Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 41 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 +50 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 54 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.15% 3.94% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.95% 18.33% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 2
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +55.56% -38.36%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £425 £238
Scotland median daily rate £400 £360 £339
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.27% -13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £32.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -40.91% +44.74%

JIRA 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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 285 240 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.92% 21.51% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 133 106
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £244
90th Percentile £515 £450 £406
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1257.14% -74.55% +33.33%
10th Percentile £92.75 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £195.00 £42.80 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Glasgow

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Glasgow

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Glasgow

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 28 (51.85%) Java
1 28 (51.85%) Confluence
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
4 21 (38.89%) QA
5 20 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (37.04%) Python
6 19 (35.19%) Finance
7 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) Unix
9 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
9 13 (24.07%) Analytics
9 13 (24.07%) SDLC
10 12 (22.22%) Parquet
10 12 (22.22%) Grok
10 12 (22.22%) Apache Spark
10 12 (22.22%) SANS
10 12 (22.22%) Splunk
10 12 (22.22%) SIEM
10 12 (22.22%) Big Data
10 12 (22.22%) Kafka
10 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 12 (22.22%) CISSP
10 12 (22.22%) Firewall
10 12 (22.22%) Perl
10 12 (22.22%) SQL
10 12 (22.22%) DNS
10 12 (22.22%) CEH

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 28 (51.85%) Confluence
2 12 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.56%) Serverless
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DNS
1 12 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) SMS
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Big Data
1 12 (22.22%) Parquet
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
4 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.81%) Appium
5 8 (14.81%) Calabash
5 8 (14.81%) Gatling
5 8 (14.81%) JBehave
5 8 (14.81%) JMeter
5 8 (14.81%) JUnit
5 8 (14.81%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.41%) Android Studio
6 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.41%) Gradle
6 4 (7.41%) Zephyr
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Splunk Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Security Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Java Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Technical Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Android Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Build and Release Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Build Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
9 3 (5.56%) QA Coordinator
9 3 (5.56%) Release Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Grok
1 12 (22.22%) Kafka
2 11 (20.37%) Regular Expression
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) React
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.85%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.85%) CSS3
5 1 (1.85%) LESS
5 1 (1.85%) Sass
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) STB
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
1 14 (25.93%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 13 (24.07%) Analytics
4 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.07%) SDLC
5 12 (22.22%) SIEM
6 11 (20.37%) Anomaly Detection
6 11 (20.37%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
6 11 (20.37%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (20.37%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) Process Management
6 11 (20.37%) Statistical Modelling
7 10 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (18.52%) Functional Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Content Management
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 8 (14.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) Python
3 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 12 (22.22%) Perl
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) C#
5 8 (14.81%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) XPath
8 1 (1.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) CEH
1 12 (22.22%) CISSP
1 12 (22.22%) SANS
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Ansible
2 9 (16.67%) Puppet
3 8 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Splunk
2 6 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) RedGate