Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 687 540 540
Rank change year-on-year -147 0 +31
Contract jobs citing Hudson 193 303 359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.91% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 154 279
UK median daily rate £493 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £331 £338
90th Percentile £625 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
UK median hourly rate £46.00 - £42.00
10th Percentile £45.50 - £39.28
90th Percentile £46.50 - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £42.00

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 19,856 15,890 15,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.76% 17.34% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,601 10,788 10,789
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 324 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £66.58 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.48
% change year-on-year - +0.06% +13.27%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -142 165 £500 +11.11% 47
London -99 102 £500 +8.70% 13
UK excluding London -88 92 £475 +11.76% 39
South East -16 20 £500 +12.68% 9
North of England -68 20 £550 +37.50% 7
North West -28 18 £563 +21.62% 3
Scotland -42 17 £388 -18.42% 5
East of England +20 16 £475 -5.00% 2
Wales -9 11 £463 +23.33% 1
South West -18 3 £525 +21.25% 3
Midlands -26 3 £300 -29.41% 12
West Midlands -22 2 £300 - 9
Yorkshire -48 2 £294 -16.07% 3
East Midlands -10 1 £200 -52.94% 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 143 (74.09%) Jenkins
2 136 (70.47%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (64.25%) Java
4 93 (48.19%) Scrum
4 93 (48.19%) Git (software)
5 91 (47.15%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (46.11%) TDD
7 88 (45.60%) JavaScript
8 84 (43.52%) Spring
9 75 (38.86%) Linux
10 74 (38.34%) Subversion
11 68 (35.23%) JIRA
12 67 (34.72%) REST
13 60 (31.09%) Test Automation
14 57 (29.53%) Relational Database
15 56 (29.02%) RESTful
16 53 (27.46%) DevOps
17 49 (25.39%) Kanban
17 49 (25.39%) Maven
17 49 (25.39%) JSON
18 48 (24.87%) JUnit
18 48 (24.87%) Open Source
19 46 (23.83%) Confluence
19 46 (23.83%) Ruby
20 45 (23.32%) BDD
21 44 (22.80%) Configuration Management
22 42 (21.76%) MVC
23 39 (20.21%) Spring MVC
23 39 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
24 38 (19.69%) SQL

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 46 (23.83%) Confluence
2 15 (7.77%) JBoss
3 11 (5.70%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.70%) Jetty
4 8 (4.15%) GlassFish
5 7 (3.63%) CMS
6 6 (3.11%) Apache
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.07%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.04%) IIS
9 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.29%) GitHub
3 10 (5.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.63%) Office 365
6 5 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.07%) BrowserStack
7 4 (2.07%) SaaS
7 4 (2.07%) Sauce Labs
7 4 (2.07%) Serverless
8 3 (1.55%) NuGet
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.04%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.13%) HTTP
2 7 (3.63%) SSH
3 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.59%) AMQP
4 5 (2.59%) DNS
5 4 (2.07%) Firewall
5 4 (2.07%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.07%) tcpdump
5 4 (2.07%) VPN
6 3 (1.55%) ATM
6 3 (1.55%) Internet
6 3 (1.55%) LAN
6 3 (1.55%) WAN
7 2 (1.04%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.04%) MPLS
7 2 (1.04%) SAN
7 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) DHCP
8 1 (0.52%) IPsec
8 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.53%) Relational Database
2 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.74%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.22%) MySQL
6 11 (5.70%) Big Data
7 10 (5.18%) GIS
8 9 (4.66%) DB2
8 9 (4.66%) Geospatial Data
8 9 (4.66%) NoSQL
9 8 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.15%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.59%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.59%) JasperReports
11 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.07%) HBase
13 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.55%) QlikView
14 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 143 (74.09%) Jenkins
2 93 (48.19%) Git (software)
3 74 (38.34%) Subversion
4 68 (35.23%) JIRA
5 49 (25.39%) Maven
6 48 (24.87%) JUnit
7 30 (15.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (13.99%) Ant
9 26 (13.47%) Selenium
10 24 (12.44%) TeamCity
11 22 (11.40%) Cucumber
12 18 (9.33%) FishEye
13 17 (8.81%) Gradle
14 12 (6.22%) CruiseControl
15 11 (5.70%) JMeter
16 9 (4.66%) Bitbucket
16 9 (4.66%) Eclipse
16 9 (4.66%) WebDriver
17 7 (3.63%) Jasmine
17 7 (3.63%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (17.10%) Banking
2 24 (12.44%) Finance
3 16 (8.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.11%) Games
5 4 (2.07%) Publishing
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.04%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (55.44%) Developer
2 41 (21.24%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.99%) Scala Developer
4 25 (12.95%) Agile Developer
4 25 (12.95%) Senior Developer
5 20 (10.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Analyst
8 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Architect
9 8 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Angular Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.59%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (43.52%) Spring
2 67 (34.72%) REST
3 56 (29.02%) RESTful
4 49 (25.39%) JSON
5 39 (20.21%) Spring MVC
6 37 (19.17%) Hibernate
7 35 (18.13%) Play Framework
8 33 (17.10%) Web Services
9 32 (16.58%) Node.js
9 32 (16.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 31 (16.06%) Django
11 29 (15.03%) HTML
11 29 (15.03%) jQuery
11 29 (15.03%) React
12 28 (14.51%) AngularJS
13 27 (13.99%) CSS
13 27 (13.99%) Guice
14 23 (11.92%) SOAP
14 23 (11.92%) XML
15 21 (10.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Data Structures
1 14 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.22%) User Experience
3 6 (3.11%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.07%) EPoS
5 4 (2.07%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Animation
6 3 (1.55%) Derivative
6 3 (1.55%) iPad
6 3 (1.55%) iPhone
6 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 75 (38.86%) Linux
2 23 (11.92%) Windows
3 16 (8.29%) Unix
4 14 (7.25%) Android
5 11 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.66%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.07%) CentOS
8 3 (1.55%) Debian
8 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (70.47%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (48.19%) Scrum
3 91 (47.15%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (46.11%) TDD
5 60 (31.09%) Test Automation
6 53 (27.46%) DevOps
7 49 (25.39%) Kanban
8 48 (24.87%) Open Source
9 45 (23.32%) BDD
10 44 (22.80%) Configuration Management
11 42 (21.76%) MVC
12 39 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (17.62%) Microservices
13 34 (17.62%) OO
13 34 (17.62%) Pair Programming
14 32 (16.58%) Functional Programming
15 30 (15.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 29 (15.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 29 (15.03%) Web Design
17 27 (13.99%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 124 (64.25%) Java
2 88 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 46 (23.83%) Ruby
4 38 (19.69%) SQL
5 35 (18.13%) Scala
6 24 (12.44%) Python
7 12 (6.22%) Perl
8 10 (5.18%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.18%) C
8 10 (5.18%) C#
8 10 (5.18%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.15%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.07%) ES6
12 4 (2.07%) Java 8
12 4 (2.07%) PHP
13 3 (1.55%) C++
13 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.99%) BPSS Clearance
2 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
3 21 (10.88%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.55%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.52%) ISEB
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) QA
2 8 (4.15%) Dodd-Frank
2 8 (4.15%) EMIR
3 7 (3.63%) MiFID
4 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) PMO
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.84%) Docker
2 16 (8.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.07%) iptables
5 3 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.55%) NFS
6 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.52%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.52%) Samba
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (11.40%) Puppet
2 20 (10.36%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.29%) Ansible
4 12 (6.22%) Salt
5 8 (4.15%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.63%) SCCM
7 5 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.55%) HP ALM
8 3 (1.55%) Terraform
9 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Mesos
10 1 (0.52%) Packer
10 1 (0.52%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.52%) rkt
10 1 (0.52%) SCOM
10 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (18.13%) Google
2 25 (12.95%) Oracle
3 16 (8.29%) Atlassian
4 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.22%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.22%) Twitter
6 10 (5.18%) Sybase
7 9 (4.66%) HP
8 8 (4.15%) Adobe
8 8 (4.15%) Perforce
9 6 (3.11%) Murex
10 5 (2.59%) Citrix
10 5 (2.59%) VMware
11 4 (2.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 4 (2.07%) Hortonworks
11 4 (2.07%) Perfecto Mobile
12 3 (1.55%) Apiary
12 3 (1.55%) Cisco
12 3 (1.55%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.55%) Cognos