Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 37 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 +38
Contract jobs citing JIRA 278 252 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.48% 5.03% 4.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.06% 26.28% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 152 153
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £250
90th Percentile £540 £600 £550
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +57.27%
10th Percentile £26.00 £16.65 £37.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £49.00
England median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +12.50% -5.88%

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 867 959 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.22% 19.13% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 599 555
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £322 £306 £281
90th Percentile £585 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 40
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -4.71% -4.49%
10th Percentile £35.00 £24.95 £36.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.72 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.83%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor 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 18 August 2019. 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
Essex +20 104 £450 -10.00% 5
Hertfordshire +18 86 £450 -5.26% 14
Cambridgeshire -8 63 £425 +2.72% 44
Suffolk +20 12 £425 -2.86% 9
Bedfordshire 0 12 £415 -7.78% 5
Norfolk -8 3 £613 +68.97% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 194 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.21%) Scrum
3 105 (37.77%) Confluence
4 92 (33.09%) Java
5 81 (29.14%) Git (software)
6 71 (25.54%) TDD
6 71 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
7 69 (24.82%) Jenkins
8 67 (24.10%) BDD
9 64 (23.02%) Oracle
10 62 (22.30%) Linux
11 61 (21.94%) Test Automation
12 54 (19.42%) Unix
13 50 (17.99%) MySQL
14 49 (17.63%) DevOps
15 48 (17.27%) Kanban
16 46 (16.55%) User Stories
16 46 (16.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 44 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (15.83%) Selenium
18 42 (15.11%) Spring
18 42 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
19 40 (14.39%) SQL
20 38 (13.67%) SoapUI
20 38 (13.67%) Microservices
21 36 (12.95%) Spring Boot
22 35 (12.59%) JUnit
22 35 (12.59%) Retail
23 34 (12.23%) Oracle Database
23 34 (12.23%) Continuous Integration

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
1 105 (37.77%) Confluence
2 14 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.52%) SAS
4 6 (2.16%) Apache
5 5 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.80%) nginx
5 5 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.44%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.44%) CoreMedia CMS
6 4 (1.44%) JBoss
6 4 (1.44%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.32%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (3.60%) Magento
2 4 (1.44%) Fredhopper
2 4 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 71 (25.54%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.68%) Power Platform
4 11 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.60%) Office 365
6 9 (3.24%) GitHub
7 6 (2.16%) Sauce Labs
7 6 (2.16%) Serverless
8 5 (1.80%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.44%) Algolia
9 4 (1.44%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (1.08%) IaaS
10 3 (1.08%) PaaS
11 2 (0.72%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.72%) Route 53
11 2 (0.72%) SaaS
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.44%) Firewall
3 3 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.72%) HTTP
4 2 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.36%) 802.11
5 1 (0.36%) Broadband
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) DSL
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) IPv4
5 1 (0.36%) IPv6
5 1 (0.36%) RS-232
5 1 (0.36%) RS-485
5 1 (0.36%) Telnet
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.99%) MySQL
2 34 (12.23%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.04%) Pentaho
3 14 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.68%) Power BI
5 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.88%) DB2
7 8 (2.88%) DbVisualizer
8 7 (2.52%) PowerCenter
9 6 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.80%) Impala
10 5 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.80%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.44%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (29.14%) Git (software)
2 69 (24.82%) Jenkins
3 44 (15.83%) Selenium
4 38 (13.67%) SoapUI
5 35 (12.59%) JUnit
6 23 (8.27%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.47%) JIRA Agile
8 12 (4.32%) JMeter
8 12 (4.32%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.96%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (2.88%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.88%) Maven
10 8 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.88%) TestRail
10 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (2.52%) Appium
11 7 (2.52%) Artifactory
11 7 (2.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 35 (12.59%) Retail
2 29 (10.43%) Finance
3 17 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 16 (5.76%) Games
5 10 (3.60%) Law
6 9 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.08%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (28.06%) Developer
2 66 (23.74%) Analyst
3 42 (15.11%) Java Developer
4 37 (13.31%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.19%) Tester
6 18 (6.47%) Data Analyst
7 15 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.68%) Lead Developer
9 12 (4.32%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.96%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (3.96%) Scrum Master
11 9 (3.24%) Automation Tester
11 9 (3.24%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.24%) Test Manager
12 8 (2.88%) Consultant
12 8 (2.88%) Data Business Analyst
12 8 (2.88%) Security Analyst
13 7 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (2.52%) Implementation Manager
13 7 (2.52%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.11%) Spring
2 36 (12.95%) Spring Boot
3 32 (11.51%) SOAP
4 27 (9.71%) HTML
5 23 (8.27%) XML
6 22 (7.91%) CSS
7 21 (7.55%) Web Services
8 19 (6.83%) .NET
8 19 (6.83%) AngularJS
8 19 (6.83%) React
9 15 (5.40%) REST
10 13 (4.68%) J2EE
11 12 (4.32%) .NET Framework
11 12 (4.32%) RESTful
12 11 (3.96%) Entity Framework
12 11 (3.96%) JSON
13 10 (3.60%) Node.js
14 9 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (3.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.47%) User Experience
3 12 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.24%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.44%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.72%) PKI
11 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.72%) Tandem
12 1 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.30%) Linux
2 54 (19.42%) Unix
3 28 (10.07%) CentOS
4 12 (4.32%) Windows
5 10 (3.60%) Android
6 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.52%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (69.78%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.21%) Scrum
3 71 (25.54%) TDD
4 67 (24.10%) BDD
5 61 (21.94%) Test Automation
6 49 (17.63%) DevOps
7 48 (17.27%) Kanban
8 46 (16.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 46 (16.55%) User Stories
9 42 (15.11%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (13.67%) Microservices
11 34 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (11.15%) ETL
12 31 (11.15%) Test Strategy
13 27 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (8.99%) Coaching
15 24 (8.63%) Test Scripting
16 20 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (7.19%) E-Commerce
16 20 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.09%) Java
2 40 (14.39%) SQL
3 26 (9.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.19%) C#
5 18 (6.47%) Python
6 15 (5.40%) Shell Script
7 14 (5.04%) Ruby
8 12 (4.32%) Perl
9 9 (3.24%) Java 8
9 9 (3.24%) PHP
10 8 (2.88%) C
11 7 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.44%) C++
12 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.44%) VBScript
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.36%) ES6
15 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.12%) ISEB
4 13 (4.68%) Degree
4 13 (4.68%) OCPJP
4 13 (4.68%) Sun Certification
5 9 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.72%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.76%) QA
2 6 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.44%) PMO
4 3 (1.08%) GxP
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.36%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (5.76%) Docker
2 5 (1.80%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.08%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (7.19%) Ansible
2 17 (6.12%) Terraform
3 11 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.52%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.80%) CASB
7 4 (1.44%) Puppet
8 3 (1.08%) Rancher
9 2 (0.72%) Packer
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (23.02%) Oracle
2 27 (9.71%) Red Hat
3 20 (7.19%) SAP
4 13 (4.68%) Atlassian
4 13 (4.68%) IBM
4 13 (4.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.68%) Sun
5 11 (3.96%) Informatica
6 10 (3.60%) hybris
7 9 (3.24%) Google
8 7 (2.52%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.16%) Splunk
10 5 (1.80%) Adobe
10 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.80%) Tableau
11 4 (1.44%) BEA
11 4 (1.44%) Elastic Path
11 4 (1.44%) Pega
11 4 (1.44%) Talend
11 4 (1.44%) webMethods