Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 184 310 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.19% 6.96% 5.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.17% 34.44% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 184 166
East of England median daily rate £450 £474 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.01% +11.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £594
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
East of England median hourly rate £11.50 £42.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.62% -5.62% +3.49%
10th Percentile £10.60 £41.00 £41.48
90th Percentile £45.30 £44.25 £51.43
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -25.53% +18.24% -6.47%

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 572 900 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.14% 20.22% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 523 548
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £313 £309 £309
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £475 £488 £470
% change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 34
East of England median hourly rate £31.25 £43.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% - +7.36%
10th Percentile £10.75 £37.50 £36.63
90th Percentile £48.98 £52.50 £63.75
England median hourly rate £41.50 £42.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.92% -1.72% +6.10%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +4 65 £425 -22.73% 20
Essex +11 55 £450 -5.26% 9
Cambridgeshire -21 50 £456 +5.19% 26
Norfolk +12 5 £613 - 2
Suffolk -5 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire -9 4 £488 +8.33% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 123 (66.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (47.28%) Confluence
3 55 (29.89%) Scrum
4 49 (26.63%) Jenkins
5 47 (25.54%) DevOps
6 45 (24.46%) Git (software)
7 41 (22.28%) Test Automation
8 40 (21.74%) Java
9 35 (19.02%) Linux
9 35 (19.02%) Python
10 33 (17.93%) AWS
11 29 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (15.22%) Kanban
13 26 (14.13%) Ansible
14 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (13.04%) HTML
16 23 (12.50%) SQL
16 23 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (12.50%) Terraform
17 21 (11.41%) Degree
17 21 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.87%) CSS
18 20 (10.87%) ETL
18 20 (10.87%) User Stories
19 19 (10.33%) User Experience
19 19 (10.33%) Test Scripting
19 19 (10.33%) C
19 19 (10.33%) Configuration Management
19 19 (10.33%) Validation

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 87 (47.28%) Confluence
2 15 (8.15%) Apache
3 12 (6.52%) nginx
4 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.17%) SAS
7 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.09%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.54%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.63%) Sketch
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Magento
1 3 (1.63%) Shopify
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.93%) AWS
2 13 (7.07%) GitHub
3 11 (5.98%) Azure
3 11 (5.98%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.80%) GCP
4 7 (3.80%) Serverless
5 6 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.72%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (2.72%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.17%) BrowserStack
7 4 (2.17%) CloudFront
7 4 (2.17%) Route 53
8 3 (1.63%) SaaS
8 3 (1.63%) Veeva
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.09%) IaaS
9 2 (1.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) HTTP
1 9 (4.89%) Internet
2 8 (4.35%) Broadband
3 7 (3.80%) IPv4
3 7 (3.80%) IPv6
3 7 (3.80%) UPnP
4 6 (3.26%) Firewall
4 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.72%) 802.11
5 5 (2.72%) DOCSIS
5 5 (2.72%) DSL
5 5 (2.72%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.72%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.72%) Telnet
5 5 (2.72%) Wireless
5 5 (2.72%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.72%) WLAN
5 5 (2.72%) WPA
5 5 (2.72%) WPA2
6 4 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) MySQL
2 16 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.98%) Power BI
4 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.80%) Pentaho
6 6 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.26%) BigQuery
6 6 (3.26%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.63%) Big Data
9 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.63%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.63%) Impala
9 3 (1.63%) PowerCenter
9 3 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 49 (26.63%) Jenkins
2 45 (24.46%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.15%) Bitbucket
4 11 (5.98%) GitLab
4 11 (5.98%) Selenium
5 9 (4.89%) Zephyr
6 7 (3.80%) Gerrit
6 7 (3.80%) JIRA Agile
6 7 (3.80%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.80%) TestRail
7 6 (3.26%) Artifactory
7 6 (3.26%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.26%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.72%) JMeter
9 4 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.17%) JUnit
9 4 (2.17%) Subversion
10 3 (1.63%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.63%) Maven
General
1 15 (8.15%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (5.43%) Games
4 9 (4.89%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.35%) Retail
6 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.17%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.91%) Developer
2 40 (21.74%) Analyst
3 22 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (10.33%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.52%) Tester
6 11 (5.98%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.89%) Data Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) React Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Python Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) Automation Tester
10 6 (3.26%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Power BI Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) HTML
2 20 (10.87%) CSS
3 18 (9.78%) JSON
4 16 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 14 (7.61%) XML
6 13 (7.07%) Node.js
6 13 (7.07%) React
7 11 (5.98%) J2EE
8 10 (5.43%) .NET
9 9 (4.89%) jQuery
9 9 (4.89%) Laravel
10 8 (4.35%) RESTful
10 8 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (3.26%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (3.26%) LAMP
11 6 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (3.26%) Web Services
12 5 (2.72%) 802.1X
12 5 (2.72%) CSS3
12 5 (2.72%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.33%) User Experience
3 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.72%) IPTV
5 5 (2.72%) Social Media
6 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.17%) PKI
6 4 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.63%) Tandem
7 3 (1.63%) W3C
8 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Online Games
8 2 (1.09%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.02%) Linux
2 15 (8.15%) Unix
3 10 (5.43%) Android
4 9 (4.89%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.89%) Windows
5 5 (2.72%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.85%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.89%) Scrum
3 47 (25.54%) DevOps
4 41 (22.28%) Test Automation
5 29 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (15.22%) Kanban
7 23 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (10.87%) ETL
9 20 (10.87%) User Stories
10 19 (10.33%) Configuration Management
10 19 (10.33%) TDD
10 19 (10.33%) Test Scripting
10 19 (10.33%) Validation
11 18 (9.78%) Coaching
12 17 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (9.24%) Visualisation
13 16 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.74%) Java
2 35 (19.02%) Python
3 23 (12.50%) SQL
4 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.33%) C
6 11 (5.98%) C#
6 11 (5.98%) PHP
7 10 (5.43%) Ruby
8 9 (4.89%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.89%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.80%) Perl
10 6 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.72%) C++
11 5 (2.72%) Scala
12 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.54%) Go
14 1 (0.54%) Java 8
14 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 16 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.80%) ISEB
5 5 (2.72%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.09%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.09%) IIBA
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.43%) QA
3 8 (4.35%) GxP
4 1 (0.54%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Docker
2 8 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.72%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) HDFS
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (14.13%) Ansible
2 23 (12.50%) Terraform
3 9 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.80%) Puppet
6 5 (2.72%) HP ALM
7 4 (2.17%) Packer
8 2 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.09%) Kibana
8 2 (1.09%) logstash
8 2 (1.09%) Mesos
8 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) Oracle
2 14 (7.61%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.98%) ServiceNow
4 9 (4.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.80%) AppDynamics
5 7 (3.80%) SAP
6 5 (2.72%) Cisco
6 5 (2.72%) HP
6 5 (2.72%) Tableau
7 4 (2.17%) Ariba
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) Perforce
7 4 (2.17%) Ping Identity
7 4 (2.17%) Splunk
8 3 (1.63%) hybris
8 3 (1.63%) Informatica
9 2 (1.09%) DocuSign
9 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.09%) Workday
10 1 (0.54%) Percona