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 29 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 74 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 31 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.25% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.14% 11.24% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 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 236 169 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.40% 11.09% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 322 266
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

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 29 June 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 29 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
Nottinghamshire +8 17 £350 +16.47% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £425 -
Leicestershire -2 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Northamptonshire -5 1 £313 -30.55% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 33 (47.14%) Scrum
4 26 (37.14%) Java
5 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
6 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
7 21 (30.00%) Confluence
7 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (30.00%) .NET
7 21 (30.00%) TDD
8 20 (28.57%) SQL
9 19 (27.14%) Finance
10 18 (25.71%) User Stories
11 16 (22.86%) Spring
11 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 16 (22.86%) SOAP
12 15 (21.43%) JSON
13 14 (20.00%) Oracle
13 14 (20.00%) J2EE
14 13 (18.57%) C#
14 13 (18.57%) HTML
14 13 (18.57%) Coaching
14 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
14 13 (18.57%) jQuery
15 12 (17.14%) QA
15 12 (17.14%) Selenium
15 12 (17.14%) JPA
15 12 (17.14%) BDD
15 12 (17.14%) JUnit
15 12 (17.14%) Web Services

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 21 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Mule
3 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
3 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.71%) Big Data
6 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.14%) Eclipse
3 12 (17.14%) JUnit
3 12 (17.14%) Selenium
4 9 (12.86%) Gradle
4 9 (12.86%) IntelliJ
5 8 (11.43%) NUnit
6 7 (10.00%) JProfiler
7 6 (8.57%) Hudson
7 6 (8.57%) SpecFlow
8 5 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.14%) Mockito
8 5 (7.14%) MyEclipse
8 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 4 (5.71%) MSTest
10 3 (4.29%) Maven
10 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Scrum Master
7 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Scrum Master
8 4 (5.71%) Junior
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.29%) J2EE Team Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) SOAP
2 16 (22.86%) Spring
3 15 (21.43%) JSON
4 14 (20.00%) J2EE
5 13 (18.57%) HTML
5 13 (18.57%) jQuery
6 12 (17.14%) Hibernate
6 12 (17.14%) JPA
6 12 (17.14%) Web Services
7 11 (15.71%) RESTful
7 11 (15.71%) XML
8 9 (12.86%) Ajax
9 8 (11.43%) XSLT
10 7 (10.00%) EJB
11 6 (8.57%) WCF
12 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
12 5 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Android
1 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) Scrum
3 24 (34.29%) Test Automation
4 21 (30.00%) TDD
5 18 (25.71%) User Stories
6 13 (18.57%) Coaching
7 12 (17.14%) BDD
8 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.71%) OO
9 10 (14.29%) Kanban
10 9 (12.86%) Microservices
10 9 (12.86%) MVC
10 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 8 (11.43%) Project Management
11 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.00%) DevOps
12 7 (10.00%) RAD
13 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.57%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) C#
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) XAML
7 1 (1.43%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CBAP
3 2 (2.86%) IIBA
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Perforce
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.29%) Informatica
4 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.86%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (2.86%) Zend
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) hybris
6 1 (1.43%) SAP