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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 87 112 155
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +43
Contract jobs citing JIRA 128 119 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.25% 1.68% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.22% 14.80% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 84 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -5.45%
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 £45.00 £33.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.87%
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
789 804 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.84% 11.35% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 603 546
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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.

1 118 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (34.02%) Finance
3 60 (24.59%) SQL
4 55 (22.54%) Scrum
5 51 (20.90%) Java
6 50 (20.49%) TDD
7 48 (19.67%) HTML
8 47 (19.26%) Git (software)
9 43 (17.62%) Banking
9 43 (17.62%) XML
10 42 (17.21%) Oracle
11 36 (14.75%) Web Services
11 36 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
12 35 (14.34%) QA
13 34 (13.93%) .NET
13 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.52%) OO
15 32 (13.11%) JavaScript
15 32 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (12.70%) Subversion
16 31 (12.70%) UNIX
16 31 (12.70%) SOA
16 31 (12.70%) Middleware
17 30 (12.30%) Linux
18 29 (11.89%) Confluence
18 29 (11.89%) BDD
19 28 (11.48%) CSS
19 28 (11.48%) HP
20 27 (11.07%) ISEB
20 27 (11.07%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (11.89%) Confluence
2 23 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 13 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (5.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (4.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.51%) Apache
5 11 (4.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (4.10%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.28%) JBoss
8 7 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.05%) Node.js
10 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.64%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.64%) CMS
11 3 (1.23%) IIS
11 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.92%) MS Project
3 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.10%) MS Office
5 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (6.97%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (5.33%) Documaker
3 5 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.64%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.41%) Magento
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.82%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) GitHub
4 2 (0.82%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Force.com
5 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.79%) HTTPS
2 13 (5.33%) HTTP
3 12 (4.92%) SSL
4 5 (2.05%) Internet
5 4 (1.64%) Firewall
6 3 (1.23%) VPN
6 3 (1.23%) DNS
6 3 (1.23%) Multicast
7 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.41%) LDAP
8 1 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.41%) SNMP
8 1 (0.41%) DVB
8 1 (0.41%) AMQP
8 1 (0.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle ODI
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (5.74%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (4.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (4.51%) MySQL
6 10 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.69%) Redis
8 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.87%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.05%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.05%) Big Data
12 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.64%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.64%) MS Access
13 3 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.70%) Subversion
3 26 (10.66%) Selenium
4 24 (9.84%) Maven
5 22 (9.02%) Jenkins
6 19 (7.79%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.79%) TeamCity
7 13 (5.33%) JUnit
7 13 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.51%) WebDriver
9 10 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.10%) Mockito
10 9 (3.69%) NUnit
11 8 (3.28%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.87%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.87%) Bugzilla
12 7 (2.87%) Hudson
13 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.46%) Ant
14 5 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 83 (34.02%) Finance
2 43 (17.62%) Banking
3 25 (10.25%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.74%) Billing
5 13 (5.33%) Front Office
6 7 (2.87%) Back Office
7 6 (2.46%) Advertising
8 5 (2.05%) Retail
8 5 (2.05%) Marketing
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
10 2 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (30.33%) Developer
2 53 (21.72%) Analyst
3 27 (11.07%) Test Analyst
4 23 (9.43%) Tester
5 18 (7.38%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.74%) Test Manager
7 12 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.51%) Consultant
9 9 (3.69%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.28%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (3.28%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 6 (2.46%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.46%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (19.67%) HTML
2 43 (17.62%) XML
3 36 (14.75%) Web Services
4 34 (13.93%) .NET
5 31 (12.70%) Middleware
6 28 (11.48%) CSS
7 27 (11.07%) HTML5
8 25 (10.25%) JSON
9 23 (9.43%) JMS
10 20 (8.20%) AngularJS
11 18 (7.38%) Spring
12 16 (6.56%) jQuery
13 15 (6.15%) JDBC
13 15 (6.15%) RESTful
13 15 (6.15%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (6.15%) WebCenter
14 14 (5.74%) LAMP
14 14 (5.74%) SOAP
14 14 (5.74%) REST
15 12 (4.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) Derivative
3 13 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.28%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.87%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.87%) User Experience
7 6 (2.46%) Open Source
8 5 (2.05%) Clustering
8 5 (2.05%) Wiki
8 5 (2.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.64%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.23%) Equities
10 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.70%) UNIX
2 30 (12.30%) Linux
3 21 (8.61%) Windows
4 10 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.28%) Android
6 4 (1.64%) SELinux
7 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.82%) CentOS
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (22.54%) Scrum
3 50 (20.49%) TDD
4 33 (13.52%) OO
5 32 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.70%) SOA
7 29 (11.89%) BDD
8 22 (9.02%) Software Testing
9 20 (8.20%) MVC
10 19 (7.79%) Test Scripting
11 16 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (6.56%) DevOps
12 15 (6.15%) Project Management
13 14 (5.74%) Revenue Management
13 14 (5.74%) Content Management
14 13 (5.33%) OO PHP
14 13 (5.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.59%) SQL
2 51 (20.90%) Java
3 32 (13.11%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.07%) C#
5 26 (10.66%) Bash Shell
6 25 (10.25%) Python
7 18 (7.38%) PHP
8 15 (6.15%) Jython
9 14 (5.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 13 (5.33%) Ruby
11 12 (4.92%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.69%) Perl
12 9 (3.69%) Scala
13 8 (3.28%) VBA
14 5 (2.05%) Groovy
15 4 (1.64%) C
16 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (11.07%) ISEB
2 15 (6.15%) Degree
3 12 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CBAP
8 1 (0.41%) MAPM
8 1 (0.41%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.34%) QA
2 13 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.23%) COREP
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (7.38%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.64%) vCloud
4 2 (0.82%) HDFS
4 2 (0.82%) KVM
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (14.75%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (7.79%) Puppet
3 15 (6.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (5.74%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.64%) Control-M
7 3 (1.23%) Ansible
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.82%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.82%) Nagios
9 1 (0.41%) Cacti
9 1 (0.41%) Oozie
9 1 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (17.21%) Oracle
2 28 (11.48%) HP
3 23 (9.43%) Remedy
4 19 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.56%) Siebel
6 12 (4.92%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.69%) Murex
7 9 (3.69%) DevExpress
8 8 (3.28%) VMware
8 8 (3.28%) IBM
9 7 (2.87%) Google
9 7 (2.87%) New Relic
10 6 (2.46%) Zend
10 6 (2.46%) Sybase
11 5 (2.05%) Calypso
11 5 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.64%) ATG
12 4 (1.64%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.64%) SAP
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