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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 30 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 26 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.68% 2.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.24% 15.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 0
Median daily rate £500 £434 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+70.52% -40.62%

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
103 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.48% 16.87% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 29
Median daily rate £473 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 12
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £38.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +2 18 £500 +13.96%
Basildon - 1 - -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) Scrum
3 27 (64.29%) Confluence
4 23 (54.76%) BDD
4 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 23 (54.76%) JIRA Agile
5 21 (50.00%) SOA
5 21 (50.00%) Kanban
6 20 (47.62%) User Stories
6 20 (47.62%) DevOps
6 20 (47.62%) Software Delivery
7 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (40.48%) Virtual Team
9 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (38.10%) Process Management
10 13 (30.95%) Project Planning
11 12 (28.57%) SDLC
12 11 (26.19%) Coaching
13 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.05%) JMeter
14 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
14 8 (19.05%) XML
14 8 (19.05%) QA
14 8 (19.05%) Selenium
14 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
15 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (16.67%) Intranet
16 6 (14.29%) Project Management
16 6 (14.29%) ISEB

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 27 (64.29%) Confluence
2 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
1 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) JIRA Agile
2 8 (19.05%) JMeter
2 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Scrum Master
2 7 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 7 (16.67%) Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Finance Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) EclipseLink
2 3 (7.14%) EJB
2 3 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.14%) JMS
2 3 (7.14%) JPA
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (7.14%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
2 3 (7.14%) Spring
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) XSD
2 3 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Virtual Team
2 16 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) PMI
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (71.43%) Scrum
3 23 (54.76%) BDD
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) Kanban
4 21 (50.00%) SOA
5 20 (47.62%) DevOps
5 20 (47.62%) Software Delivery
5 20 (47.62%) User Stories
6 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (38.10%) Process Management
8 13 (30.95%) Project Planning
9 12 (28.57%) SDLC
10 11 (26.19%) Coaching
11 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (14.29%) OO
14 6 (14.29%) Project Management
14 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
1 3 (7.14%) WSO2
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) SAP