The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 42 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 53 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.74% 1.63% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.80% 14.38% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 4
Average daily rate £350 £355 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +61.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £588 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +24.03%
JIRA
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.99% 11.35% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 81
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £307 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (60.47%) Java
3 37 (43.02%) Selenium
4 35 (40.70%) Web Services
5 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.05%) Scrum
6 26 (30.23%) QA
7 23 (26.74%) REST
7 23 (26.74%) Oracle
7 23 (26.74%) JBoss
8 22 (25.58%) SQL
8 22 (25.58%) Maven
9 20 (23.26%) Cucumber
10 19 (22.09%) Open Source
10 19 (22.09%) AngularJS
10 19 (22.09%) User Stories
11 18 (20.93%) Python
12 17 (19.77%) Unix
12 17 (19.77%) Java EE
13 16 (18.60%) Finance
13 16 (18.60%) GIS
13 16 (18.60%) Leaflet
13 16 (18.60%) Gradle
13 16 (18.60%) PostGIS
13 16 (18.60%) JBehave
13 16 (18.60%) BDD
14 15 (17.44%) NoSQL
14 15 (17.44%) Kanban
14 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
15 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (26.74%) JBoss
2 8 (9.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (9.30%) Confluence
2 8 (9.30%) Node.js
3 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.33%) nginx
7 1 (1.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Project
2 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) DHCP
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
1 3 (3.49%) FTP
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
1 3 (3.49%) IPsec
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) GIS
2 15 (17.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Selenium
2 22 (25.58%) Maven
3 20 (23.26%) Cucumber
4 16 (18.60%) Gradle
4 16 (18.60%) JBehave
5 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
6 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
7 11 (12.79%) Firebug
8 10 (11.63%) WebDriver
9 6 (6.98%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.98%) Jasmine
9 6 (6.98%) JUnit
9 6 (6.98%) NetBeans
9 6 (6.98%) Subversion
10 5 (5.81%) ClearCase
11 4 (4.65%) JMeter
11 4 (4.65%) Mockito
12 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.33%) FishEye
12 2 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Architect
5 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.47%) GIS Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Designer
11 4 (4.65%) Digital Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.49%) DevOps Consultant
12 3 (3.49%) GIS Architect
12 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
13 2 (2.33%) QA Test Analyst
13 2 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) Web Services
2 23 (26.74%) REST
3 19 (22.09%) AngularJS
4 17 (19.77%) Java EE
5 16 (18.60%) Leaflet
5 16 (18.60%) PostGIS
6 12 (13.95%) CSS
6 12 (13.95%) Spring
7 9 (10.47%) HTML
8 7 (8.14%) Servlets
9 6 (6.98%) hapi
9 6 (6.98%) LESS
9 6 (6.98%) React
9 6 (6.98%) RefluxJS
10 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.81%) RESTful
10 5 (5.81%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.81%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.65%) JSP
11 4 (4.65%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) iPad
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) VLE
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Unix
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Scrum
3 19 (22.09%) Open Source
3 19 (22.09%) User Stories
4 16 (18.60%) BDD
5 15 (17.44%) Kanban
5 15 (17.44%) Software Testing
6 14 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 13 (15.12%) Defect Management
8 12 (13.95%) SOA
9 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
10 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.63%) TDD
11 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
12 7 (8.14%) MVC
12 7 (8.14%) SDLC
12 7 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.98%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) Java
2 31 (36.05%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.58%) SQL
4 18 (20.93%) Python
5 6 (6.98%) ES6
6 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) JSX
7 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) ESRI
3 8 (9.30%) Adobe
3 8 (9.30%) Pega
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.16%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago