The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 124 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 122 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.88% 3.61% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 21 16
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£375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
JIRA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1027 914 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 10.46% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 556 499
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 45
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the South East region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the South East region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +29 47 £340 +35.45% 16
Berkshire +27 24 £350 -12.50% 4
Surrey +4 17 £420 +40.00% 18
Oxfordshire - 13 £488 - 5
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £350 +7.69% 3
East Sussex -12 2 £250 -34.21% 3
West Sussex +1 1 £415 +44.34% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 142 (67.62%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.33%) Scrum
3 72 (34.29%) Java
4 59 (28.10%) Confluence
5 54 (25.71%) Jenkins
6 48 (22.86%) Web Services
6 48 (22.86%) XML
6 48 (22.86%) Subversion
7 43 (20.48%) Selenium
8 42 (20.00%) jQuery
8 42 (20.00%) Apache
8 42 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 40 (19.05%) HTML
10 39 (18.57%) Spring
11 38 (18.10%) JUnit
12 37 (17.62%) CSS
12 37 (17.62%) Eclipse
13 35 (16.67%) J2EE
14 33 (15.71%) Maven
15 32 (15.24%) SQL
15 32 (15.24%) Cucumber
16 31 (14.76%) JavaScript
17 30 (14.29%) Puppet
17 30 (14.29%) User Stories
17 30 (14.29%) Open Source
18 29 (13.81%) MySQL
18 29 (13.81%) Tomcat
19 27 (12.86%) MVC
19 27 (12.86%) Unit Testing
20 26 (12.38%) RESTful

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (28.10%) Confluence
2 42 (20.00%) Apache
3 29 (13.81%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.19%) Apache Solr
5 9 (4.29%) CMS
6 6 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.90%) Drupal
7 4 (1.90%) Liferay
7 4 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.43%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.95%) Mule
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.48%) IIS
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.38%) MS Office
4 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.95%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) SAP ERP
2 5 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.90%) Magento
4 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.14%) SaaS
3 5 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.90%) GitHub
5 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (1.90%) PBX
2 4 (1.90%) VoIP
2 4 (1.90%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) AMQP
3 2 (0.95%) DAB
3 2 (0.95%) Intranet
3 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
4 1 (0.48%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.48%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.81%) MySQL
2 24 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.81%) Apache Accumulo
3 8 (3.81%) Big Data
3 8 (3.81%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.81%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.33%) SAP BW
4 7 (3.33%) SAP BI
5 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) DB2
6 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 54 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 48 (22.86%) Subversion
3 43 (20.48%) Selenium
4 38 (18.10%) JUnit
5 37 (17.62%) Eclipse
6 33 (15.71%) Maven
7 32 (15.24%) Cucumber
8 24 (11.43%) Git (software)
9 22 (10.48%) FitNesse
10 16 (7.62%) JMeter
11 11 (5.24%) Mercurial
12 10 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.81%) WebDriver
15 7 (3.33%) RSpec
15 7 (3.33%) Hudson
15 7 (3.33%) Zephyr
16 6 (2.86%) Bugzilla
16 6 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (11.43%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Marketing
3 12 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.29%) Retail
5 6 (2.86%) Electronics
6 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.38%) French Language
7 2 (0.95%) Billing
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (30.00%) Developer
2 59 (28.10%) Analyst
3 25 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 23 (10.95%) Architect
5 20 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.57%) Tester
6 18 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (8.10%) Hybris Developer
8 15 (7.14%) Requirements Analyst
9 12 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.81%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (2.86%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.38%) Test Manager
14 5 (2.38%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.86%) Web Services
1 48 (22.86%) XML
2 42 (20.00%) jQuery
3 40 (19.05%) HTML
4 39 (18.57%) Spring
5 37 (17.62%) CSS
6 35 (16.67%) J2EE
7 26 (12.38%) RESTful
8 25 (11.90%) Ajax
8 25 (11.90%) XSD
9 23 (10.95%) JSP
10 19 (9.05%) SOAP
11 17 (8.10%) Spring MVC
12 15 (7.14%) REST
13 14 (6.67%) .NET
14 12 (5.71%) PostGIS
15 9 (4.29%) XHTML
16 8 (3.81%) Kafka
16 8 (3.81%) HTML5
16 8 (3.81%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Open Source
2 9 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.81%) User Experience
4 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.38%) DTV
6 4 (1.90%) Wiki
6 4 (1.90%) GIS
7 3 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.43%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.95%) Social Media
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Handset
9 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.48%) Telematics
9 1 (0.48%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.95%) UNIX
2 18 (8.57%) Linux
3 10 (4.76%) Android
4 5 (2.38%) CentOS
4 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.90%) Solaris
6 3 (1.43%) Windows
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) Debian
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (67.62%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.33%) Scrum
3 42 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 30 (14.29%) User Stories
5 27 (12.86%) MVC
5 27 (12.86%) Unit Testing
6 25 (11.90%) B2C
7 24 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.95%) BDD
9 22 (10.48%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 20 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (8.57%) TDD
13 16 (7.62%) Regression Testing
13 16 (7.62%) UML
14 15 (7.14%) OO
14 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.14%) Kanban
15 14 (6.67%) Test Scripting
16 13 (6.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (34.29%) Java
2 32 (15.24%) SQL
3 31 (14.76%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.57%) C#
5 11 (5.24%) PHP
6 9 (4.29%) Python
6 9 (4.29%) C
7 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.81%) C++
8 7 (3.33%) Perl
9 5 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.38%) Scala
9 5 (2.38%) Groovy
10 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.43%) Ruby
12 2 (0.95%) PHP5
12 2 (0.95%) Korn
12 2 (0.95%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.71%) Security Cleared
1 12 (5.71%) ISEB
2 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.33%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.43%) HND
5 3 (1.43%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.90%) vCloud
3 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.48%) NFS
4 1 (0.48%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (14.29%) Puppet
2 12 (5.71%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.90%) WebInspect
5 3 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) YUM
Vendors
1 21 (10.00%) hybris
2 15 (7.14%) VMware
3 13 (6.19%) SAP
4 11 (5.24%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle
6 8 (3.81%) HP
7 6 (2.86%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.90%) Demandware
9 4 (1.90%) Zend
9 4 (1.90%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.90%) Open Text
9 4 (1.90%) ATG
10 3 (1.43%) JBoss
10 3 (1.43%) Telerik
10 3 (1.43%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (0.95%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.95%) Splunk
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