Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 46 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing JIRA 14 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.31% 2.52% 2.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.85% 13.40% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Kent median daily rate £625 £371 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.35% -8.33% +47.27%
10th Percentile £580 £332 £319
90th Percentile £650 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £53.75 £36.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +49.31% -8.56% -0.79%

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 129 97 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.50% 18.80% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 44
Kent median daily rate £418 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% - -
10th Percentile £281 £321 £270
90th Percentile £488 £438 £625
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% -3.53%

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 November 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 November 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
West Malling - 4 - - 1
Chatham - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - - 7
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Law
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
3 5 (35.71%) Sony
3 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
3 5 (35.71%) iPhone
3 5 (35.71%) iPad
3 5 (35.71%) IPFX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (35.71%) AirWatch
3 5 (35.71%) Email Filtering
3 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
3 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Confluence
4 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) MSTest
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Appium
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (35.71%) iPad
1 5 (35.71%) iPhone
1 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Email Filtering
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) IPFX
2 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
2 5 (35.71%) Sony
2 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Xamarin