Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 60 294 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.37% 4.70% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 27.25% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 221 233
Median daily rate £525 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £320 £363 £300
90th Percentile £686 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £62.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.25% +70.59%
Central London median hourly rate - £62.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +59.87% +53.92%

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 330 1,079 1,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.52% 17.25% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 822 1,292
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £375 £363
90th Percentile £638 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +14.84% +28.04%
10th Percentile £34.00 £19.85 £31.00
90th Percentile £46.40 £91.90 £41.60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year +8.84% +9.70% +20.72%

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 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (51.67%) Confluence
2 19 (31.67%) Finance
3 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
4 16 (26.67%) Java
5 14 (23.33%) Linux
5 14 (23.33%) Scrum
5 14 (23.33%) DevOps
6 13 (21.67%) Python
6 13 (21.67%) Banking
7 11 (18.33%) Ansible
8 10 (16.67%) Docker
8 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.00%) AWS
10 8 (13.33%) REST
10 8 (13.33%) GitHub
10 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.33%) SQL
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 8 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
11 7 (11.67%) HTML
11 7 (11.67%) CSS
11 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.67%) Project Management
11 7 (11.67%) Microservices
11 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes
11 7 (11.67%) Terraform

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 31 (51.67%) Confluence
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.00%) JBoss
4 3 (5.00%) nginx
4 3 (5.00%) Tornado
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) Drupal
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
6 1 (1.67%) Liferay
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Figma
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Workfront
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) AWS
2 8 (13.33%) GitHub
3 5 (8.33%) Azure
4 4 (6.67%) GCP
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.00%) NuGet
6 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.33%) Slack
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.67%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (1.67%) Datadog
7 1 (1.67%) Google Docs
7 1 (1.67%) IaaS
7 1 (1.67%) PaaS
7 1 (1.67%) SaaS
7 1 (1.67%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
1 3 (5.00%) Intranet
1 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.33%) AMQP
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) SMTP
3 1 (1.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.33%) HBase
5 2 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.00%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) FishEye
5 5 (8.33%) Hudson
6 4 (6.67%) Mockito
6 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.00%) GitLab
7 3 (5.00%) Maven
7 3 (5.00%) ProC
7 3 (5.00%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.33%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (3.33%) jMock
8 2 (3.33%) Liquibase
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Advertising
5 3 (5.00%) Front Office
5 3 (5.00%) International Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) French Language
7 1 (1.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) React Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) REST
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 7 (11.67%) HTML
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 5 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) CSS3
5 4 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.67%) HTML5
5 4 (6.67%) Kafka
5 4 (6.67%) Spring
6 3 (5.00%) Anaconda
6 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) Flask
6 3 (5.00%) JSON Schema
6 3 (5.00%) Middleware
6 3 (5.00%) PySpark
6 3 (5.00%) React
6 3 (5.00%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) DevOps
2 14 (23.33%) Scrum
3 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.67%) Microservices
4 7 (11.67%) Project Management
5 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (8.33%) BDD
6 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Strategy
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
7 4 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (5.00%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) Python
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Groovy
5 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.67%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) Perl
7 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.33%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.67%) Go
9 1 (1.67%) Java 8
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) GDPR
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 20022
1 1 (1.67%) MiFID
1 1 (1.67%) PSD2
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Ansible
2 7 (11.67%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.67%) Terraform
3 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.00%) Packer
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.67%) Consul
4 1 (1.67%) Control-M
4 1 (1.67%) Grafana
4 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.67%) Icinga
4 1 (1.67%) Istio
4 1 (1.67%) logstash
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Netcool
4 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.67%) QRadar
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) Sybase
4 5 (8.33%) Google
5 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (5.00%) Splunk
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (3.33%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.33%) Murex
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) RedGate
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Altiris
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Serena
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec