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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 99 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs citing JIRA 51 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.68% 0.71% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.89% 6.56% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £413 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +29.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £348 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
429 259 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.14% 10.84% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 118 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 46
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 24 £313 -24.24% 2
Bedfordshire -11 10 £530 +24.70% 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £325 - 2
Essex +2 6 £165 -49.23%
Norfolk - 5 £300 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 22 (26.51%) Scrum
2 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) QA
3 20 (24.10%) CSS
4 19 (22.89%) SQL
5 18 (21.69%) Windows
6 17 (20.48%) C#
6 17 (20.48%) HTML
6 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.28%) XML
7 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
7 16 (19.28%) Selenium
8 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
9 14 (16.87%) IIS
10 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
10 13 (15.66%) OOP
11 12 (14.46%) Retail
11 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
11 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.46%) Java
11 12 (14.46%) MVC
12 11 (13.25%) VB
12 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.25%) Linux
13 10 (12.05%) MySQL
13 10 (12.05%) VBScript
13 10 (12.05%) XSL
13 10 (12.05%) XSLT
13 10 (12.05%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (16.87%) IIS
2 8 (9.64%) Confluence
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) RoboHelp
2 2 (2.41%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.61%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) DHCP
1 6 (7.23%) FTP
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.23%) Broadband
1 6 (7.23%) Telnet
1 6 (7.23%) Firewall
1 6 (7.23%) Wireless
1 6 (7.23%) NAS
2 5 (6.02%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) PBX
4 1 (1.20%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.41%) Triplestore
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Selenium
2 8 (9.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) Bugzilla
3 7 (8.43%) JUnit
3 7 (8.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.23%) JMeter
4 6 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.23%) NUnit
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
4 6 (7.23%) Redmine
4 6 (7.23%) Trac
5 5 (6.02%) MSBuild
5 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.02%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.82%) FxCop
6 4 (4.82%) StyleCop
7 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.61%) Maven
General
1 12 (14.46%) Retail
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Games
4 4 (4.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) ScrumMaster
5 7 (8.43%) Integration Manager
6 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.23%) VB Developer
6 6 (7.23%) VB6 Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Author
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Author
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Writer
8 3 (3.61%) Systems Integration Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 20 (24.10%) CSS
3 17 (20.48%) HTML
4 16 (19.28%) XML
5 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET
6 12 (14.46%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.05%) Web Services
7 10 (12.05%) XSL
7 10 (12.05%) XSLT
8 9 (10.84%) WCF
8 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.43%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.02%) REST
11 4 (4.82%) POCO
11 4 (4.82%) LINQ
12 3 (3.61%) MSMQ
12 3 (3.61%) J2SE
13 2 (2.41%) J2EE
13 2 (2.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) EPoS
1 6 (7.23%) Firmware
1 6 (7.23%) Kindle
2 4 (4.82%) Copywriting
2 4 (4.82%) Open Source
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) CMDB
4 2 (2.41%) MPEG
4 2 (2.41%) Ontologies
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) STB
5 1 (1.20%) IPTV
5 1 (1.20%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.84%) Android
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.41%) UNIX
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Scrum
1 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) OOP
3 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.46%) MVC
4 9 (10.84%) OO
5 8 (9.64%) Project Management
5 8 (9.64%) Use Case
5 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.02%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.82%) Analytics
9 4 (4.82%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.82%) Android Development
9 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.82%) Code Coverage
9 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) SQL
2 17 (20.48%) C#
2 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.07%) PowerShell
4 12 (14.46%) Java
5 11 (13.25%) VB
6 10 (12.05%) VBScript
7 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
8 8 (9.64%) PHP
8 8 (9.64%) Ruby
9 7 (8.43%) Perl
10 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.23%) VB6
11 4 (4.82%) Python
12 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.41%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.20%) C
13 1 (1.20%) sed
13 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) ISEB
2 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
2 6 (7.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.41%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Samba
2 1 (1.20%) Xen
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe
3 2 (2.41%) Perforce
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Netezza
4 1 (1.20%) Zend
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.20%) HP
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix
4 1 (1.20%) McAfee
4 1 (1.20%) Sybase
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
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