Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 45 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Jenkins 3,581 1,768 4,889
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.95% 4.84% 5.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.58% 26.89% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,475 1,294 3,289
10th Percentile £400 £363 £390
25th Percentile £460 £425 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £630 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £474 £490
% change year-on-year +0.26% -3.32% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 5 14
10th Percentile £55.37 £40.43 £38.63
25th Percentile £60.00 £51.56 £43.06
Median hourly rate £65.25 £58.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +16.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £68.36 £65.25 "
90th Percentile £72.50 £65.42 £58.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £64.50 £53.13 £50.00
% change year-on-year +21.41% +6.25% +11.11%

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 12,986 6,575 17,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.00% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,805 4,563 11,705
10th Percentile £350 £331 £330
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £684 £673 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 99 259
10th Percentile £25.50 £21.25 £23.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £41.25 £37.88
Median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £50.81
90th Percentile £68.36 £61.30 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 2,768 £538 +2.38% 848
London -2 1,711 £575 +4.55% 426
Work from Home +2 1,162 £525 - 162
UK excluding London +4 1,112 £475 +0.26% 475
North of England -24 236 £500 - 138
Scotland +36 231 £450 +11.11% 45
South East +23 228 £475 +4.94% 87
Midlands -2 165 £475 +14.80% 71
West Midlands +26 138 £490 +14.89% 53
North West -12 136 £490 +8.89% 89
South West -8 126 £488 -2.50% 54
East of England +11 86 £550 +13.99% 58
Yorkshire -32 67 £500 - 35
North East -15 33 £505 -14.23% 14
Wales +6 31 £448 -5.79% 15
East Midlands -28 27 £403 +27.78% 18
Northern Ireland +8 11 £475 +10.47% 7

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1,816 (50.71%) DevOps
2 1,772 (49.48%) Java
3 1,700 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
4 1,572 (43.90%) Git (software)
5 1,272 (35.52%) AWS
6 1,250 (34.91%) Docker
7 1,185 (33.09%) Python
8 1,079 (30.13%) Kubernetes
9 1,005 (28.06%) Ansible
10 949 (26.50%) Terraform
11 937 (26.17%) Microservices
12 904 (25.24%) Azure
13 838 (23.40%) Linux
14 791 (22.09%) JavaScript
15 786 (21.95%) JIRA
16 775 (21.64%) Test Automation
17 759 (21.20%) Maven
18 737 (20.58%) SQL
19 723 (20.19%) Spring
20 701 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
21 660 (18.43%) Scrum
22 648 (18.10%) TDD
23 588 (16.42%) Finance
24 572 (15.97%) GitHub
25 556 (15.53%) Social Skills
26 539 (15.05%) Software Engineering
27 497 (13.88%) Spring Boot
28 492 (13.74%) REST
29 484 (13.52%) Oracle
30 474 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code

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
1 438 (12.23%) Confluence
2 182 (5.08%) Apache
3 178 (4.97%) Apache Spark
4 132 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 127 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 75 (2.09%) nginx
8 70 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 46 (1.28%) CMS
10 41 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (1.14%) Mule
11 35 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
12 31 (0.87%) SAS
13 30 (0.84%) JBoss
14 29 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 28 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
16 27 (0.75%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (0.67%) Jetty
19 22 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.31%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.20%) Figma
7 3 (0.084%) InVision
7 3 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.056%) Sketch
8 2 (0.056%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.028%) GIMP
9 1 (0.028%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.61%) Magento
2 16 (0.45%) SunGard Martini
3 13 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.25%) Shopify
5 9 (0.25%) Summit
6 8 (0.22%) assyst
6 8 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.084%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.084%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.056%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1,272 (35.52%) AWS
2 904 (25.24%) Azure
3 572 (15.97%) GitHub
4 429 (11.98%) GCP
5 287 (8.01%) Serverless
6 239 (6.67%) OpenShift
7 238 (6.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 207 (5.78%) AWS Lambda
9 196 (5.47%) PaaS
10 170 (4.75%) Amazon S3
11 145 (4.05%) IaaS
12 127 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
12 127 (3.55%) SaaS
13 118 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
14 106 (2.96%) npm
15 99 (2.76%) Amazon ECS
16 66 (1.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 48 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
18 45 (1.26%) Power Platform
19 39 (1.09%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 119 (3.32%) HTTP
2 118 (3.30%) Firewall
3 109 (3.04%) DNS
4 70 (1.95%) SSL
5 67 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 39 (1.09%) LAN
7 27 (0.75%) Internet
8 26 (0.73%) WAN
9 25 (0.70%) VPN
10 24 (0.67%) FTP
11 20 (0.56%) Kerberos
12 19 (0.53%) Multicast
13 17 (0.47%) Network Security
14 16 (0.45%) DHCP
15 15 (0.42%) SAN
16 14 (0.39%) IPv4
16 14 (0.39%) NAS
16 14 (0.39%) SSH
16 14 (0.39%) Wireshark
17 12 (0.34%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (8.07%) NoSQL
2 279 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
3 257 (7.18%) MongoDB
4 222 (6.20%) Relational Database
5 187 (5.22%) MySQL
6 171 (4.78%) Hadoop
7 169 (4.72%) Big Data
8 160 (4.47%) SQL Server
9 109 (3.04%) Apache Hive
10 91 (2.54%) HBase
11 81 (2.26%) Oracle Database
12 75 (2.09%) Redis
13 67 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 52 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 50 (1.40%) Data Lake
17 49 (1.37%) Amazon Aurora
17 49 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 48 (1.34%) BigQuery
19 45 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,572 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 786 (21.95%) JIRA
3 759 (21.20%) Maven
4 410 (11.45%) GitLab
5 338 (9.44%) Bitbucket
6 335 (9.35%) Selenium
7 329 (9.19%) Cucumber
8 284 (7.93%) JUnit
9 262 (7.32%) Gradle
10 257 (7.18%) Artifactory
11 256 (7.15%) TeamCity
12 244 (6.81%) Sonatype Nexus
13 193 (5.39%) CircleCI
14 182 (5.08%) SonarQube
15 159 (4.44%) Postman
16 138 (3.85%) Subversion
17 132 (3.69%) Travis CI
18 125 (3.49%) JMeter
19 115 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 105 (2.93%) IntelliJ
General
1 588 (16.42%) Finance
2 556 (15.53%) Social Skills
3 401 (11.20%) Banking
4 296 (8.27%) Public Sector
5 168 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 67 (1.87%) Retail
7 67 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 62 (1.73%) Marketing
9 52 (1.45%) Front Office
9 52 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
10 51 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.26%) Electronics
11 45 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
12 37 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
13 29 (0.81%) Games
14 27 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.50%) Publishing
15 18 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,373 (38.34%) Developer
2 760 (21.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 559 (15.61%) Java Developer
4 229 (6.39%) Architect
5 220 (6.14%) Senior Developer
6 178 (4.97%) Azure Engineer
7 159 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
8 141 (3.94%) Software Engineer
9 138 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 134 (3.74%) Tester
11 124 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
12 115 (3.21%) Data Engineer
13 113 (3.16%) AWS DevOps
14 111 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
15 102 (2.85%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 101 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 97 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
18 96 (2.68%) Automation Tester
19 95 (2.65%) Senior DevOps
20 93 (2.60%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (20.19%) Spring
2 497 (13.88%) Spring Boot
3 492 (13.74%) REST
4 471 (13.15%) React
5 402 (11.23%) Node.js
6 378 (10.56%) HTML
7 377 (10.53%) JSON
8 359 (10.03%) Kafka
9 355 (9.91%) AngularJS
10 349 (9.75%) Web Services
11 340 (9.49%) RESTful
12 288 (8.04%) .NET
13 285 (7.96%) CSS
14 238 (6.65%) XML
15 164 (4.58%) SOAP
16 145 (4.05%) HTML5
17 135 (3.77%) J2EE
18 132 (3.69%) Hibernate
19 124 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
20 110 (3.07%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 165 (4.61%) Public Cloud
2 135 (3.77%) User Experience
3 123 (3.43%) Cloud Native
4 90 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 85 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 79 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
8 68 (1.90%) Legacy Systems
9 60 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 51 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 49 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
12 46 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 44 (1.23%) Data Centre
14 38 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 37 (1.03%) Clustering
16 36 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (0.98%) Client/Server
18 33 (0.92%) Legacy Applications
19 32 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
20 30 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 838 (23.40%) Linux
2 392 (10.95%) Windows
3 302 (8.43%) Unix
4 112 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 110 (3.07%) Android
6 79 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 68 (1.90%) CentOS
7 68 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 49 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 37 (1.03%) VMS
10 25 (0.70%) CoreOS
11 18 (0.50%) Solaris
12 13 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
13 11 (0.31%) Alpine Linux
13 11 (0.31%) Debian
14 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.14%) Android TV
16 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,816 (50.71%) DevOps
2 1,700 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 937 (26.17%) Microservices
4 775 (21.64%) Test Automation
5 701 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
6 660 (18.43%) Scrum
7 648 (18.10%) TDD
8 539 (15.05%) Software Engineering
9 474 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code
10 354 (9.89%) BDD
11 329 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
12 319 (8.91%) Configuration Management
13 309 (8.63%) Open Source
14 278 (7.76%) Full Stack Development
15 276 (7.71%) Mentoring
16 243 (6.79%) Analytics
17 227 (6.34%) Kanban
18 226 (6.31%) Unit Testing
19 220 (6.14%) OO
20 212 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,772 (49.48%) Java
2 1,185 (33.09%) Python
3 791 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 737 (20.58%) SQL
5 365 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 319 (8.91%) Java 8
7 311 (8.68%) C#
8 263 (7.34%) Groovy
9 234 (6.53%) PowerShell
10 230 (6.42%) Shell Script
11 221 (6.17%) TypeScript
12 194 (5.42%) Scala
13 186 (5.19%) C++
14 130 (3.63%) Go
15 111 (3.10%) Perl
16 110 (3.07%) PL/SQL
17 104 (2.90%) Java 11
18 100 (2.79%) PHP
19 98 (2.74%) C
20 93 (2.60%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 442 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 334 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 136 (3.80%) Degree
4 61 (1.70%) DV Cleared
5 60 (1.68%) AWS Certification
6 53 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 34 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.45%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.36%) ISEB
11 9 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.25%) OCP
11 9 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 7 (0.20%) Novell Certification
13 6 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.11%) CISSP
14 4 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (6.31%) QA
2 100 (2.79%) Accessibility
3 24 (0.67%) GDPR
4 15 (0.42%) SLA
5 10 (0.28%) WCAG
6 8 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.20%) NIST
8 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.084%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.056%) COBIT
12 2 (0.056%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.056%) ISO 15022
12 2 (0.056%) MiFID
12 2 (0.056%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.056%) PMO
13 1 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,250 (34.91%) Docker
2 98 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 79 (2.21%) HDFS
4 65 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 21 (0.59%) Varnish
9 20 (0.56%) KVM
10 18 (0.50%) Xen
11 15 (0.42%) NFS
12 13 (0.36%) Hyper-V
13 12 (0.34%) vSphere
14 11 (0.31%) SRDF
15 9 (0.25%) Postfix
16 8 (0.22%) OpenAM
16 8 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.20%) OpenDJ
18 6 (0.17%) iptables
18 6 (0.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1,079 (30.13%) Kubernetes
2 1,005 (28.06%) Ansible
3 949 (26.50%) Terraform
4 318 (8.88%) Puppet
5 256 (7.15%) Opscode Chef
6 253 (7.07%) Grafana
7 143 (3.99%) Prometheus
8 136 (3.80%) Kibana
9 62 (1.73%) Rancher
10 61 (1.70%) Istio
11 57 (1.59%) Packer
12 46 (1.28%) logstash
13 42 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
14 41 (1.14%) Nagios
15 32 (0.89%) BladeLogic
16 29 (0.81%) Consul
17 26 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
18 22 (0.61%) Oozie
19 20 (0.56%) Fluentd
20 19 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 484 (13.52%) Oracle
2 251 (7.01%) Google
3 244 (6.81%) Microsoft
4 166 (4.64%) Splunk
5 134 (3.74%) IBM
6 119 (3.32%) Red Hat
7 99 (2.76%) Informatica
8 80 (2.23%) VMware
9 78 (2.18%) SAP
10 75 (2.09%) MuleSoft
11 72 (2.01%) Atlassian
12 67 (1.87%) AppDynamics
13 62 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
14 53 (1.48%) Dynatrace
15 50 (1.40%) Databricks
16 45 (1.26%) Cloudera
17 44 (1.23%) New Relic
18 41 (1.14%) BEA
19 40 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
20 38 (1.06%) webMethods