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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 65 80 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +28
Contract jobs citing JIRA 65 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.64% 2.07% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.82% 14.88% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 14
Median daily rate £450 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £264 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.18%
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
328 383 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.31% 13.88% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 208 201
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.50 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 May 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 May 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
Cambridgeshire +28 26 £400 +64.10% 7
Hertfordshire +26 18 £475 +46.71% 2
Bedfordshire +10 13 £450 -5.26% 5
Norfolk +1 6 £450 +13.20% 1
Essex -19 2 £450 +20.00% 1
Suffolk -14 1 £500 +42.85% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 92 (74.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.15%) Confluence
3 36 (29.27%) SQL
4 34 (27.64%) Scrum
5 29 (23.58%) User Stories
6 26 (21.14%) Linux
7 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
8 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (15.45%) Oracle
9 18 (14.63%) Business Analysis
10 16 (13.01%) Retail
10 16 (13.01%) MS Project
10 16 (13.01%) Java
10 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
11 15 (12.20%) ITIL
11 15 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (12.20%) Microservices
12 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
12 14 (11.38%) Finance
13 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
13 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
13 13 (10.57%) Unix
13 13 (10.57%) Atlassian
13 13 (10.57%) Degree
13 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
14 12 (9.76%) Puppet
14 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (9.76%) Use Case
14 12 (9.76%) TDD

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 42 (34.15%) Confluence
2 8 (6.50%) CMS
2 8 (6.50%) JBoss
3 6 (4.88%) MS Project Server
4 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.25%) Drupal
6 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.63%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Project
2 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Magento
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.63%) IaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Route 53
4 2 (1.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.63%) Taleo
5 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) DNS
1 7 (5.69%) Firewall
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
2 4 (3.25%) SSL
3 2 (1.63%) NFC
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 6 (4.88%) Power BI
3 5 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.25%) DB2
4 4 (3.25%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (3.25%) MySQL
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.63%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.63%) Redis
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.94%) Subversion
4 10 (8.13%) Maven
5 9 (7.32%) Selenium
6 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (4.88%) Ant
7 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.88%) Zephyr
8 5 (4.07%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.07%) Gradle
9 4 (3.25%) Axure RP
9 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.25%) NUnit
9 4 (3.25%) Protractor
9 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.25%) Vagrant
9 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (13.01%) Retail
2 14 (11.38%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Analyst
2 25 (20.33%) Business Analyst
3 10 (8.13%) Architect
3 10 (8.13%) Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Administrator
5 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.69%) Configuration Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Release and Configuration Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Release Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Scrum Master
6 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Tester
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.07%) CRM Specialist
8 5 (4.07%) Designer
9 4 (3.25%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) .NET
1 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 12 (9.76%) Middleware
1 12 (9.76%) SOAP
2 10 (8.13%) XML
3 9 (7.32%) REST
3 9 (7.32%) RESTful
4 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 6 (4.88%) Web Services
6 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.25%) Flash
6 4 (3.25%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.25%) J2EE
7 3 (2.44%) WSDL
8 2 (1.63%) Ajax
8 2 (1.63%) CSS
8 2 (1.63%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.63%) Velocity
9 1 (0.81%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.63%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.63%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) IVR
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Unix
3 12 (9.76%) Solaris
4 11 (8.94%) Windows
5 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Debian
7 1 (0.81%) HPUX
7 1 (0.81%) SUSE
7 1 (0.81%) VMS
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (74.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.64%) Scrum
3 29 (23.58%) User Stories
4 25 (20.33%) Waterfall
5 18 (14.63%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.20%) ITIL
6 15 (12.20%) Microservices
7 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
7 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.76%) TDD
8 12 (9.76%) Use Case
9 11 (8.94%) Change Management
9 11 (8.94%) DevOps
9 11 (8.94%) Project Management
9 11 (8.94%) SOA
9 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.94%) V-Model
10 10 (8.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 16 (13.01%) Java
3 12 (9.76%) C#
4 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.88%) Python
7 4 (3.25%) Groovy
8 3 (2.44%) Ruby
9 2 (1.63%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) ISEB
3 4 (3.25%) APMP
3 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
2 7 (5.69%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.69%) TickIT
3 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) iptables
1 7 (5.69%) Postfix
1 7 (5.69%) Sendmail
1 7 (5.69%) vSphere
2 5 (4.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) Puppet
2 7 (5.69%) Cobbler
2 7 (5.69%) OSSEC
3 6 (4.88%) Nagios
4 5 (4.07%) Ansible
5 4 (3.25%) Packer
6 2 (1.63%) Kibana
6 2 (1.63%) logstash
7 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle
2 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
3 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.57%) Atlassian
5 8 (6.50%) HP
5 8 (6.50%) Splunk
6 7 (5.69%) EMC
6 7 (5.69%) LogRhythm
6 7 (5.69%) ServiceNow
6 7 (5.69%) SolarWinds
6 7 (5.69%) TippingPoint
7 6 (4.88%) SAP
8 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.44%) Adobe
9 3 (2.44%) hybris
9 3 (2.44%) JDA
10 2 (1.63%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.63%) Thunderhead
10 2 (1.63%) VocaLink
11 1 (0.81%) Google