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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 41 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.41% 3.92% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +88.23%
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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
111 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.01% 15.45% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

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 26 February 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
3 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) Maven
4 13 (41.94%) Puppet
5 10 (32.26%) Confluence
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) JUnit
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) JMeter
6 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) FitNesse
8 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
9 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
9 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (19.35%) Kanban
9 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (16.13%) SOAP
10 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (16.13%) Apache
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) Ruby
10 5 (16.13%) Selenium
10 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (32.26%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Cucumber
2 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
3 13 (41.94%) Maven
4 9 (29.03%) JMeter
4 9 (29.03%) JUnit
5 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
6 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
6 7 (22.58%) FitNesse
7 5 (16.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (16.13%) Selenium
8 4 (12.90%) Xcode
8 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
8 4 (12.90%) Calabash
8 4 (12.90%) RSpec
8 4 (12.90%) Appium
9 3 (9.68%) Subversion
10 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
11 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
11 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Tester
6 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
1 9 (29.03%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 5 (16.13%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) PostGIS
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Robotics
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Load Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) Ruby
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) HP
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