Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 596 1,935 2,253
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.48% 5.03% 4.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.07% 26.73% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,324 1,606
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £341 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £463 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -2.63% +3.26% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.54% +32.82%
10th Percentile £33.00 £18.97 £17.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £109.75 £73.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £44.13
% change year-on-year -8.50% -13.31% +10.31%

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 2,583 7,240 10,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.42% 18.82% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,723 5,138 7,683
Median daily rate £520 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £363
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +28.91% -5.19%
10th Percentile £32.98 £20.65 £16.78
90th Percentile £53.40 £83.35 £73.67
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -17 71 £500 -4.76% 36
South London +5 33 £433 -15.61% 9
West London +6 13 £525 +16.67% 7
East London +10 4 £475 -13.64% 1
North London +10 2 £300 -33.33%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 397 (66.61%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (49.16%) Confluence
3 189 (31.71%) Scrum
4 184 (30.87%) DevOps
5 166 (27.85%) Jenkins
6 153 (25.67%) Java
7 146 (24.50%) Git (software)
8 140 (23.49%) Finance
9 129 (21.64%) Python
10 122 (20.47%) SQL
11 116 (19.46%) Linux
12 113 (18.96%) Security Cleared
13 108 (18.12%) Test Automation
14 107 (17.95%) Banking
15 106 (17.79%) Microservices
16 103 (17.28%) AWS
17 101 (16.95%) Azure
18 97 (16.28%) SC Cleared
19 94 (15.77%) BDD
20 93 (15.60%) TDD
21 91 (15.27%) Docker
22 76 (12.75%) JavaScript
23 73 (12.25%) REST
24 70 (11.74%) Kanban
25 67 (11.24%) Microsoft
26 66 (11.07%) Kubernetes
26 66 (11.07%) Ansible
27 65 (10.91%) Atlassian
27 65 (10.91%) SQL Server
28 63 (10.57%) Continuous Integration

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
1 293 (49.16%) Confluence
2 58 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.52%) JBoss
4 20 (3.36%) CMS
4 20 (3.36%) Red Hat Fuse
5 19 (3.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.18%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.01%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.51%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.34%) Mule
11 7 (1.17%) Apache
11 7 (1.17%) Appian
11 7 (1.17%) IIS
11 7 (1.17%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.17%) nginx
12 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.84%) Jetty
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 28 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.84%) Figma
6 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.50%) Sketch
8 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.34%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.84%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.67%) Workfront
4 3 (0.50%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) BASE24
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 103 (17.28%) AWS
2 101 (16.95%) Azure
3 54 (9.06%) GitHub
4 38 (6.38%) GCP
5 22 (3.69%) OpenShift
6 19 (3.19%) Slack
7 15 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.52%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.01%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.01%) SaaS
8 12 (2.01%) Serverless
8 12 (2.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.51%) BlazeMeter
11 7 (1.17%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (1.17%) Smartsheet
12 6 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
12 6 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.02%) HTTP
2 15 (2.52%) Firewall
3 14 (2.35%) DNS
4 12 (2.01%) HTTPS
4 12 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.68%) SNMP
5 10 (1.68%) VPN
6 8 (1.34%) VLAN
7 7 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 7 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (1.17%) SSL
8 6 (1.01%) SAN
9 5 (0.84%) DHCP
9 5 (0.84%) Internet
9 5 (0.84%) SSH
10 4 (0.67%) Intranet
10 4 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.67%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.50%) MQTT
11 3 (0.50%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.70%) MongoDB
3 33 (5.54%) MySQL
4 30 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.36%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.01%) Big Data
8 12 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.01%) Power BI
9 10 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.68%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.34%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (1.34%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 166 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 146 (24.50%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 59 (9.90%) Cucumber
4 53 (8.89%) Selenium
5 44 (7.38%) Bitbucket
6 42 (7.05%) JUnit
7 41 (6.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 37 (6.21%) Maven
8 37 (6.21%) Subversion
9 33 (5.54%) GitLab
10 27 (4.53%) Jasmine
11 26 (4.36%) JMeter
12 22 (3.69%) SonarQube
13 19 (3.19%) Mockito
13 19 (3.19%) TeamCity
14 18 (3.02%) FishEye
14 18 (3.02%) Hudson
15 17 (2.85%) Gatling
16 16 (2.68%) SoapUI
General
1 140 (23.49%) Finance
2 107 (17.95%) Banking
3 36 (6.04%) Public Sector
4 29 (4.87%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.52%) Front Office
6 17 (2.85%) Retail
7 11 (1.85%) Marketing
8 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.34%) Back Office
10 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.84%) Advertising
11 5 (0.84%) French Language
12 4 (0.67%) International Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Legal
12 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.67%) Polish Language
12 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Games
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (21.64%) Developer
2 77 (12.92%) Analyst
3 56 (9.40%) Business Analyst
4 40 (6.71%) Architect
5 32 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (5.37%) Tester
6 29 (4.87%) Administrator
7 24 (4.03%) JIRA Administrator
8 23 (3.86%) Project Manager
9 22 (3.69%) Consultant
9 22 (3.69%) Java Developer
9 22 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (3.69%) Test Engineer
10 16 (2.68%) QA Engineer
11 15 (2.52%) Senior Developer
12 14 (2.35%) React Developer
12 14 (2.35%) Scrum Master
13 13 (2.18%) Automation Tester
13 13 (2.18%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.25%) REST
2 57 (9.56%) Spring
3 54 (9.06%) .NET
4 52 (8.72%) HTML
5 51 (8.56%) Web Services
6 45 (7.55%) JSON
7 40 (6.71%) CSS
7 40 (6.71%) Node.js
7 40 (6.71%) XML
8 36 (6.04%) Spring Boot
9 28 (4.70%) ASP.NET
9 28 (4.70%) HTML5
9 28 (4.70%) RxJava
10 27 (4.53%) React
11 26 (4.36%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.19%) Middleware
12 25 (4.19%) SOAP
13 24 (4.03%) RESTful
14 22 (3.69%) Hibernate
15 21 (3.52%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.07%) User Experience
2 45 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.68%) Derivative
4 16 (2.68%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (2.01%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.85%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.17%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.84%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.84%) Equities
10 5 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.84%) NHS
11 4 (0.67%) FMCG
11 4 (0.67%) Replication
12 3 (0.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 116 (19.46%) Linux
2 61 (10.23%) Windows
3 38 (6.38%) Unix
4 31 (5.20%) Android
5 30 (5.03%) Apple iOS
6 22 (3.69%) CentOS
7 16 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.85%) Debian
9 9 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.84%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.50%) Fedora
14 1 (0.17%) AIX
14 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (66.61%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (31.71%) Scrum
3 184 (30.87%) DevOps
4 108 (18.12%) Test Automation
5 106 (17.79%) Microservices
6 94 (15.77%) BDD
7 93 (15.60%) TDD
8 70 (11.74%) Kanban
9 63 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (9.73%) Project Management
12 57 (9.56%) User Stories
13 56 (9.40%) Migration
13 56 (9.40%) SDLC
14 55 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
15 52 (8.72%) Performance Testing
16 46 (7.72%) Business Analysis
17 43 (7.21%) Data Modelling
17 43 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 42 (7.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (25.67%) Java
2 129 (21.64%) Python
3 122 (20.47%) SQL
4 76 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 56 (9.40%) C#
6 38 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 36 (6.04%) Bash Shell
8 33 (5.54%) Kotlin
9 26 (4.36%) Java 8
9 26 (4.36%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.03%) Perl
11 20 (3.36%) Groovy
12 18 (3.02%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.85%) C++
14 16 (2.68%) Apple Swift
15 14 (2.35%) Go
16 13 (2.18%) ES6
16 13 (2.18%) Scala
17 12 (2.01%) T-SQL
18 10 (1.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (18.96%) Security Cleared
2 97 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.68%) DV Cleared
3 16 (2.68%) ISEB
4 14 (2.35%) Degree
5 7 (1.17%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) CCNP
10 2 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.23%) QA
2 12 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.84%) PSD2
4 4 (0.67%) GDPR
4 4 (0.67%) PMO
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.50%) WCAG
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 91 (15.27%) Docker
2 19 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.67%) vSphere
6 3 (0.50%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) oVirt
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 66 (11.07%) Ansible
1 66 (11.07%) Kubernetes
2 52 (8.72%) Terraform
3 34 (5.70%) Puppet
4 24 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.69%) Prometheus
6 8 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.34%) Packer
7 7 (1.17%) HP ALM
8 6 (1.01%) Salt
9 5 (0.84%) Grafana
9 5 (0.84%) Netcool
9 5 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.67%) Nagios
10 4 (0.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 4 (0.67%) Netcool/Webtop
10 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.50%) Nessus
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.91%) Atlassian
3 61 (10.23%) Oracle
4 60 (10.07%) Splunk
5 34 (5.70%) MuleSoft
6 29 (4.87%) AppDynamics
7 23 (3.86%) Sybase
8 21 (3.52%) Google
8 21 (3.52%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.68%) SAP
9 16 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 14 (2.35%) CA Agile Central
11 13 (2.18%) Hortonworks
11 13 (2.18%) HP
11 13 (2.18%) VMware
12 12 (2.01%) Axway
13 11 (1.85%) Adobe
13 11 (1.85%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.85%) Tableau