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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 94 140 162
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 207 124 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.31% 1.33% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.71% 10.25% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 90 49
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £257 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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 1210 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.68% 13.03% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 732 579
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -12.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 +27 40 £400 - 3
Surrey +16 36 £475 +56.37% 3
Hampshire +5 34 £400 +9.21% 17
Berkshire +1 28 £400 - 13
Oxfordshire +5 24 £450 +12.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +23 19 £338 +3.84% 10
Kent +20 17 £405 +62.00%
East Sussex +12 8 £350 - 5
M4 Corridor -7 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 266 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (40.25%) Java
3 149 (37.25%) Confluence
4 142 (35.50%) Jenkins
5 127 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (29.75%) Scrum
7 118 (29.50%) Spring
8 114 (28.50%) JUnit
9 112 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 108 (27.00%) Subversion
11 101 (25.25%) Linux
12 91 (22.75%) SQL
13 83 (20.75%) REST
14 78 (19.50%) Python
15 77 (19.25%) Configuration Management
16 72 (18.00%) C#
17 71 (17.75%) Automated Testing
18 70 (17.50%) Ruby
19 69 (17.25%) HTML
20 67 (16.75%) XML
21 64 (16.00%) Ajax
21 64 (16.00%) JSON
21 64 (16.00%) Selenium
22 63 (15.75%) CSS
22 63 (15.75%) HTTP
23 62 (15.50%) Finance
23 62 (15.50%) Open Source
24 59 (14.75%) Maven
25 58 (14.50%) ISTQB
26 57 (14.25%) Oracle

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
1 149 (37.25%) Confluence
2 39 (9.75%) JBoss
3 33 (8.25%) Tomcat
4 26 (6.50%) Apache
5 17 (4.25%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.50%) IIS
7 12 (3.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (2.25%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.50%) nginx
15 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.25%) CMS
15 1 (0.25%) Sonic ESB
15 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.50%) MS Office
3 15 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Sonata
2 4 (1.00%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.25%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.75%) Bluemix
5 5 (1.25%) SaaS
6 4 (1.00%) PaaS
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.75%) Heroku
7 3 (0.75%) Trello
8 2 (0.50%) Force.com
8 2 (0.50%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.75%) HTTP
2 15 (3.75%) ZigBee
3 14 (3.50%) VLAN
4 8 (2.00%) Firewall
5 7 (1.75%) LDAP
5 7 (1.75%) SSH
6 6 (1.50%) DHCP
6 6 (1.50%) DNS
7 4 (1.00%) WAN
8 3 (0.75%) Network Security
8 3 (0.75%) SNMP
8 3 (0.75%) VPN
9 2 (0.50%) BGP
9 2 (0.50%) Broadband
9 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.50%) FTP
9 2 (0.50%) LAN
9 2 (0.50%) LTE
9 2 (0.50%) SAN
10 1 (0.25%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.50%) MySQL
6 11 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.00%) VoltDB
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (35.50%) Jenkins
2 114 (28.50%) JUnit
3 112 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 108 (27.00%) Subversion
5 64 (16.00%) Selenium
6 59 (14.75%) Maven
7 56 (14.00%) Cucumber
8 36 (9.00%) Gradle
9 35 (8.75%) Ant
10 31 (7.75%) Hudson
11 30 (7.50%) Artifactory
12 28 (7.00%) SoapUI
13 27 (6.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 22 (5.50%) JMeter
15 20 (5.00%) HP UFT
15 20 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
16 19 (4.75%) Checkstyle
16 19 (4.75%) FindBugs
16 19 (4.75%) WebDriver
17 18 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (15.50%) Finance
2 29 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.50%) Retail
4 21 (5.25%) Banking
5 11 (2.75%) Publishing
6 6 (1.50%) Marketing
7 4 (1.00%) Electronics
7 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.75%) Back Office
8 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Avionics
9 2 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 133 (33.25%) Developer
2 98 (24.50%) Analyst
3 78 (19.50%) Java Developer
4 46 (11.50%) Test Analyst
5 37 (9.25%) Scala Developer
6 36 (9.00%) Business Analyst
7 30 (7.50%) Tester
8 28 (7.00%) Test Engineer
9 21 (5.25%) Java Scala Developer
10 20 (5.00%) Automation Tester
11 19 (4.75%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
13 15 (3.75%) C# Developer
13 15 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (3.75%) QA Engineer
14 14 (3.50%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.25%) Lead Developer
15 13 (3.25%) Software Developer
16 12 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (3.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (29.50%) Spring
2 83 (20.75%) REST
3 69 (17.25%) HTML
4 67 (16.75%) XML
5 64 (16.00%) Ajax
5 64 (16.00%) JSON
6 63 (15.75%) CSS
7 53 (13.25%) HTML5
7 53 (13.25%) Play Framework
7 53 (13.25%) RESTful
7 53 (13.25%) Web Services
8 52 (13.00%) CSS3
9 51 (12.75%) Django
9 51 (12.75%) Guice
9 51 (12.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 46 (11.50%) Hibernate
11 40 (10.00%) Spring MVC
12 32 (8.00%) Apache Camel
13 30 (7.50%) SOAP
14 26 (6.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.00%) Smart Meter
2 34 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.75%) User Experience
4 16 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.50%) Equities
11 4 (1.00%) iPad
11 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.00%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.75%) Clustering
12 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.50%) IVR
13 2 (0.50%) NHS
13 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.25%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 101 (25.25%) Linux
2 30 (7.50%) Unix
3 24 (6.00%) Windows
4 13 (3.25%) Android
5 11 (2.75%) VMS
6 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) SmartOS
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
3 119 (29.75%) Scrum
4 77 (19.25%) Configuration Management
5 71 (17.75%) Automated Testing
6 62 (15.50%) Open Source
7 54 (13.50%) OWASP
8 50 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 47 (11.75%) MVC
10 46 (11.50%) Functional Testing
11 45 (11.25%) DevOps
11 45 (11.25%) Responsive Web Design
12 44 (11.00%) Software Testing
13 42 (10.50%) Web Design
14 40 (10.00%) Test Scripting
15 38 (9.50%) Project Management
16 35 (8.75%) TDD
17 32 (8.00%) Unit Testing
18 31 (7.75%) Performance Testing
18 31 (7.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 161 (40.25%) Java
2 91 (22.75%) SQL
3 78 (19.50%) Python
4 72 (18.00%) C#
5 70 (17.50%) Ruby
6 55 (13.75%) Scala
7 25 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.75%) Groovy
9 14 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.25%) C
12 7 (1.75%) AspectJ
13 6 (1.50%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.50%) Perl
14 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.00%) C++
15 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.50%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (14.50%) ISTQB
2 54 (13.50%) ISEB
3 26 (6.50%) Degree
4 23 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.50%) MCSE
8 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.75%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.25%) APMP
13 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.00%) QA
2 9 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.25%) Docker
2 12 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.00%) vCloud
5 4 (1.00%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Btrfs
6 1 (0.25%) Firmware
6 1 (0.25%) iptables
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) LXC
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) Snort
6 1 (0.25%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (6.00%) Puppet
2 20 (5.00%) Ansible
2 20 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.50%) SCCM
4 10 (2.50%) SCOM
5 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.75%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.50%) logstash
7 2 (0.50%) OpenView
7 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) Nagios
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) rkt
8 1 (0.25%) Scalr
8 1 (0.25%) systemd
Vendors
1 57 (14.25%) Oracle
2 51 (12.75%) Google
3 46 (11.50%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 20 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (5.00%) Talend
6 19 (4.75%) Splunk
7 17 (4.25%) HP
8 13 (3.25%) Rally
9 10 (2.50%) Dell
10 9 (2.25%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.25%) Reuters
10 9 (2.25%) VMware
11 8 (2.00%) IBM
12 7 (1.75%) SAP
13 4 (1.00%) Adobe
13 4 (1.00%) Temenos
14 3 (0.75%) F5
14 3 (0.75%) LANDesk
14 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
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