The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 56 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£380 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +80.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 88 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.71% 14.52% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 50
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Glasgow region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) TWiki
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Ingres
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Document Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) TWiki
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) Ingres
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Equities
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Release Management
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Kofax
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase