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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 28 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.30% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% 2.86% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £356 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
East Sussex

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
34 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 22.08% 26.62% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 18
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) B2B
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (37.50%) Confluence
5 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) LAMP
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) jMock
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) jBPM
6 1 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) B2B
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) AOP
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Rally
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter