Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 63 28
Rank change year-on-year +28 -35 +63
Contract jobs citing JIRA 140 70 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.76% 2.61% 5.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.04% 16.28% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 60
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +1.56% +5.36%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £218
90th Percentile £598 £432 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 - £32.50

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 559 430 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.02% 16.05% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 275 208
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £271 £244
90th Percentile £613 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.39% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -3.31% +13.06%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.12% +8.48% +2.56%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 108 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (40.71%) Confluence
3 55 (39.29%) Java
4 52 (37.14%) Banking
5 39 (27.86%) Finance
5 39 (27.86%) Scrum
6 30 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 25 (17.86%) Spring
8 24 (17.14%) SQL
8 24 (17.14%) Node.js
9 23 (16.43%) REST
9 23 (16.43%) DevOps
10 22 (15.71%) Microservices
10 22 (15.71%) Atlassian
11 21 (15.00%) Hibernate
12 20 (14.29%) Kanban
13 19 (13.57%) Git (software)
13 19 (13.57%) Oracle
14 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.14%) JUnit
15 17 (12.14%) TDD
15 17 (12.14%) Selenium
16 16 (11.43%) OO
16 16 (11.43%) Cucumber
16 16 (11.43%) Jenkins
17 15 (10.71%) XML
17 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (10.00%) Web Services
18 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
18 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

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 57 (40.71%) Confluence
2 10 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.00%) Apache
3 7 (5.00%) JBoss
3 7 (5.00%) WildFly
4 5 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.14%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.43%) InVision
3 2 (1.43%) Simulink
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.71%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.71%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.71%) PaaS
5 1 (0.71%) Route 53
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) DHCP
2 2 (1.43%) Skype
2 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.29%) Redis
6 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.86%) MySQL
8 3 (2.14%) Big Data
8 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.43%) DB2
9 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.14%) JUnit
2 17 (12.14%) Selenium
3 16 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 14 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 13 (9.29%) TeamCity
6 12 (8.57%) Maven
7 11 (7.86%) Artifactory
8 9 (6.43%) JIRA Agile
8 9 (6.43%) JMeter
8 9 (6.43%) Subversion
9 8 (5.71%) Ant
9 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (3.57%) FishEye
12 4 (2.86%) Protractor
12 4 (2.86%) SilkTest
12 4 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (2.14%) Toad
General
1 52 (37.14%) Banking
2 39 (27.86%) Finance
3 9 (6.43%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.43%) Avionics
5 2 (1.43%) Games
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Developer
2 28 (20.00%) Analyst
3 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 13 (9.29%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Agile Coach
7 9 (6.43%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.43%) Tester
8 6 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) Agile Scrum Master
8 6 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.29%) Java Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.57%) JIRA Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) Spring
2 24 (17.14%) Node.js
3 23 (16.43%) REST
4 21 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (10.71%) XML
6 14 (10.00%) Web Services
7 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 11 (7.86%) CSS
8 11 (7.86%) HTML
9 10 (7.14%) JPA
9 10 (7.14%) JSON
9 10 (7.14%) SOAP
10 9 (6.43%) CSS3
10 9 (6.43%) HTML5
10 9 (6.43%) J2EE
10 9 (6.43%) jQuery
10 9 (6.43%) RESTful
11 8 (5.71%) Spring Boot
12 7 (5.00%) gRPC
12 7 (5.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) User Experience
2 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) iPad
3 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.57%) Fintech
5 4 (2.86%) DataPower
5 4 (2.86%) Wiki
6 3 (2.14%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Unix
1 9 (6.43%) Windows
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
2 6 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.86%) Scrum
3 30 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 23 (16.43%) DevOps
5 22 (15.71%) Microservices
6 20 (14.29%) Kanban
7 17 (12.14%) TDD
8 16 (11.43%) OO
9 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (10.00%) BDD
10 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (9.29%) Test Strategy
12 12 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.57%) User Stories
13 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.86%) SOA
13 11 (7.86%) Test Scripting
13 11 (7.86%) UML
14 9 (6.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.29%) Java
2 24 (17.14%) SQL
3 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.00%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.00%) Python
5 5 (3.57%) Java 8
6 4 (2.86%) Groovy
6 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.14%) R
8 2 (1.43%) C++
8 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) VB6
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.71%) CISSP
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.71%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
3 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.71%) Puppet
3 6 (4.29%) SCCM
4 4 (2.86%) Packer
4 4 (2.86%) Terraform
5 3 (2.14%) Ansible
5 3 (2.14%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.43%) Salt
7 1 (0.71%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.71%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Atlassian
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe
5 2 (1.43%) CA
5 2 (1.43%) Citrix
5 2 (1.43%) Pega
5 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.71%) Charles River
6 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) Symantec
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter