The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / East of England
Rank 44 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 87 55 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 2.36% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.54% 17.03% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 52
Median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
386 323 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.76% 13.89% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 216
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.68 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the East of England region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 33 £501 -2.19% 15
Essex +7 23 £500 +16.27% 5
Bedfordshire +14 15 £450 +2.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £475 +22.58% 2
Suffolk -9 4 £275 -42.13% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 137 (81.07%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.75%) BDD
3 70 (41.42%) TDD
4 63 (37.28%) Scrum
5 60 (35.50%) Java
5 60 (35.50%) Confluence
6 55 (32.54%) Git (software)
7 50 (29.59%) Selenium
8 49 (28.99%) Jenkins
9 48 (28.40%) QA
10 44 (26.04%) DevOps
11 42 (24.85%) Cucumber
12 39 (23.08%) ATDD
13 36 (21.30%) Kanban
14 35 (20.71%) Maven
15 33 (19.53%) SoapUI
16 30 (17.75%) WebDriver
17 29 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (16.57%) E-Commerce
18 28 (16.57%) Software Engineering
19 27 (15.98%) Retail
19 27 (15.98%) OO
20 25 (14.79%) SQL
20 25 (14.79%) Test Automation
20 25 (14.79%) User Stories
20 25 (14.79%) JIRA Agile
21 24 (14.20%) Continuous Delivery
21 24 (14.20%) RESTful
21 24 (14.20%) Software Testing
22 23 (13.61%) Ant

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (35.50%) Confluence
2 13 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.14%) MS Project
2 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.59%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.59%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.59%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.78%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Intranet
2 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) Big Data
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) DB2
3 6 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.96%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.78%) MySQL
7 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.59%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (32.54%) Git (software)
2 50 (29.59%) Selenium
3 49 (28.99%) Jenkins
4 42 (24.85%) Cucumber
5 35 (20.71%) Maven
6 33 (19.53%) SoapUI
7 30 (17.75%) WebDriver
8 25 (14.79%) JIRA Agile
9 23 (13.61%) Ant
9 23 (13.61%) JUnit
10 22 (13.02%) JBehave
11 21 (12.43%) TeamCity
12 18 (10.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (9.47%) Gradle
14 15 (8.88%) JMeter
15 14 (8.28%) Subversion
16 11 (6.51%) SpecFlow
17 10 (5.92%) TestNG
18 8 (4.73%) Appium
18 8 (4.73%) Moq
General
1 27 (15.98%) Retail
2 21 (12.43%) Finance
3 8 (4.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (23.08%) Developer
2 29 (17.16%) Tester
3 26 (15.38%) Scrum Master
4 25 (14.79%) Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.47%) Automation Tester
7 11 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Java Automation Tester
8 10 (5.92%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 9 (5.33%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.14%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Performance Tester
11 6 (3.55%) Java Software Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.20%) RESTful
2 21 (12.43%) Gherkin
3 18 (10.65%) Spring
4 16 (9.47%) Web Services
5 15 (8.88%) XML
6 12 (7.10%) .NET
7 11 (6.51%) REST
8 10 (5.92%) HTML
9 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.14%) Velocity
10 6 (3.55%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.96%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.96%) CSS
11 5 (2.96%) J2EE
11 5 (2.96%) SOAP
11 5 (2.96%) Spring Boot
12 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.37%) AutoMapper
12 4 (2.37%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Virtual Team
2 18 (10.65%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (10.06%) Data Structures
4 16 (9.47%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.73%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.55%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.37%) Contactless
8 4 (2.37%) EMV
9 3 (1.78%) PMI
9 3 (1.78%) User Experience
10 2 (1.18%) FMCG
10 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.59%) EPoS
11 1 (0.59%) Life Science
11 1 (0.59%) Statistics
11 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.10%) Unix
2 11 (6.51%) Android
3 9 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (81.07%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.75%) BDD
3 70 (41.42%) TDD
4 63 (37.28%) Scrum
5 44 (26.04%) DevOps
6 39 (23.08%) ATDD
7 36 (21.30%) Kanban
8 29 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (16.57%) E-Commerce
9 28 (16.57%) Software Engineering
10 27 (15.98%) OO
11 25 (14.79%) Test Automation
11 25 (14.79%) User Stories
12 24 (14.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (14.20%) Software Testing
13 21 (12.43%) Open Source
14 20 (11.83%) Software Delivery
14 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (11.24%) SOA
16 17 (10.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.50%) Java
2 25 (14.79%) SQL
3 22 (13.02%) C#
4 19 (11.24%) Python
5 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
6 17 (10.06%) Ruby
7 14 (8.28%) Clojure
7 14 (8.28%) Go
7 14 (8.28%) Rust
8 13 (7.69%) Perl
9 8 (4.73%) F#
10 6 (3.55%) C
10 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.37%) VBScript
12 3 (1.78%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.78%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.78%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) ISEB
1 8 (4.73%) ISTQB
1 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.96%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (28.40%) QA
2 13 (7.69%) SDET
3 4 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) Ansible
1 20 (11.83%) Puppet
2 18 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (0.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (13.02%) Atlassian
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.55%) hybris
4 6 (3.55%) IBM
4 6 (3.55%) Talend
5 4 (2.37%) Splunk
6 3 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.78%) Sonatype
6 3 (1.78%) Tableau
6 3 (1.78%) WSO2
7 2 (1.18%) New Relic
7 2 (1.18%) SAP
7 2 (1.18%) webMethods
7 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) CA
8 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) xMatters
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