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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 85 132 169
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +37
Contract jobs citing JIRA 124 101 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.90% 11.72% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 74 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
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
780 862 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 11.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 633 538
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £21.46 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.49%) Finance
3 53 (24.65%) Java
4 52 (24.19%) SQL
4 52 (24.19%) Scrum
5 51 (23.72%) Oracle
6 48 (22.33%) Git (software)
7 45 (20.93%) TDD
8 42 (19.53%) Linux
9 40 (18.60%) HTML
9 40 (18.60%) Banking
10 37 (17.21%) XML
11 35 (16.28%) .NET
12 34 (15.81%) SOA
12 34 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (15.81%) HP Quality Center
13 33 (15.35%) UNIX
14 32 (14.88%) Python
14 32 (14.88%) Maven
15 31 (14.42%) Subversion
15 31 (14.42%) Confluence
15 31 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (13.49%) Bash Shell
16 29 (13.49%) QA
17 28 (13.02%) Puppet
17 28 (13.02%) JavaScript
18 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
18 27 (12.56%) OO
18 27 (12.56%) Middleware
19 26 (12.09%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (14.42%) Confluence
2 26 (12.09%) WebLogic
3 16 (7.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.05%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.12%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 9 (4.19%) Apache
9 4 (1.86%) Node.js
9 4 (1.86%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.40%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.40%) IIS
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.47%) uiautomator
12 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.58%) MS Project
3 11 (5.12%) MS Office
4 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.93%) SPSS
6 2 (0.93%) Gephi
7 1 (0.47%) Mingle
7 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (5.12%) Documaker
3 5 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.86%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) Magento
5 1 (0.47%) RMDS
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) GitHub
3 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.47%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.91%) HTTPS
2 13 (6.05%) HTTP
3 10 (4.65%) SSL
4 6 (2.79%) Internet
5 4 (1.86%) Firewall
6 3 (1.40%) Multicast
6 3 (1.40%) VPN
7 2 (0.93%) DNS
7 2 (0.93%) AMQP
8 1 (0.47%) DVB
8 1 (0.47%) LDAP
8 1 (0.47%) SNMP
8 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.37%) NoSQL
2 18 (8.37%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.98%) MySQL
4 14 (6.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.05%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (6.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.72%) Redis
9 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.86%) Big Data
12 3 (1.40%) HBase
12 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.40%) MS Access
13 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (22.33%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.88%) Maven
3 31 (14.42%) Subversion
4 26 (12.09%) Jenkins
5 19 (8.84%) TeamCity
6 17 (7.91%) Cucumber
6 17 (7.91%) Selenium
7 12 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.58%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.12%) Ant
9 8 (3.72%) JUnit
9 8 (3.72%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.26%) Gerrit
10 7 (3.26%) NUnit
10 7 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (3.26%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.79%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.79%) JMeter
11 6 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 72 (33.49%) Finance
2 40 (18.60%) Banking
3 24 (11.16%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.05%) Billing
5 10 (4.65%) Front Office
6 6 (2.79%) Back Office
7 5 (2.33%) Advertising
8 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.86%) Marketing
9 3 (1.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Retail
11 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (29.77%) Developer
2 48 (22.33%) Analyst
3 25 (11.63%) Test Analyst
4 17 (7.91%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.44%) Tester
6 11 (5.12%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.19%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.72%) Test Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Consultant
8 8 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.26%) Test Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.26%) PHP Developer
9 7 (3.26%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (2.79%) Middleware Consultant
10 6 (2.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (2.33%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.33%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.33%) Deployment Manager
11 5 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.60%) HTML
2 37 (17.21%) XML
3 35 (16.28%) .NET
4 27 (12.56%) Middleware
5 26 (12.09%) Web Services
6 23 (10.70%) HTML5
7 22 (10.23%) JSON
8 21 (9.77%) CSS
9 20 (9.30%) JMS
10 16 (7.44%) J2EE
11 15 (6.98%) Spring
12 14 (6.51%) RESTful
12 14 (6.51%) AngularJS
13 13 (6.05%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (6.05%) WebCenter
13 13 (6.05%) jQuery
13 13 (6.05%) LAMP
13 13 (6.05%) JDBC
14 10 (4.65%) ASP.NET
14 10 (4.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) Derivative
3 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.26%) Open Source
6 7 (3.26%) Market Risk
6 7 (3.26%) Wiki
7 6 (2.79%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.79%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.33%) Clustering
9 4 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.86%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.86%) User Experience
10 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.40%) Statistics
10 3 (1.40%) Copywriting
11 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.53%) Linux
2 33 (15.35%) UNIX
3 21 (9.77%) Windows
4 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.86%) Android
6 4 (1.86%) SELinux
7 2 (0.93%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.47%) pSOS
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.19%) Scrum
3 45 (20.93%) TDD
4 34 (15.81%) SOA
4 34 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (12.56%) OO
6 24 (11.16%) DevOps
7 23 (10.70%) BDD
8 19 (8.84%) MVC
8 19 (8.84%) Test Scripting
9 17 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (7.91%) Project Management
10 16 (7.44%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.51%) Business Analysis
12 13 (6.05%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.58%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.58%) Content Management
13 12 (5.58%) Revenue Management
14 11 (5.12%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 53 (24.65%) Java
2 52 (24.19%) SQL
3 32 (14.88%) Python
4 29 (13.49%) Bash Shell
5 28 (13.02%) JavaScript
6 26 (12.09%) C#
7 15 (6.98%) Ruby
8 14 (6.51%) PHP
8 14 (6.51%) Jython
9 13 (6.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 12 (5.58%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.72%) Perl
13 6 (2.79%) C
13 6 (2.79%) VBA
14 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.40%) R
15 3 (1.40%) Scala
16 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (7.44%) ISEB
2 13 (6.05%) Degree
3 9 (4.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.93%) PMP
7 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MAPM
7 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CBAP
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.49%) QA
2 12 (5.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.65%) vCloud
3 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.86%) KVM
5 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) Firmware
6 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (15.81%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (13.02%) Puppet
3 14 (6.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (6.05%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.79%) Control-M
7 3 (1.40%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.40%) Nagios
8 2 (0.93%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.93%) Ansible
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.47%) Salt
9 1 (0.47%) Oozie
9 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (23.72%) Oracle
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.23%) HP
4 21 (9.77%) Remedy
5 15 (6.98%) Siebel
6 14 (6.51%) VMware
6 14 (6.51%) Atlassian
7 8 (3.72%) IBM
7 8 (3.72%) JBoss
7 8 (3.72%) DevExpress
8 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.79%) New Relic
9 5 (2.33%) Zend
9 5 (2.33%) Sybase
10 4 (1.86%) Murex
10 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.86%) Google
11 3 (1.40%) SAP
11 3 (1.40%) Informatica
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