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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
London / City of London
Rank 36 64 92
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 142 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.68% 3.25% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.49% 21.10% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 71 73
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 557 507 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.37% 15.39% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 404 536
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the City of London

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 135 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (39.22%) Finance
3 92 (36.08%) Confluence
4 76 (29.80%) SQL
5 70 (27.45%) Java
6 68 (26.67%) Scrum
7 66 (25.88%) TDD
8 65 (25.49%) Jenkins
9 63 (24.71%) Git (software)
10 57 (22.35%) Linux
11 54 (21.18%) SQL Server
12 52 (20.39%) Banking
13 51 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 46 (18.04%) DevOps
15 45 (17.65%) Python
16 40 (15.69%) Oracle
16 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
16 40 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (14.90%) Unix
17 38 (14.90%) Windows
18 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 34 (13.33%) BDD
19 34 (13.33%) C#
20 33 (12.94%) HTML
20 33 (12.94%) Web Services
21 31 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (10.98%) SharePoint
23 27 (10.59%) Logistics
23 27 (10.59%) Atlassian

JIRA
Top Related 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 92 (36.08%) Confluence
2 28 (10.98%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.41%) IIS
4 21 (8.24%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (7.06%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (5.88%) Apache Spark
7 10 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.14%) Mule
8 8 (3.14%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.35%) CMS
10 5 (1.96%) JBoss
11 4 (1.57%) Drupal
12 3 (1.18%) Apache
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.14%) MS Office
2 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.18%) HipChat
3 3 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (8.24%) Dynamics AX
1 21 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.20%) GitHub
3 23 (9.02%) IaaS
3 23 (9.02%) PaaS
4 18 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.53%) Slack
6 7 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.57%) Trello
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.18%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.39%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.39%) Google Play
11 1 (0.39%) Office 365
11 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.78%) LDAP
2 2 (0.78%) SNMP
2 2 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) DMZ
3 1 (0.39%) DVB
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.20%) Big Data
3 23 (9.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.45%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (6.27%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.49%) MySQL
8 11 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.92%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.53%) Apache Hive
10 9 (3.53%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.96%) DB2
12 5 (1.96%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.57%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.57%) QlikView
14 3 (1.18%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 65 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 63 (24.71%) Git (software)
3 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (10.59%) Cucumber
5 23 (9.02%) Selenium
6 19 (7.45%) JUnit
7 17 (6.67%) Bitbucket
8 16 (6.27%) Subversion
9 15 (5.88%) Maven
10 13 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (3.92%) TeamCity
12 10 (3.92%) WebDriver
13 9 (3.53%) SoapUI
14 8 (3.14%) Mockito
15 6 (2.35%) EasyMock
16 5 (1.96%) Eclipse
16 5 (1.96%) Gradle
16 5 (1.96%) JMeter
16 5 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 100 (39.22%) Finance
2 52 (20.39%) Banking
3 23 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.31%) Front Office
5 10 (3.92%) Marketing
6 9 (3.53%) Law
7 8 (3.14%) Retail
8 4 (1.57%) Advertising
8 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.57%) Legal
8 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (33.73%) Developer
2 38 (14.90%) Analyst
3 22 (8.63%) Business Analyst
3 22 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (8.63%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.24%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 21 (8.24%) Microsoft Developer
5 15 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 12 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.31%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (3.92%) Administrator
9 9 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (3.53%) Architect
10 8 (3.14%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.14%) Python Developer
10 8 (3.14%) Scrum Master
10 8 (3.14%) Tester
11 7 (2.75%) Hadoop Engineer
11 7 (2.75%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.94%) HTML
1 33 (12.94%) Web Services
2 26 (10.20%) CSS
3 22 (8.63%) Node.js
3 22 (8.63%) REST
3 22 (8.63%) WCF
4 21 (8.24%) AngularJS
5 20 (7.84%) HTML5
5 20 (7.84%) XML
6 16 (6.27%) JSON
6 16 (6.27%) SOAP
7 15 (5.88%) Kafka
8 14 (5.49%) J2EE
8 14 (5.49%) JMS
8 14 (5.49%) jQuery
9 13 (5.10%) Spring
10 12 (4.71%) .NET
11 11 (4.31%) Hibernate
12 10 (3.92%) Django
12 10 (3.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.49%) Equities
2 14 (5.49%) Fintech
2 14 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.92%) Derivative
5 9 (3.53%) User Experience
6 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.75%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.35%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.57%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.18%) Clustering
10 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.18%) PKI
10 3 (1.18%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.35%) Linux
2 38 (14.90%) Unix
2 38 (14.90%) Windows
3 16 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.57%) Android
5 4 (1.57%) SUSE
6 3 (1.18%) CentOS
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.67%) Scrum
3 66 (25.88%) TDD
4 46 (18.04%) DevOps
5 40 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (13.33%) BDD
7 31 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (10.59%) Logistics
9 26 (10.20%) Microservices
10 23 (9.02%) CRM
11 22 (8.63%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.24%) ERP
12 21 (8.24%) SDLC
13 20 (7.84%) Project Management
13 20 (7.84%) Test Automation
14 19 (7.45%) OO
15 18 (7.06%) Configuration Management
16 17 (6.67%) Kanban
17 16 (6.27%) Open Source
17 16 (6.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.80%) SQL
2 70 (27.45%) Java
3 51 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.65%) Python
5 34 (13.33%) C#
6 21 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 20 (7.84%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.27%) Scala
9 14 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 13 (5.10%) Ruby
11 10 (3.92%) Perl
11 10 (3.92%) PHP
11 10 (3.92%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.53%) R
13 4 (1.57%) C++
13 4 (1.57%) ES6
14 3 (1.18%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.18%) C
14 3 (1.18%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Degree
2 11 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) RHCE
5 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.39%) CCA
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.80%) QA
2 9 (3.53%) MiFID
3 6 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.35%) SDET
4 5 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.96%) PMO
5 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.39%) COBIT
6 1 (0.39%) EMIR
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS
6 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.39%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (7.45%) Docker
2 4 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) Puppet
2 18 (7.06%) Ansible
3 11 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.75%) Control-M
6 5 (1.96%) Nagios
7 4 (1.57%) Dollar Universe
7 4 (1.57%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.18%) Galera Cluster
8 3 (1.18%) Terraform
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.78%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.78%) MOM
9 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.78%) OpenView
9 2 (0.78%) Salt
10 1 (0.39%) Ambari
10 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.39%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
1 40 (15.69%) Oracle
2 27 (10.59%) Atlassian
3 17 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.31%) HP
5 9 (3.53%) Splunk
5 9 (3.53%) WorldPay
6 5 (1.96%) F5
6 5 (1.96%) IBM
6 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.96%) VMware
7 4 (1.57%) Google
7 4 (1.57%) Veritas
8 3 (1.18%) Apple
8 3 (1.18%) BMC
8 3 (1.18%) Charles River
8 3 (1.18%) Informatica
8 3 (1.18%) Remedy
8 3 (1.18%) Sybase
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