Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing JIRA 47 15 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.57% 2.82% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.60% 18.52% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 33
10th Percentile £350 £185 £303
25th Percentile £396 £250 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £409 £315 £425
Median % change year-on-year +29.84% -25.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £502 £388 £500
90th Percentile £557 £445 £570
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £56.50 £50.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +13.00% +22.70% -9.44%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 125 81 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.49% 15.25% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 220
10th Percentile £238 £244 £288
25th Percentile £350 £270 £321
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £396 £340 £403
Median % change year-on-year +16.56% -15.59% +0.25%
75th Percentile £488 £434 £500
90th Percentile £538 £438 £544
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £49.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.24% +3.16% +11.76%
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.71 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.40% +1.57% +5.88%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 September 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
Northamptonshire 0 19 £400 +48.15% 7
Nottinghamshire - 12 £560 - 11
Lincolnshire - 5 £300 -
Leicestershire -16 4 £325 -23.53% 12
Derbyshire -12 3 - - 6
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) DevOps
3 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
3 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
4 17 (36.17%) Banking
5 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (25.53%) Data Lake
7 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (23.40%) Architectural Design
8 9 (19.15%) Confluence
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) AWS
9 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) Social Skills
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.77%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (12.77%) Azure
11 6 (12.77%) REST
12 5 (10.64%) MariaDB
12 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
12 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
12 5 (10.64%) RAML
12 5 (10.64%) Swagger
12 5 (10.64%) Project Delivery

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (19.15%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Mule
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
1 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Azure
3 4 (8.51%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) npm
4 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.13%) GCP
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Slack
5 1 (2.13%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Data Lake
2 5 (10.64%) MariaDB
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.13%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (2.13%) Power BI
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
1 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
4 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket Server
4 2 (4.26%) CA Release Automation
4 2 (4.26%) Gradle
4 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
4 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) TestRail
5 1 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (36.17%) Banking
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Social Skills
4 6 (12.77%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
6 2 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 11 (23.40%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.26%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) REST
2 5 (10.64%) J2EE
2 5 (10.64%) RAML
2 5 (10.64%) Spring
2 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
2 5 (10.64%) Swagger
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) JDBC
4 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.26%) ADO
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.13%) Equities
2 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) DevOps
3 14 (29.79%) Scrum
4 11 (23.40%) Architectural Design
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Project Delivery
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Coaching
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) MVC
9 4 (8.51%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) Sprint Planning
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 4 (8.51%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) Groovy
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 2 (4.26%) Istio
5 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.13%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) Kofax
5 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.13%) Planview
5 1 (2.13%) ReadSoft
5 1 (2.13%) Refinitiv
5 1 (2.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Xerox