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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 95 145 152
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 109 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 1.18% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.66% 10.20% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 60
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £331 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £585 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
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
798 853 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 648 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 66 (30.84%) Java
3 59 (27.57%) Oracle
4 56 (26.17%) SQL
5 49 (22.90%) Git (software)
6 48 (22.43%) Linux
7 47 (21.96%) Banking
8 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (21.50%) Scrum
9 41 (19.16%) UNIX
9 41 (19.16%) SOA
10 37 (17.29%) Confluence
11 36 (16.82%) QA
12 35 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 34 (15.89%) .NET
13 34 (15.89%) Python
13 34 (15.89%) Subversion
14 33 (15.42%) Maven
14 33 (15.42%) Investment Banking
14 33 (15.42%) Jenkins
15 32 (14.95%) TDD
16 31 (14.49%) Bash Shell
17 30 (14.02%) C#
18 29 (13.55%) DevOps
19 28 (13.08%) WebLogic
19 28 (13.08%) Web Services
20 27 (12.62%) XML
20 27 (12.62%) OO
20 27 (12.62%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (17.29%) Confluence
2 28 (13.08%) WebLogic
3 21 (9.81%) Tomcat
4 18 (8.41%) WebSphere
4 18 (8.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (4.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.27%) Apache
7 7 (3.27%) IIS
8 5 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.87%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.40%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.40%) Node.js
11 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.93%) CMS
12 1 (0.47%) Documentum
12 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.21%) MS Office
3 8 (3.74%) MS Project
4 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.93%) Gephi
6 2 (0.93%) SPSS
7 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.47%) Mingle
7 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (7.01%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (4.67%) Documaker
3 6 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.87%) Global One
5 3 (1.40%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.80%) SaaS
5 5 (2.34%) PaaS
5 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.34%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Force.com
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.01%) HTTPS
2 12 (5.61%) HTTP
3 10 (4.67%) SSL
4 6 (2.80%) Firewall
5 5 (2.34%) Internet
6 3 (1.40%) VPN
6 3 (1.40%) Multicast
7 2 (0.93%) AMQP
7 2 (0.93%) LDAP
7 2 (0.93%) DNS
7 2 (0.93%) FTP
8 1 (0.47%) 3G
8 1 (0.47%) 2G
8 1 (0.47%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.47%) 4G
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.48%) MySQL
4 13 (6.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (5.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (5.61%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.87%) Redis
10 4 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.40%) Big Data
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 49 (22.90%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.89%) Subversion
3 33 (15.42%) Maven
3 33 (15.42%) Jenkins
4 25 (11.68%) TeamCity
5 19 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (8.88%) Selenium
6 17 (7.94%) Ant
6 17 (7.94%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.61%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.14%) Bugzilla
9 10 (4.67%) Gerrit
9 10 (4.67%) JMeter
9 10 (4.67%) JUnit
10 9 (4.21%) AnthillPro
11 7 (3.27%) NUnit
12 6 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 5 (2.34%) SoapUI
General
1 67 (31.31%) Finance
2 47 (21.96%) Banking
3 33 (15.42%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.61%) Billing
4 12 (5.61%) Front Office
5 9 (4.21%) Back Office
6 6 (2.80%) Advertising
7 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.34%) Marketing
8 3 (1.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (30.37%) Developer
2 40 (18.69%) Analyst
3 17 (7.94%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.48%) Test Analyst
4 16 (7.48%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Tester
6 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
7 8 (3.74%) Deployment Manager
7 8 (3.74%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Consultant
8 7 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) Middleware Consultant
9 6 (2.80%) Test Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Software Tester
9 6 (2.80%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (2.34%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.34%) Administrator
10 5 (2.34%) Architect
10 5 (2.34%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (2.34%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.89%) .NET
2 28 (13.08%) Web Services
3 27 (12.62%) XML
4 26 (12.15%) HTML
5 22 (10.28%) J2EE
6 21 (9.81%) Middleware
7 18 (8.41%) JMS
8 17 (7.94%) HTML5
9 15 (7.01%) Spring
10 13 (6.07%) CSS
10 13 (6.07%) JDBC
11 12 (5.61%) WebCenter
11 12 (5.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 11 (5.14%) RESTful
12 11 (5.14%) WCF
13 10 (4.67%) jQuery
14 9 (4.21%) AngularJS
14 9 (4.21%) Hibernate
15 8 (3.74%) JSON
15 8 (3.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.61%) Derivative
2 11 (5.14%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (4.21%) Market Risk
5 8 (3.74%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.27%) Wiki
6 7 (3.27%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.34%) Equities
7 5 (2.34%) Open Source
8 4 (1.87%) Clustering
9 3 (1.40%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.40%) Statistics
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.43%) Linux
2 41 (19.16%) UNIX
3 25 (11.68%) Windows
4 8 (3.74%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.34%) Android
7 4 (1.87%) SELinux
7 4 (1.87%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) CentOS
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Debian
8 2 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE
9 1 (0.47%) pSOS
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.47%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (21.50%) Scrum
2 41 (19.16%) SOA
3 35 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (14.95%) TDD
5 29 (13.55%) DevOps
6 27 (12.62%) OO
7 24 (11.21%) Test Scripting
8 21 (9.81%) BDD
9 16 (7.48%) Software Testing
10 15 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.01%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.07%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.61%) Content Management
13 12 (5.61%) Configuration Management
13 12 (5.61%) MVC
14 11 (5.14%) ETL
14 11 (5.14%) OOD
14 11 (5.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.84%) Java
2 56 (26.17%) SQL
3 34 (15.89%) Python
4 31 (14.49%) Bash Shell
5 30 (14.02%) C#
6 23 (10.75%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 17 (7.94%) Ruby
8 13 (6.07%) Jython
9 12 (5.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 12 (5.61%) Perl
10 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.80%) VBA
12 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.34%) PHP
13 4 (1.87%) C
14 2 (0.93%) Korn
14 2 (0.93%) Groovy
14 2 (0.93%) C-shell
14 2 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (6.07%) ISEB
1 13 (6.07%) Degree
2 7 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.87%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) PMP
4 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) MAPM
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.82%) QA
2 14 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (6.07%) vCloud
1 13 (6.07%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.34%) KVM
4 4 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.40%) HDFS
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.47%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.47%) qmail
7 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (12.62%) Puppet
2 25 (11.68%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (6.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (5.61%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.74%) Control-M
7 5 (2.34%) Nagios
8 4 (1.87%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 59 (27.57%) Oracle
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.41%) Remedy
3 18 (8.41%) VMware
4 14 (6.54%) Atlassian
5 13 (6.07%) HP
6 10 (4.67%) Siebel
6 10 (4.67%) Sybase
7 8 (3.74%) IBM
8 6 (2.80%) JBoss
8 6 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.80%) Informatica
9 5 (2.34%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.87%) GoldenSource
10 4 (1.87%) Google
10 4 (1.87%) 29West
10 4 (1.87%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.87%) SunGard
11 3 (1.40%) Temenos
11 3 (1.40%) jBASE
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