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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.69% 3.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
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 £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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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 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.25% 8.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 August 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (54.05%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle
3 13 (35.14%) Maven
4 12 (32.43%) Confluence
5 11 (29.73%) BDD
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.03%) JBoss
7 9 (24.32%) Python
7 9 (24.32%) Subversion
7 9 (24.32%) Selenium
7 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) NetBeans
9 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (16.22%) Spring
9 6 (16.22%) UML
9 6 (16.22%) UNIX
9 6 (16.22%) Hudson
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.22%) Zephyr
10 5 (13.51%) Cobertura
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Test Management
10 5 (13.51%) JUnit
10 5 (13.51%) Use Case
10 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
10 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (32.43%) Confluence
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Informix
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (16.22%) Zephyr
4 6 (16.22%) Hudson
4 6 (16.22%) NetBeans
5 5 (13.51%) JUnit
5 5 (13.51%) Cobertura
6 3 (8.11%) JBuilder
6 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Build Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) Struts
2 3 (8.11%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) EJB
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (8.11%) Struts2
3 2 (5.41%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.70%) LESS
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (29.73%) BDD
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) UML
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.51%) Use Case
4 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Test Management
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) System Testing
5 4 (10.81%) BPMN
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.70%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) WCAG
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) JBoss
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
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