Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 48 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +37
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2,370 2,317 1,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.07% 4.87% 4.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.90% 24.42% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,691 1,684 1,266
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £314
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -33.85% -45.83%
10th Percentile £22.40 £14.33 £31.25
90th Percentile £48.13 £94.80 £33.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +20.81% -5.70% +2.77%

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 10,821 9,487 7,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.14% 19.95% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,068 7,233 5,658
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £351 £325
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% +16.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £20.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.80 £54.64
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -3 406 £500 - 93
South London -17 143 £550 +3.53% 14
West London +14 110 £450 -5.26% 64
East London -15 61 £550 - 22
North London +1 15 £450 +50.00% 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1,647 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,023 (43.16%) Confluence
3 745 (31.43%) Java
4 703 (29.66%) Scrum
5 621 (26.20%) Jenkins
6 619 (26.12%) Git (software)
7 585 (24.68%) Test Automation
8 514 (21.69%) Finance
9 502 (21.18%) SQL
10 482 (20.34%) DevOps
11 459 (19.37%) JavaScript
12 452 (19.07%) TDD
13 403 (17.00%) REST
14 394 (16.62%) Banking
15 388 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
16 359 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 356 (15.02%) BDD
18 343 (14.47%) Python
19 340 (14.35%) Docker
20 330 (13.92%) Linux
21 302 (12.74%) Microservices
22 275 (11.60%) Kanban
23 274 (11.56%) Web Services
24 270 (11.39%) Selenium
25 269 (11.35%) Unix
26 256 (10.80%) C#
27 248 (10.46%) Maven
28 247 (10.42%) SDLC
29 246 (10.38%) QA
29 246 (10.38%) Security Cleared

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 1,023 (43.16%) Confluence
2 135 (5.70%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (4.09%) Apache
4 67 (2.83%) WildFly
5 64 (2.70%) CMS
6 57 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 56 (2.36%) IIS
7 56 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 43 (1.81%) Apache Spark
9 37 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 27 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 26 (1.10%) WordPress
12 20 (0.84%) nginx
13 19 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 19 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.80%) JBoss
14 15 (0.63%) Mule
15 14 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.51%) MS Exchange
16 12 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 117 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 64 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 55 (2.32%) Microsoft Project
5 38 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
6 29 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.51%) InVision
8 10 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.17%) HipChat
11 3 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.13%) Flinto
12 2 (0.084%) InDesign
12 2 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.042%) Mingle
13 1 (0.042%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 19 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 9 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.25%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.21%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.17%) Magento
9 4 (0.17%) Workfront
10 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.084%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 388 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (7.55%) GitHub
4 58 (2.45%) Amazon S3
5 56 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 50 (2.11%) Slack
7 46 (1.94%) PaaS
8 42 (1.77%) SaaS
9 41 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 41 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 40 (1.69%) Office 365
11 38 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (1.39%) Serverless
13 29 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 27 (1.14%) npm
16 25 (1.05%) IaaS
17 24 (1.01%) Trello
18 20 (0.84%) OpenShift
19 16 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.07%) HTTP
2 33 (1.39%) DNS
3 31 (1.31%) Firewall
4 30 (1.27%) SSL
5 28 (1.18%) Kerberos
6 23 (0.97%) Internet
7 16 (0.68%) AMQP
8 14 (0.59%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.55%) X.509
10 11 (0.46%) OpenVPN
11 10 (0.42%) VPN
12 9 (0.38%) Multicast
12 9 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (0.38%) SSH
13 8 (0.34%) BGP
13 8 (0.34%) DVB
13 8 (0.34%) MPLS
13 8 (0.34%) OSPF
14 7 (0.30%) EIGRP
14 7 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 154 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 139 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
4 124 (5.23%) Big Data
5 116 (4.89%) NoSQL
6 109 (4.60%) MongoDB
6 109 (4.60%) MySQL
7 87 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 83 (3.50%) HBase
9 71 (3.00%) RDBMS
10 69 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (1.86%) Redis
13 31 (1.31%) Apache Hive
14 25 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (0.93%) Power BI
16 22 (0.93%) Presto
17 21 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 621 (26.20%) Jenkins
2 619 (26.12%) Git (software)
3 270 (11.39%) Selenium
4 248 (10.46%) Maven
5 193 (8.14%) Cucumber
6 190 (8.02%) JUnit
7 156 (6.58%) Bitbucket
8 144 (6.08%) Subversion
9 134 (5.65%) TeamCity
10 114 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 104 (4.39%) SonarQube
12 96 (4.05%) Mockito
13 81 (3.42%) Vagrant
14 79 (3.33%) WebDriver
15 74 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
16 73 (3.08%) Liquibase
17 66 (2.78%) Checkstyle
18 65 (2.74%) SoapUI
19 63 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
20 59 (2.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 514 (21.69%) Finance
2 394 (16.62%) Banking
3 124 (5.23%) Investment Banking
4 114 (4.81%) Retail
5 104 (4.39%) Front Office
6 47 (1.98%) Marketing
7 36 (1.52%) Publishing
8 32 (1.35%) Law
9 28 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 23 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.80%) Back Office
12 19 (0.80%) Legal
13 17 (0.72%) Games
14 16 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.59%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.55%) Advertising
17 11 (0.46%) Manufacturing
18 8 (0.34%) Private Banking
19 7 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 835 (35.23%) Developer
2 289 (12.19%) Analyst
3 258 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 151 (6.37%) Tester
5 148 (6.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 134 (5.65%) Business Analyst
7 114 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 97 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 96 (4.05%) C# Developer
9 96 (4.05%) Scrum Master
10 91 (3.84%) Test Analyst
11 88 (3.71%) Senior Developer
12 79 (3.33%) Architect
13 63 (2.66%) .NET Developer
14 60 (2.53%) Consultant
15 59 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
16 56 (2.36%) Python Developer
17 52 (2.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
18 51 (2.15%) Test Manager
19 49 (2.07%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (17.00%) REST
2 274 (11.56%) Web Services
3 241 (10.17%) HTML
4 235 (9.92%) CSS
5 219 (9.24%) .NET
6 217 (9.16%) RESTful
7 212 (8.95%) JSON
8 204 (8.61%) Node.js
9 187 (7.89%) AngularJS
10 184 (7.76%) Spring
11 158 (6.67%) React
12 148 (6.24%) Hibernate
13 140 (5.91%) HTML5
14 115 (4.85%) Kafka
15 106 (4.47%) XML
16 92 (3.88%) Spring Boot
17 90 (3.80%) JMS
18 87 (3.67%) Java EE
19 86 (3.63%) WCF
20 80 (3.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 192 (8.10%) User Experience
3 97 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
4 85 (3.59%) Fixed Income
5 80 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 77 (3.25%) Fintech
7 58 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 55 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 44 (1.86%) Derivative
10 44 (1.86%) Equities
11 42 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
12 37 (1.56%) Virtual Team
13 35 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 35 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 34 (1.43%) Market Risk
15 33 (1.39%) iPad
16 31 (1.31%) Wiki
17 30 (1.27%) Algorithms
18 29 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 330 (13.92%) Linux
2 269 (11.35%) Unix
3 191 (8.06%) Windows
4 94 (3.97%) Apple iOS
5 62 (2.62%) VMS
6 57 (2.41%) Android
7 46 (1.94%) Windows Server
8 38 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.27%) CentOS
10 20 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.25%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.21%) Solaris
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.084%) Debian
16 2 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,647 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (29.66%) Scrum
3 585 (24.68%) Test Automation
4 482 (20.34%) DevOps
5 452 (19.07%) TDD
6 359 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 356 (15.02%) BDD
8 302 (12.74%) Microservices
9 275 (11.60%) Kanban
10 247 (10.42%) SDLC
11 236 (9.96%) Project Management
12 225 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
13 204 (8.61%) User Stories
14 172 (7.26%) OO
15 166 (7.00%) Analytics
16 155 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 152 (6.41%) E-Commerce
18 132 (5.57%) Open Source
19 129 (5.44%) Waterfall
20 123 (5.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 745 (31.43%) Java
2 502 (21.18%) SQL
3 459 (19.37%) JavaScript
4 343 (14.47%) Python
5 256 (10.80%) C#
6 196 (8.27%) Java 8
7 126 (5.32%) Bash Shell
8 78 (3.29%) Ruby
9 75 (3.16%) Groovy
10 64 (2.70%) JPQL
11 63 (2.66%) PHP
12 61 (2.57%) PowerShell
12 61 (2.57%) Scala
13 59 (2.49%) C++
14 53 (2.24%) ES6
15 52 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 48 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 47 (1.98%) Perl
18 46 (1.94%) TypeScript
19 42 (1.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 246 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 213 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 128 (5.40%) Degree
4 70 (2.95%) ISTQB
5 51 (2.15%) ISEB
6 39 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (0.84%) AWS Certification
8 19 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 13 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.55%) PMP
12 12 (0.51%) CISSP
12 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.34%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (10.38%) QA
2 38 (1.60%) PMO
3 19 (0.80%) GDPR
3 19 (0.80%) MiFID
4 18 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.38%) WCAG
6 8 (0.34%) PSD2
7 5 (0.21%) SEPA
8 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.13%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.13%) EMIR
8 3 (0.13%) SLA
9 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.084%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.042%) HL7
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 340 (14.35%) Docker
2 61 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 28 (1.18%) HDFS
4 15 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.55%) Squid
6 11 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.38%) Postfix
7 9 (0.38%) vCloud
8 7 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.21%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.13%) vSphere
11 2 (0.084%) etcd
11 2 (0.084%) flannel
11 2 (0.084%) LXC
11 2 (0.084%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.084%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 217 (9.16%) Ansible
2 152 (6.41%) Kubernetes
3 122 (5.15%) Terraform
4 86 (3.63%) Puppet
5 74 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
6 69 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
7 55 (2.32%) Kibana
8 44 (1.86%) HP ALM
9 43 (1.81%) logstash
10 38 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (1.22%) Prometheus
12 28 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 20 (0.84%) ZABBIX
14 18 (0.76%) Grafana
14 18 (0.76%) Packer
15 17 (0.72%) Salt
16 15 (0.63%) Mesos
17 13 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
18 12 (0.51%) SCCM
18 12 (0.51%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 235 (9.92%) Atlassian
2 220 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 170 (7.17%) Oracle
4 119 (5.02%) Google
5 71 (3.00%) Splunk
6 62 (2.62%) HP
6 62 (2.62%) ServiceNow
7 60 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (2.32%) SAP
9 54 (2.28%) Adobe
10 44 (1.86%) IBM
11 41 (1.73%) Tableau
12 33 (1.39%) MuleSoft
13 32 (1.35%) hybris
14 31 (1.31%) CA Agile Central
15 29 (1.22%) Sybase
16 28 (1.18%) New Relic
17 23 (0.97%) CA
18 22 (0.93%) AppDynamics
19 21 (0.89%) VMware