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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 126 174 212
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +38
Contract jobs citing JIRA 832 583 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.22% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.08% 9.87% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 425 244
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +139.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £34.85 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £41.65 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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
6363 5904 4768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 12.36% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4134 3848 3080
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 101 138
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.70 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +32 479 £425 +13.33% 123
South East +64 146 £365 +14.06% 37
East of England +31 45 £400 +33.33% 13
South West 0 45 £375 -9.09% 12
North West +8 38 £475 +48.43% 6
West Midlands +17 32 £425 -5.55% 5
East Midlands -1 27 £350 +16.66% 2
Yorkshire -21 15 £338 -3.57% 8
North East +3 3 £500 +100.00% 2
South Coast -1 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 984 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (36.68%) Java
3 440 (27.13%) Scrum
4 426 (26.26%) SQL
5 349 (21.52%) Confluence
6 317 (19.54%) Oracle
7 314 (19.36%) Jenkins
8 313 (19.30%) Linux
9 300 (18.50%) Git (software)
10 297 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
11 288 (17.76%) Finance
12 281 (17.32%) HTML
13 265 (16.34%) Subversion
14 246 (15.17%) JavaScript
15 227 (14.00%) QA
16 221 (13.63%) .NET
16 221 (13.63%) Web Services
17 206 (12.70%) Selenium
18 196 (12.08%) TDD
19 195 (12.02%) XML
20 192 (11.84%) Python
21 186 (11.47%) Windows
22 183 (11.28%) CSS
23 182 (11.22%) Banking
24 178 (10.97%) Maven
25 176 (10.85%) DevOps
26 175 (10.79%) BDD
27 174 (10.73%) UNIX
28 166 (10.23%) C#
29 165 (10.17%) Puppet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 349 (21.52%) Confluence
2 123 (7.58%) Apache
3 104 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 83 (5.12%) WebLogic
5 74 (4.56%) JBoss
6 61 (3.76%) SharePoint
7 50 (3.08%) CMS
8 41 (2.53%) IIS
9 38 (2.34%) Node.js
10 30 (1.85%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (1.36%) nginx
12 22 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 19 (1.17%) MediaWiki
14 17 (1.05%) MQSeries
14 17 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
15 12 (0.74%) Drupal
15 12 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 12 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 12 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 105 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.07%) MS Office
3 37 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.10%) MS Project
5 24 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.31%) Mingle
9 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
11 2 (0.12%) Simulink
11 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (0.99%) Summit
2 10 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.62%) Magento
3 8 (0.49%) Documaker
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.43%) Tridion
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.18%) Maximo
8 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.18%) Changepoint
9 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.12%) RMDS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.62%) GitHub
5 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.55%) PaaS
7 8 (0.49%) Trello
8 7 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.43%) SaaS
9 5 (0.31%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.25%) Force.com
11 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.18%) IaaS
11 3 (0.18%) ElastiCache
11 3 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.062%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.96%) Internet
2 46 (2.84%) Firewall
3 41 (2.53%) HTTP
4 31 (1.91%) Network Security
5 24 (1.48%) LDAP
6 23 (1.42%) VPN
7 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.29%) LAN
8 21 (1.29%) WAN
9 20 (1.23%) DNS
9 20 (1.23%) AMQP
10 17 (1.05%) SSL
11 16 (0.99%) IPv6
11 16 (0.99%) IPsec
11 16 (0.99%) OSPF
11 16 (0.99%) BGP
11 16 (0.99%) EIGRP
12 9 (0.55%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.55%) DHCP
13 6 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.23%) Oracle Database
3 99 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 97 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 90 (5.55%) Relational Database
6 88 (5.43%) MySQL
7 47 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (2.71%) Hadoop
9 37 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (1.73%) Big Data
12 22 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (1.23%) DB2
15 18 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 12 (0.74%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.74%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 314 (19.36%) Jenkins
2 300 (18.50%) Git (software)
3 265 (16.34%) Subversion
4 206 (12.70%) Selenium
5 178 (10.97%) Maven
6 150 (9.25%) JUnit
7 126 (7.77%) Cucumber
8 118 (7.27%) TeamCity
9 104 (6.41%) Ant
10 96 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 84 (5.18%) Eclipse
12 71 (4.38%) Hudson
13 61 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 54 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
15 50 (3.08%) SoapUI
16 39 (2.40%) WebDriver
16 39 (2.40%) NUnit
17 35 (2.16%) Visual Studio
18 33 (2.03%) Gradle
19 31 (1.91%) JMeter
General
1 288 (17.76%) Finance
2 182 (11.22%) Banking
3 83 (5.12%) Investment Banking
4 77 (4.75%) Retail
5 51 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.28%) Front Office
7 32 (1.97%) Marketing
8 20 (1.23%) Publishing
9 17 (1.05%) Games
10 16 (0.99%) Billing
11 15 (0.92%) Legal
11 15 (0.92%) Back Office
11 15 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.74%) Automotive
13 10 (0.62%) Electronics
14 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.43%) Advertising
16 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 430 (26.51%) Developer
2 366 (22.56%) Analyst
3 165 (10.17%) Test Analyst
4 163 (10.05%) Tester
5 145 (8.94%) Business Analyst
6 135 (8.32%) Java Developer
7 89 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 72 (4.44%) Architect
9 60 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 60 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 57 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
11 51 (3.14%) Consultant
12 47 (2.90%) Test Engineer
13 44 (2.71%) Test Manager
13 44 (2.71%) ScrumMaster
14 43 (2.65%) Senior Developer
15 42 (2.59%) Software Engineer
15 42 (2.59%) Automation Tester
16 38 (2.34%) Test Leader
17 24 (1.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (17.32%) HTML
2 221 (13.63%) .NET
2 221 (13.63%) Web Services
3 195 (12.02%) XML
4 183 (11.28%) CSS
5 159 (9.80%) JSON
6 141 (8.69%) Spring
7 122 (7.52%) RESTful
8 120 (7.40%) jQuery
9 118 (7.27%) HTML5
10 97 (5.98%) J2EE
11 87 (5.36%) SOAP
12 85 (5.24%) Hibernate
12 85 (5.24%) REST
13 79 (4.87%) AngularJS
14 55 (3.39%) Middleware
15 54 (3.33%) CSS3
16 51 (3.14%) JSP
17 47 (2.90%) ASP.NET
18 43 (2.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.03%) Open Source
2 112 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (5.36%) User Experience
4 68 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 62 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 50 (3.08%) Derivative
7 34 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 30 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.85%) iPad
9 29 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (1.66%) Wiki
11 26 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.54%) Fixed Income
12 25 (1.54%) Clustering
13 19 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
14 18 (1.11%) STB
15 17 (1.05%) Equities
16 16 (0.99%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.92%) IPTV
18 13 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 313 (19.30%) Linux
2 186 (11.47%) Windows
3 174 (10.73%) UNIX
4 73 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 65 (4.01%) Android
6 49 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 31 (1.91%) CentOS
8 29 (1.79%) AIX
9 26 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (1.11%) Solaris
12 17 (1.05%) Debian
13 16 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.31%) SUSE
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.18%) HPUX
18 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (27.13%) Scrum
3 297 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (12.08%) TDD
5 176 (10.85%) DevOps
6 175 (10.79%) BDD
7 143 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 140 (8.63%) E-Commerce
9 133 (8.20%) User Stories
10 115 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 110 (6.78%) Project Management
12 109 (6.72%) Software Testing
13 108 (6.66%) Unit Testing
14 107 (6.60%) OO
15 104 (6.41%) Kanban
16 99 (6.10%) Automated Testing
17 97 (5.98%) Test Automation
18 96 (5.92%) Software Engineering
19 92 (5.67%) Waterfall
20 91 (5.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 595 (36.68%) Java
2 426 (26.26%) SQL
3 246 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 192 (11.84%) Python
5 166 (10.23%) C#
6 142 (8.75%) Ruby
7 97 (5.98%) Bash Shell
8 78 (4.81%) Perl
9 61 (3.76%) PHP
10 56 (3.45%) C++
11 52 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 52 (3.21%) Scala
12 49 (3.02%) C
13 48 (2.96%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.10%) Groovy
15 30 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 27 (1.66%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.48%) VBA
18 23 (1.42%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 161 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 123 (7.58%) Degree
3 99 (6.10%) ISEB
4 82 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 69 (4.25%) ISTQB
6 55 (3.39%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.74%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
11 9 (0.55%) OCPJP
11 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.49%) CCNA
12 8 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.43%) PMP
13 7 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.31%) MCPD
15 4 (0.25%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (14.00%) QA
2 15 (0.92%) SLA
3 14 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.68%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.31%) FATCA
5 5 (0.31%) COREP
6 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.062%) HL7
8 1 (0.062%) COBIT
8 1 (0.062%) FINREP
8 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
System Software
1 38 (2.34%) Docker
2 30 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.17%) Postfix
3 19 (1.17%) Samba
3 19 (1.17%) iptables
4 17 (1.05%) XenServer
5 16 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.74%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.55%) NFS
8 8 (0.49%) Squid
9 7 (0.43%) Varnish
9 7 (0.43%) vCloud
10 6 (0.37%) OCFS2
10 6 (0.37%) GlusterFS
10 6 (0.37%) GFS2
11 5 (0.31%) Firmware
12 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 165 (10.17%) Puppet
2 141 (8.69%) HP Quality Center
3 65 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (3.27%) Vagrant
5 28 (1.73%) ZABBIX
6 18 (1.11%) Salt
7 14 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.55%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.49%) Nagios
10 8 (0.49%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.49%) Ansible
11 7 (0.43%) logstash
11 7 (0.43%) yum
12 6 (0.37%) SELinux
13 5 (0.31%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.25%) Control-M
14 4 (0.25%) Kibana
15 3 (0.18%) OpenAM
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 317 (19.54%) Oracle
2 137 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 103 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 100 (6.17%) HP
5 82 (5.06%) Atlassian
6 55 (3.39%) IBM
7 44 (2.71%) VMware
8 41 (2.53%) hybris
9 37 (2.28%) Perforce
10 30 (1.85%) TIBCO
11 29 (1.79%) Adobe
12 26 (1.60%) SAP
12 26 (1.60%) ATG
13 25 (1.54%) Remedy
14 23 (1.42%) Splunk
15 21 (1.29%) Sybase
16 20 (1.23%) Citrix
17 19 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
17 19 (1.17%) Google
18 18 (1.11%) DevExpress
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £670.00 - £737.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago