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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 135 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 118 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.53% 2.93% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 12 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -17.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £262 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
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
1023 957 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 10.94% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 555 476
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 49
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 39 £345 +35.02% 7
Berkshire +30 25 £388 -3.12% 5
Surrey +8 20 £415 +18.57% 10
Oxfordshire - 13 £450 - 8
Buckinghamshire - 10 £350 - 4
Kent - 4 £225 -
West Sussex +1 3 £339 +17.82% 6
East Sussex -6 2 £250 -34.21% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £415 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (40.93%) Scrum
2 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (32.12%) Java
4 54 (27.98%) Confluence
5 51 (26.42%) Jenkins
6 46 (23.83%) XML
7 43 (22.28%) Web Services
8 41 (21.24%) Subversion
8 41 (21.24%) jQuery
9 37 (19.17%) Selenium
10 36 (18.65%) CSS
11 35 (18.13%) Apache
11 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
12 34 (17.62%) HTML
13 33 (17.10%) Spring
14 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
14 32 (16.58%) JUnit
15 31 (16.06%) SQL
16 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
17 28 (14.51%) Eclipse
17 28 (14.51%) Maven
18 27 (13.99%) Puppet
19 25 (12.95%) Open Source
19 25 (12.95%) J2EE
19 25 (12.95%) Tomcat
20 24 (12.44%) MySQL
20 24 (12.44%) MVC
20 24 (12.44%) Unit Testing
21 23 (11.92%) Cucumber
21 23 (11.92%) User Stories

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (27.98%) Confluence
2 35 (18.13%) Apache
3 25 (12.95%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.66%) CMS
4 9 (4.66%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.07%) Mule
6 4 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.55%) Drupal
7 3 (1.55%) Liferay
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.04%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.11%) MS Office
4 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.04%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) SAP ERP
1 4 (2.07%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.70%) SaaS
3 5 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.55%) GitHub
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) Internet
2 4 (2.07%) PBX
2 4 (2.07%) VoIP
2 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.07%) AMQP
2 4 (2.07%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (2.07%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.52%) MVNO
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) SSH
4 1 (0.52%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) MySQL
2 22 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.15%) Big Data
4 8 (4.15%) Apache Accumulo
4 8 (4.15%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.07%) SAP BW
6 4 (2.07%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.04%) DB2
8 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.52%) CloverETL
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (26.42%) Jenkins
2 41 (21.24%) Subversion
3 37 (19.17%) Selenium
4 32 (16.58%) JUnit
5 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
6 28 (14.51%) Maven
6 28 (14.51%) Eclipse
7 23 (11.92%) Cucumber
8 16 (8.29%) FitNesse
9 14 (7.25%) Mercurial
10 13 (6.74%) JMeter
11 10 (5.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.63%) RSpec
14 7 (3.63%) WebDriver
14 7 (3.63%) Hudson
14 7 (3.63%) Zephyr
15 6 (3.11%) Bugzilla
16 5 (2.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (10.88%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Marketing
3 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Retail
5 5 (2.59%) French Language
6 3 (1.55%) Electronics
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.04%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (32.12%) Developer
2 46 (23.83%) Analyst
3 20 (10.36%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.81%) Architect
4 17 (8.81%) Tester
4 17 (8.81%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.77%) Business Analyst
6 14 (7.25%) Hybris Developer
7 12 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.18%) Requirements Analyst
9 8 (4.15%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Test Manager
12 5 (2.59%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.59%) Consultant
12 5 (2.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.83%) XML
2 43 (22.28%) Web Services
3 41 (21.24%) jQuery
4 36 (18.65%) CSS
5 34 (17.62%) HTML
6 33 (17.10%) Spring
7 25 (12.95%) J2EE
8 23 (11.92%) Ajax
9 22 (11.40%) XSD
10 20 (10.36%) JSP
11 18 (9.33%) RESTful
11 18 (9.33%) REST
12 15 (7.77%) SOAP
13 14 (7.25%) Spring MVC
14 13 (6.74%) .NET
15 9 (4.66%) HTML5
16 8 (4.15%) Kafka
16 8 (4.15%) PostGIS
16 8 (4.15%) Swing
16 8 (4.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Open Source
2 5 (2.59%) Wiki
2 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.55%) GIS
4 3 (1.55%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.04%) Clustering
5 2 (1.04%) DTV
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.04%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Blog
6 1 (0.52%) Telematics
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) STB
6 1 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.40%) UNIX
1 22 (11.40%) Linux
2 9 (4.66%) Android
3 5 (2.59%) CentOS
4 3 (1.55%) Solaris
4 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.55%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.93%) Scrum
2 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
4 24 (12.44%) MVC
4 24 (12.44%) Unit Testing
5 23 (11.92%) User Stories
6 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (11.40%) B2C
7 18 (9.33%) Integration Testing
7 18 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 16 (8.29%) BDD
8 16 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (8.29%) Software Engineering
9 15 (7.77%) TDD
9 15 (7.77%) UML
10 14 (7.25%) Project Management
10 14 (7.25%) Regression Testing
11 12 (6.22%) OO
11 12 (6.22%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.12%) Java
2 32 (16.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.06%) SQL
4 17 (8.81%) C#
5 13 (6.74%) Python
6 9 (4.66%) PHP
6 9 (4.66%) C
7 8 (4.15%) Perl
8 7 (3.63%) C++
8 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.55%) Ruby
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.55%) Groovy
10 3 (1.55%) Scala
11 2 (1.04%) Korn
11 2 (1.04%) PHP5
12 1 (0.52%) PHP4
12 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.18%) ISEB
3 9 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.59%) Degree
6 3 (1.55%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.04%) HND
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.07%) vCloud
3 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (13.99%) Puppet
2 10 (5.18%) Vagrant
3 6 (3.11%) Ansible
3 6 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.55%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) YUM
Vendors
1 18 (9.33%) hybris
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.70%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.70%) VMware
4 10 (5.18%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.66%) HP
5 9 (4.66%) Oracle
6 6 (3.11%) SAP
6 6 (3.11%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.07%) ATG
8 4 (2.07%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.07%) Open Text
8 4 (2.07%) Splunk
8 4 (2.07%) Demandware
8 4 (2.07%) Zend
9 3 (1.55%) JBoss
9 3 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.04%) EMC
10 2 (1.04%) BMC
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 24 days ago