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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 70 117 148
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +31
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1561 1036 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.11% 1.95% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 13.83% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 632 513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
8250 7493 6599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.44% 14.09% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5608 4995 4273
Median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 134 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.10
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +30 925 £470 +10.47% 134
South East +64 231 £400 +12.67% 52
West Midlands +33 100 £400 +23.07% 16
Yorkshire +43 89 £425 +21.42% 12
North West +56 71 £323 -17.30% 28
South West +31 55 £413 +1.85% 22
East of England +5 47 £450 +38.46% 21
East Midlands -4 32 £375 +7.91% 7
North East -35 8 £328 -27.11% 2
Midlands -9 2 - - 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2092 (68.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1139 (37.26%) Confluence
3 1069 (34.97%) Java
4 963 (31.50%) Jenkins
5 960 (31.40%) Git (software)
6 920 (30.09%) Scrum
7 801 (26.20%) Linux
8 681 (22.28%) SQL
9 657 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
10 634 (20.74%) Oracle
11 576 (18.84%) DevOps
12 551 (18.02%) Finance
13 516 (16.88%) HTML
14 513 (16.78%) Puppet
15 473 (15.47%) Maven
16 467 (15.28%) JavaScript
17 457 (14.95%) TDD
18 436 (14.26%) Security Cleared
19 433 (14.16%) Spring
20 429 (14.03%) Selenium
21 425 (13.90%) Atlassian
22 405 (13.25%) Unix
23 398 (13.02%) Web Services
24 397 (12.99%) JUnit
25 395 (12.92%) Subversion
26 390 (12.76%) Python
27 377 (12.33%) CSS
28 369 (12.07%) QA
29 363 (11.87%) Ruby
29 363 (11.87%) 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 1139 (37.26%) Confluence
2 277 (9.06%) Apache
3 190 (6.22%) Tomcat
4 137 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (3.37%) JBoss
6 95 (3.11%) SharePoint
7 80 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 77 (2.52%) CMS
9 76 (2.49%) IIS
9 76 (2.49%) WebSphere
10 71 (2.32%) OpenStack
11 46 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 45 (1.47%) nginx
13 38 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 32 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 31 (1.01%) Apache Solr
16 28 (0.92%) Apache Spark
17 26 (0.85%) Drupal
18 25 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
19 24 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 132 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 104 (3.40%) HipChat
3 84 (2.75%) MS Office
4 65 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.86%) MS Project
6 43 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 42 (1.37%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.29%) Mingle
11 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.13%) InDesign
13 3 (0.098%) SketchUp
14 2 (0.065%) Gliffy
14 2 (0.065%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.065%) Simulink
15 1 (0.033%) InVision
Business Applications
1 28 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 25 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 20 (0.65%) Magento
5 15 (0.49%) Sonata
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.26%) Documaker
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.23%) Summit
9 6 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 6 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.13%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.13%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 363 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (4.94%) GitHub
3 141 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (1.67%) IaaS
4 51 (1.67%) PaaS
5 42 (1.37%) SaaS
6 32 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 26 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 26 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 26 (0.85%) Trello
8 22 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.49%) CloudBees
11 15 (0.49%) Slack
12 14 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.46%) Google Apps
13 12 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
13 12 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 138 (4.51%) HTTP
2 125 (4.09%) DNS
3 105 (3.43%) SSH
4 98 (3.21%) OpenVPN
5 83 (2.72%) OpenLDAP
6 63 (2.06%) Firewall
6 63 (2.06%) Internet
7 35 (1.14%) LDAP
7 35 (1.14%) VPN
8 30 (0.98%) SSL
8 30 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 25 (0.82%) Network Security
10 22 (0.72%) SAN
11 18 (0.59%) AMQP
12 17 (0.56%) DVB
13 16 (0.52%) VLAN
14 13 (0.43%) BGP
14 13 (0.43%) Kerberos
15 12 (0.39%) SNMP
16 10 (0.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
2 216 (7.07%) Hadoop
3 182 (5.95%) MongoDB
4 177 (5.79%) MySQL
5 173 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 162 (5.30%) Oracle Database
7 137 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 106 (3.47%) NoSQL
9 83 (2.72%) Big Data
10 49 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
11 47 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
13 36 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 35 (1.14%) HBase
14 35 (1.14%) Oracle OWB
15 33 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 31 (1.01%) DB2
17 25 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
17 25 (0.82%) Pentaho
18 24 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 963 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 960 (31.40%) Git (software)
3 473 (15.47%) Maven
4 429 (14.03%) Selenium
5 397 (12.99%) JUnit
6 395 (12.92%) Subversion
7 320 (10.47%) Cucumber
8 228 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 215 (7.03%) Ant
10 199 (6.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 171 (5.59%) WebDriver
12 170 (5.56%) SoapUI
13 160 (5.23%) Bitbucket
14 156 (5.10%) JIRA Agile
15 155 (5.07%) SonarQube
16 144 (4.71%) TeamCity
17 129 (4.22%) JMeter
18 111 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
19 104 (3.40%) Hudson
20 92 (3.01%) Eclipse
General
1 551 (18.02%) Finance
2 274 (8.96%) Banking
3 200 (6.54%) Retail
4 80 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 70 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 63 (2.06%) Marketing
7 56 (1.83%) Publishing
8 47 (1.54%) Games
9 40 (1.31%) Front Office
10 39 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.01%) Electronics
13 28 (0.92%) Legal
14 20 (0.65%) Back Office
15 18 (0.59%) Billing
16 13 (0.43%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.39%) Advertising
18 10 (0.33%) Automotive
18 10 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 809 (26.46%) Developer
2 549 (17.96%) Analyst
3 306 (10.01%) Java Developer
4 247 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 240 (7.85%) Test Analyst
6 204 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 199 (6.51%) Tester
8 170 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 158 (5.17%) Architect
10 151 (4.94%) Senior Developer
11 98 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 96 (3.14%) Scrum Master
13 93 (3.04%) Test Engineer
14 82 (2.68%) Automation Tester
15 79 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
16 78 (2.55%) Consultant
17 76 (2.49%) Administrator
18 72 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
19 61 (2.00%) Automation Test Analyst
20 57 (1.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (16.88%) HTML
2 433 (14.16%) Spring
3 398 (13.02%) Web Services
4 377 (12.33%) CSS
5 339 (11.09%) XML
6 293 (9.58%) REST
7 292 (9.55%) RESTful
8 276 (9.03%) JSON
9 260 (8.51%) HTML5
10 233 (7.62%) .NET
11 209 (6.84%) AngularJS
12 198 (6.48%) CSS3
13 177 (5.79%) SOAP
14 172 (5.63%) J2EE
15 170 (5.56%) Node.js
16 150 (4.91%) jQuery
17 145 (4.74%) Hibernate
18 121 (3.96%) Ajax
19 116 (3.79%) ELK Stack
20 100 (3.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 207 (6.77%) User Experience
2 127 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 100 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 79 (2.58%) Wiki
6 62 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 44 (1.44%) iPad
9 36 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.14%) Equities
10 35 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 34 (1.11%) STB
12 32 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.05%) Social Media
13 28 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 28 (0.92%) Smart Meter
14 27 (0.88%) Fixed Income
15 24 (0.79%) Derivative
16 21 (0.69%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 801 (26.20%) Linux
2 405 (13.25%) Unix
3 337 (11.02%) Windows
4 157 (5.14%) CentOS
5 123 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (2.68%) Android
7 74 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 63 (2.06%) Windows Server
9 56 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 42 (1.37%) Solaris
11 27 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.49%) AIX
15 14 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.43%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.33%) webOS
17 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
18 9 (0.29%) VMS
19 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2092 (68.43%) Agile Software Development
2 920 (30.09%) Scrum
3 657 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
4 576 (18.84%) DevOps
5 457 (14.95%) TDD
6 352 (11.51%) BDD
7 346 (11.32%) Configuration Management
8 286 (9.36%) Waterfall
9 274 (8.96%) Open Source
10 259 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 237 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 236 (7.72%) OO
13 232 (7.59%) E-Commerce
14 227 (7.43%) SDLC
15 225 (7.36%) Project Management
16 223 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 222 (7.26%) User Stories
18 220 (7.20%) Kanban
19 184 (6.02%) Test Automation
20 182 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1069 (34.97%) Java
2 681 (22.28%) SQL
3 467 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 390 (12.76%) Python
5 363 (11.87%) Ruby
6 274 (8.96%) C#
7 159 (5.20%) Shell Script
8 152 (4.97%) PL/SQL
9 132 (4.32%) Perl
10 128 (4.19%) Scala
11 123 (4.02%) PHP
12 111 (3.63%) Groovy
13 107 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 107 (3.50%) C
13 107 (3.50%) C++
14 70 (2.29%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.24%) ES6
16 23 (0.75%) T-SQL
16 23 (0.75%) VB
17 22 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 436 (14.26%) Security Cleared
2 310 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 209 (6.84%) Degree
4 166 (5.43%) ISTQB
5 165 (5.40%) ISEB
6 101 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 81 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 58 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 40 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
10 23 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 15 (0.49%) Sun Certification
12 14 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 13 (0.43%) BC Cleared
13 13 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.36%) OCPJP
15 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.36%) RHCE
16 8 (0.26%) PMP
16 8 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (12.07%) QA
2 27 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.72%) SLA
5 21 (0.69%) WAI
6 20 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.65%) SDET
6 20 (0.65%) TickIT
7 17 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.33%) FATCA
9 9 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.26%) GCP
11 6 (0.20%) HL7
12 5 (0.16%) EMIR
12 5 (0.16%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.13%) SEPA
14 3 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.098%) WCAG
15 2 (0.065%) DO-178B
15 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 291 (9.52%) Docker
2 95 (3.11%) Postfix
3 91 (2.98%) Active Directory
4 89 (2.91%) Squid
5 79 (2.58%) vCloud
6 71 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (0.82%) vSphere
9 20 (0.65%) Hyper-V
10 17 (0.56%) Samba
10 17 (0.56%) Xen
11 16 (0.52%) iptables
11 16 (0.52%) NFS
12 10 (0.33%) Sendmail
13 8 (0.26%) KVM
14 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.23%) XenServer
15 5 (0.16%) HDFS
16 3 (0.098%) LXC
16 3 (0.098%) Snort
Systems Management
1 513 (16.78%) Puppet
2 192 (6.28%) Ansible
3 168 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 133 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
5 131 (4.29%) ZABBIX
6 128 (4.19%) Terraform
7 116 (3.79%) Kubernetes
8 109 (3.57%) logstash
9 90 (2.94%) Kibana
10 86 (2.81%) Rancher
11 44 (1.44%) Nagios
12 33 (1.08%) Ambari
13 28 (0.92%) SCCM
14 20 (0.65%) Graphite
15 18 (0.59%) yum
16 16 (0.52%) Control-M
16 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
17 15 (0.49%) Grafana
18 14 (0.46%) OSSEC
19 12 (0.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 634 (20.74%) Oracle
2 425 (13.90%) Atlassian
3 261 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 193 (6.31%) VMware
5 149 (4.87%) Red Hat
6 123 (4.02%) Google
7 110 (3.60%) HP
8 99 (3.24%) IBM
9 90 (2.94%) Sonatype
10 72 (2.36%) Rally
11 58 (1.90%) Splunk
12 54 (1.77%) Adobe
13 49 (1.60%) SAP
14 41 (1.34%) hybris
15 40 (1.31%) Informatica
16 34 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
17 33 (1.08%) ServiceNow
18 30 (0.98%) Citrix
19 28 (0.92%) Talend
20 27 (0.88%) ATG
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Which?
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £1 per hour + Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago