Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 187 306 289
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.48% 4.52% 4.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.34% 22.03% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 225 195
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £365 £350 £335
90th Percentile £680 £683 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 710 1,389 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.03% 20.54% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,058 1,173
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £373
90th Percentile £666 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £512 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -

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 3 April 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

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 3 April 2020. 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 - 3 £525 -
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 127 (67.91%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (51.87%) Confluence
3 62 (33.16%) DevOps
4 54 (28.88%) Scrum
5 51 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 41 (21.93%) SQL
8 38 (20.32%) Finance
9 37 (19.79%) Linux
10 34 (18.18%) Java
11 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
11 32 (17.11%) Public Sector
12 31 (16.58%) Azure
13 29 (15.51%) Docker
14 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
14 28 (14.97%) Terraform
15 27 (14.44%) TDD
16 26 (13.90%) Ansible
16 26 (13.90%) Kubernetes
17 25 (13.37%) Atlassian
18 23 (12.30%) CSS
18 23 (12.30%) Python
18 23 (12.30%) Infrastructure as Code
19 22 (11.76%) C#
19 22 (11.76%) QA
19 22 (11.76%) Test Automation
19 22 (11.76%) GitHub
20 21 (11.23%) Web Services
20 21 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (10.70%) SDLC

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 97 (51.87%) Confluence
2 6 (3.21%) CMS
3 5 (2.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.14%) Drupal
4 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.67%) Sketch
3 4 (2.14%) InVision
3 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.14%) Zeplin
4 2 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.07%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.53%) InDesign
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Maximo
2 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.58%) Azure
2 22 (11.76%) GitHub
3 20 (10.70%) AWS
4 16 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.21%) PaaS
6 5 (2.67%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (2.67%) GCP
7 4 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.14%) npm
7 4 (2.14%) Serverless
8 3 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.60%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.07%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.07%) G Suite
9 2 (1.07%) Office 365
9 2 (1.07%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) DNS
2 2 (1.07%) DHCP
2 2 (1.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.07%) OpenVPN
2 2 (1.07%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.53%) VoIP
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) MySQL
1 10 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.74%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.14%) HBase
6 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.07%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.07%) Spark SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 51 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.42%) Selenium
3 12 (6.42%) SpecFlow
4 9 (4.81%) Postman
4 9 (4.81%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.28%) Travis CI
6 7 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.21%) GitLab
7 6 (3.21%) JMeter
7 6 (3.21%) Subversion
8 5 (2.67%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.67%) JUnit
8 5 (2.67%) RSpec
8 5 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.14%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.14%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (20.32%) Finance
2 32 (17.11%) Public Sector
3 19 (10.16%) Banking
4 11 (5.88%) Front Office
4 11 (5.88%) Marketing
5 10 (5.35%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.14%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Advertising
8 3 (1.60%) Electronics
8 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.60%) Fire and Rescue
8 3 (1.60%) French Language
8 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.07%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (27.81%) Developer
2 32 (17.11%) Analyst
3 25 (13.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.56%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.88%) Azure Developer
6 9 (4.81%) .NET Developer
6 9 (4.81%) Java Developer
6 9 (4.81%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.28%) Architect
8 7 (3.74%) Consultant
8 7 (3.74%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Designer
9 6 (3.21%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Tester
10 5 (2.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.14%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.30%) CSS
2 21 (11.23%) Web Services
3 20 (10.70%) .NET
3 20 (10.70%) HTML
4 12 (6.42%) RESTful
5 10 (5.35%) AngularJS
6 9 (4.81%) Node.js
6 9 (4.81%) React
6 9 (4.81%) Spring
7 8 (4.28%) Jest
7 8 (4.28%) XML
8 7 (3.74%) HTML5
8 7 (3.74%) Redux
8 7 (3.74%) REST
9 6 (3.21%) CSS3
9 6 (3.21%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.21%) JSON
10 5 (2.67%) Flask
10 5 (2.67%) WCF
10 5 (2.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) User Experience
2 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.21%) Derivative
3 6 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.60%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.07%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.07%) BYOD
6 2 (1.07%) FMCG
6 2 (1.07%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.07%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.07%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.79%) Linux
2 11 (5.88%) Unix
3 9 (4.81%) Windows
4 4 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.60%) Android
5 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) Debian
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (67.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.16%) DevOps
3 54 (28.88%) Scrum
4 27 (14.44%) TDD
5 23 (12.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 22 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 21 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (10.70%) Kanban
8 20 (10.70%) SDLC
9 16 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (8.02%) Project Management
11 14 (7.49%) User Stories
12 13 (6.95%) Analytics
13 10 (5.35%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.35%) Change Management
13 10 (5.35%) Defect Management
13 10 (5.35%) Performance Testing
13 10 (5.35%) Workflow
14 9 (4.81%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.93%) SQL
2 34 (18.18%) Java
3 28 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 23 (12.30%) Python
5 22 (11.76%) C#
6 8 (4.28%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.74%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.74%) Ruby
7 7 (3.74%) Scala
7 7 (3.74%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.67%) Go
10 4 (2.14%) PHP
10 4 (2.14%) R
11 3 (1.60%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.60%) Groovy
11 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.07%) Perl
12 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.95%) Degree
2 13 (6.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) ISEB
4 5 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.07%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.53%) CBAP
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) MiFID
3 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.07%) EMIR
4 2 (1.07%) PSD2
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (15.51%) Docker
2 4 (2.14%) HDFS
3 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Varnish
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) Terraform
2 26 (13.90%) Ansible
2 26 (13.90%) Kubernetes
3 19 (10.16%) Packer
4 17 (9.09%) Istio
5 4 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (2.14%) Puppet
6 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.07%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.07%) Grafana
7 2 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.07%) Kibana
7 2 (1.07%) MIIS
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.53%) vRealize
8 1 (0.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 25 (13.37%) Atlassian
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.74%) Adobe
4 7 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.21%) Google
5 6 (3.21%) SAP
6 5 (2.67%) HP
7 3 (1.60%) IBM
7 3 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.60%) Tealium
8 2 (1.07%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.07%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.07%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.07%) Okta
8 2 (1.07%) Splunk
8 2 (1.07%) Sybase
8 2 (1.07%) Tableau
8 2 (1.07%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.53%) Talend