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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 78 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 46 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.57% 5.44% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £267 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.31% -28.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £293 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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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
339 294 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.44% 12.11% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 159 111
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +22 27 £360 +38.72% 2
Glasgow +7 14 £400 +33.33% 2
West Lothian - 3 £325 -
Dundee - 2 £268 -
Aberdeen - - - -
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 25 (40.32%) Oracle
5 17 (27.42%) Scrum
6 14 (22.58%) JBoss
7 13 (20.97%) Finance
8 12 (19.35%) Maven
9 11 (17.74%) UNIX
10 10 (16.13%) Selenium
10 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
11 9 (14.52%) Subversion
11 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
12 8 (12.90%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.90%) Market Risk
12 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
12 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
13 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (11.29%) BDD
13 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
13 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
13 7 (11.29%) TDD
13 7 (11.29%) Spring
13 7 (11.29%) CSS
13 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
14 6 (9.68%) Linux
14 6 (9.68%) RPG
14 6 (9.68%) HTML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (22.58%) JBoss
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.68%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.84%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Maven
2 10 (16.13%) Selenium
2 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.52%) Subversion
4 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.45%) Hudson
7 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.84%) Ant
8 2 (3.23%) Toad
8 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
8 2 (3.23%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.61%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.61%) Gradle
9 1 (1.61%) Cobertura
9 1 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Programmer
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) RPG Programmer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Spring
1 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) jQuery
4 3 (4.84%) MyBatis
4 3 (4.84%) Drools
4 3 (4.84%) Java EE
4 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.23%) JSP
5 2 (3.23%) JSF
6 1 (1.61%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) Sass
6 1 (1.61%) LESS
6 1 (1.61%) CSS3
6 1 (1.61%) JPA
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Market Risk
2 6 (9.68%) iSeries
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) UNIX
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.29%) BDD
4 7 (11.29%) Multithreading
4 7 (11.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) UML
7 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.45%) OOD
7 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Release Management
7 4 (6.45%) Use Case
7 4 (6.45%) BPMN
7 4 (6.45%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.84%) User Stories
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 28 (45.16%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.90%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.68%) RPG
5 6 (9.68%) RPG IV
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.68%) Control-M
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
3 2 (3.23%) Netezza
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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