Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 44 70
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 +34
Contract jobs citing JIRA 289 312 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.10% 4.84% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.03% 24.88% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 250 149
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +6.51%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £313
90th Percentile £625 £614 £578
Central London median daily rate £500 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +5.82% +9.88% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 - £44.00
10th Percentile £43.25 - £41.00
90th Percentile £43.75 - £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 - £44.00

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 1,519 1,254 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.57% 19.46% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,225 973 923
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £319
90th Percentile £641 £625 £594
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 £24.49 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.18% -44.35% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28.00 £23.11 £41.00
90th Percentile £69.77 £25.86 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.24 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.48% -38.09% -2.22%

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 19 July 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

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 19 July 2018. 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 11 - -
London Bridge - 1 £515 -
JIRA
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 207 (71.63%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.75%) Finance
2 112 (38.75%) Confluence
3 93 (32.18%) Scrum
4 69 (23.88%) Git (software)
5 67 (23.18%) Java
5 67 (23.18%) DevOps
6 60 (20.76%) Jenkins
7 59 (20.42%) JavaScript
8 57 (19.72%) SQL
9 53 (18.34%) Banking
10 52 (17.99%) Test Automation
11 48 (16.61%) Kanban
12 47 (16.26%) Python
13 45 (15.57%) QA
14 43 (14.88%) HTML
15 41 (14.19%) TDD
16 40 (13.84%) Node.js
17 39 (13.49%) Selenium
18 38 (13.15%) C#
18 38 (13.15%) .NET
18 38 (13.15%) GitHub
19 37 (12.80%) Linux
20 36 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 33 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (11.07%) Unix
22 32 (11.07%) AngularJS
23 31 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
24 30 (10.38%) Retail
25 29 (10.03%) MVC

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
1 112 (38.75%) Confluence
2 9 (3.11%) CMS
2 9 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.73%) Apache
6 4 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.38%) Jupyter
6 4 (1.38%) SAS
6 4 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.04%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.04%) Drupal
7 3 (1.04%) Ethereum
7 3 (1.04%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.69%) InDesign
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.35%) HipChat
6 1 (0.35%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.04%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.69%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) HFM
4 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.15%) GitHub
2 33 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.19%) Amazon S3
5 13 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (4.50%) Serverless
6 12 (4.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.81%) CloudFront
7 11 (3.81%) Route 53
8 10 (3.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (3.11%) npm
10 6 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.73%) BrowserStack
11 5 (1.73%) PaaS
11 5 (1.73%) SaaS
12 4 (1.38%) IaaS
12 4 (1.38%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.77%) SMS
2 6 (2.08%) Firewall
3 3 (1.04%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.69%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.69%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.69%) Skype
4 2 (0.69%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) GoToMeeting
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.35%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (4.15%) Big Data
3 11 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.04%) MySQL
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.69%) Power BI
10 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.69%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 69 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 60 (20.76%) Jenkins
3 39 (13.49%) Selenium
4 24 (8.30%) TeamCity
5 21 (7.27%) Maven
6 17 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.84%) JIRA Agile
7 14 (4.84%) Subversion
8 13 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (4.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (4.15%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.81%) Bitbucket
10 11 (3.81%) JMeter
11 9 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (2.77%) Gradle
13 7 (2.42%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.42%) LoadRunner
13 7 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.42%) webpack
14 5 (1.73%) JUnit
General
1 112 (38.75%) Finance
2 53 (18.34%) Banking
3 30 (10.38%) Retail
4 12 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.46%) Front Office
5 10 (3.46%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.11%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.77%) Marketing
8 4 (1.38%) Legal
8 4 (1.38%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Publishing
10 2 (0.69%) Games
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (30.10%) Developer
2 53 (18.34%) Analyst
3 24 (8.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (7.61%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.61%) Senior Developer
5 17 (5.88%) Scrum Master
6 15 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.50%) C# Developer
8 12 (4.15%) Angular Developer
8 12 (4.15%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (4.15%) Tester
9 11 (3.81%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.81%) Test Manager
10 10 (3.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.46%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (3.11%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.11%) Architect
11 9 (3.11%) Consultant
12 8 (2.77%) Java Developer
12 8 (2.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.88%) HTML
2 40 (13.84%) Node.js
3 38 (13.15%) .NET
4 32 (11.07%) AngularJS
5 28 (9.69%) REST
6 26 (9.00%) CSS
6 26 (9.00%) HTML5
7 23 (7.96%) Web Services
8 19 (6.57%) JSON
8 19 (6.57%) RESTful
9 17 (5.88%) ASP.NET
9 17 (5.88%) WCF
10 16 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.19%) Angular 2
11 15 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (5.19%) React
12 12 (4.15%) Spring
12 12 (4.15%) Swagger
13 10 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (3.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.27%) Fintech
2 21 (7.27%) User Experience
3 11 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.11%) iPad
5 7 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.42%) Derivative
6 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.73%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.73%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.38%) PKI
7 4 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.38%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.38%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.04%) PACS
8 3 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.80%) Linux
2 32 (11.07%) Unix
3 18 (6.23%) Windows
4 12 (4.15%) Android
5 10 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.38%) CentOS
8 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.35%) OS/2
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (71.63%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.18%) Scrum
3 67 (23.18%) DevOps
4 52 (17.99%) Test Automation
5 48 (16.61%) Kanban
6 41 (14.19%) TDD
7 36 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (10.03%) Analytics
9 29 (10.03%) MVC
10 28 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.65%) SDLC
12 24 (8.30%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (8.30%) User Stories
13 23 (7.96%) Microservices
14 22 (7.61%) BDD
14 22 (7.61%) Configuration Management
15 19 (6.57%) Migration
16 18 (6.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.18%) Java
2 59 (20.42%) JavaScript
3 57 (19.72%) SQL
4 47 (16.26%) Python
5 38 (13.15%) C#
6 21 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.19%) Ruby
8 11 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.77%) ES6
9 8 (2.77%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.08%) Groovy
10 6 (2.08%) R
11 5 (1.73%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.73%) PHP
11 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.38%) Scala
12 4 (1.38%) VBA
13 3 (1.04%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.19%) Degree
2 11 (3.81%) AWS Certification
3 9 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.42%) ISEB
5 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.38%) CCNA
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.38%) PMP
7 3 (1.04%) APMG
7 3 (1.04%) CCNP
7 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.35%) GSSP-.NET
9 1 (0.35%) GSSP-JAVA
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (15.57%) QA
2 11 (3.81%) PMO
3 3 (1.04%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.04%) PSD2
3 3 (1.04%) SEPA
3 3 (1.04%) WCAG
4 2 (0.69%) GCP
4 2 (0.69%) IFRS
4 2 (0.69%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.35%) EMIR
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (10.03%) Docker
2 7 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) HDFS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (7.27%) Ansible
3 20 (6.92%) Terraform
4 14 (4.84%) Puppet
5 11 (3.81%) HP ALM
5 11 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (3.81%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.42%) PingFederate
7 5 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (1.38%) systemd
9 3 (1.04%) Control-M
9 3 (1.04%) Packer
9 3 (1.04%) SCCM
10 2 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.69%) Kibana
10 2 (0.69%) logstash
11 1 (0.35%) collectd
11 1 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (7.61%) Atlassian
1 22 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.54%) HP
3 15 (5.19%) Splunk
4 12 (4.15%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.81%) Oracle
6 8 (2.77%) Google
7 6 (2.08%) Adobe
7 6 (2.08%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.08%) IBM
8 5 (1.73%) Cisco
8 5 (1.73%) Citrix
8 5 (1.73%) Solace
8 5 (1.73%) Tableau
9 4 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.04%) F5
10 3 (1.04%) FIS
10 3 (1.04%) Guidewire
10 3 (1.04%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.04%) ServiceNow