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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.69% 1.20% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.15% 6.45% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £323 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
JIRA
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
61 62 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.26% 18.56% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 29
Average daily rate £363 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 28
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) Python
5 14 (43.75%) Internet
6 13 (40.63%) Perforce
6 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) C
8 11 (34.38%) QA
9 10 (31.25%) C#
9 10 (31.25%) C++
9 10 (31.25%) XML
9 10 (31.25%) .NET
10 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
10 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (25.00%) Java
12 7 (21.88%) MySQL
12 7 (21.88%) MVC
12 7 (21.88%) Streaming Media
13 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Subversion
14 5 (15.63%) NUnit
14 5 (15.63%) IPTV
14 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
14 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (6.25%) CloudFront
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.13%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) NUnit
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 4 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) REST
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Jena
6 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.13%) FFmpeg
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 7 (21.88%) Streaming Media
3 5 (15.63%) IPTV
4 3 (9.38%) Kindle
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Ontologies
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) PMI
6 1 (3.13%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Product Management
8 3 (9.38%) OOP
9 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.13%) System Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Coaching
10 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
10 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) Python
3 11 (34.38%) C
4 10 (31.25%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) C++
5 8 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) sed
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) AWK
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) qmail
1 1 (3.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Bacula
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Perforce
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
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