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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 78 87 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 75 45 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.51% 1.48% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.08% 13.98% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 8
Average daily rate £388 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £535 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
393 322 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.15% 10.61% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 189 170
Average daily rate £340 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £30.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -3.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.10 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 +27 66 £375 +2.73% 8
Glasgow -3 7 £450 +20.00% 6
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 96 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (48.87%) Java
3 55 (41.35%) Scrum
4 47 (35.34%) Selenium
5 41 (30.83%) Web Services
6 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
7 38 (28.57%) Finance
8 33 (24.81%) SQL
9 30 (22.56%) Oracle
9 30 (22.56%) QA
9 30 (22.56%) REST
10 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
10 26 (19.55%) Maven
10 26 (19.55%) Python
11 25 (18.80%) JBoss
11 25 (18.80%) Open Source
12 24 (18.05%) BDD
13 23 (17.29%) AngularJS
13 23 (17.29%) User Stories
14 22 (16.54%) Java EE
15 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
16 20 (15.04%) Gradle
16 20 (15.04%) NoSQL
16 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
16 20 (15.04%) Defect Management
17 19 (14.29%) CSS
18 18 (13.53%) GIS
18 18 (13.53%) JBehave
18 18 (13.53%) PostGIS
18 18 (13.53%) GeoServer

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (18.80%) JBoss
2 18 (13.53%) GeoServer
3 16 (12.03%) Confluence
3 16 (12.03%) Node.js
4 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.26%) CMS
5 7 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.76%) Apache
7 4 (3.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (2.26%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.50%) IIS
9 2 (1.50%) nginx
9 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Project
2 11 (8.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (5.26%) MS Office
4 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.01%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Lucidchart
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) DNS
2 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.50%) DHCP
3 2 (1.50%) FTP
3 2 (1.50%) IPsec
3 2 (1.50%) LDAP
3 2 (1.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.53%) GIS
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.50%) DB2
5 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) QGIS
5 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 47 (35.34%) Selenium
2 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
2 26 (19.55%) Maven
3 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 20 (15.04%) Gradle
5 18 (13.53%) JBehave
6 14 (10.53%) SoapUI
6 14 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 12 (9.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (8.27%) Firebug
8 11 (8.27%) Jasmine
9 10 (7.52%) FishEye
10 9 (6.77%) JUnit
10 9 (6.77%) NetBeans
11 8 (6.02%) Grunt
11 8 (6.02%) Subversion
12 7 (5.26%) Eclipse
13 6 (4.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (3.76%) Axure RP
15 4 (3.01%) Mockito
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Law
4 4 (3.01%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (30.08%) Developer
2 35 (26.32%) Analyst
3 21 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 15 (11.28%) GIS Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 13 (9.77%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.77%) Tester
7 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Digital Project Manager
9 9 (6.77%) Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Digital Business Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.51%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (4.51%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Senior Business Analyst
14 3 (2.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.83%) Web Services
2 30 (22.56%) REST
3 23 (17.29%) AngularJS
4 22 (16.54%) Java EE
5 19 (14.29%) CSS
6 18 (13.53%) PostGIS
7 17 (12.78%) Spring
8 16 (12.03%) Leaflet
8 16 (12.03%) OpenLayers
9 12 (9.02%) HTML
10 11 (8.27%) hapi
10 11 (8.27%) LESS
10 11 (8.27%) React
10 11 (8.27%) RefluxJS
11 10 (7.52%) RESTful
11 10 (7.52%) Spring Boot
12 8 (6.02%) Servlets
13 7 (5.26%) Gherkin
14 6 (4.51%) jQuery
14 6 (4.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.27%) iPad
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Unix
2 11 (8.27%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) AIX
4 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (72.18%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.35%) Scrum
3 25 (18.80%) Open Source
4 24 (18.05%) BDD
5 23 (17.29%) User Stories
6 20 (15.04%) Defect Management
6 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.78%) Unit Testing
8 16 (12.03%) Integration Testing
8 16 (12.03%) Kanban
8 16 (12.03%) Software Testing
8 16 (12.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (11.28%) Microservices
10 14 (10.53%) SOA
11 13 (9.77%) DevOps
11 13 (9.77%) SDLC
12 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
13 11 (8.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.87%) Java
2 40 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.81%) SQL
4 26 (19.55%) Python
5 11 (8.27%) ES6
6 6 (4.51%) JSX
7 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) Ruby
8 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.50%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) MBA
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.56%) QA
2 9 (6.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (8.27%) Docker
2 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.50%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Ansible
3 2 (1.50%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.50%) logstash
3 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.50%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.75%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 30 (22.56%) Oracle
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 13 (9.77%) ESRI
5 11 (8.27%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.51%) HP
7 4 (3.01%) Adobe
7 4 (3.01%) Pega
7 4 (3.01%) VMware
8 3 (2.26%) IBM
8 3 (2.26%) Splunk
9 2 (1.50%) Google
9 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.75%) MapR
10 1 (0.75%) Symantec
Edinburgh
Pertemps IT
Rate: £350-500 a day depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
TRG
Rate: 400-500 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Flexible for right candidate
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago