The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 42 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% 2.89% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.89% 16.42% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£244 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -17.83%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.23% 17.63% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £38.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.84% -4.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridge region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Internet
4 7 (38.89%) Perforce
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) FileMaker
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (16.67%) PMI
8 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (5.56%) WordPress
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) FileMaker
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Email Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Streaming Media
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Perforce
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft