Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 66 63
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 68 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.81% 1.26% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.19% 8.24% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £400 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +32.23% -3.20%
10th Percentile £283 £325 £263
90th Percentile £488 £550 £380
East of England median daily rate £418 £450 £370
% change year-on-year -7.22% +21.62% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £48.00 - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% -14.29% -

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 218 170 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.42% 15.34% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 88 166
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.54% +7.24%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £260
90th Percentile £488 £439 £508
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37.00 £32.50 £37.35
90th Percentile £100.00 £46.10 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +5.89%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Cambridgeshire

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 20 November 2017. 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
Peterborough - 32 £325 -
Cambridge +12 28 £475 +18.75% 10
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Scrum
3 29 (42.65%) Confluence
4 27 (39.71%) SDLC
4 27 (39.71%) Java
5 25 (36.76%) Spring
6 24 (35.29%) RESTful
7 23 (33.82%) SoapUI
7 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
8 22 (32.35%) Tomcat
8 22 (32.35%) Finance
9 21 (30.88%) SOAP
10 20 (29.41%) Web Services
10 20 (29.41%) Maven
10 20 (29.41%) Defect Management
11 19 (27.94%) Atlassian
12 18 (26.47%) JUnit
13 17 (25.00%) XML
13 17 (25.00%) Kanban
13 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
14 16 (23.53%) JSON
15 15 (22.06%) .NET
15 15 (22.06%) J2EE
15 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
16 14 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
17 13 (19.12%) API Development
18 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (17.65%) TeamCity

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 29 (42.65%) Confluence
2 22 (32.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (13.24%) JBoss
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 4 (5.88%) PaaS
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) ATM
2 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.94%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Git (software)
1 23 (33.82%) SoapUI
2 20 (29.41%) Maven
3 18 (26.47%) JUnit
4 14 (20.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 12 (17.65%) Selenium
5 12 (17.65%) TeamCity
6 9 (13.24%) Bitbucket
7 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.82%) JMeter
8 5 (7.35%) Gradle
8 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.88%) JBehave
9 4 (5.88%) NUnit
9 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.41%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.41%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.94%) CMake
11 2 (2.94%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Scrum Master
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Tester
5 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Data Scientist
8 3 (4.41%) Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Manager
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Software Delivery Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) Spring
2 24 (35.29%) RESTful
3 21 (30.88%) SOAP
4 20 (29.41%) Web Services
5 17 (25.00%) XML
6 16 (23.53%) JSON
7 15 (22.06%) .NET
7 15 (22.06%) J2EE
8 11 (16.18%) jQuery
9 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
10 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
12 6 (8.82%) Velocity
13 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
14 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
14 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 1 (1.47%) CSS
15 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Scrum
3 27 (39.71%) SDLC
4 20 (29.41%) Defect Management
5 17 (25.00%) Kanban
5 17 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (22.06%) Test Scripting
7 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.12%) API Development
9 11 (16.18%) SOA
10 10 (14.71%) ATDD
10 10 (14.71%) BDD
10 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Project Management
13 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.82%) Functional Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (7.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.94%) R
5 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Atlassian
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) DocuSign
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Progress
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Siemens