Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1,930 1,672 1,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.30% 4.21% 3.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.69% 22.82% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,304 1,138 982
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £295
90th Percentile £650 £638 £606
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
London median hourly rate £45.00 £49.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.63% +11.93% +37.50%
10th Percentile £17.00 £39.38 £40.25
90th Percentile £165.00 £143.35 £52.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.90% +8.75%

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 9,329 7,326 7,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.78% 18.46% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,947 5,381 5,250
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +58.66%
10th Percentile £24.20 £19.82 £37.15
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £53.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -16 363 £500 +11.11% 93
South London +7 133 £550 +15.79% 9
West London -10 64 £475 - 57
East London +12 57 £450 -12.41% 21
North London +8 6 £410 -18.00% 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 1,287 (66.68%) Agile Software Development
2 806 (41.76%) Confluence
3 606 (31.40%) Java
4 597 (30.93%) Git (software)
5 553 (28.65%) Scrum
6 530 (27.46%) Jenkins
7 494 (25.60%) Finance
8 468 (24.25%) DevOps
9 412 (21.35%) Test Automation
10 373 (19.33%) JavaScript
11 340 (17.62%) TDD
12 335 (17.36%) Linux
13 332 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
14 314 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
14 314 (16.27%) SQL
15 308 (15.96%) Python
16 285 (14.77%) REST
17 255 (13.21%) Banking
18 254 (13.16%) BDD
19 246 (12.75%) Selenium
20 235 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
21 232 (12.02%) QA
22 229 (11.87%) Docker
23 227 (11.76%) HTML
24 222 (11.50%) Microservices
25 220 (11.40%) Atlassian
26 214 (11.09%) Security Cleared
26 214 (11.09%) Unix
27 206 (10.67%) Ansible
28 202 (10.47%) Web Services

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
1 806 (41.76%) Confluence
2 80 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (3.63%) CMS
4 62 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 49 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 45 (2.33%) Apache
7 37 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 32 (1.66%) JBoss
9 30 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.19%) WildFly
11 23 (1.19%) WordPress
12 22 (1.14%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 17 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.83%) Umbraco
16 15 (0.78%) nginx
17 13 (0.67%) MS Exchange
17 13 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 46 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 25 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.73%) HipChat
8 6 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.31%) InDesign
9 5 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.21%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.052%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 12 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.36%) R3 Corda
7 6 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.26%) Magento
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.21%) HiPortfolio
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 3 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
10 3 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 332 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (8.03%) GitHub
4 69 (3.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 67 (3.47%) Amazon S3
6 59 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
7 52 (2.69%) Serverless
8 49 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
9 48 (2.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 46 (2.38%) PaaS
11 38 (1.97%) CloudFront
12 37 (1.92%) Route 53
13 35 (1.81%) Slack
14 34 (1.76%) Trello
15 31 (1.61%) SaaS
16 30 (1.55%) BrowserStack
16 30 (1.55%) npm
17 24 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
18 21 (1.09%) Office 365
19 15 (0.78%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.49%) Firewall
2 46 (2.38%) HTTP
3 37 (1.92%) SMS
4 25 (1.30%) DNS
5 24 (1.24%) VPN
6 22 (1.14%) Kerberos
6 22 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.09%) SSL
8 20 (1.04%) SSH
9 16 (0.83%) Internet
10 11 (0.57%) SMTP
11 10 (0.52%) Skype
12 9 (0.47%) VLAN
13 8 (0.41%) BGP
13 8 (0.41%) OSPF
14 7 (0.36%) FTP
14 7 (0.36%) Network Security
14 7 (0.36%) OpenVPN
14 7 (0.36%) SAN
15 6 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
2 124 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 101 (5.23%) SQL Server
4 91 (4.72%) Big Data
5 80 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 72 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 71 (3.68%) Hadoop
8 56 (2.90%) RDBMS
9 54 (2.80%) MySQL
10 50 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
12 44 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 39 (2.02%) HBase
14 29 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
15 19 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 19 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
18 16 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 597 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 530 (27.46%) Jenkins
3 246 (12.75%) Selenium
4 161 (8.34%) Maven
5 157 (8.13%) Cucumber
6 147 (7.62%) Subversion
7 133 (6.89%) JUnit
8 119 (6.17%) TeamCity
9 78 (4.04%) Bitbucket
10 77 (3.99%) Visual Studio
11 73 (3.78%) WebDriver
12 69 (3.58%) JMeter
13 67 (3.47%) SonarQube
13 67 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 61 (3.16%) Mockito
15 55 (2.85%) Gradle
15 55 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
16 54 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 54 (2.80%) Liquibase
16 54 (2.80%) Zephyr
General
1 494 (25.60%) Finance
2 255 (13.21%) Banking
3 81 (4.20%) Investment Banking
3 81 (4.20%) Retail
4 51 (2.64%) Marketing
5 46 (2.38%) Front Office
6 33 (1.71%) Games
7 32 (1.66%) Legal
7 32 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.50%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.62%) Advertising
11 11 (0.57%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.57%) Publishing
12 10 (0.52%) Law
12 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.47%) Back Office
14 8 (0.41%) French Language
15 7 (0.36%) Electronics
16 5 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 613 (31.76%) Developer
2 347 (17.98%) Analyst
3 163 (8.45%) Business Analyst
4 157 (8.13%) Java Developer
5 138 (7.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 105 (5.44%) Project Manager
6 105 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 84 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 82 (4.25%) Tester
9 77 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 77 (3.99%) Scrum Master
10 69 (3.58%) Architect
11 60 (3.11%) C# Developer
12 54 (2.80%) React Developer
13 53 (2.75%) AWS DevOps
14 50 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
15 46 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
16 43 (2.23%) Senior Java Developer
17 42 (2.18%) .NET Developer
17 42 (2.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (14.77%) REST
2 227 (11.76%) HTML
3 202 (10.47%) Web Services
4 180 (9.33%) CSS
4 180 (9.33%) Spring
5 168 (8.70%) JSON
6 166 (8.60%) AngularJS
7 165 (8.55%) RESTful
8 154 (7.98%) Node.js
9 145 (7.51%) .NET
10 125 (6.48%) HTML5
11 124 (6.42%) XML
12 113 (5.85%) React
13 98 (5.08%) Hibernate
14 70 (3.63%) CSS3
14 70 (3.63%) J2EE
15 67 (3.47%) Gherkin
16 62 (3.21%) SOAP
17 61 (3.16%) Kafka
18 60 (3.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 160 (8.29%) User Experience
2 132 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 81 (4.20%) Fintech
5 70 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
6 45 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (2.23%) Data Centre
9 40 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 36 (1.87%) Fixed Income
12 35 (1.81%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.71%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
15 29 (1.50%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.50%) Virtual Team
16 28 (1.45%) iPad
17 23 (1.19%) Equities
18 21 (1.09%) Cloud Native
19 20 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 335 (17.36%) Linux
2 214 (11.09%) Unix
3 131 (6.79%) Windows
4 126 (6.53%) Apple iOS
5 115 (5.96%) Android
6 57 (2.95%) CentOS
7 46 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (1.55%) Mac OS X
9 29 (1.50%) VMS
10 25 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.24%) Windows Server
12 14 (0.73%) Windows 10
13 10 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.31%) Debian
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
17 3 (0.16%) Solaris
18 1 (0.052%) AIX
18 1 (0.052%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (66.68%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (28.65%) Scrum
3 468 (24.25%) DevOps
4 412 (21.35%) Test Automation
5 340 (17.62%) TDD
6 314 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
7 254 (13.16%) BDD
8 235 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
9 222 (11.50%) Microservices
10 198 (10.26%) Kanban
11 174 (9.02%) Configuration Management
12 167 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 160 (8.29%) OO
14 154 (7.98%) Project Management
15 146 (7.56%) SDLC
16 140 (7.25%) User Stories
17 138 (7.15%) E-Commerce
18 128 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
19 126 (6.53%) MVC
20 112 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 606 (31.40%) Java
2 373 (19.33%) JavaScript
3 314 (16.27%) SQL
4 308 (15.96%) Python
5 190 (9.84%) C#
6 134 (6.94%) Bash Shell
7 114 (5.91%) Java 8
8 109 (5.65%) Ruby
9 91 (4.72%) Scala
10 71 (3.68%) Perl
11 63 (3.26%) Groovy
12 55 (2.85%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.33%) Go
14 41 (2.12%) PowerShell
15 39 (2.02%) JPQL
16 37 (1.92%) PHP
17 35 (1.81%) ES6
18 33 (1.71%) C++
18 33 (1.71%) TypeScript
19 31 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 177 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 111 (5.75%) Degree
4 50 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 40 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 39 (2.02%) ISEB
7 31 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 31 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 21 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.78%) PMP
11 14 (0.73%) CCNA
12 13 (0.67%) CCNP
13 12 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.36%) APMP
15 7 (0.36%) CISM
15 7 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (12.02%) QA
2 39 (2.02%) PMO
3 17 (0.88%) GDPR
4 15 (0.78%) GCP
4 15 (0.78%) WCAG
5 13 (0.67%) SLA
6 12 (0.62%) MiFID
7 11 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.57%) PSD2
8 10 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.31%) IFRS
10 6 (0.31%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.21%) COBIT
11 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.21%) GAAP
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 229 (11.87%) Docker
2 58 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.93%) HDFS
5 11 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.47%) Postfix
7 7 (0.36%) Squid
8 6 (0.31%) vCloud
9 5 (0.26%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.10%) NFS
11 2 (0.10%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.10%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.052%) Firmware
12 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.052%) KVM
12 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.052%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 206 (10.67%) Ansible
2 139 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
3 131 (6.79%) Puppet
4 125 (6.48%) Terraform
5 78 (4.04%) Kubernetes
6 40 (2.07%) HP ALM
7 38 (1.97%) SCCM
8 31 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (1.55%) Salt
10 21 (1.09%) Packer
11 18 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
12 15 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
12 15 (0.78%) Kibana
13 14 (0.73%) Rancher
14 12 (0.62%) Consul
14 12 (0.62%) Nagios
15 9 (0.47%) BladeLogic
15 9 (0.47%) PingFederate
15 9 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 220 (11.40%) Atlassian
2 182 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 177 (9.17%) Oracle
4 92 (4.77%) Google
5 57 (2.95%) HP
6 56 (2.90%) Adobe
7 51 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 49 (2.54%) Splunk
10 39 (2.02%) Sybase
11 38 (1.97%) VMware
12 36 (1.87%) Red Hat
13 33 (1.71%) Cisco
14 30 (1.55%) AppDynamics
15 28 (1.45%) SAP
16 26 (1.35%) Sitecore
17 21 (1.09%) IBM
18 20 (1.04%) hybris
19 19 (0.98%) TIBCO
20 17 (0.88%) Apple