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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.15% 2.08% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.06% 11.41% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
144 149 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.45% 18.24% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 83 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £53.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £30.00 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +3 23 £300 +2.12% 3
Peterborough +1 3 £380 +12.59%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) XML
3 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (39.39%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) ISEB
5 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 10 (30.30%) Maven
6 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Groovy
6 10 (30.30%) Web Services
6 10 (30.30%) Ant
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 8 (24.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (24.24%) Java
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) .NET
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) Document Management
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) Windows
12 4 (12.12%) UNIX
13 3 (9.09%) Python
13 3 (9.09%) LDAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) CMS
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Tridion
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.09%) FileMaker
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 10 (30.30%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) SOAP
3 10 (30.30%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) WSDL
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 6 (18.18%) Document Management
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Groovy
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) ISEB
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) WorldPay
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) ATG
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) hybris