Period
to 22 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 261 401 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.43% 4.48% 4.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.15% 19.41% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 300 248
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £348 £325 £338
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +64.06% -69.88%

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 998 2,066 1,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.94% 23.09% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 1,556 1,444
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £388 £360
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% -46.15% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.00 £62.50
90th Percentile £62.00 £55.00 £71.12
London median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £41.42
% change year-on-year +34.72% -13.07% -11.88%

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 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +7 212 £515 +0.49% 69
Southwark +47 9 £425 +25.93%
West End of London +27 5 £444 +6.29% 1
City of Westminster -1 5 £525 -
JIRA
London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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.

1 174 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (52.87%) Confluence
3 71 (27.20%) DevOps
4 69 (26.44%) Scrum
5 64 (24.52%) Finance
6 55 (21.07%) Git (software)
7 49 (18.77%) Java
7 49 (18.77%) SQL
8 44 (16.86%) Jenkins
9 41 (15.71%) Azure
10 35 (13.41%) AWS
10 35 (13.41%) Linux
11 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
11 32 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (11.88%) GitHub
12 31 (11.88%) CSS
12 31 (11.88%) Web Services
12 31 (11.88%) Banking
12 31 (11.88%) Atlassian
13 30 (11.49%) Python
14 29 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 29 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 29 (11.11%) Terraform
15 28 (10.73%) Kubernetes
15 28 (10.73%) Public Sector
15 28 (10.73%) Kanban
15 28 (10.73%) TDD
16 27 (10.34%) HTML
16 27 (10.34%) Microsoft
16 27 (10.34%) Test Automation

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
1 138 (52.87%) Confluence
2 7 (2.68%) CMS
2 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.53%) Camunda
4 4 (1.53%) Drupal
4 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.15%) IIS
5 3 (1.15%) JBoss
5 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.92%) Sketch
3 5 (1.92%) Zeplin
4 4 (1.53%) InVision
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.38%) InDesign
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.15%) Maximo
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.77%) Global One
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.71%) Azure
2 35 (13.41%) AWS
3 31 (11.88%) GitHub
4 15 (5.75%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (5.75%) GCP
5 10 (3.83%) Serverless
6 9 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (3.45%) Slack
6 9 (3.45%) Trello
7 8 (3.07%) PaaS
8 7 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.68%) Office 365
8 7 (2.68%) Stackdriver
9 6 (2.30%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.30%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 6 (2.30%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (2.30%) Route 53
10 5 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (1.92%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) HTTP
2 7 (2.68%) DNS
3 3 (1.15%) DHCP
3 3 (1.15%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) 4G
5 1 (0.38%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.51%) MySQL
2 16 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (2.30%) Big Data
6 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.92%) HBase
8 4 (1.53%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Power BI
9 3 (1.15%) Redis
10 2 (0.77%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 55 (21.07%) Git (software)
2 44 (16.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.75%) Selenium
4 11 (4.21%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.21%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.45%) Travis CI
6 8 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.68%) JMeter
7 7 (2.68%) Postman
8 6 (2.30%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.30%) RSpec
8 6 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.92%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.92%) Subversion
10 4 (1.53%) Cypress.io
10 4 (1.53%) GitLab
10 4 (1.53%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (1.53%) JUnit
General
1 64 (24.52%) Finance
2 31 (11.88%) Banking
3 28 (10.73%) Public Sector
4 17 (6.51%) Marketing
5 14 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.60%) Front Office
7 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.30%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.30%) French Language
9 5 (1.92%) Advertising
9 5 (1.92%) Retail
9 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Back Office
10 4 (1.53%) Electronics
10 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.15%) Fire and Rescue
11 3 (1.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (23.37%) Developer
2 50 (19.16%) Analyst
3 25 (9.58%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (5.75%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.60%) Azure Developer
6 12 (4.60%) Java Developer
6 12 (4.60%) Test Analyst
6 12 (4.60%) Tester
7 10 (3.83%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.45%) Architect
8 9 (3.45%) Consultant
8 9 (3.45%) Product Manager
8 9 (3.45%) Technical Manager
9 8 (3.07%) Designer
10 7 (2.68%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.30%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (1.92%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.88%) CSS
1 31 (11.88%) Web Services
2 27 (10.34%) HTML
3 19 (7.28%) .NET
4 17 (6.51%) Node.js
4 17 (6.51%) RESTful
4 17 (6.51%) XML
5 16 (6.13%) REST
6 15 (5.75%) JSON
7 12 (4.60%) Spring Boot
8 11 (4.21%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.21%) React
9 10 (3.83%) Gherkin
9 10 (3.83%) HTML5
9 10 (3.83%) Jest
9 10 (3.83%) Spring
10 8 (3.07%) Redux
11 7 (2.68%) CSS3
12 6 (2.30%) XML Messaging
13 5 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) User Experience
2 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.45%) Derivative
5 6 (2.30%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.53%) Equities
8 3 (1.15%) BYOD
8 3 (1.15%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.41%) Linux
2 14 (5.36%) Unix
2 14 (5.36%) Windows
3 5 (1.92%) Debian
3 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.53%) Android
4 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.77%) CentOS
6 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.20%) DevOps
3 69 (26.44%) Scrum
4 32 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.73%) Kanban
6 28 (10.73%) TDD
7 27 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 26 (9.96%) User Stories
9 24 (9.20%) Project Management
10 23 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (7.66%) SDLC
13 19 (7.28%) Analytics
14 18 (6.90%) Microservices
15 16 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (5.75%) Infrastructure as Code
16 15 (5.75%) Migration
17 14 (5.36%) Defect Management
18 12 (4.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.77%) Java
1 49 (18.77%) SQL
2 32 (12.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.49%) Python
4 20 (7.66%) C#
5 10 (3.83%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.83%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.83%) Ruby
6 9 (3.45%) Go
7 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.07%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.68%) Groovy
8 7 (2.68%) Scala
9 6 (2.30%) Perl
9 6 (2.30%) PHP
10 5 (1.92%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.53%) R
12 2 (0.77%) Java 8
12 2 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.75%) Degree
3 13 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.68%) ISEB
5 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.77%) CBAP
7 2 (0.77%) CISSP
7 2 (0.77%) GIAC
7 2 (0.77%) OSCP
7 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.77%) SANS
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.96%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) MiFID
2 4 (1.53%) PSD2
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) NIST
3 2 (0.77%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.38%) EMIR
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (9.58%) Docker
2 8 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.53%) HDFS
4 2 (0.77%) Varnish
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (11.11%) Terraform
2 28 (10.73%) Kubernetes
3 22 (8.43%) Ansible
4 13 (4.98%) Packer
5 8 (3.07%) Istio
6 7 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.92%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.53%) Kibana
8 4 (1.53%) Puppet
9 3 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.77%) Grafana
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.77%) MIIS
11 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (11.88%) Atlassian
2 27 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.90%) Oracle
4 13 (4.98%) Google
5 11 (4.21%) Adobe
5 11 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.07%) SAP
7 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.92%) Splunk
8 5 (1.92%) Tableau
9 3 (1.15%) HP
9 3 (1.15%) IBM
9 3 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.15%) Tealium
9 3 (1.15%) Veracode
10 2 (0.77%) Acunetix
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco
10 2 (0.77%) Okta
10 2 (0.77%) Sybase