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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 87 156 165
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 217 118 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 1.23% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 9.66% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 52
Median daily rate £403 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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
1374 1222 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.49% 12.78% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 753 537
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +38 55 £450 +35.84% 14
West Sussex +27 37 £395 +58.00% 2
Hampshire +1 34 £363 -1.36% 20
Berkshire -7 24 £400 - 10
Oxfordshire +4 22 £450 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 16 £400 +23.07% 7
Kent +20 15 £425 +70.00% 1
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
East Sussex +10 5 £350 -1.40% 10
Sussex - 3 - -
Middlesex -3 1 £550 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 274 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (41.36%) Java
3 156 (37.96%) Confluence
4 149 (36.25%) Jenkins
5 133 (32.36%) Scrum
6 127 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (28.47%) Git (software)
8 116 (28.22%) JUnit
9 115 (27.98%) Spring
10 101 (24.57%) Subversion
11 100 (24.33%) Linux
12 91 (22.14%) SQL
13 90 (21.90%) REST
14 78 (18.98%) Automated Testing
15 73 (17.76%) Finance
16 71 (17.27%) C#
17 70 (17.03%) Open Source
18 69 (16.79%) Python
19 68 (16.55%) HTML
19 68 (16.55%) Selenium
20 67 (16.30%) Ruby
21 66 (16.06%) Configuration Management
22 65 (15.82%) XML
23 64 (15.57%) Ajax
23 64 (15.57%) JSON
24 62 (15.09%) QA
24 62 (15.09%) CSS
25 61 (14.84%) Web Services
25 61 (14.84%) Maven
26 60 (14.60%) HTTP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 156 (37.96%) Confluence
2 36 (8.76%) JBoss
3 33 (8.03%) Tomcat
4 25 (6.08%) Apache
5 16 (3.89%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.41%) IIS
7 13 (3.16%) OpenStack
8 11 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.49%) CMS
13 2 (0.49%) nginx
14 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.24%) Documentum
14 1 (0.24%) Sonic ESB
14 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.87%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.65%) MS Office
4 11 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.92%) Sonata
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.97%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.73%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.70%) Bluemix
5 5 (1.22%) SaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.73%) PaaS
6 3 (0.73%) Trello
7 2 (0.49%) Force.com
7 2 (0.49%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.60%) HTTP
2 13 (3.16%) VLAN
3 9 (2.19%) ZigBee
4 8 (1.95%) Firewall
5 6 (1.46%) SSH
6 4 (0.97%) LDAP
6 4 (0.97%) SNMP
7 3 (0.73%) DHCP
7 3 (0.73%) DNS
7 3 (0.73%) Network Security
7 3 (0.73%) VPN
8 2 (0.49%) BGP
8 2 (0.49%) Broadband
8 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.49%) LAN
8 2 (0.49%) LTE
8 2 (0.49%) SAN
8 2 (0.49%) SSL
8 2 (0.49%) WAN
9 1 (0.24%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (7.54%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.65%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.41%) MySQL
6 8 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.70%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.97%) VoltDB
10 3 (0.73%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.49%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 149 (36.25%) Jenkins
2 117 (28.47%) Git (software)
3 116 (28.22%) JUnit
4 101 (24.57%) Subversion
5 68 (16.55%) Selenium
6 61 (14.84%) Maven
7 57 (13.87%) Cucumber
8 34 (8.27%) Gradle
8 34 (8.27%) SoapUI
9 33 (8.03%) Ant
10 29 (7.06%) Hudson
11 28 (6.81%) Artifactory
11 28 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (6.57%) Talend Open Studio
13 21 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (4.87%) JMeter
14 20 (4.87%) WebDriver
15 18 (4.38%) HP UFT
16 17 (4.14%) Checkstyle
16 17 (4.14%) FindBugs
General
1 73 (17.76%) Finance
2 29 (7.06%) Retail
3 24 (5.84%) Banking
4 22 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.16%) Publishing
6 5 (1.22%) Marketing
7 3 (0.73%) Back Office
7 3 (0.73%) Electronics
7 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Avionics
8 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 135 (32.85%) Developer
2 114 (27.74%) Analyst
3 82 (19.95%) Java Developer
4 54 (13.14%) Test Analyst
5 37 (9.00%) Scala Developer
6 34 (8.27%) Business Analyst
7 33 (8.03%) Tester
8 27 (6.57%) Test Engineer
9 21 (5.11%) Java Scala Developer
10 20 (4.87%) Automation Tester
11 17 (4.14%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (4.14%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.65%) QA Analyst
12 15 (3.65%) QA Engineer
12 15 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.41%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.16%) PMO Analyst
14 13 (3.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (27.98%) Spring
2 90 (21.90%) REST
3 68 (16.55%) HTML
4 65 (15.82%) XML
5 64 (15.57%) Ajax
5 64 (15.57%) JSON
6 62 (15.09%) CSS
7 61 (14.84%) Web Services
8 56 (13.63%) RESTful
9 53 (12.90%) HTML5
9 53 (12.90%) Play Framework
10 52 (12.65%) CSS3
11 51 (12.41%) Django
11 51 (12.41%) Guice
11 51 (12.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 43 (10.46%) Hibernate
13 40 (9.73%) Spring MVC
14 34 (8.27%) SOAP
15 30 (7.30%) Apache Camel
16 28 (6.81%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.52%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.81%) Smart Meter
3 27 (6.57%) User Experience
4 16 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.19%) Equities
8 8 (1.95%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.97%) Clustering
10 4 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.97%) iPad
10 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.97%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.97%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.73%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.49%) IVR
12 2 (0.49%) NHS
12 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (24.33%) Linux
2 33 (8.03%) Unix
3 25 (6.08%) Windows
4 8 (1.95%) Android
4 8 (1.95%) VMS
5 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) SmartOS
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (32.36%) Scrum
3 127 (30.90%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (18.98%) Automated Testing
5 70 (17.03%) Open Source
6 66 (16.06%) Configuration Management
7 59 (14.36%) Waterfall
8 54 (13.14%) OWASP
9 48 (11.68%) Functional Testing
10 47 (11.44%) DevOps
10 47 (11.44%) MVC
11 44 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 43 (10.46%) Test Scripting
13 42 (10.22%) Web Design
14 40 (9.73%) User Stories
15 39 (9.49%) Software Testing
15 39 (9.49%) TDD
16 38 (9.25%) Project Management
17 37 (9.00%) Kanban
17 37 (9.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (41.36%) Java
2 91 (22.14%) SQL
3 71 (17.27%) C#
4 69 (16.79%) Python
5 67 (16.30%) Ruby
6 57 (13.87%) Scala
7 23 (5.60%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.87%) Groovy
9 11 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.95%) Perl
10 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.70%) AspectJ
12 6 (1.46%) C
12 6 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.22%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.97%) C++
14 4 (0.97%) PHP
15 3 (0.73%) ABAP
15 3 (0.73%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 57 (13.87%) ISTQB
2 54 (13.14%) ISEB
3 30 (7.30%) Security Cleared
4 27 (6.57%) Degree
5 26 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (5.35%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.97%) MCSE
9 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.24%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.09%) QA
2 11 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.49%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) Docker
2 7 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.97%) vSphere
5 3 (0.73%) vCloud
5 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) iptables
6 1 (0.24%) KVM
6 1 (0.24%) LXC
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Snort
6 1 (0.24%) Squid
6 1 (0.24%) Varnish
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (7.06%) Puppet
2 27 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (3.16%) Ansible
4 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.70%) SCCM
5 7 (1.70%) SCOM
6 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.97%) Ambari
8 3 (0.73%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.49%) logstash
10 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.24%) Nagios
10 1 (0.24%) Nessus
10 1 (0.24%) OpenView
10 1 (0.24%) rkt
10 1 (0.24%) Scalr
10 1 (0.24%) systemd
Vendors
1 58 (14.11%) Oracle
2 51 (12.41%) Google
3 45 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.57%) Talend
5 25 (6.08%) Atlassian
6 16 (3.89%) HP
6 16 (3.89%) Splunk
7 15 (3.65%) Rally
8 13 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.19%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.19%) Reuters
10 8 (1.95%) IBM
10 8 (1.95%) VMware
11 7 (1.70%) Dell
12 6 (1.46%) SAP
13 4 (0.97%) Adobe
13 4 (0.97%) F5
13 4 (0.97%) Temenos
13 4 (0.97%) Thunderhead
14 3 (0.73%) LANDesk
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £450.0 - £550.0 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago