Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 +22
Contract jobs citing JIRA 56 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.39% 4.16% 2.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.79% 19.29% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 86 44
East Midlands median daily rate £435 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.45% +15.52%
10th Percentile £283 £312 £263
90th Percentile £638 £550 £529
England median daily rate £475 £475 £465
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +6.82% +3.53%

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 257 534 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.55% 21.58% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 374 352
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £320 £270
90th Percentile £520 £548 £500
England median daily rate £475 £488 £473
% change year-on-year -2.56% +3.17% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -65.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £16.20 £14.87 £40.13
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.00 £53.08
England median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% -4.49% +9.88%

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 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the East Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 29 January 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +3 33 £475 -9.52% 23
Northamptonshire -2 13 £425 +14.09% 3
Leicestershire +7 6 £363 +3.57% 8
Derbyshire -6 2 £363 +38.10% 12
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Finance
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
3 19 (33.93%) AWS
3 19 (33.93%) Confluence
4 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 16 (28.57%) Java
5 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 15 (26.79%) QA
7 13 (23.21%) DevOps
7 13 (23.21%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (19.64%) Azure
9 11 (19.64%) TDD
10 10 (17.86%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) Python
11 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) Selenium
12 8 (14.29%) Docker
13 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 7 (12.50%) Coaching
13 7 (12.50%) User Stories
13 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
13 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
14 6 (10.71%) Microservices
14 6 (10.71%) Kanban
14 6 (10.71%) CSS

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 19 (33.93%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Ethereum
2 3 (5.36%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Azure
3 5 (8.93%) GitHub
4 4 (7.14%) GCP
5 3 (5.36%) Trello
6 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.79%) Serverless
7 1 (1.79%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) 802.15
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
1 1 (1.79%) IPv6
1 1 (1.79%) Network Security
1 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.36%) Blockchain
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
4 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.71%) Travis CI
6 5 (8.93%) Postman
7 3 (5.36%) Ant
7 3 (5.36%) Gradle
7 3 (5.36%) JUnit
7 3 (5.36%) Moq
7 3 (5.36%) Protractor
7 3 (5.36%) Robot Framework
7 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.57%) GitLab
8 2 (3.57%) GoCD
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.57%) Spock
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
4 4 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Coach
5 3 (5.36%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 5 (8.93%) jQuery
4 5 (8.93%) REST
4 5 (8.93%) RESTful
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Core
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) Sass
5 4 (7.14%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.36%) CSS3
6 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.36%) OAuth
6 3 (5.36%) OAuth2
6 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.36%) React
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) FMCG
2 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Scrum
3 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (23.21%) DevOps
5 11 (19.64%) TDD
6 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) Coaching
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.50%) User Stories
8 6 (10.71%) Kanban
8 6 (10.71%) Microservices
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
9 5 (8.93%) BDD
9 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
9 5 (8.93%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (8.93%) Defect Management
9 5 (8.93%) Fintech
10 4 (7.14%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) Python
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.57%) Groovy
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.79%) COBOL
8 1 (1.79%) JCL
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CISM
3 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) MiFID
3 2 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) MIIS
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Control-M
3 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Splunk
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.57%) Dynatrace
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.79%) Delphix
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.79%) Telerik
4 1 (1.79%) Twitter