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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 77 117 167
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +50
Contract jobs citing JIRA 617 456 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.63% 1.94% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.88% 13.18% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 329 216
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
3451 3461 3122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.70% 14.72% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2508 2237
Average daily rate £438 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £31.25 £37.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £95.25 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 July 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 July 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 +17 137 £425 -6.84% 48
Croydon - 12 £450 -
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Uxbridge +2 3 £388 - 1
Hammersmith -5 3 £300 -9.09%
Ealing - 3 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Hayes - 1 £340 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 663 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (37.83%) Java
3 344 (30.55%) Confluence
4 320 (28.42%) Scrum
5 293 (26.02%) Linux
6 278 (24.69%) SQL
7 245 (21.76%) Finance
8 238 (21.14%) Git (software)
9 227 (20.16%) Jenkins
10 208 (18.47%) JavaScript
11 205 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
12 192 (17.05%) Oracle
13 181 (16.07%) QA
14 176 (15.63%) Banking
15 175 (15.54%) TDD
15 175 (15.54%) HTML
16 162 (14.39%) Subversion
17 161 (14.30%) .NET
18 157 (13.94%) Maven
19 153 (13.59%) Web Services
20 150 (13.32%) UNIX
21 146 (12.97%) Windows
21 146 (12.97%) Security Cleared
22 144 (12.79%) Atlassian
23 135 (11.99%) SQL Server
24 133 (11.81%) Python
25 129 (11.46%) CSS
26 126 (11.19%) Selenium
27 119 (10.57%) Cucumber
27 119 (10.57%) DevOps

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 344 (30.55%) Confluence
2 117 (10.39%) Apache
3 95 (8.44%) Tomcat
4 62 (5.51%) Node.js
5 54 (4.80%) JBoss
6 49 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 48 (4.26%) WebLogic
8 46 (4.09%) IIS
9 45 (4.00%) CMS
10 26 (2.31%) nginx
10 26 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 25 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 23 (2.04%) WebSphere
13 20 (1.78%) Mule
14 16 (1.42%) Drupal
15 15 (1.33%) Alfresco
16 13 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (1.15%) WildFly
16 13 (1.15%) Mule ESB
16 13 (1.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 77 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.53%) MS Office
3 46 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 33 (2.93%) MS Project
5 22 (1.95%) Photoshop
5 22 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.71%) HipChat
7 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.089%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.62%) Summit
3 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 3 (0.27%) Tridion
5 3 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.089%) Documaker
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.089%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.089%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (2.93%) GitHub
3 14 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.80%) OpenShift
5 9 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.62%) SaaS
7 7 (0.62%) PaaS
7 7 (0.62%) IaaS
8 6 (0.53%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.36%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.27%) Trello
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.91%) HTTP
2 38 (3.37%) Firewall
3 27 (2.40%) Internet
4 20 (1.78%) SSL
5 19 (1.69%) DNS
6 18 (1.60%) AMQP
7 16 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 16 (1.42%) LDAP
8 11 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
9 10 (0.89%) Multicast
10 6 (0.53%) Intranet
10 6 (0.53%) DHCP
10 6 (0.53%) FTP
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) SAN
11 4 (0.36%) SMTP
11 4 (0.36%) Network Security
12 3 (0.27%) SSH
12 3 (0.27%) RTSP
12 3 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.66%) Oracle Database
3 73 (6.48%) MongoDB
4 66 (5.86%) MySQL
5 61 (5.42%) Hadoop
6 50 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (2.66%) HBase
10 23 (2.04%) Big Data
10 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.15%) DB2
17 9 (0.80%) PowerCenter
17 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 238 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 227 (20.16%) Jenkins
3 162 (14.39%) Subversion
4 157 (13.94%) Maven
5 126 (11.19%) Selenium
6 119 (10.57%) Cucumber
7 79 (7.02%) JUnit
8 71 (6.31%) Ant
9 65 (5.77%) TeamCity
10 60 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 52 (4.62%) Gradle
12 43 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (3.64%) Eclipse
14 39 (3.46%) Hudson
15 38 (3.37%) Artifactory
15 38 (3.37%) JMeter
16 34 (3.02%) WebDriver
17 33 (2.93%) IntelliJ
18 31 (2.75%) Mercurial
19 29 (2.58%) Mockito
General
1 245 (21.76%) Finance
2 176 (15.63%) Banking
3 91 (8.08%) Investment Banking
4 66 (5.86%) Retail
5 45 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.20%) Marketing
7 34 (3.02%) Front Office
8 20 (1.78%) Legal
9 18 (1.60%) Back Office
10 17 (1.51%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.42%) Publishing
12 14 (1.24%) Billing
13 9 (0.80%) Advertising
14 7 (0.62%) Games
15 5 (0.44%) Automotive
16 3 (0.27%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 313 (27.80%) Developer
2 228 (20.25%) Analyst
3 125 (11.10%) Business Analyst
4 102 (9.06%) Java Developer
5 91 (8.08%) Tester
6 76 (6.75%) Test Analyst
7 66 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
8 65 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 45 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 41 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
11 37 (3.29%) Consultant
12 34 (3.02%) Architect
13 30 (2.66%) Automation Tester
14 24 (2.13%) ScrumMaster
14 24 (2.13%) Test Engineer
15 22 (1.95%) .NET Developer
16 21 (1.87%) Administrator
16 21 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
17 19 (1.69%) Junior
18 17 (1.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (15.54%) HTML
2 161 (14.30%) .NET
3 153 (13.59%) Web Services
4 129 (11.46%) CSS
5 110 (9.77%) HTML5
6 106 (9.41%) Spring
7 103 (9.15%) XML
8 102 (9.06%) JSON
9 86 (7.64%) jQuery
10 84 (7.46%) RESTful
11 71 (6.31%) AngularJS
12 66 (5.86%) REST
13 63 (5.60%) Apache Camel
14 58 (5.15%) SOAP
15 55 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 53 (4.71%) CSS3
16 53 (4.71%) J2EE
17 50 (4.44%) Hibernate
18 39 (3.46%) JMS
19 37 (3.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 82 (7.28%) User Experience
2 79 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.26%) Wiki
4 42 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.02%) Fixed Income
6 33 (2.93%) Derivative
7 26 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 24 (2.13%) Credit Risk
10 20 (1.78%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.51%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.33%) Equities
13 14 (1.24%) STB
13 14 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (1.24%) iPad
14 13 (1.15%) CMDB
15 11 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.98%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.98%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 293 (26.02%) Linux
2 150 (13.32%) UNIX
3 146 (12.97%) Windows
4 61 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (4.62%) CentOS
6 44 (3.91%) Ubuntu
7 38 (3.37%) Android
8 34 (3.02%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.15%) Solaris
10 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.18%) AIX
13 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.089%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (28.42%) Scrum
3 205 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
4 175 (15.54%) TDD
5 119 (10.57%) DevOps
6 114 (10.12%) BDD
7 103 (9.15%) E-Commerce
8 102 (9.06%) User Stories
9 99 (8.79%) SDLC
10 96 (8.53%) Project Management
11 81 (7.19%) Waterfall
12 79 (7.02%) Configuration Management
13 72 (6.39%) Test Scripting
13 72 (6.39%) Automated Testing
14 71 (6.31%) ITIL
15 69 (6.13%) OO
15 69 (6.13%) Test Automation
16 67 (5.95%) Kanban
17 64 (5.68%) Business Analysis
18 63 (5.60%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (37.83%) Java
2 278 (24.69%) SQL
3 208 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 133 (11.81%) Python
5 105 (9.33%) C#
6 71 (6.31%) PHP
7 66 (5.86%) Ruby
7 66 (5.86%) Bash Shell
8 47 (4.17%) Perl
9 45 (4.00%) C++
10 41 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 35 (3.11%) Groovy
12 32 (2.84%) Shell Script
13 30 (2.66%) C
14 21 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.78%) Scala
16 14 (1.24%) VBScript
16 14 (1.24%) VBA
17 13 (1.15%) Korn
18 10 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 72 (6.39%) Degree
3 69 (6.13%) SC Cleared
4 55 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 41 (3.64%) ISEB
6 39 (3.46%) ISTQB
7 15 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.36%) MCPD
11 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.36%) PMP
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CCNP
12 3 (0.27%) CCNA
12 3 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (16.07%) QA
2 19 (1.69%) EMIR
3 14 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.80%) MiFID
4 9 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.80%) FATCA
5 6 (0.53%) SLA
6 5 (0.44%) WAI
7 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.18%) COREP
8 2 (0.18%) FINREP
9 1 (0.089%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.089%) Basel III
9 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.089%) Basel II
9 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.089%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.58%) Varnish
3 14 (1.24%) Docker
4 13 (1.15%) vCloud
4 13 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.62%) Squid
7 6 (0.53%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.36%) Firmware
8 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.27%) NFS
9 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.27%) GFS2
9 3 (0.27%) Gluster
9 3 (0.27%) OCFS2
9 3 (0.27%) KVM
9 3 (0.27%) GPFS
9 3 (0.27%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 104 (9.24%) Puppet
2 86 (7.64%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (3.29%) Ansible
4 34 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (3.02%) BladeLogic
5 21 (1.87%) Control-M
6 18 (1.60%) yum
6 18 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
7 17 (1.51%) Rundeck
8 15 (1.33%) logstash
8 15 (1.33%) Salt
8 15 (1.33%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.33%) Tivoli
9 14 (1.24%) Kibana
10 13 (1.15%) ZABBIX
11 12 (1.07%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.62%) Nagios
13 5 (0.44%) SCOM
14 4 (0.36%) SELinux
15 3 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 192 (17.05%) Oracle
2 144 (12.79%) Atlassian
3 86 (7.64%) Red Hat
4 80 (7.10%) Microsoft
5 71 (6.31%) HP
6 63 (5.60%) IBM
7 60 (5.33%) VMware
8 36 (3.20%) TIBCO
9 34 (3.02%) Splunk
10 33 (2.93%) Adobe
11 30 (2.66%) Remedy
12 27 (2.40%) ServiceNow
13 23 (2.04%) Google
14 22 (1.95%) BMC
15 21 (1.87%) Sybase
16 17 (1.51%) Informatica
17 16 (1.42%) hybris
18 15 (1.33%) ATG
19 14 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
19 14 (1.24%) webMethods
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Rate: + per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £240 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Salt
Rate: £280 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago