Period
to 19 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for JIRA Agile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA Agile over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 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 Agile (formerly GreenHopper)
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 69 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 +34 -25
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 1 16 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 2.22% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 7.55% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £475 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.24% -18.67%
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

JIRA Agile 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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 110 212 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.03% 29.40% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 143 226
Median daily rate £483 £475 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -9.05% +1.90%
10th Percentile £411 £363 £363
90th Percentile £600 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £33.60 £36.13 £25.40
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.38 £75.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing JIRA Agile as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in Essex

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JIRA Agile in Essex.

Daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA Agile also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for JIRA Agile.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

JIRA Agile
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle