Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 47 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 +23
Contract jobs citing JIRA 36 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.51% 5.19% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.31% 25.61% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 21
Essex median daily rate £537 £505 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +17.44% -4.44%
10th Percentile £436 £313 £275
90th Percentile £664 £540 £506
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 208 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.85% 20.25% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 119 111
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £336 £263 £288
90th Percentile £638 £566 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.60% -2.66%
10th Percentile £35.32 £35.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.38 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +7.32% +1.23% +8.00%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -13 19 £625 +25.00% 5
Brentwood - 4 £438 - 1
Witham - 2 £300 -
Basildon +8 1 £488 - 1
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 25 (69.44%) C
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Java
4 16 (44.44%) Confluence
4 16 (44.44%) DevOps
5 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 15 (41.67%) JBoss
6 14 (38.89%) Atlassian
7 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
8 12 (33.33%) J2EE
8 12 (33.33%) OO
8 12 (33.33%) Unix
8 12 (33.33%) SOA
8 12 (33.33%) TDD
8 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
9 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
9 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
9 11 (30.56%) Law
9 11 (30.56%) Solaris
9 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
9 11 (30.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (30.56%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (30.56%) Open Source
10 10 (27.78%) REST
10 10 (27.78%) UML
10 10 (27.78%) Web Services
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) Kanban

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 16 (44.44%) Confluence
2 15 (41.67%) JBoss
3 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
4 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (11.11%) Apache
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (22.22%) GIS
2 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.00%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) CruiseControl
2 8 (22.22%) FishEye
2 8 (22.22%) Hudson
2 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (19.44%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) Ant
4 6 (16.67%) GitLab
4 6 (16.67%) Maven
4 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 4 (11.11%) ClearQuest
5 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (8.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Gradle
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 11 (30.56%) Law
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) J2EE
2 10 (27.78%) REST
2 10 (27.78%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) GWT
3 8 (22.22%) Middleware
4 6 (16.67%) Ajax
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
4 6 (16.67%) RESTful
4 6 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (11.11%) Apache Flex
5 4 (11.11%) AWT
5 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.11%) JMS
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) Swing
6 2 (5.56%) Java EE
6 2 (5.56%) JAXB
6 2 (5.56%) JAX-WS
6 2 (5.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Solaris
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) DevOps
3 15 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 12 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) SOA
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) Project Planning
6 11 (30.56%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (30.56%) TOGAF
7 10 (27.78%) Kanban
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.78%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C
2 17 (47.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Perl
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe
2 4 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) CA
3 2 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft