The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 153 221 219
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 698 423 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.90% 7.70% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 275 290
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6404 5496 5676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 11.79% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 3524 3394
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 134 203
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +59 453 £425 -2.29% 125
South East +56 93 £375 +12.78% 52
East of England +7 52 £313 -24.24% 3
South West -19 26 £413 +32.00% 8
North West +2 21 £300 -7.69% 11
Yorkshire -7 20 £355 +4.41% 11
West Midlands -5 12 £350 +6.87% 5
East Midlands -1 8 £338 -0.07%
North East - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 402 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (29.79%) Java
3 375 (28.65%) Scrum
4 319 (24.37%) SQL
5 295 (22.54%) Confluence
6 269 (20.55%) Git (software)
7 255 (19.48%) Linux
8 236 (18.03%) Finance
9 234 (17.88%) Subversion
10 222 (16.96%) UNIX
10 222 (16.96%) Oracle
11 212 (16.20%) JavaScript
12 209 (15.97%) Jenkins
13 201 (15.36%) TDD
14 187 (14.29%) XML
15 186 (14.21%) Maven
16 185 (14.13%) Web Services
17 184 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
18 183 (13.98%) HTML
19 181 (13.83%) QA
20 172 (13.14%) Selenium
21 168 (12.83%) E-Commerce
22 151 (11.54%) .NET
23 148 (11.31%) CSS
24 147 (11.23%) Banking
25 132 (10.08%) Python
26 130 (9.93%) MySQL
27 129 (9.85%) C#
28 128 (9.78%) Test Scripting
29 126 (9.63%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 295 (22.54%) Confluence
2 100 (7.64%) Apache
3 87 (6.65%) Tomcat
4 79 (6.04%) WebLogic
5 52 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 28 (2.14%) CMS
7 25 (1.91%) SharePoint
8 23 (1.76%) IIS
9 20 (1.53%) nginx
10 17 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (1.22%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.99%) Node.js
13 12 (0.92%) MediaWiki
14 11 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
16 9 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.69%) Drupal
16 9 (0.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 80 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.21%) MS Office
3 36 (2.75%) MS Project
3 36 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.31%) Mingle
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.15%) Gephi
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.69%) Documaker
3 9 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.69%) RMDS
4 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.61%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.46%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.38%) Magento
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.38%) Global One
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (1.15%) SaaS
4 14 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.92%) GitHub
6 10 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.76%) Google Apps
7 9 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.38%) PaaS
8 5 (0.38%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.38%) IaaS
9 3 (0.23%) Joyent
10 2 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.15%) Heroku
10 2 (0.15%) Force.com
11 1 (0.076%) Office 365
11 1 (0.076%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.076%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.06%) Firewall
2 38 (2.90%) HTTP
3 32 (2.44%) Internet
4 31 (2.37%) LDAP
5 29 (2.22%) SSL
6 23 (1.76%) HTTPS
7 22 (1.68%) VPN
7 22 (1.68%) DNS
8 14 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.99%) IPv6
9 13 (0.99%) WAN
9 13 (0.99%) NAS
10 12 (0.92%) Network Security
10 12 (0.92%) LAN
10 12 (0.92%) DVB
10 12 (0.92%) EIGRP
10 12 (0.92%) OSPF
10 12 (0.92%) BGP
10 12 (0.92%) IPsec
11 11 (0.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (9.93%) MySQL
2 115 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 52 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 45 (3.44%) Oracle Database
5 41 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 38 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 38 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (1.99%) Big Data
10 25 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (1.83%) Oracle Exadata
12 16 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.92%) DB2
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.92%) Pentaho
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 269 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 234 (17.88%) Subversion
3 209 (15.97%) Jenkins
4 186 (14.21%) Maven
5 172 (13.14%) Selenium
6 102 (7.79%) Cucumber
7 97 (7.41%) JUnit
8 86 (6.57%) TeamCity
9 63 (4.81%) WebDriver
9 63 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 63 (4.81%) Hudson
9 63 (4.81%) Eclipse
10 50 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 49 (3.74%) Ant
12 48 (3.67%) JMeter
13 42 (3.21%) QuickTest Pro
13 42 (3.21%) SoapUI
14 38 (2.90%) Bugzilla
15 33 (2.52%) Mercurial
16 31 (2.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 236 (18.03%) Finance
2 147 (11.23%) Banking
3 94 (7.18%) Investment Banking
4 69 (5.27%) Retail
5 44 (3.36%) Front Office
6 41 (3.13%) Marketing
7 36 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.83%) Publishing
10 23 (1.76%) Back Office
11 21 (1.60%) Games
11 21 (1.60%) Advertising
12 14 (1.07%) Billing
13 11 (0.84%) Electronics
14 6 (0.46%) Legal
15 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) German Language
16 3 (0.23%) French Language
17 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 389 (29.72%) Developer
2 263 (20.09%) Analyst
3 143 (10.92%) Tester
4 121 (9.24%) Test Analyst
5 104 (7.94%) Business Analyst
6 94 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 51 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 47 (3.59%) Test Engineer
9 46 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 45 (3.44%) Senior Developer
11 43 (3.28%) Project Manager
12 37 (2.83%) Administrator
12 37 (2.83%) Test Leader
13 34 (2.60%) Test Manager
14 32 (2.44%) Consultant
15 31 (2.37%) .NET Developer
16 30 (2.29%) ScrumMaster
16 30 (2.29%) Automation Tester
17 28 (2.14%) C# Developer
18 27 (2.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (14.29%) XML
2 185 (14.13%) Web Services
3 183 (13.98%) HTML
4 151 (11.54%) .NET
5 148 (11.31%) CSS
6 126 (9.63%) Spring
7 112 (8.56%) jQuery
8 89 (6.80%) RESTful
9 82 (6.26%) JSON
10 77 (5.88%) REST
11 76 (5.81%) HTML5
12 70 (5.35%) J2EE
13 68 (5.19%) SOAP
14 64 (4.89%) Middleware
15 54 (4.13%) AngularJS
16 49 (3.74%) XSD
17 46 (3.51%) Hibernate
18 44 (3.36%) Ajax
19 41 (3.13%) ASP.NET
20 38 (2.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 57 (4.35%) Open Source
3 53 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.44%) Wiki
5 42 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (2.75%) STB
6 36 (2.75%) Derivative
7 28 (2.14%) Clustering
8 24 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 24 (1.83%) Hedge funds
9 21 (1.60%) Market Risk
9 21 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.45%) Equities
11 16 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 15 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.99%) MPEG
13 13 (0.99%) Video on Demand
13 13 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 255 (19.48%) Linux
2 222 (16.96%) UNIX
3 120 (9.17%) Windows
4 67 (5.12%) Android
5 55 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.60%) Ubuntu
7 29 (2.22%) Debian
8 25 (1.91%) SELinux
9 15 (1.15%) CentOS
9 15 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.76%) Solaris
13 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.31%) pSOS
15 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.23%) AIX
16 3 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (28.65%) Scrum
3 201 (15.36%) TDD
4 184 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (12.83%) E-Commerce
6 128 (9.78%) Test Scripting
7 125 (9.55%) BDD
8 114 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 100 (7.64%) DevOps
10 98 (7.49%) SOA
11 97 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 92 (7.03%) OO
12 92 (7.03%) Test Automation
13 91 (6.95%) MVC
14 88 (6.72%) Project Management
15 84 (6.42%) Unit Testing
15 84 (6.42%) Software Testing
16 73 (5.58%) Kanban
16 73 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 71 (5.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 390 (29.79%) Java
2 319 (24.37%) SQL
3 212 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 132 (10.08%) Python
5 129 (9.85%) C#
6 120 (9.17%) Ruby
7 89 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 81 (6.19%) Perl
9 58 (4.43%) PHP
10 47 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 43 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.44%) C++
13 30 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.76%) VBScript
15 20 (1.53%) C
16 19 (1.45%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.38%) VB.NET
18 17 (1.30%) XQuery
19 16 (1.22%) VB
20 14 (1.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 110 (8.40%) ISEB
2 90 (6.88%) Degree
3 63 (4.81%) Security Cleared
4 58 (4.43%) ISTQB
5 43 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.99%) PMP
9 11 (0.84%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.53%) MAPM
11 7 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.15%) PhD
14 2 (0.15%) CCNA
14 2 (0.15%) CCA
14 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.15%) IIBA
15 1 (0.076%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (13.83%) QA
2 21 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.84%) WCAG
4 9 (0.69%) SLA
5 7 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.38%) SNOMED CT
7 4 (0.31%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.076%) EMIR
System Software
1 56 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (1.38%) vCloud
4 15 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.15%) Samba
5 14 (1.07%) Postfix
6 12 (0.92%) XenServer
7 10 (0.76%) HDFS
8 5 (0.38%) KVM
9 4 (0.31%) Cygwin
9 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.31%) NFS
9 4 (0.31%) Squid
10 3 (0.23%) Xen
10 3 (0.23%) Docker
10 3 (0.23%) vSphere
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.15%) qmail
11 2 (0.15%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 126 (9.63%) HP Quality Center
2 107 (8.17%) Puppet
3 27 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.83%) ZABBIX
5 17 (1.30%) Control-M
6 13 (0.99%) Nagios
7 12 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.53%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.46%) Ansible
12 4 (0.31%) Salt
12 4 (0.31%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.23%) OpenView
13 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.15%) Oozie
14 2 (0.15%) Hyperic
15 1 (0.076%) Kibana
15 1 (0.076%) logstash
15 1 (0.076%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 222 (16.96%) Oracle
2 114 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.88%) VMware
4 83 (6.34%) Atlassian
5 67 (5.12%) HP
6 50 (3.82%) IBM
6 50 (3.82%) hybris
7 38 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 38 (2.90%) Remedy
8 37 (2.83%) Google
9 32 (2.44%) JBoss
10 26 (1.99%) SAP
11 23 (1.76%) 29West
12 21 (1.60%) Sybase
13 20 (1.53%) Informatica
14 19 (1.45%) Citrix
15 14 (1.07%) Adobe
16 13 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
17 12 (0.92%) GoldenSource
17 12 (0.92%) Splunk
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £450 day / to £70K
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARM Technology
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago