Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,113 1,266 2,093
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.14% 5.16% 4.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.68% 25.83% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 841 1,458
10th Percentile £350 £356 £350
25th Percentile £410 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £588 £600 £613
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
10th Percentile £40.00 " £20.85
25th Percentile £52.13 £43.75 £23.25
Median hourly rate £54.50 £47.50 £26.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.74% +82.69% -44.09%
75th Percentile £63.63 £51.25 £53.75
90th Percentile £72.63 " £62.25
England median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £47.25
% change year-on-year +9.64% -12.17% +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,021 4,902 9,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.57% 19.98% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,831 3,560 6,841
10th Percentile £363 £380 £370
25th Percentile £428 £440 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £613 £600
90th Percentile £675 £681 £675
England median daily rate £487 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.67% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 41 36
10th Percentile £39.30 £31.25 £21.75
25th Percentile £52.75 £44.50 £31.31
Median hourly rate £65.00 £54.00 £36.67
Median % change year-on-year +20.37% +47.26% -18.51%
75th Percentile £68.00 £65.54 £49.69
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £55.13
England median hourly rate £45.50 £46.75 £44.92
% change year-on-year -2.67% +4.09% +5.68%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 13 April 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 -6 114 £500 -2.91% 83
West London +20 27 £563 +25.11% 19
South London +4 27 £575 +4.55% 9
East London +22 7 £494 -1.25% 11
North London +7 1 £488 +14.71% 3
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 710 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (41.33%) Confluence
3 329 (29.56%) Scrum
4 323 (29.02%) Finance
5 308 (27.67%) DevOps
6 276 (24.80%) Java
7 274 (24.62%) Git (software)
8 263 (23.63%) Jenkins
9 223 (20.04%) Python
9 223 (20.04%) AWS
10 216 (19.41%) Azure
11 206 (18.51%) SQL
12 195 (17.52%) Banking
13 163 (14.65%) Test Automation
14 148 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
15 142 (12.76%) Project Management
16 136 (12.22%) TDD
17 134 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
18 128 (11.50%) Microservices
19 122 (10.96%) JavaScript
20 120 (10.78%) Kanban
21 118 (10.60%) SDLC
22 114 (10.24%) BDD
23 113 (10.15%) Linux
24 109 (9.79%) QA
24 109 (9.79%) Docker
25 105 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
26 104 (9.34%) GitHub
26 104 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
27 96 (8.63%) Kubernetes

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
1 460 (41.33%) Confluence
2 59 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (1.71%) JBoss
5 19 (1.71%) SAS
6 17 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
7 16 (1.44%) Apache
8 13 (1.17%) Mule
9 12 (1.08%) CMS
10 11 (0.99%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.90%) IIS
11 10 (0.90%) nginx
12 9 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (1.17%) Sketch
7 11 (0.99%) Figma
8 5 (0.45%) InVision
9 4 (0.36%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.36%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.36%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.090%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.090%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Sentinel
1 9 (0.81%) Summit
2 7 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.18%) Aligne
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
6 2 (0.18%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.090%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.090%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.090%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.090%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.090%) Shopify
7 1 (0.090%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 223 (20.04%) AWS
2 216 (19.41%) Azure
3 104 (9.34%) GitHub
4 94 (8.45%) GCP
5 48 (4.31%) Slack
6 40 (3.59%) Serverless
7 35 (3.14%) SaaS
8 32 (2.88%) Amazon S3
9 25 (2.25%) Power Platform
10 24 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (2.16%) Microsoft 365
11 23 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (2.07%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.89%) IaaS
13 19 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
13 19 (1.71%) npm
14 16 (1.44%) Amazon Glacier
15 15 (1.35%) PaaS
16 12 (1.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.79%) HTTP
2 24 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.71%) DNS
4 14 (1.26%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.17%) Firewall
5 13 (1.17%) VPN
6 11 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (0.90%) FTP
7 10 (0.90%) IPv6
7 10 (0.90%) SSL
8 9 (0.81%) DECT
8 9 (0.81%) IPv4
8 9 (0.81%) NAS
8 9 (0.81%) Wireshark
9 8 (0.72%) Multicast
9 8 (0.72%) SAN
9 8 (0.72%) SMTP
9 8 (0.72%) UPnP
9 8 (0.72%) WAN
10 7 (0.63%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 49 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (3.77%) Big Data
6 41 (3.68%) Tableau
7 28 (2.52%) MySQL
8 27 (2.43%) Data Lake
9 26 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 24 (2.16%) Power BI
10 24 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.80%) Qlik Sense
13 17 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
14 15 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.35%) BigQuery
15 12 (1.08%) Looker
Development Applications
1 274 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 263 (23.63%) Jenkins
3 95 (8.54%) Bitbucket
4 76 (6.83%) Selenium
5 75 (6.74%) Maven
6 72 (6.47%) Cucumber
7 67 (6.02%) JUnit
8 48 (4.31%) GitLab
8 48 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 45 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (3.50%) Artifactory
11 34 (3.05%) SonarQube
12 31 (2.79%) Subversion
13 27 (2.43%) Eclipse
14 24 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
15 23 (2.07%) JMeter
16 22 (1.98%) IntelliJ
17 20 (1.80%) Mockito
18 19 (1.71%) SoapUI
18 19 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 323 (29.02%) Finance
2 195 (17.52%) Banking
3 58 (5.21%) Front Office
4 56 (5.03%) Public Sector
5 49 (4.40%) Retail
6 47 (4.22%) Investment Banking
7 35 (3.14%) Marketing
8 24 (2.16%) Legal
9 22 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.17%) Back Office
12 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.72%) Prime Brokerage
12 8 (0.72%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.63%) Publishing
14 6 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.54%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.45%) Advertising
15 5 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 262 (23.54%) Developer
2 171 (15.36%) Analyst
3 74 (6.65%) Business Analyst
3 74 (6.65%) Java Developer
4 71 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 55 (4.94%) Scrum Master
6 45 (4.04%) Senior Developer
7 44 (3.95%) Data Engineer
8 43 (3.86%) Architect
9 41 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 39 (3.50%) Consultant
11 36 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
11 36 (3.23%) Tester
12 33 (2.96%) Data Analyst
13 31 (2.79%) Designer
14 28 (2.52%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.25%) Test Analyst
16 24 (2.16%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
18 22 (1.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (8.09%) REST
2 84 (7.55%) .NET
3 83 (7.46%) XML
4 78 (7.01%) Spring
5 73 (6.56%) Web Services
6 70 (6.29%) JSON
7 68 (6.11%) HTML
8 56 (5.03%) CSS
8 56 (5.03%) Node.js
9 55 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 52 (4.67%) React
11 51 (4.58%) Spring Boot
12 48 (4.31%) RESTful
13 40 (3.59%) Kafka
14 33 (2.96%) SOAP
15 32 (2.88%) RxJava
16 28 (2.52%) Middleware
17 25 (2.25%) Hibernate
17 25 (2.25%) Velocity
18 23 (2.07%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.55%) User Experience
3 65 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.77%) Fixed Income
5 40 (3.59%) Derivative
6 33 (2.96%) Cloud Native
6 33 (2.96%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.43%) Equities
9 25 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
9 25 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.80%) SWIFT
11 18 (1.62%) Virtual Team
12 17 (1.53%) FMCG
13 14 (1.26%) Data Centre
13 14 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.15%) Linux
2 52 (4.67%) Unix
3 50 (4.49%) Windows
4 37 (3.32%) Android
5 24 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.26%) CentOS
8 11 (0.99%) OpenWrt
9 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.27%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.18%) MVS
11 2 (0.18%) SUSE
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (29.56%) Scrum
3 308 (27.67%) DevOps
4 163 (14.65%) Test Automation
5 148 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
6 142 (12.76%) Project Management
7 136 (12.22%) TDD
8 128 (11.50%) Microservices
9 120 (10.78%) Kanban
10 118 (10.60%) SDLC
11 114 (10.24%) BDD
12 105 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
13 104 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 96 (8.63%) User Stories
15 95 (8.54%) Analytics
16 88 (7.91%) Change Management
17 73 (6.56%) Migration
18 72 (6.47%) Data Modelling
19 69 (6.20%) Continuous Delivery
20 68 (6.11%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 276 (24.80%) Java
2 223 (20.04%) Python
3 206 (18.51%) SQL
4 122 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 91 (8.18%) C#
6 44 (3.95%) Java 8
7 42 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 42 (3.77%) TypeScript
8 38 (3.41%) Kotlin
9 36 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 33 (2.96%) C
10 33 (2.96%) C++
11 32 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.52%) Perl
13 21 (1.89%) Scala
14 17 (1.53%) R
15 16 (1.44%) Go
16 12 (1.08%) PHP
16 12 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 94 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 77 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 71 (6.38%) Degree
4 22 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 18 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.53%) PMP
7 15 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.90%) ISEB
10 7 (0.63%) CCNP
10 7 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.54%) SAFe Agilist
12 4 (0.36%) HND
13 3 (0.27%) CISA
13 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.79%) QA
2 17 (1.53%) PMO
3 14 (1.26%) GDPR
4 13 (1.17%) SLA
5 9 (0.81%) JTAG
6 8 (0.72%) MiFID
7 6 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.45%) NIST
8 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.36%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.27%) COBIT
10 3 (0.27%) EMIR
10 3 (0.27%) IFRS
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.27%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 15022
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 109 (9.79%) Docker
2 31 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.90%) HDFS
5 6 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.27%) NFS
8 2 (0.18%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.090%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.090%) Ceph
9 1 (0.090%) Firmware
9 1 (0.090%) GPFS
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.090%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 96 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 76 (6.83%) Ansible
3 67 (6.02%) Terraform
4 36 (3.23%) Puppet
5 30 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 28 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (1.53%) Grafana
9 11 (0.99%) Control-M
10 10 (0.90%) Kibana
11 9 (0.81%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.63%) HP NNM
12 7 (0.63%) QRadar
12 7 (0.63%) Rancher
13 6 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
13 6 (0.54%) Packer
13 6 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.45%) Icinga
14 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.73%) Atlassian
3 75 (6.74%) Oracle
4 66 (5.93%) Google
5 60 (5.39%) Splunk
6 46 (4.13%) ServiceNow
7 32 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (2.61%) SAP
9 26 (2.34%) AppDynamics
10 25 (2.25%) Adobe
10 25 (2.25%) IBM
11 23 (2.07%) HP
12 22 (1.98%) MuleSoft
12 22 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 20 (1.80%) Databricks
14 19 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
15 17 (1.53%) VMware
16 16 (1.44%) Informatica
17 14 (1.26%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.26%) CyberArk