The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 71 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 57 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 0.65% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.38% 5.97% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £345 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
JIRA
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
348 268 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.79% 10.85% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 134 137
Average daily rate £375 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +24 32 £355 +36.80% 3
Glasgow +8 20 £400 +33.33%
West Lothian - 3 £325 - 1
Dundee - 2 £268 -
Aberdeen - - - -
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) SQL
3 32 (44.44%) Java
4 23 (31.94%) Oracle
5 22 (30.56%) Scrum
6 17 (23.61%) Maven
7 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 14 (19.44%) Selenium
8 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
9 13 (18.06%) UNIX
9 13 (18.06%) Finance
9 13 (18.06%) BDD
10 12 (16.67%) TDD
10 12 (16.67%) JBoss
11 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
12 10 (13.89%) Subversion
12 10 (13.89%) Linux
12 10 (13.89%) HTML
12 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
13 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
13 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (11.11%) Kanban
14 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 8 (11.11%) Market Risk
14 8 (11.11%) Spring
14 8 (11.11%) C#
14 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.11%) CSS
14 8 (11.11%) WebDriver

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (16.67%) JBoss
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) Confluence
3 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Maven
2 16 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 14 (19.44%) Selenium
4 10 (13.89%) Subversion
5 8 (11.11%) Hudson
5 8 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 8 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 7 (9.72%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.17%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.17%) NetBeans
8 3 (4.17%) Ant
8 3 (4.17%) Toad
9 2 (2.78%) JUnit
10 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Games
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Tester
9 4 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Programmer
9 4 (5.56%) RPG Programmer
10 3 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) UAT Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Agile Coach
11 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) HTML
2 8 (11.11%) CSS
2 8 (11.11%) Spring
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) jQuery
4 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.56%) MyBatis
4 4 (5.56%) JSF
4 4 (5.56%) Java EE
4 4 (5.56%) .NET
4 4 (5.56%) Drools
5 3 (4.17%) JSP
6 2 (2.78%) JSON
6 2 (2.78%) JPA
6 2 (2.78%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.39%) RESTful
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) REST
7 1 (1.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Market Risk
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) iSeries
3 2 (2.78%) Open Source
3 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.78%) Equities
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) UNIX
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Scrum
3 13 (18.06%) BDD
4 12 (16.67%) TDD
5 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.11%) Kanban
8 8 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.11%) User Stories
9 7 (9.72%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.72%) OOD
10 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.94%) UML
12 4 (5.56%) Workflow
12 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.56%) Wealth Management
12 4 (5.56%) Release Management
13 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
13 3 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) SQL
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.11%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) RPG IV
6 6 (8.33%) RPG
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) HP
3 3 (4.17%) Teradata
3 3 (4.17%) Netezza
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
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