Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 49 83
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2,162 1,819 1,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.61% 4.40% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 24.63% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,516 1,185 870
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £291
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
London median hourly rate £32.00 £106.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.88% +112.50% +29.87%
10th Percentile £19.20 £54.13 £47.50
90th Percentile £44.40 £169.38 £57.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% -1.58%

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 9,190 7,384 6,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.58% 17.87% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,028 5,364 5,092
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £355 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 18
London median hourly rate £41.42 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +25.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £33.00 £17.93 £24.23
90th Percentile £70.13 £120.19 £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -7 367 £500 +6.38% 65
South London -2 140 £545 +21.11% 15
West London -12 90 £475 +9.83% 44
East London +1 32 £590 +33.22% 21
North London 0 5 £300 -40.00% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 1,372 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 924 (42.74%) Confluence
3 708 (32.75%) Java
4 663 (30.67%) Git (software)
5 549 (25.39%) Jenkins
6 528 (24.42%) Finance
7 516 (23.87%) Scrum
8 500 (23.13%) DevOps
9 464 (21.46%) Test Automation
10 376 (17.39%) TDD
11 351 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
12 347 (16.05%) BDD
13 342 (15.82%) Banking
14 341 (15.77%) Linux
15 337 (15.59%) Python
16 334 (15.45%) SQL
17 325 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
18 319 (14.75%) JavaScript
19 317 (14.66%) Docker
20 285 (13.18%) QA
21 284 (13.14%) REST
22 266 (12.30%) Security Cleared
23 263 (12.16%) Atlassian
24 259 (11.98%) Unix
25 253 (11.70%) Microservices
26 245 (11.33%) Web Services
27 242 (11.19%) Selenium
28 238 (11.01%) Maven
29 233 (10.78%) HTML
29 233 (10.78%) Ansible

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
1 924 (42.74%) Confluence
2 103 (4.76%) CMS
3 66 (3.05%) WildFly
4 58 (2.68%) Apache
5 57 (2.64%) SharePoint
6 55 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 51 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 37 (1.71%) nginx
10 35 (1.62%) IIS
11 33 (1.53%) JBoss
12 32 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 31 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 30 (1.39%) WordPress
15 27 (1.25%) OpenStack
16 26 (1.20%) Drupal
17 25 (1.16%) Apache Solr
18 23 (1.06%) Apache Spark
19 15 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
19 15 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
3 54 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
4 51 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (1.02%) HipChat
7 20 (0.93%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.56%) InVision
9 10 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.42%) Flinto
11 5 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.19%) Mingle
12 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.093%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.046%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.74%) Elite 3E
3 14 (0.65%) Temenos T24
4 12 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.32%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.19%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.19%) Kondor
9 3 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.093%) Magento
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 325 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (9.16%) GitHub
3 132 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (2.91%) Amazon S3
5 56 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (2.59%) npm
6 51 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 51 (2.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 48 (2.22%) Serverless
8 44 (2.04%) Slack
9 43 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (1.99%) SaaS
9 43 (1.99%) Trello
10 38 (1.76%) PaaS
11 37 (1.71%) Route 53
12 35 (1.62%) CloudFront
13 29 (1.34%) BrowserStack
14 25 (1.16%) IaaS
15 20 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.64%) Firewall
2 53 (2.45%) HTTP
3 51 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.76%) DNS
5 31 (1.43%) SMS
6 26 (1.20%) SSL
7 24 (1.11%) Bluetooth
7 24 (1.11%) Internet
8 20 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 15 (0.69%) DHCP
9 15 (0.69%) Network Security
10 14 (0.65%) VPN
11 10 (0.46%) 3G
11 10 (0.46%) ICMP
11 10 (0.46%) LTE
11 10 (0.46%) SSH
12 8 (0.37%) VLAN
13 7 (0.32%) OpenVPN
14 6 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.57%) Relational Database
2 135 (6.24%) SQL Server
3 127 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
4 103 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 102 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 100 (4.63%) Big Data
7 85 (3.93%) MySQL
8 83 (3.84%) NoSQL
9 79 (3.65%) MongoDB
10 53 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 35 (1.62%) HBase
13 29 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.97%) Endeca
15 19 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 18 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (0.74%) Redis
19 14 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 663 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 549 (25.39%) Jenkins
3 242 (11.19%) Selenium
4 238 (11.01%) Maven
5 206 (9.53%) Cucumber
6 177 (8.19%) JUnit
7 153 (7.08%) TeamCity
8 135 (6.24%) Subversion
9 124 (5.74%) Bitbucket
10 117 (5.41%) Mockito
11 99 (4.58%) SonarQube
12 94 (4.35%) Liquibase
13 89 (4.12%) Vagrant
14 88 (4.07%) WebDriver
15 80 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 78 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
17 76 (3.52%) Checkstyle
18 67 (3.10%) Gradle
19 53 (2.45%) IntelliJ
20 52 (2.41%) Zephyr
General
1 528 (24.42%) Finance
2 342 (15.82%) Banking
3 121 (5.60%) Investment Banking
4 74 (3.42%) Front Office
5 55 (2.54%) Retail
6 37 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 36 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 32 (1.48%) Games
8 32 (1.48%) Legal
8 32 (1.48%) Marketing
9 29 (1.34%) Back Office
10 27 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.06%) Publishing
12 21 (0.97%) Law
13 12 (0.56%) Billing
14 11 (0.51%) Advertising
14 11 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.32%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.23%) Automotive
16 5 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 642 (29.69%) Developer
2 400 (18.50%) Analyst
3 221 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 219 (10.13%) Java Developer
5 190 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 114 (5.27%) Project Manager
6 114 (5.27%) Tester
7 113 (5.23%) Test Analyst
8 108 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 80 (3.70%) Scrum Master
10 67 (3.10%) C# Developer
11 63 (2.91%) AWS DevOps
12 60 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
13 56 (2.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 55 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
15 51 (2.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 50 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 50 (2.31%) Test Engineer
17 49 (2.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
18 44 (2.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (13.14%) REST
2 245 (11.33%) Web Services
3 233 (10.78%) HTML
4 218 (10.08%) RESTful
5 192 (8.88%) Spring
6 188 (8.70%) CSS
7 187 (8.65%) Node.js
8 170 (7.86%) .NET
9 154 (7.12%) JSON
10 139 (6.43%) XML
11 135 (6.24%) HTML5
12 126 (5.83%) Hibernate
13 113 (5.23%) AngularJS
14 93 (4.30%) J2EE
15 92 (4.26%) JMS
16 86 (3.98%) JAX-RS
17 81 (3.75%) Drools
18 80 (3.70%) CSS3
18 80 (3.70%) React
19 76 (3.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 141 (6.52%) User Experience
2 140 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (5.50%) Linux Command Line
4 94 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 78 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 68 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 54 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (2.27%) Fintech
9 45 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 44 (2.04%) Data Structures
11 43 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 42 (1.94%) Derivative
13 36 (1.67%) Virtual Team
14 35 (1.62%) Fixed Income
14 35 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
15 34 (1.57%) Equities
15 34 (1.57%) Social Media
16 33 (1.53%) Data Centre
17 32 (1.48%) Credit Risk
18 28 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 341 (15.77%) Linux
2 259 (11.98%) Unix
3 146 (6.75%) Windows
4 133 (6.15%) Android
5 123 (5.69%) Apple iOS
6 66 (3.05%) VMS
7 59 (2.73%) CentOS
8 53 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (1.53%) Windows Server
10 28 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.42%) Solaris
13 8 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.14%) Debian
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.093%) Fedora
16 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.046%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,372 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (23.87%) Scrum
3 500 (23.13%) DevOps
4 464 (21.46%) Test Automation
5 376 (17.39%) TDD
6 351 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
7 347 (16.05%) BDD
8 253 (11.70%) Microservices
9 211 (9.76%) Project Management
10 197 (9.11%) Kanban
11 175 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 174 (8.05%) OO
13 172 (7.96%) Configuration Management
14 165 (7.63%) User Stories
15 151 (6.98%) SDLC
16 149 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 143 (6.61%) E-Commerce
18 129 (5.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 124 (5.74%) Test Scripting
20 111 (5.13%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 708 (32.75%) Java
2 337 (15.59%) Python
3 334 (15.45%) SQL
4 319 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 191 (8.83%) C#
6 178 (8.23%) Bash Shell
7 136 (6.29%) Ruby
8 75 (3.47%) Groovy
9 70 (3.24%) JPQL
10 69 (3.19%) Perl
11 67 (3.10%) PowerShell
12 54 (2.50%) PHP
12 54 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 41 (1.90%) C++
14 37 (1.71%) Scala
15 33 (1.53%) T-SQL
16 32 (1.48%) ES6
16 32 (1.48%) TypeScript
17 28 (1.30%) Apple Swift
17 28 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 266 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 204 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 134 (6.20%) Degree
4 54 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 53 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 41 (1.90%) ISEB
7 38 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 29 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 24 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 20 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.79%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (0.79%) PMP
12 8 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.32%) CISM
13 7 (0.32%) CISSP
14 6 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.19%) APMP
15 4 (0.19%) IIBA
15 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (13.18%) QA
2 42 (1.94%) PMO
3 26 (1.20%) MiFID
4 19 (0.88%) GDPR
5 17 (0.79%) WCAG
6 15 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.60%) COBIT
7 13 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
9 8 (0.37%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.32%) PSD2
11 6 (0.28%) GCP
11 6 (0.28%) SLA
12 4 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.19%) GAAP
13 3 (0.14%) EMIR
13 3 (0.14%) UCITS
14 2 (0.093%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.093%) WAI
System Software
1 317 (14.66%) Docker
2 53 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.56%) HDFS
6 10 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.42%) vCloud
8 7 (0.32%) Postfix
8 7 (0.32%) Squid
9 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.19%) Firmware
10 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.093%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.093%) KVM
12 2 (0.093%) OpenDJ
12 2 (0.093%) OpenIDM
12 2 (0.093%) Varnish
12 2 (0.093%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 233 (10.78%) Ansible
2 168 (7.77%) Puppet
3 142 (6.57%) Terraform
4 135 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (6.01%) Kubernetes
6 82 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
7 54 (2.50%) HP ALM
8 42 (1.94%) Nagios
9 31 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (1.02%) ZABBIX
11 21 (0.97%) Packer
12 20 (0.93%) Rancher
13 17 (0.79%) logstash
13 17 (0.79%) SCCM
14 15 (0.69%) Consul
14 15 (0.69%) Icinga
15 14 (0.65%) Kibana
15 14 (0.65%) Mesos
16 9 (0.42%) Salt
16 9 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 263 (12.16%) Atlassian
2 169 (7.82%) Oracle
3 154 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 82 (3.79%) Splunk
5 73 (3.38%) HP
6 69 (3.19%) Google
7 62 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.54%) Red Hat
9 46 (2.13%) Adobe
10 44 (2.04%) AppDynamics
11 37 (1.71%) ServiceNow
12 33 (1.53%) VMware
13 29 (1.34%) IBM
14 26 (1.20%) New Relic
14 26 (1.20%) TIBCO
15 24 (1.11%) Bloomberg
16 22 (1.02%) ATG
16 22 (1.02%) hybris
16 22 (1.02%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.97%) Cisco