Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 40 54 47
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,998 647 1,795
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.61% 4.57% 4.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.87% 23.80% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,372 458 1,244
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £590
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
10th Percentile £30.20 £27.30 "
25th Percentile £36.00 £30.75 £18.32
Median hourly rate £46.00 £38.00 £19.33
Median % change year-on-year +21.05% +96.64% +1.71%
75th Percentile £56.50 £46.75 £37.04
90th Percentile £68.00 £51.10 £47.07
England median hourly rate £56.00 £45.91 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.98% +8.02% -3.68%

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 6,921 2,718 6,791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.42% 19.22% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,950 1,960 4,949
10th Percentile £410 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.94%
75th Percentile £665 £600 £600
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £491 £475
% change year-on-year +6.87% +3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 17
10th Percentile £27.40 £30.10 £18.32
25th Percentile £44.13 £37.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £46.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -7.00% +66.67%
75th Percentile £69.88 £54.25 £55.50
90th Percentile £81.40 £54.70 £60.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +22 215 £550 +12.24% 76
South London +7 43 £450 - 14
West London +12 33 £507 +6.13% 24
East London -7 8 £468 +2.75% 17
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1,230 (61.56%) Agile Software Development
2 864 (43.24%) Confluence
3 569 (28.48%) Social Skills
4 553 (27.68%) DevOps
5 531 (26.58%) Finance
6 522 (26.13%) Scrum
7 480 (24.02%) Git (software)
8 466 (23.32%) Java
8 466 (23.32%) SQL
9 429 (21.47%) Jenkins
10 377 (18.87%) Banking
11 351 (17.57%) Azure
12 344 (17.22%) AWS
13 334 (16.72%) Python
14 328 (16.42%) Test Automation
15 266 (13.31%) Docker
16 252 (12.61%) JavaScript
17 241 (12.06%) GitHub
18 233 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
19 228 (11.41%) Oracle
20 226 (11.31%) Linux
21 225 (11.26%) Project Management
22 222 (11.11%) Kubernetes
23 206 (10.31%) Microservices
24 199 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
25 197 (9.86%) TDD
25 197 (9.86%) C#
26 190 (9.51%) Microsoft
27 188 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
28 186 (9.31%) Ansible

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
1 864 (43.24%) Confluence
2 94 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.25%) Apache Spark
4 45 (2.25%) Apache
5 41 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 38 (1.90%) CMS
7 30 (1.50%) Apache Airflow
8 28 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 20 (1.00%) nginx
11 19 (0.95%) IIS
12 17 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 17 (0.85%) DataSynapse
13 15 (0.75%) JBoss
14 14 (0.70%) Headless CMS
15 13 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.50%) Appian
18 9 (0.45%) Mule
18 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 79 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 58 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
4 55 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 42 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (1.25%) Figma
7 18 (0.90%) Sketch
8 11 (0.55%) InVision
9 10 (0.50%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Smart View
11 5 (0.25%) Zeplin
12 4 (0.20%) Adobe XD
13 3 (0.15%) Mingle
13 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.10%) Marvel
15 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.20%) Cloudability
4 4 (0.20%) Magento
4 4 (0.20%) Maximo
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.15%) HFM
5 3 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.15%) Summit
5 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 351 (17.57%) Azure
2 344 (17.22%) AWS
3 241 (12.06%) GitHub
4 159 (7.96%) GCP
5 90 (4.50%) Serverless
6 69 (3.45%) Power Platform
7 59 (2.95%) Amazon S3
8 57 (2.85%) SaaS
9 56 (2.80%) Slack
10 55 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
11 50 (2.50%) OpenShift
12 48 (2.40%) Microsoft 365
13 44 (2.20%) PaaS
14 40 (2.00%) IaaS
15 31 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
16 27 (1.35%) Apigee
17 26 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (1.25%) Trello
19 24 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 23 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.70%) DNS
2 27 (1.35%) Kerberos
3 24 (1.20%) HTTP
4 20 (1.00%) Internet
4 20 (1.00%) SAN
5 18 (0.90%) Firewall
6 17 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.75%) NAS
8 14 (0.70%) VPN
9 13 (0.65%) WAN
10 11 (0.55%) LAN
11 10 (0.50%) SMS
11 10 (0.50%) SSL
12 9 (0.45%) DHCP
12 9 (0.45%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.45%) Network Security
13 8 (0.40%) Intranet
13 8 (0.40%) Multicast
14 7 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (0.35%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 84 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (3.90%) Big Data
5 66 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 61 (3.05%) Power BI
7 57 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 56 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 54 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
10 53 (2.65%) MySQL
11 48 (2.40%) Hadoop
12 46 (2.30%) RDBMS
13 45 (2.25%) Tableau
14 35 (1.75%) Apache Hive
15 32 (1.60%) Data Lake
16 27 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
16 27 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
18 16 (0.80%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 480 (24.02%) Git (software)
2 429 (21.47%) Jenkins
3 140 (7.01%) Maven
4 139 (6.96%) Bitbucket
5 123 (6.16%) Cucumber
6 117 (5.86%) Selenium
7 111 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 83 (4.15%) GitLab
9 77 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 64 (3.20%) JUnit
10 64 (3.20%) Subversion
11 63 (3.15%) JMeter
12 56 (2.80%) Postman
13 55 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 54 (2.70%) Visual Studio
15 50 (2.50%) Cypress.io
16 44 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
17 43 (2.15%) WebDriver
18 42 (2.10%) SonarQube
19 39 (1.95%) REST Assured
General
1 569 (28.48%) Social Skills
2 531 (26.58%) Finance
3 377 (18.87%) Banking
4 188 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (6.01%) Investment Banking
6 112 (5.61%) Presentation Skills
7 111 (5.56%) Front Office
8 85 (4.25%) Public Sector
9 58 (2.90%) Retail
10 53 (2.65%) Marketing
11 41 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
12 25 (1.25%) Legal
13 24 (1.20%) Publishing
14 21 (1.05%) Telecoms
15 20 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
16 18 (0.90%) Back Office
16 18 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (0.90%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.85%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 486 (24.32%) Developer
2 331 (16.57%) Analyst
3 214 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 132 (6.61%) Architect
5 126 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 121 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 104 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 73 (3.65%) Tester
9 67 (3.35%) Data Engineer
10 62 (3.10%) Senior Developer
11 61 (3.05%) Scrum Master
12 55 (2.75%) C# Developer
13 53 (2.65%) Consultant
14 49 (2.45%) Test Analyst
15 43 (2.15%) Designer
15 43 (2.15%) Python Developer
16 41 (2.05%) Test Engineer
17 40 (2.00%) Cloud Engineer
18 35 (1.75%) Administrator
19 34 (1.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (8.81%) .NET
2 163 (8.16%) Spring
3 148 (7.41%) REST
4 146 (7.31%) HTML
5 131 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 120 (6.01%) React
7 119 (5.96%) CSS
7 119 (5.96%) XML
8 111 (5.56%) Kafka
9 106 (5.31%) RESTful
10 101 (5.06%) Node.js
11 98 (4.90%) JSON
12 92 (4.60%) Spring Boot
13 86 (4.30%) Web Services
14 58 (2.90%) SOAP
15 49 (2.45%) HTML5
16 43 (2.15%) Gherkin
17 42 (2.10%) .NET Framework
18 41 (2.05%) LDAP
18 41 (2.05%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 130 (6.51%) User Experience
2 74 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 50 (2.50%) Derivative
4 48 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 45 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 43 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
9 37 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.40%) Reference Data
12 26 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 26 (1.30%) Equities
13 25 (1.25%) Data Centre
14 24 (1.20%) Wiki
15 21 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
16 20 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 20 (1.00%) Credit Risk
17 18 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 226 (11.31%) Linux
2 134 (6.71%) Windows
3 110 (5.51%) Unix
4 40 (2.00%) Android
5 36 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.20%) Solaris
8 18 (0.90%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.30%) CentOS
12 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.20%) AIX
13 4 (0.20%) tvOS
14 3 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,230 (61.56%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (27.68%) DevOps
3 522 (26.13%) Scrum
4 328 (16.42%) Test Automation
5 233 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
6 225 (11.26%) Project Management
7 206 (10.31%) Microservices
8 199 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (9.86%) TDD
10 183 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 183 (9.16%) User Stories
11 167 (8.36%) BDD
12 163 (8.16%) SDLC
13 138 (6.91%) Kanban
14 136 (6.81%) Migration
15 131 (6.56%) Analytics
16 128 (6.41%) Data Modelling
17 127 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
18 115 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
19 112 (5.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 466 (23.32%) Java
1 466 (23.32%) SQL
2 334 (16.72%) Python
3 252 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 197 (9.86%) C#
5 98 (4.90%) TypeScript
6 93 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 85 (4.25%) Bash Shell
8 56 (2.80%) C++
8 56 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 53 (2.65%) Groovy
10 44 (2.20%) Scala
11 43 (2.15%) Java 8
12 39 (1.95%) C
13 30 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.40%) Kotlin
15 26 (1.30%) Go
15 26 (1.30%) Java 11
16 25 (1.25%) Perl
17 21 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 168 (8.41%) Security Cleared
2 122 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 88 (4.40%) Degree
4 31 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 23 (1.15%) ISEB
7 21 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.05%) PMP
8 19 (0.95%) AWS Certification
9 17 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.25%) CCNA
12 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.25%) CISSP
12 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.25%) OCPJP
12 5 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.20%) CISM
14 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (8.71%) QA
2 56 (2.80%) PMO
3 46 (2.30%) Accessibility
4 34 (1.70%) GDPR
5 21 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
6 19 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.95%) MiFID
7 18 (0.90%) EMIR
8 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.40%) SLA
10 7 (0.35%) COBIT
11 6 (0.30%) Basel III
12 4 (0.20%) IFRS
13 3 (0.15%) HL7
13 3 (0.15%) NCSC
13 3 (0.15%) SEPA
13 3 (0.15%) UCITS
14 2 (0.10%) GRC
14 2 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 266 (13.31%) Docker
2 73 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.60%) NFS
6 11 (0.55%) OpenAM
7 10 (0.50%) KVM
7 10 (0.50%) Xen
8 8 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.40%) vSphere
9 7 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.35%) SRDF
10 5 (0.25%) OpenIDM
10 5 (0.25%) Varnish
10 5 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.20%) Veritas File System
11 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 222 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 186 (9.31%) Ansible
3 161 (8.06%) Terraform
4 57 (2.85%) Puppet
5 51 (2.55%) Grafana
6 38 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (1.65%) Prometheus
8 29 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
9 19 (0.95%) Control-M
9 19 (0.95%) Kibana
10 18 (0.90%) Rancher
11 17 (0.85%) Bosun
11 17 (0.85%) VictorOps
12 16 (0.80%) HP ALM
13 14 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (0.60%) Tivoli
15 11 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (0.45%) Argo
16 9 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
16 9 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 228 (11.41%) Oracle
2 190 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 149 (7.46%) Atlassian
4 122 (6.11%) Google
5 84 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
6 74 (3.70%) Splunk
7 59 (2.95%) ServiceNow
8 46 (2.30%) SAP
9 45 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
10 41 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 37 (1.85%) VMware
12 33 (1.65%) Adobe
13 31 (1.55%) IBM
14 30 (1.50%) HP
15 29 (1.45%) Cloudera
16 28 (1.40%) Hortonworks
17 25 (1.25%) Pega
18 21 (1.05%) BMC
18 21 (1.05%) Cisco
18 21 (1.05%) MuleSoft