Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 49 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 372 368 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.09% 4.57% 3.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.39% 23.85% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 277 211
Central London median daily rate £485 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +9.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £338 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.92% -21.54% -
10th Percentile £35.83 £23.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £42.88 £27.25 £33.75
London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.75 £111.25
% change year-on-year -17.56% -70.56% -

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 2,023 1,543 1,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 22.27% 19.15% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,611 1,186 1,217
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £332 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
London median daily rate £505 £493 £450
% change year-on-year +2.54% +9.44% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.72% -14.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £31.00 £23.30 £31.25
90th Percentile £41.13 £30.00 £33.75
London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.50% +43.99%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Central London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Central London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Central London.

Contractor 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 18 October 2018. 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 -11 292 £496 +0.76% 72
West End of London -16 21 £425 +13.33% 15
City of Westminster -2 10 £506 +35.00%
Southwark - 6 £475 - 1
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 265 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (36.83%) Confluence
3 123 (33.06%) Finance
4 122 (32.80%) Scrum
5 87 (23.39%) JavaScript
6 84 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 79 (21.24%) Git (software)
7 79 (21.24%) DevOps
8 72 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 71 (19.09%) Java
10 66 (17.74%) TDD
11 65 (17.47%) SQL
12 62 (16.67%) HTML
13 53 (14.25%) Kanban
13 53 (14.25%) Node.js
14 52 (13.98%) Banking
15 51 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
16 50 (13.44%) QA
17 49 (13.17%) CSS
17 49 (13.17%) Python
17 49 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (13.17%) SDLC
18 46 (12.37%) Linux
19 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (11.56%) GitHub
20 41 (11.02%) AngularJS
21 40 (10.75%) HTML5
21 40 (10.75%) BDD
21 40 (10.75%) .NET
22 39 (10.48%) Unix

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
1 137 (36.83%) Confluence
2 12 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.42%) Apache
4 8 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.88%) CMS
6 6 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.34%) WordPress
8 3 (0.81%) Drupal
8 3 (0.81%) JBoss
8 3 (0.81%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Mule
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.81%) InVision
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.54%) InDesign
8 2 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.27%) Flinto
9 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.27%) HFM
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.56%) GitHub
3 32 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.76%) PaaS
5 13 (3.49%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.96%) Slack
7 10 (2.69%) IaaS
7 10 (2.69%) Office 365
8 9 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.88%) Serverless
9 7 (1.88%) Trello
10 6 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.61%) SaaS
11 5 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.08%) G Suite
13 3 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.34%) SMS
2 4 (1.08%) Firewall
3 3 (0.81%) VPN
3 3 (0.81%) X.509
4 2 (0.54%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) Skype
4 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) SCCP
5 1 (0.27%) SMTP
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.91%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.84%) Big Data
4 17 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.30%) MySQL
6 15 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.88%) InfluxDB
11 6 (1.61%) Impala
12 5 (1.34%) Apache Kudu
12 5 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.08%) Redis
14 3 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.81%) Presto
Development Applications
1 79 (21.24%) Git (software)
2 72 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 35 (9.41%) Selenium
4 26 (6.99%) Cucumber
5 25 (6.72%) Bitbucket
6 22 (5.91%) TeamCity
7 20 (5.38%) Maven
8 14 (3.76%) Subversion
9 11 (2.96%) JMeter
9 11 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.69%) Axure RP
10 10 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.42%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (2.42%) JUnit
11 9 (2.42%) PHPUnit
11 9 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.42%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.15%) TestRail
General
1 123 (33.06%) Finance
2 52 (13.98%) Banking
3 17 (4.57%) Front Office
4 15 (4.03%) Marketing
5 11 (2.96%) Retail
6 10 (2.69%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.61%) Publishing
7 6 (1.61%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
9 3 (0.81%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (29.84%) Developer
2 64 (17.20%) Analyst
3 36 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 30 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 24 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (5.11%) Tester
7 16 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (4.30%) Test Manager
8 15 (4.03%) Architect
9 14 (3.76%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Angular Developer
11 11 (2.96%) HTML Developer
11 11 (2.96%) Scrum Master
11 11 (2.96%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (2.69%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (2.69%) Salesforce Analyst
12 10 (2.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.67%) HTML
2 53 (14.25%) Node.js
3 49 (13.17%) CSS
4 41 (11.02%) AngularJS
5 40 (10.75%) .NET
5 40 (10.75%) HTML5
6 38 (10.22%) REST
7 32 (8.60%) JSON
8 23 (6.18%) React
9 22 (5.91%) Web Services
10 19 (5.11%) Angular 2
10 19 (5.11%) WCF
11 18 (4.84%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.57%) RESTful
13 16 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (4.03%) Redux
15 14 (3.76%) CSS3
16 13 (3.49%) Sass
16 13 (3.49%) Symfony
17 12 (3.23%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 30 (8.06%) User Experience
2 18 (4.84%) Fintech
3 11 (2.96%) Derivative
3 11 (2.96%) iPad
3 11 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.88%) Video\Live Streaming
6 6 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.61%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.34%) PACS
7 5 (1.34%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.37%) Linux
2 39 (10.48%) Unix
3 27 (7.26%) Windows
4 16 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.15%) Android
7 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.54%) VMS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (32.80%) Scrum
3 84 (22.58%) Test Automation
4 79 (21.24%) DevOps
5 66 (17.74%) TDD
6 53 (14.25%) Kanban
7 49 (13.17%) SDLC
7 49 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (10.75%) BDD
10 39 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (9.95%) Analytics
12 34 (9.14%) E-Commerce
13 32 (8.60%) Microservices
14 30 (8.06%) Project Management
15 27 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (6.72%) Migration
16 25 (6.72%) User Stories
17 24 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
18 23 (6.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 71 (19.09%) Java
3 65 (17.47%) SQL
4 49 (13.17%) Python
5 37 (9.95%) C#
6 20 (5.38%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.57%) PHP
8 14 (3.76%) Java 8
9 12 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.96%) Ruby
11 10 (2.69%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.15%) ES6
13 5 (1.34%) Scala
14 4 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.08%) Groovy
14 4 (1.08%) R
15 3 (0.81%) C
15 3 (0.81%) Go
15 3 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (4.57%) Degree
2 12 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.42%) ISEB
4 7 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.34%) PMP
7 4 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) RHCE
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.44%) QA
2 6 (1.61%) PMO
3 5 (1.34%) GDPR
3 5 (1.34%) SEPA
4 3 (0.81%) MiFID
5 2 (0.54%) WCAG
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.27%) EMIR
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (9.41%) Docker
2 14 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.08%) HDFS
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (5.38%) Ansible
2 19 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.30%) Terraform
4 15 (4.03%) HP ALM
5 14 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (3.49%) Kubernetes
6 13 (3.49%) Puppet
7 8 (2.15%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.61%) systemd
9 4 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (1.08%) Kibana
9 4 (1.08%) logstash
10 3 (0.81%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.81%) Control-M
10 3 (0.81%) Packer
10 3 (0.81%) SCCM
11 2 (0.54%) Grafana
11 2 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (8.06%) Atlassian
1 30 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (4.57%) Oracle
4 16 (4.30%) HP
5 13 (3.49%) Tableau
6 12 (3.23%) Google
7 11 (2.96%) Splunk
8 7 (1.88%) Alteryx
8 7 (1.88%) Citrix
8 7 (1.88%) New Relic
9 6 (1.61%) Adobe
9 6 (1.61%) Apple
10 5 (1.34%) FIS
10 5 (1.34%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.08%) Perfecto Mobile
11 4 (1.08%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) Sybase
12 3 (0.81%) Cisco
12 3 (0.81%) IBM