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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.85% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +125.00%
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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
114 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.23% 14.20% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 32 11
Average daily rate £325 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £17.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Web Services
3 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
4 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
5 15 (42.86%) RESTful
5 15 (42.86%) Eclipse
6 14 (40.00%) Maven
6 14 (40.00%) Puppet
6 14 (40.00%) User Stories
7 13 (37.14%) Confluence
7 13 (37.14%) FitNesse
8 12 (34.29%) Apache
8 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (31.43%) J2EE
10 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (25.71%) Kanban
11 8 (22.86%) UML
12 7 (20.00%) Java
12 7 (20.00%) Internet
12 7 (20.00%) Subversion
12 7 (20.00%) SaaS
12 7 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (20.00%) Vagrant
13 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (17.14%) Requirements Management
13 6 (17.14%) SAP ERP
13 6 (17.14%) Open Source
13 6 (17.14%) VMware

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 13 (37.14%) Confluence
2 12 (34.29%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
1 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) DAB
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 5 (14.29%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
3 15 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 14 (40.00%) Maven
5 13 (37.14%) FitNesse
6 7 (20.00%) Subversion
7 5 (14.29%) JMeter
7 5 (14.29%) Selenium
7 5 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.71%) RSpec
10 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Requirements Analyst
3 12 (34.29%) Architect
4 11 (31.43%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.29%) J2EE Architect
5 5 (14.29%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Software Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Test Coordinator
9 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Web Services
2 15 (42.86%) RESTful
3 11 (31.43%) J2EE
4 5 (14.29%) PostGIS
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) JSP
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) GIS
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) User Stories
4 9 (25.71%) Kanban
5 8 (22.86%) UML
6 7 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Requirements Management
7 6 (17.14%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) BDD
10 3 (8.57%) TDD
11 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Coaching
12 1 (2.86%) DevOps
12 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
12 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) SAP
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) EMC
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat