Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 53 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 406 373 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.39% 4.32% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.81% 22.47% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 260 210
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +5.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £345 £319
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -21.54% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +62.79% -33.85% -45.83%

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 2,158 1,660 1,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.34% 19.23% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,698 1,300 1,163
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £332
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -13.33%
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.28% +16.15% +8.33%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -4 309 £500 +0.10% 79
West End of London -25 19 £463 +23.33%
City of Westminster -6 11 £513 +36.67%
Southwark -25 7 £475 -
Camden - 1 - -
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 304 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (41.38%) Confluence
3 134 (33.00%) Scrum
4 133 (32.76%) Finance
5 105 (25.86%) Test Automation
6 97 (23.89%) DevOps
7 96 (23.65%) JavaScript
8 93 (22.91%) Java
9 89 (21.92%) Git (software)
10 81 (19.95%) Amazon AWS
10 81 (19.95%) SQL
11 76 (18.72%) TDD
12 69 (17.00%) Jenkins
13 66 (16.26%) Linux
14 65 (16.01%) Kanban
15 64 (15.76%) Unix
15 64 (15.76%) Python
16 61 (15.02%) SDLC
17 59 (14.53%) HTML
18 55 (13.55%) REST
19 53 (13.05%) Node.js
19 53 (13.05%) Banking
20 52 (12.81%) BDD
21 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
22 48 (11.82%) CSS
23 47 (11.58%) C#
23 47 (11.58%) QA
23 47 (11.58%) Docker
24 46 (11.33%) Selenium
24 46 (11.33%) .NET

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
1 168 (41.38%) Confluence
2 13 (3.20%) CMS
2 13 (3.20%) WildFly
3 12 (2.96%) Apache
3 12 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (2.22%) WordPress
7 5 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.23%) Drupal
7 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.74%) IIS
8 3 (0.74%) JBoss
9 2 (0.49%) nginx
9 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.99%) InVision
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.49%) Flinto
6 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 2 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.95%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (10.10%) GitHub
3 39 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.45%) IaaS
4 14 (3.45%) PaaS
5 11 (2.71%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.46%) Slack
7 9 (2.22%) Office 365
8 8 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.97%) Trello
9 7 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.72%) Datadog
9 7 (1.72%) SaaS
10 6 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.48%) Serverless
11 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) HTTP
2 6 (1.48%) Firewall
3 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.99%) X.509
4 3 (0.74%) AMQP
5 2 (0.49%) BGP
5 2 (0.49%) DNS
5 2 (0.49%) EIGRP
5 2 (0.49%) IGMP
5 2 (0.49%) MPLS
5 2 (0.49%) Multicast
5 2 (0.49%) OSPF
5 2 (0.49%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.65%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.42%) MySQL
4 21 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.68%) Big Data
5 19 (4.68%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.71%) InfluxDB
8 10 (2.46%) Redis
9 9 (2.22%) Apache Kudu
9 9 (2.22%) Impala
10 7 (1.72%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.99%) Power BI
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 69 (17.00%) Jenkins
3 46 (11.33%) Selenium
4 37 (9.11%) Maven
5 33 (8.13%) Bitbucket
6 30 (7.39%) Cucumber
7 25 (6.16%) JUnit
7 25 (6.16%) TeamCity
8 20 (4.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (4.68%) Subversion
10 18 (4.43%) SonarQube
11 15 (3.69%) Vagrant
12 14 (3.45%) Mockito
13 13 (3.20%) Checkstyle
13 13 (3.20%) JIRA Agile
13 13 (3.20%) Liquibase
14 11 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (2.46%) Axure RP
15 10 (2.46%) FishEye
15 10 (2.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 133 (32.76%) Finance
2 53 (13.05%) Banking
3 27 (6.65%) Front Office
4 15 (3.69%) Retail
5 13 (3.20%) Marketing
6 11 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.48%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.99%) Publishing
10 3 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.74%) Law
