Period
to 22 February 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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.06% 3.39% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.73% 17.71% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 17
Kent median daily rate £413 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +45.45% -8.33%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £205
90th Percentile £570 £563 £415
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +9.50% +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £170.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +11.80%

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 113 96 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.12% 19.12% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 77
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £321 £206 £263
90th Percentile £525 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +10.23% -6.82% +17.33%

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 22 February 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 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
Maidstone -14 2 £395 +3.61% 2
West Malling - 1 £338 -
Dartford - 1 £330 -
JIRA
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) GDPR
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) TestRail
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) TestRail
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
3 1 (9.09%) Firebug
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
3 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) Sahi
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Process Analysis Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft