The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 43 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.16% 2.21% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.13% 10.00% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Average daily rate £388 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
92 160 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.31% 22.13% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 38
Average daily rate £403 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £40.38 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridgeshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridgeshire region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 12 £388 +6.89% 10
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) XML
4 15 (37.50%) ISEB
5 14 (35.00%) SOAP
5 14 (35.00%) Web Services
5 14 (35.00%) Ant
5 14 (35.00%) Maven
5 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Groovy
5 14 (35.00%) SoapUI
5 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 13 (32.50%) Degree
7 12 (30.00%) WSDL
8 11 (27.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
8 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
8 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
9 10 (25.00%) Project Management
10 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Document Management
12 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
12 6 (15.00%) CRM
12 6 (15.00%) SAP
12 6 (15.00%) Linux
12 6 (15.00%) Power BI

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) VoIP
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
1 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (15.00%) Power BI
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Ant
1 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (35.00%) Maven
1 14 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) UI Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) CRM Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) XML
2 14 (35.00%) SOAP
2 14 (35.00%) Web Services
3 12 (30.00%) WSDL
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) Laravel
4 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Defect Management
4 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
4 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) Document Management
8 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.00%) CRM
8 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Use Case
9 5 (12.50%) Process Management
9 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Time Management
9 5 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (12.50%) Workflow Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Groovy
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) XPath
5 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (7.50%) APMP
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) F5
3 2 (5.00%) FireEye
3 2 (5.00%) Juniper
3 2 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft