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 June 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.

Atlassian JIRA
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 72 98
Rank change year-on-year +28 +26  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 156 101 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.78% 2.99% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.42% 16.95% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 74 82
Median daily rate £475 £469 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

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 666 596 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.39% 17.62% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 497 581
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 June 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 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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 183 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (37.25%) SQL
3 103 (34.56%) Finance
4 93 (31.21%) Confluence
5 75 (25.17%) Banking
6 69 (23.15%) TDD
6 69 (23.15%) Scrum
7 67 (22.48%) Jenkins
8 61 (20.47%) Java
9 57 (19.13%) C#
9 57 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (18.12%) Git (software)
11 49 (16.44%) AngularJS
12 48 (16.11%) Kanban
13 47 (15.77%) DevOps
14 46 (15.44%) Retail
15 44 (14.77%) Oracle
16 42 (14.09%) SQL Server
16 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
16 42 (14.09%) Test Automation
16 42 (14.09%) Selenium
17 41 (13.76%) Microsoft
18 40 (13.42%) Linux
18 40 (13.42%) BDD
19 37 (12.42%) Node.js
20 36 (12.08%) Investment Banking
20 36 (12.08%) MVC
20 36 (12.08%) .NET
21 35 (11.74%) Mentoring
22 33 (11.07%) HTML

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 93 (31.21%) Confluence
2 26 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.38%) IIS
4 16 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.02%) Apache
6 9 (3.02%) Mule
6 9 (3.02%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.68%) JBoss
8 7 (2.35%) CMS
9 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.67%) Drupal
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.67%) SAS
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.34%) nginx
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) HipChat
6 1 (0.34%) InVision
6 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (5.37%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) RMDS
3 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.70%) GitHub
2 17 (5.70%) IaaS
2 17 (5.70%) PaaS
3 12 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.03%) Slack
4 5 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.68%) Trello
5 4 (1.34%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.01%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.67%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.67%) vREST
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
8 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) HTTP
2 3 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) LDAP
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.04%) Big Data
4 17 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.70%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.69%) MySQL
9 10 (3.36%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.01%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.01%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.68%) QlikView
12 5 (1.68%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.34%) DB2
13 4 (1.34%) HBase
13 4 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 67 (22.48%) Jenkins
2 54 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 42 (14.09%) Selenium
4 32 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (9.06%) JIRA Agile
6 26 (8.72%) Cucumber
7 22 (7.38%) JUnit
8 21 (7.05%) Maven
9 19 (6.38%) Bitbucket
10 15 (5.03%) Subversion
11 11 (3.69%) Mockito
11 11 (3.69%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.02%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.02%) Toad
13 8 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.68%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.01%) EasyMock
14 6 (2.01%) JMeter
15 5 (1.68%) JBehave
15 5 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 103 (34.56%) Finance
2 75 (25.17%) Banking
3 46 (15.44%) Retail
4 36 (12.08%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.02%) Back Office
5 9 (3.02%) Front Office
5 9 (3.02%) Marketing
6 7 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.01%) Law
7 6 (2.01%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.34%) Advertising
9 4 (1.34%) Publishing
10 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.67%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (40.94%) Developer
2 65 (21.81%) Analyst
3 40 (13.42%) Business Analyst
4 32 (10.74%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.40%) Angular Developer
6 28 (9.40%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.04%) Agile Business Analyst
7 18 (6.04%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.37%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 16 (5.37%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.70%) Node.js Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (4.03%) Test Analyst
13 11 (3.69%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.02%) Administrator
15 8 (2.68%) Lead Developer
15 8 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
16 7 (2.35%) Architect
16 7 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.44%) AngularJS
2 37 (12.42%) Node.js
3 36 (12.08%) .NET
4 33 (11.07%) HTML
5 30 (10.07%) ASP.NET
6 29 (9.73%) React
7 28 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 28 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 28 (9.40%) Web Services
8 26 (8.72%) CSS
9 24 (8.05%) REST
10 21 (7.05%) HTML5
10 21 (7.05%) Spring
11 20 (6.71%) XML
12 16 (5.37%) J2EE
12 16 (5.37%) JSON
12 16 (5.37%) WCF
13 15 (5.03%) SOAP
14 14 (4.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.04%) Derivative
1 18 (6.04%) User Experience
2 17 (5.70%) Equities
3 15 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (4.03%) Market Risk
5 11 (3.69%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.69%) Data Structures
5 11 (3.69%) Fintech
6 10 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 9 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.35%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (2.01%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.68%) iPad
10 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.42%) Linux
2 32 (10.74%) Unix
3 29 (9.73%) Windows
4 13 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.68%) Android
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.15%) Scrum
2 69 (23.15%) TDD
3 57 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (16.11%) Kanban
5 47 (15.77%) DevOps
6 42 (14.09%) Test Automation
7 40 (13.42%) BDD
8 36 (12.08%) MVC
9 35 (11.74%) Mentoring
10 31 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (10.07%) Project Management
12 29 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (9.06%) User Stories
14 23 (7.72%) Logistics
15 20 (6.71%) Microservices
16 19 (6.38%) CRM
16 19 (6.38%) OO
17 18 (6.04%) E-Commerce
17 18 (6.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.25%) SQL
2 61 (20.47%) Java
3 57 (19.13%) C#
4 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.73%) Python
6 22 (7.38%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.71%) Shell Script
8 18 (6.04%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.70%) Ruby
10 8 (2.68%) Apple Swift
11 7 (2.35%) Perl
12 6 (2.01%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.68%) C
13 5 (1.68%) C++
13 5 (1.68%) ES6
13 5 (1.68%) PHP
13 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.34%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (5.37%) Degree
2 10 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.01%) PMP
6 2 (0.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.73%) QA
2 12 (4.03%) EMIR
2 12 (4.03%) MiFID
3 9 (3.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (1.68%) PMO
5 3 (1.01%) SLA
6 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.67%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.34%) COBIT
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (6.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.03%) Ansible
2 13 (4.36%) Puppet
3 10 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.68%) Dollar Universe
5 4 (1.34%) HockeyApp
5 4 (1.34%) Oozie
6 3 (1.01%) Galera Cluster
6 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.01%) Nagios
6 3 (1.01%) Terraform
7 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.67%) MOM
7 2 (0.67%) SCCM
8 1 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.34%) Control-M
8 1 (0.34%) Graphite
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.34%) logstash
8 1 (0.34%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (14.77%) Oracle
2 41 (13.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.71%) Atlassian
4 10 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.36%) Splunk
5 7 (2.35%) AppDynamics
5 7 (2.35%) Apple
5 7 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.01%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.68%) Google
7 5 (1.68%) HP
8 4 (1.34%) Informatica
8 4 (1.34%) Murex
8 4 (1.34%) New Relic
8 4 (1.34%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.01%) F5
9 3 (1.01%) Remedy
9 3 (1.01%) SunGard
9 3 (1.01%) Tableau
9 3 (1.01%) WorldPay
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