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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 50 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.81% 0.98% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.91% 5.66% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
JIRA
Scotland

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
88 106 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.37% 17.38% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 62
Average daily rate £375 £288 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Market Risk
1 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (33.33%) RPG
3 6 (33.33%) Control-M
3 6 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 6 (33.33%) iSeries
4 5 (27.78%) Games
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) RPG Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Market Risk
2 6 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 6 (33.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Control-M
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle