The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 82 133 194
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +61
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1189 792 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.52% 1.72% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 12.62% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 521 381
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.10 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.77% +9.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in England

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the England region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in England

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the England region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 608 £444 +5.53% 169
South East +19 156 £375 -1.63% 64
North West +40 102 £400 -1.84% 31
Yorkshire +62 98 £425 +48.47% 21
South West +18 68 £409 +2.18% 19
East of England +5 67 £430 +14.66% 24
West Midlands +21 57 £350 -16.41% 14
North East -8 21 £425 +84.78% 9
East Midlands -39 8 £425 +21.42% 10
Midlands - 3 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1529 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 787 (33.92%) Java
3 743 (32.03%) Confluence
4 638 (27.50%) Git (software)
5 633 (27.28%) Scrum
6 589 (25.39%) Jenkins
7 512 (22.07%) SQL
8 485 (20.91%) Linux
9 448 (19.31%) JavaScript
10 415 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
11 405 (17.46%) Finance
12 388 (16.72%) HTML
13 381 (16.42%) TDD
14 378 (16.29%) Selenium
15 329 (14.18%) Maven
16 321 (13.84%) Subversion
17 308 (13.28%) Cucumber
18 306 (13.19%) CSS
19 292 (12.59%) DevOps
20 285 (12.28%) Oracle
21 281 (12.11%) Web Services
22 276 (11.90%) QA
22 276 (11.90%) BDD
23 261 (11.25%) Python
24 238 (10.26%) Spring
25 232 (10.00%) Puppet
26 229 (9.87%) Security Cleared
27 226 (9.74%) XML
28 224 (9.66%) Windows
29 219 (9.44%) Unix

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 743 (32.03%) Confluence
2 158 (6.81%) Apache
3 153 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 133 (5.73%) JBoss
5 87 (3.75%) Node.js
6 58 (2.50%) CMS
7 57 (2.46%) OpenStack
8 55 (2.37%) WebLogic
9 54 (2.33%) SharePoint
10 51 (2.20%) nginx
11 38 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
12 28 (1.21%) IIS
13 27 (1.16%) Mule
14 25 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 25 (1.08%) Apache Solr
15 24 (1.03%) WebSphere
16 22 (0.95%) MS Project Server
17 20 (0.86%) Documentum
18 17 (0.73%) Jetty
19 15 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 154 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 82 (3.53%) MS Office
3 71 (3.06%) MS Project
4 59 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 35 (1.51%) HipChat
7 21 (0.91%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.30%) Mingle
9 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.086%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.56%) Magento
3 13 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.22%) Salerio
9 3 (0.13%) assyst
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.62%) GitHub
3 53 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (1.72%) PaaS
5 33 (1.42%) IaaS
6 22 (0.95%) SaaS
7 21 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.60%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.30%) Trello
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.22%) Basecamp
15 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.13%) Office 365
16 3 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.76%) HTTP
2 53 (2.28%) Internet
3 49 (2.11%) Firewall
4 42 (1.81%) SNMP
5 31 (1.34%) SSH
6 28 (1.21%) VPN
7 27 (1.16%) DNS
8 23 (0.99%) TCP/IP
9 20 (0.86%) SSL
10 16 (0.69%) LDAP
11 14 (0.60%) DHCP
12 13 (0.56%) Wireshark
13 11 (0.47%) LAN
13 11 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.43%) SAN
14 10 (0.43%) WAN
15 9 (0.39%) IPsec
16 8 (0.34%) OSPF
17 7 (0.30%) SMTP
17 7 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (7.37%) MySQL
2 165 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
3 157 (6.77%) SQL Server
4 103 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 96 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 88 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 62 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 58 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 50 (2.16%) Big Data
10 41 (1.77%) HBase
11 37 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.51%) Redis
13 32 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.99%) Data Mining
15 23 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (0.86%) Pentaho
17 19 (0.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 638 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 589 (25.39%) Jenkins
3 378 (16.29%) Selenium
4 329 (14.18%) Maven
5 321 (13.84%) Subversion
6 308 (13.28%) Cucumber
7 169 (7.28%) JUnit
8 120 (5.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 113 (4.87%) TeamCity
10 111 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 100 (4.31%) Hudson
12 99 (4.27%) Ant
13 98 (4.22%) Mockito
14 93 (4.01%) SoapUI
15 90 (3.88%) JMeter
16 83 (3.58%) HP UFT
17 81 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
18 80 (3.45%) WebDriver
19 76 (3.28%) SonarQube
20 73 (3.15%) JIRA Agile
General
1 405 (17.46%) Finance
2 211 (9.09%) Banking
3 98 (4.22%) Retail
4 92 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.37%) Marketing
7 38 (1.64%) Front Office
8 36 (1.55%) Games
9 29 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.16%) Electronics
10 27 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.12%) Publishing
12 18 (0.78%) Back Office
13 15 (0.65%) Legal
14 11 (0.47%) Automotive
14 11 (0.47%) Billing
15 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.22%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 835 (35.99%) Developer
2 423 (18.23%) Analyst
3 280 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 214 (9.22%) Test Analyst
5 140 (6.03%) Senior Developer
6 133 (5.73%) Business Analyst
7 130 (5.60%) Tester
8 120 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 106 (4.57%) Project Manager
10 105 (4.53%) Architect
11 73 (3.15%) Test Manager
12 70 (3.02%) Test Leader
13 69 (2.97%) Test Engineer
14 68 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 65 (2.80%) HTML Developer
16 64 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
17 62 (2.67%) Consultant
18 57 (2.46%) HTML CSS Developer
19 48 (2.07%) Scrum Master
20 46 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (16.72%) HTML
2 306 (13.19%) CSS
3 281 (12.11%) Web Services
4 238 (10.26%) Spring
5 226 (9.74%) XML
6 205 (8.84%) HTML5
7 195 (8.41%) RESTful
8 184 (7.93%) .NET
9 176 (7.59%) SOAP
10 167 (7.20%) REST
11 164 (7.07%) jQuery
12 152 (6.55%) AngularJS
13 136 (5.86%) Hibernate
14 135 (5.82%) JSON
15 110 (4.74%) CSS3
16 100 (4.31%) J2EE
17 77 (3.32%) Apache Camel
18 71 (3.06%) Gherkin
19 67 (2.89%) Sass
20 66 (2.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 137 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 104 (4.48%) User Experience
4 77 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 59 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 57 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 43 (1.85%) Derivative
8 37 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 37 (1.59%) PKI
9 34 (1.47%) Equities
10 33 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.38%) Wiki
12 31 (1.34%) iPad
13 24 (1.03%) Visualisation
14 23 (0.99%) Social Media
14 23 (0.99%) STB
15 20 (0.86%) Data Integration
15 20 (0.86%) Smart Meter
16 19 (0.82%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 485 (20.91%) Linux
2 224 (9.66%) Windows
3 219 (9.44%) Unix
4 80 (3.45%) CentOS
5 76 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 72 (3.10%) Android
7 66 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 64 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 39 (1.68%) Mac OS X
11 24 (1.03%) Solaris
12 17 (0.73%) VMS
13 14 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.52%) AIX
14 12 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.47%) Debian
16 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.26%) SUSE
18 4 (0.17%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1529 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (27.28%) Scrum
3 415 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
4 381 (16.42%) TDD
5 292 (12.59%) DevOps
6 276 (11.90%) BDD
7 215 (9.27%) Test Automation
8 213 (9.18%) Automated Testing
9 201 (8.66%) SDLC
10 193 (8.32%) OO
11 168 (7.24%) Configuration Management
12 166 (7.16%) Project Management
13 163 (7.03%) Functional Testing
14 162 (6.98%) Open Source
15 161 (6.94%) E-Commerce
15 161 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 157 (6.77%) Test Scripting
17 156 (6.72%) Waterfall
18 150 (6.47%) Unit Testing
19 147 (6.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 787 (33.92%) Java
2 512 (22.07%) SQL
3 448 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 261 (11.25%) Python
5 208 (8.97%) Ruby
6 191 (8.23%) C#
7 133 (5.73%) PHP
8 126 (5.43%) Perl
9 100 (4.31%) Bash Shell
10 94 (4.05%) Shell Script
11 84 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 79 (3.41%) Groovy
13 74 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 55 (2.37%) Scala
15 54 (2.33%) C++
16 49 (2.11%) C
17 43 (1.85%) T-SQL
18 31 (1.34%) VBA
19 20 (0.86%) AWK
19 20 (0.86%) sed
Qualifications
1 229 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 188 (8.10%) Degree
3 160 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 129 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 124 (5.34%) ISEB
6 50 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 22 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (0.91%) PMP
11 16 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (0.60%) BC Cleared
12 14 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
13 13 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (0.47%) MCSE
15 10 (0.43%) APMP
16 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.22%) HND
18 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (11.90%) QA
2 36 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 25 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (1.08%) TickIT
4 22 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.86%) SLA
6 14 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 11 (0.47%) WCAG
8 6 (0.26%) MiFID
8 6 (0.26%) WAI
9 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.17%) FedRAMP
11 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
12 2 (0.086%) Basel III
12 2 (0.086%) COBIT
12 2 (0.086%) GPG13
13 1 (0.043%) FATCA
13 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (3.84%) Docker
2 50 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.16%) Varnish
5 22 (0.95%) vCloud
5 22 (0.95%) vSphere
6 8 (0.34%) LXC
7 6 (0.26%) iptables
7 6 (0.26%) KVM
8 5 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.22%) oVirt
8 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.17%) Btrfs
9 4 (0.17%) HDFS
9 4 (0.17%) Samba
9 4 (0.17%) Snort
9 4 (0.17%) Squid
9 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 232 (10.00%) Puppet
2 118 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
4 78 (3.36%) Ansible
5 36 (1.55%) yum
6 31 (1.34%) logstash
7 26 (1.12%) Nagios
8 24 (1.03%) SCOM
9 22 (0.95%) Bareos
10 19 (0.82%) SCCM
11 16 (0.69%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.60%) Kubernetes
12 14 (0.60%) Oozie
13 12 (0.52%) Control-M
14 11 (0.47%) Capistrano
15 10 (0.43%) Salt
16 8 (0.34%) Fluentd
16 8 (0.34%) Kibana
17 7 (0.30%) HAProxy
18 5 (0.22%) Graylog
Vendors
1 285 (12.28%) Oracle
2 219 (9.44%) Atlassian
3 183 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 132 (5.69%) HP
5 85 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 69 (2.97%) VMware
7 58 (2.50%) SAP
8 57 (2.46%) Splunk
9 46 (1.98%) IBM
10 45 (1.94%) Adobe
11 39 (1.68%) Rally
12 36 (1.55%) hybris
13 34 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 33 (1.42%) Zend
15 32 (1.38%) Informatica
16 29 (1.25%) Google
17 28 (1.21%) ServiceNow
18 26 (1.12%) Murex
19 25 (1.08%) BEA
19 25 (1.08%) Sybase
South West London
Jagger Talent
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competetive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £130 - 150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Qualserv
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Highly Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago