Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 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
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,616 776 2,017
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.38% 4.89% 5.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.79% 23.54% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,119 547 1,376
10th Percentile £358 £350 £350
25th Percentile £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £626 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
10th Percentile £27.50 " £19.06
25th Percentile £33.75 £48.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate £46.00 £51.00 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.80% +96.15% -42.22%
75th Percentile £56.50 £54.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.00 " £55.00
England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.91 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.80% +2.02% -

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 5,815 3,296 8,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 20.76% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,084 2,417 5,729
10th Percentile £400 £378 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £641 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
10th Percentile £28.50 £32.13 £18.60
25th Percentile £39.00 £45.19 £23.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.75 £48.92
Median % change year-on-year +18.23% +3.75% +11.81%
75th Percentile £68.00 £63.19 £53.75
90th Percentile £69.00 £65.28 £56.20
England median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in London.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in London

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in London.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in London

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JIRA in London over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +8 186 £550 +10.00% 78
West London +20 39 £550 +4.76% 22
South London +5 37 £500 - 16
East London 0 4 £470 -1.05% 21
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 997 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (41.77%) Confluence
3 442 (27.35%) Finance
4 439 (27.17%) Scrum
5 429 (26.55%) DevOps
6 427 (26.42%) Social Skills
7 405 (25.06%) Java
8 380 (23.51%) Git (software)
9 352 (21.78%) SQL
10 343 (21.23%) Jenkins
11 314 (19.43%) Banking
12 290 (17.95%) AWS
12 290 (17.95%) Python
13 256 (15.84%) Azure
14 237 (14.67%) Test Automation
15 215 (13.30%) Project Management
16 214 (13.24%) JavaScript
17 197 (12.19%) Docker
18 193 (11.94%) GitHub
19 189 (11.70%) TDD
20 188 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
21 184 (11.39%) Oracle
22 178 (11.01%) Linux
23 171 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
24 167 (10.33%) Kubernetes
25 164 (10.15%) SDLC
26 160 (9.90%) Microservices
27 159 (9.84%) GCP
27 159 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
28 151 (9.34%) QA

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
1 675 (41.77%) Confluence
2 77 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 37 (2.29%) CMS
5 36 (2.23%) Apache
6 33 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 21 (1.30%) nginx
9 20 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
11 16 (0.99%) IIS
12 15 (0.93%) Headless CMS
13 13 (0.80%) JBoss
13 13 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.62%) DataSynapse
14 10 (0.62%) Mule
14 10 (0.62%) Red Hat Fuse
14 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 39 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (1.05%) Figma
6 17 (1.05%) Sketch
7 10 (0.62%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.56%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.43%) InVision
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Smart View
11 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.19%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.12%) Marvel
12 2 (0.12%) Mingle
12 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.062%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.062%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Summit
2 8 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.43%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.37%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.31%) Maximo
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.19%) HFM
6 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.12%) Global One
7 2 (0.12%) iTrent
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 290 (17.95%) AWS
2 256 (15.84%) Azure
3 193 (11.94%) GitHub
4 159 (9.84%) GCP
5 73 (4.52%) Serverless
6 53 (3.28%) SaaS
7 52 (3.22%) Slack
8 46 (2.85%) Power Platform
9 44 (2.72%) IaaS
10 43 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
11 41 (2.54%) Microsoft 365
12 37 (2.29%) Amazon S3
13 32 (1.98%) OpenShift
14 29 (1.79%) npm
15 28 (1.73%) PaaS
16 25 (1.55%) Trello
17 24 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
19 22 (1.36%) Amazon EKS
20 21 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.23%) DNS
2 32 (1.98%) HTTP
3 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.30%) SAN
5 20 (1.24%) NAS
5 20 (1.24%) VPN
6 19 (1.18%) Firewall
6 19 (1.18%) Kerberos
7 17 (1.05%) Internet
8 15 (0.93%) SSL
9 12 (0.74%) FTP
9 12 (0.74%) HTTPS
9 12 (0.74%) OSPF
10 11 (0.68%) LAN
10 11 (0.68%) WAN
11 10 (0.62%) BGP
11 10 (0.62%) Network Security
11 10 (0.62%) SMTP
11 10 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 66 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (3.09%) Big Data
6 44 (2.72%) Hadoop
7 42 (2.60%) Power BI
8 41 (2.54%) NoSQL
9 40 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.48%) Tableau
10 39 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 31 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.67%) MySQL
13 23 (1.42%) BigQuery
14 21 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
16 19 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.99%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 380 (23.51%) Git (software)
2 343 (21.23%) Jenkins
3 110 (6.81%) Bitbucket
4 92 (5.69%) Cucumber
4 92 (5.69%) Maven
5 85 (5.26%) Selenium
6 84 (5.20%) TeamCity
7 65 (4.02%) JUnit
8 53 (3.28%) GitLab
8 53 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 47 (2.91%) Subversion
10 40 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (2.35%) Cypress.io
11 38 (2.35%) Visual Studio
12 31 (1.92%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.86%) JMeter
14 29 (1.79%) Artifactory
15 28 (1.73%) Jasmine
15 28 (1.73%) Postman
16 24 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 442 (27.35%) Finance
2 427 (26.42%) Social Skills
3 314 (19.43%) Banking
4 159 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (5.38%) Front Office
6 82 (5.07%) Investment Banking
7 79 (4.89%) Presentation Skills
8 56 (3.47%) Public Sector
8 56 (3.47%) Retail
9 50 (3.09%) Marketing
10 34 (2.10%) Influencing Skills
11 27 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
12 25 (1.55%) Back Office
13 23 (1.42%) Telecoms
14 22 (1.36%) Legal
14 22 (1.36%) Publishing
15 16 (0.99%) Games
16 14 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
17 10 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 388 (24.01%) Developer
2 284 (17.57%) Analyst
3 159 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 133 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 92 (5.69%) Java Developer
6 86 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 78 (4.83%) Architect
8 65 (4.02%) Consultant
9 62 (3.84%) Scrum Master
10 53 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 48 (2.97%) Tester
12 45 (2.78%) Test Analyst
13 41 (2.54%) Cloud Engineer
14 39 (2.41%) Data Engineer
15 38 (2.35%) C# Developer
16 34 (2.10%) Python Developer
17 33 (2.04%) .NET Developer
17 33 (2.04%) Designer
17 33 (2.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 33 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (8.54%) .NET
2 124 (7.67%) HTML
3 114 (7.05%) Spring
4 113 (6.99%) AngularJS
5 107 (6.62%) React
5 107 (6.62%) REST
6 103 (6.37%) CSS
7 101 (6.25%) XML
8 89 (5.51%) Node.js
9 84 (5.20%) Web Services
10 83 (5.14%) Kafka
11 77 (4.76%) JSON
12 75 (4.64%) RESTful
13 66 (4.08%) Spring Boot
14 42 (2.60%) SOAP
15 38 (2.35%) LDAP
16 34 (2.10%) Gherkin
16 34 (2.10%) Middleware
16 34 (2.10%) Velocity
17 33 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 115 (7.12%) User Experience
2 63 (3.90%) Fixed Income
3 50 (3.09%) Derivative
4 44 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 37 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 36 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 35 (2.17%) Cloud Native
9 31 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 29 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
12 27 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (1.49%) Wiki
14 20 (1.24%) Equities
14 20 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 17 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
16 16 (0.99%) Credit Risk
17 15 (0.93%) Data Centre
18 14 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 178 (11.01%) Linux
2 95 (5.88%) Windows
3 66 (4.08%) Unix
4 43 (2.66%) Android
5 31 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.11%) CentOS
8 17 (1.05%) Solaris
8 17 (1.05%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.31%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.25%) OpenWrt
13 3 (0.19%) tvOS
13 3 (0.19%) VMS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (27.17%) Scrum
3 429 (26.55%) DevOps
4 237 (14.67%) Test Automation
5 215 (13.30%) Project Management
6 189 (11.70%) TDD
7 188 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
8 171 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
9 164 (10.15%) SDLC
10 160 (9.90%) Microservices
11 146 (9.03%) BDD
12 144 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 135 (8.35%) Kanban
13 135 (8.35%) User Stories
14 113 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 113 (6.99%) Migration
15 108 (6.68%) Change Management
16 106 (6.56%) Software Engineering
17 103 (6.37%) Analytics
18 97 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 405 (25.06%) Java
2 352 (21.78%) SQL
3 290 (17.95%) Python
4 214 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 143 (8.85%) C#
6 87 (5.38%) TypeScript
7 80 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 54 (3.34%) PowerShell
9 51 (3.16%) C++
10 46 (2.85%) Java 8
11 38 (2.35%) C
12 34 (2.10%) Go
12 34 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.04%) Kotlin
14 32 (1.98%) Groovy
15 29 (1.79%) Perl
15 29 (1.79%) Scala
16 24 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.24%) ES6
18 16 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 81 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 77 (4.76%) Degree
4 31 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 26 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.49%) PMP
7 17 (1.05%) ISEB
7 17 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.56%) CCNP
10 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.31%) CCNA
13 5 (0.31%) CISSP
13 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (9.34%) QA
2 40 (2.48%) Accessibility
3 39 (2.41%) PMO
4 17 (1.05%) SLA
5 16 (0.99%) GDPR
6 14 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.50%) MiFID
7 8 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.43%) COBIT
8 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.37%) WCAG
10 5 (0.31%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.31%) NIST
11 4 (0.25%) EMIR
11 4 (0.25%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.19%) GAAP
12 3 (0.19%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 197 (12.19%) Docker
2 54 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.74%) NFS
6 10 (0.62%) KVM
6 10 (0.62%) Xen
7 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.43%) SRDF
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.25%) HDFS
11 4 (0.25%) Varnish
11 4 (0.25%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.19%) iptables
12 3 (0.19%) vSphere
13 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 167 (10.33%) Kubernetes
2 145 (8.97%) Ansible
3 134 (8.29%) Terraform
4 59 (3.65%) Puppet
5 35 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.79%) Grafana
7 28 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (1.42%) Control-M
8 23 (1.42%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.93%) Rancher
10 14 (0.87%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.74%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
13 10 (0.62%) Packer
13 10 (0.62%) QRadar
13 10 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.50%) Netcool
14 8 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 7 (0.43%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 184 (11.39%) Oracle
2 149 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 116 (7.18%) Google
4 95 (5.88%) Atlassian
5 60 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
6 57 (3.53%) Splunk
7 50 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 43 (2.66%) SAP
9 40 (2.48%) IBM
10 37 (2.29%) HP
11 36 (2.23%) Adobe
12 35 (2.17%) VMware
13 28 (1.73%) CA Agile Central
14 25 (1.55%) Cisco
15 24 (1.49%) Red Hat
16 21 (1.30%) Databricks
17 20 (1.24%) Bloomberg
18 17 (1.05%) BMC
18 17 (1.05%) EMC
19 15 (0.93%) Murex