The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 65 136 173
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +37
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1495 857 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.03% 1.68% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.84% 12.87% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 557 430
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £22.80 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.74 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
JIRA
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7535 6661 6255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.29% 13.09% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 4383 4135
Median daily rate £435 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 118 140
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.54 £49.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in England

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in England

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the England region.

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 788 £475 +17.28% 162
South East +69 210 £444 +21.16% 45
North West +65 109 £388 -8.82% 33
West Midlands +57 101 £450 +36.88% 12
South West +41 88 £425 +13.33% 24
Yorkshire +71 86 £425 +23.63% 27
East of England +15 64 £450 +13.20% 19
East Midlands +22 26 £450 +28.57% 9
North East -35 20 £365 -22.28% 2
Midlands -2 1 £350 - 2
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 1820 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (37.47%) Java
3 950 (35.32%) Confluence
4 809 (30.07%) Git (software)
5 779 (28.96%) Scrum
6 749 (27.84%) Jenkins
7 667 (24.80%) SQL
8 640 (23.79%) Linux
9 538 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 497 (18.48%) Oracle
11 471 (17.51%) Finance
12 440 (16.36%) HTML
13 439 (16.32%) Selenium
14 437 (16.25%) JavaScript
15 420 (15.61%) TDD
16 418 (15.54%) DevOps
17 401 (14.91%) Subversion
18 398 (14.80%) Maven
19 377 (14.01%) Python
20 372 (13.83%) Spring
21 370 (13.75%) Puppet
22 343 (12.75%) XML
23 342 (12.71%) Web Services
24 340 (12.64%) Security Cleared
25 338 (12.57%) CSS
26 334 (12.42%) Unix
27 333 (12.38%) Atlassian
28 319 (11.86%) Cucumber
29 317 (11.78%) QA
30 312 (11.60%) Ruby

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 950 (35.32%) Confluence
2 204 (7.58%) Tomcat
3 187 (6.95%) Apache
4 104 (3.87%) Node.js
5 100 (3.72%) JBoss
6 82 (3.05%) OpenStack
7 72 (2.68%) CMS
8 61 (2.27%) nginx
9 58 (2.16%) WebLogic
10 56 (2.08%) IIS
11 55 (2.04%) SharePoint
12 42 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 41 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (1.41%) WebSphere
15 29 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 25 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
17 24 (0.89%) Jetty
17 24 (0.89%) Mule
18 22 (0.82%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 137 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 81 (3.01%) MS Office
3 63 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 59 (2.19%) MS Project
5 46 (1.71%) HipChat
6 42 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (0.86%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.19%) Mingle
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.074%) Gliffy
12 2 (0.074%) Windchill
13 1 (0.037%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 44 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
2 35 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.86%) Magento
4 11 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.22%) Sage CRM
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.11%) Salerio
10 3 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 225 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (3.72%) GitHub
4 52 (1.93%) IaaS
5 44 (1.64%) SaaS
6 41 (1.52%) PaaS
7 35 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 30 (1.12%) Google Analytics
9 27 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.37%) Lucidchart
13 10 (0.37%) Trello
14 9 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.33%) Bluemix
15 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
15 8 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (4.94%) HTTP
2 80 (2.97%) Internet
3 49 (1.82%) DNS
4 46 (1.71%) Firewall
5 37 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 26 (0.97%) SSH
6 26 (0.97%) VPN
7 25 (0.93%) SSL
8 21 (0.78%) SAN
9 17 (0.63%) SNMP
10 14 (0.52%) Network Security
10 14 (0.52%) ZigBee
11 13 (0.48%) OpenVPN
11 13 (0.48%) VLAN
12 12 (0.45%) DHCP
12 12 (0.45%) DVB
12 12 (0.45%) LDAP
13 11 (0.41%) DMZ
13 11 (0.41%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (6.36%) MySQL
2 159 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 126 (4.68%) MongoDB
4 121 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 115 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 112 (4.16%) Oracle Database
7 102 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
8 80 (2.97%) Big Data
9 75 (2.79%) NoSQL
10 50 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
11 45 (1.67%) Pentaho
12 41 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
13 36 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
16 25 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.89%) HBase
18 23 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 809 (30.07%) Git (software)
2 749 (27.84%) Jenkins
3 439 (16.32%) Selenium
4 401 (14.91%) Subversion
5 398 (14.80%) Maven
6 319 (11.86%) Cucumber
7 264 (9.81%) JUnit
8 183 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 145 (5.39%) WebDriver
10 135 (5.02%) TeamCity
11 111 (4.13%) Ant
11 111 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 110 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 108 (4.01%) Hudson
14 97 (3.61%) SoapUI
15 92 (3.42%) Mockito
16 91 (3.38%) JMeter
17 75 (2.79%) Bitbucket
18 74 (2.75%) Eclipse
18 74 (2.75%) SonarQube
General
1 471 (17.51%) Finance
2 221 (8.22%) Banking
3 159 (5.91%) Retail
4 108 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.68%) Marketing
6 67 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 49 (1.82%) Games
8 44 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.60%) Publishing
10 40 (1.49%) Electronics
11 28 (1.04%) Front Office
12 25 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.82%) Back Office
14 15 (0.56%) Legal
14 15 (0.56%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.41%) Law
15 11 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.37%) Automotive
16 10 (0.37%) Billing
17 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 855 (31.78%) Developer
2 468 (17.40%) Analyst
3 302 (11.23%) Java Developer
4 195 (7.25%) Test Analyst
5 194 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 189 (7.03%) Business Analyst
7 166 (6.17%) Tester
8 164 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 122 (4.54%) Architect
10 117 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 90 (3.35%) Test Engineer
12 75 (2.79%) Automation Tester
13 67 (2.49%) Scrum Master
14 65 (2.42%) Linux Engineer
15 63 (2.34%) Consultant
15 63 (2.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 63 (2.34%) Lead Developer
15 63 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 61 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
16 61 (2.27%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (16.36%) HTML
2 372 (13.83%) Spring
3 343 (12.75%) XML
4 342 (12.71%) Web Services
5 338 (12.57%) CSS
6 273 (10.15%) RESTful
7 250 (9.29%) .NET
8 217 (8.07%) REST
9 215 (7.99%) JSON
10 203 (7.55%) HTML5
11 187 (6.95%) SOAP
12 162 (6.02%) J2EE
13 157 (5.84%) jQuery
14 150 (5.58%) Hibernate
15 135 (5.02%) CSS3
16 123 (4.57%) Ajax
17 118 (4.39%) AngularJS
18 111 (4.13%) JSP
19 85 (3.16%) Java EE
20 73 (2.71%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (4.42%) User Experience
2 114 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 79 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 77 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 73 (2.71%) Wiki
7 63 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 62 (2.30%) iPad
9 60 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 56 (2.08%) Social Media
11 37 (1.38%) STB
12 35 (1.30%) Smart Meter
13 34 (1.26%) Derivative
14 31 (1.15%) Equities
15 30 (1.12%) Data Integration
16 29 (1.08%) Fixed Income
17 28 (1.04%) Algorithms
18 23 (0.86%) Data Structures
19 21 (0.78%) Replication
20 20 (0.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 640 (23.79%) Linux
2 334 (12.42%) Unix
3 293 (10.89%) Windows
4 111 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 78 (2.90%) CentOS
6 67 (2.49%) Android
7 62 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 61 (2.27%) Windows Server
9 57 (2.12%) Ubuntu
10 34 (1.26%) Solaris
11 27 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.82%) VMS
14 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.33%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.30%) AIX
17 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.22%) Debian
18 6 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1820 (67.66%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (28.96%) Scrum
3 538 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 420 (15.61%) TDD
5 418 (15.54%) DevOps
6 308 (11.45%) BDD
7 279 (10.37%) Configuration Management
8 236 (8.77%) OO
9 223 (8.29%) SDLC
10 218 (8.10%) Open Source
11 215 (7.99%) Automated Testing
12 212 (7.88%) Project Management
13 208 (7.73%) Waterfall
14 206 (7.66%) E-Commerce
15 199 (7.40%) User Stories
16 178 (6.62%) Test Scripting
17 176 (6.54%) Functional Testing
17 176 (6.54%) Test Automation
18 171 (6.36%) MVC
19 164 (6.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1008 (37.47%) Java
2 667 (24.80%) SQL
3 437 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 377 (14.01%) Python
5 312 (11.60%) Ruby
6 276 (10.26%) C#
7 154 (5.72%) PL/SQL
8 140 (5.20%) Perl
9 132 (4.91%) Bash Shell
10 126 (4.68%) C
11 110 (4.09%) Scala
11 110 (4.09%) Shell Script
12 98 (3.64%) C++
13 82 (3.05%) PHP
14 80 (2.97%) PowerShell
15 72 (2.68%) Groovy
16 31 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 24 (0.89%) ES6
17 24 (0.89%) VB
17 24 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 340 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 229 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 205 (7.62%) Degree
4 156 (5.80%) ISTQB
5 147 (5.46%) ISEB
6 63 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 62 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (0.59%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (0.45%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.45%) RHCE
13 10 (0.37%) MCSE
13 10 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.33%) APMP
15 6 (0.22%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (11.78%) QA
2 30 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 27 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.78%) SLA
5 20 (0.74%) TickIT
6 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 8 (0.30%) WAI
8 7 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.26%) WCAG
9 6 (0.22%) HL7
10 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.15%) SDET
12 2 (0.074%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.074%) FATCA
12 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.037%) EMIR
13 1 (0.037%) GPG13
System Software
1 153 (5.69%) Docker
2 77 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.52%) vSphere
5 14 (0.52%) Xen
6 13 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.48%) Samba
7 11 (0.41%) Postfix
7 11 (0.41%) vCloud
8 9 (0.33%) iptables
8 9 (0.33%) LXC
8 9 (0.33%) NFS
8 9 (0.33%) Squid
9 8 (0.30%) HDFS
9 8 (0.30%) Varnish
10 7 (0.26%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.15%) KVM
13 3 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 370 (13.75%) Puppet
2 137 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (3.53%) Ansible
4 94 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
5 42 (1.56%) Nagios
6 37 (1.38%) SCCM
7 35 (1.30%) logstash
8 28 (1.04%) yum
9 25 (0.93%) SCOM
10 23 (0.86%) Kubernetes
11 19 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 18 (0.67%) Bareos
12 18 (0.67%) Graphite
13 16 (0.59%) Kibana
14 12 (0.45%) Grafana
15 11 (0.41%) Oozie
16 9 (0.33%) Control-M
17 8 (0.30%) CloudHub
17 8 (0.30%) Mesos
18 7 (0.26%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 497 (18.48%) Oracle
2 333 (12.38%) Atlassian
3 246 (9.14%) Microsoft
4 141 (5.24%) HP
5 140 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 120 (4.46%) Google
7 104 (3.87%) VMware
8 88 (3.27%) IBM
9 73 (2.71%) Informatica
10 70 (2.60%) Splunk
11 61 (2.27%) Adobe
12 60 (2.23%) SAP
13 56 (2.08%) Rally
14 49 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (1.45%) ATG
16 38 (1.41%) hybris
17 30 (1.12%) AppDynamics
18 29 (1.08%) Endeca
19 28 (1.04%) Cloudera
19 28 (1.04%) New Relic
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £600 per day market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
EXCELerate
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago