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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 91 152 183
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +31
Contract jobs citing JIRA 214 110 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 1.18% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.22% 9.73% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 77 44
Median daily rate £444 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £272 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -68.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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
1319 1131 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 12.14% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 694 591
Median daily rate £425 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 29
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
West Sussex +23 57 £410 - 1
Berkshire +13 35 £450 +20.00% 9
Hampshire 0 34 £400 +6.66% 15
Surrey +5 32 £475 +52.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £344 +1.85% 1
Oxfordshire +6 15 £450 +2.85% 9
Kent -1 15 £230 -23.33% 1
East Sussex +5 8 £350 -
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 250 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (38.54%) Java
3 137 (36.93%) Confluence
4 133 (35.85%) Jenkins
5 118 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
6 114 (30.73%) Spring
7 111 (29.92%) Git (software)
8 110 (29.65%) Scrum
9 108 (29.11%) Subversion
10 100 (26.95%) JUnit
11 95 (25.61%) Linux
12 80 (21.56%) Python
13 78 (21.02%) SQL
14 77 (20.75%) Configuration Management
15 76 (20.49%) Ruby
16 75 (20.22%) Automated Testing
17 74 (19.95%) REST
18 71 (19.14%) C#
18 71 (19.14%) HTML
19 67 (18.06%) CSS
20 64 (17.25%) XML
21 63 (16.98%) JSON
22 62 (16.71%) Selenium
22 62 (16.71%) HTTP
23 61 (16.44%) Oracle
23 61 (16.44%) Ajax
24 60 (16.17%) Open Source
25 56 (15.09%) Cucumber
26 54 (14.56%) HTML5
26 54 (14.56%) Scala

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
1 137 (36.93%) Confluence
2 39 (10.51%) JBoss
3 32 (8.63%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.93%) Apache
5 16 (4.31%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.96%) IIS
6 11 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.08%) Node.js
11 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.54%) nginx
13 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.27%) CMS
13 1 (0.27%) Sonic ESB
13 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.85%) MS Office
3 13 (3.50%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.54%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.35%) Bluemix
4 5 (1.35%) SaaS
5 3 (0.81%) GitHub
5 3 (0.81%) Heroku
5 3 (0.81%) PaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Trello
6 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Force.com
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.71%) HTTP
2 14 (3.77%) ZigBee
3 11 (2.96%) VLAN
4 5 (1.35%) DHCP
4 5 (1.35%) DNS
4 5 (1.35%) Firewall
4 5 (1.35%) LDAP
4 5 (1.35%) SSH
5 4 (1.08%) Network Security
6 3 (0.81%) WAN
7 2 (0.54%) Broadband
7 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.54%) FTP
7 2 (0.54%) LTE
7 2 (0.54%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) IPv6
8 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.27%) OSPF
8 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.36%) PostgreSQL
1 31 (8.36%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.31%) MySQL
3 14 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.62%) VoltDB
7 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 133 (35.85%) Jenkins
2 111 (29.92%) Git (software)
3 108 (29.11%) Subversion
4 100 (26.95%) JUnit
5 62 (16.71%) Selenium
6 56 (15.09%) Cucumber
7 50 (13.48%) Maven
8 32 (8.63%) Ant
8 32 (8.63%) Gradle
9 29 (7.82%) Artifactory
9 29 (7.82%) Hudson
10 24 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (5.39%) HP UFT
11 20 (5.39%) JMeter
11 20 (5.39%) SoapUI
12 18 (4.85%) Checkstyle
12 18 (4.85%) FindBugs
12 18 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (4.04%) WebDriver
14 14 (3.77%) MSBuild
General
1 54 (14.56%) Finance
2 34 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.85%) Banking
4 17 (4.58%) Retail
5 8 (2.16%) Electronics
5 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.16%) Marketing
6 7 (1.89%) Publishing
7 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Avionics
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (37.20%) Developer
2 78 (21.02%) Java Developer
3 72 (19.41%) Analyst
4 37 (9.97%) Scala Developer
5 33 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 32 (8.63%) Business Analyst
7 28 (7.55%) Tester
8 25 (6.74%) Test Engineer
9 21 (5.66%) Java Scala Developer
10 20 (5.39%) Automation Tester
11 19 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.58%) Project Manager
13 15 (4.04%) Agile Developer
13 15 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
14 14 (3.77%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.77%) Developer in Test
14 14 (3.77%) Test Manager
15 13 (3.50%) Lead Developer
15 13 (3.50%) Software Developer
16 12 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (30.73%) Spring
2 74 (19.95%) REST
3 71 (19.14%) HTML
4 67 (18.06%) CSS
5 64 (17.25%) XML
6 63 (16.98%) JSON
7 61 (16.44%) Ajax
8 54 (14.56%) HTML5
8 54 (14.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 53 (14.29%) RESTful
10 52 (14.02%) CSS3
10 52 (14.02%) Play Framework
11 51 (13.75%) Django
11 51 (13.75%) Guice
12 47 (12.67%) Hibernate
13 41 (11.05%) Spring MVC
14 37 (9.97%) Web Services
15 27 (7.28%) Apache Camel
16 26 (7.01%) SOAP
17 25 (6.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.89%) Smart Meter
2 23 (6.20%) User Experience
3 22 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.62%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.08%) iPad
10 4 (1.08%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.81%) IVR
11 3 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.54%) NHS
13 1 (0.27%) AS400
13 1 (0.27%) Clustering
13 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.27%) FMCG
13 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.61%) Linux
2 27 (7.28%) Unix
3 24 (6.47%) Windows
4 14 (3.77%) VMS
5 11 (2.96%) Android
6 9 (2.43%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.27%) Debian
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (31.81%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (29.65%) Scrum
4 77 (20.75%) Configuration Management
5 75 (20.22%) Automated Testing
6 60 (16.17%) Open Source
7 53 (14.29%) OWASP
8 46 (12.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 46 (12.40%) Waterfall
9 45 (12.13%) MVC
10 44 (11.86%) Functional Testing
11 43 (11.59%) DevOps
12 42 (11.32%) Software Testing
12 42 (11.32%) Web Design
13 35 (9.43%) Project Management
13 35 (9.43%) Test Scripting
14 32 (8.63%) TDD
15 31 (8.36%) Test Automation
16 29 (7.82%) User Stories
17 28 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 143 (38.54%) Java
2 80 (21.56%) Python
3 78 (21.02%) SQL
4 76 (20.49%) Ruby
5 71 (19.14%) C#
6 54 (14.56%) Scala
7 29 (7.82%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.58%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.50%) Groovy
10 11 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.70%) C
12 5 (1.35%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.35%) AspectJ
12 5 (1.35%) C++
12 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.08%) Perl
13 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (12.67%) ISEB
2 45 (12.13%) ISTQB
3 27 (7.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.85%) Degree
4 18 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (1.89%) MCSE
7 7 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.81%) APMP
11 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.59%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.27%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (4.85%) Docker
2 15 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.08%) vCloud
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Btrfs
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) iptables
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) LXC
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Squid
5 1 (0.27%) Varnish
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.93%) Puppet
2 21 (5.66%) Ansible
3 14 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (3.50%) SCCM
4 13 (3.50%) SCOM
5 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.81%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.54%) OpenView
8 1 (0.27%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
8 1 (0.27%) Nessus
8 1 (0.27%) Scalr
8 1 (0.27%) systemd
Vendors
1 61 (16.44%) Oracle
2 51 (13.75%) Google
3 48 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.47%) Atlassian
5 19 (5.12%) HP
5 19 (5.12%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (4.58%) Splunk
7 13 (3.50%) Dell
7 13 (3.50%) Talend
8 11 (2.96%) Rally
9 10 (2.70%) SAP
10 9 (2.43%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.43%) Reuters
11 8 (2.16%) VMware
12 7 (1.89%) Adobe
13 6 (1.62%) IBM
14 5 (1.35%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.81%) LANDesk
15 3 (0.81%) Twitter
16 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 17 days ago