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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 61 83 110
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 65 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 1.88% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.50% 15.29% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 14
Average daily rate £450 £398 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.06% +44.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
317 327 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.50% 12.28% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 178 202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £47.00 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Cambridgeshire +19 22 £450 +67.44% 5
Bedfordshire +1 13 £450 -5.26% 8
Hertfordshire +14 12 £450 +56.52% 4
Essex +1 8 £435 +16.00% 1
Norfolk -4 7 £450 +13.20%
East Anglia +6 2 £500 -
Suffolk +3 2 £500 +29.87% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 92 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.02%) Confluence
3 35 (28.93%) User Stories
4 29 (23.97%) Scrum
4 29 (23.97%) SQL
5 27 (22.31%) MS Project
6 26 (21.49%) Waterfall
7 22 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (17.36%) Linux
8 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (15.70%) Finance
9 19 (15.70%) Business Analysis
10 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
11 15 (12.40%) MS Visio
11 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.40%) Change Management
11 15 (12.40%) Microservices
12 14 (11.57%) Retail
13 13 (10.74%) Atlassian
13 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
13 13 (10.74%) .NET
13 13 (10.74%) Oracle
14 12 (9.92%) C#
14 12 (9.92%) ITIL
14 12 (9.92%) Middleware
14 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (9.92%) Business Process Mapping
15 11 (9.09%) Analytics
15 11 (9.09%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 46 (38.02%) Confluence
2 11 (9.09%) MS Project Server
3 8 (6.61%) CMS
3 8 (6.61%) JBoss
4 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.31%) Drupal
6 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) MS Project
2 15 (12.40%) MS Visio
3 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Magento
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.65%) IaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) Route 53
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) DNS
2 4 (3.31%) SAN
3 2 (1.65%) NFC
3 2 (1.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.83%) ADSL
4 1 (0.83%) Broadband
4 1 (0.83%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) Telnet
4 1 (0.83%) VDSL
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) Data Mining
1 6 (4.96%) Power BI
1 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.48%) DB2
3 3 (2.48%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (2.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.65%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.65%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.65%) Redis
4 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.44%) Selenium
4 8 (6.61%) Maven
5 7 (5.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.96%) Subversion
7 5 (4.13%) Bitbucket
7 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.13%) Gradle
7 5 (4.13%) Zephyr
8 4 (3.31%) Ant
8 4 (3.31%) Axure RP
8 4 (3.31%) NUnit
8 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.31%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.48%) Protractor
9 3 (2.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Analyst
2 29 (23.97%) Business Analyst
3 10 (8.26%) Architect
3 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.61%) Tester
5 7 (5.79%) Configuration Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Developer
5 7 (5.79%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Release Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) CRM Specialist
7 5 (4.13%) Designer
7 5 (4.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (4.13%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.31%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Senior Designer
8 4 (3.31%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) .NET
2 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (9.92%) Middleware
3 11 (9.09%) SOAP
4 9 (7.44%) REST
5 8 (6.61%) RESTful
6 7 (5.79%) XML
7 5 (4.13%) HTML
7 5 (4.13%) Web Services
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.48%) Flash
9 3 (2.48%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.48%) J2EE
10 2 (1.65%) Ajax
10 2 (1.65%) CSS
10 2 (1.65%) ELK Stack
10 2 (1.65%) WSDL
11 1 (0.83%) Java EE
11 1 (0.83%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.13%) User Experience
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.65%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Linux
2 8 (6.61%) Solaris
2 8 (6.61%) Unix
3 7 (5.79%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.83%) SUSE
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) User Stories
3 29 (23.97%) Scrum
4 26 (21.49%) Waterfall
5 19 (15.70%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.40%) Change Management
6 15 (12.40%) Microservices
6 15 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.92%) Business Process Mapping
8 12 (9.92%) ITIL
9 11 (9.09%) Analytics
9 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.09%) SOA
9 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.09%) Use Case
10 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) SWOT Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) TDD
10 10 (8.26%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.97%) SQL
2 12 (9.92%) C#
3 11 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.31%) Python
7 3 (2.48%) Groovy
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) APMP
2 4 (3.31%) ISEB
2 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (5.79%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.79%) TickIT
3 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
1 4 (3.31%) iptables
1 4 (3.31%) Postfix
1 4 (3.31%) Sendmail
1 4 (3.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) Ansible
2 4 (3.31%) Cobbler
2 4 (3.31%) OSSEC
2 4 (3.31%) Packer
3 3 (2.48%) Nagios
4 2 (1.65%) Kibana
4 2 (1.65%) logstash
5 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Atlassian
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.96%) SAP
4 5 (4.13%) HP
4 5 (4.13%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.31%) EMC
5 4 (3.31%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.31%) Splunk
5 4 (3.31%) TippingPoint
6 3 (2.48%) Adobe
6 3 (2.48%) JDA
7 2 (1.65%) hybris
7 2 (1.65%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.65%) Thunderhead
7 2 (1.65%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.83%) MobileIron
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