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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 May 2022 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 of England
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 39 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 -1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 164 86 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.49% 4.83% 6.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.90% 30.71% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 43 98
10th Percentile £375 £301 £313
25th Percentile £428 £389 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £475 £458
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.83% +1.67%
75th Percentile £572 £538 £522
90th Percentile £650 £595 £600
England median daily rate £523 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
10th Percentile - £25.85 £46.80
25th Percentile £31.50 £38.38 £54.00
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £66.00
Median % change year-on-year +29.41% -35.61% +55.29%
75th Percentile £56.50 £56.50 -
90th Percentile £63.85 - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.09% +57.14% -22.22%

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 411 280 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.27% 15.73% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 136 241
10th Percentile £345 £311 £325
25th Percentile £413 £390 £386
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £474 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% -1.10%
75th Percentile £603 £550 £525
90th Percentile £675 £619 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 18
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.83 £22.30
25th Percentile £47.50 £42.00 £25.76
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £46.25
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% -2.63%
75th Percentile £57.00 £52.50 £55.00
90th Percentile £71.91 £56.50 £60.05
England median hourly rate £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JIRA in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +15 63 £495 +4.76% 4
Hertfordshire -9 40 £525 -4.64% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 30 £458 -3.68% 5
Suffolk +7 15 £530 +63.08% 3
Bedfordshire -2 14 £500 - 9
Norfolk - 2 £425 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 108 (65.85%) Agile
2 74 (45.12%) Confluence
3 65 (39.63%) Scrum
4 53 (32.32%) AWS
5 40 (24.39%) Jenkins
6 39 (23.78%) QA
7 38 (23.17%) SQL
8 36 (21.95%) DevOps
8 36 (21.95%) Social Skills
9 35 (21.34%) Azure
10 33 (20.12%) Ansible
10 33 (20.12%) Oracle
11 32 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 32 (19.51%) CI/CD
12 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
12 26 (15.85%) Software Engineering
13 25 (15.24%) Business Analysis
14 24 (14.63%) Project Management
14 24 (14.63%) Migration
14 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (14.02%) Coaching
15 23 (14.02%) GitLab
15 23 (14.02%) User Stories
15 23 (14.02%) Java
16 22 (13.41%) Python
16 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
16 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
17 21 (12.80%) Bitbucket
17 21 (12.80%) REST
17 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 74 (45.12%) Confluence
2 12 (7.32%) SAS
3 6 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.22%) IIS
6 2 (1.22%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.61%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 53 (32.32%) AWS
2 35 (21.34%) Azure
3 16 (9.76%) Power Platform
4 14 (8.54%) GCP
5 11 (6.71%) Amazon S3
5 11 (6.71%) Tricentis Tosca
6 9 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (5.49%) Serverless
7 8 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.88%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (4.88%) GitHub
8 5 (3.05%) Trello
9 2 (1.22%) Slack
9 2 (1.22%) Veeva
10 1 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.61%) IaaS
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.61%) Miro
10 1 (0.61%) SaaS
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) HTTP
2 4 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.83%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.83%) Internet
3 3 (1.83%) Wireless
4 2 (1.22%) BGP
4 2 (1.22%) DNS
4 2 (1.22%) Firewall
4 2 (1.22%) Intranet
4 2 (1.22%) IPv4
4 2 (1.22%) IPv6
4 2 (1.22%) Multicast
4 2 (1.22%) OSPF
4 2 (1.22%) PPP
4 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.22%) UPnP
4 2 (1.22%) xDSL
5 1 (0.61%) 4G
5 1 (0.61%) HSRP
5 1 (0.61%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) MySQL
2 16 (9.76%) Power BI
3 14 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.32%) Pentaho
5 9 (5.49%) Impala
6 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.22%) Parquet
7 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.61%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 40 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 26 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 23 (14.02%) GitLab
4 21 (12.80%) Bitbucket
5 13 (7.93%) JMeter
6 12 (7.32%) Selenium
6 12 (7.32%) Zephyr
7 10 (6.10%) SoapUI
8 9 (5.49%) JUnit
9 8 (4.88%) Artifactory
10 7 (4.27%) LoadRunner
11 6 (3.66%) Postman
12 4 (2.44%) CircleCI
12 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.44%) PhpStorm
13 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.83%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.83%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.83%) Storybook
13 3 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 36 (21.95%) Social Skills
2 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.80%) Public Sector
3 19 (11.59%) Finance
4 11 (6.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (5.49%) Retail
6 6 (3.66%) Marketing
7 4 (2.44%) Publishing
8 3 (1.83%) Automotive
8 3 (1.83%) Games
8 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Aviation
10 1 (0.61%) Avionics
10 1 (0.61%) Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Analyst
2 25 (15.24%) Developer
3 21 (12.80%) Test Analyst
4 12 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.10%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.10%) Scrum Master
6 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.49%) QA Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (5.49%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Release Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.05%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.05%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.80%) REST
2 17 (10.37%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (9.15%) JSON
3 15 (9.15%) SOAP
4 14 (8.54%) Spring
5 12 (7.32%) Spring Boot
6 10 (6.10%) .NET
6 10 (6.10%) HTML
7 9 (5.49%) CSS
8 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (4.88%) JMS
9 7 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (4.27%) Spring Batch
10 6 (3.66%) jQuery
10 6 (3.66%) Middleware
11 5 (3.05%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.05%) Node.js
11 5 (3.05%) XML
12 4 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) User Experience
2 4 (2.44%) Cloud Native
2 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.83%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.83%) W3C
4 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.22%) CMDB
4 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.22%) IoT
4 2 (1.22%) Life Science
4 2 (1.22%) Online Games
4 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.22%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.22%) STB
4 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.59%) Linux
2 18 (10.98%) Unix
3 5 (3.05%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) CentOS
5 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.61%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (65.85%) Agile
2 65 (39.63%) Scrum
3 36 (21.95%) DevOps
4 32 (19.51%) CI/CD
4 32 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 26 (15.85%) Software Engineering
6 25 (15.24%) Business Analysis
7 24 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (14.63%) Migration
7 24 (14.63%) Project Management
8 23 (14.02%) Coaching
8 23 (14.02%) User Stories
9 22 (13.41%) Test Scripting
10 20 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (11.59%) Data Modelling
11 19 (11.59%) Release Management
12 17 (10.37%) Analytics
13 16 (9.76%) Requirements Gathering
14 15 (9.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.17%) SQL
2 23 (14.02%) Java
3 22 (13.41%) Python
4 21 (12.80%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.49%) Bash
6 7 (4.27%) Perl
7 6 (3.66%) Groovy
7 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.05%) C++
8 5 (3.05%) Go
8 5 (3.05%) Scala
9 4 (2.44%) C#
9 4 (2.44%) PHP
9 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.83%) C
11 2 (1.22%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Jython
12 1 (0.61%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (9.76%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.66%) ISEB
6 4 (2.44%) Degree
6 4 (2.44%) PhD
7 2 (1.22%) CCNP
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.22%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.61%) CCDP
8 1 (0.61%) CCIE
8 1 (0.61%) CCSP
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (23.78%) QA
2 6 (3.66%) PMO
3 3 (1.83%) WAI
4 2 (1.22%) GxP
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) P3O
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.20%) Docker
2 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (20.12%) Ansible
2 13 (7.93%) Kubernetes
3 12 (7.32%) Terraform
4 7 (4.27%) Packer
5 3 (1.83%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.61%) Grafana
7 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.61%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.61%) Iperf
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) VxRail
Vendors
1 33 (20.12%) Oracle
2 18 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.76%) AppDynamics
4 12 (7.32%) Atlassian
4 12 (7.32%) Informatica
4 12 (7.32%) Talend
5 9 (5.49%) IBM
5 9 (5.49%) ServiceNow
6 8 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.05%) Adobe
7 5 (3.05%) HP
8 2 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.22%) Cisco
8 2 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.22%) SAP
8 2 (1.22%) Splunk
8 2 (1.22%) Tealium
9 1 (0.61%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.61%) Sun