Period
to

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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 37 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2,403 1,234 1,026
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 6.18% 5.11% 5.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.38% 27.00% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 862 703
10th Percentile £390 £350 £350
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £647 £600 £588
90th Percentile £764 £675 £675
England median daily rate £521 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 4 0
10th Percentile £25.75 £36.15 -
25th Percentile £39.75 £47.63 -
Median hourly rate £44.50 £54.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -18.35% - -
75th Percentile £49.25 £57.88 -
90th Percentile £56.50 £63.05 -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £52.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -15.24% +32.91% -13.19%

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 7,658 4,570 4,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.68% 18.92% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,526 3,226 3,033
10th Percentile £413 £375 £377
25th Percentile £500 £450 £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £700 £625 £619
90th Percentile £788 £700 £688
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 15 26
10th Percentile £26.25 £37.05 £32.63
25th Percentile £39.75 £54.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate £44.50 £65.00 £49.64
Median % change year-on-year -31.54% +30.95% +32.37%
75th Percentile £56.00 £68.00 £63.56
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.36 £64.50
England median hourly rate £50.35 £49.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +1.72% +4.21% +5.56%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +20 300 £550 +10.00% 48
South London +4 53 £575 - 8
West London -2 33 £470 -18.26% 11
East London -4 7 £475 +17.28% 16
North London - 1 £800 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 1,580 (65.75%) Agile
2 1,091 (45.40%) Confluence
3 717 (29.84%) Social Skills
4 647 (26.92%) Scrum
5 627 (26.09%) Finance
6 592 (24.64%) DevOps
7 525 (21.85%) Git (software)
8 514 (21.39%) SQL
9 485 (20.18%) Azure
10 454 (18.89%) CI/CD
11 421 (17.52%) Python
12 406 (16.90%) Banking
13 396 (16.48%) Java
14 380 (15.81%) Jenkins
15 343 (14.27%) Microsoft
16 332 (13.82%) AWS
17 313 (13.03%) Test Automation
18 293 (12.19%) Project Management
19 284 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
20 279 (11.61%) Docker
21 278 (11.57%) JavaScript
22 271 (11.28%) Security Cleared
23 258 (10.74%) Linux
24 257 (10.69%) Kanban
24 257 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
25 240 (9.99%) SC Cleared
26 233 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
27 230 (9.57%) C#
27 230 (9.57%) User Stories
28 228 (9.49%) Kubernetes

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 1,091 (45.40%) Confluence
2 109 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 41 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 32 (1.33%) IIS
6 28 (1.17%) CMS
7 22 (0.92%) nginx
7 22 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 21 (0.87%) JBoss
8 21 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
11 11 (0.46%) Apache
12 10 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (0.37%) SAS
14 7 (0.29%) DataSynapse
14 7 (0.29%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 137 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 87 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
3 77 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
4 72 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 61 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.58%) Sketch
7 9 (0.37%) InVision
8 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.21%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.17%) Open Workbench
12 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.042%) Blender
14 1 (0.042%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.042%) Maya
Business Applications
1 22 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.25%) Shopify
6 5 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
8 3 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.12%) Magento
8 3 (0.12%) Misys Midas
8 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 485 (20.18%) Azure
2 332 (13.82%) AWS
3 218 (9.07%) GitHub
4 129 (5.37%) GCP
5 94 (3.91%) Power Platform
6 72 (3.00%) SaaS
7 65 (2.70%) Serverless
8 57 (2.37%) PaaS
9 55 (2.29%) Microsoft 365
10 49 (2.04%) IaaS
11 40 (1.66%) Slack
12 38 (1.58%) Miro
13 35 (1.46%) Figma
14 34 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
15 33 (1.37%) Amazon S3
15 33 (1.37%) OpenShift
16 32 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (1.25%) Trello
18 29 (1.21%) Google Workspace
19 24 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.87%) DNS
2 43 (1.79%) Internet
3 34 (1.41%) Firewall
4 24 (1.00%) HTTP
5 18 (0.75%) Network Security
6 17 (0.71%) WAN
7 14 (0.58%) DHCP
8 13 (0.54%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.50%) IPv6
9 12 (0.50%) LAN
10 11 (0.46%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.42%) FTP
11 10 (0.42%) SAN
11 10 (0.42%) SSL
11 10 (0.42%) VPN
12 9 (0.37%) Broadband
12 9 (0.37%) SD-WAN
13 8 (0.33%) IPv4
14 7 (0.29%) MPLS
14 7 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 88 (3.66%) Big Data
4 80 (3.33%) Power BI
5 57 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 46 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 42 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.37%) MySQL
12 29 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (1.12%) Tableau
14 26 (1.08%) Data Lake
15 23 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (0.71%) BigQuery
17 17 (0.71%) Looker
18 15 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.62%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 525 (21.85%) Git (software)
2 380 (15.81%) Jenkins
3 133 (5.53%) Bitbucket
3 133 (5.53%) GitLab
4 121 (5.04%) TeamCity
5 99 (4.12%) Maven
6 82 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 82 (3.41%) Subversion
7 67 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 61 (2.54%) Selenium
9 57 (2.37%) SonarQube
10 51 (2.12%) Artifactory
11 47 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (1.87%) JUnit
13 44 (1.83%) Postman
14 37 (1.54%) REST Assured
15 36 (1.50%) JMeter
16 34 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 33 (1.37%) Gradle
General
1 717 (29.84%) Social Skills
2 627 (26.09%) Finance
3 406 (16.90%) Banking
4 257 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
5 151 (6.28%) Investment Banking
6 150 (6.24%) Front Office
7 132 (5.49%) Retail
8 127 (5.29%) Public Sector
9 112 (4.66%) Presentation Skills
10 71 (2.95%) Legal
11 70 (2.91%) Telecoms
12 57 (2.37%) Influencing Skills
13 46 (1.91%) Financial Institution
14 44 (1.83%) Marketing
14 44 (1.83%) Retail Banking
15 33 (1.37%) Publishing
16 31 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
17 30 (1.25%) Aviation
17 30 (1.25%) Local Government
18 29 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 514 (21.39%) Developer
2 477 (19.85%) Analyst
3 318 (13.23%) Business Analyst
4 129 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 124 (5.16%) Project Manager
6 117 (4.87%) Scrum Master
7 106 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 96 (4.00%) Architect
9 88 (3.66%) Python Developer
10 75 (3.12%) C# Developer
11 73 (3.04%) Java Developer
12 57 (2.37%) Tester
13 56 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
14 51 (2.12%) Delivery Manager
14 51 (2.12%) Full Stack Developer
15 50 (2.08%) Designer
16 49 (2.04%) Agile Business Analyst
16 49 (2.04%) Technical Business Analyst
16 49 (2.04%) Test Analyst
17 46 (1.91%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (7.82%) React
2 178 (7.41%) .NET
3 168 (6.99%) REST
4 161 (6.70%) Spring
5 160 (6.66%) CSS
6 159 (6.62%) HTML
7 118 (4.91%) RESTful
8 116 (4.83%) XML
9 115 (4.79%) Node.js
10 97 (4.04%) JSON
11 94 (3.91%) Kafka
12 90 (3.75%) AngularJS
13 79 (3.29%) Spring Boot
14 75 (3.12%) Web Services
15 62 (2.58%) HTML5
16 58 (2.41%) jQuery
17 55 (2.29%) SOAP
18 47 (1.96%) Pandas
19 45 (1.87%) Django
20 44 (1.83%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.03%) User Experience
2 73 (3.04%) Mobile App
3 72 (3.00%) Virtual Team
4 63 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
5 56 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 54 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 49 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (1.87%) Wiki
9 37 (1.54%) Cloud Native
9 37 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
10 36 (1.50%) Data Centre
11 35 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
12 33 (1.37%) Derivative
12 33 (1.37%) Fixed Income
13 30 (1.25%) Kinect
14 26 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 25 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (0.92%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.87%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 258 (10.74%) Linux
