Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 29 66
Rank change year-on-year -40 +37 +27
Contract jobs citing JIRA 81 91 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.80% 5.10% 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.65% 26.69% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 29
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £316 £247 £250
90th Percentile £531 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -40.91% -

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 459 341 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.86% 19.11% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 209 207
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £299 £312 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.23% -14.99%
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £24.91 £40.38
% change year-on-year +20.43% -38.31% -4.99%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 67 (82.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
3 22 (27.16%) Finance
4 21 (25.93%) Banking
4 21 (25.93%) Confluence
5 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (24.69%) Java
5 20 (24.69%) SQL
6 19 (23.46%) Linux
7 18 (22.22%) Web Services
8 16 (19.75%) Python
8 16 (19.75%) BDD
8 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.52%) DevOps
9 15 (18.52%) User Stories
9 15 (18.52%) Scrum
10 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.81%) CMS
11 12 (14.81%) Subversion
12 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
12 11 (13.58%) Ansible
12 11 (13.58%) Axure RP
12 11 (13.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (13.58%) Sitecore
13 10 (12.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 10 (12.35%) Use Case
13 10 (12.35%) User Experience
13 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
13 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
14 9 (11.11%) Artifactory

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 21 (25.93%) Confluence
2 12 (14.81%) CMS
3 11 (13.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.41%) JBoss
6 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.94%) SAS
8 2 (2.47%) IIS
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Lucidchart
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) Power BI
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Subversion
2 11 (13.58%) Axure RP
3 10 (12.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (9.88%) Selenium
6 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
6 7 (8.64%) Zephyr
7 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.41%) Bitbucket
8 5 (6.17%) Ant
8 5 (6.17%) Maven
8 5 (6.17%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.47%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (2.47%) NUnit
10 2 (2.47%) Redmine
10 2 (2.47%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 21 (25.93%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Test Analyst
3 18 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Digital Business Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Agile Coach
11 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 2 (2.47%) DevOps Consultant
13 2 (2.47%) Lead Business Analyst
13 2 (2.47%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Web Services
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
3 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) Middleware
4 5 (6.17%) REST
4 5 (6.17%) SOAP
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (3.70%) XSLT
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) Ajax
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 2 (2.47%) LESS
7 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.47%) WCF
7 2 (2.47%) WinForms
7 2 (2.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) PMI
4 3 (3.70%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) DataPower
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (82.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
3 20 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (19.75%) BDD
5 15 (18.52%) DevOps
5 15 (18.52%) Scrum
5 15 (18.52%) User Stories
6 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.35%) Use Case
9 8 (9.88%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Business Change Management
10 7 (8.64%) Business Process Improvement
10 7 (8.64%) Change Management
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.64%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Manual Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) Process Improvement
10 7 (8.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) Java
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) Python
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.94%) C#
4 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Dart
6 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (2.47%) PMO
2 2 (2.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Ansible
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Salt
4 1 (1.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Sitecore
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Teradata
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.23%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) Pega
6 1 (1.23%) Progress
6 1 (1.23%) SAP