Period
to 27 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 49 65
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing JIRA 43 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.22% 5.26% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.41% 18.07% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 11
Essex median daily rate £525 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.41% -1.16% +14.67%
10th Percentile £418 £304 £375
90th Percentile £638 £540 £480
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +49.09% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.00 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.00 £28.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% +57.27% +17.02%

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 247 238 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.75% 29.13% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 171 80
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £236
90th Percentile £660 £575 £469
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 5
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.97% -21.52%
10th Percentile £33.56 £35.00 £27.85
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £34.36
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £45.11
% change year-on-year -2.44% -9.11% +22.75%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 20 £588 +34.29% 4
Chelmsford - 7 £450 - 2
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 3
Brentwood - 1 - -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) C
3 20 (46.51%) DevOps
4 19 (44.19%) Java
5 17 (39.53%) Confluence
6 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (34.88%) Atlassian
8 13 (30.23%) Open Source
9 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (27.91%) TDD
10 11 (25.58%) Scrum
10 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.26%) Kanban
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
11 10 (23.26%) Web Services
11 10 (23.26%) JBoss
11 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
11 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
12 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
12 9 (20.93%) Python
12 9 (20.93%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) UML
12 9 (20.93%) Ruby
13 8 (18.60%) CruiseControl
13 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
13 8 (18.60%) GWT
13 8 (18.60%) OO
13 8 (18.60%) JUnit
13 8 (18.60%) Active Directory

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 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 10 (23.26%) JBoss
3 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
4 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (18.60%) GIS
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.30%) JasperReports
4 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (6.98%) QlikView
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.98%) SSDT
6 2 (4.65%) Data Mart
6 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (18.60%) CruiseControl
2 8 (18.60%) FishEye
2 8 (18.60%) Hudson
2 8 (18.60%) JUnit
2 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
3 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.95%) GitLab
5 5 (11.63%) Bitbucket
5 5 (11.63%) Selenium
5 5 (11.63%) Subversion
5 5 (11.63%) Zephyr
6 4 (9.30%) Ant
6 4 (9.30%) ClearQuest
6 4 (9.30%) Maven
6 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (4.65%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (13.95%) Law
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) ETL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) GWT
2 8 (18.60%) REST
3 6 (13.95%) J2EE
4 4 (9.30%) Ajax
4 4 (9.30%) Apache Flex
4 4 (9.30%) AWT
4 4 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.30%) JMS
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware
4 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 4 (9.30%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) Spring
4 4 (9.30%) Swing
5 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Solaris
2 6 (13.95%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) DevOps
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) Open Source
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Deployment
5 12 (27.91%) TDD
6 11 (25.58%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Kanban
7 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.93%) UML
9 8 (18.60%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.60%) Issue Tracking
9 8 (18.60%) OO
10 7 (16.28%) SOA
10 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
10 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (13.95%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Python
3 9 (20.93%) Ruby
4 7 (16.28%) Perl
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Consul
4 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Atlassian
2 6 (13.95%) Google
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) webMethods