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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 41 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.24% 0.32% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.83% 3.45% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £398 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 24 29 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 10.76% 9.42% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 35
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing JIRA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Hove - 3 £401 -
Brighton +4 2 £165 -54.48% 5
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Confluence
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (25.00%) TestNG
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (25.00%) Cobertura
4 2 (25.00%) FindBugs
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot

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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) Lumira
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (25.00%) Cobertura
2 2 (25.00%) FindBugs
2 2 (25.00%) Gradle
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (12.50%) Mocha
3 1 (12.50%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) SAP XI
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Consul
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP