The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 86 121 100
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 44 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 0.89% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.50% 7.09% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 8
Average daily rate
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£398 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £165 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
326 395 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.25% 12.50% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 194 128
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £31.25 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.65 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Bedfordshire +7 12 £475 +104.30% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 11 £263 -12.50% 7
Hertfordshire +8 9 £288 +19.79%
Norfolk - 7 £398 - 1
Essex +13 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 52 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Java
3 35 (31.53%) HTML
4 33 (29.73%) Python
5 32 (28.83%) Scrum
6 30 (27.03%) SQL
6 30 (27.03%) XML
7 27 (24.32%) Linux
8 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 20 (18.02%) Selenium
10 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
11 18 (16.22%) REST
11 18 (16.22%) Confluence
11 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (16.22%) .NET
12 17 (15.32%) C#
12 17 (15.32%) Internet
12 17 (15.32%) QA
13 16 (14.41%) Subversion
13 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
13 16 (14.41%) Oracle
14 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
14 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
14 15 (13.51%) SOA
15 14 (12.61%) MVC
15 14 (12.61%) Perforce
15 14 (12.61%) UML
15 14 (12.61%) CSS
15 14 (12.61%) JUnit

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (16.22%) Confluence
2 10 (9.01%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.01%) JBoss
2 10 (9.01%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.11%) MQSeries
3 9 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 4 (3.60%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.80%) Mule
6 1 (0.90%) WordPress
6 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Tridion
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) Wireless
3 4 (3.60%) DHCP
3 4 (3.60%) FTP
3 4 (3.60%) HTTP
4 3 (2.70%) Broadband
4 3 (2.70%) WAN
4 3 (2.70%) Telnet
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.80%) 802.11
5 2 (1.80%) NAS
5 2 (1.80%) ATM
5 2 (1.80%) DNS
5 2 (1.80%) IPv4
5 2 (1.80%) IPv6
6 1 (0.90%) LAN
6 1 (0.90%) 4G
6 1 (0.90%) UPnP
6 1 (0.90%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.50%) Couchbase
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.80%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.02%) Selenium
3 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.41%) Subversion
5 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
6 14 (12.61%) JUnit
7 10 (9.01%) Ant
8 9 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (7.21%) NUnit
10 7 (6.31%) ReSharper
10 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
11 6 (5.41%) Maven
12 5 (4.50%) TeamCity
12 5 (4.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.60%) Trac
13 4 (3.60%) MSBuild
13 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.70%) TestNG
14 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) Analyst
3 15 (13.51%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Tester
8 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.60%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.60%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) HTML
2 30 (27.03%) XML
3 18 (16.22%) .NET
3 18 (16.22%) REST
4 14 (12.61%) CSS
5 12 (10.81%) jQuery
6 11 (9.91%) HTML5
6 11 (9.91%) Web Services
7 10 (9.01%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.01%) Apache Camel
8 9 (8.11%) CSS3
8 9 (8.11%) PhoneGap
8 9 (8.11%) JSON
8 9 (8.11%) Spring
9 7 (6.31%) SOAP
9 7 (6.31%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 5 (4.50%) J2EE
11 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Open Source
2 8 (7.21%) Clustering
3 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.31%) Streaming Media
4 5 (4.50%) IPTV
5 4 (3.60%) FMCG
5 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.70%) PMI
7 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.80%) CMDB
7 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) STB
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Linux
2 7 (6.31%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Android
4 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) HPUX
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) SUSE
5 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) Scrum
3 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.51%) SOA
6 14 (12.61%) UML
6 14 (12.61%) MVC
6 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.81%) Project Management
8 11 (9.91%) OOP
8 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Manual Testing
9 10 (9.01%) BDD
9 10 (9.01%) TDD
10 9 (8.11%) DevOps
10 9 (8.11%) Mobile Development
11 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) Java
2 33 (29.73%) Python
3 30 (27.03%) SQL
4 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.32%) C#
6 14 (12.61%) Ruby
7 12 (10.81%) C
8 9 (8.11%) C++
8 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.41%) Perl
10 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) Scala
11 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.80%) Groovy
13 1 (0.90%) Korn
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Degree
3 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.80%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.90%) NFS
3 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.70%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (1.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) Perforce
3 9 (8.11%) Talend
4 7 (6.31%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.31%) HP
5 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.80%) Splunk
9 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.90%) WSO2
9 1 (0.90%) Adobe
9 1 (0.90%) Sun
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco
9 1 (0.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) BEA
9 1 (0.90%) NetApp
9 1 (0.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.90%) ION Trading
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago