Period
to 22 February 2019

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 6 months to 22 February 2019 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 66 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 +38
Contract jobs citing JIRA 203 144 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.39% 2.93% 3.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.04% 19.35% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 89 70
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £308 £323 £257
90th Percentile £538 £514 £478
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £44.14 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.95%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 921 744 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.92% 15.16% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 482 411
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £300 £263
90th Percentile £573 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £31.25 £30.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.80% +2.76% -24.69%
10th Percentile £29.15 £12.71 £14.74
90th Percentile £45.10 £44.68 £47.63
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
Edinburgh +23 107 £425 +6.25% 22
Glasgow +6 75 £433 +8.13% 7
Dundee - 13 £325 - 4
West Lothian +2 1 £420 +52.73% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Fife - 1 £475 - 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.00%) Git (software)
3 60 (29.56%) Test Automation
4 58 (28.57%) Confluence
5 57 (28.08%) Jenkins
6 54 (26.60%) Java
7 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
8 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (20.20%) Scrum
10 40 (19.70%) SQL
11 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
12 34 (16.75%) Banking
13 33 (16.26%) Finance
13 33 (16.26%) HTML
14 31 (15.27%) Selenium
15 30 (14.78%) CSS
15 30 (14.78%) Web Services
16 28 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (13.79%) React
17 26 (12.81%) Spring Boot
18 25 (12.32%) C#
19 24 (11.82%) Spring
20 23 (11.33%) Business Analysis
20 23 (11.33%) Kanban
20 23 (11.33%) BDD
21 22 (10.84%) Analytics
21 22 (10.84%) Software Engineering
21 22 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (10.84%) Oracle
21 22 (10.84%) SOAP

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 58 (28.57%) Confluence
2 16 (7.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.97%) Apache
5 4 (1.97%) CMS
6 3 (1.48%) JBoss
6 3 (1.48%) WildFly
7 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.49%) concrete5
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.46%) Simulink
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) assyst
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.46%) Office 365
4 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.97%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.48%) Firebase
5 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.48%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.48%) Serverless
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 2 (0.99%) SaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Yarn
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) LAN
1 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.97%) WAN
2 2 (0.99%) Calico
2 2 (0.99%) DNS
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.99%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (0.99%) Wireless
2 2 (0.99%) WLAN
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) MQTT
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.40%) DB2
3 11 (5.42%) MySQL
4 10 (4.93%) SQLite
5 9 (4.43%) MariaDB
6 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.48%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.99%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 67 (33.00%) Git (software)
2 57 (28.08%) Jenkins
3 31 (15.27%) Selenium
4 21 (10.34%) JUnit
5 18 (8.87%) Cucumber
6 17 (8.37%) TeamCity
7 16 (7.88%) Maven
8 12 (5.91%) FitNesse
9 11 (5.42%) JMeter
9 11 (5.42%) Subversion
10 10 (4.93%) Bitbucket
11 9 (4.43%) CocoaPods
11 9 (4.43%) SoapUI
11 9 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (4.43%) Xcode
12 8 (3.94%) Mocha
12 8 (3.94%) webpack
13 6 (2.96%) Grunt
13 6 (2.96%) gulp
13 6 (2.96%) Protractor
General
1 34 (16.75%) Banking
2 33 (16.26%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (0.99%) Avionics
5 2 (0.99%) Front Office
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (33.50%) Developer
2 54 (26.60%) Analyst
3 25 (12.32%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (9.85%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.87%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.43%) DBA
7 9 (4.43%) iOS Developer
7 9 (4.43%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.43%) React Developer
7 9 (4.43%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Scrum Master
9 6 (2.96%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.26%) HTML
2 30 (14.78%) CSS
2 30 (14.78%) Web Services
3 28 (13.79%) React
4 26 (12.81%) Spring Boot
5 24 (11.82%) Spring
6 22 (10.84%) SOAP
7 20 (9.85%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.85%) REST
8 19 (9.36%) Jest
8 19 (9.36%) Redux
9 18 (8.87%) RESTful
10 15 (7.39%) Enzyme
11 14 (6.90%) HTML5
11 14 (6.90%) JSON
12 13 (6.40%) XML
13 11 (5.42%) CSS3
13 11 (5.42%) Node.js
14 10 (4.93%) .NET
15 9 (4.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.91%) User Experience
3 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.43%) Clustering
4 9 (4.43%) Replication
4 9 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Derivative
7 2 (0.99%) Equities
7 2 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.99%) Fintech
7 2 (0.99%) iPhone
7 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.34%) Linux
2 13 (6.40%) Windows
3 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.96%) Unix
4 6 (2.96%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.46%) VxWorks
6 3 (1.48%) Android
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.49%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.56%) Test Automation
3 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (20.20%) Scrum
5 23 (11.33%) BDD
5 23 (11.33%) Business Analysis
5 23 (11.33%) Kanban
6 22 (10.84%) Analytics
6 22 (10.84%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (10.34%) User Stories
8 20 (9.85%) OO
9 19 (9.36%) TDD
10 18 (8.87%) DevOps
11 17 (8.37%) Web Development
12 16 (7.88%) ETL
12 16 (7.88%) OOP
12 16 (7.88%) UML
13 14 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.60%) Java
2 46 (22.66%) JavaScript
3 40 (19.70%) SQL
4 25 (12.32%) C#
5 21 (10.34%) Python
6 14 (6.90%) ES6
7 10 (4.93%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.43%) Apple Swift
8 9 (4.43%) Groovy
8 9 (4.43%) Objective-C
8 9 (4.43%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.45%) Ruby
10 5 (2.46%) C++
10 5 (2.46%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.48%) C
11 3 (1.48%) Java 8
11 3 (1.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) R
13 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.94%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.48%) ISEB
4 3 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.90%) QA
2 9 (4.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.48%) PMO
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) Docker
2 7 (3.45%) Firmware
3 4 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) Puppet
2 8 (3.94%) SCCM
3 4 (1.97%) Ansible
3 4 (1.97%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.99%) DameWare
4 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.49%) Control-M
5 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) Oracle
3 11 (5.42%) Apple
4 10 (4.93%) Google
5 5 (2.46%) IBM
6 4 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.97%) Planview
6 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.48%) SAP
8 2 (0.99%) Acronis
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe
8 2 (0.99%) Omniture
8 2 (0.99%) Splunk
8 2 (0.99%) Sybase
8 2 (0.99%) Twitter
9 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.49%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.49%) Pega
9 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com