Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JIRA Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA Agile 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 734 779
Rank change year-on-year -57 +45 +25
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 62 93 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 43
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +25.00%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £292
90th Percentile £588 £538 £605
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £468
% change year-on-year +0.53% +1.07% +23.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
England median hourly rate £175.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +337.50% - -
UK median hourly rate £175.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +337.50% - -

JIRA Agile 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,165 15,596 15,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.16% 17.78% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,262 10,654 10,707
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £619 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 305 273
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £25.66 £28.75 £26.77
90th Percentile £60.66 £54.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JIRA Agile as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in England

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA Agile in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in England

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA Agile in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA Agile in England

JIRA Agile
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA Agile within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -63 31 £495 +4.21% 1
Midlands -11 11 £240 +11.63%
West Midlands -24 11 £240 +11.63%
South West +14 9 £288 +15.00% 2
East of England -19 6 £505 +1.00% 1
North of England -19 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -20 3 - - 1
South East -27 2 £488 +3.72%
JIRA Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA Agile 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA Agile.

1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 34 (54.84%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
4 21 (33.87%) Confluence
5 19 (30.65%) HTML
6 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 18 (29.03%) Kanban
6 18 (29.03%) Retail
7 17 (27.42%) Acceptance Criteria
8 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
8 16 (25.81%) Performance Testing
9 15 (24.19%) QA
9 15 (24.19%) Gherkin
10 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
11 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
11 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
11 13 (20.97%) .NET
12 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (17.74%) DevOps
13 11 (17.74%) C#
13 11 (17.74%) BDD
13 11 (17.74%) TDD
14 10 (16.13%) MVC
14 10 (16.13%) SDLC
15 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
15 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (14.52%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (14.52%) Google
15 9 (14.52%) Selenium

JIRA Agile
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (33.87%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.61%) OpenVPN
1 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (25.81%) SpecFlow
3 13 (20.97%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.52%) Selenium
5 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) Maven
6 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Arsenale Dataplane
8 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.61%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.61%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (29.03%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 9 (14.52%) QA Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Angular Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Scrum Master
4 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Salesforce Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Salesforce Support
6 5 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior SQL Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Production Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) HTML
2 15 (24.19%) Gherkin
3 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
4 13 (20.97%) .NET
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 7 (11.29%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) Web Services
8 5 (8.06%) jQuery
8 5 (8.06%) Node.js
9 4 (6.45%) React
9 4 (6.45%) Velocity
9 4 (6.45%) Visualforce
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) JSON
10 2 (3.23%) Redux
10 2 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Unix
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
3 18 (29.03%) Kanban
3 18 (29.03%) Scrum
4 17 (27.42%) Acceptance Criteria
5 16 (25.81%) Performance Testing
6 13 (20.97%) Mentoring
7 11 (17.74%) BDD
7 11 (17.74%) DevOps
7 11 (17.74%) TDD
8 10 (16.13%) MVC
8 10 (16.13%) SDLC
9 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
9 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Coaching
11 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.29%) Workflow
12 6 (9.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 11 (17.74%) C#
3 4 (6.45%) Apex Code
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.45%) SOQL
3 4 (6.45%) SOSL
4 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Groovy
5 2 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Postfix
2 1 (1.61%) Squid
2 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Kibana
2 1 (1.61%) logstash
2 1 (1.61%) Rancher
2 1 (1.61%) Terraform
2 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Google
1 9 (14.52%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (9.68%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.61%) VMware