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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 105 129 187
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +58
Contract jobs citing JIRA 198 141 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 1.42% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.87% 11.88% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 42
Average daily rate £388 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £261 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
1248 1187 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.93% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 698 644
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex +35 58 £450 - 4
Berkshire +9 31 £400 +45.45% 4
Hampshire -11 31 £361 -6.72% 13
Oxfordshire +16 23 £450 +20.00% 8
Surrey -12 19 £425 +42.25% 14
Kent -17 14 £210 -30.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £300 -14.28% 3
East Sussex -1 7 £356 -1.72%
M4 Corridor -6 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 247 (68.61%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (38.33%) Java
3 134 (37.22%) Jenkins
4 124 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
5 113 (31.39%) Subversion
6 111 (30.83%) Git (software)
7 110 (30.56%) Confluence
8 109 (30.28%) Spring
9 104 (28.89%) Scrum
10 99 (27.50%) Linux
11 91 (25.28%) JUnit
12 80 (22.22%) Python
13 79 (21.94%) Ruby
14 77 (21.39%) Oracle
15 76 (21.11%) SQL
16 75 (20.83%) Configuration Management
17 72 (20.00%) HTML
18 70 (19.44%) Automated Testing
19 65 (18.06%) CSS
19 65 (18.06%) Selenium
19 65 (18.06%) REST
20 64 (17.78%) Cucumber
20 64 (17.78%) C#
21 61 (16.94%) XML
22 57 (15.83%) Maven
23 54 (15.00%) Hibernate
23 54 (15.00%) HTTP
24 52 (14.44%) Ajax
24 52 (14.44%) Ruby on Rails
24 52 (14.44%) Open Source

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 110 (30.56%) Confluence
2 40 (11.11%) JBoss
3 30 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 29 (8.06%) Apache
5 20 (5.56%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.50%) IIS
8 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.39%) Node.js
11 4 (1.11%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.83%) Documentum
13 2 (0.56%) nginx
14 1 (0.28%) Drupal
14 1 (0.28%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 29 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.72%) MS Office
3 9 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) MS Project
5 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.56%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 3 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.83%) GitHub
5 3 (0.83%) Heroku
5 3 (0.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.28%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Force.com
7 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (15.00%) HTTP
2 13 (3.61%) ZigBee
3 8 (2.22%) VLAN
4 6 (1.67%) SSH
5 5 (1.39%) LDAP
6 4 (1.11%) DHCP
6 4 (1.11%) DNS
6 4 (1.11%) Firewall
6 4 (1.11%) Network Security
7 3 (0.83%) WAN
8 2 (0.56%) Broadband
8 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.56%) FTP
8 2 (0.56%) LTE
8 2 (0.56%) SAN
9 1 (0.28%) GPRS
9 1 (0.28%) H.323
9 1 (0.28%) Internet
9 1 (0.28%) IPv6
9 1 (0.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.83%) MySQL
5 15 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (3.06%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.11%) VoltDB
9 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.83%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (37.22%) Jenkins
2 113 (31.39%) Subversion
3 111 (30.83%) Git (software)
4 91 (25.28%) JUnit
5 65 (18.06%) Selenium
6 64 (17.78%) Cucumber
7 57 (15.83%) Maven
8 41 (11.39%) Ant
9 34 (9.44%) Gradle
9 34 (9.44%) Hudson
10 31 (8.61%) Artifactory
10 31 (8.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (6.67%) SoapUI
12 22 (6.11%) Checkstyle
12 22 (6.11%) FindBugs
13 20 (5.56%) HP UFT
14 16 (4.44%) JMeter
14 16 (4.44%) WebDriver
15 15 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (3.89%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (13.33%) Finance
2 34 (9.44%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.89%) Banking
4 13 (3.61%) Retail
5 11 (3.06%) Electronics
6 10 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.78%) Marketing
7 8 (2.22%) Publishing
8 3 (0.83%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Avionics
9 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (38.33%) Developer
2 66 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 60 (16.67%) Analyst
4 35 (9.72%) Test Analyst
5 33 (9.17%) Scala Developer
6 25 (6.94%) Tester
7 22 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (5.28%) Automation Tester
8 19 (5.28%) Test Engineer
9 18 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.44%) Java Scala Developer
10 16 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 15 (4.17%) Test Manager
12 14 (3.89%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.61%) Automation Test Analyst
14 12 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
14 12 (3.33%) C# Developer
14 12 (3.33%) Lead Developer
15 11 (3.06%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (30.28%) Spring
2 72 (20.00%) HTML
3 65 (18.06%) CSS
3 65 (18.06%) REST
4 61 (16.94%) XML
5 54 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 52 (14.44%) Ajax
6 52 (14.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 50 (13.89%) JSON
7 50 (13.89%) RESTful
8 49 (13.61%) HTML5
9 44 (12.22%) CSS3
9 44 (12.22%) Django
9 44 (12.22%) Play Framework
10 43 (11.94%) Guice
11 37 (10.28%) Spring MVC
12 33 (9.17%) Web Services
13 31 (8.61%) Apache Camel
14 28 (7.78%) NHibernate
15 27 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.89%) Smart Meter
2 19 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.72%) User Experience
4 11 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.11%) iPad
9 3 (0.83%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) IVR
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) iSeries
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) PMI
11 1 (0.28%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.28%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 99 (27.50%) Linux
2 30 (8.33%) Unix
3 24 (6.67%) Windows
4 15 (4.17%) VMS
5 14 (3.89%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.61%) Android
7 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.39%) Solaris
10 4 (1.11%) AIX
11 3 (0.83%) CentOS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.28%) Debian
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (68.61%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (34.44%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (28.89%) Scrum
4 75 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 70 (19.44%) Automated Testing
6 52 (14.44%) Open Source
7 48 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 48 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 47 (13.06%) OWASP
9 46 (12.78%) DevOps
10 44 (12.22%) Functional Testing
10 44 (12.22%) MVC
11 40 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (10.00%) Project Management
12 36 (10.00%) Web Design
13 31 (8.61%) Mentoring
13 31 (8.61%) Test Scripting
14 30 (8.33%) Test Automation
15 29 (8.06%) Unit Testing
16 28 (7.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 138 (38.33%) Java
2 80 (22.22%) Python
3 79 (21.94%) Ruby
4 76 (21.11%) SQL
5 64 (17.78%) C#
6 48 (13.33%) Scala
7 42 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 22 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 12 (3.33%) Groovy
10 10 (2.78%) C
10 10 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.50%) C++
12 5 (1.39%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.39%) Perl
12 5 (1.39%) PHP
12 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.56%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 31 (8.61%) ISEB
3 25 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.28%) Degree
5 18 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (1.94%) MCSE
7 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.67%) APMP
9 5 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.83%) PMP
11 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) OCA
11 2 (0.56%) OCP
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.28%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 22 (6.11%) Docker
2 17 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.11%) vCloud
3 4 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.83%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) iptables
5 1 (0.28%) KVM
5 1 (0.28%) LXC
5 1 (0.28%) Snort
5 1 (0.28%) Squid
5 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 25 (6.94%) Puppet
2 24 (6.67%) Ansible
3 21 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.17%) SCCM
4 15 (4.17%) SCOM
5 9 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 9 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.11%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.56%) OpenView
8 1 (0.28%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Nessus
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Scalr
8 1 (0.28%) systemd
Vendors
1 77 (21.39%) Oracle
2 51 (14.17%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.94%) Google
4 20 (5.56%) Splunk
5 17 (4.72%) HP
5 17 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.89%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.61%) Dell
7 13 (3.61%) Talend
8 11 (3.06%) SAP
9 9 (2.50%) Rally
10 7 (1.94%) VMware
11 6 (1.67%) Adobe
12 5 (1.39%) Arqiva
12 5 (1.39%) Remedy
13 4 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.83%) LANDesk
14 3 (0.83%) Pega
14 3 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.83%) SaltStack
Richmond, Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RP International
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago