Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 116 164 325
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.30% 4.72% 4.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.72% 26.58% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 123 237
10th Percentile £313 £361 £363
25th Percentile £399 £428 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.53%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £613
90th Percentile " £675 £678
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " £19.65
25th Percentile £28.50 " £20.25
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £22.50
75th Percentile £29.50 " £41.88
90th Percentile " " £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 - £22.50

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 489 617 1,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.13% 17.76% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 461 961
10th Percentile £362 £369 £400
25th Percentile £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £600 £595
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
10th Percentile " £39.95 £14.75
25th Percentile £28.50 £44.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%
75th Percentile £29.50 £55.25 £56.50
90th Percentile " £59.00 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 32 (27.59%) Java
3 32 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 30 (25.86%) DevOps
5 29 (25.00%) Scrum
6 28 (24.14%) Confluence
7 25 (21.55%) AWS
8 24 (20.69%) Azure
9 21 (18.10%) Social Skills
10 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
10 20 (17.24%) Python
11 19 (16.38%) Finance
12 18 (15.52%) Project Management
12 18 (15.52%) QA
12 18 (15.52%) BDD
12 18 (15.52%) User Stories
12 18 (15.52%) SDLC
12 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (14.66%) GitHub
13 17 (14.66%) SQL
14 16 (13.79%) TDD
14 16 (13.79%) Microservices
15 15 (12.93%) Fixed Income
15 15 (12.93%) C#
16 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
16 14 (12.07%) Slack
17 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.21%) Banking
17 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills

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 28 (24.14%) Confluence
2 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 6 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Mule
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.17%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.72%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Summit
2 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.86%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.86%) Global One
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.55%) AWS
2 24 (20.69%) Azure
3 17 (14.66%) GitHub
4 14 (12.07%) Slack
5 13 (11.21%) GCP
6 10 (8.62%) Power Platform
7 8 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (3.45%) IaaS
9 3 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.59%) Serverless
10 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.72%) PaaS
10 2 (1.72%) SaaS
11 1 (0.86%) Akamai
11 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.86%) npm
11 1 (0.86%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.59%) DNS
2 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.72%) DECT
3 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 2 (1.72%) IPv4
3 2 (1.72%) IPv6
3 2 (1.72%) Multicast
3 2 (1.72%) PPP
3 2 (1.72%) UPnP
3 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.86%) Broadband
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Power BI
2 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.03%) Tableau
4 6 (5.17%) Big Data
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (4.31%) Data Lake
5 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.59%) MySQL
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.72%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2017
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.86%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 32 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.62%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.31%) GitLab
5 5 (4.31%) Subversion
5 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.45%) JUnit
6 4 (3.45%) REST Assured
6 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.59%) Postman
7 3 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.72%) GDB
8 2 (1.72%) TestLink
8 2 (1.72%) TestRail
General
1 21 (18.10%) Social Skills
2 19 (16.38%) Finance
3 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.21%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
5 6 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (4.31%) Retail
7 4 (3.45%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (3.45%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.59%) Front Office
8 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.59%) Legal
8 3 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.59%) Wearables
9 2 (1.72%) Back Office
9 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.86%) International Banking
10 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Developer
2 11 (9.48%) Analyst
2 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
3 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.90%) C++ Developer
4 8 (6.90%) Summit Developer
5 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.03%) C++/C# Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Data Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Perl Developer
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
6 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Tester
7 4 (3.45%) Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Kafka
2 9 (7.76%) REST
3 8 (6.90%) CSS
3 8 (6.90%) HTML
4 6 (5.17%) Spring
5 5 (4.31%) LDAP
5 5 (4.31%) RAML
6 4 (3.45%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.45%) JSON
6 4 (3.45%) RxJava
6 4 (3.45%) Web Services
7 3 (2.59%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.59%) Swagger
8 2 (1.72%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (1.72%) JMS
8 2 (1.72%) Middleware
8 2 (1.72%) OAuth
8 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.72%) RESTful
8 2 (1.72%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Fixed Income
2 8 (6.90%) Derivative
2 8 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.31%) User Experience
6 4 (3.45%) Replication
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.72%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.86%) Blog
9 1 (0.86%) BYOD
9 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.86%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Android
2 5 (4.31%) Unix
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
4 2 (1.72%) OpenWrt
4 2 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) DevOps
3 29 (25.00%) Scrum
4 20 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 18 (15.52%) BDD
5 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (15.52%) Project Management
5 18 (15.52%) SDLC
5 18 (15.52%) User Stories
6 16 (13.79%) Microservices
6 16 (13.79%) TDD
7 13 (11.21%) Analytics
8 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.62%) Low Latency
11 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.90%) Migration
12 8 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.59%) Java
2 20 (17.24%) Python
3 17 (14.66%) SQL
4 15 (12.93%) C#
5 12 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.48%) Perl
7 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.76%) C++
8 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.31%) Go
9 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.45%) Java 8
10 4 (3.45%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.72%) C
11 2 (1.72%) Ruby
11 2 (1.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.59%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.86%) CISM
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.72%) JTAG
4 1 (0.86%) GAAP
4 1 (0.86%) IFRS
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) Docker
2 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.72%) HDFS
4 2 (1.72%) NFS
4 2 (1.72%) Veritas File System
4 2 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) Ansible
2 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.03%) Terraform
3 4 (3.45%) Control-M
3 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.45%) QRadar
3 4 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.59%) Netcool
5 2 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.72%) Icinga
5 2 (1.72%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.72%) Puppet
5 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.86%) Grafana
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Splunk
3 7 (6.03%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.17%) CyberArk
4 6 (5.17%) Nintex
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle
4 6 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.17%) Talend
5 4 (3.45%) BMC
5 4 (3.45%) EMC
5 4 (3.45%) Google
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 4 (3.45%) Qualys
5 4 (3.45%) SAP
5 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.45%) VMware
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
6 3 (2.59%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.59%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.72%) Okta