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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.22% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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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
193 168 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.27% 13.85% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (62.07%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) JBoss
6 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Python
9 4 (13.79%) Apache
9 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
9 4 (13.79%) IBM
9 4 (13.79%) Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) XML
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.79%) Selenium
9 4 (13.79%) BPMN
9 4 (13.79%) Use Case
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Confluence
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
9 4 (13.79%) Zephyr
10 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (27.59%) JBoss
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) Zephyr
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.34%) JBuilder
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Cobertura
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) UAT Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Build Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (10.34%) Struts2
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) EJB
2 3 (10.34%) Struts
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) LESS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) BPMN
5 4 (13.79%) Use Case
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Management
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe