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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 130 187 177
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 128 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.80% 5.41% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 32 21
Average daily rate
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£390 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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
1185 905 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.74% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 492 457
Average daily rate £375 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Berkshire +28 40 £388 +44.18% 8
Hampshire +3 29 £339 -3.21% 13
Oxfordshire +1 19 £475 +5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 14 £360 +30.90% 3
East Sussex -10 6 - - 2
Surrey -6 5 £401 +23.23% 5
West Sussex - 3 £300 - 2
Kent - 1 - - 4
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 165 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (39.37%) Scrum
3 67 (26.38%) Java
4 54 (21.26%) Selenium
5 47 (18.50%) Jenkins
6 41 (16.14%) HTML
7 40 (15.75%) Web Services
8 36 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (13.78%) Eclipse
10 34 (13.39%) JavaScript
10 34 (13.39%) SQL
10 34 (13.39%) .NET
10 34 (13.39%) Maven
10 34 (13.39%) Test Scripting
11 33 (12.99%) User Stories
11 33 (12.99%) Confluence
11 33 (12.99%) Finance
12 32 (12.60%) Subversion
12 32 (12.60%) Oracle
12 32 (12.60%) Git (software)
13 31 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (12.20%) CSS
14 30 (11.81%) XML
14 30 (11.81%) Apache
14 30 (11.81%) E-Commerce
14 30 (11.81%) Cucumber
15 29 (11.42%) BDD
15 29 (11.42%) jQuery
16 28 (11.02%) Open Source
16 28 (11.02%) SOAP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (12.99%) Confluence
2 30 (11.81%) Apache
3 16 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.54%) CMS
4 9 (3.54%) Alfresco
5 8 (3.15%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.36%) Drupal
7 4 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.18%) JBoss
8 3 (1.18%) Liferay
9 2 (0.79%) Node.js
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.79%) IIS
9 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.39%) WildFly
10 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.39%) Mule
10 1 (0.39%) WordPress
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.15%) MS Office
3 6 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.97%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.94%) SaaS
3 4 (1.57%) Force.com
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.54%) Internet
2 8 (3.15%) Network Security
3 6 (2.36%) HTTP
4 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.18%) DAB
5 3 (1.18%) Firewall
6 2 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.79%) LDAP
6 2 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) PBX
6 2 (0.79%) VoIP
7 1 (0.39%) WAN
7 1 (0.39%) LAN
7 1 (0.39%) IPv6
7 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.39%) OSPF
7 1 (0.39%) BGP
7 1 (0.39%) IPsec
7 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.06%) MySQL
2 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.69%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.57%) Big Data
9 4 (1.57%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.57%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.39%) DataStax
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.39%) QlikView
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (21.26%) Selenium
2 47 (18.50%) Jenkins
3 35 (13.78%) Eclipse
4 34 (13.39%) Maven
5 32 (12.60%) Subversion
5 32 (12.60%) Git (software)
6 30 (11.81%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.66%) JUnit
8 18 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (5.91%) FitNesse
10 13 (5.12%) JMeter
11 12 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (4.33%) IntelliJ
13 9 (3.54%) WebDriver
14 8 (3.15%) Calabash
14 8 (3.15%) SoapUI
14 8 (3.15%) Xcode
14 8 (3.15%) Appium
15 7 (2.76%) Checkstyle
General
1 33 (12.99%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Marketing
3 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.94%) Retail
5 8 (3.15%) Publishing
6 6 (2.36%) Electronics
7 5 (1.97%) Banking
7 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.57%) Billing
9 3 (1.18%) French Language
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (31.10%) Analyst
2 44 (17.32%) Developer
3 41 (16.14%) Test Analyst
4 38 (14.96%) Tester
5 24 (9.45%) Architect
6 23 (9.06%) Business Analyst
7 20 (7.87%) Test Manager
8 17 (6.69%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) ScrumMaster
10 13 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.12%) Automation Tester
11 11 (4.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 10 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.94%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.54%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.15%) PHP Developer
14 8 (3.15%) Requirements Analyst
15 7 (2.76%) Software Engineer
15 7 (2.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.14%) HTML
2 40 (15.75%) Web Services
3 34 (13.39%) .NET
4 31 (12.20%) CSS
5 30 (11.81%) XML
6 29 (11.42%) jQuery
7 28 (11.02%) SOAP
8 27 (10.63%) J2EE
8 27 (10.63%) RESTful
9 18 (7.09%) Spring
10 14 (5.51%) REST
11 12 (4.72%) Ajax
12 11 (4.33%) Middleware
13 10 (3.94%) HTML5
14 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET
14 9 (3.54%) XHTML
14 9 (3.54%) Hibernate
15 8 (3.15%) PostGIS
15 8 (3.15%) JSON
16 7 (2.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Open Source
2 13 (5.12%) User Experience
3 11 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.36%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.97%) DTV
7 5 (1.97%) Robotics
8 3 (1.18%) PMI
8 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.18%) GIS
8 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.79%) Social Media
9 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.06%) Linux
2 16 (6.30%) Android
2 16 (6.30%) UNIX
3 15 (5.91%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.54%) Windows
5 8 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.57%) CentOS
7 4 (1.57%) AIX
8 3 (1.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (39.37%) Scrum
3 36 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (13.39%) Test Scripting
5 33 (12.99%) User Stories
6 31 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (11.81%) E-Commerce
8 29 (11.42%) BDD
9 27 (10.63%) Test Automation
10 24 (9.45%) TDD
11 23 (9.06%) Integration Testing
12 20 (7.87%) Kanban
13 17 (6.69%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.69%) MVC
13 17 (6.69%) Test Management
14 16 (6.30%) System Testing
15 15 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (5.91%) Migration
15 15 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 15 (5.91%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.38%) Java
2 34 (13.39%) JavaScript
2 34 (13.39%) SQL
3 27 (10.63%) C#
4 12 (4.72%) PHP
4 12 (4.72%) C
5 10 (3.94%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.54%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.54%) Python
7 8 (3.15%) Groovy
7 8 (3.15%) Scala
7 8 (3.15%) Ruby
8 7 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.76%) C++
9 5 (1.97%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.97%) Perl
9 5 (1.97%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.57%) Korn
10 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.09%) Degree
1 18 (7.09%) ISEB
2 11 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.18%) HND
5 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) vCloud
3 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.39%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) Samba
4 1 (0.39%) Postfix
4 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (10.24%) Puppet
2 10 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.15%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.18%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.79%) Salt
6 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.39%) cPanel
7 1 (0.39%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (12.60%) Oracle
2 28 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (4.72%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.33%) SAP
5 11 (4.33%) VMware
6 10 (3.94%) HP
7 9 (3.54%) hybris
8 5 (1.97%) Adobe
9 4 (1.57%) Appcelerator
9 4 (1.57%) Marketo
10 3 (1.18%) Telerik
10 3 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.18%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.18%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.79%) Demandware
11 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.79%) Zend
11 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.79%) ATG
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