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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 74 86 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 66 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.18% 1.90% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.06% 12.61% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 4
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£325 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £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 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
411 460 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.58% 15.03% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 111
Average daily rate £353 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.24 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £30.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +6 26 £300 +2.12% 3
Hertfordshire +4 13 £350 -4.10% 2
Norfolk +10 12 £295 -9.23%
Essex +4 6 £275 +66.66% 1
Suffolk - 5 £500 -
Bedfordshire -3 4 £575 +27.77% 4
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 83 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.21%) Scrum
3 33 (26.83%) Web Services
4 31 (25.20%) Java
5 28 (22.76%) Confluence
6 27 (21.95%) SQL
7 24 (19.51%) Linux
8 23 (18.70%) SOAP
8 23 (18.70%) .NET
9 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
10 21 (17.07%) XML
11 19 (15.45%) Windows
11 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (14.63%) Automated Testing
12 18 (14.63%) Atlassian
13 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
14 16 (13.01%) MySQL
14 16 (13.01%) Business Analysis
14 16 (13.01%) TDD
14 16 (13.01%) SoapUI
15 15 (12.20%) BDD
15 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (12.20%) Finance
15 15 (12.20%) Management Information System
15 15 (12.20%) ISEB
16 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
16 14 (11.38%) Use Case
17 13 (10.57%) Maven
17 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
17 13 (10.57%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (22.76%) Confluence
2 7 (5.69%) CMS
3 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.25%) Magnolia
4 3 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.44%) Mule
5 2 (1.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.81%) Lync
6 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Office
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Tridion
1 2 (1.63%) assyst
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 4 (3.25%) Wireless
3 4 (3.25%) Internet
3 4 (3.25%) LDAP
3 4 (3.25%) DHCP
3 4 (3.25%) FTP
3 4 (3.25%) HTTP
4 3 (2.44%) Broadband
4 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 3 (2.44%) Telnet
5 2 (1.63%) 802.11
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) IPv4
5 2 (1.63%) IPv6
5 2 (1.63%) NAS
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) DSL
6 1 (0.81%) UPnP
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) MySQL
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.44%) FileMaker
5 3 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) DTS
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.01%) SoapUI
3 13 (10.57%) Maven
3 13 (10.57%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.76%) Ant
5 11 (8.94%) Selenium
6 10 (8.13%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.69%) Subversion
8 6 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.07%) JUnit
10 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
10 4 (3.25%) Trac
11 3 (2.44%) Hudson
11 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.44%) Redmine
11 3 (2.44%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.44%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.44%) NUnit
12 2 (1.63%) AccuRev
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Retail
2 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Legal
4 5 (4.07%) Marketing
5 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Analyst
2 26 (21.14%) Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Architect
6 7 (5.69%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Product Owner
8 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) Build Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) CMS Developer
10 3 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.44%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.83%) Web Services
2 23 (18.70%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) SOAP
3 21 (17.07%) XML
4 12 (9.76%) HTML
5 8 (6.50%) CSS
6 5 (4.07%) WCF
6 5 (4.07%) RESTful
7 4 (3.25%) REST
7 4 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (3.25%) FreeMarker
7 4 (3.25%) jQuery
7 4 (3.25%) Apache CXF
7 4 (3.25%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.44%) MSMQ
8 3 (2.44%) WSDL
8 3 (2.44%) Apache Camel
8 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.63%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) FMCG
4 4 (3.25%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.51%) Linux
2 19 (15.45%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Solaris
4 2 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.63%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) HPUX
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.81%) SUSE
5 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (67.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.21%) Scrum
3 18 (14.63%) Automated Testing
4 16 (13.01%) Business Analysis
4 16 (13.01%) TDD
5 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (12.20%) BDD
6 14 (11.38%) Use Case
7 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.57%) User Stories
8 12 (9.76%) Cyber Security
8 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.94%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.94%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.13%) Kanban
11 9 (7.32%) B2C
12 8 (6.50%) Information Management
12 8 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.20%) Java
2 27 (21.95%) SQL
3 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.76%) Groovy
5 9 (7.32%) C#
6 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.88%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) C++
8 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.25%) Python
9 3 (2.44%) C
9 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) Korn
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ISEB
2 9 (7.32%) Degree
3 8 (6.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.63%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) MCDST
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.63%) Firmware
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.25%) OpenAM
2 3 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (1.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.81%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.81%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Atlassian
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.07%) IBM
4 5 (4.07%) HP
5 4 (3.25%) Adobe
5 4 (3.25%) WSO2
5 4 (3.25%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.44%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.44%) hybris
7 2 (1.63%) Pega
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.63%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) ESRI
8 1 (0.81%) ATG
8 1 (0.81%) Sun
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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