Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 425 315 544
Rank change year-on-year -110 +229 -60
Contract jobs citing Artifactory 461 226 271
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.71% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 3.97% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 186 122
10th Percentile £450 £461 £413
25th Percentile £500 £495 £446
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -2.33%
75th Percentile £675 £713 £613
90th Percentile £750 £750 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £473 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £52.88 " "
25th Percentile £55.31 " £46.75
Median hourly rate £61.25 £52.00 £48.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.79% +7.22% -35.33%
75th Percentile £67.81 " £50.25
90th Percentile £70.63 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.25 £52.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +17.79% +7.22% -

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 15,435 5,687 14,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 17.86% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,675 4,005 9,920
10th Percentile £363 £316 £325
25th Percentile £429 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £619 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 78 197
10th Percentile £25.50 £30.00 £20.95
25th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63.00 £52.56 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.50 £61.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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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 25 October 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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Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Artifactory over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 October 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 -159 313 £600 +9.09% 44
London -179 183 £625 +13.64% 23
Work from Home -119 152 £550 +4.76% 4
UK excluding London -70 120 £525 +11.11% 23
East of England -28 38 £568 +20.11% 3
South East -73 23 £606 - 9
Scotland -69 19 £488 +6.56% 2
South West -38 14 £513 +76.72% 2
North of England -71 11 £602 -7.46% 6
North West - 10 £603 - 4
Midlands -67 9 £550 +16.40% 1
East Midlands -35 6 £570 +56.16% 1
Wales - 6 £515 -
West Midlands - 3 £499 -
North East -7 1 £575 -11.54% 1

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 359 (77.87%) Jenkins
2 300 (65.08%) DevOps
3 222 (48.16%) Python
4 214 (46.42%) Ansible
5 203 (44.03%) Git (software)
6 179 (38.83%) Docker
7 175 (37.96%) AWS
8 162 (35.14%) Java
9 159 (34.49%) Kubernetes
10 153 (33.19%) Terraform
11 149 (32.32%) Linux
12 134 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
13 133 (28.85%) GitLab
14 126 (27.33%) Windows
14 126 (27.33%) SQL
14 126 (27.33%) Bitbucket
15 97 (21.04%) TeamCity
16 96 (20.82%) Microservices
17 95 (20.61%) Maven
18 92 (19.96%) Azure
19 90 (19.52%) Sonatype Nexus
20 88 (19.09%) Spring Boot
21 84 (18.22%) Security Cleared
21 84 (18.22%) Finance
22 81 (17.57%) Spring
23 80 (17.35%) C#
24 79 (17.14%) Software Engineering
25 78 (16.92%) Test Automation
26 76 (16.49%) JIRA
27 75 (16.27%) Groovy

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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 35 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (6.94%) Confluence
3 22 (4.77%) Apache
4 21 (4.56%) Apache Spark
5 18 (3.90%) nginx
6 12 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.95%) CMS
8 6 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (1.30%) IIS
9 5 (1.08%) SAS
10 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (5.86%) SunGard Martini
2 4 (0.87%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 175 (37.96%) AWS
2 92 (19.96%) Azure
3 49 (10.63%) PaaS
4 48 (10.41%) OpenShift
5 43 (9.33%) GitHub
6 40 (8.68%) Amazon ECS
6 40 (8.68%) Amazon EKS
7 28 (6.07%) Serverless
8 26 (5.64%) Amazon S3
9 25 (5.42%) IaaS
10 22 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (4.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (3.69%) GCP
14 14 (3.04%) Kong
15 13 (2.82%) Route 53
16 12 (2.60%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (2.17%) SaaS
18 8 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (1.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.38%) Firewall
2 30 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.25%) DNS
4 14 (3.04%) VPN
5 10 (2.17%) OpenVPN
6 8 (1.74%) RTMP
7 7 (1.52%) LAN
7 7 (1.52%) Multicast
7 7 (1.52%) WAN
8 6 (1.30%) HTTP
9 5 (1.08%) Network Security
10 4 (0.87%) Internet
10 4 (0.87%) IPsec
10 4 (0.87%) IPv4
10 4 (0.87%) SSL
11 3 (0.65%) DMZ
11 3 (0.65%) SSH
12 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.43%) SMS
12 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.36%) Relational Database
2 44 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
2 44 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 34 (7.38%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.72%) Amazon RDS
5 31 (6.72%) Hadoop
6 30 (6.51%) Oracle Database
7 27 (5.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (4.99%) Big Data
9 21 (4.56%) MySQL
10 19 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (4.12%) RDBMS
11 16 (3.47%) Redis
12 12 (2.60%) Tableau
13 10 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.74%) Power BI
15 7 (1.52%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.08%) HBase
17 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 359 (77.87%) Jenkins
2 203 (44.03%) Git (software)
3 133 (28.85%) GitLab
4 126 (27.33%) Bitbucket
5 97 (21.04%) TeamCity
6 95 (20.61%) Maven
7 90 (19.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 76 (16.49%) JIRA
9 73 (15.84%) SonarQube
10 63 (13.67%) Subversion
11 31 (6.72%) Visual Studio
12 27 (5.86%) CppUnit
12 27 (5.86%) Oracle APEX
12 27 (5.86%) Robot Framework
13 20 (4.34%) Selenium
14 15 (3.25%) gulp
15 14 (3.04%) Ant
16 13 (2.82%) Cucumber
16 13 (2.82%) JMeter
16 13 (2.82%) JUnit
General
1 84 (18.22%) Finance
2 70 (15.18%) Public Sector
3 58 (12.58%) Banking
4 55 (11.93%) Social Skills
5 44 (9.54%) Investment Banking
6 27 (5.86%) Front Office
7 17 (3.69%) Influencing Skills
8 10 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.30%) Retail
10 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Marketing
11 3 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (38.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 141 (30.59%) Developer
3 48 (10.41%) Platform Engineer
4 41 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 40 (8.68%) AWS Engineer
6 31 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
6 31 (6.72%) Azure Engineer
7 30 (6.51%) C++ Developer
8 28 (6.07%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 26 (5.64%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 26 (5.64%) Senior Developer
10 24 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (4.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 20 (4.34%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 20 (4.34%) Front Office Developer
12 19 (4.12%) Azure DevOps
13 18 (3.90%) Analyst
13 18 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 16 (3.47%) Python Engineer
14 16 (3.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.09%) Spring Boot
2 81 (17.57%) Spring
3 67 (14.53%) .NET
4 65 (14.10%) JSON
5 63 (13.67%) Kafka
6 56 (12.15%) Node.js
7 55 (11.93%) AngularJS
8 54 (11.71%) React
9 44 (9.54%) REST
10 41 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
11 40 (8.68%) XML
12 35 (7.59%) Elastic Stack
12 35 (7.59%) RESTful
13 33 (7.16%) .NET Framework
14 31 (6.72%) CSS
14 31 (6.72%) HTML
15 29 (6.29%) .NET Core
16 27 (5.86%) gRPC
16 27 (5.86%) JMS
16 27 (5.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.46%) Public Cloud
2 18 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 17 (3.69%) User Experience
4 13 (2.82%) Cloud Native
4 13 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.87%) PKI
10 3 (0.65%) Clustering
10 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (32.32%) Linux
2 126 (27.33%) Windows
3 34 (7.38%) Unix
4 22 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.12%) VMS
6 16 (3.47%) CoreOS
7 10 (2.17%) CentOS
8 8 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.87%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.43%) openSUSE
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (65.08%) DevOps
2 134 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (20.82%) Microservices
4 79 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 78 (16.92%) Test Automation
6 68 (14.75%) TDD
7 52 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (11.06%) Configuration Management
9 45 (9.76%) Analytics
10 44 (9.54%) Workflow
11 43 (9.33%) Infrastructure as Code
12 41 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (8.46%) Multithreading
14 39 (8.46%) OOP
15 36 (7.81%) OO
16 34 (7.38%) Scrum
17 32 (6.94%) Unit Testing
18 31 (6.72%) Deployment Automation
18 31 (6.72%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 222 (48.16%) Python
2 162 (35.14%) Java
3 126 (27.33%) SQL
4 80 (17.35%) C#
5 75 (16.27%) Groovy
6 62 (13.45%) JavaScript
7 53 (11.50%) C++
8 37 (8.03%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.56%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.12%) Perl
11 15 (3.25%) Go
11 15 (3.25%) Ruby
12 13 (2.82%) Scala
13 10 (2.17%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.74%) Java 8
15 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.08%) C
17 4 (0.87%) Java 11
18 3 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 84 (18.22%) Security Cleared
2 70 (15.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) Degree
6 4 (0.87%) OCP
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 6 (1.30%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) NIST
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (38.83%) Docker
2 20 (4.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (2.17%) Varnish
4 8 (1.74%) HDFS
5 5 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.87%) iptables
6 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.22%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.22%) RHEV
7 1 (0.22%) Samba
7 1 (0.22%) Squid
7 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 214 (46.42%) Ansible
2 159 (34.49%) Kubernetes
3 153 (33.19%) Terraform
4 66 (14.32%) Grafana
5 63 (13.67%) BladeLogic
6 48 (10.41%) Kibana
7 36 (7.81%) Docker Swarm
8 34 (7.38%) Puppet
9 31 (6.72%) ITRS Geneos
10 23 (4.99%) Prometheus
11 16 (3.47%) Rancher
12 12 (2.60%) logstash
13 11 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (2.39%) Sysdig
14 8 (1.74%) HP Fortify
14 8 (1.74%) Istio
15 6 (1.30%) Packer
16 4 (0.87%) Consul
16 4 (0.87%) Fluentd
16 4 (0.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (13.23%) Oracle
2 33 (7.16%) IBM
3 31 (6.72%) Splunk
4 29 (6.29%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.86%) FIS
5 27 (5.86%) SunGard
6 20 (4.34%) Informatica
7 19 (4.12%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.90%) Altiris
9 16 (3.47%) Dynatrace
10 14 (3.04%) CyberArk
11 13 (2.82%) AppDynamics
12 12 (2.60%) VMware
13 11 (2.39%) Veracode
14 9 (1.95%) Google
15 8 (1.74%) TIBCO
16 7 (1.52%) Bloomberg
16 7 (1.52%) ServiceNow
16 7 (1.52%) Sun
16 7 (1.52%) Sybase