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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 144 214 244
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 786 441 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.97% 7.66% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 279 281
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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
6569 5757 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.05% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4262 3771 3436
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +80 489 £400 -5.88% 112
South East +76 114 £375 +8.69% 46
East of England +17 62 £325 -21.21% 19
North West +19 36 £350 +7.69% 10
West Midlands +10 20 £350 +6.06% 5
Yorkshire -26 17 £356 +9.61% 20
South West -28 17 £388 +21.28% 3
East Midlands +9 13 £338 +12.31% 2
North East - 4 £363 - 2
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 425 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (30.55%) Scrum
3 410 (29.54%) Java
4 324 (23.34%) SQL
5 308 (22.19%) Confluence
6 295 (21.25%) Git (software)
7 259 (18.66%) Finance
8 256 (18.44%) Linux
9 245 (17.65%) Subversion
10 234 (16.86%) Oracle
11 228 (16.43%) Jenkins
12 225 (16.21%) UNIX
13 224 (16.14%) JavaScript
14 217 (15.63%) Web Services
15 214 (15.42%) XML
16 212 (15.27%) HTML
16 212 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
17 209 (15.06%) TDD
18 192 (13.83%) Maven
19 181 (13.04%) QA
19 181 (13.04%) E-Commerce
20 176 (12.68%) .NET
21 166 (11.96%) Selenium
22 164 (11.82%) CSS
23 161 (11.60%) MySQL
24 146 (10.52%) C#
25 143 (10.30%) Banking
26 137 (9.87%) Windows
27 136 (9.80%) Python
27 136 (9.80%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 308 (22.19%) Confluence
2 123 (8.86%) Apache
3 93 (6.70%) Tomcat
4 89 (6.41%) WebLogic
5 52 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 31 (2.23%) CMS
6 31 (2.23%) SharePoint
7 30 (2.16%) IIS
8 25 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 19 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 18 (1.30%) nginx
10 18 (1.30%) Node.js
11 17 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (0.94%) MediaWiki
13 11 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.72%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 93 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.17%) MS Office
3 38 (2.74%) MS Project
3 38 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.29%) Mingle
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.14%) Gephi
9 1 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.072%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (1.22%) Documaker
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.65%) RMDS
7 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.58%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.43%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.36%) Magento
10 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.29%) Global One
11 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.37%) SaaS
5 17 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.01%) GitHub
7 10 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.72%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.43%) Force.com
10 5 (0.36%) PaaS
10 5 (0.36%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.36%) IaaS
11 3 (0.22%) Joyent
12 2 (0.14%) Office 365
12 2 (0.14%) Heroku
12 2 (0.14%) Trello
13 1 (0.072%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.82%) HTTP
2 46 (3.31%) Firewall
3 38 (2.74%) SSL
4 37 (2.67%) HTTPS
5 32 (2.31%) Internet
6 28 (2.02%) DNS
7 27 (1.95%) LDAP
8 25 (1.80%) VPN
9 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.94%) IPv6
10 13 (0.94%) LAN
10 13 (0.94%) WAN
10 13 (0.94%) OSPF
10 13 (0.94%) BGP
10 13 (0.94%) EIGRP
10 13 (0.94%) IPsec
10 13 (0.94%) NAS
10 13 (0.94%) Network Security
11 11 (0.79%) AMQP
11 11 (0.79%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (11.60%) MySQL
2 117 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 61 (4.39%) Oracle Database
4 45 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 36 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
12 21 (1.51%) Big Data
12 21 (1.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 295 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 245 (17.65%) Subversion
3 228 (16.43%) Jenkins
4 192 (13.83%) Maven
5 166 (11.96%) Selenium
6 104 (7.49%) Cucumber
7 102 (7.35%) JUnit
8 89 (6.41%) Eclipse
9 88 (6.34%) TeamCity
10 74 (5.33%) Hudson
11 72 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (4.25%) WebDriver
13 48 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 45 (3.24%) Ant
15 43 (3.10%) Mercurial
16 41 (2.95%) JMeter
16 41 (2.95%) Bugzilla
17 37 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
18 33 (2.38%) FitNesse
19 32 (2.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 259 (18.66%) Finance
2 143 (10.30%) Banking
3 86 (6.20%) Investment Banking
4 71 (5.12%) Retail
5 45 (3.24%) Marketing
6 42 (3.03%) Front Office
7 38 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 35 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.73%) Billing
10 21 (1.51%) Advertising
10 21 (1.51%) Publishing
10 21 (1.51%) Games
11 20 (1.44%) Back Office
12 11 (0.79%) Electronics
13 6 (0.43%) Legal
13 6 (0.43%) French Language
13 6 (0.43%) German Language
14 5 (0.36%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 412 (29.68%) Developer
2 279 (20.10%) Analyst
3 132 (9.51%) Tester
4 120 (8.65%) Test Analyst
5 118 (8.50%) Business Analyst
6 103 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 58 (4.18%) Agile Business Analyst
8 55 (3.96%) Senior Developer
9 54 (3.89%) Test Engineer
9 54 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 50 (3.60%) Project Manager
11 43 (3.10%) ScrumMaster
12 38 (2.74%) Consultant
12 38 (2.74%) .NET Developer
13 37 (2.67%) Software Engineer
14 35 (2.52%) Architect
15 33 (2.38%) Administrator
16 31 (2.23%) Lead Developer
16 31 (2.23%) Automation Tester
17 29 (2.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (15.63%) Web Services
2 214 (15.42%) XML
3 212 (15.27%) HTML
4 176 (12.68%) .NET
5 164 (11.82%) CSS
6 136 (9.80%) Spring
7 128 (9.22%) jQuery
8 94 (6.77%) JSON
9 93 (6.70%) HTML5
10 91 (6.56%) RESTful
11 88 (6.34%) SOAP
12 85 (6.12%) REST
13 83 (5.98%) Middleware
14 75 (5.40%) J2EE
15 69 (4.97%) AngularJS
16 63 (4.54%) Ajax
17 61 (4.39%) Hibernate
18 56 (4.03%) ASP.NET
18 56 (4.03%) XSD
19 50 (3.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (4.90%) Open Source
1 68 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 55 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 44 (3.17%) Wiki
4 39 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (2.23%) STB
5 31 (2.23%) Hedge funds
6 30 (2.16%) Clustering
6 30 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.16%) Derivative
7 23 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 22 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 19 (1.37%) Market Risk
10 18 (1.30%) iPad
11 17 (1.22%) Equities
12 16 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.08%) Video on Demand
14 14 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.01%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 256 (18.44%) Linux
2 225 (16.21%) UNIX
3 137 (9.87%) Windows
4 71 (5.12%) Android
5 60 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.80%) SELinux
6 25 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 22 (1.59%) Debian
8 21 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.15%) CentOS
12 12 (0.86%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (0.72%) Solaris
14 9 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
15 8 (0.58%) Windows CE
16 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (30.55%) Scrum
3 212 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
4 209 (15.06%) TDD
5 181 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 132 (9.51%) BDD
7 129 (9.29%) Test Scripting
8 119 (8.57%) DevOps
9 113 (8.14%) MVC
10 112 (8.07%) SOA
11 104 (7.49%) Configuration Management
12 102 (7.35%) Project Management
13 100 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 99 (7.13%) OO
15 92 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 82 (5.91%) Kanban
17 81 (5.84%) User Stories
18 80 (5.76%) Test Automation
19 76 (5.48%) Regression Testing
20 73 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 410 (29.54%) Java
2 324 (23.34%) SQL
3 224 (16.14%) JavaScript
4 146 (10.52%) C#
5 136 (9.80%) Python
6 122 (8.79%) Ruby
7 107 (7.71%) Bash Shell
8 80 (5.76%) Perl
9 77 (5.55%) PHP
10 51 (3.67%) Shell Script
11 49 (3.53%) PL/SQL
12 42 (3.03%) C++
13 34 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 30 (2.16%) C
15 23 (1.66%) Jython
15 23 (1.66%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 22 (1.59%) VBScript
17 21 (1.51%) VB
18 19 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (7.13%) ISEB
2 94 (6.77%) Degree
3 63 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.03%) ISTQB
5 42 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.86%) PMP
9 11 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.50%) MAPM
12 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.22%) OCPJP
14 3 (0.22%) IIBA
15 2 (0.14%) PhD
15 2 (0.14%) CCNA
15 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (13.04%) QA
2 22 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.50%) SLA
5 5 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
6 4 (0.29%) WCAG
6 4 (0.29%) COBIT
7 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.072%) EMIR
System Software
1 61 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (1.30%) vCloud
4 16 (1.15%) Samba
5 15 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.08%) Postfix
6 13 (0.94%) XenServer
7 7 (0.50%) HDFS
8 4 (0.29%) Varnish
8 4 (0.29%) NFS
9 3 (0.22%) Cygwin
9 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.22%) KVM
9 3 (0.22%) Docker
10 2 (0.14%) vSphere
10 2 (0.14%) Xen
11 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.072%) Squid
11 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 127 (9.15%) Puppet
2 109 (7.85%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (1.66%) ZABBIX
5 19 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 15 (1.08%) Nagios
7 14 (1.01%) Control-M
8 11 (0.79%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.50%) Ansible
11 5 (0.36%) Salt
11 5 (0.36%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.36%) YUM
12 3 (0.22%) OpenView
12 3 (0.22%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.14%) WebInspect
13 2 (0.14%) Oozie
13 2 (0.14%) Hyperic
14 1 (0.072%) Kibana
Vendors
1 234 (16.86%) Oracle
2 117 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 101 (7.28%) Atlassian
4 94 (6.77%) VMware
5 59 (4.25%) HP
6 58 (4.18%) Remedy
6 58 (4.18%) hybris
7 45 (3.24%) IBM
8 42 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 38 (2.74%) JBoss
10 32 (2.31%) Google
11 25 (1.80%) SAP
11 25 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.66%) 29West
13 20 (1.44%) Sybase
14 19 (1.37%) Siebel
15 18 (1.30%) Citrix
16 17 (1.22%) Zend
17 12 (0.86%) Informatica
17 12 (0.86%) Adobe
London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £468 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago