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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 80 86 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 48 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 2.00% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.87% 13.81% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 37
Median daily rate £450 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +5.26%
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
346 449 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.64% 14.45% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 260 231
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.79% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.25 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +30 19 £475 +29.25% 4
Bedfordshire +15 13 £350 -12.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £345 +6.97% 4
Essex -8 3 £450 +20.00% 2
Norfolk -6 2 £450 +50.00% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 89 (76.72%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) Confluence
3 33 (28.45%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) Oracle
4 26 (22.41%) Linux
5 25 (21.55%) Scrum
6 23 (19.83%) Waterfall
6 23 (19.83%) User Stories
7 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
8 18 (15.52%) ITIL
8 18 (15.52%) Retail
9 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
9 17 (14.66%) Puppet
10 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
10 16 (13.79%) Unix
10 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 16 (13.79%) V-Model
11 15 (12.93%) QA
11 15 (12.93%) Solaris
11 15 (12.93%) MS Project
11 15 (12.93%) Java
11 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (12.07%) Project Management
12 14 (12.07%) Windows
12 14 (12.07%) Atlassian
12 14 (12.07%) Open Source
13 13 (11.21%) DevOps
13 13 (11.21%) Maven

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 40 (34.48%) Confluence
2 8 (6.90%) CMS
3 6 (5.17%) JBoss
4 5 (4.31%) MS Project Server
4 5 (4.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.45%) Drupal
6 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Project
2 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.72%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.72%) Summit
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Route 53
4 2 (1.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Taleo
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) DNS
1 10 (8.62%) Firewall
1 10 (8.62%) SAN
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.31%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.72%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.72%) Redis
5 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.86%) DB2
6 1 (0.86%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.21%) Maven
3 12 (10.34%) Selenium
4 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.48%) Zephyr
5 10 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (7.76%) Ant
7 8 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 8 (6.90%) Subversion
8 7 (6.03%) Bitbucket
8 7 (6.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
10 5 (4.31%) Gradle
10 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.45%) Axure RP
11 4 (3.45%) JBehave
11 4 (3.45%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 18 (15.52%) Retail
2 12 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (24.14%) Analyst
2 22 (18.97%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.34%) Administrator
4 11 (9.48%) Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.90%) Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Configuration Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.03%) Release and Configuration Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Release Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Scrum Master
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) SOAP
2 9 (7.76%) .NET
3 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (6.03%) Middleware
3 7 (6.03%) REST
4 6 (5.17%) XML
5 5 (4.31%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (1.72%) Ajax
7 2 (1.72%) CSS
7 2 (1.72%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.72%) Node.js
7 2 (1.72%) RESTful
7 2 (1.72%) Velocity
7 2 (1.72%) WSDL
8 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.86%) CSS3
8 1 (0.86%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.86%) HTML5
8 1 (0.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) IVR
8 1 (0.86%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) RIA
8 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Linux
2 16 (13.79%) Unix
3 15 (12.93%) Solaris
4 14 (12.07%) Windows
5 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.72%) Android
6 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.86%) CentOS
7 1 (0.86%) Debian
7 1 (0.86%) HPUX
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) VMS
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (76.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.55%) Scrum
3 23 (19.83%) User Stories
3 23 (19.83%) Waterfall
4 18 (15.52%) ITIL
5 16 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 16 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 16 (13.79%) V-Model
6 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.07%) Open Source
7 14 (12.07%) Project Management
8 13 (11.21%) DevOps
9 12 (10.34%) Change Control
10 11 (9.48%) BDD
10 11 (9.48%) Change Management
10 11 (9.48%) SDLC
10 11 (9.48%) TDD
11 10 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) Java
3 13 (11.21%) Python
4 11 (9.48%) C#
4 11 (9.48%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.62%) Ruby
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.03%) Perl
7 4 (3.45%) PHP
8 3 (2.59%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) ISEB
2 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.72%) APMP
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.03%) TickIT
3 4 (3.45%) SLA
4 3 (2.59%) SDET
5 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) iptables
1 10 (8.62%) Postfix
1 10 (8.62%) Sendmail
1 10 (8.62%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (8.62%) vSphere
2 9 (7.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) Puppet
2 10 (8.62%) Cobbler
2 10 (8.62%) OSSEC
3 9 (7.76%) Nagios
4 7 (6.03%) Ansible
5 4 (3.45%) Packer
6 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.72%) Kibana
7 2 (1.72%) logstash
8 1 (0.86%) SCCM
8 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) Red Hat
3 14 (12.07%) Atlassian
4 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.34%) Splunk
5 11 (9.48%) HP
6 10 (8.62%) EMC
6 10 (8.62%) LogRhythm
6 10 (8.62%) ServiceNow
6 10 (8.62%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.62%) TippingPoint
7 5 (4.31%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.45%) Citrix
9 3 (2.59%) Adobe
9 3 (2.59%) JDA
10 2 (1.72%) hybris
10 2 (1.72%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.72%) Thunderhead
10 2 (1.72%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.86%) Apigee
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