Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 42 53
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 70 215 305
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.13% 4.61% 4.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.99% 27.71% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 160 236
Median daily rate £475 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.77% -1.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £324 £350 £319
90th Percentile £613 £651 £694
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
Central London median hourly rate - - £41.25

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 389 776 1,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.40% 16.63% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 606 1,175
Median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £375
90th Percentile £653 £669 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £49.28 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.45% -38.51%
Median hourly rate - £49.28 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +19.45% -38.51%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Confluence
3 21 (30.00%) AWS
3 21 (30.00%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) Scrum
4 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
5 18 (25.71%) Azure
5 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
6 16 (22.86%) Finance
7 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (20.00%) Project Management
8 14 (20.00%) Python
8 14 (20.00%) QA
9 13 (18.57%) Banking
10 11 (15.71%) DevOps
11 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.29%) Analytics
11 10 (14.29%) User Stories
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 9 (12.86%) SQL
13 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (11.43%) Linux
13 8 (11.43%) Atlassian
13 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.43%) BDD
14 7 (10.00%) Splunk
14 7 (10.00%) GitHub
14 7 (10.00%) Microservices

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 23 (32.86%) Confluence
2 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.43%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) Documentum
6 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.43%) Mule
6 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) SAS
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Tornado
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Sketch
6 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) AWS
2 18 (25.71%) Azure
3 7 (10.00%) GCP
3 7 (10.00%) GitHub
4 5 (7.14%) Slack
5 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.29%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 2 (2.86%) Serverless
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.43%) Google Docs
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.43%) npm
8 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.43%) Smartsheet
8 1 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DECT
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) IPv4
1 2 (2.86%) IPv6
1 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.86%) Multicast
1 2 (2.86%) PPP
1 2 (2.86%) UPnP
1 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.43%) AMQP
2 1 (1.43%) BGP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) IPsec
2 1 (1.43%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
1 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 5 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.29%) Power BI
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.43%) HBase
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.57%) JUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.71%) GitLab
4 4 (5.71%) Maven
4 4 (5.71%) Postman
4 4 (5.71%) REST Assured
4 4 (5.71%) Subversion
5 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.29%) Hudson
5 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.86%) FishEye
6 2 (2.86%) GDB
6 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.86%) jMock
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 3 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.86%) Front Office
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) International Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Analyst
1 11 (15.71%) Developer
2 5 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 4 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (5.71%) Designer
3 4 (5.71%) Product Owner
3 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (4.29%) Android Developer
4 3 (4.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.29%) Senior Android Developer
4 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.29%) Tester
5 2 (2.86%) Content Designer
5 2 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) REST
1 6 (8.57%) Spring
2 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.71%) LDAP
2 4 (5.71%) SailPoint
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) JMS
3 3 (4.29%) JSON
3 3 (4.29%) RAML
3 3 (4.29%) RxJava
3 3 (4.29%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) Java EE
4 2 (2.86%) JAXB
4 2 (2.86%) JTA
4 2 (2.86%) JTS
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 2 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Scrum
3 15 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (20.00%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) DevOps
6 10 (14.29%) Analytics
6 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.29%) User Stories
7 8 (11.43%) BDD
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.00%) Microservices
8 7 (10.00%) Project Delivery
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.00%) TDD
9 6 (8.57%) Information Security
9 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 14 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (12.86%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.71%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) Go
6 3 (4.29%) Kotlin
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.86%) BeanShell
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) Groovy
7 2 (2.86%) Java 8
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.29%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) PMO
3 2 (2.86%) JTAG
4 1 (1.43%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
3 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) HDFS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.29%) Ansible
2 3 (4.29%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.86%) Control-M
3 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.86%) Grafana
3 2 (2.86%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.86%) QRadar
3 2 (2.86%) Terraform
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) Consul
4 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.43%) Icinga
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Netcool
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Atlassian
3 7 (10.00%) Splunk
4 6 (8.57%) CyberArk
5 5 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 5 (7.14%) Talend
6 4 (5.71%) Google
6 4 (5.71%) Okta
6 4 (5.71%) SAP
7 3 (4.29%) Adobe
7 3 (4.29%) Sybase
8 2 (2.86%) BMC
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) HP
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Murex
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle
8 2 (2.86%) Qualys
8 2 (2.86%) VMware