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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 18 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.39% 0.74% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 4.88% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
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
60 41 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.96% 15.24% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 33
Average daily rate £350 £407 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% +16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 (79.17%) SQL
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
1 19 (79.17%) Python
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 16 (66.67%) Internet
3 16 (66.67%) Perforce
4 12 (50.00%) QA
4 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (45.83%) XML
6 10 (41.67%) C
6 10 (41.67%) C++
7 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
8 8 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (29.17%) Streaming Media
10 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (20.83%) IPTV
11 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (16.67%) Product Management
13 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
13 2 (8.33%) Selenium
13 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
13 2 (8.33%) C#
13 2 (8.33%) .NET
13 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
13 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
13 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (29.17%) Streaming Media
3 5 (20.83%) IPTV
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
1 19 (79.17%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) C
2 10 (41.67%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Perforce
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