Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JIRA Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA Agile over the 6 months to 30 May 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
UK
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 599 805 835
Rank change year-on-year +206 +30 -42
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 14 44 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.048% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 47
Median daily rate £425 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% - -0.80%
10th Percentile £287 £358 £235
90th Percentile £556 £650 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £304
% change year-on-year -15.79% +56.38% -35.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00

JIRA Agile is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8,371 18,500 19,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.01% 20.36% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,457 12,300 13,558
Median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £335 £315
90th Percentile £663 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 288 229
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £19.98 £23.78 £26.50
90th Percentile £57.95 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £39.25 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.80% +3.53% -

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JIRA Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in the UK

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA Agile.

Daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in the UK

JIRA Agile
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JIRA Agile over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JIRA Agile in the UK

JIRA Agile
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA Agile within the UK over the 6 months to 30 May 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
England +197 14 £425 -10.53%
UK excluding London +155 8 £400 -15.79%
London +178 6 £425 -5.56%
East of England +51 5 £503 +5.79%
South East +135 1 £290 -22.67%
Midlands +88 1 £300 -52.94%
West Midlands +65 1 £300 -52.94%
Work from Home - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA Agile 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 with a requirement for JIRA Agile.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
3 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (42.86%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Confluence
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) Sprint Retrospective
6 4 (28.57%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (28.57%) Sprint Review
6 4 (28.57%) Sprint Backlog
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Backlog Management
7 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
7 3 (21.43%) Process Management
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
7 3 (21.43%) MySQL
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning

JIRA Agile
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) TestFlight
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (7.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) CircleCI
3 2 (14.29%) CocoaPods
3 2 (14.29%) fastlane
3 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) Xcode
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Postman
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) Core Data
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) React Native
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
4 4 (28.57%) Sprint Backlog
4 4 (28.57%) Sprint Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Sprint Retrospective
4 4 (28.57%) Sprint Review
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Backlog Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (21.43%) Process Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Apple
1 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com