Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 48 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 +29
Contract jobs citing JIRA 262 211 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.29% 4.33% 2.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.93% 23.39% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 156 88
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £328 £250 £282
90th Percentile £600 £564 £599
England median daily rate £450 £463 £440
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.11% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +57.27% -47.62%
10th Percentile £22.70 £39.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.75 £28.75
England median hourly rate £44.13 £40.00 £40.94
% change year-on-year +10.31% -2.28% +3.98%

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 938 902 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.93% 18.52% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 549 420
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £298 £263
90th Percentile £589 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 28
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £29.11 £35.80 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.88 £63.75 £52.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +7 96 £500 +11.11% 14
Cambridgeshire +29 66 £405 +6.23% 37
Hertfordshire +7 57 £510 +27.50% 25
Bedfordshire -2 29 £450 +9.09% 6
Suffolk -17 10 £438 +9.38% 3
Norfolk +10 2 £363 +45.00% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 194 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (44.27%) Confluence
3 94 (35.88%) Scrum
4 87 (33.21%) Java
5 86 (32.82%) SQL
6 68 (25.95%) Jenkins
7 66 (25.19%) Test Automation
8 61 (23.28%) Oracle
9 60 (22.90%) Git (software)
10 55 (20.99%) TDD
11 54 (20.61%) DevOps
12 51 (19.47%) Security Cleared
13 49 (18.70%) Linux
14 46 (17.56%) User Stories
15 41 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
16 36 (13.74%) SC Cleared
16 36 (13.74%) Kanban
16 36 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (13.74%) BDD
17 35 (13.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 33 (12.60%) Software Delivery
18 33 (12.60%) Ansible
19 32 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (12.21%) Atlassian
19 32 (12.21%) Python
19 32 (12.21%) Finance
20 31 (11.83%) Test Scripting
20 31 (11.83%) Acceptance Criteria
21 30 (11.45%) Selenium
21 30 (11.45%) PL/SQL

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
1 116 (44.27%) Confluence
2 11 (4.20%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.53%) Mule
5 3 (1.15%) Apache
5 3 (1.15%) JBoss
5 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.76%) HFM
3 2 (0.76%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.96%) GitHub
4 6 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.29%) SaaS
5 5 (1.91%) Office 365
6 3 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.76%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Slack
8 1 (0.38%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (4.20%) Wireless
2 10 (3.82%) Bluetooth
2 10 (3.82%) WLAN
3 8 (3.05%) HTTP
3 8 (3.05%) Internet
4 4 (1.53%) SSL
5 3 (1.15%) LAN
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) Firewall
6 2 (0.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) DHCP
7 1 (0.38%) IPsec
7 1 (0.38%) RTCP
7 1 (0.38%) RTP
7 1 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.38%) TACACS
7 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.02%) Pentaho
3 20 (7.63%) MySQL
4 12 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.44%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.91%) Big Data
9 5 (1.91%) Impala
9 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (1.15%) QlikView
11 3 (1.15%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 68 (25.95%) Jenkins
2 60 (22.90%) Git (software)
3 30 (11.45%) Selenium
4 22 (8.40%) Subversion
5 21 (8.02%) JMeter
6 20 (7.63%) SoapUI
7 18 (6.87%) Maven
8 15 (5.73%) Bitbucket
8 15 (5.73%) LoadRunner
9 13 (4.96%) GitLab
10 10 (3.82%) Zephyr
11 9 (3.44%) Artifactory
11 9 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.44%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (3.44%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.05%) JUnit
13 7 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (2.67%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.29%) Checkstyle
15 5 (1.91%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (12.21%) Finance
2 7 (2.67%) Back Office
3 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.91%) Electronics
4 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.91%) Retail
5 4 (1.53%) Legal
5 4 (1.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (28.63%) Developer
2 54 (20.61%) Analyst
3 31 (11.83%) Java Developer
4 24 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (7.25%) Business Analyst
5 19 (7.25%) Scrum Master
6 16 (6.11%) Test Analyst
6 16 (6.11%) Test Engineer
6 16 (6.11%) Tester
7 13 (4.96%) ETL Developer
7 13 (4.96%) SQL Developer
8 11 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.82%) Data Migration Developer
9 10 (3.82%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 10 (3.82%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (3.44%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (3.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.69%) XML
2 22 (8.40%) Web Services
3 21 (8.02%) Spring
4 19 (7.25%) JSON
5 17 (6.49%) AngularJS
5 17 (6.49%) CSS
6 15 (5.73%) Spring Boot
7 14 (5.34%) SOAP
8 12 (4.58%) .NET
8 12 (4.58%) REST
9 11 (4.20%) RESTful
10 10 (3.82%) HTML
10 10 (3.82%) J2EE
11 9 (3.44%) CSS3
11 9 (3.44%) JMS
12 7 (2.67%) Dropwizard
12 7 (2.67%) Middleware
12 7 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.29%) Angular 2
14 5 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.49%) User Experience
3 11 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.20%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.82%) Reference Data
5 9 (3.44%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.15%) IPTV
11 3 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.38%) FMCG
13 1 (0.38%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.70%) Linux
2 20 (7.63%) Unix
2 20 (7.63%) Windows
3 10 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.15%) Android
4 3 (1.15%) Solaris
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) VMS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (74.05%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (35.88%) Scrum
3 66 (25.19%) Test Automation
4 55 (20.99%) TDD
5 54 (20.61%) DevOps
6 46 (17.56%) User Stories
7 41 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (13.74%) BDD
8 36 (13.74%) Kanban
9 35 (13.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 33 (12.60%) Software Delivery
11 32 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (11.83%) Acceptance Criteria
12 31 (11.83%) Test Scripting
13 30 (11.45%) Configuration Management
14 29 (11.07%) Mentoring
15 25 (9.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (9.54%) ETL
15 25 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (9.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.21%) Java
2 86 (32.82%) SQL
3 32 (12.21%) Python
4 30 (11.45%) PL/SQL
5 27 (10.31%) Perl
6 23 (8.78%) Java 8
7 18 (6.87%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.49%) C
8 17 (6.49%) C#
8 17 (6.49%) Ruby
9 10 (3.82%) JavaScript
10 9 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.29%) Scala
12 6 (2.29%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.91%) PHP
13 5 (1.91%) VB
14 4 (1.53%) Groovy
15 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.96%) ISEB
3 13 (4.96%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.20%) Degree
5 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.76%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) CCNP
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.16%) QA
2 9 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.53%) PMO
4 3 (1.15%) GDPR
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Docker
2 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.15%) Firmware
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) NFS
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (12.60%) Ansible
2 12 (4.58%) Terraform
3 11 (4.20%) Puppet
4 9 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.91%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.91%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.15%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.76%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.76%) Rancher
9 1 (0.38%) Kibana
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
9 1 (0.38%) Mesos
9 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.38%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (23.28%) Oracle
2 32 (12.21%) Atlassian
3 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.82%) Talend
5 9 (3.44%) Informatica
5 9 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.44%) SAP
6 7 (2.67%) HP
6 7 (2.67%) webMethods
7 5 (1.91%) BEA
7 5 (1.91%) Pega
8 4 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.15%) hybris
9 3 (1.15%) New Relic
9 3 (1.15%) Perforce
9 3 (1.15%) Splunk
9 3 (1.15%) Tableau
9 3 (1.15%) VMware
10 2 (0.76%) Sage