Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 221 317 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.47% 4.64% 4.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.89% 20.35% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 244 199
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.50% +4.74%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £628
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% -21.54%
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -21.54%

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 822 1,558 1,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.62% 22.81% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 1,246 1,072
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £48.89 £28.75 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.04% -36.46% +39.23%
10th Percentile £44.75 £22.63 £27.63
90th Percentile £60.25 £33.88 £63.48
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +68.70% -4.17% -7.69%

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 January 2020.

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

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 23 January 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 +1 7 - -
London Bridge +40 2 £425 -10.53%
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 140 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (47.06%) Confluence
3 62 (28.05%) Scrum
3 62 (28.05%) DevOps
4 56 (25.34%) Finance
5 48 (21.72%) SQL
5 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
6 41 (18.55%) Jenkins
7 35 (15.84%) Web Services
7 35 (15.84%) Azure
8 34 (15.38%) AWS
8 34 (15.38%) Java
9 33 (14.93%) Linux
9 33 (14.93%) Banking
10 31 (14.03%) JavaScript
11 30 (13.57%) GitHub
12 29 (13.12%) Python
13 27 (12.22%) CSS
13 27 (12.22%) QA
14 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 25 (11.31%) User Stories
15 25 (11.31%) TDD
15 25 (11.31%) Docker
16 24 (10.86%) Kanban
17 22 (9.95%) HTML
17 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
17 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (9.95%) Atlassian
18 20 (9.05%) C#
18 20 (9.05%) Project Management

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
1 104 (47.06%) Confluence
2 7 (3.17%) CMS
3 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Camunda
7 2 (0.90%) Drupal
7 2 (0.90%) JBoss
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.81%) Sketch
5 4 (1.81%) Zeplin
6 3 (1.36%) InVision
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Global One
2 2 (0.90%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.45%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.84%) Azure
2 34 (15.38%) AWS
3 30 (13.57%) GitHub
4 13 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.07%) Serverless
6 8 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (3.62%) GCP
7 7 (3.17%) Amazon S3
7 7 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (3.17%) PaaS
8 6 (2.71%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 6 (2.71%) AWS CodePipeline
8 6 (2.71%) Office 365
8 6 (2.71%) Route 53
8 6 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (2.26%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (2.26%) Datadog
10 4 (1.81%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) Internet
2 6 (2.71%) VPN
3 2 (0.90%) DHCP
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Broadband
4 1 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.79%) MySQL
1 15 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.71%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.71%) HBase
5 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.81%) Big Data
7 4 (1.81%) Redis
8 3 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.36%) Data Lake
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (21.72%) Git (software)
2 41 (18.55%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.33%) Selenium
4 13 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (4.52%) SpecFlow
7 8 (3.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (3.62%) Travis CI
8 6 (2.71%) Artifactory
8 6 (2.71%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.71%) JMeter
8 6 (2.71%) Postman
8 6 (2.71%) Subversion
8 6 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.26%) RSpec
10 4 (1.81%) Axure RP
10 4 (1.81%) Cypress.io
10 4 (1.81%) JUnit
10 4 (1.81%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 33 (14.93%) Banking
3 18 (8.14%) Public Sector
4 16 (7.24%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.33%) Front Office
6 8 (3.62%) Marketing
7 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.26%) Back Office
8 5 (2.26%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.81%) Advertising
9 4 (1.81%) Retail
10 3 (1.36%) Electronics
10 3 (1.36%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (1.36%) French Language
10 3 (1.36%) Legal
10 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 55 (24.89%) Developer
2 41 (18.55%) Analyst
3 23 (10.41%) Business Analyst
4 21 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (5.43%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.43%) Tester
6 10 (4.52%) Azure Developer
7 9 (4.07%) Consultant
7 9 (4.07%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.07%) Scrum Master
8 8 (3.62%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.62%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.17%) Agile Coach
9 7 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.71%) Agile Scrum Master
10 6 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (2.71%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.26%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (2.26%) Product Owner
11 5 (2.26%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.84%) Web Services
2 27 (12.22%) CSS
3 22 (9.95%) HTML
4 19 (8.60%) .NET
5 17 (7.69%) RESTful
6 13 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.88%) React
7 11 (4.98%) Spring
8 9 (4.07%) HTML5
8 9 (4.07%) Node.js
9 8 (3.62%) Gherkin
9 8 (3.62%) Jest
9 8 (3.62%) JSON
9 8 (3.62%) Redux
10 6 (2.71%) CSS3
10 6 (2.71%) Flask
10 6 (2.71%) REST
10 6 (2.71%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.71%) XML
11 5 (2.26%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) User Experience
2 13 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (4.98%) Derivative
4 10 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.62%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.17%) Equities
7 5 (2.26%) Cloud Native
7 5 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.81%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.81%) Wiki
9 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) AS400
10 2 (0.90%) BYOD
10 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
10 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.93%) Linux
2 13 (5.88%) Unix
3 11 (4.98%) Windows
4 7 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.26%) Debian
6 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.90%) Android
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) CentOS
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (28.05%) DevOps
2 62 (28.05%) Scrum
3 26 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 25 (11.31%) TDD
4 25 (11.31%) User Stories
5 24 (10.86%) Kanban
6 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (9.05%) Project Management
8 18 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.79%) Coaching
10 14 (6.33%) SDLC
10 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.88%) Migration
12 12 (5.43%) Analytics
12 12 (5.43%) Microservices
12 12 (5.43%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.72%) SQL
2 34 (15.38%) Java
3 31 (14.03%) JavaScript
4 29 (13.12%) Python
5 20 (9.05%) C#
6 11 (4.98%) Ruby
7 10 (4.52%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.62%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.17%) Perl
10 7 (3.17%) Scala
11 6 (2.71%) Go
12 5 (2.26%) Groovy
12 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.81%) PHP
13 4 (1.81%) R
14 3 (1.36%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.90%) C
15 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.33%) Degree
3 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.81%) ISEB
4 4 (1.81%) RHCE
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.90%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) CBAP
6 2 (0.90%) CISSP
6 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCA
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) HND
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.22%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) MiFID
3 2 (0.90%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) NIST
3 2 (0.90%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) EMIR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (11.31%) Docker
2 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.81%) HDFS
4 2 (0.90%) Varnish
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) Terraform
2 18 (8.14%) Ansible
2 18 (8.14%) Kubernetes
3 10 (4.52%) Packer
4 6 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.26%) Istio
5 5 (2.26%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.81%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.81%) Kibana
6 4 (1.81%) Suricata
7 3 (1.36%) Puppet
8 2 (0.90%) Grafana
8 2 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.90%) MIIS
9 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (9.95%) Atlassian
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle
4 8 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.17%) Adobe
5 7 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.71%) Google
6 6 (2.71%) SAP
6 6 (2.71%) Splunk
7 4 (1.81%) Qualys
8 3 (1.36%) HP
8 3 (1.36%) Tableau
8 3 (1.36%) Tealium
9 2 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.90%) IBM
9 2 (0.90%) Okta
9 2 (0.90%) Sybase
9 2 (0.90%) Veracode
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco