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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 135 203 249
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +46
Contract jobs citing JIRA 825 496 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.03% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.30% 8.53% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 338 281
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Average hourly rate £40.25 £50.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +66 525 £400 -5.88% 100
South East +91 122 £375 +7.14% 50
East of England +16 55 £350 -5.08% 13
North West +11 36 £350 +7.69% 15
West Midlands 0 21 £350 +6.06% 5
Yorkshire -18 19 £350 +7.69% 20
East Midlands +16 17 £350 +16.47% 2
South West -44 11 £325 +0.85% 7
North East - 5 £363 - 4
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 849 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (31.10%) Scrum
3 430 (30.05%) Java
4 321 (22.43%) Confluence
5 320 (22.36%) SQL
6 299 (20.89%) Git (software)
7 270 (18.87%) Finance
8 257 (17.96%) Linux
9 252 (17.61%) Subversion
10 240 (16.77%) HTML
11 239 (16.70%) Jenkins
12 235 (16.42%) TDD
13 233 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 232 (16.21%) XML
15 230 (16.07%) JavaScript
16 226 (15.79%) Oracle
16 226 (15.79%) Web Services
17 217 (15.16%) UNIX
18 202 (14.12%) Maven
19 180 (12.58%) CSS
19 180 (12.58%) .NET
20 176 (12.30%) QA
21 174 (12.16%) E-Commerce
22 173 (12.09%) MySQL
23 169 (11.81%) Selenium
24 150 (10.48%) C#
25 145 (10.13%) Apache
26 144 (10.06%) Windows
27 143 (9.99%) Banking
28 140 (9.78%) Spring

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 321 (22.43%) Confluence
2 145 (10.13%) Apache
3 98 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 87 (6.08%) WebLogic
5 45 (3.14%) WebSphere
6 38 (2.66%) SharePoint
7 30 (2.10%) CMS
8 29 (2.03%) IIS
9 26 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 23 (1.61%) Apache Solr
10 23 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 22 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
11 22 (1.54%) Node.js
12 20 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
13 17 (1.19%) nginx
14 13 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.84%) MediaWiki
15 12 (0.84%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 96 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.21%) MS Office
3 40 (2.80%) MS Project
4 38 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 34 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.28%) Mingle
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.14%) Gephi
9 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (1.40%) Documaker
4 14 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.91%) Oracle FAH
6 10 (0.70%) RMDS
7 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.56%) Magento
8 8 (0.56%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.49%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.14%) Summit
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.47%) SaaS
5 17 (1.19%) GitHub
6 16 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.42%) Force.com
10 5 (0.35%) IaaS
10 5 (0.35%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.21%) Joyent
11 3 (0.21%) PaaS
12 2 (0.14%) Heroku
12 2 (0.14%) Trello
13 1 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.070%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.98%) HTTP
2 47 (3.28%) Firewall
3 39 (2.73%) SSL
4 36 (2.52%) HTTPS
5 33 (2.31%) DNS
6 32 (2.24%) Internet
7 20 (1.40%) LDAP
7 20 (1.40%) VPN
8 19 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.84%) WAN
9 12 (0.84%) LAN
9 12 (0.84%) BGP
9 12 (0.84%) EIGRP
9 12 (0.84%) OSPF
9 12 (0.84%) IPv6
9 12 (0.84%) IPsec
9 12 (0.84%) NAS
9 12 (0.84%) Network Security
10 9 (0.63%) AMQP
10 9 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (12.09%) MySQL
2 120 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 61 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 49 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 44 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 24 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 23 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
14 21 (1.47%) Big Data
15 17 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.05%) Redis
16 15 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 299 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 252 (17.61%) Subversion
3 239 (16.70%) Jenkins
4 202 (14.12%) Maven
5 169 (11.81%) Selenium
6 110 (7.69%) JUnit
6 110 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 97 (6.78%) Eclipse
8 89 (6.22%) TeamCity
9 75 (5.24%) Hudson
10 69 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 54 (3.77%) WebDriver
12 41 (2.87%) Mercurial
13 40 (2.80%) Ant
14 39 (2.73%) JMeter
15 37 (2.59%) FitNesse
16 36 (2.52%) Bugzilla
17 34 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
17 34 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 270 (18.87%) Finance
2 143 (9.99%) Banking
3 77 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 62 (4.33%) Retail
5 45 (3.14%) Front Office
6 43 (3.00%) Financial Institution
7 41 (2.87%) Marketing
8 37 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.89%) Billing
10 19 (1.33%) Games
11 18 (1.26%) Advertising
11 18 (1.26%) Publishing
12 15 (1.05%) Electronics
13 11 (0.77%) Back Office
14 8 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.42%) French Language
16 5 (0.35%) Legal
17 4 (0.28%) German Language
18 3 (0.21%) Automotive
19 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 436 (30.47%) Developer
2 299 (20.89%) Analyst
3 136 (9.50%) Test Analyst
4 129 (9.01%) Tester
5 124 (8.67%) Business Analyst
6 107 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 61 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 58 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
9 57 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 56 (3.91%) Agile Business Analyst
11 51 (3.56%) Test Engineer
12 46 (3.21%) ScrumMaster
13 43 (3.00%) Software Engineer
14 40 (2.80%) Consultant
15 39 (2.73%) Architect
16 38 (2.66%) .NET Developer
17 37 (2.59%) Lead Developer
18 33 (2.31%) Automation Tester
18 33 (2.31%) Hybris Developer
19 32 (2.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (16.77%) HTML
2 232 (16.21%) XML
3 226 (15.79%) Web Services
4 180 (12.58%) CSS
4 180 (12.58%) .NET
5 140 (9.78%) Spring
6 139 (9.71%) jQuery
7 106 (7.41%) JSON
8 105 (7.34%) HTML5
9 100 (6.99%) RESTful
10 98 (6.85%) SOAP
11 95 (6.64%) Middleware
12 83 (5.80%) REST
13 80 (5.59%) J2EE
14 78 (5.45%) AngularJS
15 75 (5.24%) Ajax
16 69 (4.82%) XSD
17 63 (4.40%) Hibernate
18 61 (4.26%) ASP.NET
19 56 (3.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.31%) Open Source
3 73 (5.10%) User Experience
4 67 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 61 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.21%) Wiki
7 45 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (2.31%) Hedge funds
9 31 (2.17%) Derivative
10 30 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 30 (2.10%) Clustering
11 28 (1.96%) STB
12 23 (1.61%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.40%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.33%) Video on Demand
14 19 (1.33%) Market Risk
15 16 (1.12%) Equities
15 16 (1.12%) iPad
16 15 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 257 (17.96%) Linux
2 217 (15.16%) UNIX
3 144 (10.06%) Windows
4 71 (4.96%) Android
5 61 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.75%) SELinux
7 22 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.40%) Debian
10 18 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.19%) CentOS
12 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
13 12 (0.84%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.63%) Solaris
15 8 (0.56%) Windows CE
15 8 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
16 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (31.10%) Scrum
3 235 (16.42%) TDD
4 233 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 174 (12.16%) E-Commerce
6 134 (9.36%) BDD
7 133 (9.29%) DevOps
8 131 (9.15%) MVC
9 120 (8.39%) Test Scripting
10 114 (7.97%) SOA
11 111 (7.76%) Project Management
12 110 (7.69%) OO
13 103 (7.20%) Configuration Management
14 101 (7.06%) Unit Testing
15 100 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 93 (6.50%) User Stories
17 88 (6.15%) Kanban
18 84 (5.87%) UML
19 78 (5.45%) Integration Testing
20 76 (5.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 430 (30.05%) Java
2 320 (22.36%) SQL
3 230 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 150 (10.48%) C#
5 129 (9.01%) Python
6 116 (8.11%) Ruby
7 109 (7.62%) Bash Shell
8 98 (6.85%) PHP
9 75 (5.24%) Perl
10 51 (3.56%) Shell Script
11 48 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 38 (2.66%) C++
13 34 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 33 (2.31%) C
15 27 (1.89%) Jython
16 25 (1.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 22 (1.54%) VB.NET
18 20 (1.40%) VBScript
19 19 (1.33%) VB
19 19 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (6.92%) ISEB
2 93 (6.50%) Degree
3 62 (4.33%) Security Cleared
4 61 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 42 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.91%) PMP
9 11 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (0.70%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.49%) MAPM
12 5 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.21%) IIBA
14 3 (0.21%) OCPJP
14 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.21%) HND
15 2 (0.14%) PhD
15 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (12.30%) QA
2 23 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.56%) SLA
4 5 (0.35%) SNOMED CT
5 4 (0.28%) WCAG
6 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.070%) EMIR
8 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 14443
8 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (1.19%) vCloud
4 15 (1.05%) Samba
5 14 (0.98%) Postfix
6 12 (0.84%) XenServer
7 9 (0.63%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.42%) Varnish
9 5 (0.35%) HDFS
9 5 (0.35%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.28%) NFS
10 4 (0.28%) KVM
11 3 (0.21%) Docker
11 3 (0.21%) Cygwin
12 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.14%) vSphere
12 2 (0.14%) Xen
13 1 (0.070%) Squid
Systems Management
1 140 (9.78%) Puppet
2 115 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.54%) ZABBIX
4 22 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 21 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (1.12%) Vagrant
7 15 (1.05%) Nagios
8 13 (0.91%) Control-M
9 7 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.49%) YUM
9 7 (0.49%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.35%) Ansible
10 5 (0.35%) Salt
11 4 (0.28%) WebInspect
12 3 (0.21%) OpenView
13 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
13 2 (0.14%) Hyperic
13 2 (0.14%) Oozie
14 1 (0.070%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 226 (15.79%) Oracle
2 117 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.04%) Atlassian
4 100 (6.99%) VMware
5 63 (4.40%) Remedy
5 63 (4.40%) HP
6 59 (4.12%) hybris
7 51 (3.56%) JBoss
8 44 (3.07%) Red Hat
8 44 (3.07%) IBM
9 34 (2.38%) Google
10 33 (2.31%) SAP
11 26 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.68%) Siebel
12 24 (1.68%) Zend
13 22 (1.54%) 29West
14 16 (1.12%) Sybase
15 15 (1.05%) Citrix
16 11 (0.77%) Splunk
16 11 (0.77%) Cognos
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago