Period
to 27 October 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 27 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.

Jenkins (JenkinsCI)
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Jenkins 4,240 1,736 3,844
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.97% 5.36% 4.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.30% 30.04% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,961 1,276 2,599
10th Percentile £413 £356 £380
25th Percentile £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £510 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £603
90th Percentile £725 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 6 11
10th Percentile £53.10 £35.00 £37.50
25th Percentile £59.03 £36.75 £41.88
Median hourly rate £63.50 £47.56 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +33.51% +2.28% +9.41%
75th Percentile £70.08 £56.80 £50.13
90th Percentile £73.19 £61.88 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £63.25 £53.13 £46.50
% change year-on-year +19.06% +14.25% +9.41%

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 15,529 5,779 14,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.22% 17.85% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,763 4,078 9,912
10th Percentile £363 £317 £325
25th Percentile £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £623 £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 219 80 197
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 £62.65 £53.00 £51.00
90th Percentile £71.50 £61.28 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 27 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 -5 3,365 £550 +10.00% 936
London -6 2,098 £600 +11.63% 490
Work from Home -15 1,343 £550 +4.76% 190
UK excluding London -3 1,268 £500 +11.11% 502
North of England -17 310 £525 +16.67% 129
South East +2 238 £500 - 119
Scotland +8 205 £450 +2.56% 42
Midlands -13 192 £500 +16.82% 69
North West -15 190 £525 +16.67% 78
South West +34 170 £488 - 67
West Midlands +9 160 £500 +16.82% 44
East of England -5 119 £550 +16.40% 56
Yorkshire -27 91 £525 +16.67% 39
North East -4 30 £550 +13.70% 12
Wales -18 26 £412 +12.74% 17
East Midlands -44 26 £475 +31.94% 25
Northern Ireland +6 14 £475 +12.03% 3

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 2,230 (52.59%) DevOps
2 2,020 (47.64%) Java
3 2,002 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1,865 (43.99%) Git (software)
5 1,591 (37.52%) AWS
6 1,561 (36.82%) Docker
7 1,439 (33.94%) Kubernetes
8 1,355 (31.96%) Python
9 1,290 (30.42%) Ansible
10 1,232 (29.06%) Terraform
11 1,069 (25.21%) Azure
12 1,062 (25.05%) Microservices
13 1,047 (24.69%) Linux
14 953 (22.48%) JIRA
15 919 (21.67%) Maven
16 895 (21.11%) Test Automation
17 876 (20.66%) SQL
18 864 (20.38%) JavaScript
19 856 (20.19%) Spring
20 749 (17.67%) GitHub
21 741 (17.48%) Scrum
22 734 (17.31%) TDD
23 725 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
24 724 (17.08%) Finance
25 664 (15.66%) Social Skills
26 651 (15.35%) Spring Boot
27 601 (14.17%) Infrastructure as Code
28 578 (13.63%) Software Engineering
29 573 (13.51%) Security Cleared
29 573 (13.51%) REST

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
1 518 (12.22%) Confluence
2 218 (5.14%) Apache Spark
3 167 (3.94%) Apache
4 164 (3.87%) Tomcat
5 143 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
6 104 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 67 (1.58%) nginx
8 57 (1.34%) CMS
9 49 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 44 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
11 42 (0.99%) JBoss
12 40 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
12 40 (0.94%) Mule
13 39 (0.92%) SAS
14 38 (0.90%) IIS
15 31 (0.73%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 24 (0.57%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 16 (0.38%) GemFire
Applications
1 27 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.094%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.047%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.024%) Figma
9 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.64%) SunGard Martini
2 17 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (0.28%) Magento
3 12 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.12%) assyst
7 3 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.071%) Shopify
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.047%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.047%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.024%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,591 (37.52%) AWS
2 1,069 (25.21%) Azure
3 749 (17.67%) GitHub
4 545 (12.85%) GCP
5 320 (7.55%) Serverless
6 289 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 251 (5.92%) OpenShift
8 235 (5.54%) PaaS
9 218 (5.14%) AWS Lambda
10 202 (4.76%) Amazon S3
11 162 (3.82%) IaaS
12 143 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
13 140 (3.30%) Amazon EKS
14 132 (3.11%) SaaS
15 127 (3.00%) Amazon ECS
16 90 (2.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 87 (2.05%) npm
18 65 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
19 59 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 55 (1.30%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.04%) Firewall
2 127 (3.00%) HTTP
3 99 (2.33%) DNS
4 72 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 43 (1.01%) SSL
6 41 (0.97%) Internet
7 33 (0.78%) LAN
8 29 (0.68%) VPN
9 28 (0.66%) Network Security
10 25 (0.59%) Multicast
11 24 (0.57%) WAN
12 18 (0.42%) Wireshark
13 17 (0.40%) FTP
14 14 (0.33%) IPv4
15 10 (0.24%) NAS
15 10 (0.24%) SAN
15 10 (0.24%) tcpdump
16 9 (0.21%) DSL
16 9 (0.21%) Kerberos
16 9 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (9.25%) NoSQL
2 334 (7.88%) MongoDB
3 310 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
4 260 (6.13%) Relational Database
5 234 (5.52%) MySQL
6 206 (4.86%) Big Data
7 189 (4.46%) Hadoop
8 185 (4.36%) SQL Server
9 125 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 117 (2.76%) Apache Hive
11 109 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
12 89 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 88 (2.08%) HBase
13 88 (2.08%) Redis
14 80 (1.89%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 72 (1.70%) Data Lake
17 65 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
18 58 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
19 54 (1.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,865 (43.99%) Git (software)
2 953 (22.48%) JIRA
3 919 (21.67%) Maven
4 508 (11.98%) GitLab
5 446 (10.52%) Bitbucket
6 424 (10.00%) Selenium
7 416 (9.81%) Cucumber
8 361 (8.51%) Artifactory
9 332 (7.83%) TeamCity
10 328 (7.74%) Gradle
11 312 (7.36%) JUnit
12 301 (7.10%) Sonatype Nexus
13 234 (5.52%) SonarQube
14 183 (4.32%) CircleCI
14 183 (4.32%) Postman
15 166 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 157 (3.70%) JMeter
17 154 (3.63%) Subversion
18 117 (2.76%) Mockito
19 114 (2.69%) WebDriver
General
1 724 (17.08%) Finance
2 664 (15.66%) Social Skills
3 455 (10.73%) Banking
4 383 (9.03%) Public Sector
5 180 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
6 140 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 71 (1.67%) Retail
8 63 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 57 (1.34%) Front Office
9 57 (1.34%) Marketing
10 47 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 47 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
11 42 (0.99%) Legal
12 40 (0.94%) Electronics
13 39 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 37 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
15 31 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
16 30 (0.71%) Games
17 25 (0.59%) Publishing
18 19 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,518 (35.80%) Developer
2 917 (21.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 650 (15.33%) Java Developer
4 254 (5.99%) Architect
5 253 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 199 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
7 190 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
8 188 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
9 169 (3.99%) Data Engineer
10 144 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 135 (3.18%) AWS DevOps
12 127 (3.00%) Platform Engineer
13 120 (2.83%) Senior DevOps
14 118 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 117 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
16 115 (2.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 114 (2.69%) Tester
18 113 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
19 109 (2.57%) React Developer
20 107 (2.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 856 (20.19%) Spring
2 651 (15.35%) Spring Boot
3 573 (13.51%) REST
4 499 (11.77%) React
5 480 (11.32%) Kafka
6 443 (10.45%) JSON
7 428 (10.09%) Web Services
8 407 (9.60%) Node.js
9 396 (9.34%) HTML
10 376 (8.87%) RESTful
11 351 (8.28%) AngularJS
12 325 (7.67%) CSS
13 300 (7.08%) .NET
14 271 (6.39%) XML
15 192 (4.53%) SOAP
16 160 (3.77%) HTML5
17 145 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
18 140 (3.30%) J2EE
19 123 (2.90%) Hibernate
20 122 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 202 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 129 (3.04%) Cloud Native
3 127 (3.00%) User Experience
4 109 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 102 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
6 88 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 86 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
8 66 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 66 (1.56%) Data Centre
9 63 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 61 (1.44%) iPad
11 59 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
12 52 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 46 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
14 44 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 43 (1.01%) Client/Server
15 43 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
16 39 (0.92%) Hedge funds
17 32 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 32 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,047 (24.69%) Linux
2 488 (11.51%) Windows
3 422 (9.95%) Unix
4 160 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (2.17%) Android
6 78 (1.84%) Apple iOS
7 70 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 62 (1.46%) CentOS
9 47 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.64%) VMS
11 15 (0.35%) CoreOS
12 14 (0.33%) Solaris
13 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.17%) AIX
16 7 (0.17%) Debian
17 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,230 (52.59%) DevOps
2 2,002 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,062 (25.05%) Microservices
4 895 (21.11%) Test Automation
5 741 (17.48%) Scrum
6 734 (17.31%) TDD
7 725 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
8 601 (14.17%) Infrastructure as Code
9 578 (13.63%) Software Engineering
10 443 (10.45%) BDD
11 416 (9.81%) Configuration Management
12 391 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
13 294 (6.93%) Open Source
14 292 (6.89%) Analytics
15 288 (6.79%) Full Stack Development
16 278 (6.56%) Kanban
17 277 (6.53%) Continuous Delivery
18 261 (6.16%) Unit Testing
19 259 (6.11%) Mentoring
20 221 (5.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,020 (47.64%) Java
2 1,355 (31.96%) Python
3 876 (20.66%) SQL
4 864 (20.38%) JavaScript
5 499 (11.77%) Bash Shell
6 380 (8.96%) Java 8
7 346 (8.16%) C#
8 334 (7.88%) Groovy
9 308 (7.26%) PowerShell
10 274 (6.46%) Scala
11 247 (5.83%) Shell Script
12 225 (5.31%) TypeScript
13 181 (4.27%) Go
14 169 (3.99%) C++
15 163 (3.84%) PL/SQL
16 153 (3.61%) Ruby
17 129 (3.04%) Java 11
18 112 (2.64%) Perl
19 90 (2.12%) PHP
20 86 (2.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 573 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 435 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 148 (3.49%) Degree
4 85 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 76 (1.79%) AWS Certification
6 59 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 57 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 49 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 34 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.59%) ISEB
11 11 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.21%) CISSP
14 7 (0.17%) CEH
15 6 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.12%) OCP
16 5 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.12%) SANS
17 4 (0.094%) Cisco Certification
17 4 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.95%) QA
2 139 (3.28%) Accessibility
3 49 (1.16%) GDPR
4 21 (0.50%) WCAG
5 20 (0.47%) SLA
6 12 (0.28%) NCSC
7 11 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.17%) GRC
8 7 (0.17%) NIST
9 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.071%) Basel II
10 3 (0.071%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.071%) IFRS
11 2 (0.047%) COBIT
11 2 (0.047%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.024%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1,561 (36.82%) Docker
2 94 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 88 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (1.89%) HDFS
5 41 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 22 (0.52%) vSphere
8 15 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.31%) Varnish
10 11 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.24%) NFS
12 9 (0.21%) KVM
12 9 (0.21%) Xen
13 8 (0.19%) OpenDJ
13 8 (0.19%) vCloud
14 7 (0.17%) Ceph
14 7 (0.17%) OpenAM
14 7 (0.17%) SRDF
15 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,439 (33.94%) Kubernetes
2 1,290 (30.42%) Ansible
3 1,232 (29.06%) Terraform
4 410 (9.67%) Puppet
5 272 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
6 265 (6.25%) Grafana
7 158 (3.73%) Kibana
8 157 (3.70%) Prometheus
9 78 (1.84%) Istio
10 74 (1.75%) Packer
11 69 (1.63%) Rancher
12 65 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
13 64 (1.51%) BladeLogic
14 57 (1.34%) logstash
15 53 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
16 49 (1.16%) Nagios
17 35 (0.83%) Consul
18 27 (0.64%) ZABBIX
19 24 (0.57%) Mesos
20 22 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 542 (12.78%) Oracle
2 280 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 267 (6.30%) Google
4 211 (4.98%) Splunk
5 160 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 134 (3.16%) Informatica
7 121 (2.85%) VMware
8 112 (2.64%) IBM
9 87 (2.05%) Atlassian
10 82 (1.93%) SAP
11 81 (1.91%) AppDynamics
11 81 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 66 (1.56%) MuleSoft
13 59 (1.39%) Dynatrace
14 57 (1.34%) New Relic
15 53 (1.25%) Cloudera
15 53 (1.25%) Databricks
16 52 (1.23%) WSO2
17 48 (1.13%) BEA
17 48 (1.13%) webMethods