The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 148 205 210
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 90 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.07% 2.74% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 10 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £259 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
992 913 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.81% 10.78% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 497 453
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -1 26 £350 +34.61% 12
Surrey +10 22 £390 +11.42% 11
Berkshire +20 21 £388 +4.72% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 £275 - 9
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 10
West Sussex - 3 £339 - 3
Kent - 3 £375 -
Middlesex - 2 £235 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 3
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 57 (37.50%) Scrum
2 49 (32.24%) Java
3 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (29.61%) Confluence
5 43 (28.29%) Jenkins
6 37 (24.34%) XML
7 33 (21.71%) jQuery
8 32 (21.05%) CSS
9 31 (20.39%) Selenium
10 30 (19.74%) Spring
10 30 (19.74%) JUnit
11 29 (19.08%) HTML
11 29 (19.08%) SQL
11 29 (19.08%) Subversion
12 28 (18.42%) E-Commerce
13 27 (17.76%) Web Services
13 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
13 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
14 24 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 23 (15.13%) Apache
15 23 (15.13%) MVC
16 22 (14.47%) UNIX
17 21 (13.82%) XSD
18 20 (13.16%) Tomcat
18 20 (13.16%) Ajax
19 19 (12.50%) Linux
19 19 (12.50%) MySQL
20 18 (11.84%) JSP
20 18 (11.84%) Maven
20 18 (11.84%) Test Automation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 45 (29.61%) Confluence
2 23 (15.13%) Apache
3 20 (13.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.95%) CMS
5 5 (3.29%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.63%) Mule
6 4 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.97%) Drupal
8 2 (1.32%) Liferay
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
2 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Mingle
5 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.95%) SaaS
3 3 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.61%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.63%) AMQP
3 3 (1.97%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (1.97%) PBX
3 3 (1.97%) VoIP
4 2 (1.32%) SSL
4 2 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.66%) MVNO
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) SSH
5 1 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) MySQL
2 14 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.26%) Big Data
4 8 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
5 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) DB2
6 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.32%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.66%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 43 (28.29%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.39%) Selenium
3 30 (19.74%) JUnit
4 29 (19.08%) Subversion
5 24 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 18 (11.84%) Cucumber
6 18 (11.84%) Maven
7 13 (8.55%) Eclipse
8 12 (7.89%) Mercurial
9 11 (7.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (6.58%) FitNesse
10 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (5.26%) JMeter
12 7 (4.61%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.95%) RSpec
13 6 (3.95%) Bugzilla
13 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.95%) Zephyr
14 5 (3.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
4 6 (3.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (34.87%) Developer
2 33 (21.71%) Analyst
3 16 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 13 (8.55%) Tester
4 13 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 10 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Consultant
7 7 (4.61%) Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Requirements Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.29%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.34%) XML
2 33 (21.71%) jQuery
3 32 (21.05%) CSS
4 30 (19.74%) Spring
5 29 (19.08%) HTML
6 27 (17.76%) Web Services
7 21 (13.82%) XSD
8 20 (13.16%) Ajax
9 18 (11.84%) JSP
10 16 (10.53%) J2EE
11 15 (9.87%) REST
12 13 (8.55%) Spring MVC
13 10 (6.58%) .NET
13 10 (6.58%) RESTful
14 8 (5.26%) Kafka
14 8 (5.26%) Swing
14 8 (5.26%) Middleware
15 7 (4.61%) JSON
15 7 (4.61%) SOAP
16 6 (3.95%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Open Source
2 5 (3.29%) Wiki
3 4 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.97%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) STB
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) DTV
6 1 (0.66%) GIS
6 1 (0.66%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.47%) UNIX
2 19 (12.50%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Android
4 3 (1.97%) CentOS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows
5 2 (1.32%) Solaris
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Scrum
2 47 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 27 (17.76%) Unit Testing
5 23 (15.13%) MVC
6 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
7 17 (11.18%) B2C
7 17 (11.18%) Integration Testing
8 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (9.87%) TDD
9 15 (9.87%) BDD
10 14 (9.21%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.89%) Project Management
11 12 (7.89%) UML
11 12 (7.89%) User Stories
12 11 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.58%) Test Management
13 10 (6.58%) Test Scripting
13 10 (6.58%) OO
13 10 (6.58%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.24%) Java
2 29 (19.08%) SQL
3 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.18%) C#
5 14 (9.21%) Python
6 7 (4.61%) Perl
7 6 (3.95%) PHP
8 5 (3.29%) Ruby
8 5 (3.29%) C
9 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.97%) C++
11 2 (1.32%) Korn
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) C-shell
12 1 (0.66%) PHP5
12 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.26%) ISEB
3 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.97%) Degree
4 3 (1.97%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) vCloud
3 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.66%) NFS
3 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Puppet
2 7 (4.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.95%) Ansible
4 5 (3.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.66%) YUM
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (11.18%) hybris
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.61%) VMware
4 7 (4.61%) HP
5 4 (2.63%) ATG
5 4 (2.63%) Open Text
5 4 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.63%) Splunk
5 4 (2.63%) Demandware
6 3 (1.97%) Zend
6 3 (1.97%) BMC
6 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.97%) Adobe
6 3 (1.97%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) EMC
7 2 (1.32%) Remedy
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