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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.48% 1.58% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 12.77% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
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
68 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.85% 12.40% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 61
Average daily rate £285 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) FishEye
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) YouTrack
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) VLE
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) TWiki
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) FishEye
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) YouTrack
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) VLE
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) HP