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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 107 170 165
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 451 308 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.91% 1.27% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.02% 9.88% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 220 223
Average daily rate
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£425 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3463 3117 2994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.67% 12.86% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2499 2245 2042
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 99 £475 +16.85% 45
Docklands, London +11 5 £450 -2.43% 1
Canary Wharf +20 1 £500 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 265 (31.62%) Java
2 257 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (25.66%) SQL
3 215 (25.66%) Scrum
4 202 (24.11%) Git (software)
5 192 (22.91%) Confluence
5 192 (22.91%) Linux
6 187 (22.32%) Finance
7 177 (21.12%) UNIX
8 166 (19.81%) Oracle
9 163 (19.45%) TDD
10 161 (19.21%) Subversion
11 145 (17.30%) Maven
12 141 (16.83%) Banking
13 135 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
14 133 (15.87%) Jenkins
15 131 (15.63%) JavaScript
16 126 (15.04%) QA
17 117 (13.96%) Web Services
18 108 (12.89%) Python
19 103 (12.29%) HTML
20 102 (12.17%) XML
21 93 (11.10%) Investment Banking
21 93 (11.10%) Ruby
22 88 (10.50%) BDD
23 87 (10.38%) HP Quality Center
24 86 (10.26%) Selenium
24 86 (10.26%) E-Commerce
25 85 (10.14%) .NET
26 82 (9.79%) SOA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 192 (22.91%) Confluence
2 57 (6.80%) WebLogic
3 52 (6.21%) Apache
4 50 (5.97%) Tomcat
5 47 (5.61%) WebSphere
6 19 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.67%) CMS
9 12 (1.43%) Node.js
10 11 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.07%) Apache Pig
11 9 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (0.95%) IIS
12 8 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.72%) GemFire
14 6 (0.72%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 63 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.82%) MS Office
3 23 (2.74%) MS Project
4 17 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.24%) SPSS
8 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.24%) Gephi
9 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.12%) Mingle
9 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.07%) RMDS
5 8 (0.95%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.95%) Documaker
6 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.72%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.60%) Global One
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle FAH
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.19%) Google Apps
4 10 (1.19%) GitHub
5 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.95%) SaaS
7 7 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.60%) IaaS
8 5 (0.60%) PaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.36%) Joyent
11 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.24%) Heroku
12 1 (0.12%) Force.com
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
12 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.46%) HTTP
2 19 (2.27%) DNS
3 17 (2.03%) SSL
3 17 (2.03%) Firewall
4 16 (1.91%) HTTPS
5 12 (1.43%) DVB
6 9 (1.07%) LDAP
6 9 (1.07%) Internet
7 8 (0.95%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.84%) 2G
8 7 (0.84%) SSH
8 7 (0.84%) 3G
8 7 (0.84%) NAS
8 7 (0.84%) 4G
9 6 (0.72%) SAN
10 5 (0.60%) FTP
11 4 (0.48%) VPN
12 3 (0.36%) RTSP
12 3 (0.36%) VLAN
12 3 (0.36%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 72 (8.59%) MySQL
3 51 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 30 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
8 21 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.15%) Big Data
11 16 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.43%) Pentaho
13 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (1.31%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.31%) Redis
14 10 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 202 (24.11%) Git (software)
2 161 (19.21%) Subversion
3 145 (17.30%) Maven
4 133 (15.87%) Jenkins
5 86 (10.26%) Selenium
6 79 (9.43%) Cucumber
7 77 (9.19%) TeamCity
8 46 (5.49%) Hudson
9 42 (5.01%) Ant
9 42 (5.01%) JUnit
10 39 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 39 (4.65%) WebDriver
11 35 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (3.94%) SoapUI
13 31 (3.70%) Eclipse
14 25 (2.98%) JMeter
15 23 (2.74%) Bugzilla
16 21 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
17 19 (2.27%) JBehave
18 18 (2.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 187 (22.32%) Finance
2 141 (16.83%) Banking
3 93 (11.10%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.77%) Front Office
5 28 (3.34%) Financial Institution
6 25 (2.98%) Retail
7 23 (2.74%) Publishing
8 20 (2.39%) Back Office
8 20 (2.39%) Advertising
9 19 (2.27%) Marketing
10 15 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.55%) Games
11 13 (1.55%) Billing
12 6 (0.72%) Electronics
13 5 (0.60%) Legal
14 4 (0.48%) German Language
15 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.24%) International Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 248 (29.59%) Developer
2 142 (16.95%) Analyst
3 89 (10.62%) Tester
4 64 (7.64%) Business Analyst
5 61 (7.28%) Java Developer
6 56 (6.68%) Test Analyst
7 33 (3.94%) Test Engineer
8 31 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 31 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (3.34%) Administrator
10 25 (2.98%) Senior Developer
10 25 (2.98%) Agile Business Analyst
11 22 (2.63%) Automation Tester
11 22 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (2.63%) Test Manager
12 18 (2.15%) Consultant
12 18 (2.15%) C# Developer
12 18 (2.15%) ScrumMaster
13 17 (2.03%) Test Leader
13 17 (2.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (13.96%) Web Services
2 103 (12.29%) HTML
3 102 (12.17%) XML
4 85 (10.14%) .NET
5 72 (8.59%) RESTful
6 70 (8.35%) JSON
7 66 (7.88%) CSS
8 65 (7.76%) HTML5
9 63 (7.52%) Spring
10 58 (6.92%) jQuery
11 53 (6.32%) Middleware
12 52 (6.21%) SOAP
13 51 (6.09%) REST
14 45 (5.37%) J2EE
15 39 (4.65%) AngularJS
16 30 (3.58%) Hibernate
17 29 (3.46%) JMS
18 27 (3.22%) WebSphere MQ
18 27 (3.22%) CSS3
19 24 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.44%) Mobile App
2 48 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (4.18%) STB
5 34 (4.06%) Derivative
6 33 (3.94%) Open Source
7 28 (3.34%) Wiki
8 25 (2.98%) Clustering
9 24 (2.86%) Credit Risk
10 23 (2.74%) Hedge funds
11 21 (2.51%) Market Risk
12 18 (2.15%) Equities
13 16 (1.91%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.91%) Digital Media
14 15 (1.79%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.67%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.55%) Video on Demand
17 12 (1.43%) Streaming Video
18 11 (1.31%) MPEG
19 10 (1.19%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 192 (22.91%) Linux
2 177 (21.12%) UNIX
3 74 (8.83%) Windows
4 45 (5.37%) Android
5 41 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.98%) SELinux
7 24 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.55%) Debian
9 9 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.95%) Solaris
11 7 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.72%) CentOS
13 4 (0.48%) pSOS
14 3 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.36%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (25.66%) Scrum
3 163 (19.45%) TDD
4 135 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (10.50%) BDD
6 86 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 82 (9.79%) SOA
8 76 (9.07%) Test Scripting
9 73 (8.71%) DevOps
10 71 (8.47%) Configuration Management
11 68 (8.11%) OO
12 67 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 56 (6.68%) Test Automation
14 54 (6.44%) Kanban
15 53 (6.32%) Software Testing
16 52 (6.21%) Project Management
17 43 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (5.01%) MVC
18 42 (5.01%) User Stories
19 41 (4.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (31.62%) Java
2 215 (25.66%) SQL
3 131 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 108 (12.89%) Python
5 93 (11.10%) Ruby
6 75 (8.95%) C#
7 58 (6.92%) Bash Shell
8 55 (6.56%) Perl
9 37 (4.42%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 28 (3.34%) PHP
12 17 (2.03%) XQuery
13 15 (1.79%) C++
14 14 (1.67%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.55%) VBA
15 13 (1.55%) C
15 13 (1.55%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.19%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.19%) XPath
17 9 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (7.64%) Degree
2 45 (5.37%) ISEB
3 31 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.51%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (1.31%) PMP
7 11 (1.31%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.84%) MAPM
9 7 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.24%) PhD
11 2 (0.24%) CCA
12 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) IIBA
12 1 (0.12%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (15.04%) QA
2 20 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.95%) SLA
4 4 (0.48%) WCAG
5 3 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (1.91%) vCloud
4 10 (1.19%) HDFS
5 5 (0.60%) KVM
6 4 (0.48%) Cygwin
6 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.36%) NFS
7 3 (0.36%) vSphere
7 3 (0.36%) Docker
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Snort
9 1 (0.12%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) qmail
9 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 87 (10.38%) HP Quality Center
2 71 (8.47%) Puppet
3 21 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.03%) Control-M
5 12 (1.43%) Nagios
6 10 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (1.07%) ZABBIX
7 9 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.48%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.36%) OpenView
10 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.24%) Oozie
11 2 (0.24%) Salt
12 1 (0.12%) Kibana
12 1 (0.12%) logstash
12 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 166 (19.81%) Oracle
2 75 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 66 (7.88%) VMware
4 60 (7.16%) Atlassian
5 38 (4.53%) HP
6 37 (4.42%) IBM
7 35 (4.18%) Remedy
8 29 (3.46%) Google
9 27 (3.22%) JBoss
10 23 (2.74%) 29West
11 20 (2.39%) Sybase
11 20 (2.39%) Informatica
12 16 (1.91%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.67%) hybris
14 12 (1.43%) GoldenSource
15 11 (1.31%) Adobe
16 10 (1.19%) Sun
17 9 (1.07%) Apple
17 9 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.07%) ION Trading
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 38 minutes ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Maket rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £420 - £440 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago