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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 100 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 1.01% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.81% 8.52% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 3
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£350 £398 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +34.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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
320 317 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.61% 11.83% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 188 89
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.69 £32.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -3 15 £350 -16.66% 4
Glasgow +1 6 - -
Dundee -8 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) Java
3 41 (47.67%) SQL
4 31 (36.05%) Maven
5 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
6 24 (27.91%) Oracle
6 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
7 22 (25.58%) Selenium
7 22 (25.58%) Scrum
8 21 (24.42%) HTML
8 21 (24.42%) UNIX
9 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.93%) BDD
10 18 (20.93%) CSS
11 17 (19.77%) Subversion
11 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
12 16 (18.60%) Spring
12 16 (18.60%) Linux
13 15 (17.44%) Hudson
14 14 (16.28%) WebDriver
14 14 (16.28%) TDD
14 14 (16.28%) Finance
15 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
15 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
15 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
16 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
16 10 (11.63%) RESTful
16 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (11.63%) Windows

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.30%) JBoss
3 7 (8.14%) Confluence
4 3 (3.49%) Apache
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) SSH
2 2 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.33%) ATM
2 2 (2.33%) DHCP
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Maven
2 24 (27.91%) Jenkins
3 22 (25.58%) Selenium
4 17 (19.77%) Subversion
5 15 (17.44%) Hudson
6 14 (16.28%) WebDriver
7 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
8 9 (10.47%) Artifactory
9 8 (9.30%) TeamCity
10 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
10 7 (8.14%) NetBeans
10 7 (8.14%) Ant
11 6 (6.98%) JUnit
12 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
12 5 (5.81%) FishEye
13 3 (3.49%) Gradle
13 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.33%) Toad
14 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
15 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Games
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) UAT Tester
10 2 (2.33%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) HTML
2 18 (20.93%) CSS
3 16 (18.60%) Spring
4 10 (11.63%) RESTful
5 9 (10.47%) JSP
6 8 (9.30%) Web Services
6 8 (9.30%) jQuery
6 8 (9.30%) MyBatis
7 6 (6.98%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 5 (5.81%) JSF
8 5 (5.81%) Java EE
8 5 (5.81%) JSON
9 4 (4.65%) XML
9 4 (4.65%) .NET
9 4 (4.65%) Drools
10 3 (3.49%) JPA
10 3 (3.49%) Thymeleaf
10 3 (3.49%) Flash
11 2 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.49%) New Media
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) UNIX
2 16 (18.60%) Linux
3 10 (11.63%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Scrum
3 19 (22.09%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.93%) BDD
5 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.28%) TDD
7 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Kanban
10 8 (9.30%) SDLC
10 8 (9.30%) OOD
11 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
11 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.14%) User Stories
12 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.98%) UML
13 5 (5.81%) Project Management
13 5 (5.81%) Open Source
13 5 (5.81%) DevOps
14 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.81%) Java
2 41 (47.67%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.30%) Perl
5 8 (9.30%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.33%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.33%) RPG IV
8 2 (2.33%) RPG
8 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) HP
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.33%) Remedy
3 2 (2.33%) Teradata
3 2 (2.33%) Netezza
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Perforce
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