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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 1.03% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.59% 8.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
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
91 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.12% 12.58% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 17
Average daily rate £340 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 3
Average hourly rate £37.75 £41.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.92% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £35.75 £26.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.24 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) B2C
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) Use Case
4 8 (33.33%) Information Management
5 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (29.17%) MS Office
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Legal
7 5 (20.83%) Selenium
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (16.67%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) Wireless
8 4 (16.67%) IBM

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) CMS
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Magnolia
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
1 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) FTP
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) Telnet
2 3 (12.50%) Broadband
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) 802.11
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) IPv4
3 2 (8.33%) IPv6
3 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) UPnP
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DTS
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Trac
3 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.50%) Redmine
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) AccuRev
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (25.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) CMS Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) FreeMarker
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) CGI
5 2 (8.33%) Java SE
5 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) User Stories
4 8 (33.33%) Use Case
4 8 (33.33%) Information Management
4 8 (33.33%) B2C
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) WSO2