Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 49 82
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 248 169 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.22% 3.76% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.54% 24.42% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 106 72
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £301 £270 £264
90th Percentile £600 £650 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% -23.56% +129.59%
10th Percentile £41.48 £41.40 £52.13
90th Percentile £51.43 £44.60 £59.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year - +7.95% -1.58%

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 869 692 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.28% 15.39% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 405 424
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £270
90th Percentile £600 £540 £550
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 65
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.98% +0.62% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36.75 £32.50 £31.71
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.78
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

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 23 January 2018.

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
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 23 January 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 75 £400 - 28
Hertfordshire +3 75 £361 -17.43% 28
Essex -9 38 £515 +4.04% 7
Bedfordshire -5 35 £450 - 5
Suffolk +20 13 £425 +54.55% 5
Norfolk -4 12 £400 -42.86% 2
East Anglia 0 1 £485 - 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 159 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (44.35%) Confluence
3 82 (33.06%) Scrum
4 69 (27.82%) Java
5 63 (25.40%) Jenkins
6 59 (23.79%) Test Automation
7 57 (22.98%) Atlassian
8 55 (22.18%) Git (software)
9 54 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (21.37%) Finance
11 47 (18.95%) Retail
12 46 (18.55%) TDD
12 46 (18.55%) SoapUI
13 45 (18.15%) RESTful
13 45 (18.15%) Web Services
14 43 (17.34%) Defect Management
15 41 (16.53%) SQL
15 41 (16.53%) Selenium
15 41 (16.53%) Maven
16 38 (15.32%) Oracle
16 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
16 38 (15.32%) SDLC
17 37 (14.92%) JUnit
18 36 (14.52%) Tomcat
18 36 (14.52%) Python
18 36 (14.52%) SOA
18 36 (14.52%) BDD
19 35 (14.11%) E-Commerce
19 35 (14.11%) Middleware
19 35 (14.11%) DevOps

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
1 110 (44.35%) Confluence
2 36 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.47%) JBoss
4 19 (7.66%) WebLogic
4 19 (7.66%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.42%) CMS
7 6 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.81%) Apache
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Drupal
11 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.61%) HipChat
3 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.40%) GIMP
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.40%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.63%) GitHub
4 6 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.02%) SaaS
6 4 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.61%) Office 365
6 4 (1.61%) PaaS
6 4 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.21%) Force.com
8 2 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.81%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Serverless
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.40%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.40%) Slack
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) ATM
1 6 (2.42%) MQTT
2 5 (2.02%) HTTP
2 5 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) 802.11
3 2 (0.81%) ADSL
3 2 (0.81%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.81%) Broadband
3 2 (0.81%) IPv4
3 2 (0.81%) IPv6
3 2 (0.81%) NAS
3 2 (0.81%) UPnP
3 2 (0.81%) VDSL
3 2 (0.81%) WAN
3 2 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.81%) Wireless
3 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.40%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.05%) MySQL
2 14 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.44%) DB2
6 9 (3.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.61%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (1.61%) Redis
9 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.81%) GIS
9 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Power BI
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 63 (25.40%) Jenkins
2 55 (22.18%) Git (software)
3 46 (18.55%) SoapUI
4 41 (16.53%) Maven
4 41 (16.53%) Selenium
5 37 (14.92%) JUnit
6 32 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (12.10%) Cucumber
8 27 (10.89%) TeamCity
9 26 (10.48%) WebDriver
10 17 (6.85%) Ant
10 17 (6.85%) Bitbucket
10 17 (6.85%) JBehave
11 13 (5.24%) Subversion
12 12 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (4.44%) SpecFlow
13 11 (4.44%) TestNG
14 10 (4.03%) Gradle
14 10 (4.03%) JMeter
15 8 (3.23%) Mocha
General
1 53 (21.37%) Finance
2 47 (18.95%) Retail
3 13 (5.24%) Law
4 10 (4.03%) Games
5 6 (2.42%) Banking
6 5 (2.02%) Legal
6 5 (2.02%) Marketing
7 4 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Automotive
8 3 (1.21%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (23.39%) Analyst
1 58 (23.39%) Developer
2 35 (14.11%) Tester
3 27 (10.89%) Business Analyst
4 25 (10.08%) Test Analyst
5 23 (9.27%) Scrum Master
6 21 (8.47%) Architect
7 16 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 16 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.84%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.63%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 9 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Developer in Test
12 8 (3.23%) Software Tester
13 7 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.15%) RESTful
1 45 (18.15%) Web Services
2 35 (14.11%) Middleware
3 34 (13.71%) SOAP
4 33 (13.31%) J2EE
5 28 (11.29%) Spring
6 27 (10.89%) .NET
6 27 (10.89%) JSON
7 26 (10.48%) REST
8 25 (10.08%) AngularJS
9 23 (9.27%) XML
10 22 (8.87%) CSS
11 19 (7.66%) jQuery
12 18 (7.26%) .NET Framework
13 16 (6.45%) HTML
14 14 (5.65%) Gherkin
14 14 (5.65%) HTML5
15 12 (4.84%) Node.js
16 10 (4.03%) Hibernate
16 10 (4.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.03%) RIA
4 9 (3.63%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.02%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.02%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.21%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.81%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.81%) EPoS
8 2 (0.81%) Fintech
8 2 (0.81%) IVR
8 2 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.31%) Linux
2 29 (11.69%) Unix
3 24 (9.68%) Windows
4 16 (6.45%) Solaris
5 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.42%) Android
6 6 (2.42%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.06%) Scrum
3 59 (23.79%) Test Automation
4 54 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (18.55%) TDD
6 43 (17.34%) Defect Management
7 38 (15.32%) SDLC
8 36 (14.52%) BDD
8 36 (14.52%) SOA
9 35 (14.11%) DevOps
9 35 (14.11%) E-Commerce
10 34 (13.71%) Kanban
10 34 (13.71%) User Stories
11 32 (12.90%) Test Scripting
12 26 (10.48%) Business Analysis
12 26 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (9.68%) Software Testing
14 23 (9.27%) Acceptance Criteria
14 23 (9.27%) ATDD
15 21 (8.47%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.82%) Java
2 41 (16.53%) SQL
3 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.52%) Python
5 24 (9.68%) Ruby
6 23 (9.27%) C#
7 22 (8.87%) C
8 21 (8.47%) Perl
9 11 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.61%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.61%) PHP
13 3 (1.21%) C++
13 3 (1.21%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.21%) Groovy
13 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.81%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.81%) R
14 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.84%) ISEB
2 11 (4.44%) Degree
2 11 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.81%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.27%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.61%) GCP
2 4 (1.61%) PMO
3 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.26%) Docker
2 5 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Firmware
3 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (8.87%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (5.65%) Ansible
3 12 (4.84%) Puppet
4 9 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.61%) Mesos
5 4 (1.61%) Rancher
5 4 (1.61%) SCCM
6 3 (1.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (22.98%) Atlassian
2 38 (15.32%) Oracle
3 10 (4.03%) HP
3 10 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.63%) hybris
5 7 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.42%) Adobe
6 6 (2.42%) CA
6 6 (2.42%) Coveo
6 6 (2.42%) IBM
6 6 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 5 (2.02%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.21%) Remedy
8 3 (1.21%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) Ariba
9 2 (0.81%) Concur
9 2 (0.81%) Pardot
9 2 (0.81%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau