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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 106 173 169
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 451 303 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 1.25% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.03% 9.62% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 213 225
Average daily rate
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£425 £448 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £59.00 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3461 3151 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2252 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 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
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 1 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 1 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 +39 94 £469 +13.63% 40
Docklands, London +10 3 £450 -2.43% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £245 -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 269 (31.54%) Java
2 264 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (26.26%) Scrum
4 216 (25.32%) SQL
5 204 (23.92%) Git (software)
6 196 (22.98%) Finance
7 192 (22.51%) Linux
8 186 (21.81%) Confluence
9 174 (20.40%) UNIX
10 173 (20.28%) Oracle
11 168 (19.70%) TDD
12 164 (19.23%) Subversion
13 144 (16.88%) Banking
14 142 (16.65%) Maven
15 139 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
16 135 (15.83%) Jenkins
17 133 (15.59%) JavaScript
18 129 (15.12%) QA
19 121 (14.19%) Web Services
20 111 (13.01%) Python
21 110 (12.90%) XML
22 105 (12.31%) HTML
23 94 (11.02%) Investment Banking
24 92 (10.79%) Ruby
25 91 (10.67%) E-Commerce
26 90 (10.55%) BDD
27 89 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
28 86 (10.08%) Selenium
28 86 (10.08%) SOA
29 85 (9.96%) .NET

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 186 (21.81%) Confluence
2 60 (7.03%) WebLogic
3 52 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 50 (5.86%) Apache
5 46 (5.39%) WebSphere
6 18 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.52%) CMS
8 13 (1.52%) Node.js
9 11 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 9 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.06%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.94%) IIS
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.70%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 62 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.52%) MS Office
3 27 (3.17%) MS Project
4 19 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Gephi
7 2 (0.23%) Mingle
7 2 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (1.17%) Documaker
3 10 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 9 (1.06%) RMDS
5 8 (0.94%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.82%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.70%) Temenos T24
8 5 (0.59%) Global One
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.12%) Summit
11 1 (0.12%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.17%) Google Apps
5 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.06%) GitHub
6 8 (0.94%) SaaS
7 7 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.59%) PaaS
8 5 (0.59%) Force.com
8 5 (0.59%) IaaS
9 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.35%) Joyent
11 2 (0.23%) Heroku
11 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.23%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.12%) Trello
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.12%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.75%) HTTP
2 20 (2.34%) DNS
2 20 (2.34%) SSL
3 19 (2.23%) HTTPS
4 17 (1.99%) Firewall
5 11 (1.29%) DVB
6 10 (1.17%) Internet
7 9 (1.06%) LDAP
8 8 (0.94%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.82%) 2G
9 7 (0.82%) SSH
9 7 (0.82%) 3G
9 7 (0.82%) NAS
9 7 (0.82%) 4G
10 6 (0.70%) SAN
11 5 (0.59%) FTP
12 4 (0.47%) VPN
13 3 (0.35%) RTSP
13 3 (0.35%) VLAN
13 3 (0.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.91%) MySQL
3 51 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 34 (3.99%) Oracle Database
4 34 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.52%) Hadoop
6 24 (2.81%) Oracle Exadata
6 24 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.11%) Big Data
10 16 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 12 (1.41%) Pentaho
11 12 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.29%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.29%) Redis
12 11 (1.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 204 (23.92%) Git (software)
2 164 (19.23%) Subversion
3 142 (16.65%) Maven
4 135 (15.83%) Jenkins
5 86 (10.08%) Selenium
6 77 (9.03%) TeamCity
7 75 (8.79%) Cucumber
8 49 (5.74%) Hudson
9 44 (5.16%) JUnit
10 41 (4.81%) Ant
11 39 (4.57%) WebDriver
12 37 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 32 (3.75%) Eclipse
15 31 (3.63%) SoapUI
16 24 (2.81%) Bugzilla
16 24 (2.81%) JMeter
17 21 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
18 19 (2.23%) Bitbucket
18 19 (2.23%) JBehave
General
1 196 (22.98%) Finance
2 144 (16.88%) Banking
3 94 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.92%) Front Office
5 30 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 26 (3.05%) Retail
7 22 (2.58%) Publishing
8 21 (2.46%) Advertising
8 21 (2.46%) Back Office
9 17 (1.99%) Marketing
10 15 (1.76%) Billing
10 15 (1.76%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.64%) Games
12 7 (0.82%) Electronics
13 5 (0.59%) Legal
14 4 (0.47%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 252 (29.54%) Developer
2 148 (17.35%) Analyst
3 86 (10.08%) Tester
4 67 (7.85%) Business Analyst
5 61 (7.15%) Java Developer
6 59 (6.92%) Test Analyst
7 36 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 34 (3.99%) Test Engineer
9 32 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (3.28%) Administrator
11 26 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
12 25 (2.93%) Test Manager
13 24 (2.81%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
15 21 (2.46%) Consultant
15 21 (2.46%) Automation Tester
16 19 (2.23%) ScrumMaster
17 18 (2.11%) C# Developer
18 17 (1.99%) Systems Administrator
19 16 (1.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (14.19%) Web Services
2 110 (12.90%) XML
3 105 (12.31%) HTML
4 85 (9.96%) .NET
5 75 (8.79%) JSON
6 74 (8.68%) RESTful
7 66 (7.74%) CSS
8 63 (7.39%) Spring
9 62 (7.27%) HTML5
10 60 (7.03%) jQuery
11 56 (6.57%) Middleware
11 56 (6.57%) SOAP
11 56 (6.57%) REST
12 46 (5.39%) J2EE
13 39 (4.57%) AngularJS
14 32 (3.75%) Hibernate
15 31 (3.63%) JMS
16 27 (3.17%) CSS3
17 26 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
18 22 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 51 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (4.10%) Derivative
5 33 (3.87%) Open Source
6 32 (3.75%) STB
7 27 (3.17%) Wiki
8 25 (2.93%) Clustering
8 25 (2.93%) Hedge funds
9 24 (2.81%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.46%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.23%) Equities
12 17 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.99%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.76%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.64%) Visualisation
15 13 (1.52%) Video on Demand
16 12 (1.41%) Streaming Video
17 10 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 192 (22.51%) Linux
2 174 (20.40%) UNIX
3 76 (8.91%) Windows
4 47 (5.51%) Android
5 42 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.93%) SELinux
7 23 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 13 (1.52%) Debian
9 9 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.94%) Solaris
11 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.70%) CentOS
13 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.47%) pSOS
14 3 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.35%) SmartOS
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (26.26%) Scrum
3 168 (19.70%) TDD
4 139 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (10.67%) E-Commerce
6 90 (10.55%) BDD
7 86 (10.08%) SOA
8 77 (9.03%) Test Scripting
9 75 (8.79%) DevOps
10 72 (8.44%) Configuration Management
11 68 (7.97%) OO
12 65 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 60 (7.03%) Project Management
14 56 (6.57%) Kanban
14 56 (6.57%) Test Automation
15 54 (6.33%) Software Testing
16 48 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 44 (5.16%) MVC
17 44 (5.16%) User Stories
18 40 (4.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 269 (31.54%) Java
2 216 (25.32%) SQL
3 133 (15.59%) JavaScript
4 111 (13.01%) Python
5 92 (10.79%) Ruby
6 77 (9.03%) C#
7 61 (7.15%) Bash Shell
8 55 (6.45%) Perl
9 38 (4.45%) Shell Script
10 32 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 27 (3.17%) PHP
12 17 (1.99%) C++
12 17 (1.99%) XQuery
13 15 (1.76%) C
13 15 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.52%) VBA
14 13 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 12 (1.41%) Jython
16 10 (1.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (7.85%) Degree
2 47 (5.51%) ISEB
3 31 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.41%) PMP
7 12 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.82%) MAPM
9 7 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) IIBA
10 2 (0.23%) PhD
10 2 (0.23%) CCA
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.12%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (15.12%) QA
2 22 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.70%) SLA
4 4 (0.47%) WCAG
5 3 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
5 3 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.99%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (1.88%) vCloud
4 9 (1.06%) HDFS
5 5 (0.59%) KVM
6 4 (0.47%) Cygwin
6 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.35%) NFS
7 3 (0.35%) vSphere
7 3 (0.35%) Docker
8 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.12%) Snort
9 1 (0.12%) Xen
9 1 (0.12%) Squid
9 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
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 89 (10.43%) HP Quality Center
2 72 (8.44%) Puppet
3 22 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.99%) Control-M
5 12 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 12 (1.41%) Nagios
6 11 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (1.06%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.47%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.35%) OpenView
10 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.23%) Salt
11 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.23%) Oozie
12 1 (0.12%) Nessus
12 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.12%) CA LISA
12 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 173 (20.28%) Oracle
2 72 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.85%) VMware
4 61 (7.15%) Atlassian
5 41 (4.81%) HP
6 38 (4.45%) Remedy
7 36 (4.22%) IBM
8 30 (3.52%) Google
9 27 (3.17%) JBoss
10 23 (2.70%) 29West
11 20 (2.34%) Informatica
11 20 (2.34%) Sybase
12 17 (1.99%) hybris
13 16 (1.88%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (1.41%) GoldenSource
16 10 (1.17%) Sun
17 9 (1.06%) ION Trading
17 9 (1.06%) Apple
17 9 (1.06%) Siebel
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £420 to £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £440 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Maket rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum 3 months rolling Possibly higher rate depe
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London (Bank)
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 7 days ago