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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 61 120 100
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -20
Contract jobs citing JIRA 71 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.78% 0.35% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.67% 2.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £335 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
361 294 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.11% 12.89% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 160 150
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 32
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 January 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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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
Hertfordshire - 23 £310 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 21 £363 +7.40% 5
Suffolk +13 18 £400 -
Bedfordshire -6 6 £513 +7.89% 5
Essex +8 3 £450 - 1
Norfolk - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.00%) Java
3 39 (35.45%) SQL
4 37 (33.64%) XML
5 35 (31.82%) HTML
6 33 (30.00%) Python
7 29 (26.36%) Scrum
8 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
9 23 (20.91%) QA
10 22 (20.00%) Confluence
10 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.00%) .NET
11 21 (19.09%) Linux
11 21 (19.09%) REST
12 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (18.18%) Oracle
13 19 (17.27%) C#
14 17 (15.45%) JUnit
14 17 (15.45%) CSS
14 17 (15.45%) UML
14 17 (15.45%) SOA
14 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
15 16 (14.55%) Web Services
15 16 (14.55%) Perforce
15 16 (14.55%) Internet
16 15 (13.64%) Selenium
16 15 (13.64%) TDD
16 15 (13.64%) Spring
16 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
17 14 (12.73%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (20.00%) Confluence
2 14 (12.73%) WebLogic
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
3 10 (9.09%) JBoss
4 9 (8.18%) MQSeries
4 9 (8.18%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.82%) Mule
5 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.18%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) Internet
2 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.82%) ATM
3 2 (1.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) Firewall
4 1 (0.91%) Telnet
4 1 (0.91%) Broadband
4 1 (0.91%) DHCP
4 1 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) SNMP
4 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) MySQL
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.45%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.45%) JUnit
2 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
3 15 (13.64%) Selenium
4 14 (12.73%) Subversion
5 11 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.18%) Ant
6 9 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (8.18%) NUnit
6 9 (8.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (8.18%) StyleCop
7 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (6.36%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.36%) Maven
7 7 (6.36%) ReSharper
8 6 (5.45%) FxCop
9 5 (4.55%) ClearQuest
10 4 (3.64%) FinalBuilder
10 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.55%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Analyst
4 11 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.00%) Tester
5 10 (9.09%) Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Configuration Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.55%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (3.64%) Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.64%) XML
2 35 (31.82%) HTML
3 22 (20.00%) .NET
4 21 (19.09%) REST
5 17 (15.45%) CSS
6 16 (14.55%) Web Services
7 15 (13.64%) Spring
8 14 (12.73%) jQuery
9 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
9 13 (11.82%) Hibernate
10 12 (10.91%) HTML5
11 11 (10.00%) PhoneGap
11 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (9.09%) Apache Camel
13 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
13 9 (8.18%) JSON
13 9 (8.18%) CSS3
14 8 (7.27%) SOAP
14 8 (7.27%) XSL
14 8 (7.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.27%) Open Source
2 8 (7.27%) Clustering
3 7 (6.36%) Streaming Media
4 5 (4.55%) PKI
4 5 (4.55%) IPTV
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.91%) PMI
8 1 (0.91%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) Scrum
3 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (15.45%) UML
4 17 (15.45%) SOA
5 15 (13.64%) TDD
5 15 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.82%) Manual Testing
7 12 (10.91%) OOP
8 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.09%) DevOps
9 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.18%) MVC
10 9 (8.18%) BDD
11 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.27%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.27%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.00%) Java
2 39 (35.45%) SQL
3 33 (30.00%) Python
4 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.27%) C#
6 14 (12.73%) Ruby
7 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.09%) C++
7 10 (9.09%) C
8 8 (7.27%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.36%) VB
10 6 (5.45%) VBScript
11 4 (3.64%) Perl
12 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.73%) Scala
13 1 (0.91%) PHP
13 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.82%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.91%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.91%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Docker
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.36%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.55%) Puppet
4 4 (3.64%) SCOM
5 3 (2.73%) OpenAM
5 3 (2.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 16 (14.55%) Perforce
3 9 (8.18%) Talend
4 6 (5.45%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.55%) HP
6 4 (3.64%) Splunk
7 3 (2.73%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.82%) BEA
9 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.91%) WSO2
9 1 (0.91%) McAfee
9 1 (0.91%) Tripwire
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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