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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 54 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing JIRA 25 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.85% 0.64% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.34% 6.52% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 14
Median daily rate £463 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £450 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.60% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +8.82% +19.71%  

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 153 46 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.83% 9.79% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 26 71
Median daily rate £488 £311 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.00% -17.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.74% -24.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £37.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 16 £500 -
Brentwood - 5 £325 - 1
Colchester - 1 £425 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) Confluence
3 39 (69.64%) Scrum
4 31 (55.36%) TDD
4 31 (55.36%) User Stories
5 26 (46.43%) Kanban
6 25 (44.64%) BDD
7 22 (39.29%) SOA
8 20 (35.71%) Software Delivery
8 20 (35.71%) SDLC
9 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
9 19 (33.93%) JMeter
10 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
10 18 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (32.14%) JIRA Agile
11 17 (30.36%) DevOps
11 17 (30.36%) Virtual Team
12 16 (28.57%) Selenium
12 16 (28.57%) Project Planning
13 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner
15 12 (21.43%) Process Management
15 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
15 12 (21.43%) ISEB
15 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
15 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
15 12 (21.43%) Coaching
16 11 (19.64%) QA
16 11 (19.64%) C

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 40 (71.43%) Confluence
2 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Intranet
2 3 (5.36%) Broadband
2 3 (5.36%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) 802.11
3 2 (3.57%) ADSL
3 2 (3.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.57%) IPv4
3 2 (3.57%) IPv6
3 2 (3.57%) UPnP
3 2 (3.57%) VDSL
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) JMeter
2 18 (32.14%) JIRA Agile
3 16 (28.57%) Selenium
4 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
7 6 (10.71%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
9 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 4 (7.14%) Subversion
10 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
10 3 (5.36%) Maven
10 3 (5.36%) Redmine
10 3 (5.36%) Trac
11 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Tester
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Coach
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Scrum Master
5 6 (10.71%) Performance Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Digital Developer
8 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
9 1 (1.79%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) REST
1 7 (12.50%) SOAP
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) JSON
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) EclipseLink
3 3 (5.36%) EJB
3 3 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.36%) J2EE
3 3 (5.36%) JMS
3 3 (5.36%) JPA
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (5.36%) Spring
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) XSD
3 3 (5.36%) XSLT
4 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Virtual Team
2 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.93%) STB
5 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) PMI
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) IPTV
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) RIA
7 1 (1.79%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Scrum
3 31 (55.36%) TDD
3 31 (55.36%) User Stories
4 26 (46.43%) Kanban
5 25 (44.64%) BDD
6 22 (39.29%) SOA
7 20 (35.71%) SDLC
7 20 (35.71%) Software Delivery
8 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
9 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
9 18 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (30.36%) DevOps
11 16 (28.57%) Project Planning
12 12 (21.43%) Coaching
12 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (21.43%) Process Management
13 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
14 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) ISEB
1 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.57%) PMP
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) WSO2
Brentwood, Essex
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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