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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 85 130 161
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +31
Contract jobs citing JIRA 126 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.14% 1.43% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 11.88% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £550 £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 - £59.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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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
796 850 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 12.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 630 533
Average daily rate £434 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £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 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 97 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.42%) Finance
3 54 (24.66%) Java
4 53 (24.20%) SQL
5 52 (23.74%) Oracle
6 48 (21.92%) Scrum
7 47 (21.46%) Git (software)
8 43 (19.63%) Linux
9 41 (18.72%) Banking
10 40 (18.26%) TDD
11 37 (16.89%) XML
12 36 (16.44%) .NET
12 36 (16.44%) SOA
13 35 (15.98%) UNIX
13 35 (15.98%) Subversion
14 34 (15.53%) HTML
15 33 (15.07%) SQL Server
15 33 (15.07%) Python
15 33 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (14.61%) Maven
16 32 (14.61%) HP Quality Center
16 32 (14.61%) Confluence
17 31 (14.16%) C#
17 31 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (13.24%) Bash Shell
19 28 (12.79%) Puppet
19 28 (12.79%) QA
19 28 (12.79%) OO
20 27 (12.33%) WebLogic
20 27 (12.33%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 32 (14.61%) Confluence
2 27 (12.33%) WebLogic
3 17 (7.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.39%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.02%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (5.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 10 (4.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (3.65%) Apache
9 5 (2.28%) IIS
10 3 (1.37%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.37%) Node.js
10 3 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.46%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.94%) MS Project
3 10 (4.57%) MS Office
4 7 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.91%) Gephi
6 2 (0.91%) SPSS
7 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.46%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (7.31%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (5.02%) Documaker
3 7 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.46%) RMDS
5 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.46%) Magento
5 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.83%) SaaS
4 4 (1.83%) IaaS
5 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Force.com
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.76%) HTTPS
2 13 (5.94%) HTTP
3 10 (4.57%) SSL
4 6 (2.74%) Internet
5 5 (2.28%) Firewall
6 3 (1.37%) VPN
6 3 (1.37%) DNS
6 3 (1.37%) Multicast
7 2 (0.91%) AMQP
8 1 (0.46%) LDAP
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.22%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.31%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.31%) MySQL
4 14 (6.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (5.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (5.94%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (5.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.20%) Redis
9 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.37%) MS Access
11 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.37%) Big Data
12 2 (0.91%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 47 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.98%) Subversion
3 32 (14.61%) Maven
4 27 (12.33%) Jenkins
5 23 (10.50%) TeamCity
6 17 (7.76%) Cucumber
6 17 (7.76%) Selenium
7 16 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.94%) Mercurial
9 12 (5.48%) Ant
10 10 (4.57%) NUnit
11 9 (4.11%) Bugzilla
12 8 (3.65%) JUnit
12 8 (3.65%) JMeter
12 8 (3.65%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.65%) Gerrit
13 7 (3.20%) AnthillPro
13 7 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.74%) Eclipse
General
1 71 (32.42%) Finance
2 41 (18.72%) Banking
3 27 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.94%) Billing
4 13 (5.94%) Front Office
5 6 (2.74%) Advertising
6 5 (2.28%) Back Office
6 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.83%) Marketing
8 3 (1.37%) Publishing
9 2 (0.91%) Retail
9 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (28.77%) Developer
2 48 (21.92%) Analyst
3 23 (10.50%) Test Analyst
4 19 (8.68%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.85%) Tester
6 11 (5.02%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.57%) Test Engineer
7 10 (4.57%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.65%) Consultant
8 8 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.20%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.20%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (2.74%) C# Developer
10 6 (2.74%) Deployment Manager
10 6 (2.74%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.74%) Middleware Consultant
10 6 (2.74%) PHP Developer
11 5 (2.28%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 5 (2.28%) Project Planner
11 5 (2.28%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.89%) XML
2 36 (16.44%) .NET
3 34 (15.53%) HTML
4 26 (11.87%) Web Services
4 26 (11.87%) Middleware
5 20 (9.13%) HTML5
6 18 (8.22%) JSON
6 18 (8.22%) JMS
7 17 (7.76%) CSS
8 16 (7.31%) J2EE
9 14 (6.39%) JDBC
10 13 (5.94%) Spring
10 13 (5.94%) WebCenter
10 13 (5.94%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (5.48%) RESTful
12 11 (5.02%) WCF
12 11 (5.02%) LAMP
12 11 (5.02%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.57%) jQuery
14 9 (4.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.39%) Derivative
3 11 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.11%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.65%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.20%) Digital Media
7 7 (3.20%) Wiki
8 6 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.28%) Open Source
9 5 (2.28%) Clustering
10 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.83%) User Experience
11 3 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.37%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.37%) Statistics
11 3 (1.37%) Copywriting
11 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.91%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.63%) Linux
2 35 (15.98%) UNIX
3 25 (11.42%) Windows
4 7 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Android
6 4 (1.83%) SELinux
6 4 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.91%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.46%) pSOS
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.92%) Scrum
3 40 (18.26%) TDD
4 36 (16.44%) SOA
5 33 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (12.79%) OO
7 26 (11.87%) DevOps
8 23 (10.50%) BDD
9 20 (9.13%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (7.76%) Software Testing
11 16 (7.31%) Project Management
11 16 (7.31%) MVC
12 15 (6.85%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.94%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.48%) CRM
14 12 (5.48%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.48%) Content Management
14 12 (5.48%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.66%) Java
2 53 (24.20%) SQL
3 33 (15.07%) Python
4 31 (14.16%) C#
5 29 (13.24%) Bash Shell
6 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.85%) Ruby
8 14 (6.39%) Jython
9 13 (5.94%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 11 (5.02%) PHP
11 8 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.65%) Perl
12 6 (2.74%) VBA
13 5 (2.28%) C
14 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.37%) R
15 3 (1.37%) Scala
16 2 (0.91%) Groovy
16 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (6.85%) ISEB
2 10 (4.57%) Degree
3 9 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.37%) MAPM
6 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.37%) PMP
6 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.79%) QA
2 12 (5.48%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.02%) vCloud
3 7 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) KVM
4 3 (1.37%) HDFS
5 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (14.61%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (12.79%) Puppet
3 14 (6.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (5.94%) Oracle Identity Management
5 10 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.74%) Control-M
7 3 (1.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.91%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.91%) Ansible
9 1 (0.46%) Salt
9 1 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 52 (23.74%) Oracle
2 27 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.59%) Remedy
4 19 (8.68%) HP
5 16 (7.31%) VMware
6 15 (6.85%) Siebel
7 13 (5.94%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.65%) IBM
9 7 (3.20%) JBoss
9 7 (3.20%) DevExpress
10 5 (2.28%) Sybase
10 5 (2.28%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.28%) New Relic
11 4 (1.83%) Google
11 4 (1.83%) Zend
11 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.37%) Informatica
12 3 (1.37%) Murex
12 3 (1.37%) SAP
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