The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 80 98 178
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +80
Contract jobs citing JIRA 628 489 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.61% 2.04% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.00% 13.69% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 327 207
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
JIRA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3694 3571 3294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.35% 14.89% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2534 2364
Average daily rate £440 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.30 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £111.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 127 £425 -5.55% 32
Croydon - 12 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 10 £563 -
Uxbridge - 5 £388 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Hammersmith -3 3 £300 -9.09%
Hayes - 2 £313 -
Westminster - 1 £480 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 676 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (36.73%) Java
3 348 (30.08%) Confluence
4 334 (28.87%) Scrum
5 290 (25.06%) Linux
6 274 (23.68%) SQL
7 263 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 256 (22.13%) Finance
9 232 (20.05%) Jenkins
10 218 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 218 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
11 206 (17.80%) TDD
12 204 (17.63%) HTML
13 190 (16.42%) QA
14 176 (15.21%) Banking
15 169 (14.61%) Oracle
16 153 (13.22%) Web Services
17 152 (13.14%) Atlassian
18 151 (13.05%) Subversion
19 146 (12.62%) UNIX
20 144 (12.45%) Security Cleared
20 144 (12.45%) Selenium
21 141 (12.19%) Windows
21 141 (12.19%) CSS
22 140 (12.10%) Maven
23 135 (11.67%) BDD
24 132 (11.41%) Cucumber
25 131 (11.32%) .NET
26 128 (11.06%) SQL Server
27 125 (10.80%) Python

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 348 (30.08%) Confluence
2 115 (9.94%) Apache
3 86 (7.43%) Tomcat
4 75 (6.48%) Node.js
5 61 (5.27%) JBoss
6 49 (4.24%) CMS
7 48 (4.15%) WebLogic
8 44 (3.80%) SharePoint
9 34 (2.94%) nginx
10 31 (2.68%) IIS
11 27 (2.33%) OpenStack
12 26 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
12 26 (2.25%) WebSphere
13 24 (2.07%) Mule
14 22 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 18 (1.56%) Alfresco
15 18 (1.56%) Drupal
16 16 (1.38%) Jetty
16 16 (1.38%) WildFly
17 15 (1.30%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 78 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 55 (4.75%) MS Office
3 49 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 29 (2.51%) MS Project
5 26 (2.25%) Photoshop
6 21 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.69%) HipChat
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Mingle
10 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.52%) Summit
5 5 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.35%) Magento
7 3 (0.26%) Tridion
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.086%) Documaker
9 1 (0.086%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.28%) GitHub
3 12 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.95%) OpenShift
5 8 (0.69%) Basecamp
5 8 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.61%) SaaS
7 6 (0.52%) IaaS
7 6 (0.52%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) PaaS
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.086%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.15%) HTTP
2 38 (3.28%) Firewall
3 23 (1.99%) Internet
4 17 (1.47%) DNS
4 17 (1.47%) SSL
5 16 (1.38%) AMQP
6 14 (1.21%) LDAP
7 13 (1.12%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
7 13 (1.12%) Multicast
8 8 (0.69%) VPN
9 7 (0.61%) SAN
10 6 (0.52%) SMTP
10 6 (0.52%) FTP
11 5 (0.43%) DHCP
12 4 (0.35%) DMZ
12 4 (0.35%) SSH
13 3 (0.26%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.91%) MongoDB
3 75 (6.48%) MySQL
4 66 (5.70%) Hadoop
5 62 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 43 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
8 39 (3.37%) HBase
9 33 (2.85%) NoSQL
10 27 (2.33%) Big Data
10 27 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.86%) Informix
16 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 263 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 232 (20.05%) Jenkins
3 151 (13.05%) Subversion
4 144 (12.45%) Selenium
5 140 (12.10%) Maven
6 132 (11.41%) Cucumber
7 77 (6.66%) JUnit
8 56 (4.84%) Ant
8 56 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (4.58%) TeamCity
9 53 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 51 (4.41%) Gradle
11 44 (3.80%) WebDriver
12 43 (3.72%) JMeter
13 42 (3.63%) IntelliJ
14 40 (3.46%) Hudson
15 38 (3.28%) Artifactory
16 36 (3.11%) Spock
17 34 (2.94%) Eclipse
18 33 (2.85%) Geb
General
1 256 (22.13%) Finance
2 176 (15.21%) Banking
3 92 (7.95%) Investment Banking
4 62 (5.36%) Retail
5 41 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.94%) Marketing
7 25 (2.16%) Front Office
8 16 (1.38%) Legal
9 15 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.30%) Publishing
10 14 (1.21%) Billing
11 13 (1.12%) Games
12 11 (0.95%) Back Office
13 9 (0.78%) Advertising
14 7 (0.61%) Automotive
15 4 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Electronics
16 3 (0.26%) Law
16 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 348 (30.08%) Developer
2 231 (19.97%) Analyst
3 119 (10.29%) Business Analyst
4 108 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 89 (7.69%) Tester
6 85 (7.35%) Test Analyst
7 66 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 65 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 51 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 38 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
11 32 (2.77%) Architect
12 31 (2.68%) ScrumMaster
13 29 (2.51%) Consultant
13 29 (2.51%) Test Engineer
13 29 (2.51%) Automation Tester
14 25 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
15 21 (1.82%) Agile Project Manager
15 21 (1.82%) Test Manager
15 21 (1.82%) Junior
15 21 (1.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (17.63%) HTML
2 153 (13.22%) Web Services
3 141 (12.19%) CSS
4 131 (11.32%) .NET
5 125 (10.80%) HTML5
6 118 (10.20%) XML
7 113 (9.77%) Spring
8 107 (9.25%) JSON
9 97 (8.38%) jQuery
10 82 (7.09%) RESTful
11 80 (6.91%) AngularJS
12 76 (6.57%) Apache Camel
13 70 (6.05%) REST
14 68 (5.88%) CSS3
15 67 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (5.45%) SOAP
17 49 (4.24%) J2EE
18 47 (4.06%) Hibernate
18 47 (4.06%) JAX-RS
19 46 (3.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.87%) User Experience
2 73 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.41%) Wiki
4 35 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 34 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 34 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (2.68%) Fixed Income
7 31 (2.68%) Derivative
8 20 (1.73%) CMDB
9 19 (1.64%) Equities
10 18 (1.56%) W3C
10 18 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.30%) STB
13 11 (0.95%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.86%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.78%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.78%) IPTV
15 9 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 290 (25.06%) Linux
2 146 (12.62%) UNIX
3 141 (12.19%) Windows
4 67 (5.79%) CentOS
5 59 (5.10%) Ubuntu
6 48 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 32 (2.77%) Android
9 15 (1.30%) Solaris
10 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.43%) AIX
13 4 (0.35%) Debian
13 4 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (28.87%) Scrum
3 218 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
4 206 (17.80%) TDD
5 135 (11.67%) BDD
6 116 (10.03%) DevOps
7 112 (9.68%) User Stories
8 107 (9.25%) E-Commerce
9 106 (9.16%) SDLC
10 103 (8.90%) Project Management
11 88 (7.61%) Test Automation
12 84 (7.26%) Configuration Management
13 82 (7.09%) Automated Testing
14 80 (6.91%) Waterfall
15 76 (6.57%) Test Scripting
16 73 (6.31%) Open Source
17 70 (6.05%) Kanban
17 70 (6.05%) Regression Testing
18 66 (5.70%) MVC
19 65 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 425 (36.73%) Java
2 274 (23.68%) SQL
3 218 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 125 (10.80%) Python
5 101 (8.73%) C#
6 78 (6.74%) PHP
7 70 (6.05%) Ruby
8 54 (4.67%) Bash Shell
9 47 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.89%) Perl
11 44 (3.80%) Groovy
12 41 (3.54%) C++
13 31 (2.68%) C
13 31 (2.68%) Scala
14 28 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 25 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.30%) VBScript
17 13 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.12%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 144 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 76 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 75 (6.48%) Degree
4 50 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 42 (3.63%) ISTQB
6 41 (3.54%) ISEB
7 19 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.43%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.26%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.26%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CCNP
11 3 (0.26%) CCNA
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (16.42%) QA
2 19 (1.64%) EMIR
3 12 (1.04%) MiFID
4 11 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.69%) WAI
7 6 (0.52%) FATCA
7 6 (0.52%) SLA
8 5 (0.43%) WCAG
9 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.17%) COREP
10 2 (0.17%) FINREP
11 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.086%) Basel III
11 1 (0.086%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.086%) Basel II
11 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (2.42%) Varnish
3 25 (2.16%) Docker
4 16 (1.38%) vCloud
4 16 (1.38%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.78%) Squid
6 9 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.52%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.35%) NFS
8 4 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.26%) Firmware
9 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.26%) GFS2
9 3 (0.26%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) GPFS
10 2 (0.17%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 103 (8.90%) HP Quality Center
2 93 (8.04%) Puppet
3 44 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (3.72%) Ansible
5 29 (2.51%) BladeLogic
6 22 (1.90%) Control-M
7 21 (1.82%) Vagrant
8 20 (1.73%) Rundeck
9 19 (1.64%) logstash
10 18 (1.56%) Salt
11 17 (1.47%) Kibana
12 16 (1.38%) HAProxy
12 16 (1.38%) ZABBIX
13 15 (1.30%) yum
14 14 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (0.95%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.78%) Nagios
17 6 (0.52%) SCOM
18 4 (0.35%) SELinux
19 3 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (14.61%) Oracle
2 152 (13.14%) Atlassian
3 86 (7.43%) Microsoft
4 82 (7.09%) HP
4 82 (7.09%) Red Hat
5 63 (5.45%) VMware
6 49 (4.24%) IBM
7 34 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 31 (2.68%) Splunk
9 30 (2.59%) Adobe
10 29 (2.51%) TIBCO
10 29 (2.51%) Remedy
11 23 (1.99%) BMC
12 22 (1.90%) Google
13 20 (1.73%) Sybase
14 18 (1.56%) Informatica
15 15 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.21%) SAP
17 13 (1.12%) hybris
18 12 (1.04%) Pega
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £325.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £465 per day for 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago