Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 42 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 +35 +15
Contract jobs citing JIRA 324 263 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.42% 5.18% 2.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.21% 27.77% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 196 82
East of England median daily rate £475 £421 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.76% -6.39% +21.62%
10th Percentile £325 £279 £271
90th Percentile £590 £575 £586
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.22% -14.29%
England median hourly rate £44.50 £37.50 £39.44
% change year-on-year +18.67% -4.91% +0.17%

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 1,038 947 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.56% 18.65% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 584 404
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £302 £261
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 36
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.78% +1.41%
10th Percentile £25.40 £36.25 £32.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £53.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +4 122 £500 +3.90% 9
Cambridgeshire +20 84 £425 +11.84% 43
Hertfordshire +21 80 £538 +43.33% 19
Bedfordshire -6 30 £438 -2.78% 7
Suffolk -8 7 £400 - 5
Norfolk -1 1 - - 3
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 225 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (45.06%) Confluence
3 132 (40.74%) Java
4 110 (33.95%) Scrum
5 101 (31.17%) SQL
6 95 (29.32%) Oracle
6 95 (29.32%) Jenkins
7 85 (26.23%) Test Automation
8 83 (25.62%) Git (software)
9 76 (23.46%) Linux
10 73 (22.53%) DevOps
11 68 (20.99%) Security Cleared
12 61 (18.83%) TDD
13 56 (17.28%) User Stories
14 54 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (15.43%) SC Cleared
16 49 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
17 48 (14.81%) Finance
18 45 (13.89%) Configuration Management
18 45 (13.89%) BDD
18 45 (13.89%) Ansible
19 44 (13.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
20 43 (13.27%) Web Services
21 41 (12.65%) Kanban
22 39 (12.04%) Python
23 38 (11.73%) Spring
23 38 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (11.73%) Software Delivery
24 37 (11.42%) Test Scripting
24 37 (11.42%) Selenium

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
1 146 (45.06%) Confluence
2 17 (5.25%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.78%) Mule
4 8 (2.47%) JBoss
5 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.23%) Apache
6 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.62%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.31%) HFM
4 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.31%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.17%) GitHub
4 7 (2.16%) SaaS
5 6 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.85%) Office 365
6 4 (1.23%) Slack
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.93%) G Suite
7 3 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.31%) IaaS
9 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.94%) Wireless
2 13 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (3.70%) Bluetooth
3 12 (3.70%) WLAN
4 11 (3.40%) Internet
5 7 (2.16%) HTTP
6 4 (1.23%) SSL
6 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.93%) LAN
8 2 (0.62%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.62%) 4G
8 2 (0.62%) 5G
8 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.62%) GSM
8 2 (0.62%) LTE
8 2 (0.62%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.31%) Junos
9 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
9 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.11%) MySQL
2 35 (10.80%) Pentaho
3 25 (7.72%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 12 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (2.47%) Impala
11 7 (2.16%) Big Data
11 7 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.62%) GIS
14 2 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 95 (29.32%) Jenkins
2 83 (25.62%) Git (software)
3 37 (11.42%) Selenium
4 28 (8.64%) Subversion
5 25 (7.72%) SoapUI
6 24 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 24 (7.41%) JMeter
7 21 (6.48%) JUnit
7 21 (6.48%) Maven
8 19 (5.86%) LoadRunner
9 14 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (4.32%) TeamCity
10 13 (4.01%) Artifactory
10 13 (4.01%) GitLab
11 9 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
12 8 (2.47%) Zephyr
13 7 (2.16%) Checkstyle
14 6 (1.85%) CA Gen
14 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.54%) HP UFT
General
1 48 (14.81%) Finance
2 11 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.09%) Electronics
4 9 (2.78%) Marketing
4 9 (2.78%) Retail
5 8 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.85%) Back Office
7 4 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 104 (32.10%) Developer
2 58 (17.90%) Analyst
3 49 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 33 (10.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (6.17%) Business Analyst
6 17 (5.25%) SQL Developer
6 17 (5.25%) Test Analyst
6 17 (5.25%) Tester
7 16 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (4.94%) Scrum Master
8 15 (4.63%) Data Migration Developer
8 15 (4.63%) ETL Developer
8 15 (4.63%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 15 (4.63%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 15 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
8 15 (4.63%) Test Engineer
9 13 (4.01%) Administrator
10 12 (3.70%) Pentaho Developer
11 11 (3.40%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (3.40%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.27%) Web Services
2 38 (11.73%) Spring
3 31 (9.57%) XML
4 25 (7.72%) JSON
4 25 (7.72%) SOAP
5 24 (7.41%) REST
6 20 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 20 (6.17%) CSS
7 19 (5.86%) Spring Boot
8 18 (5.56%) J2EE
9 17 (5.25%) HTML
10 16 (4.94%) RESTful
11 15 (4.63%) JMS
12 14 (4.32%) .NET
13 12 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (2.78%) CSS3
15 8 (2.47%) HTML5
15 8 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (2.16%) Java EE
16 7 (2.16%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.63%) Reference Data
3 12 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (3.70%) User Experience
4 11 (3.40%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.09%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.62%) FMCG
12 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
12 2 (0.62%) iPhone
12 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.46%) Linux
2 34 (10.49%) Unix
3 30 (9.26%) Windows
4 14 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.23%) Android
5 4 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) Solaris
7 2 (0.62%) CentOS
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) VMS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (33.95%) Scrum
3 85 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 73 (22.53%) DevOps
5 61 (18.83%) TDD
6 56 (17.28%) User Stories
7 54 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (13.89%) BDD
8 45 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 44 (13.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 41 (12.65%) Kanban
11 38 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (11.73%) Software Delivery
12 37 (11.42%) Test Scripting
13 32 (9.88%) Acceptance Criteria
14 31 (9.57%) Mentoring
14 31 (9.57%) Software Engineering
15 30 (9.26%) ETL
16 28 (8.64%) Migration
16 28 (8.64%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 132 (40.74%) Java
2 101 (31.17%) SQL
3 39 (12.04%) Python
4 35 (10.80%) PL/SQL
5 33 (10.19%) Perl
6 30 (9.26%) Java 8
7 28 (8.64%) C#
8 25 (7.72%) Shell Script
9 19 (5.86%) Ruby
10 16 (4.94%) C
11 14 (4.32%) JavaScript
12 11 (3.40%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.09%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.78%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.78%) Scala
15 7 (2.16%) Groovy
16 5 (1.54%) C++
17 4 (1.23%) PHP
17 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.63%) ISEB
3 15 (4.63%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.40%) Degree
5 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.93%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.62%) ACSP
9 2 (0.62%) CCA
9 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.62%) MCP
9 2 (0.62%) MCSE
10 1 (0.31%) CCNA
10 1 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.02%) QA
2 12 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.54%) GDPR
4 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (7.72%) Docker
2 5 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) Firmware
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (13.89%) Ansible
2 18 (5.56%) Puppet
3 15 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.70%) Terraform
5 5 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.62%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.62%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.62%) Rancher
7 2 (0.62%) Salt
8 1 (0.31%) Mesos
8 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
8 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 95 (29.32%) Oracle
2 34 (10.49%) Atlassian
3 23 (7.10%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.63%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.63%) Talend
5 14 (4.32%) SAP
6 12 (3.70%) webMethods
7 10 (3.09%) Informatica
8 9 (2.78%) BEA
9 6 (1.85%) HP
9 6 (1.85%) Pega
10 5 (1.54%) Perforce
11 4 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (1.23%) Google
11 4 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.93%) hybris
12 3 (0.93%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.93%) VMware
13 2 (0.62%) Apple
13 2 (0.62%) Sage