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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / South East
Rank 65 116 148
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +32
Contract jobs citing JIRA 224 149 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.06% 1.82% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.25% 11.92% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 95 63
Median daily rate £430 £370 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £110.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.36% +175.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
1054 1250 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.40% 15.23% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 757 650
Median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Oxfordshire +39 60 £475 +11.76% 9
Hampshire -2 42 £369 +10.07% 10
Berkshire +18 33 £450 +50.00% 5
West Sussex +11 31 £425 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 23 £350 - 10
Surrey +1 12 £475 +14.80% 7
Kent +7 11 £400 +14.28% 3
Sussex - 4 £361 -
Middlesex -2 2 £280 -34.11%
East Sussex +6 1 £180 -48.57%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 323 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (33.84%) Scrum
3 153 (33.41%) Java
4 135 (29.48%) Confluence
5 134 (29.26%) Git (software)
6 129 (28.17%) Jenkins
7 113 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (22.27%) Selenium
9 91 (19.87%) SQL
10 86 (18.78%) TDD
11 70 (15.28%) XML
11 70 (15.28%) User Stories
12 69 (15.07%) Oracle
12 69 (15.07%) Spring
13 66 (14.41%) JavaScript
14 65 (14.19%) DevOps
15 64 (13.97%) QA
16 63 (13.76%) Security Cleared
17 62 (13.54%) Automated Testing
17 62 (13.54%) Cucumber
18 60 (13.10%) BDD
19 56 (12.23%) RESTful
19 56 (12.23%) Web Services
20 54 (11.79%) Linux
21 53 (11.57%) Finance
22 50 (10.92%) Subversion
22 50 (10.92%) Waterfall
23 49 (10.70%) Software Engineering
24 48 (10.48%) HTML
25 47 (10.26%) Amazon AWS

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
1 135 (29.48%) Confluence
2 31 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.55%) JBoss
4 23 (5.02%) Apache
5 19 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.31%) IIS
9 6 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.09%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.09%) Liferay
11 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.87%) SAP Portal
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
13 2 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.97%) MS Office
5 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.44%) MS Project
7 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 18 (3.93%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.31%) Sonata
4 5 (1.09%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (2.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 10 (2.18%) GitHub
6 7 (1.53%) PaaS
7 4 (0.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.71%) HTTP
2 13 (2.84%) Intranet
3 8 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.31%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.31%) LAN
5 5 (1.09%) Firewall
5 5 (1.09%) VPN
6 4 (0.87%) DNS
6 4 (0.87%) Internet
6 4 (0.87%) SSH
6 4 (0.87%) VLAN
7 3 (0.66%) AMQP
7 3 (0.66%) LDAP
7 3 (0.66%) SSL
8 2 (0.44%) DHCP
8 2 (0.44%) FlexRay
8 2 (0.44%) IGMP
8 2 (0.44%) SNMP
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 33 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 24 (5.24%) Hadoop
5 23 (5.02%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.02%) MySQL
6 15 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (2.40%) Big Data
10 7 (1.53%) MS Access
10 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.31%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.31%) OLAP
11 6 (1.31%) OLTP
11 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 134 (29.26%) Git (software)
2 129 (28.17%) Jenkins
3 102 (22.27%) Selenium
4 62 (13.54%) Cucumber
5 50 (10.92%) Subversion
6 42 (9.17%) JUnit
7 38 (8.30%) WebDriver
8 32 (6.99%) Talend Open Studio
9 31 (6.77%) SoapUI
10 30 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (5.46%) Gradle
12 25 (5.46%) Maven
13 16 (3.49%) Bitbucket
14 14 (3.06%) Eclipse
14 14 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (3.06%) Visual Studio
15 13 (2.84%) Artifactory
15 13 (2.84%) Gatling
16 12 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (11.57%) Finance
2 29 (6.33%) Publishing
3 19 (4.15%) Retail
4 11 (2.40%) Banking
4 11 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.53%) Automotive
6 6 (1.31%) Marketing
7 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (28.38%) Developer
2 110 (24.02%) Analyst
3 65 (14.19%) Java Developer
4 55 (12.01%) Tester
5 53 (11.57%) Test Analyst
6 45 (9.83%) Business Analyst
7 26 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 24 (5.24%) Architect
9 23 (5.02%) Automation Tester
9 23 (5.02%) ETL Developer
9 23 (5.02%) Scrum Master
10 21 (4.59%) Automation Test Analyst
11 18 (3.93%) Test Engineer
12 17 (3.71%) QA Tester
13 15 (3.28%) AWS Architect
13 15 (3.28%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (3.06%) Senior Developer
15 12 (2.62%) Software Tester
16 11 (2.40%) Agile Java Developer
16 11 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.28%) XML
2 69 (15.07%) Spring
3 56 (12.23%) RESTful
3 56 (12.23%) Web Services
4 48 (10.48%) HTML
5 39 (8.52%) REST
6 34 (7.42%) CSS
7 33 (7.21%) Hibernate
8 29 (6.33%) SOAP
9 26 (5.68%) HTML5
10 25 (5.46%) ActiveMQ
11 23 (5.02%) JSON
12 22 (4.80%) CSS3
13 20 (4.37%) AngularJS
13 20 (4.37%) JPA
14 19 (4.15%) Node.js
15 18 (3.93%) Middleware
16 16 (3.49%) J2EE
17 15 (3.28%) Ajax
17 15 (3.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (4.37%) Mobile App
2 18 (3.93%) Smart Meter
2 18 (3.93%) User Experience
3 13 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.18%) Informatics
5 8 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.09%) Replication
9 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.87%) Economics
9 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.87%) Wiki
10 3 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.79%) Linux
2 39 (8.52%) Unix
3 30 (6.55%) Windows
4 16 (3.49%) Android
5 14 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.31%) CentOS
8 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.09%) Solaris
10 2 (0.44%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (33.84%) Scrum
3 113 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (18.78%) TDD
5 70 (15.28%) User Stories
6 65 (14.19%) DevOps
7 62 (13.54%) Automated Testing
8 60 (13.10%) BDD
9 50 (10.92%) Waterfall
10 49 (10.70%) Software Engineering
11 46 (10.04%) Open Source
12 45 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 45 (9.83%) Defect Management
13 42 (9.17%) SDLC
14 41 (8.95%) Configuration Management
14 41 (8.95%) E-Commerce
15 40 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 39 (8.52%) ITIL
16 39 (8.52%) Unit Testing
17 37 (8.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 153 (33.41%) Java
2 91 (19.87%) SQL
3 66 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 38 (8.30%) Scala
5 35 (7.64%) C#
6 30 (6.55%) Python
7 29 (6.33%) Groovy
8 23 (5.02%) Ruby
9 12 (2.62%) C++
9 12 (2.62%) PHP
10 9 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.53%) Perl
13 5 (1.09%) ABAP
13 5 (1.09%) C
14 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.46%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.02%) ISEB
5 17 (3.71%) Degree
6 13 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.66%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.66%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.44%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.44%) MCSA
11 2 (0.44%) MCSD
11 2 (0.44%) MCSE
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.22%) PMP
12 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.97%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.93%) Docker
2 3 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.44%) NFS
3 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) iptables
4 1 (0.22%) Postfix
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (9.17%) Puppet
2 19 (4.15%) ZABBIX
3 17 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (3.49%) Ambari
5 13 (2.84%) Ansible
6 10 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.53%) Terraform
8 4 (0.87%) Consul
8 4 (0.87%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.44%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
11 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.22%) Kibana
11 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.22%) logstash
11 1 (0.22%) Packer
11 1 (0.22%) SCCM
11 1 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 69 (15.07%) Oracle
2 36 (7.86%) Atlassian
3 32 (6.99%) Talend
4 28 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.93%) CA Agile Central
6 12 (2.62%) Adobe
7 11 (2.40%) Google
8 8 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.75%) SAP
9 7 (1.53%) VMware
10 6 (1.31%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.31%) HP
11 5 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
11 5 (1.09%) Telerik
12 4 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.87%) PagerDuty
12 4 (0.87%) Thunderhead
12 4 (0.87%) webMethods
13 3 (0.66%) Hortonworks
13 3 (0.66%) Tableau
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