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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 50 35 58
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 21 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.33% 4.22% 2.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.54% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 22
Median daily rate £450 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £246 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £415 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 160 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.08% 10.55% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 90 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (69.49%) Java
3 32 (54.24%) BDD
4 28 (47.46%) Python
5 25 (42.37%) Scrum
6 22 (37.29%) Cucumber
7 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 20 (33.90%) Maven
8 19 (32.20%) Open Source
8 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
9 17 (28.81%) OpenLayers
9 17 (28.81%) TDD
10 16 (27.12%) JBehave
10 16 (27.12%) GeoServer
10 16 (27.12%) Gradle
10 16 (27.12%) PostGIS
11 15 (25.42%) Leaflet
11 15 (25.42%) Selenium
11 15 (25.42%) ESRI
12 14 (23.73%) SQL
12 14 (23.73%) Web Services
13 12 (20.34%) QA
14 11 (18.64%) REST
15 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
15 10 (16.95%) Microservices
15 10 (16.95%) SDLC
15 10 (16.95%) Linux
16 9 (15.25%) Migration
16 9 (15.25%) GIS
16 9 (15.25%) Degree

JIRA
Top Related 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 (27.12%) GeoServer
2 6 (10.17%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Liferay
5 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Sonata
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.69%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.25%) GIS
2 9 (15.25%) Spatial Data
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Cucumber
2 20 (33.90%) Maven
3 16 (27.12%) Gradle
3 16 (27.12%) JBehave
4 15 (25.42%) Selenium
5 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.78%) Subversion
8 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
8 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.08%) JMeter
9 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.69%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.69%) Ant
10 1 (1.69%) git-flow
10 1 (1.69%) GitLab
10 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Java Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Angular Developer
5 7 (11.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Open Source Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Python Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
2 17 (28.81%) OpenLayers
3 16 (27.12%) PostGIS
4 15 (25.42%) Leaflet
5 14 (23.73%) Web Services
6 11 (18.64%) REST
7 7 (11.86%) Spring
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
9 4 (6.78%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) jQuery
9 4 (6.78%) Spring Boot
10 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.08%) JSON
10 3 (5.08%) Middleware
10 3 (5.08%) Node.js
10 3 (5.08%) RESTful
10 3 (5.08%) SOAP
10 3 (5.08%) Struts
10 3 (5.08%) Struts2
10 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Animation
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) BDD
3 25 (42.37%) Scrum
4 19 (32.20%) Open Source
5 17 (28.81%) TDD
6 10 (16.95%) Microservices
6 10 (16.95%) SDLC
7 9 (15.25%) DevOps
7 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 9 (15.25%) Open Source Development
8 8 (13.56%) Data Migration
9 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Change Management
11 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 4 (6.78%) User Stories
11 4 (6.78%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) Python
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.78%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) ESRI
2 4 (6.78%) FNZ
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Alterian
4 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) New Relic
4 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) WSO2
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