The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 June 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.

Hudson (HudsonCI)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 122 141
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing Hudson 14 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.52% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 3.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
Median daily rate £433 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £378 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £634 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 455 408 437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.98% 13.84% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 279 286
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £503 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £32.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £43.00 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hudson in the South West

Hudson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hudson in the South West

Hudson
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Devon - 9 £433 -
Gloucestershire +1 2 - - 2
Wiltshire +1 2 - -
Hudson
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Hudson.

1 31 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Ruby
3 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (41.94%) CMS
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) Python
4 13 (41.94%) ColdFusion
5 12 (38.71%) Web Design
5 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
5 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (38.71%) HTML5
6 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Content Management
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
7 9 (29.03%) Railo
8 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Vagrant
9 7 (22.58%) VirtualBox
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (22.58%) ISEB
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills

Hudson
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (41.94%) CMS
1 13 (41.94%) ColdFusion
2 9 (29.03%) Railo
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
4 7 (22.58%) Vagrant
5 2 (6.45%) Ant
5 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.45%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Test Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Team Leader
3 7 (22.58%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) ColdFusion Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) CMS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) HTML5
3 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 8 (25.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) EJB
5 2 (6.45%) Java EE
5 2 (6.45%) JMS
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) WSDL
5 2 (6.45%) XSD
5 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (38.71%) Web Design
3 10 (32.26%) Content Management
3 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) API Testing
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Ruby
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) HL7
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VirtualBox
2 4 (12.90%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Kubernetes
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) SAP