Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +36 +16 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 263 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.18% 2.63% 2.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.42% 19.01% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 82 80
East of England median daily rate £421 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.39% +21.62% +5.71%
10th Percentile £279 £271 £263
90th Percentile £575 £586 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £38.00 £45.00 £46.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £45.00 £59.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 959 668 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.90% 13.83% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 404 483
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +25 74 £481 +0.26% 3
Cambridgeshire +34 68 £380 -5.00% 3
Hertfordshire -11 52 £375 -16.67% 10
Bedfordshire +9 47 £450 - 4
Norfolk +8 12 £375 -46.43% 1
Suffolk +22 10 £400 - 2
East Anglia -1 2 £485 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 191 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (49.05%) Confluence
3 94 (35.74%) Scrum
4 69 (26.24%) Git (software)
5 68 (25.86%) Java
6 63 (23.95%) Test Automation
7 59 (22.43%) Finance
8 57 (21.67%) TDD
9 56 (21.29%) Atlassian
10 55 (20.91%) Kanban
10 55 (20.91%) BDD
11 53 (20.15%) Jenkins
12 51 (19.39%) SQL
13 48 (18.25%) Linux
13 48 (18.25%) Retail
13 48 (18.25%) User Stories
13 48 (18.25%) SoapUI
13 48 (18.25%) DevOps
14 46 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (16.73%) SOAP
16 43 (16.35%) Python
16 43 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 43 (16.35%) Selenium
17 42 (15.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 41 (15.59%) JavaScript
19 40 (15.21%) Oracle
19 40 (15.21%) Web Services
19 40 (15.21%) SDLC
19 40 (15.21%) Defect Management
20 39 (14.83%) SOA

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
1 129 (49.05%) Confluence
2 33 (12.55%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.60%) WebLogic
4 18 (6.84%) WebSphere
5 17 (6.46%) JBoss
5 17 (6.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.28%) HipChat
2 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) SessionCam
2 2 (0.76%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.38%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.66%) GitHub
3 7 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.66%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.90%) Office 365
5 5 (1.90%) PaaS
5 5 (1.90%) SaaS
6 3 (1.14%) Force.com
6 3 (1.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) Wireless
2 7 (2.66%) Internet
3 6 (2.28%) ATM
3 6 (2.28%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.28%) Broadband
3 6 (2.28%) MQTT
3 6 (2.28%) NAS
4 4 (1.52%) 802.11
4 4 (1.52%) ADSL
4 4 (1.52%) HTTP
4 4 (1.52%) IPv4
4 4 (1.52%) IPv6
4 4 (1.52%) UPnP
4 4 (1.52%) VDSL
4 4 (1.52%) WAN
4 4 (1.52%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.76%) SMS
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) Oracle Database
1 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.84%) RDBMS
2 18 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.70%) MySQL
4 10 (3.80%) DB2
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.66%) Redis
8 6 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.14%) Big Data
9 3 (1.14%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.76%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 69 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.15%) Jenkins
3 48 (18.25%) SoapUI
4 43 (16.35%) Selenium
5 42 (15.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (14.07%) Maven
7 35 (13.31%) JUnit
8 29 (11.03%) Cucumber
9 28 (10.65%) JIRA Agile
10 26 (9.89%) TeamCity
11 23 (8.75%) Bitbucket
12 22 (8.37%) Ant
12 22 (8.37%) WebDriver
13 16 (6.08%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (5.70%) Subversion
14 15 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (5.32%) JMeter
16 13 (4.94%) Gradle
17 11 (4.18%) JBehave
18 8 (3.04%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (22.43%) Finance
2 48 (18.25%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Banking
3 9 (3.42%) Marketing
4 8 (3.04%) Games
4 8 (3.04%) Legal
5 7 (2.66%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (2.66%) Law
6 5 (1.90%) Automotive
7 2 (0.76%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (19.01%) Analyst
1 50 (19.01%) Developer
2 38 (14.45%) Tester
3 35 (13.31%) Scrum Master
4 26 (9.89%) Test Analyst
5 19 (7.22%) Architect
5 19 (7.22%) Test Engineer
6 18 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.46%) Automation Tester
7 17 (6.46%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.70%) Software Tester
9 12 (4.56%) Agile Coach
10 11 (4.18%) Agile Scrum Master
10 11 (4.18%) Consultant
11 10 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (3.80%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.42%) Junior
12 9 (3.42%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.04%) QA Tester
13 8 (3.04%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.73%) SOAP
2 40 (15.21%) Web Services
3 39 (14.83%) RESTful
4 37 (14.07%) .NET
5 34 (12.93%) XML
6 32 (12.17%) Middleware
7 30 (11.41%) J2EE
8 27 (10.27%) JSON
8 27 (10.27%) Spring
9 26 (9.89%) REST
10 21 (7.98%) HTML
11 20 (7.60%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.22%) CSS
13 17 (6.46%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.08%) HTML5
15 14 (5.32%) Gherkin
16 11 (4.18%) jQuery
17 10 (3.80%) Node.js
18 9 (3.42%) JAX-RS
18 9 (3.42%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.41%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (9.51%) Virtual Team
3 19 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.46%) RIA
5 12 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.04%) STB
8 6 (2.28%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.14%) User Experience
11 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.76%) CMDB
11 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.76%) IVR
12 1 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.25%) Linux
2 35 (13.31%) Windows
3 26 (9.89%) Unix
4 15 (5.70%) Solaris
5 13 (4.94%) Android
6 12 (4.56%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.66%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.28%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (35.74%) Scrum
3 63 (23.95%) Test Automation
4 57 (21.67%) TDD
5 55 (20.91%) BDD
5 55 (20.91%) Kanban
6 48 (18.25%) DevOps
6 48 (18.25%) User Stories
7 46 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (16.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (15.21%) Defect Management
9 40 (15.21%) SDLC
10 39 (14.83%) SOA
11 38 (14.45%) Software Testing
12 37 (14.07%) Acceptance Criteria
13 35 (13.31%) Software Delivery
14 28 (10.65%) E-Commerce
14 28 (10.65%) Functional Testing
14 28 (10.65%) Test Scripting
15 25 (9.51%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.86%) Java
2 51 (19.39%) SQL
3 43 (16.35%) Python
4 41 (15.59%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.41%) Ruby
6 20 (7.60%) C#
7 19 (7.22%) C
8 17 (6.46%) Perl
9 14 (5.32%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.04%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.66%) Apple Swift
13 6 (2.28%) C++
13 6 (2.28%) PHP
14 5 (1.90%) Embedded C
14 5 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.52%) Groovy
15 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.14%) VB
16 3 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.46%) Degree
2 16 (6.08%) ISEB
3 11 (4.18%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.03%) QA
2 6 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.28%) GCP
3 4 (1.52%) PMO
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 21 (7.98%) Docker
2 6 (2.28%) Firmware
3 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (8.37%) Ansible
2 20 (7.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.66%) Puppet
4 6 (2.28%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (2.28%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.28%) Mesos
4 6 (2.28%) Rancher
5 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.52%) SCCM
6 2 (0.76%) Terraform
7 1 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (21.29%) Atlassian
2 40 (15.21%) Oracle
3 21 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.56%) HP
4 12 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.80%) CA
6 9 (3.42%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.90%) hybris
8 4 (1.52%) Adobe
8 4 (1.52%) Google
8 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.14%) Ensighten
9 3 (1.14%) IBM
9 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.76%) Sonatype
10 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.38%) Nimsoft
11 1 (0.38%) Pega
11 1 (0.38%) Tableau