Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 45 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.33% 3.46% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.10% 12.67% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
Kent median daily rate £450 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +81.82% -26.67%
10th Percentile £330 £360 £205
90th Percentile £600 £536 £664
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Kent median hourly rate - - £170.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

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 78 150 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.49% 27.32% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 109 129
Kent median daily rate £388 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £326 £229 £231
90th Percentile £515 £438 £685
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £394
% change year-on-year +12.36% +1.71% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.75
10th Percentile £33.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.64 - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.91% +19.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 2 £420 +1.82% 6
West Malling +4 1 £338 -3.57% 3
Dartford - 1 £330 - 1
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (18.18%) TestRail
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria

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 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
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
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) TestRail
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
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%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Pensions Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Pensions Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft