The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 39 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.79% 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.04% 11.57% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 9
Average daily rate £320 £355 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% -9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £278 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JIRA
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) RSpec
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
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