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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 133 193 197
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 142 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.57% 4.99% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 38 17
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£356 £320 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -16.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £125 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
1227 1103 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.19% 11.33% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 647 539
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £39.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +15 40 £388 +19.38% 13
Berkshire +28 39 £328 +25.96% 2
Surrey +15 17 £299 -8.07% 9
Buckinghamshire +13 17 £350 +34.61% 3
Oxfordshire -8 10 £375 +56.25% 4
East Sussex +2 9 £363 +20.83% 1
Kent -2 5 £300 - 1
West Sussex - 3 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Sussex - - - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (36.40%) Scrum
3 60 (22.99%) Java
4 51 (19.54%) Confluence
5 43 (16.48%) Oracle
6 42 (16.09%) Microsoft
7 41 (15.71%) Linux
8 39 (14.94%) Finance
9 38 (14.56%) .NET
10 37 (14.18%) Jenkins
10 37 (14.18%) Selenium
11 35 (13.41%) C#
11 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
11 35 (13.41%) Puppet
12 34 (13.03%) Test Scripting
12 34 (13.03%) Web Services
13 30 (11.49%) Red Hat
13 30 (11.49%) User Stories
14 29 (11.11%) Subversion
15 27 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 27 (10.34%) SQL
16 26 (9.96%) HTML
16 26 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (9.96%) Test Automation
17 25 (9.58%) Kanban
17 25 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (9.58%) SQL Server
17 25 (9.58%) JUnit
17 25 (9.58%) Maven
18 24 (9.20%) Ruby

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (19.54%) Confluence
2 9 (3.45%) Apache
2 9 (3.45%) CMS
3 7 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.30%) IIS
5 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.92%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.53%) Node.js
6 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.53%) Drupal
7 3 (1.15%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.77%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.38%) WildFly
9 1 (0.38%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Documentum
9 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.21%) MS Office
3 8 (3.07%) MS Project
4 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.77%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.38%) Maximo
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (1.53%) PaaS
4 4 (1.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) Network Security
2 8 (3.07%) Internet
2 8 (3.07%) Firewall
3 7 (2.68%) VPN
4 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.30%) WAN
4 6 (2.30%) LAN
5 5 (1.92%) HTTP
6 4 (1.53%) LDAP
6 4 (1.53%) DHCP
6 4 (1.53%) AMQP
6 4 (1.53%) DNS
7 2 (0.77%) IPv6
7 2 (0.77%) LTE
7 2 (0.77%) IPsec
7 2 (0.77%) OSPF
7 2 (0.77%) BGP
7 2 (0.77%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.38%) 2G
8 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 18 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.07%) Big Data
5 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.68%) MySQL
5 7 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.53%) DTS
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.77%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 37 (14.18%) Selenium
1 37 (14.18%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.11%) Subversion
4 25 (9.58%) Maven
4 25 (9.58%) JUnit
5 22 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (7.66%) Cucumber
6 20 (7.66%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (5.75%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.98%) ClearCase
9 12 (4.60%) SoapUI
10 11 (4.21%) JMeter
11 10 (3.83%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.45%) Ant
12 9 (3.45%) IntelliJ
13 8 (3.07%) Xcode
13 8 (3.07%) RSpec
13 8 (3.07%) Calabash
13 8 (3.07%) Appium
General
1 39 (14.94%) Finance
2 12 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.21%) Retail
4 7 (2.68%) Banking
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Publishing
6 4 (1.53%) Billing
6 4 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (24.52%) Analyst
2 37 (14.18%) Developer
3 36 (13.79%) Tester
4 29 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 26 (9.96%) Business Analyst
6 22 (8.43%) ScrumMaster
7 17 (6.51%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.51%) Test Manager
8 16 (6.13%) Agile Business Analyst
9 15 (5.75%) Automation Tester
10 14 (5.36%) Test Leader
11 13 (4.98%) Architect
12 12 (4.60%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.45%) Agile Coach
14 8 (3.07%) Salesforce.com Architect
14 8 (3.07%) Consultant
15 6 (2.30%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.30%) Requirements Analyst
15 6 (2.30%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.56%) .NET
2 34 (13.03%) Web Services
3 26 (9.96%) HTML
4 22 (8.43%) XML
5 14 (5.36%) CSS
5 14 (5.36%) J2EE
6 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.98%) SOAP
6 13 (4.98%) jQuery
7 10 (3.83%) RESTful
7 10 (3.83%) Middleware
8 9 (3.45%) Spring
8 9 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.07%) JSON
10 7 (2.68%) Java EE
10 7 (2.68%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.68%) EJB
11 6 (2.30%) Gherkin
11 6 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (2.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.20%) Open Source
2 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.83%) User Experience
4 10 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.92%) Robotics
6 5 (1.92%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.53%) Wiki
8 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.15%) PMI
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.77%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.71%) Linux
2 22 (8.43%) Windows
3 19 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (5.75%) UNIX
5 14 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.36%) Android
6 7 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.53%) SUSE
9 3 (1.15%) CentOS
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.77%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.77%) AIX
10 2 (0.77%) HPUX
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
11 1 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (36.40%) Scrum
3 34 (13.03%) Test Scripting
4 30 (11.49%) User Stories
5 26 (9.96%) Test Automation
5 26 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (9.58%) Kanban
7 22 (8.43%) Configuration Management
8 21 (8.05%) Migration
8 21 (8.05%) TDD
8 21 (8.05%) DevOps
9 20 (7.66%) BDD
9 20 (7.66%) Integration Testing
10 17 (6.51%) Project Management
10 17 (6.51%) Test Management
11 16 (6.13%) Test Strategy
11 16 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (6.13%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.99%) Java
2 35 (13.41%) C#
3 27 (10.34%) SQL
4 24 (9.20%) Ruby
5 19 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.51%) Python
7 12 (4.60%) C
8 11 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.07%) VBScript
10 8 (3.07%) Perl
10 8 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.92%) Groovy
11 5 (1.92%) Scala
11 5 (1.92%) VB
11 5 (1.92%) C++
12 4 (1.53%) VBA
12 4 (1.53%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.98%) Degree
2 13 (4.98%) ISEB
3 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.68%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.53%) MCAD
6 4 (1.53%) MCSD
6 4 (1.53%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.77%) ACCA
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.13%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.92%) NFS
2 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) Postfix
3 2 (0.77%) XenServer
3 2 (0.77%) Samba
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) iptables
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (13.41%) Puppet
2 17 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.21%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.15%) Salt
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.38%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 43 (16.48%) Oracle
2 42 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.49%) Red Hat
4 17 (6.51%) HP
5 15 (5.75%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.83%) Adobe
6 10 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.92%) hybris
7 5 (1.92%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.53%) Marketo
8 4 (1.53%) IBM
8 4 (1.53%) NetApp
8 4 (1.53%) Sun
9 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) VMware
9 3 (1.15%) Tableau
9 3 (1.15%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.15%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.77%) Demandware
10 2 (0.77%) ATG
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £170 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £42750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago