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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 70 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 22 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 0.25% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.22% 2.35% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
196 170 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.20% 10.64% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 91 56
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% -1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
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 24 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 18 £350 -
Leicestershire +13 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £370 -
Lincolnshire - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
4 12 (31.58%) Docker
4 12 (31.58%) DevOps
5 11 (28.95%) Selenium
6 10 (26.32%) Banking
6 10 (26.32%) ISEB
6 10 (26.32%) Vagrant
7 9 (23.68%) Java
8 8 (21.05%) Project Management
9 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
10 6 (15.79%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
10 6 (15.79%) Maven
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
11 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 4 (10.53%) BDD
12 4 (10.53%) CSS
12 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.53%) C#
13 3 (7.89%) Finance

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
2 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (28.95%) Selenium
4 6 (15.79%) Maven
4 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.89%) Ranorex
5 3 (7.89%) Toad
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) Sahi
7 1 (2.63%) RSpec
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Environment Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Data Modeller
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Development DBA
7 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
2 2 (5.26%) CSS3
2 2 (5.26%) Laravel
2 2 (5.26%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) WinForms
3 1 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (31.58%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (5.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.63%) R
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) GoldenSource
3 2 (5.26%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) hybris
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce