The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.77% 2.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.08% 13.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 68 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.67% 20.36% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 12
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Confluence
2 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) JUnit
4 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) Maven
4 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 7 (26.92%) Puppet
5 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) JMeter
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Kanban
7 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
7 5 (19.23%) MS Office
7 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
7 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 5 (19.23%) RSpec
8 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (15.38%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (38.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JUnit
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
2 7 (26.92%) JMeter
3 5 (19.23%) RSpec
3 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Calabash
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) Appium
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Xcode
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Developer
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.85%) Sass
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (23.08%) Kanban
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) ERP
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP