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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 +35  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 821 727 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.20% 3.24% 2.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.00% 20.45% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 467 293
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £600 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.37% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £165.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +266.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3570 3555 3053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.25% 15.84% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2599 2164
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 145 £450 -2.70% 43
Croydon +9 10 £413 +18.70% 2
Docklands, London 0 6 £595 +10.69%
Canary Wharf 0 6 £738 +86.23%
Westminster +5 3 £475 +26.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £488 - 1
Hammersmith -3 2 £518 +21.76%
Uxbridge - 2 £403 -
West End of London 0 1 £575 +22.99% 8
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Moorgate - 1 £340 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 1058 (61.37%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (42.92%) Confluence
3 537 (31.15%) Git (software)
4 518 (30.05%) Scrum
5 513 (29.76%) Java
6 477 (27.67%) Jenkins
7 441 (25.58%) Finance
8 381 (22.10%) DevOps
9 366 (21.23%) SQL
10 354 (20.53%) Linux
11 347 (20.13%) TDD
12 333 (19.32%) JavaScript
13 324 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
14 315 (18.27%) Banking
15 289 (16.76%) Atlassian
16 258 (14.97%) Oracle
17 249 (14.44%) BDD
18 242 (14.04%) HTML
19 238 (13.81%) Python
20 215 (12.47%) Unix
21 207 (12.01%) QA
22 202 (11.72%) CSS
23 198 (11.48%) Web Services
24 191 (11.08%) Docker
25 190 (11.02%) Selenium
26 184 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
27 181 (10.50%) AngularJS
28 179 (10.38%) Ansible
28 179 (10.38%) Maven
29 177 (10.27%) Security Cleared

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
1 740 (42.92%) Confluence
2 106 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 96 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
4 80 (4.64%) Apache
5 71 (4.12%) Apache Spark
6 49 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 49 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 48 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 45 (2.61%) IIS
9 43 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 34 (1.97%) CMS
11 31 (1.80%) nginx
12 27 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (1.51%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
15 19 (1.10%) JBoss
16 16 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
17 15 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (0.87%) Mule
18 12 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 102 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.77%) MS Office
3 42 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 40 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (2.15%) HipChat
6 36 (2.09%) MS Project
7 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.23%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.17%) Mingle
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 40 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.23%) Magento
7 3 (0.17%) Documaker
7 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Sonata
8 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 184 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (8.41%) GitHub
3 125 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (3.54%) PaaS
5 44 (2.55%) IaaS
6 23 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.22%) Amazon S3
7 21 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (1.22%) Slack
8 19 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.93%) Basecamp
11 15 (0.87%) Office 365
12 14 (0.81%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.75%) SaaS
14 10 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.52%) G Suite
16 8 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.48%) DNS
2 57 (3.31%) HTTP
3 55 (3.19%) VPN
4 38 (2.20%) Firewall
5 37 (2.15%) LDAP
6 31 (1.80%) Internet
7 27 (1.57%) OpenVPN
8 25 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
8 25 (1.45%) SSH
9 22 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (1.16%) SNMP
10 20 (1.16%) SSL
11 18 (1.04%) Kerberos
12 17 (0.99%) IPsec
13 13 (0.75%) Network Security
13 13 (0.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.64%) Skype
15 10 (0.58%) LAN
15 10 (0.58%) WAN
16 9 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (9.51%) PostgreSQL
1 164 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 154 (8.93%) Hadoop
3 140 (8.12%) Big Data
4 107 (6.21%) Oracle Database
5 88 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 69 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 60 (3.48%) MySQL
8 51 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 45 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 44 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 43 (2.49%) NoSQL
12 40 (2.32%) Apache Hive
13 37 (2.15%) RDBMS
14 29 (1.68%) HBase
14 29 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (1.10%) QlikView
16 17 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (0.93%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 537 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 477 (27.67%) Jenkins
3 190 (11.02%) Selenium
4 179 (10.38%) Maven
5 174 (10.09%) Subversion
6 160 (9.28%) Cucumber
7 148 (8.58%) JUnit
8 143 (8.29%) Bitbucket
9 136 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
10 129 (7.48%) TeamCity
11 91 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 88 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 71 (4.12%) WebDriver
14 69 (4.00%) Mockito
15 63 (3.65%) Gradle
16 59 (3.42%) SonarQube
17 54 (3.13%) Vagrant
18 53 (3.07%) Ant
18 53 (3.07%) Spock
19 46 (2.67%) SoapUI
General
1 441 (25.58%) Finance
2 315 (18.27%) Banking
3 111 (6.44%) Retail
4 99 (5.74%) Investment Banking
5 55 (3.19%) Front Office
6 44 (2.55%) Legal
7 33 (1.91%) Games
8 29 (1.68%) Marketing
9 26 (1.51%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.51%) Law
10 24 (1.39%) Publishing
11 22 (1.28%) Back Office
12 13 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.70%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.52%) Advertising
15 5 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.29%) French Language
16 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 532 (30.86%) Developer
2 243 (14.10%) Analyst
3 177 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 122 (7.08%) Business Analyst
5 120 (6.96%) Java Developer
6 106 (6.15%) Tester
7 84 (4.87%) Architect
8 81 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 74 (4.29%) Consultant
10 68 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 55 (3.19%) Test Analyst
12 50 (2.90%) Scrum Master
13 48 (2.78%) Administrator
13 48 (2.78%) Angular Developer
14 46 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
15 43 (2.49%) Automation Tester
16 41 (2.38%) AWS DevOps
16 41 (2.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 39 (2.26%) Data Engineer
18 37 (2.15%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (14.04%) HTML
2 202 (11.72%) CSS
3 198 (11.48%) Web Services
4 181 (10.50%) AngularJS
5 174 (10.09%) Spring
6 166 (9.63%) REST
7 161 (9.34%) XML
8 158 (9.16%) HTML5
9 152 (8.82%) .NET
10 150 (8.70%) RESTful
11 142 (8.24%) Node.js
12 139 (8.06%) JSON
13 131 (7.60%) SOAP
14 97 (5.63%) jQuery
15 96 (5.57%) CSS3
16 95 (5.51%) J2EE
17 80 (4.64%) Gherkin
18 73 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
19 69 (4.00%) JMS
20 68 (3.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 103 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.80%) User Experience
3 59 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.36%) iPad
5 55 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 50 (2.90%) Equities
7 49 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (2.03%) Fixed Income
10 34 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.74%) Fintech
12 29 (1.68%) PKI
13 28 (1.62%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (1.28%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.28%) Derivative
16 21 (1.22%) Market Risk
17 20 (1.16%) Data Structures
17 20 (1.16%) Social Media
17 20 (1.16%) STB
Operating Systems
1 354 (20.53%) Linux
2 215 (12.47%) Unix
3 172 (9.98%) Windows
4 75 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.32%) CentOS
7 35 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 32 (1.86%) Android
9 17 (0.99%) VyOS
10 14 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.75%) RancherOS
12 12 (0.70%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.23%) SUSE
17 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 2 (0.12%) Debian
18 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1058 (61.37%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (30.05%) Scrum
3 381 (22.10%) DevOps
4 347 (20.13%) TDD
5 324 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
6 249 (14.44%) BDD
7 157 (9.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 150 (8.70%) Kanban
9 136 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 124 (7.19%) Microservices
11 121 (7.02%) Configuration Management
11 121 (7.02%) Project Management
12 119 (6.90%) OO
13 115 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 109 (6.32%) SDLC
14 109 (6.32%) Test Automation
15 103 (5.97%) Analytics
15 103 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
16 102 (5.92%) Open Source
17 94 (5.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 513 (29.76%) Java
2 366 (21.23%) SQL
3 333 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 238 (13.81%) Python
5 147 (8.53%) C#
6 119 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 112 (6.50%) Ruby
8 75 (4.35%) Scala
9 72 (4.18%) Bash Shell
10 69 (4.00%) C++
11 68 (3.94%) PowerShell
12 67 (3.89%) Perl
13 49 (2.84%) Korn
14 47 (2.73%) PL/SQL
15 46 (2.67%) R
16 35 (2.03%) Objective-C
17 33 (1.91%) PHP
18 31 (1.80%) Groovy
19 30 (1.74%) Go
20 29 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 146 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 136 (7.89%) Degree
4 57 (3.31%) ISEB
5 48 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 36 (2.09%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (0.81%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.70%) BC Cleared
10 9 (0.52%) PhD
11 8 (0.46%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.41%) PMP
13 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.29%) CCA
14 5 (0.29%) IIBA
15 4 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (12.01%) QA
2 27 (1.57%) PMO
3 17 (0.99%) FATCA
3 17 (0.99%) SDET
4 16 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.70%) MiFID
6 10 (0.58%) SLA
7 8 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.29%) Basel III
8 5 (0.29%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.29%) WCAG
9 4 (0.23%) COBIT
9 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.058%) ISO20022
System Software
1 191 (11.08%) Docker
2 47 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.15%) vCloud
4 25 (1.45%) Postfix
4 25 (1.45%) Squid
5 10 (0.58%) Corosync
5 10 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.23%) HDFS
7 4 (0.23%) vSphere
7 4 (0.23%) XenApp
8 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.17%) Dovecot
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.12%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 179 (10.38%) Ansible
2 167 (9.69%) Puppet
3 73 (4.23%) ZABBIX
4 66 (3.83%) Terraform
5 65 (3.77%) Kubernetes
6 58 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
7 54 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
8 44 (2.55%) logstash
9 37 (2.15%) Consul
10 34 (1.97%) Kibana
11 32 (1.86%) Packer
11 32 (1.86%) Rancher
12 28 (1.62%) Nagios
13 26 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
14 23 (1.33%) Rsyslog
15 21 (1.22%) yum
16 16 (0.93%) HAProxy
17 14 (0.81%) Control-M
17 14 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
18 13 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 289 (16.76%) Atlassian
2 258 (14.97%) Oracle
3 146 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 68 (3.94%) VMware
5 66 (3.83%) Red Hat
6 58 (3.36%) AppDynamics
7 56 (3.25%) Splunk
8 51 (2.96%) Google
9 39 (2.26%) HP
10 38 (2.20%) IBM
10 38 (2.20%) MuleSoft
10 38 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (2.15%) Sybase
12 36 (2.09%) Solace
13 30 (1.74%) Sonatype
14 24 (1.39%) ATG
14 24 (1.39%) Hortonworks
15 21 (1.22%) CA
15 21 (1.22%) Cloudera
16 20 (1.16%) SAP
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £322.84 - £363.20 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600 per day on a rolling 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £250 per day £250 a day initial 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 21 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago