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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / East of England
Rank 42 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 89 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.18% 2.45% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.88% 17.81% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 41
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £327 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+70.52% -40.62%

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
389 320 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.28% 13.76% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 182 200
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £33.88 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +17 30 £529 +2.66% 7
Essex +11 26 £500 +15.27% 2
Bedfordshire +7 16 £445 +18.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £463 +19.35% 4
Suffolk -1 5 £250 - 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (45.24%) BDD
3 67 (39.88%) TDD
4 66 (39.29%) Scrum
5 65 (38.69%) Java
6 59 (35.12%) Git (software)
7 58 (34.52%) Confluence
8 53 (31.55%) Selenium
9 47 (27.98%) QA
9 47 (27.98%) Jenkins
10 45 (26.79%) DevOps
10 45 (26.79%) Cucumber
11 37 (22.02%) Kanban
12 36 (21.43%) ATDD
13 35 (20.83%) Maven
14 34 (20.24%) SoapUI
15 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (18.45%) SQL
16 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
16 26 (15.48%) OO
16 26 (15.48%) Test Automation
16 26 (15.48%) RESTful
16 26 (15.48%) WebDriver
17 25 (14.88%) JIRA Agile
17 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
17 25 (14.88%) Software Testing
18 24 (14.29%) Atlassian
19 23 (13.69%) Python
19 23 (13.69%) Continuous Delivery
20 22 (13.10%) User Stories

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 58 (34.52%) Confluence
2 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.38%) MS Office
2 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.79%) MS Project
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Magento
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.19%) SaaS
5 2 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) Intranet
2 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) Big Data
1 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 8 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.57%) DB2
3 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.38%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.19%) MySQL
6 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 59 (35.12%) Git (software)
2 53 (31.55%) Selenium
3 47 (27.98%) Jenkins
4 45 (26.79%) Cucumber
5 35 (20.83%) Maven
6 34 (20.24%) SoapUI
7 26 (15.48%) WebDriver
8 25 (14.88%) JIRA Agile
9 22 (13.10%) JUnit
10 20 (11.90%) TeamCity
11 19 (11.31%) JBehave
12 18 (10.71%) Ant
13 17 (10.12%) Subversion
14 16 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (8.93%) Gradle
15 15 (8.93%) JMeter
16 10 (5.95%) Calabash
17 9 (5.36%) Appium
17 9 (5.36%) Capybara
17 9 (5.36%) Moq
General
1 22 (13.10%) Finance
1 22 (13.10%) Retail
2 8 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.79%) Legal
3 3 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (24.40%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) Tester
3 26 (15.48%) Scrum Master
4 20 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.12%) Analyst
6 15 (8.93%) Automation Tester
7 13 (7.74%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Java Automation Tester
9 8 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 8 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Performance Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) RESTful
2 22 (13.10%) Gherkin
2 22 (13.10%) Spring
3 19 (11.31%) Web Services
4 17 (10.12%) XML
5 14 (8.33%) REST
6 12 (7.14%) .NET
7 10 (5.95%) Hibernate
7 10 (5.95%) HTML
8 8 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.76%) SOAP
9 7 (4.17%) Velocity
9 7 (4.17%) XSLT
10 5 (2.98%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.98%) CSS
10 5 (2.98%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.38%) AutoMapper
11 4 (2.38%) Dapper ORM
11 4 (2.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Virtual Team
2 18 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.93%) Data Structures
4 14 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 13 (7.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.38%) Contactless
7 4 (2.38%) EMV
8 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.19%) FMCG
8 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.19%) PMI
8 2 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Android
2 14 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 14 (8.33%) Unix
3 12 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.19%) CentOS
5 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.19%) Windows
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (45.24%) BDD
3 67 (39.88%) TDD
4 66 (39.29%) Scrum
5 45 (26.79%) DevOps
6 37 (22.02%) Kanban
7 36 (21.43%) ATDD
8 31 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (15.48%) OO
9 26 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
10 25 (14.88%) Software Testing
11 23 (13.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (13.10%) Open Source
12 22 (13.10%) User Stories
13 21 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 21 (12.50%) SOA
14 20 (11.90%) Software Delivery
15 19 (11.31%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.69%) Java
2 31 (18.45%) SQL
3 26 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (13.69%) Python
5 20 (11.90%) Ruby
6 18 (10.71%) C#
7 13 (7.74%) Clojure
7 13 (7.74%) Go
7 13 (7.74%) Rust
8 11 (6.55%) Perl
9 9 (5.36%) F#
10 6 (3.57%) C
11 5 (2.98%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.38%) VBScript
13 3 (1.79%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.79%) C++
13 3 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.79%) VB
14 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.76%) ISEB
2 8 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.98%) QA
2 13 (7.74%) SDET
3 3 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (12.50%) Ansible
2 19 (11.31%) Puppet
3 17 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.19%) Pingdom
5 2 (1.19%) Terraform
6 1 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.74%) Oracle
4 6 (3.57%) Talend
5 5 (2.98%) IBM
6 4 (2.38%) hybris
6 4 (2.38%) Splunk
7 3 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.79%) Sonatype
7 3 (1.79%) WSO2
8 2 (1.19%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.19%) New Relic
8 2 (1.19%) PagerDuty
8 2 (1.19%) SAP
8 2 (1.19%) Tableau
8 2 (1.19%) webMethods
8 2 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.60%) xMatters
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