Period
to 25 January 2021

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 January 2021 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 33 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +18
Contract jobs citing JIRA 108 183 310
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.44% 5.13% 7.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.86% 32.33% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 126 189
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £325
90th Percentile £566 £600 £550
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +269.57% -72.62% -5.62%
10th Percentile £35.00 £10.60 £41.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £45.30 £44.25
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +14.20% -13.83% +10.59%

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 252 566 892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.37% 15.86% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 329 524
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £261 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -52.00% +0.57%
10th Percentile £35.55 £10.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £54.78 £49.05 £52.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% -1.14%

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 January 2021.

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 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -3 48 £463 +2.78% 7
Hertfordshire +16 37 £450 +5.88% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 19 £375 -17.81% 11
Suffolk +14 3 £206 -48.44% 1
Bedfordshire +18 1 £500 +1.78% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
3 34 (31.48%) Java
4 31 (28.70%) Microservices
5 26 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (23.15%) Docker
7 24 (22.22%) Confluence
8 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
8 23 (21.30%) Oracle
9 22 (20.37%) OO
9 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
10 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
11 20 (18.52%) SQL
12 19 (17.59%) Python
13 18 (16.67%) MySQL
13 18 (16.67%) Kanban
14 17 (15.74%) SOAP
14 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (15.74%) SDLC
15 16 (14.81%) DevOps
16 15 (13.89%) Scrum
16 15 (13.89%) Web Services
16 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.89%) AWS
17 14 (12.96%) GitHub
17 14 (12.96%) User Stories
18 13 (12.04%) Splunk
18 13 (12.04%) Node.js
18 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
19 12 (11.11%) GitLab

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 24 (22.22%) Confluence
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.78%) CMS
5 3 (2.78%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.93%) Maximo
3 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.93%) Shopify
3 1 (0.93%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) AWS
2 14 (12.96%) GitHub
3 7 (6.48%) Azure
4 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.78%) GCP
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.93%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (7.41%) 802.11
3 5 (4.63%) SNMP
4 2 (1.85%) HTTP
4 2 (1.85%) IPv4
4 2 (1.85%) IPv6
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
4 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) ADSL
5 1 (0.93%) DECT
5 1 (0.93%) DNS
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) FTP
5 1 (0.93%) PPP
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) UPnP
5 1 (0.93%) VDSL
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
5 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) MySQL
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) DB2
4 2 (1.85%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 43 (39.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.11%) GitLab
4 9 (8.33%) Selenium
5 8 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.56%) Maven
7 6 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.63%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.70%) Cypress.io
9 4 (3.70%) REST Assured
10 2 (1.85%) Checkstyle
10 2 (1.85%) JUnit
10 2 (1.85%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.85%) Subversion
10 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.93%) Hudson
11 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (10.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.93%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) Analyst
3 12 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.56%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Tester
9 5 (4.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Technology Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.70%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.74%) SOAP
2 15 (13.89%) Web Services
3 13 (12.04%) Node.js
4 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
4 11 (10.19%) Spring
5 8 (7.41%) 802.1X
5 8 (7.41%) HTML
5 8 (7.41%) Laravel
5 8 (7.41%) REST
6 7 (6.48%) Middleware
7 6 (5.56%) React
7 6 (5.56%) RESTful
8 5 (4.63%) HTML5
8 5 (4.63%) XML
9 4 (3.70%) J2SE
9 4 (3.70%) Kafka
9 4 (3.70%) NgRx
9 4 (3.70%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.70%) WebdriverIO
10 3 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Life Science
2 5 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Unix
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.93%) VME
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) Microservices
3 26 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (20.37%) OO
4 22 (20.37%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.67%) Kanban
6 17 (15.74%) SDLC
7 16 (14.81%) DevOps
8 15 (13.89%) Scrum
9 14 (12.96%) User Stories
10 11 (10.19%) BDD
10 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (7.41%) Migration
12 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (6.48%) ITIL
13 7 (6.48%) SOA
14 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) Java
2 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 19 (17.59%) Python
5 11 (10.19%) PHP
6 10 (9.26%) Java 8
6 10 (9.26%) Perl
7 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.63%) R
9 5 (4.63%) Ruby
10 4 (3.70%) C
10 4 (3.70%) C#
11 2 (1.85%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.85%) SOQL
12 1 (0.93%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.93%) SHACL
12 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.70%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (23.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Postfix
2 1 (0.93%) qmail
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Ansible
2 6 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.63%) HP ALM
3 5 (4.63%) Netcool
3 5 (4.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (4.63%) Netcool/Webtop
3 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.78%) Control-M
4 3 (2.78%) Terraform
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Oracle
2 13 (12.04%) Splunk
3 8 (7.41%) IBM
4 7 (6.48%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.63%) HP
6 4 (3.70%) hybris
6 4 (3.70%) Sun
7 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 3 (2.78%) Xerox
8 2 (1.85%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) BMC
9 1 (0.93%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) New Relic
9 1 (0.93%) VMware