Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 59 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 +38
Contract jobs citing JIRA 211 174 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.47% 3.75% 2.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.56% 20.67% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 135 83
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £314 £250 £325
90th Percentile £600 £558 £525
England median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +57.27% -45.00%
10th Percentile £16.65 £37.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%

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 859 842 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.20% 18.15% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 518 430
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £566 £510
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 52 31
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% +11.26%
10th Percentile £21.80 £35.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £57.56 £60.28 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 July 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
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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Essex +15 67 £505 +14.77% 16
Hertfordshire +22 55 £450 -4.26% 11
Cambridgeshire +22 45 £400 +14.29% 23
Bedfordshire -14 23 £450 +4.05% 8
Norfolk +4 9 £363 +45.00% 8
Suffolk -10 8 £438 +25.90% 6
East Anglia -3 4 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 145 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (36.49%) Confluence
3 74 (35.07%) Java
4 63 (29.86%) SQL
5 61 (28.91%) Scrum
6 55 (26.07%) Test Automation
7 52 (24.64%) DevOps
8 46 (21.80%) Linux
9 45 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (21.33%) Jenkins
10 42 (19.91%) Atlassian
10 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
11 40 (18.96%) Oracle
11 40 (18.96%) TDD
12 38 (18.01%) User Stories
13 35 (16.59%) Python
14 31 (14.69%) Test Scripting
14 31 (14.69%) Selenium
15 30 (14.22%) Security Cleared
15 30 (14.22%) Ansible
15 30 (14.22%) Software Delivery
16 28 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (13.27%) Kanban
16 28 (13.27%) C
17 27 (12.80%) Web Services
18 26 (12.32%) Finance
18 26 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (11.37%) Ruby
21 23 (10.90%) Waterfall

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 77 (36.49%) Confluence
2 7 (3.32%) JBoss
3 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.37%) Apache
5 4 (1.90%) Mule
5 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.95%) CMS
7 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.42%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) HFM
2 3 (1.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.47%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (8.53%) GitHub
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.32%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (1.42%) Office 365
5 3 (1.42%) Slack
5 3 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.95%) G Suite
6 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) HTTP
2 7 (3.32%) Internet
3 5 (2.37%) SSL
4 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.42%) Firewall
5 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.95%) BGP
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.95%) IPsec
6 2 (0.95%) Junos
6 2 (0.95%) Multicast
6 2 (0.95%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.95%) SNMP
6 2 (0.95%) TACACS
6 2 (0.95%) VLAN
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.47%) HSRP
7 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.53%) MySQL
3 14 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.74%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.79%) Geospatial Data
6 8 (3.79%) GIS
6 8 (3.79%) Pentaho
7 7 (3.32%) DB2
7 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.37%) Impala
9 4 (1.90%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.42%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (1.42%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.42%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (1.42%) QlikView
10 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 45 (21.33%) Jenkins
2 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
3 31 (14.69%) Selenium
4 19 (9.00%) SoapUI
4 19 (9.00%) Subversion
5 17 (8.06%) Bitbucket
6 16 (7.58%) JMeter
7 15 (7.11%) Maven
8 14 (6.64%) JUnit
9 13 (6.16%) GitLab
9 13 (6.16%) TeamCity
10 10 (4.74%) LoadRunner
10 10 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (4.27%) Hudson
11 9 (4.27%) Zephyr
12 8 (3.79%) CruiseControl
12 8 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 8 (3.79%) FishEye
12 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (12.32%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Retail
3 8 (3.79%) Back Office
4 5 (2.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Law
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (25.59%) Analyst
2 39 (18.48%) Developer
3 21 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.48%) Tester
5 19 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 17 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 13 (6.16%) Data Analyst
7 13 (6.16%) Test Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Scrum Master
9 8 (3.79%) Automation Tester
9 8 (3.79%) Consultant
10 6 (2.84%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (2.37%) Administrator
11 5 (2.37%) Agile Tester
11 5 (2.37%) ETL Developer
11 5 (2.37%) Functional Consultant
11 5 (2.37%) Integration Analyst
11 5 (2.37%) QA Tester
11 5 (2.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.80%) Web Services
2 23 (10.90%) XML
3 16 (7.58%) CSS
3 16 (7.58%) JSON
4 14 (6.64%) SOAP
5 13 (6.16%) REST
6 11 (5.21%) JMS
6 11 (5.21%) Middleware
6 11 (5.21%) RESTful
7 10 (4.74%) HTML
8 9 (4.27%) J2EE
8 9 (4.27%) Spring
9 8 (3.79%) .NET
9 8 (3.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.79%) GWT
10 7 (3.32%) Ajax
11 6 (2.84%) CSS3
12 5 (2.37%) Spring Boot
12 5 (2.37%) Velocity
13 4 (1.90%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.53%) User Experience
3 10 (4.74%) Client/Server
4 9 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.27%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.90%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) iPad
8 3 (1.42%) IPTV
8 3 (1.42%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.95%) Wiki
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
10 1 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.80%) Linux
2 16 (7.58%) Unix
3 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.21%) Windows
5 6 (2.84%) Solaris
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.95%) Debian
7 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) CentOS
8 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.91%) Scrum
3 55 (26.07%) Test Automation
4 52 (24.64%) DevOps
5 45 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (18.96%) TDD
7 38 (18.01%) User Stories
8 31 (14.69%) Test Scripting
9 30 (14.22%) Software Delivery
10 28 (13.27%) Kanban
10 28 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (10.90%) BDD
12 23 (10.90%) Configuration Management
12 23 (10.90%) Waterfall
13 21 (9.95%) E-Commerce
13 21 (9.95%) Open Source
13 21 (9.95%) Regression Testing
14 20 (9.48%) Acceptance Criteria
14 20 (9.48%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.07%) Java
2 63 (29.86%) SQL
3 35 (16.59%) Python
4 28 (13.27%) C
5 24 (11.37%) Ruby
6 23 (10.90%) Perl
7 14 (6.64%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.64%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.69%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.27%) Java 8
10 8 (3.79%) C#
11 7 (3.32%) PHP
12 5 (2.37%) VB
13 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.95%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.95%) C++
15 2 (0.95%) Go
15 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.69%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.79%) ISEB
6 7 (3.32%) Degree
7 6 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.95%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.95%) PMP
11 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.47%) MBA
11 1 (0.47%) OCP
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.00%) QA
2 5 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (7.11%) Docker
2 8 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (14.22%) Ansible
2 10 (4.74%) Terraform
3 9 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.79%) Puppet
5 7 (3.32%) HP ALM
6 6 (2.84%) Rancher
7 5 (2.37%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (1.90%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.95%) Consul
9 2 (0.95%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.95%) Mesos
10 1 (0.47%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.47%) Kibana
10 1 (0.47%) logstash
10 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (19.91%) Atlassian
2 40 (18.96%) Oracle
3 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.74%) HP
5 9 (4.27%) hybris
6 8 (3.79%) Google
6 8 (3.79%) SAP
7 7 (3.32%) IBM
8 5 (2.37%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (2.37%) VMware
9 4 (1.90%) Adobe
9 4 (1.90%) Cisco
9 4 (1.90%) Perforce
9 4 (1.90%) Tableau
10 3 (1.42%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.95%) F5
11 2 (0.95%) Talend
11 2 (0.95%) Teradata
11 2 (0.95%) webMethods