The first table below looks at the demand for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.51% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.67% 6.41% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.96% 7.89% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 33 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
Scotland

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (48.15%) Oracle
1 13 (48.15%) Maven
2 12 (44.44%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) JBoss
2 12 (44.44%) Confluence
3 10 (37.04%) BDD
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) Selenium
5 8 (29.63%) UNIX
6 7 (25.93%) Use Case
6 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (22.22%) Hudson
7 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) UML
7 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) NetBeans
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) JUnit
8 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Cobertura
9 4 (14.81%) BPMN
9 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (44.44%) Confluence
2 6 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Informix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) Hudson
4 6 (22.22%) NetBeans
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
5 5 (18.52%) JUnit
5 5 (18.52%) Cobertura
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Build Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) Drools
3 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (37.04%) BDD
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Use Case
4 6 (22.22%) UML
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.81%) BPMN
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.70%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) Sun