Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 466 639 682
Rank change year-on-year +173 +43 -96
Contract jobs citing Hudson 84 213 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 1.22% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 166 134
Median daily rate £455 £434 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% -12.15% +9.72%
10th Percentile £315 £244 £273
90th Percentile £651 £663 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 6,284 17,401 21,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.95% 18.97% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,058 11,350 14,478
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 291 222
Median hourly rate £44.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £23.35 £24.00 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% +2.98% -1.18%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +224 82 £450 - 10
London +166 42 £500 -4.76% 2
UK excluding London +156 41 £400 - 8
North of England +115 16 £400 - 4
North West +90 13 £400 -11.11% 4
South East +164 10 £315 -10.00% 1
South West +88 8 £450 +25.00%
Work from Home -14 8 £450 -30.77%
Midlands +92 4 £400 -5.88%
Yorkshire +79 3 - -
West Midlands +71 2 £400 -14.67%
East of England +71 2 £425 +9.68% 3
East Midlands +58 2 - -
Scotland +30 1 £650 +52.94%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 40 (47.62%) Java
2 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 29 (34.52%) SC Cleared
5 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (32.14%) Python
7 26 (30.95%) SQL
7 26 (30.95%) Windows
8 24 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
9 22 (26.19%) BDD
10 21 (25.00%) JIRA
10 21 (25.00%) Linux
11 19 (22.62%) JMS
11 19 (22.62%) Cucumber
12 18 (21.43%) Web Services
12 18 (21.43%) Subversion
13 17 (20.24%) TDD
13 17 (20.24%) Banking
13 17 (20.24%) Spring
14 16 (19.05%) AWS
14 16 (19.05%) Scrum
15 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
15 15 (17.86%) Maven
15 15 (17.86%) DevOps
16 14 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (16.67%) Confluence
16 14 (16.67%) XML

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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 13 (15.48%) JBoss
3 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Fuse
4 11 (13.10%) WebLogic
5 10 (11.90%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 6 (7.14%) Mule
6 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 5 (5.95%) Jetty
7 5 (5.95%) MQSeries
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (5.95%) Tornado
8 2 (2.38%) Anypoint
9 1 (1.19%) Apache
9 1 (1.19%) Appian
9 1 (1.19%) SAS
9 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) AWS
2 11 (13.10%) Azure
3 10 (11.90%) Apigee
4 6 (7.14%) OpenShift
4 6 (7.14%) SaaS
5 5 (5.95%) GCP
5 5 (5.95%) GitHub
6 4 (4.76%) Office 365
7 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.38%) IaaS
7 2 (2.38%) PaaS
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.19%) Kong
8 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) SSH
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) NAS
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
3 2 (2.38%) Skype
3 2 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (1.19%) AMQP
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) MPLS
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.29%) MySQL
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.95%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.95%) Big Data
5 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 21 (25.00%) JIRA
4 19 (22.62%) Cucumber
5 18 (21.43%) Subversion
6 15 (17.86%) Maven
7 14 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (15.48%) Selenium
9 12 (14.29%) FishEye
10 10 (11.90%) Ant
11 7 (8.33%) jMock
11 7 (8.33%) JUnit
12 6 (7.14%) Bitbucket Server
12 6 (7.14%) Gradle
12 6 (7.14%) Vagrant
13 5 (5.95%) ClearCase
13 5 (5.95%) GitLab
13 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
13 5 (5.95%) Poseidon for UML
13 5 (5.95%) ProC
General
1 17 (20.24%) Banking
2 12 (14.29%) Finance
3 9 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.76%) Front Office
6 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.38%) Retail
8 1 (1.19%) Housing Association
8 1 (1.19%) Local Government
8 1 (1.19%) Marketing
8 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Architect
3 6 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 6 (7.14%) Consultant
3 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Tester
4 5 (5.95%) Data Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (4.76%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) JMS
2 18 (21.43%) Web Services
3 17 (20.24%) Spring
4 14 (16.67%) XML
5 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 12 (14.29%) HTML
5 12 (14.29%) HTML5
5 12 (14.29%) Middleware
6 11 (13.10%) Apache Camel
6 11 (13.10%) REST
6 11 (13.10%) Swagger
7 9 (10.71%) OAuth
7 9 (10.71%) OAuth2
7 9 (10.71%) OpenID
8 7 (8.33%) Java EE
8 7 (8.33%) JAXB
8 7 (8.33%) JSON
8 7 (8.33%) JTA
8 7 (8.33%) JTS
8 7 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 5 (5.95%) Derivative
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.76%) NHS
4 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.95%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Unix
3 12 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (5.95%) Android
7 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.95%) CentOS
7 5 (5.95%) Debian
7 5 (5.95%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 22 (26.19%) BDD
5 17 (20.24%) TDD
6 16 (19.05%) Scrum
7 15 (17.86%) DevOps
8 12 (14.29%) UML
9 11 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (11.90%) Microservices
11 9 (10.71%) Migration
12 8 (9.52%) SDLC
13 7 (8.33%) Kanban
13 7 (8.33%) OO
13 7 (8.33%) SOA
14 6 (7.14%) API Design
14 6 (7.14%) Build Automation
14 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
14 6 (7.14%) Test Management
15 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.14%) Python
4 26 (30.95%) SQL
5 13 (15.48%) PowerShell
6 12 (14.29%) Perl
7 11 (13.10%) Scala
8 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.52%) Ruby
10 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.33%) Groovy
11 5 (5.95%) C++
11 5 (5.95%) Clojure
11 5 (5.95%) ClojureScript
11 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
11 5 (5.95%) VBScript
12 4 (4.76%) VBA
13 3 (3.57%) Go
13 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
14 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 29 (34.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Docker
2 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 8 (9.52%) Ansible
3 7 (8.33%) Puppet
3 7 (8.33%) Salt
4 4 (4.76%) SCCM
4 4 (4.76%) Terraform
5 3 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.57%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.38%) Rancher
6 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.38%) WSUS
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.19%) Consul
7 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Packer
7 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
1 12 (14.29%) Sybase
1 12 (14.29%) Twitter
2 10 (11.90%) Cloudera
2 10 (11.90%) Hortonworks
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.71%) Google
4 8 (9.52%) MuleSoft
4 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 7 (8.33%) Murex
6 5 (5.95%) Axway
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) CommVault
6 5 (5.95%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) Sparx
6 5 (5.95%) VMware
7 4 (4.76%) EMC
7 4 (4.76%) HP
8 3 (3.57%) Hitachi