Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 53 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,299 2,061 2,108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.03% 4.80% 4.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.64% 21.81% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 1,445 1,473
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £103.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.10% -2.82%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% - +12.50%

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 5,067 9,451 9,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.63% 22.02% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,552 6,895 7,133
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £358
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 23
Median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% -22.58% +9.41%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.28 £35.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £165.00
Median hourly rate £42.38 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -4.44% +9.76%

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 29 March 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
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 29 March 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 +4 246 £500 -4.76% 68
South London +15 88 £550 +4.76% 14
West London +9 35 £450 +7.14% 21
East London -1 10 £500 -4.76% 8
North London +5 3 £425 -5.56% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 869 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (45.73%) Confluence
3 402 (30.95%) Scrum
4 391 (30.10%) DevOps
5 375 (28.87%) Java
6 338 (26.02%) Git (software)
7 280 (21.56%) Finance
8 278 (21.40%) SQL
9 274 (21.09%) Jenkins
10 244 (18.78%) AWS
11 234 (18.01%) Security Cleared
12 207 (15.94%) TDD
13 203 (15.63%) Test Automation
14 192 (14.78%) Linux
15 182 (14.01%) SC Cleared
16 178 (13.70%) Azure
16 178 (13.70%) JavaScript
17 174 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
18 168 (12.93%) Python
19 161 (12.39%) Docker
20 158 (12.16%) Oracle
21 156 (12.01%) Web Services
21 156 (12.01%) QA
22 154 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
23 152 (11.70%) Banking
24 151 (11.62%) Microservices
25 148 (11.39%) User Stories
26 144 (11.09%) Kubernetes
27 138 (10.62%) Terraform
27 138 (10.62%) Kanban

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
1 594 (45.73%) Confluence
2 65 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 50 (3.85%) Red Hat Fuse
4 41 (3.16%) JBoss
5 35 (2.69%) MQSeries
6 30 (2.31%) nginx
7 27 (2.08%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.54%) Apache
9 20 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 19 (1.46%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.08%) CMS
12 12 (0.92%) IIS
13 10 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.46%) Magnolia
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.46%) Sketch
6 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.62%) InVision
8 8 (0.62%) Zeplin
9 5 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.077%) Blender
12 1 (0.077%) InDesign
12 1 (0.077%) MODO
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.08%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 7 (0.54%) Magento
6 6 (0.46%) Shopify
7 5 (0.38%) Maximo
8 4 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.23%) PolarLake
10 2 (0.15%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.077%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 244 (18.78%) AWS
2 178 (13.70%) Azure
3 113 (8.70%) GitHub
4 53 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (3.77%) GCP
6 47 (3.62%) Slack
7 41 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 34 (2.62%) Amazon S3
9 32 (2.46%) Serverless
10 27 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (2.00%) Office 365
11 26 (2.00%) PaaS
12 22 (1.69%) Power Platform
13 21 (1.62%) Amazon EKS
14 20 (1.54%) OpenShift
14 20 (1.54%) SaaS
15 19 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
16 17 (1.31%) G Suite
16 17 (1.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.00%) HTTP
2 23 (1.77%) Firewall
3 16 (1.23%) Wireshark
4 12 (0.92%) DNS
5 10 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.77%) Network Security
6 9 (0.69%) Internet
6 9 (0.69%) SSL
7 8 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.54%) LAN
8 7 (0.54%) VoIP
8 7 (0.54%) WAN
9 6 (0.46%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.46%) VPN
10 5 (0.38%) RTCP
10 5 (0.38%) RTP
10 5 (0.38%) X.509
11 4 (0.31%) Wireless
12 3 (0.23%) DHCP
12 3 (0.23%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 101 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 65 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 61 (4.70%) MySQL
4 61 (4.70%) NoSQL
5 53 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (3.70%) Big Data
7 42 (3.23%) Oracle Database
8 36 (2.77%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.54%) Hadoop
10 27 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 23 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.69%) Power BI
13 19 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 16 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 15 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.92%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 338 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 274 (21.09%) Jenkins
3 112 (8.62%) Selenium
4 86 (6.62%) Cucumber
5 67 (5.16%) Bitbucket
6 59 (4.54%) Maven
7 51 (3.93%) Subversion
8 49 (3.77%) Gradle
8 49 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 48 (3.70%) JUnit
10 44 (3.39%) GitLab
10 44 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
11 41 (3.16%) Postman
12 40 (3.08%) WebDriver
13 36 (2.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 36 (2.77%) SpecFlow
13 36 (2.77%) Travis CI
14 34 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 33 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 30 (2.31%) JMeter
General
1 280 (21.56%) Finance
2 152 (11.70%) Banking
3 107 (8.24%) Public Sector
4 63 (4.85%) Marketing
5 54 (4.16%) Front Office
6 51 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 46 (3.54%) Retail
8 20 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.31%) Back Office
10 16 (1.23%) Advertising
11 13 (1.00%) Games
11 13 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.77%) German Language
12 10 (0.77%) Law
13 9 (0.69%) Electronics
14 8 (0.62%) Legal
15 7 (0.54%) Billing
15 7 (0.54%) French Language
15 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (28.56%) Developer
2 175 (13.47%) Analyst
3 103 (7.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 92 (7.08%) Business Analyst
5 84 (6.47%) Architect
6 72 (5.54%) Java Developer
7 49 (3.77%) Tester
8 46 (3.54%) Project Manager
9 44 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 37 (2.85%) Consultant
11 35 (2.69%) C# Developer
12 34 (2.62%) .NET Developer
13 33 (2.54%) Senior Developer
14 32 (2.46%) Test Engineer
15 31 (2.39%) Scrum Master
16 29 (2.23%) Automation Tester
16 29 (2.23%) AWS Engineer
16 29 (2.23%) Python Developer
17 26 (2.00%) Backend Developer
17 26 (2.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (12.01%) Web Services
2 128 (9.85%) CSS
3 123 (9.47%) HTML
4 109 (8.39%) REST
5 107 (8.24%) RESTful
5 107 (8.24%) XML
6 104 (8.01%) JSON
7 103 (7.93%) .NET
8 99 (7.62%) Spring
9 81 (6.24%) AngularJS
10 78 (6.00%) Node.js
11 63 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
11 63 (4.85%) React
12 56 (4.31%) Spring Boot
13 55 (4.23%) Hibernate
14 45 (3.46%) Kafka
15 43 (3.31%) Apache Camel
16 42 (3.23%) SOAP
17 40 (3.08%) Middleware
18 38 (2.93%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (7.54%) User Experience
3 39 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.39%) Derivative
5 29 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.08%) Cloud Native
7 27 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.69%) Fixed Income
9 22 (1.69%) Replication
10 21 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.62%) iPad
11 20 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
11 20 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 19 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (1.23%) BYOD
14 15 (1.15%) Data Centre
14 15 (1.15%) Equities
14 15 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 192 (14.78%) Linux
2 75 (5.77%) Unix
3 68 (5.23%) Windows
4 62 (4.77%) Apple iOS
5 50 (3.85%) Android
6 29 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.54%) CentOS
8 17 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.62%) CoreOS
11 8 (0.62%) Solaris
11 8 (0.62%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.62%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.38%) Debian
12 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.31%) SUSE
13 4 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (66.90%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (30.95%) Scrum
3 391 (30.10%) DevOps
4 207 (15.94%) TDD
5 203 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 174 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
7 154 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
8 151 (11.62%) Microservices
9 148 (11.39%) User Stories
10 138 (10.62%) Kanban
11 133 (10.24%) BDD
12 104 (8.01%) Project Management
12 104 (8.01%) SDLC
13 95 (7.31%) Software Engineering
14 85 (6.54%) Analytics
15 79 (6.08%) Migration
16 77 (5.93%) Data Modelling
17 76 (5.85%) Waterfall
18 73 (5.62%) Project Delivery
19 71 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 375 (28.87%) Java
2 278 (21.40%) SQL
3 178 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 168 (12.93%) Python
5 121 (9.31%) C#
6 71 (5.47%) PL/SQL
7 50 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 47 (3.62%) Java 8
8 47 (3.62%) Ruby
9 43 (3.31%) Groovy
10 41 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 39 (3.00%) Scala
12 38 (2.93%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.39%) TypeScript
14 27 (2.08%) C++
15 18 (1.39%) Go
15 18 (1.39%) R
16 17 (1.31%) Perl
16 17 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 234 (18.01%) Security Cleared
2 182 (14.01%) SC Cleared
3 71 (5.47%) Degree
4 28 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 25 (1.92%) ISEB
6 16 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 16 (1.23%) BC Cleared
7 14 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.54%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.46%) OSCP
11 6 (0.46%) PMP
11 6 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.38%) ACSP
13 4 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.31%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (12.01%) QA
2 22 (1.69%) PMO
3 21 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 12 (0.92%) SLA
5 7 (0.54%) MiFID
6 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.31%) PSD2
8 3 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.23%) NCSC
9 2 (0.15%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) GxP
9 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
9 2 (0.15%) WCAG
10 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.077%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 161 (12.39%) Docker
2 26 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.54%) HDFS
4 7 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) KVM
6 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.15%) Varnish
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.077%) iptables
7 1 (0.077%) NFS
7 1 (0.077%) SRDF
7 1 (0.077%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.077%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (11.09%) Kubernetes
2 138 (10.62%) Terraform
3 118 (9.08%) Ansible
4 57 (4.39%) Packer
5 31 (2.39%) Consul
6 28 (2.16%) Puppet
7 24 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (1.62%) Istio
9 15 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
10 14 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.85%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
13 9 (0.69%) logstash
14 7 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
15 6 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
16 5 (0.38%) vRealize
16 5 (0.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 4 (0.31%) Kibana
17 4 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 158 (12.16%) Oracle
2 121 (9.31%) Atlassian
3 97 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 75 (5.77%) SAP
5 60 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 49 (3.77%) Google
7 46 (3.54%) hybris
8 43 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (3.23%) Axway
10 40 (3.08%) Adobe
11 39 (3.00%) MuleSoft
12 37 (2.85%) Sybase
13 33 (2.54%) Tableau
14 31 (2.39%) HP
15 26 (2.00%) Apple
16 25 (1.92%) Splunk
17 19 (1.46%) IBM
18 16 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
19 12 (0.92%) Informatica
20 11 (0.85%) Veracode