Period
to 21 September 2017

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 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)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 554 557
Rank change year-on-year -47 +3 -68
Contract jobs citing Hudson 255 347 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 2.00% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 259 217
UK median daily rate £446 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £346 £325 £320
90th Percentile £575 £625 £597
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £380
% change year-on-year - +8.55% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
UK median hourly rate - £10.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.19% +10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.75

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 18011 17344 15603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 16.12% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12343 11796 10279
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 266 315
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28.75 £25.56 £22.70
90th Percentile £61.41 £52.50 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%

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 2017.

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 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 21 September 2017. 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 -39 226 £450 -4.51% 21
UK excluding London +28 129 £413 - 10
London -46 126 £500 -4.76% 12
North of England +68 48 £400 -5.33% 2
North West +36 23 £400 -5.88%
Scotland +23 23 £400 +6.67% 1
Yorkshire +43 22 £350 -16.67% 2
South West +4 22 £428 -4.89% 1
Midlands +41 16 £425 -2.86%
South East +1 14 £413 +17.69% 5
West Midlands +51 12 £400 -11.11%
Wales +9 6 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands +2 4 £425 -
North East +76 3 £405 -4.71%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 219 (85.88%) Jenkins
2 182 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (54.51%) Java
4 125 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (38.04%) Git (software)
6 86 (33.73%) Scrum
7 82 (32.16%) Test Automation
8 81 (31.76%) TDD
9 78 (30.59%) Linux
10 75 (29.41%) HTML
11 71 (27.84%) XML
12 69 (27.06%) JavaScript
13 66 (25.88%) Python
14 65 (25.49%) Spring
15 63 (24.71%) SQL
15 63 (24.71%) DevOps
16 61 (23.92%) Oracle
16 61 (23.92%) Maven
17 60 (23.53%) Subversion
18 59 (23.14%) Unix
19 57 (22.35%) BDD
20 56 (21.96%) Selenium
21 55 (21.57%) Web Services
22 54 (21.18%) Relational Database
23 50 (19.61%) RESTful
24 46 (18.04%) CSS
25 45 (17.65%) Puppet
26 44 (17.25%) Banking
26 44 (17.25%) Software Engineering
27 42 (16.47%) Hibernate

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 29 (11.37%) Apache Spark
2 27 (10.59%) JBoss
3 17 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 16 (6.27%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 14 (5.49%) Apache
6 14 (5.49%) WebSphere
7 13 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (4.31%) CMS
8 11 (4.31%) WildFly
9 9 (3.53%) Confluence
10 7 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (2.75%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.75%) IIS
11 6 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.35%) Jetty
12 5 (1.96%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.96%) Mule
12 5 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) InVision
1 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.10%) GitHub
3 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 10 (3.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 8 (3.14%) npm
6 7 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.75%) IaaS
6 7 (2.75%) PaaS
7 3 (1.18%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Loggly
8 1 (0.39%) Office 365
8 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.67%) HTTP
2 11 (4.31%) Internet
3 8 (3.14%) LDAP
4 7 (2.75%) Firewall
5 5 (1.96%) DNS
6 4 (1.57%) Network Security
7 3 (1.18%) AMQP
8 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.78%) SSL
8 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.78%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.18%) Relational Database
2 42 (16.47%) MongoDB
3 36 (14.12%) MySQL
4 32 (12.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 32 (12.55%) NoSQL
5 30 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 27 (10.59%) Hadoop
7 23 (9.02%) Big Data
8 21 (8.24%) RDBMS
9 17 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 16 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (4.71%) DB2
12 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.75%) HBase
14 6 (2.35%) SQLite
15 5 (1.96%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.96%) DataStax
15 5 (1.96%) Sqoop
16 3 (1.18%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 219 (85.88%) Jenkins
2 97 (38.04%) Git (software)
3 61 (23.92%) Maven
4 60 (23.53%) Subversion
5 56 (21.96%) Selenium
6 38 (14.90%) JUnit
7 37 (14.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (14.51%) Cucumber
8 36 (14.12%) Eclipse
8 36 (14.12%) JIRA
9 35 (13.73%) Ant
10 32 (12.55%) TeamCity
11 31 (12.16%) WebDriver
12 25 (9.80%) Gradle
13 17 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (5.88%) Vagrant
15 14 (5.49%) JMeter
15 14 (5.49%) MSBuild
16 12 (4.71%) Artifactory
General
1 44 (17.25%) Banking
2 37 (14.51%) Finance
3 10 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.35%) Games
5 5 (1.96%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (48.24%) Developer
2 59 (23.14%) Java Developer
3 32 (12.55%) Senior Developer
4 31 (12.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (10.59%) Tester
6 23 (9.02%) Automation Tester
7 18 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (5.88%) Administrator
8 15 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) Lead Developer
10 11 (4.31%) Digital Developer
10 11 (4.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (4.31%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.92%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.92%) Architect
11 10 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.92%) Java Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (3.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (29.41%) HTML
2 71 (27.84%) XML
3 65 (25.49%) Spring
4 55 (21.57%) Web Services
5 50 (19.61%) RESTful
6 46 (18.04%) CSS
7 42 (16.47%) Hibernate
8 40 (15.69%) SOAP
9 37 (14.51%) .NET
10 33 (12.94%) JMS
11 31 (12.16%) JSON
12 24 (9.41%) REST
13 23 (9.02%) Java EE
13 23 (9.02%) Node.js
14 21 (8.24%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.84%) Ajax
15 20 (7.84%) jQuery
16 18 (7.06%) J2EE
17 17 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
18 13 (5.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (7.45%) Mobile App
1 19 (7.45%) User Experience
2 15 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.53%) Online Banking
4 8 (3.14%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.75%) Interactive TV
5 7 (2.75%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.35%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.35%) Wiki
7 5 (1.96%) Clustering
7 5 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.57%) MHEG
9 3 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 78 (30.59%) Linux
2 59 (23.14%) Unix
3 28 (10.98%) Windows
4 23 (9.02%) Android
5 16 (6.27%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.35%) CentOS
8 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (71.37%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
3 86 (33.73%) Scrum
4 82 (32.16%) Test Automation
5 81 (31.76%) TDD
6 63 (24.71%) DevOps
7 57 (22.35%) BDD
8 44 (17.25%) Software Engineering
9 41 (16.08%) Configuration Management
10 37 (14.51%) Open Source
11 35 (13.73%) SOA
12 32 (12.55%) OO
13 30 (11.76%) Kanban
14 27 (10.59%) Unit Testing
15 24 (9.41%) Microservices
15 24 (9.41%) Test Scripting
16 23 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (8.63%) SDLC
18 21 (8.24%) MVC
19 20 (7.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (54.51%) Java
2 69 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 66 (25.88%) Python
4 63 (24.71%) SQL
5 28 (10.98%) Bash Shell
6 22 (8.63%) Perl
7 21 (8.24%) C#
7 21 (8.24%) Ruby
8 20 (7.84%) PHP
8 20 (7.84%) Scala
9 17 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 17 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.92%) Apex Code
10 10 (3.92%) SOQL
11 8 (3.14%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (2.35%) C++
14 5 (1.96%) Groovy
15 4 (1.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (8.63%) Degree
2 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.92%) ISEB
5 9 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.75%) MySQL Certification
7 6 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.96%) CISA
8 5 (1.96%) CISM
8 5 (1.96%) CISSP
8 5 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.73%) QA
2 12 (4.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 12 (4.71%) EMIR
2 12 (4.71%) MiFID
3 5 (1.96%) FedRAMP
3 5 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.78%) HL7
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (11.76%) Docker
2 9 (3.53%) VirtualBox
3 6 (2.35%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.57%) HDFS
5 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.18%) Xen
6 2 (0.78%) iptables
7 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) Squid
7 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (17.65%) Puppet
2 37 (14.51%) Ansible
3 30 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.67%) Terraform
5 12 (4.71%) logstash
6 11 (4.31%) Kibana
7 7 (2.75%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.75%) Nagios
8 6 (2.35%) Grafana
8 6 (2.35%) Graphite
8 6 (2.35%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (2.35%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (1.57%) Packer
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.18%) Rancher
10 3 (1.18%) Salt
11 2 (0.78%) Consul
11 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (23.92%) Oracle
2 20 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.67%) Perforce
4 12 (4.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (3.53%) Dynatrace
5 9 (3.53%) Sybase
6 8 (3.14%) VMware
7 7 (2.75%) HP
8 6 (2.35%) Google
9 5 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.96%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 5 (1.96%) Informatica
10 4 (1.57%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.57%) OpenTV
11 3 (1.18%) Citrix
11 3 (1.18%) Murex
11 3 (1.18%) Progress
11 3 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc