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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 146 202 184
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 122 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.12% 4.71% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 25 28
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£350 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
1206 892 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.20% 10.40% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 501 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £16.48 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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
Oxfordshire - 33 £475 - 4
Berkshire +22 25 £350 +16.66% 6
Hampshire +2 21 £390 +6.12% 8
Surrey -7 12 £350 +7.69% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £313 +14.67% 2
East Sussex -6 6 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £400 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 157 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.57%) Scrum
3 65 (26.64%) Java
4 57 (23.36%) Jenkins
5 51 (20.90%) Selenium
6 43 (17.62%) Web Services
7 42 (17.21%) Eclipse
7 42 (17.21%) Confluence
7 42 (17.21%) User Stories
8 40 (16.39%) Maven
9 38 (15.57%) HTML
10 37 (15.16%) JavaScript
10 37 (15.16%) Apache
11 36 (14.75%) Open Source
12 35 (14.34%) SQL
12 35 (14.34%) Subversion
12 35 (14.34%) Cucumber
13 34 (13.93%) XML
14 33 (13.52%) E-Commerce
14 33 (13.52%) jQuery
15 32 (13.11%) J2EE
15 32 (13.11%) Oracle
15 32 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (13.11%) Git (software)
16 31 (12.70%) .NET
16 31 (12.70%) RESTful
16 31 (12.70%) BDD
16 31 (12.70%) Puppet
17 29 (11.89%) CSS
17 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 42 (17.21%) Confluence
2 37 (15.16%) Apache
3 16 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.74%) CMS
5 12 (4.92%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.28%) Drupal
6 8 (3.28%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.64%) JBoss
8 4 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.23%) Liferay
10 2 (0.82%) IIS
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.41%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.51%) MS Office
3 10 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.82%) Magento
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Summit
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.74%) SaaS
3 4 (1.64%) Force.com
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.23%) GitHub
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) Internet
2 7 (2.87%) Network Security
3 5 (2.05%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (2.05%) PBX
3 5 (2.05%) VoIP
3 5 (2.05%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) DAB
5 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) SSL
6 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.25%) MySQL
2 18 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.87%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.87%) SAP BI
5 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.46%) Big Data
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.23%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) QlikView
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (23.36%) Jenkins
2 51 (20.90%) Selenium
3 42 (17.21%) Eclipse
4 40 (16.39%) Maven
5 35 (14.34%) Cucumber
5 35 (14.34%) Subversion
6 32 (13.11%) Git (software)
7 26 (10.66%) JUnit
8 22 (9.02%) FitNesse
9 19 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (6.56%) JMeter
11 13 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (4.10%) SoapUI
13 9 (3.69%) WebDriver
14 8 (3.28%) PHPUnit
14 8 (3.28%) Mercurial
15 7 (2.87%) Checkstyle
15 7 (2.87%) Hudson
15 7 (2.87%) Bugzilla
15 7 (2.87%) IntelliJ
General
1 28 (11.48%) Finance
2 19 (7.79%) Marketing
3 11 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.69%) Retail
5 8 (3.28%) Publishing
6 5 (2.05%) Banking
6 5 (2.05%) French Language
6 5 (2.05%) Electronics
7 4 (1.64%) Billing
7 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.23%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (32.38%) Analyst
2 50 (20.49%) Developer
3 35 (14.34%) Test Analyst
4 31 (12.70%) Tester
5 26 (10.66%) Business Analyst
6 25 (10.25%) Architect
7 18 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (5.33%) ScrumMaster
8 13 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.92%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.92%) Requirements Analyst
10 11 (4.51%) PHP Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Automation Tester
12 9 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 7 (2.87%) Applications Support
14 7 (2.87%) Development Manager
14 7 (2.87%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.62%) Web Services
2 38 (15.57%) HTML
3 34 (13.93%) XML
4 33 (13.52%) jQuery
5 32 (13.11%) J2EE
6 31 (12.70%) .NET
6 31 (12.70%) RESTful
7 29 (11.89%) CSS
8 27 (11.07%) SOAP
9 20 (8.20%) Spring
10 15 (6.15%) Ajax
10 15 (6.15%) REST
11 12 (4.92%) PostGIS
12 10 (4.10%) XHTML
12 10 (4.10%) Middleware
13 9 (3.69%) ASP.NET
13 9 (3.69%) HTML5
14 8 (3.28%) WCF
14 8 (3.28%) Hibernate
14 8 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Open Source
2 11 (4.51%) User Experience
3 9 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.05%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.64%) DTV
7 4 (1.64%) GIS
7 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) Robotics
8 3 (1.23%) PMI
9 2 (0.82%) Telematics
9 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.82%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) iPad
9 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.02%) Linux
2 16 (6.56%) UNIX
3 11 (4.51%) Android
4 9 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.28%) Windows
6 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.64%) AIX
8 3 (1.23%) Solaris
9 2 (0.82%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) Debian
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.57%) Scrum
3 42 (17.21%) User Stories
4 33 (13.52%) E-Commerce
5 32 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (12.70%) BDD
7 29 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (11.07%) Test Automation
9 24 (9.84%) Kanban
10 23 (9.43%) TDD
11 21 (8.61%) Migration
11 21 (8.61%) Test Scripting
12 19 (7.79%) MVC
13 18 (7.38%) Unit Testing
14 16 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.15%) Software Engineering
16 14 (5.74%) Automated Testing
17 13 (5.33%) Business Analysis
17 13 (5.33%) Regression Testing
18 12 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (26.64%) Java
2 37 (15.16%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.34%) SQL
4 27 (11.07%) C#
5 15 (6.15%) PHP
6 11 (4.51%) C
7 10 (4.10%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.10%) Python
7 10 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.69%) C++
9 8 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.28%) Groovy
9 8 (3.28%) Scala
10 7 (2.87%) Ruby
11 6 (2.46%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.05%) Perl
12 5 (2.05%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.64%) Korn
14 3 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (6.97%) ISEB
2 14 (5.74%) Degree
3 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.51%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.23%) HND
7 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PMP
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.38%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.82%) vCloud
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (12.70%) Puppet
2 10 (4.10%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.64%) WebInspect
4 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.41%) Salt
5 1 (0.41%) cPanel
Vendors
1 32 (13.11%) Oracle
2 24 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.33%) SAP
5 11 (4.51%) HP
6 10 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.10%) VMware
7 7 (2.87%) Adobe
7 7 (2.87%) hybris
8 5 (2.05%) Zend
8 5 (2.05%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.64%) Marketo
10 3 (1.23%) Open Text
10 3 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.23%) Appcelerator
10 3 (1.23%) Telerik
10 3 (1.23%) Aprimo
10 3 (1.23%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (0.82%) ATG
11 2 (0.82%) Tripwire
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