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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 162 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +12
Contract jobs citing JIRA 83 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.20% 2.77% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 12
Average daily rate
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£365 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £259 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-17.83% -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1012 939 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.30% 11.19% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 494 411
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 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 £30.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £50.00
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 9 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 9 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
Surrey +23 24 £325 -14.75% 3
Hampshire +1 21 £345 +32.69% 9
Berkshire +15 17 £388 +4.72% 8
Buckinghamshire - 6 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 7
West Sussex - 3 £339 - 1
Kent - 3 £375 -
Middlesex - 2 £235 -
East Sussex - - - - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 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 50 (36.23%) Scrum
2 48 (34.78%) Java
3 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.81%) Confluence
3 37 (26.81%) Jenkins
4 33 (23.91%) XML
5 32 (23.19%) CSS
5 32 (23.19%) jQuery
6 28 (20.29%) Spring
6 28 (20.29%) HTML
7 27 (19.57%) SQL
7 27 (19.57%) E-Commerce
7 27 (19.57%) Unit Testing
7 27 (19.57%) Selenium
7 27 (19.57%) Subversion
8 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
8 26 (18.84%) JUnit
9 24 (17.39%) Web Services
9 24 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 22 (15.94%) UNIX
11 21 (15.22%) MVC
12 20 (14.49%) Apache
12 20 (14.49%) XSD
13 19 (13.77%) MySQL
13 19 (13.77%) Tomcat
13 19 (13.77%) Ajax
14 18 (13.04%) Linux
15 17 (12.32%) C#
15 17 (12.32%) JSP
15 17 (12.32%) Integration Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 37 (26.81%) Confluence
2 20 (14.49%) Apache
3 19 (13.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.90%) Mule
5 3 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) CMS
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.72%) Liferay
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
2 2 (1.45%) Mingle
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Magento
2 2 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) SaaS
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.90%) AMQP
3 3 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (2.17%) PBX
3 3 (2.17%) VoIP
4 2 (1.45%) Intranet
4 2 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) MVNO
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) MySQL
2 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.07%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.07%) Big Data
3 7 (5.07%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) CloverETL
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (26.81%) Jenkins
2 27 (19.57%) Selenium
2 27 (19.57%) Subversion
3 26 (18.84%) JUnit
4 24 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.14%) Maven
5 14 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 12 (8.70%) Mercurial
7 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
9 7 (5.07%) Eclipse
9 7 (5.07%) FitNesse
10 6 (4.35%) Bugzilla
10 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.62%) RSpec
11 5 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.90%) JMeter
12 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.90%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (10.14%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.52%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) German Language
4 3 (2.17%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (36.96%) Developer
2 27 (19.57%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Test Analyst
4 13 (9.42%) Tester
5 11 (7.97%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.07%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Architect
9 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.62%) Software Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Software Tester
10 4 (2.90%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Test Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) XML
2 32 (23.19%) CSS
2 32 (23.19%) jQuery
3 28 (20.29%) Spring
3 28 (20.29%) HTML
4 24 (17.39%) Web Services
5 20 (14.49%) XSD
6 19 (13.77%) Ajax
7 17 (12.32%) JSP
8 15 (10.87%) REST
9 13 (9.42%) Spring MVC
10 12 (8.70%) .NET
10 12 (8.70%) J2EE
11 8 (5.80%) SOAP
11 8 (5.80%) Middleware
12 7 (5.07%) RESTful
12 7 (5.07%) Kafka
12 7 (5.07%) Swing
12 7 (5.07%) JSON
13 6 (4.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Open Source
2 4 (2.90%) Wiki
2 4 (2.90%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.17%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) DTV
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Handset
5 1 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) UNIX
2 18 (13.04%) Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Android
4 3 (2.17%) CentOS
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) Windows
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) Scrum
2 37 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.57%) E-Commerce
3 27 (19.57%) Unit Testing
4 21 (15.22%) MVC
5 17 (12.32%) Integration Testing
6 15 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 15 (10.87%) TDD
6 15 (10.87%) B2C
7 14 (10.14%) Project Management
7 14 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.14%) BDD
8 11 (7.97%) UML
8 11 (7.97%) OO
8 11 (7.97%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.25%) Test Management
10 9 (6.52%) DevOps
10 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) Java
2 27 (19.57%) SQL
3 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) C#
5 12 (8.70%) Python
6 8 (5.80%) PHP
7 6 (4.35%) Ruby
8 5 (3.62%) Perl
9 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.90%) C
9 4 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.45%) Korn
11 2 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) Groovy
12 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.72%) C-shell
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) ISEB
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.17%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.45%) vCloud
3 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.72%) NFS
3 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) Puppet
2 7 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.35%) Ansible
4 3 (2.17%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.72%) YUM
5 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) hybris
2 11 (7.97%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) Atlassian
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.07%) VMware
5 5 (3.62%) HP
6 4 (2.90%) ATG
6 4 (2.90%) Splunk
6 4 (2.90%) Demandware
7 3 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.17%) BMC
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.17%) Zend
7 3 (2.17%) Open Text
8 2 (1.45%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.45%) EMC
8 2 (1.45%) Remedy
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco
9 1 (0.72%) Dell
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