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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 122 171
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +49
Contract jobs citing JIRA 464 381 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.19% 1.74% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.76% 12.95% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 295 177
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £239 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £542 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 - £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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
3143 2943 2546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.46% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2301 2120 1880
Average daily rate £425 £415 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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 +13 98 £425 -4.22% 32
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 - - 2
Docklands, London +2 2 £650 +30.85%
Croydon -2 2 £400 -5.32%
Canary Wharf +8 1 - -
Harrow +1 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Chessington - 1 £275 -
Brentford - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 561 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (37.85%) Java
3 292 (30.45%) SQL
4 234 (24.40%) Scrum
5 231 (24.09%) Finance
6 209 (21.79%) Confluence
7 199 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
8 189 (19.71%) Git (software)
9 181 (18.87%) Linux
10 179 (18.67%) HTML
11 172 (17.94%) Oracle
12 163 (17.00%) Subversion
13 162 (16.89%) JavaScript
14 161 (16.79%) Jenkins
15 153 (15.95%) TDD
16 151 (15.75%) QA
17 144 (15.02%) Banking
18 142 (14.81%) Web Services
19 136 (14.18%) .NET
20 128 (13.35%) CSS
20 128 (13.35%) UNIX
21 116 (12.10%) DevOps
22 115 (11.99%) Maven
23 112 (11.68%) Windows
24 105 (10.95%) XML
24 105 (10.95%) Selenium
25 103 (10.74%) BDD
26 99 (10.32%) SQL Server
27 95 (9.91%) C#
28 94 (9.80%) HP Quality Center

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 209 (21.79%) Confluence
2 93 (9.70%) Apache
3 66 (6.88%) Tomcat
4 46 (4.80%) WebLogic
5 42 (4.38%) JBoss
6 37 (3.86%) SharePoint
7 30 (3.13%) Node.js
8 26 (2.71%) CMS
8 26 (2.71%) IIS
9 18 (1.88%) OpenStack
10 16 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
11 15 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (1.15%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
15 10 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 63 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.44%) MS Office
3 21 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (2.19%) MS Project
4 18 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.52%) Mingle
6 5 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 10 (1.04%) Documaker
3 8 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.63%) Magento
6 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.42%) Summit
6 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
7 3 (0.31%) RMDS
7 3 (0.31%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.21%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.04%) Basecamp
4 9 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.73%) OpenShift
5 7 (0.73%) Trello
6 6 (0.63%) PaaS
7 5 (0.52%) IaaS
7 5 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.31%) ElastiCache
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.21%) SaaS
9 2 (0.21%) GitHub
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.92%) HTTP
2 25 (2.61%) DNS
3 24 (2.50%) Firewall
4 19 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.98%) SSL
5 14 (1.46%) Internet
6 10 (1.04%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.83%) Network Security
7 8 (0.83%) LDAP
8 7 (0.73%) Intranet
8 7 (0.73%) LAN
8 7 (0.73%) WAN
8 7 (0.73%) VPN
8 7 (0.73%) AMQP
9 6 (0.63%) IPsec
9 6 (0.63%) IPv6
9 6 (0.63%) OSPF
9 6 (0.63%) EIGRP
9 6 (0.63%) BGP
10 4 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 51 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 50 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 48 (5.01%) MySQL
6 42 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 34 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 21 (2.19%) DB2
10 20 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.25%) Big Data
14 11 (1.15%) DataStage
14 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 189 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 163 (17.00%) Subversion
3 161 (16.79%) Jenkins
4 115 (11.99%) Maven
5 105 (10.95%) Selenium
6 87 (9.07%) JUnit
7 86 (8.97%) TeamCity
8 68 (7.09%) Ant
8 68 (7.09%) Cucumber
9 60 (6.26%) Eclipse
10 53 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 37 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (3.65%) Hudson
13 34 (3.55%) NUnit
14 28 (2.92%) WebDriver
15 25 (2.61%) SoapUI
16 24 (2.50%) Artifactory
17 19 (1.98%) Redmine
18 18 (1.88%) Mockito
19 17 (1.77%) MSI
General
1 231 (24.09%) Finance
2 144 (15.02%) Banking
3 74 (7.72%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.38%) Front Office
5 39 (4.07%) Retail
6 22 (2.29%) Marketing
7 19 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.67%) Games
9 15 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.36%) Back Office
10 13 (1.36%) Billing
11 9 (0.94%) Publishing
11 9 (0.94%) Legal
12 7 (0.73%) Automotive
13 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.31%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
16 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 298 (31.07%) Developer
2 215 (22.42%) Analyst
3 106 (11.05%) Test Analyst
4 90 (9.38%) Tester
5 87 (9.07%) Java Developer
6 74 (7.72%) Business Analyst
7 61 (6.36%) Project Manager
8 42 (4.38%) .NET Developer
8 42 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 36 (3.75%) Consultant
11 29 (3.02%) Test Engineer
12 24 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
13 23 (2.40%) Agile Business Analyst
14 21 (2.19%) C# Developer
14 21 (2.19%) Test Leader
15 19 (1.98%) Test Manager
15 19 (1.98%) Automation Tester
16 16 (1.67%) QA Engineer
16 16 (1.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (18.67%) HTML
2 142 (14.81%) Web Services
3 136 (14.18%) .NET
4 128 (13.35%) CSS
5 105 (10.95%) XML
6 91 (9.49%) JSON
6 91 (9.49%) Spring
7 84 (8.76%) jQuery
8 82 (8.55%) HTML5
9 70 (7.30%) Hibernate
10 67 (6.99%) RESTful
11 61 (6.36%) AngularJS
12 55 (5.74%) SOAP
13 54 (5.63%) J2EE
14 53 (5.53%) Middleware
14 53 (5.53%) REST
15 46 (4.80%) JSP
16 33 (3.44%) Ajax
16 33 (3.44%) WinForms
17 32 (3.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 48 (5.01%) Open Source
4 46 (4.80%) Computer Science
5 45 (4.69%) Derivative
6 43 (4.48%) User Experience
7 42 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.29%) Fixed Income
9 20 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.98%) STB
10 19 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.56%) Equities
12 15 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.56%) iPad
13 14 (1.46%) Wiki
13 14 (1.46%) Video on Demand
13 14 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.36%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (18.87%) Linux
2 128 (13.35%) UNIX
3 112 (11.68%) Windows
4 33 (3.44%) Android
5 29 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.36%) AIX
8 12 (1.25%) CentOS
9 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.42%) Debian
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.31%) Solaris
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (58.50%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (24.40%) Scrum
3 199 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
4 153 (15.95%) TDD
5 116 (12.10%) DevOps
6 103 (10.74%) BDD
7 83 (8.65%) OO
8 75 (7.82%) E-Commerce
9 68 (7.09%) SOA
10 66 (6.88%) Kanban
11 64 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 62 (6.47%) Automated Testing
13 59 (6.15%) MVC
13 59 (6.15%) Unit Testing
14 58 (6.05%) Test Automation
14 58 (6.05%) Project Management
15 55 (5.74%) Release Management
15 55 (5.74%) User Stories
16 54 (5.63%) ITIL
17 52 (5.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 363 (37.85%) Java
2 292 (30.45%) SQL
3 162 (16.89%) JavaScript
4 95 (9.91%) C#
5 79 (8.24%) Python
6 71 (7.40%) Bash Shell
7 68 (7.09%) Ruby
8 48 (5.01%) PHP
9 41 (4.28%) Perl
10 34 (3.55%) C++
11 32 (3.34%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.71%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.50%) Scala
14 20 (2.09%) Groovy
15 18 (1.88%) VBA
15 18 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.77%) C
16 17 (1.77%) Korn
17 11 (1.15%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 78 (8.13%) Degree
2 61 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 56 (5.84%) ISEB
4 31 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 29 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.04%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.94%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.94%) VCP4
11 7 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.42%) MCPD
13 4 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.31%) PMP
14 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.21%) CFA
15 2 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (15.75%) QA
2 14 (1.46%) SLA
3 11 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.52%) COREP
5 4 (0.42%) FATCA
6 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.21%) EMIR
7 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) FINREP
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 19 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.73%) Varnish
4 6 (0.63%) Postfix
4 6 (0.63%) XenServer
4 6 (0.63%) vCloud
4 6 (0.63%) Samba
4 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.52%) KVM
6 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.21%) Squid
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.10%) GPFS
9 1 (0.10%) Ceph
9 1 (0.10%) Gluster
9 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
2 92 (9.59%) Puppet
3 21 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.46%) ZABBIX
4 14 (1.46%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.94%) Salt
5 9 (0.94%) Nagios
5 9 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.83%) Ansible
7 7 (0.73%) logstash
7 7 (0.73%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.73%) yum
8 6 (0.63%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.52%) SELinux
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.42%) Control-M
10 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.42%) Kibana
11 3 (0.31%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 172 (17.94%) Oracle
2 74 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 65 (6.78%) Atlassian
4 58 (6.05%) HP
5 43 (4.48%) IBM
6 37 (3.86%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.34%) VMware
8 26 (2.71%) Remedy
9 25 (2.61%) TIBCO
10 22 (2.29%) Sybase
11 21 (2.19%) Murex
11 21 (2.19%) DevExpress
12 20 (2.09%) Google
13 19 (1.98%) ATG
13 19 (1.98%) Splunk
14 18 (1.88%) hybris
14 18 (1.88%) SAP
15 17 (1.77%) Infragistics
16 14 (1.46%) Perforce
16 14 (1.46%) Adobe
London
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £100K or excellent day rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago