The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Kent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing JIRA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.44% 0.58% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -57.50%
Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
12 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.24% 11.27% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £275 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £415 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
JIRA
South East

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 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing