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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 146 158 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +50
Contract jobs citing JIRA 118 96 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.72% 9.73% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 10
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£375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £428 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 38 £368 +2.79% 8
Berkshire +10 30 £400 +3.22% 8
Oxfordshire -5 22 £393 -1.87% 6
Surrey -14 10 £331 -15.06% 9
East Sussex -2 5 £355 - 1
West Sussex -5 5 £250 -26.19%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £325 +16.07% 1
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Kent -6 1 £250 -33.33% 6
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 184 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.57%) Scrum
3 66 (25.19%) Java
3 66 (25.19%) Confluence
4 53 (20.23%) Oracle
5 50 (19.08%) Jenkins
6 46 (17.56%) SQL
7 44 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (16.79%) Git (software)
8 41 (15.65%) Selenium
8 41 (15.65%) Web Services
9 40 (15.27%) Linux
9 40 (15.27%) Puppet
10 38 (14.50%) BDD
11 37 (14.12%) Finance
12 36 (13.74%) Subversion
12 36 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (12.98%) TDD
14 33 (12.60%) XML
14 33 (12.60%) C#
15 32 (12.21%) HTML
15 32 (12.21%) Cucumber
15 32 (12.21%) User Stories
16 31 (11.83%) Test Scripting
17 30 (11.45%) Test Automation
18 29 (11.07%) Python
19 27 (10.31%) UNIX
19 27 (10.31%) JUnit
19 27 (10.31%) Red Hat
19 27 (10.31%) Configuration Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 66 (25.19%) Confluence
2 16 (6.11%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.58%) JBoss
4 10 (3.82%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.05%) Node.js
6 7 (2.67%) CMS
7 6 (2.29%) Apache
7 6 (2.29%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.29%) IIS
8 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.53%) Drupal
9 3 (1.15%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.76%) nginx
10 2 (0.76%) Documentum
11 1 (0.38%) SAS
11 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.38%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.38%) Magnolia
Applications
1 19 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.05%) MS Project
2 8 (3.05%) MS Office
2 8 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.15%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.38%) Maximo
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (1.91%) GitHub
6 4 (1.53%) IaaS
6 4 (1.53%) PaaS
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.34%) HTTP
1 14 (5.34%) Network Security
2 9 (3.44%) Internet
3 7 (2.67%) LDAP
3 7 (2.67%) Intranet
4 6 (2.29%) DAB
5 5 (1.91%) Firewall
5 5 (1.91%) SSH
5 5 (1.91%) LAN
5 5 (1.91%) WAN
5 5 (1.91%) VPN
6 4 (1.53%) DNS
6 4 (1.53%) DHCP
6 4 (1.53%) AMQP
7 2 (0.76%) LTE
7 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
8 1 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) MySQL
3 16 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.29%) DB2
7 5 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.53%) Big Data
8 4 (1.53%) SAP BI
8 4 (1.53%) DTS
8 4 (1.53%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.53%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.76%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 50 (19.08%) Jenkins
2 44 (16.79%) Git (software)
3 41 (15.65%) Selenium
4 36 (13.74%) Subversion
5 32 (12.21%) Cucumber
6 27 (10.31%) JUnit
7 23 (8.78%) Maven
8 21 (8.02%) SoapUI
9 20 (7.63%) JMeter
10 16 (6.11%) Ant
11 12 (4.58%) HP UFT
11 12 (4.58%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (3.05%) RSpec
12 8 (3.05%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.67%) ClearCase
13 7 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (2.67%) ClearQuest
13 7 (2.67%) Hudson
14 6 (2.29%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (14.12%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.05%) Publishing
4 7 (2.67%) Banking
4 7 (2.67%) Billing
5 6 (2.29%) Retail
6 5 (1.91%) Electronics
7 4 (1.53%) Marketing
8 3 (1.15%) Automotive
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (29.39%) Analyst
2 44 (16.79%) Developer
3 38 (14.50%) Test Analyst
4 29 (11.07%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.16%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.40%) Tester
7 20 (7.63%) Test Leader
8 15 (5.73%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.34%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.58%) Architect
10 12 (4.58%) Automation Analyst
11 11 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (4.20%) ScrumMaster
12 10 (3.82%) Requirements Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.44%) Cloud Architect
14 7 (2.67%) Automation Tester
14 7 (2.67%) Test Manager
14 7 (2.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.65%) Web Services
2 33 (12.60%) XML
3 32 (12.21%) HTML
4 22 (8.40%) CSS
5 21 (8.02%) .NET
5 21 (8.02%) JSON
6 20 (7.63%) AngularJS
7 19 (7.25%) Spring
8 15 (5.73%) jQuery
8 15 (5.73%) RESTful
8 15 (5.73%) REST
9 14 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (5.34%) Java EE
10 13 (4.96%) CSS3
11 12 (4.58%) SOAP
11 12 (4.58%) HTML5
12 11 (4.20%) JDBC
13 10 (3.82%) J2EE
14 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.67%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.05%) User Experience
4 6 (2.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.91%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.53%) Wiki
6 4 (1.53%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.15%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.15%) PMI
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
7 3 (1.15%) STB
7 3 (1.15%) iSeries
8 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.27%) Linux
2 27 (10.31%) UNIX
3 20 (7.63%) Windows
4 18 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.67%) AIX
6 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.53%) SUSE
9 3 (1.15%) Android
10 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 2 (0.76%) HPUX
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.57%) Scrum
3 44 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (14.50%) BDD
5 34 (12.98%) TDD
6 32 (12.21%) User Stories
7 31 (11.83%) Test Scripting
8 30 (11.45%) Test Automation
9 27 (10.31%) Configuration Management
10 25 (9.54%) DevOps
11 24 (9.16%) Migration
11 24 (9.16%) Software Testing
12 23 (8.78%) Kanban
13 21 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (6.87%) Automated Testing
14 18 (6.87%) Test Management
14 18 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.49%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.11%) ETL
16 16 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.19%) Java
2 46 (17.56%) SQL
3 33 (12.60%) C#
4 29 (11.07%) Python
5 26 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.92%) Ruby
6 11 (4.20%) C
7 8 (3.05%) VBScript
7 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.67%) Perl
8 7 (2.67%) C++
9 6 (2.29%) Scala
9 6 (2.29%) Groovy
10 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.53%) VB
11 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.53%) VB6
12 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (8.78%) ISTQB
2 18 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.58%) ISEB
4 11 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.53%) Degree
5 4 (1.53%) MCAD
5 4 (1.53%) MCSD
5 4 (1.53%) MCDBA
6 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.76%) ACCA
7 2 (0.76%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.63%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) NFS
2 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.15%) Firmware
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) Samba
5 1 (0.38%) Postfix
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 40 (15.27%) Puppet
2 20 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.20%) Vagrant
5 7 (2.67%) Ansible
6 2 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.38%) Netcool
7 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 53 (20.23%) Oracle
2 27 (10.31%) Red Hat
3 23 (8.78%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.25%) Atlassian
5 17 (6.49%) HP
6 12 (4.58%) Ab Initio
7 10 (3.82%) Progress
8 8 (3.05%) SAP
9 7 (2.67%) Adobe
9 7 (2.67%) Splunk
10 6 (2.29%) Teradata
11 5 (1.91%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.53%) Sun
12 4 (1.53%) IBM
12 4 (1.53%) NetApp
13 2 (0.76%) ExactTarget
13 2 (0.76%) Tableau
13 2 (0.76%) VMware
14 1 (0.38%) webMethods
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