The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 122 158
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +36
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1623 1094 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.04% 1.88% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.56% 13.52% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 657 549
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8743 8094 7276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.88% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5884 5322 4642
Median daily rate £428 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
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 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 162 133
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend

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

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

JIRA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JIRA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +46 1515 £430 +7.43% 345
London +32 903 £470 +10.58% 163
South East +54 217 £400 +14.28% 61
City of London +18 119 £435 +2.35% 40
West Midlands +36 101 £400 +23.07% 17
Scotland +55 91 £352 -1.67% 11
Yorkshire +42 82 £425 +21.42% 13
Edinburgh +44 69 £355 +1.42% 6
North West +44 67 £323 -17.30% 29
West Yorkshire +37 64 £425 +14.09% 8
Hampshire +27 62 £381 +10.90% 21
South West +24 57 £425 +2.40% 27
Croydon +18 52 £380 -15.55% 2
Leeds +24 49 £420 +13.51% 7
East of England +4 46 £450 +38.46% 25
Surrey +35 44 £425 -12.37% 12
Shropshire +4 39 £400 -11.11% 1
Telford +3 37 £400 -11.11% 1
Manchester +18 31 £329 +1.15% 18
East Midlands -1 31 £380 +9.35% 9
West Sussex +14 26 £388 +55.00% 1
Oxfordshire +9 26 £444 +18.33% 3
Gloucestershire +17 19 £400 -8.57% 14
Bristol +4 19 £450 +1.40% 3
Cheshire +20 18 £319 -32.89% 6
Hertfordshire +9 18 £475 +34.75% 5
Nottinghamshire +5 17 £398 +6.00% 5
Berkshire -1 17 £400 - 9
Nottingham -2 17 £398 +6.00% 4
Oxford -7 17 £450 +20.00%

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2228 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1176 (36.29%) Java
3 1146 (35.36%) Confluence
4 1007 (31.07%) Scrum
5 995 (30.70%) Jenkins
6 968 (29.87%) Git (software)
7 819 (25.27%) Linux
8 739 (22.80%) SQL
9 691 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
10 663 (20.46%) Oracle
11 588 (18.14%) Finance
12 586 (18.08%) DevOps
13 541 (16.69%) JavaScript
14 530 (16.35%) Maven
15 521 (16.08%) Puppet
16 520 (16.04%) HTML
17 493 (15.21%) TDD
18 482 (14.87%) Selenium
19 471 (14.53%) Python
20 445 (13.73%) Web Services
21 444 (13.70%) Spring
22 436 (13.45%) Security Cleared
23 426 (13.14%) Atlassian
24 402 (12.40%) Subversion
24 402 (12.40%) Unix
25 399 (12.31%) JUnit
26 398 (12.28%) QA
27 395 (12.19%) BDD
28 376 (11.60%) CSS
29 371 (11.45%) Cucumber

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills 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 1146 (35.36%) Confluence
2 288 (8.89%) Apache
3 204 (6.29%) Tomcat
4 134 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 119 (3.67%) JBoss
6 92 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 84 (2.59%) CMS
8 80 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 77 (2.38%) WebSphere
10 75 (2.31%) IIS
10 75 (2.31%) OpenStack
11 52 (1.60%) GeoServer
11 52 (1.60%) nginx
12 44 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
13 42 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 32 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 29 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.86%) Apache Spark
17 27 (0.83%) Drupal
18 26 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 140 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 101 (3.12%) HipChat
3 97 (2.99%) MS Office
4 80 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 66 (2.04%) MS Project
6 50 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 42 (1.30%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.28%) Mingle
11 7 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.12%) InDesign
13 3 (0.093%) SketchUp
14 2 (0.062%) Gliffy
14 2 (0.062%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.062%) Simulink
15 1 (0.031%) InVision
Business Applications
1 30 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.59%) Magento
5 18 (0.56%) Sonata
6 10 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.25%) Documaker
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.22%) Summit
9 6 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.15%) Sage CRM
11 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 370 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (4.63%) GitHub
3 144 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (1.60%) IaaS
5 50 (1.54%) PaaS
6 44 (1.36%) SaaS
7 30 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 28 (0.86%) Trello
9 27 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 20 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.43%) CloudBees
14 14 (0.43%) Google Apps
14 14 (0.43%) Slack
15 12 (0.37%) Bluemix
15 12 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.32%) HTTP
2 121 (3.73%) DNS
3 102 (3.15%) SSH
4 95 (2.93%) OpenVPN
5 80 (2.47%) OpenLDAP
6 73 (2.25%) Internet
7 63 (1.94%) Firewall
8 36 (1.11%) VPN
9 34 (1.05%) LDAP
10 33 (1.02%) TCP/IP
11 32 (0.99%) SSL
12 24 (0.74%) Network Security
13 22 (0.68%) SAN
14 18 (0.56%) AMQP
15 17 (0.52%) DVB
15 17 (0.52%) VLAN
16 13 (0.40%) BGP
16 13 (0.40%) Kerberos
17 12 (0.37%) SNMP
18 10 (0.31%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
2 211 (6.51%) Hadoop
3 188 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 187 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 184 (5.68%) MySQL
6 170 (5.25%) Oracle Database
7 141 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 119 (3.67%) NoSQL
9 87 (2.68%) Big Data
10 53 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
12 48 (1.48%) GIS
13 45 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
14 36 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
14 36 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 35 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (0.99%) HBase
17 30 (0.93%) DB2
18 27 (0.83%) Pentaho
18 27 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 995 (30.70%) Jenkins
2 968 (29.87%) Git (software)
3 530 (16.35%) Maven
4 482 (14.87%) Selenium
5 402 (12.40%) Subversion
6 399 (12.31%) JUnit
7 371 (11.45%) Cucumber
8 240 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 216 (6.66%) Ant
10 202 (6.23%) Sonatype Nexus
11 177 (5.46%) WebDriver
12 176 (5.43%) SoapUI
13 157 (4.84%) Bitbucket
14 154 (4.75%) JIRA Agile
15 151 (4.66%) SonarQube
16 146 (4.50%) TeamCity
17 140 (4.32%) Gradle
18 133 (4.10%) JMeter
19 112 (3.46%) Hudson
19 112 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 588 (18.14%) Finance
2 295 (9.10%) Banking
3 205 (6.33%) Retail
4 83 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 65 (2.01%) Marketing
7 56 (1.73%) Publishing
8 48 (1.48%) Games
9 42 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 40 (1.23%) Front Office
11 36 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.02%) Electronics
13 32 (0.99%) Legal
14 20 (0.62%) Back Office
15 18 (0.56%) Billing
16 16 (0.49%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.40%) Online Betting
17 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.37%) Advertising
19 10 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 888 (27.40%) Developer
2 595 (18.36%) Analyst
3 331 (10.21%) Java Developer
4 270 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 255 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 220 (6.79%) Business Analyst
7 216 (6.66%) Tester
8 183 (5.65%) Project Manager
9 162 (5.00%) Architect
10 155 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 98 (3.02%) Test Engineer
12 96 (2.96%) Scrum Master
13 95 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 89 (2.75%) Automation Tester
15 83 (2.56%) Consultant
16 81 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
17 75 (2.31%) Senior Java Developer
18 73 (2.25%) Administrator
19 72 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
20 63 (1.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (16.04%) HTML
2 445 (13.73%) Web Services
3 444 (13.70%) Spring
4 376 (11.60%) CSS
5 363 (11.20%) XML
6 327 (10.09%) REST
7 291 (8.98%) RESTful
8 272 (8.39%) JSON
9 246 (7.59%) .NET
9 246 (7.59%) HTML5
10 226 (6.97%) AngularJS
11 200 (6.17%) SOAP
12 184 (5.68%) CSS3
13 183 (5.65%) J2EE
14 169 (5.21%) Node.js
15 158 (4.88%) jQuery
16 146 (4.50%) Hibernate
17 119 (3.67%) Ajax
17 119 (3.67%) ELK Stack
18 105 (3.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 231 (7.13%) User Experience
2 139 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 102 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 83 (2.56%) Wiki
6 60 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 50 (1.54%) iPad
8 39 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.08%) Equities
9 35 (1.08%) STB
10 34 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 33 (1.02%) Social Media
12 32 (0.99%) Data Centre
13 30 (0.93%) Smart Meter
14 28 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 26 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 24 (0.74%) Derivative
17 20 (0.62%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 819 (25.27%) Linux
2 402 (12.40%) Unix
3 340 (10.49%) Windows
4 155 (4.78%) CentOS
5 121 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (2.53%) Android
7 74 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 61 (1.88%) Windows Server
9 52 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 46 (1.42%) Solaris
11 27 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.49%) AIX
14 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 11 (0.34%) VMS
18 10 (0.31%) webOS
18 10 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
19 8 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2228 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (31.07%) Scrum
3 691 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
4 586 (18.08%) DevOps
5 493 (15.21%) TDD
6 395 (12.19%) BDD
7 354 (10.92%) Configuration Management
8 329 (10.15%) Open Source
9 291 (8.98%) Waterfall
10 263 (8.11%) SDLC
11 262 (8.08%) Automated Testing
12 246 (7.59%) User Stories
13 244 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 235 (7.25%) OO
15 234 (7.22%) E-Commerce
15 234 (7.22%) Project Management
16 226 (6.97%) Kanban
17 223 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
18 200 (6.17%) Test Automation
19 191 (5.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1176 (36.29%) Java
2 739 (22.80%) SQL
3 541 (16.69%) JavaScript
4 471 (14.53%) Python
5 358 (11.05%) Ruby
6 276 (8.52%) C#
7 159 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 158 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 136 (4.20%) Perl
10 125 (3.86%) C
11 124 (3.83%) Scala
12 120 (3.70%) PHP
13 111 (3.42%) C++
14 109 (3.36%) Bash Shell
15 108 (3.33%) Groovy
16 72 (2.22%) PowerShell
17 41 (1.27%) ES6
18 31 (0.96%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.71%) VB
20 21 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 436 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 307 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 222 (6.85%) Degree
4 171 (5.28%) ISTQB
5 169 (5.21%) ISEB
6 104 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 81 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 58 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 38 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
10 22 (0.68%) AWS Certification
11 19 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 15 (0.46%) Sun Certification
13 14 (0.43%) RHCE
14 12 (0.37%) BC Cleared
14 12 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.34%) OCPJP
15 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (12.28%) QA
2 32 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (0.86%) WCAG
4 24 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.68%) SLA
6 21 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 21 (0.65%) WAI
7 20 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.62%) TickIT
8 18 (0.56%) SDET
9 10 (0.31%) FATCA
10 9 (0.28%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.25%) GCP
12 6 (0.19%) HL7
13 5 (0.15%) EMIR
13 5 (0.15%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.12%) SEPA
15 3 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
16 2 (0.062%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.062%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 290 (8.95%) Docker
2 92 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.84%) Postfix
3 86 (2.65%) Squid
4 76 (2.34%) vCloud
5 73 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.77%) vSphere
8 20 (0.62%) Samba
9 19 (0.59%) Hyper-V
10 17 (0.52%) Xen
11 16 (0.49%) iptables
11 16 (0.49%) NFS
12 10 (0.31%) Sendmail
13 8 (0.25%) KVM
14 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.22%) XenServer
15 6 (0.19%) HDFS
16 3 (0.093%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.093%) LXC
Systems Management
1 521 (16.08%) Puppet
2 223 (6.88%) Ansible
3 172 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
5 126 (3.89%) ZABBIX
6 124 (3.83%) Terraform
7 113 (3.49%) Kubernetes
8 108 (3.33%) logstash
9 87 (2.68%) Kibana
10 83 (2.56%) Rancher
11 44 (1.36%) Nagios
12 31 (0.96%) Ambari
13 30 (0.93%) SCCM
14 20 (0.62%) Graphite
15 18 (0.56%) yum
16 17 (0.52%) Control-M
17 16 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
18 15 (0.46%) Grafana
19 14 (0.43%) OSSEC
20 11 (0.34%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 663 (20.46%) Oracle
2 426 (13.14%) Atlassian
3 285 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 191 (5.89%) VMware
5 153 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 128 (3.95%) HP
7 126 (3.89%) Google
8 103 (3.18%) IBM
9 87 (2.68%) Sonatype
10 70 (2.16%) Rally
11 68 (2.10%) Splunk
12 61 (1.88%) Adobe
13 51 (1.57%) SAP
14 50 (1.54%) ESRI
15 48 (1.48%) Informatica
16 41 (1.27%) hybris
17 38 (1.17%) Sitecore
18 34 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
19 33 (1.02%) ServiceNow
20 30 (0.93%) Citrix
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 months (REMOTE WORKING)
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500-625pd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £1 per hour + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago