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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
South East / Kent
Rank 26 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.25% 0.88% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.64% 8.33% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.87%

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
59 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.78% 10.53% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 26
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Faversham - 3 £525 -
Maidstone - 2 £381 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) JUnit
3 9 (69.23%) UML
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) Middleware
3 9 (69.23%) Spring
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) JPA
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (46.15%) JSP
4 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Maven
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) OCPJP
6 3 (23.08%) Mockito
6 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
6 3 (23.08%) jMock
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall

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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) jMock
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Mockito
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
1 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Applications Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) JPA
2 6 (46.15%) JSP
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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