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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 42 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 98 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.40% 1.25% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.13% 10.00% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 18 16
Median daily rate £355 £319 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.37% -15.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £214 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
390 400 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.50% 12.53% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 199 205
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £40.38 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.50
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +44 62 £363 +13.72% 5
Glasgow +32 27 £345 +53.33% 3
West Lothian +10 4 £230 -40.64%
Fife +4 4 - - 1
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 160 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (61.05%) Scrum
3 113 (59.47%) Java
4 92 (48.42%) Python
5 87 (45.79%) JavaScript
6 72 (37.89%) Cucumber
7 66 (34.74%) BDD
7 66 (34.74%) Gradle
7 66 (34.74%) Maven
8 65 (34.21%) Web Services
9 63 (33.16%) Open Source
9 63 (33.16%) PostGIS
10 61 (32.11%) JBehave
11 59 (31.05%) GeoServer
11 59 (31.05%) Selenium
12 58 (30.53%) ESRI
12 58 (30.53%) OpenLayers
12 58 (30.53%) Leaflet
13 55 (28.95%) GIS
14 50 (26.32%) SQL
15 48 (25.26%) TDD
15 48 (25.26%) REST
16 45 (23.68%) AngularJS
17 40 (21.05%) Jenkins
18 38 (20.00%) QA
19 37 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (18.42%) Finance
20 35 (18.42%) SDLC
21 34 (17.89%) User Experience
22 33 (17.37%) User Stories

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 59 (31.05%) GeoServer
2 20 (10.53%) Confluence
3 14 (7.37%) JBoss
4 7 (3.68%) CMS
4 7 (3.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.58%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.58%) SAS
6 2 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.05%) Drupal
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.05%) WordPress
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Office
1 15 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.74%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.16%) MS Project
5 4 (2.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.63%) GitHub
4 4 (2.11%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.05%) Trello
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) DNS
1 3 (1.58%) Firewall
1 3 (1.58%) Internet
1 3 (1.58%) Wireless
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.95%) GIS
2 23 (12.11%) Spatial Data
3 18 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.63%) QGIS
7 3 (1.58%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.58%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.58%) Big Data
7 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.58%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 72 (37.89%) Cucumber
2 66 (34.74%) Gradle
2 66 (34.74%) Maven
3 61 (32.11%) JBehave
4 59 (31.05%) Selenium
5 40 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 26 (13.68%) Artifactory
7 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
7 12 (6.32%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.74%) WebDriver
10 8 (4.21%) JUnit
10 8 (4.21%) YouTrack
11 5 (2.63%) Ant
11 5 (2.63%) Axure RP
11 5 (2.63%) FishEye
11 5 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.11%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 35 (18.42%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Local Government
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (48.42%) Developer
2 41 (21.58%) GIS Developer
3 36 (18.95%) Analyst
4 28 (14.74%) Test Analyst
5 27 (14.21%) Java Developer
6 20 (10.53%) Web Developer
7 18 (9.47%) Project Manager
7 18 (9.47%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (8.42%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (6.84%) Open Source Developer
10 12 (6.32%) GIS Web Developer
11 11 (5.79%) Developer in Test
11 11 (5.79%) Digital Project Manager
12 10 (5.26%) Tester
13 8 (4.21%) Business Analyst
13 8 (4.21%) Python Developer
14 7 (3.68%) Consultant
15 6 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 6 (3.16%) Test Engineer
15 6 (3.16%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.21%) Web Services
2 63 (33.16%) PostGIS
3 58 (30.53%) Leaflet
3 58 (30.53%) OpenLayers
4 48 (25.26%) REST
5 45 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 22 (11.58%) XML
7 19 (10.00%) SOAP
8 16 (8.42%) HTML
8 16 (8.42%) JMS
9 15 (7.89%) CSS
9 15 (7.89%) Java EE
10 13 (6.84%) XSLT
11 9 (4.74%) JSON
12 8 (4.21%) Spring
13 7 (3.68%) HTML5
13 7 (3.68%) JDBC
14 6 (3.16%) Gherkin
14 6 (3.16%) jQuery
15 5 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.89%) User Experience
2 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.63%) VLE
4 2 (1.05%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.05%) iPad
4 2 (1.05%) NHS
4 2 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) DataPower
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.53%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) AIX
2 1 (0.53%) Android
2 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.53%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (61.05%) Scrum
3 66 (34.74%) BDD
4 63 (33.16%) Open Source
5 48 (25.26%) TDD
6 37 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (18.42%) SDLC
8 33 (17.37%) User Stories
9 22 (11.58%) Kanban
10 21 (11.05%) Web Development
11 18 (9.47%) Test Automation
12 17 (8.95%) Microservices
13 16 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.37%) Defect Management
15 13 (6.84%) PRINCE2
16 12 (6.32%) Automated Testing
16 12 (6.32%) Change Management
16 12 (6.32%) DevOps
16 12 (6.32%) SOA
17 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (59.47%) Java
2 92 (48.42%) Python
3 87 (45.79%) JavaScript
4 50 (26.32%) SQL
5 12 (6.32%) C
6 7 (3.68%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.63%) Perl
8 4 (2.11%) C#
9 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.53%) ES6
11 1 (0.53%) JSX
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (2.63%) ISEB
3 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.58%) CISSP
5 3 (1.58%) SANS
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.00%) QA
2 25 (13.16%) WCAG
3 6 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (16.84%) Ansible
2 5 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.58%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (1.58%) QRadar
4 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.53%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.53%) logstash
5 1 (0.53%) rkt
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (30.53%) ESRI
2 23 (12.11%) Oracle
3 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.42%) Sitecore
5 10 (5.26%) HP
6 6 (3.16%) IBM
7 5 (2.63%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.11%) FNZ
8 4 (2.11%) Splunk
9 3 (1.58%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.58%) MapR
9 3 (1.58%) Symantec
10 2 (1.05%) Adobe
10 2 (1.05%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) OpenText
10 2 (1.05%) Reuters
10 2 (1.05%) Telerik
11 1 (0.53%) Omniture
11 1 (0.53%) Perforce
11 1 (0.53%) VMware