The first table below looks at the demand for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 130 149 215
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +66
Contract jobs citing JIRA 382 296 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.37% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.32% 10.95% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 211 160
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £338 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £48.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3100 2704 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.27% 12.50% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2015 1809
Average daily rate £413 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Average hourly rate £38.00 £48.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £21.70 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £58.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in London

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the London region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in London

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in London

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the London region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in London

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 106 £425 -4.22% 18
Docklands, London +3 2 £444 -11.15%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 253 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (31.47%) Java
3 209 (28.47%) SQL
4 181 (24.66%) Git (software)
4 181 (24.66%) Confluence
5 171 (23.30%) Scrum
6 144 (19.62%) Subversion
6 144 (19.62%) Maven
7 142 (19.35%) Banking
8 141 (19.21%) UNIX
9 132 (17.98%) Linux
9 132 (17.98%) QA
10 122 (16.62%) Oracle
11 119 (16.21%) Finance
12 116 (15.80%) Jenkins
13 114 (15.53%) TDD
14 111 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
15 100 (13.62%) Investment Banking
16 99 (13.49%) HTML
16 99 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
17 97 (13.22%) E-Commerce
18 95 (12.94%) JavaScript
18 95 (12.94%) Selenium
19 93 (12.67%) XML
20 92 (12.53%) HP Quality Center
21 83 (11.31%) Web Services
22 80 (10.90%) Cucumber
23 79 (10.76%) .NET
24 78 (10.63%) SQL Server
24 78 (10.63%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 181 (24.66%) Confluence
2 59 (8.04%) Apache
3 33 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 27 (3.68%) WebLogic
5 23 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.72%) CMS
7 16 (2.18%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.23%) IIS
10 8 (1.09%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.68%) Drupal
13 5 (0.68%) WordPress
13 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.68%) nginx
13 5 (0.68%) Node.js
14 4 (0.54%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.41%) MS Office
3 18 (2.45%) MS Project
4 10 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.54%) InDesign
6 4 (0.54%) Mingle
7 3 (0.41%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.82%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.68%) Global One
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.41%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) RMDS
5 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.23%) SaaS
5 6 (0.82%) PaaS
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.82%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.14%) Joyent
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.18%) Internet
2 15 (2.04%) DVB
3 13 (1.77%) Firewall
4 9 (1.23%) LDAP
4 9 (1.23%) DHCP
4 9 (1.23%) DNS
5 8 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.09%) WAN
5 8 (1.09%) HTTP
6 7 (0.95%) SSL
6 7 (0.95%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.82%) FTP
7 6 (0.82%) LAN
8 5 (0.68%) 2G
8 5 (0.68%) 3G
8 5 (0.68%) 4G
9 3 (0.41%) Wireless
9 3 (0.41%) Broadband
9 3 (0.41%) SAN
10 2 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.86%) MySQL
3 31 (4.22%) Oracle Database
4 25 (3.41%) Hadoop
5 21 (2.86%) DB2
6 19 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.45%) MongoDB
8 16 (2.18%) Big Data
9 15 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.23%) MS Access
13 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.09%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 144 (19.62%) Subversion
2 144 (19.62%) Maven
3 116 (15.80%) Jenkins
4 95 (12.94%) Selenium
5 80 (10.90%) Cucumber
6 75 (10.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 52 (7.08%) TeamCity
8 46 (6.27%) SoapUI
9 39 (5.31%) JUnit
10 34 (4.63%) Ant
10 34 (4.63%) WebDriver
11 33 (4.50%) Hudson
12 32 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (4.09%) JMeter
14 25 (3.41%) FitNesse
15 22 (3.00%) Eclipse
15 22 (3.00%) JBehave
16 20 (2.72%) FishEye
16 20 (2.72%) Toad
General
1 142 (19.35%) Banking
2 119 (16.21%) Finance
3 100 (13.62%) Investment Banking
4 45 (6.13%) Retail
5 26 (3.54%) Back Office
6 25 (3.41%) Front Office
7 18 (2.45%) Games
8 17 (2.32%) Marketing
9 15 (2.04%) Advertising
10 13 (1.77%) Publishing
11 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.82%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.41%) German Language
13 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 190 (25.89%) Developer
2 138 (18.80%) Analyst
3 90 (12.26%) Tester
4 57 (7.77%) Test Analyst
5 51 (6.95%) Business Analyst
6 40 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 35 (4.77%) Test Engineer
8 34 (4.63%) Test Manager
9 33 (4.50%) Project Manager
10 31 (4.22%) Architect
11 30 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.68%) Administrator
13 21 (2.86%) Test Leader
14 20 (2.72%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.59%) QA Tester
16 17 (2.32%) C# Developer
17 16 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
17 16 (2.18%) Agile Business Analyst
18 15 (2.04%) .NET Developer
19 14 (1.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (13.49%) HTML
2 93 (12.67%) XML
3 83 (11.31%) Web Services
4 79 (10.76%) .NET
5 63 (8.58%) CSS
6 52 (7.08%) SOAP
7 45 (6.13%) Spring
8 44 (5.99%) REST
9 39 (5.31%) HTML5
10 35 (4.77%) ActiveMQ
10 35 (4.77%) JSON
10 35 (4.77%) J2EE
11 32 (4.36%) jQuery
12 31 (4.22%) RESTful
13 30 (4.09%) Apache Camel
14 26 (3.54%) Apache CXF
15 21 (2.86%) Hibernate
16 16 (2.18%) XSD
16 16 (2.18%) Middleware
16 16 (2.18%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.99%) Mobile App
2 38 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (4.90%) STB
4 28 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.54%) Derivative
6 23 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (2.86%) Equities
8 20 (2.72%) Wiki
9 19 (2.59%) Fixed Income
9 19 (2.59%) Credit Risk
10 18 (2.45%) Mainframe
11 17 (2.32%) MPEG
12 16 (2.18%) iPad
13 15 (2.04%) Open Source
14 14 (1.91%) Market Risk
15 13 (1.77%) Digital Media
15 13 (1.77%) IPTV
16 11 (1.50%) Reference Data
17 10 (1.36%) Client/Server
18 9 (1.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 141 (19.21%) UNIX
2 132 (17.98%) Linux
3 63 (8.58%) Windows
4 40 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 33 (4.50%) Android
6 20 (2.72%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.04%) Debian
8 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.68%) Solaris
10 4 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.41%) HPUX
11 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) pSOS
12 1 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Gentoo
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (23.30%) Scrum
3 114 (15.53%) TDD
4 111 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
5 99 (13.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 97 (13.22%) E-Commerce
7 78 (10.63%) Test Scripting
8 77 (10.49%) BDD
9 63 (8.58%) Project Management
10 60 (8.17%) Test Automation
11 55 (7.49%) Software Testing
12 53 (7.22%) SOA
13 51 (6.95%) Kanban
14 50 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (5.86%) Regression Testing
16 41 (5.59%) Automated Testing
17 40 (5.45%) OO
17 40 (5.45%) Waterfall
18 39 (5.31%) Unit Testing
19 38 (5.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 231 (31.47%) Java
2 209 (28.47%) SQL
3 95 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.81%) C#
5 63 (8.58%) Python
6 52 (7.08%) Ruby
7 43 (5.86%) Perl
8 23 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.59%) Objective-C
11 17 (2.32%) PHP
12 15 (2.04%) C++
12 15 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.36%) XQuery
15 9 (1.23%) Groovy
15 9 (1.23%) VBScript
15 9 (1.23%) C
16 8 (1.09%) Scala
17 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (7.90%) ISEB
2 42 (5.72%) Degree
3 40 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 34 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.22%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.95%) PMP
8 6 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.41%) MAPM
11 2 (0.27%) CCA
11 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.14%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.14%) CAPM
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (17.98%) QA
2 13 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.14%) GAAP
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.36%) vCloud
2 8 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.68%) KVM
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.41%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) Snort
7 1 (0.14%) Squid
7 1 (0.14%) Xen
7 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.14%) qmail
7 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 92 (12.53%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (4.90%) Puppet
3 20 (2.72%) Control-M
4 12 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.36%) Nagios
5 10 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.82%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.54%) MOM
7 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.54%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.41%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.14%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.14%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (16.62%) Oracle
2 54 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.08%) JBoss
4 43 (5.86%) HP
5 32 (4.36%) VMware
5 32 (4.36%) Atlassian
6 30 (4.09%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.54%) Informatica
8 19 (2.59%) Sybase
9 18 (2.45%) IBM
10 16 (2.18%) hybris
10 16 (2.18%) Ab Initio
11 15 (2.04%) Adobe
11 15 (2.04%) webMethods
11 15 (2.04%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.63%) 29West
12 12 (1.63%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.63%) Google
13 11 (1.50%) GoldenSource
14 9 (1.23%) Remedy
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £310 - £360 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £436 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent daily rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ITHR 752
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago