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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK / Scotland
Rank 56 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +25
Contract jobs citing JIRA 50 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.04% 2.09% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.52% 17.14% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 15
Median daily rate £394 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
270 315 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.39% 12.18% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 175 208
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.89 £37.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.90% -16.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Edinburgh +8 33 £450 +28.57% 5
Glasgow +15 12 £325 -13.33% 2
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 127 (86.99%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (65.07%) Java
3 76 (52.05%) Scrum
4 70 (47.95%) Python
5 59 (40.41%) JavaScript
6 56 (38.36%) BDD
7 44 (30.14%) Maven
7 44 (30.14%) AngularJS
8 42 (28.77%) Web Services
9 41 (28.08%) SQL
10 40 (27.40%) Open Source
11 39 (26.71%) Cucumber
11 39 (26.71%) Gradle
12 35 (23.97%) JBehave
12 35 (23.97%) TDD
13 33 (22.60%) OpenLayers
14 32 (21.92%) GeoServer
14 32 (21.92%) PostGIS
14 32 (21.92%) QA
15 31 (21.23%) Selenium
15 31 (21.23%) ESRI
15 31 (21.23%) Leaflet
16 28 (19.18%) User Stories
16 28 (19.18%) REST
17 25 (17.12%) SDLC
18 24 (16.44%) GIS
18 24 (16.44%) Degree
19 23 (15.75%) Jenkins
20 22 (15.07%) Finance
21 20 (13.70%) HTML

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 32 (21.92%) GeoServer
2 16 (10.96%) Confluence
3 12 (8.22%) JBoss
4 7 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.05%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Liferay
7 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.79%) MS Office
2 6 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Sonata
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.42%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) Trello
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) Firewall
2 5 (3.42%) DNS
3 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 3 (2.05%) Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) GIS
2 17 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 15 (10.27%) Spatial Data
4 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.42%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.42%) Big Data
6 5 (3.42%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.68%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 44 (30.14%) Maven
2 39 (26.71%) Cucumber
2 39 (26.71%) Gradle
3 35 (23.97%) JBehave
4 31 (21.23%) Selenium
5 23 (15.75%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.22%) Git (software)
7 10 (6.85%) YouTrack
8 8 (5.48%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.79%) Ant
9 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
10 6 (4.11%) JUnit
10 6 (4.11%) Subversion
10 6 (4.11%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (2.74%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.05%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.05%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (15.07%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Electronics
4 1 (0.68%) Games
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (48.63%) Developer
2 35 (23.97%) Java Developer
3 32 (21.92%) Analyst
4 26 (17.81%) Test Analyst
5 15 (10.27%) Python Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.59%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (8.90%) Angular Developer
7 13 (8.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (8.90%) Open Source Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Developer in Test
8 9 (6.16%) GIS Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.16%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Tester
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Software Project Manager
10 7 (4.79%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.14%) AngularJS
2 42 (28.77%) Web Services
3 33 (22.60%) OpenLayers
4 32 (21.92%) PostGIS
5 31 (21.23%) Leaflet
6 28 (19.18%) REST
7 20 (13.70%) HTML
8 17 (11.64%) CSS
8 17 (11.64%) SOAP
9 15 (10.27%) XML
10 13 (8.90%) HTML5
10 13 (8.90%) JMS
10 13 (8.90%) jQuery
11 10 (6.85%) JSON
12 9 (6.16%) Spring
12 9 (6.16%) XSLT
13 8 (5.48%) CSS3
14 7 (4.79%) Java EE
14 7 (4.79%) JSP
14 7 (4.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.53%) User Experience
3 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.42%) VLE
5 3 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.05%) Fintech
6 2 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Animation
7 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Linux
2 4 (2.74%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.37%) Android
4 2 (1.37%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (86.99%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.05%) Scrum
3 56 (38.36%) BDD
4 40 (27.40%) Open Source
5 35 (23.97%) TDD
6 28 (19.18%) User Stories
7 25 (17.12%) SDLC
8 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.64%) Microservices
10 16 (10.96%) Kanban
11 15 (10.27%) Migration
11 15 (10.27%) Open Source Development
11 15 (10.27%) Test Automation
12 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (8.90%) Automated Testing
14 12 (8.22%) Data Migration
15 11 (7.53%) Test Scripting
16 10 (6.85%) DevOps
16 10 (6.85%) Performance Testing
16 10 (6.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (65.07%) Java
2 70 (47.95%) Python
3 59 (40.41%) JavaScript
4 41 (28.08%) SQL
5 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.16%) C
7 8 (5.48%) Perl
8 4 (2.74%) C#
9 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.37%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Degree
2 7 (4.79%) ISEB
2 7 (4.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.42%) CISSP
3 5 (3.42%) SANS
4 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.92%) QA
2 8 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.74%) WCAG
4 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.68%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Ansible
2 6 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.42%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (3.42%) QRadar
4 3 (2.05%) Puppet
5 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.37%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.68%) logstash
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.68%) Packer
Vendors
1 31 (21.23%) ESRI
2 18 (12.33%) Oracle
3 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.16%) IBM
5 7 (4.79%) FNZ
6 5 (3.42%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.42%) HP
6 5 (3.42%) MapR
6 5 (3.42%) Splunk
6 5 (3.42%) Symantec
7 3 (2.05%) Adobe
7 3 (2.05%) Alterian
8 2 (1.37%) Apple
8 2 (1.37%) Reuters
9 1 (0.68%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco
9 1 (0.68%) New Relic
9 1 (0.68%) Pega
9 1 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Telerik
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