Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Artifactory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Artifactory over the 6 months to 17 April 2021 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.

JFrog Artifactory
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 422 431 504
Rank change year-on-year +9 +73 +47
Contract jobs citing Artifactory 238 267 396
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.62% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 166 210
10th Percentile £440 £441 £400
25th Percentile £495 £495 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £650 £700 £620
90th Percentile £700 £850 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £495 £500
% change year-on-year - -1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
10th Percentile £42.05 " £14.23
25th Percentile £43.25 " £20.19
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £30.25
75th Percentile £51.00 " £40.19
90th Percentile £54.15 " £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 - -

Artifactory 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 9,164 10,186 19,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.25% 17.56% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,226 7,004 13,711
10th Percentile £331 £331 £330
25th Percentile £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £490 £488
Median % change year-on-year -0.51% +0.51% +2.63%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 158 266
10th Percentile £27.60 £18.25 £22.75
25th Percentile £40.00 £32.63 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.25 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.95% +3.95%
75th Percentile £55.00 £54.69 £50.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% -1.12% +4.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Artifactory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Artifactory in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Artifactory.

Daily rate trend for Artifactory in the UK

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Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Artifactory over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Artifactory in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Artifactory.

Hourly rate trend for Artifactory in the UK

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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 Artifactory within the UK over the 6 months to 17 April 2021. 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 -13 168 £575 +4.55% 21
London -67 98 £575 - 8
Work from Home -183 84 £550 +10.00% 2
UK excluding London +86 75 £495 - 19
Scotland +26 26 £483 -16.09% 3
East of England +51 10 £525 +31.25% 2
South West +60 9 £500 -16.67% 2
Midlands +12 9 £473 +5.00%
South East +59 8 £488 -7.14% 3
North of England +43 8 £500 +4.99% 6
North West +34 7 £500 - 5
Wales +23 5 £533 -11.25% 2
East Midlands +27 3 £650 +44.44%
West Midlands -1 3 £438 -7.89%
North East +29 1 £550 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Artifactory 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 Artifactory.

1 152 (63.87%) Jenkins
2 150 (63.03%) DevOps
3 132 (55.46%) Python
4 114 (47.90%) Git (software)
5 107 (44.96%) AWS
6 105 (44.12%) Linux
7 101 (42.44%) Ansible
8 89 (37.39%) Docker
9 88 (36.97%) GitLab
10 80 (33.61%) Terraform
11 77 (32.35%) JIRA
12 75 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (29.83%) Java
14 70 (29.41%) Kubernetes
15 65 (27.31%) Bitbucket
16 62 (26.05%) Azure
16 62 (26.05%) Finance
17 61 (25.63%) SonarQube
17 61 (25.63%) Microservices
18 58 (24.37%) Sonatype Nexus
19 52 (21.85%) Grafana
20 50 (21.01%) Kafka
20 50 (21.01%) Maven
21 49 (20.59%) Scrum
22 48 (20.17%) JavaScript
22 48 (20.17%) Bash Shell
23 46 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
24 45 (18.91%) SQL
25 43 (18.07%) Groovy
26 41 (17.23%) Test Automation

Artifactory
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 37 (15.55%) Confluence
2 34 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (7.14%) Apache
4 13 (5.46%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (5.46%) Apache Spark
5 11 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.94%) nginx
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.68%) IIS
8 4 (1.68%) JBoss
9 3 (1.26%) Anypoint
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) Jetty
11 1 (0.42%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (44.96%) AWS
2 62 (26.05%) Azure
3 39 (16.39%) Amazon EKS
4 35 (14.71%) OpenShift
5 32 (13.45%) Amazon S3
6 25 (10.50%) Serverless
7 22 (9.24%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (8.82%) GitHub
9 20 (8.40%) PaaS
10 18 (7.56%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (7.56%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (6.72%) AWS Step Functions
13 15 (6.30%) Route 53
14 14 (5.88%) AWS CodeBuild
15 13 (5.46%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 13 (5.46%) Slack
16 11 (4.62%) Amazon ECS
17 9 (3.78%) npm
18 8 (3.36%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.94%) RTMP
3 4 (1.68%) DNS
4 3 (1.26%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.84%) FTP
5 2 (0.84%) IMAP
5 2 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.84%) SMTP
5 2 (0.84%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 26 (10.92%) MongoDB
3 26 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 17 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (5.88%) Big Data
6 14 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (5.46%) MySQL
8 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.20%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (3.36%) Tableau
12 7 (2.94%) Power BI
13 6 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.52%) HBase
14 5 (2.10%) InfluxDB
14 5 (2.10%) OLTP
15 4 (1.68%) Impala
Development Applications
1 152 (63.87%) Jenkins
2 114 (47.90%) Git (software)
3 88 (36.97%) GitLab
4 77 (32.35%) JIRA
5 65 (27.31%) Bitbucket
6 61 (25.63%) SonarQube
7 58 (24.37%) Sonatype Nexus
8 50 (21.01%) Maven
9 23 (9.66%) TeamCity
10 11 (4.62%) gulp
10 11 (4.62%) JUnit
11 8 (3.36%) Gradle
11 8 (3.36%) Grunt
11 8 (3.36%) Subversion
11 8 (3.36%) webpack
12 7 (2.94%) ClearCase
12 7 (2.94%) ClearQuest
12 7 (2.94%) Selenium
13 6 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (26.05%) Finance
2 40 (16.81%) Banking
3 38 (15.97%) Public Sector
4 25 (10.50%) Front Office
5 18 (7.56%) Investment Banking
6 16 (6.72%) Electronics
6 16 (6.72%) Manufacturing
6 16 (6.72%) Marketing
6 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
7 10 (4.20%) Back Office
8 7 (2.94%) Prime Brokerage
9 6 (2.52%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
10 5 (2.10%) French Language
10 5 (2.10%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (39.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 81 (34.03%) Developer
3 16 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
3 16 (6.72%) Platform Engineer
3 16 (6.72%) Python Developer
3 16 (6.72%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 13 (5.46%) C# Developer
6 12 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
6 12 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (4.62%) Architect
7 11 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.62%) SQL Developer
7 11 (4.62%) Technical Leader
8 10 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.20%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 9 (3.78%) Angular Developer
9 9 (3.78%) AWS Architect
10 8 (3.36%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.01%) Kafka
2 39 (16.39%) Node.js
3 36 (15.13%) Spring
4 32 (13.45%) React
5 31 (13.03%) REST
6 28 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
6 28 (11.76%) Spring Boot
7 22 (9.24%) JAX-RS
8 21 (8.82%) Apache CXF
8 21 (8.82%) Dropwizard
8 21 (8.82%) XML
9 20 (8.40%) Express
9 20 (8.40%) Mongoose
10 17 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
10 17 (7.14%) HTML
11 16 (6.72%) JSON
11 16 (6.72%) Swagger
12 14 (5.88%) Apache Beam
12 14 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (7.14%) Cloud Native
1 17 (7.14%) Derivative
1 17 (7.14%) Equities
1 17 (7.14%) SWIFT
2 9 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.78%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.36%) User Experience
3 8 (3.36%) Wiki
4 7 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.68%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.68%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (44.12%) Linux
2 35 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (12.18%) Windows
4 25 (10.50%) Unix
5 15 (6.30%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.52%) CentOS
7 5 (2.10%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.68%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.84%) VMS
10 1 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (63.03%) DevOps
2 75 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (25.63%) Microservices
4 49 (20.59%) Scrum
5 46 (19.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 41 (17.23%) Test Automation
7 39 (16.39%) Configuration Management
8 35 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 34 (14.29%) TDD
10 33 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (11.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (10.92%) Deployment Automation
13 25 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (9.66%) Kanban
15 23 (9.66%) Visualisation
16 22 (9.24%) Workflow
17 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (7.14%) Front End Development
19 16 (6.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 132 (55.46%) Python
2 71 (29.83%) Java
3 48 (20.17%) Bash Shell
3 48 (20.17%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.91%) SQL
5 43 (18.07%) Groovy
6 31 (13.03%) Perl
7 17 (7.14%) C#
7 17 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 16 (6.72%) C++
9 13 (5.46%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.62%) TypeScript
11 10 (4.20%) Ruby
12 8 (3.36%) C
12 8 (3.36%) Scala
13 7 (2.94%) Go
14 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.68%) Rust
15 3 (1.26%) Java 8
16 1 (0.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 26 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.10%) Degree
3 5 (2.10%) OCP
3 5 (2.10%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.10%) WCAG
2 4 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (37.39%) Docker
2 11 (4.62%) Varnish
3 10 (4.20%) HDFS
4 6 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.10%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.68%) vSphere
7 2 (0.84%) iptables
8 1 (0.42%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.42%) KVM
8 1 (0.42%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 101 (42.44%) Ansible
2 80 (33.61%) Terraform
3 70 (29.41%) Kubernetes
4 52 (21.85%) Grafana
5 38 (15.97%) Prometheus
6 37 (15.55%) Kibana
7 20 (8.40%) logstash
7 20 (8.40%) Rancher
8 17 (7.14%) Fluentd
8 17 (7.14%) Istio
9 16 (6.72%) Consul
9 16 (6.72%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (6.72%) Puppet
10 8 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (2.52%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (2.52%) HP Fortify
12 4 (1.68%) Oozie
12 4 (1.68%) Salt
13 3 (1.26%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.84%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (16.39%) Splunk
2 22 (9.24%) AppDynamics
3 20 (8.40%) Oracle
4 17 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.14%) SAP
4 17 (7.14%) Veracode
5 16 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.72%) ServiceNow
6 14 (5.88%) Atlassian
7 10 (4.20%) Bloomberg
7 10 (4.20%) Confluent
8 8 (3.36%) VMware
9 7 (2.94%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.52%) Informatica
10 6 (2.52%) MapR
11 5 (2.10%) Ab Initio
11 5 (2.10%) IBM
11 5 (2.10%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.68%) Dell
12 4 (1.68%) Dynatrace