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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 73 124 168
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +44
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1468 971 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.95% 1.88% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.94% 13.77% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 617 476
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
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 2 9 1
Median hourly rate £110.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
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
8184 7051 6382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.44% 13.64% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5664 4724 4168
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 107 135
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 30 July 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 July 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 July 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 +19 816 £461 +10.47% 168
South East +72 220 £408 +8.66% 49
West Midlands +54 108 £425 +30.76% 22
North West +52 82 £329 -21.72% 23
Yorkshire +42 81 £420 +20.00% 11
South West +35 69 £413 +10.00% 22
East of England +7 47 £450 +28.57% 18
East Midlands +6 31 £450 +20.80% 11
North East -60 10 £350 -23.53% 2
Midlands -4 2 £350 -26.31%
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1978 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1062 (36.17%) Java
3 1045 (35.59%) Confluence
4 897 (30.55%) Git (software)
5 884 (30.11%) Jenkins
6 847 (28.85%) Scrum
7 750 (25.54%) Linux
8 695 (23.67%) SQL
9 615 (20.95%) Oracle
10 607 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
11 538 (18.32%) Finance
12 501 (17.06%) DevOps
13 495 (16.86%) HTML
14 460 (15.67%) JavaScript
15 452 (15.40%) Puppet
16 441 (15.02%) TDD
17 439 (14.95%) Maven
18 430 (14.65%) Selenium
19 395 (13.45%) Subversion
20 393 (13.39%) Spring
21 385 (13.11%) Atlassian
22 384 (13.08%) Web Services
23 383 (13.04%) Python
24 375 (12.77%) Unix
25 367 (12.50%) Security Cleared
26 360 (12.26%) XML
26 360 (12.26%) QA
27 358 (12.19%) CSS
28 341 (11.61%) JUnit
29 334 (11.38%) 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 1045 (35.59%) Confluence
2 251 (8.55%) Apache
3 196 (6.68%) Tomcat
4 97 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
5 95 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 88 (3.00%) JBoss
7 83 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 82 (2.79%) CMS
9 77 (2.62%) OpenStack
10 74 (2.52%) IIS
11 56 (1.91%) nginx
12 53 (1.81%) WebSphere
13 49 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 30 (1.02%) Mule
15 28 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
16 26 (0.89%) Apache Spark
16 26 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
17 23 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 23 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 136 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 85 (2.90%) MS Office
3 72 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 70 (2.38%) HipChat
5 64 (2.18%) MS Project
6 41 (1.40%) Photoshop
7 40 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.34%) Mingle
10 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.10%) InDesign
12 2 (0.068%) Gliffy
12 2 (0.068%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.068%) Simulink
12 2 (0.068%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 40 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
2 31 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.75%) Magento
4 15 (0.51%) Sonata
5 12 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.27%) Documaker
8 8 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 8 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.24%) Summit
10 6 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 5 (0.17%) Sage CRM
12 4 (0.14%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 302 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (3.95%) GitHub
4 48 (1.63%) SaaS
5 41 (1.40%) IaaS
6 35 (1.19%) PaaS
7 30 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (0.89%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.75%) Trello
12 17 (0.58%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.44%) Google Apps
15 12 (0.41%) Bluemix
15 12 (0.41%) Lucidchart
16 11 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 10 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 145 (4.94%) HTTP
2 97 (3.30%) DNS
3 73 (2.49%) SSH
4 70 (2.38%) Internet
5 62 (2.11%) Firewall
5 62 (2.11%) OpenVPN
6 48 (1.63%) OpenLDAP
7 37 (1.26%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.19%) VPN
9 33 (1.12%) SSL
10 32 (1.09%) LDAP
11 24 (0.82%) SAN
12 23 (0.78%) Network Security
13 17 (0.58%) AMQP
13 17 (0.58%) DVB
14 16 (0.54%) VLAN
15 14 (0.48%) BGP
16 13 (0.44%) SNMP
17 12 (0.41%) Kerberos
18 11 (0.37%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (6.20%) MySQL
2 180 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 166 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 163 (5.55%) Hadoop
5 162 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 141 (4.80%) Oracle Database
7 140 (4.77%) Relational Database
8 91 (3.10%) NoSQL
9 80 (2.72%) Big Data
10 52 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
11 51 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 35 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
14 34 (1.16%) Pentaho
14 34 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 28 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.89%) DB2
17 26 (0.89%) HBase
18 24 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 897 (30.55%) Git (software)
2 884 (30.11%) Jenkins
3 439 (14.95%) Maven
4 430 (14.65%) Selenium
5 395 (13.45%) Subversion
6 341 (11.61%) JUnit
7 304 (10.35%) Cucumber
8 212 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 180 (6.13%) Ant
10 173 (5.89%) WebDriver
11 158 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 142 (4.84%) SoapUI
13 134 (4.56%) TeamCity
14 127 (4.33%) Bitbucket
15 121 (4.12%) JIRA Agile
16 113 (3.85%) Hudson
17 112 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
18 109 (3.71%) JMeter
19 105 (3.58%) SonarQube
20 87 (2.96%) Eclipse
General
1 538 (18.32%) Finance
2 269 (9.16%) Banking
3 197 (6.71%) Retail
4 88 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 71 (2.42%) Marketing
7 52 (1.77%) Publishing
8 51 (1.74%) Games
9 41 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.23%) Front Office
11 35 (1.19%) Electronics
11 35 (1.19%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.92%) Legal
13 26 (0.89%) Back Office
14 18 (0.61%) Billing
15 14 (0.48%) Online Betting
16 13 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.37%) Advertising
18 10 (0.34%) Retail Banking
19 9 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 809 (27.55%) Developer
2 559 (19.04%) Analyst
3 299 (10.18%) Java Developer
4 244 (8.31%) Test Analyst
5 226 (7.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 208 (7.08%) Business Analyst
7 200 (6.81%) Tester
8 163 (5.55%) Senior Developer
9 140 (4.77%) Architect
9 140 (4.77%) Project Manager
10 93 (3.17%) Test Engineer
11 89 (3.03%) Automation Tester
12 87 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 80 (2.72%) Scrum Master
14 79 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
15 76 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
16 69 (2.35%) Consultant
17 67 (2.28%) Administrator
17 67 (2.28%) Test Manager
18 64 (2.18%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 495 (16.86%) HTML
2 393 (13.39%) Spring
3 384 (13.08%) Web Services
4 360 (12.26%) XML
5 358 (12.19%) CSS
6 262 (8.92%) RESTful
7 260 (8.86%) REST
8 246 (8.38%) JSON
9 239 (8.14%) .NET
10 216 (7.36%) HTML5
11 184 (6.27%) J2EE
12 167 (5.69%) SOAP
13 157 (5.35%) AngularJS
14 156 (5.31%) CSS3
15 154 (5.25%) jQuery
16 146 (4.97%) Hibernate
17 127 (4.33%) Node.js
18 125 (4.26%) Ajax
19 112 (3.81%) JSP
20 98 (3.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 165 (5.62%) User Experience
2 120 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 91 (3.10%) Mobile App
5 86 (2.93%) Wiki
6 71 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 59 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 56 (1.91%) iPad
9 53 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.60%) Social Media
11 39 (1.33%) STB
12 37 (1.26%) Equities
13 33 (1.12%) Data Centre
14 32 (1.09%) Derivative
14 32 (1.09%) Virtual Team
15 31 (1.06%) Smart Meter
16 24 (0.82%) Fixed Income
17 23 (0.78%) Visualisation
18 21 (0.72%) Algorithms
19 20 (0.68%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 750 (25.54%) Linux
2 375 (12.77%) Unix
3 322 (10.97%) Windows
4 128 (4.36%) CentOS
5 110 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 81 (2.76%) Android
7 78 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 58 (1.98%) Windows Server
9 51 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 46 (1.57%) Solaris
11 29 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.54%) VMS
14 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.48%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.44%) AIX
17 10 (0.34%) webOS
17 10 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
18 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1978 (67.37%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (28.85%) Scrum
3 607 (20.67%) Continuous Integration
4 501 (17.06%) DevOps
5 441 (15.02%) TDD
6 331 (11.27%) BDD
7 319 (10.87%) Configuration Management
8 260 (8.86%) Waterfall
9 257 (8.75%) Open Source
10 249 (8.48%) SDLC
11 239 (8.14%) OO
12 237 (8.07%) Automated Testing
13 228 (7.77%) E-Commerce
14 217 (7.39%) Project Management
15 205 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 197 (6.71%) Test Scripting
17 195 (6.64%) User Stories
18 187 (6.37%) Functional Testing
19 186 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
19 186 (6.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1062 (36.17%) Java
2 695 (23.67%) SQL
3 460 (15.67%) JavaScript
4 383 (13.04%) Python
5 334 (11.38%) Ruby
6 273 (9.30%) C#
7 170 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 143 (4.87%) Perl
9 134 (4.56%) Scala
10 132 (4.50%) Shell Script
11 118 (4.02%) C
12 113 (3.85%) PHP
13 110 (3.75%) Bash Shell
14 109 (3.71%) C++
15 105 (3.58%) Groovy
16 64 (2.18%) PowerShell
17 30 (1.02%) ES6
18 27 (0.92%) VB
19 21 (0.72%) VBScript
20 19 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 367 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 241 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 207 (7.05%) Degree
4 181 (6.16%) ISTQB
5 173 (5.89%) ISEB
6 91 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 85 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 24 (0.82%) AWS Certification
9 24 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
10 18 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 16 (0.54%) RHCE
12 15 (0.51%) Sun Certification
13 14 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.37%) OCPJP
17 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (12.26%) QA
2 30 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 23 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.68%) SLA
4 20 (0.68%) TickIT
5 19 (0.65%) WAI
6 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.34%) SDET
8 9 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.27%) GCP
10 7 (0.24%) FATCA
11 6 (0.20%) HL7
12 5 (0.17%) EMIR
12 5 (0.17%) IEC 61508
12 5 (0.17%) WCAG
13 3 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.068%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (8.17%) Docker
2 95 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 73 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (2.08%) Postfix
5 56 (1.91%) Squid
6 49 (1.67%) vCloud
7 35 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.95%) vSphere
9 22 (0.75%) Samba
10 20 (0.68%) Hyper-V
11 17 (0.58%) iptables
11 17 (0.58%) Xen
12 16 (0.54%) NFS
13 10 (0.34%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.27%) KVM
15 7 (0.24%) LXC
15 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.20%) XenServer
17 5 (0.17%) HDFS
18 4 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 452 (15.40%) Puppet
2 155 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
3 149 (5.07%) Ansible
4 120 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
5 87 (2.96%) Terraform
6 81 (2.76%) logstash
6 81 (2.76%) ZABBIX
7 72 (2.45%) Kubernetes
8 58 (1.98%) Kibana
9 49 (1.67%) Rancher
10 45 (1.53%) Nagios
11 37 (1.26%) SCCM
12 22 (0.75%) Graphite
13 18 (0.61%) SCOM
13 18 (0.61%) yum
14 17 (0.58%) Ambari
14 17 (0.58%) Grafana
15 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
16 15 (0.51%) Control-M
17 13 (0.44%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 615 (20.95%) Oracle
2 385 (13.11%) Atlassian
3 276 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 164 (5.59%) VMware
5 155 (5.28%) Red Hat
6 134 (4.56%) HP
7 133 (4.53%) Google
8 107 (3.64%) IBM
9 73 (2.49%) Splunk
10 66 (2.25%) Adobe
11 58 (1.98%) Informatica
12 56 (1.91%) Rally
13 53 (1.81%) Sonatype
14 51 (1.74%) SAP
15 41 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (1.29%) hybris
17 35 (1.19%) ATG
18 34 (1.16%) Citrix
19 30 (1.02%) ServiceNow
19 30 (1.02%) Talend
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £38 - £40 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
EXCELerate
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago