Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 May 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 > South East
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 73 111
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +56
Contract jobs citing JIRA 675 433 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.04% 2.84% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.39% 18.82% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 277 230
South East median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £244
90th Percentile £563 £530 £511
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £41.00 £29.08 £39.75
90th Percentile £49.20 £49.25 £178.75
England median hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +13.58% -6.90% +8.75%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,015 2,301 2,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.03% 15.07% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,854 1,360 1,615
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +3.35% +9.15%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 74 92
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -3.91% +19.33%
10th Percentile £36.75 £16.73 £31.26
90th Percentile £67.25 £75.35 £59.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Thames Valley +28 359 £425 +3.03% 58
Berkshire +49 161 £400 -0.31% 23
Surrey +32 138 £494 +16.18% 21
Buckinghamshire +20 130 £463 +27.59% 14
Hampshire -5 78 £378 +0.80% 54
Oxfordshire -4 68 £455 +4.00% 21
West Sussex -2 60 £446 -10.86% 6
East Sussex +12 15 £400 -0.12% 10
Kent +5 12 £450 +12.50% 14
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Middlesex +1 6 £375 +25.00%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 466 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (39.26%) Confluence
3 240 (35.56%) Jenkins
4 227 (33.63%) Java
5 221 (32.74%) Git (software)
6 176 (26.07%) DevOps
7 170 (25.19%) Scrum
8 166 (24.59%) Test Automation
9 145 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
10 143 (21.19%) Linux
11 142 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
12 128 (18.96%) JavaScript
13 126 (18.67%) Finance
14 122 (18.07%) SQL
15 120 (17.78%) Web Services
16 118 (17.48%) REST
17 112 (16.59%) Selenium
18 103 (15.26%) TDD
19 101 (14.96%) QA
20 99 (14.67%) Python
21 93 (13.78%) Oracle
22 92 (13.63%) AngularJS
23 88 (13.04%) Docker
24 79 (11.70%) Spring
24 79 (11.70%) SDLC
25 78 (11.56%) Kanban
26 77 (11.41%) C#
27 76 (11.26%) CSS
28 75 (11.11%) User Stories
29 72 (10.67%) PostgreSQL

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 265 (39.26%) Confluence
2 40 (5.93%) OpenStack
3 29 (4.30%) Apache
3 29 (4.30%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (2.67%) Apache Solr
6 17 (2.52%) IIS
6 17 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.33%) CMS
9 8 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.59%) Drupal
13 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.59%) JBoss
13 4 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.48%) HipChat
6 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.44%) Simulink
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 145 (21.48%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (5.93%) OpenShift
4 37 (5.48%) PaaS
5 36 (5.33%) IaaS
6 22 (3.26%) Serverless
7 21 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (2.67%) GitHub
9 13 (1.93%) Akamai
10 12 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (1.78%) NuGet
11 9 (1.33%) SaaS
12 8 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
12 8 (1.19%) Slack
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
13 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.48%) Firewall
2 17 (2.52%) Internet
3 15 (2.22%) HTTP
3 15 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.74%) SAN
4 5 (0.74%) WAN
5 4 (0.59%) CTI
5 4 (0.59%) LAN
5 4 (0.59%) VoIP
6 3 (0.44%) IGMP
7 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) SMS
7 2 (0.30%) VLAN
7 2 (0.30%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) DVB
8 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.15%) FTP
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 57 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 57 (8.44%) MySQL
4 49 (7.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 48 (7.11%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.22%) Redis
7 30 (4.44%) Big Data
7 30 (4.44%) NuoDB
8 23 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.11%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.81%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.78%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.04%) HBase
15 7 (1.04%) icCube
Development Applications
1 240 (35.56%) Jenkins
2 221 (32.74%) Git (software)
3 112 (16.59%) Selenium
4 66 (9.78%) Bitbucket
4 66 (9.78%) Maven
5 56 (8.30%) Eclipse
6 54 (8.00%) Subversion
7 50 (7.41%) JUnit
8 44 (6.52%) Gradle
9 40 (5.93%) Cucumber
10 36 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 34 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (4.89%) SoapUI
13 30 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 29 (4.30%) Visual Studio
15 27 (4.00%) TeamCity
16 24 (3.56%) WebDriver
17 21 (3.11%) GitLab
17 21 (3.11%) Vagrant
18 20 (2.96%) Ant
General
1 126 (18.67%) Finance
2 39 (5.78%) Retail
3 34 (5.04%) Banking
4 14 (2.07%) Marketing
5 10 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.19%) Back Office
7 7 (1.04%) Advertising
7 7 (1.04%) International Banking
8 6 (0.89%) Publishing
9 4 (0.59%) Law
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 210 (31.11%) Developer
2 93 (13.78%) Analyst
3 87 (12.89%) Java Developer
4 51 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 42 (6.22%) Test Analyst
7 38 (5.63%) Architect
8 36 (5.33%) Tester
9 28 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.56%) AWS Engineer
11 23 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
11 23 (3.41%) Scrum Master
12 22 (3.26%) Software Engineer
13 21 (3.11%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
14 20 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
14 20 (2.96%) Product Manager
15 19 (2.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.81%) Test Engineer
16 18 (2.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.78%) Web Services
2 118 (17.48%) REST
3 92 (13.63%) AngularJS
4 79 (11.70%) Spring
5 76 (11.26%) CSS
6 68 (10.07%) HTML
7 67 (9.93%) Node.js
7 67 (9.93%) SOAP
8 66 (9.78%) RESTful
9 61 (9.04%) .NET
10 45 (6.67%) JSON
11 44 (6.52%) XML
12 36 (5.33%) CSS3
12 36 (5.33%) Hibernate
12 36 (5.33%) HTML5
13 31 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (4.30%) jQuery
14 29 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (3.85%) Kafka
16 24 (3.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.70%) User Experience
4 23 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.96%) iPad
6 18 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.04%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.89%) CMDB
12 5 (0.74%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.74%) W3C
13 4 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.59%) IVR
13 4 (0.59%) Replication
13 4 (0.59%) Wiki
14 3 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 143 (21.19%) Linux
2 58 (8.59%) Windows
3 45 (6.67%) Unix
4 17 (2.52%) Android
5 16 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.63%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.33%) CentOS
7 9 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.04%) VMS
9 5 (0.74%) Solaris
9 5 (0.74%) zOS
10 3 (0.44%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.15%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (26.07%) DevOps
3 170 (25.19%) Scrum
4 166 (24.59%) Test Automation
5 142 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (15.26%) TDD
7 79 (11.70%) SDLC
8 78 (11.56%) Kanban
9 75 (11.11%) User Stories
10 70 (10.37%) BDD
11 69 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (9.63%) Software Engineering
13 64 (9.48%) E-Commerce
14 62 (9.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 60 (8.89%) Configuration Management
15 60 (8.89%) Unit Testing
16 55 (8.15%) Project Management
17 52 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (7.26%) Microservices
19 48 (7.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 227 (33.63%) Java
2 128 (18.96%) JavaScript
3 122 (18.07%) SQL
4 99 (14.67%) Python
5 77 (11.41%) C#
6 60 (8.89%) Ruby
7 56 (8.30%) Java 8
8 43 (6.37%) Groovy
9 39 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 29 (4.30%) C++
11 26 (3.85%) Scala
12 23 (3.41%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.11%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.81%) C
15 16 (2.37%) Perl
16 12 (1.78%) CQL
17 11 (1.63%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.63%) Go
18 10 (1.48%) PHP
19 8 (1.19%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (6.81%) Degree
2 24 (3.56%) ISTQB
3 20 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.93%) ISEB
5 12 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.74%) PMP
8 3 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.30%) APMG
9 2 (0.30%) HND
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.96%) QA
2 11 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.63%) PMO
3 7 (1.04%) GCP
3 7 (1.04%) GDPR
3 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 88 (13.04%) Docker
2 17 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.04%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (8.89%) Ansible
2 39 (5.78%) Puppet
3 37 (5.48%) Kubernetes
4 28 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (2.96%) HP ALM
6 15 (2.22%) Salt
7 12 (1.78%) Automic
7 12 (1.78%) Opsview
8 7 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.04%) Terraform
9 3 (0.44%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.30%) Oozie
10 2 (0.30%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 2 (0.30%) SCOM
10 2 (0.30%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.30%) vRealize
10 2 (0.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 93 (13.78%) Oracle
2 63 (9.33%) Atlassian
3 44 (6.52%) IBM
4 39 (5.78%) Microsoft
5 38 (5.63%) SAP
6 30 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 26 (3.85%) Google
7 26 (3.85%) New Relic
8 20 (2.96%) VMware
9 18 (2.67%) Splunk
10 16 (2.37%) HP
10 16 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (2.07%) Tableau
12 8 (1.19%) Adobe
12 8 (1.19%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.04%) PagerDuty
13 7 (1.04%) Vertica
14 6 (0.89%) hybris
15 5 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
16 4 (0.59%) Verint