist
13 8 (2.67%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (2.67%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (2.67%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.67%) Web Services
2 56 (18.67%) XML
3 47 (15.67%) HTML
4 42 (14.00%) CSS
4 42 (14.00%) Spring
5 36 (12.00%) RESTful
6 35 (11.67%) JSON
7 33 (11.00%) .NET
8 29 (9.67%) J2EE
9 21 (7.00%) REST
10 19 (6.33%) JMS
11 18 (6.00%) jQuery
12 17 (5.67%) LAMP
13 15 (5.00%) EJB
13 15 (5.00%) Hibernate
14 14 (4.67%) SOAP
14 14 (4.67%) Ajax
15 13 (4.33%) HTML5
15 13 (4.33%) Middleware
16 12 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.00%) Wiki
2 16 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.67%) Clustering
6 9 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.00%) Replication
7 7 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.33%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.33%) User Experience
10 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.67%) GIS
11 2 (0.67%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.67%) Ontologies
11 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 140 (46.67%) Linux
2 55 (18.33%) Windows
3 52 (17.33%) UNIX
4 44 (14.67%) CentOS
5 27 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (8.33%) Debian
7 22 (7.33%) Ubuntu
8 17 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.33%) Solaris
10 11 (3.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.67%) Android
11 8 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.00%) AIX
13 5 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.67%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (62.00%) Continuous Integration
2 152 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (37.67%) DevOps
4 105 (35.00%) TDD
5 77 (25.67%) Scrum
6 59 (19.67%) Configuration Management
7 54 (18.00%) BDD
8 36 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (10.00%) Open Source
10 29 (9.67%) Test Automation
10 29 (9.67%) OO
11 27 (9.00%) Unit Testing
11 27 (9.00%) SOA
12 26 (8.67%) Kanban
13 24 (8.00%) Load Balancing
14 22 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (6.67%) Software Engineering
16 19 (6.33%) Build Automation
16 19 (6.33%) MVC
17 17 (5.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (56.67%) Java
2 74 (24.67%) Python
3 73 (24.33%) Ruby
4 66 (22.00%) PHP
5 62 (20.67%) SQL
6 61 (20.33%) JavaScript
7 50 (16.67%) Perl
8 48 (16.00%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.33%) Groovy
10 18 (6.00%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.67%) C
12 16 (5.33%) C#
12 16 (5.33%) Scala
13 15 (5.00%) PL/SQL
14 14 (4.67%) Jython
15 7 (2.33%) Clojure
15 7 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.67%) C++
16 5 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (7.67%) Degree
2 16 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (5.33%) CCNA
3 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.67%) ISEB
7 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.67%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.00%) Varnish
3 23 (7.67%) XenServer
4 21 (7.00%) Postfix
4 21 (7.00%) Samba
5 18 (6.00%) iptables
6 12 (4.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (2.67%) VirtualBox
8 7 (2.33%) Docker
9 5 (1.67%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.33%) Squid
11 2 (0.67%) Xen
11 2 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 95 (31.67%) Puppet
2 50 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (8.67%) Salt
3 26 (8.67%) Ansible
4 25 (8.33%) ZABBIX
5 24 (8.00%) Vagrant
6 20 (6.67%) yum
7 12 (4.00%) Nagios
8 6 (2.00%) Cacti
9 4 (1.33%) Capistrano
9 4 (1.33%) Opsview
9 4 (1.33%) Icinga
10 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.33%) logstash
11 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 72 (24.00%) Red Hat
2 56 (18.67%) Oracle
3 40 (13.33%) VMware
4 23 (7.67%) Citrix
5 13 (4.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.67%) IBM
6 8 (2.67%) Rackspace
6 8 (2.67%) SaltStack
7 7 (2.33%) BEA
7 7 (2.33%) Adobe
8 6 (2.00%) Perforce
9 5 (1.67%) Splunk
9 5 (1.67%) Zend
10 4 (1.33%) Apple
10 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.33%) HP
11 3 (1.00%) RightScale
11 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.00%) Sybase
11 3 (1.00%) Micro Focus
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