Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 56 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 324 400 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.54% 4.30% 4.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.47% 18.63% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 313 264
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.05% +5.21%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +37.25% -21.54%
10th Percentile £102.50 £35.00 £23.75
90th Percentile £107.50 £35.00 £27.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -80.67%

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 1,272 2,147 1,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.81% 23.05% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1,705 1,314
Central London median daily rate £503 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £351
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.57% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £30.65 £35.00 £23.37
90th Percentile £90.50 £35.00 £52.50
London median hourly rate £48.85 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +35.69% -0.69% -

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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 +16 256 £525 +5.00% 76
West End of London +19 10 £432 -15.71%
City of Westminster +1 8 £513 -2.38%
Southwark +32 5 £425 -10.53%
Camden +9 1 - -
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 216 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (49.07%) Confluence
3 101 (31.17%) Finance
3 101 (31.17%) Scrum
4 96 (29.63%) DevOps
5 70 (21.60%) SQL
6 62 (19.14%) Git (software)
6 62 (19.14%) AWS
7 57 (17.59%) Java
7 57 (17.59%) Python
8 54 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 48 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 46 (14.20%) Azure
10 46 (14.20%) Test Automation
11 45 (13.89%) Linux
12 44 (13.58%) User Stories
13 43 (13.27%) Banking
14 42 (12.96%) Web Services
15 37 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (11.42%) Kanban
16 36 (11.11%) CSS
16 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 36 (11.11%) GitHub
17 35 (10.80%) QA
18 31 (9.57%) Docker
18 31 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (9.26%) Atlassian
19 30 (9.26%) TDD
19 30 (9.26%) HTML
20 29 (8.95%) Project Management

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
1 159 (49.07%) Confluence
2 16 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.01%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.54%) CMS
5 5 (1.54%) JBoss
5 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.23%) Apache
6 4 (1.23%) Camunda
7 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.93%) IIS
8 2 (0.62%) Jetty
8 2 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.62%) nginx
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.31%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.31%) InVision
7 1 (0.31%) Sketch
7 1 (0.31%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.62%) Global One
4 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.14%) AWS
2 46 (14.20%) Azure
3 36 (11.11%) GitHub
4 19 (5.86%) Serverless
5 18 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (4.32%) Amazon S3
7 13 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (3.70%) GCP
8 12 (3.70%) Office 365
9 11 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (3.40%) Power Platform
9 11 (3.40%) Trello
9 11 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (3.09%) Route 53
11 9 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (2.47%) Datadog
13 7 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.40%) VPN
2 10 (3.09%) Internet
3 6 (1.85%) DNS
3 6 (1.85%) WAN
4 5 (1.54%) LAN
5 3 (0.93%) DHCP
5 3 (0.93%) Firewall
5 3 (0.93%) HTTP
5 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.62%) SSH
6 2 (0.62%) VoIP
6 2 (0.62%) X.509
7 1 (0.31%) Broadband
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.86%) MySQL
3 18 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (4.94%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.40%) Big Data
7 10 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.09%) HBase
8 9 (2.78%) Power BI
9 8 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.85%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.85%) Redis
11 5 (1.54%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.54%) Presto
12 4 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.23%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.56%) Selenium
4 15 (4.63%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (4.01%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.09%) Bitbucket
6 10 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.09%) Travis CI
7 8 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.47%) Maven
8 7 (2.16%) JMeter
9 6 (1.85%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.85%) Subversion
9 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.54%) Gradle
10 5 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.54%) RSpec
10 5 (1.54%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.54%) TestRail
General
1 101 (31.17%) Finance
2 43 (13.27%) Banking
3 23 (7.10%) Public Sector
4 16 (4.94%) Front Office
5 14 (4.32%) Retail
6 13 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.09%) Marketing
8 8 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.16%) Advertising
9 7 (2.16%) Back Office
9 7 (2.16%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.54%) Billing
11 4 (1.23%) Electronics
11 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.23%) Publishing
12 3 (0.93%) Fire and Rescue
13 2 (0.62%) French Language
13 2 (0.62%) Legal
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 74 (22.84%) Developer
2 64 (19.75%) Analyst
3 36 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (4.94%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.63%) Scrum Master
7 14 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.40%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.40%) Tester
10 9 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 9 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (2.78%) Test Analyst
11 8 (2.47%) Applications Developer
11 8 (2.47%) Architect
11 8 (2.47%) Consultant
11 8 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (2.47%) Product Manager
11 8 (2.47%) Python Developer
12 7 (2.16%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.96%) Web Services
2 36 (11.11%) CSS
3 30 (9.26%) HTML
4 25 (7.72%) AngularJS
5 24 (7.41%) RESTful
6 22 (6.79%) .NET
7 19 (5.86%) JSON
7 19 (5.86%) Node.js
8 17 (5.25%) React
9 16 (4.94%) Spring
10 15 (4.63%) XML
11 14 (4.32%) HTML5
12 12 (3.70%) Flask
13 11 (3.40%) Kafka
14 10 (3.09%) Redux
14 10 (3.09%) REST
15 8 (2.47%) Spring Boot
16 7 (2.16%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.16%) Django
16 7 (2.16%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.79%) User Experience
2 19 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (4.01%) Equities
5 11 (3.40%) Derivative
5 11 (3.40%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.47%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.85%) Wiki
8 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.23%) PKI
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.62%) BYOD
11 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.89%) Linux
2 24 (7.41%) Windows
3 22 (6.79%) Unix
4 12 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.16%) Debian
5 7 (2.16%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.85%) Android
6 6 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.54%) CentOS
8 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.17%) Scrum
3 96 (29.63%) DevOps
4 46 (14.20%) Test Automation
5 44 (13.58%) User Stories
6 37 (11.42%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (11.42%) Kanban
7 31 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (9.26%) TDD
9 29 (8.95%) Project Management
9 29 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (7.41%) Analytics
10 24 (7.41%) Microservices
11 22 (6.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (6.48%) Software Engineering
13 20 (6.17%) Coaching
13 20 (6.17%) Fintech
14 19 (5.86%) Asset Management
14 19 (5.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.60%) SQL
2 57 (17.59%) Java
2 57 (17.59%) Python
3 48 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.10%) C#
5 18 (5.56%) Perl
5 18 (5.56%) Ruby
6 15 (4.63%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.01%) Bash Shell
8 12 (3.70%) Scala
9 9 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.16%) Groovy
11 6 (1.85%) R
11 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.54%) C
12 5 (1.54%) PHP
13 4 (1.23%) C++
13 4 (1.23%) Go
13 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (8.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.25%) Degree
3 12 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.47%) ISEB
5 6 (1.85%) RHCE
6 5 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.23%) HND
7 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.23%) OSCP
8 3 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.93%) HNC
8 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) CBAP
9 2 (0.62%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.80%) QA
2 8 (2.47%) PMO
3 5 (1.54%) GDPR
3 5 (1.54%) MiFID
4 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.62%) NIST
5 2 (0.62%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (9.57%) Docker
2 13 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.47%) HDFS
4 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.62%) Varnish
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.79%) Terraform
2 20 (6.17%) Ansible
3 19 (5.86%) Kubernetes
4 14 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.09%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (2.47%) Packer
8 7 (2.16%) Puppet
9 6 (1.85%) Suricata
10 5 (1.54%) Kibana
10 5 (1.54%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.93%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.93%) Salt
13 2 (0.62%) MIIS
13 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
14 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.26%) Atlassian
3 26 (8.02%) Oracle
4 17 (5.25%) Google
5 14 (4.32%) Red Hat
5 14 (4.32%) Splunk
6 11 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.09%) HP
8 9 (2.78%) Adobe
8 9 (2.78%) SAP
8 9 (2.78%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.85%) Qualys
9 6 (1.85%) Sybase
9 6 (1.85%) Tableau
10 5 (1.54%) VMware
11 4 (1.23%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.23%) Tealium
11 4 (1.23%) Veracode
12 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.93%) New Relic