Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 +31
Contract jobs citing JIRA 36 74 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.33% 3.63% 4.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.95% 21.08% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 61
Median daily rate £504 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.59% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £325
90th Percentile £660 £556 £600
Scotland median daily rate £500 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £44.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.61% -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £44.27
% change year-on-year -17.65% -4.00% -

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 103 351 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.24% 17.20% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 180 306
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £323 £313 £325
90th Percentile £538 £556 £619
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £44.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.56% +2.03%
Median hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +5.13% -10.12%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Public Sector
3 16 (44.44%) Confluence
4 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
4 13 (36.11%) IBM
5 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
5 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
5 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.78%) Curam
6 10 (27.78%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 8 (22.22%) DB2
9 7 (19.44%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Java
11 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
12 4 (11.11%) Project Management
12 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (11.11%) HTML
12 4 (11.11%) CSS
12 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
12 4 (11.11%) Subversion
12 4 (11.11%) QA
12 4 (11.11%) Kanban
12 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
12 4 (11.11%) User Stories
12 4 (11.11%) Backlog Management
12 4 (11.11%) Product Backlog

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 16 (44.44%) Confluence
2 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) SAS
4 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Azure
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.78%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) GitLab
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Postman
4 2 (5.56%) REST Assured
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (8.33%) Administrator
2 3 (8.33%) Architect
2 3 (8.33%) Product Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.33%) SAS Administrator
2 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
2 3 (8.33%) Scrum Master
3 2 (5.56%) Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Web Publisher
4 1 (2.78%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
4 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) CSS
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) AWT
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (30.56%) Programme Management
2 11 (30.56%) Refactoring
2 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Backlog Management
6 4 (11.11%) Kanban
6 4 (11.11%) Product Backlog
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (8.33%) API Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Business Case
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) People Management
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) APMP
1 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) Curam
3 3 (8.33%) BEA
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) Tanium