Period
to 20 September 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 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 727 705
Rank change year-on-year -82 -22 +113
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 56 106 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.64% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 93 59
England median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £270 £342
90th Percentile £625 £550 £631
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +1.58% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 19,614 16,536 16,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.86% 18.20% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,579 11,384 11,039
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 279 250
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.30 £28.75 £26.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £59.00 £52.63
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 September 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 September 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 -51 29 £520 +9.47% 5
Midlands -14 10 £240 +11.63%
West Midlands -27 10 £240 +11.63%
East of England -18 9 £475 -5.00%
South West +4 6 £275 +10.00% 1
South East -16 1 £375 -20.21%
North of England -21 1 £565 +25.56%
North West - 1 £565 -
JIRA Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) Confluence
4 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 16 (28.57%) Kanban
5 16 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 15 (26.79%) DevOps
7 14 (25.00%) Retail
7 14 (25.00%) HTML
8 13 (23.21%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) Scrum
8 13 (23.21%) BDD
9 12 (21.43%) TDD
9 12 (21.43%) Unix
10 11 (19.64%) Windows
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
10 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
10 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
10 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (17.86%) Software Delivery
11 10 (17.86%) SDLC
11 10 (17.86%) CRM
11 10 (17.86%) Workflow
11 10 (17.86%) Finance
12 9 (16.07%) C#
12 9 (16.07%) QA

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 24 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) Kondor
3 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.36%) GitHub
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.79%) 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 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 56 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
3 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
4 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.71%) Maven
6 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.14%) Subversion
8 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.79%) Grunt
10 1 (1.79%) gulp
10 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.79%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum Master
4 8 (14.29%) Salesforce Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Salesforce Support
4 8 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Production Support Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
4 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) Node.js
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) JSON
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) React
8 3 (5.36%) SOAP
9 2 (3.57%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (3.57%) JMS
9 2 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Unix
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 16 (28.57%) Kanban
4 15 (26.79%) DevOps
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) TDD
7 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
7 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
7 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (17.86%) CRM
8 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 10 (17.86%) Software Delivery
8 10 (17.86%) Workflow
9 9 (16.07%) Business Transformation
9 9 (16.07%) Coaching
10 8 (14.29%) SOA
10 8 (14.29%) User Stories
11 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Java
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%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Postfix
2 1 (1.79%) Squid
2 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Kibana
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Rancher
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Google
1 8 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.79%) Misys
5 1 (1.79%) Reuters
5 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) VMware