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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.084% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.98% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% +80.00%
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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
172 136 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 11.45% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 31
Average daily rate £375 £348 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (71.43%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (62.86%) Oracle
4 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (25.71%) JBoss
6 8 (22.86%) Subversion
6 8 (22.86%) Use Case
6 8 (22.86%) BPMN
6 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) MS Project
8 6 (17.14%) Maven
8 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) Confluence
8 6 (17.14%) Zephyr
8 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Management
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.29%) NetBeans
9 5 (14.29%) Spring
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.29%) JUnit
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) UML
9 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
9 5 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (11.43%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (25.71%) JBoss
2 6 (17.14%) Confluence
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (8.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Zephyr
3 5 (14.29%) NetBeans
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 4 (11.43%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) JBuilder
5 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) Hudson
7 1 (2.86%) Cobertura
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) UAT Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Build Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) EJB
3 3 (8.57%) Struts
3 3 (8.57%) Struts2
4 2 (5.71%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.86%) LESS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Use Case
2 8 (22.86%) BPMN
3 6 (17.14%) BDD
3 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) UML
4 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Test Management
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) System Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) IBM