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 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 20 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.08% - 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.78% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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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
23 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.73% 6.48% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
Average daily rate £281 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) Confluence
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Java

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Support Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Applications Support
2 7 (87.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle