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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% 2.66% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% 15.18% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £388 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +134.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.57%
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
46 112 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.52% 17.55% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 33
Median daily rate £320 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.45 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) MS Project
3 9 (64.29%) MS Visio
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 9 (64.29%) Confluence
3 9 (64.29%) User Stories
4 7 (50.00%) Analytics
4 7 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Business Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Summit
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control

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 9 (64.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Project
2 9 (64.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Finance Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Finance Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) JPA
2 1 (7.14%) JSF
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) User Stories
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 7 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Groovy
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Rally