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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 108 144 224
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +80
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1036 786 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.95% 1.56% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.92% 11.94% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 279
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £40.00 £39.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
7444 6584 5761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.01% 13.08% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4958 4264 3771
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 614 £425 +6.25% 126
South East +4 144 £355 -5.33% 36
East of England +5 61 £325 - 10
Yorkshire -2 44 £350 -1.75% 21
South West +15 42 £405 +4.51% 13
East Midlands +14 34 £348 +2.96% 7
North West -34 33 £390 +11.42% 21
West Midlands +11 31 £325 -7.14% 12
North East -1 28 £450 +24.13% 4
Midlands -3 3 £500 +150.00%
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1168 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 641 (34.37%) Java
3 546 (29.28%) Confluence
4 509 (27.29%) Scrum
5 428 (22.95%) Linux
6 424 (22.73%) SQL
7 395 (21.18%) Git (software)
8 384 (20.59%) Jenkins
9 371 (19.89%) Finance
10 352 (18.87%) HTML
11 340 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
12 330 (17.69%) JavaScript
13 296 (15.87%) TDD
14 286 (15.34%) Oracle
15 274 (14.69%) Selenium
16 255 (13.67%) Web Services
17 241 (12.92%) QA
18 233 (12.49%) CSS
19 225 (12.06%) Subversion
20 217 (11.64%) BDD
21 216 (11.58%) XML
22 208 (11.15%) Python
22 208 (11.15%) HTML5
23 207 (11.10%) UNIX
24 206 (11.05%) Windows
25 205 (10.99%) Banking
26 198 (10.62%) Atlassian
26 198 (10.62%) .NET
27 195 (10.46%) Cucumber
28 191 (10.24%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 546 (29.28%) Confluence
2 159 (8.53%) Apache
3 136 (7.29%) Tomcat
4 94 (5.04%) Node.js
5 90 (4.83%) JBoss
6 74 (3.97%) CMS
7 60 (3.22%) WebLogic
7 60 (3.22%) SharePoint
8 49 (2.63%) nginx
9 46 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 45 (2.41%) IIS
11 43 (2.31%) OpenStack
12 39 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 29 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
14 25 (1.34%) Mule
15 23 (1.23%) Drupal
16 19 (1.02%) Jetty
16 19 (1.02%) Alfresco
17 16 (0.86%) GlassFish
17 16 (0.86%) WildFly
Applications
1 107 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.29%) MS Office
3 71 (3.81%) MS Visio
4 49 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (2.31%) MS Project
6 26 (1.39%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.43%) HipChat
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.11%) Mingle
10 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.48%) Summit
5 7 (0.38%) Magento
5 7 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.27%) Tridion
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
8 2 (0.11%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.054%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.054%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.054%) assyst
9 1 (0.054%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.054%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 125 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (2.73%) GitHub
3 35 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.70%) IaaS
7 12 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.64%) SaaS
8 11 (0.59%) PaaS
8 11 (0.59%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.38%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.86%) HTTP
2 65 (3.49%) Firewall
3 41 (2.20%) Internet
4 32 (1.72%) DNS
5 30 (1.61%) LDAP
6 20 (1.07%) DHCP
6 20 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.07%) SSL
7 19 (1.02%) VPN
7 19 (1.02%) AMQP
8 17 (0.91%) SAN
9 16 (0.86%) SSH
10 13 (0.70%) Network Security
10 13 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
10 13 (0.70%) Multicast
11 11 (0.59%) Intranet
12 10 (0.54%) FTP
12 10 (0.54%) NAS
12 10 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 164 (8.79%) MySQL
3 145 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 82 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 82 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 80 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 80 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 71 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (2.25%) HBase
9 39 (2.09%) Big Data
10 37 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (0.97%) Informix
16 17 (0.91%) DB2
17 16 (0.86%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 395 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 384 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 274 (14.69%) Selenium
4 225 (12.06%) Subversion
5 195 (10.46%) Cucumber
6 186 (9.97%) Maven
7 122 (6.54%) JUnit
8 93 (4.99%) Ant
9 91 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 79 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (3.70%) WebDriver
12 66 (3.54%) Hudson
13 64 (3.43%) TeamCity
14 62 (3.32%) JMeter
15 61 (3.27%) Gradle
16 57 (3.06%) SoapUI
17 50 (2.68%) Eclipse
17 50 (2.68%) IntelliJ
18 43 (2.31%) Artifactory
19 39 (2.09%) Mercurial
General
1 371 (19.89%) Finance
2 205 (10.99%) Banking
3 94 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 90 (4.83%) Retail
5 80 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.79%) Marketing
7 26 (1.39%) Billing
7 26 (1.39%) Legal
8 24 (1.29%) Front Office
8 24 (1.29%) Publishing
9 20 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.91%) Back Office
11 16 (0.86%) Electronics
12 15 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.70%) Games
14 12 (0.64%) Automotive
15 9 (0.48%) Advertising
16 7 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 555 (29.76%) Developer
2 407 (21.82%) Analyst
3 184 (9.87%) Business Analyst
4 171 (9.17%) Test Analyst
5 161 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 132 (7.08%) Tester
7 90 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 86 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 85 (4.56%) Architect
10 74 (3.97%) Senior Developer
10 74 (3.97%) Agile Business Analyst
11 57 (3.06%) ScrumMaster
12 49 (2.63%) Test Engineer
13 42 (2.25%) Consultant
14 41 (2.20%) Automation Tester
15 36 (1.93%) Test Leader
16 35 (1.88%) Test Manager
17 33 (1.77%) Front-End Developer
18 31 (1.66%) Agile Test Analyst
18 31 (1.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (18.87%) HTML
2 255 (13.67%) Web Services
3 233 (12.49%) CSS
4 216 (11.58%) XML
5 208 (11.15%) HTML5
6 198 (10.62%) .NET
7 191 (10.24%) Spring
8 179 (9.60%) JSON
9 149 (7.99%) jQuery
10 132 (7.08%) RESTful
11 128 (6.86%) AngularJS
12 112 (6.01%) SOAP
13 110 (5.90%) REST
14 98 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 95 (5.09%) CSS3
16 92 (4.93%) Apache Camel
17 75 (4.02%) J2EE
18 68 (3.65%) Hibernate
19 55 (2.95%) Java EE
20 52 (2.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.38%) User Experience
3 64 (3.43%) Wiki
4 51 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 47 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 33 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (1.72%) Derivative
10 30 (1.61%) Fixed Income
11 27 (1.45%) CMDB
12 20 (1.07%) Equities
12 20 (1.07%) W3C
13 18 (0.97%) STB
14 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.64%) Clustering
15 12 (0.64%) Social Media
15 12 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 11 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 428 (22.95%) Linux
2 207 (11.10%) UNIX
3 206 (11.05%) Windows
4 92 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (4.29%) CentOS
6 72 (3.86%) Ubuntu
7 49 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 41 (2.20%) Android
9 26 (1.39%) Solaris
10 13 (0.70%) AIX
11 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.48%) Debian
13 5 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.27%) SmartOS
13 5 (0.27%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1168 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (27.29%) Scrum
3 340 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
4 296 (15.87%) TDD
5 217 (11.64%) BDD
6 181 (9.71%) User Stories
7 174 (9.33%) DevOps
8 165 (8.85%) SDLC
9 153 (8.20%) Project Management
10 152 (8.15%) E-Commerce
11 145 (7.77%) Open Source
12 143 (7.67%) Configuration Management
12 143 (7.67%) Automated Testing
13 138 (7.40%) Test Automation
14 137 (7.35%) Test Scripting
15 129 (6.92%) Waterfall
16 127 (6.81%) Kanban
17 109 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
18 104 (5.58%) Business Analysis
19 98 (5.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 641 (34.37%) Java
2 424 (22.73%) SQL
3 330 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 208 (11.15%) Python
5 164 (8.79%) C#
6 143 (7.67%) Ruby
7 108 (5.79%) PHP
8 72 (3.86%) Perl
9 69 (3.70%) Scala
10 67 (3.59%) PowerShell
11 66 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 65 (3.49%) C++
13 63 (3.38%) Groovy
14 53 (2.84%) C
15 36 (1.93%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.88%) T-SQL
16 35 (1.88%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.29%) VB.NET
18 20 (1.07%) VBScript
18 20 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 186 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 103 (5.52%) SC Cleared
3 102 (5.47%) Degree
4 84 (4.50%) ISEB
5 81 (4.34%) ISTQB
6 64 (3.43%) DV Cleared
7 33 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.32%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.21%) RHCE
14 4 (0.21%) MCAD
14 4 (0.21%) MCSD
14 4 (0.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (12.92%) QA
2 19 (1.02%) EMIR
3 12 (0.64%) MiFID
3 12 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.48%) SLA
5 9 (0.48%) TickIT
6 8 (0.43%) WAI
7 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.32%) FATCA
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.16%) WCAG
9 2 (0.11%) COREP
9 2 (0.11%) FINREP
10 1 (0.054%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.054%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.054%) Basel II
System Software
1 59 (3.16%) Docker
2 50 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.88%) Varnish
4 26 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.18%) vCloud
6 14 (0.75%) Squid
7 13 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.70%) iptables
8 10 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.38%) vSphere
9 7 (0.38%) Firmware
9 7 (0.38%) Samba
9 7 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.38%) KVM
9 7 (0.38%) NFS
10 6 (0.32%) GlusterFS
11 5 (0.27%) LXC
11 5 (0.27%) Btrfs
11 5 (0.27%) Snort
12 4 (0.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 186 (9.97%) Puppet
2 138 (7.40%) HP Quality Center
3 111 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (3.32%) Ansible
5 39 (2.09%) Vagrant
6 35 (1.88%) logstash
7 29 (1.55%) BladeLogic
8 25 (1.34%) Salt
9 24 (1.29%) Nagios
10 23 (1.23%) yum
11 22 (1.18%) HAProxy
11 22 (1.18%) Control-M
12 21 (1.13%) ZABBIX
13 20 (1.07%) Rundeck
14 17 (0.91%) Kibana
15 14 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
16 11 (0.59%) Tivoli
17 10 (0.54%) Cacti
18 9 (0.48%) NetBackup
18 9 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 286 (15.34%) Oracle
2 198 (10.62%) Atlassian
3 139 (7.45%) Red Hat
4 127 (6.81%) Microsoft
5 104 (5.58%) HP
6 85 (4.56%) VMware
7 71 (3.81%) IBM
8 58 (3.11%) Adobe
9 48 (2.57%) Splunk
10 37 (1.98%) SAP
11 34 (1.82%) ServiceNow
12 32 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 32 (1.72%) Remedy
13 26 (1.39%) hybris
14 24 (1.29%) Google
14 24 (1.29%) BMC
15 21 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (1.07%) Sybase
17 18 (0.97%) Informatica
18 15 (0.80%) Ab Initio
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