The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Hudson skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hudson (HudsonCI)
UK / England
Rank 428 461 460
Rank change year-on-year +33 -1  
Contract jobs citing Hudson 157 154 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 2.14% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 121 101
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £406
% change year-on-year -1.38% +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

Hudson is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7323 7180 6341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.64% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4937 4822 4121
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 170 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Hudson as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Hudson in England

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hudson in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hudson in England

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hudson in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hudson in England

Hudson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hudson in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hudson in England

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 96 £450 -10.00% 22
South West +19 17 £425 - 3
South East +11 13 £450 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire +21 12 £363 -7.05% 7
North West +26 11 £475 +5.55% 2
East Midlands 0 6 £425 -
East of England -2 2 £500 - 2
Hudson
UK

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hudson also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Hudson.

1 217 (79.78%) Jenkins
2 165 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (43.75%) Java
5 104 (38.24%) Git (software)
6 95 (34.93%) DevOps
7 92 (33.82%) Linux
8 87 (31.99%) Scrum
9 73 (26.84%) Puppet
9 73 (26.84%) Ansible
10 72 (26.47%) TDD
11 69 (25.37%) Finance
12 67 (24.63%) Maven
13 65 (23.90%) Selenium
14 63 (23.16%) Web Services
14 63 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
15 62 (22.79%) HTML
16 61 (22.43%) Python
17 60 (22.06%) Spring
17 60 (22.06%) Banking
18 59 (21.69%) Docker
19 55 (20.22%) SQL
20 54 (19.85%) XML
21 53 (19.49%) SOAP
21 53 (19.49%) Subversion
22 52 (19.12%) Relational Database
23 51 (18.75%) .NET
23 51 (18.75%) JavaScript
23 51 (18.75%) OO
23 51 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.99%) CMS
2 14 (5.15%) ColdFusion
3 10 (3.68%) IIS
3 10 (3.68%) Railo
3 10 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.31%) JBoss
4 9 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.94%) Apache
6 7 (2.57%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.84%) Confluence
8 4 (1.47%) Drupal
8 4 (1.47%) Moodle
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.10%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.10%) Jetty
9 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) InVision
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.99%) GitHub
3 17 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.84%) IaaS
6 4 (1.47%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (1.47%) PaaS
7 3 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) Google Checkout
8 2 (0.74%) Slack
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) Office 365
9 1 (0.37%) Route 53
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) DNS
2 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.74%) Network Security
2 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.37%) AMQP
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.37%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) NAS
3 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.12%) Relational Database
2 23 (8.46%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.09%) DB2
3 22 (8.09%) Hadoop
4 19 (6.99%) Big Data
5 18 (6.62%) MySQL
6 15 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.41%) RDBMS
9 11 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.84%) SQLite
11 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.10%) DataStax
11 3 (1.10%) HBase
11 3 (1.10%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 217 (79.78%) Jenkins
2 104 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 67 (24.63%) Maven
4 65 (23.90%) Selenium
5 53 (19.49%) Subversion
6 51 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 49 (18.01%) JIRA
8 45 (16.54%) TeamCity
9 44 (16.18%) Ant
10 41 (15.07%) Gradle
11 40 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (12.13%) Cucumber
13 26 (9.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 25 (9.19%) Eclipse
15 23 (8.46%) JUnit
16 19 (6.99%) MSBuild
17 18 (6.62%) WebDriver
18 17 (6.25%) CruiseControl
19 15 (5.51%) JBehave
20 13 (4.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 69 (25.37%) Finance
2 60 (22.06%) Banking
3 14 (5.15%) Retail
4 13 (4.78%) Marketing
5 10 (3.68%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.21%) Games
6 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.47%) Front Office
7 4 (1.47%) Legal
8 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 118 (43.38%) Developer
2 59 (21.69%) Java Developer
3 48 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.46%) Senior Developer
5 21 (7.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (7.72%) Tester
6 18 (6.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 17 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 15 (5.51%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.15%) Java Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.78%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.78%) J2EE Developer
10 13 (4.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.41%) Architect
12 11 (4.04%) Administrator
12 11 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (4.04%) Core Java Developer
13 10 (3.68%) DevOps Administrator
13 10 (3.68%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.16%) Web Services
2 62 (22.79%) HTML
3 60 (22.06%) Spring
4 54 (19.85%) XML
5 53 (19.49%) SOAP
6 51 (18.75%) .NET
7 49 (18.01%) CSS
8 40 (14.71%) REST
9 38 (13.97%) JSON
10 35 (12.87%) Hibernate
10 35 (12.87%) J2EE
11 34 (12.50%) RESTful
12 26 (9.56%) EJB
13 23 (8.46%) HTML5
14 18 (6.62%) jQuery
15 16 (5.88%) Java EE
15 16 (5.88%) JPA
16 15 (5.51%) JSP
17 14 (5.15%) JMS
17 14 (5.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.51%) User Experience
3 14 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.68%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.68%) Derivative
4 10 (3.68%) Online Banking
5 9 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.21%) Fintech
7 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.84%) OTC Derivatives
8 5 (1.84%) Wiki
9 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.10%) Social Media
10 2 (0.74%) Animation
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (33.82%) Linux
2 39 (14.34%) Unix
3 31 (11.40%) Windows
4 22 (8.09%) CentOS
5 19 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (4.78%) Ubuntu
6 13 (4.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.57%) Android
8 6 (2.21%) Debian
9 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.10%) Fedora
11 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) SUSE
11 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (34.93%) DevOps
4 87 (31.99%) Scrum
5 72 (26.47%) TDD
6 51 (18.75%) OO
7 45 (16.54%) Open Source
8 42 (15.44%) Configuration Management
8 42 (15.44%) Microservices
9 38 (13.97%) BDD
10 30 (11.03%) Automated Testing
11 29 (10.66%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (10.29%) Software Engineering
13 26 (9.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (9.56%) MVC
14 24 (8.82%) Low Latency
15 21 (7.72%) OOA/OOD
16 20 (7.35%) E-Commerce
17 19 (6.99%) Enterprise Architecture
17 19 (6.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (43.75%) Java
2 61 (22.43%) Python
3 55 (20.22%) SQL
4 51 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.13%) Shell Script
6 32 (11.76%) C#
7 31 (11.40%) PowerShell
7 31 (11.40%) Ruby
8 29 (10.66%) Bash Shell
9 28 (10.29%) Perl
10 17 (6.25%) PHP
11 11 (4.04%) Groovy
12 9 (3.31%) Korn
12 9 (3.31%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.94%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.94%) SOQL
14 6 (2.21%) Go
14 6 (2.21%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.84%) C
16 4 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (6.62%) Degree
2 11 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.68%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) CISA
5 3 (1.10%) CISM
5 3 (1.10%) CISSP
5 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.74%) ISEB
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.29%) QA
2 19 (6.99%) Dodd-Frank
2 19 (6.99%) EMIR
2 19 (6.99%) MiFID
3 6 (2.21%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) FedRAMP
4 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 59 (21.69%) Docker
2 8 (2.94%) vSphere
3 4 (1.47%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) HDFS
4 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) KVM
5 1 (0.37%) vCloud
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
5 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (26.84%) Ansible
1 73 (26.84%) Puppet
2 63 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.25%) Terraform
4 8 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.57%) Nagios
5 7 (2.57%) Rancher
6 6 (2.21%) logstash
7 5 (1.84%) SCCM
8 4 (1.47%) Kibana
8 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.10%) Salt
10 2 (0.74%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.74%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.74%) Graphite
10 2 (0.74%) rkt
10 2 (0.74%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.37%) Icinga
11 1 (0.37%) Mesos
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (15.44%) Oracle
2 39 (14.34%) Red Hat
3 23 (8.46%) Perforce
4 15 (5.51%) Google
5 13 (4.78%) SaltStack
6 12 (4.41%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.31%) Atlassian
8 9 (3.31%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.21%) IBM
9 6 (2.21%) VMware
10 5 (1.84%) F5
10 5 (1.84%) Facebook
11 4 (1.47%) Arista
12 3 (1.10%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.10%) CA
12 3 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (1.10%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.10%) Informatica
12 3 (1.10%) SAP
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