The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 66 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 85 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.90% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.68% 11.95% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
411 293 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.00% 10.01% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 166 162
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £26.25 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% -4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +38 72 £400 +3.22% 1
Glasgow +1 9 £450 +28.57% 4
West Lothian +4 1 £420 +12.00%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 105 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (52.14%) Java
3 68 (48.57%) Scrum
4 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 54 (38.57%) Selenium
6 52 (37.14%) Web Services
7 44 (31.43%) REST
8 42 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 42 (30.00%) Python
9 41 (29.29%) Maven
9 41 (29.29%) Open Source
10 37 (26.43%) Finance
11 36 (25.71%) QA
12 35 (25.00%) Gradle
13 33 (23.57%) PostGIS
13 33 (23.57%) JBehave
13 33 (23.57%) GeoServer
14 32 (22.86%) Jenkins
14 32 (22.86%) GIS
15 31 (22.14%) OpenLayers
15 31 (22.14%) Leaflet
16 30 (21.43%) BDD
17 29 (20.71%) SQL
18 28 (20.00%) ESRI
18 28 (20.00%) AngularJS
19 26 (18.57%) SDLC
20 24 (17.14%) NoSQL
21 21 (15.00%) TDD
21 21 (15.00%) Oracle
21 21 (15.00%) Microservices

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 33 (23.57%) GeoServer
2 19 (13.57%) Confluence
3 17 (12.14%) Node.js
4 16 (11.43%) JBoss
5 8 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.00%) CMS
6 7 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.57%) Apache
8 3 (2.14%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.43%) IIS
9 2 (1.43%) nginx
9 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.71%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.71%) MS Project
3 7 (5.00%) MS Office
4 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Lucidchart
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (2.14%) DNS
2 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) DHCP
3 2 (1.43%) FTP
3 2 (1.43%) IPsec
3 2 (1.43%) LDAP
3 2 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.86%) GIS
2 24 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) DB2
6 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.43%) QGIS
6 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 54 (38.57%) Selenium
2 42 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 41 (29.29%) Maven
4 35 (25.00%) Gradle
5 33 (23.57%) JBehave
6 32 (22.86%) Jenkins
7 13 (9.29%) Artifactory
7 13 (9.29%) WebDriver
8 12 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (7.86%) Jasmine
10 10 (7.14%) FishEye
11 9 (6.43%) JUnit
11 9 (6.43%) NetBeans
12 8 (5.71%) Grunt
12 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
12 8 (5.71%) Subversion
13 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
14 6 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (3.57%) Axure RP
15 5 (3.57%) Firebug
General
1 37 (26.43%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Law
4 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) Analyst
3 29 (20.71%) GIS Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Test Analyst
5 15 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Tester
7 11 (7.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.86%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Consultant
9 8 (5.71%) Digital Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) Digital Business Analyst
9 8 (5.71%) GIS Web Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.29%) Architect
10 6 (4.29%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.14%) Web Services
2 44 (31.43%) REST
3 33 (23.57%) PostGIS
4 31 (22.14%) Leaflet
4 31 (22.14%) OpenLayers
5 28 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 20 (14.29%) CSS
7 19 (13.57%) Spring
8 17 (12.14%) Java EE
9 13 (9.29%) HTML
10 12 (8.57%) RESTful
11 11 (7.86%) hapi
11 11 (7.86%) LESS
11 11 (7.86%) React
11 11 (7.86%) RefluxJS
11 11 (7.86%) Spring Boot
12 8 (5.71%) Servlets
13 7 (5.00%) Gherkin
14 6 (4.29%) HTML5
14 6 (4.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) User Experience
2 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) iPad
3 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.43%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Clustering
4 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.86%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (3.57%) Windows
4 2 (1.43%) AIX
4 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.57%) Scrum
3 41 (29.29%) Open Source
4 30 (21.43%) BDD
5 26 (18.57%) SDLC
6 21 (15.00%) Microservices
6 21 (15.00%) TDD
7 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.57%) User Stories
8 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (10.71%) Defect Management
10 15 (10.71%) Integration Testing
11 14 (10.00%) DevOps
11 14 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.29%) Kanban
12 13 (9.29%) MVC
13 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.86%) Service Design
14 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.14%) Java
2 56 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.00%) Python
4 29 (20.71%) SQL
5 11 (7.86%) ES6
6 6 (4.29%) JSX
7 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.43%) MBA
4 1 (0.71%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.71%) QA
2 14 (10.00%) WCAG
3 9 (6.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) Ansible
2 6 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.86%) Puppet
5 2 (1.43%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.43%) logstash
5 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.43%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.71%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.71%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (20.00%) ESRI
2 21 (15.00%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 11 (7.86%) Atlassian
5 7 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (2.86%) VMware
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
7 3 (2.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.43%) Google
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.71%) Adobe
9 1 (0.71%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.71%) MapR
9 1 (0.71%) Pega
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec