Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 47 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,744 2,316 2,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.88% 5.00% 4.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.86% 22.07% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,646 1,657
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £350 £335 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -41.98% -70.56%
10th Percentile £24.99 £17.00 £14.88
90th Percentile £112.00 £40.25 £87.88
England median hourly rate £40.75 £44.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% +18.67% -4.75%

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 6,492 10,496 9,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.15% 22.67% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,665 7,791 7,140
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £364 £368 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 28
London median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £20.66 £16.70 £22.40
90th Percentile £84.50 £61.06 £49.08
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +8 326 £500 - 87
South London +10 96 £513 -6.82% 17
West London +1 65 £450 - 31
East London +23 47 £550 -2.22% 20
North London -6 3 £550 +22.22% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 1,159 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (44.95%) Confluence
3 589 (33.77%) Scrum
4 521 (29.87%) DevOps
5 471 (27.01%) Git (software)
6 423 (24.25%) Java
6 423 (24.25%) Finance
7 409 (23.45%) Jenkins
8 375 (21.50%) AWS
9 361 (20.70%) SQL
10 288 (16.51%) JavaScript
11 285 (16.34%) Linux
12 284 (16.28%) Python
13 281 (16.11%) Test Automation
14 272 (15.60%) Azure
15 240 (13.76%) Docker
16 231 (13.25%) Security Cleared
17 229 (13.13%) Microservices
18 215 (12.33%) Kanban
19 201 (11.53%) User Stories
20 199 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
21 197 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
22 190 (10.89%) Terraform
23 187 (10.72%) SC Cleared
24 186 (10.67%) CSS
25 180 (10.32%) Web Services
26 175 (10.03%) Microsoft
27 170 (9.75%) AngularJS
27 170 (9.75%) Banking
28 162 (9.29%) TDD

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
1 784 (44.95%) Confluence
2 69 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 60 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.24%) JBoss
4 39 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 38 (2.18%) nginx
6 37 (2.12%) Apache Spark
7 28 (1.61%) Apache
8 25 (1.43%) CMS
9 21 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (1.03%) MQSeries
12 16 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.80%) Drupal
14 11 (0.63%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.57%) IIS
15 10 (0.57%) WordPress
16 7 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.34%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.34%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 71 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.72%) Sketch
5 28 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.92%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.63%) InVision
10 8 (0.46%) Zeplin
11 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.057%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.057%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.057%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 12 (0.69%) Magento
4 8 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.46%) Shopify
5 7 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) Global One
9 2 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.057%) PolarLake
10 1 (0.057%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 375 (21.50%) AWS
2 272 (15.60%) Azure
3 125 (7.17%) GitHub
4 84 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 73 (4.19%) GCP
6 59 (3.38%) Serverless
7 58 (3.33%) Datadog
8 53 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
9 52 (2.98%) Power Platform
10 48 (2.75%) Office 365
11 47 (2.69%) Amazon S3
12 46 (2.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 41 (2.35%) Slack
14 38 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
15 36 (2.06%) Trello
16 35 (2.01%) SaaS
17 32 (1.83%) PaaS
18 31 (1.78%) OpenShift
19 29 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 27 (1.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.06%) VPN
2 29 (1.66%) Firewall
3 24 (1.38%) WAN
4 22 (1.26%) DNS
4 22 (1.26%) Internet
5 21 (1.20%) LAN
6 20 (1.15%) FTP
7 17 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (0.75%) Kerberos
8 13 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (0.57%) DHCP
9 10 (0.57%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.52%) HTTP
10 9 (0.52%) Intranet
10 9 (0.52%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.40%) SSL
12 6 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.34%) SSH
13 5 (0.29%) Network Security
13 5 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.33%) MySQL
3 88 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 83 (4.76%) Big Data
5 77 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 51 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 40 (2.29%) Power BI
9 32 (1.83%) HBase
9 32 (1.83%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
10 30 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.43%) Redis
14 22 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
15 19 (1.09%) Apache Hive
16 18 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (1.03%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 471 (27.01%) Git (software)
2 409 (23.45%) Jenkins
3 129 (7.40%) Selenium
4 105 (6.02%) Maven
5 103 (5.91%) Cucumber
6 97 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 91 (5.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 77 (4.42%) TeamCity
9 73 (4.19%) JUnit
10 56 (3.21%) GitLab
11 53 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 50 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
13 49 (2.81%) Jasmine
14 48 (2.75%) SonarQube
14 48 (2.75%) Subversion
15 43 (2.47%) Gradle
16 42 (2.41%) Mockito
17 35 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 34 (1.95%) Eclipse
19 32 (1.83%) Artifactory
General
1 423 (24.25%) Finance
2 170 (9.75%) Banking
3 101 (5.79%) Public Sector
4 88 (5.05%) Retail
5 81 (4.64%) Front Office
6 72 (4.13%) Marketing
7 56 (3.21%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.43%) Publishing
10 24 (1.38%) Advertising
10 24 (1.38%) Games
11 20 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.15%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.92%) Legal
13 14 (0.80%) Electronics
14 13 (0.75%) Back Office
15 10 (0.57%) Billing
15 10 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 473 (27.12%) Developer
2 297 (17.03%) Analyst
3 181 (10.38%) Business Analyst
4 174 (9.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 88 (5.05%) Java Developer
6 87 (4.99%) Architect
7 78 (4.47%) Project Manager
8 64 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 64 (3.67%) Tester
9 56 (3.21%) Scrum Master
10 50 (2.87%) Angular Developer
10 50 (2.87%) Senior Developer
11 49 (2.81%) AWS Engineer
12 48 (2.75%) Cloud Engineer
13 47 (2.69%) React Developer
14 43 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
15 42 (2.41%) Agile Business Analyst
16 41 (2.35%) AWS DevOps
17 40 (2.29%) Backend Developer
18 39 (2.24%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (10.67%) CSS
2 180 (10.32%) Web Services
3 170 (9.75%) AngularJS
4 159 (9.12%) HTML
5 155 (8.89%) REST
6 134 (7.68%) JSON
6 134 (7.68%) Node.js
7 126 (7.22%) React
8 113 (6.48%) Spring
9 107 (6.14%) RESTful
10 90 (5.16%) .NET
11 84 (4.82%) XML
12 70 (4.01%) Hibernate
13 69 (3.96%) Kafka
14 65 (3.73%) Redux
15 62 (3.56%) HTML5
16 54 (3.10%) Spring Boot
17 50 (2.87%) SOAP
18 49 (2.81%) Elastic Stack
19 48 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 157 (9.00%) User Experience
2 137 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 48 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 47 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (2.01%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.95%) Data Centre
9 32 (1.83%) Wiki
10 30 (1.72%) Derivative
11 28 (1.61%) Equities
12 23 (1.32%) Cloud Native
13 22 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
15 20 (1.15%) iPad
16 19 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.09%) PKI
17 18 (1.03%) Data Structures
18 15 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 285 (16.34%) Linux
2 106 (6.08%) Unix
3 96 (5.50%) Windows
4 72 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 61 (3.50%) Android
7 30 (1.72%) CentOS
8 26 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 26 (1.49%) Windows Server
9 16 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.86%) AIX
10 15 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.80%) Debian
12 11 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.29%) VMS
14 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.23%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,159 (66.46%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (33.77%) Scrum
3 521 (29.87%) DevOps
4 281 (16.11%) Test Automation
5 229 (13.13%) Microservices
6 215 (12.33%) Kanban
7 201 (11.53%) User Stories
8 199 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
10 162 (9.29%) TDD
11 152 (8.72%) BDD
12 139 (7.97%) Project Management
13 130 (7.45%) Migration
14 126 (7.22%) Analytics
15 120 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 109 (6.25%) SDLC
16 109 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
17 98 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
18 97 (5.56%) Business Analysis
18 97 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 423 (24.25%) Java
2 361 (20.70%) SQL
3 288 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 284 (16.28%) Python
5 124 (7.11%) C#
6 100 (5.73%) Bash Shell
7 92 (5.28%) Ruby
8 74 (4.24%) Perl
9 73 (4.19%) Java 8
9 73 (4.19%) PL/SQL
10 67 (3.84%) TypeScript
11 60 (3.44%) Shell Script
12 55 (3.15%) Groovy
13 46 (2.64%) T-SQL
14 42 (2.41%) PowerShell
15 39 (2.24%) Scala
16 29 (1.66%) PHP
17 27 (1.55%) C++
18 25 (1.43%) C
19 24 (1.38%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 231 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 187 (10.72%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.05%) Degree
4 32 (1.83%) AWS Certification
5 18 (1.03%) ISEB
6 17 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.86%) RHCE
9 13 (0.75%) MCSA
10 12 (0.69%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.63%) PMP
12 9 (0.52%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.40%) OSCP
14 6 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.34%) CISSP
14 6 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (9.17%) QA
2 39 (2.24%) PMO
3 14 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.80%) GDPR
4 8 (0.46%) MiFID
5 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) NIST
6 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.11%) GxP
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) SLA
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
8 1 (0.057%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.057%) HL7
8 1 (0.057%) PSD2
8 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (13.76%) Docker
2 43 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (0.69%) HDFS
5 11 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.40%) Varnish
8 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.29%) vSphere
10 4 (0.23%) pfSense
10 4 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.23%) Xen
10 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.17%) KVM
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.11%) Firmware
12 2 (0.11%) NFS
12 2 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 190 (10.89%) Terraform
2 151 (8.66%) Kubernetes
3 136 (7.80%) Ansible
4 80 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (3.44%) Consul
6 55 (3.15%) Packer
7 47 (2.69%) Puppet
8 42 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
9 21 (1.20%) Kibana
10 17 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
11 15 (0.86%) logstash
11 15 (0.86%) Suricata
11 15 (0.86%) Tivoli
12 14 (0.80%) Grafana
13 12 (0.69%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.52%) Graphite
14 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
15 8 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 175 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 147 (8.43%) Oracle
3 142 (8.14%) Atlassian
4 118 (6.77%) Google
5 96 (5.50%) Red Hat
6 83 (4.76%) Splunk
7 61 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (3.15%) SAP
9 46 (2.64%) ServiceNow
10 45 (2.58%) Adobe
11 40 (2.29%) HP
11 40 (2.29%) IBM
12 36 (2.06%) MuleSoft
13 34 (1.95%) Tableau
14 26 (1.49%) Sybase
15 24 (1.38%) VMware
16 21 (1.20%) hybris
17 20 (1.15%) Axway
18 15 (0.86%) Qualys
19 14 (0.80%) Apple