The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 114 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing JIRA 30 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 5.29% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
Average daily rate £275 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £281 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 227 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.43% 10.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 123 171
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 58
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.67 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.15 £26.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £51.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 10 £240 -46.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £325 - 5
Essex -24 4 £270 -16.92% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £233 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (38.46%) QA
2 13 (33.33%) XML
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) IIS
5 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.51%) VBScript
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) XSL
6 8 (20.51%) XSLT
6 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.95%) HTML
7 7 (17.95%) VB
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
8 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.38%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) Code Coverage
8 6 (15.38%) Selenium
9 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Games
9 5 (12.82%) Python
9 5 (12.82%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (25.64%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 2 (5.13%) RoboHelp
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) TELNET
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) JMeter
2 4 (10.26%) FxCop
2 4 (10.26%) StyleCop
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.13%) Robotium
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) Redmine
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Trac
5 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Games
4 4 (10.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) VB Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Writer
4 4 (10.26%) Author
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Author
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 8 (20.51%) XSL
3 8 (20.51%) XSLT
4 7 (17.95%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) LINQ
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) POCO
7 1 (2.56%) StructureMap
7 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.56%) J2SE
7 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.56%) COM+
7 1 (2.56%) SOAP
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Copywriting
2 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) STB
3 1 (2.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Scrum
3 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.38%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Use Case
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) VBScript
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) VB
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) VB6
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) C
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.56%) Cacti
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) hybris
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Netezza
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago