Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +34 -20 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 233 65 216
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.80% 3.08% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.59% 17.71% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 43 167
10th Percentile £379 £319 £352
25th Percentile £475 £394 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £475 £525
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £600
90th Percentile £750 £635 £680
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 - -

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 815 367 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.30% 17.40% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 272 635
10th Percentile £425 £319 £363
25th Percentile £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.38% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £775 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £513 £503
% change year-on-year +12.14% +2.04% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
10th Percentile £36.45 - -
25th Percentile £41.63 - £44.75
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
Median % change year-on-year - - +117.28%
75th Percentile £64.75 - £54.88
90th Percentile £73.15 - £60.25
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 - £48.89
% change year-on-year - - +117.28%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022, 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.

1 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (40.34%) Confluence
3 66 (28.33%) Finance
4 61 (26.18%) Social Skills
5 60 (25.75%) Scrum
6 57 (24.46%) Git (software)
7 55 (23.61%) CI/CD
8 53 (22.75%) SQL
9 48 (20.60%) Java
10 46 (19.74%) Jenkins
11 45 (19.31%) Banking
12 41 (17.60%) DevOps
13 39 (16.74%) AWS
14 34 (14.59%) Test Automation
14 34 (14.59%) User Stories
15 32 (13.73%) Azure
16 30 (12.88%) Python
16 30 (12.88%) Docker
16 30 (12.88%) Microservices
17 27 (11.59%) SDLC
17 27 (11.59%) QA
18 26 (11.16%) GitHub
18 26 (11.16%) JavaScript
18 26 (11.16%) TDD
18 26 (11.16%) Investment Banking
18 26 (11.16%) Kubernetes
19 24 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (9.87%) Project Management
21 22 (9.44%) HTML
21 22 (9.44%) Analytics

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 94 (40.34%) Confluence
2 10 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.86%) CMS
4 6 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.58%) Headless CMS
5 5 (2.15%) Magnolia
6 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.29%) IIS
7 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.86%) nginx
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.86%) InVision
6 2 (0.86%) Sketch
6 2 (0.86%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (0.86%) Workfront
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.74%) AWS
2 32 (13.73%) Azure
3 26 (11.16%) GitHub
4 11 (4.72%) Serverless
5 10 (4.29%) GCP
6 9 (3.86%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.43%) Figma
7 8 (3.43%) Google Analytics
7 8 (3.43%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.00%) Miro
9 5 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 5 (2.15%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.72%) Google Data Studio
10 4 (1.72%) Nutanix
10 4 (1.72%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) DNS
2 5 (2.15%) Internet
2 5 (2.15%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) SSL
4 3 (1.29%) Broadband
5 2 (0.86%) 5G
5 2 (0.86%) IPv6
5 2 (0.86%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) DECT
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) IPv4
6 1 (0.43%) Multicast
6 1 (0.43%) Network Security
6 1 (0.43%) NGN
6 1 (0.43%) PPP
6 1 (0.43%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.43%) UPnP
6 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.72%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.29%) Big Data
3 10 (4.29%) Data Vault
3 10 (4.29%) MySQL
3 10 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.58%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.58%) Parquet
5 5 (2.15%) BigQuery
5 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.72%) Looker
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.29%) Power BI
7 3 (1.29%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 57 (24.46%) Git (software)
2 46 (19.74%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.73%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.15%) Bitbucket
4 12 (5.15%) Cucumber
4 12 (5.15%) GitLab
4 12 (5.15%) Selenium
5 10 (4.29%) Subversion
6 9 (3.86%) JMeter
7 7 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.00%) Maven
8 6 (2.58%) Gatling
9 5 (2.15%) REST Assured
9 5 (2.15%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.72%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.72%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.72%) Postman
10 4 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (28.33%) Finance
2 61 (26.18%) Social Skills
3 45 (19.31%) Banking
4 26 (11.16%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.15%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (4.29%) Public Sector
8 9 (3.86%) Legal
9 8 (3.43%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (3.43%) Retail
10 6 (2.58%) Front Office
11 5 (2.15%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.72%) Back Office
12 4 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.29%) International Banking
14 1 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.43%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 53 (22.75%) Developer
2 49 (21.03%) Analyst
3 24 (10.30%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (6.01%) Tester
6 13 (5.58%) Architect
7 12 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.29%) Designer
8 10 (4.29%) Scrum Master
8 10 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (3.86%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.86%) Senior Designer
9 9 (3.86%) Senior UI Designer
9 9 (3.86%) UI Designer
10 7 (3.00%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 7 (3.00%) Senior UX Designer
10 7 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.44%) HTML
2 17 (7.30%) Kafka
2 17 (7.30%) REST
2 17 (7.30%) XML
3 16 (6.87%) CSS
3 16 (6.87%) React
4 15 (6.44%) JSON
5 13 (5.58%) .NET
6 12 (5.15%) Node.js
7 11 (4.72%) Spring
8 8 (3.43%) HTML5
8 8 (3.43%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.58%) Apache Avro
9 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.58%) Web Services
10 5 (2.15%) CSS3
10 5 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (2.15%) J2EE
10 5 (2.15%) YAML
11 4 (1.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.15%) User Experience
2 15 (6.44%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.43%) Derivative
5 7 (3.00%) Equities
5 7 (3.00%) Market Risk
5 7 (3.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.58%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.15%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.29%) Clustering
9 3 (1.29%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.29%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.30%) Linux
2 16 (6.87%) Windows
3 13 (5.58%) Unix
4 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.29%) Android
7 3 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.86%) CentOS
8 2 (0.86%) OpenWrt
8 2 (0.86%) Solaris
8 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (58.37%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.75%) Scrum
3 55 (23.61%) CI/CD
4 41 (17.60%) DevOps
5 34 (14.59%) Test Automation
5 34 (14.59%) User Stories
6 30 (12.88%) Microservices
7 27 (11.59%) SDLC
8 26 (11.16%) TDD
9 24 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (9.87%) Project Management
11 22 (9.44%) Analytics
12 19 (8.15%) BDD
12 19 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (7.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 17 (7.30%) Kanban
15 16 (6.87%) Configuration Management
16 15 (6.44%) Data Modelling
16 15 (6.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.75%) SQL
2 48 (20.60%) Java
3 30 (12.88%) Python
4 26 (11.16%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.15%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.30%) C#
7 12 (5.15%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.86%) Groovy
10 7 (3.00%) Java 8
11 5 (2.15%) C
11 5 (2.15%) R
12 4 (1.72%) Bash
12 4 (1.72%) Perl
12 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.72%) VBA
13 3 (1.29%) Go
13 3 (1.29%) Java 11
13 3 (1.29%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (9.01%) Degree
2 14 (6.01%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.29%) ISEB
7 3 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.29%) OCPJP
7 3 (1.29%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) CEH
9 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.43%) OSCP
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.59%) QA
2 10 (4.29%) Accessibility
3 8 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 5 (2.15%) EMIR
4 5 (2.15%) GDPR
4 5 (2.15%) MiFID
4 5 (2.15%) PMO
5 2 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) COREP
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) JTAG
6 1 (0.43%) NCSC
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) PSD2
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (12.88%) Docker
2 9 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.43%) NFS
4 1 (0.43%) Varnish
4 1 (0.43%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (11.16%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.30%) Ansible
3 15 (6.44%) Terraform
4 5 (2.15%) Control-M
4 5 (2.15%) Kibana
4 5 (2.15%) Packer
5 4 (1.72%) Marathon
5 4 (1.72%) Mesos
5 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.72%) Puppet
5 4 (1.72%) QRadar
5 4 (1.72%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.29%) Netcool
6 3 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.86%) Icinga
7 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.44%) Atlassian
3 14 (6.01%) Google
4 12 (5.15%) Oracle
5 7 (3.00%) Talend
6 6 (2.58%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.58%) IBM
6 6 (2.58%) Informatica
6 6 (2.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.58%) Splunk
7 5 (2.15%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.15%) Databricks
7 5 (2.15%) SAP
8 4 (1.72%) BMC
8 4 (1.72%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.72%) EMC
8 4 (1.72%) New Relic
8 4 (1.72%) Qualys
8 4 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.72%) VMware