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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 95 177 173
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 504 307 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.07% 1.23% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.93% 9.33% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 208 225
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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
3617 3291 2959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.87% 13.16% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2362 2020
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +42 118 £450 +9.09% 32
Docklands, London +14 3 £450 +0.55%
Hammersmith - 2 £330 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (30.22%) Java
2 253 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (27.59%) Scrum
4 215 (24.52%) Git (software)
5 211 (24.06%) Finance
6 207 (23.60%) SQL
7 193 (22.01%) Linux
8 191 (21.78%) Confluence
9 185 (21.09%) Oracle
10 180 (20.52%) UNIX
11 177 (20.18%) TDD
12 165 (18.81%) Subversion
13 157 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
14 154 (17.56%) Jenkins
15 148 (16.88%) Maven
16 141 (16.08%) JavaScript
17 140 (15.96%) Banking
18 134 (15.28%) HTML
19 127 (14.48%) XML
20 124 (14.14%) QA
21 122 (13.91%) Web Services
22 116 (13.23%) Python
23 102 (11.63%) MySQL
24 96 (10.95%) E-Commerce
25 95 (10.83%) BDD
26 94 (10.72%) Ruby
27 92 (10.49%) SOA
27 92 (10.49%) DevOps
28 89 (10.15%) .NET
29 86 (9.81%) Investment Banking

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 191 (21.78%) Confluence
2 73 (8.32%) Apache
3 71 (8.10%) WebLogic
4 55 (6.27%) Tomcat
5 45 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.96%) SharePoint
7 25 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 19 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 17 (1.94%) Node.js
9 17 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.37%) CMS
11 11 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.03%) IIS
12 9 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.91%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.68%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 71 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.88%) MS Office
3 28 (3.19%) MS Project
4 20 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.23%) Mingle
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.23%) Gephi
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (1.94%) Documaker
4 11 (1.25%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (1.14%) Google Analytics
6 9 (1.03%) RMDS
7 8 (0.91%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.68%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.46%) Global One
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.23%) Magento
11 2 (0.23%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.68%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.25%) GitHub
5 10 (1.14%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.91%) SaaS
8 7 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.57%) PaaS
9 5 (0.57%) Force.com
9 5 (0.57%) IaaS
10 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.34%) Joyent
12 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.23%) Heroku
12 2 (0.23%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.36%) HTTP
2 31 (3.53%) HTTPS
2 31 (3.53%) SSL
3 25 (2.85%) DNS
4 22 (2.51%) Firewall
5 12 (1.37%) Internet
6 11 (1.25%) DVB
7 7 (0.80%) LDAP
7 7 (0.80%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.80%) NAS
8 6 (0.68%) SSH
8 6 (0.68%) Multicast
8 6 (0.68%) SAN
8 6 (0.68%) VPN
9 5 (0.57%) 3G
9 5 (0.57%) 2G
9 5 (0.57%) 4G
10 3 (0.34%) AMQP
10 3 (0.34%) RTSP
10 3 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.63%) MySQL
2 73 (8.32%) SQL Server
3 44 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 43 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 27 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.85%) Oracle Exadata
9 23 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 19 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 16 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.48%) Big Data
13 13 (1.48%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.37%) Pentaho
15 11 (1.25%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 215 (24.52%) Git (software)
2 165 (18.81%) Subversion
3 154 (17.56%) Jenkins
4 148 (16.88%) Maven
5 82 (9.35%) Selenium
6 77 (8.78%) TeamCity
7 70 (7.98%) Cucumber
8 56 (6.39%) Hudson
9 43 (4.90%) JUnit
10 40 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (4.33%) Eclipse
12 36 (4.10%) Ant
12 36 (4.10%) WebDriver
13 33 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (2.96%) Bugzilla
15 20 (2.28%) JMeter
16 19 (2.17%) Mercurial
16 19 (2.17%) SoapUI
17 16 (1.82%) FitNesse
17 16 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 211 (24.06%) Finance
2 140 (15.96%) Banking
3 86 (9.81%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.68%) Front Office
5 38 (4.33%) Financial Institution
6 24 (2.74%) Retail
7 22 (2.51%) Billing
8 21 (2.39%) Advertising
9 19 (2.17%) Publishing
9 19 (2.17%) Back Office
10 18 (2.05%) Marketing
11 14 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.25%) Games
13 6 (0.68%) Electronics
13 6 (0.68%) German Language
14 4 (0.46%) Legal
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
16 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 259 (29.53%) Developer
2 154 (17.56%) Analyst
3 78 (8.89%) Tester
4 77 (8.78%) Business Analyst
5 63 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 56 (6.39%) Test Analyst
7 42 (4.79%) Test Engineer
8 37 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 36 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 34 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 30 (3.42%) Consultant
12 28 (3.19%) Agile Business Analyst
13 24 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
13 24 (2.74%) ScrumMaster
14 23 (2.62%) Administrator
15 22 (2.51%) Automation Tester
16 20 (2.28%) Software Engineer
17 18 (2.05%) C# Developer
18 17 (1.94%) Test Manager
18 17 (1.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (15.28%) HTML
2 127 (14.48%) XML
3 122 (13.91%) Web Services
4 89 (10.15%) .NET
5 84 (9.58%) CSS
6 82 (9.35%) JSON
7 76 (8.67%) Middleware
8 71 (8.10%) Spring
8 71 (8.10%) HTML5
9 68 (7.75%) jQuery
9 68 (7.75%) RESTful
10 66 (7.53%) SOAP
11 57 (6.50%) REST
12 50 (5.70%) AngularJS
13 44 (5.02%) J2EE
14 40 (4.56%) JMS
15 36 (4.10%) Hibernate
16 34 (3.88%) JDBC
16 34 (3.88%) CSS3
17 32 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.82%) Computer Science
2 50 (5.70%) Mobile App
3 38 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (3.99%) Open Source
5 31 (3.53%) Hedge funds
6 30 (3.42%) STB
6 30 (3.42%) Derivative
7 27 (3.08%) Wiki
8 26 (2.96%) Clustering
9 23 (2.62%) Credit Risk
10 20 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.17%) Market Risk
12 17 (1.94%) Digital Media
12 17 (1.94%) Equities
13 16 (1.82%) Video on Demand
14 14 (1.60%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.60%) Fixed Income
15 12 (1.37%) iPad
16 10 (1.14%) Streaming Video
16 10 (1.14%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 193 (22.01%) Linux
2 180 (20.52%) UNIX
3 74 (8.44%) Windows
4 46 (5.25%) Android
5 43 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.85%) SELinux
7 11 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.80%) Solaris
9 5 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.57%) CentOS
10 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.46%) pSOS
10 4 (0.46%) Debian
11 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.34%) SmartOS
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (27.59%) Scrum
3 177 (20.18%) TDD
4 157 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (10.95%) E-Commerce
6 95 (10.83%) BDD
7 92 (10.49%) SOA
7 92 (10.49%) DevOps
8 80 (9.12%) Test Scripting
9 77 (8.78%) Configuration Management
10 74 (8.44%) OO
11 64 (7.30%) Project Management
11 64 (7.30%) MVC
12 62 (7.07%) Kanban
13 60 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (5.70%) Software Testing
15 48 (5.47%) Regression Testing
15 48 (5.47%) UML
15 48 (5.47%) Test Automation
16 47 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 265 (30.22%) Java
2 207 (23.60%) SQL
3 141 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 116 (13.23%) Python
5 94 (10.72%) Ruby
6 77 (8.78%) C#
7 74 (8.44%) Bash Shell
8 52 (5.93%) Perl
9 49 (5.59%) PHP
10 40 (4.56%) Shell Script
11 33 (3.76%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.62%) Jython
13 21 (2.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 21 (2.39%) C
14 17 (1.94%) C++
14 17 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.37%) VBA
15 12 (1.37%) XQuery
16 11 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (7.53%) Degree
2 45 (5.13%) ISEB
3 26 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.14%) PMP
7 10 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.80%) MAPM
10 6 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) IIBA
12 2 (0.23%) PhD
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.11%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (14.14%) QA
2 22 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.46%) WCAG
5 3 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
5 3 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) EMIR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (4.56%) Oracle RAC
1 40 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.71%) vCloud
3 7 (0.80%) HDFS
4 6 (0.68%) Varnish
5 3 (0.34%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.34%) NFS
5 3 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.34%) Docker
6 2 (0.23%) KVM
6 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 83 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
2 80 (9.12%) Puppet
3 24 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
5 18 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (1.60%) Control-M
7 13 (1.48%) Nagios
8 9 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.68%) YUM
11 5 (0.57%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.34%) OpenView
13 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.23%) Oozie
13 2 (0.23%) Salt
14 1 (0.11%) Kibana
14 1 (0.11%) Ansible
14 1 (0.11%) logstash
14 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 185 (21.09%) Oracle
2 75 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.55%) Atlassian
3 69 (7.87%) VMware
4 56 (6.39%) Remedy
5 38 (4.33%) HP
5 38 (4.33%) JBoss
6 36 (4.10%) IBM
7 31 (3.53%) Google
8 23 (2.62%) 29West
9 22 (2.51%) hybris
10 20 (2.28%) Sybase
11 19 (2.17%) Siebel
12 18 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.60%) Zend
14 12 (1.37%) Informatica
15 9 (1.03%) ION Trading
15 9 (1.03%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.03%) Cognos
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Rate can be in increased depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £468 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago