Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 54 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 +28
Contract jobs citing JIRA 285 240 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.01% 3.91% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.30% 21.96% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 198 135
City of London median daily rate £498 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £323 £281
90th Percentile £625 £638 £658
Central London median daily rate £500 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +6.38% +10.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,338 1,093 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.81% 17.83% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,085 903 793
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £308
90th Percentile £645 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018, 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.

1 197 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (44.21%) Finance
3 120 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 96 (33.68%) Java
5 89 (31.23%) Confluence
6 85 (29.82%) Banking
7 78 (27.37%) Jenkins
8 74 (25.96%) DevOps
9 66 (23.16%) QA
10 62 (21.75%) Python
11 60 (21.05%) Scrum
12 58 (20.35%) JavaScript
13 54 (18.95%) Test Automation
14 51 (17.89%) Maven
15 49 (17.19%) SQL
15 49 (17.19%) TDD
16 46 (16.14%) TeamCity
16 46 (16.14%) Selenium
17 43 (15.09%) BDD
18 42 (14.74%) Unix
19 41 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
20 40 (14.04%) Ruby
21 37 (12.98%) Cucumber
22 36 (12.63%) Docker
22 36 (12.63%) Node.js
22 36 (12.63%) Investment Banking
23 35 (12.28%) Subversion
23 35 (12.28%) HTML
24 34 (11.93%) Ansible
25 31 (10.88%) C#

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 89 (31.23%) Confluence
2 19 (6.67%) JBoss
3 16 (5.61%) CMS
4 14 (4.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (4.21%) Drupal
6 11 (3.86%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.46%) Apache
7 7 (2.46%) IIS
8 6 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.75%) nginx
9 5 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.70%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.70%) Jetty
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.35%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.35%) Hyperledger
13 1 (0.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.05%) Kondor
2 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.70%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.35%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.42%) GitHub
2 21 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.67%) npm
4 14 (4.91%) BrowserStack
5 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.81%) Route 53
7 7 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (2.11%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.75%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (1.75%) Trello
10 4 (1.40%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (1.40%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.40%) vREST
11 3 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.05%) Datadog
11 3 (1.05%) Office 365
11 3 (1.05%) SaaS
11 3 (1.05%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.32%) Firewall
2 8 (2.81%) SMS
3 5 (1.75%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.40%) HTTP
5 3 (1.05%) SSL
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) Internet
6 2 (0.70%) Network Security
6 2 (0.70%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.35%) DNS
7 1 (0.35%) DSL
7 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.86%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.51%) MySQL
4 9 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.16%) Big Data
5 6 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.05%) DB2
8 3 (1.05%) Redis
8 3 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 120 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 78 (27.37%) Jenkins
3 51 (17.89%) Maven
4 46 (16.14%) Selenium
4 46 (16.14%) TeamCity
5 37 (12.98%) Cucumber
6 35 (12.28%) Subversion
7 22 (7.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (5.61%) WebDriver
9 15 (5.26%) JMeter
10 13 (4.56%) Liquibase
11 12 (4.21%) Bitbucket
12 11 (3.86%) Gradle
13 9 (3.16%) Appium
13 9 (3.16%) JUnit
13 9 (3.16%) Visual Studio
13 9 (3.16%) Zephyr
14 8 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (2.46%) NUnit
15 7 (2.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 126 (44.21%) Finance
2 85 (29.82%) Banking
3 36 (12.63%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.96%) Front Office
5 13 (4.56%) Retail
6 12 (4.21%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.16%) Back Office
7 9 (3.16%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.11%) Legal
8 6 (2.11%) Publishing
9 3 (1.05%) Automotive
9 3 (1.05%) Law
9 3 (1.05%) Marketing
10 2 (0.70%) Advertising
10 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (34.04%) Developer
2 50 (17.54%) Analyst
3 37 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.37%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.02%) Test Analyst
6 19 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 17 (5.96%) Java Engineer
8 16 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.26%) Scrum Master
10 13 (4.56%) PHP Developer
11 12 (4.21%) Integration Engineer
11 12 (4.21%) Tester
12 10 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
12 10 (3.51%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.16%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.16%) DevOps Specialist
13 9 (3.16%) Drupal Developer
13 9 (3.16%) Test Engineer
14 8 (2.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.63%) Node.js
2 35 (12.28%) HTML
3 31 (10.88%) REST
3 31 (10.88%) Spring
4 29 (10.18%) CSS
5 28 (9.82%) HTML5
6 26 (9.12%) .NET
7 22 (7.72%) J2EE
8 21 (7.37%) CSS3
9 20 (7.02%) jQuery
10 19 (6.67%) JSON
11 16 (5.61%) XML
12 15 (5.26%) Spring MVC
12 15 (5.26%) Web Services
13 14 (4.91%) Ajax
13 14 (4.91%) AngularJS
14 13 (4.56%) React
14 13 (4.56%) RESTful
15 12 (4.21%) SOAP
16 10 (3.51%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.67%) User Experience
3 15 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.51%) Derivative
6 9 (3.16%) Fintech
6 9 (3.16%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.81%) Equities
8 7 (2.46%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.40%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.40%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.74%) Unix
2 28 (9.82%) Linux
3 19 (6.67%) Android
3 19 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.56%) Windows
5 3 (1.05%) CentOS
5 3 (1.05%) Debian
5 3 (1.05%) Solaris
5 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (25.96%) DevOps
3 60 (21.05%) Scrum
4 54 (18.95%) Test Automation
5 49 (17.19%) TDD
6 43 (15.09%) BDD
7 41 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (10.88%) Configuration Management
9 27 (9.47%) MVC
10 25 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (7.72%) E-Commerce
12 22 (7.72%) Project Management
13 20 (7.02%) Regression Testing
14 19 (6.67%) SDLC
15 17 (5.96%) Memory Management
16 16 (5.61%) Analytics
16 16 (5.61%) Software Engineering
16 16 (5.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.68%) Java
2 62 (21.75%) Python
3 58 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 49 (17.19%) SQL
5 40 (14.04%) Ruby
6 31 (10.88%) C#
7 28 (9.82%) Bash Shell
8 22 (7.72%) Perl
9 17 (5.96%) PHP
10 16 (5.61%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.86%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.81%) ES6
13 7 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.11%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.11%) Groovy
14 6 (2.11%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.75%) C++
15 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.75%) VBA
16 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.81%) Degree
3 8 (2.81%) ISEB
4 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.75%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.40%) IIBA
7 4 (1.40%) PMP
8 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.70%) APMG
10 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (23.16%) QA
2 8 (2.81%) PMO
3 5 (1.75%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.35%) PSD2
4 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (12.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.70%) Firmware
2 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (11.93%) Ansible
2 29 (10.18%) Puppet
3 28 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (7.37%) Kubernetes
5 16 (5.61%) Docker Swarm
6 14 (4.91%) HP ALM
7 12 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (3.16%) Terraform
9 8 (2.81%) Nagios
10 3 (1.05%) Mesos
11 2 (0.70%) Control-M
11 2 (0.70%) Grafana
11 2 (0.70%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.70%) Kibana
11 2 (0.70%) logstash
11 2 (0.70%) Packer
11 2 (0.70%) WMI
12 1 (0.35%) Consul
12 1 (0.35%) Marathon
12 1 (0.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (9.47%) Splunk
2 22 (7.72%) Atlassian
3 18 (6.32%) Red Hat
4 15 (5.26%) HP
4 15 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.91%) AppDynamics
5 14 (4.91%) Oracle
6 11 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.81%) Adobe
8 7 (2.46%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.46%) IBM
9 6 (2.11%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.75%) Reuters
10 5 (1.75%) Sybase
11 3 (1.05%) Currenex
11 3 (1.05%) Misys
11 3 (1.05%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.05%) New Relic
11 3 (1.05%) Solace
11 3 (1.05%) VMware