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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 26 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 70 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.89% 1.09% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.04% 10.71% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 10
Median daily rate £355 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +28.20%
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
189 168 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.90% 10.19% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 97 86
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £299 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 24 August 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 114 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (64.54%) Scrum
3 84 (59.57%) Java
4 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
5 72 (51.06%) Python
6 62 (43.97%) Cucumber
7 55 (39.01%) PostGIS
8 54 (38.30%) Gradle
8 54 (38.30%) Open Source
8 54 (38.30%) Maven
9 51 (36.17%) JBehave
9 51 (36.17%) Selenium
9 51 (36.17%) GeoServer
10 50 (35.46%) Web Services
11 49 (34.75%) ESRI
11 49 (34.75%) Leaflet
11 49 (34.75%) BDD
11 49 (34.75%) OpenLayers
12 46 (32.62%) GIS
13 41 (29.08%) REST
14 40 (28.37%) SQL
15 38 (26.95%) Jenkins
16 37 (26.24%) TDD
17 32 (22.70%) AngularJS
18 31 (21.99%) Ansible
18 31 (21.99%) Finance
19 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (20.57%) User Experience
21 27 (19.15%) SDLC
22 26 (18.44%) QA

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 51 (36.17%) GeoServer
2 11 (7.80%) JBoss
3 7 (4.96%) CMS
3 7 (4.96%) Confluence
3 7 (4.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.13%) SAS
5 2 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.42%) Drupal
5 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
3 6 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.55%) MS Project
5 4 (2.84%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.84%) Lucidchart
3 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.42%) Trello
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) LDAP
2 2 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (32.62%) GIS
2 19 (13.48%) Spatial Data
3 17 (12.06%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.26%) QGIS
6 3 (2.13%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (1.42%) DB2
7 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (43.97%) Cucumber
2 54 (38.30%) Gradle
2 54 (38.30%) Maven
3 51 (36.17%) JBehave
3 51 (36.17%) Selenium
4 38 (26.95%) Jenkins
5 25 (17.73%) Artifactory
6 9 (6.38%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.67%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
8 7 (4.96%) Grunt
9 5 (3.55%) Axure RP
9 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (2.13%) Subversion
12 2 (1.42%) Ant
12 2 (1.42%) JUnit
12 2 (1.42%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (48.94%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) GIS Developer
3 29 (20.57%) Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (12.77%) Test Analyst
5 16 (11.35%) Project Manager
6 15 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.93%) Web Developer
8 13 (9.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (8.51%) GIS Web Developer
10 11 (7.80%) Business Analyst
11 10 (7.09%) Digital Project Manager
11 10 (7.09%) Tester
12 9 (6.38%) Open Source Developer
13 8 (5.67%) Digital Analyst
13 8 (5.67%) Digital Business Analyst
14 7 (4.96%) Developer in Test
15 6 (4.26%) QA Tester
16 5 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
16 5 (3.55%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (39.01%) PostGIS
2 50 (35.46%) Web Services
3 49 (34.75%) Leaflet
3 49 (34.75%) OpenLayers
4 41 (29.08%) REST
5 32 (22.70%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.22%) Java EE
7 12 (8.51%) CSS
8 11 (7.80%) SOAP
8 11 (7.80%) XML
9 9 (6.38%) HTML
9 9 (6.38%) Node.js
10 8 (5.67%) XSLT
11 7 (4.96%) JMS
11 7 (4.96%) Spring
12 6 (4.26%) Gherkin
12 6 (4.26%) RESTful
13 5 (3.55%) hapi
13 5 (3.55%) React
13 5 (3.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) User Experience
2 12 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.55%) iPad
4 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.42%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.42%) AIX
2 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.71%) Android
3 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (64.54%) Scrum
3 54 (38.30%) Open Source
4 49 (34.75%) BDD
5 37 (26.24%) TDD
6 30 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (19.15%) SDLC
8 20 (14.18%) User Stories
9 16 (11.35%) Kanban
9 16 (11.35%) Microservices
10 15 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (9.93%) Defect Management
11 14 (9.93%) Web Development
12 13 (9.22%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.80%) Change Management
14 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
15 9 (6.38%) DevOps
15 9 (6.38%) SOA
16 8 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.57%) Java
2 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
3 72 (51.06%) Python
4 40 (28.37%) SQL
5 7 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.55%) ES6
7 5 (3.55%) JSX
8 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.42%) ISEB
4 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.44%) QA
2 23 (16.31%) WCAG
3 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Docker
2 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (21.99%) Ansible
2 3 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (1.42%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.42%) logstash
3 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.42%) rkt
3 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 49 (34.75%) ESRI
2 18 (12.77%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) Sitecore
4 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) FNZ
6 3 (2.13%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) Adobe
7 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.42%) OpenText
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) Splunk
7 2 (1.42%) VMware
8 1 (0.71%) Omniture