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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 90 106 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 45 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.57% 0.67% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.89% 5.05% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
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
349 317 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.19% 13.22% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 157 171
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 42
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £40.60
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -3 13 £375 +5.26% 5
Hertfordshire -2 10 £463 - 6
Suffolk - 7 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex -11 6 £450 - 3
Norfolk +4 3 £300 +9.09%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) Scrum
3 35 (32.71%) .NET
4 31 (28.97%) SQL
4 31 (28.97%) Java
5 26 (24.30%) C#
6 25 (23.36%) HTML
7 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
7 24 (22.43%) Confluence
8 23 (21.50%) Windows
9 21 (19.63%) PowerShell
10 20 (18.69%) QA
10 20 (18.69%) Web Services
10 20 (18.69%) XML
11 19 (17.76%) Linux
12 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
13 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
13 17 (15.89%) MySQL
13 17 (15.89%) REST
14 16 (14.95%) IIS
14 16 (14.95%) Python
15 15 (14.02%) CSS
15 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (11.21%) Project Management
17 12 (11.21%) VB
17 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
17 12 (11.21%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (22.43%) Confluence
2 16 (14.95%) IIS
3 6 (5.61%) CMS
4 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.80%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.80%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) Internet
2 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.74%) Telnet
3 4 (3.74%) Firewall
3 4 (3.74%) Wireless
3 4 (3.74%) Broadband
3 4 (3.74%) DHCP
3 4 (3.74%) FTP
3 4 (3.74%) HTTP
3 4 (3.74%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.93%) PBX
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) SNMP
4 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) MySQL
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.80%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.87%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) Eclipse
3 11 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.35%) Selenium
5 9 (8.41%) StyleCop
5 9 (8.41%) JUnit
6 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
6 8 (7.48%) Subversion
7 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
7 7 (6.54%) FxCop
7 7 (6.54%) FinalBuilder
7 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.61%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.61%) NUnit
9 5 (4.67%) CruiseControl
9 5 (4.67%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.67%) Log4Net
9 5 (4.67%) ClearQuest
9 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.67%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
1 8 (7.48%) Retail
2 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) ScrumMaster
5 10 (9.35%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Tester
7 8 (7.48%) Architect
7 8 (7.48%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Integration Manager
7 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.67%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.71%) .NET
2 25 (23.36%) HTML
3 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.69%) Web Services
4 20 (18.69%) XML
5 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
5 17 (15.89%) REST
6 15 (14.02%) CSS
7 12 (11.21%) WCF
8 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
8 9 (8.41%) XSL
9 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.48%) ADO.NET
10 7 (6.54%) LINQ
10 7 (6.54%) Spring
10 7 (6.54%) XSLT
10 7 (6.54%) POCO
11 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.67%) jQuery
11 5 (4.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.54%) Open Source
3 6 (5.61%) Streaming Media
4 5 (4.67%) PKI
4 5 (4.67%) EPoS
4 5 (4.67%) Kindle
4 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.74%) Clustering
5 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) IPTV
6 2 (1.87%) Ontologies
6 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.87%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) STB
7 1 (0.93%) MPEG
7 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 19 (17.76%) Linux
3 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.61%) Android
6 5 (4.67%) UNIX
6 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.64%) Scrum
3 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.21%) Project Management
4 12 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.28%) MVC
6 10 (9.35%) DevOps
7 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.41%) Coaching
7 9 (8.41%) TDD
7 9 (8.41%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.48%) Regression Testing
8 8 (7.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
9 7 (6.54%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.54%) Use Case
9 7 (6.54%) UML
9 7 (6.54%) OOP
9 7 (6.54%) Code Coverage
10 6 (5.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) SQL
1 31 (28.97%) Java
2 26 (24.30%) C#
3 21 (19.63%) PowerShell
4 16 (14.95%) Python
5 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.21%) VB
7 10 (9.35%) C
8 9 (8.41%) C++
9 7 (6.54%) Ruby
9 7 (6.54%) VBScript
10 6 (5.61%) Perl
10 6 (5.61%) PHP
10 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.87%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.93%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) PHP5
14 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) ISEB
2 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Firmware
3 3 (2.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) qmail
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.61%) Puppet
3 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.80%) SCOM
3 3 (2.80%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.93%) Bacula
5 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Perforce
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.80%) Splunk
3 3 (2.80%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.93%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.93%) Citrix
4 1 (0.93%) BEA
4 1 (0.93%) McAfee
4 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £neg
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Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
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