Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 83
Rank change year-on-year +1 +35 +28
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2329 1937 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.94% 4.29% 2.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.51% 23.74% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1275 833
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £317 £313 £285
90th Percentile £636 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
London median hourly rate £32.75 £111.25 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.56% +85.42% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 9503 8160 7240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.18% 18.09% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 5900 5326
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £308
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21.70 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £50.33 £57.05 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +13 378 £500 +6.39% 47
South London +1 183 £525 +38.16% 7
West London -9 89 £466 +9.71% 19
East London +11 42 £538 +34.38% 5
North London -6 6 £300 -30.23%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1522 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 970 (41.65%) Confluence
3 834 (35.81%) Java
4 695 (29.84%) Git (software)
5 684 (29.37%) Scrum
6 645 (27.69%) Jenkins
7 524 (22.50%) Finance
8 523 (22.46%) TDD
9 514 (22.07%) Test Automation
10 506 (21.73%) DevOps
11 473 (20.31%) SQL
12 453 (19.45%) BDD
13 408 (17.52%) Banking
14 399 (17.13%) Linux
15 375 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
16 358 (15.37%) REST
17 355 (15.24%) JavaScript
18 350 (15.03%) Docker
19 327 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
20 320 (13.74%) Python
21 308 (13.22%) Microservices
22 304 (13.05%) HTML
23 300 (12.88%) Web Services
24 293 (12.58%) Security Cleared
25 284 (12.19%) Spring
26 282 (12.11%) Cucumber
27 272 (11.68%) Unix
28 264 (11.34%) Atlassian
29 259 (11.12%) Selenium
30 251 (10.78%) Kanban

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
1 970 (41.65%) Confluence
2 89 (3.82%) CMS
3 79 (3.39%) Apache
4 70 (3.01%) Apache Solr
4 70 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 67 (2.88%) Apache Spark
6 62 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 55 (2.36%) WildFly
8 50 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 46 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
10 42 (1.80%) OpenStack
11 38 (1.63%) JBoss
12 34 (1.46%) IIS
13 32 (1.37%) Drupal
14 31 (1.33%) nginx
15 28 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 26 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
17 24 (1.03%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.60%) WebLogic
19 12 (0.52%) Mule
Applications
1 69 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (2.58%) MS Visio
3 59 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
4 58 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (1.63%) Photoshop
6 32 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 26 (1.12%) HipChat
8 18 (0.77%) InVision
9 14 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.52%) Flinto
11 9 (0.39%) InDesign
12 8 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.26%) Mingle
14 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 28 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.82%) Temenos T24
3 12 (0.52%) Magento
3 12 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.30%) SunGard GMI
5 6 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.21%) Kondor
7 4 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.086%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.086%) Salerio
9 2 (0.086%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 327 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (9.96%) GitHub
3 118 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
5 59 (2.53%) npm
6 54 (2.32%) Amazon S3
7 53 (2.28%) SaaS
8 42 (1.80%) PaaS
9 38 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 37 (1.59%) Slack
11 36 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 35 (1.50%) Serverless
13 31 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 29 (1.25%) IaaS
15 29 (1.25%) Trello
16 23 (0.99%) CloudFront
17 22 (0.94%) Route 53
18 18 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 17 (0.73%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.28%) Kerberos
2 51 (2.19%) HTTP
3 41 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 39 (1.67%) SMS
5 35 (1.50%) Firewall
6 28 (1.20%) Bluetooth
6 28 (1.20%) DNS
6 28 (1.20%) Internet
6 28 (1.20%) LDAP
7 26 (1.12%) Network Security
8 21 (0.90%) SSL
9 10 (0.43%) DHCP
10 9 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (0.39%) OpenVPN
10 9 (0.39%) SSH
10 9 (0.39%) VPN
11 8 (0.34%) LAN
11 8 (0.34%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.26%) DSL
12 6 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (9.79%) Hadoop
2 176 (7.56%) Big Data
3 172 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
4 152 (6.53%) SQL Server
5 135 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 132 (5.67%) MongoDB
7 124 (5.32%) HBase
8 115 (4.94%) NoSQL
9 108 (4.64%) MySQL
10 86 (3.69%) RDBMS
11 46 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
12 42 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 35 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 26 (1.12%) DB2
16 26 (1.12%) Endeca
17 21 (0.90%) QlikView
18 20 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 695 (29.84%) Git (software)
2 645 (27.69%) Jenkins
3 282 (12.11%) Cucumber
4 259 (11.12%) Selenium
5 248 (10.65%) Maven
6 184 (7.90%) JUnit
7 137 (5.88%) Subversion
8 132 (5.67%) Bitbucket
8 132 (5.67%) TeamCity
9 114 (4.89%) Mockito
10 112 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 107 (4.59%) IntelliJ
12 105 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
13 95 (4.08%) Vagrant
14 88 (3.78%) WebDriver
15 83 (3.56%) SonarQube
16 75 (3.22%) Gradle
17 68 (2.92%) Liquibase
18 60 (2.58%) GitLab
19 59 (2.53%) JIRA Agile
General
1 524 (22.50%) Finance
2 408 (17.52%) Banking
3 160 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 112 (4.81%) Retail
5 72 (3.09%) Front Office
6 62 (2.66%) Marketing
7 44 (1.89%) Back Office
7 44 (1.89%) Games
8 43 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 29 (1.25%) Legal
12 28 (1.20%) Publishing
13 24 (1.03%) Electronics
14 22 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.90%) Law
16 12 (0.52%) Billing
17 10 (0.43%) Advertising
18 7 (0.30%) Automotive
19 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 802 (34.44%) Developer
2 427 (18.33%) Analyst
3 264 (11.34%) Java Developer
4 225 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 190 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 146 (6.27%) Senior Developer
7 130 (5.58%) Tester
8 112 (4.81%) Test Analyst
9 84 (3.61%) Project Manager
10 66 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
11 62 (2.66%) Angular Developer
11 62 (2.66%) Scrum Master
12 61 (2.62%) C# Developer
13 59 (2.53%) Architect
14 58 (2.49%) Automation Tester
14 58 (2.49%) Test Engineer
15 56 (2.40%) AWS DevOps
16 54 (2.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 53 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
17 53 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (15.37%) REST
2 304 (13.05%) HTML
3 300 (12.88%) Web Services
4 284 (12.19%) Spring
5 251 (10.78%) RESTful
6 247 (10.61%) CSS
7 229 (9.83%) Node.js
8 212 (9.10%) AngularJS
9 201 (8.63%) .NET
10 192 (8.24%) HTML5
11 182 (7.81%) XML
12 178 (7.64%) JSON
13 134 (5.75%) CSS3
13 134 (5.75%) Hibernate
14 132 (5.67%) Spring Boot
15 106 (4.55%) React
16 100 (4.29%) J2EE
16 100 (4.29%) Kafka
17 94 (4.04%) Apache Camel
18 93 (3.99%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (7.13%) User Experience
3 86 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 85 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 84 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
6 78 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 76 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 66 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
10 50 (2.15%) Derivative
10 50 (2.15%) iPad
10 50 (2.15%) Management Information System
11 49 (2.10%) Data Structures
12 47 (2.02%) Market Risk
13 45 (1.93%) Credit Risk
13 45 (1.93%) Fixed Income
14 42 (1.80%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.67%) Fintech
16 36 (1.55%) Social Media
17 33 (1.42%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 399 (17.13%) Linux
2 272 (11.68%) Unix
3 144 (6.18%) Windows
4 131 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 113 (4.85%) Android
6 56 (2.40%) VMS
7 49 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (1.67%) CentOS
9 37 (1.59%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.64%) Solaris
12 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.086%) AIX
14 2 (0.086%) Debian
14 2 (0.086%) Fedora
15 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.043%) SUSE
15 1 (0.043%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1522 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 684 (29.37%) Scrum
3 523 (22.46%) TDD
4 514 (22.07%) Test Automation
5 506 (21.73%) DevOps
6 453 (19.45%) BDD
7 375 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
8 308 (13.22%) Microservices
9 251 (10.78%) Kanban
10 226 (9.70%) OO
11 188 (8.07%) User Stories
12 185 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 178 (7.64%) Project Management
14 168 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 160 (6.87%) SDLC
16 159 (6.83%) MVC
17 156 (6.70%) Analytics
18 153 (6.57%) E-Commerce
19 152 (6.53%) Configuration Management
19 152 (6.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 834 (35.81%) Java
2 473 (20.31%) SQL
3 355 (15.24%) JavaScript
4 320 (13.74%) Python
5 170 (7.30%) C#
6 143 (6.14%) Bash Shell
7 120 (5.15%) Ruby
8 69 (2.96%) Groovy
9 65 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 59 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 57 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 56 (2.40%) PHP
13 52 (2.23%) Apple Swift
13 52 (2.23%) JPQL
14 51 (2.19%) Perl
15 46 (1.98%) Scala
16 43 (1.85%) C++
17 42 (1.80%) T-SQL
18 40 (1.72%) ES6
18 40 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 293 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 216 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 131 (5.62%) Degree
4 58 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 57 (2.45%) ISEB
6 40 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 39 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.69%) PMP
11 10 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.26%) IIBA
14 5 (0.21%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.17%) CISM
15 4 (0.17%) CISSP
15 4 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (10.48%) QA
2 31 (1.33%) MiFID
3 26 (1.12%) PMO
4 15 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.47%) COBIT
8 8 (0.34%) GCP
8 8 (0.34%) GDPR
8 8 (0.34%) SLA
9 4 (0.17%) PSD2
9 4 (0.17%) WCAG
10 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.13%) EMIR
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.086%) Basel III
11 2 (0.086%) COREP
11 2 (0.086%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.086%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.086%) UCITS
System Software
1 350 (15.03%) Docker
2 48 (2.06%) HDFS
3 43 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 35 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.52%) vCloud
6 9 (0.39%) Postfix
6 9 (0.39%) Squid
6 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.13%) Cronacle
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) NFS
10 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.086%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.086%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.086%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.086%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 236 (10.13%) Ansible
2 167 (7.17%) Kubernetes
3 166 (7.13%) Puppet
4 141 (6.05%) Terraform
5 101 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (3.86%) HP Quality Center
7 45 (1.93%) Nagios
8 28 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 24 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
10 22 (0.94%) Kibana
11 21 (0.90%) logstash
12 19 (0.82%) Rancher
13 16 (0.69%) SCCM
14 15 (0.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 14 (0.60%) Ambari
16 13 (0.56%) Mesos
17 12 (0.52%) BladeLogic
18 10 (0.43%) Packer
19 9 (0.39%) Icinga
20 8 (0.34%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 264 (11.34%) Atlassian
2 226 (9.70%) Oracle
3 142 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 70 (3.01%) Splunk
5 68 (2.92%) HP
6 65 (2.79%) Google
7 63 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
8 61 (2.62%) SAP
9 60 (2.58%) IBM
10 58 (2.49%) Adobe
11 51 (2.19%) Red Hat
12 43 (1.85%) AppDynamics
13 40 (1.72%) hybris
14 38 (1.63%) VMware
15 35 (1.50%) ServiceNow
16 34 (1.46%) Sybase
17 31 (1.33%) Bloomberg
18 29 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
19 28 (1.20%) ATG
20 26 (1.12%) New Relic