Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 758 675
Rank change year-on-year -55 -83 +119
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 46 109 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.62% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 93 70
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £349 £253 £340
90th Percentile £625 £575 £609
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
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 20,195 17,664 16,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.17% 18.65% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,981 12,350 10,892
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 £601 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 275 232
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%
10th Percentile £25.95 £29.00 £26.12
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -37 30 £513 +7.89% 2
East of England -6 9 £475 -9.52%
South East -8 2 £413 +83.33% 1
Midlands -15 2 - - 1
South West -27 2 £282 -29.63% 1
West Midlands -35 2 - - 1
North of England -13 1 £565 +18.95%
North West - 1 £565 -
JIRA Agile
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 23 (50.00%) Confluence
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) Scrum
4 14 (30.43%) DevOps
5 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
6 12 (26.09%) Unix
7 11 (23.91%) Windows
7 11 (23.91%) Linux
7 11 (23.91%) .NET
7 11 (23.91%) BDD
8 10 (21.74%) Web Services
8 10 (21.74%) CRM
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) Kanban
8 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (21.74%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) Workflow
9 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) Business Transformation
10 8 (17.39%) User Stories
10 8 (17.39%) Coaching
10 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
10 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing

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 23 (50.00%) Confluence
2 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.17%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
1 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
6 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) Arsenale Dataplane
8 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.17%) Grunt
8 1 (2.17%) gulp
8 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.17%) Liquibase
8 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Salesforce Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Salesforce Support
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum Master
3 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Production Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Test Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) JSON
4 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.04%) Node.js
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (4.35%) JMS
8 2 (4.35%) Middleware
8 2 (4.35%) React
8 2 (4.35%) XSLT
9 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Virtual Team
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Unix
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) CentOS
4 1 (2.17%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) DevOps
4 13 (28.26%) Software Delivery
5 11 (23.91%) BDD
6 10 (21.74%) CRM
6 10 (21.74%) Kanban
6 10 (21.74%) TDD
6 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Business Transformation
7 9 (19.57%) Workflow
8 8 (17.39%) Coaching
8 8 (17.39%) User Stories
9 7 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) SOA
9 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 6 (13.04%) Process Management
10 6 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 5 (10.87%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.35%) AWK
6 2 (4.35%) Java 8
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) ES6
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
2 1 (2.17%) Squid
2 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) Kibana
3 1 (2.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.17%) Rancher
3 1 (2.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Informatica
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.17%) Misys
4 1 (2.17%) Reuters
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Sonatype
4 1 (2.17%) Sybase
4 1 (2.17%) VMware