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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 91 160 187
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 523 357 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.13% 1.42% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.52% 10.68% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 259 222
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 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £49.50 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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
3601 3344 2897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.69% 13.31% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 2392 1951
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 £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +39 124 £400 -2.73% 25
Docklands, London +19 2 £350 -21.78%
Hammersmith - 2 £330 - 1
Canary Wharf +17 1 £500 +49.25%
Surbiton - 1 £290 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 531 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (30.25%) Java
3 251 (27.61%) Scrum
4 223 (24.53%) Finance
5 216 (23.76%) Git (software)
6 210 (23.10%) SQL
7 199 (21.89%) Linux
8 196 (21.56%) Confluence
9 186 (20.46%) Oracle
10 185 (20.35%) TDD
11 168 (18.48%) UNIX
12 164 (18.04%) Subversion
13 162 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
14 154 (16.94%) Jenkins
15 153 (16.83%) HTML
16 144 (15.84%) JavaScript
16 144 (15.84%) Maven
17 140 (15.40%) Banking
18 139 (15.29%) XML
19 124 (13.64%) Web Services
20 118 (12.98%) QA
21 112 (12.32%) Python
22 104 (11.44%) MySQL
23 103 (11.33%) DevOps
24 100 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
25 95 (10.45%) .NET
25 95 (10.45%) SOA
26 92 (10.12%) CSS
26 92 (10.12%) JSON
26 92 (10.12%) HP Quality Center

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 196 (21.56%) Confluence
2 78 (8.58%) Apache
3 76 (8.36%) WebLogic
4 56 (6.16%) Tomcat
5 40 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 33 (3.63%) SharePoint
7 26 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 20 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
9 20 (2.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 20 (2.20%) Node.js
10 14 (1.54%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.21%) CMS
12 10 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.99%) IIS
14 8 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
16 5 (0.55%) GemFire
Applications
1 77 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.18%) MS Office
3 30 (3.30%) MS Project
4 19 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) SPSS
7 2 (0.22%) Mingle
7 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.22%) Gephi
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 36 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (2.20%) Documaker
4 14 (1.54%) Google Analytics
5 13 (1.43%) Oracle FAH
6 10 (1.10%) RMDS
7 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.66%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.33%) Magento
9 3 (0.33%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.22%) Summit
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.32%) GitHub
5 10 (1.10%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.55%) Basecamp
8 5 (0.55%) IaaS
8 5 (0.55%) SaaS
8 5 (0.55%) Force.com
9 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.33%) Joyent
11 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.22%) Heroku
11 2 (0.22%) Trello
12 1 (0.11%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.28%) HTTP
2 34 (3.74%) SSL
2 34 (3.74%) HTTPS
3 30 (3.30%) DNS
4 25 (2.75%) Firewall
5 12 (1.32%) Internet
6 7 (0.77%) LDAP
6 7 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.77%) DVB
6 7 (0.77%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.66%) SSH
7 6 (0.66%) SAN
7 6 (0.66%) VPN
7 6 (0.66%) NAS
7 6 (0.66%) Multicast
8 4 (0.44%) RTP
9 3 (0.33%) 4G
9 3 (0.33%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.33%) AMQP
9 3 (0.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.44%) MySQL
2 75 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 49 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 47 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 35 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 28 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.75%) Oracle Exadata
9 24 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
11 22 (2.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 21 (2.31%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.65%) Big Data
14 15 (1.65%) Redis
15 14 (1.54%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.32%) Pentaho
17 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 216 (23.76%) Git (software)
2 164 (18.04%) Subversion
3 154 (16.94%) Jenkins
4 144 (15.84%) Maven
5 79 (8.69%) Selenium
6 77 (8.47%) TeamCity
7 63 (6.93%) Cucumber
8 54 (5.94%) Hudson
9 41 (4.51%) JUnit
10 40 (4.40%) Eclipse
11 37 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (3.96%) WebDriver
13 31 (3.41%) Ant
14 21 (2.31%) Bugzilla
15 20 (2.20%) NUnit
16 19 (2.09%) Mercurial
16 19 (2.09%) JMeter
17 18 (1.98%) SoapUI
18 16 (1.76%) Mockito
General
1 223 (24.53%) Finance
2 140 (15.40%) Banking
3 76 (8.36%) Investment Banking
4 44 (4.84%) Front Office
5 43 (4.73%) Financial Institution
6 25 (2.75%) Billing
7 19 (2.09%) Retail
7 19 (2.09%) Marketing
8 18 (1.98%) Advertising
9 17 (1.87%) Publishing
10 14 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.54%) Games
11 9 (0.99%) Back Office
12 6 (0.66%) Electronics
13 4 (0.44%) German Language
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) International Banking
15 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 274 (30.14%) Developer
2 171 (18.81%) Analyst
3 80 (8.80%) Business Analyst
4 77 (8.47%) Tester
5 70 (7.70%) Java Developer
6 68 (7.48%) Test Analyst
7 46 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 42 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 40 (4.40%) Test Engineer
10 35 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.74%) Consultant
12 27 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
13 26 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
14 22 (2.42%) Administrator
14 22 (2.42%) Software Engineer
14 22 (2.42%) Automation Tester
15 21 (2.31%) C# Developer
16 19 (2.09%) PHP Developer
17 18 (1.98%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (16.83%) HTML
2 139 (15.29%) XML
3 124 (13.64%) Web Services
4 95 (10.45%) .NET
5 92 (10.12%) CSS
5 92 (10.12%) JSON
6 86 (9.46%) Middleware
7 80 (8.80%) HTML5
8 77 (8.47%) Spring
9 74 (8.14%) jQuery
10 69 (7.59%) RESTful
11 66 (7.26%) SOAP
12 59 (6.49%) REST
13 58 (6.38%) AngularJS
14 46 (5.06%) JMS
15 42 (4.62%) Hibernate
16 41 (4.51%) J2EE
17 36 (3.96%) CSS3
18 34 (3.74%) JDBC
19 32 (3.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 45 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 45 (4.95%) User Experience
5 36 (3.96%) Open Source
6 33 (3.63%) Hedge funds
7 30 (3.30%) Wiki
7 30 (3.30%) Derivative
8 27 (2.97%) STB
9 26 (2.86%) Clustering
10 23 (2.53%) Credit Risk
11 20 (2.20%) Management Information System
12 19 (2.09%) Video on Demand
12 19 (2.09%) Market Risk
13 17 (1.87%) Digital Media
14 15 (1.65%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.65%) Equities
15 14 (1.54%) Fixed Income
16 11 (1.21%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 199 (21.89%) Linux
2 168 (18.48%) UNIX
3 81 (8.91%) Windows
4 45 (4.95%) Android
5 42 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.75%) SELinux
7 11 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.55%) CentOS
10 5 (0.55%) Solaris
11 4 (0.44%) pSOS
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.33%) SmartOS
12 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.33%) Debian
13 2 (0.22%) MVS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (27.61%) Scrum
3 185 (20.35%) TDD
4 162 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (11.33%) DevOps
6 95 (10.45%) SOA
7 91 (10.01%) BDD
8 87 (9.57%) E-Commerce
9 77 (8.47%) Configuration Management
10 76 (8.36%) OO
11 75 (8.25%) Project Management
12 74 (8.14%) MVC
13 73 (8.03%) Test Scripting
14 62 (6.82%) Kanban
15 58 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 51 (5.61%) UML
17 50 (5.50%) User Stories
18 47 (5.17%) Software Testing
19 45 (4.95%) Business Analysis
20 44 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 275 (30.25%) Java
2 210 (23.10%) SQL
3 144 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 112 (12.32%) Python
5 89 (9.79%) Ruby
6 79 (8.69%) C#
7 75 (8.25%) Bash Shell
8 61 (6.71%) PHP
9 47 (5.17%) Perl
10 39 (4.29%) Shell Script
11 32 (3.52%) PL/SQL
12 27 (2.97%) Jython
13 24 (2.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 22 (2.42%) C
15 18 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.65%) C++
17 12 (1.32%) VBA
18 10 (1.10%) XQuery
18 10 (1.10%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (7.15%) Degree
2 47 (5.17%) ISEB
3 27 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.10%) PMP
7 10 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.77%) MAPM
10 6 (0.66%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.22%) PhD
13 2 (0.22%) IIBA
14 1 (0.11%) CBAP
14 1 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (12.98%) QA
2 23 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.77%) SLA
4 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
4 3 (0.33%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 41 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.43%) vCloud
4 6 (0.66%) Varnish
5 5 (0.55%) KVM
5 5 (0.55%) HDFS
5 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.33%) Docker
6 3 (0.33%) Cygwin
6 3 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 92 (10.12%) HP Quality Center
2 90 (9.90%) Puppet
3 25 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.42%) Oracle Identity Management
5 20 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (1.54%) Nagios
7 13 (1.43%) Control-M
8 9 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.77%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.66%) YUM
11 5 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.33%) Oozie
12 3 (0.33%) OpenView
13 2 (0.22%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.22%) Salt
13 2 (0.22%) Ansible
14 1 (0.11%) logstash
14 1 (0.11%) Kibana
14 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 186 (20.46%) Oracle
2 84 (9.24%) Atlassian
3 78 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 68 (7.48%) VMware
5 61 (6.71%) Remedy
6 48 (5.28%) HP
7 43 (4.73%) JBoss
8 36 (3.96%) IBM
9 33 (3.63%) Google
10 24 (2.64%) Siebel
11 22 (2.42%) 29West
12 20 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.20%) hybris
13 17 (1.87%) Zend
14 16 (1.76%) Sybase
15 15 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (1.21%) DevExpress
17 10 (1.10%) Informatica
18 9 (0.99%) SAP
18 9 (0.99%) TIBCO
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago