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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 92 154 181
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 479 340 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 1.43% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.14% 11.42% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 254 199
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 £261 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 116 £406 -4.97% 19
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Canary Wharf +8 4 £408 -22.38%
Uxbridge - 3 £263 -
Docklands, London +15 2 £650 +57.57%
Westminster - 2 £525 -
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 592 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (33.03%) Java
3 271 (27.13%) SQL
4 259 (25.93%) Scrum
5 240 (24.02%) Finance
6 233 (23.32%) Git (software)
7 221 (22.12%) HTML
8 201 (20.12%) Confluence
9 195 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
10 188 (18.82%) TDD
11 177 (17.72%) Linux
12 171 (17.12%) Oracle
13 168 (16.82%) JavaScript
14 166 (16.62%) UNIX
15 159 (15.92%) QA
15 159 (15.92%) Jenkins
16 156 (15.62%) Subversion
17 151 (15.12%) XML
18 150 (15.02%) Web Services
19 146 (14.61%) Banking
20 145 (14.51%) CSS
21 124 (12.41%) Selenium
22 117 (11.71%) DevOps
23 115 (11.51%) Maven
24 112 (11.21%) BDD
25 106 (10.61%) Spring
26 105 (10.51%) .NET
27 103 (10.31%) JSON
27 103 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
28 100 (10.01%) jQuery

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 201 (20.12%) Confluence
2 92 (9.21%) Apache
3 66 (6.61%) WebLogic
4 58 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 51 (5.11%) JBoss
6 33 (3.30%) Node.js
7 27 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.20%) OpenStack
9 21 (2.10%) WebSphere
9 21 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 20 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
10 20 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
12 16 (1.60%) CMS
13 15 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.20%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
16 8 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
17 7 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 75 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 41 (4.10%) MS Office
3 20 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.90%) MS Project
5 15 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.50%) Mingle
8 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (2.00%) Documaker
4 11 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
4 11 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.80%) RMDS
5 8 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.40%) Magento
8 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.20%) Summit
9 2 (0.20%) Adaptiv
9 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.10%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.90%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.70%) GitHub
7 6 (0.60%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.50%) Trello
9 4 (0.40%) IaaS
9 4 (0.40%) Force.com
10 3 (0.30%) SaaS
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.10%) Office 365
11 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.80%) HTTP
2 35 (3.50%) DNS
3 33 (3.30%) SSL
4 29 (2.90%) HTTPS
5 25 (2.50%) Firewall
6 15 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.30%) Internet
8 6 (0.60%) Multicast
9 5 (0.50%) VPN
10 3 (0.30%) SNMP
10 3 (0.30%) DHCP
10 3 (0.30%) DVB
10 3 (0.30%) SSH
11 2 (0.20%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.20%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.20%) Network Security
11 2 (0.20%) 3G
11 2 (0.20%) LDAP
11 2 (0.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (9.31%) MySQL
2 81 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 51 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 48 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 33 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 27 (2.70%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 21 (2.10%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (1.90%) Big Data
11 19 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (1.70%) DB2
12 17 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 16 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.60%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (1.40%) Redis
16 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 233 (23.32%) Git (software)
2 159 (15.92%) Jenkins
3 156 (15.62%) Subversion
4 124 (12.41%) Selenium
5 115 (11.51%) Maven
6 82 (8.21%) TeamCity
7 76 (7.61%) JUnit
8 66 (6.61%) Cucumber
9 57 (5.71%) Eclipse
10 56 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 46 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (4.10%) Hudson
13 40 (4.00%) WebDriver
14 33 (3.30%) Ant
15 26 (2.60%) NUnit
16 25 (2.50%) Jasmine
17 24 (2.40%) SoapUI
18 20 (2.00%) Bugzilla
18 20 (2.00%) Artifactory
19 19 (1.90%) Mockito
General
1 240 (24.02%) Finance
2 146 (14.61%) Banking
3 74 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 48 (4.80%) Front Office
5 34 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 24 (2.40%) Billing
7 23 (2.30%) Retail
8 18 (1.80%) Games
9 17 (1.70%) Marketing
10 10 (1.00%) Publishing
11 9 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.90%) Back Office
11 9 (0.90%) Advertising
12 6 (0.60%) Automotive
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Legal
14 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 319 (31.93%) Developer
2 200 (20.02%) Analyst
3 103 (10.31%) Test Analyst
4 98 (9.81%) Tester
5 89 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 68 (6.81%) Business Analyst
7 54 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 53 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 46 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 39 (3.90%) Test Engineer
11 38 (3.80%) Consultant
12 30 (3.00%) Front-End Developer
13 24 (2.40%) .NET Developer
13 24 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.30%) Test Leader
15 22 (2.20%) PHP Developer
15 22 (2.20%) Software Engineer
16 21 (2.10%) ScrumMaster
16 21 (2.10%) Automation Tester
17 20 (2.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (22.12%) HTML
2 151 (15.12%) XML
3 150 (15.02%) Web Services
4 145 (14.51%) CSS
5 106 (10.61%) Spring
6 105 (10.51%) .NET
7 103 (10.31%) JSON
8 100 (10.01%) jQuery
8 100 (10.01%) HTML5
9 76 (7.61%) AngularJS
10 75 (7.51%) RESTful
11 69 (6.91%) Middleware
12 67 (6.71%) Hibernate
13 66 (6.61%) SOAP
14 60 (6.01%) REST
15 52 (5.21%) JSP
16 48 (4.80%) Ajax
17 44 (4.40%) J2EE
17 44 (4.40%) CSS3
18 41 (4.10%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.01%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 50 (5.01%) Open Source
5 44 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (4.20%) User Experience
7 37 (3.70%) Derivative
8 28 (2.80%) Hedge funds
9 27 (2.70%) Data Structures
10 26 (2.60%) STB
11 21 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (2.00%) Video on Demand
13 18 (1.80%) Wiki
14 16 (1.60%) Clustering
15 15 (1.50%) Equities
16 14 (1.40%) Equity Derivative
16 14 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.40%) Credit Risk
17 13 (1.30%) Visualisation
17 13 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.72%) Linux
2 166 (16.62%) UNIX
3 97 (9.71%) Windows
4 37 (3.70%) Android
5 35 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.10%) AIX
8 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.80%) CentOS
9 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (25.93%) Scrum
3 195 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
4 188 (18.82%) TDD
5 117 (11.71%) DevOps
6 112 (11.21%) BDD
7 95 (9.51%) OO
8 83 (8.31%) SOA
8 83 (8.31%) MVC
9 81 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 76 (7.61%) Project Management
10 76 (7.61%) Test Scripting
11 73 (7.31%) Kanban
12 63 (6.31%) Test Automation
13 60 (6.01%) Unit Testing
14 57 (5.71%) User Stories
15 56 (5.61%) Automated Testing
15 56 (5.61%) Software Testing
16 54 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 50 (5.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (33.03%) Java
2 271 (27.13%) SQL
3 168 (16.82%) JavaScript
4 91 (9.11%) Python
5 88 (8.81%) C#
6 79 (7.91%) Ruby
7 71 (7.11%) PHP
8 70 (7.01%) Bash Shell
9 38 (3.80%) Perl
10 31 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 30 (3.00%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 24 (2.40%) C++
14 23 (2.30%) Jython
15 20 (2.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 19 (1.90%) C
16 19 (1.90%) Scala
17 18 (1.80%) Korn
18 15 (1.50%) Groovy
19 14 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (8.71%) Degree
2 59 (5.91%) ISEB
3 36 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 22 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (1.00%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.90%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.30%) PMP
13 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.20%) PhD
14 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.10%) MAPM
15 1 (0.10%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (15.92%) QA
2 21 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.40%) COREP
5 2 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (3.20%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.70%) Varnish
4 6 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.40%) KVM
6 3 (0.30%) HDFS
6 3 (0.30%) vCloud
7 2 (0.20%) Squid
7 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.10%) Samba
8 1 (0.10%) Postfix
8 1 (0.10%) XenServer
8 1 (0.10%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 103 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
2 90 (9.01%) Puppet
3 28 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Management
4 18 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.30%) SELinux
6 12 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 11 (1.10%) Nagios
8 8 (0.80%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.70%) Control-M
9 7 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.70%) Ansible
10 6 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.60%) yum
10 6 (0.60%) logstash
10 6 (0.60%) Salt
11 4 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.30%) Kibana
12 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 171 (17.12%) Oracle
2 82 (8.21%) Atlassian
3 78 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 58 (5.81%) HP
5 52 (5.21%) Remedy
6 42 (4.20%) VMware
7 29 (2.90%) IBM
8 26 (2.60%) hybris
9 23 (2.30%) Google
10 22 (2.20%) Siebel
11 21 (2.10%) Zend
11 21 (2.10%) 29West
12 19 (1.90%) Sybase
13 18 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.80%) DevExpress
14 17 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.70%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.70%) SAP
15 14 (1.40%) Murex
15 14 (1.40%) Splunk
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £585 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
South East London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago