Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 311 282 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.60% 4.03% 3.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.13% 21.68% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 193 188
City of London median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £354
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -21.54% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £27.25 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% -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 1,545 1,301 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.84% 18.61% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 1,048 897
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £355
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £28.75 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.46% +39.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22.63 £27.63 £31.25
90th Percentile £33.88 £63.48 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
London Bridge - 4 £475 -
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 239 (76.85%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (43.41%) Confluence
3 104 (33.44%) Scrum
4 90 (28.94%) Finance
5 78 (25.08%) Java
6 75 (24.12%) JavaScript
7 70 (22.51%) DevOps
8 63 (20.26%) Git (software)
9 62 (19.94%) Linux
10 61 (19.61%) SQL
11 59 (18.97%) Jenkins
12 58 (18.65%) Test Automation
13 57 (18.33%) TDD
14 50 (16.08%) Kanban
15 49 (15.76%) HTML
16 48 (15.43%) Banking
17 47 (15.11%) Unix
17 47 (15.11%) SDLC
18 46 (14.79%) Docker
19 45 (14.47%) Node.js
19 45 (14.47%) BDD
20 44 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (14.15%) Python
21 43 (13.83%) Atlassian
22 42 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (13.18%) Selenium
23 41 (13.18%) C#
24 40 (12.86%) QA
25 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
25 34 (10.93%) User Experience

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
1 135 (43.41%) Confluence
2 13 (4.18%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.86%) Apache
4 10 (3.22%) CMS
5 9 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.25%) WordPress
7 6 (1.93%) Drupal
8 5 (1.61%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.29%) JBoss
10 3 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.64%) IIS
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.32%) Documentum
12 1 (0.32%) FileNet
12 1 (0.32%) OnBase
12 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) InVision
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.64%) Flinto
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) InDesign
7 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) Revit
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.07%) GitHub
4 12 (3.86%) PaaS
5 11 (3.54%) Office 365
6 10 (3.22%) IaaS
7 9 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.57%) Amazon S3
8 8 (2.57%) Slack
8 8 (2.57%) Trello
9 7 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.25%) Serverless
10 6 (1.93%) Datadog
10 6 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (1.93%) SaaS
10 6 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.61%) AMQP
2 3 (0.96%) HTTP
2 3 (0.96%) X.509
3 2 (0.64%) DNS
3 2 (0.64%) Firewall
3 2 (0.64%) VoIP
4 1 (0.32%) BGP
4 1 (0.32%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.32%) IGMP
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) MPLS
4 1 (0.32%) Multicast
4 1 (0.32%) OSPF
4 1 (0.32%) Skype
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.47%) Hadoop
3 17 (5.47%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.47%) MySQL
4 16 (5.14%) Big Data
5 15 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.54%) Apache Kudu
7 11 (3.54%) Impala
8 7 (2.25%) Data Mining
8 7 (2.25%) Redis
9 5 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.96%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.96%) Power BI
11 3 (0.96%) Presto
Development Applications
1 63 (20.26%) Git (software)
2 59 (18.97%) Jenkins
3 41 (13.18%) Selenium
4 30 (9.65%) Cucumber
5 24 (7.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (7.07%) Subversion
7 20 (6.43%) Maven
8 18 (5.79%) FishEye
9 17 (5.47%) Bitbucket
10 15 (4.82%) JUnit
10 15 (4.82%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.18%) jMock
12 10 (3.22%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.89%) PHPUnit
13 9 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.57%) Appium
14 8 (2.57%) GitLab
14 8 (2.57%) JIRA Agile
14 8 (2.57%) SpecFlow
14 8 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (28.94%) Finance
2 48 (15.43%) Banking
3 32 (10.29%) Front Office
4 15 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.86%) Retail
6 11 (3.54%) Marketing
7 6 (1.93%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.29%) Back Office
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Games
10 3 (0.96%) Law
10 3 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.96%) Publishing
11 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (30.87%) Developer
2 48 (15.43%) Analyst
3 26 (8.36%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.43%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.82%) Architect
7 13 (4.18%) Tester
8 12 (3.86%) C# Developer
8 12 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (3.86%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.54%) Scrum Master
10 10 (3.22%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.89%) Apache Spark Developer
11 9 (2.89%) Developer in Test
12 8 (2.57%) Angular Developer
12 8 (2.57%) HTML Developer
12 8 (2.57%) PHP Developer
12 8 (2.57%) Quantitative Developer
12 8 (2.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.76%) HTML
2 45 (14.47%) Node.js
3 33 (10.61%) HTML5
4 32 (10.29%) CSS
5 31 (9.97%) REST
6 30 (9.65%) .NET
7 29 (9.32%) Web Services
8 26 (8.36%) JSON
9 22 (7.07%) AngularJS
10 20 (6.43%) React
11 19 (6.11%) XML
12 16 (5.14%) Redux
12 16 (5.14%) Spring
13 14 (4.50%) Symfony
14 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET
14 12 (3.86%) CSS3
15 10 (3.22%) GraphQL
15 10 (3.22%) Kafka
16 9 (2.89%) Apollo GraphQL
16 9 (2.89%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.93%) User Experience
2 22 (7.07%) Fintech
3 20 (6.43%) Fixed Income
4 16 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.54%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.89%) Derivative
6 9 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.57%) iPad
8 6 (1.93%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.93%) Smartcard
8 6 (1.93%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.93%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.29%) Equities
10 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.94%) Linux
2 47 (15.11%) Unix
3 30 (9.65%) Windows
4 15 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.57%) Android
7 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (76.85%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (33.44%) Scrum
3 70 (22.51%) DevOps
4 58 (18.65%) Test Automation
5 57 (18.33%) TDD
6 50 (16.08%) Kanban
7 47 (15.11%) SDLC
8 45 (14.47%) BDD
9 42 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (9.65%) User Stories
12 26 (8.36%) Project Management
13 22 (7.07%) Web Development
14 21 (6.75%) Microservices
14 21 (6.75%) OO
15 20 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.79%) Data Modelling
16 18 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (5.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 78 (25.08%) Java
2 75 (24.12%) JavaScript
3 61 (19.61%) SQL
4 44 (14.15%) Python
5 41 (13.18%) C#
6 28 (9.00%) PHP
7 21 (6.75%) Java 8
8 20 (6.43%) Bash Shell
9 17 (5.47%) PowerShell
10 15 (4.82%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.57%) C++
12 6 (1.93%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.61%) ES6
13 5 (1.61%) Groovy
13 5 (1.61%) Perl
13 5 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.61%) Ruby
14 4 (1.29%) C
15 3 (0.96%) Scala
15 3 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (5.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.25%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.93%) AWS Certification
3 6 (1.93%) ISEB
4 5 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.64%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.64%) PMP
8 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) CCIE
8 1 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.32%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.86%) QA
2 6 (1.93%) MiFID
3 5 (1.61%) GDPR
3 5 (1.61%) PMO
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) SEPA
5 1 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (14.79%) Docker
2 11 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (7.07%) Ansible
2 15 (4.82%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.86%) Terraform
5 10 (3.22%) Puppet
6 8 (2.57%) HP ALM
6 8 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.93%) systemd
8 4 (1.29%) Capistrano
8 4 (1.29%) Mesos
8 4 (1.29%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.96%) Kibana
9 3 (0.96%) logstash
9 3 (0.96%) Marathon
10 2 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.32%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.32%) Grafana
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 43 (13.83%) Atlassian
2 22 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.43%) Oracle
4 17 (5.47%) Splunk
5 13 (4.18%) Sybase
6 11 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.22%) Google
8 7 (2.25%) Adobe
8 7 (2.25%) Apple
9 6 (1.93%) Citrix
9 6 (1.93%) HP
9 6 (1.93%) IBM
9 6 (1.93%) Perfecto Mobile
10 5 (1.61%) New Relic
10 5 (1.61%) Sonatype
10 5 (1.61%) Tableau
11 4 (1.29%) Murex
11 4 (1.29%) Ping Identity
11 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.64%) Cisco