Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 19 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 79 120
Rank change year-on-year +10 +41 +47
Contract jobs citing JIRA 226 254 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.80% 2.61% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.89% 17.65% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 148 39
Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £273
90th Percentile £550 £500 £479
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Midlands median hourly rate £33.22 £30.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +50.00% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1263 1439 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.63% 14.77% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 845 448
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £290 £180
90th Percentile £538 £512 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 34
Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £32.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +3.37% -16.16%
10th Percentile £14.61 £11.50 £17.90
90th Percentile £52.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +2 159 £425 +6.25% 17
East Midlands +11 62 £400 +6.67% 8
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 156 (69.03%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (45.58%) Confluence
3 98 (43.36%) Scrum
4 80 (35.40%) Jenkins
5 70 (30.97%) DevOps
5 70 (30.97%) Git (software)
6 62 (27.43%) Java
7 61 (26.99%) Test Automation
8 56 (24.78%) Linux
9 42 (18.58%) Windows
9 42 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (18.14%) SQL
11 40 (17.70%) Configuration Management
12 38 (16.81%) Atlassian
13 37 (16.37%) Ansible
14 35 (15.49%) Terraform
14 35 (15.49%) Sonatype Nexus
15 34 (15.04%) SDLC
15 34 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (15.04%) TDD
16 33 (14.60%) HTML
16 33 (14.60%) Kanban
17 31 (13.72%) Finance
17 31 (13.72%) Puppet
18 29 (12.83%) Bitbucket
19 28 (12.39%) Maven
20 27 (11.95%) Docker
21 26 (11.50%) Subversion
21 26 (11.50%) Retail
21 26 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 103 (45.58%) Confluence
2 25 (11.06%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (6.19%) Apache
4 11 (4.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.21%) nginx
6 5 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.33%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) HipChat
4 1 (0.44%) InVision
4 1 (0.44%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
1 1 (0.44%) Maximo
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.42%) GitHub
5 8 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (3.54%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.77%) Route 53
8 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.88%) Serverless
9 2 (0.88%) Slack
10 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.52%) HTTP
2 11 (4.87%) DNS
3 9 (3.98%) SSL
4 6 (2.65%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (2.65%) OpenVPN
4 6 (2.65%) SSH
5 5 (2.21%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.77%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.88%) Z-Wave
9 1 (0.44%) Profibus
9 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
1 13 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (35.40%) Jenkins
2 70 (30.97%) Git (software)
3 35 (15.49%) Sonatype Nexus
4 29 (12.83%) Bitbucket
5 28 (12.39%) Maven
6 26 (11.50%) Subversion
7 21 (9.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (8.41%) JUnit
8 19 (8.41%) Selenium
9 18 (7.96%) Vagrant
10 11 (4.87%) SonarQube
10 11 (4.87%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.42%) Ant
11 10 (4.42%) Gradle
12 9 (3.98%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.10%) FishEye
13 7 (3.10%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.65%) Liquibase
14 6 (2.65%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (13.72%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Retail
3 18 (7.96%) Banking
4 9 (3.98%) Automotive
5 4 (1.77%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 55 (24.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (22.12%) Developer
3 42 (18.58%) Analyst
4 32 (14.16%) Consultant
5 20 (8.85%) Lead DevOps
6 19 (8.41%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 17 (7.52%) Test Analyst
8 16 (7.08%) Business Analyst
8 16 (7.08%) Scrum Master
9 14 (6.19%) DevOps Consultant
10 13 (5.75%) Android Developer
10 13 (5.75%) JIRA Consultant
11 10 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.54%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (3.54%) Tester
13 7 (3.10%) Java Developer
13 7 (3.10%) QA Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Designer
14 6 (2.65%) Digital Business Analyst
14 6 (2.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.60%) HTML
2 25 (11.06%) RESTful
3 23 (10.18%) CSS
3 23 (10.18%) JSON
4 18 (7.96%) Middleware
5 15 (6.64%) .NET
6 13 (5.75%) HTML5
6 13 (5.75%) REST
7 12 (5.31%) CSS3
8 10 (4.42%) jQuery
9 9 (3.98%) Android SDK
9 9 (3.98%) Spring
10 8 (3.54%) AngularJS
10 8 (3.54%) XML
11 7 (3.10%) Ajax
11 7 (3.10%) Gherkin
11 7 (3.10%) SOAP
11 7 (3.10%) Web Services
12 6 (2.65%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (2.65%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (7.52%) User Experience
2 11 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.33%) EPoS
7 3 (1.33%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.88%) Animation
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Home
9 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.78%) Linux
2 42 (18.58%) Windows
3 19 (8.41%) Android
4 18 (7.96%) Windows Server
5 17 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.54%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.10%) CentOS
8 3 (1.33%) Unix
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (69.03%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (43.36%) Scrum
3 70 (30.97%) DevOps
4 61 (26.99%) Test Automation
5 40 (17.70%) Configuration Management
6 34 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (15.04%) SDLC
6 34 (15.04%) TDD
7 33 (14.60%) Kanban
8 26 (11.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.62%) User Stories
9 24 (10.62%) Waterfall
10 20 (8.85%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.41%) Acceptance Criteria
11 19 (8.41%) Open Source
12 18 (7.96%) BDD
13 17 (7.52%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.52%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.08%) Android Development
14 16 (7.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.43%) Java
2 41 (18.14%) SQL
3 24 (10.62%) Python
4 23 (10.18%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.73%) Perl
6 12 (5.31%) C#
7 8 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.54%) Ruby
8 7 (3.10%) Groovy
9 5 (2.21%) Scala
10 4 (1.77%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.33%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.33%) Elixir
11 3 (1.33%) Erlang
11 3 (1.33%) Go
11 3 (1.33%) Jython
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.64%) Degree
3 11 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.54%) BC Cleared
5 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.85%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.44%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 27 (11.95%) Docker
2 11 (4.87%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.65%) Postfix
3 6 (2.65%) Squid
3 6 (2.65%) vCloud
4 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (16.37%) Ansible
2 35 (15.49%) Terraform
3 31 (13.72%) Puppet
4 20 (8.85%) ZABBIX
5 8 (3.54%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (3.10%) logstash
6 7 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.65%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (2.65%) Kibana
7 6 (2.65%) Rancher
7 6 (2.65%) Rsyslog
7 6 (2.65%) Sysdig
8 5 (2.21%) Nagios
9 2 (0.88%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 38 (16.81%) Atlassian
2 24 (10.62%) Oracle
3 21 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.52%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.75%) VMware
6 12 (5.31%) Google
7 7 (3.10%) HP
8 6 (2.65%) Sonatype
8 6 (2.65%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.77%) SAP
10 3 (1.33%) hybris
11 2 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.88%) Capita
11 2 (0.88%) CollabNet
11 2 (0.88%) Perforce
11 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.44%) Altova
12 1 (0.44%) Apple
12 1 (0.44%) Epicor
12 1 (0.44%) Temenos