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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 33 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 23 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.67% 3.16% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.70% 15.00% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £200 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
JIRA
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.50% 21.10% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 20
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +81.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £57.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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
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 4 September 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) XML
4 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (46.43%) SOAP
6 11 (39.29%) ISEB
6 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
7 10 (35.71%) Groovy
7 10 (35.71%) Maven
7 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
7 10 (35.71%) Ant
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle
8 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
9 8 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (28.57%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Project Management
11 6 (21.43%) Java
11 6 (21.43%) Document Management
11 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
11 6 (21.43%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
13 4 (14.29%) UNIX
13 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.71%) Perl
14 3 (10.71%) C++
14 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
14 3 (10.71%) .NET

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (10.71%) FileMaker
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (39.29%) SoapUI
3 10 (35.71%) Ant
3 10 (35.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Email Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
2 13 (46.43%) SOAP
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) WSDL
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Document Management
6 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Process Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Groovy
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) WorldPay
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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