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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 82 93 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.61% 1.82% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.85% 12.92% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 89
Average daily rate £413 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £590 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
413 720 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.12% 14.06% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 579 554
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 91 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.85%) SQL
3 61 (34.46%) Java
4 58 (32.77%) Banking
5 55 (31.07%) Finance
6 49 (27.68%) Scrum
7 41 (23.16%) Git (software)
7 41 (23.16%) Jenkins
8 40 (22.60%) Confluence
9 39 (22.03%) Linux
10 36 (20.34%) Oracle
11 33 (18.64%) Investment Banking
12 32 (18.08%) QA
13 30 (16.95%) Unix
14 28 (15.82%) Subversion
14 28 (15.82%) Degree
15 25 (14.12%) Maven
15 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
16 24 (13.56%) TDD
16 24 (13.56%) Equities
17 23 (12.99%) HTML
17 23 (12.99%) JUnit
17 23 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 22 (12.43%) Spring
19 21 (11.86%) Atlassian
19 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
20 20 (11.30%) Cucumber
21 19 (10.73%) Mockito
21 19 (10.73%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (22.60%) Confluence
2 19 (10.73%) Apache
3 18 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.65%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.08%) JBoss
6 7 (3.95%) CMS
7 5 (2.82%) Node.js
7 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.26%) Mule
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.13%) IIS
10 2 (1.13%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.56%) Captiva
11 1 (0.56%) Documentum
11 1 (0.56%) Drupal
11 1 (0.56%) Jetty
11 1 (0.56%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.26%) MS Project
5 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.69%) Salerio
3 1 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) HFM
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.69%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) HTTP
2 4 (2.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.13%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) AMQP
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) IPsec
4 1 (0.56%) IPv6
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Multicast
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.52%) Big Data
5 7 (3.95%) Apache Hive
5 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.82%) MySQL
6 5 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.26%) HBase
7 4 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.69%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.13%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 41 (23.16%) Git (software)
1 41 (23.16%) Jenkins
2 28 (15.82%) Subversion
3 25 (14.12%) Maven
4 23 (12.99%) JUnit
5 20 (11.30%) Cucumber
6 19 (10.73%) Mockito
7 18 (10.17%) TeamCity
8 14 (7.91%) Eclipse
9 13 (7.34%) Selenium
10 9 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (5.08%) ClearCase
10 9 (5.08%) ClearQuest
11 8 (4.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (3.95%) Ant
13 6 (3.39%) FishEye
13 6 (3.39%) Hudson
13 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (3.39%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.82%) EasyMock
General
1 58 (32.77%) Banking
2 55 (31.07%) Finance
3 33 (18.64%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.65%) Front Office
5 7 (3.95%) Marketing
6 4 (2.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Retail
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (37.29%) Developer
2 43 (24.29%) Analyst
3 22 (12.43%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.47%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.91%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (6.21%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.08%) Consultant
10 8 (4.52%) Database Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Database Programmer
10 8 (4.52%) Programmer
10 8 (4.52%) Sybase Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Tester
11 7 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.39%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.39%) Test Leader
13 5 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.99%) HTML
2 22 (12.43%) Spring
3 18 (10.17%) XML
4 16 (9.04%) Web Services
5 14 (7.91%) CSS
5 14 (7.91%) Hibernate
6 11 (6.21%) .NET
6 11 (6.21%) REST
7 10 (5.65%) J2EE
8 8 (4.52%) JPA
8 8 (4.52%) SOAP
9 7 (3.95%) HTML5
9 7 (3.95%) JMS
9 7 (3.95%) JSON
9 7 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (3.39%) Cascading
10 6 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (3.39%) Java EE
10 6 (3.39%) jQuery
11 5 (2.82%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.56%) Equities
2 23 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (10.17%) Derivative
4 17 (9.60%) Fixed Income
5 15 (8.47%) Mobile App
6 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.52%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (3.39%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.39%) User Experience
10 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
11 4 (2.26%) CMDB
11 4 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.26%) iPad
11 4 (2.26%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.69%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.69%) VWAP
12 3 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.03%) Linux
2 30 (16.95%) Unix
3 9 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.52%) Windows
5 5 (2.82%) Android
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Debian
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) SUSE
7 1 (0.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.68%) Scrum
3 24 (13.56%) TDD
4 21 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.73%) SDLC
6 17 (9.60%) BDD
6 17 (9.60%) Issue Tracking
6 17 (9.60%) OO
6 17 (9.60%) Waterfall
7 16 (9.04%) DevOps
7 16 (9.04%) Test Scripting
7 16 (9.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (8.47%) ETL
9 14 (7.91%) Configuration Management
10 13 (7.34%) Migration
10 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.78%) Analytics
11 12 (6.78%) Defect Management
11 12 (6.78%) Project Management
11 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.85%) SQL
2 61 (34.46%) Java
3 25 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.60%) C#
5 16 (9.04%) Bash Shell
5 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
6 15 (8.47%) Perl
7 13 (7.34%) Python
8 11 (6.21%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.21%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.95%) PHP
10 6 (3.39%) AWK
10 6 (3.39%) sed
11 5 (2.82%) Groovy
11 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.82%) VB
12 4 (2.26%) C++
12 4 (2.26%) JPQL
12 4 (2.26%) Scala
12 4 (2.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.82%) Degree
2 12 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.95%) ISEB
4 6 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCPD
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.08%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.13%) Basel III
3 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) WAI
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) FATCA
4 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.82%) Docker
2 4 (2.26%) vCloud
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) iptables
4 1 (0.56%) Postfix
4 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.95%) Puppet
3 6 (3.39%) Oozie
3 6 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.69%) logstash
4 3 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Ansible
5 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.56%) Control-M
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (20.34%) Oracle
2 21 (11.86%) Atlassian
3 15 (8.47%) HP
4 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.21%) Sybase
6 9 (5.08%) WorldPay
7 8 (4.52%) DataSynapse
7 8 (4.52%) Reuters
8 6 (3.39%) Murex
8 6 (3.39%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.39%) VMware
9 5 (2.82%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.82%) IBM
9 5 (2.82%) Siebel
10 3 (1.69%) Informatica
10 3 (1.69%) Rally
10 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) Remedy
10 3 (1.69%) Zend
11 2 (1.13%) Black Duck
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