The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 81 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 42 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.87% 0.94% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 6.33% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 3
Average daily rate
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£387 £330 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
JIRA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
343 300 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.29% 14.79% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 172 192
Average daily rate £363 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £39.75 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £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 Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Hampshire region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +3 15 £395 +5.33% 3
Winchester -3 7 £343 +3.78% 4
Farnborough -8 5 £263 -32.25%
Basingstoke +4 2 - - 1
Havant - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth -5 1 £704 +65.52% 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £475 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) Scrum
3 21 (30.00%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.86%) Cucumber
6 15 (21.43%) Kanban
7 14 (20.00%) Confluence
8 13 (18.57%) Maven
8 13 (18.57%) Linux
8 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
8 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
9 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.14%) JUnit
9 12 (17.14%) Ruby
10 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.71%) Android
10 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.29%) Puppet
11 10 (14.29%) SoapUI
11 10 (14.29%) UML
12 9 (12.86%) JMeter
12 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.86%) UNIX
12 9 (12.86%) C
12 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
12 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
13 8 (11.43%) RSpec
13 8 (11.43%) Appium

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) RavenDB
3 1 (1.43%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Cucumber
2 13 (18.57%) Maven
2 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.14%) JUnit
4 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
5 10 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 9 (12.86%) JMeter
7 8 (11.43%) RSpec
7 8 (11.43%) Appium
7 8 (11.43%) Calabash
7 8 (11.43%) IntelliJ
7 8 (11.43%) Xcode
8 7 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (7.14%) Gerrit
9 5 (7.14%) Selenium
10 4 (5.71%) Subversion
11 3 (4.29%) Checkstyle
11 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.29%) ClearCase
12 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Tester
3 9 (12.86%) Test Leader
4 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
5 7 (10.00%) Requirements Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) UML Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Robotics
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) Android
3 9 (12.86%) UNIX
3 9 (12.86%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) SUSE
4 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) HPUX
5 2 (2.86%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) Scrum
3 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
4 15 (21.43%) Kanban
5 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.29%) UML
7 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (12.86%) Load Testing
8 8 (11.43%) User Stories
9 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.00%) Requirements Management
10 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
10 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.14%) Mobile Development
11 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) Ruby
3 9 (12.86%) C
4 8 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.71%) VBScript
5 4 (5.71%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) C++
5 4 (5.71%) Perl
5 4 (5.71%) Embedded C
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Korn
8 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) Pascal
8 1 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
6 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) NFS
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) HP
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.71%) NetApp
4 4 (5.71%) Sun
5 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Endeca
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.43%) Coverity
6 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie