Period
to 25 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Jenkins skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Jenkins over the 6 months to 25 February 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.

Jenkins (JenkinsCI)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 51 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing Jenkins 2,338 2,902 6,046
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.93% 4.25% 6.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.26% 24.78% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,270 2,142 4,228
Median daily rate £520 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £375 £380 £375
90th Percentile £660 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £498 £476
% change year-on-year -6.53% +4.52% +0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 22
Median hourly rate £45.25 £48.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.70% +2.65% -5.50%
10th Percentile £40.00 £8.00 £33.00
90th Percentile £68.00 £57.50 £64.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £48.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +1.03% -7.62% +5.00%

Jenkins 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 8,273 11,713 20,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.45% 17.15% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,625 7,967 14,527
Median daily rate £475 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.04% +3.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £327
90th Percentile £645 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 163 257
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £44.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +6.38% -1.38%
10th Percentile £31.05 £16.50 £25.24
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £44.39
% change year-on-year +1.12% +0.26% -1.37%

Jenkins
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Jenkins in the UK

Jenkins
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Jenkins in the UK

Jenkins
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Jenkins over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Jenkins in the UK

Jenkins
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for Jenkins in the UK

Jenkins
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Jenkins over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Jenkins in the UK

Jenkins
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Jenkins within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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 +5 1,815 £500 -4.76% 692
London +2 1,066 £525 -4.55% 343
Work from Home +25 826 £525 -4.55% 152
UK excluding London +6 786 £465 -6.53% 386
North of England +4 232 £465 -7.00% 111
South East +35 154 £485 -2.02% 98
North West +13 138 £465 -11.43% 63
Scotland -3 110 £450 -10.00% 27
Midlands +11 105 £450 -5.26% 63
South West +4 78 £463 -9.76% 46
West Midlands -5 73 £428 -9.89% 43
Yorkshire +1 68 £450 -10.00% 34
East of England +16 63 £450 -5.26% 28
Wales +15 41 £450 -5.26% 9
North East -16 25 £480 +12.94% 14
East Midlands +21 24 £485 +14.12% 20
Northern Ireland +6 3 £480 - 5

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Jenkins 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 Jenkins.

1 1,304 (55.77%) DevOps
2 1,198 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1,172 (50.13%) Java
4 1,143 (48.89%) Git (software)
5 911 (38.96%) AWS
6 887 (37.94%) Python
7 798 (34.13%) Docker
8 753 (32.21%) Kubernetes
9 708 (30.28%) Ansible
10 652 (27.89%) Terraform
11 631 (26.99%) Microservices
12 618 (26.43%) Linux
13 610 (26.09%) Azure
14 566 (24.21%) JIRA
15 515 (22.03%) Test Automation
16 502 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
16 502 (21.47%) Scrum
17 484 (20.70%) SQL
18 474 (20.27%) JavaScript
19 452 (19.33%) Spring
20 440 (18.82%) Maven
21 393 (16.81%) Finance
22 383 (16.38%) TDD
23 370 (15.83%) GitHub
23 370 (15.83%) REST
24 358 (15.31%) GitLab
25 352 (15.06%) Security Cleared
26 337 (14.41%) Node.js
27 322 (13.77%) Bash Shell
28 311 (13.30%) Spring Boot

Jenkins
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
1 310 (13.26%) Confluence
2 163 (6.97%) Apache
3 106 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (4.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 90 (3.85%) Apache Spark
6 77 (3.29%) nginx
7 71 (3.04%) Tomcat
8 64 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 64 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 49 (2.10%) Red Hat Fuse
10 47 (2.01%) JBoss
11 28 (1.20%) Mule
12 19 (0.81%) Jetty
13 17 (0.73%) IIS
14 16 (0.68%) CMS
15 15 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
15 15 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.60%) Anypoint
16 14 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
2 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.34%) Sketch
4 7 (0.30%) Figma
5 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.17%) InVision
7 2 (0.086%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.043%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (0.30%) Magento
1 7 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.21%) SAP FI-CA
2 5 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.17%) Shopify
4 3 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.086%) Maximo
5 2 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.086%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.043%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 911 (38.96%) AWS
2 610 (26.09%) Azure
3 370 (15.83%) GitHub
4 303 (12.96%) GCP
5 189 (8.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 186 (7.96%) Serverless
7 151 (6.46%) PaaS
8 144 (6.16%) Amazon S3
9 133 (5.69%) AWS Lambda
10 122 (5.22%) Amazon EKS
11 117 (5.00%) OpenShift
12 114 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
13 109 (4.66%) Amazon ECS
14 93 (3.98%) IaaS
15 70 (2.99%) Slack
16 66 (2.82%) SaaS
17 65 (2.78%) npm
18 47 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 40 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 39 (1.67%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.79%) HTTP
2 99 (4.23%) Firewall
3 69 (2.95%) DNS
4 66 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 64 (2.74%) SSL
6 23 (0.98%) FTP
7 22 (0.94%) SSH
7 22 (0.94%) VLAN
8 20 (0.86%) SNMP
9 19 (0.81%) LAN
10 18 (0.77%) WAN
11 16 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
11 16 (0.68%) VPN
12 13 (0.56%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.51%) NAS
14 11 (0.47%) DSL
15 10 (0.43%) ATM
16 8 (0.34%) DHCP
16 8 (0.34%) iSCSI
17 6 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
2 154 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 149 (6.37%) MySQL
4 130 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 126 (5.39%) Hadoop
6 123 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 121 (5.18%) NoSQL
8 92 (3.93%) Big Data
9 79 (3.38%) Apache Hive
10 72 (3.08%) BigQuery
11 50 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 46 (1.97%) Data Lake
13 42 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (1.63%) HBase
15 37 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
15 37 (1.58%) Impala
16 35 (1.50%) Redis
17 32 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
18 31 (1.33%) Oracle Database
18 31 (1.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,143 (48.89%) Git (software)
2 566 (24.21%) JIRA
3 440 (18.82%) Maven
4 358 (15.31%) GitLab
5 236 (10.09%) Selenium
6 228 (9.75%) Cucumber
7 202 (8.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 190 (8.13%) JUnit
9 161 (6.89%) Artifactory
10 156 (6.67%) Bitbucket
10 156 (6.67%) Gradle
11 154 (6.59%) SonarQube
12 132 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 117 (5.00%) TeamCity
14 89 (3.81%) JMeter
15 87 (3.72%) CircleCI
16 85 (3.64%) Subversion
17 72 (3.08%) gulp
18 71 (3.04%) Travis CI
19 69 (2.95%) Postman
General
1 393 (16.81%) Finance
2 282 (12.06%) Banking
3 218 (9.32%) Public Sector
4 69 (2.95%) Marketing
5 40 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 30 (1.28%) Retail
7 27 (1.15%) Electronics
7 27 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 20 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.77%) Front Office
11 13 (0.56%) Back Office
12 12 (0.51%) Automotive
12 12 (0.51%) Games
13 11 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.47%) Publishing
14 9 (0.38%) Billing
14 9 (0.38%) Legal
15 7 (0.30%) Advertising
15 7 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 816 (34.90%) Developer
2 579 (24.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 342 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 183 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
5 164 (7.01%) Architect
6 158 (6.76%) AWS DevOps
7 145 (6.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 122 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 95 (4.06%) Azure Engineer
10 93 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 81 (3.46%) Software Engineer
12 77 (3.29%) Senior DevOps
13 76 (3.25%) Tester
14 75 (3.21%) Cloud Engineer
15 72 (3.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 68 (2.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 65 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 62 (2.65%) Java Engineer
19 58 (2.48%) Test Engineer
20 56 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (19.33%) Spring
2 370 (15.83%) REST
3 337 (14.41%) Node.js
4 311 (13.30%) Spring Boot
5 267 (11.42%) HTML
6 256 (10.95%) JSON
7 250 (10.69%) Web Services
8 226 (9.67%) RESTful
9 221 (9.45%) React
10 197 (8.43%) Kafka
11 183 (7.83%) AngularJS
12 173 (7.40%) CSS
13 167 (7.14%) HTML5
14 146 (6.24%) SOAP
14 146 (6.24%) XML
15 142 (6.07%) .NET
16 115 (4.92%) Elastic Stack
17 109 (4.66%) Hibernate
18 84 (3.59%) CSS3
19 79 (3.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 136 (5.82%) User Experience
2 134 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 97 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
5 96 (4.11%) Cloud Native
6 89 (3.81%) Public Cloud
7 86 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
9 56 (2.40%) Clustering
10 40 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
11 38 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.20%) iPad
13 26 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 26 (1.11%) Hedge funds
13 26 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 24 (1.03%) Mainframe
15 20 (0.86%) Private Cloud
16 15 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
17 14 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 618 (26.43%) Linux
2 230 (9.84%) Windows
3 145 (6.20%) Unix
4 118 (5.05%) Android
5 110 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 88 (3.76%) Apple iOS
7 59 (2.52%) Windows Server
8 52 (2.22%) CentOS
9 36 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 33 (1.41%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.30%) Solaris
14 5 (0.21%) Debian
14 5 (0.21%) VMS
15 4 (0.17%) AIX
16 3 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.086%) Fedora
17 2 (0.086%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,304 (55.77%) DevOps
2 1,198 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (26.99%) Microservices
4 515 (22.03%) Test Automation
5 502 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
5 502 (21.47%) Scrum
6 383 (16.38%) TDD
7 284 (12.15%) Infrastructure as Code
8 279 (11.93%) Software Engineering
9 275 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 271 (11.59%) BDD
11 227 (9.71%) Open Source
12 222 (9.50%) Kanban
13 208 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
14 199 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
15 195 (8.34%) Mentoring
16 145 (6.20%) Unit Testing
17 144 (6.16%) OO
18 122 (5.22%) SDLC
19 118 (5.05%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,172 (50.13%) Java
2 887 (37.94%) Python
3 484 (20.70%) SQL
4 474 (20.27%) JavaScript
5 322 (13.77%) Bash Shell
6 251 (10.74%) Java 8
7 167 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 158 (6.76%) Groovy
9 151 (6.46%) Shell Script
10 150 (6.42%) C#
11 120 (5.13%) Kotlin
12 115 (4.92%) Scala
13 111 (4.75%) Perl
14 90 (3.85%) PL/SQL
15 81 (3.46%) Go
16 77 (3.29%) Ruby
17 76 (3.25%) C++
18 72 (3.08%) TypeScript
19 65 (2.78%) PHP
20 43 (1.84%) C
Qualifications
1 352 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 286 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 105 (4.49%) Degree
4 60 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.50%) AWS Certification
7 27 (1.15%) Novell Certification
8 24 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 21 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.90%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.77%) ISEB
11 16 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.30%) SAFe Agilist
14 7 (0.30%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.17%) CCA
16 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.13%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (7.01%) QA
2 15 (0.64%) WCAG
3 8 (0.34%) GDPR
4 7 (0.30%) MiFID
5 6 (0.26%) PMO
5 6 (0.26%) SLA
6 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.13%) RMADS
8 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.086%) NIST
9 2 (0.086%) SEPA
9 2 (0.086%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.043%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.043%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.043%) NCSC
System Software
1 798 (34.13%) Docker
2 74 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
3 73 (3.12%) Active Directory
4 59 (2.52%) HDFS
5 45 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (1.67%) vSphere
7 24 (1.03%) GlusterFS
8 11 (0.47%) Time Sharing Option
9 9 (0.38%) Varnish
10 7 (0.30%) KVM
10 7 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.30%) Xen
11 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.26%) Postfix
12 5 (0.21%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.21%) NFS
13 4 (0.17%) qmail
13 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 753 (32.21%) Kubernetes
2 708 (30.28%) Ansible
3 652 (27.89%) Terraform
4 283 (12.10%) Puppet
5 235 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
6 155 (6.63%) Grafana
7 146 (6.24%) Prometheus
8 91 (3.89%) Kibana
9 49 (2.10%) Packer
10 47 (2.01%) Argo
11 46 (1.97%) Istio
12 36 (1.54%) Consul
12 36 (1.54%) logstash
13 33 (1.41%) Rancher
14 29 (1.24%) Nagios
14 29 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
15 25 (1.07%) Fluentd
15 25 (1.07%) Salt
16 23 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
17 22 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 288 (12.32%) Oracle
2 192 (8.21%) Splunk
3 185 (7.91%) Google
4 154 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 112 (4.79%) AppDynamics
6 106 (4.53%) Atlassian
7 82 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 78 (3.34%) MuleSoft
9 66 (2.82%) VMware
10 56 (2.40%) Cloudera
11 44 (1.88%) SAP
12 42 (1.80%) Informatica
13 41 (1.75%) Databricks
13 41 (1.75%) Dynatrace
13 41 (1.75%) IBM
14 35 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 33 (1.41%) Dell
15 33 (1.41%) webMethods
16 28 (1.20%) Sybase
17 27 (1.15%) Hortonworks