The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JIRA 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.31% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +95.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.23% 8.90% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 8
Average daily rate £300 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JIRA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

JIRA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JIRA across the Kent region.

JIRA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) PrimeFaces
3 3 (42.86%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) DOM
3 3 (42.86%) XSL
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) OO

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) JPA
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) JSF
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) PhoneGap
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (42.86%) PrimeFaces
2 3 (42.86%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (42.86%) DOM
2 3 (42.86%) XSL
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle