The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 40 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.33% 2.48% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.29% 12.39% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
Median daily rate £490 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £246 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £521 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
JIRA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 113 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.43% 20.00% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 45
Median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £35.00 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

JIRA
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

JIRA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

JIRA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +6 10 £505 +7.44%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Confluence
3 13 (56.52%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) User Stories
5 11 (47.83%) Software Delivery
5 11 (47.83%) JIRA Agile
6 10 (43.48%) Kanban
7 9 (39.13%) BDD
7 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 9 (39.13%) MS Project
7 9 (39.13%) SOA
8 8 (34.78%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Process Management
10 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
10 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
11 5 (21.74%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
12 4 (17.39%) OO
12 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 4 (17.39%) MS Office
12 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
12 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
12 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
13 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
13 3 (13.04%) WSO2

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 16 (69.57%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Project
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Scrum Master
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) IT Manager
3 5 (21.74%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Finance Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Finance Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Release Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) User Stories
4 11 (47.83%) Software Delivery
5 10 (43.48%) Kanban
6 9 (39.13%) BDD
6 9 (39.13%) SOA
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
8 7 (30.43%) Project Management
8 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
9 6 (26.09%) Process Management
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
10 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
11 3 (13.04%) Coaching
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (13.04%) SDLC
11 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) WSO2
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) SAP