Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Atlassian JIRA
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 29 80
Rank change year-on-year -32 +51 +7
Contract jobs citing JIRA 77 115 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.66% 5.39% 1.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.11% 31.08% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £363 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +10.69% -12.67%
10th Percentile £263 £217 £250
90th Percentile £503 £450 £509
Scotland median daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year +11.89% +2.14% -10.26%
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% +44.74%

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 450 370 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.57% 17.35% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 212 213
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £384 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +5.86% -3.33%
10th Percentile £272 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £485
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £46.13 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +14.23% -4.99%
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +0.95%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 20 (25.97%) Finance
4 19 (24.68%) Java
4 19 (24.68%) Web Services
5 17 (22.08%) Scrum
5 17 (22.08%) Banking
5 17 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (20.78%) DevOps
6 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (19.48%) BDD
7 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
7 15 (19.48%) Confluence
7 15 (19.48%) Linux
8 14 (18.18%) SQL
9 13 (16.88%) Python
9 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
10 12 (15.58%) Ansible
11 11 (14.29%) User Experience
11 11 (14.29%) User Stories
11 11 (14.29%) Axure RP
11 11 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (14.29%) Sitecore
11 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.29%) Subversion
11 11 (14.29%) CMS
12 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
12 10 (12.99%) Use Case
12 10 (12.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 9 (11.69%) OmniGraffle

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 15 (19.48%) Confluence
2 11 (14.29%) CMS
2 11 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.79%) JBoss
4 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.19%) SAS
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.69%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Lucidchart
2 5 (6.49%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (5.19%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.30%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.60%) Power BI
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 11 (14.29%) Subversion
3 10 (12.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (11.69%) Artifactory
4 9 (11.69%) Selenium
5 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.79%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.79%) Zephyr
7 5 (6.49%) Ant
7 5 (6.49%) Maven
8 4 (5.19%) Appium
8 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (2.60%) Redmine
10 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Law
4 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Developer
7 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Coach
9 3 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
10 2 (2.60%) DevOps Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Test Data Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Web Services
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (7.79%) REST
3 6 (7.79%) SOAP
4 5 (6.49%) Middleware
5 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 3 (3.90%) CSS
6 3 (3.90%) XML
6 3 (3.90%) XSLT
7 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.60%) Java EE
7 2 (2.60%) JSON
7 2 (2.60%) JSP
7 2 (2.60%) LESS
7 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.60%) WCF
7 2 (2.60%) WinForms
7 2 (2.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) DataPower
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 17 (22.08%) Scrum
3 17 (22.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (20.78%) DevOps
5 15 (19.48%) BDD
6 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.29%) User Stories
8 10 (12.99%) Use Case
9 8 (10.39%) Business Process Improvement
9 8 (10.39%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.39%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.39%) Process Improvement
10 7 (9.09%) Business Change Management
10 7 (9.09%) Coaching
10 7 (9.09%) Kanban
10 7 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) SQL
3 13 (16.88%) Python
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
6 3 (3.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.60%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Dart
8 1 (1.30%) ES6
8 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) RHCE
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Ansible
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 4 (5.19%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (5.19%) Salt
4 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.19%) CA
3 4 (5.19%) Perfecto Mobile
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 3 (3.90%) Teradata
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) SAP