Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 58 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +29
Contract jobs citing JIRA 399 363 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.74% 3.99% 4.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.18% 17.86% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 260 282
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £300
90th Percentile £675 £626 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.28% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £49.25
% change year-on-year -22.22% -8.63% +11.93%

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 1,650 2,032 1,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.62% 22.35% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,242 1,625 1,108
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £385 £363 £313
90th Percentile £672 £638 £613
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £37.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% - -
London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -8.57%

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 19 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Central London over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 2019. 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 +17 302 £525 +5.00% 12
City of Westminster -14 15 £525 +1.20% 1
West End of London -6 14 £485 +10.86% 1
Southwark -22 12 £550 +17.02%
Camden -1 1 £540 +66.15%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 280 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (54.39%) Confluence
3 137 (34.34%) Scrum
4 125 (31.33%) Finance
5 114 (28.57%) DevOps
6 104 (26.07%) Java
7 102 (25.56%) Jenkins
8 93 (23.31%) Git (software)
9 90 (22.56%) JavaScript
10 82 (20.55%) Linux
11 77 (19.30%) SQL
12 74 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
12 74 (18.55%) Docker
13 65 (16.29%) Python
14 59 (14.79%) TDD
15 58 (14.54%) Banking
16 57 (14.29%) Atlassian
17 54 (13.53%) User Stories
18 53 (13.28%) BDD
18 53 (13.28%) Unix
19 49 (12.28%) Test Automation
20 48 (12.03%) HTML
21 46 (11.53%) Kanban
21 46 (11.53%) User Experience
22 45 (11.28%) Project Management
23 44 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
23 44 (11.03%) QA
23 44 (11.03%) Ansible
23 44 (11.03%) Node.js
23 44 (11.03%) Problem-Solving

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
1 217 (54.39%) Confluence
2 22 (5.51%) Apache
2 22 (5.51%) Apache Spark
3 18 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.75%) CMS
5 7 (1.75%) Drupal
6 6 (1.50%) nginx
7 5 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.25%) JBoss
8 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.75%) IIS
9 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.25%) OnBase
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.50%) Sketch
4 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) HipChat
7 1 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.25%) Marvel
7 1 (0.25%) Revit
7 1 (0.25%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.25%) Global One
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.25%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 74 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (10.53%) GitHub
4 26 (6.52%) Serverless
5 25 (6.27%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (5.51%) Slack
7 18 (4.51%) Amazon ECS
8 16 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (4.01%) Amazon S3
9 15 (3.76%) Route 53
9 15 (3.76%) Trello
9 15 (3.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (2.76%) CloudFront
11 11 (2.76%) Office 365
12 10 (2.51%) Google Analytics
12 10 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (2.26%) Datadog
13 9 (2.26%) npm
14 6 (1.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.26%) HTTP
2 6 (1.50%) DNS
3 5 (1.25%) BGP
3 5 (1.25%) OSPF
3 5 (1.25%) VPN
4 4 (1.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.00%) IGMP
4 4 (1.00%) MPLS
4 4 (1.00%) Multicast
5 3 (0.75%) AMQP
5 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.75%) DHCP
5 3 (0.75%) LAN
5 3 (0.75%) WAN
6 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.50%) RTP
6 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) Internet
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.77%) MySQL
3 23 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.26%) Redis
8 12 (3.01%) Big Data
9 11 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (2.76%) HBase
9 11 (2.76%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.25%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.25%) Power BI
12 4 (1.00%) InfluxDB
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.75%) Impala
13 3 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 102 (25.56%) Jenkins
2 93 (23.31%) Git (software)
3 41 (10.28%) Cucumber
4 29 (7.27%) Selenium
5 23 (5.76%) Maven
6 19 (4.76%) Subversion
7 17 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (4.26%) TeamCity
8 16 (4.01%) Bitbucket
9 15 (3.76%) JUnit
10 14 (3.51%) Jasmine
11 13 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (3.26%) gulp
11 13 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (3.01%) Grunt
12 12 (3.01%) Karma Test Runner
12 12 (3.01%) SonarQube
13 11 (2.76%) FishEye
13 11 (2.76%) Travis CI
13 11 (2.76%) webpack
General
1 125 (31.33%) Finance
2 58 (14.54%) Banking
3 30 (7.52%) Front Office
4 19 (4.76%) Retail
5 15 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.76%) Marketing
6 9 (2.26%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.75%) Games
8 4 (1.00%) Advertising
8 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 114 (28.57%) Developer
2 71 (17.79%) Analyst
3 34 (8.52%) Business Analyst
4 33 (8.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (6.02%) Java Developer
6 22 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 19 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 18 (4.51%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (4.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 18 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (3.76%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.76%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (3.51%) Scrum Master
11 12 (3.01%) Architect
12 11 (2.76%) Angular Developer
12 11 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
13 10 (2.51%) Manual Test Analyst
13 10 (2.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.03%) HTML
2 44 (11.03%) Node.js
3 40 (10.03%) CSS
4 36 (9.02%) Spring
5 34 (8.52%) REST
6 29 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 29 (7.27%) Web Services
7 26 (6.52%) React
8 25 (6.27%) JSON
9 24 (6.02%) Kafka
9 24 (6.02%) RESTful
10 22 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (5.01%) jQuery
11 20 (5.01%) Vue.js
12 17 (4.26%) .NET
12 17 (4.26%) SOAP
13 15 (3.76%) XML
14 14 (3.51%) Spring Boot
15 13 (3.26%) HTML5
16 11 (2.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.53%) User Experience
2 27 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.01%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.01%) Fixed Income
5 12 (3.01%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.51%) iPad
8 8 (2.01%) PKI
9 7 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.50%) Wiki
11 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.75%) CMDB
13 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.75%) W3C
14 2 (0.50%) NHS
14 2 (0.50%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.55%) Linux
2 53 (13.28%) Unix
3 28 (7.02%) Windows
4 14 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 13 (3.26%) Android
6 10 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (34.34%) Scrum
3 114 (28.57%) DevOps
4 59 (14.79%) TDD
5 54 (13.53%) User Stories
6 53 (13.28%) BDD
7 49 (12.28%) Test Automation
8 46 (11.53%) Kanban
9 45 (11.28%) Project Management
10 44 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
11 43 (10.78%) Microservices
12 32 (8.02%) Fintech
13 28 (7.02%) Configuration Management
13 28 (7.02%) SDLC
14 26 (6.52%) Acceptance Criteria
15 25 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (6.27%) Web Development
16 23 (5.76%) Analytics
17 22 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.07%) Java
2 90 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 77 (19.30%) SQL
4 65 (16.29%) Python
5 28 (7.02%) C#
6 24 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 18 (4.51%) TypeScript
8 17 (4.26%) Ruby
9 16 (4.01%) ES6
9 16 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.76%) Java 8
10 15 (3.76%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.51%) R
12 13 (3.26%) PHP
13 10 (2.51%) Scala
13 10 (2.51%) VBA
14 9 (2.26%) C++
15 7 (1.75%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.75%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.50%) ES7
Qualifications
1 24 (6.02%) Degree
2 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.00%) CCIE
6 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.75%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.75%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CSQA
9 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MBA
9 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.03%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) PMO
3 2 (0.50%) MiFID
4 1 (0.25%) Basel III
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (18.55%) Docker
2 10 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.26%) HDFS
4 5 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.50%) Varnish
6 2 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (11.03%) Ansible
2 29 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 20 (5.01%) Terraform
4 19 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.26%) Puppet
6 9 (2.26%) Grafana
6 9 (2.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (1.75%) Kibana
7 7 (1.75%) Marathon
7 7 (1.75%) Mesos
8 5 (1.25%) logstash
8 5 (1.25%) SCCM
9 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.00%) Consul
9 4 (1.00%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.75%) Graphite
10 3 (0.75%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.75%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.50%) systemd
Vendors
1 57 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 35 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.02%) Google
4 20 (5.01%) Splunk
5 18 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (3.01%) Oracle
7 10 (2.51%) Adobe
7 10 (2.51%) Apple
7 10 (2.51%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.26%) Tableau
9 8 (2.01%) hybris
9 8 (2.01%) Sybase
10 7 (1.75%) Cisco
10 7 (1.75%) IBM
10 7 (1.75%) SAP
11 5 (1.25%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.25%) HP
11 5 (1.25%) Sonatype
11 5 (1.25%) VMware
12 4 (1.00%) Black Duck