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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 34 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.89% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.87% 8.33% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +150.00%
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
46 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.42% 5.43% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £613 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 1 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Dover - - - -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB