Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 66 47
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 198 54 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.18% 3.05% 4.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.37% 16.77% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 43 204
10th Percentile £384 £328 £340
25th Percentile £463 £410 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +6.60%
75th Percentile £650 £581 £613
90th Percentile £738 £687 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +5.26%
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 698 322 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.25% 18.17% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 233 795
10th Percentile £413 £270 £375
25th Percentile £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +12.09% -2.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £659 £575 £601
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £565 £513 £515
% change year-on-year +10.19% -0.44% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
10th Percentile £26.03 " £28.30
25th Percentile £27.19 £32.75 £38.88
Median hourly rate £29.25 £33.50 £50.25
Median % change year-on-year -12.69% -33.33% +57.03%
75th Percentile £31.19 £34.25 £57.87
90th Percentile £32.28 " £62.15
Central London median hourly rate £29.25 £33.50 £50.25
% change year-on-year -12.69% -33.33% +57.03%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021, 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.

1 118 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.84%) Git (software)
3 60 (30.30%) Confluence
4 53 (26.77%) Scrum
5 51 (25.76%) Finance
6 50 (25.25%) Social Skills
7 48 (24.24%) Java
8 44 (22.22%) DevOps
9 39 (19.70%) SQL
9 39 (19.70%) Azure
10 35 (17.68%) Docker
11 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
11 34 (17.17%) Banking
12 31 (15.66%) TDD
12 31 (15.66%) GitHub
13 30 (15.15%) AWS
13 30 (15.15%) Microservices
14 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
15 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
16 27 (13.64%) Python
17 25 (12.63%) User Stories
18 24 (12.12%) Project Management
19 23 (11.62%) Spring
20 22 (11.11%) Kubernetes
21 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
21 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
22 19 (9.60%) BDD
22 19 (9.60%) Ansible
23 18 (9.09%) QA

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 60 (30.30%) Confluence
2 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.54%) CMS
4 5 (2.53%) Headless CMS
4 5 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.02%) Magnolia
6 3 (1.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) Apache
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.53%) InfoPath
4 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.01%) InVision
7 2 (1.01%) Marvel
7 2 (1.01%) Sketch
8 1 (0.51%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Maximo
2 2 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.51%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 39 (19.70%) Azure
2 31 (15.66%) GitHub
3 30 (15.15%) AWS
4 11 (5.56%) Power Platform
5 10 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.05%) Serverless
6 9 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (4.55%) Slack
7 7 (3.54%) GCP
7 7 (3.54%) SaaS
8 5 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.53%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (2.53%) IaaS
8 5 (2.53%) Workato
9 4 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.02%) Miro
9 4 (2.02%) PaaS
10 3 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.01%) Azure Service Bus
11 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) DNS
1 6 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.52%) Broadband
4 2 (1.01%) 5G
4 2 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (0.51%) DECT
5 1 (0.51%) DSL
5 1 (0.51%) FTP
5 1 (0.51%) Intranet
5 1 (0.51%) IPv4
5 1 (0.51%) IPv6
5 1 (0.51%) Multicast
5 1 (0.51%) PPP
5 1 (0.51%) SMTP
5 1 (0.51%) SSL
5 1 (0.51%) UPnP
5 1 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.05%) MySQL
1 10 (5.05%) Power BI
1 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) Tableau
3 7 (3.54%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.53%) Metadata
5 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.02%) Big Data
6 4 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 67 (33.84%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.17%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.07%) Maven
4 13 (6.57%) Selenium
5 12 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 10 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (5.05%) JUnit
7 8 (4.04%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.03%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.53%) GitLab
9 5 (2.53%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.53%) JMeter
9 5 (2.53%) Subversion
10 4 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.52%) Ant
11 3 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.52%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (25.76%) Finance
2 50 (25.25%) Social Skills
3 34 (17.17%) Banking
4 17 (8.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.05%) Retail
6 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.04%) Legal
7 8 (4.04%) Marketing
8 7 (3.54%) Front Office
9 6 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (2.02%) Back Office
10 4 (2.02%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (2.02%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.52%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.52%) International Banking
12 2 (1.01%) Billing
12 2 (1.01%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.51%) Advertising
13 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (24.24%) Developer
2 31 (15.66%) Analyst
3 19 (9.60%) Project Manager
4 17 (8.59%) Java Developer
5 16 (8.08%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Architect
8 7 (3.54%) Tester
9 6 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.53%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) Data Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Designer
10 5 (2.53%) Scrum Master
10 5 (2.53%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.62%) Spring
2 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) HTML
2 14 (7.07%) Node.js
3 13 (6.57%) Kafka
4 12 (6.06%) Spring Boot
5 11 (5.56%) REST
6 10 (5.05%) CSS
7 9 (4.55%) Web Services
7 9 (4.55%) XML
8 7 (3.54%) JSON
8 7 (3.54%) LDAP
9 6 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.03%) React
9 6 (3.03%) SOAP
10 5 (2.53%) HTML5
10 5 (2.53%) J2EE
10 5 (2.53%) OAuth
10 5 (2.53%) RESTful
11 4 (2.02%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) Fixed Income
2 9 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.04%) Derivative
4 7 (3.54%) Equities
4 7 (3.54%) User Experience
5 6 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.53%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.02%) EPoS
7 4 (2.02%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.59%) Linux
2 8 (4.04%) Unix
2 8 (4.04%) Windows
3 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Android
5 3 (1.52%) Solaris
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) OpenWrt
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.77%) Scrum
3 44 (22.22%) DevOps
4 31 (15.66%) TDD
5 30 (15.15%) Microservices
6 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
7 25 (12.63%) User Stories
8 24 (12.12%) Project Management
9 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (9.60%) BDD
11 16 (8.08%) SDLC
12 15 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (7.58%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.07%) Analytics
13 14 (7.07%) Epics
13 14 (7.07%) Workshop Facilitation
14 13 (6.57%) Migration
14 13 (6.57%) Workflow
15 11 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.24%) Java
2 39 (19.70%) SQL
3 27 (13.64%) Python
4 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
5 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.58%) Java 8
7 14 (7.07%) C#
8 10 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.05%) Java 11
9 9 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.04%) Groovy
11 7 (3.54%) Go
12 6 (3.03%) C
13 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.52%) Perl
14 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.52%) VBA
15 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.56%) Degree
3 10 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) ISEB
4 3 (1.52%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.51%) ACCA
6 1 (0.51%) CIMA
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) PMO
3 5 (2.53%) EMIR
3 5 (2.53%) MiFID
4 2 (1.01%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.01%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) GAAP
5 1 (0.51%) IFRS
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) JTAG
5 1 (0.51%) NCSC
5 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (17.68%) Docker
2 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.01%) NFS
4 2 (1.01%) Veritas File System
4 2 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.51%) RACF
5 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 19 (9.60%) Ansible
3 12 (6.06%) Terraform
4 5 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.53%) Kibana
5 4 (2.02%) Control-M
5 4 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.02%) Marathon
5 4 (2.02%) Mesos
5 4 (2.02%) Netcool
5 4 (2.02%) QRadar
5 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.52%) Puppet
6 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.01%) Packer
8 1 (0.51%) Graylog
8 1 (0.51%) Icinga
Vendors
1 28 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.07%) Oracle
3 8 (4.04%) IBM
3 8 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.54%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.03%) Splunk
6 5 (2.53%) BMC
6 5 (2.53%) Databricks
6 5 (2.53%) Nintex
6 5 (2.53%) SAP
7 4 (2.02%) CyberArk
7 4 (2.02%) EMC
7 4 (2.02%) Google
7 4 (2.02%) New Relic
7 4 (2.02%) Qualys
7 4 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.02%) VMware
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.52%) Perforce