Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 844 1,450 2,187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.67% 4.91% 4.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.83% 26.26% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 996 1,579
Median daily rate £477 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £350 £325
90th Percentile £625 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £33.41 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.11% -10.90% +47.06%
10th Percentile £38.25 £20.86 £18.28
90th Percentile £72.63 £48.16 £66.00
England median hourly rate £46.25 £41.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +11.45% -11.70% +10.59%

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 3,267 5,522 10,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.09% 18.70% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,310 4,041 7,561
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £356 £375 £369
90th Percentile £656 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 24
Median hourly rate £55.00 £52.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +41.81% -7.50%
10th Percentile £42.00 £26.08 £30.00
90th Percentile £68.00 £78.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% -1.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -10 82 £475 -5.00% 41
South London +5 24 £575 +4.55% 14
West London +13 14 £450 -5.26% 12
East London +20 8 £450 -16.28% 7
North London +10 3 £300 -42.86% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 529 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (42.30%) Confluence
3 268 (31.75%) Scrum
4 242 (28.67%) Finance
5 220 (26.07%) Git (software)
6 219 (25.95%) Jenkins
7 214 (25.36%) DevOps
8 206 (24.41%) Java
9 188 (22.27%) Python
10 183 (21.68%) AWS
11 159 (18.84%) Azure
12 157 (18.60%) Banking
13 147 (17.42%) SQL
14 127 (15.05%) Microservices
15 124 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
16 111 (13.15%) Test Automation
17 108 (12.80%) Linux
18 105 (12.44%) TDD
19 104 (12.32%) Kanban
20 103 (12.20%) JavaScript
21 100 (11.85%) Project Management
22 96 (11.37%) Docker
23 93 (11.02%) SDLC
24 90 (10.66%) Kubernetes
25 88 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
26 87 (10.31%) Security Cleared
26 87 (10.31%) User Stories
27 86 (10.19%) Atlassian
28 85 (10.07%) BDD
29 82 (9.72%) REST

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
1 357 (42.30%) Confluence
2 37 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 35 (4.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 31 (3.67%) JBoss
5 26 (3.08%) Red Hat Fuse
6 23 (2.73%) Apache Spark
6 23 (2.73%) CMS
7 16 (1.90%) Mule
8 14 (1.66%) Jupyter
9 13 (1.54%) Apache
9 13 (1.54%) SAS
9 13 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.95%) IIS
12 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.59%) nginx
13 5 (0.59%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.42%) Sketch
4 10 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.71%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.59%) InVision
7 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.24%) Figma
7 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.24%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.59%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.24%) Aligne
5 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.24%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.12%) BambooHR
6 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 183 (21.68%) AWS
2 159 (18.84%) Azure
3 81 (9.60%) GitHub
4 57 (6.75%) GCP
5 33 (3.91%) Slack
6 31 (3.67%) Amazon S3
7 28 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (3.08%) Serverless
9 22 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (2.61%) OpenShift
10 21 (2.49%) SaaS
11 17 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
11 17 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.90%) Power Platform
13 15 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
14 13 (1.54%) PaaS
15 11 (1.30%) Apigee
15 11 (1.30%) Office 365
16 10 (1.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.55%) HTTP
2 22 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 13 (1.54%) VPN
5 12 (1.42%) DNS
6 11 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.30%) Wireshark
7 10 (1.18%) SNMP
8 9 (1.07%) RTCP
8 9 (1.07%) RTP
8 9 (1.07%) VoIP
9 8 (0.95%) DECT
9 8 (0.95%) IPv4
9 8 (0.95%) IPv6
9 8 (0.95%) LAN
9 8 (0.95%) Multicast
9 8 (0.95%) WAN
10 7 (0.83%) PPP
10 7 (0.83%) UPnP
11 6 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.87%) NoSQL
3 52 (6.16%) MongoDB
4 44 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 40 (4.74%) Big Data
6 34 (4.03%) Data Lake
7 33 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.91%) MySQL
8 25 (2.96%) Tableau
9 23 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (2.49%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (2.37%) Qlik Sense
13 19 (2.25%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.90%) Apache Hive
15 15 (1.78%) Power BI
16 14 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
17 12 (1.42%) Cosmos DB
18 9 (1.07%) Looker
Development Applications
1 220 (26.07%) Git (software)
2 219 (25.95%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.99%) JUnit
4 57 (6.75%) Cucumber
5 56 (6.64%) Bitbucket
6 55 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 54 (6.40%) Maven
8 49 (5.81%) Selenium
9 43 (5.09%) GitLab
10 40 (4.74%) Subversion
11 32 (3.79%) SonarQube
12 30 (3.55%) TeamCity
13 26 (3.08%) Artifactory
14 25 (2.96%) JMeter
15 21 (2.49%) Jasmine
16 19 (2.25%) Mockito
17 18 (2.13%) FishEye
17 18 (2.13%) Hudson
18 16 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
19 15 (1.78%) jMock
General
1 242 (28.67%) Finance
2 157 (18.60%) Banking
3 45 (5.33%) Public Sector
4 44 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.50%) Retail
6 28 (3.32%) Front Office
7 16 (1.90%) Legal
8 15 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.66%) Marketing
10 13 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.07%) Advertising
12 7 (0.83%) Back Office
12 7 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
13 6 (0.71%) Publishing
13 6 (0.71%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.47%) Polish Language
16 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (22.99%) Developer
2 117 (13.86%) Analyst
3 61 (7.23%) Business Analyst
4 50 (5.92%) Java Developer
5 46 (5.45%) Architect
6 42 (4.98%) Data Engineer
6 42 (4.98%) Scrum Master
7 40 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (4.62%) Project Manager
8 39 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 32 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
10 29 (3.44%) Data Analyst
11 27 (3.20%) Tester
12 23 (2.73%) Consultant
13 20 (2.37%) Designer
13 20 (2.37%) Product Owner
13 20 (2.37%) React Developer
14 18 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (2.01%) Senior Java Developer
16 16 (1.90%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.72%) REST
2 79 (9.36%) Spring
3 71 (8.41%) XML
4 67 (7.94%) Web Services
5 64 (7.58%) HTML
6 60 (7.11%) JSON
7 58 (6.87%) Spring Boot
8 53 (6.28%) .NET
8 53 (6.28%) CSS
9 45 (5.33%) Node.js
9 45 (5.33%) RESTful
10 42 (4.98%) RxJava
11 38 (4.50%) SOAP
12 36 (4.27%) Middleware
12 36 (4.27%) React
13 33 (3.91%) HTML5
14 29 (3.44%) Hystrix
15 27 (3.20%) Apache Camel
16 26 (3.08%) AngularJS
17 22 (2.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.82%) Mobile App
3 60 (7.11%) User Experience
4 28 (3.32%) Fixed Income
5 21 (2.49%) Derivative
6 19 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.01%) Cloud Native
7 17 (2.01%) Equities
8 15 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.78%) SWIFT
9 14 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.54%) FMCG
11 12 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.30%) W3C
13 10 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.80%) Linux
2 52 (6.16%) Unix
3 41 (4.86%) Windows
4 40 (4.74%) Android
5 30 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.54%) CentOS
8 8 (0.95%) OpenWrt
9 6 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.36%) Fedora
12 3 (0.36%) Solaris
12 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.24%) AIX
13 2 (0.24%) Debian
13 2 (0.24%) SUSE
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (31.75%) Scrum
3 214 (25.36%) DevOps
4 127 (15.05%) Microservices
5 124 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
6 111 (13.15%) Test Automation
7 105 (12.44%) TDD
8 104 (12.32%) Kanban
9 100 (11.85%) Project Management
10 93 (11.02%) SDLC
11 88 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 87 (10.31%) User Stories
13 85 (10.07%) BDD
14 80 (9.48%) Data Modelling
15 78 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (8.53%) Analytics
17 69 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 67 (7.94%) Migration
19 61 (7.23%) Performance Testing
20 59 (6.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (24.41%) Java
2 188 (22.27%) Python
3 147 (17.42%) SQL
4 103 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 50 (5.92%) Kotlin
6 49 (5.81%) Bash Shell
7 41 (4.86%) Shell Script
8 40 (4.74%) C#
9 37 (4.38%) Java 8
9 37 (4.38%) Perl
10 31 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.49%) C
12 19 (2.25%) TypeScript
13 18 (2.13%) C++
14 16 (1.90%) Groovy
15 14 (1.66%) Go
15 14 (1.66%) R
16 13 (1.54%) PHP
17 12 (1.42%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 75 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.03%) Degree
4 15 (1.78%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.30%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.18%) ISEB
8 7 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.59%) PMP
10 4 (0.47%) HND
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.36%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.24%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.12%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.77%) QA
2 12 (1.42%) GDPR
3 9 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.95%) JTAG
4 8 (0.95%) PMO
5 7 (0.83%) PSD2
6 5 (0.59%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.47%) TARGET2
8 3 (0.36%) IFRS
8 3 (0.36%) MiFID
8 3 (0.36%) NIST
8 3 (0.36%) SLA
9 2 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
9 2 (0.24%) GxP
9 2 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.24%) WCAG
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (11.37%) Docker
2 19 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.95%) HDFS
5 5 (0.59%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 3 (0.36%) NFS
6 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.36%) vSphere
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.24%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.12%) Firmware
8 1 (0.12%) GPFS
8 1 (0.12%) oVirt
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 90 (10.66%) Kubernetes
2 73 (8.65%) Ansible
3 55 (6.52%) Terraform
4 45 (5.33%) Prometheus
5 31 (3.67%) Puppet
6 27 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (2.37%) Grafana
8 9 (1.07%) HP ALM
8 9 (1.07%) Kibana
9 8 (0.95%) Netcool
9 8 (0.95%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.71%) Control-M
11 6 (0.71%) Rancher
12 5 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.59%) Nessus
12 5 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 5 (0.59%) Netcool/Webtop
12 5 (0.59%) QRadar
12 5 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 86 (10.19%) Atlassian
2 70 (8.29%) Splunk
3 68 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 68 (8.06%) Oracle
4 43 (5.09%) MuleSoft
5 40 (4.74%) AppDynamics
5 40 (4.74%) ServiceNow
6 38 (4.50%) Google
7 31 (3.67%) Red Hat
8 26 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (2.84%) Adobe
9 24 (2.84%) CA Agile Central
10 19 (2.25%) IBM
11 18 (2.13%) Sybase
11 18 (2.13%) Talend
12 16 (1.90%) SAP
13 15 (1.78%) Murex
14 14 (1.66%) Dell
14 14 (1.66%) VMware
15 13 (1.54%) TIBCO