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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 102 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 97 102 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 1.72% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.27% 13.69% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 66
Average daily rate
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£408 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
731 745 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.40% 12.60% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 552 533
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.13%
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (34.35%) Finance
3 66 (28.70%) SQL
4 54 (23.48%) Java
5 53 (23.04%) TDD
6 48 (20.87%) Scrum
7 43 (18.70%) Oracle
8 42 (18.26%) HTML
9 41 (17.83%) XML
9 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
10 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (15.65%) Banking
11 36 (15.65%) QA
12 35 (15.22%) Selenium
13 34 (14.78%) Web Services
14 33 (14.35%) JavaScript
14 33 (14.35%) BDD
15 31 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
15 31 (13.48%) .NET
15 31 (13.48%) UNIX
15 31 (13.48%) Linux
16 29 (12.61%) OO
16 29 (12.61%) CSS
16 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (12.17%) Jenkins
17 28 (12.17%) Subversion
18 27 (11.74%) SOA
18 27 (11.74%) HP
19 26 (11.30%) C#
20 25 (10.87%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (9.13%) WebLogic
2 18 (7.83%) Confluence
3 13 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.35%) Apache
4 10 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (3.48%) JBoss
7 7 (3.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.61%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (2.61%) Node.js
9 4 (1.74%) CMS
9 4 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.74%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.30%) IIS
11 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.78%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.35%) MS Project
4 6 (2.61%) MS Office
5 5 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Documaker
2 7 (3.04%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.43%) Magento
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.65%) HTTPS
2 10 (4.35%) SSL
2 10 (4.35%) HTTP
3 6 (2.61%) Internet
4 4 (1.74%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) Multicast
5 3 (1.30%) VPN
5 3 (1.30%) DNS
6 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.43%) AMQP
7 1 (0.43%) FTP
7 1 (0.43%) SNMP
7 1 (0.43%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (4.78%) MySQL
4 10 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.17%) Redis
8 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.74%) MS Access
9 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.30%) Big Data
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.22%) Selenium
3 28 (12.17%) Jenkins
3 28 (12.17%) Subversion
4 25 (10.87%) Cucumber
5 22 (9.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (8.70%) JUnit
7 19 (8.26%) Maven
8 18 (7.83%) WebDriver
9 13 (5.65%) TeamCity
9 13 (5.65%) Hudson
10 11 (4.78%) SoapUI
11 10 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 10 (4.35%) Mockito
12 9 (3.91%) NUnit
12 9 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (3.48%) TestNG
13 8 (3.48%) JBehave
13 8 (3.48%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.61%) Ant
General
1 79 (34.35%) Finance
2 36 (15.65%) Banking
3 22 (9.57%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.78%) Front Office
5 10 (4.35%) Billing
6 7 (3.04%) Retail
6 7 (3.04%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.17%) Marketing
8 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
8 3 (1.30%) Publishing
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Games
9 2 (0.87%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 61 (26.52%) Developer
2 56 (24.35%) Analyst
3 33 (14.35%) Test Analyst
4 21 (9.13%) Tester
5 16 (6.96%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.22%) Test Engineer
6 12 (5.22%) Test Manager
7 11 (4.78%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.48%) Consultant
10 8 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.04%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.04%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.04%) PHP Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.26%) HTML
2 41 (17.83%) XML
3 34 (14.78%) Web Services
4 31 (13.48%) .NET
5 29 (12.61%) CSS
6 25 (10.87%) JSON
7 22 (9.57%) Middleware
7 22 (9.57%) HTML5
8 21 (9.13%) AngularJS
9 20 (8.70%) Spring
10 18 (7.83%) jQuery
10 18 (7.83%) JMS
11 16 (6.96%) REST
12 15 (6.52%) SOAP
13 13 (5.65%) RESTful
13 13 (5.65%) LAMP
14 12 (5.22%) Ajax
14 12 (5.22%) CSS3
15 11 (4.78%) Symfony
15 11 (4.78%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.96%) Derivative
3 13 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.48%) Open Source
7 7 (3.04%) User Experience
7 7 (3.04%) Clustering
8 6 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.61%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (2.17%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.74%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.30%) Copywriting
11 3 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.87%) Equities
12 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.48%) UNIX
1 31 (13.48%) Linux
2 23 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (3.48%) Android
4 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.04%) TDD
3 48 (20.87%) Scrum
4 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (14.35%) BDD
6 29 (12.61%) OO
7 27 (11.74%) SOA
8 18 (7.83%) Software Testing
9 17 (7.39%) MVC
10 15 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 15 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 15 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.09%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.09%) Automated Testing
11 14 (6.09%) Kanban
11 14 (6.09%) DevOps
12 13 (5.65%) Automation Testing
12 13 (5.65%) Test Scripting
12 13 (5.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (28.70%) SQL
2 54 (23.48%) Java
3 33 (14.35%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.30%) C#
5 25 (10.87%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.13%) Python
7 16 (6.96%) PHP
8 13 (5.65%) Scala
9 11 (4.78%) Ruby
9 11 (4.78%) Perl
10 9 (3.91%) Groovy
11 8 (3.48%) Jython
12 7 (3.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.61%) C
14 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.17%) C++
15 4 (1.74%) VBA
16 3 (1.30%) Lua
17 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (10.43%) ISEB
2 15 (6.52%) Degree
3 12 (5.22%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.43%) MCPD
9 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.65%) QA
2 9 (3.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.30%) COREP
3 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.96%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.87%) KVM
4 1 (0.43%) vCloud
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (8.26%) Puppet
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.04%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.17%) SELinux
6 4 (1.74%) Control-M
6 4 (1.74%) Ansible
7 2 (0.87%) Nagios
7 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.43%) Oozie
8 1 (0.43%) Salt
8 1 (0.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (18.70%) Oracle
2 27 (11.74%) HP
3 22 (9.57%) Remedy
4 17 (7.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.78%) Murex
6 10 (4.35%) VMware
6 10 (4.35%) Siebel
6 10 (4.35%) IBM
7 9 (3.91%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.48%) Google
9 6 (2.61%) DevExpress
9 6 (2.61%) Zend
10 5 (2.17%) New Relic
10 5 (2.17%) Calypso
11 4 (1.74%) ATG
11 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.74%) SAP
11 4 (1.74%) Sybase
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