Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing JIRA 371 374 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.71% 4.14% 4.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.15% 18.35% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 294 291
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £324 £300 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Central London median hourly rate £62.75 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.87% +53.92% -33.33%
10th Percentile £27.58 £35.83 £23.75
90th Percentile £98.93 £42.88 £27.25
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year -19.54% +32.82% -25.14%

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 1,419 2,038 1,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.03% 22.56% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,078 1,639 1,210
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £663 £639 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.63% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Central London median hourly rate £36.75 £33.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +20.72% -27.45%
10th Percentile £19.85 £31.00 £23.30
90th Percentile £91.90 £41.13 £30.00
London median hourly rate £44.92 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +34.07% +3.08% -25.29%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +15 284 £525 +8.25% 74
West End of London +12 15 £464 +9.18%
Southwark +11 15 £550 +10.00%
City of Westminster -3 14 £500 -2.44%
Camden +8 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £325 -
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 254 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (52.83%) Confluence
3 126 (33.96%) DevOps
4 122 (32.88%) Finance
5 109 (29.38%) Scrum
6 85 (22.91%) AWS
7 82 (22.10%) Jenkins
8 78 (21.02%) Python
9 77 (20.75%) Java
10 76 (20.49%) SQL
11 71 (19.14%) Git (software)
12 65 (17.52%) Linux
13 58 (15.63%) JavaScript
13 58 (15.63%) Banking
14 56 (15.09%) Test Automation
15 53 (14.29%) User Stories
16 48 (12.94%) Azure
17 45 (12.13%) Atlassian
17 45 (12.13%) Unix
18 44 (11.86%) Docker
19 43 (11.59%) Microsoft
20 39 (10.51%) GitHub
21 38 (10.24%) User Experience
22 37 (9.97%) Kanban
22 37 (9.97%) QA
23 36 (9.70%) Project Management
24 35 (9.43%) CSS
24 35 (9.43%) TDD
24 35 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
25 34 (9.16%) SQL Server

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
1 196 (52.83%) Confluence
2 23 (6.20%) Apache Spark
3 19 (5.12%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.89%) Apache
6 6 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.81%) Drupal
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) JBoss
7 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.54%) Jetty
8 2 (0.54%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.27%) Mule
9 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 19 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.08%) Sketch
7 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.54%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.27%) Marvel
9 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Global One
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.27%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 85 (22.91%) AWS
2 48 (12.94%) Azure
3 39 (10.51%) GitHub
4 31 (8.36%) AWS Lambda
4 31 (8.36%) Serverless
5 22 (5.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (5.39%) Amazon S3
7 18 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (4.85%) Amazon ECS
8 17 (4.58%) Office 365
8 17 (4.58%) Route 53
9 16 (4.31%) Slack
10 14 (3.77%) Trello
11 12 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (3.23%) Power Platform
12 11 (2.96%) CloudFront
13 10 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (2.70%) GCP
14 9 (2.43%) Azure Functions
15 8 (2.16%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.04%) VPN
2 10 (2.70%) DNS
2 10 (2.70%) Internet
3 5 (1.35%) DHCP
3 5 (1.35%) LAN
3 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.35%) WAN
4 4 (1.08%) Firewall
5 3 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.81%) HTTP
5 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
6 2 (0.54%) X.509
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.47%) Hadoop
3 22 (5.93%) MySQL
4 19 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.23%) HBase
6 11 (2.96%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (2.96%) Big Data
7 10 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.70%) Power BI
8 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.62%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.62%) Presto
10 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.35%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.35%) Redis
12 4 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (22.10%) Jenkins
2 71 (19.14%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.20%) Cucumber
3 23 (6.20%) Selenium
4 19 (5.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (4.31%) Bitbucket
5 16 (4.31%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.96%) Maven
6 11 (2.96%) Subversion
7 10 (2.70%) Travis CI
8 9 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.16%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (1.89%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.89%) JUnit
10 7 (1.89%) RStudio
10 7 (1.89%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.89%) TestRail
11 6 (1.62%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 122 (32.88%) Finance
2 58 (15.63%) Banking
3 24 (6.47%) Retail
4 23 (6.20%) Front Office
5 21 (5.66%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.43%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.62%) Games
8 6 (1.62%) Marketing
9 5 (1.35%) Advertising
9 5 (1.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Billing
9 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.08%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Legal
11 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (22.37%) Developer
2 74 (19.95%) Analyst
3 44 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 31 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (4.58%) AWS DevOps
6 17 (4.58%) Scrum Master
7 16 (4.31%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 16 (4.31%) Platform Engineer
7 16 (4.31%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 14 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 11 (2.96%) Python Developer
9 11 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.43%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (2.43%) DevOps Manager
10 9 (2.43%) Hadoop Engineer
10 9 (2.43%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (2.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.43%) CSS
2 33 (8.89%) Web Services
3 31 (8.36%) AngularJS
3 31 (8.36%) Node.js
4 29 (7.82%) HTML
4 29 (7.82%) RESTful
5 24 (6.47%) JSON
6 20 (5.39%) React
6 20 (5.39%) Spring
7 16 (4.31%) .NET
7 16 (4.31%) HTML5
8 15 (4.04%) Flask
8 15 (4.04%) Kafka
8 15 (4.04%) REST
9 13 (3.50%) jQuery
9 13 (3.50%) Velocity
10 12 (3.23%) Vue.js
11 10 (2.70%) XML
12 9 (2.43%) Django
12 9 (2.43%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.24%) User Experience
2 21 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.50%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (3.23%) Equities
6 10 (2.70%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.43%) Cloud Native
8 8 (2.16%) Derivative
8 8 (2.16%) PKI
9 7 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.89%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.62%) Wiki
11 5 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.81%) Replication
12 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.52%) Linux
2 45 (12.13%) Unix
3 33 (8.89%) Windows
4 13 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.62%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.35%) Android
8 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.35%) CentOS
9 3 (0.81%) Debian
10 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (33.96%) DevOps
3 109 (29.38%) Scrum
4 56 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 53 (14.29%) User Stories
6 37 (9.97%) Kanban
7 36 (9.70%) Project Management
8 35 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (9.43%) TDD
9 33 (8.89%) Fintech
10 32 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (7.28%) BDD
12 26 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
13 25 (6.74%) Configuration Management
13 25 (6.74%) Microservices
14 24 (6.47%) Analytics
15 23 (6.20%) Acceptance Criteria
16 22 (5.93%) CRM
17 21 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (21.02%) Python
2 77 (20.75%) Java
3 76 (20.49%) SQL
4 58 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.93%) C#
6 19 (5.12%) Ruby
7 18 (4.85%) Bash Shell
7 18 (4.85%) Perl
8 15 (4.04%) R
9 11 (2.96%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.96%) Scala
9 11 (2.96%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.70%) Groovy
11 9 (2.43%) VBA
12 8 (2.16%) Go
12 8 (2.16%) PHP
13 7 (1.89%) C
14 6 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.28%) Degree
2 18 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.89%) AWS Certification
3 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.62%) RHCE
5 5 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.08%) HND
6 4 (1.08%) ISEB
6 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.81%) HNC
7 3 (0.81%) PMP
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
8 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) OSCP
8 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.97%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) PMO
3 6 (1.62%) GDPR
4 5 (1.35%) MiFID
5 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) NIST
6 2 (0.54%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (11.86%) Docker
2 16 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.43%) HDFS
4 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.54%) Varnish
7 2 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (8.36%) Ansible
2 26 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.74%) Terraform
4 17 (4.58%) Kubernetes
5 12 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (2.70%) Puppet
7 8 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.62%) Suricata
9 5 (1.35%) Grafana
9 5 (1.35%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.35%) SCCM
10 4 (1.08%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.08%) Salt
11 3 (0.81%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.81%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.81%) Packer
12 2 (0.54%) Consul
12 2 (0.54%) Kibana
12 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (12.13%) Atlassian
2 43 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.74%) Splunk
4 21 (5.66%) Google
5 20 (5.39%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (4.85%) Oracle
7 12 (3.23%) Tableau
8 11 (2.96%) Adobe
8 11 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.43%) Apple
11 8 (2.16%) HP
11 8 (2.16%) VMware
12 6 (1.62%) AppDynamics
12 6 (1.62%) IBM
12 6 (1.62%) Qualys
13 5 (1.35%) New Relic
14 4 (1.08%) Black Duck
14 4 (1.08%) Cisco
14 4 (1.08%) Sybase