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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 135 203 245
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +42
Contract jobs citing JIRA 812 468 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.23% 8.58% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 338 257
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% +2.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
6640 5456 5398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.14% 11.53% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 3573 3369
Average daily rate £401 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 126 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.25 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 2014.

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
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 18 December 2014. 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
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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 +63 483 £400 -2.73% 86
South East +40 123 £350 +11.11% 26
East of England +43 57 £400 +23.07% 16
South West +3 53 £350 +7.69% 14
North West -7 28 £375 +10.36% 12
North East -12 22 £505 +59.05% 1
East Midlands +22 17 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -20 14 £293 +1.29% 9
West Midlands 0 13 £425 +30.76% 5
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 979 (59.37%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (32.81%) Java
3 487 (29.53%) Scrum
4 401 (24.32%) SQL
5 341 (20.68%) HTML
6 334 (20.25%) Confluence
7 329 (19.95%) Git (software)
8 301 (18.25%) Finance
9 292 (17.71%) Jenkins
10 286 (17.34%) Linux
11 282 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
12 270 (16.37%) Web Services
13 259 (15.71%) JavaScript
14 258 (15.65%) TDD
15 257 (15.59%) Oracle
16 256 (15.52%) Subversion
17 243 (14.74%) Selenium
18 238 (14.43%) XML
19 222 (13.46%) CSS
20 220 (13.34%) UNIX
21 215 (13.04%) QA
22 200 (12.13%) .NET
23 191 (11.58%) Maven
24 180 (10.92%) Spring
25 175 (10.61%) BDD
26 174 (10.55%) C#
27 169 (10.25%) Windows
28 166 (10.07%) Banking
29 164 (9.95%) MySQL
30 162 (9.82%) Puppet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 334 (20.25%) Confluence
2 151 (9.16%) Apache
3 102 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 91 (5.52%) WebLogic
5 70 (4.24%) JBoss
6 37 (2.24%) CMS
7 34 (2.06%) Node.js
8 30 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 29 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 27 (1.64%) Apache Solr
11 26 (1.58%) IIS
12 24 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 22 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
13 22 (1.33%) OpenStack
13 22 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
15 16 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.79%) nginx
18 11 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 113 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.88%) MS Office
3 36 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.94%) MS Project
5 31 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.36%) Mingle
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.061%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.33%) Documaker
4 13 (0.79%) Oracle FAH
5 12 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.55%) Summit
7 8 (0.49%) RMDS
7 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.49%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.42%) Magento
9 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.18%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.18%) Maximo
11 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.03%) SaaS
6 11 (0.67%) GitHub
7 10 (0.61%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.55%) Basecamp
9 8 (0.49%) Force.com
9 8 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.36%) Trello
11 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.24%) IaaS
13 3 (0.18%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.061%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.061%) Office 365
14 1 (0.061%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.27%) HTTP
2 49 (2.97%) Internet
3 39 (2.37%) SSL
4 38 (2.30%) DNS
5 35 (2.12%) Firewall
6 34 (2.06%) HTTPS
7 29 (1.76%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.85%) Network Security
9 10 (0.61%) VPN
10 8 (0.49%) VoIP
10 8 (0.49%) AMQP
11 7 (0.42%) LAN
11 7 (0.42%) WAN
11 7 (0.42%) LDAP
12 6 (0.36%) IPsec
12 6 (0.36%) PBX
12 6 (0.36%) IPv6
12 6 (0.36%) EIGRP
12 6 (0.36%) OSPF
12 6 (0.36%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (9.95%) MySQL
2 139 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 98 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 87 (5.28%) Oracle Database
5 77 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 71 (4.31%) MongoDB
7 43 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 42 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.70%) Big Data
12 26 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
14 23 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 23 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 20 (1.21%) DB2
16 18 (1.09%) Redis
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
17 17 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 329 (19.95%) Git (software)
2 292 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 256 (15.52%) Subversion
4 243 (14.74%) Selenium
5 191 (11.58%) Maven
6 131 (7.94%) JUnit
7 129 (7.82%) Cucumber
8 123 (7.46%) Eclipse
9 99 (6.00%) TeamCity
10 95 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 71 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 69 (4.18%) Hudson
13 61 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
14 53 (3.21%) WebDriver
15 44 (2.67%) Ant
16 42 (2.55%) Visual Studio
17 41 (2.49%) NUnit
18 40 (2.43%) SoapUI
19 35 (2.12%) FitNesse
20 34 (2.06%) Bugzilla
General
1 301 (18.25%) Finance
2 166 (10.07%) Banking
3 75 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 53 (3.21%) Retail
5 48 (2.91%) Front Office
6 38 (2.30%) Marketing
7 36 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 31 (1.88%) Billing
9 28 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.39%) Games
11 21 (1.27%) Publishing
12 12 (0.73%) Electronics
13 11 (0.67%) Back Office
14 9 (0.55%) Advertising
15 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 7 (0.42%) Automotive
16 7 (0.42%) Legal
17 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 495 (30.02%) Developer
2 358 (21.71%) Analyst
3 184 (11.16%) Test Analyst
4 174 (10.55%) Tester
5 140 (8.49%) Java Developer
6 120 (7.28%) Business Analyst
7 77 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 69 (4.18%) Architect
9 68 (4.12%) Senior Developer
10 62 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 53 (3.21%) ScrumMaster
12 51 (3.09%) .NET Developer
12 51 (3.09%) Test Engineer
13 49 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
14 48 (2.91%) Automation Tester
15 46 (2.79%) Software Engineer
16 45 (2.73%) Consultant
17 43 (2.61%) PHP Developer
18 40 (2.43%) Test Manager
19 35 (2.12%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (20.68%) HTML
2 270 (16.37%) Web Services
3 238 (14.43%) XML
4 222 (13.46%) CSS
5 200 (12.13%) .NET
6 180 (10.92%) Spring
7 159 (9.64%) jQuery
8 147 (8.91%) HTML5
8 147 (8.91%) JSON
9 145 (8.79%) RESTful
10 110 (6.67%) SOAP
11 107 (6.49%) REST
12 94 (5.70%) J2EE
13 93 (5.64%) Hibernate
14 92 (5.58%) AngularJS
15 84 (5.09%) Middleware
16 80 (4.85%) Ajax
17 67 (4.06%) JSP
18 64 (3.88%) CSS3
19 60 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.58%) Open Source
2 119 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 76 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 70 (4.24%) User Experience
6 47 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (2.24%) Derivative
8 32 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.82%) Hedge funds
10 28 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.64%) STB
11 27 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 26 (1.58%) Clustering
13 25 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.52%) Wiki
14 23 (1.39%) iPad
15 20 (1.21%) Video on Demand
16 16 (0.97%) Credit Risk
16 16 (0.97%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.91%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 286 (17.34%) Linux
2 220 (13.34%) UNIX
3 169 (10.25%) Windows
4 66 (4.00%) Android
5 54 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.52%) AIX
9 17 (1.03%) Solaris
10 16 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 16 (0.97%) CentOS
11 14 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.85%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
12 12 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.61%) Debian
15 9 (0.55%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (59.37%) Agile Software Development
2 487 (29.53%) Scrum
3 282 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
4 258 (15.65%) TDD
5 175 (10.61%) BDD
6 160 (9.70%) DevOps
7 153 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 144 (8.73%) Test Scripting
9 139 (8.43%) MVC
10 131 (7.94%) User Stories
11 130 (7.88%) OO
12 129 (7.82%) Project Management
13 117 (7.10%) Kanban
14 113 (6.85%) Software Testing
15 110 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 105 (6.37%) Test Automation
16 105 (6.37%) SOA
17 104 (6.31%) Automated Testing
18 100 (6.06%) Unit Testing
19 83 (5.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 541 (32.81%) Java
2 401 (24.32%) SQL
3 259 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 174 (10.55%) C#
5 152 (9.22%) Python
6 120 (7.28%) Ruby
7 111 (6.73%) PHP
8 98 (5.94%) Bash Shell
9 62 (3.76%) Perl
10 55 (3.34%) C++
11 52 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 45 (2.73%) Scala
12 45 (2.73%) C
12 45 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.24%) T-SQL
14 27 (1.64%) Jython
15 26 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 24 (1.46%) Groovy
17 22 (1.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 130 (7.88%) ISEB
2 122 (7.40%) Degree
3 105 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 85 (5.15%) ISTQB
5 75 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.55%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.55%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.42%) PMP
14 6 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.18%) HND
17 2 (0.12%) PhD
17 2 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (13.04%) QA
2 23 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.91%) SLA
4 10 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.42%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
6 4 (0.24%) COREP
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 14443
8 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.67%) Docker
4 10 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.49%) Squid
6 7 (0.42%) Varnish
6 7 (0.42%) Samba
7 6 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.36%) Postfix
7 6 (0.36%) XenServer
7 6 (0.36%) vCloud
8 4 (0.24%) Firmware
8 4 (0.24%) KVM
9 3 (0.18%) HDFS
9 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.061%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.061%) vSphere
11 1 (0.061%) qmail
11 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 162 (9.82%) Puppet
2 155 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
3 71 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.88%) Vagrant
5 22 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 21 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.91%) SELinux
8 12 (0.73%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.73%) Salt
9 10 (0.61%) Nagios
10 8 (0.49%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.42%) Ansible
11 7 (0.42%) Control-M
12 6 (0.36%) yum
12 6 (0.36%) logstash
12 6 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.24%) WebInspect
13 4 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.18%) Kibana
14 3 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 257 (15.59%) Oracle
2 131 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 104 (6.31%) Atlassian
4 100 (6.06%) HP
5 60 (3.64%) VMware
6 55 (3.34%) Remedy
7 53 (3.21%) Red Hat
8 51 (3.09%) hybris
9 35 (2.12%) Google
9 35 (2.12%) SAP
9 35 (2.12%) IBM
10 31 (1.88%) Zend
11 30 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (1.70%) Perforce
13 24 (1.46%) Siebel
14 22 (1.33%) 29West
15 19 (1.15%) Sybase
16 17 (1.03%) Splunk
16 17 (1.03%) DevExpress
17 16 (0.97%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Talent International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £360 per day Long term ongoing projects - 3 month rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago