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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 95 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 29 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.98% 4.23% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
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£378 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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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
323 284 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.69% 11.39% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 134 116
Average daily rate £375 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.30 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +12 17 £270 -16.92% 2
Glasgow - 6 £365 - 2
Stirling - 2 £375 -
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (52.73%) Java
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) Oracle
4 15 (27.27%) Subversion
4 15 (27.27%) Maven
5 14 (25.45%) Confluence
6 12 (21.82%) BDD
6 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
7 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (20.00%) Finance
7 11 (20.00%) UNIX
8 10 (18.18%) JBoss
8 10 (18.18%) JUnit
8 10 (18.18%) Spring
9 9 (16.36%) Python
9 9 (16.36%) Selenium
9 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
10 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.73%) SQL
10 7 (12.73%) XML
11 6 (10.91%) UML
11 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
11 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
11 6 (10.91%) IBM
11 6 (10.91%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) Banking

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (25.45%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.27%) TWiki
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) Ingres
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) MS Access
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Subversion
1 15 (27.27%) Maven
2 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) JUnit
4 9 (16.36%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) Zephyr
5 6 (10.91%) Hudson
5 6 (10.91%) NetBeans
6 5 (9.09%) Cobertura
7 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.27%) Ant
8 3 (5.45%) JBuilder
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.82%) NUnit
9 1 (1.82%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Build Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Tester
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (3.64%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.64%) UAT Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Spring
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 5 (9.09%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) Struts
5 3 (5.45%) EJB
5 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.45%) WPF
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (5.45%) Struts2
6 2 (3.64%) Spring Integration
6 2 (3.64%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) JPA
7 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.82%) LESS
7 1 (1.82%) HTML
7 1 (1.82%) JMS
7 1 (1.82%) JSF
7 1 (1.82%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
3 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) BDD
3 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.91%) Test Management
5 6 (10.91%) UML
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) Validation
6 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Use Case
6 4 (7.27%) Release Management
6 4 (7.27%) System Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Time Management
6 4 (7.27%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Control-M
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) JBoss
3 6 (10.91%) IBM
4 4 (7.27%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.45%) Sybase
6 2 (3.64%) Kofax
7 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Sun
7 1 (1.82%) Reuters
7 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
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