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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 66 73
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 41 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.30% 2.56% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.02% 21.90% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 38
Median daily rate £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £251 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

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 273 306 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.33% 11.71% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 171 212
Median daily rate £375 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £26.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.46% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -16 21 £450 +28.57% 3
Moray - 9 £388 -
Glasgow +5 7 £305 -18.66% 5
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.57%) Java
3 40 (40.40%) Scrum
4 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 36 (36.36%) Python
5 34 (34.34%) Maven
6 32 (32.32%) Cucumber
6 32 (32.32%) BDD
7 31 (31.31%) SQL
8 29 (29.29%) Jenkins
9 25 (25.25%) Linux
10 23 (23.23%) Microservices
11 22 (22.22%) TDD
11 22 (22.22%) HTML
11 22 (22.22%) REST
12 21 (21.21%) Open Source
12 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
13 19 (19.19%) Selenium
14 18 (18.18%) QA
14 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 18 (18.18%) CSS
14 18 (18.18%) Web Services
14 18 (18.18%) SDLC
15 17 (17.17%) OpenLayers
15 17 (17.17%) Gradle
15 17 (17.17%) Finance
15 17 (17.17%) JBehave
16 16 (16.16%) PostGIS
16 16 (16.16%) GeoServer
17 15 (15.15%) Leaflet

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 16 (16.16%) GeoServer
2 14 (14.14%) Confluence
3 11 (11.11%) JBoss
4 5 (5.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.03%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.01%) CMS
8 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) Liferay
8 1 (1.01%) nginx
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Sonata
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Trello
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.01%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) DNS
3 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (2.02%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 10 (10.10%) GIS
2 10 (10.10%) Spatial Data
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.04%) Big Data
4 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) QGIS
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Maven
2 32 (32.32%) Cucumber
3 29 (29.29%) Jenkins
4 19 (19.19%) Selenium
5 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 17 (17.17%) Gradle
6 17 (17.17%) JBehave
7 8 (8.08%) Eclipse
7 8 (8.08%) Subversion
8 7 (7.07%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.05%) Ant
9 5 (5.05%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.03%) JMeter
10 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.03%) YouTrack
11 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.01%) Android Studio
12 1 (1.01%) GitLab
12 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Banking
2 1 (1.01%) Electronics
2 1 (1.01%) Games
2 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.01%) Marketing
2 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Analyst
3 18 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 17 (17.17%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Angular Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Open Source Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Python Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Tester
8 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Software Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) UAT Tester
10 3 (3.03%) QA Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) HTML
1 22 (22.22%) REST
2 21 (21.21%) AngularJS
3 18 (18.18%) CSS
3 18 (18.18%) Web Services
4 17 (17.17%) OpenLayers
5 16 (16.16%) PostGIS
6 15 (15.15%) Leaflet
7 12 (12.12%) SOAP
8 11 (11.11%) JDBC
9 10 (10.10%) Ehcache
9 10 (10.10%) jQuery
9 10 (10.10%) Play Framework
9 10 (10.10%) SAML
10 9 (9.09%) Gherkin
10 9 (9.09%) HTML5
10 9 (9.09%) J2EE
10 9 (9.09%) JMS
11 8 (8.08%) Apache CXF
11 8 (8.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.07%) User Experience
4 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.03%) Fintech
6 2 (2.02%) DataPower
7 1 (1.01%) Animation
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Robotics
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Unix
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.02%) AIX
4 2 (2.02%) Android
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
4 2 (2.02%) Windows
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) Scrum
3 32 (32.32%) BDD
4 23 (23.23%) Microservices
5 22 (22.22%) TDD
6 21 (21.21%) Open Source
7 18 (18.18%) SDLC
8 12 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (11.11%) DevOps
9 11 (11.11%) Front End Development
10 10 (10.10%) Migration
10 10 (10.10%) MVC
10 10 (10.10%) Open Source Development
10 10 (10.10%) Pair Programming
10 10 (10.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (10.10%) SOA
10 10 (10.10%) User Stories
10 10 (10.10%) Web Design
11 9 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (56.57%) Java
2 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 36 (36.36%) Python
3 31 (31.31%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) Scala
5 5 (5.05%) Perl
5 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) C#
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.04%) CISSP
3 4 (4.04%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) SANS
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) QA
2 6 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.01%) PMO
4 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Ansible
2 4 (4.04%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.04%) QRadar
3 3 (3.03%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.01%) logstash
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.01%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) ESRI
2 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) Adobe
4 5 (5.05%) Alterian
5 4 (4.04%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.04%) FNZ
5 4 (4.04%) MapR
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.04%) Splunk
5 4 (4.04%) Symantec
6 3 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco
8 1 (1.01%) New Relic
8 1 (1.01%) Pega
8 1 (1.01%) Reuters
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) WSO2
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago