The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 76 139
Rank change year-on-year +22 +63  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1564 1398 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.68% 2.83% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.84% 18.11% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 952 581
Median daily rate £450 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 4
Median hourly rate £46.25 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +16.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £32.00 £19.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £59.50 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +8.82% +37.09%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7503 7720 6817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.67% 15.64% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5140 5391 4534
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 120 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in England

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in England

JIRA
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 859 £475 +5.55% 208
South East +25 223 £413 -2.94% 63
Yorkshire +36 97 £425 +6.25% 25
North West +8 93 £400 +6.66% 58
West Midlands +32 85 £460 +4.60% 35
East of England +16 85 £425 -5.55% 21
South West -6 63 £400 -4.19% 21
East Midlands +7 34 £350 -22.22% 8
North East +70 24 £475 +31.94% 4
Midlands +11 2 - - 43
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 2095 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1283 (40.59%) Confluence
3 1052 (33.28%) Scrum
4 1029 (32.55%) Java
5 985 (31.16%) Git (software)
6 873 (27.62%) Jenkins
7 813 (25.72%) Test Automation
8 720 (22.78%) SQL
9 635 (20.09%) Finance
10 629 (19.90%) TDD
11 619 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
12 604 (19.11%) Linux
13 585 (18.51%) DevOps
14 574 (18.16%) JavaScript
15 536 (16.96%) HTML
16 483 (15.28%) Python
17 470 (14.87%) Selenium
18 442 (13.98%) BDD
19 440 (13.92%) CSS
20 425 (13.45%) Spring
21 418 (13.22%) QA
22 400 (12.65%) Web Services
23 397 (12.56%) Oracle
24 393 (12.43%) Banking
25 387 (12.24%) REST
26 372 (11.77%) Atlassian
27 364 (11.52%) Kanban
28 349 (11.04%) HTML5
29 341 (10.79%) RESTful
29 341 (10.79%) Amazon AWS

JIRA
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 1283 (40.59%) Confluence
2 117 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 113 (3.57%) Apache
4 104 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
5 93 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 86 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 77 (2.44%) CMS
8 66 (2.09%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 63 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 62 (1.96%) JBoss
12 44 (1.39%) IIS
13 41 (1.30%) Apache Solr
14 33 (1.04%) nginx
15 32 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 30 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
17 26 (0.82%) OpenStack
18 23 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
19 14 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 97 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 45 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 28 (0.89%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.63%) HipChat
8 14 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.13%) Mingle
10 3 (0.095%) InDesign
10 3 (0.095%) InVision
10 3 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.063%) SPSS
12 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.032%) Simulink
12 1 (0.032%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.032%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 54 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.57%) Magento
5 18 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
6 16 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 12 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.095%) Sonata
10 3 (0.095%) Staffware
10 3 (0.095%) SunGard GMI
11 2 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.063%) RMDS
11 2 (0.063%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.063%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.063%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 341 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 165 (5.22%) GitHub
4 54 (1.71%) PaaS
5 44 (1.39%) Amazon S3
6 40 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
7 38 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (1.14%) Trello
9 35 (1.11%) IaaS
9 35 (1.11%) SaaS
10 33 (1.04%) Slack
11 29 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 25 (0.79%) OpenShift
13 24 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.63%) G Suite
14 20 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.57%) Office 365
16 16 (0.51%) Basecamp
16 16 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (4.87%) HTTP
2 83 (2.63%) Internet
3 39 (1.23%) DNS
3 39 (1.23%) Firewall
4 38 (1.20%) LDAP
5 27 (0.85%) VPN
6 25 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 23 (0.73%) Kerberos
8 19 (0.60%) Network Security
8 19 (0.60%) SSL
9 17 (0.54%) LAN
10 15 (0.47%) Intranet
11 13 (0.41%) OpenVPN
12 11 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
12 11 (0.35%) SSH
13 10 (0.32%) VoIP
13 10 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.32%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.28%) SNMP
14 9 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 206 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 206 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 175 (5.54%) MySQL
3 175 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 163 (5.16%) Big Data
5 151 (4.78%) Hadoop
6 125 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 123 (3.89%) Oracle Database
8 85 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 56 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
11 49 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 47 (1.49%) HBase
13 46 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 37 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 33 (1.04%) Redis
16 32 (1.01%) DB2
17 30 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 985 (31.16%) Git (software)
2 873 (27.62%) Jenkins
3 470 (14.87%) Selenium
4 307 (9.71%) Subversion
5 300 (9.49%) Cucumber
6 284 (8.98%) Maven
7 269 (8.51%) JUnit
8 236 (7.47%) Bitbucket
9 179 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 149 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
11 148 (4.68%) WebDriver
12 140 (4.43%) TeamCity
13 133 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 119 (3.76%) Gradle
15 112 (3.54%) Eclipse
16 103 (3.26%) JMeter
17 98 (3.10%) SoapUI
18 89 (2.82%) IntelliJ
19 83 (2.63%) Mockito
20 74 (2.34%) JIRA Agile
General
1 635 (20.09%) Finance
2 393 (12.43%) Banking
3 273 (8.64%) Retail
4 111 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 89 (2.82%) Marketing
6 50 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 49 (1.55%) Front Office
8 48 (1.52%) Games
9 36 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 32 (1.01%) Electronics
11 32 (1.01%) Legal
11 32 (1.01%) Publishing
12 25 (0.79%) Back Office
13 24 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
14 19 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.41%) Advertising
16 13 (0.41%) Law
17 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1030 (32.58%) Developer
2 549 (17.37%) Analyst
3 322 (10.19%) Java Developer
4 255 (8.07%) Tester
5 239 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 237 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 188 (5.95%) Test Analyst
8 154 (4.87%) Architect
9 118 (3.73%) Automation Tester
10 113 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 101 (3.20%) Project Manager
12 90 (2.85%) Scrum Master
12 90 (2.85%) Test Manager
13 81 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 80 (2.53%) Consultant
15 77 (2.44%) Angular Developer
16 76 (2.40%) Scala Developer
17 70 (2.21%) AWS Engineer
18 67 (2.12%) Agile Business Analyst
18 67 (2.12%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 536 (16.96%) HTML
2 440 (13.92%) CSS
3 425 (13.45%) Spring
4 400 (12.65%) Web Services
5 387 (12.24%) REST
6 349 (11.04%) HTML5
7 341 (10.79%) RESTful
8 310 (9.81%) JSON
9 308 (9.74%) AngularJS
10 289 (9.14%) XML
11 276 (8.73%) .NET
12 251 (7.94%) CSS3
13 244 (7.72%) SOAP
14 203 (6.42%) Node.js
15 170 (5.38%) J2EE
16 156 (4.94%) Ajax
17 149 (4.71%) jQuery
18 127 (4.02%) Django
19 126 (3.99%) Hibernate
19 126 (3.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 198 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (5.73%) User Experience
3 129 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 118 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 73 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 71 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (1.93%) iPad
8 59 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 57 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 47 (1.49%) Equities
11 46 (1.46%) Virtual Team
12 44 (1.39%) Algorithms
13 43 (1.36%) Public Cloud
14 40 (1.27%) Data Centre
15 38 (1.20%) Derivative
16 36 (1.14%) STB
17 35 (1.11%) Data Structures
18 33 (1.04%) Client/Server
19 29 (0.92%) Market Risk
20 25 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 604 (19.11%) Linux
2 301 (9.52%) Windows
3 271 (8.57%) Unix
4 142 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 128 (4.05%) Android
6 113 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (2.34%) CentOS
8 56 (1.77%) Windows Server
9 31 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.28%) Solaris
13 6 (0.19%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.19%) Debian
13 6 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.13%) VMS
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.095%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2095 (66.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1052 (33.28%) Scrum
3 813 (25.72%) Test Automation
4 629 (19.90%) TDD
5 619 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
6 585 (18.51%) DevOps
7 442 (13.98%) BDD
8 364 (11.52%) Kanban
9 316 (10.00%) Open Source
10 288 (9.11%) Configuration Management
11 283 (8.95%) MVC
12 272 (8.60%) User Stories
13 232 (7.34%) SDLC
14 229 (7.24%) Microservices
15 222 (7.02%) Project Management
16 221 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 217 (6.86%) OO
18 209 (6.61%) Waterfall
19 201 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
20 200 (6.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1029 (32.55%) Java
2 720 (22.78%) SQL
3 574 (18.16%) JavaScript
4 483 (15.28%) Python
5 305 (9.65%) C#
6 290 (9.17%) Ruby
7 205 (6.49%) Scala
8 161 (5.09%) Bash Shell
9 111 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 106 (3.35%) C++
11 87 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 86 (2.72%) Perl
13 80 (2.53%) Groovy
14 71 (2.25%) PowerShell
15 67 (2.12%) C
16 52 (1.65%) PHP
17 48 (1.52%) Apple Swift
18 36 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 36 (1.14%) T-SQL
19 34 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 287 (9.08%) Security Cleared
2 223 (7.05%) Degree
3 212 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 163 (5.16%) ISEB
5 132 (4.18%) ISTQB
6 54 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 54 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 31 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 28 (0.89%) PMP
10 21 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 14 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
13 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.32%) CITP
14 10 (0.32%) MBCS
15 9 (0.28%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (13.22%) QA
2 34 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.89%) PMO
4 16 (0.51%) MiFID
5 12 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.38%) EMIR
6 9 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.28%) SLA
7 7 (0.22%) FATCA
7 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.16%) HL7
8 5 (0.16%) WCAG
9 4 (0.13%) COBIT
9 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.13%) WAI
10 3 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.095%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.063%) GxP
11 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 313 (9.90%) Docker
2 74 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.63%) vCloud
5 18 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.54%) HDFS
7 12 (0.38%) LXC
8 11 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.35%) Postfix
8 11 (0.35%) Squid
9 10 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.28%) Xen
11 6 (0.19%) KVM
11 6 (0.19%) Varnish
12 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.16%) XenServer
13 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.13%) Firmware
14 3 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 300 (9.49%) Ansible
2 272 (8.60%) Puppet
3 132 (4.18%) Terraform
4 123 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
5 105 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
6 89 (2.82%) Kubernetes
7 48 (1.52%) ZABBIX
8 29 (0.92%) Dollar Universe
9 28 (0.89%) Nagios
10 27 (0.85%) logstash
11 26 (0.82%) Kibana
11 26 (0.82%) Rancher
12 24 (0.76%) Rsyslog
13 21 (0.66%) Consul
14 17 (0.54%) Oozie
15 16 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
16 14 (0.44%) Graphite
17 13 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
17 13 (0.41%) HockeyApp
17 13 (0.41%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 397 (12.56%) Oracle
2 372 (11.77%) Atlassian
3 255 (8.07%) Microsoft
4 167 (5.28%) Google
5 138 (4.37%) HP
6 123 (3.89%) Red Hat
7 74 (2.34%) IBM
7 74 (2.34%) SAP
8 72 (2.28%) Splunk
9 70 (2.21%) VMware
10 63 (1.99%) AppDynamics
11 61 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
12 57 (1.80%) Adobe
13 56 (1.77%) CA Agile Central
14 48 (1.52%) hybris
15 37 (1.17%) MuleSoft
16 36 (1.14%) Cloudera
17 35 (1.11%) Hortonworks
17 35 (1.11%) TIBCO
18 31 (0.98%) ServiceNow
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertus Partners
Rate: Up to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago