The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 62 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.87% 0.99% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 7.32% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Average daily rate - £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 13.59% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 68 64
Average daily rate £373 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
Scotland

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 18 April 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 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Groovy
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Hudson
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) ATDD
5 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (18.18%) Gradle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (9.09%) TWiki
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
4 2 (18.18%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (18.18%) RSpec
4 2 (18.18%) JBehave
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
4 2 (18.18%) WATIR
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
5 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (9.09%) Trac
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Project Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) Grails
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) ATDD
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Inmon Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Groovy
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) Kofax
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase