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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 62 108 148
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +40
Contract jobs citing JIRA 230 168 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.97% 1.79% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.14% 12.57% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 99 84
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.80 £40.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
1142 1337 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.74% 14.22% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 800 691
Median daily rate £415 £380 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 31
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Hampshire +2 44 £363 +3.57% 12
Berkshire +30 43 £425 +41.66% 5
Oxfordshire +27 39 £475 +26.66% 11
West Sussex +18 38 £394 -16.00% 5
Surrey +15 21 £493 +9.44% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £339 -3.21% 1
Kent +3 7 £400 +45.45%
East Sussex +3 6 £325 -4.41% 1
Sussex - 5 £350 -
Middlesex -4 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 314 (68.56%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (34.72%) Scrum
3 157 (34.28%) Java
4 141 (30.79%) Jenkins
5 137 (29.91%) Confluence
6 124 (27.07%) Git (software)
7 107 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (22.05%) Selenium
9 99 (21.62%) SQL
10 80 (17.47%) TDD
11 78 (17.03%) QA
12 71 (15.50%) DevOps
13 68 (14.85%) Oracle
13 68 (14.85%) Finance
14 67 (14.63%) XML
15 66 (14.41%) User Stories
16 64 (13.97%) Cucumber
16 64 (13.97%) Web Services
17 62 (13.54%) JavaScript
17 62 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (13.32%) Spring
19 58 (12.66%) Security Cleared
19 58 (12.66%) Waterfall
20 57 (12.45%) Linux
21 56 (12.23%) Automated Testing
21 56 (12.23%) BDD
22 55 (12.01%) Continuous Improvement
22 55 (12.01%) JUnit
23 54 (11.79%) Kanban
24 52 (11.35%) PostgreSQL

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
1 137 (29.91%) Confluence
2 33 (7.21%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.33%) JBoss
4 25 (5.46%) Apache
5 23 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (4.59%) SharePoint
7 15 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.31%) IIS
10 6 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.09%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.09%) Liferay
12 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.66%) CMS
14 2 (0.44%) nginx
14 2 (0.44%) SAP Portal
15 1 (0.22%) Apache Qpid
15 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 17 (3.71%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.75%) MS Office
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.80%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (2.62%) Sonata
3 5 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.87%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
6 8 (1.75%) GitHub
7 5 (1.09%) IaaS
8 4 (0.87%) PaaS
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.22%) Force.com
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.49%) HTTP
2 9 (1.97%) Firewall
3 8 (1.75%) Intranet
4 7 (1.53%) LAN
4 7 (1.53%) SSH
4 7 (1.53%) VLAN
5 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.09%) DNS
6 5 (1.09%) LDAP
6 5 (1.09%) VPN
7 4 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.87%) SNMP
7 4 (0.87%) SSL
8 3 (0.66%) AMQP
8 3 (0.66%) DHCP
8 3 (0.66%) Internet
9 2 (0.44%) FlexRay
9 2 (0.44%) MPLS
9 2 (0.44%) WAN
9 2 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.35%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (6.77%) Oracle Database
2 31 (6.77%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.46%) Hadoop
4 22 (4.80%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.59%) MySQL
6 13 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 12 (2.62%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.97%) Snowflake Schema
9 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.53%) Big Data
10 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.31%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.31%) OLAP
11 6 (1.31%) OLTP
11 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 141 (30.79%) Jenkins
2 124 (27.07%) Git (software)
3 101 (22.05%) Selenium
4 64 (13.97%) Cucumber
5 55 (12.01%) JUnit
6 48 (10.48%) Subversion
7 41 (8.95%) SoapUI
8 39 (8.52%) Maven
9 33 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 33 (7.21%) Talend Open Studio
10 30 (6.55%) WebDriver
11 29 (6.33%) Gradle
12 28 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (3.28%) Ant
13 15 (3.28%) Eclipse
13 15 (3.28%) Gatling
14 14 (3.06%) Artifactory
14 14 (3.06%) Hudson
15 12 (2.62%) FindBugs
15 12 (2.62%) Rational DOORS
General
1 68 (14.85%) Finance
2 27 (5.90%) Publishing
3 22 (4.80%) Retail
4 12 (2.62%) Banking
4 12 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.53%) Automotive
6 4 (0.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.66%) Billing
7 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) French Language
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (28.17%) Analyst
2 114 (24.89%) Developer
3 63 (13.76%) Test Analyst
4 61 (13.32%) Java Developer
5 53 (11.57%) Tester
6 39 (8.52%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.33%) Architect
8 28 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 26 (5.68%) Scrum Master
10 23 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
11 20 (4.37%) ETL Developer
12 19 (4.15%) Automation Tester
12 19 (4.15%) AWS Architect
12 19 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
13 18 (3.93%) PMO Analyst
13 18 (3.93%) Test Engineer
14 14 (3.06%) QA Tester
15 13 (2.84%) QA Analyst
15 13 (2.84%) Senior Developer
16 12 (2.62%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.63%) XML
2 64 (13.97%) Web Services
3 61 (13.32%) Spring
4 44 (9.61%) HTML
4 44 (9.61%) RESTful
5 43 (9.39%) REST
6 37 (8.08%) SOAP
7 34 (7.42%) ActiveMQ
8 31 (6.77%) CSS
9 28 (6.11%) Hibernate
10 24 (5.24%) HTML5
11 23 (5.02%) JSON
12 21 (4.59%) CSS3
13 19 (4.15%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.15%) J2EE
14 17 (3.71%) Node.js
15 16 (3.49%) Apache Camel
15 16 (3.49%) Gherkin
16 15 (3.28%) Java EE
17 14 (3.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.24%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.59%) Smart Meter
3 14 (3.06%) User Experience
4 13 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.18%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.97%) Equities
7 8 (1.75%) Informatics
8 7 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.09%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.09%) Replication
11 4 (0.87%) Clustering
12 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.45%) Linux
2 43 (9.39%) Unix
3 27 (5.90%) Windows
4 15 (3.28%) Android
5 13 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.31%) CentOS
9 5 (1.09%) Solaris
9 5 (1.09%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (68.56%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (34.72%) Scrum
3 107 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
4 80 (17.47%) TDD
5 71 (15.50%) DevOps
6 66 (14.41%) User Stories
7 58 (12.66%) Waterfall
8 56 (12.23%) Automated Testing
8 56 (12.23%) BDD
9 55 (12.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 54 (11.79%) Kanban
11 51 (11.14%) Performance Testing
12 49 (10.70%) Open Source
13 47 (10.26%) Defect Management
14 46 (10.04%) SDLC
15 44 (9.61%) Configuration Management
16 43 (9.39%) E-Commerce
17 42 (9.17%) Test Scripting
18 41 (8.95%) ITIL
18 41 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (34.28%) Java
2 99 (21.62%) SQL
3 62 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.55%) C#
4 30 (6.55%) Scala
5 28 (6.11%) Groovy
6 23 (5.02%) Python
7 18 (3.93%) Ruby
8 13 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.40%) PHP
10 9 (1.97%) C++
10 9 (1.97%) Perl
11 6 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.87%) ABAP
13 4 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.66%) C
15 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 58 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.73%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.77%) ISTQB
4 25 (5.46%) Degree
5 24 (5.24%) ISEB
6 18 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.09%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (17.03%) QA
2 11 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.66%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) NFS
3 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) iptables
4 1 (0.22%) Postfix
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (10.70%) Puppet
2 24 (5.24%) ZABBIX
3 23 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (4.37%) Ambari
5 13 (2.84%) Ansible
6 8 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.53%) Terraform
8 4 (0.87%) Consul
8 4 (0.87%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
10 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.22%) logstash
10 1 (0.22%) Packer
10 1 (0.22%) Rsyslog
10 1 (0.22%) SCCM
10 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 68 (14.85%) Oracle
2 33 (7.21%) Atlassian
2 33 (7.21%) Talend
3 30 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 17 (3.71%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (1.97%) Google
6 8 (1.75%) SAP
6 8 (1.75%) VMware
7 7 (1.53%) Adobe
8 6 (1.31%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.31%) Splunk
9 5 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
9 5 (1.09%) Telerik
10 4 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.87%) PagerDuty
10 4 (0.87%) Thunderhead
11 3 (0.66%) HP
11 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.66%) Tableau
Oxfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago