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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 95 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 43 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 1.27% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.08% 10.84% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
388 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.77% 11.71% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 113
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 -11 25 £350 +10.67% 2
Glasgow +9 8 - - 6
Dundee - 3 £450 - 1
Fife - 2 £188 -
West Lothian - 2 £381 -
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UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Java
3 29 (41.43%) Maven
4 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
5 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
7 20 (28.57%) SQL
7 20 (28.57%) Selenium
8 19 (27.14%) HTML
8 19 (27.14%) Scrum
8 19 (27.14%) TDD
9 18 (25.71%) BDD
10 17 (24.29%) Linux
11 16 (22.86%) UNIX
11 16 (22.86%) Hudson
12 13 (18.57%) Cucumber
12 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
12 13 (18.57%) Windows
12 13 (18.57%) CSS
12 13 (18.57%) Finance
13 11 (15.71%) Subversion
13 11 (15.71%) RESTful
13 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.71%) WebDriver
13 11 (15.71%) Open Source
14 10 (14.29%) Spring
14 10 (14.29%) Web Services
15 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
15 9 (12.86%) Perl
15 9 (12.86%) Kanban

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.57%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) Confluence
3 5 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (2.86%) CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) SSH
2 2 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.86%) DHCP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (41.43%) Maven
2 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
3 20 (28.57%) Selenium
4 16 (22.86%) Hudson
5 13 (18.57%) Cucumber
6 11 (15.71%) WebDriver
6 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
6 11 (15.71%) Subversion
7 8 (11.43%) FishEye
7 8 (11.43%) Artifactory
8 6 (8.57%) Gradle
9 5 (7.14%) NetBeans
9 5 (7.14%) JUnit
9 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.71%) Ant
11 3 (4.29%) Bugzilla
11 3 (4.29%) JBehave
11 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.86%) Trac
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.29%) Games
3 3 (4.29%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Tester
5 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) HTML
2 13 (18.57%) CSS
3 11 (15.71%) RESTful
4 10 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (14.29%) Spring
5 8 (11.43%) JSP
6 5 (7.14%) JSON
6 5 (7.14%) Software Packaging
6 5 (7.14%) jQuery
6 5 (7.14%) HTML5
6 5 (7.14%) MyBatis
7 4 (5.71%) REST
7 4 (5.71%) XML
8 3 (4.29%) Flash
8 3 (4.29%) JSF
8 3 (4.29%) Thymeleaf
8 3 (4.29%) PostGIS
8 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.29%) Leaflet
8 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.29%) GIS
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) New Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.86%) Equities
4 2 (2.86%) Statistics
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) UNIX
3 13 (18.57%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Android
5 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (27.14%) TDD
3 19 (27.14%) Scrum
4 18 (25.71%) BDD
5 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.71%) Open Source
7 9 (12.86%) Kanban
7 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.43%) DevOps
9 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) User Stories
10 6 (8.57%) SDLC
11 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.14%) Web Development
11 5 (7.14%) OOD
11 5 (7.14%) Project Management
12 4 (5.71%) MVC
12 4 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Java
2 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.57%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Perl
5 8 (11.43%) C++
5 8 (11.43%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) C
9 1 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
9 1 (1.43%) Ada
9 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Adobe
3 4 (5.71%) Remedy
3 4 (5.71%) Pega
4 3 (4.29%) ESRI
4 3 (4.29%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Opsware
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Netezza
6 1 (1.43%) Teradata
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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