Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 51 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing Jenkins 2,663 2,265 5,333
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.66% 4.49% 5.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.96% 25.23% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,829 1,656 3,615
10th Percentile £381 £375 £394
25th Percentile £444 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £613 £608
90th Percentile £688 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -2.11% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 20
10th Percentile £40.00 £35.28 £33.00
25th Percentile £48.75 £40.56 £44.19
Median hourly rate £59.00 £50.99 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.71% +1.98% +8.70%
75th Percentile £68.00 £59.81 £60.00
90th Percentile £69.38 £65.34 £64.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.36 £44.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +32.63% -12.00% +8.70%

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 9,877 8,977 18,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.28% 17.80% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,650 6,178 12,739
10th Percentile £338 £331 £331
25th Percentile £405 £406 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £495 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.05%
75th Percentile £580 £581 £575
90th Percentile £658 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 135 259
10th Percentile £27.35 £18.25 £22.05
25th Percentile £40.00 £39.13 £36.75
Median hourly rate £45.50 £47.50 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -4.21% +7.51% +3.95%
75th Percentile £56.44 £54.22 £50.00
90th Percentile £63.08 £62.30 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -2 2,062 £500 -4.76% 664
London -3 1,294 £538 -2.27% 285
Work from Home +2 891 £517 +3.30% 176
UK excluding London 0 844 £465 -2.11% 424
North of England -13 185 £475 -5.00% 118
Scotland +24 181 £450 +3.45% 25
South East +16 175 £475 - 121
North West 0 118 £465 -7.00% 67
Midlands -10 95 £428 -4.89% 51
South West -7 93 £475 -7.32% 58
East of England +21 73 £500 +5.26% 30
West Midlands -17 67 £436 -3.11% 37
Yorkshire -25 41 £488 -2.50% 37
Wales +8 38 £441 -8.55% 18
North East -11 26 £500 +11.11% 14
East Midlands +8 22 £396 -6.27% 14
Northern Ireland - 5 £475 - 3

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 1,413 (53.06%) DevOps
2 1,285 (48.25%) Java
3 1,277 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
4 1,225 (46.00%) Git (software)
5 935 (35.11%) Python
6 901 (33.83%) AWS
7 844 (31.69%) Docker
8 725 (27.22%) Kubernetes
9 724 (27.19%) Ansible
10 691 (25.95%) Terraform
11 687 (25.80%) Microservices
12 681 (25.57%) Azure
13 625 (23.47%) Linux
14 594 (22.31%) JIRA
15 590 (22.16%) Test Automation
16 561 (21.07%) Scrum
17 556 (20.88%) JavaScript
18 554 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
19 552 (20.73%) SQL
20 516 (19.38%) TDD
21 507 (19.04%) Maven
22 477 (17.91%) Spring
23 439 (16.49%) Social Skills
24 411 (15.43%) Finance
25 388 (14.57%) Software Engineering
26 384 (14.42%) GitHub
27 361 (13.56%) REST
28 342 (12.84%) GCP
29 339 (12.73%) Security Cleared
30 326 (12.24%) GitLab

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
1 317 (11.90%) Confluence
2 172 (6.46%) Apache
3 134 (5.03%) Apache Spark
4 101 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
5 85 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 78 (2.93%) nginx
7 59 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 49 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
9 45 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 28 (1.05%) JBoss
10 28 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
11 26 (0.98%) Mule
12 25 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
13 22 (0.83%) CMS
13 22 (0.83%) IIS
14 21 (0.79%) Jetty
15 20 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
16 18 (0.68%) Anypoint
17 16 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
2 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.38%) Figma
3 10 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.23%) Sketch
6 5 (0.19%) InVision
7 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.11%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.038%) GIMP
9 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Magento
2 9 (0.34%) Summit
3 8 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.26%) Shopify
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.11%) assyst
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.075%) Maximo
8 2 (0.075%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.075%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.075%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.038%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.038%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.038%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.038%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 901 (33.83%) AWS
2 681 (25.57%) Azure
3 384 (14.42%) GitHub
4 342 (12.84%) GCP
5 194 (7.29%) Serverless
6 192 (7.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 182 (6.83%) OpenShift
8 148 (5.56%) PaaS
9 139 (5.22%) Amazon S3
9 139 (5.22%) AWS Lambda
10 114 (4.28%) IaaS
11 112 (4.21%) Amazon EKS
12 99 (3.72%) SaaS
13 84 (3.15%) npm
14 82 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
15 77 (2.89%) Amazon ECS
16 51 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 46 (1.73%) Power Platform
18 43 (1.61%) AWS CodePipeline
19 39 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.49%) HTTP
2 91 (3.42%) Firewall
3 88 (3.30%) DNS
4 66 (2.48%) SSL
5 48 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.20%) LAN
7 29 (1.09%) FTP
8 24 (0.90%) WAN
9 23 (0.86%) VPN
10 21 (0.79%) Kerberos
11 20 (0.75%) SSH
12 17 (0.64%) DHCP
13 14 (0.53%) NAS
14 12 (0.45%) ATM
15 10 (0.38%) Network Security
16 9 (0.34%) iSCSI
17 8 (0.30%) IPv4
17 8 (0.30%) Multicast
17 8 (0.30%) RTMP
18 7 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (8.34%) PostgreSQL
2 191 (7.17%) NoSQL
3 164 (6.16%) MongoDB
4 157 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 133 (4.99%) Hadoop
6 129 (4.84%) MySQL
7 118 (4.43%) SQL Server
8 110 (4.13%) Big Data
9 91 (3.42%) Apache Hive
10 63 (2.37%) BigQuery
11 61 (2.29%) HBase
12 49 (1.84%) Data Lake
13 48 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
13 48 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 44 (1.65%) Power BI
15 40 (1.50%) Impala
16 38 (1.43%) Redis
17 36 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
18 33 (1.24%) Tableau
19 31 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,225 (46.00%) Git (software)
2 594 (22.31%) JIRA
3 507 (19.04%) Maven
4 326 (12.24%) GitLab
5 272 (10.21%) Selenium
6 256 (9.61%) Cucumber
7 209 (7.85%) JUnit
8 205 (7.70%) Bitbucket
9 194 (7.29%) Gradle
10 176 (6.61%) SonarQube
11 170 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 161 (6.05%) TeamCity
13 153 (5.75%) Artifactory
14 128 (4.81%) Postman
15 124 (4.66%) CircleCI
16 109 (4.09%) Subversion
17 96 (3.60%) JMeter
18 93 (3.49%) Travis CI
19 88 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 76 (2.85%) gulp
General
1 439 (16.49%) Social Skills
2 411 (15.43%) Finance
3 302 (11.34%) Banking
4 209 (7.85%) Public Sector
5 152 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (2.89%) Marketing
7 53 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 52 (1.95%) Retail
9 49 (1.84%) Influencing Skills
10 44 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 39 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.16%) Electronics
13 30 (1.13%) Front Office
14 26 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
15 21 (0.79%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.60%) Games
17 13 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.41%) Automotive
18 11 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,018 (38.23%) Developer
2 596 (22.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 382 (14.34%) Java Developer
4 175 (6.57%) Architect
5 163 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 139 (5.22%) AWS Engineer
7 120 (4.51%) Azure Engineer
8 118 (4.43%) Tester
9 113 (4.24%) AWS DevOps
10 99 (3.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 97 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 97 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
12 92 (3.45%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 85 (3.19%) Automation Tester
14 79 (2.97%) Software Engineer
15 76 (2.85%) Data Engineer
16 73 (2.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 68 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
18 66 (2.48%) Azure DevOps
18 66 (2.48%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (17.91%) Spring
2 361 (13.56%) REST
3 302 (11.34%) Node.js
4 286 (10.74%) Spring Boot
5 279 (10.48%) HTML
6 275 (10.33%) JSON
7 264 (9.91%) Web Services
8 251 (9.43%) RESTful
9 241 (9.05%) Kafka
10 240 (9.01%) AngularJS
11 223 (8.37%) React
12 202 (7.59%) .NET
13 187 (7.02%) XML
14 182 (6.83%) CSS
15 122 (4.58%) SOAP
16 113 (4.24%) Hibernate
17 112 (4.21%) HTML5
18 87 (3.27%) J2EE
19 85 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
20 74 (2.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 114 (4.28%) Public Cloud
2 106 (3.98%) User Experience
3 91 (3.42%) Cloud Native
4 90 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 79 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 57 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (1.92%) Clustering
9 47 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (1.43%) Management Information System
11 35 (1.31%) Data Centre
12 31 (1.16%) Data Structures
13 30 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (0.98%) Animation
15 25 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 25 (0.94%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.86%) iPad
16 23 (0.86%) Private Cloud
17 21 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
17 21 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 625 (23.47%) Linux
2 265 (9.95%) Windows
3 183 (6.87%) Unix
4 110 (4.13%) Android
5 107 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 59 (2.22%) CentOS
8 48 (1.80%) Windows Server
9 36 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.68%) VMS
12 13 (0.49%) Solaris
13 11 (0.41%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.41%) Debian
13 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
16 4 (0.15%) Android TV
17 3 (0.11%) AIX
17 3 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,413 (53.06%) DevOps
2 1,277 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
3 687 (25.80%) Microservices
4 590 (22.16%) Test Automation
5 561 (21.07%) Scrum
6 554 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
7 516 (19.38%) TDD
8 388 (14.57%) Software Engineering
9 316 (11.87%) Infrastructure as Code
10 306 (11.49%) BDD
11 246 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
12 245 (9.20%) Configuration Management
13 244 (9.16%) Open Source
14 226 (8.49%) Mentoring
15 184 (6.91%) Kanban
16 169 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 166 (6.23%) OO
18 147 (5.52%) Analytics
19 141 (5.29%) Unit Testing
20 137 (5.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,285 (48.25%) Java
2 935 (35.11%) Python
3 556 (20.88%) JavaScript
4 552 (20.73%) SQL
5 263 (9.88%) Bash Shell
6 216 (8.11%) C#
7 212 (7.96%) Java 8
8 189 (7.10%) Groovy
9 183 (6.87%) PowerShell
10 177 (6.65%) Shell Script
11 152 (5.71%) TypeScript
12 147 (5.52%) Scala
13 138 (5.18%) C++
14 107 (4.02%) Perl
15 95 (3.57%) Go
16 90 (3.38%) Kotlin
17 85 (3.19%) Ruby
18 77 (2.89%) PL/SQL
19 73 (2.74%) PHP
20 71 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 339 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 273 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 136 (5.11%) Degree
4 65 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 52 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 42 (1.58%) AWS Certification
7 22 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 20 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 20 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.60%) ISEB
10 12 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.38%) Novell Certification
12 8 (0.30%) SAFe Agilist
13 7 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.23%) OCP
14 6 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.15%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (7.89%) QA
2 11 (0.41%) SLA
3 10 (0.38%) GDPR
4 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.26%) WCAG
5 5 (0.19%) PMO
6 4 (0.15%) NIST
7 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.075%) COBIT
8 2 (0.075%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.075%) ISO 15022
8 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.038%) IFRS
9 1 (0.038%) SEPA
9 1 (0.038%) TARGET2
System Software
1 844 (31.69%) Docker
2 91 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 66 (2.48%) HDFS
4 64 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (0.64%) vSphere
7 16 (0.60%) KVM
8 13 (0.49%) Varnish
9 12 (0.45%) Xen
10 9 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.30%) Postfix
12 7 (0.26%) qmail
13 6 (0.23%) NFS
14 5 (0.19%) SRDF
14 5 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
15 4 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.11%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 725 (27.22%) Kubernetes
2 724 (27.19%) Ansible
3 691 (25.95%) Terraform
4 246 (9.24%) Puppet
5 227 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
6 170 (6.38%) Grafana
7 123 (4.62%) Prometheus
8 95 (3.57%) Kibana
9 64 (2.40%) Istio
10 41 (1.54%) Packer
10 41 (1.54%) Rancher
11 35 (1.31%) logstash
12 33 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
13 31 (1.16%) Argo
13 31 (1.16%) Consul
13 31 (1.16%) Nagios
13 31 (1.16%) Oozie
14 23 (0.86%) Fluentd
15 17 (0.64%) Salt
16 15 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 312 (11.72%) Oracle
2 191 (7.17%) Google
3 182 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 166 (6.23%) Splunk
5 91 (3.42%) Red Hat
6 90 (3.38%) IBM
7 75 (2.82%) MuleSoft
8 71 (2.67%) AppDynamics
9 57 (2.14%) Databricks
10 55 (2.07%) SAP
11 53 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (1.95%) Atlassian
12 52 (1.95%) VMware
13 49 (1.84%) Informatica
14 47 (1.76%) Cloudera
15 40 (1.50%) Dynatrace
16 25 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
17 24 (0.90%) New Relic
18 23 (0.86%) CA
19 19 (0.71%) BEA