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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 89 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 39 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 6.55% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 9
Average daily rate
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£370 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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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
312 290 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.30% 11.14% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 167 151
Average daily rate £388 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
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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 -4 21 £375 -14.28% 5
Glasgow +9 15 £350 - 3
West Lothian - 2 £356 -
Dundee - 1 - -
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UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.00%) SQL
3 38 (48.72%) Java
4 25 (32.05%) Scrum
5 23 (29.49%) Maven
5 23 (29.49%) Oracle
6 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
7 19 (24.36%) Selenium
8 18 (23.08%) UNIX
9 17 (21.79%) TDD
9 17 (21.79%) BDD
10 16 (20.51%) HTML
11 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
12 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.67%) Finance
13 13 (16.67%) CSS
13 13 (16.67%) WebDriver
14 12 (15.38%) Hudson
14 12 (15.38%) Linux
14 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
15 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Subversion
15 11 (14.10%) JBoss
16 10 (12.82%) Spring
16 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
17 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
17 9 (11.54%) Artifactory
17 9 (11.54%) Kanban
18 8 (10.26%) TeamCity

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (14.10%) JBoss
2 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.26%) Confluence
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Maven
2 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 19 (24.36%) Selenium
4 13 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 12 (15.38%) Hudson
6 11 (14.10%) Subversion
7 9 (11.54%) Artifactory
8 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
8 8 (10.26%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.69%) Ant
10 4 (5.13%) NetBeans
10 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
10 4 (5.13%) Gradle
11 3 (3.85%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.85%) Toad
11 3 (3.85%) JUnit
12 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Programmer
9 4 (5.13%) RPG Programmer
10 3 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) HTML
2 13 (16.67%) CSS
3 10 (12.82%) Spring
4 8 (10.26%) JSP
4 8 (10.26%) Web Services
5 6 (7.69%) jQuery
6 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 5 (6.41%) JSF
6 5 (6.41%) Java EE
6 5 (6.41%) JSON
6 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.41%) MyBatis
7 4 (5.13%) Drools
7 4 (5.13%) .NET
8 3 (3.85%) JPA
9 1 (1.28%) HTML5
9 1 (1.28%) REST
9 1 (1.28%) CSS3
9 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Market Risk
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) iSeries
3 5 (6.41%) Open Source
4 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
5 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) UNIX
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Scrum
3 17 (21.79%) TDD
3 17 (21.79%) BDD
4 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Kanban
9 8 (10.26%) User Stories
9 8 (10.26%) OOD
10 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.69%) UML
12 4 (5.13%) Workflow
12 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.13%) Test Management
12 4 (5.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (48.72%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.26%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) RPG
6 6 (7.69%) RPG IV
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.69%) Control-M
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Oracle
2 4 (5.13%) HP
3 3 (3.85%) Teradata
3 3 (3.85%) Netezza
4 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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