The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.36% 1.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.52% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £281 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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 Middlesex region.

Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.12% 10.00% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £281 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (66.67%) Hudson
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) Puppet
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
4 5 (55.56%) Ansible
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) VMS
5 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
5 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
5 4 (44.44%) Azure SQL Database

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (44.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 6 (66.67%) Hudson
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
5 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
5 1 (11.11%) EasyMock
5 1 (11.11%) Grunt
5 1 (11.11%) HttpUnit
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Twisted
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) EclipseLink
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JDO
2 1 (11.11%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) VMS
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle