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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 56 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 1.52% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.95% 11.55% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 5
Average daily rate £350 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £588 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
312 355 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.23% 13.12% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 216 175
Average daily rate £330 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +20 53 £350 -1.40% 1
Glasgow +3 3 £375 -6.25%
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (55.10%) Java
3 40 (40.82%) Selenium
4 35 (35.71%) Web Services
5 34 (34.69%) Scrum
6 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.59%) QA
8 24 (24.49%) Maven
9 23 (23.47%) SQL
9 23 (23.47%) Oracle
9 23 (23.47%) JBoss
9 23 (23.47%) REST
10 21 (21.43%) Cucumber
11 20 (20.41%) User Stories
11 20 (20.41%) Open Source
12 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
12 19 (19.39%) Python
12 19 (19.39%) Unix
13 18 (18.37%) Finance
14 17 (17.35%) Java EE
15 16 (16.33%) JBehave
15 16 (16.33%) PostGIS
15 16 (16.33%) BDD
15 16 (16.33%) Gradle
15 16 (16.33%) Jenkins
15 16 (16.33%) Leaflet
15 16 (16.33%) GIS
16 15 (15.31%) Software Testing
16 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
16 15 (15.31%) Kanban

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 23 (23.47%) JBoss
2 10 (10.20%) Confluence
3 8 (8.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (8.16%) Node.js
4 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.12%) Apache
6 3 (3.06%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.04%) nginx
8 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.02%) TWiki
8 1 (1.02%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Project
2 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) DHCP
1 3 (3.06%) DNS
1 3 (3.06%) FTP
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
1 3 (3.06%) IPsec
1 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) GIS
2 15 (15.31%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (40.82%) Selenium
2 24 (24.49%) Maven
3 21 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 16 (16.33%) Gradle
4 16 (16.33%) JBehave
4 16 (16.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (12.24%) SoapUI
5 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.22%) Firebug
7 8 (8.16%) ClearCase
8 7 (7.14%) Subversion
9 6 (6.12%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.12%) Jasmine
9 6 (6.12%) JUnit
9 6 (6.12%) NetBeans
10 5 (5.10%) FishEye
11 4 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.08%) JMeter
11 4 (4.08%) Mockito
11 4 (4.08%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Law
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Architect
5 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (9.18%) GIS Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Designer
8 7 (7.14%) Tester
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Digital Developer
10 4 (4.08%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.06%) DevOps Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) GIS Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.71%) Web Services
2 23 (23.47%) REST
3 19 (19.39%) AngularJS
4 17 (17.35%) Java EE
5 16 (16.33%) Leaflet
5 16 (16.33%) PostGIS
6 13 (13.27%) Spring
7 12 (12.24%) CSS
8 9 (9.18%) HTML
9 7 (7.14%) Servlets
10 6 (6.12%) hapi
10 6 (6.12%) LESS
10 6 (6.12%) React
10 6 (6.12%) RefluxJS
10 6 (6.12%) RESTful
11 5 (5.10%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.10%) Spring Boot
11 5 (5.10%) Spring MVC
12 4 (4.08%) HTML5
12 4 (4.08%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.12%) iPad
4 4 (4.08%) VLE
5 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Unix
2 11 (11.22%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Scrum
3 20 (20.41%) Open Source
3 20 (20.41%) User Stories
4 16 (16.33%) BDD
5 15 (15.31%) Kanban
5 15 (15.31%) Software Testing
5 15 (15.31%) Test Automation
6 14 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.27%) Defect Management
7 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.24%) SOA
8 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.20%) TDD
10 9 (9.18%) SDLC
10 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.16%) Functional Testing
11 8 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 19 (19.39%) Python
5 6 (6.12%) ES6
6 2 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) C#
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) JSX
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.59%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Oracle
2 13 (13.27%) ESRI
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.16%) Adobe
4 8 (8.16%) Pega
5 5 (5.10%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (1.02%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.02%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago