Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +29
Contract jobs citing JIRA 66 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.05% 1.79% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.81% 12.04% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 41 26
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.23% +16.98%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £313
90th Percentile £497 £488 £531
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 559 490 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.40% 14.86% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 315 198
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.97% +5.85%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £533 £481
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +22 24 £425 +13.33%
Nottinghamshire -1 20 £375 - 5
Leicestershire -14 5 £405 +31.71% 5
Derbyshire -8 3 £419 +49.55% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £475 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) Scrum
3 25 (37.88%) Java
4 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 16 (24.24%) RESTful
6 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 15 (22.73%) Finance
6 15 (22.73%) TDD
7 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
7 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (19.70%) User Stories
8 13 (19.70%) BDD
8 13 (19.70%) JSON
9 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.67%) Selenium
10 11 (16.67%) Kanban
10 11 (16.67%) Android
11 10 (15.15%) HTML
11 10 (15.15%) SQL
11 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
12 9 (13.64%) JUnit
12 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.64%) Confluence
12 9 (13.64%) Docker
13 8 (12.12%) Android Development
13 8 (12.12%) QA
13 8 (12.12%) B2C
13 8 (12.12%) Banking
13 8 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
14 7 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus

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 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) InVision
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.52%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) Maximo
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.67%) Selenium
3 9 (13.64%) JUnit
4 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (9.09%) Maven
6 5 (7.58%) Gradle
6 5 (7.58%) SonarQube
6 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.06%) Ant
7 4 (6.06%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.06%) Calabash
7 4 (6.06%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.06%) JSUnit
7 4 (6.06%) Toad
8 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.55%) NUnit
9 2 (3.03%) JMeter
9 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Scrum Master
4 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Android Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Test Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) RESTful
2 13 (19.70%) JSON
3 10 (15.15%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) Android SDK
4 7 (10.61%) CSS
5 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.58%) SOAP
5 5 (7.58%) Spring
6 4 (6.06%) .NET
6 4 (6.06%) CSS3
6 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) jQuery
6 4 (6.06%) Node.js
6 4 (6.06%) React
7 3 (4.55%) EJB
7 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.55%) J2EE
7 3 (4.55%) JPA
7 3 (4.55%) Middleware
7 3 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) Scrum
3 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 15 (22.73%) TDD
4 15 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.70%) BDD
5 13 (19.70%) User Stories
6 11 (16.67%) Kanban
7 10 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.12%) Android Development
9 8 (12.12%) B2C
9 8 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (10.61%) Mobile Development
10 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.09%) OOP
11 6 (9.09%) Planning Poker
11 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Jython
5 3 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (1.52%) ABAP
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.03%) Capita
3 2 (3.03%) Charles River
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Perforce
3 2 (3.03%) Temenos
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Epicor
4 1 (1.52%) hybris
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) SAP