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 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 124 198 177
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -21
Contract jobs citing JIRA 147 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.50% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.02% 4.26% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 33 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £180.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-77.77% +958.82%
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
1223 986 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.47% 11.05% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 566 450
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
Berkshire +42 49 £338 +42.10% 6
Hampshire +23 45 £375 +7.14% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £363 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 11 £375 -16.66% 6
Surrey -7 6 £315 -3.07% 6
West Sussex - 5 - - 1
East Sussex -3 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Home Counties +6 2 £431 +72.50%
Kent - 1 £300 - 3
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 170 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Scrum
3 72 (26.28%) Java
4 59 (21.53%) Confluence
5 49 (17.88%) Jenkins
6 48 (17.52%) Selenium
7 47 (17.15%) Oracle
8 42 (15.33%) Microsoft
9 40 (14.60%) Web Services
10 38 (13.87%) Puppet
11 37 (13.50%) Test Scripting
11 37 (13.50%) Linux
12 35 (12.77%) HTML
12 35 (12.77%) User Stories
13 33 (12.04%) Cucumber
13 33 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (12.04%) Git (software)
13 33 (12.04%) Finance
14 32 (11.68%) Maven
15 31 (11.31%) .NET
15 31 (11.31%) Test Automation
15 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (10.95%) JUnit
17 29 (10.58%) SQL
18 28 (10.22%) Subversion
19 27 (9.85%) JavaScript
19 27 (9.85%) C#
19 27 (9.85%) BDD
20 26 (9.49%) Open Source
20 26 (9.49%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (21.53%) Confluence
2 20 (7.30%) Apache
3 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.65%) CMS
5 9 (3.28%) Drupal
6 8 (2.92%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.82%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.09%) JBoss
9 3 (1.09%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.09%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.73%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.73%) Liferay
10 2 (0.73%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) Documentum
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.11%) MS Office
3 8 (2.92%) MS Project
4 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) SAP ERP
1 4 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.09%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.73%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.36%) Summit
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.19%) SaaS
3 4 (1.46%) Force.com
4 2 (0.73%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.47%) Network Security
2 8 (2.92%) Internet
3 7 (2.55%) HTTP
4 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.19%) LAN
4 6 (2.19%) WAN
5 4 (1.46%) Firewall
6 3 (1.09%) DAB
6 3 (1.09%) VPN
6 3 (1.09%) LDAP
6 3 (1.09%) AMQP
7 2 (0.73%) LTE
7 2 (0.73%) IPsec
7 2 (0.73%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.73%) OSPF
7 2 (0.73%) BGP
7 2 (0.73%) IPv6
8 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.36%) FTP
8 1 (0.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.93%) MySQL
4 18 (6.57%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.01%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.55%) Big Data
8 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.09%) SAP BW
11 3 (1.09%) SAP BI
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 49 (17.88%) Jenkins
2 48 (17.52%) Selenium
3 33 (12.04%) Cucumber
3 33 (12.04%) Git (software)
4 32 (11.68%) Maven
5 30 (10.95%) JUnit
6 28 (10.22%) Subversion
7 24 (8.76%) Eclipse
8 21 (7.66%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (6.57%) SoapUI
11 17 (6.20%) JMeter
12 10 (3.65%) IntelliJ
13 9 (3.28%) ClearCase
13 9 (3.28%) FitNesse
13 9 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (3.28%) RSpec
14 8 (2.92%) Calabash
14 8 (2.92%) Xcode
14 8 (2.92%) Appium
General
1 33 (12.04%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.01%) Retail
3 11 (4.01%) Marketing
4 9 (3.28%) Publishing
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
6 4 (1.46%) Billing
6 4 (1.46%) Electronics
6 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.46%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (28.10%) Analyst
2 41 (14.96%) Developer
3 38 (13.87%) Tester
3 38 (13.87%) Test Analyst
4 26 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 22 (8.03%) Test Manager
6 18 (6.57%) Agile Business Analyst
7 17 (6.20%) Architect
7 17 (6.20%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.11%) ScrumMaster
8 14 (5.11%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.38%) Test Leader
10 10 (3.65%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.92%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 8 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.55%) Development Manager
12 7 (2.55%) Support Analyst
12 7 (2.55%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.60%) Web Services
2 35 (12.77%) HTML
3 31 (11.31%) .NET
4 26 (9.49%) XML
5 24 (8.76%) SOAP
5 24 (8.76%) CSS
6 23 (8.39%) J2EE
7 22 (8.03%) RESTful
8 21 (7.66%) jQuery
9 15 (5.47%) Spring
10 11 (4.01%) Middleware
10 11 (4.01%) JSON
11 10 (3.65%) REST
12 9 (3.28%) Ajax
13 8 (2.92%) Java EE
13 8 (2.92%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.92%) EJB
14 6 (2.19%) Gherkin
14 6 (2.19%) HTML5
14 6 (2.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.49%) Open Source
2 14 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.65%) User Experience
5 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.55%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.82%) Robotics
8 4 (1.46%) Wiki
8 4 (1.46%) DTV
9 3 (1.09%) PMI
9 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.73%) iPad
10 2 (0.73%) FMCG
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.50%) Linux
2 23 (8.39%) UNIX
3 17 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (5.47%) Windows
4 15 (5.47%) Android
5 14 (5.11%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.46%) SUSE
8 4 (1.46%) AIX
9 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.09%) CentOS
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.73%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.73%) HPUX
10 2 (0.73%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Scrum
3 37 (13.50%) Test Scripting
4 35 (12.77%) User Stories
5 33 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (11.31%) Test Automation
6 31 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.85%) BDD
8 25 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 25 (9.12%) Integration Testing
9 23 (8.39%) Kanban
10 22 (8.03%) TDD
10 22 (8.03%) Migration
11 21 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.30%) Test Management
13 19 (6.93%) Test Strategy
13 19 (6.93%) DevOps
14 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.20%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.28%) Java
2 29 (10.58%) SQL
3 27 (9.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (9.85%) C#
4 19 (6.93%) Ruby
5 14 (5.11%) Python
6 12 (4.38%) C
7 11 (4.01%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.01%) PHP
7 11 (4.01%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.28%) Perl
9 8 (2.92%) Groovy
9 8 (2.92%) Scala
10 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.19%) Korn
11 6 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.82%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.82%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.57%) Degree
2 17 (6.20%) ISEB
3 16 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.38%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.65%) VCP4
6 8 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) NFS
2 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.73%) XenServer
3 2 (0.73%) Postfix
3 2 (0.73%) Samba
3 2 (0.73%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (13.87%) Puppet
2 14 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (4.74%) Vagrant
4 8 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.09%) Salt
6 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) logstash
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (17.15%) Oracle
2 42 (15.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.76%) Red Hat
4 17 (6.20%) HP
5 12 (4.38%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.65%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.65%) SAP
7 8 (2.92%) hybris
7 8 (2.92%) VMware
7 8 (2.92%) Adobe
8 4 (1.46%) Marketo
8 4 (1.46%) Appcelerator
8 4 (1.46%) Sun
8 4 (1.46%) NetApp
9 3 (1.09%) Aprimo
9 3 (1.09%) Tableau
9 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.73%) Demandware
10 2 (0.73%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.73%) ATG
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