The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 59 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.98% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.21%
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
50 62 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.80% 10.93% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 12
Average daily rate £375 £250 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -8.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
4 2 (22.22%) Redmine
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (22.22%) Trac
4 2 (22.22%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) DOM
4 2 (22.22%) XSL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Broadband
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Telnet
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Redmine
1 2 (22.22%) Trac
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (22.22%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (22.22%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) DOM
2 2 (22.22%) XSL
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) JSF
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft