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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 59 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 1.78% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 19.05% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
112 84 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.89% 9.32% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 58
Average daily rate £316 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (70.00%) Atlassian
1 7 (70.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (70.00%) FishEye
1 7 (70.00%) Confluence
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) QRadar
6 1 (10.00%) SANS
6 1 (10.00%) Data Enrichment
6 1 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) MapR
6 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (70.00%) FishEye
2 4 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Enrichment
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) MapR
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec