Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 46 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 +25
Contract jobs citing JIRA 285 330 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.11% 4.66% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.48% 23.83% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 235 190
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £325
90th Percentile £626 £625 £626
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +0.10% +8.00% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -21.54% -
10th Percentile £43.25 £23.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £27.25 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +53.92% -21.54% -

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 1,542 1,385 1,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.22% 19.55% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 1,094 1,005
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -21.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £43.25 £23.24 £31.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £59.45 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.83% -7.69% -13.33%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Moorgate - 9 £500 -
London Bridge - 4 £475 -
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 209 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (37.19%) Confluence
3 97 (34.04%) Scrum
4 93 (32.63%) Finance
5 68 (23.86%) JavaScript
6 64 (22.46%) DevOps
7 61 (21.40%) Git (software)
8 59 (20.70%) Test Automation
8 59 (20.70%) Java
9 56 (19.65%) Jenkins
10 54 (18.95%) SQL
11 50 (17.54%) HTML
11 50 (17.54%) Kanban
12 49 (17.19%) Banking
13 46 (16.14%) Linux
14 43 (15.09%) TDD
14 43 (15.09%) Node.js
15 42 (14.74%) SDLC
16 41 (14.39%) Python
17 39 (13.68%) CSS
17 39 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (13.33%) HTML5
18 38 (13.33%) Unix
18 38 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (12.98%) QA
20 36 (12.63%) GitHub
21 35 (12.28%) Selenium
22 33 (11.58%) .NET
23 32 (11.23%) SQL Server
23 32 (11.23%) C#

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
1 106 (37.19%) Confluence
2 11 (3.86%) Apache
2 11 (3.86%) CMS
3 10 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (2.46%) WordPress
5 5 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.05%) Drupal
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) JBoss
8 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.35%) Documentum
9 1 (0.35%) FileNet
9 1 (0.35%) OnBase
9 1 (0.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.40%) InVision
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) Flinto
5 2 (0.70%) InDesign
5 2 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.35%) HFM
2 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (12.63%) GitHub
3 25 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.91%) PaaS
5 12 (4.21%) IaaS
6 9 (3.16%) Office 365
7 8 (2.81%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.81%) SaaS
8 7 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.11%) Slack
10 5 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.75%) Serverless
10 5 (1.75%) Trello
11 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.40%) npm
12 3 (1.05%) G Suite
12 3 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) X.509
2 3 (1.05%) HTTP
3 2 (0.70%) AMQP
3 2 (0.70%) DNS
3 2 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.91%) Hadoop
3 14 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.56%) Big Data
5 12 (4.21%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.16%) MySQL
7 9 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.46%) Apache Kudu
8 7 (2.46%) Impala
9 6 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.40%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.40%) Presto
11 4 (1.40%) Redis
12 3 (1.05%) InfluxDB
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 61 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 56 (19.65%) Jenkins
3 35 (12.28%) Selenium
4 22 (7.72%) Cucumber
4 22 (7.72%) TeamCity
5 18 (6.32%) Bitbucket
6 15 (5.26%) Maven
7 13 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (4.21%) Subversion
9 10 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (3.16%) JMeter
10 9 (3.16%) PHPUnit
10 9 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.81%) Grunt
11 8 (2.81%) JUnit
12 7 (2.46%) Appium
12 7 (2.46%) gulp
12 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.46%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.11%) jMock
General
1 93 (32.63%) Finance
2 49 (17.19%) Banking
3 17 (5.96%) Front Office
4 10 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.51%) Marketing
4 10 (3.51%) Retail
5 7 (2.46%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.05%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 82 (28.77%) Developer
2 49 (17.19%) Analyst
3 25 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (5.61%) Tester
6 15 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.91%) Architect
8 11 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.51%) Salesforce Analyst
9 10 (3.51%) Scrum Master
10 9 (3.16%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.16%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.16%) Test Manager
11 8 (2.81%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.81%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.81%) Designer
11 8 (2.81%) PHP Developer
11 8 (2.81%) Production Support Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.54%) HTML
2 43 (15.09%) Node.js
3 39 (13.68%) CSS
4 38 (13.33%) HTML5
5 33 (11.58%) .NET
6 27 (9.47%) AngularJS
7 26 (9.12%) JSON
8 24 (8.42%) REST
9 21 (7.37%) Web Services
10 16 (5.61%) CSS3
11 15 (5.26%) React
12 14 (4.91%) Symfony
13 13 (4.56%) Redux
13 13 (4.56%) RESTful
13 13 (4.56%) Sass
13 13 (4.56%) WCF
14 12 (4.21%) Angular 2
14 12 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (3.86%) ASP.NET
16 9 (3.16%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.72%) User Experience
2 13 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.56%) Fintech
3 8 (2.81%) Derivative
3 8 (2.81%) iPad
3 8 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.11%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.75%) PACS
6 5 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.75%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.75%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.14%) Linux
2 38 (13.33%) Unix
3 24 (8.42%) Windows
4 15 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.46%) Android
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.04%) Scrum
3 64 (22.46%) DevOps
4 59 (20.70%) Test Automation
5 50 (17.54%) Kanban
6 43 (15.09%) TDD
7 42 (14.74%) SDLC
8 38 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (11.23%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (10.88%) BDD
11 22 (7.72%) Microservices
12 21 (7.37%) Analytics
12 21 (7.37%) Web Development
13 20 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (7.02%) User Stories
14 17 (5.96%) Defect Management
14 17 (5.96%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.61%) CRM
15 16 (5.61%) Project Management
15 16 (5.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (23.86%) JavaScript
2 59 (20.70%) Java
3 54 (18.95%) SQL
4 41 (14.39%) Python
5 32 (11.23%) C#
6 20 (7.02%) PHP
7 17 (5.96%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.91%) Java 8
9 12 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.16%) Ruby
11 8 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.11%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.75%) ES6
14 4 (1.40%) Groovy
14 4 (1.40%) Scala
15 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.05%) Go
15 3 (1.05%) Perl
15 3 (1.05%) R
16 2 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (4.56%) Degree
2 9 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.81%) ISEB
4 4 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.98%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) GDPR
2 5 (1.75%) SEPA
3 4 (1.40%) PMO
4 2 (0.70%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (10.88%) Docker
2 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.11%) HDFS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.61%) Ansible
2 15 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (4.21%) Kubernetes
3 12 (4.21%) Terraform
4 10 (3.51%) Puppet
5 7 (2.46%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.75%) Prometheus
6 5 (1.75%) systemd
7 4 (1.40%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.40%) Kibana
7 4 (1.40%) logstash
8 3 (1.05%) Packer
9 2 (0.70%) Grafana
9 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.70%) SCCM
10 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.35%) Control-M
10 1 (0.35%) Nagios
10 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (9.12%) Atlassian
2 23 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.91%) Oracle
5 10 (3.51%) Splunk
6 9 (3.16%) Google
7 8 (2.81%) Tableau
8 7 (2.46%) Adobe
8 7 (2.46%) HP
9 6 (2.11%) Citrix
9 6 (2.11%) Sybase
10 5 (1.75%) Apple
10 5 (1.75%) FIS
10 5 (1.75%) IBM
10 5 (1.75%) New Relic
10 5 (1.75%) Perfecto Mobile
11 4 (1.40%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.05%) Alteryx
12 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.70%) Nintex