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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 37 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.94% 3.97% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.13% 17.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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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
62 82 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.24% 23.23% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 16
Average daily rate £370 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (42.31%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Confluence
3 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Maven
5 8 (30.77%) Ruby
5 8 (30.77%) JUnit
6 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (26.92%) JMeter
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
8 5 (19.23%) MS Office
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 5 (19.23%) RSpec
8 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) UML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (42.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) 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%) SAP ERP
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BW
1 3 (11.54%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
2 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) JUnit
2 8 (30.77%) Maven
3 7 (26.92%) JMeter
3 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
4 5 (19.23%) RSpec
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.85%) Mockito
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Kanban
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) 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 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP