Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +36
Contract jobs citing JIRA 309 243 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.98% 5.12% 3.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.95% 28.16% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 163 106
East of England median daily rate £471 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £270
90th Percentile £550 £600 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £44.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +3.49% -
10th Percentile £41.00 £41.48 £41.40
90th Percentile £44.25 £51.43 £44.60
England median hourly rate £47.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.67% +1.76% +7.95%

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 884 863 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.96% 18.18% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 534 409
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
England median daily rate £488 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +2.63% +9.20% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 51
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.75 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £44.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -2.84% +7.98% +1.88%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 +29 123 £473 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 93 £436 +9.06% 46
Hertfordshire +3 65 £550 +52.25% 10
Bedfordshire -1 20 £425 -5.56% 5
Suffolk -1 8 £425 -10.53% 8
Norfolk +1 1 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 219 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (50.81%) Confluence
3 124 (40.13%) Scrum
4 116 (37.54%) Java
5 96 (31.07%) Oracle
6 90 (29.13%) Jenkins
7 86 (27.83%) Git (software)
8 83 (26.86%) SQL
9 77 (24.92%) Linux
10 75 (24.27%) Test Automation
11 72 (23.30%) DevOps
12 67 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
13 60 (19.42%) TDD
14 59 (19.09%) User Stories
15 57 (18.45%) Security Cleared
16 52 (16.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 51 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (16.18%) MySQL
19 49 (15.86%) BDD
20 46 (14.89%) SC Cleared
21 44 (14.24%) Kanban
22 43 (13.92%) Unix
23 42 (13.59%) Configuration Management
24 41 (13.27%) Finance
25 40 (12.94%) Web Services
25 40 (12.94%) Python
26 39 (12.62%) ETL
26 39 (12.62%) Spring
27 38 (12.30%) Ansible
28 37 (11.97%) Pentaho

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
1 157 (50.81%) Confluence
2 16 (5.18%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.24%) Mule
4 6 (1.94%) JBoss
5 5 (1.62%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.29%) Drupal
6 4 (1.29%) SAS
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) CiviCRM
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) HFM
2 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (0.32%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.68%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.50%) GitHub
4 9 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.59%) SaaS
6 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.94%) Office 365
6 6 (1.94%) Serverless
7 5 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.97%) G Suite
9 3 (0.97%) PaaS
9 3 (0.97%) Slack
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.18%) Wireless
2 14 (4.53%) Internet
3 11 (3.56%) Bluetooth
3 11 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (3.56%) WLAN
4 3 (0.97%) 3GPP
4 3 (0.97%) 5G
4 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 3 (0.97%) LTE
4 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.65%) 4G
5 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.65%) GSM
5 2 (0.65%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.65%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.32%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.18%) MySQL
2 37 (11.97%) Pentaho
3 22 (7.12%) SQL Server
4 17 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.18%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.56%) Big Data
7 11 (3.56%) Impala
7 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.29%) Ingres
12 3 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 90 (29.13%) Jenkins
2 86 (27.83%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.03%) Selenium
4 24 (7.77%) JUnit
5 22 (7.12%) Bitbucket
5 22 (7.12%) SoapUI
6 19 (6.15%) Subversion
7 18 (5.83%) JMeter
8 16 (5.18%) Artifactory
8 16 (5.18%) Maven
9 14 (4.53%) LoadRunner
10 12 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (3.56%) JIRA Agile
12 10 (3.24%) TeamCity
13 9 (2.91%) Checkstyle
14 8 (2.59%) CA Gen
14 8 (2.59%) GitLab
15 6 (1.94%) Zephyr
16 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.29%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (13.27%) Finance
2 11 (3.56%) Retail
3 10 (3.24%) Electronics
3 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Games
8 2 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (33.01%) Developer
2 51 (16.50%) Analyst
3 44 (14.24%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (6.80%) Scrum Master
6 20 (6.47%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.83%) Test Analyst
8 17 (5.50%) Tester
9 14 (4.53%) ETL Developer
9 14 (4.53%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.53%) SQL Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Data Migration Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 13 (4.21%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (4.21%) Test Engineer
11 11 (3.56%) QA Tester
12 10 (3.24%) Administrator
12 10 (3.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.94%) Web Services
2 39 (12.62%) Spring
3 26 (8.41%) SOAP
4 25 (8.09%) REST
5 20 (6.47%) XML
6 19 (6.15%) J2EE
6 19 (6.15%) Spring Boot
7 15 (4.85%) JSON
8 14 (4.53%) AngularJS
8 14 (4.53%) RESTful
9 13 (4.21%) HTML
10 12 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (3.56%) CSS
11 11 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (3.24%) .NET
12 10 (3.24%) RAML
13 8 (2.59%) JMS
14 7 (2.27%) Java EE
15 6 (1.94%) Angular 2
15 6 (1.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.53%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (4.21%) Reference Data
4 9 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.59%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.29%) RIA
10 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.65%) CMDB
11 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.65%) iPad
11 2 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.92%) Linux
2 43 (13.92%) Unix
3 29 (9.39%) Windows
4 11 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.29%) Android
5 4 (1.29%) CentOS
6 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.65%) Solaris
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (40.13%) Scrum
3 75 (24.27%) Test Automation
4 72 (23.30%) DevOps
5 60 (19.42%) TDD
6 59 (19.09%) User Stories
7 52 (16.83%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 51 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (15.86%) BDD
10 44 (14.24%) Kanban
11 42 (13.59%) Configuration Management
12 39 (12.62%) ETL
13 36 (11.65%) Test Scripting
14 34 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (10.36%) Acceptance Criteria
16 30 (9.71%) Test Strategy
17 29 (9.39%) Coaching
18 28 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
19 26 (8.41%) Open Source
20 25 (8.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 116 (37.54%) Java
2 83 (26.86%) SQL
3 40 (12.94%) Python
4 30 (9.71%) Perl
5 29 (9.39%) C#
5 29 (9.39%) PL/SQL
6 27 (8.74%) Shell Script
7 23 (7.44%) Java 8
8 18 (5.83%) Ruby
9 11 (3.56%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.24%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.91%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.59%) PHP
12 8 (2.59%) Scala
13 7 (2.27%) Groovy
14 6 (1.94%) C
15 4 (1.29%) C++
16 3 (0.97%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 57 (18.45%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.18%) ISEB
4 15 (4.85%) Degree
5 14 (4.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.97%) OCPJP
7 3 (0.97%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.65%) ACSP
8 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.65%) MCSE
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCNA
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.71%) QA
2 16 (5.18%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.62%) PMO
4 3 (0.97%) GDPR
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (7.12%) Docker
2 5 (1.62%) Firmware
3 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) NFS
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (12.30%) Ansible
2 21 (6.80%) Puppet
3 19 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.56%) Terraform
5 8 (2.59%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.62%) Salt
7 4 (1.29%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.65%) Rancher
9 1 (0.32%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) Mesos
9 1 (0.32%) WSUS
9 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 96 (31.07%) Oracle
2 26 (8.41%) Atlassian
3 19 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.21%) Talend
5 12 (3.88%) webMethods
6 11 (3.56%) BEA
7 10 (3.24%) Informatica
8 9 (2.91%) SAP
9 8 (2.59%) Pega
10 7 (2.27%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.29%) HP
11 4 (1.29%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.29%) VMware
12 3 (0.97%) Google
12 3 (0.97%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.97%) Sun
13 2 (0.65%) IBM
13 2 (0.65%) Splunk