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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Middlesex
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.34% 5.67% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 32.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £300 £425 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £406 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
20 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.63% 17.73% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Median daily rate £350 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £341 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) Python

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Talend
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft