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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 157 173 213
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +40
Contract jobs citing JIRA 98 75 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 6.98% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 11
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£375 £320 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £133 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.23% -8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -17.83%
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
1087 1074 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.01% 11.96% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 592 501
Average daily rate £363 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £38.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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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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 +4 27 £375 +8.30% 9
Surrey +18 18 £313 +5.93% 9
Oxfordshire -6 17 £438 +82.29% 4
Berkshire -3 12 £400 +6.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £325 +25.00% 3
East Sussex - 8 £350 - 2
Kent +3 4 £300 -29.41% 1
Middlesex +3 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 166 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.74%) Scrum
3 52 (21.40%) Confluence
4 49 (20.16%) Java
5 41 (16.87%) Finance
6 39 (16.05%) Selenium
7 38 (15.64%) Linux
8 36 (14.81%) Puppet
9 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
10 34 (13.99%) Web Services
10 34 (13.99%) Oracle
11 33 (13.58%) C#
11 33 (13.58%) Test Scripting
12 32 (13.17%) Jenkins
12 32 (13.17%) .NET
13 29 (11.93%) Red Hat
13 29 (11.93%) User Stories
14 27 (11.11%) Git (software)
15 25 (10.29%) SQL
15 25 (10.29%) Subversion
15 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
16 23 (9.47%) Ruby
16 23 (9.47%) QA
17 22 (9.05%) Configuration Management
18 21 (8.64%) JUnit
18 21 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (8.64%) DevOps
18 21 (8.64%) Cucumber
19 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (21.40%) Confluence
2 6 (2.47%) CMS
3 5 (2.06%) Node.js
3 5 (2.06%) IIS
3 5 (2.06%) Apache
3 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.65%) Drupal
4 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.82%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.82%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.41%) WildFly
7 1 (0.41%) nginx
7 1 (0.41%) Liferay
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.70%) MS Project
3 8 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.29%) MS Office
4 6 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.23%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.65%) PaaS
4 4 (1.65%) IaaS
4 4 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Force.com
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.17%) Network Security
2 9 (3.70%) Internet
3 7 (2.88%) VPN
3 7 (2.88%) Firewall
4 6 (2.47%) LAN
4 6 (2.47%) WAN
5 5 (2.06%) LDAP
5 5 (2.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.65%) DHCP
6 4 (1.65%) DNS
6 4 (1.65%) HTTP
6 4 (1.65%) AMQP
7 2 (0.82%) IPsec
7 2 (0.82%) IPv6
7 2 (0.82%) OSPF
7 2 (0.82%) BGP
7 2 (0.82%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.82%) LTE
8 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.35%) NoSQL
2 13 (5.35%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.06%) Big Data
4 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.65%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.65%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.65%) DTS
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.23%) MySQL
6 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) Essbase
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 39 (16.05%) Selenium
2 32 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 25 (10.29%) Subversion
5 21 (8.64%) JUnit
5 21 (8.64%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (7.82%) Maven
7 15 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.35%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.94%) JMeter
10 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.12%) ClearCase
11 9 (3.70%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.70%) Ant
11 9 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.70%) IntelliJ
12 8 (3.29%) Xcode
12 8 (3.29%) RSpec
12 8 (3.29%) Appium
General
1 41 (16.87%) Finance
2 11 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.88%) Banking
3 7 (2.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.47%) Billing
5 5 (2.06%) Marketing
6 4 (1.65%) Publishing
6 4 (1.65%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.23%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Automotive
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 59 (24.28%) Analyst
2 33 (13.58%) Tester
3 31 (12.76%) Developer
4 26 (10.70%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.88%) Test Analyst
6 17 (7.00%) Test Leader
6 17 (7.00%) Automation Tester
7 15 (6.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.17%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.76%) ScrumMaster
9 13 (5.35%) Architect
10 10 (4.12%) Requirements Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 7 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.88%) Consultant
12 7 (2.88%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.47%) Agile Coach
13 6 (2.47%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.99%) Web Services
2 32 (13.17%) .NET
3 20 (8.23%) HTML
4 19 (7.82%) XML
5 13 (5.35%) ASP.NET
6 11 (4.53%) J2EE
7 9 (3.70%) jQuery
7 9 (3.70%) CSS
7 9 (3.70%) SOAP
8 8 (3.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.47%) Spring
9 6 (2.47%) Ajax
9 6 (2.47%) WCF
9 6 (2.47%) Gherkin
9 6 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.06%) REST
10 5 (2.06%) Entity Framework
10 5 (2.06%) RESTful
10 5 (2.06%) WPF
10 5 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.88%) User Experience
3 7 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.06%) Robotics
6 4 (1.65%) PMI
6 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.65%) Wiki
7 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.23%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.23%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.23%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.82%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.64%) Linux
2 20 (8.23%) Windows
3 18 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 13 (5.35%) Android
5 13 (5.35%) UNIX
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.65%) SUSE
8 4 (1.65%) CentOS
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.82%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.82%) HPUX
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.41%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.41%) Debian
11 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (68.31%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.74%) Scrum
3 33 (13.58%) Test Scripting
4 29 (11.93%) User Stories
5 25 (10.29%) Test Automation
6 22 (9.05%) Configuration Management
7 21 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (8.64%) DevOps
8 20 (8.23%) Integration Testing
9 19 (7.82%) Migration
9 19 (7.82%) Open Source
10 18 (7.41%) Kanban
10 18 (7.41%) TDD
11 17 (7.00%) Test Management
12 16 (6.58%) BDD
12 16 (6.58%) Test Strategy
12 16 (6.58%) SDLC
13 15 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (5.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.16%) Java
2 33 (13.58%) C#
3 25 (10.29%) SQL
4 23 (9.47%) Ruby
5 19 (7.82%) Python
6 13 (5.35%) C
6 13 (5.35%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.12%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.29%) VBScript
8 8 (3.29%) Perl
8 8 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.88%) C++
10 6 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.06%) VB
12 4 (1.65%) VB6
12 4 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.65%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.65%) VBA
13 3 (1.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.94%) ISEB
3 9 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.29%) Degree
5 5 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.65%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.65%) MCAD
6 4 (1.65%) MCSD
7 2 (0.82%) ACCA
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.47%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) NFS
2 4 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Samba
4 2 (0.82%) Firmware
4 2 (0.82%) Postfix
4 2 (0.82%) XenServer
4 2 (0.82%) iptables
5 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 36 (14.81%) Puppet
2 18 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.53%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.23%) Salt
5 3 (1.23%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.41%) Kibana
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.41%) logstash
6 1 (0.41%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.99%) Oracle
3 29 (11.93%) Red Hat
4 17 (7.00%) HP
5 15 (6.17%) Atlassian
6 11 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.29%) Adobe
8 7 (2.88%) SAP
9 6 (2.47%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.65%) VMware
10 4 (1.65%) NetApp
10 4 (1.65%) Sun
10 4 (1.65%) IBM
11 3 (1.23%) Tableau
12 2 (0.82%) Citrix
12 2 (0.82%) hybris
13 1 (0.41%) Marketo
13 1 (0.41%) ExactTarget
13 1 (0.41%) Conga
13 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
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