The table below looks at the statistics for Hudson skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hudson (HudsonCI)
Rank 89 - 102
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hudson 18 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£430 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
Hudson
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
166 192 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.67% 9.21% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 123 105
Average daily rate £395 £290 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.80 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Hudson
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hudson across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Hudson Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Hudson
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hudson across the West Midlands region.

Hudson Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Hudson
England

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) Maven
1 20 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) UNIX
3 17 (77.27%) Linux
3 17 (77.27%) Apache
3 17 (77.27%) Subversion
4 16 (72.73%) Puppet
4 16 (72.73%) J2EE
4 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
5 15 (68.18%) JBoss
5 15 (68.18%) Windows
6 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
7 13 (59.09%) Open Source
7 13 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
7 13 (59.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (59.09%) Solaris
7 13 (59.09%) AIX
8 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
8 12 (54.55%) JIRA
8 12 (54.55%) DevOps
9 11 (50.00%) Confluence
9 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (50.00%) Perl
9 11 (50.00%) BEA
10 10 (45.45%) Squid
10 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (77.27%) Apache
2 16 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 15 (68.18%) JBoss
4 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
5 11 (50.00%) Confluence
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Maven
1 20 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) Subversion
3 12 (54.55%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
6 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
6 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Architect
2 14 (63.64%) Platform Architect
3 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) J2EE
2 13 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) JAX-WS
4 3 (13.64%) JPA
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) SAML
4 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
4 3 (13.64%) JAXP
4 3 (13.64%) JAXB
4 3 (13.64%) JMS
4 3 (13.64%) EJB
4 3 (13.64%) JSP
4 3 (13.64%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Open Source
2 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) UNIX
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Solaris
3 13 (59.09%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) AOP
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 11 (50.00%) BEA
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) IBM