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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.98% 2.90% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.02% 20.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +137.50%
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
111 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.11% 13.98% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 21 37
Average daily rate £350 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Average hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) Java
7 9 (31.03%) MySQL
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) Scrum
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
8 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
9 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) OOP
9 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
9 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) NUnit
9 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.69%) Kindle
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
10 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.24%) WCF
10 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.45%) nginx
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (10.34%) CloudFront
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.45%) PBX
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) Triplestore
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.69%) NUnit
3 5 (17.24%) MSBuild
3 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
3 5 (17.24%) Subversion
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
4 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Robotium
6 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Games
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Author
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Author
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Writer
4 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
3 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 6 (20.69%) ADO.NET
4 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) J2SE
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Jena
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (3.45%) J2EE
8 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Kindle
2 4 (13.79%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.90%) MPEG
3 2 (6.90%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.45%) IPTV
4 1 (3.45%) Streaming Music
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) RDF
6 2 (6.90%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) SPARQL
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
7 1 (3.45%) AWK
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.34%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
1 1 (3.45%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.45%) Perforce
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin