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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 62 71 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +55
Contract jobs citing JIRA 67 60 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.79% 2.36% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.88% 16.62% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 4
Average daily rate £430 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
337 361 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.03% 14.17% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 213 157
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 31
Average hourly rate £50.39 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £32.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £41.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +20 22 £430 -
Bedfordshire +14 15 £375 -25.00% 7
Hertfordshire +1 15 £508 +63.70% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £388 +6.89% 10
Norfolk - 2 - - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 86 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.65%) Confluence
3 40 (31.50%) Scrum
4 32 (25.20%) SQL
5 30 (23.62%) SOAP
6 29 (22.83%) MS Project
7 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
8 26 (20.47%) User Stories
9 25 (19.69%) .NET
10 23 (18.11%) Waterfall
11 22 (17.32%) XML
11 22 (17.32%) Business Analysis
12 21 (16.54%) C#
12 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (15.75%) Finance
14 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
15 18 (14.17%) Microservices
15 18 (14.17%) Change Management
15 18 (14.17%) ISEB
15 18 (14.17%) Web Services
15 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
16 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
16 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
16 17 (13.39%) REST
17 16 (12.60%) SOA
18 15 (11.81%) MS Visio
18 15 (11.81%) Maven
18 15 (11.81%) Data Transformation
18 15 (11.81%) Defect Management

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 44 (34.65%) Confluence
2 14 (11.02%) MS Project Server
3 7 (5.51%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (5.51%) Mule
4 6 (4.72%) JBoss
5 3 (2.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) MS Project
2 18 (14.17%) MS Excel
3 15 (11.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.57%) MS Office
5 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Magento
2 2 (1.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.57%) SaaS
1 2 (1.57%) Taleo
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.57%) VoIP
2 2 (1.57%) WAN
2 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.79%) ADSL
3 1 (0.79%) Broadband
3 1 (0.79%) DHCP
3 1 (0.79%) FTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) NAS
3 1 (0.79%) NFC
3 1 (0.79%) Telnet
3 1 (0.79%) VDSL
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) Data Mining
2 6 (4.72%) Power BI
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) DB2
4 3 (2.36%) DbVisualizer
5 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Mnesia
6 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
1 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.81%) Maven
3 14 (11.02%) Ant
3 14 (11.02%) SoapUI
4 11 (8.66%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.30%) Selenium
6 6 (4.72%) NUnit
6 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.94%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.94%) Protractor
8 4 (3.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.15%) Subversion
8 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.57%) MSI
11 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (15.75%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) Back Office
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Analyst
2 28 (22.05%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.81%) Architect
4 14 (11.02%) Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Technical Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.66%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Tester
9 8 (6.30%) UI Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Digital Project Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.94%) CRM Specialist
11 5 (3.94%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
11 5 (3.94%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) SOAP
2 25 (19.69%) .NET
3 22 (17.32%) XML
4 18 (14.17%) Web Services
5 17 (13.39%) REST
6 12 (9.45%) WSDL
7 11 (8.66%) RESTful
7 11 (8.66%) WCF
8 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.09%) Middleware
10 7 (5.51%) Apache Camel
10 7 (5.51%) MSMQ
11 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (2.36%) Apache CXF
12 3 (2.36%) Flash
12 3 (2.36%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.36%) HTML
12 3 (2.36%) J2EE
13 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.79%) STB
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Linux
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 3 (2.36%) Unix
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (67.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.50%) Scrum
3 26 (20.47%) User Stories
4 23 (18.11%) Waterfall
5 22 (17.32%) Business Analysis
6 18 (14.17%) Change Management
6 18 (14.17%) Microservices
7 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
7 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
8 16 (12.60%) SOA
9 15 (11.81%) Data Transformation
9 15 (11.81%) Defect Management
10 13 (10.24%) Business Process Mapping
10 13 (10.24%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.45%) Low Latency
11 12 (9.45%) TDD
11 12 (9.45%) Use Case
12 11 (8.66%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) SQL
2 21 (16.54%) C#
3 14 (11.02%) Groovy
3 14 (11.02%) Java
4 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) PHP
6 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.79%) Erlang
7 1 (0.79%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) SystemTap
7 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.79%) XPath
7 1 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) ISEB
2 14 (11.02%) Degree
3 11 (8.66%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (3.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.36%) APMP
6 2 (1.57%) CCNA
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) MCDST
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.36%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.57%) AppDNA
2 2 (1.57%) Nagios
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) Atlassian
3 9 (7.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.51%) WSO2
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 6 (4.72%) SAP
6 4 (3.15%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.36%) ForgeRock
7 3 (2.36%) hybris
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco
8 2 (1.57%) F5
8 2 (1.57%) FireEye
8 2 (1.57%) HP
8 2 (1.57%) Juniper
8 2 (1.57%) Remedy
8 2 (1.57%) Splunk
9 1 (0.79%) ATG
9 1 (0.79%) BEA
9 1 (0.79%) Intel
9 1 (0.79%) VMware
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