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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 126 183 207
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +24
Contract jobs citing JIRA 785 504 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.13% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.61% 9.56% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 383 252
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £245 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
Average hourly rate £35.10 £32.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +64.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £32.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.40 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
6224 5272 4945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.46% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4271 3417 3132
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +25 424 £420 +5.00% 122
South East +53 127 £390 +20.00% 52
East of England +55 68 £375 -21.05% 7
South West +13 52 £400 +23.07% 24
East Midlands +43 39 £350 - 6
North West -1 30 £425 +25.00% 16
West Midlands +7 22 £425 +30.76% 4
Yorkshire -11 14 £249 -24.90% 12
North East -15 5 £230 -27.55% 5
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 970 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 555 (34.15%) Java
3 465 (28.62%) Scrum
4 407 (25.05%) SQL
5 320 (19.69%) HTML
6 317 (19.51%) Git (software)
7 313 (19.26%) Jenkins
8 312 (19.20%) Finance
9 301 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 292 (17.97%) Confluence
11 277 (17.05%) Linux
12 271 (16.68%) Oracle
13 252 (15.51%) Selenium
14 245 (15.08%) Web Services
15 244 (15.02%) TDD
16 237 (14.58%) Subversion
17 227 (13.97%) JavaScript
18 219 (13.48%) XML
19 217 (13.35%) QA
20 214 (13.17%) CSS
21 184 (11.32%) UNIX
22 182 (11.20%) DevOps
23 181 (11.14%) .NET
24 180 (11.08%) BDD
25 178 (10.95%) Maven
25 178 (10.95%) Banking
26 170 (10.46%) HP Quality Center
27 169 (10.40%) Spring
28 161 (9.91%) Windows
29 151 (9.29%) C#

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 292 (17.97%) Confluence
2 148 (9.11%) Apache
3 95 (5.85%) Tomcat
4 85 (5.23%) WebLogic
5 79 (4.86%) JBoss
6 35 (2.15%) SharePoint
7 34 (2.09%) Node.js
8 28 (1.72%) CMS
8 28 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 27 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 27 (1.66%) IIS
10 22 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 21 (1.29%) Apache Solr
12 20 (1.23%) OpenStack
13 19 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
15 15 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (0.86%) nginx
17 11 (0.68%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 98 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.26%) MS Office
3 35 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.60%) MS Project
6 11 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.31%) Mingle
7 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (1.17%) Documaker
2 18 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.92%) Summit
4 10 (0.62%) Magento
4 10 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
5 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.25%) RMDS
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.18%) Maximo
10 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.86%) SaaS
5 9 (0.55%) Basecamp
5 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.49%) Force.com
6 8 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.43%) GitHub
8 6 (0.37%) Trello
9 4 (0.25%) IaaS
10 1 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.062%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.14%) Internet
2 48 (2.95%) HTTP
3 34 (2.09%) SSL
4 31 (1.91%) Firewall
4 31 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.85%) DNS
6 25 (1.54%) HTTPS
7 18 (1.11%) Network Security
8 16 (0.98%) VPN
9 13 (0.80%) AMQP
10 12 (0.74%) LDAP
11 11 (0.68%) WAN
11 11 (0.68%) LAN
12 10 (0.62%) IPsec
12 10 (0.62%) EIGRP
12 10 (0.62%) BGP
12 10 (0.62%) OSPF
12 10 (0.62%) IPv6
13 6 (0.37%) Multicast
14 4 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (8.37%) MySQL
2 129 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 96 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 87 (5.35%) Oracle Database
5 76 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 74 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.29%) Big Data
12 21 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
14 19 (1.17%) DB2
15 16 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 15 (0.92%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 317 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 313 (19.26%) Jenkins
3 252 (15.51%) Selenium
4 237 (14.58%) Subversion
5 178 (10.95%) Maven
6 140 (8.62%) JUnit
7 138 (8.49%) Cucumber
8 115 (7.08%) Eclipse
9 103 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 96 (5.91%) TeamCity
11 70 (4.31%) Hudson
12 65 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 62 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 59 (3.63%) Ant
15 48 (2.95%) WebDriver
16 42 (2.58%) SoapUI
17 40 (2.46%) NUnit
18 34 (2.09%) JMeter
19 31 (1.91%) Visual Studio
20 27 (1.66%) Bugzilla
General
1 312 (19.20%) Finance
2 178 (10.95%) Banking
3 71 (4.37%) Investment Banking
4 53 (3.26%) Retail
5 40 (2.46%) Marketing
6 35 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.09%) Front Office
8 27 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.66%) Billing
9 23 (1.42%) Games
10 15 (0.92%) Publishing
11 13 (0.80%) Electronics
12 10 (0.62%) Automotive
13 9 (0.55%) French Language
14 8 (0.49%) Legal
14 8 (0.49%) Back Office
15 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.37%) Advertising
17 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 452 (27.82%) Developer
2 371 (22.83%) Analyst
3 200 (12.31%) Test Analyst
4 170 (10.46%) Tester
5 145 (8.92%) Java Developer
6 113 (6.95%) Business Analyst
7 89 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 69 (4.25%) Architect
9 65 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 56 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 55 (3.38%) Test Engineer
12 52 (3.20%) Software Engineer
13 51 (3.14%) Consultant
14 49 (3.02%) ScrumMaster
14 49 (3.02%) Test Manager
14 49 (3.02%) .NET Developer
15 47 (2.89%) Automation Tester
16 44 (2.71%) Agile Business Analyst
17 34 (2.09%) PHP Developer
18 31 (1.91%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (19.69%) HTML
2 245 (15.08%) Web Services
3 219 (13.48%) XML
4 214 (13.17%) CSS
5 181 (11.14%) .NET
6 169 (10.40%) Spring
7 147 (9.05%) JSON
8 144 (8.86%) jQuery
9 130 (8.00%) HTML5
10 123 (7.57%) RESTful
11 116 (7.14%) SOAP
12 101 (6.22%) REST
12 101 (6.22%) J2EE
13 94 (5.78%) Hibernate
14 82 (5.05%) AngularJS
15 80 (4.92%) Middleware
16 70 (4.31%) Ajax
17 61 (3.75%) JSP
17 61 (3.75%) CSS3
18 54 (3.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.51%) Open Source
2 96 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 71 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 69 (4.25%) User Experience
6 43 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (2.28%) Derivative
8 26 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 23 (1.42%) STB
11 21 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.29%) iPad
11 21 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.29%) Clustering
12 20 (1.23%) Wiki
13 19 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 18 (1.11%) Video on Demand
15 16 (0.98%) IPTV
16 14 (0.86%) Equities
16 14 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 277 (17.05%) Linux
2 184 (11.32%) UNIX
3 161 (9.91%) Windows
4 61 (3.75%) Android
5 52 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 42 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (1.72%) AIX
8 24 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.23%) CentOS
10 17 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.05%) Solaris
11 15 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.86%) Windows Phone
13 13 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.55%) Debian
16 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.37%) Windows CE
17 6 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
18 5 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (28.62%) Scrum
3 301 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 244 (15.02%) TDD
5 182 (11.20%) DevOps
6 180 (11.08%) BDD
7 150 (9.23%) E-Commerce
8 146 (8.98%) Test Scripting
9 125 (7.69%) Project Management
9 125 (7.69%) User Stories
10 123 (7.57%) MVC
11 121 (7.45%) Software Testing
12 120 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 117 (7.20%) OO
14 104 (6.40%) Unit Testing
15 102 (6.28%) Test Automation
16 100 (6.15%) Kanban
17 99 (6.09%) SOA
18 98 (6.03%) Automated Testing
19 87 (5.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 555 (34.15%) Java
2 407 (25.05%) SQL
3 227 (13.97%) JavaScript
4 151 (9.29%) C#
5 143 (8.80%) Python
6 114 (7.02%) Ruby
7 89 (5.48%) PHP
7 89 (5.48%) Bash Shell
8 60 (3.69%) Perl
9 53 (3.26%) C
9 53 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 52 (3.20%) C++
11 50 (3.08%) Scala
12 44 (2.71%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.91%) Groovy
14 27 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.23%) Jython
15 20 (1.23%) Korn
16 19 (1.17%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (7.75%) ISEB
2 121 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 115 (7.08%) Degree
4 89 (5.48%) ISTQB
5 77 (4.74%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.55%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.31%) PMP
15 3 (0.18%) MCPD
15 3 (0.18%) HND
16 2 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (13.35%) QA
2 21 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.92%) SLA
4 14 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.68%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.25%) COREP
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.062%) EMIR
8 1 (0.062%) FATCA
8 1 (0.062%) COBIT
8 1 (0.062%) WCAG
8 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 14443
8 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.85%) Docker
3 23 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.68%) XenServer
4 11 (0.68%) Postfix
4 11 (0.68%) Samba
5 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.49%) Squid
6 7 (0.43%) vCloud
6 7 (0.43%) Varnish
7 6 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.25%) KVM
9 3 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.18%) Firmware
10 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 170 (10.46%) HP Quality Center
2 150 (9.23%) Puppet
3 67 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (3.14%) Vagrant
5 21 (1.29%) ZABBIX
6 20 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
8 14 (0.86%) Salt
9 13 (0.80%) Nagios
10 10 (0.62%) Ansible
11 8 (0.49%) Control-M
11 8 (0.49%) Zenoss
11 8 (0.49%) logstash
12 7 (0.43%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.37%) yum
14 5 (0.31%) Kibana
14 5 (0.31%) SELinux
15 4 (0.25%) SCOM
16 3 (0.18%) OpenAM
16 3 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 271 (16.68%) Oracle
2 121 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 118 (7.26%) HP
4 103 (6.34%) Atlassian
5 61 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 54 (3.32%) VMware
7 48 (2.95%) hybris
8 43 (2.65%) Remedy
9 37 (2.28%) SAP
10 33 (2.03%) Perforce
11 31 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 30 (1.85%) IBM
13 25 (1.54%) Zend
14 22 (1.35%) Google
15 19 (1.17%) Sybase
15 19 (1.17%) Murex
16 18 (1.11%) TIBCO
16 18 (1.11%) Siebel
17 16 (0.98%) Adobe
17 16 (0.98%) Citrix
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