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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 46 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.87% 2.46% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.09% 11.82% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Median daily rate £435 £388 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +43.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
53 110 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.38% 20.79% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 52
Median daily rate £369 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +26.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 +8 4 £420 -9.67%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Confluence
2 18 (75.00%) User Stories
3 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 15 (62.50%) MS Project
3 15 (62.50%) MS Visio
4 12 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 11 (45.83%) Analytics
5 11 (45.83%) Business Analysis
6 10 (41.67%) Business Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) SWOT Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Middleware
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) Kanban
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.33%) Linux
10 2 (8.33%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) Marketing
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery

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 18 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Project
1 15 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ADSL
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) Telnet
1 1 (4.17%) VDSL
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Ant
1 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Redmine
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Trac
General
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
1 15 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Coach
2 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
3 2 (8.33%) QA Manual Tester
3 2 (8.33%) UAT Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) JPA
2 1 (4.17%) JSF
2 1 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Struts
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) User Stories
3 15 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 12 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 11 (45.83%) Analytics
5 11 (45.83%) Business Analysis
6 10 (41.67%) Business Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) SWOT Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Kanban
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.33%) API Design
10 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Groovy
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) CA
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Rally