10 3 (0.74%) Legal
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Games
11 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 129 (31.77%) Developer
2 57 (14.04%) Analyst
3 36 (8.87%) Business Analyst
4 30 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.67%) Tester
7 15 (3.69%) Architect
8 14 (3.45%) AWS Developer
8 14 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 14 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (3.20%) Test Engineer
10 12 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 12 (2.96%) Angular Developer
10 12 (2.96%) Developer in Test
10 12 (2.96%) Scrum Master
10 12 (2.96%) Test Manager
11 11 (2.71%) HTML Developer
11 11 (2.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (2.46%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.53%) HTML
2 55 (13.55%) REST
3 53 (13.05%) Node.js
4 48 (11.82%) CSS
5 46 (11.33%) .NET
6 38 (9.36%) HTML5
7 37 (9.11%) JSON
8 30 (7.39%) AngularJS
9 28 (6.90%) RESTful
9 28 (6.90%) Web Services
10 27 (6.65%) React
11 17 (4.19%) ASP.NET
11 17 (4.19%) CSS3
12 16 (3.94%) Swagger
13 14 (3.45%) GraphQL
13 14 (3.45%) Hibernate
13 14 (3.45%) JMS
13 14 (3.45%) Symfony
13 14 (3.45%) WCF
13 14 (3.45%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.90%) User Experience
2 22 (5.42%) Fintech
3 19 (4.68%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 13 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.71%) iPad
8 10 (2.46%) Derivative
9 8 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.48%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.48%) Smartcard
11 6 (1.48%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (1.23%) Equities
12 5 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.23%) PACS
12 5 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.26%) Linux
2 64 (15.76%) Unix
3 33 (8.13%) Windows
4 15 (3.69%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.20%) VMS
6 12 (2.96%) Android
7 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (74.88%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (33.00%) Scrum
3 105 (25.86%) Test Automation
4 97 (23.89%) DevOps
5 76 (18.72%) TDD
6 65 (16.01%) Kanban
7 61 (15.02%) SDLC
8 52 (12.81%) BDD
9 49 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (9.61%) Microservices
12 34 (8.37%) Project Management
13 32 (7.88%) OO
13 32 (7.88%) User Stories
14 30 (7.39%) Analytics
15 29 (7.14%) E-Commerce
16 28 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (6.16%) Web Development
19 21 (5.17%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.65%) JavaScript
2 93 (22.91%) Java
3 81 (19.95%) SQL
4 64 (15.76%) Python
5 47 (11.58%) C#
6 31 (7.64%) Java 8
7 27 (6.65%) PHP
8 25 (6.16%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.45%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.20%) JPQL
11 11 (2.71%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.46%) Groovy
13 8 (1.97%) Perl
13 8 (1.97%) Ruby
14 6 (1.48%) C
14 6 (1.48%) Go
15 5 (1.23%) C++
15 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.23%) R
15 5 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (4.19%) Degree
2 10 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.97%) ISEB
4 8 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.74%) PMP
7 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.49%) CCIE
8 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.58%) QA
2 6 (1.48%) PMO
3 5 (1.23%) GDPR
3 5 (1.23%) SEPA
4 4 (0.99%) MiFID
5 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (11.58%) Docker
2 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.97%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 23 (5.67%) Ansible
2 23 (5.67%) Terraform
3 18 (4.43%) Puppet
4 17 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (2.46%) HP ALM
7 9 (2.22%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.97%) Kibana
8 8 (1.97%) logstash
9 6 (1.48%) Grafana
9 6 (1.48%) systemd
10 5 (1.23%) Graphite
11 4 (0.99%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.99%) Consul
11 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.74%) Packer
13 2 (0.49%) Mesos
13 2 (0.49%) Salt
14 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 44 (10.84%) Atlassian
2 28 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.42%) Oracle
3 22 (5.42%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.69%) Splunk
5 14 (3.45%) Tableau
6 13 (3.20%) Google
7 11 (2.71%) New Relic
8 10 (2.46%) HP
9 9 (2.22%) Adobe
9 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.22%) Sybase
10 7 (1.72%) Alteryx
10 7 (1.72%) IBM
11 6 (1.48%) Citrix
11 6 (1.48%) Perfecto Mobile
12 5 (1.23%) Apple
12 5 (1.23%) FIS
13 4 (0.99%) SaltStack
14 3 (0.74%) MuleSoft