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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 81 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 60 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.96% 1.85% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.99% 13.05% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £176 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
429 429 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.05% 14.17% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 236 122
Average daily rate £343 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.64 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.70% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £28.05 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire -8 15 £320 +2.40% 11
Essex +1 13 £363 +119.69% 1
Hertfordshire 0 12 £360 +10.76% 2
Suffolk - 11 £350 -
Norfolk +1 8 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire 0 1 - - 3
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.93%) Scrum
3 34 (29.31%) Java
4 26 (22.41%) Web Services
5 25 (21.55%) Linux
6 23 (19.83%) Confluence
7 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
8 20 (17.24%) SQL
9 19 (16.38%) .NET
9 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
10 18 (15.52%) XML
11 17 (14.66%) Windows
11 17 (14.66%) BDD
12 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.79%) MySQL
12 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (12.93%) Selenium
13 15 (12.93%) Atlassian
13 15 (12.93%) Business Analysis
13 15 (12.93%) Management Information System
13 15 (12.93%) HTML
13 15 (12.93%) SOAP
14 14 (12.07%) Project Management
14 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
14 14 (12.07%) TDD
14 14 (12.07%) User Stories
15 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
15 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
15 13 (11.21%) Configuration Management
15 13 (11.21%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (19.83%) Confluence
2 9 (7.76%) CMS
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.45%) Magnolia
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.59%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.86%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.86%) Lync
7 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Office
2 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Tridion
2 1 (0.86%) assyst
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Firewall
1 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.45%) Wireless
2 4 (3.45%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) LDAP
2 4 (3.45%) DHCP
2 4 (3.45%) FTP
2 4 (3.45%) HTTP
3 3 (2.59%) Broadband
3 3 (2.59%) WAN
3 3 (2.59%) Telnet
4 2 (1.72%) NAS
4 2 (1.72%) 802.11
4 2 (1.72%) DNS
4 2 (1.72%) IPv4
4 2 (1.72%) IPv6
5 1 (0.86%) DSL
5 1 (0.86%) UPnP
5 1 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) MySQL
2 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.59%) FileMaker
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.86%) DTS
6 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.93%) Selenium
3 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.48%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.62%) Ant
6 9 (7.76%) Visual Studio
6 9 (7.76%) Subversion
7 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 8 (6.90%) JUnit
8 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.45%) MSBuild
10 4 (3.45%) Trac
10 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.59%) Redmine
11 3 (2.59%) Hudson
11 3 (2.59%) Calabash
11 3 (2.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Legal
5 5 (4.31%) Marketing
6 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 24 (20.69%) Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.34%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Test Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Product Owner
9 4 (3.45%) CMS Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.41%) Web Services
2 19 (16.38%) .NET
3 18 (15.52%) XML
4 15 (12.93%) SOAP
4 15 (12.93%) HTML
5 13 (11.21%) CSS
6 7 (6.03%) jQuery
7 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.31%) RESTful
8 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.45%) HTML5
9 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.45%) FreeMarker
9 4 (3.45%) Apache CXF
9 4 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (2.59%) JSON
10 3 (2.59%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.59%) CSS3
10 3 (2.59%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) FMCG
4 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.59%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) CMDB
5 2 (1.72%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Linux
2 17 (14.66%) Windows
3 10 (8.62%) UNIX
4 2 (1.72%) Solaris
4 2 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) HPUX
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) SUSE
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.93%) Scrum
3 17 (14.66%) BDD
4 16 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (12.93%) Business Analysis
6 14 (12.07%) TDD
6 14 (12.07%) Project Management
6 14 (12.07%) User Stories
7 13 (11.21%) Configuration Management
7 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
7 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
8 12 (10.34%) Use Case
8 12 (10.34%) Cyber Security
9 10 (8.62%) Kanban
10 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.90%) Information Management
11 8 (6.90%) MVC
11 8 (6.90%) UML
11 8 (6.90%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.31%) Java
2 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.24%) SQL
4 9 (7.76%) Python
4 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.90%) C#
6 7 (6.03%) Perl
6 7 (6.03%) Groovy
7 5 (4.31%) Ruby
7 5 (4.31%) C++
8 4 (3.45%) C
8 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.72%) PHP
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
10 1 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.86%) Korn
10 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) ISEB
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.45%) Degree
5 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.86%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.31%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Firmware
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.45%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Atlassian
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.45%) Adobe
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 4 (3.45%) HP
5 4 (3.45%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.59%) Talend
6 3 (2.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) Citrix
7 2 (1.72%) hybris
7 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.86%) Remedy
8 1 (0.86%) ESRI
8 1 (0.86%) Sun
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco
8 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.86%) NetApp
8 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
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