Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 19 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 24 18 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.52% 6.08% 5.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.92% 36.00% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 42
10th Percentile £308 £300 £316
25th Percentile £370 £333 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £483 £463 £448
Median % change year-on-year +4.32% +3.35% +11.18%
75th Percentile £525 £498 £487
90th Percentile £596 £501 £512
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% +94.44% -35.71%

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

All Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 83 50 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.19% 16.89% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 131
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £350 £388 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +10.43%
75th Percentile £538 £580 £519
90th Percentile £600 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 16
10th Percentile £28.96 " £10.75
25th Percentile £32.47 " £35.88
Median hourly rate £41.63 - £45.75
75th Percentile £52.47 " £49.06
90th Percentile £56.99 " £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 19 £483 +4.32% 19
Peterborough - 3 - -
St Neots - 1 £290 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 12 (50.00%) GitLab
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Python
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 8 (33.33%) Docker
5 8 (33.33%) Workflow
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
7 6 (25.00%) React
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (25.00%) Electronics
7 6 (25.00%) Life Science
7 6 (25.00%) Workflow Management
7 6 (25.00%) Spinnaker
8 5 (20.83%) Social Skills
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 5 (20.83%) Confluence
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) AWS

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (20.83%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 3 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (4.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Yarn
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.17%) Azure
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Metadata
1 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) GitLab
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Spinnaker
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) webpack
6 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
6 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (25.00%) Electronics
2 5 (20.83%) Social Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) React Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Author
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) React
3 4 (16.67%) GraphQL
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) Jest
4 3 (12.50%) Next.js
5 2 (8.33%) Flask
5 2 (8.33%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (8.33%) Velocity
5 2 (8.33%) Vue.js
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) jQuery
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) XHR
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Life Science
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 3 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (25.00%) Workflow Management
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
8 2 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 3 (12.50%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Accessibility
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.67%) Terraform
3 3 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) DocuSign
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Sparx