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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 110 105 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.21% 3.89% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -21.21%
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
365 334 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.04% 13.49% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 197 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
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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 -5 12 £450 +111.76%
Glasgow 0 5 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 26 (53.06%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Oracle
4 13 (26.53%) Finance
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
6 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.33%) XML
7 8 (16.33%) JBoss
7 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) Banking
9 6 (12.24%) Subversion
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) Python
10 5 (10.20%) SQL
10 5 (10.20%) JUnit
10 5 (10.20%) Maven
10 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.20%) QA
10 5 (10.20%) Confluence
11 4 (8.16%) Time Management
11 4 (8.16%) BPMN
11 4 (8.16%) iSeries
11 4 (8.16%) RPG IV

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 8 (16.33%) JBoss
1 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Confluence
3 4 (8.16%) TWiki
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
3 5 (10.20%) JUnit
3 5 (10.20%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Zephyr
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
4 4 (8.16%) Ant
5 3 (6.12%) JBuilder
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.04%) Rational Rose
7 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.04%) Gradle
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) Hudson
7 1 (2.04%) Cobertura
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
7 2 (4.08%) RPG Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) RPG Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) Spring
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) Struts
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) EJB
3 3 (6.12%) Struts2
4 2 (4.08%) JPA
4 2 (4.08%) LESS
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) Sass
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) iSeries
3 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Scrum
3 6 (12.24%) BDD
3 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.24%) TDD
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.16%) Time Management
5 4 (8.16%) BPMN
5 4 (8.16%) User Stories
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) Test Management
5 4 (8.16%) Use Case
5 4 (8.16%) Release Management
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) RPG IV
3 4 (8.16%) RPG
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Control-M
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Guidewire
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
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