2 183 (7.62%) Windows
3 121 (5.04%) Unix
4 40 (1.66%) Android
5 39 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 30 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.75%) CentOS
9 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (0.29%) Solaris
13 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.21%) zOS
14 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,580 (65.75%) Agile
2 647 (26.92%) Scrum
3 592 (24.64%) DevOps
4 454 (18.89%) CI/CD
5 313 (13.03%) Test Automation
6 293 (12.19%) Project Management
7 284 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
8 257 (10.69%) Kanban
9 233 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 230 (9.57%) User Stories
11 228 (9.49%) SDLC
12 212 (8.82%) TDD
13 200 (8.32%) Analytics
14 190 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 188 (7.82%) Microservices
16 184 (7.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 166 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
18 152 (6.33%) Project Delivery
19 151 (6.28%) Waterfall
20 150 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 514 (21.39%) SQL
2 421 (17.52%) Python
3 396 (16.48%) Java
4 278 (11.57%) JavaScript
5 230 (9.57%) C#
6 147 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 108 (4.49%) TypeScript
8 88 (3.66%) C++
9 87 (3.62%) Bash
10 70 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 61 (2.54%) C
12 38 (1.58%) Go
13 34 (1.41%) Perl
14 31 (1.29%) Groovy
15 27 (1.12%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.04%) R
17 24 (1.00%) Kotlin
18 23 (0.96%) Ruby
18 23 (0.96%) Scala
19 22 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 271 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 240 (9.99%) SC Cleared
3 105 (4.37%) Degree
4 55 (2.29%) PMP
5 53 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 47 (1.96%) ISTQB
7 34 (1.41%) APMP
8 33 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 25 (1.04%) ISEB
11 23 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.50%) AWS Certification
14 11 (0.46%) IIBA
15 9 (0.37%) CISSP
16 8 (0.33%) CFA
16 8 (0.33%) MBA
16 8 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
17 6 (0.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (8.16%) QA
2 79 (3.29%) PMO
3 53 (2.21%) Accessibility
4 42 (1.75%) GDPR
5 41 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (0.46%) MiFID
7 11 (0.46%) SLA
8 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.33%) EMIR
10 7 (0.29%) ISO 20022
10 7 (0.29%) NIST
11 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.17%) COBIT
12 4 (0.17%) WCAG
13 3 (0.12%) P3O
14 2 (0.083%) GLBA
14 2 (0.083%) HL7
System Software
1 279 (11.61%) Docker
2 83 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.37%) vSphere
8 8 (0.33%) Firmware
9 7 (0.29%) XenApp
9 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.17%) NFS
11 3 (0.12%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 3 (0.12%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
12 2 (0.083%) Snort
12 2 (0.083%) Squid
12 2 (0.083%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.083%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.042%) KVM
Systems Management
1 228 (9.49%) Kubernetes
2 167 (6.95%) Terraform
3 147 (6.12%) Ansible
4 59 (2.46%) Puppet
5 37 (1.54%) Grafana
6 32 (1.33%) Kibana
6 32 (1.33%) Packer
7 27 (1.12%) Consul
8 25 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (0.96%) Control-M
9 23 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (0.83%) logstash
11 16 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 16 (0.67%) Prometheus
12 15 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.54%) HP ALM
13 13 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
14 12 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
15 11 (0.46%) AirWatch
15 11 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 343 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 198 (8.24%) Oracle
3 157 (6.53%) Atlassian
4 127 (5.29%) Google
5 104 (4.33%) ServiceNow
6 68 (2.83%) Splunk
7 66 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
8 46 (1.91%) SAP
9 40 (1.66%) IBM
10 37 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 35 (1.46%) Adobe
12 33 (1.37%) Dynatrace
13 32 (1.33%) VMware
14 31 (1.29%) TIBCO
15 30 (1.25%) AppDynamics
15 30 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
16 26 (1.08%) HP
17 20 (0.83%) Databricks
17 20 (0.83%) Informatica
18 19 (0.79%) BMC