Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 658 635 625
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 -53
Contract jobs citing Hudson 161 269 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 1.26% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 161 131
UK median daily rate £430 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.79% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £253 £273 £348
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 - -

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 15,938 21,374 17,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.12% 20.80% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,360 14,663 12,299
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 235 294
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27.97 £26.50 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.50 £52.50 £60.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.12% - +3.03%

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hudson in the UK

Hudson
Top 15 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 21 September 2019. 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 -14 125 £450 -10.00% 34
UK excluding London +22 89 £400 - 22
London -22 71 £525 - 12
Scotland +31 33 £425 +7.59%
North of England +36 18 £400 -28.89% 7
South East +7 12 £325 -35.00% 4
East of England +26 9 £394 +117.24% 5
Midlands +30 7 £400 +33.33% 2
South West -15 7 £315 +6.78% 4
Yorkshire +30 6 £450 +53.19% 3
North West +11 6 £425 -26.09% 3
North East - 6 £344 - 1
West Midlands +26 4 £425 +41.67% 2
East Midlands +19 3 £275 -
Wales +18 3 £325 -43.48%

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 63 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 59 (36.65%) Java
3 54 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (29.81%) Git (software)
5 43 (26.71%) Linux
6 40 (24.84%) SQL
7 34 (21.12%) Spring
8 33 (20.50%) Python
9 31 (19.25%) Windows
9 31 (19.25%) Scala
10 30 (18.63%) Test Automation
10 30 (18.63%) DevOps
11 29 (18.01%) JavaScript
11 29 (18.01%) Finance
12 26 (16.15%) TDD
13 25 (15.53%) Web Services
14 24 (14.91%) Gradle
15 23 (14.29%) Maven
15 23 (14.29%) Subversion
16 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
16 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
16 22 (13.66%) Node.js
16 22 (13.66%) Azure
17 21 (13.04%) Twitter
18 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (12.42%) Degree
18 20 (12.42%) HTML
18 20 (12.42%) Oracle
18 20 (12.42%) Hibernate
19 19 (11.80%) Selenium

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 12 (7.45%) Confluence
2 10 (6.21%) JBoss
2 10 (6.21%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.59%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.59%) Jetty
3 9 (5.59%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.62%) CMS
8 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.62%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.66%) Azure
2 18 (11.18%) AWS
3 12 (7.45%) Office 365
4 6 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.11%) GitHub
5 5 (3.11%) IaaS
6 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.24%) npm
7 2 (1.24%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.62%) GCP
8 1 (0.62%) PaaS
8 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.73%) DNS
2 6 (3.73%) Firewall
2 6 (3.73%) SSH
3 5 (3.11%) Internet
3 5 (3.11%) LAN
3 5 (3.11%) MPLS
3 5 (3.11%) WAN
4 4 (2.48%) HTTP
4 4 (2.48%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.48%) Wireless
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.86%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.86%) VPN
5 3 (1.86%) VSAN
6 2 (1.24%) DHCP
6 2 (1.24%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.24%) PBX
6 2 (1.24%) Skype
6 2 (1.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.21%) MySQL
5 9 (5.59%) Big Data
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.35%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.73%) DB2
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (3.11%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.48%) Blockchain
10 4 (2.48%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.48%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.24%) HBase
12 2 (1.24%) IDOL
12 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 48 (29.81%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.91%) Gradle
4 23 (14.29%) Maven
4 23 (14.29%) Subversion
5 19 (11.80%) Selenium
6 18 (11.18%) Ant
7 17 (10.56%) Cucumber
8 15 (9.32%) JIRA
9 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
10 9 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.59%) JUnit
11 6 (3.73%) ClearCase
11 6 (3.73%) FishEye
11 6 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (3.11%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.11%) Leiningen
12 5 (3.11%) Mercurial
12 5 (3.11%) Poseidon for UML
12 5 (3.11%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (18.01%) Finance
2 16 (9.94%) Banking
3 11 (6.83%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.35%) Retail
4 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Front Office
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Hindi Language
7 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.62%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.62%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (24.84%) Developer
2 17 (10.56%) Consultant
3 16 (9.94%) Analyst
3 16 (9.94%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.07%) Scala Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Architect
6 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.97%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.11%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Tester
11 4 (2.48%) Cloud Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) Spring
2 25 (15.53%) Web Services
3 22 (13.66%) AngularJS
3 22 (13.66%) Node.js
4 20 (12.42%) Hibernate
4 20 (12.42%) HTML
5 19 (11.80%) RESTful
6 18 (11.18%) XML
7 16 (9.94%) CSS
8 15 (9.32%) JSON
8 15 (9.32%) Play Framework
8 15 (9.32%) SOAP
9 14 (8.70%) HTML5
10 13 (8.07%) Spring Boot
11 12 (7.45%) JPA
11 12 (7.45%) REST
11 12 (7.45%) Spring MVC
12 10 (6.21%) JMS
13 9 (5.59%) CSS3
13 9 (5.59%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.11%) Derivative
3 5 (3.11%) User Experience
4 4 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.24%) Equities
6 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) New Media
6 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) ASIC
7 1 (0.62%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) DataPower
7 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) NHS
7 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.71%) Linux
2 31 (19.25%) Windows
3 13 (8.07%) Unix
4 12 (7.45%) CentOS
5 8 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.35%) Debian
7 6 (3.73%) Android
7 6 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.11%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.86%) Solaris
10 3 (1.86%) VMS
11 2 (1.24%) AIX
11 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.63%) DevOps
2 30 (18.63%) Test Automation
3 26 (16.15%) TDD
4 20 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (10.56%) Architectural Design
5 17 (10.56%) BDD
5 17 (10.56%) Open Source
6 16 (9.94%) Scrum
7 15 (9.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.70%) High Availability
8 14 (8.70%) Release Management
9 13 (8.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (7.45%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (7.45%) Analytics
10 12 (7.45%) MVC
10 12 (7.45%) UML
11 10 (6.21%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.21%) Pair Programming
12 9 (5.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.65%) Java
2 40 (24.84%) SQL
3 33 (20.50%) Python
4 31 (19.25%) Scala
5 29 (18.01%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.45%) C#
8 10 (6.21%) Ruby
8 10 (6.21%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.59%) Perl
10 8 (4.97%) C++
10 8 (4.97%) Clojure
10 8 (4.97%) ClojureScript
10 8 (4.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.11%) Groovy
12 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.48%) VBA
14 2 (1.24%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.62%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (12.42%) Degree
2 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.73%) CCNA
6 4 (2.48%) CCIE
6 4 (2.48%) CCNP
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.86%) CISSP
8 2 (1.24%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.24%) CISM
8 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) MCSA
8 2 (1.24%) MCSE
9 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.62%) CASP
9 1 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.62%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) NIST
2 2 (1.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) GDPR
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) NCSC
3 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.94%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.21%) Docker
4 6 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.48%) Samba
6 3 (1.86%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.62%) NFS
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Kubernetes
1 10 (6.21%) Puppet
2 9 (5.59%) Salt
3 5 (3.11%) Ansible
3 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.48%) Ambari
4 4 (2.48%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.86%) vRealize
6 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.24%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.62%) Nagios
7 1 (0.62%) SCCM
7 1 (0.62%) systemd
7 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.04%) Twitter
3 20 (12.42%) Oracle
4 18 (11.18%) VMware
5 16 (9.94%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.83%) Cisco
6 11 (6.83%) Hortonworks
7 8 (4.97%) Sybase
8 6 (3.73%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.48%) Altova
9 4 (2.48%) Citrix
10 3 (1.86%) CommVault
10 3 (1.86%) Dell
10 3 (1.86%) EMC
10 3 (1.86%) Google
10 3 (1.86%) IBM
10 3 (1.86%) Informatica
10 3 (1.86%) Perforce
10 3 (1.86%) SAP
10 3 (1.86%) Splunk