The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.61% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +125.00%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
147 125 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.86% 10.78% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 28
Average daily rate £375 £358 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +13.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 October 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 23 (57.50%) Oracle
4 14 (35.00%) JBoss
5 12 (30.00%) Maven
5 12 (30.00%) Confluence
6 10 (25.00%) BDD
6 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (22.50%) Selenium
7 9 (22.50%) Subversion
7 9 (22.50%) Python
8 8 (20.00%) Use Case
8 8 (20.00%) BPMN
8 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.50%) MS Project
10 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (15.00%) UNIX
10 6 (15.00%) UML
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (15.00%) Spring
10 6 (15.00%) NetBeans
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (15.00%) Zephyr
10 6 (15.00%) Hudson
10 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (12.50%) Cobertura
11 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Test Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Maven
2 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) Subversion
3 6 (15.00%) NetBeans
3 6 (15.00%) Zephyr
3 6 (15.00%) Hudson
3 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.50%) Cobertura
4 5 (12.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) JBuilder
5 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Build Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) UAT Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Project Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Spring
2 4 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (7.50%) Struts2
3 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) Struts
3 3 (7.50%) EJB
4 2 (5.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.50%) LESS
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) BDD
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) Use Case
4 8 (20.00%) BPMN
5 6 (15.00%) UML
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Test Management
6 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.50%) Validation
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Sun