Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 April 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2,071 2,018 1,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.90% 4.37% 4.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.65% 21.39% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 1,386 1,094
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £48.25 £106.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% -54.59% +142.17%
10th Percentile £21.85 £42.50 £54.13
90th Percentile £58.13 £165.00 £169.38
England median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -5.88%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,144 9,433 7,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.65% 20.42% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,621 7,130 5,265
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £360 £329
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 27 21
London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -8.05%
10th Percentile £23.60 £30.60 £19.82
90th Percentile £53.75 £165.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.42%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. 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
Central London +19 422 £530 +6.53% 25
South London -2 121 £525 -4.55% 7
West London +10 79 £438 -8.85% 7
East London -3 75 £525 - 2
North London +4 16 £450 +5.88% 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 1,458 (70.40%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (44.86%) Confluence
3 669 (32.30%) Scrum
4 583 (28.15%) Java
5 521 (25.16%) Jenkins
6 502 (24.24%) DevOps
7 498 (24.05%) Git (software)
8 480 (23.18%) Finance
9 432 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
10 422 (20.38%) SQL
11 409 (19.75%) Test Automation
12 403 (19.46%) JavaScript
13 351 (16.95%) Python
14 350 (16.90%) TDD
15 329 (15.89%) Docker
16 315 (15.21%) BDD
17 312 (15.07%) Linux
18 291 (14.05%) Banking
19 282 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
20 273 (13.18%) REST
21 249 (12.02%) Microservices
22 245 (11.83%) Atlassian
23 234 (11.30%) Web Services
23 234 (11.30%) HTML
23 234 (11.30%) User Stories
24 233 (11.25%) Kanban
25 230 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
26 224 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
27 207 (10.00%) CSS
28 206 (9.95%) Microsoft

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 929 (44.86%) Confluence
2 97 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (3.57%) Apache
4 70 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 69 (3.33%) CMS
6 59 (2.85%) nginx
7 53 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 44 (2.12%) IIS
9 38 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 36 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 34 (1.64%) Apache Spark
12 22 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.06%) WildFly
13 20 (0.97%) JBoss
14 19 (0.92%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.77%) WordPress
16 15 (0.72%) Drupal
17 14 (0.68%) Mule
18 11 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 10 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 51 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.43%) InVision
8 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.097%) Flinto
9 2 (0.097%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.048%) HipChat
10 1 (0.048%) InDesign
10 1 (0.048%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.048%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 8 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.14%) Magento
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.097%) assyst
7 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.097%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.048%) Shopify
8 1 (0.048%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 432 (20.86%) Amazon AWS
2 282 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (8.16%) GitHub
4 63 (3.04%) Slack
5 59 (2.85%) SaaS
6 56 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 50 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 50 (2.41%) Serverless
8 42 (2.03%) Amazon S3
9 41 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
10 39 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 38 (1.83%) Office 365
12 37 (1.79%) PaaS
13 36 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (1.69%) npm
14 35 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (1.45%) IaaS
16 24 (1.16%) OpenShift
17 23 (1.11%) Route 53
18 22 (1.06%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.03%) HTTP
2 39 (1.88%) VPN
3 31 (1.50%) Firewall
4 22 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.01%) SSL
6 20 (0.97%) DNS
7 18 (0.87%) Kerberos
8 17 (0.82%) Internet
9 16 (0.77%) FTP
10 11 (0.53%) BGP
10 11 (0.53%) Multicast
10 11 (0.53%) OSPF
11 10 (0.48%) MPLS
12 9 (0.43%) IGMP
13 8 (0.39%) EIGRP
13 8 (0.39%) LAN
13 8 (0.39%) Skype
13 8 (0.39%) WAN
14 7 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
3 98 (4.73%) MySQL
4 97 (4.68%) NoSQL
5 93 (4.49%) MongoDB
6 84 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 75 (3.62%) Big Data
8 65 (3.14%) Redis
9 63 (3.04%) Hadoop
10 56 (2.70%) Power BI
11 52 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (2.37%) HBase
13 47 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (1.26%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
18 20 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 521 (25.16%) Jenkins
2 498 (24.05%) Git (software)
3 197 (9.51%) Selenium
4 182 (8.79%) Cucumber
5 180 (8.69%) Bitbucket
6 137 (6.62%) Maven
7 109 (5.26%) TeamCity
8 107 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 96 (4.64%) JUnit
10 91 (4.39%) Subversion
11 77 (3.72%) SonarQube
12 74 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
13 66 (3.19%) GitLab
14 57 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 53 (2.56%) Grunt
16 50 (2.41%) gulp
17 47 (2.27%) WebDriver
18 43 (2.08%) Mockito
19 41 (1.98%) webpack
20 40 (1.93%) Sourcetree
General
1 480 (23.18%) Finance
2 291 (14.05%) Banking
3 125 (6.04%) Retail
4 120 (5.79%) Marketing
5 86 (4.15%) Front Office
6 79 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 38 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 26 (1.26%) Legal
9 24 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.06%) Games
