The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 92 95 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +39
Contract jobs citing JIRA 116 113 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.06% 1.68% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.99% 14.99% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 59
Average daily rate
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£414 £434 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
JIRA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
774 754 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.21% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 563 551
Average daily rate £430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the City of London region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 124 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (32.92%) Finance
3 64 (26.67%) SQL
4 55 (22.92%) Java
5 54 (22.50%) Scrum
5 54 (22.50%) TDD
6 47 (19.58%) HTML
6 47 (19.58%) XML
7 46 (19.17%) Git (software)
8 41 (17.08%) Banking
9 40 (16.67%) Oracle
10 38 (15.83%) Web Services
10 38 (15.83%) QA
11 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (14.17%) OO
13 33 (13.75%) UNIX
13 33 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
14 32 (13.33%) BDD
15 31 (12.92%) .NET
15 31 (12.92%) Linux
15 31 (12.92%) Subversion
16 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 30 (12.50%) Selenium
16 30 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (12.08%) CSS
17 29 (12.08%) JSON
18 28 (11.67%) C#
18 28 (11.67%) HP
19 27 (11.25%) SOA
20 26 (10.83%) HTML5

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (10.00%) Confluence
2 21 (8.75%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.58%) Apache
4 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (3.75%) JBoss
7 8 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.08%) Node.js
10 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.67%) CMS
11 3 (1.25%) IIS
11 3 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.58%) MS Project
3 10 (4.17%) MS Office
3 10 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.17%) Documaker
1 10 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.42%) Magento
6 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) GitHub
3 2 (0.83%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.17%) SSL
2 10 (4.17%) HTTP
3 5 (2.08%) Internet
4 4 (1.67%) Firewall
5 3 (1.25%) VPN
5 3 (1.25%) DNS
5 3 (1.25%) Multicast
6 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.42%) FTP
7 1 (0.42%) SNMP
7 1 (0.42%) DVB
7 1 (0.42%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.42%) AMQP
7 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.00%) MySQL
4 11 (4.58%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.75%) Redis
7 8 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.08%) Big Data
11 4 (1.67%) MS Access
12 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (19.17%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.92%) Subversion
3 30 (12.50%) Selenium
4 24 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 22 (9.17%) Maven
6 20 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 19 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (6.67%) TeamCity
8 16 (6.67%) JUnit
9 13 (5.42%) WebDriver
10 12 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (4.58%) Mockito
11 11 (4.58%) SoapUI
12 10 (4.17%) Hudson
12 10 (4.17%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.75%) NUnit
14 7 (2.92%) Ant
14 7 (2.92%) Bugzilla
15 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
16 5 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 79 (32.92%) Finance
2 41 (17.08%) Banking
3 23 (9.58%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.42%) Front Office
5 10 (4.17%) Billing
6 5 (2.08%) Back Office
6 5 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.08%) Advertising
6 5 (2.08%) Retail
6 5 (2.08%) Marketing
7 3 (1.25%) Publishing
7 3 (1.25%) Legal
8 2 (0.83%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
9 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (28.75%) Developer
2 53 (22.08%) Analyst
3 28 (11.67%) Test Analyst
4 23 (9.58%) Tester
5 17 (7.08%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 12 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 12 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 9 (3.75%) Java Developer
7 9 (3.75%) C# Developer
7 9 (3.75%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.33%) Consultant
8 8 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (2.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 7 (2.92%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.50%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.50%) SQL Developer
10 6 (2.50%) Automation Tester
10 6 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.58%) HTML
1 47 (19.58%) XML
2 38 (15.83%) Web Services
3 31 (12.92%) .NET
4 29 (12.08%) CSS
4 29 (12.08%) JSON
5 26 (10.83%) HTML5
6 24 (10.00%) Middleware
7 20 (8.33%) Spring
8 19 (7.92%) JMS
8 19 (7.92%) AngularJS
9 16 (6.67%) jQuery
10 15 (6.25%) RESTful
10 15 (6.25%) REST
10 15 (6.25%) LAMP
11 14 (5.83%) SOAP
12 13 (5.42%) Symfony
13 12 (5.00%) WCF
13 12 (5.00%) Ajax
13 12 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.33%) Derivative
3 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.92%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.92%) User Experience
7 6 (2.50%) Open Source
8 5 (2.08%) Clustering
8 5 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.08%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.25%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.25%) Wiki
10 3 (1.25%) Statistics
10 3 (1.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.75%) UNIX
2 31 (12.92%) Linux
3 23 (9.58%) Windows
4 8 (3.33%) Android
4 8 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.50%) TDD
2 54 (22.50%) Scrum
3 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (14.17%) OO
5 32 (13.33%) BDD
6 27 (11.25%) SOA
7 21 (8.75%) Software Testing
8 19 (7.92%) MVC
9 18 (7.50%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.08%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.67%) Kanban
12 15 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 14 (5.83%) Automated Testing
13 14 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.83%) Project Management
13 14 (5.83%) OO PHP
14 13 (5.42%) DevOps
14 13 (5.42%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.67%) SQL
2 55 (22.92%) Java
3 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.67%) C#
5 21 (8.75%) Python
6 20 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 19 (7.92%) PHP
8 12 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.00%) Scala
9 10 (4.17%) Jython
9 10 (4.17%) Ruby
10 9 (3.75%) Perl
10 9 (3.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (3.33%) VBA
12 7 (2.92%) Groovy
13 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.25%) C
16 2 (0.83%) R
17 1 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (10.42%) ISEB
2 15 (6.25%) Degree
3 12 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.42%) MAPM
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MCPD
9 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMP
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.83%) QA
2 10 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.25%) COREP
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) KVM
3 2 (0.83%) HDFS
4 1 (0.42%) vCloud
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (13.75%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (8.33%) Puppet
3 11 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.67%) Ansible
6 4 (1.67%) Control-M
7 3 (1.25%) SELinux
8 2 (0.83%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.83%) Nagios
8 2 (0.83%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.42%) Oozie
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (16.67%) Oracle
2 28 (11.67%) HP
3 21 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.75%) Remedy
4 13 (5.42%) Siebel
5 11 (4.58%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.75%) DevExpress
6 9 (3.75%) Google
6 9 (3.75%) Murex
7 8 (3.33%) IBM
8 7 (2.92%) VMware
8 7 (2.92%) New Relic
9 6 (2.50%) Zend
9 6 (2.50%) Sybase
10 5 (2.08%) Calypso
11 4 (1.67%) SAP
11 4 (1.67%) ATG
11 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.67%) TIBCO
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago