The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 46
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.32% 4.13% 1.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.54% 18.29% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Median daily rate £300 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +51.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £325 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 82 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.94% 22.59% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 50
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +164.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cambridge

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Cambridge

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Cambridge

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Confluence
4 3 (15.00%) Tableau
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile First
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) MSTest
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 3 (15.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PMO
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.00%) Celery
2 1 (5.00%) Lucene
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) ThreadX
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 3 (15.00%) Mobile First
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) PagerDuty
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Siemens