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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 130 179 211
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Contract jobs citing JIRA 838 614 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.19% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.76% 9.76% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 433 276
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 £238 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.12 £31.90 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.05 £55.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
6565 6292 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 12.25% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4100 3246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 111 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +1.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +38 499 £425 +6.91% 101
South East +60 142 £356 +11.17% 35
South West +4 45 £380 -7.87% 11
East of England +35 44 £398 +44.63% 13
North West +15 39 £450 +59.29% 11
West Midlands +12 37 £345 -23.33% 4
Yorkshire -28 16 £338 -3.57% 8
East Midlands -9 10 £325 +1.96% 2
North East +3 3 £500 - 2
South Coast 0 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 977 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (35.56%) Java
3 434 (26.89%) Scrum
4 422 (26.15%) SQL
5 343 (21.25%) Confluence
6 325 (20.14%) Linux
7 321 (19.89%) Oracle
8 320 (19.83%) Jenkins
9 305 (18.90%) Git (software)
10 304 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
11 300 (18.59%) Finance
12 278 (17.22%) Subversion
13 252 (15.61%) HTML
14 234 (14.50%) JavaScript
15 223 (13.82%) .NET
15 223 (13.82%) QA
16 214 (13.26%) Web Services
17 203 (12.58%) Windows
18 194 (12.02%) Python
19 193 (11.96%) XML
20 190 (11.77%) Banking
21 185 (11.46%) Maven
22 179 (11.09%) TDD
22 179 (11.09%) DevOps
23 175 (10.84%) BDD
24 173 (10.72%) Selenium
25 170 (10.53%) UNIX
26 169 (10.47%) C#
27 165 (10.22%) CSS
28 160 (9.91%) Security Cleared

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 343 (21.25%) Confluence
2 118 (7.31%) Apache
3 106 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 86 (5.33%) WebLogic
5 72 (4.46%) JBoss
6 64 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 53 (3.28%) IIS
8 50 (3.10%) CMS
9 42 (2.60%) Node.js
10 35 (2.17%) WebSphere
11 27 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 25 (1.55%) nginx
13 22 (1.36%) OpenStack
14 21 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 20 (1.24%) MediaWiki
16 19 (1.18%) MQSeries
17 15 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
18 12 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 11 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
19 11 (0.68%) Mule
Applications
1 111 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 64 (3.97%) MS Office
3 39 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 35 (2.17%) MS Project
5 25 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.31%) Mingle
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.12%) Simulink
10 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.12%) HipChat
10 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.062%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Summit
2 10 (0.62%) Magento
3 8 (0.50%) Documaker
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.43%) Tridion
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) Maximo
7 3 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.19%) Changepoint
7 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.74%) PaaS
6 11 (0.68%) GitHub
7 10 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.50%) IaaS
8 8 (0.50%) Trello
9 7 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.43%) SaaS
10 5 (0.31%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.12%) Force.com
14 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.53%) Firewall
2 54 (3.35%) Internet
3 45 (2.79%) HTTP
4 32 (1.98%) Network Security
5 26 (1.61%) VPN
5 26 (1.61%) LDAP
6 23 (1.43%) WAN
6 23 (1.43%) DNS
7 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.30%) LAN
9 20 (1.24%) AMQP
10 18 (1.12%) SSL
10 18 (1.12%) IPv6
11 16 (0.99%) IPsec
11 16 (0.99%) EIGRP
11 16 (0.99%) OSPF
11 16 (0.99%) BGP
12 14 (0.87%) DHCP
13 9 (0.56%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 84 (5.20%) NoSQL
4 83 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 82 (5.08%) MySQL
6 80 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 47 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (2.73%) Hadoop
9 42 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.73%) Big Data
12 23 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 14 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (0.74%) DataStage
18 12 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 320 (19.83%) Jenkins
2 305 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 278 (17.22%) Subversion
4 185 (11.46%) Maven
5 173 (10.72%) Selenium
6 141 (8.74%) JUnit
7 116 (7.19%) Cucumber
8 115 (7.13%) TeamCity
9 111 (6.88%) Ant
10 93 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 76 (4.71%) Eclipse
12 74 (4.58%) Hudson
13 60 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 48 (2.97%) SoapUI
14 48 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
15 41 (2.54%) Gradle
16 38 (2.35%) WebDriver
17 37 (2.29%) Visual Studio
18 35 (2.17%) NUnit
19 33 (2.04%) Artifactory
General
1 300 (18.59%) Finance
2 190 (11.77%) Banking
3 85 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 78 (4.83%) Retail
5 59 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.42%) Marketing
7 37 (2.29%) Front Office
8 19 (1.18%) Billing
9 18 (1.12%) Publishing
10 17 (1.05%) Games
11 16 (0.99%) Legal
11 16 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.93%) Back Office
13 13 (0.81%) Electronics
13 13 (0.81%) Automotive
14 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.43%) Advertising
16 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 419 (25.96%) Developer
2 358 (22.18%) Analyst
3 162 (10.04%) Test Analyst
4 154 (9.54%) Tester
5 144 (8.92%) Business Analyst
6 128 (7.93%) Java Developer
7 93 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 69 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 60 (3.72%) Architect
10 58 (3.59%) .NET Developer
11 56 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
12 53 (3.28%) Consultant
13 48 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
14 47 (2.91%) Test Engineer
15 45 (2.79%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.48%) Senior Developer
17 39 (2.42%) Automation Tester
18 38 (2.35%) Test Manager
19 35 (2.17%) Test Leader
20 26 (1.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (15.61%) HTML
2 223 (13.82%) .NET
3 214 (13.26%) Web Services
4 193 (11.96%) XML
5 165 (10.22%) CSS
6 132 (8.18%) JSON
7 121 (7.50%) Spring
8 116 (7.19%) HTML5
9 109 (6.75%) jQuery
10 102 (6.32%) RESTful
11 100 (6.20%) J2EE
12 76 (4.71%) REST
12 76 (4.71%) AngularJS
13 74 (4.58%) SOAP
13 74 (4.58%) Hibernate
14 57 (3.53%) CSS3
15 47 (2.91%) Middleware
16 45 (2.79%) ASP.NET
17 40 (2.48%) JSP
18 39 (2.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 119 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.07%) Open Source
3 87 (5.39%) User Experience
4 60 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.91%) Derivative
7 32 (1.98%) Wiki
8 30 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (1.86%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.80%) Fixed Income
10 28 (1.73%) iPad
11 26 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.61%) Clustering
12 23 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.12%) STB
14 17 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
15 15 (0.93%) Equities
15 15 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.87%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 325 (20.14%) Linux
2 203 (12.58%) Windows
3 170 (10.53%) UNIX
4 87 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (4.03%) Android
6 52 (3.22%) Apple iOS
7 35 (2.17%) CentOS
8 30 (1.86%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.43%) AIX
10 22 (1.36%) Solaris
11 19 (1.18%) Debian
12 13 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.31%) SUSE
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (26.89%) Scrum
3 304 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
4 179 (11.09%) TDD
4 179 (11.09%) DevOps
5 175 (10.84%) BDD
6 143 (8.86%) Test Scripting
7 141 (8.74%) E-Commerce
8 124 (7.68%) User Stories
9 118 (7.31%) OO
10 113 (7.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 111 (6.88%) Project Management
12 107 (6.63%) Unit Testing
13 106 (6.57%) Software Engineering
14 102 (6.32%) Software Testing
15 101 (6.26%) Test Automation
16 99 (6.13%) Kanban
17 95 (5.89%) Automated Testing
17 95 (5.89%) Waterfall
18 93 (5.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 574 (35.56%) Java
2 422 (26.15%) SQL
3 234 (14.50%) JavaScript
4 194 (12.02%) Python
5 169 (10.47%) C#
6 132 (8.18%) Ruby
7 97 (6.01%) Bash Shell
8 80 (4.96%) Perl
9 65 (4.03%) PHP
10 57 (3.53%) C++
11 56 (3.47%) C
12 52 (3.22%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 37 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 37 (2.29%) Scala
15 32 (1.98%) Groovy
16 27 (1.67%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.55%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.43%) VBA
19 20 (1.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 160 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 119 (7.37%) Degree
3 84 (5.20%) ISEB
4 75 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 62 (3.84%) ISTQB
6 59 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
10 12 (0.74%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.56%) OCPJP
12 8 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.50%) CCNA
13 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.43%) PMP
14 6 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.31%) MCPD
16 4 (0.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (13.82%) QA
2 13 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.62%) SLA
4 10 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.43%) EMIR
5 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.31%) FATCA
7 4 (0.25%) COREP
8 2 (0.12%) FINREP
8 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) HL7
9 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.062%) WAI
9 1 (0.062%) MiFID
9 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
System Software
1 40 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (2.35%) Docker
3 20 (1.24%) iptables
3 20 (1.24%) Postfix
3 20 (1.24%) Samba
4 17 (1.05%) XenServer
5 16 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.93%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.62%) Varnish
8 9 (0.56%) NFS
9 8 (0.50%) Squid
9 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.43%) Firmware
10 7 (0.43%) GlusterFS
11 6 (0.37%) GFS2
11 6 (0.37%) vCloud
11 6 (0.37%) OCFS2
12 5 (0.31%) GPFS
12 5 (0.31%) Ceph
13 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 160 (9.91%) Puppet
2 140 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
3 67 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (3.10%) Vagrant
5 30 (1.86%) ZABBIX
6 21 (1.30%) Salt
7 15 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 14 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (0.81%) yum
10 12 (0.74%) Ansible
10 12 (0.74%) BladeLogic
11 9 (0.56%) Nagios
11 9 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.56%) logstash
12 7 (0.43%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.37%) Control-M
13 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.37%) SELinux
14 5 (0.31%) Kibana
15 4 (0.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 321 (19.89%) Oracle
2 135 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 121 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 98 (6.07%) HP
5 85 (5.27%) Atlassian
6 59 (3.66%) IBM
7 55 (3.41%) VMware
8 39 (2.42%) Adobe
9 37 (2.29%) hybris
10 35 (2.17%) Perforce
11 33 (2.04%) TIBCO
12 26 (1.61%) Remedy
12 26 (1.61%) SAP
13 25 (1.55%) Splunk
14 24 (1.49%) ATG
15 21 (1.30%) Sybase
15 21 (1.30%) Citrix
16 18 (1.12%) Talend
17 17 (1.05%) BEA
17 17 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £42750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
PCR
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago