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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 60 103 146
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +43
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1792 1098 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.62% 2.09% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.37% 14.45% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 667 568
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £39.37 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.22 £40.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.25 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.62%
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
8385 7600 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.93% 14.44% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5668 5081 4564
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
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 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +36 1052 £475 +11.76% 120
South East +72 223 £400 +11.88% 49
West Midlands +31 115 £400 +14.28% 14
Yorkshire +37 102 £430 +7.43% 18
North West +54 90 £388 -6.06% 30
East of England +9 75 £450 +38.46% 29
South West +12 53 £425 -8.10% 29
East Midlands -12 40 £363 -2.68% 7
North East -10 39 £436 -4.69% 2
Midlands -3 4 £350 -30.00%
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2185 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1202 (37.99%) Confluence
3 1045 (33.03%) Java
4 1040 (32.87%) Jenkins
5 1008 (31.86%) Git (software)
6 963 (30.44%) Scrum
7 796 (25.16%) Linux
8 671 (21.21%) SQL
9 657 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
10 631 (19.94%) Oracle
11 592 (18.71%) DevOps
12 581 (18.36%) Finance
13 552 (17.45%) HTML
14 529 (16.72%) Puppet
15 521 (16.47%) JavaScript
16 504 (15.93%) TDD
17 502 (15.87%) Maven
18 466 (14.73%) Atlassian
19 465 (14.70%) Selenium
20 438 (13.84%) Security Cleared
21 430 (13.59%) Spring
22 422 (13.34%) BDD
23 407 (12.86%) QA
24 405 (12.80%) JUnit
25 393 (12.42%) CSS
26 392 (12.39%) XML
26 392 (12.39%) Unix
27 390 (12.33%) Web Services
28 379 (11.98%) Python
28 379 (11.98%) Amazon AWS

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 1202 (37.99%) Confluence
2 278 (8.79%) Apache
3 170 (5.37%) Tomcat
4 149 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
5 91 (2.88%) JBoss
6 89 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 87 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 77 (2.43%) CMS
9 70 (2.21%) WebLogic
10 65 (2.05%) IIS
11 57 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 57 (1.80%) OpenStack
12 48 (1.52%) nginx
13 38 (1.20%) Apache Spark
14 36 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 32 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 30 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
17 27 (0.85%) Drupal
18 26 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
19 22 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 137 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 116 (3.67%) HipChat
3 85 (2.69%) MS Office
4 79 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 58 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 56 (1.77%) MS Project
7 53 (1.68%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.28%) Mingle
9 9 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.16%) SketchUp
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.13%) InDesign
12 2 (0.063%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.063%) Simulink
13 1 (0.032%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.032%) InVision
Business Applications
1 36 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.66%) Magento
2 21 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.47%) Sonata
5 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.25%) Documaker
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.19%) Summit
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.095%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.095%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 379 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (5.47%) GitHub
3 134 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (1.96%) IaaS
5 59 (1.86%) PaaS
6 38 (1.20%) SaaS
7 35 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 31 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 31 (0.98%) OpenShift
9 30 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
10 28 (0.88%) Trello
11 27 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 19 (0.60%) CloudBees
12 19 (0.60%) Slack
13 18 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.54%) Route 53
15 14 (0.44%) Google Apps
16 13 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 130 (4.11%) DNS
2 123 (3.89%) SSH
3 117 (3.70%) OpenVPN
4 116 (3.67%) HTTP
5 103 (3.26%) OpenLDAP
6 70 (2.21%) Firewall
6 70 (2.21%) Internet
7 45 (1.42%) LDAP
8 32 (1.01%) VPN
9 31 (0.98%) SSL
10 24 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 23 (0.73%) Network Security
12 21 (0.66%) SAN
13 17 (0.54%) AMQP
13 17 (0.54%) VLAN
14 16 (0.51%) SNMP
15 14 (0.44%) BGP
16 13 (0.41%) DVB
17 11 (0.35%) Kerberos
18 10 (0.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
2 232 (7.33%) Hadoop
3 184 (5.82%) SQL Server
4 178 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 174 (5.50%) MySQL
6 160 (5.06%) Oracle Database
7 152 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 110 (3.48%) NoSQL
9 82 (2.59%) Big Data
10 46 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
12 38 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 35 (1.11%) DB2
14 34 (1.07%) HBase
15 28 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
16 26 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.76%) Apache Hive
18 23 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (0.73%) RDBMS
19 22 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1040 (32.87%) Jenkins
2 1008 (31.86%) Git (software)
3 502 (15.87%) Maven
4 465 (14.70%) Selenium
5 405 (12.80%) JUnit
6 375 (11.85%) Subversion
7 352 (11.13%) Cucumber
8 233 (7.36%) Ant
9 223 (7.05%) Sonatype Nexus
10 202 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 201 (6.35%) WebDriver
12 186 (5.88%) SoapUI
13 184 (5.82%) JIRA Agile
14 177 (5.59%) SonarQube
15 173 (5.47%) Bitbucket
16 167 (5.28%) TeamCity
17 134 (4.24%) JMeter
18 108 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 106 (3.35%) Hudson
20 102 (3.22%) Liquibase
General
1 581 (18.36%) Finance
2 275 (8.69%) Banking
3 226 (7.14%) Retail
4 74 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 61 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.74%) Publishing
7 52 (1.64%) Marketing
8 45 (1.42%) Front Office
9 43 (1.36%) Games
10 39 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.07%) Legal
12 30 (0.95%) Manufacturing
13 23 (0.73%) Electronics
14 17 (0.54%) Back Office
15 16 (0.51%) Billing
16 13 (0.41%) Law
17 12 (0.38%) Automotive
17 12 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 10 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 804 (25.41%) Developer
2 586 (18.52%) Analyst
3 292 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 248 (7.84%) Test Analyst
5 246 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 224 (7.08%) Business Analyst
7 214 (6.76%) Tester
8 173 (5.47%) Architect
9 163 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 138 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 108 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 104 (3.29%) Scrum Master
13 97 (3.07%) Test Engineer
14 84 (2.65%) Automation Tester
15 82 (2.59%) Administrator
16 78 (2.47%) Consultant
17 63 (1.99%) Linux Engineer
17 63 (1.99%) Senior DevOps
17 63 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
18 61 (1.93%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (17.45%) HTML
2 430 (13.59%) Spring
3 393 (12.42%) CSS
4 392 (12.39%) XML
5 390 (12.33%) Web Services
6 320 (10.11%) REST
7 312 (9.86%) JSON
8 307 (9.70%) RESTful
9 286 (9.04%) HTML5
10 250 (7.90%) AngularJS
11 231 (7.30%) .NET
12 211 (6.67%) CSS3
13 195 (6.16%) Node.js
14 194 (6.13%) SOAP
15 167 (5.28%) jQuery
16 162 (5.12%) J2EE
17 137 (4.33%) Hibernate
18 123 (3.89%) ELK Stack
19 115 (3.63%) Ajax
20 100 (3.16%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 225 (7.11%) User Experience
2 139 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 67 (2.12%) Wiki
6 44 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 40 (1.26%) Equities
7 40 (1.26%) iPad
8 39 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 39 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 33 (1.04%) Statistics
10 32 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.01%) Social Media
11 28 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (0.85%) Smart Meter
12 27 (0.85%) STB
13 24 (0.76%) Derivative
14 22 (0.70%) Fintech
15 21 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 796 (25.16%) Linux
2 392 (12.39%) Unix
3 320 (10.11%) Windows
4 167 (5.28%) CentOS
5 111 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (2.81%) Android
7 83 (2.62%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 48 (1.52%) Windows Server
10 41 (1.30%) Solaris
11 20 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.47%) AIX
15 13 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.32%) webOS
16 10 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
17 8 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2185 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (30.44%) Scrum
3 657 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
4 592 (18.71%) DevOps
5 504 (15.93%) TDD
6 422 (13.34%) BDD
7 354 (11.19%) Configuration Management
8 300 (9.48%) Open Source
9 284 (8.98%) Waterfall
10 270 (8.53%) Automated Testing
11 250 (7.90%) User Stories
12 246 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 237 (7.49%) OO
14 236 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 235 (7.43%) Kanban
16 232 (7.33%) E-Commerce
17 230 (7.27%) Project Management
18 220 (6.95%) SDLC
19 201 (6.35%) Software Engineering
20 194 (6.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1045 (33.03%) Java
2 671 (21.21%) SQL
3 521 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 379 (11.98%) Python
5 358 (11.31%) Ruby
6 287 (9.07%) C#
7 183 (5.78%) Shell Script
8 138 (4.36%) Scala
9 135 (4.27%) PHP
10 133 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 116 (3.67%) Perl
12 115 (3.63%) Groovy
13 109 (3.45%) Bash Shell
14 90 (2.84%) C
15 88 (2.78%) C++
16 55 (1.74%) PowerShell
17 37 (1.17%) ES6
18 26 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 24 (0.76%) Objective-C
20 20 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 438 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 319 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 217 (6.86%) Degree
4 168 (5.31%) ISEB
5 167 (5.28%) ISTQB
6 101 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 82 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
8 81 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 54 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
10 23 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 20 (0.63%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 11 (0.35%) OCPJP
13 11 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.28%) CCNA
15 9 (0.28%) PMP
16 7 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (12.86%) QA
2 34 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 32 (1.01%) SDET
4 27 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.70%) WAI
6 20 (0.63%) SLA
7 14 (0.44%) FATCA
8 9 (0.28%) GCP
8 9 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.22%) TickIT
9 7 (0.22%) WCAG
10 6 (0.19%) HL7
11 5 (0.16%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.16%) SEPA
12 4 (0.13%) EMIR
13 3 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.063%) MISRA
System Software
1 304 (9.61%) Docker
2 115 (3.63%) Postfix
3 109 (3.45%) Squid
4 96 (3.03%) vCloud
5 73 (2.31%) Active Directory
6 65 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.60%) vSphere
9 18 (0.57%) NFS
10 17 (0.54%) iptables
10 17 (0.54%) Xen
11 13 (0.41%) Samba
12 12 (0.38%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.32%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.28%) KVM
15 8 (0.25%) HDFS
15 8 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.22%) XenServer
17 5 (0.16%) LXC
18 3 (0.095%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 529 (16.72%) Puppet
2 213 (6.73%) Ansible
3 180 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
4 157 (4.96%) ZABBIX
5 155 (4.90%) Terraform
6 139 (4.39%) Kubernetes
7 137 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
8 120 (3.79%) logstash
9 105 (3.32%) Rancher
10 100 (3.16%) Kibana
11 39 (1.23%) Ambari
12 37 (1.17%) Nagios
13 17 (0.54%) yum
14 16 (0.51%) Control-M
14 16 (0.51%) Graphite
14 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
14 16 (0.51%) OSSEC
15 15 (0.47%) SCCM
16 13 (0.41%) Packer
17 12 (0.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 631 (19.94%) Oracle
2 466 (14.73%) Atlassian
3 247 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 207 (6.54%) VMware
5 126 (3.98%) Red Hat
6 114 (3.60%) Sonatype
7 108 (3.41%) Google
8 101 (3.19%) HP
9 94 (2.97%) IBM
10 74 (2.34%) Rally
11 60 (1.90%) Splunk
12 53 (1.68%) Adobe
13 45 (1.42%) SAP
14 42 (1.33%) hybris
15 37 (1.17%) MuleSoft
15 37 (1.17%) ServiceNow
16 36 (1.14%) Sitecore
17 29 (0.92%) Citrix
17 29 (0.92%) Talend
18 28 (0.88%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £585 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: To be discussed
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £500 per day 3 months rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: ££ Excellent day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: TO £600 DAY, long term programme
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £600 day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago