Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing JIRA 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.16% 2.29% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.24% 12.50% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 13
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £344 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.09% +1.03% +36.00%
10th Percentile £305 £180 £288
90th Percentile £521 £375 £377
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 98 96 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 17.66% 18.36% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 83
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.27% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £265
90th Percentile £594 £538 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in East Sussex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JIRA in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in East Sussex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in East Sussex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in East Sussex

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 6 £325 - 7
Hove - 4 £513 -
Hastings - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Confluence
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
7 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) JUnit
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
3 2 (16.67%) Cobertura
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Grunt
3 2 (16.67%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Mocha
3 2 (16.67%) Mockito
3 2 (16.67%) PostCSS
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) TestNG
3 2 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Jest
4 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (16.67%) React
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
4 2 (16.67%) Zuul
5 1 (8.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Web Development
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) API Development
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Consul
1 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP