Period
to 12 June 2021

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 6 months to 12 June 2021 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)
UK
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 615 534 623
Rank change year-on-year -81 +89 +85
Contract jobs citing Hudson 77 81 244
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.02% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 177
10th Percentile £280 £325 £233
25th Percentile £438 £359 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £430
Median % change year-on-year - +16.28% -12.69%
75th Percentile £600 £550 £550
90th Percentile £640 £643 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -15.79%

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,706 7,973 18,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.46% 18.20% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,160 5,569 12,162
10th Percentile £350 £334 £333
25th Percentile £413 £411 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 110 262
10th Percentile £25.50 £19.23 £21.35
25th Percentile £40.00 £36.75 £36.69
Median hourly rate £47.88 £47.50 £44.92
Median % change year-on-year +0.79% +5.76% +5.68%
75th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £63.08 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.96 £44.50
% change year-on-year +3.36% +3.27% +4.71%

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hudson as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Hudson.

Daily rate trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hudson over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hudson.

Hourly rate trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Top 14 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 6 months to 12 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 65 £500 - 13
London -63 48 £525 +5.00% 6
Work from Home -238 31 £500 +11.11%
UK excluding London -18 22 £425 -2.86% 7
South West +25 7 £495 +10.00% 1
North of England -6 4 £225 -43.75% 1
Wales - 4 £306 -
South East +9 3 £625 +35.14% 2
Midlands -21 3 £475 +35.71% 3
Yorkshire +11 2 £225 -28.00%
East Midlands +2 2 £475 -20.83%
North West -20 2 £250 -37.50% 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 3
Scotland -31 1 £300 -47.83%

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Hudson also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Hudson.

1 41 (53.25%) Jenkins
2 35 (45.45%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
4 28 (36.36%) Linux
5 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 27 (35.06%) Git (software)
6 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
7 25 (32.47%) Finance
8 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (29.87%) Maven
9 21 (27.27%) Web Services
9 21 (27.27%) JIRA
10 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
11 19 (24.68%) Spring
11 19 (24.68%) Docker
11 19 (24.68%) Windows
12 18 (23.38%) Python
12 18 (23.38%) Subversion
13 17 (22.08%) Social Skills
14 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
15 15 (19.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (19.48%) Azure
15 15 (19.48%) AWS
16 14 (18.18%) Confluence
16 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
16 14 (18.18%) DevOps
16 14 (18.18%) Kubernetes
17 13 (16.88%) XML
17 13 (16.88%) JUnit
18 12 (15.58%) MySQL

Hudson
Co-occurring 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 14 (18.18%) Confluence
2 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 9 (11.69%) Apache Spark
2 9 (11.69%) GemFire
3 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 8 (10.39%) Mule
3 8 (10.39%) Red Hat Fuse
4 4 (5.19%) Anypoint
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) AWS
1 15 (19.48%) Azure
2 10 (12.99%) GitHub
3 9 (11.69%) OpenShift
4 6 (7.79%) SaaS
5 4 (5.19%) GCP
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.60%) Stackdriver
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.30%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.30%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) SAN
2 3 (3.90%) VSAN
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) WLAN
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) IMAP
4 1 (1.30%) NAS
4 1 (1.30%) Skype
4 1 (1.30%) SMTP
4 1 (1.30%) SSH
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) MySQL
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Power BI
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) Jenkins
2 27 (35.06%) Git (software)
3 23 (29.87%) Maven
4 21 (27.27%) JIRA
5 18 (23.38%) Subversion
6 15 (19.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (18.18%) Cucumber
8 13 (16.88%) JUnit
9 10 (12.99%) JMeter
9 10 (12.99%) Selenium
10 8 (10.39%) CruiseControl
10 8 (10.39%) FishEye
10 8 (10.39%) jMock
11 7 (9.09%) Bitbucket Server
12 6 (7.79%) Gradle
12 6 (7.79%) Serenity BDD
12 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (6.49%) Ant
14 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
14 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Social Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Financial Institution
4 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Java Middleware Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Middleware Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Middleware Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 6 (7.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Integration Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Integration Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) Web Services
2 19 (24.68%) Spring
3 13 (16.88%) XML
4 12 (15.58%) JMS
4 12 (15.58%) REST
5 9 (11.69%) Spring Integration
6 8 (10.39%) Apache Camel
6 8 (10.39%) FpML
6 8 (10.39%) Hibernate
6 8 (10.39%) Java EE
6 8 (10.39%) JAXB
6 8 (10.39%) JTA
6 8 (10.39%) JTS
6 8 (10.39%) Middleware
6 8 (10.39%) SOAP
6 8 (10.39%) XSLT
7 5 (6.49%) JDBC
8 4 (5.19%) JSON
9 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.69%) Grid Computing
2 9 (11.69%) Hedge funds
2 9 (11.69%) Market Risk
3 8 (10.39%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.19%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) LPAR
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) Windows
3 9 (11.69%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) CentOS
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
3 14 (18.18%) DevOps
4 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.69%) BDD
6 9 (11.69%) Greeks
6 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
6 9 (11.69%) Numerical Analysis
6 9 (11.69%) OO
6 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
6 9 (11.69%) PnL Attribution
6 9 (11.69%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (11.69%) SDET
6 9 (11.69%) SDLC
6 9 (11.69%) Stress Testing
6 9 (11.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) Python
4 16 (20.78%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.99%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.69%) Java 8
7 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
8 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) C
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Security Cleared
2 26 (33.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Docker
2 9 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.19%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Ceph
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
6 1 (1.30%) NFS
6 1 (1.30%) QEMU
6 1 (1.30%) Samba
6 1 (1.30%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 11 (14.29%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) Puppet
4 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.19%) Nessus
5 4 (5.19%) Terraform
6 2 (2.60%) Grafana
6 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.60%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.30%) RSA Archer
7 1 (1.30%) SCCM
7 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) VMware
2 8 (10.39%) Atlassian
2 8 (10.39%) Murex
2 8 (10.39%) Sybase
3 7 (9.09%) Qualys
3 7 (9.09%) Remedy
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) Google
6 4 (5.19%) MuleSoft
6 4 (5.19%) Rapid7
6 4 (5.19%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) Splunk
7 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.90%) Workday
8 2 (2.60%) Hitachi
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) Veeam