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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 134 140 217
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +77
Contract jobs citing JIRA 140 114 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.23% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.21% 11.19% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
1249 1019 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.86% 10.99% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 585 557
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.22 £30.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 46 £344 -1.78% 10
Berkshire +14 31 £400 +3.22% 5
Oxfordshire -9 22 £375 -16.66% 9
Surrey -9 14 £485 +16.86% 8
West Sussex -8 8 £250 -26.19% 1
Kent +8 7 £275 +22.22% 2
East Sussex +3 5 £355 +42.00% 1
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - - 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 177 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.60%) Java
3 58 (23.20%) Scrum
4 51 (20.40%) Jenkins
5 50 (20.00%) Confluence
5 50 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 49 (19.60%) SQL
7 48 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (18.80%) Oracle
9 42 (16.80%) Subversion
10 40 (16.00%) Selenium
10 40 (16.00%) BDD
11 39 (15.60%) HTML
12 38 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
13 37 (14.80%) Finance
13 37 (14.80%) Linux
14 35 (14.00%) JavaScript
15 34 (13.60%) Web Services
15 34 (13.60%) XML
15 34 (13.60%) TDD
16 31 (12.40%) Python
16 31 (12.40%) CSS
16 31 (12.40%) Puppet
17 30 (12.00%) C#
18 27 (10.80%) User Stories
19 26 (10.40%) Cucumber
19 26 (10.40%) Test Scripting
19 26 (10.40%) ISTQB
19 26 (10.40%) Configuration Management
20 25 (10.00%) Software Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 50 (20.00%) Confluence
2 20 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.00%) JBoss
3 15 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.00%) CMS
5 8 (3.20%) Apache
5 8 (3.20%) Node.js
6 6 (2.40%) IIS
7 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.60%) Drupal
8 4 (1.60%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.20%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.80%) nginx
10 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.80%) Documentum
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.20%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.60%) MS Project
5 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Maximo
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.40%) GitHub
6 5 (2.00%) IaaS
6 5 (2.00%) PaaS
7 4 (1.60%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.80%) SaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.60%) HTTP
2 9 (3.60%) Network Security
3 8 (3.20%) LDAP
4 7 (2.80%) Intranet
4 7 (2.80%) Internet
4 7 (2.80%) SSH
5 6 (2.40%) DAB
5 6 (2.40%) Firewall
6 5 (2.00%) VPN
6 5 (2.00%) DNS
6 5 (2.00%) DHCP
7 3 (1.20%) LTE
8 2 (0.80%) AMQP
8 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.80%) SNMP
8 2 (0.80%) IPv4
9 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.40%) MPLS
9 1 (0.40%) DVB
9 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.40%) MySQL
1 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.80%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.80%) SAP BI
5 6 (2.40%) DB2
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (2.00%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.60%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.60%) DTS
7 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) Big Data
9 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) Essbase
9 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (20.40%) Jenkins
2 50 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 42 (16.80%) Subversion
4 40 (16.00%) Selenium
5 26 (10.40%) Cucumber
6 22 (8.80%) Maven
7 20 (8.00%) Ant
8 19 (7.60%) JUnit
9 15 (6.00%) SoapUI
10 13 (5.20%) Hudson
10 13 (5.20%) JMeter
11 11 (4.40%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.80%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.40%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.40%) ClearQuest
13 6 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.40%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.60%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.60%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (14.80%) Finance
2 15 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.60%) Billing
4 8 (3.20%) Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Retail
5 7 (2.80%) Publishing
6 6 (2.40%) Electronics
6 6 (2.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Avionics
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 77 (30.80%) Analyst
2 50 (20.00%) Developer
3 38 (15.20%) Test Analyst
4 29 (11.60%) Business Analyst
5 25 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 23 (9.20%) Tester
7 13 (5.20%) Test Leader
7 13 (5.20%) Agile Business Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) Automation Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) ScrumMaster
9 11 (4.40%) Architect
9 11 (4.40%) Requirements Analyst
9 11 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Cloud Architect
12 7 (2.80%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (2.80%) Lead Test Analyst
13 6 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.60%) HTML
2 34 (13.60%) Web Services
2 34 (13.60%) XML
3 31 (12.40%) CSS
4 22 (8.80%) JSON
5 21 (8.40%) AngularJS
6 20 (8.00%) jQuery
6 20 (8.00%) Spring
6 20 (8.00%) .NET
7 18 (7.20%) REST
8 15 (6.00%) CSS3
8 15 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (5.60%) HTML5
9 14 (5.60%) RESTful
10 13 (5.20%) Java EE
11 12 (4.80%) JDBC
12 11 (4.40%) SOAP
13 9 (3.60%) J2EE
13 9 (3.60%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.60%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.60%) Smart Meter
4 8 (3.20%) User Experience
5 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.20%) PMI
7 3 (1.20%) NHS
7 3 (1.20%) STB
7 3 (1.20%) iSeries
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.80%) DTV
8 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.80%) Linux
2 23 (9.20%) UNIX
3 15 (6.00%) Windows
4 11 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.80%) AIX
6 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.20%) VMS
9 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) CentOS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (70.80%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (23.20%) Scrum
3 48 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (16.00%) BDD
5 34 (13.60%) TDD
6 27 (10.80%) User Stories
7 26 (10.40%) Test Scripting
7 26 (10.40%) Configuration Management
8 25 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 24 (9.60%) DevOps
10 23 (9.20%) Test Automation
11 21 (8.40%) Migration
12 20 (8.00%) Kanban
13 19 (7.60%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (7.20%) Automated Testing
14 18 (7.20%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.80%) Test Management
16 16 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (6.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.60%) Java
2 49 (19.60%) SQL
3 35 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.40%) Python
5 30 (12.00%) C#
6 24 (9.60%) Ruby
7 13 (5.20%) C
8 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.40%) C++
10 5 (2.00%) Scala
10 5 (2.00%) Groovy
10 5 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.60%) VB6
11 4 (1.60%) VBScript
11 4 (1.60%) VB
12 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.20%) RPG
12 3 (1.20%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.40%) ISTQB
2 14 (5.60%) ISEB
3 12 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.60%) MCAD
6 4 (1.60%) MCSD
6 4 (1.60%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.80%) ACCA
8 2 (0.80%) Degree
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CBAP
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.80%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) Docker
2 4 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.80%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (12.40%) Puppet
2 18 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (5.60%) Ansible
5 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.20%) Nagios
5 3 (1.20%) SCCM
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 47 (18.80%) Oracle
2 15 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.60%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.20%) SAP
4 13 (5.20%) Ab Initio
4 13 (5.20%) Splunk
5 11 (4.40%) Progress
6 10 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.60%) HP
8 8 (3.20%) Adobe
9 6 (2.40%) Teradata
10 5 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.00%) Dell
10 5 (2.00%) Xamarin
10 5 (2.00%) IBM
11 2 (0.80%) BEA
12 1 (0.40%) Cisco
12 1 (0.40%) Cognos
12 1 (0.40%) webMethods
12 1 (0.40%) Remedy
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