Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 -20
Contract jobs citing JIRA Agile 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.89% 0.95% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 2.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Essex median daily rate £400 £456 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% -6.41% -6.25%
East of England median daily rate £400 £456 £488
% change year-on-year -12.33% -6.41% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex 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 117 294 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.89% 34.88% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 176 166
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £338 £344 £341
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Essex median hourly rate £24.70 £53.65 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.96% +22.63% +17.45%
10th Percentile £19.34 £34.86 £36.00
90th Percentile £29.17 £66.21 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year -34.91% -3.98% +7.32%

JIRA Agile
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA Agile in Essex

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA Agile in Essex

JIRA Agile
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA Agile in Essex over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA Agile in Essex

JIRA Agile
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA Agile within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea +30 3 £400 -15.79%
JIRA Agile
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (60.00%) Process Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Sprint Retrospective
3 3 (60.00%) Sprint Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Sprint Review
4 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Open Workbench
4 1 (20.00%) TDD

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 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Coaching
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Sprint Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Sprint Retrospective
2 3 (60.00%) Sprint Review
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared