Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 15 August 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 49 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing JIRA 5 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.18% 2.99% 3.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.85% 11.59% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
Kent median daily rate £500 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.05% +8.89% +17.39%
10th Percentile £450 £319 £205
90th Percentile £600 £453 £585
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £170.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.25 £39.37
% change year-on-year -0.55% +14.94% -12.51%

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 73 138 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.26% 25.75% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 100 113
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £281 £306 £226
90th Percentile £456 £425 £725
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £34.00 £42.50 £33.20
90th Percentile £45.50 £47.50 £148.20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Kent over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Kent region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Maidstone - 1 £450 - 2
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Pensions Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Pensions Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft