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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 81 111 169
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +58
Contract jobs citing JIRA 136 122 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.68% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.09% 14.65% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 84 39
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
796 833 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 11.46% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 616 499
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
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 £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 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 24 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.

1 115 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.77%) Finance
3 60 (25.21%) SQL
4 57 (23.95%) Java
5 55 (23.11%) Scrum
6 53 (22.27%) Git (software)
7 50 (21.01%) TDD
8 49 (20.59%) Oracle
9 48 (20.17%) HTML
10 43 (18.07%) Banking
11 42 (17.65%) XML
12 40 (16.81%) .NET
13 39 (16.39%) Linux
14 37 (15.55%) UNIX
14 37 (15.55%) Subversion
14 37 (15.55%) Confluence
15 36 (15.13%) QA
15 36 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (13.87%) JavaScript
17 32 (13.45%) Web Services
17 32 (13.45%) Python
17 32 (13.45%) SOA
17 32 (13.45%) HP Quality Center
17 32 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (12.61%) Maven
18 30 (12.61%) Middleware
19 29 (12.18%) OO
19 29 (12.18%) C#
19 29 (12.18%) Bash Shell
20 27 (11.34%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 37 (15.55%) Confluence
2 26 (10.92%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (5.04%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.04%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (4.62%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (4.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 9 (3.78%) Apache
8 8 (3.36%) JBoss
9 4 (1.68%) CMS
9 4 (1.68%) Node.js
10 3 (1.26%) IIS
10 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 24 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.04%) MS Project
2 12 (5.04%) MS Office
3 8 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.84%) Gephi
6 2 (0.84%) SPSS
7 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (6.72%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (4.62%) Documaker
3 5 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Magento
6 1 (0.42%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.42%) RMDS
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
4 2 (0.84%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.42%) Force.com
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 13 (5.46%) HTTP
3 10 (4.20%) SSL
4 5 (2.10%) Internet
5 4 (1.68%) Firewall
6 3 (1.26%) VPN
6 3 (1.26%) DNS
6 3 (1.26%) Multicast
7 2 (0.84%) 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 26 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 17 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.30%) MySQL
4 13 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (5.46%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.78%) Redis
7 9 (3.78%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.10%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.68%) MS Access
10 4 (1.68%) Big Data
10 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.26%) HBase
11 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 53 (22.27%) Git (software)
2 37 (15.55%) Subversion
3 30 (12.61%) Maven
4 26 (10.92%) Jenkins
5 24 (10.08%) Selenium
6 21 (8.82%) TeamCity
7 19 (7.98%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (5.46%) JUnit
10 11 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (4.20%) Mercurial
12 9 (3.78%) NUnit
12 9 (3.78%) Ant
12 9 (3.78%) Bugzilla
13 8 (3.36%) Eclipse
13 8 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (3.36%) Hudson
14 7 (2.94%) SoapUI
15 6 (2.52%) Mockito
General
1 78 (32.77%) Finance
2 43 (18.07%) Banking
3 26 (10.92%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.46%) Front Office
5 12 (5.04%) Billing
6 6 (2.52%) Back Office
7 5 (2.10%) Advertising
8 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.68%) Marketing
9 3 (1.26%) Retail
9 3 (1.26%) Publishing
10 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (31.09%) Developer
2 51 (21.43%) Analyst
3 25 (10.50%) Test Analyst
4 22 (9.24%) Tester
5 20 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.20%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.78%) Test Manager
8 9 (3.78%) Consultant
8 9 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.36%) PHP Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 7 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 7 (2.94%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Middleware Consultant
11 6 (2.52%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.52%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (20.17%) HTML
2 42 (17.65%) XML
3 40 (16.81%) .NET
4 32 (13.45%) Web Services
5 30 (12.61%) Middleware
6 27 (11.34%) HTML5
7 26 (10.92%) CSS
8 24 (10.08%) JSON
9 20 (8.40%) JMS
10 17 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 15 (6.30%) REST
11 15 (6.30%) LAMP
11 15 (6.30%) jQuery
12 14 (5.88%) Spring
13 13 (5.46%) RESTful
13 13 (5.46%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (5.46%) WebCenter
13 13 (5.46%) JDBC
13 13 (5.46%) CSS3
14 12 (5.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) Derivative
3 12 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.36%) Open Source
4 8 (3.36%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.94%) Wiki
5 7 (2.94%) Market Risk
6 6 (2.52%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.52%) Clustering
7 5 (2.10%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.26%) Statistics
9 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.26%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.39%) Linux
2 37 (15.55%) UNIX
3 22 (9.24%) Windows
4 8 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.10%) SELinux
5 5 (2.10%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) CentOS
6 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (23.11%) Scrum
3 50 (21.01%) TDD
4 36 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (13.45%) SOA
6 29 (12.18%) OO
7 27 (11.34%) BDD
8 20 (8.40%) DevOps
8 20 (8.40%) MVC
9 19 (7.98%) Test Scripting
9 19 (7.98%) Software Testing
10 17 (7.14%) Project Management
11 15 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.30%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.46%) Kanban
12 13 (5.46%) OO PHP
12 13 (5.46%) Use Case
12 13 (5.46%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.46%) Content Management
12 13 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (25.21%) SQL
2 57 (23.95%) Java
3 33 (13.87%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.45%) Python
5 29 (12.18%) C#
5 29 (12.18%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.56%) PHP
7 17 (7.14%) Ruby
8 14 (5.88%) Jython
9 13 (5.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 11 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.62%) Perl
11 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.94%) VBA
12 7 (2.94%) Scala
13 6 (2.52%) C
14 4 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.68%) Groovy
15 3 (1.26%) R
16 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (8.40%) ISEB
2 13 (5.46%) Degree
3 10 (4.20%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) MAPM
7 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CBAP
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.13%) QA
2 12 (5.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) COREP
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.72%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.36%) vCloud
3 2 (0.84%) KVM
3 2 (0.84%) HDFS
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (13.45%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (10.50%) Puppet
3 13 (5.46%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (5.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.52%) Control-M
6 3 (1.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.84%) Nagios
7 2 (0.84%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.84%) Ansible
7 2 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.42%) Salt
8 1 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 49 (20.59%) Oracle
2 24 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.24%) HP
3 22 (9.24%) Remedy
4 16 (6.72%) Siebel
5 12 (5.04%) VMware
5 12 (5.04%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.20%) IBM
7 9 (3.78%) DevExpress
8 7 (2.94%) New Relic
8 7 (2.94%) Sybase
8 7 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.52%) Zend
10 5 (2.10%) Google
10 5 (2.10%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.10%) Murex
11 3 (1.26%) Informatica
11 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.26%) SAP
11 3 (1.26%) ATG
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £600 - £605 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago