Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 45 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 168 677 649
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 4.76% 4.72% 3.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.74% 27.71% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 386 354
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +0.71% -2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £460
% change year-on-year -2.63% +3.26% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Median hourly rate £45.91 £22.50 £51.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.04% -56.52% +8.95%
10th Percentile £19.10 £12.69 £40.08
90th Percentile £59.20 £35.51 £56.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £44.13
% change year-on-year -8.50% -13.31% +10.31%

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 470 2,443 3,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.31% 17.02% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 1,477 1,942
Median daily rate £460 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £20.73 £21.20 £31.90
90th Percentile £61.33 £76.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the South East.

Daily rate trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +31 68 £500 +25.00% 21
Thames Valley +4 53 £475 +5.56% 20
Berkshire +2 32 £494 +9.72% 10
Surrey +19 22 £365 -18.89% 22
West Sussex -9 17 £450 +2.27% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £425 - 7
Oxfordshire +45 7 £388 -29.55% 3
East Sussex +16 7 £463 +22.52% 5
Kent +13 1 £318 -23.03% 3
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 116 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.88%) Confluence
3 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
4 56 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 56 (33.33%) DevOps
5 43 (25.60%) Git (software)
6 42 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 42 (25.00%) Java
7 39 (23.21%) SQL
7 39 (23.21%) Linux
8 35 (20.83%) Windows
9 32 (19.05%) VMware
9 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (17.26%) Test Automation
10 29 (17.26%) Oracle
10 29 (17.26%) Kubernetes
11 28 (16.67%) Docker
11 28 (16.67%) Terraform
11 28 (16.67%) C#
11 28 (16.67%) QA
12 27 (16.07%) Scrum
13 26 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (15.48%) Windows Server
14 25 (14.88%) Atlassian
14 25 (14.88%) GitHub
15 24 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 24 (14.29%) Python
15 24 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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 67 (39.88%) Confluence
2 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.98%) SAP Portal
4 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.38%) SAP EP
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.79%) Apache
6 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.79%) WordPress
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.19%) IIS
7 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.19%) nginx
7 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Drupal
8 1 (0.60%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) GIMP
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
1 3 (1.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.88%) GitHub
2 13 (7.74%) AWS
3 8 (4.76%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.98%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.98%) Azure
5 4 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.38%) IaaS
5 4 (2.38%) Serverless
5 4 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.79%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (1.79%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 3 (1.79%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (1.79%) GCP
6 3 (1.79%) Route 53
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.69%) Firewall
2 20 (11.90%) VLAN
3 19 (11.31%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (7.14%) SNMP
5 7 (4.17%) VSAN
6 6 (3.57%) LAN
6 6 (3.57%) WAN
7 5 (2.98%) DHCP
7 5 (2.98%) DNS
8 4 (2.38%) Skype
9 2 (1.19%) BGP
9 2 (1.19%) HTTP
9 2 (1.19%) OSPF
9 2 (1.19%) SSL
10 1 (0.60%) 802.11
10 1 (0.60%) ADSL
10 1 (0.60%) Internet
10 1 (0.60%) MPLS
10 1 (0.60%) RIP
10 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.76%) MySQL
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.79%) Big Data
7 3 (1.79%) DB2
7 3 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.60%) Power BI
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (25.60%) Git (software)
2 42 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (13.10%) Selenium
5 19 (11.31%) GitLab
6 16 (9.52%) Bitbucket
7 10 (5.95%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.57%) Ant
9 6 (3.57%) Gatling
10 5 (2.98%) Travis CI
11 4 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (2.38%) Subversion
12 3 (1.79%) Locust
12 3 (1.79%) Maven
12 3 (1.79%) Spinnaker
13 2 (1.19%) Liquibase
13 2 (1.19%) NUnit
13 2 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 16 (9.52%) Public Sector
2 10 (5.95%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Marketing
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Police
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (20.83%) Analyst
2 29 (17.26%) Developer
3 20 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.95%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 8 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.17%) Architect
8 7 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 7 (4.17%) Tester
9 6 (3.57%) Junior
9 6 (3.57%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Technical Support
10 5 (2.98%) SAP Developer
10 5 (2.98%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) Swagger
1 16 (9.52%) XML
2 15 (8.93%) RESTful
3 14 (8.33%) REST
4 11 (6.55%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (6.55%) gRPC
5 10 (5.95%) .NET
5 10 (5.95%) HTML
6 9 (5.36%) CSS
6 9 (5.36%) Web Services
7 7 (4.17%) Node.js
7 7 (4.17%) SOAP
8 6 (3.57%) Spring
9 5 (2.98%) JSON
9 5 (2.98%) Web Dynpro
10 4 (2.38%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.38%) LDAP
10 4 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.79%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.57%) User Experience
4 4 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.38%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Replication
5 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.79%) PKI
5 3 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) Clustering
6 2 (1.19%) CMDB
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.19%) Social Media
6 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.21%) Linux
2 35 (20.83%) Windows
3 26 (15.48%) Windows Server
4 24 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (11.90%) CentOS
6 19 (11.31%) Windows 10
6 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (6.55%) Unix
8 4 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (1.79%) Debian
10 2 (1.19%) Android
10 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.33%) DevOps
3 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (17.26%) Test Automation
5 27 (16.07%) Scrum
6 24 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 23 (13.69%) Infrastructure as Code
8 21 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 20 (11.90%) Microservices
10 19 (11.31%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 18 (10.71%) User Stories
12 16 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
12 16 (9.52%) Test Scripting
12 16 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 14 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.33%) Project Management
14 13 (7.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.00%) Java
2 39 (23.21%) SQL
3 28 (16.67%) C#
4 24 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.29%) Python
5 23 (13.69%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.33%) Go
7 13 (7.74%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.14%) C
9 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
10 9 (5.36%) C++
10 9 (5.36%) PHP
10 9 (5.36%) Scala
11 8 (4.76%) Java 8
11 8 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.98%) Perl
13 4 (2.38%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.79%) BeanShell
14 3 (1.79%) Korn
14 3 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (34.52%) Security Cleared
2 56 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 13 (7.74%) Degree
4 13 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.98%) ISEB
6 4 (2.38%) EXIN
6 4 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.79%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.79%) MCSE
7 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.19%) MCSA
8 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.60%) CCIE
9 1 (0.60%) CCNP
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MBA
9 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.17%) NIST
3 7 (4.17%) PMO
4 4 (2.38%) COBIT
5 3 (1.79%) GDPR
5 3 (1.79%) NCSC
6 2 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (16.67%) Docker
2 26 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.10%) vSphere
4 12 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.98%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.79%) RACF
8 2 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (17.26%) Kubernetes
2 28 (16.67%) Terraform
3 24 (14.29%) Ansible
4 22 (13.10%) Packer
5 19 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (11.31%) Puppet
6 14 (8.33%) Prometheus
7 11 (6.55%) Grafana
7 11 (6.55%) ZABBIX
8 10 (5.95%) HP ALM
9 7 (4.17%) HP Fortify
9 7 (4.17%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.79%) Kibana
11 2 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.19%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.60%) Giant Swarm
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (19.05%) VMware
2 29 (17.26%) Oracle
3 25 (14.88%) Atlassian
4 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.33%) Dell
6 13 (7.74%) HP
7 12 (7.14%) Splunk
8 11 (6.55%) EMC
9 9 (5.36%) Adobe
9 9 (5.36%) Google
10 8 (4.76%) Black Duck
10 8 (4.76%) SAP
10 8 (4.76%) Sonatype
11 7 (4.17%) Micro Focus
11 7 (4.17%) Qualys
12 5 (2.98%) Cisco
12 5 (2.98%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.98%) Veeam
13 4 (2.38%) ArcSight
13 4 (2.38%) Pega