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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 41 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.83% 2.50% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 13.83% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Median daily rate £350 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £521 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
75 94 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.13% 18.11% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 26
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £39.80 £34.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +11 11 £350 -25.53% 2
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Confluence
3 17 (51.52%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) User Stories
5 15 (45.45%) JIRA Agile
6 14 (42.42%) Kanban
7 13 (39.39%) BDD
7 13 (39.39%) Software Delivery
7 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 13 (39.39%) SOA
8 12 (36.36%) DevOps
9 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (30.30%) SDLC
10 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (30.30%) Virtual Team
10 10 (30.30%) Process Management
11 8 (24.24%) QA
11 8 (24.24%) Selenium
11 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
11 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
11 8 (24.24%) JMeter
11 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
12 7 (21.21%) MS Project
13 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
13 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
13 6 (18.18%) ISEB
13 6 (18.18%) Project Management
13 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 20 (60.61%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Project
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JIRA Agile
2 8 (24.24%) JMeter
2 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Scrum Master
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tester
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Release Manager
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Finance Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Release Coordinator
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (30.30%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) User Stories
4 14 (42.42%) Kanban
5 13 (39.39%) BDD
5 13 (39.39%) SOA
5 13 (39.39%) Software Delivery
5 13 (39.39%) TDD
6 12 (36.36%) DevOps
7 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Process Management
8 10 (30.30%) SDLC
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
10 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) WSO2
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago