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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 101 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 46 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.53% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.40% 5.19% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +80.00%
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
371 308 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.34% 12.56% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 156 195
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 34
Average hourly rate £51.47 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.96% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £26.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 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 31 October 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
Hertfordshire -3 16 £395 - 3
Bedfordshire -6 10 £450 +20.00% 2
Essex -12 6 £450 -
Norfolk +1 5 £320 +16.36%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £425 +21.42% 5
Suffolk - 4 £456 - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.25%) .NET
3 30 (29.41%) Scrum
4 27 (26.47%) C#
5 26 (25.49%) SQL
6 25 (24.51%) Java
7 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 24 (23.53%) Windows
8 22 (21.57%) PowerShell
9 19 (18.63%) Confluence
9 19 (18.63%) Web Services
9 19 (18.63%) CSS
10 18 (17.65%) HTML
10 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 17 (16.67%) QA
11 17 (16.67%) IIS
12 16 (15.69%) XML
12 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.73%) MySQL
13 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (12.75%) REST
14 13 (12.75%) VB
14 13 (12.75%) Linux
15 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
15 12 (11.76%) MVC
15 12 (11.76%) Selenium
15 12 (11.76%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (18.63%) Confluence
2 17 (16.67%) IIS
3 7 (6.86%) CMS
4 5 (4.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) SAS
7 1 (0.98%) nginx
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.90%) Broadband
2 5 (4.90%) DHCP
2 5 (4.90%) FTP
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) Telnet
2 5 (4.90%) Firewall
2 5 (4.90%) Wireless
2 5 (4.90%) NAS
3 1 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.98%) SNMP
3 1 (0.98%) PBX
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) MySQL
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.96%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.76%) Selenium
3 10 (9.80%) JUnit
3 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.82%) Subversion
5 8 (7.84%) StyleCop
6 7 (6.86%) FxCop
6 7 (6.86%) FinalBuilder
6 7 (6.86%) NUnit
6 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (5.88%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.90%) Log4Net
8 5 (4.90%) ClearQuest
8 5 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.90%) CruiseControl
8 5 (4.90%) Maven
8 5 (4.90%) Redmine
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
1 8 (7.84%) Retail
2 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Developer
2 16 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
5 10 (9.80%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Tester
7 7 (6.86%) Integration Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Automated Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) .NET
2 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.63%) CSS
3 19 (18.63%) Web Services
4 18 (17.65%) HTML
4 18 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 16 (15.69%) XML
6 13 (12.75%) REST
7 12 (11.76%) WCF
8 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.80%) XSL
10 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
10 9 (8.82%) ADO.NET
11 8 (7.84%) XSLT
12 7 (6.86%) Spring
12 7 (6.86%) LINQ
12 7 (6.86%) POCO
13 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.90%) MSMQ
13 5 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) EPoS
1 6 (5.88%) Open Source
1 6 (5.88%) Kindle
2 5 (4.90%) PKI
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.98%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.98%) IPTV
6 1 (0.98%) MPEG
6 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.75%) Linux
4 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.86%) Android
5 5 (4.90%) UNIX
6 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) Scrum
3 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.76%) MVC
5 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.80%) Project Management
7 9 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.82%) Coaching
8 8 (7.84%) Integration Testing
8 8 (7.84%) OOP
8 8 (7.84%) TDD
8 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.86%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.86%) Code Coverage
9 7 (6.86%) Use Case
9 7 (6.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.88%) DevOps
10 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.47%) C#
2 26 (25.49%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) Java
4 22 (21.57%) PowerShell
5 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.75%) VB
7 8 (7.84%) VBScript
8 7 (6.86%) Perl
8 7 (6.86%) PHP
8 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.86%) Python
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.90%) C
10 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.92%) C++
12 2 (1.96%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.98%) PHP5
13 1 (0.98%) AWK
13 1 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) ISEB
2 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.96%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.98%) Samba
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.98%) qmail
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.88%) Puppet
3 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.98%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.98%) Bacula
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Perforce
3 2 (1.96%) Adobe
3 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.98%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix
4 1 (0.98%) BEA
4 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.98%) McAfee
4 1 (0.98%) Tripwire
4 1 (0.98%) Zend
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