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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 1.88% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.70% 14.72% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £260 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
JIRA
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
165 163 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.21% 12.76% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 38
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 29 July 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (69.23%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) Maven
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) UNIX
6 11 (28.21%) Subversion
6 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
6 11 (28.21%) CSS
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle
7 10 (25.64%) Spring
7 10 (25.64%) BDD
8 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) JSP
8 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 8 (20.51%) MyBatis
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 8 (20.51%) Hudson
10 7 (17.95%) Selenium
10 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 7 (17.95%) NetBeans
10 7 (17.95%) UML
10 7 (17.95%) JBoss
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
11 6 (15.38%) JUnit
11 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (28.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 6 (15.38%) Confluence
4 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) SSH
1 2 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Maven
2 11 (28.21%) Subversion
3 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.51%) Hudson
5 7 (17.95%) Selenium
5 7 (17.95%) NetBeans
6 6 (15.38%) JUnit
6 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.26%) Ant
9 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (7.69%) FishEye
9 3 (7.69%) Gradle
10 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.56%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Coach
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.13%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) UAT Tester
6 2 (5.13%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) CSS
2 10 (25.64%) Spring
3 9 (23.08%) JSP
3 9 (23.08%) HTML
4 8 (20.51%) MyBatis
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
7 5 (12.82%) Java EE
8 4 (10.26%) JSF
8 4 (10.26%) Drools
9 3 (7.69%) Thymeleaf
9 3 (7.69%) JPA
9 3 (7.69%) JSON
9 3 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (5.13%) J2EE
10 2 (5.13%) HTML5
10 2 (5.13%) CSS3
11 1 (2.56%) JFace
11 1 (2.56%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) BDD
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) UML
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) ATDD
9 3 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat