Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 57 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 +26
Contract jobs citing JIRA 259 294 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.36% 4.18% 4.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.49% 18.87% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 234 241
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +6.33%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £353
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £105.00 £43.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.38% +70.59% -21.54%
10th Percentile £102.50 £43.25 £23.75
90th Percentile £107.50 £43.75 £27.25
Central London median hourly rate £105.00 £39.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year +167.52% +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 1,016 1,558 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.10% 22.17% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1,287 1,026
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.10% +5.16%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £350
90th Percentile £675 £627 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 £43.50 £24.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.54% +74.05% -23.10%
10th Percentile £30.65 £43.25 £23.18
90th Percentile £90.50 £43.75 £27.11
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 £39.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year +32.48% +41.44% -14.62%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Moorgate -5 7 - -
London Bridge +13 3 £425 -10.53%
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 179 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (50.19%) Confluence
3 87 (33.59%) Finance
3 87 (33.59%) DevOps
4 78 (30.12%) Scrum
5 61 (23.55%) Jenkins
6 59 (22.78%) AWS
7 58 (22.39%) SQL
8 54 (20.85%) Git (software)
9 53 (20.46%) Python
10 52 (20.08%) Java
11 47 (18.15%) Linux
12 39 (15.06%) Banking
13 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 37 (14.29%) GitHub
14 35 (13.51%) Azure
14 35 (13.51%) User Stories
14 35 (13.51%) Docker
15 32 (12.36%) Test Automation
15 32 (12.36%) Web Services
15 32 (12.36%) Unix
16 31 (11.97%) Kanban
16 31 (11.97%) Atlassian
17 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (11.58%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (11.58%) Serverless
18 29 (11.20%) TDD
19 27 (10.42%) CSS
19 27 (10.42%) Ansible
20 26 (10.04%) Fintech

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
1 130 (50.19%) Confluence
2 14 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.93%) Apache
6 3 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.77%) Camunda
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) Jetty
7 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.77%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (4.25%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.16%) Global One
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 59 (22.78%) AWS
2 37 (14.29%) GitHub
3 35 (13.51%) Azure
4 30 (11.58%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (11.58%) Serverless
5 22 (8.49%) Amazon S3
6 20 (7.72%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (7.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (6.95%) Amazon ECS
8 18 (6.95%) Route 53
9 11 (4.25%) CloudFront
10 10 (3.86%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (3.47%) AWS CodePipeline
12 8 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (3.09%) Datadog
13 7 (2.70%) GCP
13 7 (2.70%) Office 365
14 6 (2.32%) OpenShift
14 6 (2.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) Internet
2 8 (3.09%) VPN
3 5 (1.93%) DNS
4 3 (1.16%) DHCP
4 3 (1.16%) WAN
5 2 (0.77%) Firewall
5 2 (0.77%) LAN
5 2 (0.77%) SSH
5 2 (0.77%) VoIP
5 2 (0.77%) X.509
6 1 (0.39%) Broadband
6 1 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.39%) FTP
6 1 (0.39%) HTTP
6 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.11%) MySQL
2 17 (6.56%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.79%) Hadoop
4 12 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (4.25%) HBase
6 9 (3.47%) Big Data
6 9 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.32%) Apache Hive
7 6 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.32%) Presto
7 6 (2.32%) Redis
8 5 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.93%) Power BI
9 4 (1.54%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.16%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.16%) Spark SQL
10 3 (1.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 61 (23.55%) Jenkins
2 54 (20.85%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.02%) Cucumber
3 13 (5.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (4.63%) Selenium
5 11 (4.25%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.86%) Maven
7 7 (2.70%) Travis CI
8 6 (2.32%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.93%) Gradle
9 5 (1.93%) Subversion
10 4 (1.54%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.54%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.54%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (1.16%) JUnit
11 3 (1.16%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (33.59%) Finance
2 39 (15.06%) Banking
3 18 (6.95%) Front Office
4 13 (5.02%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.25%) Retail
7 10 (3.86%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.70%) Back Office
9 6 (2.32%) Games
9 6 (2.32%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.54%) Advertising
10 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.16%) Billing
12 2 (0.77%) French Language
12 2 (0.77%) Marketing
12 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.77%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.77%) Publishing
13 1 (0.39%) Legal
13 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (20.85%) Developer
2 51 (19.69%) Analyst
3 29 (11.20%) Business Analyst
4 27 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.18%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
7 14 (5.41%) Scrum Master
8 13 (5.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 10 (3.86%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (3.47%) Tester
11 8 (3.09%) DevOps Manager
11 8 (3.09%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.09%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.70%) Applications Developer
13 6 (2.32%) Agile Scrum Master
13 6 (2.32%) Java Hadoop Developer
13 6 (2.32%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.36%) Web Services
2 27 (10.42%) CSS
3 26 (10.04%) Node.js
4 22 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 21 (8.11%) HTML
5 21 (8.11%) RESTful
6 17 (6.56%) React
7 16 (6.18%) Spring
8 15 (5.79%) JSON
9 13 (5.02%) Kafka
10 12 (4.63%) HTML5
11 11 (4.25%) .NET
11 11 (4.25%) Flask
12 8 (3.09%) OAuth
12 8 (3.09%) OAuth2
12 8 (3.09%) Redux
12 8 (3.09%) XML
13 7 (2.70%) REST
14 6 (2.32%) CSS3
14 6 (2.32%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.72%) User Experience
2 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (5.02%) Equities
5 11 (4.25%) Cloud Native
5 11 (4.25%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (3.47%) Derivative
8 8 (3.09%) PKI
9 6 (2.32%) Wiki
10 4 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.77%) AS400
12 2 (0.77%) CMDB
12 2 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.15%) Linux
2 32 (12.36%) Unix
3 18 (6.95%) Windows
4 10 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.32%) Debian
6 5 (1.93%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.54%) CentOS
7 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Android
9 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.59%) DevOps
3 78 (30.12%) Scrum
4 35 (13.51%) User Stories
5 32 (12.36%) Test Automation
6 31 (11.97%) Kanban
7 30 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (11.20%) TDD
9 26 (10.04%) Fintech
10 25 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (9.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (8.49%) Configuration Management
13 21 (8.11%) Microservices
14 20 (7.72%) ITIL
14 20 (7.72%) Migration
14 20 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (7.72%) Project Management
15 17 (6.56%) BDD
16 16 (6.18%) Workflow
17 15 (5.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.39%) SQL
2 53 (20.46%) Python
3 52 (20.08%) Java
4 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.18%) Bash Shell
6 14 (5.41%) C#
6 14 (5.41%) Perl
6 14 (5.41%) Ruby
7 11 (4.25%) Scala
7 11 (4.25%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.86%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.47%) PHP
10 8 (3.09%) Groovy
11 7 (2.70%) R
12 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.54%) C
13 4 (1.54%) Go
13 4 (1.54%) Java 8
13 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (7.34%) Degree
2 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.32%) RHCE
5 5 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) HND
7 3 (1.16%) HNC
7 3 (1.16%) ISEB
7 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.77%) CBAP
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.77%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.77%) OSCP
8 2 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.04%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) MiFID
3 4 (1.54%) PMO
4 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.77%) NIST
5 2 (0.77%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (13.51%) Docker
2 10 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.09%) HDFS
4 3 (1.16%) Varnish
4 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (10.42%) Ansible
2 24 (9.27%) Terraform
3 21 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.02%) Kubernetes
5 11 (4.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (2.32%) Puppet
6 6 (2.32%) Suricata
7 5 (1.93%) Kibana
8 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.54%) Packer
8 4 (1.54%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.77%) MIIS
9 2 (0.77%) Salt
9 2 (0.77%) SCCM
9 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.39%) Consul
10 1 (0.39%) Grafana
10 1 (0.39%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.39%) Marathon
Vendors
1 31 (11.97%) Atlassian
2 24 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.11%) Splunk
4 13 (5.02%) Oracle
5 12 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (4.63%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.09%) Google
8 6 (2.32%) AppDynamics
8 6 (2.32%) Qualys
9 5 (1.93%) Adobe
9 5 (1.93%) New Relic
9 5 (1.93%) Tableau
10 4 (1.54%) Sybase
11 3 (1.16%) HP
11 3 (1.16%) IBM
12 2 (0.77%) Citrix
12 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.77%) Ivanti