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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 172 203 286
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +83
Contract jobs citing JIRA 625 417 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 0.95% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.71% 8.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 276 214
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6439 5066 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.30% 11.53% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 3258 3258
Average daily rate £375 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 139 193
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +16 417 £390 -13.33% 118
South East +7 57 £320 -16.33% 21
South West +21 45 £413 +10.00% 10
Yorkshire -11 28 £350 +16.66% 6
East of England -16 28 £275 -15.38% 13
East Midlands +14 24 £319 - 4
West Midlands -2 10 £450 +36.36% 3
North West -30 8 £283 +1.80% 11
North East - 5 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 369 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (30.60%) Java
3 291 (26.50%) Scrum
4 287 (26.14%) SQL
5 239 (21.77%) Confluence
6 227 (20.67%) Git (software)
7 210 (19.13%) Subversion
8 183 (16.67%) UNIX
8 183 (16.67%) Linux
9 182 (16.58%) Jenkins
10 180 (16.39%) Finance
11 177 (16.12%) QA
12 175 (15.94%) Maven
12 175 (15.94%) Oracle
13 162 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (14.48%) HTML
15 157 (14.30%) Selenium
16 154 (14.03%) TDD
17 152 (13.84%) Banking
18 150 (13.66%) E-Commerce
19 146 (13.30%) JavaScript
20 145 (13.21%) XML
21 140 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
22 139 (12.66%) .NET
23 130 (11.84%) Test Scripting
24 127 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
25 122 (11.11%) CSS
26 118 (10.75%) Web Services
27 117 (10.66%) ISEB
28 114 (10.38%) C#

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 239 (21.77%) Confluence
2 86 (7.83%) Apache
3 54 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 47 (4.28%) WebLogic
5 31 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.09%) CMS
8 19 (1.73%) IIS
9 15 (1.37%) nginx
10 12 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.00%) Mule
12 9 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
15 6 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
15 6 (0.55%) WordPress
15 6 (0.55%) Node.js
15 6 (0.55%) Drupal
15 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.55%) MS Office
3 29 (2.64%) MS Project
4 21 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.46%) Mingle
8 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.36%) InDesign
9 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.091%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.46%) Global One
3 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.46%) Magento
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.36%) Summit
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.27%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.18%) RMDS
6 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.82%) SaaS
3 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.55%) IaaS
5 6 (0.55%) PaaS
6 5 (0.46%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.27%) GitHub
8 2 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.091%) Office 365
9 1 (0.091%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.37%) Internet
2 28 (2.55%) LDAP
3 22 (2.00%) Firewall
3 22 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.46%) WAN
4 16 (1.46%) SSL
5 14 (1.28%) LAN
6 13 (1.18%) DVB
6 13 (1.18%) DHCP
7 12 (1.09%) HTTP
7 12 (1.09%) VPN
8 11 (1.00%) DNS
9 8 (0.73%) X.509
10 7 (0.64%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.55%) FTP
11 6 (0.55%) IPv6
12 5 (0.46%) OpenVPN
12 5 (0.46%) AMQP
13 4 (0.36%) 4G
13 4 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.38%) MySQL
3 46 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 29 (2.64%) DB2
5 27 (2.46%) Hadoop
5 27 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (1.64%) Big Data
10 15 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.82%) MS Access
13 9 (0.82%) SQLite
13 9 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 227 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 210 (19.13%) Subversion
3 182 (16.58%) Jenkins
4 175 (15.94%) Maven
5 157 (14.30%) Selenium
6 94 (8.56%) Cucumber
7 80 (7.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 71 (6.47%) JUnit
9 55 (5.01%) TeamCity
10 54 (4.92%) WebDriver
10 54 (4.92%) SoapUI
11 50 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (4.10%) JMeter
13 41 (3.73%) Hudson
14 40 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
15 38 (3.46%) Ant
16 37 (3.37%) Eclipse
17 32 (2.91%) Bugzilla
18 30 (2.73%) FitNesse
19 27 (2.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 180 (16.39%) Finance
2 152 (13.84%) Banking
3 100 (9.11%) Investment Banking
4 75 (6.83%) Retail
5 39 (3.55%) Back Office
6 33 (3.01%) Marketing
7 28 (2.55%) Front Office
8 25 (2.28%) Games
9 20 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.46%) Advertising
11 15 (1.37%) Publishing
12 7 (0.64%) Legal
12 7 (0.64%) German Language
13 5 (0.46%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.36%) Electronics
14 4 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 284 (25.87%) Developer
2 225 (20.49%) Analyst
3 138 (12.57%) Tester
4 99 (9.02%) Test Analyst
5 82 (7.47%) Business Analyst
6 68 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 60 (5.46%) Project Manager
8 46 (4.19%) Test Manager
8 46 (4.19%) Test Engineer
9 38 (3.46%) Senior Developer
10 36 (3.28%) Architect
10 36 (3.28%) Test Leader
11 34 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
12 32 (2.91%) Administrator
13 29 (2.64%) .NET Developer
13 29 (2.64%) Consultant
14 27 (2.46%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.28%) Software Tester
16 21 (1.91%) Software Engineer
17 20 (1.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (14.48%) HTML
2 145 (13.21%) XML
3 139 (12.66%) .NET
4 122 (11.11%) CSS
5 118 (10.75%) Web Services
6 96 (8.74%) Spring
7 70 (6.38%) jQuery
8 69 (6.28%) SOAP
9 62 (5.65%) J2EE
10 61 (5.56%) REST
11 51 (4.64%) HTML5
12 44 (4.01%) JSON
13 41 (3.73%) Hibernate
14 36 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
15 34 (3.10%) RESTful
16 33 (3.01%) WCF
17 32 (2.91%) Ajax
18 31 (2.82%) Apache Camel
19 29 (2.64%) XSD
19 29 (2.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.28%) Mobile App
2 45 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (3.37%) STB
4 34 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.55%) Wiki
7 26 (2.37%) Derivative
8 23 (2.09%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.91%) iPad
9 21 (1.91%) Equities
10 20 (1.82%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.82%) MPEG
10 20 (1.82%) Credit Risk
11 19 (1.73%) Open Source
12 17 (1.55%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.09%) IPTV
16 11 (1.00%) Clustering
16 11 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 183 (16.67%) UNIX
1 183 (16.67%) Linux
2 103 (9.38%) Windows
3 50 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 46 (4.19%) Android
5 23 (2.09%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.91%) Debian
7 9 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.64%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.55%) Solaris
10 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.27%) AIX
13 3 (0.27%) HPUX
13 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (26.50%) Scrum
3 162 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
4 154 (14.03%) TDD
5 150 (13.66%) E-Commerce
6 140 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 130 (11.84%) Test Scripting
8 108 (9.84%) Project Management
9 105 (9.56%) BDD
10 92 (8.38%) Test Automation
11 86 (7.83%) Software Testing
12 84 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 72 (6.56%) Waterfall
14 65 (5.92%) SOA
14 65 (5.92%) Automated Testing
14 65 (5.92%) Unit Testing
15 61 (5.56%) Kanban
16 60 (5.46%) Configuration Management
17 58 (5.28%) OO
17 58 (5.28%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 336 (30.60%) Java
2 287 (26.14%) SQL
3 146 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 114 (10.38%) C#
5 82 (7.47%) Python
6 64 (5.83%) Ruby
7 56 (5.10%) Perl
8 36 (3.28%) PHP
9 35 (3.19%) C++
10 31 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 30 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.00%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.00%) VBScript
14 16 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.46%) C
15 11 (1.00%) Groovy
16 10 (0.91%) Scala
16 10 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 10 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 117 (10.66%) ISEB
2 69 (6.28%) ISTQB
3 61 (5.56%) Degree
3 61 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 48 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (1.00%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.82%) PMP
7 8 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.27%) MAPM
10 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.18%) CCA
10 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.091%) OCPJWCD
11 1 (0.091%) CAPM
11 1 (0.091%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (16.12%) QA
2 12 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.73%) WCAG
4 6 (0.55%) SLA
5 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.36%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.18%) GAAP
8 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.091%) WAI
8 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.091%) Basel III
8 1 (0.091%) EMIR
8 1 (0.091%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.091%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 9 (0.82%) vCloud
5 6 (0.55%) Squid
6 5 (0.46%) Samba
6 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.46%) Postfix
6 5 (0.46%) KVM
7 4 (0.36%) XenServer
7 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.27%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.091%) NFS
10 1 (0.091%) Snort
10 1 (0.091%) Varnish
10 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 127 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
2 51 (4.64%) Puppet
3 19 (1.73%) Control-M
4 14 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 12 (1.09%) Nagios
5 12 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.91%) BladeLogic
7 6 (0.55%) Ansible
8 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.36%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.36%) MOM
9 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.091%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.091%) Tivoli NetView
10 1 (0.091%) Nessus
10 1 (0.091%) SCOM
10 1 (0.091%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 175 (15.94%) Oracle
2 86 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 69 (6.28%) HP
4 68 (6.19%) JBoss
5 54 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 40 (3.64%) VMware
7 38 (3.46%) hybris
8 37 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 35 (3.19%) IBM
10 27 (2.46%) Sybase
11 25 (2.28%) Informatica
12 23 (2.09%) SAP
13 20 (1.82%) Google
14 18 (1.64%) Ab Initio
15 17 (1.55%) webMethods
15 17 (1.55%) ServiceNow
16 16 (1.46%) Adobe
17 14 (1.28%) Remedy
17 14 (1.28%) Perforce
18 13 (1.18%) Citrix
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £125.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago