Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 46 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 886 2,069 2,100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.03% 4.97% 4.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.99% 24.73% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 1,407 1,472
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £348 £350 £318
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% -11.76%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.98% -9.44% +12.50%

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 3,693 8,366 9,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.95% 20.10% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,553 5,934 7,322
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +1.19%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +2 145 £500 -4.76% 27
South London +10 64 £500 -6.98% 7
West London +17 22 £443 -1.67% 9
East London +1 10 £500 -4.76% 3
North London +8 1 £425 +3.03%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 607 (68.51%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (47.18%) Confluence
3 286 (32.28%) DevOps
4 265 (29.91%) Scrum
5 243 (27.43%) Java
6 223 (25.17%) Jenkins
7 207 (23.36%) Git (software)
8 204 (23.02%) Finance
9 202 (22.80%) SQL
10 165 (18.62%) Security Cleared
11 162 (18.28%) Test Automation
11 162 (18.28%) AWS
12 155 (17.49%) Linux
13 151 (17.04%) Python
14 143 (16.14%) TDD
15 141 (15.91%) Azure
16 135 (15.24%) SC Cleared
17 133 (15.01%) Docker
18 125 (14.11%) BDD
18 125 (14.11%) Microservices
19 114 (12.87%) Banking
20 112 (12.64%) Terraform
21 109 (12.30%) Ansible
22 106 (11.96%) Kubernetes
23 105 (11.85%) Oracle
24 101 (11.40%) JavaScript
24 101 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
25 100 (11.29%) C#
26 99 (11.17%) Kanban
27 95 (10.72%) 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
1 418 (47.18%) Confluence
2 52 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.85%) WebLogic
4 34 (3.84%) Red Hat Fuse
5 22 (2.48%) JBoss
6 20 (2.26%) MQSeries
7 19 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 19 (2.14%) nginx
8 17 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 16 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.35%) CMS
11 10 (1.13%) Apache
12 8 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.79%) IIS
14 6 (0.68%) Appian
14 6 (0.68%) Magnolia
14 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.45%) Drupal
15 4 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.02%) Sketch
6 5 (0.56%) InVision
6 5 (0.56%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.45%) Figma
7 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.11%) InDesign
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.45%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.45%) Maximo
6 4 (0.45%) Workfront
7 3 (0.34%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.23%) PolarLake
8 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.11%) Shopify
9 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 162 (18.28%) AWS
2 141 (15.91%) Azure
3 66 (7.45%) GitHub
4 40 (4.51%) Slack
5 36 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (3.72%) GCP
7 29 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (2.93%) OpenShift
9 25 (2.82%) Serverless
10 23 (2.60%) Amazon S3
11 19 (2.14%) Amazon EKS
12 18 (2.03%) PaaS
12 18 (2.03%) Power Platform
13 17 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
14 16 (1.81%) SaaS
15 13 (1.47%) IaaS
15 13 (1.47%) Office 365
16 11 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
16 11 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 10 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.14%) Firewall
2 14 (1.58%) HTTP
3 11 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 10 (1.13%) DNS
4 10 (1.13%) Internet
5 9 (1.02%) SSL
6 8 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.79%) Network Security
7 7 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.68%) VPN
9 5 (0.56%) Intranet
10 3 (0.34%) MQTT
10 3 (0.34%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.34%) Skype
10 3 (0.34%) Wireless
10 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.23%) RTCP
11 2 (0.23%) RTP
11 2 (0.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.63%) MySQL
5 36 (4.06%) NoSQL
6 34 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.72%) Big Data
8 29 (3.27%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 21 (2.37%) MongoDB
12 19 (2.14%) Hadoop
13 18 (2.03%) Power BI
13 18 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
14 17 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.81%) Oracle ODI
16 14 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 14 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (1.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 223 (25.17%) Jenkins
2 207 (23.36%) Git (software)
3 94 (10.61%) Selenium
4 79 (8.92%) Cucumber
5 53 (5.98%) Bitbucket
6 49 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 48 (5.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 47 (5.30%) Subversion
9 41 (4.63%) GitLab
10 38 (4.29%) JUnit
11 35 (3.95%) TeamCity
12 33 (3.72%) Maven
13 31 (3.50%) WebDriver
14 30 (3.39%) JMeter
15 24 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (2.60%) SonarQube
16 23 (2.60%) Zephyr
17 22 (2.48%) Gradle
17 22 (2.48%) Postman
18 20 (2.26%) Artifactory
General
1 204 (23.02%) Finance
2 114 (12.87%) Banking
3 66 (7.45%) Public Sector
4 40 (4.51%) Front Office
5 32 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.93%) Marketing
6 26 (2.93%) Retail
7 10 (1.13%) Back Office
7 10 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.02%) Games
8 9 (1.02%) Law
9 7 (0.79%) French Language
10 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.56%) Billing
12 4 (0.45%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Legal
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.45%) Police
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 205 (23.14%) Developer
2 115 (12.98%) Analyst
3 71 (8.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (7.90%) Business Analyst
5 59 (6.66%) Architect
6 43 (4.85%) Tester
7 35 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 32 (3.61%) Test Engineer
9 28 (3.16%) Administrator
9 28 (3.16%) Automation Tester
9 28 (3.16%) Consultant
9 28 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 25 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
11 24 (2.71%) AWS Engineer
11 24 (2.71%) Test Analyst
12 21 (2.37%) JIRA Administrator
13 20 (2.26%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.03%) C# Developer
14 18 (2.03%) Data Engineer
14 18 (2.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.38%) .NET
2 88 (9.93%) REST
3 80 (9.03%) Web Services
4 67 (7.56%) JSON
5 61 (6.88%) XML
6 58 (6.55%) HTML
7 53 (5.98%) Spring
8 50 (5.64%) Node.js
9 47 (5.30%) RESTful
10 45 (5.08%) CSS
11 43 (4.85%) AngularJS
12 41 (4.63%) React
13 39 (4.40%) Kafka
14 36 (4.06%) Hibernate
14 36 (4.06%) Middleware
14 36 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
15 33 (3.72%) Gherkin
15 33 (3.72%) Spring Boot
16 28 (3.16%) ASP.NET
17 26 (2.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.47%) User Experience
2 55 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.71%) Derivative
5 23 (2.60%) Fixed Income
6 22 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.26%) Replication
8 18 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.92%) Cloud Native
9 17 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.58%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 10 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.02%) Equities
14 9 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.90%) Taxonomies
16 7 (0.79%) Market Risk
16 7 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 155 (17.49%) Linux
2 61 (6.88%) Windows
3 56 (6.32%) Unix
4 29 (3.27%) Android
5 25 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (2.26%) CentOS
8 16 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.02%) CoreOS
9 9 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.90%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.79%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.68%) Solaris
13 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.34%) Debian
15 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.11%) AIX
16 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (68.51%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (32.28%) DevOps
3 265 (29.91%) Scrum
4 162 (18.28%) Test Automation
5 143 (16.14%) TDD
6 125 (14.11%) BDD
6 125 (14.11%) Microservices
7 101 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (11.17%) Kanban
9 91 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
10 87 (9.82%) User Stories
11 86 (9.71%) Project Management
12 72 (8.13%) SDLC
13 67 (7.56%) Migration
14 66 (7.45%) Analytics
14 66 (7.45%) Data Modelling
15 58 (6.55%) Change Management
16 53 (5.98%) Infrastructure as Code
17 52 (5.87%) ETL
17 52 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (27.43%) Java
2 202 (22.80%) SQL
3 151 (17.04%) Python
4 101 (11.40%) JavaScript
5 100 (11.29%) C#
6 46 (5.19%) PowerShell
7 35 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 33 (3.72%) Java 8
9 31 (3.50%) Groovy
10 29 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.16%) Scala
11 28 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.48%) C++
13 21 (2.37%) Kotlin
14 19 (2.14%) Go
15 13 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.35%) Perl
16 12 (1.35%) R
16 12 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 135 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.53%) Degree
4 25 (2.82%) ISEB
5 22 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.34%) PMP
11 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.23%) OCP
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (10.72%) QA
2 17 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 14 (1.58%) SLA
4 13 (1.47%) PMO
5 7 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.68%) PSD2
7 4 (0.45%) MiFID
8 3 (0.34%) GDPR
8 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.23%) UCITS
9 2 (0.23%) WCAG
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.11%) NCSC
10 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (15.01%) Docker
2 25 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) HDFS
6 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (12.64%) Terraform
2 109 (12.30%) Ansible
3 106 (11.96%) Kubernetes
4 31 (3.50%) Packer
5 29 (3.27%) Puppet
6 21 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.14%) Consul
8 14 (1.58%) Istio
9 9 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 7 (0.79%) logstash
12 6 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 6 (0.68%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.56%) vRealize
13 5 (0.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 4 (0.45%) HP ALM
15 3 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
15 3 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 105 (11.85%) Oracle
2 94 (10.61%) Atlassian
3 93 (10.50%) Microsoft
4 47 (5.30%) Splunk
5 38 (4.29%) SAP
6 34 (3.84%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (3.50%) MuleSoft
9 30 (3.39%) Sybase
10 29 (3.27%) Tableau
11 25 (2.82%) Axway
12 20 (2.26%) HP
13 19 (2.14%) AppDynamics
14 18 (2.03%) Adobe
14 18 (2.03%) hybris
15 17 (1.92%) Google
16 11 (1.24%) CA Agile Central
16 11 (1.24%) IBM
17 10 (1.13%) Hortonworks
17 10 (1.13%) Informatica