The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 April 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.85% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 19 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.67% 11.88% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 10
Median daily rate £215 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £600 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Talend
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) HNC
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) C

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) HNC
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Talend