Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +33
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2,227 2,065 1,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.86% 4.66% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.60% 23.76% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,571 1,475 1,196
London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £335 £320 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £463 £445
% change year-on-year -2.70% +3.99% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.82% -25.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £38.45
90th Percentile £73.00 £87.88 £77.00
England median hourly rate £44.13 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.31% -5.88% +7.95%

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 10,308 8,691 7,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 19.59% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,631 6,465 5,756
London median daily rate £500 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +7.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £340 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 18
London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.08% -25.29% +45.00%
10th Percentile £16.93 £20.10 £10.00
90th Percentile £86.25 £53.66 £56.45
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 -10 377 £475 - 89
South London -6 156 £550 +4.76% 14
West London +3 95 £473 +5.00% 65
East London +11 59 £500 -9.09% 24
North London -2 2 £350 +27.27% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 1,537 (69.02%) Agile Software Development
2 938 (42.12%) Confluence
3 679 (30.49%) Scrum
4 658 (29.55%) Git (software)
5 656 (29.46%) Java
6 603 (27.08%) Jenkins
7 512 (22.99%) Test Automation
8 511 (22.95%) Finance
9 460 (20.66%) DevOps
10 448 (20.12%) JavaScript
11 412 (18.50%) SQL
12 386 (17.33%) TDD
13 383 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
14 355 (15.94%) Banking
15 353 (15.85%) Linux
16 347 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
17 340 (15.27%) REST
18 303 (13.61%) Python
19 298 (13.38%) BDD
20 279 (12.53%) Microservices
21 262 (11.76%) Docker
22 261 (11.72%) Selenium
23 254 (11.41%) QA
24 253 (11.36%) Kanban
25 251 (11.27%) Unix
26 246 (11.05%) Security Cleared
27 242 (10.87%) CSS
27 242 (10.87%) HTML
28 238 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
29 232 (10.42%) SDLC

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
1 938 (42.12%) Confluence
2 101 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
3 85 (3.82%) Apache
4 63 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 60 (2.69%) CMS
6 53 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 52 (2.33%) WildFly
8 50 (2.25%) Apache Spark
9 37 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 28 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 27 (1.21%) JBoss
12 26 (1.17%) IIS
12 26 (1.17%) WordPress
13 21 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.81%) nginx
15 17 (0.76%) Umbraco
16 14 (0.63%) Mule
17 13 (0.58%) WebLogic
18 12 (0.54%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 58 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (2.16%) Photoshop
5 40 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 39 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.45%) HipChat
9 9 (0.40%) InVision
10 7 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.27%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.27%) InDesign
12 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.18%) Gliffy
14 2 (0.090%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.045%) Mingle
15 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 22 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
6 9 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.27%) Magento
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
9 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 347 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (8.26%) GitHub
4 73 (3.28%) Amazon S3
5 67 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 55 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 47 (2.11%) PaaS
9 46 (2.07%) Serverless
10 45 (2.02%) Slack
11 42 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
12 40 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 37 (1.66%) Office 365
14 29 (1.30%) Trello
15 27 (1.21%) SaaS
16 26 (1.17%) Route 53
17 25 (1.12%) CloudFront
18 24 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.99%) BrowserStack
19 22 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.57%) HTTP
1 35 (1.57%) Kerberos
2 28 (1.26%) DNS
3 23 (1.03%) SMS
4 21 (0.94%) Firewall
5 20 (0.90%) Internet
5 20 (0.90%) SSL
6 16 (0.72%) VPN
7 15 (0.67%) AMQP
8 13 (0.58%) OpenVPN
9 11 (0.49%) SSH
9 11 (0.49%) X.509
10 10 (0.45%) MPLS
10 10 (0.45%) Network Security
11 9 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (0.40%) Skype
12 8 (0.36%) BGP
12 8 (0.36%) DVB
12 8 (0.36%) OSPF
12 8 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
2 142 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 140 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 131 (5.88%) Big Data
5 108 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 108 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 90 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 84 (3.77%) MySQL
8 69 (3.10%) HBase
9 65 (2.92%) RDBMS
10 58 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
12 38 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 36 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
16 24 (1.08%) Presto
17 20 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (0.76%) Data Mining
19 16 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 658 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 603 (27.08%) Jenkins
3 261 (11.72%) Selenium
4 205 (9.21%) Maven
5 172 (7.72%) Cucumber
6 155 (6.96%) JUnit
7 144 (6.47%) Subversion
8 120 (5.39%) TeamCity
9 95 (4.27%) SonarQube
10 93 (4.18%) Bitbucket
11 92 (4.13%) Visual Studio
12 81 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 76 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 74 (3.32%) WebDriver
15 73 (3.28%) JMeter
16 67 (3.01%) SoapUI
16 67 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
17 66 (2.96%) Zephyr
18 64 (2.87%) Mockito
19 63 (2.83%) Liquibase
General
1 511 (22.95%) Finance
2 355 (15.94%) Banking
3 118 (5.30%) Investment Banking
4 105 (4.71%) Retail
5 58 (2.60%) Marketing
6 56 (2.51%) Front Office
7 32 (1.44%) Games
8 28 (1.26%) Publishing
9 24 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.03%) Retail Banking
11 21 (0.94%) Law
12 18 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.76%) General Ledger
13 17 (0.76%) Legal
14 15 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.54%) Advertising
15 12 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.45%) Private Banking
17 9 (0.40%) Back Office
17 9 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 764 (34.31%) Developer
2 319 (14.32%) Analyst
3 191 (8.58%) Java Developer
4 149 (6.69%) Business Analyst
5 138 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 118 (5.30%) Tester
7 114 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 107 (4.80%) Project Manager
9 105 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 98 (4.40%) Scrum Master
11 90 (4.04%) Test Analyst
12 83 (3.73%) Architect
13 71 (3.19%) C# Developer
14 70 (3.14%) React Developer
15 58 (2.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 56 (2.51%) .NET Developer
17 52 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
17 52 (2.33%) Test Manager
18 50 (2.25%) Consultant
19 49 (2.20%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (15.27%) REST
2 242 (10.87%) CSS
2 242 (10.87%) HTML
3 220 (9.88%) Web Services
4 197 (8.85%) RESTful
5 194 (8.71%) AngularJS
6 187 (8.40%) Node.js
7 183 (8.22%) JSON
8 175 (7.86%) .NET
9 170 (7.63%) Spring
10 151 (6.78%) React
11 131 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 127 (5.70%) HTML5
13 125 (5.61%) XML
14 89 (4.00%) Kafka
15 87 (3.91%) JMS
16 82 (3.68%) Spring Boot
16 82 (3.68%) WCF
17 81 (3.64%) CSS3
18 68 (3.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 220 (9.88%) User Experience
2 182 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 81 (3.64%) Fintech
5 74 (3.32%) Linux Command Line
6 70 (3.14%) Fixed Income
7 55 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 52 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 46 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 46 (2.07%) Equities
10 41 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
11 40 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (1.66%) Wiki
13 35 (1.57%) iPad
14 33 (1.48%) Derivative
14 33 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 33 (1.48%) Virtual Team
15 32 (1.44%) Credit Risk
16 30 (1.35%) Algorithms
16 30 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 353 (15.85%) Linux
2 251 (11.27%) Unix
3 174 (7.81%) Windows
4 121 (5.43%) Apple iOS
5 82 (3.68%) Android
6 52 (2.33%) VMS
7 45 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 39 (1.75%) CentOS
9 30 (1.35%) Ubuntu
10 27 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.81%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.27%) Solaris
15 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.090%) Debian
18 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,537 (69.02%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (30.49%) Scrum
3 512 (22.99%) Test Automation
4 460 (20.66%) DevOps
5 386 (17.33%) TDD
6 383 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
7 298 (13.38%) BDD
8 279 (12.53%) Microservices
9 253 (11.36%) Kanban
10 238 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
11 232 (10.42%) SDLC
12 186 (8.35%) OO
13 183 (8.22%) Project Management
14 181 (8.13%) User Stories
15 163 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 154 (6.92%) Analytics
17 152 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 145 (6.51%) Configuration Management
19 131 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
20 128 (5.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 656 (29.46%) Java
2 448 (20.12%) JavaScript
3 412 (18.50%) SQL
4 303 (13.61%) Python
5 214 (9.61%) C#
6 147 (6.60%) Java 8
7 119 (5.34%) Bash Shell
8 81 (3.64%) Scala
9 72 (3.23%) Ruby
10 71 (3.19%) Groovy
11 61 (2.74%) PHP
12 56 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 52 (2.33%) JPQL
14 50 (2.25%) Shell Script
15 49 (2.20%) ES6
16 48 (2.16%) Perl
17 47 (2.11%) C++
18 43 (1.93%) Go
19 36 (1.62%) PL/SQL
19 36 (1.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (11.05%) Security Cleared
2 220 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 127 (5.70%) Degree
4 63 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 47 (2.11%) ISEB
6 31 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 28 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.85%) AWS Certification
9 17 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.67%) PMP
11 14 (0.63%) CCNP
11 14 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.49%) CCNA
14 10 (0.45%) CISSP
15 9 (0.40%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.36%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (11.41%) QA
2 35 (1.57%) PMO
3 22 (0.99%) GDPR
4 21 (0.94%) MiFID
5 16 (0.72%) GCP
6 15 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.45%) SLA
7 10 (0.45%) WCAG
8 8 (0.36%) PSD2
9 7 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.27%) SEPA
11 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.13%) HL7
13 2 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.090%) EMIR
13 2 (0.090%) IFRS
13 2 (0.090%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.090%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 262 (11.76%) Docker
2 58 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.17%) HDFS
4 16 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.67%) Squid
6 13 (0.58%) Postfix
7 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.45%) vCloud
9 3 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.045%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.045%) IAG
11 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.045%) OpenDJ
11 1 (0.045%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.045%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 210 (9.43%) Ansible
2 116 (5.21%) Terraform
3 104 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (4.67%) Puppet
4 102 (4.58%) Kubernetes
5 49 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (1.75%) Kibana
7 31 (1.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 30 (1.35%) HP ALM
9 27 (1.21%) Prometheus
10 26 (1.17%) SCCM
11 23 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (0.99%) logstash
12 22 (0.99%) Salt
13 16 (0.72%) Grafana
13 16 (0.72%) Packer
13 16 (0.72%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.63%) Rancher
15 13 (0.58%) Mesos
16 12 (0.54%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 215 (9.65%) Atlassian
2 195 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 174 (7.81%) Oracle
4 117 (5.25%) Google
5 67 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 62 (2.78%) Adobe
7 58 (2.60%) HP
8 51 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 46 (2.07%) SAP
9 46 (2.07%) Splunk
10 43 (1.93%) Tableau
11 35 (1.57%) IBM
12 34 (1.53%) Sybase
13 29 (1.30%) VMware
14 28 (1.26%) AppDynamics
15 27 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
16 25 (1.12%) Cisco
16 25 (1.12%) hybris
17 24 (1.08%) Hyperion
17 24 (1.08%) Murex