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 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 29 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 71 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.03% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.80% 15.27% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 8
Median daily rate £400 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.18%
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
204 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.46% 9.22% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 88 81
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +27.34%
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 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 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 94 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (56.10%) Java
3 64 (52.03%) Scrum
4 54 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 52 (42.28%) Selenium
6 49 (39.84%) Web Services
7 43 (34.96%) REST
8 40 (32.52%) Cucumber
8 40 (32.52%) Python
8 40 (32.52%) Maven
9 39 (31.71%) Open Source
10 36 (29.27%) QA
11 34 (27.64%) Gradle
12 32 (26.02%) PostGIS
12 32 (26.02%) JBehave
12 32 (26.02%) Finance
12 32 (26.02%) GeoServer
13 31 (25.20%) GIS
13 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
14 30 (24.39%) Leaflet
14 30 (24.39%) OpenLayers
15 29 (23.58%) BDD
16 28 (22.76%) AngularJS
17 27 (21.95%) ESRI
18 25 (20.33%) SQL
19 24 (19.51%) NoSQL
20 21 (17.07%) Microservices
20 21 (17.07%) SDLC
21 20 (16.26%) Oracle
21 20 (16.26%) TDD

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 32 (26.02%) GeoServer
2 17 (13.82%) Node.js
3 15 (12.20%) JBoss
4 9 (7.32%) Confluence
5 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.69%) CMS
6 7 (5.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (4.07%) Apache
8 3 (2.44%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (1.63%) nginx
9 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.69%) MS Project
3 6 (4.88%) MS Office
4 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.25%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.25%) Lucidchart
3 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) DHCP
3 2 (1.63%) DNS
3 2 (1.63%) FTP
3 2 (1.63%) IPsec
3 2 (1.63%) LDAP
3 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.20%) GIS
2 24 (19.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) DB2
6 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.63%) QGIS
6 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (42.28%) Selenium
2 40 (32.52%) Cucumber
2 40 (32.52%) Maven
3 34 (27.64%) Gradle
4 32 (26.02%) JBehave
5 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.76%) Artifactory
6 12 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 11 (8.94%) Jasmine
8 9 (7.32%) JUnit
8 9 (7.32%) NetBeans
9 8 (6.50%) Grunt
9 8 (6.50%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.50%) Subversion
10 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (4.07%) Axure RP
11 5 (4.07%) Firebug
12 4 (3.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (3.25%) Mockito
General
1 32 (26.02%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.44%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) GIS Developer
3 26 (21.14%) Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Tester
7 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
7 10 (8.13%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (6.50%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) GIS Web Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Architect
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.84%) Web Services
2 43 (34.96%) REST
3 32 (26.02%) PostGIS
4 30 (24.39%) Leaflet
4 30 (24.39%) OpenLayers
5 28 (22.76%) AngularJS
6 19 (15.45%) CSS
7 18 (14.63%) Spring
8 16 (13.01%) Java EE
9 12 (9.76%) HTML
10 11 (8.94%) hapi
10 11 (8.94%) LESS
10 11 (8.94%) React
10 11 (8.94%) RefluxJS
10 11 (8.94%) RESTful
10 11 (8.94%) Spring Boot
11 8 (6.50%) Servlets
12 7 (5.69%) Gherkin
13 6 (4.88%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) User Experience
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.94%) iPad
3 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.63%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
1 10 (8.13%) Unix
2 5 (4.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) AIX
3 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (76.42%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (52.03%) Scrum
3 39 (31.71%) Open Source
4 29 (23.58%) BDD
5 21 (17.07%) Microservices
5 21 (17.07%) SDLC
6 20 (16.26%) TDD
7 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
8 17 (13.82%) User Stories
9 15 (12.20%) Integration Testing
10 14 (11.38%) Defect Management
10 14 (11.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.57%) MVC
11 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
12 11 (8.94%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.94%) Service Design
13 10 (8.13%) DevOps
13 10 (8.13%) Kanban
13 10 (8.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) Java
2 54 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.52%) Python
4 25 (20.33%) SQL
5 11 (8.94%) ES6
6 6 (4.88%) JSX
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) Ruby
8 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) MBA
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.27%) QA
2 13 (10.57%) WCAG
3 9 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Docker
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.76%) Ansible
2 5 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.25%) Puppet
4 2 (1.63%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.63%) logstash
4 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) ESRI
2 20 (16.26%) Oracle
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.57%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.88%) HP
5 4 (3.25%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.25%) VMware
6 2 (1.63%) Google
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.63%) Splunk
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Pega