Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 77 145
Rank change year-on-year +23 +68 +28
Contract jobs citing JIRA 631 454 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.75% 2.72% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.95% 17.89% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 302 189
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £453
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 8
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%
10th Percentile £26.00 £31.87 £35.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £37.50 £39.44 £39.37
% change year-on-year -4.91% +0.17% -2.79%

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 3012 2538 2554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.89% 15.18% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1840 1551 1555
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +57 379 £450 +2.86% 28
Buckinghamshire +48 142 £350 -11.11% 6
Oxfordshire +28 119 £475 +5.56% 12
Berkshire +47 118 £413 +3.13% 10
Surrey +15 114 £475 +11.76% 13
Hampshire -25 65 £430 +18.62% 21
West Sussex -20 44 £375 -3.23% 2
East Sussex +3 13 £450 +31.00% 7
Kent -17 11 £371 -10.54% 8
Middlesex +3 3 £450 -18.18% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 445 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (40.73%) Confluence
3 222 (35.18%) Scrum
4 216 (34.23%) Java
5 192 (30.43%) Jenkins
6 188 (29.79%) Git (software)
7 175 (27.73%) Test Automation
8 146 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
9 138 (21.87%) Finance
10 120 (19.02%) DevOps
11 114 (18.07%) SQL
12 109 (17.27%) TDD
13 108 (17.12%) Linux
13 108 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
14 97 (15.37%) Oracle
15 90 (14.26%) JavaScript
16 85 (13.47%) Selenium
16 85 (13.47%) BDD
17 83 (13.15%) Web Services
18 82 (13.00%) QA
18 82 (13.00%) Docker
19 79 (12.52%) SDLC
19 79 (12.52%) REST
20 76 (12.04%) Maven
21 71 (11.25%) Ansible
22 70 (11.09%) Spring
23 66 (10.46%) Configuration Management
24 65 (10.30%) Kanban
24 65 (10.30%) Puppet
24 65 (10.30%) Bitbucket

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
1 257 (40.73%) Confluence
2 27 (4.28%) CMS
3 26 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.80%) OpenStack
5 20 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.01%) Apache
7 18 (2.85%) JBoss
7 18 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 17 (2.69%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.22%) Apache Solr
10 13 (2.06%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.11%) Drupal
13 6 (0.95%) IIS
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.63%) Documentum
15 4 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (2.06%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Flinto
7 1 (0.16%) HipChat
7 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.95%) Lawson
5 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.63%) Maximo
6 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.63%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.17%) IaaS
4 19 (3.01%) PaaS
4 19 (3.01%) SaaS
5 17 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (2.69%) Serverless
5 17 (2.69%) Slack
6 13 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 13 (2.06%) Trello
7 11 (1.74%) GitHub
8 10 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.27%) Sauce Labs
10 7 (1.11%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.95%) BlazeMeter
12 5 (0.79%) Google Checkout
12 5 (0.79%) npm
13 4 (0.63%) Akamai
13 4 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.33%) Internet
2 20 (3.17%) HTTP
3 17 (2.69%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.06%) Firewall
5 10 (1.58%) DNS
6 8 (1.27%) Intranet
7 6 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.95%) VoIP
8 4 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
8 4 (0.63%) CTI
8 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.63%) IPsec
8 4 (0.63%) LDAP
8 4 (0.63%) PBX
8 4 (0.63%) RTP
8 4 (0.63%) Softphone
8 4 (0.63%) SSH
9 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.32%) SMS
10 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 35 (5.55%) Big Data
3 31 (4.91%) Hadoop
4 29 (4.60%) MySQL
4 29 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.96%) SQL Server
6 24 (3.80%) Redis
7 23 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.85%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 14 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (1.11%) NuoDB
15 5 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.79%) Impala
15 5 (0.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 192 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 188 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 85 (13.47%) Selenium
4 76 (12.04%) Maven
5 65 (10.30%) Bitbucket
6 63 (9.98%) JUnit
7 61 (9.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 54 (8.56%) Subversion
9 50 (7.92%) Cucumber
10 32 (5.07%) Ant
11 29 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (4.60%) TeamCity
12 28 (4.44%) Gradle
13 27 (4.28%) SoapUI
13 27 (4.28%) WebDriver
14 26 (4.12%) MSBuild
15 24 (3.80%) Eclipse
16 19 (3.01%) NUnit
16 19 (3.01%) Oracle Forms
17 18 (2.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 138 (21.87%) Finance
2 45 (7.13%) Banking
3 34 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.91%) Retail
5 25 (3.96%) Publishing
6 15 (2.38%) Marketing
7 12 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.95%) Electronics
11 5 (0.79%) Automotive
12 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) International Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (27.26%) Developer
2 86 (13.63%) Analyst
3 68 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 59 (9.35%) Scrum Master
5 56 (8.87%) Tester
6 46 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.50%) Test Analyst
8 31 (4.91%) Architect
9 30 (4.75%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.80%) Applications Developer
10 24 (3.80%) Automation Tester
10 24 (3.80%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.65%) QA Tester
11 23 (3.65%) Test Manager
12 19 (3.01%) Agile Developer
12 19 (3.01%) Scala Developer
13 18 (2.85%) Administrator
14 17 (2.69%) Automation Developer
14 17 (2.69%) Delivery Manager
14 17 (2.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.15%) Web Services
2 79 (12.52%) REST
3 70 (11.09%) Spring
4 63 (9.98%) HTML
5 58 (9.19%) SOAP
6 50 (7.92%) CSS
7 45 (7.13%) RESTful
8 41 (6.50%) Velocity
9 38 (6.02%) AngularJS
10 31 (4.91%) Hibernate
11 27 (4.28%) Java EE
11 27 (4.28%) jQuery
12 26 (4.12%) .NET
13 23 (3.65%) Spring MVC
14 21 (3.33%) Ajax
14 21 (3.33%) CSS3
14 21 (3.33%) HTML5
14 21 (3.33%) JSON
15 20 (3.17%) Django
16 19 (3.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.06%) User Experience
6 12 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.58%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.63%) Social Media
9 4 (0.63%) STB
10 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.32%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.32%) FMCG
10 2 (0.32%) NHS
10 2 (0.32%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (17.12%) Linux
2 57 (9.03%) Windows
3 46 (7.29%) Unix
4 15 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.22%) Android
6 13 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.58%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.11%) CentOS
11 4 (0.63%) Debian
11 4 (0.63%) Fedora
11 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (35.18%) Scrum
3 175 (27.73%) Test Automation
4 146 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (19.02%) DevOps
6 109 (17.27%) TDD
7 85 (13.47%) BDD
8 79 (12.52%) SDLC
9 66 (10.46%) Configuration Management
10 65 (10.30%) Kanban
11 56 (8.87%) Coaching
12 55 (8.72%) Waterfall
13 53 (8.40%) User Stories
14 50 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (7.77%) Open Source
16 47 (7.45%) SOA
17 44 (6.97%) MVC
18 43 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
19 41 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 216 (34.23%) Java
2 114 (18.07%) SQL
3 90 (14.26%) JavaScript
4 45 (7.13%) Python
5 44 (6.97%) C#
6 40 (6.34%) Ruby
7 36 (5.71%) Scala
8 26 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.49%) Groovy
9 22 (3.49%) PHP
10 20 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.85%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.74%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.58%) Perl
14 5 (0.79%) C++
15 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.63%) VB
16 3 (0.48%) C
17 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 54 (8.56%) Degree
2 40 (6.34%) ISEB
3 35 (5.55%) ISTQB
4 23 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 16 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.95%) PMP
9 5 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) MCPD
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) OCA
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (13.00%) QA
2 11 (1.74%) PMO
3 9 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.11%) GDPR
5 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.63%) MiFID
5 4 (0.63%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.63%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) GAMP
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 82 (13.00%) Docker
2 13 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.95%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
6 2 (0.32%) Varnish
6 2 (0.32%) Xen
6 2 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 71 (11.25%) Ansible
2 65 (10.30%) Puppet
3 42 (6.66%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.75%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (3.65%) Salt
6 15 (2.38%) Kubernetes
7 14 (2.22%) Terraform
8 10 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.11%) Ambari
9 7 (1.11%) Consul
9 7 (1.11%) Pingdom
10 5 (0.79%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.79%) OpenNebula
11 4 (0.63%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.32%) Control-M
13 2 (0.32%) Nagios
13 2 (0.32%) Packer
13 2 (0.32%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 97 (15.37%) Oracle
2 49 (7.77%) HP
3 48 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 44 (6.97%) Atlassian
5 33 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (5.07%) SAP
7 29 (4.60%) Google
8 18 (2.85%) Talend
9 16 (2.54%) Adobe
9 16 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.22%) IBM
11 13 (2.06%) VMware
12 11 (1.74%) Cloudera
13 9 (1.43%) hybris
13 9 (1.43%) Pega
14 8 (1.27%) AppDynamics
15 7 (1.11%) New Relic
15 7 (1.11%) Splunk
16 6 (0.95%) MuleSoft
16 6 (0.95%) PagerDuty