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 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 92 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 55 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.79% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.85% 7.82% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 4 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £345 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
428 243 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.93% 10.24% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 115 187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 35
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £41.00
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 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 19 September 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 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
Bedfordshire +3 17 £450 +5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £313 -13.79% 2
Hertfordshire -12 13 £395 - 6
Essex -5 4 £225 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) .NET
3 28 (29.17%) C#
3 28 (29.17%) Scrum
4 27 (28.13%) Windows
5 24 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
6 23 (23.96%) SQL
7 20 (20.83%) Java
7 20 (20.83%) CSS
8 19 (19.79%) Web Services
8 19 (19.79%) IIS
9 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 18 (18.75%) Confluence
10 17 (17.71%) QA
10 17 (17.71%) .NET Framework
11 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (16.67%) VB
12 15 (15.63%) Selenium
13 14 (14.58%) XML
13 14 (14.58%) Eclipse
14 13 (13.54%) HTML
14 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
15 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 12 (12.50%) JUnit
15 12 (12.50%) MVC
15 12 (12.50%) Project Management
15 12 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (11.46%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (19.79%) IIS
2 18 (18.75%) Confluence
3 7 (7.29%) CMS
4 5 (5.21%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.04%) SAS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Project
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.13%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.25%) NAS
2 6 (6.25%) DHCP
2 6 (6.25%) FTP
2 6 (6.25%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) Broadband
2 6 (6.25%) Wireless
2 6 (6.25%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) Telnet
3 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) PBX
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) SNMP
3 1 (1.04%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) MySQL
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.08%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Selenium
2 14 (14.58%) Eclipse
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 12 (12.50%) JUnit
5 11 (11.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (9.38%) Subversion
7 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (7.29%) FinalBuilder
8 7 (7.29%) Bugzilla
8 7 (7.29%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.25%) NUnit
9 6 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (6.25%) FxCop
9 6 (6.25%) StyleCop
9 6 (6.25%) Log4Net
9 6 (6.25%) Redmine
9 6 (6.25%) Trac
10 5 (5.21%) MSBuild
10 5 (5.21%) ClearQuest
10 5 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (9.38%) Retail
2 8 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) Configuration Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) ScrumMaster
5 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Integration Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Automated Test Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.13%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.63%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) ASP.NET
3 20 (20.83%) CSS
4 19 (19.79%) Web Services
5 17 (17.71%) .NET Framework
6 14 (14.58%) XML
7 13 (13.54%) HTML
8 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.46%) XSL
8 11 (11.46%) WCF
9 10 (10.42%) ADO.NET
10 9 (9.38%) XSLT
10 9 (9.38%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.29%) REST
11 7 (7.29%) Spring
12 6 (6.25%) LINQ
12 6 (6.25%) MSMQ
12 6 (6.25%) POCO
13 5 (5.21%) J2EE
13 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) EPoS
1 6 (6.25%) Firmware
1 6 (6.25%) Kindle
2 5 (5.21%) PKI
3 4 (4.17%) Open Source
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.08%) Ontologies
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) MPEG
6 1 (1.04%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.42%) Linux
4 9 (9.38%) Android
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.25%) UNIX
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) Scrum
3 12 (12.50%) MVC
3 12 (12.50%) Project Management
4 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.42%) OOP
5 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.38%) Use Case
7 8 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 7 (7.29%) Coaching
8 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.25%) TDD
9 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.25%) OO
9 6 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 6 (6.25%) Code Coverage
9 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.17%) C#
2 24 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 23 (23.96%) SQL
4 20 (20.83%) Java
5 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (16.67%) VB
7 9 (9.38%) VBScript
7 9 (9.38%) Ruby
8 8 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (8.33%) Perl
8 8 (8.33%) PHP
8 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.17%) Python
11 3 (3.13%) VB6
12 2 (2.08%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.04%) sed
13 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.04%) C
13 1 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) ISEB
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) PMP
4 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Samba
2 1 (1.04%) qmail
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.08%) McAfee
3 2 (2.08%) Adobe
3 2 (2.08%) Perforce
4 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Splunk
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix
4 1 (1.04%) BEA
4 1 (1.04%) Zend
4 1 (1.04%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
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