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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.08% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.87%
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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
107 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.52% 13.36% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 13
Average daily rate £370 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
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 26 November 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Scrum
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 16 (48.48%) Cucumber
3 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
4 14 (42.42%) User Stories
5 13 (39.39%) Puppet
5 13 (39.39%) RESTful
5 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
5 13 (39.39%) Maven
6 12 (36.36%) FitNesse
6 12 (36.36%) Confluence
7 11 (33.33%) Kanban
8 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (27.27%) Apache
9 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (24.24%) UML
10 8 (24.24%) J2EE
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (18.18%) SAP ERP
12 6 (18.18%) Selenium
12 6 (18.18%) JMeter
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) JUnit
12 6 (18.18%) SAP
12 6 (18.18%) Internet
12 6 (18.18%) ERP
12 6 (18.18%) MS Visio

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (36.36%) Confluence
2 9 (27.27%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) DAB
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) SAP BI
2 5 (15.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Cucumber
1 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
2 13 (39.39%) Maven
3 12 (36.36%) FitNesse
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium
4 6 (18.18%) JMeter
4 6 (18.18%) JUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Subversion
6 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (6.06%) RSpec
7 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Requirements Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE Architect
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Web Services
2 13 (39.39%) RESTful
3 8 (24.24%) J2EE
4 5 (15.15%) PostGIS
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Open Source
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) CentOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) User Stories
4 11 (33.33%) Kanban
5 8 (24.24%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) ERP
7 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
8 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.09%) BDD
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
11 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
12 1 (3.03%) DevOps
12 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
12 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
12 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.09%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
1 6 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Tripwire
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