Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +35
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 77 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.82% 3.79% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.52% 20.42% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 78
Median daily rate £315 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £184 £301 £293
90th Percentile £438 £573 £550
England median daily rate £466 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.84% +5.50% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.91 £36.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year +25.35% -18.61% +12.50%

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 81 377 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.23% 18.54% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 217 363
Median daily rate £331 £405 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.21% +0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £247 £288 £312
90th Percentile £438 £546 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% -11.46%
10th Percentile £46.70 £39.85 £27.83
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 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
Northamptonshire +9 11 £250 -41.18% 3
Derbyshire +11 2 £433 +15.33% 1
Leicestershire +27 1 £425 +30.77% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (46.67%) CA Release Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) Confluence
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) NetBeans
5 4 (26.67%) Mule
5 4 (26.67%) Azure
5 4 (26.67%) AWS
5 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Mockito
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js

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 5 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (26.67%) Mule
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Appian
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
1 4 (26.67%) npm
2 1 (6.67%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) CA Release Automation
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Gradle
2 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (26.67%) IntelliJ
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 4 (26.67%) Mockito
2 4 (26.67%) NetBeans
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (6.67%) git-flow
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Appian Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) React Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) RAML
2 4 (26.67%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (26.67%) Spring Security
2 4 (26.67%) Swagger
2 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) IVR
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 4 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (26.67%) SOLID
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) Google