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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK / England
Rank 60 82 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +48
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1481 1197 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.54% 2.51% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.74% 17.04% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 751 551
Median daily rate £440 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 12
Median hourly rate £40.50 £31.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £20.00 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £146.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -40.62%

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
7142 7026 6494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.06% 14.72% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 4698 4390
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 188 118
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.71 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +23 777 £470 +6.81% 171
South East +40 222 £410 +9.33% 70
Yorkshire +7 95 £450 +5.88% 23
North West +9 90 £375 +10.29% 33
East of England +26 86 £450 +8.43% 27
South West +25 81 £403 -3.59% 30
North East +14 46 £368 -13.52% 9
West Midlands -17 41 £401 +14.42% 12
East Midlands +20 25 £375 -11.76% 8
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2151 (66.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1367 (41.96%) Confluence
3 1078 (33.09%) Java
4 1061 (32.57%) Scrum
5 1045 (32.07%) Git (software)
6 945 (29.01%) Jenkins
7 657 (20.17%) JavaScript
8 656 (20.14%) Linux
9 635 (19.49%) SQL
10 632 (19.40%) TDD
11 623 (19.12%) DevOps
12 621 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
13 606 (18.60%) Finance
14 531 (16.30%) HTML
15 530 (16.27%) BDD
16 518 (15.90%) Atlassian
17 503 (15.44%) Selenium
18 463 (14.21%) Oracle
19 453 (13.90%) Python
20 415 (12.74%) Spring
21 407 (12.49%) XML
22 402 (12.34%) CSS
23 401 (12.31%) QA
23 401 (12.31%) Security Cleared
24 385 (11.82%) Cucumber
25 383 (11.76%) REST
26 370 (11.36%) Web Services
27 366 (11.23%) Puppet
28 362 (11.11%) Unix
29 359 (11.02%) Maven

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 1367 (41.96%) Confluence
2 149 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
3 145 (4.45%) Apache
4 116 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 106 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 91 (2.79%) WebSphere
7 85 (2.61%) Apache Spark
8 79 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 64 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 56 (1.72%) CMS
10 56 (1.72%) JBoss
11 52 (1.60%) nginx
12 49 (1.50%) IIS
13 45 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 45 (1.38%) OpenStack
14 31 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 24 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.46%) Mule
17 15 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 156 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 104 (3.19%) MS Office
3 71 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (2.09%) HipChat
5 66 (2.03%) MS Visio
6 46 (1.41%) MS Project
7 23 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) Gliffy
9 4 (0.12%) Mingle
10 3 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.061%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.031%) Simulink
12 1 (0.031%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.031%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 44 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.25%) Magento
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.092%) Documaker
9 3 (0.092%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.092%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 339 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (6.88%) GitHub
3 191 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 79 (2.42%) PaaS
5 64 (1.96%) IaaS
6 47 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 41 (1.26%) Amazon S3
9 35 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.04%) Slack
11 31 (0.95%) OpenShift
12 30 (0.92%) SaaS
13 27 (0.83%) Trello
14 25 (0.77%) Office 365
15 24 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.49%) Route 53
19 15 (0.46%) Basecamp
19 15 (0.46%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.13%) HTTP
2 85 (2.61%) DNS
3 67 (2.06%) Internet
4 61 (1.87%) VPN
5 56 (1.72%) LDAP
6 55 (1.69%) Firewall
7 51 (1.57%) SSH
8 47 (1.44%) OpenLDAP
8 47 (1.44%) OpenVPN
9 36 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 31 (0.95%) Intranet
11 30 (0.92%) SSL
12 25 (0.77%) SNMP
13 24 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
14 20 (0.61%) AMQP
15 17 (0.52%) IPsec
15 17 (0.52%) LAN
15 17 (0.52%) VoIP
15 17 (0.52%) Wireshark
16 16 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (8.44%) PostgreSQL
2 244 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 217 (6.66%) Hadoop
4 197 (6.05%) Relational Database
5 179 (5.49%) Oracle Database
6 171 (5.25%) Big Data
7 163 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 136 (4.17%) MySQL
9 107 (3.28%) NoSQL
10 77 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 61 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (1.53%) Apache Hive
13 45 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 41 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 39 (1.20%) HBase
16 37 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 34 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
18 28 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
20 25 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1045 (32.07%) Git (software)
2 945 (29.01%) Jenkins
3 503 (15.44%) Selenium
4 385 (11.82%) Cucumber
5 359 (11.02%) Maven
6 321 (9.85%) Subversion
7 299 (9.18%) JUnit
8 209 (6.41%) Bitbucket
9 200 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 195 (5.99%) TeamCity
11 191 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 176 (5.40%) WebDriver
13 139 (4.27%) SoapUI
14 135 (4.14%) Ant
15 125 (3.84%) Gradle
16 113 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 107 (3.28%) SonarQube
18 106 (3.25%) JIRA Agile
19 97 (2.98%) Mockito
20 88 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 606 (18.60%) Finance
2 357 (10.96%) Banking
3 216 (6.63%) Retail
4 87 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 62 (1.90%) Publishing
6 54 (1.66%) Legal
7 52 (1.60%) Marketing
8 45 (1.38%) Front Office
9 43 (1.32%) Games
10 39 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 30 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 24 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.68%) Law
14 21 (0.64%) Electronics
15 20 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (0.58%) Back Office
17 16 (0.49%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.34%) Advertising
19 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 963 (29.56%) Developer
2 476 (14.61%) Analyst
3 307 (9.42%) Java Developer
4 277 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 236 (7.24%) Tester
6 225 (6.91%) Business Analyst
7 163 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 143 (4.39%) Architect
9 138 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 135 (4.14%) Scrum Master
11 115 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 104 (3.19%) Automation Tester
13 97 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 96 (2.95%) Consultant
15 80 (2.46%) Software Engineer
16 78 (2.39%) Test Engineer
17 74 (2.27%) Test Manager
18 72 (2.21%) Administrator
19 68 (2.09%) Angular Developer
20 65 (2.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (16.30%) HTML
2 415 (12.74%) Spring
3 407 (12.49%) XML
4 402 (12.34%) CSS
5 383 (11.76%) REST
6 370 (11.36%) Web Services
7 348 (10.68%) RESTful
8 338 (10.37%) HTML5
9 326 (10.01%) JSON
10 307 (9.42%) AngularJS
11 271 (8.32%) SOAP
12 236 (7.24%) .NET
13 235 (7.21%) CSS3
13 235 (7.21%) Node.js
14 167 (5.13%) Gherkin
15 155 (4.76%) J2EE
16 154 (4.73%) jQuery
17 150 (4.60%) Hibernate
18 117 (3.59%) JMS
19 113 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 215 (6.60%) User Experience
2 187 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 98 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 61 (1.87%) iPad
6 59 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 56 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.38%) Equities
10 41 (1.26%) Wiki
11 40 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.20%) Data Structures
13 37 (1.14%) Algorithms
14 36 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 35 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (1.01%) Fintech
17 32 (0.98%) PKI
18 31 (0.95%) Management Information System
18 31 (0.95%) Social Media
19 26 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 656 (20.14%) Linux
2 362 (11.11%) Unix
3 306 (9.39%) Windows
4 125 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 105 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 105 (3.22%) CentOS
6 94 (2.89%) Android
7 61 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 38 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.61%) AIX
10 17 (0.52%) VyOS
11 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.40%) RancherOS
14 10 (0.31%) Solaris
15 9 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.28%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
17 6 (0.18%) CoreOS
18 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2151 (66.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1061 (32.57%) Scrum
3 632 (19.40%) TDD
4 623 (19.12%) DevOps
5 621 (19.06%) Continuous Integration
6 530 (16.27%) BDD
7 313 (9.61%) Open Source
8 305 (9.36%) Kanban
9 304 (9.33%) Configuration Management
10 273 (8.38%) Automated Testing
11 262 (8.04%) Software Engineering
12 252 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 248 (7.61%) OO
14 246 (7.55%) User Stories
15 232 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 215 (6.60%) Microservices
17 214 (6.57%) E-Commerce
18 212 (6.51%) Project Management
19 209 (6.41%) MVC
20 202 (6.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1078 (33.09%) Java
2 657 (20.17%) JavaScript
3 635 (19.49%) SQL
4 453 (13.90%) Python
5 305 (9.36%) Ruby
6 291 (8.93%) C#
7 202 (6.20%) Scala
8 167 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 132 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 116 (3.56%) Perl
11 105 (3.22%) PL/SQL
12 100 (3.07%) C++
13 89 (2.73%) PowerShell
14 82 (2.52%) Groovy
15 80 (2.46%) PHP
16 67 (2.06%) C
17 62 (1.90%) Korn
18 54 (1.66%) R
19 45 (1.38%) Objective-C
20 41 (1.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 401 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 298 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 208 (6.38%) Degree
4 136 (4.17%) ISEB
5 105 (3.22%) DV Cleared
6 99 (3.04%) ISTQB
7 79 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 50 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
10 23 (0.71%) BC Cleared
11 16 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 12 (0.37%) AWS Certification
13 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.31%) IIBA
14 10 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 9 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.28%) PhD
16 8 (0.25%) CCA
16 8 (0.25%) CISSP
16 8 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (12.31%) QA
2 37 (1.14%) SDET
3 32 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.77%) FATCA
5 20 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.46%) SLA
7 14 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.28%) WCAG
9 7 (0.21%) MiFID
10 5 (0.15%) Basel III
10 5 (0.15%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.092%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.061%) HL7
13 2 (0.061%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.031%) EMIR
14 1 (0.031%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 323 (9.91%) Docker
2 87 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 57 (1.75%) vCloud
4 47 (1.44%) Postfix
4 47 (1.44%) Squid
5 21 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.43%) LXC
8 10 (0.31%) Corosync
8 10 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.28%) HDFS
10 7 (0.21%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.18%) vSphere
12 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.15%) NFS
12 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.12%) XenApp
14 3 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 366 (11.23%) Puppet
2 292 (8.96%) Ansible
3 156 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (3.56%) Terraform
5 104 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
6 102 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 99 (3.04%) Kubernetes
8 76 (2.33%) logstash
9 68 (2.09%) Kibana
10 52 (1.60%) Rancher
11 47 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
12 45 (1.38%) Consul
13 44 (1.35%) Packer
14 30 (0.92%) Nagios
15 22 (0.68%) Rsyslog
16 21 (0.64%) Salt
17 20 (0.61%) yum
18 18 (0.55%) Control-M
19 16 (0.49%) HAProxy
20 15 (0.46%) Ambari
Vendors
1 518 (15.90%) Atlassian
2 463 (14.21%) Oracle
3 222 (6.81%) Microsoft
4 128 (3.93%) Google
5 124 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 110 (3.38%) VMware
7 103 (3.16%) HP
8 76 (2.33%) IBM
9 75 (2.30%) Splunk
10 57 (1.75%) AppDynamics
11 56 (1.72%) Sonatype
12 55 (1.69%) MuleSoft
13 49 (1.50%) Sybase
14 48 (1.47%) Solace
15 47 (1.44%) Talend
16 43 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
17 39 (1.20%) Adobe
17 39 (1.20%) SAP
18 34 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
19 31 (0.95%) ServiceNow
Swindon, Wiltshire
CAG Recruitment
Rate: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable on salary, Multiple Bene
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Fuse
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £405.94 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago