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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 84 152 140
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 219 135 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.50% 1.38% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.09% 10.71% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 85 70
Median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.19 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +28.20%
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
1361 1261 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.56% 12.85% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 772 580
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £23.94 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £50.00 £50.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +22 62 £381 +11.31% 21
Surrey +39 44 £425 -12.37% 12
Oxfordshire +3 27 £450 +20.00% 3
West Sussex +19 26 £388 +55.00% 1
Berkshire -11 17 £400 - 9
Buckinghamshire +29 15 £410 - 8
Kent +12 10 £415 +50.90% 1
Middlesex +4 5 £550 -
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
East Sussex +6 4 £351 -1.26% 5
Sussex - 3 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 294 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (42.00%) Java
3 157 (36.43%) Jenkins
4 149 (34.57%) Scrum
5 144 (33.41%) Confluence
6 134 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
7 121 (28.07%) Git (software)
8 117 (27.15%) Spring
9 114 (26.45%) JUnit
10 100 (23.20%) Linux
11 97 (22.51%) SQL
12 96 (22.27%) Subversion
13 83 (19.26%) REST
14 79 (18.33%) Automated Testing
15 75 (17.40%) Finance
16 73 (16.94%) Selenium
17 70 (16.24%) Web Services
18 67 (15.55%) Waterfall
19 65 (15.08%) HTML
20 64 (14.85%) QA
21 63 (14.62%) Maven
21 63 (14.62%) XML
21 63 (14.62%) Configuration Management
22 62 (14.39%) C#
23 61 (14.15%) Open Source
24 59 (13.69%) Oracle
25 58 (13.46%) CSS
25 58 (13.46%) User Stories
26 57 (13.23%) Ruby
26 57 (13.23%) JSON

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
1 144 (33.41%) Confluence
2 44 (10.21%) JBoss
3 41 (9.51%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.73%) Apache
5 18 (4.18%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.25%) IIS
7 13 (3.02%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) Documentum
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (4.64%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.78%) MS Office
3 12 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Sonata
2 11 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.93%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.70%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (1.62%) Bluemix
3 7 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.16%) PaaS
5 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (0.93%) SaaS
6 3 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.46%) Force.com
7 2 (0.46%) GitHub
7 2 (0.46%) Heroku
7 2 (0.46%) Trello
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.53%) HTTP
2 13 (3.02%) VLAN
3 10 (2.32%) Firewall
4 7 (1.62%) SSH
5 6 (1.39%) ZigBee
6 5 (1.16%) LAN
6 5 (1.16%) LDAP
7 4 (0.93%) Network Security
7 4 (0.93%) SNMP
7 4 (0.93%) VPN
8 3 (0.70%) DHCP
8 3 (0.70%) DNS
8 3 (0.70%) SSL
8 3 (0.70%) WAN
9 2 (0.46%) BGP
9 2 (0.46%) Broadband
9 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.46%) LTE
9 2 (0.46%) MPLS
9 2 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.53%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.18%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.71%) MySQL
6 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.09%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.93%) QlikView
10 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.93%) VoltDB
11 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.46%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.46%) Power BI
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 157 (36.43%) Jenkins
2 121 (28.07%) Git (software)
3 114 (26.45%) JUnit
4 96 (22.27%) Subversion
5 73 (16.94%) Selenium
6 63 (14.62%) Maven
7 56 (12.99%) Cucumber
8 39 (9.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 38 (8.82%) SoapUI
10 36 (8.35%) Gradle
11 33 (7.66%) Ant
12 30 (6.96%) Artifactory
12 30 (6.96%) Hudson
13 29 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (5.80%) Talend Open Studio
15 22 (5.10%) WebDriver
16 20 (4.64%) Checkstyle
16 20 (4.64%) FindBugs
16 20 (4.64%) JMeter
17 15 (3.48%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (17.40%) Finance
2 26 (6.03%) Retail
3 21 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.64%) Banking
5 11 (2.55%) Publishing
6 4 (0.93%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Automotive
7 3 (0.70%) Back Office
7 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Avionics
8 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (32.25%) Developer
2 122 (28.31%) Analyst
3 93 (21.58%) Java Developer
4 58 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 38 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 35 (8.12%) Tester
7 27 (6.26%) Scala Developer
8 23 (5.34%) Test Engineer
9 20 (4.64%) Architect
9 20 (4.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 20 (4.64%) Java Scala Developer
9 20 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (3.71%) Automation Tester
11 16 (3.71%) AWS Architect
12 15 (3.48%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (3.25%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
14 13 (3.02%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (27.15%) Spring
2 83 (19.26%) REST
3 70 (16.24%) Web Services
4 65 (15.08%) HTML
5 63 (14.62%) XML
6 58 (13.46%) CSS
7 57 (13.23%) JSON
8 55 (12.76%) Ajax
8 55 (12.76%) RESTful
9 48 (11.14%) Hibernate
10 45 (10.44%) HTML5
11 44 (10.21%) CSS3
12 43 (9.98%) Play Framework
12 43 (9.98%) Ruby on Rails
13 42 (9.74%) Django
13 42 (9.74%) Guice
14 35 (8.12%) ActiveMQ
15 34 (7.89%) Spring MVC
16 32 (7.42%) Apache Camel
16 32 (7.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.96%) Smart Meter
3 23 (5.34%) User Experience
4 18 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.09%) Equities
8 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
10 4 (0.93%) Clustering
10 4 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.93%) iPad
10 4 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.93%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.70%) Replication
12 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.46%) IVR
12 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.20%) Linux
2 36 (8.35%) Unix
3 25 (5.80%) Windows
4 12 (2.78%) Android
5 10 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.62%) VMS
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.57%) Scrum
3 134 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (18.33%) Automated Testing
5 67 (15.55%) Waterfall
6 63 (14.62%) Configuration Management
7 61 (14.15%) Open Source
8 58 (13.46%) User Stories
9 56 (12.99%) DevOps
10 54 (12.53%) TDD
11 52 (12.06%) Functional Testing
12 47 (10.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 46 (10.67%) Kanban
14 45 (10.44%) OWASP
15 44 (10.21%) MVC
16 42 (9.74%) Performance Testing
17 41 (9.51%) Test Scripting
18 40 (9.28%) ITIL
18 40 (9.28%) SDLC
19 39 (9.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 181 (42.00%) Java
2 97 (22.51%) SQL
3 62 (14.39%) C#
4 57 (13.23%) Ruby
5 56 (12.99%) Python
6 47 (10.90%) Scala
7 26 (6.03%) JavaScript
8 24 (5.57%) Groovy
9 10 (2.32%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.09%) Perl
10 9 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.62%) AspectJ
11 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.16%) C++
12 5 (1.16%) PHP
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.93%) C
14 3 (0.70%) ABAP
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (11.83%) ISTQB
2 48 (11.14%) Security Cleared
3 46 (10.67%) ISEB
4 35 (8.12%) SC Cleared
5 30 (6.96%) Degree
6 19 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.16%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) MCSE
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.85%) QA
2 10 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.46%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (2.55%) Docker
2 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.93%) vSphere
4 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) NFS
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (8.82%) Puppet
2 31 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (3.02%) ZABBIX
4 11 (2.55%) Ambari
4 11 (2.55%) Ansible
5 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.62%) SCCM
7 6 (1.39%) SCOM
8 2 (0.46%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.46%) logstash
9 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) OpenView
9 1 (0.23%) Scalr
9 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (13.69%) Oracle
2 43 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.74%) Google
4 30 (6.96%) Atlassian
5 25 (5.80%) Talend
6 21 (4.87%) Rally
7 15 (3.48%) HP
7 15 (3.48%) Splunk
8 9 (2.09%) Bloomberg
8 9 (2.09%) Reuters
8 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.09%) VMware
9 8 (1.86%) IBM
10 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.39%) Dell
12 5 (1.16%) SAP
13 4 (0.93%) Adobe
13 4 (0.93%) F5
13 4 (0.93%) Temenos
13 4 (0.93%) Thunderhead
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
83Zero
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6-12 months initial contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 14 days ago