Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 61 39
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +42
Contract jobs citing JIRA 99 50 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.52% 2.71% 4.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.24% 17.61% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 60
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £314 £300 £255
90th Percentile £554 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 426 284 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.17% 15.39% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 196 217
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £320 £284 £263
90th Percentile £600 £513 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £45.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.75% +13.28% -15.79%
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £17.32 £33.00
% change year-on-year +73.21% -47.52% +2.33%

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 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 84 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.38%) Confluence
3 34 (34.34%) Java
4 32 (32.32%) Finance
5 31 (31.31%) Scrum
5 31 (31.31%) Banking
6 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (26.26%) Test Automation
8 22 (22.22%) SQL
9 16 (16.16%) Oracle
9 16 (16.16%) Linux
10 15 (15.15%) BDD
11 14 (14.14%) User Stories
11 14 (14.14%) DevOps
12 12 (12.12%) Microservices
12 12 (12.12%) Python
12 12 (12.12%) Selenium
13 11 (11.11%) HTML
13 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.11%) Migration
14 10 (10.10%) Kanban
14 10 (10.10%) Data Analysis
14 10 (10.10%) TeamCity
14 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
15 9 (9.09%) Project Management
15 9 (9.09%) SOAP
15 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
16 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
16 8 (8.08%) CSS

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 38 (38.38%) Confluence
2 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.02%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
4 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.02%) InVision
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.01%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.01%) MPLS
3 1 (1.01%) Skype
3 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
1 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.04%) Big Data
2 4 (4.04%) GIS
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.03%) Pentaho
3 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) Power BI
4 1 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Selenium
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.10%) TeamCity
3 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.07%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.06%) Artifactory
5 6 (6.06%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.05%) Maven
7 4 (4.04%) Ant
7 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.04%) Subversion
8 3 (3.03%) JBehave
8 3 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (3.03%) JMeter
8 3 (3.03%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.02%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.02%) git-flow
9 2 (2.02%) Phabricator
9 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 31 (31.31%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Developer
2 16 (16.16%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Scrum Master
7 8 (8.08%) Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Java Architect
11 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Software Manager
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Tester
11 3 (3.03%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) HTML
2 9 (9.09%) SOAP
3 8 (8.08%) CSS
3 8 (8.08%) Spring
4 7 (7.07%) Middleware
4 7 (7.07%) Node.js
4 7 (7.07%) React
4 7 (7.07%) REST
5 6 (6.06%) Web Services
6 5 (5.05%) .NET
6 5 (5.05%) Kafka
7 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.04%) HTML5
7 4 (4.04%) Redux
7 4 (4.04%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.03%) CSS3
9 2 (2.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.05%) iPad
4 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.02%) Fintech
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) DataPower
7 1 (1.01%) Handset
7 1 (1.01%) iPhone
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.31%) Scrum
3 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (26.26%) Test Automation
5 15 (15.15%) BDD
6 14 (14.14%) DevOps
6 14 (14.14%) User Stories
7 12 (12.12%) Microservices
8 11 (11.11%) Migration
9 10 (10.10%) Data Analysis
9 10 (10.10%) Kanban
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.07%) SOA
13 6 (6.06%) ETL
13 6 (6.06%) Manual Testing
13 6 (6.06%) Web Development
14 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
14 5 (5.05%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) Java
2 22 (22.22%) SQL
3 12 (12.12%) Python
4 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.02%) Perl
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) Dart
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.02%) MBA
3 1 (1.01%) CISSP
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) ISEB
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.03%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) PMO
3 3 (3.03%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.01%) XenApp
2 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Ansible
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) PingFederate
4 1 (1.01%) Salt
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.01%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) CA
6 1 (1.01%) Charles River
6 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) Pega
6 1 (1.01%) Planview
6 1 (1.01%) Progress
6 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec