Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 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
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 14 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34 -8
Contract jobs citing JIRA 61 122 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.32% 14.47% 5.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 48.03% 41.64% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 29
Essex median daily rate £450 £473 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -10.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £393 £338 £435
90th Percentile £608 £563 £663
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -34.52% -5.62% +3.49%

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 127 293 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.49% 34.76% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 173 169
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £347 £340 £325
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Essex median hourly rate £24.70 £53.65 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.96% +26.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19.34 £34.86 £32.28
90th Percentile £29.17 £66.21 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% -4.55% +7.32%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Essex over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
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 within the Essex region over the 6 months to 27 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 +6 37 £500 +5.26% 10
Brentwood - 6 £400 -
Colchester - 1 - - 1
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA 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.

1 50 (81.97%) Confluence
2 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) DevOps
4 21 (34.43%) Scrum
5 18 (29.51%) Java
5 18 (29.51%) Oracle
5 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
6 17 (27.87%) C
7 16 (26.23%) Ansible
8 15 (24.59%) ITIL
8 15 (24.59%) Linux
8 15 (24.59%) ETL
9 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
9 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
10 13 (21.31%) Open Source
10 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (21.31%) Coaching
10 13 (21.31%) MySQL
11 12 (19.67%) XML
11 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
11 12 (19.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
11 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.03%) ServiceNow
12 11 (18.03%) Python
12 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
12 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
13 10 (16.39%) J2EE
13 10 (16.39%) Microservices
13 10 (16.39%) Relational Database

JIRA
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 50 (81.97%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.28%) SAS
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) AWS
2 4 (6.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) HTTP
1 8 (13.11%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) Broadband
2 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.84%) 802.11
3 6 (9.84%) DOCSIS
3 6 (9.84%) DSL
3 6 (9.84%) Ethernet
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) HTTPS
3 6 (9.84%) IPv4
3 6 (9.84%) IPv6
3 6 (9.84%) Telnet
3 6 (9.84%) UPnP
3 6 (9.84%) Wireless
3 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
3 6 (9.84%) WLAN
3 6 (9.84%) WPA
3 6 (9.84%) WPA2
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) Pentaho
2 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.75%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (14.75%) Hadoop
3 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.20%) Data Mart
4 5 (8.20%) PowerCenter
4 5 (8.20%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.64%) Impala
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) GitLab
3 8 (13.11%) Bitbucket
4 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
7 3 (4.92%) JMeter
7 3 (4.92%) Selenium
8 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) Gradle
9 1 (1.64%) Mockito
9 1 (1.64%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.03%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.56%) C Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) AWS DevOps
9 2 (3.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Developer in Test
9 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) XML
2 10 (16.39%) J2EE
3 9 (14.75%) JDBC
3 9 (14.75%) Kafka
4 6 (9.84%) 802.1X
5 4 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 2 (3.28%) Web Services
7 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.64%) CSS
7 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.64%) JMS
7 1 (1.64%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.64%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) SOAP
7 1 (1.64%) Spring
7 1 (1.64%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) IPTV
3 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.20%) Social Media
4 4 (6.56%) Reference Data
5 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.64%) STB
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) DevOps
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) ETL
4 15 (24.59%) ITIL
5 14 (22.95%) Mentoring
5 14 (22.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (21.31%) Coaching
6 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (21.31%) Open Source
7 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
7 12 (19.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.39%) Microservices
10 9 (14.75%) Data Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) Data Security
10 9 (14.75%) Data Strategy
10 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.75%) User Stories
11 8 (13.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) C
3 11 (18.03%) Python
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Ruby
6 5 (8.20%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Apache Flume
2 7 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) Ansible
2 10 (16.39%) Terraform
3 5 (8.20%) HP ALM
3 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.64%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.64%) Kibana
5 1 (1.64%) logstash
5 1 (1.64%) Mesos
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Oracle
2 11 (18.03%) ServiceNow
3 7 (11.48%) AppDynamics
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) SAP
6 3 (4.92%) Informatica
7 2 (3.28%) BEA
7 2 (3.28%) webMethods
8 1 (1.64%) WSO2