Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 66 77
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 220 148 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.95% 3.37% 2.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.04% 19.73% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 78
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £313 £288 £295
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.59% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 845 750 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.03% 17.10% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 472 398
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £559 £532
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 49
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.60 £31.39
90th Percentile £75.00 £52.80 £52.25
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.42% +14.73%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Hertfordshire +13 74 £420 -15.15% 12
Cambridgeshire +25 47 £425 +21.43% 17
Essex +4 41 £525 +12.00% 8
Bedfordshire -8 30 £450 +1.12% 2
Norfolk +9 16 £375 +7.14% 4
Suffolk +7 9 £475 +65.22% 5
East Anglia - 4 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 128 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.73%) Confluence
3 61 (27.73%) Scrum
4 59 (26.82%) Java
5 48 (21.82%) TDD
5 48 (21.82%) Jenkins
5 48 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (21.82%) Test Automation
6 46 (20.91%) DevOps
7 45 (20.45%) Git (software)
8 44 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 41 (18.64%) SQL
9 41 (18.64%) Linux
10 38 (17.27%) Web Services
11 36 (16.36%) Python
11 36 (16.36%) E-Commerce
12 34 (15.45%) JavaScript
12 34 (15.45%) User Stories
13 33 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (14.09%) Test Scripting
14 31 (14.09%) Retail
15 30 (13.64%) Oracle
16 29 (13.18%) Selenium
17 28 (12.73%) C
18 27 (12.27%) REST
19 26 (11.82%) Defect Management
20 25 (11.36%) RESTful
20 25 (11.36%) Ruby
20 25 (11.36%) Perl
20 25 (11.36%) MySQL

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 83 (37.73%) Confluence
2 14 (6.36%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.45%) JBoss
3 12 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.09%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.18%) CMS
6 6 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.27%) Apache
7 5 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (3.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.36%) HipChat
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) GIMP
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.91%) HFM
2 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.45%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (6.36%) GitHub
2 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.82%) Office 365
4 4 (1.82%) SaaS
5 3 (1.36%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.36%) Slack
6 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.91%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.91%) G Suite
6 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.91%) Serverless
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Force.com
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) HTTP
2 5 (2.27%) Internet
2 5 (2.27%) MQTT
3 3 (1.36%) SSL
3 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.91%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) ATM
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.45%) IPsec
5 1 (0.45%) Junos
5 1 (0.45%) RIP
5 1 (0.45%) SNMP
5 1 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (0.45%) VLAN
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.36%) MySQL
2 18 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.55%) DB2
3 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.09%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.64%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (3.64%) GIS
6 5 (2.27%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (1.82%) JasperReports
7 4 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.36%) Power BI
8 3 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (1.36%) QlikView
8 3 (1.36%) Redis
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.91%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 45 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.18%) Selenium
4 24 (10.91%) Maven
5 21 (9.55%) JUnit
6 18 (8.18%) Cucumber
6 18 (8.18%) SoapUI
6 18 (8.18%) Subversion
6 18 (8.18%) WebDriver
7 17 (7.73%) TeamCity
8 16 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (5.91%) Ant
10 13 (5.91%) Bitbucket
11 12 (5.45%) Hudson
12 11 (5.00%) Zephyr
13 10 (4.55%) JBehave
14 9 (4.09%) GitLab
14 9 (4.09%) SpecFlow
14 9 (4.09%) TestNG
General
1 31 (14.09%) Retail
2 20 (9.09%) Finance
3 11 (5.00%) Law
4 7 (3.18%) Games
5 5 (2.27%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Billing
6 3 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.91%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (26.36%) Analyst
2 46 (20.91%) Developer
3 25 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 24 (10.91%) Test Analyst
4 24 (10.91%) Tester
5 17 (7.73%) Scrum Master
6 15 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (5.45%) Architect
9 9 (4.09%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.64%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.64%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.18%) Consultant
11 7 (3.18%) Developer in Test
11 7 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.18%) QA Tester
12 6 (2.73%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.73%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.73%) Senior Test Engineer
12 6 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (17.27%) Web Services
2 27 (12.27%) REST
3 25 (11.36%) RESTful
4 24 (10.91%) CSS
5 23 (10.45%) Middleware
6 19 (8.64%) AngularJS
6 19 (8.64%) J2EE
7 17 (7.73%) SOAP
8 16 (7.27%) JSON
9 15 (6.82%) HTML
9 15 (6.82%) XML
10 14 (6.36%) .NET
11 12 (5.45%) Node.js
12 10 (4.55%) jQuery
12 10 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (4.55%) React
13 9 (4.09%) Ajax
13 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.09%) HTML5
13 9 (4.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.00%) User Experience
3 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.73%) RIA
3 6 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.36%) EPoS
6 3 (1.36%) iPad
6 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.91%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.64%) Linux
2 22 (10.00%) Unix
3 18 (8.18%) Windows
4 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.00%) Solaris
5 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.36%) Android
7 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.91%) CentOS
8 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) Debian
9 1 (0.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (27.73%) Scrum
3 48 (21.82%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (21.82%) TDD
3 48 (21.82%) Test Automation
4 46 (20.91%) DevOps
5 36 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 34 (15.45%) User Stories
7 33 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (14.09%) Test Scripting
9 26 (11.82%) Defect Management
10 24 (10.91%) Waterfall
11 23 (10.45%) Business Analysis
11 23 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (10.00%) BDD
13 21 (9.55%) Kanban
13 21 (9.55%) SOA
14 18 (8.18%) Data Modelling
14 18 (8.18%) Open Source
14 18 (8.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.82%) Java
2 41 (18.64%) SQL
3 36 (16.36%) Python
4 34 (15.45%) JavaScript
5 28 (12.73%) C
6 25 (11.36%) Perl
6 25 (11.36%) Ruby
7 16 (7.27%) C#
8 10 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.18%) PHP
10 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.82%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.36%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.91%) C++
14 2 (0.91%) Go
14 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.91%) VB
14 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.55%) ISEB
5 9 (4.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.73%) Degree
7 3 (1.36%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) MCPD
9 1 (0.45%) MCSD
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.91%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (8.18%) Docker
2 8 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Ansible
2 16 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.45%) Puppet
5 10 (4.55%) HP ALM
6 6 (2.73%) Rancher
6 6 (2.73%) Terraform
7 4 (1.82%) SCCM
8 3 (1.36%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.91%) Consul
9 2 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.91%) Mesos
10 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.45%) Kibana
10 1 (0.45%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 30 (13.64%) Oracle
3 13 (5.91%) HP
4 10 (4.55%) hybris
4 10 (4.55%) IBM
5 9 (4.09%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.64%) Google
7 6 (2.73%) Adobe
7 6 (2.73%) Coveo
7 6 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.27%) VMware
9 4 (1.82%) Tableau
10 3 (1.36%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.36%) SAP
10 3 (1.36%) Splunk
11 2 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.91%) Concur
11 2 (0.91%) Pardot
11 2 (0.91%) Sonatype