The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.99% 0.83% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £339 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
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 £40.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
JIRA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.61% 6.09% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 25
Average daily rate £375 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £496 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the West Sussex region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 2 - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) DO-178B
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) SAP