Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 69 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +52 +30
Contract jobs citing JIRA 625 459 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.73% 2.95% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.07% 20.23% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 299 218
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% +7.02% +6.79%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £260
90th Percentile £575 £526 £450
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 11
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%
10th Percentile £26.00 £22.60 £39.37
90th Percentile £48.00 £51.75 £175.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% -1.58%

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 2,967 2,269 2,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.70% 14.56% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,825 1,361 1,575
South East median daily rate £450 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £265
90th Percentile £579 £544 £513
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 68 92
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.23% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £28.70 £28.88 £31.49
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +35 365 £450 +3.75% 73
Buckinghamshire +42 151 £435 +24.29% 18
Berkshire +34 136 £400 - 30
Surrey +37 120 £475 +11.76% 17
Oxfordshire -2 78 £475 +5.56% 25
Hampshire -30 58 £375 - 32
West Sussex -11 57 £410 - 13
Kent -21 11 £413 +3.13% 4
East Sussex -3 10 £400 +19.67% 8
M4 Corridor +2 3 - -
Middlesex +1 3 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 445 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (42.40%) Confluence
3 206 (32.96%) Jenkins
4 193 (30.88%) Scrum
5 190 (30.40%) Java
6 173 (27.68%) Git (software)
7 165 (26.40%) Test Automation
8 155 (24.80%) DevOps
9 144 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
10 138 (22.08%) Finance
11 113 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
12 110 (17.60%) Selenium
13 107 (17.12%) Linux
14 106 (16.96%) Web Services
15 105 (16.80%) SQL
16 95 (15.20%) JavaScript
17 93 (14.88%) TDD
18 90 (14.40%) Docker
19 89 (14.24%) REST
20 88 (14.08%) QA
21 83 (13.28%) User Stories
22 80 (12.80%) SDLC
23 71 (11.36%) Kanban
24 70 (11.20%) Maven
25 67 (10.72%) Bitbucket
26 66 (10.56%) CSS
27 65 (10.40%) HTML
28 64 (10.24%) Oracle
28 64 (10.24%) Spring
29 63 (10.08%) C#

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 (42.40%) Confluence
2 37 (5.92%) OpenStack
3 24 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.68%) Apache Solr
4 23 (3.68%) CMS
5 21 (3.36%) Apache
6 20 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.88%) Apache Spark
8 17 (2.72%) WebSphere
9 15 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (1.92%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (1.60%) Drupal
11 10 (1.60%) IIS
12 8 (1.28%) JBoss
13 7 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.96%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.80%) Documentum
15 5 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.64%) HipChat
5 4 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.96%) Lawson
2 6 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.80%) Maximo
3 5 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.80%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 113 (18.08%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (8.16%) IaaS
3 45 (7.20%) PaaS
4 43 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (5.92%) OpenShift
6 21 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (3.36%) Serverless
7 18 (2.88%) GitHub
8 17 (2.72%) Slack
9 13 (2.08%) Trello
10 9 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (1.28%) Akamai
11 8 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.28%) SaaS
12 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.12%) CloudFront
12 7 (1.12%) Google Analytics
12 7 (1.12%) Office 365
13 6 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.40%) Firewall
2 21 (3.36%) HTTP
3 19 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.08%) Internet
5 10 (1.60%) VoIP
6 8 (1.28%) CTI
7 4 (0.64%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.64%) DNS
7 4 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.64%) IPsec
7 4 (0.64%) PBX
7 4 (0.64%) RTP
7 4 (0.64%) Softphone
7 4 (0.64%) SSH
8 3 (0.48%) IGMP
8 3 (0.48%) SMS
9 2 (0.32%) Intranet
10 1 (0.16%) FTP
10 1 (0.16%) LAN
10 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (6.72%) MongoDB
3 40 (6.40%) Redis
3 40 (6.40%) SQL Server
4 34 (5.44%) Big Data
4 34 (5.44%) MySQL
5 29 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.48%) NuoDB
7 26 (4.16%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.52%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.80%) Endeca
14 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 206 (32.96%) Jenkins
2 173 (27.68%) Git (software)
3 110 (17.60%) Selenium
4 70 (11.20%) Maven
5 67 (10.72%) Bitbucket
6 55 (8.80%) Eclipse
7 54 (8.64%) Subversion
8 49 (7.84%) JUnit
9 44 (7.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 41 (6.56%) Cucumber
11 39 (6.24%) TeamCity
12 36 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (5.44%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (4.96%) SoapUI
15 27 (4.32%) Visual Studio
16 26 (4.16%) Ant
16 26 (4.16%) Gradle
16 26 (4.16%) WebDriver
17 21 (3.36%) MSBuild
17 21 (3.36%) NUnit
General
1 138 (22.08%) Finance
2 49 (7.84%) Banking
3 31 (4.96%) Retail
4 24 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.24%) Marketing
6 13 (2.08%) Publishing
7 12 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.28%) International Banking
8 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.12%) Electronics
10 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Advertising
13 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Automotive
14 2 (0.32%) Law
15 1 (0.16%) Back Office
15 1 (0.16%) Games
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (27.36%) Developer
2 101 (16.16%) Analyst
3 70 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 55 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (7.68%) Tester
6 43 (6.88%) Business Analyst
6 43 (6.88%) Test Analyst
7 37 (5.92%) Scrum Master
8 33 (5.28%) Architect
9 25 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 21 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
10 21 (3.36%) QA Tester
11 19 (3.04%) Product Manager
12 18 (2.88%) Product Owner
13 16 (2.56%) Administrator
13 16 (2.56%) Agile Scrum Master
13 16 (2.56%) Automation Tester
13 16 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (2.56%) QA Engineer
13 16 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (16.96%) Web Services
2 89 (14.24%) REST
3 66 (10.56%) CSS
4 65 (10.40%) HTML
5 64 (10.24%) Spring
6 57 (9.12%) AngularJS
7 51 (8.16%) SOAP
8 46 (7.36%) .NET
9 41 (6.56%) RESTful
10 40 (6.40%) Hibernate
11 35 (5.60%) Node.js
12 33 (5.28%) Java EE
13 29 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (4.48%) jQuery
15 26 (4.16%) CSS3
15 26 (4.16%) React
16 25 (4.00%) XML
17 24 (3.84%) HTML5
17 24 (3.84%) JSON
18 23 (3.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.40%) User Experience
5 8 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.12%) Public Cloud
7 6 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.80%) iPad
8 5 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.64%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.64%) IVR
10 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.32%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.32%) Fintech
11 2 (0.32%) Social Media
12 1 (0.16%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.16%) Mashup
12 1 (0.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.12%) Linux
2 51 (8.16%) Windows
3 36 (5.76%) Unix
4 15 (2.40%) Android
4 15 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.76%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.80%) CentOS
7 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.64%) Debian
8 4 (0.64%) Fedora
8 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.48%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.88%) Scrum
3 165 (26.40%) Test Automation
4 155 (24.80%) DevOps
5 144 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (14.88%) TDD
7 83 (13.28%) User Stories
8 80 (12.80%) SDLC
9 71 (11.36%) Kanban
10 63 (10.08%) BDD
11 61 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 53 (8.48%) E-Commerce
13 50 (8.00%) Configuration Management
13 50 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (7.36%) Project Management
15 45 (7.20%) SOA
16 44 (7.04%) Waterfall
17 43 (6.88%) Software Engineering
18 42 (6.72%) Microservices
19 39 (6.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.40%) Java
2 105 (16.80%) SQL
3 95 (15.20%) JavaScript
4 63 (10.08%) C#
5 55 (8.80%) Python
6 41 (6.56%) Ruby
7 36 (5.76%) Scala
8 31 (4.96%) Groovy
9 24 (3.84%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.52%) PHP
11 21 (3.36%) C++
12 20 (3.20%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.72%) Perl
13 17 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.92%) Apple Swift
15 10 (1.60%) CQL
16 8 (1.28%) C
17 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.32%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 44 (7.04%) Degree
2 25 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (2.88%) ISEB
4 17 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.32%) APMG
9 2 (0.32%) HND
9 2 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) APMP
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (14.08%) QA
2 13 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.76%) PMO
4 9 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.12%) GDPR
7 4 (0.64%) MiFID
7 4 (0.64%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.32%) SLA
9 1 (0.16%) FATCA
9 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 90 (14.40%) Docker
2 22 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (8.96%) Ansible
2 52 (8.32%) Puppet
3 35 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (4.64%) HP ALM
5 22 (3.52%) Salt
6 20 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (2.24%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.60%) Opsview
9 6 (0.96%) Terraform
9 6 (0.96%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.80%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.80%) OpenNebula
11 3 (0.48%) Ambari
11 3 (0.48%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.32%) Oozie
12 2 (0.32%) vRealize
13 1 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.16%) Consul
13 1 (0.16%) Grafana
13 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (10.24%) Oracle
2 42 (6.72%) Atlassian
3 41 (6.56%) IBM
4 39 (6.24%) SAP
5 37 (5.92%) Red Hat
6 36 (5.76%) HP
7 31 (4.96%) Microsoft
8 28 (4.48%) Google
9 27 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (3.84%) VMware
11 18 (2.88%) Cloudera
12 15 (2.40%) Adobe
13 14 (2.24%) Talend
14 13 (2.08%) New Relic
15 12 (1.92%) Splunk
16 10 (1.60%) Tableau
17 9 (1.44%) hybris
18 6 (0.96%) CA
18 6 (0.96%) Nimsoft
18 6 (0.96%) Remedy