Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 42 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing JIRA 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.07% 2.87% 3.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.00% 17.72% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 17
Kent median daily rate £371 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.54% +50.91% +22.22%
10th Percentile £332 £322 £263
90th Percentile £575 £536 £393
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £39.37 £39.69
% change year-on-year -8.56% -0.79% -2.01%

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 100 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.83% 16.19% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 54
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £323 £270 £263
90th Percentile £468 £475 £479
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Dover - 2 £371 -
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Confluence
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) OO
5 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Modular Programming
6 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project

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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
2 3 (27.27%) Firebug
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) jMock
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior UAT Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 3 (27.27%) Modular Programming
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle