The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hudson (HudsonCI)
UK
Rank 440 472 481
Rank change year-on-year +32 +9  
Contract jobs citing Hudson 169 173 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 2.23% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 106
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 £349 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hudson over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hudson within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +39 154 £450 -10.00% 42
London +16 95 £450 -10.00% 22
South West +19 17 £425 - 3
Wiltshire - 16 £415 - 1
South East +17 13 £450 -5.26% 4
North West +28 11 £475 +5.55% 2
Scotland +25 11 £475 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +21 11 £363 -7.05% 7
Swindon - 11 £500 - 1
Cheshire +37 10 £475 +17.28%
Glasgow - 10 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 6 £363 -7.05% 7
Leeds +10 6 £363 -7.05% 6
Croydon - 6 £350 -
East Midlands +5 5 £425 -
South Wales +12 4 £368 -22.22%
Surrey +8 4 £506 -7.95% 1
Wales +7 4 £368 -22.22%
City of London -7 4 £513 +16.47% 1
Cardiff +15 3 £400 -15.34%
North Yorkshire - 3 £430 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 £430 -
Berkshire +22 2 £438 -5.40% 1
Reading +14 2 £438 -5.40% 1
East of England -3 2 £500 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £344 -

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Hudson.

1 241 (81.42%) Jenkins
2 184 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (44.59%) Java
3 132 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
4 119 (40.20%) Git (software)
5 102 (34.46%) Scrum
6 101 (34.12%) DevOps
7 96 (32.43%) Linux
8 81 (27.36%) TDD
9 79 (26.69%) Maven
10 76 (25.68%) Puppet
10 76 (25.68%) Ansible
11 73 (24.66%) Finance
12 72 (24.32%) SQL
13 69 (23.31%) Banking
14 68 (22.97%) Spring
15 67 (22.64%) Selenium
16 66 (22.30%) Opscode Chef
17 65 (21.96%) Docker
17 65 (21.96%) HTML
17 65 (21.96%) XML
18 63 (21.28%) Web Services
19 62 (20.95%) Python
19 62 (20.95%) SOAP
20 61 (20.61%) Relational Database
21 60 (20.27%) OO
22 57 (19.26%) Subversion
23 56 (18.92%) Ant
24 53 (17.91%) JavaScript
25 52 (17.57%) .NET

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills 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 (6.42%) CMS
2 14 (4.73%) ColdFusion
3 10 (3.38%) Railo
3 10 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.04%) IIS
4 9 (3.04%) JBoss
4 9 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.70%) Apache
6 7 (2.36%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.36%) Confluence
7 4 (1.35%) Drupal
7 4 (1.35%) Moodle
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.01%) Jetty
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) InVision
2 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.42%) GitHub
3 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.69%) IaaS
6 4 (1.35%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (1.35%) PaaS
7 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.68%) Google Checkout
8 2 (0.68%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
9 1 (0.34%) Route 53
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.69%) DNS
3 3 (1.01%) LDAP
3 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.68%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.68%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) SSH
4 2 (0.68%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.34%) AMQP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) NAS
5 1 (0.34%) SAN
5 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.61%) Relational Database
2 31 (10.47%) DB2
3 26 (8.78%) SQL Server
4 22 (7.43%) Hadoop
5 19 (6.42%) Big Data
6 18 (6.08%) MySQL
7 15 (5.07%) MongoDB
7 15 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.05%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.69%) SQLite
11 3 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.01%) HBase
11 3 (1.01%) JasperReports
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.01%) Redis
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 241 (81.42%) Jenkins
2 119 (40.20%) Git (software)
3 79 (26.69%) Maven
4 67 (22.64%) Selenium
5 57 (19.26%) Subversion
6 56 (18.92%) Ant
7 52 (17.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 51 (17.23%) JIRA
9 49 (16.55%) Gradle
10 47 (15.88%) TeamCity
11 41 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (11.82%) Cucumber
13 26 (8.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 25 (8.45%) Eclipse
14 25 (8.45%) JUnit
15 19 (6.42%) MSBuild
16 18 (6.08%) JBehave
17 17 (5.74%) CruiseControl
17 17 (5.74%) WebDriver
18 13 (4.39%) Concordion
General
1 73 (24.66%) Finance
2 69 (23.31%) Banking
3 14 (4.73%) Marketing
3 14 (4.73%) Retail
4 10 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.03%) Games
7 4 (1.35%) Electronics
7 4 (1.35%) Front Office
7 4 (1.35%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 128 (43.24%) Developer
2 69 (23.31%) Java Developer
3 53 (17.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 25 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (7.09%) Tester
7 18 (6.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 17 (5.74%) Automation Tester
9 15 (5.07%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Java Engineer
11 13 (4.39%) Architect
11 13 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.39%) C# Developer
11 13 (4.39%) J2EE Developer
11 13 (4.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 12 (4.05%) Core Java Developer
13 11 (3.72%) Administrator
13 11 (3.72%) AWS DevOps
14 10 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.97%) Spring
2 65 (21.96%) HTML
2 65 (21.96%) XML
3 63 (21.28%) Web Services
4 62 (20.95%) SOAP
5 52 (17.57%) .NET
6 51 (17.23%) CSS
7 46 (15.54%) JSON
8 39 (13.18%) REST
9 35 (11.82%) Hibernate
9 35 (11.82%) J2EE
10 34 (11.49%) RESTful
11 26 (8.78%) EJB
12 23 (7.77%) HTML5
13 20 (6.76%) jQuery
14 18 (6.08%) Protocol Buffers
15 16 (5.41%) JPA
15 16 (5.41%) JSP
16 15 (5.07%) Java EE
17 14 (4.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.07%) User Experience
3 14 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.05%) Derivative
5 10 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.38%) Online Banking
6 9 (3.04%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.36%) Fintech
7 7 (2.36%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.69%) Wiki
10 3 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.68%) Animation
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (32.43%) Linux
2 50 (16.89%) Unix
3 34 (11.49%) Windows
4 22 (7.43%) CentOS
4 22 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.39%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.36%) Android
7 6 (2.03%) Debian
8 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.01%) Fedora
10 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
3 102 (34.46%) Scrum
4 101 (34.12%) DevOps
5 81 (27.36%) TDD
6 60 (20.27%) OO
7 46 (15.54%) Microservices
8 45 (15.20%) Open Source
9 44 (14.86%) Configuration Management
10 43 (14.53%) BDD
11 34 (11.49%) Automated Testing
12 32 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
13 31 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 29 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
15 28 (9.46%) Software Engineering
16 26 (8.78%) MVC
17 24 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
17 24 (8.11%) Low Latency
18 23 (7.77%) Refactoring
19 20 (6.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 132 (44.59%) Java
2 72 (24.32%) SQL
3 62 (20.95%) Python
4 53 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 45 (15.20%) Shell Script
6 33 (11.15%) C#
7 32 (10.81%) Ruby
8 31 (10.47%) PowerShell
9 30 (10.14%) Bash Shell
9 30 (10.14%) Perl
10 17 (5.74%) PHP
11 10 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.04%) Groovy
12 9 (3.04%) Korn
12 9 (3.04%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.70%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.70%) SOQL
14 6 (2.03%) Go
15 5 (1.69%) C
16 4 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (5.74%) Degree
2 11 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.04%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) CISA
5 3 (1.01%) CISM
5 3 (1.01%) CISSP
5 3 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.12%) QA
2 24 (8.11%) MiFID
3 23 (7.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (7.77%) EMIR
4 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.01%) FedRAMP
5 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 65 (21.96%) Docker
2 8 (2.70%) vSphere
3 4 (1.35%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) HDFS
4 2 (0.68%) iptables
4 2 (0.68%) NFS
4 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) KVM
5 1 (0.34%) vCloud
5 1 (0.34%) Xen
5 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 76 (25.68%) Ansible
1 76 (25.68%) Puppet
2 66 (22.30%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (5.74%) Terraform
4 8 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.36%) Nagios
5 7 (2.36%) Rancher
6 6 (2.03%) logstash
7 5 (1.69%) Salt
7 5 (1.69%) SCCM
8 4 (1.35%) Kibana
8 4 (1.35%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.68%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.68%) Graphite
9 2 (0.68%) rkt
9 2 (0.68%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.34%) Control-M
10 1 (0.34%) Mesos
10 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (15.20%) Oracle
2 42 (14.19%) Red Hat
3 32 (10.81%) Perforce
4 15 (5.07%) Google
5 13 (4.39%) SaltStack
6 12 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.04%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.70%) Atlassian
9 8 (2.70%) VMware
10 6 (2.03%) IBM
11 5 (1.69%) F5
12 4 (1.35%) Arista
12 4 (1.35%) Facebook
12 4 (1.35%) Informatica
12 4 (1.35%) SAP
13 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
13 3 (1.01%) CA
13 3 (1.01%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.01%) Twitter
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