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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 82 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 45 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 0.87% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.55% 6.74% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £226 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £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
332 371 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.64% 12.87% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 182 131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.40 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Hertfordshire +16 16 £299 +24.47% 1
Bedfordshire +8 12 £488 +2.63%
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £359 +30.45% 10
Norfolk - 4 £349 - 1
Essex +8 1 £170 -54.66%
Suffolk -3 1 £400 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Java
3 35 (32.11%) Python
4 33 (30.28%) HTML
5 31 (28.44%) Scrum
5 31 (28.44%) SQL
6 30 (27.52%) XML
7 26 (23.85%) Linux
8 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
9 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
10 19 (17.43%) .NET
10 19 (17.43%) Confluence
10 19 (17.43%) Selenium
10 19 (17.43%) QA
11 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (16.51%) REST
11 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
12 17 (15.60%) C#
13 16 (14.68%) Internet
13 16 (14.68%) Perforce
14 15 (13.76%) Oracle
14 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
14 15 (13.76%) SOA
14 15 (13.76%) Subversion
15 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.84%) Ruby
15 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
15 14 (12.84%) UML
15 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.84%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (17.43%) Confluence
2 10 (9.17%) JBoss
2 10 (9.17%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.26%) MQSeries
3 9 (8.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.67%) CMS
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.83%) Mule
5 2 (1.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) Wireless
3 2 (1.83%) NAS
3 2 (1.83%) Telnet
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) ATM
3 2 (1.83%) Broadband
3 2 (1.83%) DHCP
3 2 (1.83%) FTP
3 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.92%) LAN
4 1 (0.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) MySQL
3 8 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.59%) Couchbase
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.43%) Selenium
3 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
4 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
4 15 (13.76%) Subversion
5 13 (11.93%) JUnit
6 9 (8.26%) Ant
6 9 (8.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (7.34%) NUnit
8 7 (6.42%) ReSharper
9 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
10 5 (4.59%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (4.59%) Maven
11 4 (3.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (3.67%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.75%) StyleCop
12 3 (2.75%) TestNG
12 3 (2.75%) Calabash
General
1 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.42%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Finance
4 5 (4.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Developer
2 19 (17.43%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Software Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.09%) .NET Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 9 (8.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Test Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Tester
8 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Java Architect
10 5 (4.59%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.67%) Integration Project Manager
11 4 (3.67%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Integration Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.28%) HTML
2 30 (27.52%) XML
3 19 (17.43%) .NET
4 18 (16.51%) REST
5 14 (12.84%) CSS
6 12 (11.01%) jQuery
7 11 (10.09%) HTML5
8 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
8 10 (9.17%) Apache Camel
9 9 (8.26%) CSS3
9 9 (8.26%) PhoneGap
9 9 (8.26%) JSON
9 9 (8.26%) Spring
10 8 (7.34%) Web Services
11 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
11 7 (6.42%) Castle Windsor
12 6 (5.50%) SOAP
13 5 (4.59%) J2EE
13 5 (4.59%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Open Source
2 9 (8.26%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.34%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) Streaming Media
5 5 (4.59%) IPTV
6 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.75%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.75%) FMCG
7 3 (2.75%) PMI
8 2 (1.83%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.83%) CMDB
9 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Linux
2 6 (5.50%) Windows
3 4 (3.67%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) HPUX
4 1 (0.92%) SUSE
4 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.44%) Scrum
3 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (13.76%) SOA
5 14 (12.84%) UML
5 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
5 14 (12.84%) MVC
5 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.84%) Unit Testing
6 11 (10.09%) Manual Testing
6 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.09%) Project Management
6 11 (10.09%) OOP
7 10 (9.17%) TDD
8 9 (8.26%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.26%) DevOps
8 9 (8.26%) Mobile Development
9 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.34%) BDD
10 7 (6.42%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) Java
2 35 (32.11%) Python
3 31 (28.44%) SQL
4 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.60%) C#
6 14 (12.84%) Ruby
7 12 (11.01%) C
8 11 (10.09%) C++
9 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
10 6 (5.50%) Perl
11 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.75%) Scala
12 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.83%) VBScript
13 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.83%) PHP
14 1 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Firmware
3 1 (0.92%) NFS
3 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.75%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (1.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Perforce
2 15 (13.76%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) Talend
4 7 (6.42%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.50%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.75%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.83%) Splunk
9 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.92%) WSO2
9 1 (0.92%) Sun
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco
9 1 (0.92%) BEA
9 1 (0.92%) NetApp
9 1 (0.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.92%) ION Trading
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