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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 87 50 93
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +43
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 2.76% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.21% 22.47% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
190 178 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.13% 12.28% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 110 60
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
Northamptonshire -19 3 £375 +7.14%
Lincolnshire - 2 £450 - 4
Leicestershire -7 1 £600 +757.14% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) UML
4 11 (32.35%) MS Office
4 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (29.41%) ISO 9001
5 10 (29.41%) TickIT
5 10 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (29.41%) High Availability
5 10 (29.41%) V-Model
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) CMDB
9 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
9 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 5 (14.71%) Confluence
10 5 (14.71%) Life Science
10 5 (14.71%) QA
11 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) Subversion
11 4 (11.76%) OO
11 4 (11.76%) SOAP
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
1 11 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) DBeaver
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.94%) VersionOne
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Release Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Ajax
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) Doctrine
3 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) React
3 2 (5.88%) Symfony
3 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (5.88%) Velocity
3 2 (5.88%) Zend Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.65%) CMDB
4 5 (14.71%) Life Science
5 4 (11.76%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.94%) iPad
6 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
4 11 (32.35%) UML
5 10 (29.41%) High Availability
5 10 (29.41%) V-Model
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) OO
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) B2C
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) DevOps
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Use Case
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) ISO 9001
1 10 (29.41%) TickIT
2 5 (14.71%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) hybris
2 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 2 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) ATG
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Rally
3 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.94%) SAP