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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 1.04% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.15% 7.77% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 36
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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
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 April 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 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Copywriting
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) RoboHelp
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Robotium
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mercurial

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Robotium
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Games
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Author
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Author
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Writer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) IPTV
3 1 (10.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cacti
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper