The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 77 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 17 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.90% 2.94% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
JIRA
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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.08% 8.25% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 81 47
Average daily rate £350 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Northamptonshire - 8 £350 -
Nottinghamshire +10 4 £370 +23.12% 2
Leicestershire +3 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) ISEB
3 13 (40.63%) Selenium
4 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 10 (31.25%) QA
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) SAP
6 8 (25.00%) Use Case
7 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Retail
7 7 (21.88%) HP
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) Maven
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.63%) Marketing
9 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
9 5 (15.63%) C++
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) VBScript
10 4 (12.50%) JUnit
10 4 (12.50%) CRM
10 4 (12.50%) B2C
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Maven
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Sahi
5 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) NUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) SAP Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAP BW Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) XHTML
4 1 (3.13%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) MFC
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) DTV
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.00%) Use Case
4 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) B2C
6 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
1 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) C++
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) VBScript
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) R
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) ISEB
2 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) PMP
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) SAP
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) hybris
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) ATG
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
5 1 (3.13%) Intel
5 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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