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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 19 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.63% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.81% 4.55% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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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
101 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.63% 12.43% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 10
Average daily rate £375 £323 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +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 6 May 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Confluence
3 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
4 9 (30.00%) Kanban
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (26.67%) Ruby
5 8 (26.67%) Maven
5 8 (26.67%) Puppet
6 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
6 7 (23.33%) JMeter
6 7 (23.33%) JUnit
6 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) RSpec
8 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
8 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) UML
9 4 (13.33%) Xcode
9 4 (13.33%) Calabash

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (10.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 7 (23.33%) JUnit
3 7 (23.33%) JMeter
3 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (16.67%) RSpec
5 4 (13.33%) Xcode
5 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 4 (13.33%) Calabash
5 4 (13.33%) Appium
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Test Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Requirements Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Kanban
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) User Stories
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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