Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,985 2,121 1,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.03% 4.66% 4.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.99% 21.08% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,345 1,482 1,396
London median daily rate £510 £500 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +4.49% +1.16%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £320
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.50% +0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 5
London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £18.97 £17.00 £17.60
90th Percentile £109.75 £165.00 £95.05
England median hourly rate £39.25 £44.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.29% +11.88% -5.88%

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 7,637 10,060 8,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 22.09% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,397 7,486 6,101
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £642 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 34
London median hourly rate £47.67 £44.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +36.15% -25.29%
10th Percentile £19.85 £17.00 £21.46
90th Percentile £69.10 £165.00 £53.66
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.38
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% -2.53%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +21 393 £525 +5.00% 87
South London +3 117 £545 -0.91% 14
West London +10 80 £425 -10.05% 53
East London +5 51 £544 +14.47% 23
North London +5 7 £450 +28.57% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1,373 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 921 (46.40%) Confluence
3 680 (34.26%) Scrum
4 617 (31.08%) DevOps
5 554 (27.91%) Git (software)
6 525 (26.45%) Jenkins
7 490 (24.69%) Finance
8 461 (23.22%) Java
9 450 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
10 371 (18.69%) JavaScript
10 371 (18.69%) SQL
11 339 (17.08%) Test Automation
12 338 (17.03%) Python
13 327 (16.47%) Linux
14 322 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 317 (15.97%) Docker
16 254 (12.80%) Microservices
17 238 (11.99%) Kanban
18 224 (11.28%) BDD
19 223 (11.23%) User Stories
20 222 (11.18%) CSS
21 220 (11.08%) Ansible
22 218 (10.98%) Banking
23 215 (10.83%) Security Cleared
24 209 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
24 209 (10.53%) TDD
24 209 (10.53%) HTML
25 206 (10.38%) Terraform
26 202 (10.18%) Microsoft
27 199 (10.03%) AngularJS

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
1 921 (46.40%) Confluence
2 97 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 58 (2.92%) Apache
5 56 (2.82%) CMS
5 56 (2.82%) nginx
6 48 (2.42%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 30 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.01%) JBoss
11 16 (0.81%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.76%) Drupal
12 15 (0.76%) WordPress
13 12 (0.60%) IIS
13 12 (0.60%) Mule
14 11 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.35%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 72 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.91%) Sketch
4 31 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.76%) Zeplin
8 12 (0.60%) InVision
9 11 (0.55%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.25%) Marvel
12 3 (0.15%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.050%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.050%) HipChat
13 1 (0.050%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (1.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.50%) Magento
2 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 8 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 6 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.25%) Shopify
6 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.10%) assyst
8 2 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.10%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.050%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 450 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (8.92%) GitHub
4 93 (4.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 75 (3.78%) Serverless
6 70 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
7 69 (3.48%) Power Platform
8 65 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 60 (3.02%) Amazon S3
10 59 (2.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 57 (2.87%) Slack
12 53 (2.67%) npm
13 52 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
14 48 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 45 (2.27%) Datadog
16 44 (2.22%) Office 365
16 44 (2.22%) PaaS
17 42 (2.12%) SaaS
17 42 (2.12%) Trello
18 39 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.87%) VPN
2 26 (1.31%) DNS
3 24 (1.21%) Firewall
3 24 (1.21%) FTP
4 22 (1.11%) WAN
5 21 (1.06%) LAN
6 19 (0.96%) HTTP
7 16 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.76%) Internet
9 12 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.55%) DHCP
10 11 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.45%) Intranet
12 8 (0.40%) Skype
13 7 (0.35%) SSL
13 7 (0.35%) VSAN
14 6 (0.30%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.30%) Wireshark
15 5 (0.25%) Multicast
15 5 (0.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 117 (5.89%) MySQL
3 105 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 104 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
5 90 (4.53%) Big Data
6 77 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 73 (3.68%) MongoDB
8 69 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 62 (3.12%) Power BI
10 59 (2.97%) NoSQL
11 51 (2.57%) HBase
12 46 (2.32%) Redis
13 37 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 24 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
18 23 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
19 22 (1.11%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 554 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 525 (26.45%) Jenkins
3 162 (8.16%) Selenium
4 161 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 128 (6.45%) Maven
6 116 (5.84%) Bitbucket
7 106 (5.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 97 (4.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 94 (4.74%) TeamCity
10 69 (3.48%) SonarQube
11 67 (3.38%) GitLab
12 64 (3.22%) JUnit
13 59 (2.97%) Jasmine
14 54 (2.72%) Subversion
15 49 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
16 48 (2.42%) Artifactory
17 47 (2.37%) Grunt
18 46 (2.32%) Protractor
19 43 (2.17%) gulp
20 42 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 490 (24.69%) Finance
2 218 (10.98%) Banking
3 128 (6.45%) Retail
4 120 (6.05%) Public Sector
5 104 (5.24%) Marketing
6 80 (4.03%) Front Office
7 59 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 37 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 36 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.61%) Games
11 28 (1.41%) Legal
11 28 (1.41%) Publishing
12 23 (1.16%) Advertising
12 23 (1.16%) Telecoms
13 21 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.76%) Back Office
15 14 (0.71%) Billing
16 12 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.55%) Electronics
18 9 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 538 (27.10%) Developer
2 332 (16.73%) Analyst
3 212 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 205 (10.33%) Business Analyst
5 102 (5.14%) Java Developer
6 84 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 78 (3.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 69 (3.48%) Tester
9 67 (3.38%) Scrum Master
10 64 (3.22%) Architect
11 62 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
12 61 (3.07%) Senior Developer
13 53 (2.67%) Angular Developer
13 53 (2.67%) AWS DevOps
14 52 (2.62%) Designer
15 50 (2.52%) Consultant
16 49 (2.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 48 (2.42%) Agile Business Analyst
18 45 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
19 41 (2.07%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (11.18%) CSS
2 209 (10.53%) HTML
3 199 (10.03%) AngularJS
4 191 (9.62%) Web Services
5 177 (8.92%) REST
6 164 (8.26%) Node.js
7 143 (7.20%) React
8 135 (6.80%) RESTful
9 131 (6.60%) JSON
10 114 (5.74%) .NET
11 110 (5.54%) Spring
12 106 (5.34%) HTML5
13 96 (4.84%) Kafka
14 86 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 85 (4.28%) XML
16 79 (3.98%) SOAP
17 74 (3.73%) Redux
18 73 (3.68%) Elastic Stack
19 70 (3.53%) jQuery
20 59 (2.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.62%) User Experience
2 156 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 49 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 38 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.71%) Cloud Native
8 33 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 33 (1.66%) PKI
9 32 (1.61%) Equities
10 30 (1.51%) Data Centre
11 28 (1.41%) Derivative
11 28 (1.41%) Fixed Income
12 27 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 26 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
13 26 (1.31%) NHS
13 26 (1.31%) Wiki
14 19 (0.96%) Video on Demand
15 18 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 327 (16.47%) Linux
2 141 (7.10%) Unix
3 99 (4.99%) Windows
4 75 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (3.12%) Android
6 59 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 43 (2.17%) CentOS
8 34 (1.71%) Windows Server
9 29 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.60%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.55%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.35%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.25%) Debian
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.15%) Fedora
18 2 (0.10%) AIX
18 2 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,373 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (34.26%) Scrum
3 617 (31.08%) DevOps
4 339 (17.08%) Test Automation
5 254 (12.80%) Microservices
6 238 (11.99%) Kanban
7 224 (11.28%) BDD
8 223 (11.23%) User Stories
9 209 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 209 (10.53%) TDD
10 189 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 165 (8.31%) Project Management
12 150 (7.56%) SDLC
13 140 (7.05%) Analytics
14 133 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 122 (6.15%) Front End Development
16 119 (5.99%) Business Analysis
17 117 (5.89%) Migration
18 111 (5.59%) Acceptance Criteria
19 110 (5.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 461 (23.22%) Java
2 371 (18.69%) JavaScript
2 371 (18.69%) SQL
3 338 (17.03%) Python
4 141 (7.10%) Bash Shell
5 130 (6.55%) C#
6 123 (6.20%) Ruby
7 93 (4.69%) TypeScript
8 71 (3.58%) Java 8
9 66 (3.32%) Perl
10 60 (3.02%) ES6
11 59 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 52 (2.62%) Shell Script
13 51 (2.57%) Groovy
14 40 (2.02%) PL/SQL
15 39 (1.96%) PHP
16 34 (1.71%) Scala
17 32 (1.61%) Go
18 26 (1.31%) C
18 26 (1.31%) R
Qualifications
1 215 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 164 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 127 (6.40%) Degree
4 35 (1.76%) AWS Certification
5 25 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.11%) ISEB
8 20 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.65%) PMP
10 12 (0.60%) CISSP
11 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.55%) RHCE
12 10 (0.50%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.40%) MCSA
14 7 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.35%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.25%) ACCA
16 5 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.51%) QA
2 36 (1.81%) PMO
3 18 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.76%) GDPR
5 9 (0.45%) MiFID
6 8 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.20%) PSD2
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.050%) COBIT
10 1 (0.050%) HL7
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 317 (15.97%) Docker
2 44 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.81%) HDFS
5 10 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.25%) Squid
8 5 (0.25%) Varnish
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.20%) vSphere
10 3 (0.15%) pfSense
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.10%) KVM
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.10%) XenApp
12 1 (0.050%) Samba
12 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 220 (11.08%) Ansible
2 206 (10.38%) Terraform
3 196 (9.87%) Kubernetes
4 88 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (3.48%) Consul
5 69 (3.48%) Puppet
6 50 (2.52%) Packer
7 25 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (1.21%) Kibana
9 22 (1.11%) Grafana
10 21 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
11 19 (0.96%) ZABBIX
12 17 (0.86%) logstash
13 16 (0.81%) Graphite
14 14 (0.71%) Prometheus
15 12 (0.60%) Sysdig
16 11 (0.55%) Suricata
17 10 (0.50%) SCCM
18 9 (0.45%) Mesos
18 9 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 202 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 189 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 121 (6.10%) Google
4 102 (5.14%) Splunk
5 100 (5.04%) Oracle
5 100 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 75 (3.78%) Adobe
8 63 (3.17%) SAP
9 58 (2.92%) Tableau
10 51 (2.57%) ServiceNow
11 45 (2.27%) MuleSoft
12 38 (1.91%) IBM
13 37 (1.86%) HP
13 37 (1.86%) VMware
14 21 (1.06%) AppDynamics
14 21 (1.06%) Informatica
15 18 (0.91%) New Relic
16 16 (0.81%) hybris
17 15 (0.76%) Apple