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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 35 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing JIRA 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.89% 1.62% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.15% 10.26% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £230 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £300 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
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
99 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.65% 15.79% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 25 6
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 - 5 - - 1
Tonbridge -5 2 £650 +116.66%
Faversham 0 1 £500 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) HP UFT
2 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (52.38%) TestComplete
3 8 (38.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) JSP
5 6 (28.57%) UML
5 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) OOD
6 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) JDBC
6 5 (23.81%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) OOP
6 5 (23.81%) Ant
6 5 (23.81%) Servlets
6 5 (23.81%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) J2EE
6 5 (23.81%) MySQL
6 5 (23.81%) Maven
6 5 (23.81%) 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 8 (38.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Bluemix
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Heroku
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 3 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) HP UFT
1 11 (52.38%) TestComplete
2 5 (23.81%) Ant
2 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Maven
2 5 (23.81%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Automation Tester
1 11 (52.38%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 7 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) JSP
1 6 (28.57%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) J2EE
2 5 (23.81%) JDBC
2 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 5 (23.81%) Servlets
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Kafka
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
2 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) AOP
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) RUP
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) System Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) AspectJ
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) New Relic
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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