Period
to 3 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 August 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 53 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 169 90 298
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.92% 3.90% 4.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.84% 20.09% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 66 223
10th Percentile £366 £403 £363
25th Percentile £461 £450 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £538
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -3.26% +7.50%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £613
90th Percentile £706 £675 £686
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £23.33
25th Percentile £28.50 " £29.44
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.25
75th Percentile £29.50 " £50.44
90th Percentile " " £56.18
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 - £40.25

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 607 448 1,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.67% 19.44% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 318 874
10th Percentile £404 £374 £388
25th Percentile £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +1.69%
75th Percentile £644 £600 £595
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +8.91% -3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
10th Percentile £25.58 £36.50 £14.75
25th Percentile £26.06 £42.13 £19.75
Median hourly rate £27.25 £50.75 £38.75
Median % change year-on-year -46.31% +30.97% +21.09%
75th Percentile £28.56 £58.44 £56.50
90th Percentile £29.13 £60.13 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £27.25 £50.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -46.31% +30.97% +21.09%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.73%) Git (software)
3 45 (26.63%) Java
4 41 (24.26%) DevOps
5 38 (22.49%) Confluence
5 38 (22.49%) Scrum
6 36 (21.30%) Jenkins
7 35 (20.71%) SQL
8 34 (20.12%) Finance
9 33 (19.53%) TDD
9 33 (19.53%) Azure
10 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
11 30 (17.75%) GitHub
12 28 (16.57%) Social Skills
13 25 (14.79%) Python
13 25 (14.79%) Project Management
14 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
14 24 (14.20%) Banking
14 24 (14.20%) SDLC
15 23 (13.61%) Docker
15 23 (13.61%) BDD
15 23 (13.61%) AWS
16 22 (13.02%) Microservices
17 21 (12.43%) Fixed Income
18 20 (11.83%) C#
18 20 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (11.83%) User Stories
18 20 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (10.65%) Kafka
20 17 (10.06%) PowerShell

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 38 (22.49%) Confluence
2 17 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.18%) CMS
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.59%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.59%) SAS
6 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) InfoPath
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.18%) InVision
5 2 (1.18%) Marvel
5 2 (1.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Summit
2 4 (2.37%) Maximo
3 2 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.59%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.59%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.59%) Global One
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.59%) Primavera
4 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.53%) Azure
2 30 (17.75%) GitHub
3 23 (13.61%) AWS
4 14 (8.28%) Power Platform
4 14 (8.28%) Slack
5 12 (7.10%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (6.51%) GCP
7 9 (5.33%) Workato
8 6 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.55%) IaaS
8 6 (3.55%) Serverless
9 5 (2.96%) SaaS
10 4 (2.37%) Miro
10 4 (2.37%) PaaS
11 2 (1.18%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 2 (1.18%) AWS CodePipeline
11 2 (1.18%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.18%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.96%) DNS
3 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) Broadband
4 1 (0.59%) DECT
4 1 (0.59%) DSL
4 1 (0.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
4 1 (0.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) IPv4
4 1 (0.59%) IPv6
4 1 (0.59%) Multicast
4 1 (0.59%) PPP
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
4 1 (0.59%) SMTP
4 1 (0.59%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) UPnP
4 1 (0.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.28%) Power BI
2 11 (6.51%) Tableau
3 9 (5.33%) Metadata
4 5 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.78%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.18%) Big Data
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 57 (33.73%) Git (software)
2 36 (21.30%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.10%) Maven
4 11 (6.51%) Bitbucket
5 9 (5.33%) Selenium
6 8 (4.73%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.73%) IntelliJ
6 8 (4.73%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.55%) JUnit
8 5 (2.96%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.96%) GitLab
8 5 (2.96%) Subversion
9 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.78%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.78%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.78%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.78%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.18%) TestRail
General
1 34 (20.12%) Finance
2 28 (16.57%) Social Skills
3 24 (14.20%) Banking
4 13 (7.69%) Marketing
4 13 (7.69%) Retail
5 11 (6.51%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.14%) Front Office
8 6 (3.55%) Legal
9 5 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.37%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (2.37%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.78%) Back Office
11 3 (1.78%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
12 2 (1.18%) Billing
12 2 (1.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.59%) Advertising
13 1 (0.59%) Games
13 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (31.36%) Developer
2 23 (13.61%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.43%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.06%) Analyst
5 9 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (5.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 8 (4.73%) C++ Developer
6 8 (4.73%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (4.73%) Summit Developer
7 7 (4.14%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.14%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (4.14%) Perl Developer
7 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.55%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Data Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.55%) Tester
9 4 (2.37%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.37%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.65%) Kafka
2 17 (10.06%) Spring
3 15 (8.88%) HTML
4 13 (7.69%) CSS
5 9 (5.33%) .NET
6 8 (4.73%) LDAP
6 8 (4.73%) Spring Boot
7 7 (4.14%) Node.js
7 7 (4.14%) RAML
7 7 (4.14%) REST
7 7 (4.14%) Swagger
8 6 (3.55%) J2EE
9 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.96%) OAuth
9 5 (2.96%) RESTful
10 4 (2.37%) Middleware
10 4 (2.37%) React
10 4 (2.37%) Web Services
10 4 (2.37%) XML
11 3 (1.78%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Fixed Income
2 13 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.51%) Derivative
4 10 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.73%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.96%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.96%) Replication
6 5 (2.96%) User Experience
7 4 (2.37%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.78%) Equities
8 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (3.55%) Windows
3 5 (2.96%) Unix
4 4 (2.37%) Android
4 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.18%) OpenWrt
5 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (56.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.26%) DevOps
3 38 (22.49%) Scrum
4 33 (19.53%) TDD
5 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
6 25 (14.79%) Project Management
7 24 (14.20%) SDLC
8 23 (13.61%) BDD
9 22 (13.02%) Microservices
10 20 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (11.83%) User Stories
11 15 (8.88%) Low Latency
11 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.69%) Workflow
13 12 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.10%) Migration
14 11 (6.51%) Software Engineering
14 11 (6.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.63%) Java
2 35 (20.71%) SQL
3 25 (14.79%) Python
4 20 (11.83%) C#
5 17 (10.06%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.28%) Bash Shell
7 11 (6.51%) Java 8
7 11 (6.51%) Perl
8 9 (5.33%) Go
8 9 (5.33%) Java 11
9 8 (4.73%) C++
10 6 (3.55%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.78%) C
12 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.18%) Ruby
13 2 (1.18%) Scala
13 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Degree
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) ACCA
5 1 (0.59%) CIMA
5 1 (0.59%) CISM
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
2 6 (3.55%) PMO
3 2 (1.18%) GAAP
4 1 (0.59%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.59%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) IFRS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) JTAG
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (13.61%) Docker
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) NFS
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas File System
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.59%) HDFS
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) Ansible
2 11 (6.51%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.73%) Terraform
4 5 (2.96%) Control-M
4 5 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (2.96%) QRadar
4 5 (2.96%) Tivoli
4 5 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.37%) Netcool
5 4 (2.37%) Puppet
6 2 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.18%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.18%) Icinga
6 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.33%) IBM
3 9 (5.33%) Nintex
3 9 (5.33%) Oracle
4 6 (3.55%) BMC
5 5 (2.96%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.96%) CyberArk
5 5 (2.96%) EMC
5 5 (2.96%) Qualys
5 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.96%) Splunk
5 5 (2.96%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) SAP
6 4 (2.37%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.78%) HP
7 3 (1.78%) Perforce
7 3 (1.78%) Solace
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud