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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 64 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 21 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.96% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 10.00% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £268 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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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
140 120 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 9.65% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 73 38
Average daily rate £400 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.24% +14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 17 (39.53%) Maven
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.23%) UNIX
6 13 (30.23%) Selenium
6 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
7 12 (27.91%) BDD
8 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle
8 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 10 (23.26%) WebDriver
9 10 (23.26%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) JBoss
10 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
11 8 (18.60%) Hudson
11 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 8 (18.60%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
12 7 (16.28%) JSP
12 7 (16.28%) TDD
12 7 (16.28%) Subversion
12 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Confluence
13 6 (13.95%) Cucumber

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (23.26%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.28%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Maven
2 13 (30.23%) Selenium
2 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
3 10 (23.26%) WebDriver
4 8 (18.60%) Hudson
5 7 (16.28%) Subversion
6 6 (13.95%) Ant
6 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
7 5 (11.63%) Artifactory
8 4 (9.30%) Gradle
8 4 (9.30%) NetBeans
8 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.98%) JUnit
10 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Tester
8 3 (6.98%) UAT Tester
8 3 (6.98%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Coach
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) Spring
4 7 (16.28%) JSP
5 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (11.63%) Java EE
6 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 5 (11.63%) MyBatis
7 4 (9.30%) Drools
7 4 (9.30%) JSF
8 3 (6.98%) RESTful
8 3 (6.98%) JPA
8 3 (6.98%) JSON
9 1 (2.33%) HTML5
9 1 (2.33%) CSS3
9 1 (2.33%) Sass
9 1 (2.33%) LESS
9 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) BDD
3 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) UML
6 6 (13.95%) User Stories
6 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) OOD
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Wealth Management
8 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 4 (9.30%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) ATDD
9 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat