The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 32 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing JIRA 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.53% 3.27% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 21.62% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £463 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -16.66%
JIRA
South East

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
39 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.46% 15.10% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 9
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JIRA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Faversham - 2 £525 -
Maidstone +5 1 £350 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Defect Management
3 6 (40.00%) Sonata
3 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Equities
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) JUnit
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) jMock
3 2 (13.33%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JPA
4 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Servlets
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Equities
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Defect Management
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Fund Management
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) AspectJ
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft