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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 54 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.69% 0.72% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.65% 4.46% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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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
85 112 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.58% 16.16% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 67
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Market Risk
5 8 (30.77%) TeamCity
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
7 6 (23.08%) iSeries
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) Control-M
7 6 (23.08%) RPG
7 6 (23.08%) RPG IV
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) Kanban
8 5 (19.23%) Games
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Maven
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Hudson
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) Artifactory

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) TeamCity
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) Hudson
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Artifactory
4 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) RPG Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) RPG Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Market Risk
2 6 (23.08%) iSeries
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Kanban
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.54%) OOD
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) RPG
3 6 (23.08%) RPG IV
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Control-M
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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