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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 1.81% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.46% 8.96% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £316 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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
67 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.16% 20.24% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 37
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 16
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) MySQL
7 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) OOP
9 6 (23.08%) ISO 9001
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) NUnit
9 6 (23.08%) Kindle
9 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (19.23%) REST
10 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (11.54%) CloudFront
2 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.69%) Triplestore
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) NUnit
3 5 (19.23%) CruiseControl
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET
5 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) J2SE
8 2 (7.69%) Apache Jena
9 1 (3.85%) FFmpeg
9 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
9 1 (3.85%) HTML5
9 1 (3.85%) Xamarin.iOS
9 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Kindle
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) Ontologies
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) MPEG
4 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) RDF
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 2 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
1 13 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) C
3 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) SPARQL
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) sed
6 1 (3.85%) AWK
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO 9001
2 4 (15.38%) QA
3 2 (7.69%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Samba
1 1 (3.85%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Bacula
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Perforce
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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