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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 74 147 136
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 227 133 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.71% 1.34% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.22% 10.81% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 78 78
Median daily rate £400 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £39.37 £39.37 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £39.37 £40.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.81 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.62%
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
1318 1230 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.75% 12.39% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 760 616
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £485 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 September 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hampshire +21 70 £395 +5.33% 15
Surrey +35 48 £400 -11.11% 7
West Sussex +25 31 £400 +60.00% 2
Berkshire +9 26 £400 +14.28% 11
Oxfordshire 0 18 £438 +25.00% 6
East Sussex +6 9 £344 +1.02% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £475 - 3
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Middlesex +4 5 £550 - 2
Sussex - 3 - -
Kent -6 2 £450 +63.63%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 302 (68.95%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (37.67%) Java
3 159 (36.30%) Jenkins
4 152 (34.70%) Scrum
5 147 (33.56%) Confluence
6 120 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (27.17%) Git (software)
8 105 (23.97%) SQL
9 99 (22.60%) Spring
10 96 (21.92%) JUnit
11 84 (19.18%) Linux
12 83 (18.95%) Selenium
13 78 (17.81%) Finance
13 78 (17.81%) Web Services
14 75 (17.12%) User Stories
15 72 (16.44%) QA
16 70 (15.98%) REST
17 68 (15.53%) Subversion
18 66 (15.07%) Waterfall
19 64 (14.61%) XML
19 64 (14.61%) Oracle
19 64 (14.61%) Automated Testing
20 63 (14.38%) Maven
21 62 (14.16%) TDD
21 62 (14.16%) Cucumber
22 59 (13.47%) DevOps
23 58 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
24 57 (13.01%) HTML
25 56 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
26 54 (12.33%) Performance Testing

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
1 147 (33.56%) Confluence
2 40 (9.13%) JBoss
3 37 (8.45%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.62%) Apache
5 22 (5.02%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.65%) IIS
7 15 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.60%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.68%) CMS
12 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.46%) Liferay
13 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.23%) Drupal
13 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.97%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.83%) MS Office
5 3 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (4.57%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (2.74%) Sonata
3 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.68%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.68%) SAP PSCD
4 3 (0.68%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.19%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.83%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.60%) Bluemix
5 7 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.91%) IaaS
6 4 (0.91%) PaaS
7 3 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.68%) GitHub
8 2 (0.46%) Force.com
8 2 (0.46%) SaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Trello
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.68%) HTTP
2 12 (2.74%) VLAN
3 9 (2.05%) Firewall
4 7 (1.60%) SSH
5 6 (1.37%) LDAP
6 5 (1.14%) LAN
6 5 (1.14%) ZigBee
7 4 (0.91%) DHCP
7 4 (0.91%) DNS
7 4 (0.91%) SNMP
7 4 (0.91%) VPN
8 3 (0.68%) SSL
8 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.68%) WAN
9 2 (0.46%) BGP
9 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.46%) FlexRay
9 2 (0.46%) MPLS
9 2 (0.46%) Network Security
10 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.57%) Hadoop
4 19 (4.34%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.51%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.51%) MySQL
7 8 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.14%) QlikView
11 4 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.91%) VoltDB
12 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.68%) Power BI
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 159 (36.30%) Jenkins
2 119 (27.17%) Git (software)
3 96 (21.92%) JUnit
4 83 (18.95%) Selenium
5 68 (15.53%) Subversion
6 63 (14.38%) Maven
7 62 (14.16%) Cucumber
8 44 (10.05%) SoapUI
9 36 (8.22%) Gradle
10 35 (7.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (7.08%) Ant
12 30 (6.85%) Hudson
13 29 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (6.62%) WebDriver
14 26 (5.94%) Talend Open Studio
15 24 (5.48%) Artifactory
16 23 (5.25%) JMeter
17 17 (3.88%) Checkstyle
17 17 (3.88%) FindBugs
18 16 (3.65%) jMock
General
1 78 (17.81%) Finance
2 26 (5.94%) Retail
3 17 (3.88%) Banking
3 17 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.74%) Publishing
5 7 (1.60%) Automotive
6 4 (0.91%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Back Office
7 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.46%) French Language
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (31.28%) Analyst
2 123 (28.08%) Developer
3 82 (18.72%) Java Developer
4 65 (14.84%) Test Analyst
5 45 (10.27%) Business Analyst
6 36 (8.22%) Tester
7 25 (5.71%) Architect
7 25 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 25 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 23 (5.25%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.34%) AWS Architect
10 18 (4.11%) Cloud Architect
10 18 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
10 18 (4.11%) Scrum Master
11 17 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (3.65%) Scala Developer
13 14 (3.20%) QA Analyst
14 13 (2.97%) Java Scala Developer
15 12 (2.74%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (22.60%) Spring
2 78 (17.81%) Web Services
3 70 (15.98%) REST
4 64 (14.61%) XML
5 57 (13.01%) HTML
6 50 (11.42%) RESTful
7 48 (10.96%) CSS
7 48 (10.96%) Hibernate
8 42 (9.59%) JSON
9 41 (9.36%) ActiveMQ
9 41 (9.36%) Ajax
10 38 (8.68%) HTML5
11 36 (8.22%) CSS3
12 33 (7.53%) SOAP
13 29 (6.62%) Apache Camel
14 27 (6.16%) Play Framework
14 27 (6.16%) Ruby on Rails
15 26 (5.94%) Django
15 26 (5.94%) Guice
16 25 (5.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.90%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.16%) Smart Meter
3 21 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (4.57%) User Experience
5 15 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.05%) Equities
7 7 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.14%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.14%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.91%) Clustering
9 4 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.91%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.68%) Replication
10 3 (0.68%) Smart Energy
11 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 84 (19.18%) Linux
2 43 (9.82%) Unix
3 22 (5.02%) Windows
4 12 (2.74%) Android
5 10 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.68%) VMS
9 2 (0.46%) Solaris
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (68.95%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (34.70%) Scrum
3 120 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (17.12%) User Stories
5 66 (15.07%) Waterfall
6 64 (14.61%) Automated Testing
7 62 (14.16%) TDD
8 59 (13.47%) DevOps
9 56 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 54 (12.33%) Performance Testing
11 53 (12.10%) Functional Testing
12 51 (11.64%) Configuration Management
12 51 (11.64%) Open Source
13 49 (11.19%) Kanban
14 44 (10.05%) BDD
15 41 (9.36%) SDLC
16 40 (9.13%) E-Commerce
16 40 (9.13%) SOA
17 37 (8.45%) ITIL
17 37 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (37.67%) Java
2 105 (23.97%) SQL
3 41 (9.36%) C#
4 36 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 36 (8.22%) Scala
5 35 (7.99%) Python
6 33 (7.53%) Ruby
7 31 (7.08%) Groovy
8 12 (2.74%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.83%) Perl
11 7 (1.60%) AspectJ
12 6 (1.37%) C++
13 5 (1.14%) PHP
14 3 (0.68%) ABAP
14 3 (0.68%) C
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (11.64%) ISTQB
2 48 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 46 (10.50%) ISEB
4 37 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 34 (7.76%) Degree
6 18 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.37%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) PMP
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.23%) MCSE
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (16.44%) QA
2 10 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.91%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.68%) vSphere
3 2 (0.46%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) iptables
4 1 (0.23%) Postfix
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (10.50%) Puppet
2 29 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (5.25%) ZABBIX
4 20 (4.57%) Ambari
5 9 (2.05%) Ansible
6 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.68%) SCCM
7 3 (0.68%) Terraform
8 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.46%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.46%) logstash
8 2 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (14.61%) Oracle
2 36 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.99%) Atlassian
4 26 (5.94%) Google
4 26 (5.94%) Talend
5 24 (5.48%) Rally
6 9 (2.05%) Bloomberg
6 9 (2.05%) HP
6 9 (2.05%) Reuters
6 9 (2.05%) Splunk
7 7 (1.60%) IBM
7 7 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.37%) VMware
9 4 (0.91%) Adobe
9 4 (0.91%) F5
9 4 (0.91%) SAP
9 4 (0.91%) Thunderhead
10 3 (0.68%) RedGate
10 3 (0.68%) Temenos
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
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