11 19 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.92%) Law
11 19 (0.92%) Publishing
12 16 (0.77%) Back Office
13 14 (0.68%) Advertising
14 13 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.53%) Electronics
16 6 (0.29%) Private Banking
17 5 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 629 (30.37%) Developer
2 280 (13.52%) Analyst
3 166 (8.02%) Java Developer
4 163 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 146 (7.05%) Business Analyst
6 105 (5.07%) Project Manager
7 91 (4.39%) Tester
8 72 (3.48%) Architect
8 72 (3.48%) Scrum Master
9 68 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
9 68 (3.28%) Test Analyst
10 66 (3.19%) Python Developer
11 62 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.85%) Consultant
13 55 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 54 (2.61%) Designer
15 50 (2.41%) Delivery Manager
16 47 (2.27%) .NET Developer
17 45 (2.17%) Test Engineer
18 43 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (13.18%) REST
2 234 (11.30%) HTML
2 234 (11.30%) Web Services
3 207 (10.00%) CSS
4 178 (8.59%) AngularJS
5 171 (8.26%) React
6 154 (7.44%) JSON
7 153 (7.39%) .NET
8 151 (7.29%) Node.js
8 151 (7.29%) RESTful
9 146 (7.05%) Spring
10 129 (6.23%) HTML5
11 126 (6.08%) XML
12 104 (5.02%) Kafka
13 101 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
14 94 (4.54%) SOAP
15 79 (3.81%) Gherkin
16 77 (3.72%) Redux
17 70 (3.38%) Hibernate
18 62 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.17%) User Experience
2 181 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.83%) Mobile App
4 98 (4.73%) Fintech
5 55 (2.66%) Virtual Team
6 47 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 45 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
9 33 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 28 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 26 (1.26%) NHS
13 23 (1.11%) PKI
14 22 (1.06%) Algorithms
15 20 (0.97%) Derivative
15 20 (0.97%) Equities
15 20 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.97%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 18 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 312 (15.07%) Linux
2 176 (8.50%) Unix
3 119 (5.75%) Windows
4 85 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 77 (3.72%) Android
6 53 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.21%) CentOS
9 19 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.63%) VMS
12 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.39%) Fedora
14 7 (0.34%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.048%) HPUX
18 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,458 (70.40%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (32.30%) Scrum
3 502 (24.24%) DevOps
4 409 (19.75%) Test Automation
5 350 (16.90%) TDD
6 315 (15.21%) BDD
7 249 (12.02%) Microservices
8 234 (11.30%) User Stories
9 233 (11.25%) Kanban
10 230 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 224 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
12 199 (9.61%) Project Management
13 179 (8.64%) SDLC
14 163 (7.87%) Open Source
15 125 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 118 (5.70%) Analytics
16 118 (5.70%) Sprint Planning
17 116 (5.60%) E-Commerce
18 112 (5.41%) Configuration Management
19 107 (5.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 583 (28.15%) Java
2 422 (20.38%) SQL
3 403 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 351 (16.95%) Python
5 155 (7.48%) C#
6 146 (7.05%) Bash Shell
7 93 (4.49%) Java 8
7 93 (4.49%) Ruby
8 66 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 64 (3.09%) Perl
10 63 (3.04%) TypeScript
11 55 (2.66%) ES6
12 54 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 43 (2.08%) Groovy
14 42 (2.03%) PHP
15 40 (1.93%) Scala
16 38 (1.83%) C++
17 36 (1.74%) R
18 35 (1.69%) PL/SQL
19 29 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (9.08%) Security Cleared
2 145 (7.00%) Degree
2 145 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 46 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 38 (1.83%) ISEB
5 28 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 19 (0.92%) PMP
9 18 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 14 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.58%) ACCA
11 12 (0.58%) BC Cleared
11 12 (0.58%) CIMA
12 10 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.39%) CCIE
14 8 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (9.37%) QA
2 32 (1.55%) PMO
3 20 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.48%) MiFID
5 7 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.34%) PSD2
6 6 (0.29%) GDPR
6 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.14%) SLA
8 2 (0.097%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.048%) Basel III
9 1 (0.048%) COBIT
9 1 (0.048%) EMIR
9 1 (0.048%) FATCA
9 1 (0.048%) IFRS
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.048%) SEPA
9 1 (0.048%) WCAG
System Software
1 329 (15.89%) Docker
2 40 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.30%) HDFS
5 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.34%) OpenAM
6 7 (0.34%) OpenDJ
6 7 (0.34%) OpenIDM
7 5 (0.24%) Squid
8 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.097%) etcd
9 2 (0.097%) flannel
9 2 (0.097%) iptables
9 2 (0.097%) KVM
9 2 (0.097%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 205 (9.90%) Ansible
2 181 (8.74%) Kubernetes
3 134 (6.47%) Terraform
4 78 (3.77%) Puppet
5 61 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.98%) Consul
6 41 (1.98%) Kibana
6 41 (1.98%) Packer
7 32 (1.55%) logstash
8 28 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.97%) Grafana
11 19 (0.92%) HP ALM
12 17 (0.82%) SCCM
13 16 (0.77%) Control-M
13 16 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
14 14 (0.68%) Prometheus
15 13 (0.63%) Graphite
15 13 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 245 (11.83%) Atlassian
2 206 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 117 (5.65%) Oracle
4 100 (4.83%) Splunk
5 93 (4.49%) Google
6 79 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
7 77 (3.72%) Adobe
8 61 (2.95%) ServiceNow
9 54 (2.61%) MuleSoft
10 45 (2.17%) IBM
11 41 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 41 (1.98%) SAP
12 36 (1.74%) Tableau
13 34 (1.64%) HP
14 30 (1.45%) VMware
15 24 (1.16%) CA
16 23 (1.11%) Informatica
17 22 (1.06%) Sybase
18 18 (0.87%) Apple
18 18 (0.87%) Cisco