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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 122 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 146 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.47% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.39% 5.09% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 39 12
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£365 £320 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £125 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +150.00%
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
1178 1021 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.88% 11.16% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 585 489
Average daily rate £363 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +31 48 £313 +31.57% 6
Hampshire +16 40 £386 +20.70% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £388 +55.77% 1
Surrey +2 13 £315 -3.07% 11
Oxfordshire -13 9 £375 -16.66% 4
East Sussex -1 8 £375 +25.00%
West Sussex - 4 - - 2
Kent - 3 £300 - 6
Home Counties - 2 £431 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 168 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.06%) Scrum
3 65 (23.99%) Java
4 52 (19.19%) Confluence
5 49 (18.08%) Oracle
6 45 (16.61%) Microsoft
7 42 (15.50%) Selenium
8 41 (15.13%) Jenkins
9 38 (14.02%) Linux
10 37 (13.65%) Finance
10 37 (13.65%) .NET
11 35 (12.92%) C#
11 35 (12.92%) Puppet
11 35 (12.92%) Test Scripting
12 34 (12.55%) User Stories
13 33 (12.18%) Git (software)
13 33 (12.18%) SQL
13 33 (12.18%) Web Services
14 32 (11.81%) HTML
15 29 (10.70%) MS Excel
16 28 (10.33%) Maven
16 28 (10.33%) Test Automation
16 28 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (9.96%) Red Hat
18 26 (9.59%) JavaScript
18 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
18 26 (9.59%) JUnit
18 26 (9.59%) Subversion
18 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (9.23%) Kanban

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (19.19%) Confluence
2 12 (4.43%) Apache
3 11 (4.06%) CMS
4 9 (3.32%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.58%) Drupal
5 7 (2.58%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.21%) IIS
7 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
9 3 (1.11%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.74%) JBoss
10 2 (0.74%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.37%) WildFly
11 1 (0.37%) Node.js
11 1 (0.37%) Documentum
11 1 (0.37%) SAS
11 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.17%) MS Office
3 8 (2.95%) MS Project
4 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.11%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.37%) Summit
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.48%) Force.com
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) Network Security
2 6 (2.21%) LAN
2 6 (2.21%) WAN
2 6 (2.21%) HTTP
2 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.21%) Internet
2 6 (2.21%) Firewall
3 5 (1.85%) VPN
4 4 (1.48%) LDAP
4 4 (1.48%) AMQP
5 2 (0.74%) LTE
5 2 (0.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.74%) IPv6
5 2 (0.74%) DHCP
5 2 (0.74%) IPsec
5 2 (0.74%) OSPF
5 2 (0.74%) BGP
5 2 (0.74%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.37%) 2G
6 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.01%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.43%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.43%) MySQL
5 8 (2.95%) Big Data
5 8 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.48%) DTS
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.74%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 42 (15.50%) Selenium
2 41 (15.13%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (10.33%) Maven
5 26 (9.59%) JUnit
5 26 (9.59%) Subversion
6 24 (8.86%) Cucumber
7 23 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (8.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (5.90%) Eclipse
10 15 (5.54%) SoapUI
11 13 (4.80%) ClearCase
11 13 (4.80%) JMeter
12 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.32%) IntelliJ
12 9 (3.32%) RSpec
13 8 (2.95%) Xcode
13 8 (2.95%) Calabash
13 8 (2.95%) Appium
14 7 (2.58%) Checkstyle
General
1 37 (13.65%) Finance
2 13 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.06%) Retail
4 9 (3.32%) Publishing
5 7 (2.58%) Marketing
6 6 (2.21%) Banking
7 4 (1.48%) Billing
7 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (25.83%) Analyst
2 40 (14.76%) Tester
3 38 (14.02%) Developer
4 30 (11.07%) Test Analyst
5 28 (10.33%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.75%) Test Manager
6 21 (7.75%) ScrumMaster
7 18 (6.64%) Agile Business Analyst
8 17 (6.27%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.17%) Automation Tester
10 13 (4.80%) Test Leader
10 13 (4.80%) Architect
11 12 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.69%) Agile Coach
14 8 (2.95%) Salesforce.com Architect
15 7 (2.58%) Software Tester
15 7 (2.58%) Applications Support Analyst
15 7 (2.58%) Consultant
15 7 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.65%) .NET
2 33 (12.18%) Web Services
3 32 (11.81%) HTML
4 25 (9.23%) XML
5 20 (7.38%) SOAP
6 19 (7.01%) CSS
7 16 (5.90%) jQuery
8 14 (5.17%) RESTful
8 14 (5.17%) J2EE
9 12 (4.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.43%) JSON
10 11 (4.06%) Middleware
11 10 (3.69%) Spring
11 10 (3.69%) REST
12 9 (3.32%) Java EE
12 9 (3.32%) EJB
13 8 (2.95%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.95%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.21%) Ajax
14 6 (2.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.49%) Open Source
2 18 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.32%) User Experience
6 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.21%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.85%) Robotics
8 4 (1.48%) Wiki
9 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.11%) PMI
9 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.74%) iPad
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.37%) AS400
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.02%) Linux
2 21 (7.75%) Windows
3 20 (7.38%) UNIX
4 18 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.80%) Android
6 12 (4.43%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.48%) SUSE
10 4 (1.48%) AIX
11 3 (1.11%) CentOS
12 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.74%) HPUX
12 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.37%) Debian
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.06%) Scrum
3 35 (12.92%) Test Scripting
4 34 (12.55%) User Stories
5 28 (10.33%) Test Automation
5 28 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.23%) Kanban
8 22 (8.12%) Integration Testing
8 22 (8.12%) Migration
9 21 (7.75%) Test Management
9 21 (7.75%) BDD
10 20 (7.38%) TDD
11 19 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.01%) Configuration Management
11 19 (7.01%) DevOps
12 18 (6.64%) Test Strategy
13 17 (6.27%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.27%) Project Management
13 17 (6.27%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (23.99%) Java
2 35 (12.92%) C#
3 33 (12.18%) SQL
4 26 (9.59%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.75%) Ruby
6 15 (5.54%) Python
7 12 (4.43%) C
8 11 (4.06%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.69%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.69%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.95%) VBScript
10 8 (2.95%) Perl
11 7 (2.58%) PHP
12 6 (2.21%) Korn
12 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.21%) Groovy
12 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.21%) Scala
13 5 (1.85%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.54%) Degree
2 15 (5.54%) ISEB
3 8 (2.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.48%) MCAD
5 4 (1.48%) MCSD
5 4 (1.48%) MCDBA
5 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) NFS
2 2 (0.74%) iptables
2 2 (0.74%) Samba
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.74%) Postfix
2 2 (0.74%) XenServer
3 1 (0.37%) vCloud
3 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (12.92%) Puppet
2 17 (6.27%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (4.43%) Vagrant
4 10 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.37%) Kibana
6 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.37%) Ansible
6 1 (0.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 49 (18.08%) Oracle
2 45 (16.61%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.96%) Red Hat
4 18 (6.64%) HP
5 13 (4.80%) Atlassian
6 12 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.95%) Adobe
8 5 (1.85%) hybris
9 4 (1.48%) NetApp
9 4 (1.48%) Marketo
9 4 (1.48%) Sun
9 4 (1.48%) SAP
9 4 (1.48%) IBM
9 4 (1.48%) VMware
10 3 (1.11%) Aprimo
10 3 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.11%) Tableau
10 3 (1.11%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.74%) Demandware
11 2 (0.74%) ATG
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