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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 46 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 88 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.86% 2.37% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.53% 16.49% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 33
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
JIRA
England

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
374 376 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 14.40% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 232 223
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 11
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £35.80 £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 44 £350 -30.00% 6
Bedfordshire +9 15 £450 - 1
Essex +7 14 £490 +8.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £475 +46.15% 10
Suffolk 0 3 £375 -21.09% 5
Norfolk +13 1 £700 +132.94% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 107 (76.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) BDD
3 52 (37.41%) Java
4 48 (34.53%) TDD
5 47 (33.81%) Confluence
6 45 (32.37%) Git (software)
7 44 (31.65%) Jenkins
8 39 (28.06%) QA
8 39 (28.06%) Scrum
9 36 (25.90%) ATDD
10 33 (23.74%) Maven
11 32 (23.02%) Selenium
12 31 (22.30%) Cucumber
13 30 (21.58%) SoapUI
14 29 (20.86%) WebDriver
14 29 (20.86%) DevOps
14 29 (20.86%) Retail
15 28 (20.14%) E-Commerce
16 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (18.71%) Test Automation
17 25 (17.99%) C#
17 25 (17.99%) SQL
18 24 (17.27%) Ant
19 23 (16.55%) JUnit
19 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
20 22 (15.83%) Kanban
20 22 (15.83%) TeamCity
20 22 (15.83%) JBehave
20 22 (15.83%) Continuous Delivery
21 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS

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 47 (33.81%) Confluence
2 10 (7.19%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.16%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) MS Project
2 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.88%) MS Office
3 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Magento
2 3 (2.16%) Summit
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.72%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.88%) GitHub
4 2 (1.44%) Trello
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Intranet
2 3 (2.16%) DNS
2 3 (2.16%) Firewall
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
2 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) Big Data
1 8 (5.76%) Oracle Database
1 8 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) DB2
3 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.60%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.16%) MySQL
6 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (32.37%) Git (software)
2 44 (31.65%) Jenkins
3 33 (23.74%) Maven
4 32 (23.02%) Selenium
5 31 (22.30%) Cucumber
6 30 (21.58%) SoapUI
7 29 (20.86%) WebDriver
8 24 (17.27%) Ant
9 23 (16.55%) JUnit
10 22 (15.83%) JBehave
10 22 (15.83%) TeamCity
11 19 (13.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (10.07%) SpecFlow
13 13 (9.35%) Gradle
13 13 (9.35%) JIRA Agile
13 13 (9.35%) TestNG
14 11 (7.91%) Subversion
15 8 (5.76%) Appium
15 8 (5.76%) JMeter
15 8 (5.76%) NUnit
General
1 29 (20.86%) Retail
2 19 (13.67%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Developer
2 23 (16.55%) Analyst
3 21 (15.11%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.07%) Scrum Master
4 14 (10.07%) Tester
5 12 (8.63%) Automation Tester
5 12 (8.63%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (5.04%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (5.04%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) RESTful
2 16 (11.51%) Gherkin
3 15 (10.79%) Spring
4 12 (8.63%) .NET
4 12 (8.63%) Web Services
5 9 (6.47%) HTML
5 9 (6.47%) REST
5 9 (6.47%) XML
6 7 (5.04%) Velocity
7 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.60%) J2EE
8 5 (3.60%) SOAP
8 5 (3.60%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.88%) CSS
9 4 (2.88%) Dropwizard
10 3 (2.16%) AutoMapper
10 3 (2.16%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Algorithms
1 14 (10.07%) Data Structures
2 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.19%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.04%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.16%) Contactless
7 3 (2.16%) EMV
8 2 (1.44%) FMCG
8 2 (1.44%) PMI
8 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Unix
2 10 (7.19%) Linux
3 6 (4.32%) Android
3 6 (4.32%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.88%) Windows
6 3 (2.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (76.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.29%) BDD
3 48 (34.53%) TDD
4 39 (28.06%) Scrum
5 36 (25.90%) ATDD
6 29 (20.86%) DevOps
7 28 (20.14%) E-Commerce
8 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (18.71%) Test Automation
9 23 (16.55%) Software Engineering
10 22 (15.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (15.83%) Kanban
11 21 (15.11%) OO
12 20 (14.39%) Open Source
13 16 (11.51%) Defect Management
13 16 (11.51%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.79%) User Stories
15 14 (10.07%) Complexity Analysis
15 14 (10.07%) OOD
16 13 (9.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) Java
2 25 (17.99%) C#
2 25 (17.99%) SQL
3 19 (13.67%) Python
3 19 (13.67%) Ruby
4 18 (12.95%) Perl
5 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.91%) Clojure
6 11 (7.91%) Go
6 11 (7.91%) Rust
7 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.60%) F#
10 3 (2.16%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.16%) C
10 3 (2.16%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.16%) VB
10 3 (2.16%) VBScript
11 2 (1.44%) C++
11 2 (1.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (28.06%) QA
2 13 (9.35%) SDET
3 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.72%) SEPA
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 4 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.16%) iptables
3 3 (2.16%) Postfix
3 3 (2.16%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (14.39%) Puppet
2 17 (12.23%) Ansible
2 17 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.16%) Cobbler
3 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 3 (2.16%) OSSEC
4 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.44%) Terraform
5 1 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (12.23%) Atlassian
1 17 (12.23%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Splunk
3 6 (4.32%) hybris
3 6 (4.32%) IBM
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.32%) Talend
4 3 (2.16%) EMC
4 3 (2.16%) HP
4 3 (2.16%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds
4 3 (2.16%) TippingPoint
4 3 (2.16%) WSO2
4 3 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.44%) New Relic
5 2 (1.44%) SAP
5 2 (1.44%) Sonatype
5 2 (1.44%) webMethods
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