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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 69 89
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 85 62 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.70% 2.45% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.77% 17.82% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 39
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 430 348 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.70% 13.73% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 236 244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.79% -2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +10 25 £463 +2.77% 1
Bedfordshire -1 18 £475 +18.75% 1
Hertfordshire -9 17 £425 -10.52% 6
Cambridgeshire -3 13 £275 -19.11% 8
Norfolk +6 8 £185 -58.88% 4
Suffolk - 3 £325 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 123 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (46.67%) Confluence
3 60 (36.36%) Scrum
4 55 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 54 (32.73%) TDD
6 49 (29.70%) BDD
7 45 (27.27%) Selenium
7 45 (27.27%) Java
8 41 (24.85%) Git (software)
9 39 (23.64%) User Stories
10 35 (21.21%) DevOps
10 35 (21.21%) QA
11 34 (20.61%) Kanban
12 32 (19.39%) SQL
13 30 (18.18%) Software Testing
14 29 (17.58%) Cucumber
15 28 (16.97%) Jenkins
15 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
16 27 (16.36%) SoapUI
17 26 (15.76%) Python
18 24 (14.55%) SOA
18 24 (14.55%) .NET
18 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
18 24 (14.55%) ISEB
18 24 (14.55%) ISTQB
18 24 (14.55%) SDLC
19 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (13.94%) JMeter
20 22 (13.33%) Windows
20 22 (13.33%) Linux

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 (46.67%) Confluence
2 12 (7.27%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.64%) CMS
5 3 (1.82%) IIS
5 3 (1.82%) JBoss
5 3 (1.82%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.21%) Unica
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (3.64%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.03%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.21%) GitHub
5 2 (1.21%) SaaS
5 2 (1.21%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) Intranet
2 3 (1.82%) Broadband
2 3 (1.82%) Internet
2 3 (1.82%) NAS
2 3 (1.82%) WAN
2 3 (1.82%) Wireless
3 2 (1.21%) 802.11
3 2 (1.21%) ADSL
3 2 (1.21%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.21%) IPv4
3 2 (1.21%) IPv6
3 2 (1.21%) UPnP
3 2 (1.21%) VDSL
3 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.21%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.42%) MySQL
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.82%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.21%) Redis
5 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (27.27%) Selenium
2 41 (24.85%) Git (software)
3 29 (17.58%) Cucumber
4 28 (16.97%) Jenkins
5 27 (16.36%) SoapUI
6 23 (13.94%) JMeter
7 19 (11.52%) JIRA Agile
8 18 (10.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (9.70%) LoadRunner
10 13 (7.88%) Maven
10 13 (7.88%) TeamCity
11 12 (7.27%) Ant
11 12 (7.27%) Bitbucket
11 12 (7.27%) JUnit
12 10 (6.06%) Subversion
13 9 (5.45%) Calabash
13 9 (5.45%) Capybara
14 8 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (4.85%) WebDriver
15 7 (4.24%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (12.73%) Retail
2 17 (10.30%) Finance
3 8 (4.85%) Marketing
4 5 (3.03%) Legal
5 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.82%) Law
7 2 (1.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.21%) Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.00%) Tester
2 27 (16.36%) Analyst
3 23 (13.94%) Developer
4 21 (12.73%) Scrum Master
5 16 (9.70%) Test Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 9 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Agile Coach
10 7 (4.24%) Agile Scrum Master
10 7 (4.24%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Mobile Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Performance Tester
11 6 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.03%) Architect
12 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.55%) .NET
2 18 (10.91%) XML
3 16 (9.70%) Web Services
4 14 (8.48%) REST
5 12 (7.27%) SOAP
6 10 (6.06%) HTML
7 9 (5.45%) JSON
8 8 (4.85%) J2EE
8 8 (4.85%) RESTful
9 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.24%) CSS
9 7 (4.24%) Node.js
10 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.64%) Gherkin
10 6 (3.64%) Hibernate
10 6 (3.64%) jQuery
10 6 (3.64%) Spring
11 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.03%) WCF
11 5 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Virtual Team
2 17 (10.30%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (8.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.85%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.24%) RIA
6 5 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.03%) STB
6 5 (3.03%) User Experience
7 4 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.82%) W3C
9 2 (1.21%) PMI
10 1 (0.61%) CMDB
10 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.61%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.33%) Linux
1 22 (13.33%) Windows
2 16 (9.70%) Android
2 16 (9.70%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.06%) Unix
4 4 (2.42%) CentOS
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.42%) Solaris
4 4 (2.42%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.21%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.36%) Scrum
3 55 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 54 (32.73%) TDD
5 49 (29.70%) BDD
6 39 (23.64%) User Stories
7 35 (21.21%) DevOps
8 34 (20.61%) Kanban
9 30 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 24 (14.55%) SDLC
10 24 (14.55%) SOA
11 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (13.33%) Software Delivery
13 21 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (11.52%) Test Scripting
15 17 (10.30%) Project Planning
16 16 (9.70%) Coaching
17 15 (9.09%) OO
18 14 (8.48%) Configuration Management
18 14 (8.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.27%) Java
2 32 (19.39%) SQL
3 28 (16.97%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.76%) Python
5 21 (12.73%) Ruby
6 18 (10.91%) C#
7 14 (8.48%) C
8 7 (4.24%) PHP
9 5 (3.03%) Perl
9 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.42%) C++
10 4 (2.42%) Clojure
10 4 (2.42%) F#
10 4 (2.42%) Go
10 4 (2.42%) Rust
11 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.21%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) ISEB
1 24 (14.55%) ISTQB
2 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.21%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSE
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.21%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.82%) PMO
3 3 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) Docker
2 5 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (9.09%) Ansible
2 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.03%) Puppet
4 4 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.42%) Pingdom
5 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.82%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.61%) Terraform
6 1 (0.61%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.91%) Atlassian
3 12 (7.27%) Oracle
4 10 (6.06%) Google
5 8 (4.85%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.64%) HP
7 5 (3.03%) IBM
8 4 (2.42%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.42%) PagerDuty
8 4 (2.42%) Tableau
9 3 (1.82%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.21%) hybris
10 2 (1.21%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.61%) Ensighten
11 1 (0.61%) F5
11 1 (0.61%) Meraki
11 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.61%) Splunk
11 1 (0.61%) WSO2
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago