The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Middlesex
Rank 16 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.33% 2.00% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 13.04% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%

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
22 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.33% 15.33% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Median daily rate £300 £340 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Talend
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Talend