The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.50% 0.58% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 5.26% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
21 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.50% 11.11% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 23
Average daily rate £500 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £700 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Canary Wharf region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) Tradeweb
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow