The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 29 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.76% 2.81% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.00% 22.45% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 1
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£313 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.65% 12.53% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 19 28
Average daily rate £338 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 10
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) MVC
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) MySQL
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
8 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) OOP
8 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
8 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) NUnit
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (19.35%) Kindle
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.13%) MSBuild
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) QA

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) nginx
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (9.68%) CloudFront
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.23%) PBX
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.45%) Triplestore
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) NUnit
3 5 (16.13%) CruiseControl
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) JMeter
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.23%) Robotium
5 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Games
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Author
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Author
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Writer
4 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Tester
5 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
4 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 6 (19.35%) ADO.NET
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) WCF
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.13%) REST
6 3 (9.68%) J2SE
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Jena
8 1 (3.23%) FFmpeg
8 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Kindle
2 4 (12.90%) Copywriting
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) MPEG
3 2 (6.45%) Ontologies
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) IPTV
4 1 (3.23%) Streaming Music
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) RDF
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Product Management
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) SPARQL
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Korn
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) sed
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
2 5 (16.13%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
1 1 (3.23%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
2 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago