The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Hudson skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hudson over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hudson (HudsonCI)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs citing Hudson 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

Hudson is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 299 422 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.21% 15.66% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 220 130
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 16
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Hudson
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Hudson as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Hudson in the West Midlands

Hudson
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hudson in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hudson in the West Midlands

Hudson
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hudson.

1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
4 4 (57.14%) PhantomJS
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) Node.js
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) Terraform
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Korn
6 2 (28.57%) JSON

Hudson
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) PhantomJS
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (28.57%) GoCD
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
5 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
1 4 (57.14%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Fedora
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Korn
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Go
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 2 (28.57%) Zenoss
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Google