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 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 24 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 62 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.00% 1.46% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.44% 12.50% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 9
Median daily rate £363 £319 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £415 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
180 200 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.42% 11.70% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 104 93
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £280 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £27.45 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.16% -35.42%
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 25 September 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 116 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (66.91%) Scrum
2 91 (66.91%) Java
3 80 (58.82%) Python
4 74 (54.41%) JavaScript
5 64 (47.06%) Cucumber
6 58 (42.65%) PostGIS
7 56 (41.18%) Gradle
7 56 (41.18%) Maven
8 55 (40.44%) BDD
8 55 (40.44%) Open Source
9 54 (39.71%) JBehave
9 54 (39.71%) GeoServer
10 53 (38.97%) OpenLayers
10 53 (38.97%) Leaflet
10 53 (38.97%) ESRI
11 50 (36.76%) Web Services
12 48 (35.29%) GIS
13 46 (33.82%) Selenium
14 43 (31.62%) SQL
15 40 (29.41%) TDD
16 36 (26.47%) REST
17 33 (24.26%) AngularJS
18 32 (23.53%) Jenkins
18 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (22.06%) Ansible
20 29 (21.32%) User Experience
21 26 (19.12%) SDLC
22 25 (18.38%) Finance
23 24 (17.65%) Artifactory

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 54 (39.71%) GeoServer
2 13 (9.56%) JBoss
3 7 (5.15%) CMS
3 7 (5.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (4.41%) Confluence
5 3 (2.21%) ArcGIS
5 3 (2.21%) SAS
6 2 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.47%) Drupal
6 2 (1.47%) WordPress
7 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Office
1 11 (8.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.68%) MS Project
5 4 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Trello
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) LDAP
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.29%) GIS
2 18 (13.24%) Spatial Data
3 14 (10.29%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.68%) QGIS
6 3 (2.21%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 56 (41.18%) Gradle
2 56 (41.18%) Maven
3 54 (39.71%) JBehave
4 46 (33.82%) Selenium
5 32 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 24 (17.65%) Artifactory
7 12 (8.82%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.41%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.68%) Axure RP
11 4 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.47%) Grunt
12 2 (1.47%) Subversion
13 1 (0.74%) Ant
13 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.74%) JUnit
13 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
General
1 25 (18.38%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Local Government
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (51.47%) Developer
2 36 (26.47%) GIS Developer
3 27 (19.85%) Analyst
4 20 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 18 (13.24%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 16 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 16 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (10.29%) Web Developer
9 12 (8.82%) GIS Web Developer
10 11 (8.09%) Developer in Test
11 10 (7.35%) Digital Project Manager
12 9 (6.62%) Open Source Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Tester
14 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
15 6 (4.41%) QA Tester
16 5 (3.68%) Agile Test Analyst
16 5 (3.68%) Digital Business Analyst
16 5 (3.68%) Senior Manager
16 5 (3.68%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.65%) PostGIS
2 53 (38.97%) Leaflet
2 53 (38.97%) OpenLayers
3 50 (36.76%) Web Services
4 36 (26.47%) REST
5 33 (24.26%) AngularJS
6 14 (10.29%) Java EE
6 14 (10.29%) XML
7 13 (9.56%) SOAP
8 12 (8.82%) XSLT
9 10 (7.35%) JMS
10 7 (5.15%) CSS
10 7 (5.15%) HTML
11 6 (4.41%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.94%) Spring
13 3 (2.21%) Node.js
13 3 (2.21%) RESTful
14 2 (1.47%) J2EE
14 2 (1.47%) Spring Boot
15 1 (0.74%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.32%) User Experience
2 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) DataPower
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
4 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) AIX
2 1 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (66.91%) Scrum
3 55 (40.44%) BDD
3 55 (40.44%) Open Source
4 40 (29.41%) TDD
5 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.12%) SDLC
7 23 (16.91%) User Stories
8 19 (13.97%) Kanban
9 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
9 14 (10.29%) Web Development
10 13 (9.56%) Defect Management
10 13 (9.56%) Microservices
10 13 (9.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (8.82%) Change Management
11 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.09%) SOA
12 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.88%) DevOps
13 8 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (66.91%) Java
2 80 (58.82%) Python
3 74 (54.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (31.62%) SQL
5 10 (7.35%) C
6 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.74%) ES6
7 1 (0.74%) JSX
7 1 (0.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (13.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) QA
2 23 (16.91%) WCAG
3 4 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (22.06%) Ansible
2 2 (1.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) logstash
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.74%) rkt
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) ESRI
2 21 (15.44%) Oracle
3 15 (11.03%) Sitecore
4 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) HP
6 4 (2.94%) FNZ
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) Google
7 2 (1.47%) OpenText
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) Omniture
8 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) Splunk
8 1 (0.74%) VMware