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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 34 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing JIRA 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 4.83% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 32.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Median daily rate £450 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £393 £223
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 £38.00 £40.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
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
29 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.84% 14.83% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 13
Median daily rate £313 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 25 September 2016.

JIRA Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) JSP
2 8 (40.00%) UML
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (35.00%) Bluemix
3 7 (35.00%) IBM Cloud
3 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) JDBC
3 7 (35.00%) RUP
3 7 (35.00%) OOP
3 7 (35.00%) Ant
3 7 (35.00%) Servlets
3 7 (35.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) MySQL
3 7 (35.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) AspectJ
3 7 (35.00%) AOP
3 7 (35.00%) Finance

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 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (35.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Bluemix
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Ant
1 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
1 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) JSP
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) JDBC
2 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 7 (35.00%) Servlets
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) JPA
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Equities
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) AOP
3 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) OOP
3 7 (35.00%) RUP
4 6 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) AspectJ
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle