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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 46 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.60% 0.94% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 43.75% 6.67% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £275 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
16 90 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.65% 14.08% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 41 28
Median daily rate £450 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.00 £41.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.51 £36.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £50.00 £44.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
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 30 August 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 - 1 - - 1
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) MS Project
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Summit
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Rally

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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Project
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Finance Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Finance Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Finance Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JPA
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Struts
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Rally
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com