Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 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.

Atlassian JIRA
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 46 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 181 409 373
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.74% 4.87% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.67% 23.21% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 296 258
Median daily rate £500 £525 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.53% +10.56%
10th Percentile £364 £363 £325
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -57.65%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 705 1,762 2,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.48% 20.98% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 1,304 1,621
Median daily rate £508 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £371 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £635
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +42.19% -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% -21.11% +12.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Central London.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
City of London -4 139 £515 -1.90% 23
Southwark +44 7 £450 -18.18%
West End of London +19 7 £475 -2.06%
City of Westminster +16 3 £500 -4.76%
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA 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 across the Central London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 131 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (55.80%) Confluence
3 57 (31.49%) DevOps
4 54 (29.83%) Scrum
5 43 (23.76%) Java
5 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
6 40 (22.10%) Finance
7 38 (20.99%) SQL
7 38 (20.99%) Jenkins
8 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
8 31 (17.13%) Terraform
9 30 (16.57%) Linux
10 29 (16.02%) Kubernetes
10 29 (16.02%) Public Sector
11 26 (14.36%) TDD
12 25 (13.81%) Atlassian
12 25 (13.81%) Azure
13 24 (13.26%) Test Automation
14 22 (12.15%) Ansible
14 22 (12.15%) Docker
15 21 (11.60%) Kanban
15 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
15 21 (11.60%) Python
15 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure as Code
16 20 (11.05%) Web Services
17 19 (10.50%) Degree
17 19 (10.50%) SDLC
18 18 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (9.94%) GitHub
18 18 (9.94%) AWS

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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
1 101 (55.80%) Confluence
2 5 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.21%) CMS
4 3 (1.66%) Drupal
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.10%) Tornado
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.55%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.21%) Sketch
1 4 (2.21%) Zeplin
2 3 (1.66%) InVision
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.55%) Figma
4 1 (0.55%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Maximo
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.55%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.81%) Azure
2 18 (9.94%) AWS
2 18 (9.94%) GitHub
3 15 (8.29%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (6.08%) GCP
5 6 (3.31%) Slack
5 6 (3.31%) Stackdriver
6 4 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.21%) PaaS
6 4 (2.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (2.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.66%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.66%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (1.66%) npm
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.10%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.10%) Serverless
8 2 (1.10%) Smartsheet
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) HTTP
2 4 (2.21%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) DHCP
3 2 (1.10%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) 4G
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VoIP
4 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.31%) MySQL
3 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.21%) Big Data
5 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.66%) HBase
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.10%) Spark SQL
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.99%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.39%) Selenium
4 8 (4.42%) Postman
4 8 (4.42%) Travis CI
5 7 (3.87%) JMeter
5 7 (3.87%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.76%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.76%) RSpec
7 5 (2.76%) Subversion
8 4 (2.21%) GitLab
8 4 (2.21%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.66%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.66%) Cypress.io
9 3 (1.66%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (22.10%) Finance
2 29 (16.02%) Public Sector
3 16 (8.84%) Banking
4 15 (8.29%) Marketing
5 9 (4.97%) Front Office
6 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.21%) French Language
7 4 (2.21%) Legal
8 3 (1.66%) Retail
8 3 (1.66%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Electronics
10 1 (0.55%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Developer
2 31 (17.13%) Analyst
3 20 (11.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (9.39%) Business Analyst
5 9 (4.97%) Java Developer
6 8 (4.42%) Architect
6 8 (4.42%) Azure Developer
6 8 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 7 (3.87%) Test Manager
7 7 (3.87%) Tester
8 6 (3.31%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.31%) Designer
8 6 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.76%) Automation Tester
9 5 (2.76%) Consultant
9 5 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (2.76%) Salesforce Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.05%) Web Services
2 16 (8.84%) .NET
2 16 (8.84%) CSS
2 16 (8.84%) REST
3 15 (8.29%) HTML
4 13 (7.18%) Node.js
5 12 (6.63%) JSON
5 12 (6.63%) XML
6 10 (5.52%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.42%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.42%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.42%) Jest
7 8 (4.42%) React
8 7 (3.87%) RESTful
8 7 (3.87%) Spring
9 6 (3.31%) CSS3
9 6 (3.31%) HTML5
9 6 (3.31%) XML Messaging
10 5 (2.76%) Middleware
10 5 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) User Experience
2 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.21%) Derivative
5 4 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.66%) BYOD
6 3 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.57%) Linux
2 8 (4.42%) Unix
3 7 (3.87%) Windows
4 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.49%) DevOps
3 54 (29.83%) Scrum
4 26 (14.36%) TDD
5 24 (13.26%) Test Automation
6 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (11.60%) Kanban
7 19 (10.50%) SDLC
8 18 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (8.84%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.84%) User Stories
11 14 (7.73%) Analytics
12 13 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (6.63%) Change Management
13 12 (6.63%) Test Strategy
14 11 (6.08%) Defect Management
14 11 (6.08%) Microservices
15 10 (5.52%) Project Management
15 10 (5.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) Java
2 38 (20.99%) SQL
3 21 (11.60%) JavaScript
3 21 (11.60%) Python
4 17 (9.39%) C#
5 8 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.42%) Ruby
6 7 (3.87%) Go
6 7 (3.87%) Scala
7 5 (2.76%) Apex Code
7 5 (2.76%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.21%) PHP
8 4 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.66%) Groovy
9 3 (1.66%) R
9 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.10%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.50%) Degree
3 11 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.87%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.31%) ISEB
6 3 (1.66%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) CCA
7 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) MiFID
2 4 (2.21%) PSD2
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (12.15%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) HDFS
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (17.13%) Terraform
2 29 (16.02%) Kubernetes
3 22 (12.15%) Ansible
4 17 (9.39%) Istio
4 17 (9.39%) Packer
5 3 (1.66%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.66%) Puppet
6 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.10%) Grafana
6 2 (1.10%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) vRealize
7 1 (0.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) Atlassian
2 16 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.29%) Oracle
4 11 (6.08%) Google
4 11 (6.08%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.31%) Adobe
6 5 (2.76%) SAP
6 5 (2.76%) Splunk
6 5 (2.76%) Tableau
7 3 (1.66%) HP
7 3 (1.66%) IBM
8 2 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.10%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.10%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.10%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.10%) Okta
8 2 (1.10%) Telerik
8 2 (1.10%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.55%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow