The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 34 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.77% 0.59% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 6.25% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +87.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.67% 9.41% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 18
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Brighton region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) LESS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript