Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 65 31
Rank change year-on-year +22 -34 +48
Contract jobs citing JIRA 112 77 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.89% 2.64% 5.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.33% 17.04% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 49
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% +10.69%
10th Percentile £326 £263 £217
90th Percentile £543 £503 £452
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.68% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 - £32.50

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 551 452 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.12% 15.50% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 279 211
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £325 £272 £260
90th Percentile £613 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -19.34% +0.91% +6.49%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 80 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Java
3 39 (34.82%) Banking
4 37 (33.04%) Confluence
5 31 (27.68%) Test Automation
6 29 (25.89%) Finance
7 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 19 (16.96%) Scrum
8 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
9 18 (16.07%) DevOps
10 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
10 17 (15.18%) TDD
10 17 (15.18%) Web Services
11 16 (14.29%) JUnit
11 16 (14.29%) SQL
11 16 (14.29%) Spring
12 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (13.39%) Cucumber
12 15 (13.39%) Microservices
13 14 (12.50%) Selenium
14 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (11.61%) QA
14 13 (11.61%) BDD
14 13 (11.61%) Node.js
14 13 (11.61%) REST
14 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.61%) Docker
15 12 (10.71%) Bitbucket
15 12 (10.71%) Kubernetes

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 37 (33.04%) Confluence
2 6 (5.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.46%) JBoss
3 5 (4.46%) WildFly
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.68%) Chatbot
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.79%) InVision
5 2 (1.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.89%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Office 365
6 1 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Route 53
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) Calico
2 1 (0.89%) DHCP
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
2 1 (0.89%) MQTT
2 1 (0.89%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) Skype
2 1 (0.89%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.36%) Redis
3 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.68%) Big Data
5 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) Impala
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.29%) JUnit
4 15 (13.39%) Cucumber
5 14 (12.50%) Selenium
6 12 (10.71%) Bitbucket
7 10 (8.93%) Maven
7 10 (8.93%) TeamCity
8 8 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (7.14%) JMeter
8 8 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.36%) Artifactory
9 6 (5.36%) Subversion
10 5 (4.46%) Ant
10 5 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (4.46%) FishEye
11 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.68%) Protractor
11 3 (2.68%) SilkTest
11 3 (2.68%) Toad
General
1 39 (34.82%) Banking
2 29 (25.89%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Avionics
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 29 (25.89%) Developer
3 20 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 14 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Tester
10 5 (4.46%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.57%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.57%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) React Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.68%) Data Scientist
12 3 (2.68%) Performance Tester
12 3 (2.68%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.18%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) Spring
3 13 (11.61%) Node.js
3 13 (11.61%) REST
4 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.82%) RESTful
5 8 (7.14%) XML
6 7 (6.25%) .NET
6 7 (6.25%) gRPC
6 7 (6.25%) JPA
6 7 (6.25%) JSON
6 7 (6.25%) SOAP
7 6 (5.36%) Memcached
7 6 (5.36%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.46%) CSS
8 5 (4.46%) HTML
8 5 (4.46%) J2EE
8 5 (4.46%) Java EE
8 5 (4.46%) JSTL
8 5 (4.46%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.36%) User Experience
3 5 (4.46%) Fintech
4 4 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.68%) DataPower
6 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) Blog
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.79%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) Test Automation
3 19 (16.96%) Scrum
4 18 (16.07%) DevOps
5 17 (15.18%) TDD
6 15 (13.39%) Microservices
6 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (11.61%) BDD
8 12 (10.71%) OO
8 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 11 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.82%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.82%) User Stories
10 9 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (8.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.04%) UML
11 8 (7.14%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Test Management
11 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.61%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) SQL
3 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.25%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) Python
5 5 (4.46%) Groovy
5 5 (4.46%) Java 8
6 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.68%) R
8 2 (1.79%) C++
8 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) ES6
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) VB6
9 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.68%) Degree
1 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.68%) PMO
4 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.89%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.46%) Puppet
3 4 (3.57%) SCCM
3 4 (3.57%) Terraform
4 3 (2.68%) Ansible
4 3 (2.68%) Packer
5 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.89%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.89%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.82%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.25%) Oracle
4 6 (5.36%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Planview
6 1 (0.89%) CA
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) HP
6 1 (0.89%) Informatica
6 1 (0.89%) Pega
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) Tableau
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter