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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 137 203 246
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +43
Contract jobs citing JIRA 796 482 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.03% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.95% 8.89% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 356 253
Average daily rate
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£388 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.92% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +18.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £19.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.62%
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
6660 5423 5514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.81% 11.62% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 3566 3315
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £18.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +52 497 £400 -5.88% 102
South East +54 128 £350 +11.11% 38
East of England +16 45 £425 +19.29% 16
South West -4 39 £345 +9.52% 12
North East -10 23 £505 +59.05% 1
North West -11 23 £363 +6.61% 15
Yorkshire -9 16 £313 +13.63% 12
West Midlands -6 12 £388 +19.23% 4
East Midlands - 12 £325 - 3
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 943 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (31.16%) Java
3 476 (30.09%) Scrum
4 365 (23.07%) SQL
5 340 (21.49%) Confluence
6 322 (20.35%) HTML
7 313 (19.79%) Git (software)
8 303 (19.15%) Finance
9 285 (18.02%) Linux
10 254 (16.06%) JavaScript
11 253 (15.99%) Web Services
12 252 (15.93%) Jenkins
13 247 (15.61%) TDD
13 247 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
14 237 (14.98%) Selenium
15 235 (14.85%) Oracle
16 232 (14.66%) Subversion
17 223 (14.10%) XML
18 212 (13.40%) CSS
19 211 (13.34%) UNIX
20 199 (12.58%) QA
21 182 (11.50%) Maven
21 182 (11.50%) .NET
22 164 (10.37%) MySQL
23 160 (10.11%) Windows
24 159 (10.05%) Puppet
25 158 (9.99%) Spring
26 156 (9.86%) C#
27 155 (9.80%) BDD
28 152 (9.61%) Banking

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 340 (21.49%) Confluence
2 147 (9.29%) Apache
3 97 (6.13%) Tomcat
4 83 (5.25%) WebLogic
5 62 (3.92%) JBoss
6 39 (2.47%) CMS
7 33 (2.09%) WebSphere
8 31 (1.96%) SharePoint
9 29 (1.83%) Node.js
10 27 (1.71%) Apache Solr
11 26 (1.64%) IIS
12 24 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 23 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 22 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 22 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
15 21 (1.33%) OpenStack
16 15 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (0.88%) nginx
17 14 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
18 12 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 110 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.86%) MS Office
3 40 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 37 (2.34%) MS Project
4 37 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.32%) Mingle
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 32 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.39%) Documaker
4 14 (0.88%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.82%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.57%) RMDS
7 8 (0.51%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.51%) Magento
7 8 (0.51%) Summit
8 7 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.19%) Adaptiv
10 3 (0.19%) Maximo
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.14%) SaaS
5 12 (0.76%) GitHub
6 10 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.63%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.57%) Basecamp
8 8 (0.51%) Force.com
9 7 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.32%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.25%) Trello
11 4 (0.25%) IaaS
12 1 (0.063%) Office 365
12 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.73%) HTTP
2 44 (2.78%) Internet
3 41 (2.59%) SSL
3 41 (2.59%) DNS
4 38 (2.40%) Firewall
5 35 (2.21%) HTTPS
6 28 (1.77%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.88%) Network Security
8 10 (0.63%) LDAP
8 10 (0.63%) VPN
9 8 (0.51%) VoIP
10 7 (0.44%) LAN
10 7 (0.44%) DHCP
10 7 (0.44%) WAN
10 7 (0.44%) AMQP
11 6 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (0.38%) NAS
11 6 (0.38%) IPsec
11 6 (0.38%) SSH
11 6 (0.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (10.37%) MySQL
2 119 (7.52%) SQL Server
3 88 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 67 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 62 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.73%) MongoDB
7 43 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 39 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.77%) Big Data
11 26 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 25 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
13 24 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
14 22 (1.39%) Hadoop
15 21 (1.33%) DB2
15 21 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.07%) Redis
17 15 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 313 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 252 (15.93%) Jenkins
3 237 (14.98%) Selenium
4 232 (14.66%) Subversion
5 182 (11.50%) Maven
6 116 (7.33%) Cucumber
7 112 (7.08%) JUnit
8 108 (6.83%) Eclipse
9 91 (5.75%) TeamCity
10 81 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 64 (4.05%) Hudson
12 59 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
13 49 (3.10%) WebDriver
14 39 (2.47%) Bugzilla
15 36 (2.28%) FitNesse
15 36 (2.28%) SoapUI
16 35 (2.21%) JMeter
16 35 (2.21%) Visual Studio
17 32 (2.02%) Ant
General
1 303 (19.15%) Finance
2 152 (9.61%) Banking
3 74 (4.68%) Investment Banking
4 58 (3.67%) Retail
5 43 (2.72%) Front Office
6 41 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 38 (2.40%) Marketing
8 31 (1.96%) Billing
9 29 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.33%) Publishing
11 20 (1.26%) Games
12 15 (0.95%) Back Office
13 13 (0.82%) Electronics
13 13 (0.82%) Advertising
14 8 (0.51%) Legal
15 7 (0.44%) French Language
16 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.38%) Automotive
17 4 (0.25%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 459 (29.01%) Developer
2 352 (22.25%) Analyst
3 171 (10.81%) Test Analyst
4 169 (10.68%) Tester
5 128 (8.09%) Business Analyst
6 122 (7.71%) Java Developer
7 69 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 67 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 64 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 62 (3.92%) Architect
11 54 (3.41%) Agile Business Analyst
12 49 (3.10%) Test Engineer
13 48 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
14 45 (2.84%) Automation Tester
15 43 (2.72%) Consultant
15 43 (2.72%) PHP Developer
15 43 (2.72%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.65%) Software Engineer
17 41 (2.59%) Test Manager
18 34 (2.15%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (20.35%) HTML
2 253 (15.99%) Web Services
3 223 (14.10%) XML
4 212 (13.40%) CSS
5 182 (11.50%) .NET
6 158 (9.99%) Spring
7 150 (9.48%) jQuery
8 144 (9.10%) JSON
9 140 (8.85%) HTML5
10 138 (8.72%) RESTful
11 105 (6.64%) SOAP
12 100 (6.32%) REST
13 91 (5.75%) AngularJS
14 88 (5.56%) Middleware
15 80 (5.06%) Hibernate
16 72 (4.55%) Ajax
17 70 (4.42%) J2EE
18 60 (3.79%) CSS3
19 59 (3.73%) ASP.NET
20 57 (3.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (7.08%) Open Source
3 80 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 75 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.42%) User Experience
6 44 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (2.15%) Derivative
8 33 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 33 (2.09%) Wiki
8 33 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (1.96%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.83%) Clustering
11 27 (1.71%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.45%) STB
13 22 (1.39%) Video on Demand
14 20 (1.26%) iPad
15 19 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.01%) Credit Risk
16 16 (1.01%) Market Risk
17 14 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 285 (18.02%) Linux
2 211 (13.34%) UNIX
3 160 (10.11%) Windows
4 70 (4.42%) Android
5 59 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.45%) SELinux
9 21 (1.33%) AIX
10 20 (1.26%) CentOS
11 18 (1.14%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.88%) Windows Phone
13 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (0.76%) Solaris
15 10 (0.63%) Debian
16 9 (0.57%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.51%) Windows CE
17 8 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 943 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (30.09%) Scrum
3 247 (15.61%) TDD
3 247 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
4 155 (9.80%) BDD
5 152 (9.61%) DevOps
6 143 (9.04%) Test Scripting
7 142 (8.98%) E-Commerce
8 138 (8.72%) User Stories
9 136 (8.60%) MVC
10 118 (7.46%) OO
11 116 (7.33%) Project Management
12 112 (7.08%) SOA
13 111 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 110 (6.95%) Kanban
14 110 (6.95%) Software Testing
15 102 (6.45%) Automated Testing
16 100 (6.32%) Test Automation
17 91 (5.75%) Unit Testing
18 85 (5.37%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 493 (31.16%) Java
2 365 (23.07%) SQL
3 254 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 156 (9.86%) C#
5 146 (9.23%) Python
6 126 (7.96%) Ruby
7 115 (7.27%) PHP
8 110 (6.95%) Bash Shell
9 56 (3.54%) Perl
10 50 (3.16%) C++
11 45 (2.84%) C
12 43 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.59%) Scala
14 37 (2.34%) PL/SQL
15 36 (2.28%) T-SQL
16 28 (1.77%) PowerShell
16 28 (1.77%) Jython
17 25 (1.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 21 (1.33%) Korn
19 17 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 130 (8.22%) ISEB
2 104 (6.57%) Degree
3 92 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 88 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 70 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.44%) PMP
11 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.19%) HND
14 2 (0.13%) MCPD
14 2 (0.13%) MAPM
14 2 (0.13%) IIBA
14 2 (0.13%) CBAP
14 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (12.58%) QA
2 22 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.88%) SLA
4 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.38%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
7 4 (0.25%) WCAG
7 4 (0.25%) COREP
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.70%) vCloud
4 10 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.51%) Firmware
6 7 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.44%) Samba
6 7 (0.44%) Varnish
7 6 (0.38%) XenServer
7 6 (0.38%) Postfix
8 5 (0.32%) Squid
9 4 (0.25%) KVM
10 3 (0.19%) HDFS
10 3 (0.19%) Docker
10 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.063%) qmail
12 1 (0.063%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 159 (10.05%) Puppet
2 151 (9.54%) HP Quality Center
3 61 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 23 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Management
6 21 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 14 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.76%) Nagios
9 9 (0.57%) Salt
10 8 (0.51%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.38%) YUM
11 6 (0.38%) Control-M
11 6 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.38%) Ansible
11 6 (0.38%) logstash
12 4 (0.25%) WebInspect
12 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.19%) Oozie
13 3 (0.19%) Kibana
13 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 235 (14.85%) Oracle
2 122 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 106 (6.70%) Atlassian
4 97 (6.13%) HP
5 73 (4.61%) VMware
6 61 (3.86%) Remedy
7 52 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 44 (2.78%) hybris
9 39 (2.47%) IBM
10 36 (2.28%) Google
11 35 (2.21%) SAP
12 32 (2.02%) Zend
13 31 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (1.58%) Siebel
15 23 (1.45%) Perforce
15 23 (1.45%) 29West
16 19 (1.20%) Sybase
17 17 (1.07%) Splunk
18 15 (0.95%) DevExpress
19 14 (0.88%) Murex
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £300 - £400+ per day depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago