The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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 / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 65 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 +41  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 40 91 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.85% 3.10% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 20.92% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 15
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 328 435 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.15% 14.80% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 242 166
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
Median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £41.75 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Scotland

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Scotland

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Scotland

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -31 21 £350 -12.50% 4
Glasgow +12 16 £370 -4.51% 4
Moray - 1 £488 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 57 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.90%) Java
3 33 (41.77%) Jenkins
4 29 (36.71%) Linux
5 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
6 25 (31.65%) SQL
6 25 (31.65%) Cucumber
7 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
7 23 (29.11%) HTML
8 22 (27.85%) Scrum
9 21 (26.58%) Python
9 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
10 20 (25.32%) BDD
10 20 (25.32%) Maven
11 19 (24.05%) REST
11 19 (24.05%) Selenium
12 18 (22.78%) Microservices
13 16 (20.25%) CSS
14 15 (18.99%) SOAP
15 14 (17.72%) SOA
16 13 (16.46%) JBoss
16 13 (16.46%) JDBC
16 13 (16.46%) J2EE
16 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
16 13 (16.46%) Confluence
17 12 (15.19%) MVC
17 12 (15.19%) Finance
18 11 (13.92%) JMS
18 11 (13.92%) Apache CXF
18 11 (13.92%) QA

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (16.46%) Confluence
1 13 (16.46%) JBoss
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (2.53%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Sauce Labs
2 3 (3.80%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.27%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.53%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Big Data
2 3 (3.80%) GIS
2 3 (3.80%) Parquet
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (41.77%) Jenkins
2 25 (31.65%) Cucumber
3 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
4 20 (25.32%) Maven
5 19 (24.05%) Selenium
6 6 (7.59%) Appium
6 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
6 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
7 5 (6.33%) JMeter
7 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (5.06%) Ant
8 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.06%) JBehave
9 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.80%) TestRail
10 2 (2.53%) Gatling
10 2 (2.53%) Gradle
10 2 (2.53%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Test Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.86%) Tester
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Architect
11 3 (3.80%) Coordinator
11 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Software Project Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) REST
3 16 (20.25%) CSS
4 15 (18.99%) SOAP
5 13 (16.46%) J2EE
5 13 (16.46%) JDBC
6 11 (13.92%) Apache Camel
6 11 (13.92%) Apache CXF
6 11 (13.92%) Gherkin
6 11 (13.92%) JMS
7 10 (12.66%) Ehcache
7 10 (12.66%) HTML5
7 10 (12.66%) Play Framework
7 10 (12.66%) SAML
8 8 (10.13%) jQuery
8 8 (10.13%) OSGi
9 7 (8.86%) Java EE
10 6 (7.59%) JSP
10 6 (7.59%) Web Services
11 5 (6.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.80%) Fintech
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) DataPower
7 1 (1.27%) Animation
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Robotics
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Unix
3 2 (2.53%) AIX
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.11%) Test Automation
3 22 (27.85%) Scrum
4 20 (25.32%) BDD
5 18 (22.78%) Microservices
6 14 (17.72%) SOA
7 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
8 12 (15.19%) MVC
9 11 (13.92%) Front End Development
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.66%) DevOps
10 10 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (12.66%) SDLC
10 10 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Web Design
11 9 (11.39%) TDD
12 7 (8.86%) Web Development
13 6 (7.59%) Content Management
13 6 (7.59%) Kanban
13 6 (7.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.65%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) Scala
6 5 (6.33%) Perl
7 4 (5.06%) C#
8 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) Dart
10 1 (1.27%) ES6
10 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) CISSP
1 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
1 4 (5.06%) SANS
2 3 (3.80%) CEH
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
2 6 (7.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.27%) QRadar
4 1 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe
1 4 (5.06%) Alterian
1 4 (5.06%) CA
1 4 (5.06%) Splunk
2 3 (3.80%) FNZ
2 3 (3.80%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) IBM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Apple
3 2 (2.53%) ESRI
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.27%) MapR
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Pega
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec
4 1 (1.27%) Telerik
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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