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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.47% 1.01% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.83% 6.82% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
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
93 88 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.47% 14.79% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.87 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.26% -48.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
3 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 5 (31.25%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Games
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) RPG
4 4 (25.00%) Control-M
4 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) TWiki
4 4 (25.00%) iSeries
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) TWiki
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Games
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) RPG Developer
4 2 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Market Risk
2 4 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (25.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft