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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 82 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 34 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.63% 5.74% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -25.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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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
353 296 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.18% 13.09% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 117
Average daily rate £375 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 +1 18 £356 +62.11% 4
Glasgow +7 11 £400 +23.07%
Dundee +5 2 £268 - 2
Stirling - 1 - -
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 20 (35.71%) Oracle
4 17 (30.36%) Finance
5 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) Maven
8 9 (16.07%) Selenium
9 8 (14.29%) XML
9 8 (14.29%) JBoss
9 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.50%) BDD
10 7 (12.50%) Ant
10 7 (12.50%) HTML
11 6 (10.71%) C#
11 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.71%) CSS
11 6 (10.71%) Market Risk
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.71%) TDD
11 6 (10.71%) Banking
11 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
11 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
12 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 5 (8.93%) QA
12 5 (8.93%) ISTQB

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (14.29%) JBoss
1 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) TWiki
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.86%) Maven
3 9 (16.07%) Selenium
4 7 (12.50%) Ant
5 6 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.14%) JUnit
7 4 (7.14%) Hudson
8 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.36%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
9 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.79%) Cobertura
10 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.79%) Gradle
10 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
10 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Tester
10 2 (3.57%) Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.57%) RPG Programmer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
10 2 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (5.36%) jQuery
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
6 2 (3.57%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) LESS
7 1 (1.79%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) CSS3
7 1 (1.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Market Risk
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) UNIX
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Scrum
3 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.50%) BDD
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 4 (7.14%) OOD
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.14%) Use Case
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) BPMN
7 4 (7.14%) Release Management
7 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.14%) RPG
4 4 (7.14%) RPG IV
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) HP
2 4 (7.14%) IBM
2 4 (7.14%) Guidewire
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Netezza
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
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