The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 58 75
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.09% 2.30% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.26% 18.52% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 7
Median daily rate £381 £339 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% -32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
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
179 189 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.37% 12.41% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 117 114
Median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 102 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (73.68%) Java
3 69 (60.53%) Python
3 69 (60.53%) Scrum
4 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
4 58 (50.88%) BDD
5 51 (44.74%) Cucumber
6 47 (41.23%) PostGIS
7 46 (40.35%) Maven
8 45 (39.47%) Open Source
9 44 (38.60%) Gradle
10 43 (37.72%) GeoServer
10 43 (37.72%) JBehave
11 42 (36.84%) OpenLayers
12 41 (35.96%) Leaflet
12 41 (35.96%) ESRI
13 40 (35.09%) SQL
14 36 (31.58%) TDD
15 35 (30.70%) AngularJS
16 31 (27.19%) Web Services
16 31 (27.19%) GIS
17 26 (22.81%) Selenium
18 25 (21.93%) Degree
19 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
20 21 (18.42%) User Stories
21 19 (16.67%) Ansible
22 18 (15.79%) REST
23 17 (14.91%) Kanban
24 16 (14.04%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 43 (37.72%) GeoServer
2 11 (9.65%) JBoss
3 9 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.39%) Confluence
5 3 (2.63%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.63%) SAS
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.75%) Drupal
6 2 (1.75%) WordPress
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Liferay
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.26%) MS Office
1 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Sonata
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Trello
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) GIS
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.89%) Spatial Data
4 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.26%) QGIS
6 3 (2.63%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (44.74%) Cucumber
2 46 (40.35%) Maven
3 44 (38.60%) Gradle
4 43 (37.72%) JBehave
5 26 (22.81%) Selenium
6 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
7 11 (9.65%) Artifactory
8 10 (8.77%) SoapUI
9 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.63%) Subversion
14 2 (1.75%) GitLab
15 1 (0.88%) Bower
15 1 (0.88%) git-flow
15 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Local Government
3 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (53.51%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Analyst
2 23 (20.18%) Java Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Test Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (13.16%) GIS Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Developer in Test
6 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Tester
8 7 (6.14%) Open Source Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.26%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Software Project Manager
10 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.23%) PostGIS
2 42 (36.84%) OpenLayers
3 41 (35.96%) Leaflet
4 35 (30.70%) AngularJS
5 31 (27.19%) Web Services
6 18 (15.79%) REST
7 11 (9.65%) XML
7 11 (9.65%) XSLT
8 10 (8.77%) Java EE
8 10 (8.77%) SOAP
9 9 (7.89%) JMS
10 8 (7.02%) Spring
11 6 (5.26%) CSS
11 6 (5.26%) HTML
12 5 (4.39%) Gherkin
13 4 (3.51%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.51%) Spring Boot
14 3 (2.63%) EJB
14 3 (2.63%) Middleware
14 3 (2.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) User Experience
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.88%) DataPower
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (60.53%) Scrum
3 58 (50.88%) BDD
4 45 (39.47%) Open Source
5 36 (31.58%) TDD
6 22 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.42%) User Stories
8 17 (14.91%) Kanban
9 14 (12.28%) Migration
9 14 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.40%) SDLC
11 12 (10.53%) Data Migration
12 11 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.77%) DevOps
14 9 (7.89%) Defect Management
14 9 (7.89%) SOA
15 8 (7.02%) Microservices
15 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
16 7 (6.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.68%) Java
2 69 (60.53%) Python
3 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
4 40 (35.09%) SQL
5 9 (7.89%) C
6 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) QA
2 11 (9.65%) WCAG
3 5 (4.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) ESRI
2 16 (14.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) FNZ
5 3 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe
6 2 (1.75%) OpenText
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.88%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Omniture
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) WSO2