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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 127 163 208
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +45
Contract jobs citing JIRA 825 613 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.96% 10.02% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 422 277
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £32.20 £41.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.01 £41.90 £53.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -17.29%
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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +41 518 £400 -5.88% 133
South East +27 112 £366 +14.45% 43
East of England +33 57 £386 +10.35% 11
South West -6 34 £375 -11.76% 20
North West +2 33 £425 +30.76% 20
West Midlands -3 23 £345 +4.54% 10
North East 0 16 £470 - 3
Yorkshire -20 15 £338 -3.57% 9
East Midlands -15 14 £350 +7.69% 11
South Coast +4 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - - 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1025 (60.69%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (35.46%) Java
3 478 (28.30%) Scrum
4 424 (25.10%) SQL
5 387 (22.91%) Confluence
6 380 (22.50%) Linux
7 348 (20.60%) Jenkins
8 327 (19.36%) Finance
8 327 (19.36%) Oracle
9 318 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
10 314 (18.59%) Git (software)
11 266 (15.75%) Subversion
12 257 (15.22%) HTML
13 248 (14.68%) JavaScript
14 224 (13.26%) .NET
15 221 (13.08%) Web Services
16 218 (12.91%) QA
17 214 (12.67%) Windows
18 208 (12.31%) TDD
19 207 (12.26%) Python
20 200 (11.84%) Banking
21 195 (11.55%) Selenium
22 188 (11.13%) UNIX
23 187 (11.07%) Maven
24 186 (11.01%) XML
25 176 (10.42%) Security Cleared
26 173 (10.24%) Puppet
27 171 (10.12%) BDD
28 170 (10.07%) DevOps
29 169 (10.01%) SQL Server

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 387 (22.91%) Confluence
2 118 (6.99%) Apache
3 103 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 85 (5.03%) WebLogic
5 73 (4.32%) JBoss
6 68 (4.03%) SharePoint
7 59 (3.49%) IIS
8 55 (3.26%) Node.js
9 50 (2.96%) CMS
10 45 (2.66%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.48%) nginx
11 25 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 23 (1.36%) OpenStack
12 23 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 20 (1.18%) MQSeries
14 19 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (1.07%) MediaWiki
16 17 (1.01%) Drupal
17 15 (0.89%) Mule
18 13 (0.77%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 104 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.20%) MS Office
3 51 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 40 (2.37%) MS Project
5 31 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.24%) HipChat
8 3 (0.18%) Mingle
8 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Simulink
9 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
9 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
10 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (1.01%) Summit
2 8 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.47%) Magento
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.41%) Tridion
3 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.36%) Documaker
4 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.18%) Maximo
7 3 (0.18%) Changepoint
7 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.95%) GitHub
4 14 (0.83%) PaaS
5 13 (0.77%) OpenShift
6 12 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.65%) IaaS
8 9 (0.53%) SaaS
9 7 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.41%) Trello
10 5 (0.30%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.37%) Firewall
2 50 (2.96%) Internet
3 47 (2.78%) HTTP
4 30 (1.78%) Network Security
5 29 (1.72%) LDAP
6 23 (1.36%) VPN
7 21 (1.24%) WAN
7 21 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.24%) AMQP
8 19 (1.12%) LAN
8 19 (1.12%) DNS
9 18 (1.07%) SSL
10 16 (0.95%) DHCP
10 16 (0.95%) IPv6
11 14 (0.83%) IPsec
11 14 (0.83%) OSPF
11 14 (0.83%) BGP
11 14 (0.83%) EIGRP
12 9 (0.53%) FTP
12 9 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 102 (6.04%) MongoDB
4 91 (5.39%) MySQL
5 87 (5.15%) Relational Database
6 84 (4.97%) NoSQL
7 61 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 43 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (2.31%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.78%) Big Data
12 27 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (1.18%) HBase
15 20 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.95%) Data Mining
17 16 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 348 (20.60%) Jenkins
2 314 (18.59%) Git (software)
3 266 (15.75%) Subversion
4 195 (11.55%) Selenium
5 187 (11.07%) Maven
6 149 (8.82%) JUnit
7 138 (8.17%) Cucumber
8 118 (6.99%) Ant
9 104 (6.16%) TeamCity
10 81 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 78 (4.62%) Eclipse
12 65 (3.85%) Hudson
12 65 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (3.32%) Gradle
14 45 (2.66%) WebDriver
14 45 (2.66%) SoapUI
15 44 (2.61%) Artifactory
16 41 (2.43%) ClearCase
16 41 (2.43%) JMeter
17 39 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 327 (19.36%) Finance
2 200 (11.84%) Banking
3 87 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 82 (4.85%) Retail
5 75 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.49%) Marketing
7 29 (1.72%) Billing
8 28 (1.66%) Front Office
9 21 (1.24%) Publishing
10 20 (1.18%) Legal
11 19 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.95%) Games
13 14 (0.83%) Back Office
13 14 (0.83%) Automotive
14 13 (0.77%) Electronics
15 11 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.36%) Advertising
16 6 (0.36%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 440 (26.05%) Developer
2 364 (21.55%) Analyst
3 159 (9.41%) Business Analyst
4 152 (9.00%) Test Analyst
5 146 (8.64%) Tester
6 133 (7.87%) Java Developer
7 98 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 73 (4.32%) Architect
8 73 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
9 67 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
10 52 (3.08%) Consultant
11 50 (2.96%) .NET Developer
12 49 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
13 47 (2.78%) Senior Developer
14 46 (2.72%) Software Engineer
15 45 (2.66%) Test Engineer
16 39 (2.31%) Test Manager
17 37 (2.19%) Automation Tester
18 32 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
19 30 (1.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (15.22%) HTML
2 224 (13.26%) .NET
3 221 (13.08%) Web Services
4 186 (11.01%) XML
5 166 (9.83%) CSS
6 135 (7.99%) JSON
7 130 (7.70%) Spring
8 123 (7.28%) HTML5
9 107 (6.34%) RESTful
9 107 (6.34%) jQuery
10 98 (5.80%) J2EE
11 80 (4.74%) AngularJS
12 74 (4.38%) REST
13 71 (4.20%) SOAP
14 70 (4.14%) Hibernate
15 59 (3.49%) CSS3
16 51 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 51 (3.02%) Apache Camel
17 43 (2.55%) Middleware
18 42 (2.49%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.39%) Open Source
3 98 (5.80%) User Experience
4 56 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.72%) Wiki
7 40 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 32 (1.89%) Derivative
9 31 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 24 (1.42%) Clustering
12 20 (1.18%) iPad
13 19 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.01%) STB
15 16 (0.95%) Credit Risk
15 16 (0.95%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.83%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 380 (22.50%) Linux
2 214 (12.67%) Windows
3 188 (11.13%) UNIX
4 92 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (3.55%) Android
6 51 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 47 (2.78%) CentOS
8 38 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (1.18%) Solaris
11 17 (1.01%) Debian
12 11 (0.65%) AIX
13 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.30%) SUSE
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.18%) HPUX
16 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (60.69%) Agile Software Development
2 478 (28.30%) Scrum
3 318 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
4 208 (12.31%) TDD
5 171 (10.12%) BDD
6 170 (10.07%) DevOps
7 155 (9.18%) E-Commerce
8 146 (8.64%) Test Scripting
9 137 (8.11%) User Stories
10 130 (7.70%) Project Management
11 121 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 119 (7.05%) OO
13 114 (6.75%) Configuration Management
14 111 (6.57%) Test Automation
15 108 (6.39%) Software Engineering
16 106 (6.28%) Kanban
17 102 (6.04%) Unit Testing
18 98 (5.80%) Waterfall
19 94 (5.57%) Automated Testing
20 92 (5.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 599 (35.46%) Java
2 424 (25.10%) SQL
3 248 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 207 (12.26%) Python
5 168 (9.95%) C#
6 127 (7.52%) Ruby
7 90 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 82 (4.85%) Perl
9 77 (4.56%) PHP
10 59 (3.49%) C++
11 56 (3.32%) PL/SQL
12 51 (3.02%) C
13 47 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 44 (2.61%) Scala
15 40 (2.37%) Shell Script
16 35 (2.07%) Groovy
17 28 (1.66%) T-SQL
18 26 (1.54%) VB.NET
19 21 (1.24%) VBScript
20 19 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 176 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 116 (6.87%) Degree
3 85 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.62%) ISEB
5 64 (3.79%) ISTQB
6 62 (3.67%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.71%) Sun Certification
12 9 (0.53%) OCPJP
13 8 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.47%) CCNA
14 7 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.41%) PMP
15 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (12.91%) QA
2 16 (0.95%) EMIR
3 12 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.53%) FATCA
5 9 (0.53%) ISO 14001
6 8 (0.47%) SLA
7 6 (0.36%) MiFID
8 5 (0.30%) WAI
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.12%) COREP
9 2 (0.12%) FINREP
10 1 (0.059%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.059%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 43 (2.55%) Docker
2 19 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.07%) Postfix
3 18 (1.07%) Samba
3 18 (1.07%) iptables
4 17 (1.01%) Varnish
5 16 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 15 (0.89%) XenServer
7 9 (0.53%) vCloud
7 9 (0.53%) NFS
7 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.47%) Firmware
9 7 (0.41%) GlusterFS
9 7 (0.41%) Squid
10 6 (0.36%) OCFS2
10 6 (0.36%) GFS2
11 5 (0.30%) Ceph
11 5 (0.30%) GPFS
11 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 173 (10.24%) Puppet
2 142 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
3 73 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (2.96%) Vagrant
5 30 (1.78%) ZABBIX
6 27 (1.60%) Salt
7 24 (1.42%) BladeLogic
8 20 (1.18%) Ansible
9 17 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
10 14 (0.83%) Nagios
11 13 (0.77%) Rundeck
11 13 (0.77%) yum
12 12 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (0.71%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.59%) logstash
14 9 (0.53%) Kibana
15 8 (0.47%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.41%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.41%) Control-M
17 6 (0.36%) SELinux
Vendors
1 327 (19.36%) Oracle
2 132 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 129 (7.64%) Atlassian
3 129 (7.64%) Red Hat
4 112 (6.63%) HP
5 68 (4.03%) IBM
6 62 (3.67%) VMware
7 46 (2.72%) Adobe
8 34 (2.01%) TIBCO
9 33 (1.95%) Remedy
10 32 (1.89%) hybris
11 30 (1.78%) SAP
12 28 (1.66%) Perforce
13 27 (1.60%) Splunk
14 26 (1.54%) Sybase
15 21 (1.24%) ATG
16 18 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (1.07%) Citrix
17 17 (1.01%) Talend
18 14 (0.83%) ServiceNow
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: Negotiable rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Rate: £340 - £395 per day + extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ABW Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Enorth Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago