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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 49 96 113
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +17
Contract jobs citing JIRA 78 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.96% 1.40% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.48% 11.27% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 24 6
Median daily rate £375 £339 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -28.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £499 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
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
347 355 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.61% 12.40% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 215 199
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +24.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +29 47 £381 +8.92% 1
Glasgow +28 28 £360 +60.00% 3
Stirling -1 1 £275 -38.88%
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 150 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (65.29%) Java
3 97 (57.06%) Scrum
4 88 (51.76%) Python
5 75 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 71 (41.76%) BDD
7 61 (35.88%) Cucumber
8 60 (35.29%) Maven
9 57 (33.53%) Gradle
10 56 (32.94%) Open Source
11 53 (31.18%) PostGIS
11 53 (31.18%) AngularJS
12 52 (30.59%) JBehave
13 51 (30.00%) Web Services
14 49 (28.82%) SQL
14 49 (28.82%) GeoServer
14 49 (28.82%) OpenLayers
15 47 (27.65%) Leaflet
15 47 (27.65%) ESRI
16 46 (27.06%) TDD
17 43 (25.29%) Selenium
18 40 (23.53%) GIS
19 35 (20.59%) REST
20 34 (20.00%) QA
20 34 (20.00%) Jenkins
20 34 (20.00%) User Stories
21 31 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (17.65%) Degree
23 27 (15.88%) SDLC
24 23 (13.53%) Ansible

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 49 (28.82%) GeoServer
2 17 (10.00%) Confluence
3 13 (7.65%) JBoss
4 9 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.76%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.76%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.76%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.76%) SAS
6 2 (1.18%) Drupal
6 2 (1.18%) WordPress
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Liferay
7 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.88%) MS Office
2 9 (5.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Sonata
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.53%) GitHub
3 3 (1.76%) Trello
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Firewall
1 6 (3.53%) Internet
2 5 (2.94%) DNS
3 3 (1.76%) Wireless
4 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.53%) GIS
2 17 (10.00%) Spatial Data
3 16 (9.41%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.53%) QGIS
7 5 (2.94%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.94%) Big Data
7 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.76%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.59%) MySQL
10 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (35.88%) Cucumber
2 60 (35.29%) Maven
3 57 (33.53%) Gradle
4 52 (30.59%) JBehave
5 43 (25.29%) Selenium
6 34 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (9.41%) Git (software)
8 14 (8.24%) Artifactory
9 10 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 9 (5.29%) YouTrack
11 8 (4.71%) WebDriver
12 7 (4.12%) JUnit
13 6 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.94%) Ant
14 5 (2.94%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.35%) Apache Ivy
15 4 (2.35%) Subversion
16 3 (1.76%) HP UFT
16 3 (1.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (11.18%) Finance
2 12 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Legal
3 2 (1.18%) Local Government
3 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (51.76%) Developer
2 39 (22.94%) Java Developer
3 34 (20.00%) Analyst
4 30 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 20 (11.76%) GIS Developer
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (8.24%) Open Source Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Python Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Developer in Test
10 10 (5.88%) Angular Developer
10 10 (5.88%) Tester
11 9 (5.29%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.71%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) QA Analyst
13 7 (4.12%) QA Test Analyst
14 6 (3.53%) QA Tester
14 6 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.18%) AngularJS
1 53 (31.18%) PostGIS
2 51 (30.00%) Web Services
3 49 (28.82%) OpenLayers
4 47 (27.65%) Leaflet
5 35 (20.59%) REST
6 18 (10.59%) XML
7 17 (10.00%) CSS
7 17 (10.00%) HTML
7 17 (10.00%) SOAP
8 16 (9.41%) JMS
9 12 (7.06%) Spring
10 11 (6.47%) XSLT
11 10 (5.88%) Java EE
12 9 (5.29%) jQuery
13 8 (4.71%) HTML5
13 8 (4.71%) JSON
13 8 (4.71%) Node.js
13 8 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) User Experience
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.94%) VLE
4 2 (1.18%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.18%) NHS
4 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.59%) DataPower
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.59%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.59%) Linux
2 4 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Android
3 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (57.06%) Scrum
3 71 (41.76%) BDD
4 56 (32.94%) Open Source
5 46 (27.06%) TDD
6 34 (20.00%) User Stories
7 31 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (15.88%) SDLC
9 18 (10.59%) Kanban
9 18 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.41%) Microservices
10 16 (9.41%) Migration
10 16 (9.41%) Web Development
11 15 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (7.06%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.06%) Data Migration
12 12 (7.06%) Open Source Development
13 11 (6.47%) DevOps
13 11 (6.47%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 111 (65.29%) Java
2 88 (51.76%) Python
3 75 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 49 (28.82%) SQL
5 11 (6.47%) C
6 8 (4.71%) Perl
6 8 (4.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.94%) C#
8 4 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (17.65%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) ISEB
3 7 (4.12%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.94%) CISSP
4 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.00%) QA
2 14 (8.24%) WCAG
3 8 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (13.53%) Ansible
2 5 (2.94%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (2.94%) QRadar
3 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.18%) Puppet
4 2 (1.18%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (27.65%) ESRI
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
3 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.29%) IBM
5 6 (3.53%) HP
6 5 (2.94%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.94%) FNZ
6 5 (2.94%) MapR
6 5 (2.94%) Splunk
6 5 (2.94%) Symantec
7 3 (1.76%) Adobe
7 3 (1.76%) Reuters
8 2 (1.18%) OpenText
8 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.59%) Alterian
9 1 (0.59%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco
9 1 (0.59%) Google
9 1 (0.59%) Omniture