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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 59 115 145
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1920 1159 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 2.00% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.35% 13.93% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 694 605
Median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.32 £40.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £55.00 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.62%

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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 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
England +43 1792 £450 +9.09% 309
London +36 1052 £475 +11.76% 127
South East +72 223 £400 +11.88% 50
City of London +22 124 £470 +10.47% 37
West Midlands +31 115 £400 +14.28% 12
Yorkshire +37 102 £430 +7.43% 19
Scotland +57 95 £361 +15.60% 6
North West +54 90 £388 -6.06% 32
West Yorkshire +32 79 £430 +1.17% 10
East of England +9 75 £450 +38.46% 30
Hampshire +27 69 £395 +5.33% 14
Leeds +26 66 £430 -9.47% 8
Croydon +19 66 £380 -15.55% 3
Edinburgh +46 57 £363 +16.00% 2
South West +12 53 £425 -8.10% 30
Surrey +38 48 £400 -11.11% 6
Shropshire -1 47 £410 -2.38% 1
Telford -1 45 £410 -2.38% 1
East Midlands -12 40 £363 -2.68% 7
North East -10 39 £436 -4.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 39 £436 -3.05% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 38 £438 -2.77% 1
Hertfordshire +19 33 £350 -2.09% 9
Cheshire +29 32 £425 -5.55% 4
Manchester -1 32 £375 +7.14% 26
West Sussex +24 30 £400 +60.00% 2
Glasgow +33 29 £345 +53.33% 4
Berkshire +12 25 £400 +14.28% 11
Wales +30 23 £475 +26.66% 9
Coventry -6 21 £400 +33.33% 2

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2387 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1237 (36.30%) Confluence
3 1176 (34.51%) Java
4 1104 (32.39%) Scrum
5 1087 (31.90%) Jenkins
6 1028 (30.16%) Git (software)
7 818 (24.00%) Linux
8 731 (21.45%) SQL
9 700 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
10 659 (19.34%) Oracle
11 622 (18.25%) Finance
12 614 (18.02%) JavaScript
13 610 (17.90%) DevOps
14 579 (16.99%) TDD
15 576 (16.90%) HTML
16 573 (16.81%) Maven
17 532 (15.61%) Selenium
17 532 (15.61%) Puppet
18 505 (14.82%) BDD
19 473 (13.88%) Atlassian
19 473 (13.88%) Python
20 458 (13.44%) Web Services
21 454 (13.32%) Security Cleared
22 451 (13.23%) QA
23 443 (13.00%) Spring
24 427 (12.53%) Cucumber
25 421 (12.35%) XML
26 415 (12.18%) JUnit
27 409 (12.00%) CSS
28 395 (11.59%) Unix

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 1237 (36.30%) Confluence
2 282 (8.27%) Apache
3 172 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 149 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
5 105 (3.08%) JBoss
6 89 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 87 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 84 (2.46%) CMS
9 70 (2.05%) WebLogic
10 65 (1.91%) IIS
11 62 (1.82%) GeoServer
12 58 (1.70%) OpenStack
13 57 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 48 (1.41%) nginx
15 39 (1.14%) Apache Spark
16 38 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (0.94%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.88%) Drupal
18 30 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
19 26 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 145 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 116 (3.40%) HipChat
3 99 (2.90%) MS Office
4 95 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 67 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 63 (1.85%) MS Project
7 53 (1.56%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.26%) Mingle
11 5 (0.15%) SketchUp
12 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.12%) InDesign
13 2 (0.059%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.059%) Simulink
14 1 (0.029%) Gliffy
14 1 (0.029%) InVision
Business Applications
1 37 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.62%) Magento
2 21 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.56%) Sonata
4 17 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.23%) Documaker
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.18%) Summit
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.088%) HFM
11 3 (0.088%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 387 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (5.22%) GitHub
3 142 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (1.82%) IaaS
5 59 (1.73%) PaaS
6 38 (1.12%) SaaS
7 35 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 30 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.88%) Trello
11 27 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 19 (0.56%) CloudBees
12 19 (0.56%) Slack
13 18 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (0.50%) Route 53
15 14 (0.41%) Google Apps
15 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.90%) DNS
2 123 (3.61%) SSH
3 119 (3.49%) HTTP
4 117 (3.43%) OpenVPN
5 103 (3.02%) OpenLDAP
6 76 (2.23%) Internet
7 73 (2.14%) Firewall
8 46 (1.35%) LDAP
9 32 (0.94%) SSL
9 32 (0.94%) VPN
10 24 (0.70%) TCP/IP
11 23 (0.67%) Network Security
12 21 (0.62%) SAN
13 17 (0.50%) AMQP
13 17 (0.50%) VLAN
14 16 (0.47%) SNMP
15 14 (0.41%) BGP
16 13 (0.38%) DVB
17 11 (0.32%) Kerberos
18 10 (0.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 236 (6.92%) Hadoop
3 201 (5.90%) SQL Server
4 183 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 178 (5.22%) MySQL
6 175 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 157 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 132 (3.87%) NoSQL
9 85 (2.49%) Big Data
10 58 (1.70%) GIS
11 50 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 38 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 36 (1.06%) DB2
15 34 (1.00%) HBase
16 28 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
17 27 (0.79%) Apache Hive
18 26 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
18 26 (0.76%) RDBMS
19 24 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1087 (31.90%) Jenkins
2 1028 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 573 (16.81%) Maven
4 532 (15.61%) Selenium
5 427 (12.53%) Cucumber
6 415 (12.18%) JUnit
7 383 (11.24%) Subversion
8 241 (7.07%) Ant
9 228 (6.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 214 (6.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 212 (6.22%) WebDriver
12 204 (5.99%) SoapUI
13 197 (5.78%) JIRA Agile
14 177 (5.19%) SonarQube
15 175 (5.13%) Bitbucket
15 175 (5.13%) TeamCity
16 152 (4.46%) Gradle
17 136 (3.99%) JMeter
18 116 (3.40%) JBehave
19 110 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 622 (18.25%) Finance
2 296 (8.69%) Banking
3 229 (6.72%) Retail
4 76 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 61 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.61%) Publishing
7 53 (1.56%) Marketing
8 45 (1.32%) Front Office
8 45 (1.32%) Games
9 39 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 39 (1.14%) Legal
10 31 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.67%) Electronics
12 17 (0.50%) Back Office
13 16 (0.47%) Billing
14 14 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.38%) Law
16 12 (0.35%) Automotive
16 12 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 905 (26.56%) Developer
2 635 (18.63%) Analyst
3 327 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 281 (8.25%) Test Analyst
5 247 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 240 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 230 (6.75%) Tester
8 180 (5.28%) Project Manager
9 176 (5.16%) Architect
10 144 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 123 (3.61%) Scrum Master
12 111 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 103 (3.02%) Test Engineer
14 90 (2.64%) Automation Tester
15 86 (2.52%) Consultant
16 82 (2.41%) Administrator
17 74 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
18 69 (2.02%) Test Manager
19 65 (1.91%) JavaScript Developer
19 65 (1.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (16.90%) HTML
2 458 (13.44%) Web Services
3 443 (13.00%) Spring
4 421 (12.35%) XML
5 409 (12.00%) CSS
6 373 (10.94%) REST
7 328 (9.62%) JSON
8 315 (9.24%) RESTful
9 297 (8.71%) HTML5
10 296 (8.69%) AngularJS
11 240 (7.04%) .NET
12 218 (6.40%) SOAP
13 216 (6.34%) CSS3
14 202 (5.93%) Node.js
15 175 (5.13%) jQuery
16 168 (4.93%) J2EE
17 139 (4.08%) Hibernate
18 123 (3.61%) ELK Stack
19 119 (3.49%) Ajax
20 102 (2.99%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 261 (7.66%) User Experience
2 152 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 68 (2.00%) Wiki
6 67 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 47 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 46 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 42 (1.23%) iPad
10 41 (1.20%) Equities
11 39 (1.14%) Fixed Income
12 33 (0.97%) Statistics
13 32 (0.94%) Data Centre
13 32 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (0.94%) Social Media
14 28 (0.82%) STB
15 27 (0.79%) Smart Meter
16 25 (0.73%) Derivative
17 22 (0.65%) Data Structures
17 22 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 818 (24.00%) Linux
2 395 (11.59%) Unix
3 323 (9.48%) Windows
4 167 (4.90%) CentOS
5 111 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 90 (2.64%) Android
7 85 (2.49%) Apple iOS
8 51 (1.50%) Ubuntu
9 48 (1.41%) Windows Server
10 41 (1.20%) Solaris
11 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.47%) AIX
13 16 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.38%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.29%) webOS
15 10 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
16 8 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2387 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1104 (32.39%) Scrum
3 700 (20.54%) Continuous Integration
4 610 (17.90%) DevOps
5 579 (16.99%) TDD
6 505 (14.82%) BDD
7 369 (10.83%) Open Source
8 355 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 301 (8.83%) Waterfall
10 293 (8.60%) User Stories
11 284 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 261 (7.66%) SDLC
13 258 (7.57%) Kanban
14 251 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 248 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 240 (7.04%) OO
16 240 (7.04%) Project Management
17 234 (6.87%) E-Commerce
18 214 (6.28%) Test Automation
19 211 (6.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1176 (34.51%) Java
2 731 (21.45%) SQL
3 614 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 473 (13.88%) Python
5 362 (10.62%) Ruby
6 298 (8.74%) C#
7 184 (5.40%) Shell Script
8 140 (4.11%) Scala
9 139 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 135 (3.96%) PHP
11 121 (3.55%) Perl
12 116 (3.40%) Groovy
13 110 (3.23%) Bash Shell
14 105 (3.08%) C
15 94 (2.76%) C++
16 55 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 38 (1.12%) ES6
18 34 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 25 (0.73%) Objective-C
20 20 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 454 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 334 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 240 (7.04%) Degree
4 177 (5.19%) ISEB
5 176 (5.16%) ISTQB
6 103 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 84 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 81 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 54 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
10 23 (0.67%) AWS Certification
11 22 (0.65%) BC Cleared
12 13 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 12 (0.35%) Sun Certification
14 11 (0.32%) OCPJP
14 11 (0.32%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
16 9 (0.26%) CISSP
16 9 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (13.23%) QA
2 41 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 33 (0.97%) WCAG
4 32 (0.94%) SDET
5 29 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 22 (0.65%) WAI
7 20 (0.59%) SLA
8 14 (0.41%) FATCA
9 9 (0.26%) GCP
9 9 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.21%) TickIT
11 6 (0.18%) HL7
12 5 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 5 (0.15%) SEPA
13 4 (0.12%) EMIR
14 3 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 2 (0.059%) MISRA
System Software
1 307 (9.01%) Docker
2 115 (3.37%) Postfix
3 109 (3.20%) Squid
4 96 (2.82%) vCloud
5 74 (2.17%) Active Directory
6 66 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.56%) vSphere
9 18 (0.53%) NFS
10 17 (0.50%) iptables
10 17 (0.50%) Xen
11 13 (0.38%) Samba
12 12 (0.35%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.29%) Sendmail
14 9 (0.26%) KVM
15 8 (0.23%) HDFS
15 8 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.21%) XenServer
17 5 (0.15%) LXC
18 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 532 (15.61%) Puppet
2 248 (7.28%) Ansible
3 183 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 158 (4.64%) ZABBIX
5 155 (4.55%) Terraform
6 147 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
7 139 (4.08%) Kubernetes
8 121 (3.55%) logstash
9 105 (3.08%) Rancher
10 100 (2.93%) Kibana
11 40 (1.17%) Ambari
12 37 (1.09%) Nagios
13 17 (0.50%) yum
14 16 (0.47%) Control-M
14 16 (0.47%) Graphite
14 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
14 16 (0.47%) OSSEC
15 15 (0.44%) SCCM
16 13 (0.38%) Packer
17 12 (0.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 659 (19.34%) Oracle
2 473 (13.88%) Atlassian
3 274 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 208 (6.10%) VMware
5 127 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 116 (3.40%) HP
7 114 (3.35%) Sonatype
8 110 (3.23%) Google
9 100 (2.93%) IBM
10 76 (2.23%) Rally
11 68 (2.00%) Splunk
12 61 (1.79%) ESRI
13 58 (1.70%) Adobe
14 52 (1.53%) Sitecore
15 45 (1.32%) SAP
16 42 (1.23%) hybris
17 37 (1.09%) MuleSoft
17 37 (1.09%) ServiceNow
18 31 (0.91%) Informatica
19 29 (0.85%) Citrix
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