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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 119 147 226
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +79
Contract jobs citing JIRA 950 713 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.44% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.65% 11.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 484 275
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 17
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 £41.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £40.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
6959 6416 5500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.48% 13.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4630 4199 3513
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 133
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +34 607 £425 - 154
South East -10 117 £371 +1.71% 44
East of England -10 55 £350 +12.00% 15
South West +11 40 £381 -8.95% 15
Yorkshire -11 35 £350 -1.40% 21
East Midlands +16 30 £360 +33.95% 14
North West -25 25 £420 +37.14% 22
North East +1 21 £450 - 7
West Midlands +9 16 £313 -10.71% 8
Midlands -8 1 £475 +137.50% 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 1133 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
2 641 (35.55%) Java
3 527 (29.23%) Confluence
4 512 (28.40%) Scrum
5 418 (23.18%) SQL
6 415 (23.02%) Linux
7 363 (20.13%) Git (software)
8 361 (20.02%) Jenkins
9 343 (19.02%) Finance
10 325 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
11 313 (17.36%) HTML
12 310 (17.19%) Oracle
13 303 (16.81%) JavaScript
14 271 (15.03%) TDD
15 252 (13.98%) Web Services
16 247 (13.70%) Selenium
17 239 (13.26%) Subversion
18 232 (12.87%) QA
19 225 (12.48%) .NET
20 216 (11.98%) Python
21 209 (11.59%) CSS
22 207 (11.48%) Windows
23 200 (11.09%) UNIX
24 199 (11.04%) Banking
24 199 (11.04%) BDD
25 198 (10.98%) Security Cleared
26 197 (10.93%) Atlassian
27 195 (10.82%) XML
28 193 (10.70%) Puppet
29 190 (10.54%) Maven

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 527 (29.23%) Confluence
2 156 (8.65%) Apache
3 132 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 80 (4.44%) JBoss
4 80 (4.44%) Node.js
5 73 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 70 (3.88%) CMS
7 58 (3.22%) WebLogic
8 53 (2.94%) IIS
9 38 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 38 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 38 (2.11%) nginx
10 37 (2.05%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.33%) Drupal
12 19 (1.05%) Mule
13 17 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.89%) Alfresco
15 15 (0.83%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.78%) Jetty
16 14 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 110 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 78 (4.33%) MS Office
3 64 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 51 (2.83%) MS Project
5 42 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.44%) HipChat
8 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) Simulink
10 2 (0.11%) Stateflow
10 2 (0.11%) TargetLink
10 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.055%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.50%) Summit
4 7 (0.39%) Tridion
5 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.33%) Magento
6 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.17%) Changepoint
8 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.055%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.055%) Documaker
10 1 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.055%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 107 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.38%) GitHub
3 29 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.72%) IaaS
5 13 (0.72%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.67%) SaaS
6 12 (0.67%) PaaS
7 9 (0.50%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.22%) Trello
10 4 (0.22%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.055%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.55%) Firewall
2 63 (3.49%) HTTP
3 45 (2.50%) Internet
4 33 (1.83%) LDAP
5 27 (1.50%) DNS
6 25 (1.39%) AMQP
7 21 (1.16%) Network Security
8 20 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.05%) SSL
10 17 (0.94%) VPN
10 17 (0.94%) DHCP
11 16 (0.89%) SAN
12 14 (0.78%) Intranet
13 12 (0.67%) WAN
14 11 (0.61%) FTP
14 11 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
14 11 (0.61%) SSH
15 10 (0.55%) NAS
15 10 (0.55%) Multicast
15 10 (0.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 142 (7.88%) MySQL
3 132 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 95 (5.27%) Oracle Database
5 93 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 84 (4.66%) Hadoop
7 80 (4.44%) NoSQL
8 61 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 40 (2.22%) HBase
12 39 (2.16%) Big Data
13 29 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 23 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (1.00%) Data Mining
18 17 (0.94%) DB2
18 17 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 363 (20.13%) Git (software)
2 361 (20.02%) Jenkins
3 247 (13.70%) Selenium
4 239 (13.26%) Subversion
5 190 (10.54%) Maven
6 185 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 130 (7.21%) JUnit
8 94 (5.21%) Ant
9 80 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 77 (4.27%) TeamCity
11 66 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (3.44%) JMeter
12 62 (3.44%) Gradle
13 61 (3.38%) Eclipse
14 60 (3.33%) WebDriver
15 58 (3.22%) SoapUI
16 56 (3.11%) Hudson
17 44 (2.44%) IntelliJ
18 42 (2.33%) Mercurial
19 38 (2.11%) Artifactory
General
1 343 (19.02%) Finance
2 199 (11.04%) Banking
3 92 (5.10%) Retail
4 90 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 83 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 50 (2.77%) Marketing
7 32 (1.77%) Front Office
8 28 (1.55%) Legal
9 25 (1.39%) Publishing
10 22 (1.22%) Billing
11 21 (1.16%) Back Office
12 17 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.78%) Automotive
13 14 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.72%) Electronics
15 9 (0.50%) Advertising
16 7 (0.39%) Games
16 7 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 509 (28.23%) Developer
2 377 (20.91%) Analyst
3 188 (10.43%) Business Analyst
4 154 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 146 (8.10%) Test Analyst
6 131 (7.27%) Tester
7 97 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 87 (4.83%) Architect
9 84 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
10 73 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
11 60 (3.33%) Senior Developer
12 51 (2.83%) Consultant
13 50 (2.77%) ScrumMaster
14 48 (2.66%) Test Engineer
15 45 (2.50%) Automation Tester
16 39 (2.16%) Test Leader
17 36 (2.00%) .NET Developer
18 30 (1.66%) Test Manager
19 29 (1.61%) Technical Architect
19 29 (1.61%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (17.36%) HTML
2 252 (13.98%) Web Services
3 225 (12.48%) .NET
4 209 (11.59%) CSS
5 195 (10.82%) XML
6 184 (10.21%) HTML5
7 176 (9.76%) Spring
8 175 (9.71%) JSON
9 135 (7.49%) RESTful
10 130 (7.21%) jQuery
11 116 (6.43%) AngularJS
12 98 (5.44%) SOAP
13 95 (5.27%) REST
14 84 (4.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 80 (4.44%) CSS3
16 78 (4.33%) Apache Camel
17 76 (4.22%) J2EE
18 69 (3.83%) Hibernate
19 54 (3.00%) Java EE
20 51 (2.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.60%) User Experience
3 64 (3.55%) Wiki
4 58 (3.22%) Mobile App
5 45 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 40 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 31 (1.72%) Derivative
10 28 (1.55%) Credit Risk
11 24 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (0.94%) CMDB
14 16 (0.89%) Data Integration
14 16 (0.89%) iPad
14 16 (0.89%) Equities
14 16 (0.89%) STB
15 14 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
16 12 (0.67%) W3C
16 12 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 415 (23.02%) Linux
2 207 (11.48%) Windows
3 200 (11.09%) UNIX
4 101 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (3.77%) CentOS
6 64 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 46 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 45 (2.50%) Android
9 24 (1.33%) Solaris
10 15 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.61%) Debian
12 10 (0.55%) AIX
13 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.28%) SUSE
16 4 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
17 3 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1133 (62.84%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (28.40%) Scrum
3 325 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 271 (15.03%) TDD
5 199 (11.04%) BDD
6 171 (9.48%) User Stories
7 166 (9.21%) DevOps
8 160 (8.87%) SDLC
9 154 (8.54%) Project Management
10 152 (8.43%) E-Commerce
11 145 (8.04%) Test Scripting
12 142 (7.88%) Configuration Management
13 133 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 129 (7.15%) Open Source
15 125 (6.93%) Waterfall
16 124 (6.88%) Automated Testing
17 118 (6.54%) Kanban
18 110 (6.10%) Business Analysis
19 108 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
20 101 (5.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 641 (35.55%) Java
2 418 (23.18%) SQL
3 303 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 216 (11.98%) Python
5 176 (9.76%) C#
6 135 (7.49%) Ruby
7 99 (5.49%) PHP
8 77 (4.27%) Perl
9 73 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 68 (3.77%) C++
11 59 (3.27%) PowerShell
12 55 (3.05%) C
12 55 (3.05%) Groovy
13 52 (2.88%) Scala
14 37 (2.05%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 33 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.28%) VBScript
17 21 (1.16%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 198 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 99 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 97 (5.38%) Degree
4 77 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 73 (4.05%) ISTQB
6 69 (3.83%) ISEB
7 28 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (1.00%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
10 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.39%) PMP
11 7 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.28%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.28%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.22%) MCPD
14 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (12.87%) QA
2 19 (1.05%) EMIR
3 14 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.61%) SLA
5 10 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.50%) FATCA
6 9 (0.50%) MiFID
7 5 (0.28%) WAI
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.11%) TickIT
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.11%) COREP
9 2 (0.11%) FINREP
10 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (2.33%) Docker
3 29 (1.61%) Varnish
4 26 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.83%) vCloud
6 14 (0.78%) iptables
7 13 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.61%) Samba
9 10 (0.55%) NFS
10 9 (0.50%) Firmware
10 9 (0.50%) Squid
11 8 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.44%) Postfix
12 7 (0.39%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.39%) vSphere
13 6 (0.33%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.28%) KVM
14 5 (0.28%) GPFS
14 5 (0.28%) Ceph
14 5 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 193 (10.70%) Puppet
2 118 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
3 94 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (2.66%) Ansible
5 39 (2.16%) Vagrant
6 32 (1.77%) BladeLogic
7 26 (1.44%) logstash
7 26 (1.44%) Salt
8 22 (1.22%) ZABBIX
9 21 (1.16%) Control-M
9 21 (1.16%) Nagios
10 20 (1.11%) yum
11 17 (0.94%) Rundeck
12 16 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
13 15 (0.83%) HAProxy
14 14 (0.78%) Kibana
15 13 (0.72%) Tivoli
16 10 (0.55%) NetBackup
17 8 (0.44%) Cacti
18 7 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 310 (17.19%) Oracle
2 197 (10.93%) Atlassian
3 145 (8.04%) Red Hat
4 125 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 100 (5.55%) HP
6 81 (4.49%) VMware
7 77 (4.27%) IBM
8 55 (3.05%) Adobe
9 40 (2.22%) Splunk
10 36 (2.00%) TIBCO
11 32 (1.77%) Remedy
12 26 (1.44%) hybris
13 25 (1.39%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.39%) Google
13 25 (1.39%) SAP
14 23 (1.28%) BMC
15 20 (1.11%) Sybase
15 20 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (0.94%) Perforce
16 17 (0.94%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £650 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £600 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago