Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 72 29
Rank change year-on-year +38 -43 +51
Contract jobs citing JIRA 138 39 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.56% 1.73% 4.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.24% 12.83% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 58
Edinburgh median daily rate £423 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £325 £262 £223
90th Percentile £615 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00% +4.17%
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 526 304 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.39% 13.49% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 226 197
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £274 £241
90th Percentile £600 £548 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% +2.09% +4.29%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £44.20 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.81% +63.69% -12.90%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 113 (81.88%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (37.68%) Confluence
3 50 (36.23%) Java
4 49 (35.51%) Scrum
5 46 (33.33%) Banking
6 41 (29.71%) Finance
7 34 (24.64%) Test Automation
8 29 (21.01%) Microservices
9 28 (20.29%) Spring
10 27 (19.57%) SQL
11 26 (18.84%) Node.js
12 25 (18.12%) Atlassian
13 24 (17.39%) Kanban
13 24 (17.39%) REST
14 23 (16.67%) Oracle
15 22 (15.94%) DevOps
16 20 (14.49%) Hibernate
17 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (13.04%) Selenium
18 18 (13.04%) Bitbucket
19 17 (12.32%) TDD
19 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
20 16 (11.59%) Cucumber
20 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
21 15 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
21 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
22 14 (10.14%) SOAP
22 14 (10.14%) OO
22 14 (10.14%) BDD
23 13 (9.42%) iPad

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 52 (37.68%) Confluence
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.90%) Apache
5 3 (2.17%) JBoss
5 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.17%) WildFly
6 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.45%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.45%) InVision
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) DHCP
2 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 2 (1.45%) Internet
2 2 (1.45%) Skype
2 2 (1.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.72%) DNS
3 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.72%) MPLS
3 1 (0.72%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.35%) Redis
5 5 (3.62%) Big Data
5 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.90%) MySQL
6 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.17%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Bitbucket
1 18 (13.04%) Selenium
2 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.59%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.42%) TeamCity
5 11 (7.97%) Artifactory
6 10 (7.25%) JUnit
7 9 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.07%) Subversion
9 6 (4.35%) Maven
10 5 (3.62%) JMeter
10 5 (3.62%) Protractor
10 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.90%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (2.90%) Phabricator
11 4 (2.90%) SilkTest
11 4 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.90%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.90%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (33.33%) Banking
2 41 (29.71%) Finance
3 9 (6.52%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Analyst
3 16 (11.59%) Scrum Master
4 15 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.97%) Tester
7 10 (7.25%) Agile Coach
8 9 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.52%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.07%) Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
11 5 (3.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) JIRA Developer
12 4 (2.90%) Automation Tester
12 4 (2.90%) Java Architect
12 4 (2.90%) Performance Tester
12 4 (2.90%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.29%) Spring
2 26 (18.84%) Node.js
3 24 (17.39%) REST
4 20 (14.49%) Hibernate
5 14 (10.14%) SOAP
6 11 (7.97%) HTML
6 11 (7.97%) JPA
6 11 (7.97%) RESTful
6 11 (7.97%) Spring Boot
7 10 (7.25%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.25%) CSS
8 9 (6.52%) CSS3
8 9 (6.52%) HTML5
8 9 (6.52%) JSON
8 9 (6.52%) React
9 8 (5.80%) jQuery
9 8 (5.80%) Web Services
9 8 (5.80%) XML
10 7 (5.07%) Kafka
10 7 (5.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) iPad
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 6 (4.35%) Fintech
5 5 (3.62%) DataPower
6 4 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.90%) Wiki
7 3 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.72%) Clustering
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Handset
9 1 (0.72%) iPhone
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.52%) Linux
2 8 (5.80%) Windows
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (81.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.51%) Scrum
3 34 (24.64%) Test Automation
4 29 (21.01%) Microservices
5 24 (17.39%) Kanban
6 22 (15.94%) DevOps
7 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.32%) TDD
9 15 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.14%) BDD
10 14 (10.14%) OO
11 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
12 11 (7.97%) Project Management
12 11 (7.97%) Software Architecture
13 10 (7.25%) SOA
13 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.52%) Migration
14 9 (6.52%) User Stories
15 8 (5.80%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.23%) Java
2 27 (19.57%) SQL
3 15 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.07%) Python
5 5 (3.62%) C#
5 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.17%) R
8 2 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.45%) MBA
3 1 (0.72%) CISSP
3 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 4 (2.90%) PMO
3 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.45%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (1.45%) PSD2
5 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.72%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.80%) Puppet
3 5 (3.62%) SCCM
4 4 (2.90%) Ansible
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Flashback
5 3 (2.17%) Packer
5 3 (2.17%) Salt
5 3 (2.17%) Terraform
6 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Atlassian
2 23 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (6.52%) IBM
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) Adobe
4 2 (1.45%) Blue Prism
4 2 (1.45%) Citrix
4 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.72%) Charles River
5 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.72%) Pega
5 1 (0.72%) Ping Identity
5 1 (0.72%) Planview
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.72%) Splunk
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec