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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 109 129 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +53
Contract jobs citing JIRA 160 130 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 1.37% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.03% 10.90% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 77 37
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +23.07%
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 64 £350 -9.96% 16
Surrey +18 28 £413 -15.42% 11
West Sussex +28 24 £375 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -22 17 £300 -14.28% 8
Oxfordshire +7 11 £394 -17.10% 11
Middlesex +3 6 £425 +51.24%
Kent -4 5 £280 - 4
East Sussex +7 2 £356 -5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 200 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (29.47%) Jenkins
3 89 (27.90%) Linux
4 87 (27.27%) Java
5 78 (24.45%) Git (software)
6 76 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (23.51%) Scrum
8 73 (22.88%) SQL
9 72 (22.57%) Subversion
10 66 (20.69%) Oracle
11 65 (20.38%) JavaScript
12 63 (19.75%) Confluence
13 57 (17.87%) Maven
14 56 (17.55%) Spring
15 52 (16.30%) Python
15 52 (16.30%) Cucumber
16 51 (15.99%) HTML
17 48 (15.05%) Hibernate
18 46 (14.42%) Configuration Management
18 46 (14.42%) Selenium
19 44 (13.79%) Ruby
19 44 (13.79%) Ant
20 43 (13.48%) CSS
20 43 (13.48%) XML
21 40 (12.54%) DevOps
22 39 (12.23%) Functional Testing
23 38 (11.91%) Finance
24 37 (11.60%) Software Testing
25 34 (10.66%) Project Management
25 34 (10.66%) Puppet

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 63 (19.75%) Confluence
2 31 (9.72%) JBoss
3 24 (7.52%) Tomcat
4 23 (7.21%) OpenStack
5 20 (6.27%) Apache
6 15 (4.70%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.76%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.82%) CMS
8 9 (2.82%) Magnolia
8 9 (2.82%) Node.js
9 8 (2.51%) AquaLogic
9 8 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.57%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.57%) nginx
10 5 (1.57%) TPMS
11 4 (1.25%) Documentum
11 4 (1.25%) Drupal
11 4 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.08%) MS Office
3 11 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.63%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.57%) GitHub
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) Heroku
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.08%) LDAP
2 10 (3.13%) SSH
3 7 (2.19%) DNS
3 7 (2.19%) Firewall
3 7 (2.19%) HTTP
3 7 (2.19%) ZigBee
4 5 (1.57%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) VLAN
5 4 (1.25%) H.323
6 3 (0.94%) Network Security
6 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) AMQP
7 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.63%) FTP
7 2 (0.63%) NAS
7 2 (0.63%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (7.84%) MySQL
3 18 (5.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.02%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.25%) DB2
9 4 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.94%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.94%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 94 (29.47%) Jenkins
2 78 (24.45%) Git (software)
3 72 (22.57%) Subversion
4 57 (17.87%) Maven
5 52 (16.30%) Cucumber
6 46 (14.42%) Selenium
7 44 (13.79%) Ant
8 33 (10.34%) JUnit
9 29 (9.09%) Hudson
10 27 (8.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (6.90%) Gradle
11 22 (6.90%) SoapUI
12 17 (5.33%) Artifactory
13 13 (4.08%) Checkstyle
13 13 (4.08%) FindBugs
14 12 (3.76%) Bugzilla
14 12 (3.76%) JIRA Agile
15 11 (3.45%) HP UFT
15 11 (3.45%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 38 (11.91%) Finance
2 31 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.39%) Marketing
4 12 (3.76%) Electronics
4 12 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (0.94%) Banking
6 3 (0.94%) Billing
6 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.63%) Avionics
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 115 (36.05%) Developer
2 64 (20.06%) Analyst
3 48 (15.05%) Java Developer
4 29 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 26 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 20 (6.27%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.64%) Web Developer
9 17 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (4.70%) HTML CSS Developer
11 15 (4.70%) HTML Developer
11 15 (4.70%) Test Manager
11 15 (4.70%) Tester
12 13 (4.08%) Agile Developer
12 13 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (3.76%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.82%) CMS Developer
14 9 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.55%) Spring
2 51 (15.99%) HTML
3 48 (15.05%) Hibernate
4 43 (13.48%) CSS
4 43 (13.48%) XML
5 30 (9.40%) jQuery
6 27 (8.46%) Java EE
7 23 (7.21%) SOAP
8 21 (6.58%) JSF
9 20 (6.27%) JMS
9 20 (6.27%) REST
10 19 (5.96%) AngularJS
10 19 (5.96%) Web Services
11 17 (5.33%) ActiveMQ
11 17 (5.33%) J2EE
12 16 (5.02%) HTML5
12 16 (5.02%) JPA
12 16 (5.02%) Spring MVC
13 14 (4.39%) Backbone.js
13 14 (4.39%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.33%) Smart Meter
3 15 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.45%) User Experience
5 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.57%) PMI
7 3 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.63%) FMCG
8 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.31%) Derivative
9 1 (0.31%) IPTV
9 1 (0.31%) IVR
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) STB
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.90%) Linux
2 21 (6.58%) Unix
3 18 (5.64%) VMS
4 14 (4.39%) Ubuntu
5 13 (4.08%) Windows
6 11 (3.45%) Android
7 8 (2.51%) AIX
7 8 (2.51%) Solaris
8 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.94%) CentOS
11 3 (0.94%) Debian
12 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.31%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.31%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.82%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (23.51%) Scrum
4 46 (14.42%) Configuration Management
5 40 (12.54%) DevOps
6 39 (12.23%) Functional Testing
7 37 (11.60%) Software Testing
8 34 (10.66%) Project Management
9 33 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 32 (10.03%) UML
11 30 (9.40%) MVC
12 27 (8.46%) Service Management
13 26 (8.15%) Automated Testing
13 26 (8.15%) Software Engineering
13 26 (8.15%) Test Automation
14 25 (7.84%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.52%) BDD
15 24 (7.52%) SDLC
16 23 (7.21%) Software Deployment
16 23 (7.21%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (27.27%) Java
2 73 (22.88%) SQL
3 65 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.30%) Python
5 44 (13.79%) Ruby
6 24 (7.52%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.02%) C#
8 15 (4.70%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.08%) PHP
10 10 (3.13%) C++
10 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.51%) C
12 7 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.25%) Erlang
13 4 (1.25%) Groovy
13 4 (1.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
14 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.58%) ISTQB
2 14 (4.39%) ISEB
2 14 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.08%) Degree
4 11 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.13%) PMP
6 9 (2.82%) MCSE
6 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.19%) APMP
8 6 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.63%) OCA
11 2 (0.63%) OCP
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.31%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.96%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) FedRAMP
2 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (8.78%) Docker
2 20 (6.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) vCloud
4 2 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.31%) iptables
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) LXC
5 1 (0.31%) Snort
5 1 (0.31%) Squid
5 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (10.66%) Puppet
2 33 (10.34%) Ansible
3 30 (9.40%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (5.64%) SCCM
4 18 (5.64%) SCOM
5 10 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (2.82%) Capistrano
7 4 (1.25%) Nagios
8 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.31%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.31%) Nessus
9 1 (0.31%) Netcool
9 1 (0.31%) OpenView
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.31%) systemd
Vendors
1 66 (20.69%) Oracle
2 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.15%) Splunk
4 18 (5.64%) SAP
5 17 (5.33%) Dell
6 15 (4.70%) HP
7 10 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.82%) Adobe
8 9 (2.82%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.88%) Remedy
10 5 (1.57%) VMware
11 4 (1.25%) BEA
11 4 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.25%) Twitter
12 3 (0.94%) Rally
12 3 (0.94%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.63%) Pega
13 2 (0.63%) Talend
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Highly Attractive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago