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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 79 121 167
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +46
Contract jobs citing JIRA 137 112 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.56% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.23% 13.69% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 78 40
Average daily rate
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£388 £419 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £361 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £558 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +80.00%
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
795 818 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.37% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 605 505
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 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 31 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.

1 116 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (33.47%) Finance
3 57 (24.15%) SQL
4 55 (23.31%) Java
4 55 (23.31%) Scrum
5 51 (21.61%) TDD
6 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
7 47 (19.92%) HTML
8 46 (19.49%) Oracle
9 41 (17.37%) XML
9 41 (17.37%) Banking
10 39 (16.53%) .NET
11 37 (15.68%) QA
12 36 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (15.25%) Linux
13 35 (14.83%) Confluence
14 34 (14.41%) UNIX
14 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (13.98%) Web Services
15 33 (13.98%) JavaScript
15 33 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (13.98%) Subversion
16 31 (13.14%) OO
16 31 (13.14%) Middleware
17 30 (12.71%) Python
17 30 (12.71%) C#
17 30 (12.71%) SOA
18 29 (12.29%) Bash Shell
19 28 (11.86%) BDD
19 28 (11.86%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (14.83%) Confluence
2 25 (10.59%) WebLogic
3 13 (5.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
5 11 (4.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 11 (4.66%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.24%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.81%) Apache
8 8 (3.39%) JBoss
9 5 (2.12%) Node.js
10 4 (1.69%) CMS
11 3 (1.27%) IIS
11 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.42%) Documentum
13 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.08%) MS Project
3 11 (4.66%) MS Office
4 7 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (7.20%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (5.08%) Documaker
3 5 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Magento
6 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) GitHub
3 2 (0.85%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.42%) Force.com
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.63%) HTTPS
2 14 (5.93%) HTTP
3 11 (4.66%) SSL
4 5 (2.12%) Internet
5 4 (1.69%) Firewall
6 3 (1.27%) VPN
6 3 (1.27%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) Multicast
7 2 (0.85%) AMQP
8 1 (0.42%) DVB
8 1 (0.42%) SNMP
8 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.42%) LDAP
8 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (5.93%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (5.51%) MySQL
6 12 (5.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (3.81%) Redis
7 9 (3.81%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.69%) Big Data
11 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.69%) MS Access
12 3 (1.27%) QlikView
12 3 (1.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 33 (13.98%) Subversion
3 28 (11.86%) Maven
4 25 (10.59%) Selenium
4 25 (10.59%) Jenkins
5 20 (8.47%) Cucumber
6 19 (8.05%) TeamCity
7 13 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (5.51%) JUnit
8 11 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (4.66%) WebDriver
9 9 (3.81%) NUnit
10 8 (3.39%) Bugzilla
10 8 (3.39%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.39%) Hudson
10 8 (3.39%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.97%) Mockito
11 7 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (2.97%) Ant
General
1 79 (33.47%) Finance
2 41 (17.37%) Banking
3 24 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.51%) Billing
4 13 (5.51%) Front Office
5 6 (2.54%) Back Office
6 5 (2.12%) Advertising
7 4 (1.69%) Marketing
8 3 (1.27%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) Retail
8 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.85%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (30.51%) Developer
2 49 (20.76%) Analyst
3 24 (10.17%) Test Analyst
4 22 (9.32%) Tester
5 19 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.24%) Test Manager
7 10 (4.24%) Consultant
7 10 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.39%) PHP Developer
9 8 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 8 (3.39%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.97%) Test Engineer
10 7 (2.97%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Middleware Consultant
11 6 (2.54%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.54%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.92%) HTML
2 41 (17.37%) XML
3 39 (16.53%) .NET
4 33 (13.98%) Web Services
5 31 (13.14%) Middleware
6 26 (11.02%) HTML5
7 25 (10.59%) CSS
8 24 (10.17%) JSON
9 20 (8.47%) JMS
10 18 (7.63%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.36%) Spring
11 15 (6.36%) REST
12 14 (5.93%) jQuery
12 14 (5.93%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (5.93%) LAMP
12 14 (5.93%) JDBC
12 14 (5.93%) WebCenter
13 13 (5.51%) SOAP
13 13 (5.51%) RESTful
14 12 (5.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.78%) Derivative
3 13 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.39%) Open Source
5 8 (3.39%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.97%) Wiki
6 7 (2.97%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.54%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.54%) Clustering
8 4 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 4 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.27%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.27%) Statistics
9 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.25%) Linux
2 34 (14.41%) UNIX
3 22 (9.32%) Windows
4 8 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.12%) SELinux
5 5 (2.12%) Android
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (23.31%) Scrum
3 51 (21.61%) TDD
4 36 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.14%) OO
6 30 (12.71%) SOA
7 28 (11.86%) BDD
8 20 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 20 (8.47%) Software Testing
9 19 (8.05%) MVC
10 17 (7.20%) Project Management
10 17 (7.20%) DevOps
11 15 (6.36%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.93%) Content Management
13 13 (5.51%) Automated Testing
13 13 (5.51%) Business Analysis
13 13 (5.51%) Kanban
13 13 (5.51%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.15%) SQL
2 55 (23.31%) Java
3 33 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.71%) C#
4 30 (12.71%) Python
5 29 (12.29%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.63%) PHP
7 16 (6.78%) Ruby
8 15 (6.36%) Jython
9 14 (5.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 12 (5.08%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.24%) Perl
12 8 (3.39%) VBA
12 8 (3.39%) Scala
13 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.54%) C
15 5 (2.12%) Groovy
16 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.42%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (9.32%) ISEB
2 14 (5.93%) Degree
3 11 (4.66%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PMP
7 2 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.85%) MAPM
7 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CBAP
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.68%) QA
2 12 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) COREP
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.20%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.54%) vCloud
4 2 (0.85%) KVM
4 2 (0.85%) HDFS
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (13.98%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (9.75%) Puppet
3 14 (5.93%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (5.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.12%) Control-M
6 3 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 2 (0.85%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.85%) Ansible
7 2 (0.85%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.42%) Salt
8 1 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (19.49%) Oracle
2 24 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.75%) HP
3 23 (9.75%) Remedy
4 16 (6.78%) Siebel
5 12 (5.08%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.24%) VMware
7 9 (3.81%) IBM
7 9 (3.81%) DevExpress
8 7 (2.97%) New Relic
8 7 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.54%) Sybase
9 6 (2.54%) Zend
10 5 (2.12%) Google
10 5 (2.12%) Murex
11 4 (1.69%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.27%) ATG
12 3 (1.27%) hybris
12 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.27%) SAP
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