Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 66 43
Rank change year-on-year +25 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing JIRA 109 85 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.26% 2.86% 4.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.76% 18.72% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 42
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +22.14%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £256
90th Percentile £538 £530 £500
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 479 454 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.70% 15.26% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 282 218
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £297
90th Percentile £584 £599 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.14 - £45.00
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +40.80% -3.85% -19.51%

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Edinburgh

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) Java
3 29 (26.61%) Test Automation
4 28 (25.69%) Confluence
5 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
6 25 (22.94%) Banking
7 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
7 24 (22.02%) Jenkins
8 23 (21.10%) Finance
9 21 (19.27%) Scrum
10 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
10 19 (17.43%) BDD
11 18 (16.51%) Web Services
12 17 (15.60%) Selenium
13 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (14.68%) SQL
14 15 (13.76%) SOAP
14 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (12.84%) DevOps
16 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (11.93%) Functional Testing
16 13 (11.93%) UML
17 12 (11.01%) JUnit
17 12 (11.01%) TDD
17 12 (11.01%) TeamCity
17 12 (11.01%) RESTful
17 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
17 12 (11.01%) QA

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 28 (25.69%) Confluence
2 5 (4.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.67%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) WildFly
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.92%) concrete5
6 1 (0.92%) FileNet
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.59%) Simulink
4 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.67%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.75%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.83%) Office 365
5 2 (1.83%) Yarn
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.92%) Serverless
6 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Calico
1 1 (0.92%) MQTT
1 1 (0.92%) Network Security
1 1 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.83%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.92%) DB2
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.02%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.60%) Selenium
4 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.01%) JUnit
4 12 (11.01%) Maven
4 12 (11.01%) TeamCity
5 8 (7.34%) Mocha
5 8 (7.34%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.34%) webpack
6 6 (5.50%) Grunt
6 6 (5.50%) gulp
6 6 (5.50%) Protractor
7 5 (4.59%) JMeter
7 5 (4.59%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.59%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (4.59%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.67%) FishEye
8 4 (3.67%) Hudson
8 4 (3.67%) Subversion
General
1 25 (22.94%) Banking
2 23 (21.10%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Avionics
3 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Analyst
2 26 (23.85%) Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Test Analyst
4 17 (15.60%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.01%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.42%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Scrum Master
8 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.75%) ETL Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Java Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) React Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) Web Services
2 15 (13.76%) SOAP
3 12 (11.01%) RESTful
3 12 (11.01%) Spring
4 9 (8.26%) CSS
4 9 (8.26%) React
5 8 (7.34%) HTML
5 8 (7.34%) Redux
5 8 (7.34%) Spring Boot
6 7 (6.42%) REST
7 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.50%) Jest
7 6 (5.50%) Semantic HTML
8 5 (4.59%) .NET
8 5 (4.59%) J2EE
8 5 (4.59%) Node.js
8 5 (4.59%) XML
9 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.67%) JSON
9 4 (3.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.83%) Fintech
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Blog
5 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Unix
1 5 (4.59%) VxWorks
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Test Automation
3 21 (19.27%) Scrum
4 19 (17.43%) BDD
4 19 (17.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (12.84%) DevOps
7 13 (11.93%) Functional Testing
7 13 (11.93%) UML
8 12 (11.01%) TDD
9 11 (10.09%) Issue Tracking
9 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
10 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.17%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.17%) User Stories
11 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.26%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (8.26%) Test Scripting
12 8 (7.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) Java
2 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.68%) SQL
4 11 (10.09%) Python
5 9 (8.26%) Groovy
6 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.59%) C#
7 5 (4.59%) C++
7 5 (4.59%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.75%) C
8 3 (2.75%) Java 8
9 2 (1.83%) ES6
9 2 (1.83%) PHP
10 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) ISEB
3 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) QA
2 7 (6.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Docker
1 6 (5.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Planview
4 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) CA
5 1 (0.92%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.92%) HP
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Pega
5 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter