Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HipChat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HipChat over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

HipChat
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 895 851 756
Rank change year-on-year -44 -95 +125
Contract jobs citing HipChat 8 39 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.038% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.093% 0.43% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 37
UK median daily rate £463 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £348 £375 £362
90th Percentile £711 £700 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £530 £375
% change year-on-year -27.83% +41.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

HipChat is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,622 9,020 9,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.27% 8.74% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,090 5,552 5,518
UK median daily rate £374 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -
10th Percentile £143 £142 £150
90th Percentile £563 £569 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 772 734 926
UK median hourly rate £15.88 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.45% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.03 £10.18
90th Percentile £39.39 £35.00 £38.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.52% -3.33% +3.45%

HipChat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HipChat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HipChat over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HipChat in the UK

HipChat
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HipChat within the UK over the 6 months to 15 December 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
England -48 8 £463 -15.91% 1
UK excluding London -21 4 £383 -27.83%
London -34 4 £588 +6.82% 1
East of England -8 2 £525 -20.75%
South East -14 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £365 -

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HipChat 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 with a requirement for HipChat.

1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Confluence
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) SSH
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) Terraform
5 3 (37.50%) Sonatype
5 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Rancher
5 3 (37.50%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native

HipChat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (100.00%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (12.50%) Mattermost
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (12.50%) OpenVPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
4 2 (25.00%) Cobertura
4 2 (25.00%) FishEye
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Liquibase
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) boto
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) MCollective
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) SDET
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Postfix
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) vCloud
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Rancher
1 3 (37.50%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Mesos
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) yum
2 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (37.50%) Sonatype
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) QNAP
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore