Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 784 793 689
Rank change year-on-year +9 -104 +83
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 56 57 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.062% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.33% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 64
England median daily rate £500 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £413 £265 £369
90th Percentile £654 £609 £604
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £505
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 19,620 17,181 15,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.52% 18.60% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,476 12,152 10,075
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 223 219
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32.13 £30.05 £23.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +2.50%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +3 31 £500 -9.09% 4
East of England +15 13 £475 -6.17%
Midlands -6 9 £638 +196.51%
West Midlands -7 9 £638 +196.51%
South East +1 2 £450 - 4
North of England -30 1 £565 +18.95%
North West - 1 £565 -
JIRA Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 29 (51.79%) Scrum
3 26 (46.43%) Confluence
4 19 (33.93%) Kanban
5 16 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (26.79%) Coaching
7 14 (25.00%) DevOps
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) SQL
8 13 (23.21%) SOA
8 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
8 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
8 13 (23.21%) TDD
8 13 (23.21%) User Stories
9 11 (19.64%) BDD
9 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
10 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
11 8 (14.29%) Node.js
11 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 8 (14.29%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) Java
11 8 (14.29%) Web Services
11 8 (14.29%) Linux
11 8 (14.29%) Process Management
12 7 (12.50%) Unix

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 26 (46.43%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) HipChat
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.79%) OpenVPN
1 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Maven
5 4 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Ant
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
7 1 (1.79%) gulp
7 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.79%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) VersionOne
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Scrum Master
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Production Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Salesforce Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Salesforce Support
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) React Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.29%) Node.js
3 8 (14.29%) Web Services
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 5 (8.93%) JSON
6 4 (7.14%) React
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (3.57%) CSS3
8 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.57%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) JMS
8 2 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 4 (7.14%) PMI
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Scrum
3 19 (33.93%) Kanban
4 15 (26.79%) Coaching
5 14 (25.00%) DevOps
6 13 (23.21%) SOA
6 13 (23.21%) TDD
6 13 (23.21%) User Stories
7 11 (19.64%) BDD
7 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
8 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.29%) Process Management
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.71%) CRM
11 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
11 6 (10.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.57%) AWK
6 2 (3.57%) Java 8
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) ES6
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Postfix
2 1 (1.79%) Squid
2 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.79%) Kibana
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Rancher
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Misys
4 1 (1.79%) Reuters
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) VMware