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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 97 132 159
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 438 357 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.07% 1.66% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.76% 12.42% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 282 192
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
3183 2874 2595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.07% 13.33% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2076 1895
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 £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 20
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 97 £408 -4.11% 31
Canary Wharf +9 3 £575 +4.54%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 2
Docklands, London +7 2 £650 +22.64%
Harrow -3 1 - -
Croydon -5 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Chessington - 1 £275 -
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 557 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (35.11%) Java
3 280 (29.26%) SQL
4 244 (25.50%) Scrum
5 243 (25.39%) Finance
6 203 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 202 (21.11%) Git (software)
8 199 (20.79%) HTML
9 188 (19.64%) Confluence
10 174 (18.18%) Oracle
11 173 (18.08%) Linux
12 170 (17.76%) Jenkins
13 167 (17.45%) TDD
14 154 (16.09%) QA
15 148 (15.46%) JavaScript
16 145 (15.15%) Subversion
17 139 (14.52%) Banking
18 138 (14.42%) CSS
18 138 (14.42%) Web Services
19 137 (14.32%) UNIX
20 131 (13.69%) XML
21 123 (12.85%) Selenium
22 121 (12.64%) DevOps
23 112 (11.70%) BDD
24 109 (11.39%) .NET
25 106 (11.08%) Maven
26 103 (10.76%) Windows
26 103 (10.76%) HP Quality Center
27 96 (10.03%) Apache
27 96 (10.03%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 188 (19.64%) Confluence
2 96 (10.03%) Apache
3 59 (6.17%) WebLogic
4 58 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 52 (5.43%) JBoss
6 32 (3.34%) SharePoint
7 30 (3.13%) Node.js
8 20 (2.09%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 15 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (1.46%) CMS
12 14 (1.46%) IIS
12 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
14 10 (1.04%) Apache Solr
14 10 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
15 9 (0.94%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.45%) MS Office
3 20 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.57%) MS Project
6 8 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.42%) Mingle
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (1.88%) Documaker
2 15 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
7 7 (0.73%) Magento
8 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.42%) RMDS
10 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.31%) Summit
11 2 (0.21%) Adaptiv
11 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.94%) Basecamp
3 9 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.84%) OpenShift
5 7 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.52%) Trello
7 4 (0.42%) GitHub
7 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 3 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Office 365
9 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.66%) HTTP
2 30 (3.13%) DNS
3 29 (3.03%) SSL
4 23 (2.40%) HTTPS
4 23 (2.40%) Firewall
5 19 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.46%) Internet
7 9 (0.94%) VPN
8 6 (0.63%) LAN
8 6 (0.63%) WAN
8 6 (0.63%) Network Security
8 6 (0.63%) Multicast
9 5 (0.52%) AMQP
9 5 (0.52%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.52%) OSPF
9 5 (0.52%) BGP
9 5 (0.52%) IPv6
9 5 (0.52%) LDAP
9 5 (0.52%) IPsec
10 3 (0.31%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 77 (8.05%) MySQL
3 55 (5.75%) Oracle Database
4 45 (4.70%) Relational Database
5 43 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.76%) MongoDB
7 31 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 24 (2.51%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.09%) DB2
10 20 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.25%) Big Data
16 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 202 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 170 (17.76%) Jenkins
3 145 (15.15%) Subversion
4 123 (12.85%) Selenium
5 106 (11.08%) Maven
6 87 (9.09%) JUnit
7 70 (7.31%) Cucumber
8 63 (6.58%) TeamCity
9 61 (6.37%) Eclipse
10 48 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (4.91%) Ant
12 41 (4.28%) Hudson
12 41 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (3.76%) WebDriver
14 30 (3.13%) NUnit
15 26 (2.72%) SoapUI
16 23 (2.40%) Artifactory
17 21 (2.19%) JMeter
18 18 (1.88%) Bugzilla
19 17 (1.78%) Jasmine
General
1 243 (25.39%) Finance
2 139 (14.52%) Banking
3 69 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 33 (3.45%) Front Office
5 32 (3.34%) Retail
6 25 (2.61%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.30%) Marketing
8 21 (2.19%) Billing
9 18 (1.88%) Games
10 9 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.84%) Automotive
12 6 (0.63%) Publishing
12 6 (0.63%) Back Office
13 5 (0.52%) Legal
13 5 (0.52%) Advertising
13 5 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 288 (30.09%) Developer
2 211 (22.05%) Analyst
3 108 (11.29%) Test Analyst
4 88 (9.20%) Tester
5 85 (8.88%) Java Developer
6 70 (7.31%) Business Analyst
7 54 (5.64%) Project Manager
8 49 (5.12%) Senior Developer
9 43 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 40 (4.18%) Consultant
11 39 (4.08%) Test Engineer
12 27 (2.82%) .NET Developer
13 23 (2.40%) Front-End Developer
14 22 (2.30%) Agile Business Analyst
15 20 (2.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (2.09%) Software Engineer
15 20 (2.09%) Test Manager
15 20 (2.09%) Test Leader
16 19 (1.99%) Automation Tester
17 18 (1.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (20.79%) HTML
2 138 (14.42%) CSS
2 138 (14.42%) Web Services
3 131 (13.69%) XML
4 109 (11.39%) .NET
5 96 (10.03%) Spring
6 92 (9.61%) JSON
7 90 (9.40%) jQuery
8 80 (8.36%) HTML5
9 70 (7.31%) SOAP
10 65 (6.79%) AngularJS
10 65 (6.79%) Middleware
11 64 (6.69%) Hibernate
12 58 (6.06%) REST
13 57 (5.96%) RESTful
14 51 (5.33%) JSP
15 47 (4.91%) J2EE
16 46 (4.81%) Ajax
17 42 (4.39%) JMS
18 35 (3.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.33%) Open Source
3 50 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 50 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 43 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.28%) User Experience
6 38 (3.97%) Derivative
7 23 (2.40%) STB
8 18 (1.88%) Video on Demand
8 18 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.88%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.46%) Wiki
10 13 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.36%) Equities
10 13 (1.36%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.15%) iPad
12 11 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 173 (18.08%) Linux
2 137 (14.32%) UNIX
3 103 (10.76%) Windows
4 30 (3.13%) Android
5 26 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.36%) AIX
8 11 (1.15%) CentOS
9 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.31%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
14 2 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (25.50%) Scrum
3 203 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 167 (17.45%) TDD
5 121 (12.64%) DevOps
6 112 (11.70%) BDD
7 83 (8.67%) E-Commerce
8 81 (8.46%) OO
9 74 (7.73%) MVC
10 71 (7.42%) SOA
11 67 (7.00%) Kanban
12 63 (6.58%) Test Scripting
13 62 (6.48%) Project Management
14 61 (6.37%) Test Automation
15 57 (5.96%) Unit Testing
16 56 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 56 (5.85%) User Stories
17 55 (5.75%) Automated Testing
18 53 (5.54%) Release Management
19 52 (5.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 336 (35.11%) Java
2 280 (29.26%) SQL
3 148 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 88 (9.20%) C#
5 80 (8.36%) Python
6 76 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 71 (7.42%) Ruby
8 62 (6.48%) PHP
9 41 (4.28%) Perl
10 32 (3.34%) Shell Script
11 30 (3.13%) C++
12 28 (2.93%) PL/SQL
13 23 (2.40%) Scala
13 23 (2.40%) C
14 19 (1.99%) Groovy
14 19 (1.99%) Korn
15 18 (1.88%) Jython
15 18 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 11 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (8.15%) Degree
2 57 (5.96%) ISEB
3 44 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 22 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (1.04%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.94%) OCPJP
12 7 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.21%) CCNA
15 2 (0.21%) MCPD
15 2 (0.21%) CFA
16 1 (0.10%) CBAP
16 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (16.09%) QA
2 19 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.15%) SLA
4 4 (0.42%) COREP
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) FATCA
7 1 (0.10%) EMIR
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 22 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.73%) Varnish
4 6 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.52%) Postfix
5 5 (0.52%) XenServer
5 5 (0.52%) Samba
6 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.42%) KVM
6 4 (0.42%) vCloud
6 4 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.21%) Squid
7 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 103 (10.76%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (9.20%) Puppet
3 25 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 14 (1.46%) Vagrant
5 14 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
6 13 (1.36%) Nagios
7 9 (0.94%) Ansible
8 8 (0.84%) Control-M
8 8 (0.84%) Zenoss
8 8 (0.84%) Salt
9 7 (0.73%) logstash
9 7 (0.73%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.63%) yum
11 5 (0.52%) SELinux
12 4 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.42%) Kibana
13 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.10%) Graphite
Vendors
1 174 (18.18%) Oracle
2 79 (8.25%) Atlassian
3 71 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 63 (6.58%) HP
5 41 (4.28%) Remedy
6 37 (3.87%) VMware
7 28 (2.93%) IBM
7 28 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 25 (2.61%) hybris
9 21 (2.19%) Sybase
10 19 (1.99%) Murex
10 19 (1.99%) TIBCO
10 19 (1.99%) SAP
10 19 (1.99%) Google
11 18 (1.88%) Zend
12 17 (1.78%) DevExpress
12 17 (1.78%) Siebel
13 13 (1.36%) Canoo
13 13 (1.36%) Perforce
14 12 (1.25%) ATG
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