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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 80 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 39 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 0.80% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.81% 7.47% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 18
Median daily rate £363 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +11.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 232 174 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.49% 10.66% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 118 117
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottinghamshire +26 19 £363 -3.33% 4
Northamptonshire +12 12 £338 -10.00% 3
Leicestershire -3 2 £388 -0.64% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £425 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
3 27 (42.86%) Scrum
4 22 (34.92%) Java
5 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
6 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
7 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
7 16 (25.40%) Finance
8 14 (22.22%) JSON
8 14 (22.22%) SOAP
8 14 (22.22%) Confluence
9 13 (20.63%) User Stories
9 13 (20.63%) Oracle
9 13 (20.63%) C#
9 13 (20.63%) Spring
10 12 (19.05%) Perforce
10 12 (19.05%) TDD
10 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
10 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (17.46%) JUnit
11 11 (17.46%) XML
11 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
11 11 (17.46%) IntelliJ
12 10 (15.87%) XSLT
12 10 (15.87%) J2EE
12 10 (15.87%) Banking
12 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 9 (14.29%) Relational Database

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 14 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Trello
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.59%) Boomi
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.46%) Eclipse
3 11 (17.46%) IntelliJ
3 11 (17.46%) JUnit
4 8 (12.70%) NUnit
5 7 (11.11%) Gradle
5 7 (11.11%) Selenium
6 6 (9.52%) JProfiler
6 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.35%) Maven
8 3 (4.76%) Hudson
8 3 (4.76%) JBehave
8 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.17%) Mockito
9 2 (3.17%) MSTest
9 2 (3.17%) MyEclipse
9 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (4.76%) UX Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Author
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) .NET
2 14 (22.22%) JSON
2 14 (22.22%) SOAP
3 13 (20.63%) Spring
4 11 (17.46%) XML
5 10 (15.87%) J2EE
5 10 (15.87%) jQuery
5 10 (15.87%) XSLT
6 9 (14.29%) HTML
7 8 (12.70%) Ajax
7 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.70%) JPA
7 8 (12.70%) Web Services
8 7 (11.11%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (6.35%) REST
10 4 (6.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.17%) Blog
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Android
2 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (6.35%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Scrum
3 13 (20.63%) User Stories
4 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.05%) TDD
5 9 (14.29%) Coaching
6 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.11%) DevOps
7 7 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.52%) RAD
8 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.94%) Microservices
9 5 (7.94%) MVC
9 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
10 4 (6.35%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) CBAP
2 3 (4.76%) IIBA
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Perforce
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Informatica
4 3 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.76%) Zend
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc