Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 88 114
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 +19
Contract jobs citing JIRA 238 198 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.02% 2.23% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.64% 15.31% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 105 45
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £293
90th Percentile £588 £506 £486
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 10
Midlands median hourly rate £33.56 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +1.76% +7.95% -1.58%

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 1,277 1,293 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.22% 14.54% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 728 462
Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £270 £270 £253
90th Percentile £532 £506 £488
England median daily rate £475 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +9.20% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 46
Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -1.79% -17.65%
10th Percentile £14.31 £12.55 £19.25
90th Percentile £49.35 £43.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

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 24 January 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 January 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
West Midlands +19 154 £425 +6.25% 54
East Midlands +23 79 £419 +15.52% 29
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 182 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (47.90%) Scrum
3 97 (40.76%) Confluence
4 75 (31.51%) Jenkins
5 73 (30.67%) DevOps
6 67 (28.15%) Java
7 63 (26.47%) Git (software)
8 57 (23.95%) Test Automation
9 49 (20.59%) Linux
10 43 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
11 42 (17.65%) Configuration Management
12 41 (17.23%) Kanban
13 38 (15.97%) Ansible
13 38 (15.97%) Docker
13 38 (15.97%) SQL
13 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (15.13%) SDLC
15 35 (14.71%) Terraform
15 35 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (14.29%) Maven
17 33 (13.87%) Puppet
18 31 (13.03%) Atlassian
18 31 (13.03%) Finance
19 30 (12.61%) HTML
20 29 (12.18%) Python
21 27 (11.34%) JavaScript
21 27 (11.34%) Microsoft
21 27 (11.34%) TDD
21 27 (11.34%) Waterfall
21 27 (11.34%) RESTful

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 97 (40.76%) Confluence
2 21 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (5.88%) Apache
4 10 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.94%) nginx
7 6 (2.52%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.10%) Documentum
9 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.26%) JBoss
11 1 (0.42%) Captiva
11 1 (0.42%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) InVision
5 1 (0.42%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Maximo
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.40%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (7.56%) Amazon S3
3 18 (7.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 14 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (4.62%) Route 53
7 10 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.36%) GitHub
9 7 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (2.94%) Serverless
10 6 (2.52%) CloudFront
10 6 (2.52%) SaaS
11 5 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.88%) HTTP
2 11 (4.62%) DNS
3 8 (3.36%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (3.36%) OpenVPN
3 8 (3.36%) SSH
4 6 (2.52%) SSL
5 3 (1.26%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.26%) Internet
5 3 (1.26%) Profibus
5 3 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.84%) SMS
6 2 (0.84%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.24%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.78%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.26%) Big Data
7 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.26%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (31.51%) Jenkins
2 63 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 35 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 34 (14.29%) Maven
5 24 (10.08%) Bitbucket
6 18 (7.56%) JUnit
7 17 (7.14%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.72%) Gradle
9 15 (6.30%) Selenium
10 14 (5.88%) SonarQube
10 14 (5.88%) Subversion
10 14 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (4.62%) Ant
12 8 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (3.36%) Liquibase
12 8 (3.36%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.52%) GitLab
13 6 (2.52%) Vagrant
14 5 (2.10%) Android Studio
14 5 (2.10%) Gatling
General
1 31 (13.03%) Finance
2 20 (8.40%) Retail
3 15 (6.30%) Banking
4 6 (2.52%) Automotive
5 4 (1.68%) Advertising
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 53 (22.27%) Developer
1 53 (22.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (18.07%) Analyst
3 23 (9.66%) Business Analyst
3 23 (9.66%) Lead DevOps
4 20 (8.40%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.56%) Consultant
6 15 (6.30%) Scrum Master
7 14 (5.88%) Android Developer
7 14 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (4.62%) Digital Analyst
8 11 (4.62%) Digital Business Analyst
9 10 (4.20%) Tester
10 9 (3.78%) DevOps Consultant
10 9 (3.78%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.36%) Designer
11 8 (3.36%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.36%) Mobile Developer
12 7 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.61%) HTML
2 27 (11.34%) RESTful
3 22 (9.24%) CSS
3 22 (9.24%) JSON
4 17 (7.14%) .NET
5 16 (6.72%) Middleware
6 15 (6.30%) Node.js
7 13 (5.46%) Elastic Stack
8 11 (4.62%) jQuery
8 11 (4.62%) REST
9 10 (4.20%) Android SDK
9 10 (4.20%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.20%) Gherkin
10 8 (3.36%) MCollective
10 8 (3.36%) React
11 7 (2.94%) HTML5
11 7 (2.94%) Software Packaging
11 7 (2.94%) XML
12 6 (2.52%) CSS3
13 5 (2.10%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) User Experience
3 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.04%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.68%) EPoS
9 2 (0.84%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.42%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.59%) Linux
2 25 (10.50%) Windows
3 20 (8.40%) Android
4 13 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.20%) Unix
7 9 (3.78%) CentOS
8 7 (2.94%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.26%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (47.90%) Scrum
3 73 (30.67%) DevOps
4 57 (23.95%) Test Automation
5 42 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 41 (17.23%) Kanban
7 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (15.13%) SDLC
9 27 (11.34%) TDD
9 27 (11.34%) Waterfall
10 26 (10.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (10.50%) BDD
12 24 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (9.66%) Coaching
14 20 (8.40%) Unit Testing
15 18 (7.56%) User Stories
16 16 (6.72%) Android Development
16 16 (6.72%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.72%) Open Source
17 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.15%) Java
2 38 (15.97%) SQL
3 29 (12.18%) Python
4 27 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.40%) Bash Shell
6 17 (7.14%) Perl
7 14 (5.88%) C#
8 9 (3.78%) Groovy
9 7 (2.94%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.10%) PHP
11 5 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.68%) C
12 4 (1.68%) C++
12 4 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.26%) Elixir
13 3 (1.26%) Go
13 3 (1.26%) Jython
13 3 (1.26%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (7.14%) Degree
1 17 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.52%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) ISEB
5 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.42%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) QA
2 3 (1.26%) IEC 61508
2 3 (1.26%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.84%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (15.97%) Docker
2 13 (5.46%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.36%) Postfix
3 8 (3.36%) Squid
3 8 (3.36%) vCloud
4 3 (1.26%) HDFS
4 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (15.97%) Ansible
2 35 (14.71%) Terraform
3 33 (13.87%) Puppet
4 20 (8.40%) ZABBIX
5 14 (5.88%) logstash
6 13 (5.46%) Kibana
7 9 (3.78%) Kubernetes
8 8 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (3.36%) Rancher
8 8 (3.36%) Rsyslog
8 8 (3.36%) Sysdig
9 7 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (1.26%) collectd
11 3 (1.26%) Nagios
11 3 (1.26%) Oozie
11 3 (1.26%) StatsD
12 2 (0.84%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 31 (13.03%) Atlassian
2 27 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.40%) Oracle
4 13 (5.46%) Red Hat
5 12 (5.04%) VMware
6 8 (3.36%) Sonatype
7 6 (2.52%) Google
7 6 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.10%) HP
8 5 (2.10%) Pega
8 5 (2.10%) SAP
9 4 (1.68%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.84%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.84%) Capita
11 2 (0.84%) Charles River
11 2 (0.84%) hybris
11 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.84%) Tableau
11 2 (0.84%) Temenos