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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 124 178 222
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +44
Contract jobs citing JIRA 849 535 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.15% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.23% 9.60% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 401 233
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +132.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.00 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £32.00 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +88.23%
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
6419 5575 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.46% 11.98% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4286 3587 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.29 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.95 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +36 466 £425 +9.67% 113
South East +78 143 £365 +12.30% 32
East of England +50 58 £375 +36.36% 16
South West +7 52 £400 +6.66% 15
North West +17 41 £500 +37.93% 7
East Midlands +20 40 £350 +18.14% 11
West Midlands +18 29 £438 +34.61% 8
Yorkshire -16 15 £338 +3.84% 16
North East +3 2 - - 4
South Coast - - - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 990 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (37.93%) Java
3 456 (27.72%) Scrum
4 412 (25.05%) SQL
5 348 (21.16%) Confluence
6 338 (20.55%) Jenkins
7 317 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
7 317 (19.27%) Linux
8 306 (18.60%) Git (software)
9 303 (18.42%) Finance
10 300 (18.24%) HTML
11 299 (18.18%) Oracle
12 265 (16.11%) Subversion
13 237 (14.41%) JavaScript
14 234 (14.22%) Web Services
15 233 (14.16%) TDD
16 231 (14.04%) Selenium
17 205 (12.46%) QA
18 200 (12.16%) XML
18 200 (12.16%) DevOps
19 199 (12.10%) CSS
20 197 (11.98%) .NET
21 191 (11.61%) Maven
22 182 (11.06%) UNIX
23 180 (10.94%) Banking
24 178 (10.82%) Puppet
25 174 (10.58%) Windows
25 174 (10.58%) Python
26 171 (10.40%) BDD
27 162 (9.85%) HP Quality Center

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 348 (21.16%) Confluence
2 144 (8.75%) Apache
3 103 (6.26%) Tomcat
4 85 (5.17%) JBoss
5 79 (4.80%) WebLogic
6 52 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 38 (2.31%) CMS
8 34 (2.07%) IIS
9 31 (1.88%) Node.js
10 25 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 23 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 22 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (1.22%) nginx
14 19 (1.16%) Apache Solr
15 18 (1.09%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.03%) MediaWiki
17 15 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 14 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
19 13 (0.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 103 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.95%) MS Office
3 34 (2.07%) MS Project
4 33 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.30%) Mingle
8 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Summit
2 12 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.61%) Magento
3 10 (0.61%) Documaker
4 9 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.18%) Changepoint
7 3 (0.18%) RMDS
7 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.18%) Maximo
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.61%) Basecamp
5 8 (0.49%) Trello
5 8 (0.49%) SaaS
6 7 (0.43%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.36%) PaaS
8 5 (0.30%) GitHub
8 5 (0.30%) IaaS
9 4 (0.24%) Force.com
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.18%) ElastiCache
10 3 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.061%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.061%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.92%) Internet
2 44 (2.67%) HTTP
3 37 (2.25%) Firewall
4 31 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.76%) Network Security
6 26 (1.58%) DNS
7 23 (1.40%) SSL
8 21 (1.28%) WAN
8 21 (1.28%) LAN
9 20 (1.22%) LDAP
10 19 (1.16%) VPN
11 17 (1.03%) AMQP
12 16 (0.97%) IPsec
12 16 (0.97%) IPv6
12 16 (0.97%) OSPF
12 16 (0.97%) BGP
12 16 (0.97%) EIGRP
13 10 (0.61%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.49%) Intranet
15 5 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 113 (6.87%) MySQL
3 110 (6.69%) NoSQL
4 95 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 91 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 84 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 44 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 39 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.70%) Big Data
12 27 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 22 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (1.28%) DB2
16 17 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (0.79%) Redis
20 11 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 338 (20.55%) Jenkins
2 306 (18.60%) Git (software)
3 265 (16.11%) Subversion
4 231 (14.04%) Selenium
5 191 (11.61%) Maven
6 151 (9.18%) JUnit
7 138 (8.39%) Cucumber
8 116 (7.05%) TeamCity
9 100 (6.08%) Eclipse
10 93 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 89 (5.41%) Ant
12 70 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 69 (4.19%) Hudson
14 67 (4.07%) QuickTest Pro
15 54 (3.28%) SoapUI
16 44 (2.67%) NUnit
17 38 (2.31%) WebDriver
17 38 (2.31%) JMeter
18 29 (1.76%) Visual Studio
19 28 (1.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 303 (18.42%) Finance
2 180 (10.94%) Banking
3 74 (4.50%) Investment Banking
4 59 (3.59%) Retail
5 50 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.49%) Front Office
7 36 (2.19%) Marketing
8 20 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.16%) Games
10 18 (1.09%) Publishing
10 18 (1.09%) Billing
11 14 (0.85%) Back Office
11 14 (0.85%) Electronics
12 13 (0.79%) Legal
13 11 (0.67%) Automotive
14 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.30%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.24%) French Language
17 4 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 453 (27.54%) Developer
2 368 (22.37%) Analyst
3 191 (11.61%) Test Analyst
4 170 (10.33%) Tester
5 146 (8.88%) Java Developer
6 118 (7.17%) Business Analyst
7 97 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 72 (4.38%) Architect
9 65 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 57 (3.47%) .NET Developer
11 54 (3.28%) Consultant
12 50 (3.04%) Test Engineer
13 49 (2.98%) Senior Developer
13 49 (2.98%) Automation Tester
14 48 (2.92%) Test Manager
15 46 (2.80%) Software Engineer
16 44 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
17 41 (2.49%) Test Leader
18 39 (2.37%) ScrumMaster
19 26 (1.58%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (18.24%) HTML
2 234 (14.22%) Web Services
3 200 (12.16%) XML
4 199 (12.10%) CSS
5 197 (11.98%) .NET
6 160 (9.73%) Spring
6 160 (9.73%) JSON
7 133 (8.09%) jQuery
8 132 (8.02%) RESTful
9 125 (7.60%) HTML5
10 113 (6.87%) J2EE
11 94 (5.71%) SOAP
12 93 (5.65%) Hibernate
13 90 (5.47%) REST
14 76 (4.62%) AngularJS
15 68 (4.13%) Middleware
16 60 (3.65%) JSP
17 55 (3.34%) CSS3
18 54 (3.28%) Ajax
19 48 (2.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.42%) Open Source
2 100 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 71 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 63 (3.83%) User Experience
5 43 (2.61%) Derivative
6 42 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.82%) Wiki
9 26 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.52%) iPad
11 22 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.34%) Clustering
12 21 (1.28%) Fixed Income
13 20 (1.22%) STB
14 19 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
16 15 (0.91%) Equities
16 15 (0.91%) IPTV
16 15 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 317 (19.27%) Linux
2 182 (11.06%) UNIX
3 174 (10.58%) Windows
4 62 (3.77%) Android
4 62 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.70%) AIX
7 26 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.52%) CentOS
9 17 (1.03%) Solaris
9 17 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.85%) Debian
12 13 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.24%) SUSE
14 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.12%) HPUX
15 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (27.72%) Scrum
3 317 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
4 233 (14.16%) TDD
5 200 (12.16%) DevOps
6 171 (10.40%) BDD
7 140 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 140 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 128 (7.78%) User Stories
9 127 (7.72%) OO
10 124 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 118 (7.17%) Software Testing
12 117 (7.11%) Project Management
13 110 (6.69%) MVC
14 109 (6.63%) Automated Testing
15 105 (6.38%) Unit Testing
15 105 (6.38%) Kanban
15 105 (6.38%) Test Automation
16 94 (5.71%) Software Engineering
17 90 (5.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 624 (37.93%) Java
2 412 (25.05%) SQL
3 237 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 174 (10.58%) Python
5 155 (9.42%) C#
6 128 (7.78%) Ruby
7 93 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 86 (5.23%) PHP
9 77 (4.68%) Perl
10 51 (3.10%) C++
10 51 (3.10%) Scala
11 50 (3.04%) C
12 49 (2.98%) PL/SQL
13 46 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.07%) Groovy
15 30 (1.82%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.40%) Korn
17 22 (1.34%) VBA
18 20 (1.22%) PowerShell
19 16 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 158 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 119 (7.23%) Degree
3 116 (7.05%) ISEB
4 84 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 83 (5.05%) ISTQB
6 51 (3.10%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.34%) VCP4
8 20 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.85%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.73%) Sun Certification
12 9 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.55%) OCPJP
13 8 (0.49%) PMP
14 7 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.30%) CCNA
16 5 (0.30%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (12.46%) QA
2 18 (1.09%) SLA
3 14 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.67%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.24%) FATCA
6 4 (0.24%) COREP
7 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 1 (0.061%) WCAG
9 1 (0.061%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (2.25%) Docker
2 34 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.03%) Postfix
3 17 (1.03%) XenServer
3 17 (1.03%) Samba
3 17 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.55%) Varnish
6 8 (0.49%) vCloud
6 8 (0.49%) Squid
7 6 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.30%) Firmware
8 5 (0.30%) NFS
8 5 (0.30%) KVM
9 4 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.061%) Gluster
12 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 178 (10.82%) Puppet
2 162 (9.85%) HP Quality Center
3 59 (3.59%) Vagrant
3 59 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.58%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.09%) Salt
6 12 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.55%) Nagios
7 9 (0.55%) Ansible
7 9 (0.55%) yum
8 8 (0.49%) logstash
8 8 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.43%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.30%) SELinux
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.30%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.30%) Kibana
11 4 (0.24%) SCOM
11 4 (0.24%) Control-M
11 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 299 (18.18%) Oracle
2 137 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 119 (7.23%) HP
4 93 (5.65%) Atlassian
5 89 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 54 (3.28%) VMware
7 46 (2.80%) IBM
8 43 (2.61%) hybris
9 37 (2.25%) Perforce
9 37 (2.25%) SAP
10 26 (1.58%) Remedy
11 23 (1.40%) ATG
11 23 (1.40%) Google
12 22 (1.34%) Sybase
12 22 (1.34%) Citrix
12 22 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.34%) TIBCO
12 22 (1.34%) Splunk
13 21 (1.28%) Murex
14 20 (1.22%) Adobe
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Vadis People
Rate: circa £345 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £460 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 16 days ago