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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.19% 0.74% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.09% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +47.72%
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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
109 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.59% 18.08% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 6
Average daily rate £378 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 30 January 2015.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
4 15 (46.88%) Web Services
5 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) RESTful
6 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
7 11 (34.38%) Maven
7 11 (34.38%) Puppet
8 10 (31.25%) FitNesse
9 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (28.13%) Kanban
10 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) J2EE
11 7 (21.88%) Apache
11 7 (21.88%) User Stories
11 7 (21.88%) Confluence
12 6 (18.75%) Selenium
13 5 (15.63%) VMware
13 5 (15.63%) JMeter
13 5 (15.63%) JUnit
13 5 (15.63%) SOAP
13 5 (15.63%) Internet
13 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
13 5 (15.63%) Open Source
13 5 (15.63%) SaaS
13 5 (15.63%) PostGIS
14 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (21.88%) Apache
1 7 (21.88%) Confluence
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
2 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 11 (34.38%) Maven
5 10 (31.25%) FitNesse
6 6 (18.75%) Selenium
7 5 (15.63%) JMeter
7 5 (15.63%) JUnit
8 4 (12.50%) Calabash
8 4 (12.50%) Appium
8 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ
8 4 (12.50%) Xcode
8 4 (12.50%) Subversion
9 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
11 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
11 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Requirements Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Web Services
2 12 (37.50%) RESTful
3 7 (21.88%) J2EE
4 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) PostGIS
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Kanban
4 7 (21.88%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 4 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft