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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 452 383 382
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -1
Contract jobs citing Hudson 159 229 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 3.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 143 143
Average daily rate
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£400 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £354
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £48.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
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
7263 6885 5396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.99% 12.24% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4389 3417
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 124 149
Average hourly rate £37.27 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.19% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.71 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £59.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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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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 -87 133 £419 -0.29% 40
London -48 75 £425 -4.49% 20
City of London +25 20 £413 -8.33% 7
South West -2 17 £450 +14.28% 7
North West -29 17 £375 -6.25% 9
Bristol +15 15 £438 +2.94% 6
Scotland +2 15 £406 -7.14%
Cheshire -20 10 £425 +6.25% 3
South Wales +7 9 £333 -16.87% 4
Wales +3 9 £333 -5.00% 4
Edinburgh -2 9 £400 -8.57%
Chester -7 9 £425 +17.24% 2
South East -21 7 £450 +32.35% 1
Glasgow -4 6 £450 -
Yorkshire -25 6 £363 +20.83% 1
Manchester - 6 £300 - 6
Leeds -8 4 £340 +13.33%
West Yorkshire -8 4 £340 +13.33%
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 2
Berkshire -4 3 £379 -2.32%
Hampshire -5 2 £363 -0.68%
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 -
Docklands, London - 2 £615 -
East Midlands - 2 £575 -
East of England - 2 £288 -
Surrey 0 1 £525 +95.34%
Sheffield -6 1 £425 +51.78% 1
South Yorkshire -10 1 £425 +51.78% 1
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £288 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 243 (73.64%) Jenkins
2 201 (60.91%) Continuous Integration
3 192 (58.18%) Java
4 163 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (44.24%) Linux
6 124 (37.58%) Maven
7 117 (35.45%) Subversion
8 110 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 107 (32.42%) DevOps
10 106 (32.12%) TDD
11 99 (30.00%) Puppet
12 96 (29.09%) Apache
13 87 (26.36%) Web Services
14 86 (26.06%) Red Hat
15 85 (25.76%) JIRA
16 82 (24.85%) Ruby
17 75 (22.73%) XML
17 75 (22.73%) Python
18 74 (22.42%) Oracle
19 72 (21.82%) Scrum
20 70 (21.21%) PHP
21 68 (20.61%) Cucumber
21 68 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
22 67 (20.30%) Perl
23 65 (19.70%) UNIX
24 63 (19.09%) Windows
24 63 (19.09%) JavaScript
24 63 (19.09%) Selenium
25 61 (18.48%) SQL
26 59 (17.88%) BDD

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 96 (29.09%) Apache
2 50 (15.15%) Confluence
3 40 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 30 (9.09%) nginx
5 26 (7.88%) JBoss
6 22 (6.67%) WebLogic
7 20 (6.06%) MediaWiki
8 11 (3.33%) WebSphere
9 10 (3.03%) Node.js
9 10 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (2.42%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (2.42%) SharePoint
11 8 (2.42%) IIS
12 7 (2.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.82%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (1.21%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.91%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.61%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
3 19 (5.76%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (4.85%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.94%) Route 53
6 7 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.82%) PaaS
7 6 (1.82%) GitHub
7 6 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.21%) SaaS
10 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.30%) IaaS
12 1 (0.30%) Heroku
12 1 (0.30%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.73%) Firewall
2 31 (9.39%) HTTP
3 29 (8.79%) LAN
3 29 (8.79%) WAN
4 21 (6.36%) LDAP
5 20 (6.06%) Network Security
5 20 (6.06%) VPN
6 19 (5.76%) SSL
7 16 (4.85%) IPv6
7 16 (4.85%) OSPF
7 16 (4.85%) EIGRP
7 16 (4.85%) BGP
7 16 (4.85%) IPsec
8 12 (3.64%) Internet
9 6 (1.82%) DNS
10 5 (1.52%) DHCP
11 1 (0.30%) PBX
11 1 (0.30%) VoIP
11 1 (0.30%) FTP
11 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.21%) MySQL
2 34 (10.30%) Oracle Database
3 31 (9.39%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.48%) MongoDB
4 28 (8.48%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (6.36%) SQL Server
7 18 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (4.24%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.64%) Big Data
9 12 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (3.03%) Redis
10 10 (3.03%) Riak
10 10 (3.03%) CouchDB
11 9 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 243 (73.64%) Jenkins
2 124 (37.58%) Maven
3 117 (35.45%) Subversion
4 110 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 85 (25.76%) JIRA
6 68 (20.61%) Cucumber
7 63 (19.09%) Selenium
8 43 (13.03%) JUnit
9 39 (11.82%) WebDriver
10 28 (8.48%) Ant
11 27 (8.18%) Artifactory
12 26 (7.88%) TeamCity
13 24 (7.27%) Eclipse
14 21 (6.36%) Gradle
15 19 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 18 (5.45%) CruiseControl
17 17 (5.15%) JBehave
18 15 (4.55%) MSBuild
19 12 (3.64%) TestNG
20 11 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (12.12%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Banking
3 10 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.82%) Games
4 6 (1.82%) Front Office
5 5 (1.52%) Legal
6 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.21%) Advertising
6 4 (1.21%) Publishing
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (32.73%) Developer
2 65 (19.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (11.82%) Java Developer
4 30 (9.09%) Architect
5 28 (8.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 21 (6.36%) Senior Developer
7 16 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (4.55%) Platform Architect
9 14 (4.24%) Test Engineer
10 13 (3.94%) Release Manager
11 12 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.64%) AWS Developer
12 11 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
12 11 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (3.03%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.03%) Tester
13 10 (3.03%) Configuration and Release Manager
14 9 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (26.36%) Web Services
2 75 (22.73%) XML
3 52 (15.76%) HTML
4 45 (13.64%) CSS
5 44 (13.33%) JSON
5 44 (13.33%) RESTful
6 42 (12.73%) Spring
7 35 (10.61%) J2EE
8 32 (9.70%) .NET
9 29 (8.79%) REST
10 24 (7.27%) LAMP
11 22 (6.67%) SOAP
11 22 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 21 (6.36%) JMS
13 20 (6.06%) XSLT
14 17 (5.15%) Middleware
14 17 (5.15%) HTML5
14 17 (5.15%) jQuery
15 15 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.82%) Open Source
2 20 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.06%) Wiki
3 11 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.03%) Clustering
5 8 (2.42%) Replication
5 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.42%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.52%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.21%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.21%) Derivative
7 4 (1.21%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.21%) Chemistry
7 4 (1.21%) Equities
7 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 146 (44.24%) Linux
2 65 (19.70%) UNIX
3 63 (19.09%) Windows
4 50 (15.15%) CentOS
5 35 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (9.70%) Debian
7 23 (6.97%) Ubuntu
8 19 (5.76%) Solaris
8 19 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (4.24%) AIX
10 13 (3.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 13 (3.94%) Apple iOS
11 11 (3.33%) Android
12 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.61%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.30%) HPUX
14 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.30%) zOS
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (60.91%) Continuous Integration
2 163 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (32.42%) DevOps
4 106 (32.12%) TDD
5 72 (21.82%) Scrum
6 59 (17.88%) BDD
7 57 (17.27%) Configuration Management
8 39 (11.82%) Test Automation
9 38 (11.52%) SOA
10 34 (10.30%) OO
11 28 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 27 (8.18%) Unit Testing
13 25 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (7.58%) Kanban
14 24 (7.27%) Load Balancing
15 22 (6.67%) Build Automation
15 22 (6.67%) Software Engineering
16 21 (6.36%) MVC
16 21 (6.36%) ITIL
16 21 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 192 (58.18%) Java
2 82 (24.85%) Ruby
3 75 (22.73%) Python
4 70 (21.21%) PHP
5 67 (20.30%) Perl
6 63 (19.09%) JavaScript
7 61 (18.48%) SQL
8 52 (15.76%) Bash Shell
9 23 (6.97%) C#
10 20 (6.06%) Groovy
11 19 (5.76%) Scala
12 18 (5.45%) C
13 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.64%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.42%) Jython
16 7 (2.12%) Clojure
17 6 (1.82%) Shell Script
18 5 (1.52%) XQuery
18 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
19 4 (1.21%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 23 (6.97%) Degree
2 17 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (5.15%) CCNA
3 11 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.82%) ISEB
6 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.42%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.88%) XenServer
3 25 (7.58%) Samba
4 23 (6.97%) Postfix
5 22 (6.67%) Varnish
6 21 (6.36%) iptables
7 12 (3.64%) Squid
7 12 (3.64%) Active Directory
8 8 (2.42%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.52%) Docker
10 2 (0.61%) vCloud
11 1 (0.30%) KVM
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (30.00%) Puppet
2 54 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (10.30%) Salt
4 31 (9.39%) ZABBIX
5 26 (7.88%) Vagrant
6 23 (6.97%) Ansible
7 20 (6.06%) yum
8 12 (3.64%) Nagios
9 10 (3.03%) Cacti
10 2 (0.61%) Control-M
11 1 (0.30%) MOM
11 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (26.06%) Red Hat
2 74 (22.42%) Oracle
3 42 (12.73%) VMware
4 26 (7.88%) Citrix
5 18 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.24%) BEA
7 13 (3.94%) Rackspace
8 11 (3.33%) Perforce
9 9 (2.73%) Adobe
10 6 (1.82%) IBM
11 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.21%) Zend
11 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.21%) Sybase
12 3 (0.91%) Apple
12 3 (0.91%) Sun
12 3 (0.91%) HP
12 3 (0.91%) Serena
12 3 (0.91%) RightScale
13 2 (0.61%) Twitter
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