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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 28 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.41% 2.39% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.45% 16.67% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £415 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
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
44 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.67% 14.33% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 18
Median daily rate £319 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
3 8 (33.33%) JSP
3 8 (33.33%) UML
3 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) OOD
4 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
4 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
4 7 (29.17%) JDBC
4 7 (29.17%) RUP
4 7 (29.17%) OOP
4 7 (29.17%) Ant
4 7 (29.17%) Servlets
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) J2EE
4 7 (29.17%) MySQL
4 7 (29.17%) Maven
4 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
4 7 (29.17%) AspectJ
4 7 (29.17%) AOP
4 7 (29.17%) Subversion

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 9 (37.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Bluemix
1 7 (29.17%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Heroku
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Ant
1 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
1 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
1 7 (29.17%) Maven
1 7 (29.17%) Subversion
1 7 (29.17%) TestComplete
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Automation Tester
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) JSP
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) JDBC
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
2 7 (29.17%) Servlets
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) JPA
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Scrum
1 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 8 (33.33%) UML
2 7 (29.17%) AOP
2 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
2 7 (29.17%) OOD
2 7 (29.17%) OOP
2 7 (29.17%) RUP
3 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) AspectJ
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
1 2 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) New Relic
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) VMware