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 3 months to 25 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 13 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.25% 2.93% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.25% 14.78% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £275 £340 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.11% +44.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £325 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 80 115 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.84% 19.79% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 78 62
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 £275 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +40.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge -2 10 £300 -11.76% 6
Peterborough +1 2 £275 -15.38% 2
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (15.38%) Test Management
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) QA
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Confluence
5 3 (11.54%) Tableau
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Management

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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.85%) TestRail
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Report Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) Celery
3 1 (3.85%) Lucene
3 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.85%) React
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) ThreadX
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Defect Management
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile First
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Tableau
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) PagerDuty
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Siemens