The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Essex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 47 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.24% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.91% 1.82% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£165 £325 £119
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +173.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -
Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
55 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.39% 11.83% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 8
Average daily rate £200 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.66 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.52% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.66 £26.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £34.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JIRA
East of England

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
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 30 July 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
Chelmsford - 1 £188 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 6 (60.00%) Telnet
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) FTP
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Use Case
2 6 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) NAS
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) Redmine
2 6 (60.00%) Trac
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Degree

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Telnet
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
1 6 (60.00%) Broadband
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) FTP
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
1 6 (60.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (60.00%) JUnit
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (60.00%) Redmine
2 6 (60.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
1 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP